Aperio Announces European Digital Pathology Science Seminar Series

| February 18, 2008
Press Release Source: Aperio Technologies, Inc.

Aperio Announces European Digital Pathology Science Seminar Series
Monday February 18, 2:00 am ET

Program to Feature Pathology Leaders From Leading Pharmaceutical Companies

VISTA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aperio Technologies, Inc., (Aperio), a global leader in digital pathology for the healthcare and life sciences industry invites interested pathology professionals in Europe to join them for their new seminar series to be held in early March, 2008 at select locations. The one day local events will be offered free of charge, and are designed to bring pathology, biology, and histology attendees together to learn new techniques for working with whole slide digital pathology images.

The seminar series will be offered on the following dates, at three convenient locations:


3rd March 2008: Sir James Black Conference Center,

AstraZeneca, Alderly Edge, Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK

5th March 2008: Lindner Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany


7th March 2008: Swissotel Le Plaza, Basel, Switzerland

Each seminar will feature leading pharmaceutical industry professionals as well as Aperio scientists, and will discuss how digital pathology is used in discovery, preclinical, and clinical trials environments. The program will feature the following speakers from the pathology industry:

— Frank Voelker, D.V.M., DACVP (retired, Novartis), presenting Image Analysis in Toxicological Pathology

— Alison Bigley CSci, FIBMS AstraZeneca, presenting Image Data Management in Discovery; AstraZeneca Experiences

— Jason Hill, Ph.D. Director Molecular Biology, Targeted Molecular Diagnostics, presenting Image Analysis with Phosphorylation and Cytoplasm Protein Biomarkers in Phase 1 Oncology Clinical Trials Dosing Studies

— Steve Potts, Ph.D., Director, Biopharma, Aperio, presenting Use of Microvessel Analysis for Angiogenesis Applications and Scanner and Pathologist Precision in Immunohistochemistry Analysis: Results of a Multisite Study with 240 ER, PR and HER2 Slides

— Steven Hashagen, Software Manager, Tissue Microarrays, Aperio, presenting Setting up Spectrum Plus in Toxicological Pathology Environments

Attendees will also have an opportunity to network and discuss key research issues and best practices with Aperio experts and other scientists. Registration will include a free lunch and cocktail hour, and software demonstrations of Aperios digital pathology system.

For additional information, please contact the Aperio UK team at +44-1275-375-123, or to register, email Bethan@aperio.com.

About Aperio

Aperio is digitizing pathology. We provide systems and services for digital pathology, which is the digital environment for the management and interpretation of pathology information that originates with a digital slide. Aperios award-winning ScanScope® slide scanning systems and Spectrum digital pathology information management software improve efficiency and quality of pathology services for pathologists and other professionals. Applications include education, remote viewing, archival and retrieval, basic research, and image analysis. For additional information or to view a gallery of digital slides created by ScanScope systems, visit www.aperio.com.

Source: Aperio Technologies, Inc.

Category: Digital Pathology News, Histology, Pathology News

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