The Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology (FBBB) at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków recently became the first institute in Poland to install MILabs’ Adaptive U-CT for in-vivo preclinical imaging.
To accommodate the diverse in-vivo imaging needs of the FBBB, including imaging of bones and ossicles plus soft tissues in mice and larger rodents, the university decided to acquire Milabs unique Adaptive CT, a system that can adapt to researchers’ applications so that users don’t have to adapt their research.
Explaining his facility’s decision to select the Adaptive U-CT/XUHR, prof. dr hab. Jan Potempa – Head of Microbiology Department, FBBB at the Jagiellonian University, said, ”We were looking for a single versatile microCT to handle the wide variety of research needs of our Faculty consisting of 17 Departments and Laboratories, while being able to provide high-quality images to meet their specific needs”.
Prof. F. Beekman, CEO/CSO of MILabs: “We are pleased that the most preeminent university of Poland has decided to select our Adaptive U-CT system for its core imaging research. Thanks to our radiation dose efficient design, our microCT is indeed able to handle the most demanding preclinical in-vivo X-ray imaging applications.
About FBBB at the Jagiellonian University
The Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology is one of the fifteen faculties of the Jagiellonian University. FBBB is a leading research institution in Poland, well recognized internationally in the field of modern biology. Many scientists from all over the world visit the Faculty each year giving lectures and participating in joint research programs. According to the Nature Index (May 2016), that tracks the affiliations of original research articles, the Faculty received the highest score among all life science research institutions in Poland.
About MILabs B.V.
The company has a history of providing a continuum of innovations to expand the applications of its multimodality imaging solutions used for the development of new diagnostic solutions and therapies for diseases such as diabetes, cancer, cardiac, bone and neurodegenerative diseases. With its latest adaptive preclinical platform, MILabs has succeeded at commercializing a scalable imaging platform, able to accommodate PET, SPECT, Optical and CT imaging in a single system. Awarded the Commercial Innovation of the Year 2018 at the Molecular Imaging Congress, this platform, whether used as a single modality or multimodality system, is globally recognized for being able to deliver the highest quality molecular, functional and anatomical images. For more information, visit www.milabs.com or contact MILabs at [email protected]
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