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Optical Mapping: Measure the changes of electrical signals in the heart(Video)

by Dr Jay Lu From our previous blog post, we discussed “the physiological significance of optical mapping” in cardiac electrophysiology. In this post, we are presenting an exciting video which demonstrates exactly how Optical Mapping System works. In essence, optical mapping uses high-speed fluorescence-based imaging with various probes for transmembrane potential ...

September 1, 2022|

What You Can Do With Electrical Mapping System(Video)

by Dr Jay Lu In this mini post, we are presenting a short video which gives you an idea of what you can do with Electrical Mapping System. In short, with the help of sensitive multiple electrode arrays (MEAs) and other electrodes, you can easily record field potential, ECG, monophasic action ...

May 18, 2022|

Optical Mapping: Cardiac Regeneration

by Dr Jay Lu In this mini blog, we would like to highlight one of the most exciting applications in optical mapping: Cardiac Regeneration. Due to a shortage of organ donors and the limited retention of cellular therapies, cardiac engineering has created a process to generate functional cardiac tissues. Cardiac regeneration ...

July 27, 2021|

Meet the Professor: An interview with Chi Keung Lam

by Dr Jay Lu In this blog post, we have a pleasure to sit down to chat with Professor Chi Keung Lam about his journey in cardiovascular research and the goal of the Lam lab. Dr. Lam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Science at University of Delaware. ...

January 28, 2021|

The Physiological Significance of Optical Mapping

by Dr Jay Lu In our earlier post, we touched base on the applications and benefits of cardiac optical mapping, but the physiological significance still leaves room to be explored. As we discussed, the optical mapping technique was developed to help us determine the electrical properties of multicellular cardiac preparations, ranging ...

November 26, 2020|

How Cardiac Mapping Can Enhance CiPA?

by Dr Jay Lu What is CiPA? The Comprehensive In Vitro Proarrhythmia Assay (CiPA) initiative is created collectively by an international multidisciplinary team of regulatory, industry, and academic scientists to develop a new paradigm for the cardiac safety evaluation of new drugs that provides a more accurate and comprehensive mechanistic-based assessment ...

July 31, 2020|


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