Join Michiel Helmes and Diederik Kuster as they demonstrate best practices and new techniques in high-content, higher throughput investigations of excitation-contraction coupling in isolated cardiomyocytes.
OBESITY SERIES 2020: Dr. Fred Beasley provides an overview of study design, criteria for defining your study aim and expert advice for selecting the ideal rodent model for your preclinical obesity research.
NMI experts describe quality control procedures and image corrections for the Bruker PET technology, demonstrate image transfer to PMOD for analysis and outline best practices to ensure good quantitative PET.
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.
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.
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.
Ronglih Liao and Davor Pavlovic discuss techniques for isolating myocytes using both traditional and Langendorff-free methodologies, including key considerations, best practices and how to achieve and confirm optimal myocyte quality