List of equipments and methodologies available

  • Experimental Microsurgery
    • Operating Microscopes and setups
    • Spinal cord impactor device (Infinite Horizon Impactor)
    • Stereotaxic frames
    • Microinjectors
    • Gas anesthesia system

 

  • Electrophysiology (nerve conduction tests, spinal reflexes, evoked potentials)
    • Oscilloscopes and amplifiers
    • Electrical stimulators
    • Electromyograph
    • Faraday cage

 

  • Electrophysiology (microneurography, nerve recording and analyses)
    • Oscilloscope and amplifiers
    • Electrical stimulators
    • Multichannel acquisition system
    • Neurophysiology software
    • Faraday cage

 

  • Functional neurological evaluation tests (locomotion, nociception)
    • Walking track
    • Open field walking
    • Inclined plane
    • Algesimeters: thermal and mechanical
    • Treadmill
    • Rotarod

 

  • Light microscopy, morphometrical image analysis
    • Microscope 
    • Digitizing tablet and software

 

  • Immunohistochemistry
    • Freezing microtome
    • Cryostat
    • Vibratome
    • Microscope with epifluorescence
    • Digital cameras

 

  • Cell cultures
    • Laminar flow hood
    • Cell culture cabines
    • Inverted microscope with epifluorescence