Close Menu

Medical Imaging

News on medical imaging technologies and applications.

Hologic designed its scalable AI-based cytology platform to help cytotechnologists and pathologists identify pre-cancerous lesions and cancer cells in women.

The firms supporting the new lab include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Canon Medical, and Siemens Healthineers, all of which will contribute their know-how and technologies to the effort.

While it was developed and validated for brain tumor classification, the workflow could be extended to other cancers where intraoperative histology is valuable.

Under a contract with BARDA, First Light is developing a digital imaging-based diagnostics platform, as well as tests for anthrax and urinary tract infections.

Called Ion, the system combines low magnification, high-resolution imaging with a proprietary image analysis algorithm for rapid pathogen detection.