New CT scanner gives USask’s VIDO-InterVac scientists a window on COVID-19 disease

VIDO-InterVac scientist and College of Medicine biochemist Scott Napper. (Photo: Debra Marshall) VIDO-InterVac scientist and College of Medicine biochemist Scott Napper. (Photo: Debra Marshall)

New CT scanner gives USask’s VIDO-InterVac scientists a window on COVID-19 disease

New imaging equipment to help understand COVID-19 infection will soon be coming to the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization—International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), thanks to a Canada Foundation for Innovation grant announced today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

A team led by VIDO-InterVac Director Dr. Volker Gerdts and VIDO-InterVac scientist and College of Medicine biochemist Scott Napper will use the new special CT (computerized tomography) scanner to image animals infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for COVID-19....

https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2020/new-ct-scanner-gives-usasks-vido-intervac-scientists-a-window-on-covid-19-disease.php