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16 March, 2018

Zoe's Story

Length: 1 minute, 38 seconds

Zoe - "Yellow Collar Girl"'s - journey through Chagas disease.

8 January, 2018

The Science of The Heart

Length: 16 seconds

Nobody—canine or human—was harmed to make this video! In this clip, you’ll see beating human heart cells that were cultured from umbilical cord embryonic stem cells.

Our scientific testing methodology explored the use of Vidarone and its effect on trypanosomiasis in human cardiac stem cells. This short video shows beating human heart cells grown in a lab dish. The technique allows researchers to identify genetic mutations, test drugs, and advance understanding of cardiac disease.


PCR Monitoring of Parasitemia During Drug Treatment for Canine Chagas Disease

Published on August 5, 2019

Vida Pharmacal participated in a study that monitored its treatment effectiveness using two real-time assays. Published in Sage Journals, August 5, 2019.

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Investigation of a combination of amiodarone and itraconazole for treatment of American trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease) in dogs, JAVMA

Published on August 1, 2019

The purpose of the study reported here was to evaluate the clinical, serologic, parasitological, and histopathologic outcomes of dogs naturally infected with T cruzi and treated with a combination of itraconazole and amiodarone for 12 months.

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Human Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes and Chagas

Published on June 17, 2019

Human pluripotent stem cells were differentiated into cardiomyocytes and infected with T. cruzi to test efficacy of combined ICZ and AMD dosage.

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