Tonya Coulthard discusses the SuperArgus PET/CT systems, reviewing both basic and unique imaging capabilities, including real-time imaging of awake animals as well as multiplexed PET imaging of standard and non-standard isotopes.
Archive for: Cardiovascular
Experts discuss a radiopaque polymerizing contrast agent that can be used to overcome the inherent challenges in distinguishing soft tissues with micro CT.
Experts discuss the use of a novel movement responsive rodent caging system as a means to minimize animal stress and enable unique discovery in many research applications, namely neuroscience, animal behaviour, drug discovery and cardiometabolic disease.
Leigh Goedeke, PhD reviews spontaneous nonhuman primate (NHP) models of NAFLD and metabolic syndrome as a more clinically-relevant preclinical study platform.
Andrew Puca, PhD discusses techniques for optimizing preclinical diabetes research in spontaneously diabetic NHPs, with a focus on stress free assessments of glucose measurement and response using continuous glucose monitoring and the banana tolerance test.
Join Dr. Melanie White for a discussion on basic isolated Langendorff heart principles, key experimental design considerations, core technology requirements and best practice tips to support consistency and validation of your research.
Ronglih Liao, Davor Pavlovic and Matthew Ackers-Johnson address the most popular questions related to cardiomyocyte isolation, purification, culture and analysis.
Join Dr. Tim Hacker for a discussion on experimental design, strategy, technology, common challenges and best-practices associated with planning long-term, chronic models of cardiovascular disease in rodents.
Aaron Stupica and Keshari Thakali discuss techniques tissue bath myography and present a unique case study looking at the effect of maternal obesity on offspring perivascular adipose tissue and vascular function.