This latest system will be part of a new Small Animal Imaging Facility headed by the Chair of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Michael Mathis. The Baton Rouge installation is the second Triumph system to be installed at LSU, with the other Triumph located on the LSU Health Shreveport campus.
“We are honored to have been selected again by LSU to provide our Triumph SPECT/CT platform. At TriFoil Imaging, our goal is to provide cutting edge performance with even better service and support and repeat business is the best indicator that we are doing that successfully,” said TriFoil Director of Sales Sean Pitts. “We look forward to working with LSU and Dr. Mathis’ group for years to come.”
Dr. Mathis stated,”We are all excited to have the Triumph system on the LSU campus, as we envision this instrument will become a catalyst for new interdepartmental collaborations and collaborations with our neighboring Institutions. There have already been interested users from multiple departments including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics and Astronomy, as well as the School of Veterinary Medicine.
The Triumph II SPECT/CT system will be used to follow disease progression and therapeutic outcomes in models of cancer and cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
TriFoil Imaging’s product offerings include the Triumph II, a tri-modality (PET/SPECT/CT) imaging system, the eXplore CT 120 In vivo Micro CT scanner, the LabPET Solo system with integrated MRI and the InSyTe Series, the first pre-clinical table top multi-modality imaging series with in-line CT.
About TriFoil Imaging
Leading research laboratories around the world depend on TriFoil Imaging (formerly Gamma Medica Ideas Pre-Clinical) technology to meet all their advanced in-vivo molecular imaging needs. Triumph™ is the world’s first tri-modality system (including PET, SPECT, and CT) to offer the highest quality and the best value by combining three modalities all in one reliable and easy-to-use system. Founded in 2001 and now owned by Capital Resource Partners, TriFoil (trifoilimaging.com) is headquartered in Chatsworth, California.
About Louisiana State University
Since 1860, LSU (lsu.edu) has served the world through extensive, multipurpose programs encompassing instruction, research, and public service. The flagship institution of Louisiana, LSU is one of only 25 universities nationwide holding both land-grant and sea-grant status. With a community of more than 33,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and approximately 120 countries, its academic programs include bachelor's degrees in 70 major fields, master's degrees in 74 fields, and doctoral degrees in 50 major fields. Outside of the classroom, residential colleges, study abroad, service-learning and undergraduate research opportunities, and over 300 student organizations contribute to an exciting and meaningful college experience.