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A Multi-Institutional Study on Adoption of Automated Image Analysis for Programmed Death-Ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression by OptraSCAN Published in a Scientific Journal

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN®, the leading end-to-end digital pathology solution provider announced that a research paper on ‘A Multi-Institutional Study to Evaluate Automated Whole Slide Scoring of Immunohistochemistry for Assessment of Programmed Death-Ligand 1 (PD-L1) Expression in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer’ was published in ‘Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology’, the official publication of The International Society For Immunohistochemistry […]

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Inspirata and Ohio State University Continue to Break Digital Pathology Barriers

| March 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

Editor’s Note 26 March 2019: 1 million plus slides and growing daily in Columbus, Ohio is reason to celebrate this milestone. It should also be recognized there are also large repositories outside of the US per reports to us and in the comment below that have 1 million plus slides as well. In particular, Sweden (Linköping) […]

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Artificial Intelligence History

| February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The term artificial intelligence was coined in 1956, but AI has become more popular today thanks to increased data volumes, advanced algorithms, and improvements in computing power and storage. Early AI research in the 1950s explored topics like problem solving and symbolic methods. In the 1960s, the US Department of Defense took interest in this […]

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Deciphex Releases Patholytix Preclinical

| November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deciphex are pleased to announce the release of their first commercial digital pathology product. Patholytix Preclinical is the first built for purpose digital pathology solution for preclinical/toxicologic pathology in pharma and clinical research organisations. Designed in conjunction with key industry collaborators with dedicated workflows for preclinical toxicologic pathology, Patholytix Preclinical also provides the best ergonomic experience for […]

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Patient Outcomes of Prostate Cancer with Whole Slide Imaging

| October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Huron Digital Pathology News: An interview with Dr. Anil Parwani, discusses how whole slide imaging of prostate cancer sections is helping to inform pathologists and improve patient outcomes. Prostate cancer is often a devastating diagnosis for any patient to receive, please give an overview of the factors that contribute to the severity of the condition. Prostate […]

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Greetings from Columbus and The Ohio State University Digital Pathology Core

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

    As a Michigan State Spartan and a Northwestern Wildcat it pains me a little this is happening at Ohio State but at least it is in The Big Ten and not at Michigan! I first met Dr. Anil Parwani 14 years ago at a whiskey bar in Vancouver 3 USCAPs in Vancouver ago. […]

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Deciphex and GI Partners of Illinois Enter Strategic Alliance to Develop World’s Largest GI Pathology Content Database for Deep Learning

| August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deciphex and GI Partners of Illinois, LLC (a large merger of several gastroenterology practices in Illinois) have established a strategic alliance to co-develop the world’s largest database of annotated, gastrointestinal (GI), digital pathology content for deep learning purposes. Pathologists are at the heart of the diagnostic process, in particular, cancer and inflammatory diagnostics. Growing pressure on […]

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Thoughts on USCAP 2018 – Academic Pathology Needs to Evolve

| June 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

This past March, as in years past, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) held its annual meeting in the beautiful city of Vancouver. I think this was my third USCAP in Vancouver and at least 20th  USCAP meeting in the past 25 years. USCAP remains the largest gathering of surgical pathologists on […]

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Time to Put KEYTRUDA® and OPDIVO® in the Drinking Water

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

25 years ago when I started my clinical rotations as a third-year medical student, my interest in pathology across the medical and surgical specialties was usually met with a question such as “Why do you want to do pathology? You are going to be replaced by a gene chip in 25 years.” While that has […]

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Proteocyte AI Leverages Proscia Digital Pathology Platform to Predict Risk of Oral Cancer

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Another day, another day of pathology artificial intelligence (AI) news. This recently from Proscia in partnership with Proteocyte AI. Proscia Inc., creators of AI-powered digital pathology software, and Proteocyte AI, a company designing tests that accurately predict the risk of developing cancer, today announced they have signed a partnership agreement to integrate Proscia’s technology with Straticyte™, […]

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NIH/NCI Grants Awarded to Inspirata and Case Western Reserve University Projects to Investigate Whole Slide Image Analysis to Predict the Aggressiveness of Certain Cancers

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Multiple academic/industry grants and other funding totaling nearly $10M are being used to develop and validate digital pathology image-based risk predictors for breast, lung and head/neck cancers. If validated, the predictors will help identify which patients have a greater probability of cancer recurrence and a greater need for chemotherapy. Vancouver, BC – Cancer informatics and digital […]

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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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