Navigation Links
Caliper Life Sciences Launches IVIS(R) In Vivo Imaging System with X-Ray
Date:9/14/2009

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today introduced the IVIS Lumina XR in vivo imaging system, the latest addition to the IVIS product family. The Lumina XR system combines highly sensitive bioluminescence and fluorescence molecular optical imaging with the anatomical precision of digital x-ray. Integrating these three imaging modalities provides researchers with additional capabilities to explore the molecular basis of disease and determine the response to drug therapies.

Caliper's non-invasive IVIS preclinical molecular optical imaging technology is an innovative research tool that has greatly advanced both basic scientific research as well as the novel breakthrough research necessary to develop safe new drugs. To date, peer-reviewed publications show that IVIS technology has aided the discovery and development of five FDA-approved therapies and more than nine drug compounds in development. The introduction of the Lumina XR system takes this innovation one step further by combining optical fluorescent and bioluminescent images of biological activity with co-registered digital x-ray images, enhancing the anatomical context of the optical molecular signals. For example, with x-ray co-registration the researcher can view a detailed image of the skeleton, or even certain soft tissues, and can use those images as a reference point when using bioluminescence to more precisely locate a tumor or infection site in an animal.

"Caliper's bioluminescent and fluorescent IVIS imaging systems are well recognized by researchers at top universities and pharmaceutical companies as the leading pre-clinical in vivo imaging solution," said Kevin Hrusovsky, president and chief executive officer, Caliper Life Sciences. "The demand for advanced preclinical imaging technologies continues to increase, and Caliper is meeting that demand by offering a multimodality solution that will enhance current research applications and further enable newer areas of research, including bone disease and arthritis. We remain committed to providing scientists with valuable tools that translate experimentation into viable clinical options."

All IVIS systems are optically capable of imaging the full spectrum of fluorescent and bioluminescent reporters and dyes, from green to near-infrared, with quantitative results and high performance spectral unmixing, to extract maximum information from animal models. Lumina XR can incorporate the premium animal handling features of Caliper's other IVIS imaging systems, such as a heated stage, gas anesthesia connections and a syringe injection system for simultaneous compound administration. In addition to mice, the Lumina XR can accommodate Petri dishes or micro-titer plates for in vitro imaging. And like Caliper's other IVIS imaging systems, the Lumina XR will serve a broad array of therapeutic areas, including cancer research, infectious disease, inflammation, metabolic disease, neurology, cardiovascular disease, toxicology and other applications.

For additional information on Caliper's portfolio of optical imaging systems, please visit http://www.caliperls.com/products/optical-imaging .

About Caliper Life Sciences

Caliper Life Sciences is a premier provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in the life sciences industry to create life-saving and enhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently. Caliper is aggressively innovating new technology to bridge the gap between in vitro assays and in vivo results and then translating those results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit www.caliperLS.com.

Caliper and IVIS are registered trademarks of Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
2. Caliper Life Sciences Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call Notice
3. Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Staccato Protein Workstation for Automated Protein Sample Preparation & Analysis
4. Caliper Life Sciences to Webcast Investor Session of Open House
5. Caliper Life Sciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
6. Caliper Life Sciences Announces Date and Location of its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
7. EPA Presents Initial Results from Caliper Life Sciences ToxCast Screening Effort
8. Caliper Life Sciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
9. Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Zephyr Genomics Workstation for Automated Liquid Handling
10. Caliper Life Sciences Announces Preliminary 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Revenue Results
11. Caliper Life Sciences Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results; Sharpens Growth Focus, Strengthens Balance Sheet and Reduces Costs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... ... Disappearing forests and increased emissions are the main causes of the evolving air ... living in larger cities are affected by air pollution related diseases. , That is ... globally - decided to take action. , “I knew I had to take action ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics, today confirmed licensing rights that give it exclusive ... a technology developed in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... SANTA CRUZ, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... SBIR grant from the NIH to develop RealSeq®-SC (Single ... preparation kit for profiling small RNAs (including microRNAs) from ... Cell Analysis Program highlights the need to accelerate development ... "New techniques for ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... 09, 2017 , ... The award-winning American Farmer television series will feature 3 ... airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. , With global population estimates nearing ten ... to continue to feed a growing nation. At the same time, many of our ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)... 2017 Today HYPR Corp. , leading ... component of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® ... security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 ... secured over 15 million users across the financial services ... home product suites and physical access represent a growing ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will host ... hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in Redmond, ... on developing health and wellness apps that provide a ... Genome is the first hackathon for personal genomics ... companies in the genomics, tech and health industries are ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... The report "Video Surveillance Market ... Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service (VSaaS, ... to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was valued ... to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at a ... year considered for the study is 2016 and the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):