RSSCategory: Tissue banking

Grail’s Billion Dollar Bet for the Perfect Cancer Test

| June 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thought this was worth sharing from MIT Technology Review. After attending ASCO last week what I thought might happen a year or two again actually has. Pathologists no longer have to worry about stepping out from behind the paraffin curtain as many of us were fond of saying. Tissue is not the issue anymore. At […]

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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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Xplore Webinar: Driving Integration and Standardization in Digital Pathology Research

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Webinar Date – Thursday, August 25th 2016, 4:00 – 5.00pm Join Eileen Regan, Key Account Manager as she presents and demonstrates how Xplore & TMA can facilitate collaborative research within your organization by enabling easy access, retrieval and sharing of digital pathology images across multiple IT environments, locations & time-zones. Xplore is a pathology informatics […]

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Mayo Clinic Awarded Funding to Support World’s Largest Research-Cohort Biobank

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the National Institutes of Health will award $142 million over five years to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to establish the world’s largest research-cohort biobank for the PMI Cohort Program, a longitudinal research study which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to advance precision medicine. […]

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Join Us for the Joint Indica Labs and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Webinar Event: Analysis of RNAScope ISH with HALO 

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Current State-of-the-Art Tissue-Based RNA Analysis with RNAscope Technology and Quantitative Analysis with the HALO Image Analysis Platform June 1st, 2016, 8 am PDT | 11 am EDT | 4 pm BST (GMT+1) Advanced Cell Diagnostics’ RNAscope® platform is fast becoming a routinely used method for target validation and biomarker development based on in situ gene expression analysis. ACD has nearly 9000 target RNA-specific probes […]

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The Dark Side of The Moon

With all due respect to Pink Floyd, it seems there is some growing concern the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative is running off course a bit with its recent selection of the “Blue Ribbon Panel” and who is at the table for high level discussions concerning this initiative.  I made some remarks to this in a recent […]

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PathXL Reports Record Financial Year Results

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Results such as these and growth in users of digital pathology with software continue to highlight the digital pathology market landscape that makes a couple of points: The value proposition is about software and continues to highlight the value of what is done with a digital pathology image once a slide is digitized. A scanner […]

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Pathcore Selected by National Cancer Institute to Enable Cancer Informatics Development

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

$2.92M Investment by NCI Will Lead to Validated Clinical Cancer Diagnostic Algorithms Using Pathcore’s Technologies TORONTO — Pathcore™ and a team of investigators from the US and Canada have received an award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to develop a pathology informatics platform. This will allow researchers to […]

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Cynvenio and ATGen Open Recruitment for New LiquidBiopsy Clinical Research Study in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

New trial is open to patients who have completed standard treatments; Goal is to determine if cancer recurrences can be detected earlier and lead to improved targeted outcomes. Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc., a diagnostics company dedicated to enabling the new era of individualized medicine for all cancer patients and ATGen Global, a Korea-based biotech company, recently announced the […]

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Register Now for Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco and Save

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Transforming Medicine in a Digital World March 7-9, 2016   |   Moscone North Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Part of the 23rd Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Triconference.com/Digital-Pathology Early Bird Deadline this Friday for CHI’s Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Conference Join 3,000+ Informatics, Diagnostics, Clinical and Oncology Researchers in San Francisco  The Fourth […]

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PathXL TissueMark is Published in the High Impact Cancer Journal Oncotarget

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PathXL today announced the publication of research demonstrating that TissueMark, the company’s automated tumor analysis platform, can bring reproducibility and accuracy to molecular diagnostics in lung cancer. The results come from a study conducted by Peter Hamilton Ph.D., and a team from the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology at Queen’s University Belfast, which […]

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Definiens Releases Biomarker Datafication Services for Oncology Clinical Development

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Offering Announced at ASCO 2015 Provides Valuable Data for Clinical Program Decision Making MUNICH- Definiens, the global leader in image analysis for digital pathology and diagnostics, today announced a new suite of Biomarker Datafication Services for oncology clinical development programs. This package of services enables pharmaceutical and biotech companies to gather comprehensive data from their […]

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Quantify Biomarkers in situ in Tissue Sections with PerkinElmer’s NEW inForm 2.1 Tissue Finder software

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Extracting meaningful information from intact tissue is becoming ever more critical as researchers look for better ways to characterize molecular activity of cells within their native micro-environments. With PerkinElmer’s new inForm® 2.1 Tissue Finder™ advanced image analysis software you can accurately quantify, visualize and phenotype cells in situ in tissue sections. inForm Tissue Finder automates […]

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Philips and Mount Sinai Health System Collaborate to Advance Clinical Research Through New Digital Pathology Database and Analytics

| March 25, 2015 | 2 Comments

Eindhoven, The Netherlands and New York, USA – Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) recently announced a joint development agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system in New York, to create a state-of-the-art digital image repository of patient tissue samples and innovative data analytics to pursue the discovery of new tissue-based tests and unlock pathology data. The […]

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