PHILADELPHIA (November 21, 2018) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $599,789 grant to Fox Chase Cancer Center for the purchase of a multiphoton microscopy system. The purchase and management of the equipment will be conducted by Tim J. Yen, PhD, director of the Biological Imaging Facility at Fox Chase.
“Biological imaging is a vital technology in modern cancer and cell biological, research and remains an essential component of all research programs at Fox Chase Cancer Center,” Yen said.
Under the terms of the grant, the equipment will be shared across 52 investigators in multiple labs. The core mission of the facility is to provide cost-effective access to state of the art equipment and technologies to its research base. Users will have access to a full range of light and electron microscopy equipment and various small animal imaging modalities.