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Exhibition and Presentation at WMIC 2018

September 6, 2018

Imanis Life Sciences will be exhibiting at the upcoming World Molecular Imaging Congress 2018 (WMIC) in Seattle, WA between September 12-September 15th.  In addition, Imanis’ COO Kah-Whye Peng, Ph.D., will be presenting on “NIS reporter gene imaging to accelerate development of virus, gene and cell therapies” as part of the MILabs Industry Workshop.  Join Dr. […]

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Imanis Presents at ASGCT

May 25, 2018

The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy held their 21st annual meeting in Chicago from May 16-19. The meeting welcomed thousands of attendees from science, industry, and patient advocacy groups. Imanis was represented with a booth, several poster presentations, and a place in the Tools and Technologies Forum. Through these forums, we demonstrated how […]

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Imanis Presents at IOVC

April 18, 2018

Imanis was strongly represented at the 11th annual International Oncolytic Virus Conference in Oxford, England. The conference, which took place April 9-12, welcomed scientists from basic science, translational science, medicine, biotech, and big pharma. Imanis CEO Stephen Russell, M.D. Ph.D., founded the conference 11 years ago with John Bell, Ph.D. In the past decade, the […]

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Imanis to Present at Society of Toxicology Conference

March 8, 2018

Several of our expert scientists are attending the Society of Toxicology (SOT) to present Imanis’ groundbreaking work in preclinical noninvasive imaging. The conference is being held in San Antonio, Texas from March 11-15. We are excited to reveal our cutting edge advancements with NIS, the Sodium Iodide Symporter, with two poster presentations: 1. Precise Anatomical […]

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Imanis Presents Booth at Cancer Research and Oncology Virtual Event

October 5, 2017

On October 11-12, Imanis will be presenting our latest products and services with a booth at the LabRoots’ Cancer Research and Oncology Virtual Event. You can register for the event for free here, and join the thousands of scientists, professionals, and clinicians who will be in attendance. The event will be live for two days, […]

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Imanis Turns 5!

September 6, 2017

Imanis turns five years old in September! Since we opened in 2012, we have built a broad selection of products and services to assist our fellow scientists. It has been our mission to promote the adoption of noninvasive imaging with our high-quality reporter gene imaging reagents. We feel privileged to collaborate and work with leaders […]

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WMIC 2017 Innovation of the Year Finalists

August 22, 2017

Two abstracts submitted by the hardworking scientists at Imanis were recently selected to advance to the final round for consideration as innovation of the year at WMIC!  WMIC (World Molecular Imaging Congress) is led by academic and industry professionals who have been recognized for their achievements in molecular imaging. The congress is taking place from […]

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Imanis Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

August 15, 2017

On August 13, the Imanis team had the pleasure of preparing dinner at the Rochester Ronald McDonald House. Since 1974, Ronald McDonald House has been dedicated to creating and supporting programs that directly improve the well-being of children and their families. We were happy to give a small amount of our time to the organization […]

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Dr. Freek Beekman Visits Imanis!

June 20, 2017

Imanis is excited to release a new video series showcasing our connections with leaders in the field of preclinical in vivo imaging, starting with Dr. Freek Beekman! We welcomed Dr. Freek Beekman to our offices on June 7. He was visiting Rochester, MN from his home in the Netherlands to give a presentation at Mayo Clinic. While visiting at Imanis, we […]

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In Vivo Tumor Progression Studies: An Educational Webinar with Bruker and Imanis

June 15, 2017

On June 8, Dr. Kah-Whye Peng, COO of Imanis Life Sciences, co-presented a webinar entitled “In Vivo Tumor Progression Imaging Studies” with Dr. Andrew Van Praagh, Bruker Biospin Field Applications Scientist. The webinar covered the benefits of multimodal reporter gene imaging and how it can be used to accelerate and improve preclinical research. Recent studies […]

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ASCO Update: Oncolytic virotherapy with immune modulators

March 21, 2017

Virotherapy in combination with immune modulators such as checkpoint inhibitors at ASCO-SITC. Presentation by Dr. Stephen Russell, Mayo Clinic.

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Imanis Life Sciences Launches Line of Oncolytic Vaccinia Viruses From Genelux Corporation

February 23, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn., February 23, 2017 — Imanis Life Sciences announced today the launch of a new product line of oncolytic vaccinia viruses for virotherapy research. These viruses are licensed from Genelux Corporation as part of Genelux’s proprietary, vaccinia virus-based technology platform for research use. “We are excited to enter into a partnership with Genelux to offer […]

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NEW human NIS with enhanced TFB uptake for superior PET imaging of NIS in gene, cells and virus studies

November 16, 2016

Imanis is proud to announce the launch of a new line of NIS specifically tailored for PET imaging using the high sensitive tracer F18-tetrafluoroborate. This new NIS, NISplus, has been generated through mutagenesis and molecular modeling and has enhanced uptake of the PET tracer compared to wild type parental human NIS. It is now available […]

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NEW: Oncolytic recombinant herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

November 9, 2016

Imanis is pleased to announce the availability of three new recombinant HSV-1 viruses encoding reporter genes for use in in vitro and in vivo studies. These ready to use HSV-1 vectors encode the human sodium iodide symporter (hNIS), firefly luciferase (FLuc) or green fluorescent protein (GFP). These viruses have been thoroughly validated by our team […]

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NEW anti-NIS antibodies from Imanis Life

July 28, 2015

Imanis is proud to present our newly generated anti-NIS antibody. Applications tested include western blotting, immunofluorescence staining, immunohistochemical staining. Works on cryosections and paraffin embedded tissues. Recommended dilution: 1:2000 (the best out there!). BUY NOW!  

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Thank you for visiting us at the vendor show at Mayo Clinic Rochester

July 24, 2015

Imanis staff (Sam Russell and Chris Chen) explaining to scientists why NIS (the sodium iodide symporter) is the preferred reporter gene for in vivo imaging in small and large animals. (1) Non immunogenic, (2) High Resolution 3D imaging data, (3) Easy to use radiotracers (radioiodine or Tc-99m).

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First Midwest Preclinical Imaging Consortium Workshop

April 16, 2015

Imanis Life Sciences will be participating in the first Midwest Preclinical Imaging Consortium Workshop to be held on the campus of Mayo Clinic Rochester, April 19-20, 2015, Leighton Auditorium. This workshop is jointly organized by Mayo Clinic and Northwestern University, to encourage interactions and collaborative research between academic institutes and companies located in the Midwest. […]

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Imanis NIS Reporter Gene Imaging Featured in MI Labs Newsletter

March 13, 2015

You will learn how and why NIS reporter gene imaging is an important part of drug development in virus, gene and cell therapies.   Q&A: 1. Can you explain what NIS reporter genes are and how they can be used in cancer  therapy? 2. So how can NIS reporter genes been used for other non-thyroid oncology […]

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New cell lines introduced ushering amazing potential

November 12, 2014

Please visit Product Lines (Cell Lines) to find out what is available. Custom generation of reporter gene expressing cell lines may better serve your needs. Visit our Assays and Services page to request a quote. Find out for yourself how NIS reporter gene imaging can give you an advantage over optical imaging methods. Highly popular are reporter cell lines […]

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Imanis is honored with an award from the LifeScience Alley New Technology Showcase Winner 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 26, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — LifeScience Alley announced today that 10 life science and health technology organizations will be exhibiting cutting-edge products as part of the association’s New Technology Showcase at the 2013 LifeScience Alley Conference. Three of the 10 selected organizations will be presenting their technologies during the luncheon plenary session in […]

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