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2010-11-23 07:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dilon Diagnostics announced today that its GammaLoc® gamma-guided biopsy system is being implemented around the world, as an accessory to the Dilon 6800® Gamma Cameras in North and Central America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The GammaLoc system accessory complements the Dilon 6800 Gamma Camera, which is optimized to perform Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging/Molecular Breast Imaging (BSGI/MBI). The...

2010-11-19 08:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), November 28 - December 2 in Chicago, Siemens Healthcare (Booth #822, East Building/Lakeside Center, Hall D) will unveil the Biograph(TM) mMR*, the world's first integrated whole-body molecular Magnetic Resonance (MR) system with simultaneous data acquisition technology, currently undergoing clinical use testing. This revolutionary system...

2010-10-20 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canary Foundation researchers at Stanford University received the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Biomarker Development Laboratory (BDL) Grant. This award came at the same time as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an eIND for Canary Foundation research in the testing of molecular imaging agents for lung cancer. These announcements are monumental for Canary Foundation, as the...

2010-10-11 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc. and Imanet (part of GE Healthcare) have signed a master service agreement for pre-clinical and clinical imaging. This agreement supports the development strategy for ImaginAb's pipeline of next generation diagnostic imaging agents based on recombinant antibody fragments. The Imanet(TM) network of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging sites provides assistance in all aspects of PET imaging-based clinical trials: from proof-of-concept...

2010-10-04 13:30:11

Research reported in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine  (JNM) shows that a molecular imaging technique may prove useful in early assessment of treatment response for cisplatin-resistant ovarian cancer. "One of the most promising aspects of molecular imaging is its potential capacity to measure therapy effects long before changes in the tumor size and shape are detected," said Marijke De Saint-Hubert, medical scientist in the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the...

2010-09-07 08:40:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP), a leading provider of quantitative imaging for clinical trials, today announced it has entered into a scientific collaboration, specific to molecular imaging, with ABX-CRO, a Dresden, Germany based full-service contract research organization. The collaboration joins two of the scientific pioneers in the use of advanced imaging for the clinical study of drugs and medical devices. This partnership will...

2010-08-26 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Imaging Centers has installed the Naviscan PEM scanner into its newest facility in Plano, TX, adding a dedicated breast imaging modality to its array of diagnostic tools. PEM (Positron Emission Mammography) scanners are high-resolution breast PET systems that show the location as well as the metabolic phase of a lesion. The metabolic view assists physicians in making the optimal patient care decision by providing an unprecedented ability to...

2010-08-10 23:18:06

Study shows that a new imaging method can aid in planning implantable cardiac defibrillator placement A study published in the August Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) finds that molecular imaging"”a non-invasive imaging procedure"”can identify high-risk patients with potentially life-threatening cardiovascular conditions and help physicians determine which patients are best suited for implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy. "If the molecular imaging techniques are...

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2010-08-04 08:45:00

Technology marks advance toward predictive and personalized medicine New technologies for the diagnosis of cancer are rapidly changing the clinical practice of oncology. As scientists learn more about the molecular basis of cancer, the development of new tools capable of multiple, inexpensive biomarker measurements on small samples of clinical tissue will become essential to the success of genetically informed and personalized cancer therapies. Researchers at UCLA have now developed a...

2010-07-27 16:03:53

Spotting a single cancerous cell that has broken free from a tumor and is traveling through the bloodstream to colonize a new organ might seem like finding a needle in a haystack. But a new imaging technique from the University of Washington is a first step toward making this possible. UW researchers have developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that eliminates the background noise, enabling a more precise form of medical imaging "“ essentially erasing the haystack, so the needle shines...


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