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Pharmatest credits Bruker for SkyScan 1276 in vivo micro-CT

Bruker installed its first SkyScan 1276 High-Resolution and Fast In Vivo Desktop Micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) in premises of Pharmatest on February 2017. After 9 months of experience Pharmatest gives high credit to the performance of the equipment.

Bone biology expert Pharmatest Services has offered preclinical efficacy services in skeletal diseases since 1999. Pharmatest has also been a pioneer in offering bone metastasis models since 2005, and is today the global leader in the field.

Bruker installed its first SkyScan 1276 high-resolution and fast in vivo micro-CT equipment in Pharmatest on February 2017. The equipment has been very useful in Pharmatest in both skeletal disease and bone metastasis studies, and after 9 months of experience Pharmatest gives high credit to the system.

Jussi Halleen, CEO of Pharmatest says: “We are very impressed about the excellent performance of the SkyScan 1276 in vivo micro-CT equipment, and the excellent training provided by Bruker for using the equipment. I would say that SkyScan 1276 is especially useful for bone specialists.”

Jukka Morko, a Research Director in Pharmatest comments: “SkyScan 1276 gives the user many possibilities to modify and optimize scanning, reconstruction and analysis settings for different kind of studies. This allows obtaining highest quality results, which is very important for Pharmatest in everything that we do.”