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Philips and PathAI Team Up to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using Artificial Intelligence Technology in ‘Big Data’ Pathology Research

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and PathAI, a company that develops artificial intelligence technology for pathology, are collaborating with the aim to develop solutions that improve the precision and accuracy of routine diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. The partnership aims to build deep learning applications in computational pathology, […]

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“Academic” Tweeting – Is it “Academic” and Will it Be Recognized as Such?

| March 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman over at Lab Soft News has an interesting post today on “The “Why” and “How” of Academic Tweeting”. Many of you know that Bruce is widely considered the grandfather of pathology informatics, coining the term decades ago, envisioning organizations, societies, fellowships before many. He and Mike Becich are two people I would […]

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Leica Biosystems and Leeds Hospital Establish Strategic Partnership to Provide Quantifiable Benefits of Digital Pathology

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

United Kingdom – Leica Biosystems and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds recently announced that they have formalized a collaborative relationship on Digital Pathology (DP). Their collective goal is to demonstrate the substantial clinical and productivity benefits of deploying Digital Pathology on a large scale. To this end, Leeds has begun the full adoption of […]

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Visiopharm Announces Inaugural North America User Group Meeting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is proud to announce our inaugural North America User Group Meeting, in collaboration with Pathology Informatics Summit, May 20th – May 21st 2017. The meeting will begin with a fun filled customer appreciation night, watching the Pirates at PNC Park from a World Series Suite, followed by a full day of scientific presentations and […]

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Inspirata Announces the Completion of the Largest Ever Single-Site Deployment of Digital Pathology Imaging Devices

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Scan Facility at James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is part of a comprehensive and long-term cancer diagnostics workflow solution that Inspirata began implementing this year. San Antonio, TX, March 6, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., announced today that it has completed the largest single-site deployment of Whole Slide Image […]

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Philips and LabPON Plan to Create World’s Largest Pathology Database of Annotated Tissue Images for Deep Learning

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to  transition to 100% histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated pathology images and big data utilizing Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution1. The database will provide pathologists with a […]

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Philips Introduces New Digital Solutions and Services to Advance Pathology at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

San Antonio TX, USA – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) recently announced upcoming additions to its portfolio of pathology solutions as part of its presence at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting. At the Philips booth (#202), USCAP attendees will experience a broadened portfolio of computational pathology and digital pathology solutions and services that extend […]

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Fimmic Launches Deep Learning AI Analytics on Their Next-Generation WebMicroscope® Cloud Platform

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Helsinki, Finland, 1st March, 2017 – Fimmic, a company developing intelligent, cloud-based software solutions for digital microscopy announces the launch of their next-generation WebMicroscope Deep Learning Platform at USCAP 2017 in March 6-8. Fimmic’s unique cloud platform brings state-of the-art Deep Learning AI based image analysis to the fingertips of every pathologist or researcher, no […]

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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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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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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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Register Now for CAP Webinar on HER2 Testing in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

  In 2010, results of a phase 3 randomized controlled trial showed that targeted therapy directed against HER2 statistically significantly prolonged overall survival compared with chemotherapy alone in patients with HER2–positive advanced GEA. Because there are important differences in HER2 expression, scoring, and outcomes in GEA relative to breast carcinoma, the need for guideline recommendations […]

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OptraSCAN Selected by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH for Digital Pathology System for Brain Injury Studies

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN On-Demand Digital Pathology to Provide Robust Multiparametric Whole Slide Imaging System to the NINDS for Brain Injury Studies OptraSCAN has been chosen by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH to provide a high-speed, high-throughput, high-capacity, high-content digital slide scanner that is fully equipped with confocal and widefield fluorescence imaging modalities, […]

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