High‐speed, deep imaging, spinning disk confocal microscope system
MBF Bioscience > Vesalius®

Product Overview

Vesalius is a versatile confocal microscope system ideal for fast, large-scale, multichannel 2D and 3D whole slide imaging of slide mounted specimens. MBF can customize Vesalius using the most advanced optics and lasers to meet your specific needs.

Key Benefits

The Vesalius is the perfect tool for fast, multi-channel confocal image acquisition of large tissue specimens. Vesalius substantially reduces the time needed for image acquisitions compared to conventional confocal imaging systems with no compromise in image quality.

Combine MBF Bioscience's award winning image analysis software using the latest AI technology to your Vesalius system to perform complex quantitative image analyses such as automated cell counting, neuron reconstruction and dendritic spine detection along with our gold-standard for stereological analyses. A number of powerful analysis tools maybe included in the Vesalius system:


Acquisition speed over 1,000 fps on full Field of View (25mm)

Axial resolution (FWHM): ~600nm depending on objective lens

Image Depth: up to ~200um

Linear encoded motorized stage for the greatest accuracy and flexibility

Wide range of illumination sources (laser or LEDs, up to 7 excitation wavelengths from 400-750nm)

Cited in Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications

MBF’s utility is underscored by the number of references it receives in the worlds most important scientific publications.

Who Is Using MBF Products?

MBF products are used across the globe by the most prestigious laboratories. 


Robust Professional Support

Our service sets us apart, with a team that includes Ph.D. neuroscientists, experts in microscopy, stereology, neuron reconstruction, and image processing.  We’ve also developed a host of additional support services, including:

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  • On-Site/Training
    We’ve conducted over 750 remote software installations.
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  • Webinars
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At MBF, we’ve spent decades understanding the needs of researchers and their labs — and have a suite of products and solutions that have been specifically designed for the needs of today’s most important and advanced labs. Our commitment to you is to spend time with you discussing the needs of your lab — so that we can make sure the solutions we provide for you are exactly what you’ll need. It’s part of our commitment to supporting you — before, during, and after you’ve made your decision. We look forward to talking with you!

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