Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Leica Microsystems Establish Center of Excellence in Microscopy

The new Center will support a mission to drive new discoveries and insights from scientific research performed using state-of-the-art imaging systems.

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Leica Microsystems, Inc. have combined efforts to establish the Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The new Center will support a mission to drive new discoveries and insights from scientific research performed using state-of-the-art imaging systems. A virtual ceremony took place today to mark the occasion.

The Center of Excellence features cutting-edge confocal and widefield microscopy technology such as Leica SP8 STED nanoscopy imaging, allowing researchers to capture images and video of the cellular and molecular processes of life.

“The new partnership between Mount Sinai’s Microscopy and Advanced Bioimaging Core and Leica will ensure that we can meet the growing demand for novel microscopy-based instruments

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