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Daily Biopsy Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology: Concordance Between Light Microscopy and Whole-Slide Imaging in Real-Life Conditions

| February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Irène Villa PhD, Marie-Christine Mathieu MD, Jacques Bosq MD, Anne Auperin PhD, Jean-François Pomerol PhD, Magali Lacroix-Triki MD PhD, Jean-Yves Scoazec MD PhD, Peggy Dartigues MD American Journal of Clinical Pathology, aqx161, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqx161 Published: 14 February 2018 Abstract The current challenge for the various digital whole-slide imaging (WSI) systems is to be definitively validated for diagnostic purposes. We […]

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Invicro Appoints George Abe as Senior Vice President, Pathology

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Invicro, LLC, a Konica Minolta company and a leading provider of imaging services and software for research and drug development, today announced the hiring of Mr. George Abe, as Senior Vice President of Pathology. Backed by more than 25 years of technology and life science business experience, Mr. Abe will lead and expand Invicro’s global […]

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Discussion with CEOs from Inspirata and Omnyx

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the news of Inspirata acquiring Omnyx recently I had an opportunity to speak with the CEOs of each company and get their thoughts. The big question in my mind and those of many readers was “Why Omnyx? Why now?” How did this happen? Below is a summary of our discussion. Perhaps […]

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Paige.AI Lands $25 Million Series A Financing and 25 Million Slides from Memorial Sloan Kettering

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

25 million slides in an exclusive relationship with MSK and 25 million dollars in funding are some big numbers.  Paige.AI, a new company focused on revolutionizing clinical diagnosis and treatment in oncology through use of artificial intelligence (AI), recently announced two major milestones: Paige.AI signed a comprehensive license agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to gain […]

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Mass Validation Study of OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Leads to Approval by Government of India

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Largest digital pathology study to date, analyzing and validating over 6600 FFPE slides, yields an approval for the use of OptraSCAN® whole slide scanners in India medical settings SUNNYVALE, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)—OptraSCAN today announced it has successfully completed the mass validation of its whole slide digital scanner OptraSCAN® with the support of India’s Biotechnology Industry Research […]

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So, is the mass 17 cm or 1.7 cm?

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite YouTube videos is entitled “Surgeon vs. Pathologist” but it could easily be “Pulmonologist” or “Gastroenterologist” or “Urologist” or more “vs. Pathologist”. Every pathologist has their own stories about these incidences and cases. The one below really happened to me years ago (parts of it are intermixed with some details of other […]

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Inspirata Acquires Omnyx

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

News today from two of the biggest names in digital pathology. In the past six years or so we have seen Roche acquire BioImagene, Aperio get acquired by Leica Biosystems and Philips acquire PathXL. Two of those being examples of large international IVD companies purchasing primarily scanner companies (I realize they both had some workflow […]

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The Barber Shop

| January 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Until I was about 5, my family and I lived above my father’s photography studio along a busy road in a near Western suburb of Chicago. Much like Cicero, that I mentioned a year ago about The Knife Sharpener and Jimmy, unless you lived or worked in Berwyn, there was little reason for you to […]

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He Signs Out By Telepathology While on a Motorcycle – The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the very talented DRdoubleB comes another series of videos on YouTube highlighting The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World. This pathologist has us all beat – he definitely is The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World. Who else can sign out cases on their motorcycle by telepathology? Or make tumors differentiate? Who else can […]

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Digital Pathology Extending Through UK as OptraSCAN Welcomes First On-Demand UK Customer

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

NHS Trust Plymouth Hospitals, Derriford Hospital, implements On-Demand Digital Pathology® for research and training, as the adoption of digital pathology workflows increases OptraSCAN today announced its first UK-based customer NHS Trust Plymouth Hospital, Derriford. Derriford Hospital plans to utilize digital pathology for routine research and training of professionals in the field of pathology and digital […]

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Techcyte and Motic Partner to Provide a Next Generation Digital Pathology Solution

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deep machine learning platform and world-class scanning hardware combine for a complete digital pathology solution for veterinary, human and air quality labs OREM, Utah – Techcyte Inc., a provider of deep learning image analysis solutions, and Motic, a leading provider of whole slide scanners, today announced the two companies will be cooperating to provide advanced solutions […]

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American Association of Anatomists Launches Virtual Microscopy Database Powered by Biolucida®

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Free resource for educators and researchers features thousands of downloadable histology slides Educators and researchers around the world now have free access to a database of whole slide images (also known as virtual slides) for histology and pathology. Featuring thousands of virtual slides contributed by 15 universities, The Virtual Microscopy Database, VMD, (http://www.virtualmicroscopydatabase.org) is an […]

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Huron Digital Pathology Receives ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Device Quality Management

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Huron Digital Pathology on this certification! Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – January 17, 2018 – Huron Digital Pathology announced today that it has earned ISO 13485:2003 certification from SAI Global. This certification indicates that the company’s quality management system complies with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 for the design, manufacture, installation and servicing of […]

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HalioDx closed a Series B round of €18.5 million (US$22.3 million)

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

This funding will accelerate the development of Immunoscore® in selected cancers, and support set up of commercial activities in the US This round was led by PSIM fund managed by Bpifrance in the framework of the program ‘Investing for the Future’ Marseille, France, January 17, 2018 – HalioDx, a diagnostic company expert in the analysis […]

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