Advancing Drug Discovery Projects more Efficiently from Bench to Bedside

Research Activities

Experimental and Preclinical Imaging Laboratory research activities include:Experiment example

  • Measure drug efficacy by monitoring tumor growth of orthotopic/xenograft models by luminescence or fluorescence.
  • X-ray imaging in order to observe development of metastases in intracardiac injection or orthotopic transplantation models.
  • Bone Density Software for studying bone diseases, such as arthritis and osteoporosis, and measuring efficacy of drugs and other treatment options that may affect bone mineral and other densities. 
  • Monitor near IR fluorescent dyes in order to assess drug delivery via nanoparticles.
  • Delivery of near IR expression vectors to track gene of interest and/or tumor growth and in vivo target validation of molecular therapies. 

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