Digital Pathology News

Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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Expanded Options for Cancer Researchers with Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Automated RNA ISH Workflow with Powerful Aperio Image Analysis*

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) – a Bio-Techne brand, proudly announce the availability of the Aperio RNA ISH Algorithm for use with ACD’s RNAscope ISH assays. This offering builds on the existing collaboration between the two companies to automate ACD’s RNAscope assays on the Leica Biosystems BOND […]

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Visiopharm Acquires LRI Imaging to Become a Leader in Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Visiopharm A/S today announces it has acquired LRI Imaging AB. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, with about 20 successful installations in routine diagnostic pathology labs, LRI Imaging AB is the leading diagnostic digital pathology provider in Sweden. Today, Visiopharm A/S has implemented diagnostic digital pathology at a national […]

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ELSEVIER Announces Latest Updates in ExpertPath, Immunoquery & PATHPrimer

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Updated Pathology Solutions from Elsevier Elsevier is proud to announce its latest updates in ExpertPath, ImmunoQuery, and PATHPrimer. Clinical Pathology Content Included in ExpertPath ExpertPath now offers comprehensive decision support covering both anatomic and clinical pathology. Earn CME in ImmunoQuery ImmunoQuery users can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit towards point of care learning through queries performed in the solution. PATHPrimer […]

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Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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House Passes 21st Century Cures Act

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

USA Today (11/30, Shesgreen, 5.28M) reports that the House on Wednesday approved the 21st Century Cures Act, a “sweeping health policy bill…aimed at sparking medical innovation, strengthening mental health services, and curbing the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic.” The legislation “cleared the House with broad bipartisan support, 392-to-26.” The New York Times (11/30, Steinhauer, Tavernise, Subscription Publication, 13.9M) says Senate passage […]

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Expanded Options for Cancer Researchers with Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Automated RNA ISH Workflow with Powerful Aperio Image Analysis*

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) – a Bio-Techne brand, proudly announce the availability of the Aperio RNA ISH Algorithm for use with ACD’s RNAscope ISH assays. This offering builds on the existing collaboration between the two companies to automate ACD’s RNAscope assays on the Leica Biosystems BOND […]

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Visiopharm Acquires LRI Imaging to Become a Leader in Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Visiopharm A/S today announces it has acquired LRI Imaging AB. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, with about 20 successful installations in routine diagnostic pathology labs, LRI Imaging AB is the leading diagnostic digital pathology provider in Sweden. Today, Visiopharm A/S has implemented diagnostic digital pathology at a national […]

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Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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House Passes 21st Century Cures Act

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

USA Today (11/30, Shesgreen, 5.28M) reports that the House on Wednesday approved the 21st Century Cures Act, a “sweeping health policy bill…aimed at sparking medical innovation, strengthening mental health services, and curbing the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic.” The legislation “cleared the House with broad bipartisan support, 392-to-26.” The New York Times (11/30, Steinhauer, Tavernise, Subscription Publication, 13.9M) says Senate passage […]

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Expanded Options for Cancer Researchers with Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Automated RNA ISH Workflow with Powerful Aperio Image Analysis*

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) – a Bio-Techne brand, proudly announce the availability of the Aperio RNA ISH Algorithm for use with ACD’s RNAscope ISH assays. This offering builds on the existing collaboration between the two companies to automate ACD’s RNAscope assays on the Leica Biosystems BOND […]

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ELSEVIER Announces Latest Updates in ExpertPath, Immunoquery & PATHPrimer

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Updated Pathology Solutions from Elsevier Elsevier is proud to announce its latest updates in ExpertPath, ImmunoQuery, and PATHPrimer. Clinical Pathology Content Included in ExpertPath ExpertPath now offers comprehensive decision support covering both anatomic and clinical pathology. Earn CME in ImmunoQuery ImmunoQuery users can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit towards point of care learning through queries performed in the solution. PATHPrimer […]

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Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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House Passes 21st Century Cures Act

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

USA Today (11/30, Shesgreen, 5.28M) reports that the House on Wednesday approved the 21st Century Cures Act, a “sweeping health policy bill…aimed at sparking medical innovation, strengthening mental health services, and curbing the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic.” The legislation “cleared the House with broad bipartisan support, 392-to-26.” The New York Times (11/30, Steinhauer, Tavernise, Subscription Publication, 13.9M) says Senate passage […]

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Expanded Options for Cancer Researchers with Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Automated RNA ISH Workflow with Powerful Aperio Image Analysis*

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) – a Bio-Techne brand, proudly announce the availability of the Aperio RNA ISH Algorithm for use with ACD’s RNAscope ISH assays. This offering builds on the existing collaboration between the two companies to automate ACD’s RNAscope assays on the Leica Biosystems BOND […]

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Visiopharm Acquires LRI Imaging to Become a Leader in Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Visiopharm A/S today announces it has acquired LRI Imaging AB. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, with about 20 successful installations in routine diagnostic pathology labs, LRI Imaging AB is the leading diagnostic digital pathology provider in Sweden. Today, Visiopharm A/S has implemented diagnostic digital pathology at a national […]

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Anatomic Pathology

Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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Expanded Options for Cancer Researchers with Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Automated RNA ISH Workflow with Powerful Aperio Image Analysis*

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) – a Bio-Techne brand, proudly announce the availability of the Aperio RNA ISH Algorithm for use with ACD’s RNAscope ISH assays. This offering builds on the existing collaboration between the two companies to automate ACD’s RNAscope assays on the Leica Biosystems BOND […]

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ELSEVIER Announces Latest Updates in ExpertPath, Immunoquery & PATHPrimer

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Updated Pathology Solutions from Elsevier Elsevier is proud to announce its latest updates in ExpertPath, ImmunoQuery, and PATHPrimer. Clinical Pathology Content Included in ExpertPath ExpertPath now offers comprehensive decision support covering both anatomic and clinical pathology. Earn CME in ImmunoQuery ImmunoQuery users can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit towards point of care learning through queries performed in the solution. PATHPrimer […]

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FDA Delays Final Guidance on Regulating LDTs

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

medpagetoday.com posted a brief but concise article earlier this week on the issue of FDA regulating laboratory developed tests (LDTs). While the FDA has had the ability to regulate these tests since 1976, largely once regarded as “simple and scarce” as the article mentions, not before a draft guidance issued in 2014 has the FDA […]

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Business

Cancer Moonshot Initiative Grounded

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Previous posts on this matter referenced that even with the funding proposed in the hundreds of millions dollars (estimated $750 million proposal) a lot more would be required. I believe one critic I referenced said that even with that amount of funding, if approved, wouldn’t “get us off the ground” when it came to this […]

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Pathcore Partners with Visiopharm to Provide a Powerful Image Analysis and Management Solution for Digital Pathology 

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Pathcore and Visiopharm recently announced a partnership to provide enhanced workflow software solutions for quantitative analysis and management of digital pathology images. By leveraging the strengths of Visiopharm, a global industry leader of digital pathology solutions including quantitative image analysis, and Pathcore™, a web-based digital pathology software provider, the partnership brings together […]

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Multi-Center Clinical Validation Study by Philips to be Submitted to FDA in Support of Expanded Indications for Use for Philips IntelliSite Digital Pathology Solution in the U.S.

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Great news from Philips who announced on October 21st their completion of a glass versus digital concordance study to be submitted to FDA.  The press release mentions 2,000 cases with approximately 16,000 reads. The press release goes on to say that the final discordance rate was 1%. Philips will submit the results of the study along […]

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Remote Medical Technologies Proves Real-Time, Dynamic Telecytology is the Way of the Future

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The iMedHD2™ Mobile Cart-Based Telepathology Solution provides distinct live, dynamic, imaging performance, and cost-effective sustainability for decision-making confidence. Melville, New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2016 — Remote Medical Technologies (RMT), the leader in state–of-the-art, high definition dynamic telemedicine solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) 2016 Annual Scientific […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

| November 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

To all our readers, From tissuepathology.com we Thank You for your continued support!

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ARUP Laboratories and Applied Spectral Imaging Announce a Multi-Year Strategic Collaboration to Standardize Image Analysis for Digital Pathology Workflows

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA. – November 22, 2016 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that they have entered into a collaboration with ARUP Laboratories to facilitate the development and commercialization of advanced digital pathology solutions enhancing workflow efficiencies and simplifying the management and accessibility of clinical data. This collaboration will bring to pathology, cytogenetics, and research […]

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Research Assistant in Digital Pathology – Sweden

| November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

At Linköping University we embrace innovative thinking. Constantly challenging ourselves has been our strongest motivator ever since we opened our doors in 1975. We are driven by seeking answers beyond the traditional and across subject boundaries. If you are too, we would like to see you at our university. Together we can find solutions to […]

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ASCO, CAP, and ASCP Issue Joint Guideline on HER2 Testing in Gastroesophageal Cancers

| November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) have issued a joint guideline on HER2 testing for patients with gastroesophageal cancers. Read the full guideline and

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What are the technology challenges holding back the digital pathology industry?

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interesting read by Nathan Buchbinder, Co-Founder and the Vice President of Operations at Proscia Inc., and what he and his colleagues at Proscia are doing to help solve the obstacles. While the benefits of digital pathology remain important to patient care, the fundamental issues of converting analog glass slides to digital images and being able to […]

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Erratum

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week a comment was approved and posted on this site which it has been shown did not originate from either the individual or the organization which they represent.   It is still not clear how this misrepresentation arose, but we apologize to both the individual who was misrepresented and the company about which the […]

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Integrating Computational Pathology & Tissue Analytics for Molecular Pathology

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thursday, November 17th 2016 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT Join Dr. Peter Hamilton (Business Lead for Image Analytics, Philips Digital Pathology Solutions, Royal Philips) for our next webinar. Peter will discuss how, “Computational Pathology will be a powerful driver of change in digital health and potentially improving diagnostic, prognostic and predictive pathology. Building powerful algorithms […]

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OptraSCAN Appoints Dr. Clive Taylor as Chief Medical Officer

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

SUNNYVALE, CA –OptraSCAN, Inc. today announced that Dr. Clive Taylor has been appointed as OptraSCAN’s consulting Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Taylor has been a part of OptraSCAN’s Advisory Board helping to lead OptraSCAN into new markets and initiatives, including Cancer Moonshot 2020. Dr. Clive Taylor is also Professor of Pathology at the University of Southern […]

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Definiens Launches Cloud-Based Digital Pathology Solution VeriTrova™ to Support Takeda’s Translational and Biomarker Research Efforts

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Munich, Germany – Nov 7 2016 – Definiens, the leader in Tissue Phenomics® solutions from biomarker discovery to meaningful diagnostics, announced a program collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceuticals to enable comprehensive tissue-based analysis in clinical trials. Definiens’ products and services deepen the understanding of disease biology and the immune system to advance clinical trials. By using knowledge-driven biomarker analysis […]

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Digital Pathology Storage – Leveraging a Cloud Infrastructure

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Despite the advantages digital pathology brings to the patients and pathologists alike, there are a number of challenges that hinder efficiency and create an overburdened workforce. First there is the deficit of pathologists. According to the College of American Pathologists, in 2010, there were 17,986 active pathologists in the US but by 2025 the College […]

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The Chicago Cubs Have Won the World Series

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

In case you missed it.  This is not a dream.  The Cubs did it. After 108 years of waiting, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series with a wild 8-7, 10-inning Game 7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The triumph completed their climb back from a 3-1 Series deficit to […]

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Next Year is This Year

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last November I wrote a post almost a year to the day entitled “The Chicago Cubs and Digital Pathology” and mentioned that 2016 would be different. For both the Chicago Cubs and digital pathology. But who knew it would come to this? In about 12 hours from the time of this post the Cubs will […]

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