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How DVC® monitors colitis and detects disease progression in an animal model in a contactless method
// 10 November 2021
Researchers from the University of Hannover, led by the renowned Andrè Bleich, utilized DVC® to see whether it can aid in detecting disease progression in a commonly used, acute colitis (DSS) model in a scalable way. The researchers used the DSS compound at different concentrations (1.5 and 2.5%) and...

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DVC® in neurodegenerative disease, phenotyping and ageing for the American physiological society (APS) webinar series
// 22 September 2021
On the 15th of September, our Scientific Director Stefano Gaburro presented at the American Physiological Society series on ageing co-hosted by InsideScientific. Together with Brun Ulfhake, they provided an overview of how home cage monitoring our DVC® technology can be used to study models...

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The DVC® (Digital Ventilated Cage) system detects disease progression and in part its amelioration fatal familial insonnia (FFI) mice
// 13 September 2021
Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a rare genetic degenerative brain disorder. A recent study used the DVC® technology to assess whether, in an non-invasive manner, a change in resting/sleep pattern would occur. In fact, thanks to the DVC® changes at circadian rhythm were detected in which FFI mice showed...

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DVC® Publication: Phenotyping spontaneous locomotor activity in inbred and outbred mouse strains using Digital Ventilated Cages
// 22 June 2021
"What’s wrong with my mouse” is a must-read for each person in the field of neuroscience working with mice and standard behavioural equipment. Since then, advancements in phenotyping have brought to the latest and most advanced solutions of monitoring animals undisturbed, 24/7 in their “real” home cage...

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A new interesting webinar on DVC®  Data Analysis! Have a look what the GSK team have done
// 13 May 2021
We are pleased to share another interesting webinar with you, it is entitled “PSI ToxSIG Webinar: Beyond the looking glass - Interpreting animal welfare & behaviour by monitoring & assessing mice activity data” and was presented at the PSI ToxSIG conference The focus of this webinar is on the Analytical...

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A fantastic webinar on Cage Components, Cage changing frequency and facility Design and their impact to data reporting and reproducibility!
// 28 April 2021
A real interesting Live Webinar on InsideScientitific Platform, titled “Improving Animal Model Translation, Welfare, and Operational Efficiency with Appropriate Housing and Infrastructure Design” has been presented on Inside Scientific Platform ( https://insidescientific.com ), a  modern and dynamic platform...

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Another revolutionary finding aided by DVC® technology! Read how it helped to discover major oscillations in spontaneous home-cage activity
// 22 March 2021
This article is written by Professor Brun Ulfhake (together with Dr Karin Pernold and Dr Eric Rullman), principal investigator at the Division Clinical Physiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and it represents a milestone in the approach to assessing laboratory mice locomotion...

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Home Cage-based Phenotyping in Rodents: Ask the Experts
// 12 March 2021
Our Scientific Director Stefano Gaburro, together with journal Frontiers in Neuroscience and four other speakers will be available on the 20th of May between 4-5 pm (CET) to answer your questions regarding the publications on home cage monitoring systems, published recently in the special Research Topic hosted by...

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DVC® in Neuroscience: Review Article Published in Frontiers
// 2 November 2020
This review article is written by our Scientific Director Dr. Stefano Gaburro, together with Dr. Vootele Voikar, manager of the behavioral unit at the University of Helsinki. They consider the possible solutions for the systematic phenotyping of mouse models by offering a brief overview of technologies available...

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Digital Ventilated Cages is an important tool for drug and vaccine testing: the system finds sick mice with Covid-19 before a daily check!
// 16 October 2020
Digital Ventilated Cages have proved once again, that they can be used in a non-intrusive way to easily and quickly detect pathological effects such as cancer, pain or other models of mice. Researchers at The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada, with the help of DVC® system in GM500 cages, could...

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DVC®, the cage of the future! Improves animal welfare, offer more reliable measurements of normal behaviour and makes it easier to spot deviations, accelerating your research
// 30 September 2020
An interesting new article produced by Nature Research Custom Media and Tecniplast, entitled “Tracking mouse behaviour reveals new disease clues,” shows how Automated monitoring of unstressed mice yields new insights and reproducible results and examines how data on animal activity collected by automated home...

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DVC®: Rodent Behavior, Circadian Biology and Animal Welfare: all in one!
// 28 August 2020
An interesting Webinar entitled “Case Studies in Home Cage Monitoring: Rodent Behaviour, Circadian Biology and Animal Welfare” will be presented by Inside Scientific Platform and will focus the attention on home cage monitoring. The presenters will show how  Automated home cage behavioural monitoring is...

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DVC® System - All in one, improving translation, animal welfare and data Replicability
// 8 July 2020
A fantastic E-Book recently published deeply analyses the added value and benefits of the DVC® Technology in more than 30 pages, interviewing more than 10 Opinion Leaders and DVC® enthusiastic users, through round tables, white papers and expert panel discussions. This e-book highlights the great...

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DVC®, the cage of the future! Opens doors to new scientific discoveries, delivering big data and lets scientists monitor animals’ activity, food and water availability and other parameters 24/7
// 9 May 2020
An interesting new article produced by Nature Research Custom Media and Tecniplast, entitled “Automated mouse cages help reveal subtle disease signs,” examines how data on animal activity collected by automated home cages offers new insights into neurological and neurodegenerative disease. The article...

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A new article in the prestigious ILAR journal highlights Home Cage Automated Monitoring Systems, inclusive of DVC® (Digital Ventilated Cage)
// 1 May 2020
An interesting article entitled “Reproducibility and Comparative aspects of Terrestrial Housing Systems and Husbandry Procedures in Animal Research Facilities on Study Data” , written by John J. Hasenau has been recently published on Ilar Journal , shows how the DVC® system allows use of the standard...

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DVC® guarantees Novel Scientific Findings, Animal Welfare and Data Replicability
// 21 January 2020
Novel scientific findings, animal welfare and data replicability are considered the main three connected pillars in current laboratory animal science. Increasing body of evidence suggests that including all the three points in a research hypothesis should be mandatory but, in reality, difficult to realize because...

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DVC®: delivers innovation, standardization, reproducibility and translational improvement
// 1 January 2020
“ Home Cage-based Phenotyping in Rodents: Innovation, Standardization, Reproducibility and Translational Improvement ” is a Paper-Collection-page recently opened on Frontiers, a leading Open Science Web Platform. Frontiers’ journals are led and peer-reviewed by editorial boards of over 100,000 top...

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DVC® could potentially reduce aggression events within group housed male mice through spotted (on-demand) cage change
// 1 November 2019
A recent interesting NC3R report entitled “Minimising aggression in group-housed male mice”  underlined what a great problem aggression is in male mice and which strains are the most aggressive but especially what can be done to reduce the likelihood of aggression occurring. This was the first study of...

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DVC® detects long term changes in spontaneous activity in mice upon pathological conditions
// 1 November 2019
Mediterrean diet has always been considered very healthy, especially using extra virgin Olive Oil. Hydroxytyrosol (HT), its foremost phenolic component, has very beneficial effects. Researchers from Radboud University (NL) studied the effects of such HT diet on a mouse model for stroke. Amongst the...

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DVC® improves research reproducibility and outcomes
// 1 September 2019
HUMAN GENE THERAPY platform, from Mary Ann Liebert Inc. Publishers, presents an extremely interesting WEBINAR on DVC ® , titled "Home-Cage Monitoring 24/7: Improving Research Reproducibility and Outcomes", September 25, 2019, 8:00 am PT, 11:00 am ET, 17:00 CET. A live Q&A session will follow the...

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DVC® makes the Vivarium more Efficient
// 1 September 2019
An interesting article titled  “Building Systems, Technology Make the Vivarium More Efficient” has been published on Tradeline web site. It is an interesting article which describe how new technologies as DVC®, Reduce Costs and Improve Science. DVC® appears to be one of the most interesting innovation...

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Tecniplast’s DVC® System improves reproducibility in Science
// 1 June 2019
A new article produced by Nature Research Custom Media and Techniplast examines remotely tracking mice cages, DVC®, and their potential to reduce animal stress and reveal environmental factors that could undermine the reliability of experimental data. The article reviews publications from leading research...

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DVC® Technology: no definite effects on C57BL/6NCrl mice
// 1 May 2019
An interesting article titled “ Long-Term Study on the Effects of Housing C57BL/6NCrl Mice in Cages Equipped With Wireless Technology Generating Extremely Low-Intensity Electromagnetic Fields ” has been recently published (May 2019) on Toxicology Pathology . The Author, Camilla Recordati -DVM, PhD, Dipl...

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DVC®: a disruptive Technology to be adopted in most infrastructures with mutual benefits for both facility management and science
// 1 May 2019
Tecniplast Panorama News, one of the most known Magazine in LAS distributed at WW level in more than 15,000 copies, has recently interviewed Dr Marcello Raspa, author of the article “ Towards large scale automated cage monitoring – Diurnal rhythm and impact of interventions on in cage activity of C57BL/6J...

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