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Special Book Discount! Tissue Phenomics: Profiling Cancer Patients for Treatment Decisions

| March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just announced, we would like to offer an exclusive 20% discount to Tissue Pathology readers, which would include free international shipping as well! Use this Tissue Pathology reader link to order the Tissue Phenomics book and use this special code at checkout: “PAN01” For more information on the book, please visit Just another perk to reading […]

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Israeli AI Cancer Startup Lands $5 Million

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the latest round of AI funding, Israeli startup, Nucleai raised $5 million in seed round led by Vertex Ventures Israel and Grove Ventures Capital (GP) Ltd. Nucleai, a Tel Aviv-based startup, is developing an AI pathology system to help pathologists in the job. Tel Aviv-based Nucleai Ltd. announced on Monday it completed a $5 […]

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AI Can Diagnose Heart Disease and Lung Cancer More Accurately Than Doctors

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

A pair of recently developed AI systems can diagnose lung cancer and heart disease more accurately than human doctors. These AIs have the potential to save billions of dollars and countless lives if widely adopted. Improved Diagnosis Artificial intelligence (AI) has already proven useful in the healthcare industry, and now, two newly developed AI diagnostics systems […]

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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, 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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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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Digital Pathology Advancing Medicine to the Digital Age – Part of the 25th Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

February 12-14, 2018   |   Moscone South Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech to Present on Benefits of Multiplex Immunohistochemistry at CHI’s Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco Multiplexes IHC and Image Analysis in Immuno-Oncology Drug Development and Companion Diagnostics Michael C. Montalto, Ph.D., Executive Director, Translational Medicine, Bristol-Myers Squibb Conventional immunohistochemistry, […]

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How a Community Based Cancer Center Took the Leap Into the 21st Century Through Technology Backed Tumor Boards

| December 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

Multi-disciplinary tumor boards (MDT) have been the highlight of cancer programs for years and enable the delivery of well-coordinated care and bring the expertise of numerous specialties to each patient case. Previous studies have shown that 40% of the time, the primary oncologist or provider’s plan changes as a result of this multi-disciplinary discussion. There […]

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PathAI Lands $11M for Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

| November 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Andy Beck and his team at PathAI. Investors continue to be very active at funding artificial intelligence (AI), particularly within healthcare applications and given the image intense nature of pathology, a perfect target for commercial applications. It is always exciting to watch when a physician can commercialize their ideas in companies, particularly if […]

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Introducing HALO-AI: Moving Deep Learning Out of the Computer Lab and into the Hands of the Pathologist

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wednesday 25th October | 8:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT | 4:00 PM BST Vlado Ovtcharov, Lead Algorithm Engineer, Indica Labs, Inc Dr. Kate Lillard Tunstall, CSO, Indica Labs, Inc   If you’ve attended any digital pathology or medical imaging meetings over the past couple of years, you have heard artificial intelligence or deep learning mentioned at least once.  If […]

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TRIBVN Healthcare Announces Launch of the New Version of CaloPix

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN Healthcare, a publisher of software solutions for diagnostic cellular and tissue imaging in the laboratory, announces the launch of the latest version of the CaloPix 3.2.0 software, which is dedicated to the management and analysis of images for diagnostic and clinical applications. Version 3.2.0 of CaloPix is available. This is a major version, which represents […]

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Is the Pen Mightier Than the Scalpel?

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although a surgeon’s goal is to remove cancer in its entirety during excision surgery, achieving negative margins (absence of cancer cells at the outer edge of the excised tumor specimen) can be challenging. To facilitate intraoperative diagnosis, Zhang et al. from multiple institutions in Texas developed a handheld pen-like device that rapidly identifies the molecular profile of […]

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Neagen and Visiopharm Announce New Technical Integration Between Image Analysis and PACS to Meet Demands from Pathologists

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Workflow, workflow, workflow has been a laboratory mantra for decades. Lean engineering principles, risk reduction, patient safety and efficiencies in every step. And for almost as long it has been recognized in digital pathology that workflow would need to be improved, particularly in “open” systems where best-of-breed may be implemented rather than “closed” systems. One […]

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Pathology and Our Societies Need to Evolve

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the past 20+ years I have had the good fortune of attending dozens of national meetings hosted by organizations and societies outside of the pathology field. Going to medical school in Chicago offered medical students in the city the opportunity to attend large gynecology, pediatric, surgery and internal medicine meetings, not to mention their […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Aiding Pathologists

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several artificial intelligence systems are appearing within the laboratory marketplace aimed at aiding the pathologist in making faster and more accurate decisions in relation to disease diagnosis. One area where artificial intelligence and machine learning are set to make an impact is with the detection of cancer. This is a big step-change, considering that for […]

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