CT scans at CAI aid scientific breakthrough in venom research

12 April 2017

Recent study led by Professor Bryan Fry from UQ School of Biological Sciences featured CT images produced by CAI's Dr Karine Mardon.

The 3D image of a fang blenny reef fish was produced at the Centre for Advanced Imaging using the Siemens micro CT scanner. It has aided a scientific breakthrough in the field of venom research that offers hope for the development of new painkillers.

The study was part of an international collaboration involving Leiden University in Netherlands, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in UK, Monash University and the University of Queensland in Australia. The study was published in Current Biology

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