This 3D model details the highly intricate system of blood vessels in the head and neck of the the African grey parrot. It was made possible through the use of a new research contrast agent called BriteVu invented by Scott Echols, an avian veterinary specialist.

This contrast agent allows for a new non-invasive imaging method. It has the potential to advance research and the study of the vascular system of any animal, including humans, by producing images and data in greater detail than ever before, right down to the capillary level.

This week, the Wellcome Image Awards are taking over Wellcome Collection’s Instagram. To find out more follow the link on our profile and read about the stories behind 2017's spectacular winning images.

Don’t forget to vote for your favourite image for a chance of winning a photographic 
print! wellcomeimageawards.org/about/vote/

Image credit: Scott Birch and Scott Echols

#2017WIA #WellcomeCollection #takeover #veterinarian #veterinary #science #3D #bird #bloodvessels #WellcomeTrust #WellcomeImageAwards
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  • wellcomecollectionThis 3D model details the highly intricate system of blood vessels in the head and neck of the the African grey parrot. It was made possible through the use of a new research contrast agent called BriteVu invented by Scott Echols, an avian veterinary specialist.

    This contrast agent allows for a new non-invasive imaging method. It has the potential to advance research and the study of the vascular system of any animal, including humans, by producing images and data in greater detail than ever before, right down to the capillary level.

    This week, the Wellcome Image Awards are taking over Wellcome Collection’s Instagram. To find out more follow the link on our profile and read about the stories behind 2017's spectacular winning images.

    Don’t forget to vote for your favourite image for a chance of winning a photographic
    print! wellcomeimageawards.org/about/vote/

    Image credit: Scott Birch and Scott Echols

    #2017WIA #WellcomeCollection #takeover #veterinarian #veterinary #science #3D #bird #bloodvessels #WellcomeTrust #WellcomeImageAwards

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