Archive for October, 2015

Voloom 2.5: Full-Resolution Whole Volume Export

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

microDimensions recently released an update to Voloom, its world leading 3D histology software for the fast reconstruction of serial sections. microDimensions Voloom 2.5 now provides deformable full-resolution export of whole reconstructed volumes. This makes it easy to further process and analyze reconstructed volumes with other solutions in the same resolution as the original whole slide […]

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PathXL named Digital Pathology provider for Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

HEE’s Genomics Education Programme awards contract to PathXL as Digital Pathology Partner for national training solution in molecular pathology PathXL is proud to have been selected by NHS Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme (Birmingham, UK) as the partner for the distribution of molecular pathology training material, including digital whole slide images and training modules to partners of […]

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Register Now for Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco and Save

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Transforming Medicine in a Digital World March 7-9, 2016   |   Moscone North Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Part of the 23rd Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Triconference.com/Digital-Pathology Early Bird Deadline this Friday for CHI’s Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Conference Join 3,000+ Informatics, Diagnostics, Clinical and Oncology Researchers in San Francisco  The Fourth […]

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Leica Biosystems Introduces Multiple Aperio Digital Pathology Products and Product Enhancements

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems announces the new Aperio Image Analysis Workstation, providing customers with a powerful, entry-level solution to add quantitative analysis techniques to their research. This release also includes new versions of Aperio eSlide Manager, Aperio ImageScope and Aperio Scanners. The new Aperio Image Analysis Workstation provides an entry-level solution for researchers to leverage the proven […]

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Pathology Goes Digital – What Can We Learn From Radiology’s Journey? – 5 Tips From UK Radiologists

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of SECTRA Pathology is embarking on a similar digitization journey as radiology has experienced. Despite some obvious differences in how the transition to digital images will occur, it is obvious that questions similar to those once asked by radiologists are now being asked by pathologists. Radiologists have transformed their way of working, from processing […]

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Free Super-Resolution Microscopy Webinar and Special Report on Project One4Zero

| October 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this webinar, presented by Dr. Imre Gaspar of the Developmental Biology Unit at EMBL, Heidelberg, you will learn: Importance of mRNA localization and function of mRNPs. Advantages of using fluorogenic FIT probes to visualize mRNPs in vivo and in fixed specimen. How super-resolution microscopy can identify factors required for mRNP biogenesis. Wednesday, Oct 28, […]

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NeoGenomics to Pay $275M for Clarient

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

More on this recent news to follow on thoughts about implications for pathology market as a whole and digital pathology (including GE-Omnyx).  GE paid $587 million for Clarient in an announcement 5 years ago today. NeoGenomics, a biotech company specializing in genomic cancer diagnostics, has announced the acquisition of Clarient, a unit of General Electric […]

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Live Webinar: Top 5 Reasons to Implement a Digital Pathology System

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Top Five Reasons to Implement a Digital Pathology System Tuesday, November 3, 11:00 AM ET (8:00 AM PT)  The anatomic pathology laboratory is faced with a host of challenges impacting workflow and patient care, including reductions in pathology staffing, shortages of subspecialists, shrinking specimen volumes, and the growth of diagnostic tests related to personalized medicine. […]

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The Body Shop

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mike “Lala” Jankovic stood less than 5 feet tall with dark wavy hair and thick sideburns and continual 3-day beard growth it seemed. He was sort of a mix of Louie DePalma and Latka Gravas from the sitcom Taxi that was on television about the first time I met Lala. He was somewhat cantankerous but […]

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Pink to Black for Metastatic Breast Cancer

| October 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five years ago this month I wrote a piece entitled “Who Will be the Next Susan Goodman Komen? Or Nancy Goodman Brinker?” In that post, in part, I wrote “Speaking for myself I think it stems from the amount of funding put towards “breast cancer centers” that have cropped up in nearly every hospital in […]

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Philips and Genomic Health Announce Digital Pathology Partnership

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Interesting news yesterday from Philips and Genomic Health announcing a collaboration of their technologies. For many years I have thought one of the main drivers for digital pathology adoption in an increasing trend towards personalized, predictive and pre-emptive medicine would be the need for a bridge between morphology and molecular.  Often times the paraffin block […]

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Oxford imaging technology promises earlier tumour diagnosis

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A spinout from Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science has raised £1 million from a high net worth Chinese investor to develop an imaging technology which could help doctors detect cancers, particularly prostate and liver tumours. Early diagnosis of cancer has been shown to save lives, and the Oxford technology will allow for improved visualization of […]

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Quick Guide for a Second Opinion in Cancer Care

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

I would add just one point to this excellent advice from Dr. Tangella, CEO, DoveMed — your digital pathology images as well – these should be as portable as the rest of your medical records! Written by : Krish Tangella MD MBA FCAP  A diagnosis of cancer fills one with dread-whether being diagnosed for the […]

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Digital Pathology Market to Grow to Nearly $500 Million in 5 Years

| October 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

U.S.-based Transparency Market Research (TMR) has announced the release of a new market research report. The report, titled ‘Digital Pathology Systems Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020’, delivers detailed data regarding the global digital pathology market. The report is available on TMR’s website for sale.The report states […]

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