Archive for March, 2010

Pathologist running for U.S. Senate

| March 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

 http://wargotzforussenate.org/ About Eric Wargotz, M.D. U.S. Senatorial Candidate and (Elected) Commission President, Eric Wargotz is an experienced leader and activist; a physician-businessman, conservative, and conservationist. He knows what it takes to work as a team and to build consensus on difficult matters. He has the experience, knowledge and will to make the tough decisions. Eric […]

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Virtual Biopsy Probe System Is ‘Almost Perfect’ in Detecting Precancerous Polyps During Colonoscopy

| March 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

ScienceDaily (Mar. 26, 2010) — The newest generation of "virtual biopsy" colonoscopy probes being tested at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida demonstrate that it might soon be possible to use such a device to determine whether a colon polyp is benign and not remove it for biopsy. Currently, all colon polyps are extracted during […]

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Definiens Digital Pathology Image Analysis Webinar, March 31st 11am EDT

| March 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Webinar announcement for Definiens Tissue Studio:
The Most Advanced Digital Pathology Image Analysis Solution for Biomarker Translational Research

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Cytopathology fellowship opening for 2011-2012 at U of Massachusetts

| March 24, 2010

The University of Massachusetts has an opening for a Cytopathology Fellow for 2011-2012.   The Fellowship is described at http://www.umassmed.edu/Content.aspx?id=52756 Please contact Andrew Fischer with inquiriesFischa01@ummhc.org508-793-6140

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BioImagene launches new scanner and next generation of software at USCAP

| March 23, 2010

While I am not attending USCAP this week, in recent years BioImagene has rolled out new products at USCAP often with a flare – large booths with their full suite of products and scheduled unveilings at the meeting.  WASHINGTON – (Business Wire) BioImagene, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, announced today the […]

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Case of the Week at PathXchange

| March 23, 2010

Very nice case complete with radiology, gross image and whole slide image from Dr. Rhonda Cooke at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas. PathXchange Case of the Week (registration required)

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News from Omnyx, Nikon, PathXchange, USCAP, Aperio, BioImagene, CRi and 3DHISTECH

| March 22, 2010

Already several newsworthy items I posted in advance of and start of USCAP meeting.  More news from several vendors during USCAP week. Omnyx Announces Global Collaborators Program Launch to Advance Digital Pathology Products and Adoption for Clinical Use Nikon Instruments Announces the New Mi Macro Imaging Station for Digital Pathology PathXchange (Px) Launches Px Athena […]

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March Newsletter from i-Path Diagnostics

| March 22, 2010

Check out this month's newsletter from i-Path for a number of new innovations and developments within the company and what appears to be a redesigned website. 

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Digital Pathology Association Announces Addition of Three Eminent Pathologists to Board of Directors

| March 22, 2010

I am honored to serve on the DPA board and thank the board for the opportunity to participate with such an esteemed group of industry and pathology colleagues.  Looking forward to the collaborative effort to foster the digital pathology marketplace.   Vista, CA – March 22, 2010 – The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit […]

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BioImagene Partners with LigoLab to Develop Workflow Solution for Digital Pathology and Laboratory Information Systems

| March 21, 2010

More digital pathology news from at start of USCAP Annual Meeting: SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioImagene, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, and LigoLab, innovative provider of clinical laboratory information system, announced the development of an interface between Virtuoso™, BioImagene’s digital pathology workflow software, and LigoLab’s anatomic pathology module of laboratory information system (LIS). The new interface gives labs using Virtuoso and LigoLab shared access to […]

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Philips To Unveil Breakthrough In Digital Pathology

| March 21, 2010

News from Phillips at start of USCAP: At the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology 2010 annual meeting (March 20-26, Washington DC, USA), Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) will unveil a work-in-progress pathology slide scanner and associated image management system. These prototype systems will form the basis of the company's future integrated […]

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Philips and Definiens Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Join Forces in Digital Pathology

| March 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C., USA – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and Definiens, a Germany-based company specializing in image analysis solutions, today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop and market clinical decision support solutions for digital pathology. Full Press release at: http://definiens.com/news-dtls_158_42_43.html

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Digital Pathology Seminar Presented by Aperio in Zurich, April 13th, 2010

| March 17, 2010

Image Analysis Tools for Histology from A to ZKate Lillard, PhD; Aperio   Overcoming Psychological Barriers to Adoption of Digital Pathology and Other Novel TechnologiesJared Schwartz, MD, PhD; Aperio   Image Analysis in Application: Examples from Ophthalmology, Neuroscience and OncologyKate Lillard, PhD; Aperio   Prof Luca Mazzucchelli, Institute of Pathology, Locarno   Peer Review of […]

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BioImagene adds New Companion Algorithms™ for Colon Cancer in their Virtuoso Digital Pathology Software

| March 17, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioImagene, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, today announced the availability of Companion Algorithms™ for colon cancer in their Virtuoso™ Digital Pathology Software. BioImagene’s Companion Algorithms are unique in the digital pathology industry as they are specific to a biomarker and a tissue type. Therefore, pathologists are not faced with […]

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