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Please Sponsor the STTARR Rink Rats

Dear Friends, For the 7th straight year, the ALL STTARR RINK RATS will be participating in Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, the world’s largest road hockey fundraiser – supporting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in…

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STTARR Pathology Analysis Workshop

Announcing the first inaugural Pathology Image Analysis Training workshop, to happen on Friday, 19th May 2017 at the STTARR Innovation Centre in the MaRS Complex East Tower (Princess Margaret Research Tower). This STTARR workshop is designed to inform and train…

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STTARR Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Samuel Pichardo – Proteus: A software platform for MRgHIFU and interventional MRI

STTARR Guest Speaker Seminar Title:         “Proteus: A software platform for MRgHIFU and interventional MRI” Speaker:  Samuel Pichardo, Ph.D. Scientist, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Lakehead University Date:         October 26, 2016 Time:        10:00 – 11:00am Location:…

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2016 UofT MED YSP at STTARR

It was a pleasure having 7 bright and driven students from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine Youth Summer Program (MED-YSP) at STTARR for a three-week research module in July. The students were engaged in their own independent research projects, participated in…

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Imaging Workshop for CALAS/ACSAL

As part of the 2016 CALAS/ACSAL symposium, STTARR was pleased to host an imaging workshop on Saturday June 11th. The workshop provided an overview of STTARR’s state-of-the-art imaging modalities including CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging as well as radiation therapy. The attendees also…

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STTARR Pricing Includes Admin Fee

Due to changes in expense allowances for certain granting agencies, the 5% admin fee is now included in the scanner and operator fees. Please review the updated price list that reflects this change.

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New STTARR Website

STTARR recently launched its new website developed by Techna Institute’s Web Designers. This new version does not require logins to complete access forms or review our pricing structure. However, a login is required to access the image gallery. Please email us if you are interested in viewing…

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New Siemens Aera 1.5T MRI with HIFU

A new Siemens Aera 1.5 T MRI system was recently installed at STTARR as part of a CFI funded MRI-Surgical Intervention Suite for preclinical research. This state-of-the-art system features a 70 cm bore diameter, RF coil technology suited for pre-clinical…

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Please Sponsor The All STTARR Rink Rats

ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER is a Dawn-to-Dusk event on Saturday September 26th 2015, during which time the All STTARR Rink Rats will be competing in 5 full games of road hockey, so it’s going to be a lot of…

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STTARR/AOMF Guest Speaker Seminar

“Assessing disease biology and therapeutic intervention through non-invasive optical imaging” Presented by: Jeffrey D. Peterson, Ph.D. Director, Applied Biology & In Vivo Discovery Services Life Sciences & Technology PerkinElmer Monday, June 15, 2015 2:00 – 3:00pm 101 College Street Princess Margaret…

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STTARR’s Tissuescope Is Upgraded With A 750nm NIR Laser

Core IV News The Tissuescope (TS4000) has been upgraded with a new laser that can excite probes in the 750 nm near-infrared range.  Imaging 750nm probes can be performed on tissue section and cells. Tested probes include ICG, Perkin Elmer’s…

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STTARR Seminar

“Recent Advances in Non-invasive Optical Imaging” Presented by: Kevin P. Francis Ph.D, Preclinical Imaging, PerkinElmer Thursday, September 4, 2014 10:00 – 11:00am Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave. Red Room, Floor 1B, Room 1B-615 PerkinElmer is a leader in…

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STTARR And UofT MED YSP

Students from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine Youth Summer Program (YSP) were at STTARR for a three week research module in July. The 8 students were engaged in independent research projects and participated in workshops. Congratulations to Zakiya…

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STTARR Price Change

Please note the price structure for STTARR imaging services will change effective September 1st2014.  This is STTARR’s first price increase on imaging rates since the facility opened in 2007. The rates have increased by approximately 10%, which reflects the increase…

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New Online Histological Services Request Form

STTARR now provides a new Histological Services Request Form that can be submitted online for all samples to be processed. The form can be found on the Home Menu under STTARR Access Forms. You must create a login account and…

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Pre-Clinical Photo-Acoustic Imaging Workshop

STTARR was pleased to co-host a preclinical photoacoustic workshop with VisualSonics on August 19th, 2013. A special thanks to FUJIFILM VisualSonics Inc. for its continued support of STTARR. Please see the attached agenda and let us know if you are…

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Radiation Physics Seminar – Special Guests Of STTARR

Radiation Physics Seminar – Special Guests of STTARR August 26, 2013 10:00AM – 11:00AM Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 610 University Ave., Red Room 1B-615 “Microbeam Radiation Therapy ‐ An Overview of Biological and Technical Features” Stefan Bartzsch Department of Physics,…

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Radiation Physics Seminar

Radiation Physics Seminar “Progress in Quantitative MRI applied to Radiation Therapy” Presented by Warren Foltz, PhD MRI Physics Lead, STTARR Innovation Centre Assistant Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto May 14, 2013 3:00PM – 4:00PM Princess Margaret Cancer…

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Radiation Physics Seminar

Radiation Physics Seminar “Hypoxia Imaging of Preclinical Mouse Models at STTARR: New Developments in FAZA‐PET, Tc99m‐SPECT, Autoradiography, and Histology” Presented by Trevor D. McKee, PhD Scientific Associate STTARR Innovation Centre, Ontario Cancer Institute March 19, 2013 3:00PM – 4:00PM Princess…

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Pathology Image Analysis Brochure

STTARR is pleased to present our Pathology Image Analysis brochure. Quantitative analysis can be challenging for beginners, but STTARR has the exptertise and software to assist users by training or as a service with processing immunofluorescence and immunohistochemical slides and…

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Pathology Price List

As of November and in accordance with the UHN Pathology Research Program, fees for Pathology services has increased by 2%. For access to all STTARR pricing, please create an account on the home page.

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Spotlight On STTARR – ORT Times

STTARR is delighted to be in the Spotlight section of the UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) June 2012 issue. The ORT Times is a monthly e-newsletter focused on UHN trainees featuring news and editorials about trainee life, articles to…

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Definiens Tissue Studio

Core IV has acquired Definiens Tissue Studio for semi-automatic histology (IHC/IF) image analysis.  It utilizes a learn-by example algorithm to apply Regions of Interest (ROI) across your whole sample set.  The new software will speed up histology image analysis and…

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