Digital Pathology News

Could Whole-Mount Scanning of Breast Tissue Lead to Better Clinical Outcomes?

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently came across this Q&A with Dr. Martin Yaffe in News Medical with sponsored content from Huron Digital Pathology (see below). Dr. Yaffe is a Professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He holds the Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Yaffe has been actively involved in research on […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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Dr. Ulysses Balis Announced as Keynote Speaker for Pathology Visions 2016: Making Good on 30 Years of Hype. Digital Pathology Finally Comes of Age

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking forward to both of these presentations.  Decades worth of experience in digital pathology between Ul and John looking at different issues of use and implementation.  Deadlines have been extended for education proposals as well (until June 6) and Early Bird Registration remains open so register to attend soon. Keynote & Plenary Presenters Pathology Visions […]

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Join Us for the Joint Indica Labs and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Webinar Event: Analysis of RNAScope ISH with HALO 

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Current State-of-the-Art Tissue-Based RNA Analysis with RNAscope Technology and Quantitative Analysis with the HALO Image Analysis Platform June 1st, 2016, 8 am PDT | 11 am EDT | 4 pm BST (GMT+1) Advanced Cell Diagnostics’ RNAscope® platform is fast becoming a routinely used method for target validation and biomarker development based on in situ gene expression analysis. ACD has nearly 9000 target RNA-specific probes […]

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Pathology News

Could Whole-Mount Scanning of Breast Tissue Lead to Better Clinical Outcomes?

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently came across this Q&A with Dr. Martin Yaffe in News Medical with sponsored content from Huron Digital Pathology (see below). Dr. Yaffe is a Professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He holds the Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Yaffe has been actively involved in research on […]

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Mayo Clinic Awarded Funding to Support World’s Largest Research-Cohort Biobank

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the National Institutes of Health will award $142 million over five years to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to establish the world’s largest research-cohort biobank for the PMI Cohort Program, a longitudinal research study which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to advance precision medicine. […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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Dr. Ulysses Balis Announced as Keynote Speaker for Pathology Visions 2016: Making Good on 30 Years of Hype. Digital Pathology Finally Comes of Age

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking forward to both of these presentations.  Decades worth of experience in digital pathology between Ul and John looking at different issues of use and implementation.  Deadlines have been extended for education proposals as well (until June 6) and Early Bird Registration remains open so register to attend soon. Keynote & Plenary Presenters Pathology Visions […]

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Education

Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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Dr. Ulysses Balis Announced as Keynote Speaker for Pathology Visions 2016: Making Good on 30 Years of Hype. Digital Pathology Finally Comes of Age

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking forward to both of these presentations.  Decades worth of experience in digital pathology between Ul and John looking at different issues of use and implementation.  Deadlines have been extended for education proposals as well (until June 6) and Early Bird Registration remains open so register to attend soon. Keynote & Plenary Presenters Pathology Visions […]

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Join Us for the Joint Indica Labs and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Webinar Event: Analysis of RNAScope ISH with HALO 

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Current State-of-the-Art Tissue-Based RNA Analysis with RNAscope Technology and Quantitative Analysis with the HALO Image Analysis Platform June 1st, 2016, 8 am PDT | 11 am EDT | 4 pm BST (GMT+1) Advanced Cell Diagnostics’ RNAscope® platform is fast becoming a routinely used method for target validation and biomarker development based on in situ gene expression analysis. ACD has nearly 9000 target RNA-specific probes […]

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Peter Hamilton Discusses the Future of Pathology with Keith Kaplan Live from Belfast

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fri, May 20, 2016 10:00 AM AM EDT/7:00 AM PDT Show in My Time Zone REGISTER HERE Professor Peter Hamilton is joined LIVE by Dr Keith Kaplan at PathXL’s HQ in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Join this webinar where they discuss the impact of the digital pathology industry on the wider medical community and what emerging […]

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Medical Research

Could Whole-Mount Scanning of Breast Tissue Lead to Better Clinical Outcomes?

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently came across this Q&A with Dr. Martin Yaffe in News Medical with sponsored content from Huron Digital Pathology (see below). Dr. Yaffe is a Professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He holds the Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Yaffe has been actively involved in research on […]

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Mayo Clinic Awarded Funding to Support World’s Largest Research-Cohort Biobank

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the National Institutes of Health will award $142 million over five years to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to establish the world’s largest research-cohort biobank for the PMI Cohort Program, a longitudinal research study which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to advance precision medicine. […]

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Join Us for the Joint Indica Labs and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Webinar Event: Analysis of RNAScope ISH with HALO 

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Current State-of-the-Art Tissue-Based RNA Analysis with RNAscope Technology and Quantitative Analysis with the HALO Image Analysis Platform June 1st, 2016, 8 am PDT | 11 am EDT | 4 pm BST (GMT+1) Advanced Cell Diagnostics’ RNAscope® platform is fast becoming a routinely used method for target validation and biomarker development based on in situ gene expression analysis. ACD has nearly 9000 target RNA-specific probes […]

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Visit Foundation Medicine at ASCO 2016

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Foundation Medicine will be exhibiting at Booth #24109 during the meeting with over 20 poster presentations and 2 oral presentations at #ASCO16. No doubt that genomic profiling, immunotherapy and liquid biopsy are going to have a huge presence at ASCO and Foundation Medicine is actively involved bringing patient-centric technologies to market for targeted therapies. Foundation Medicine is […]

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Anatomic Pathology

Could Whole-Mount Scanning of Breast Tissue Lead to Better Clinical Outcomes?

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently came across this Q&A with Dr. Martin Yaffe in News Medical with sponsored content from Huron Digital Pathology (see below). Dr. Yaffe is a Professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He holds the Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Yaffe has been actively involved in research on […]

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Mayo Clinic Awarded Funding to Support World’s Largest Research-Cohort Biobank

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the National Institutes of Health will award $142 million over five years to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to establish the world’s largest research-cohort biobank for the PMI Cohort Program, a longitudinal research study which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to advance precision medicine. […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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Dr. Ulysses Balis Announced as Keynote Speaker for Pathology Visions 2016: Making Good on 30 Years of Hype. Digital Pathology Finally Comes of Age

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking forward to both of these presentations.  Decades worth of experience in digital pathology between Ul and John looking at different issues of use and implementation.  Deadlines have been extended for education proposals as well (until June 6) and Early Bird Registration remains open so register to attend soon. Keynote & Plenary Presenters Pathology Visions […]

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Business

Optra Systems Launches Highly Affordable, Subscription-Based On-Demand Digital Pathology Solution

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Optra Systems today announced the launch of their highly affordable On-Demand Pay-Per-Usage model for its OptraSCANTM Whole Slide Imaging system and End-to-End Digital Pathology solution platform. In order to simplify their workflow, users will have access to all Digital Pathology components via a flexible monthly subscription model. Optra Systems’ complete Digital Pathology Solution (RUO) includes […]

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Peter Hamilton Discusses the Future of Pathology with Keith Kaplan Live from Belfast

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fri, May 20, 2016 10:00 AM AM EDT/7:00 AM PDT Show in My Time Zone REGISTER HERE Professor Peter Hamilton is joined LIVE by Dr Keith Kaplan at PathXL’s HQ in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Join this webinar where they discuss the impact of the digital pathology industry on the wider medical community and what emerging […]

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Optra Systems Announces Dr. Clive Taylor and Dr. David Rimm Have Joined the Company’s Advisory Board

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Clive Taylor is currently Professor of Pathology at University of Southern California and Editor in Chief of Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology. Professor Clive Taylor attended medical school at the University of Cambridge and completed his doctoral studies in Immunology at Oxford. “I have been watching the development of the Optra scanning system and […]

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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Orchard Software’s 2016 Symposium on June 22nd & 23rd in Downtown Indianapolis, IN

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Orchard is pleased to announce the dates and location for our 2016 annual User Group Meeting & Symposium, which will be held at the Omni Severin Hotel in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, on June 22nd & 23rd. Orchard’s annual User Group Meeting & Symposium is designed for current users and prospective users alike, providing each with an opportunity to […]

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Other Recent Articles

Dermatologists Provided Digital Pathology Solution for Real-Time Access to Whole Slides

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is interesting news from Clearpath Derm, a company founded by a well-known high volume dermatopathology laboratory, Dermpath Lab of Central States (DLCS) to provide its clients with remote access to their images. In a nutshell Clearpath 3.0 creates a virtual lab for any dermatologist who chooses to interpret his or her own slides. About 20% […]

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FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Nivolumab in Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

More interesting news around PD-L1 for use in Classical Hodgkin lymphoma with specific indications as below. Another increasingly common example of companion diagnostics and personalized immunotherapies. On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to nivolumab (Opdivo; Bristol-Myers Squibb) for the treatment of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma that has […]

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New Tutorial Series for 3D Histology Software Voloom 

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Together with the new version of its 3D histology software Voloom microDimensions is launching a complete updated online tutorial series. The tutorials are aimed at pathologists, researchers and scientist interested in 3D reconstruction and analysis of digital whole slide images with Voloom and do not require any previous knowledge. The different chapters cover the reconstruction […]

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New Digital Pathology Global Pioneer Awards

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Do you know a Digital Pathology Pioneer? Someone driving Digital Pathology within your department, organization, or specialism? Belfast, Northern Ireland, 12 May 2016 — PathXL is excited to announce the launch of the Digital Pathology Global Pioneer Award. With this award PathXL aims to recognize and celebrate industry professionals who are leading the way in digital pathology […]

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Proposal Deadline Extended for Pathology Visions 2016

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED! Showcase Your Expertise by Presenting at Pathology Visions 2016 Benefits of Presenting: Complimentary Travel & Registration: If you are selected to present, you will receive a complimentary registration to the conference, and your flight and hotel will be paid for by the DPA. Dedicated Presentation Format: An oral presentation session will allow for […]

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ZDoggMD In Da Lab

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZDoggMD is of course Dr. Zubin Damania, a physician and CEO and Founder of Las Vegas-based Turntable Health – a new health clinic located in and part of Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project. He is known for his music videos, parodies and comedy sketches about contemporary medical issues and working in the medical field. He hits the […]

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Resident Travel Awards Available from Digital Pathology Association for Pathology Visions 2016

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Apply Today! Want to Attend Pathology Visions 2016 for Free? The DPA is making up to three conference travel awards available ($2,000 value each) for pathology residents and fellows to attend Pathology Visions 2016. The travel award funding is intended to defray costs of registration and travel expenses. Recipients will be chosen based on their understanding of the impact […]

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FDA Technical Guidance Document Does Not Go Far Enough

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

As many readers are aware, on April 20th the FDA released its Technical Guidance Document for Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices after draft proposal/review from February of last year. Given its title, this is a technical document, obviously. However, in my opinion, the document, beginning with draft to this finished product, I am sure despite comments to […]

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Leica Biosystems and UCLA Collaborate for Digital Pathology

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems and UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine announce a collaboration that will accelerate innovation and the adoption of digital pathology VISTA, CA – May 11, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a leading clinical pathology institution, announced today a collaboration that will accelerate innovation and the adoption […]

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The Hardware Store

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently found myself in a local Target store looking for something I thought they may or may not carry but it was on the way home and figured I would stop and look. I was thinking about picking up some of what I was looking for many years and this day seemed to be […]

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FDA’s Technical Performance Assessment of Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME? The Digital Pathology Association 2016 Webinar Series – Session 2 Available to Members Only Thursday, May 25, 2016 | 1pm EST Learn more about the newly released FDA Guidance for Technical Performance Assessment of Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices. What does it mean to you? Members of the DPA […]

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microDimensions Announces US Patent Granted for Fast Image Registration

microDimensions announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the US Patent 2015/0016703 A1 for its method for image registration of sections, in particular of histological sections. The patented technology enables fast and accurate alignment of whole slide and other large images up to the scanned resolution. A single histological section can easily require […]

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