Video Analysis System and Method for Aquatic Tracking and Behavioral AnalysisTechnology #ua17-055
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Title: Video Analysis System and Method for Aquatic Tracking and Behavioral Analysis
While zebrafish have been used in pharmaceutical drug development, UA17-055 attempts to differentiate itself on its high-throughput capabilities;
This is a high-throughput image/video analysis system and method for analyzing the behavior of organisms such as the Zebrafish in aquatic flow conditions for use in determining the efficacy of chemotherapy drugs. The efficiency of chemo and other drugs can be measured through the analysis of Zebrafish swimming behavior.
Contract Research Organizations, especially those involved with cancer research, would be interested in this invention. While Zebrafish testing is commonly used, the high throughput system can be useful in screening large amounts of drug candidates or compounds.
High throughput screening of large amounts of drug candidates or compounds.
- High throughput for chemotherapy drug efficacy determinations offers companies ability to measure many different drug variations at one time.
- System has capability to also measure efficacy of other pharmaceuticals