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VUmc buys LEICA TCS SP8 STED 3X super-resolution microscope

The VUmc invests in brain morphometry by buying a LEICA TCS SP8 STED 3X super-resolution microscope, nanoscope, developed by Nobel Prize laureate Stefan Hell. It allows fast, multicolour optical imaging of subcellular architecture at the nanoscale. The nanoscope will be installed in December 2014 and be available for all VUmc researchers in 2015.