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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 from iPSC-cardiomyocyte to intact [...]

By |2020-11-26T07:53:20+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Physiological Significance of Optical Mapping

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 of proarrhythmic potential. It [...]

By |2020-11-26T06:35:52+00:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on How Cardiac Mapping Can Enhance CiPA?

An Update on COVID-19 Potential Treatment with HCQ

by Dr Jay Lu Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has been touted as a promising and effective treatment for patients with the COVID-19 infection. The drug is often recommended to be used in conjunction with azithromycin, an antibiotic. In this article, we will have a closer look at recent studies on hydroxychloroquine, which may shed light on why [...]

By |2020-06-12T02:39:29+00:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on An Update on COVID-19 Potential Treatment with HCQ

Hydroxychloroquine, to Take or Not to Take?

-The risk of COVID-19 potential treatment By Dr Jay Lu Coronavirus, COVID-19, or simply as the infamous pandemic that plagued the world since late 2019, we have all heard about the virus spreading across the globe. But how many of us understand the real statistics and risks behind COVID 19? In this article, [...]

By |2020-04-18T02:28:19+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Hydroxychloroquine, to Take or Not to Take?
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