Small-Animal Imaging Facility (SAIF)

Authors of publications containing work performed by Van Andel Research Institute’s (VARI) Small-Animal Imaging Facility are asked to follow these guidelines in their acknowledgements:

  • Acknowledge VARI’s Small-Animal Imaging Facility by name in the manuscript.
  • Consider authorship for more significant intellectual and planning contributions.
  • Notify Core Services staff of successful publications and awarded grant applications. This assists in tracking and maintaining institutional records, which help inform the Cores’ quality services.

Selected publications

Li S, Johnson J, Peck AS, Xie Q. 2017. Near infrared fluorescent imaging of brain tumor with IR780 dye incorporated phospholipid nanparticles. J Transl Med 15(1):18.       PubMed

Osgood CL, Tantawy MN, Maloney N, Madaj ZB, Peck AS, Boguslawski E, Jess J, Buck J, Winn ME, Manning HC, Grohar PJ. 2016. 18f-FLT positron emission tomography (PET) is a pharmacodynamics marker for EWS-FLi1 activity and Ewing sarcoma. Sci Rep 6:33926.        PubMed

Lozier AM, Rich ME, Grawe AP, Peck AS, Zhao P, Chang AT, Bond JP, Sholler GS. 2015. Targeting ornithine decarboxylast reverses the LIN28/Let-7 axis and inhibits glycolytic metabolism in neuroblastoma.  Oncotarget 6(10)196–206.       PubMed

Zhong ZA, Peck A, Li S, VanOss J, Snider J, Droscha CJ, Chang TA, Williams BO. 2015. 99mTC-Methylene diphosphonate uptake at injury site correlates with osteoblast differentiation and mineralization during bone healing in mice. Bone Res doi:10.1038/boneres.2015.13       Article

Wang ZJ,  Chang T, and Slauter R.  2013.  Use of imaging for preclinical evaluation.  In: A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development.  Ali S. Faqi, ed., London: Elsevier, pp. 759–774.

Flaten GE,  Chang T, Phillips WT, Brandl M, Bao A, and Goins B. 2012.  Liposomal formulations of poorly soluble camptothecin: drug retention and biodistribution.  J Liposome Res 23(1):70-81.      PubMed

Bell A, Wang ZJ, Arbabi-Ghahroudi M, Chang TA, Durocher Y, Trojahn U, Baardsnes J, Jaramillo ML, Li S, Baral TN, O’Connor-McCourt M, Mackenzie R, and Zhang J. 2010. Differential tumor-targeting abilities of three single-domain antibody formats. Cancer Lett 289(1): 81-90.        PubMed     Article