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Welcome to the KentConnects blog, where we provide tips, best practices, examples, and more helpful information to improve your processes, boost your efficiency, and make your lab work smarter and safer.

New Cancer Treatments Tested in Mice Stop Tumors in Their Tracks

As long as scientists have known about cancer, they have been trying to develop a cure. Hundreds of potential treatments have been tried, and while some have shown promise, none have been 100% effective. New animal studies, however, are bringing researchers closer to finding a way to stop various types of cancer, by targeting the tumors themselves.

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Posted 1/27/2023

Win a Tuition Scholarship for the Workshop on Anaesthesiology

Enter to win a tuition scholarship for the Workshop on Anaesthesiology on March  21nd and 22nd at the René Remie Surgical Skills Centre in Almere!

Kent Scientific is excited to partner with our Scientific Advisor, Dr. Remie at his Surgical Skills Centre, known for providing the best training for rodent surgeons from basic to highly advanced procedures. Dr. Remie and Kent Scientific are teaming up to offer a unique workshop focused on anesthesia delivery for rodent surgeries. Learn more about the workshop here.

Kent Scientific is proud to offer a full tuition scholarship for this workshop. If you would like to apply, please click the link here.

FAQs about Low-Flow Anesthesia Systems

Rodent anesthesia can be challenging due to the many factors that determine success. For research requiring anesthesia, rodents must be anesthetized accurately based on their size and metabolic rate. They must be monitored to eliminate harmful side effects, and one way to ensure accuracy is to use a low-flow anesthesia system.

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Kent Scientific and Inside Scientific Co-Sponsor Comprehensive Training Program for Rodent Microvascular Surgery

One-on-one hands-on sessions in a small class setting with Dr. Yelena Akelina, DVM, MS Director, Microsurgery Lab, Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University

We appreciate that a little financial aid can go a long way for students and academic researchers. This is why we are delighted to offer in-lab training scholarships to select researchers who are utilizing in vivo rodent models in their research and are looking to sharpen their skills at the bench!

Here’s how it works: Register for the training course that suits your needs and share your research goals with our team. Ensure that you confirm your eligibility for the scholarship by filling out all required fields and providing a detailed research summary. Course organizers will review all registrations and will contact you if you are eligible to receive a scholarship. If you are selected, you will then arrange to attend the course of your choosing and the scholarship award will be applied to your registration fee.

Meet Dr. Akelina