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October 11, 2017

In ovo Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Presenter:Professor Volker Rasche - Ulm University, Clinic of Internal Medicine II - Ulm, Germany
Dr. Thomas Basse - Product Specialist MRI, Bruker BioSpin - Ettlingen, Germany

In ovo MRI is a preclinical imaging technique in oncology research that involves the study of chicken egg embryos and a structure called the chorioallantoic membrane (CAM). In this webinar, medical physicist Prof. Volker Rasche (University Hospital Ulm, Germany) and Bruker’s MRI product specialist Dr. Thomas Basse, will discuss how in ovo MRI can be used to non-invasively monitor contrast agent-labelled compounds in CAM models of transplanted tumor cells. This will interest anybody using MR systems for oncology research, ranging from technicians through to bio-engineers, biological researchers and physicians.
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June 8, 2017

In Vivo Tumor Progression Studies: The Relative Strengths of available Imaging Modalities and Reporter Constructs
Presenter:Dr. Kah-Wye Peng - Chief Operating Officer, Imanis Life Sciences
Dr. Andrew Van Praagh - Field Applications Scientist, Bruker BioSpin

Combining preclinical in vivo imaging modalities offers the opportunity to synergize the strengths of each in one experiment. In this webinar, Dr. Kah-Wye Peng, Chief Operating Officer at Imanis Life Sciences, will outline the range of products and reagents offered by the company for use in optical imaging. Co-presenter Dr. Andrew Van Praagh, Field Applications Scientist, from Bruker BioSpin, will demonstrate some specific examples of preclinical research drawing together the technology from both companies, including Bruker’s multimodal Xtreme II imaging system.
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June 7, 2017

多功能纳米材料在胃癌纳米治疗诊断中的应用:承诺与挑战
演讲人:张春雷博士
纳米技术专拣
仪器科学与工程系
上海交通大学
中国
王蕊博士
布鲁克临床前影像部门

纳米诊断治疗学是指应用纳米技术和纳米材料对多种疾病将诊断与治疗相结合的学科(诊疗学)。
纳米诊疗技术有望在医学领域带来的一些益处包括降低成本,准确可靠的疾病检测和早期疾病诊断,这将显著增加成功治疗的可能性。
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May 18, 2017

BioSpec 3T: Extending the applications of multi-purpose preclinical MRI
Presenter:Dr. Thomas Basse-Lüsebrink - Product Specialist MRI, Bruker BioSpin - Germany
Dr. Erich Treiber - Senior Application Scientist, Bruker BioSpin - Germany

Small animal pre-clinical imaging is a vital tool in the field of biomedical research, allowing the study of biological processes and potential diagnostic or therapeutic agents in living animals. Today, pre-clinical imaging often involves multimodal systems that combine anatomical techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with visualization techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET).
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February 16, 2017

Metabolic Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disease using CEST MRI
Presenter: Julien Flament - Permanent Inserm Research Engineer, Molecular Imaging Research Center (MIRCen, CEA) , Fontenay-aux-Roses, France

Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) imaging has emerged over the past decade as a new and innovative MRI contrast method, specifically designed for molecular imaging. This original approach can detect small amounts of contrast agent through saturation of fast exchanging protons, allowing for a larger number of imaging schemes and techniques.
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January 26, 2017

Studying cancer biology and therapeutic targets using PET technology: opening an extraordinary option
Presenter: Prof. Gianmario Sambuceti - Nuclear Medicine, Dept of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy

In vivo imaging is at the heart of preclinical research into cancer biology and treatment, with advances in technology delivering tools that are ever more powerful, accurate and easy-to-use. In this webinar, you will hear about one lab’s experience of integrating one such technology – Bruker’s preclinical PET system – into a hospital-based small-animal imaging lab, and how it has assisted their paradigm-shifting research into cancer cell biology.
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December 1, 2016

MicroCT and optical imaging for preclinical lung research
Presenter: Dr Jeroen Hostens, PhD, Bruker microCT Business Unit Manager for Optical Molecular Imaging

Small animal imaging can provide invaluable insights into mechanisms of disease, as well as the effects of candidate therapeutics in preclinical settings. MicroCT, a tool for preclinical imaging, allows the same technology used in a medical CT scanner to be applied on a microscopic level, meaning detailed “slices” can be taken non-destructively through samples and living animal models.
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October 25, 2016

Utilities and Methods for In Vivo Bioluminescent Imaging in a CRO Laboratory
Presenter: Dr. Frida Ponthan, PhD - Senior Scientist, Oncology and Preclinical Imaging, Contract Research Division, Epistem Ltd

The Bruker In-Vivo Xtreme systems combines multiple imaging modalities – bioluminescence, multispectal fluorescence, radioisotope imaging and X-ray – in one platform to deliver an unparalleled level of sensitivity, speed and versatility in preclinical imaging.
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October 20, 2016

Easy control for enjoyable experience: New Skyscan 1276, High resolution In Vivo micro tomography
Presenter: Kjell Laperre - Applications Manager, Bruker microCT

Bruker’s new SkyScan 1276 in vivo microCT combines high-resolution, speed, accessibility and innovation to uphold improved in vivo scanning of small laboratory animals and biological samples in preclinical studies.
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September 1, 2016

Molecular Imaging Using CEST MRI
Presenter: Professor Silvio Aime - Professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Molecular Biotechnologies and Health Sciences, Head of the Center of Excellence on Molecular Imaging of the University of Torino, Italy

Due to its strengths like versatility, resolution and soft tissue contrast, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides multiple advantages for Molecular Imaging applications. In particular Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) agents represent a prominent example of MR-based Molecular Imaging probes.
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August 03, 2016

Bone imaging and analysis with microCT: Exploring the possibilities
Presenter: Kjell Laperre - Applications Manager, Bruker microCT

This webinar will cover the basics of MicroCT technology and give an overview of the possibilities of microCT in bone imaging and analysis.
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August 4th, 2016

Light up Life - In Vivo Optical Imaging in Preclinical Science
Presenter: Dr. Christiane Geyer - Research assistant in the Workgroup "Molecular Imaging" (Institute of Clinical Radiology, Translational Research Imaging Center, University Hospital Muenster)

In the last years in vivo optical imaging has become an integral part in preclinical science and shows a broad spectrum of possible applications: from the development and evaluation of new contrast agents for clinical application or pharmacological studies to the examination of complex physiological and patho-physiological processes. Thus, in vivo optical imaging has the ability to confirm and to advance in vitro results.
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July 21, 2016

The Revolution in Preclinical PET - Continuous Crystal and Smart Electronics to Achieve Full Field Accuracy
Presenters: Antonio González, PhD - Detector Development Senior Scientist, I3M
Cesar Molinos-Solsona, MSc, MSc Eng - Albira Project Manager, Oncovision

In vivo imaging technologies are at the core of advanced preclinical research. Understanding dynamic biological processes, gene expression, enzyme and protein activity, progression and treatment of diseases, biodistribution, pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics of new drugs in repeatable, longitudinal studies is building a better future for everyone.
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October 29, 2015

Flexible, sensitive optical imaging for a range of applications
Presenter: Todd Sasser, PhD, Field Applications Scientist for Bruker Preclinical Imaging

With five imaging modalities in one instrument, researchers can leverage the individual strength of each while combining them to obtain both anatomical and functional information. Learn more in this free, informative webinar.
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June 30, 2015

Routine MRI at 1T in Action
Presenter: Bernard Siow, Ph.D. - Head of the MRI facility, Francis Crick Institute. Senior Research Associate, CABI, UCL.
Rajiv Ramasawmy, Ph.D. student - University College London, Dept. Medical Physics and Bioengineering
Jed Wingrove, Ph.D. student - University College London, Dept. Medical Physics and Bioengineering
Holly Holmes, Ph.D. student - University College London, Dept. Medical Physics and Bioengineering
Moderator: Andrew Lonergan, Regional Distribution Manager - Preclinical Imaging

Dr Bernard Siow and his colleagues from the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging at University College London will elaborate on the research they are conducting using the ICON, including monitoring of tumors, characterizing the phenotype of animals, following brain damage in stroke models and measuring edema after heart infarct.
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May 20, 2015

DRI for Broad Radionuclide Imaging Capability
Presenter: Todd Sasser, PhD - Field Applications Scientist, Bruker Preclinical Imaging

Sensitive in vivo luminescent imaging systems may be leveraged not only for traditional bioluminescent imaging applications, but also for detection of PET radionuclide Cherenkov radiation. During this webinar we will overview the multimodal capabilities of the In-Vivo Xtreme, highlighting the application potential for DRI.
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May 12, 2015

High-resolution microCT in Preclinical Applications
Presenters: Jeroen Hostens, PhD - Applications Manager, Bruker microCT and Kjell Laperre, PhD - Applications Scientist, Bruker microCT

Historically used to image bone, microCT has become a valuable tool for soft-tissue applications thanks to the development of preclinical contrast agents. Learn how this non-destructive technology can be applied to a wide range of applications, including lung imaging, cardiovasculature studies and oncology research.
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May 27, 2014

Functional Imaging of the Brain, Heart and Kidney
Presenters: Professor Thoralf Niendorf, Ph. D., Berlin Ultrahigh Field Facility, Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin Germany and Chair for Experimental Ultrahigh Field Magnetic Resonance, Charité - University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Moderator: Dr. Tim Wokrina, Product Manager,
Bruker BioSpin MRI

Professor Niendorf will demonstrate in this 30 min Webinar that the use of a cryogenically cooled RF coil presents valuable means to enhance the capabilities of cardiac and brain MRI in mice. The MRI CryoProbe affords significant signal-to-noise (SNR) gains of 3.0 to 5.0 versus conventional room temperature coils and hence enables an enhanced spatio-temporal resolution to study cardiac morphology and function, as well as offering sufficient detail to follow neuroinflammatory processes in the brain.
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March 18, 2014

Glioblastome Multiforme - Bridging the Gap between Diagnostics and Treatment
Presenters: Dr. Sarah Herrmann, EIMEA Sales Manager ICON and Benjamin Fouquet, Sales Engineer

Glioblastome multiforme is the most common form of brain cancer and diagnosed patients have a life expectancy of less than two years. In spite of the fact that its diagnosis is very good, an appropriate treatment remains elusive. The use of animal models can help to provide a basis for treatment testing, but it is vital that they mirror the clinical cases as closely as possible. Once the models are established treatment research can begin. Oncology labs are bringing the power of Preclinical MRI to bear in the goal to bridge the still significant gap between diagnostics and treatment. Discover how researchers are bringing brain tumor treatment ever closer.
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Feb 27, 2014

Elevate your Art - Improve Your Imaging Results with ParaVision 6
Presenters: Dr. Tim Wokrina, Product Manager and Dr. Franek Hennel, Head of Method Development

Moderator: Dr. Andrew Lonergan, Regional Distribution Manager - Preclinical Imaging

Following the huge upsurge in interest in bringing imaging to new and wider areas of research, Bruker is not only seeking to support new multimodality approaches through its instrument portfolio, but has also completely redesigned its preclinical MRI software to offer enhanced productivity and multi-platform capability. A newly revised intuitive workflow and easier parameter handling means ParaVision’s new benefits can be enjoyed by both the accomplished expert and routine users. You will learn the most advanced method development options.
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