New X-Ray Technology Shows Microfractures

February 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

X-Ray image
CT images appear in gray scale, and consequently are insufficient for displaying microfractures in bones.  However, researchers at the [MORE]

Smaller, Lighter, Cheaper: Portable MRI

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype portable MR
This piece mostly is business-related about a Guilford, CT company, Hyperfine, which is developing small, portable MRI machines.  [MORE]

Robot MD

November 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial intelligence
It is an argument worth having, whether a human medical diagnostician, who may see a thousand cases of a [MORE]

Transforming Operating Rooms

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

OR of the future
Operating rooms are the heart of any hospital.  Johns Hopkins Hospital has 33 ORs; Mayo Clinic, 87 [MORE]

Algorithm for Diagnosing Lung Biopsies

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

An Israeli company, RSIP Vision (Jerusalem), uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to examine CT images (et al) looking for [MORE]

Ultrasound Sculpted Lens for Relay Imaging

October 8, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound breakthrough
Electrical and computer engineers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel way of using ultrasound for noninvasive imaging [MORE]

Novel Gallium-68 Contrast Agent for most Cancers

August 27, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

PET scan
Radiopharmacology researchers at the University of Heidelberg have reported that “68 Ga-FAPI,” an acronym for gallium 68-fibroblast activated protein [MORE]

Seeing the Invisible

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neural network
Basal cell carcinoma is a common-enough affliction for fair-skinned people.  Usually it can be caught early, before spreading to [MORE]

Imaging Tumor Vascularization

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Map of tumors grown in mice
Using computation, researchers at Johns Hopkins are able to integrate images from in vivo MRI, [MORE]

A Wearable MRI

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable MRI for detecting breast cancer
To improve the patient experience with MRI imaging, engineers at the University of Vienna have [MORE]

Rutgers’s Phlebotomy Robot also Does Testing

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rutgers Venipuncture robot
Over the past year, Rutgers University engineers have put together three existing technologies to automate phlebotomy and blood [MORE]

Ultrasound and Laser Light in Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoacoustic ultrasound for ovarian cancer detection
Late stage ovarian cancer has a high mortality rate; so, early detection is the key [MORE]

Quantum Dots in Single Cell Imaging

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum dots show mRNA and cell nucleus
“A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic [MORE]

Whole Body 3-D Scanner

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Explorer scanner – full-body scanner
A whole body scanner, called “Explorer,” combines PET and CT technology into a machine that is [MORE]