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MARCH 6th, 2012

Biospace Lab and the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging at University College London to Collaborate on Development of Novel Real-Time in Vivo Optical Imaging Technologies


PARIS and LONDON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospace Lab S.A. and the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging at University College London will collaborate on the development of novel real-time in vivo optical imaging applications and further development of the Biospace Lab PhotonIMAGER™ Optima pre-clinical imaging platform. The collaboration will bring together UCL experts in imaging, Dr Mark Lythgoe, and molecular probes, Dr Martin Pule, together with expertise from Biospace Lab S.A. to develop novel Molecular Imaging technologies for biomedical research applications. The initial focus will be on further method development in luminescence imaging and the integration of in vivo optical imaging with other in vivo imaging modalities, but it is hoped that the 3 year collaboration will additionally support a range of Biomedical research projects at UCL. "We are very excited by the opportunity to combine our expertise with that of CABI and we are convinced that this synergistic partnership will open up many new possibilities for developments in pre-clinical Molecular Imaging, thereby expanding the range of imaging solutions offered to the biomedical research community by our unique technologies" says Dr. Olivier Merle, CEO of Biospace Lab. "The exquisite level of sensitivity afforded by luminescence imaging places it at the cornerstone of preclinical imaging. This partnership reflects our desire to collaborate with companies that share our aims: the development and application of novel in vivo imaging technologies. I believe that the new PhotonIMAGER™ Optima system will prove to be essential in probing tissue structure and function in our experimental imaging armoury at UCL." says Dr Mark Lythgoe, Director of the UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI)

About Biospace Lab
Biospace Lab S. A. has headquarters in Paris, France where it designs and develops a unique range of scientific instruments dedicated to real-time preclinical imaging for in vivo and ex vivo applications in small animals. Biospace Lab has developed a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions for ex vivo, in vivo and now in actio molecular imaging; which are used by almost every major pharmaceutical company and many prestigious academic research institutes worldwide. http://www.biospacelab.com

About CABI, UCL
The Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging is a new multidisciplinary research centre for experimental imaging and brings together in vivo imaging technologies with specific applications in the biomedical sciences. We aim to develop and apply novel in vivo imaging technologies to further understand the mechanisms of disease and develop therapeutic strategies. The Centre provides state-of-the-art high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a photoacoustic imaging facility, in vivo 2-photon laser-scanning microscopy, ultrasound, SPECT/CT as well as the new Biospace Lab PhotonIMAGER™ bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging system.

DECEMBER 6th, 2011

Biospace Lab Collaborates With ImaBio Group to Develop a Unique X-Ray Tomographic Module for its Preclinical Imaging System

PARIS, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospace Lab and the ImaBio Group (IPHC, Strasbourg) are pleased to announce they are collaborating on the development of a new X-ray tomographic imaging module for use with the Biospace Lab PhotonIMAGER™ OPTIMA system, a fully modular and versatile preclinical optical imager developed for real-time in vivo luminescence or fluorescence studies. The new add-in module will be faster than current Micro CT systems and will provide more information on organs and tissues, while delivering a low radiation dose compatible with longtitudinal animal studies. Co-registration of anatomical data with optical data will help increase the reliability and accuracy of the functional data acquired. "As multimodality becomes more and more important for the development of optical imaging systems, such multi-disciplinary collaborations are essential to better serve the needs of Life Science research. ImaBio’s expertise in the development of multi-modal imaging systems offers a great opportunity for us to jointly develop an additional add-in module for the PhotonIMAGER™ OPTIMA system that is totally unique in its technology and performance," says Olivier Merle, CEO of Biospace Lab. "This collaboration reflects our desire to make bio-medical imaging a performing technology. We are very pleased to work together with Biospace Lab, whose PhotonIMAGER™ system plays an important role in our research projects as well as improving the visibility of our laboratory imaging platform today," says David
Brasse, head of the ImaBio group.

About Biospace Lab
Based in Paris, France, Biospace Lab S. A. designs and develops a unique range of scientific instruments dedicated to real-time preclinical imaging for in vivo and ex vivo applications in small animals. Biospace Lab has developed a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions for ex vivo, in vivo and now in actio molecular imaging; which are used by almost every major pharmaceutical company and many prestigious academic research institutes worldwide.

About ImaBio
The ImaBio group, created in 2001, uses the different skills developed for High Energy Physics experiments at the Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien (IPHC, UMR 7178), (University of Strasbourg, and the CNRS, the French National Scientific Research Center). The group activity splits into two domains, the development of per-operating tools to assist surgeon (in breast cancer treatment for example), and the design of A Multi Modality Imaging System for Small Animal (AMISSA) (µCT, µSPECT, µPET).



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