Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is increasing. In the US, melanoma is one of the most common cancers among young adults. However, if the disease is caught early, then it can be cured. A research team, led by Dr Robert Judson-Torres, is tracking single cells when studying melanoma at an early stage.
Tests on animals are routinely used in many research areas, including pre-clinical drug development and testing of chemicals and cosmetics. Today, there is a growing interest in developing alternatives to research methods that involves living animals, and also to replace animal derived components used in different kind of products.
Understanding of cell movements is essential in many aspects of cell biology research, and crucial not least in cancer research. Cell movements have a key role both when it comes to exploring how unharmful cells transform into dangerous cancer cells, and in the search for new therapeutic strategies based on the human body´s own defense
Digital holographic imaging is a label-free, non-toxic quantitative method that can be used for single cell analysis for a long time period. Sofia Kamlund, PhD, Lund University and Phase Holographic Imaging, has used this method in her thesis Not all those who wander are lost – A Study of Cancer Cells by Digital Holographic Imaging, Fluorescence and a combination there of. The technique allows the researcher to follow changes over time and evaluate cell response on living cells.
After two days of product training and education, knowledge sharing, positive discussions and success stories, we are happy to conclude that PHI´s first distributor meeting was a success. The meeting was held in Dubai November 26-27, on the topic A Change of Measure, and included everything from the introduction of new HoloMonitor development to inspiring
Globally, prostate cancer is the second most commonly occurring cancer in men and the fourth most commonly occurring cancer overall. This video shows Etoposide treated DU 145 prostate cancer cells undergoing programed cell death, apoptosis.