VisualSonics, the current market leader in pre-clinical high-frequency micro-ultrasound imaging systems used for small animal research, has licensed Seno Medical Instrument's opto-acoustic imaging technology to enable researchers to non-invasively detect and monitor biological structures, functions and processes at the cellular and molecular level. Since 2003, VisualSonics has sold more than 500 of its Vevo(R) imaging systems and researchers are using them widely to generate anatomical and functional data in research areas that include angiogenesis, tumor growth, and cardiovascular disease in small animal models. The Vevo platforms current imaging capabilities assist scientists to better understand phenotypes, structure and function and to better understand how genes affect diseases and responses to treatments. Micro-ultrasound imaging provides a noninvasive tool for viewing complex biological mechanisms in real-time.
About Seno Medical Instruments, Inc.
Seno Medical Instruments, Inc. is a San Antonio based medical device developer focused on the early detection of cancer thru the use of its patented opto-acoustic technology. Opto-acoustic imaging combines light and sound to produce high-resolution, high-contrast images to indicate the presence of increased blood supply and vascular structure that surround and feed a tumor. To learn more about Seno Medical's opto-acoustic imaging technology and applications, visit www.SenoMedical.com
VisualSonics is the world's leading developer of high-resolution, ultrasound-based, in vivo micro-imaging systems designed specifically for non-invasive preclinical research. The company's enabling technology allows researchers at the world's most prestigious pharma/bio
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