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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  Non-invasive, In vivo Optical Imaging Applications with Highly-Sensitive, CCD-Camera Systems from Spectral Instruments Imaging
 
Description:  We are now in an era where preclinical, image core facilities are often equipped with a range of MRI, PET, SPECT, µCT, US, photoacoustic, and optical imaging devices that readily allow investigators to research a broad range of oncology, inflammation, arthritis, and metabolic studies, within mouse and rat model systems. Research goals typically range from characterizing clinically-relevant, disease pathologies in real time, to evaluating the PK/PD profiles of novel therapeutic reagents, and their treatment paradigms.
In this MIF seminar, a Lead Application Scientist from Spectral Instruments Imaging (SII), Andrew Van Praagh, will review how whole-animal, optical and X-Ray imaging devices are uniquely suited to provide preclinical investigators with a high-sensitivity, high-throughput screening platform for detecting both cellular disease targets, as well as the molecular therapeutics used to resolve them. Andrew will start by highlighting the unique the hardware/software features of the SII Lago and Ami systems, and will then launch into a review of recent imaging applications, covering various therapeutic studies in oncology (including glioblastoma multiforma, breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, and T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia), graft-vs-host disease, inflammation and arthritis.
 
Series Name:  MIF Seminars
 
Videocast:  Event will not be videocast
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, August 08, 2018   1:00pm - 2:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Andrew Van Praagh, PhD
Title:   Lead Application Scientist
Organization:   Spectral Instruments
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  NIH Mouse Imaging Facility - http://intranet.nmrf.nih.gov
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10
Room:  B1D-55
 
Street Address:  10 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
Other Information:  Starting at Masur Auditorium in building 10, go down to the B1 level and look for the signs directing you to the NIH NMR Research Center (left side if B1 cafeteria behind you). Follow them down the D corridor (lined with artwork) to the NMR Center. B1D-55 will be on the left near the vending machines.
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Brenda Klaunberg
E-mail:   klaunbeb@mail.nih.gov
Phone:   301-594-3898
 
 
 
 
 
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