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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Launches Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging Scanner at MMTC 2017, as Part of its On-Demand Model

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fluorescent whole slide imaging for pathologists, neuroscientists and cellular biologists SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN announces today it has launched a Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging scanner for fluorescence microscopy at Molecular Med Tri Conference (MMTC) in San Francisco, as part of its On-Demand Subscription model for molecular pathologists, neuroscientists and cell biologists. OptraSCAN is exhibiting its […]

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Trevor Heritage Joins Inspirata as Senior Vice President of Cancer Informatics

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Heritage is widely recognized for his work in the development of informatics systems for drug and performance chemical discovery, translational and personalized medicine, and pharmaceutical product development. San Francisco, CA, February 21, 2017  – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is pleased to announce that Dr. Trevor Heritage has joined its executive team to […]

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Slidematch™ now features Alignment of Brightfield and Fluorescence Whole Slide Images

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Munich, 20 February 2017 — microDimensions launches a new version of its high precision whole slide alignment software Slidematch. With the new version users can align digital whole slide images from consecutive sections in brightfield and fluorescence mode, e.g. for the evaluation of the HER2 status of cancer patients.  While brightfield images (e.g. stained in […]

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‘Crosswalk’ Re-Launched to Make it Easier to Bridge the Gap Between Pathology, Precision Diagnosis and Precision Medicine

| February 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Inspirata has just released new mobile and Web-based versions of “Crosswalk Insight: Oncology™,” a knowledge visualization platform that enables users to easily navigate through tumor images and the associated molecular pathways, targeted therapies and clinical trials. San Francisco, CA, February 20, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today the re-launch […]

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Inspirata, a Premier Sponsor and Exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, to Host Presentations on Unlocking Precision Medicine Through Digital Pathology

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stop by booth #120 to learn about Inspirata’s cancer diagnostics workflow solution and attend presentations by founder Dr. Mark Lloyd and precision medicine evangelist Dr. Mark Boguski. Tampa, FL, February 17, 2017/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is a premier sponsor and exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference February 20 – 22 in […]

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Proscia Partners with Samsung Medical Center to Research Predictive Medicine in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Baltimore, MD — Proscia Inc., a data solutions provider for digital pathology, and Samsung Medical Center, South Korea’s preeminent clinical and biomedical research institute, today announced a partnership focused on developing tools that enable predictive medicine in the fight against cancer. The goal of the collaboration is to leverage mathematical oncology and novel deep-learning approaches to provide […]

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Will Not Using Image Analysis in Pathology be Perceived as Irresponsible? 

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally published by Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution at Sectra.com.  It is hard to argue with any of the points raised here by Simon. No doubt image analysis will enable what we do to do it better. More quantitative analysis. Better, faster, cheaper, more accurate. Image analysis and tele-consultation have been and will […]

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The Future of Anatomic Pathology – 2 Possible Outcomes and More

| January 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

allthingspath.com had a recent interesting post on 2 possible outcomes for anatomic pathology at some point in the future of anatomic pathology.  One scenario is related to whole slide imaging and the other one is related to in vivo microscopy.  We are asked – Which one of these prevails? In my opinion, both.  There will […]

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Register Now to Attend Presentations from Inspirata at Molecular Med Tri-Con 2017

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Register now for Molecular Med Tri-Con 2017. Inspirata will provide the keys to unlock Precision Medicine through Digital Pathology at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference. Attend their presentations from Dr. Mark Boguski and Dr. Mark Lloyd. Use code 1737INP for discounted registration.

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Tweeting Pathologists: How #InSituPathologists Changed the Way Pathologists Communicate

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

A paper was recently published in Modern Pathology (ePub ahead of print) entitled “#InSituPathologists: how the #USCAP2015 meeting went viral on Twitter and founded the social media movement for the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology that details the activity of “live tweeting” the USCAP 2015 and USCAP 2016 and how it all got […]

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New Book on Digital Pathology Published

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new book entitled, appropriately, “Digital Pathology” has recently been published by ASCP Press, edited by the well-known tag team of Dr. Liron Pantanowitz of UPMC and Dr. Anil Parwani of The Ohio State University. Anil and Liron have nearly 40 years of combined experience in digital pathology across a wide range of areas. The […]

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Epigenetics Changes Promote Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Clinical OMICs – Molecular Diagnostics in Personalized Medicine Johns Hopkins researchers have published new data that suggests epigenetic changes controlling how DNA operates, provides survival advantages to a subset of pancreatic cancer cells. The results, published in the Nature Genetics article, “Epigenomic Reprogramming during Pancreatic Cancer Progression Links Anabolic Glucose Metabolism to Distant Metastasis,” […]

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Liquid Biopsies About to Get a Billion Dollar Boost

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grail, a company that aims to use a blood test to spot cancer, has announced a massive round of funding for its experimental approach. A billion dollars sounds like a lot of money. But when your ambitions are as big as the cancer-detection startup Grail Bio’s are, it might not be enough. As CEO and […]

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Indica Labs Opens Office in Tokyo to Provide Dedicated Support to Customers in Japan

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the best parts of this job, being a news gatherer and news distributor for all of you is getting to know about several great companies and the dedicated people who make them go. One of those companies is Indica Labs based in New Mexico.  Since their inception I have been allowed to share […]

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