Category: Molecular Imaging

Imaging the Future of Therapeutics

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Cat got your tongue?

A BioLaurus Blog by Kimberly Brue If you don’t know where your keys, your car, or even your kids are at a certain time – you aren’t alone. Every day millions of people contemplate this as a frustrating part of normal life. But, one consideration comes to light – if it’s not a ‘senior moment’,…
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The evolution of molecular imaging

The Evolution of What?

Since the earth was born and man was created, there has been much evolution in the universe. Man, as a species, has evolved to what we are today (and we continue to evolve over time). This in itself is a complex topic, but perhaps we can reflect on an interesting aspect of evolution – with…
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How Flexible Are You?

This adaptive study design has also proven to save money spent per patient during clinical trials – pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies report expenditures up to $120,000 per patient during Phase 1 non-adaptive studies

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7 Wonders of the [PreClinical] World

Ever had a sleepless night wondering what miracles exist in the preclinical world that enable studies to support research pipelines? Me neither. But let’s explore in a humorous way and have some fun… If you work in the medical field, you know how important preclinical trials can be. Often, when you hear about clinical trials,…
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What’s Critical for Assay Development Today?

The needle in the haystack… In the world of drug development, many are looking for solutions during the process – needles in the haystack – from discovery through commercialization. One of the areas of highest frustration in the proverbial haystack of drug development is assay development. As any pharmaceutical CSO or research head can tell…
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The Use of Preclinical Imaging in Drug Development

The process of developing drugs can take at least 10 years. That’s because of the lengthy research, development, and testing phases that must occur. Only after these stages are completed can the drug be manufactured for use. The types of studies needed to move through the drug discovery/drug development process usually follows a path from…
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The Role of Medical Imaging Services in Clinical Research

Thanks in part to modern medicine and treatment, the first person to live to 150 years old may already be alive! With all the advancements made in medicine and health care, one of the most important developments has nothing to do with curing any disease or healing any wounds. Medical imaging services play a vital role in…
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3 Most Common Uses of Molecular Imaging

One of the modern technologies which is applied in the field of medicine is molecular imaging. This type of imaging gives us a clear picture of what is occurring in our bodies on a molecular level. It helps us to take look into the molecules and the cells. There are other imaging technologies used in…
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6 Dangerous Health Conditions Molecular Imaging Can Spot

Introduction Molecular imaging is a branch of nuclear medicine that entails the visualization of living organisms at the molecular, cellular, organ or tissue level for the purposes of diagnosing and treating medical conditions. It is also called preclinical molecular imaging. Some of the most common approaches of molecular imaging are magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), optical…
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7 Famous Clinical Animal Studies That Led To Medical Breakthroughs

Humane research conducted on animals over the last few years has brought many medical benefits that have helped humans. People are living healthier, longer lives and some of the deadly diseases that plagued humankind at the turn of the century have been overcome. We owe much of that breakthrough to biomedical research. Research conducted on…
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