Resources

Build on your knowledge of various topics in pre-clinical pulmonary research including animal models used in pulmonary research studies, study design, grant justifications and more.

 

Small Animal Models Of Pulmonary Fibrosis »  Pulmonary fibrosis (interstitial lung fibrosis) has a varied etiology; including inflammatory diseases and injury, aging, environmental exposures (e.g. asbestos,

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Animal Models of Asthma » Asthma has reached epidemic proportions worldwide and typically starts early in life. It is a complex disease that can be

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COPD Animal Models » COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a disease state characterized by significant airflow limitation and lung tissue destruction. The main cause

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The flexiVent & Fibrosis​ »  How can the flexiVent advance your pulmonary fibrosis research? The flexiVent’s ability to synchronize with micro-CT scanners, provide static and

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Grant Justifications for Equipment »  Grant justifications may be requested by your funder. These documents explain the purpose of each item in the budget and

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Translational Pre-Clinical Models of COVID-19   »  Panel Discussion Recording SCIREQ hosted a virtual panel discussion with leading preclinical infectious disease researchers focusing on Preclinical Modelling

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Moving into In Vivo Research »  While working with in vivo models can be challenging, even intimidating, SCIREQ strives to make in vivo lung function measurements accessible

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The flexiVent & ARDS »  How can the flexiVent advance your ARDS research?  The flexiVent is a highly programmable computer-controlled piston ventilator as well as

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New Mouse Handling Recommendations For Improving Animal and Handler Wellbeing »  Preclinical models are invaluable to the importance of pulmonary research. Animal models bridge the

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Anesthesia Regimes for flexiVent Studies »  flexiVent experiments provide lung function outcomes with a high degree of sensitivity and reproducibility using even small subject groups. This

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The flexiVent & COVID-19 »  The flexiVent is an advanced pulmonary research platform highly adapted to assist in COVID-19 preclinical experimentation. The flexiVent measures detailed

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Understanding Respiratory Physiology » Why does air move in and out of the lungs with every breath? This is a question frequently asked by non-physiologists

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The flexiVent & Asthma » How can the flexiVent advance your asthma research? The flexiVent goes beyond traditional resistance and compliance measurements, and captures crucial

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flexiVent Methods & Protocol »  The flexiVent goes beyond traditional resistance and compliance measurements, and captures crucial details about the mechanical properties of conducting airways,

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The flexiVent & COPD » How can the flexiVent advance your COPD research? The flexiVent is a comprehensive tool allowing an integrated assessment of various

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23 Things You Should Include in Your Lab Handbook » Created in collaboration with Samuel Mehr from The Music Lab at Harvard, this is the ultimate guide

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Bronchoalveolar Lavage Protocol » The flexiVent goes beyond traditional resistance and compliance measurements, and captures crucial details about the mechanical properties of conducting airways, terminal airways

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IACUC Considerations »  Animal models are crucial to preclinical respiratory research as they help in improving the understanding of disease pathways and assessing potential therapies.

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Recommended Parameters Per Disease »  The flexiVent is an integrated platform for pre-clinical pulmonary research and offers comprehensive parametrized assessments of lung function. Each set

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Referencing SCIREQ Systems »  Referencing the flexiVent flexiVent FX, SCIREQ Scientific Respiratory Equipment Inc., Montréal, Canada flexiVent FX with NPFE extension, SCIREQ Scientific Respiratory Equipment

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E-cigarette Profiles Used With the inExpose » The inExpose can be configured to generate e-cigarette smoke to fit a wide range of applications and budgets.

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Considerations for Pre-Clinical Smoke Exposure Studies »  Learn more about variables to consider for smoke exposure studies In our recent panel discussion event, we explored

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