Bedside MRI

October 13, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hyperfine point-of-care MRI
“Conventional MRI scanners need dedicated rooms with entry protocols, quench venting, and safety measures, and patients have to [MORE]

“Theranostic” Isotopes, Scandium 43 and 47

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creating ultra short lived medical isotopes
Several dozen radioisotopes are used in medicine for imaging and therapy.  Their value depends on [MORE]

Machine Reading of X-Ray Images

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Algorithm Diagnoses Pneumonia Better Than Radiologists
The glucometer is one example of how a disruptive innovation can change medical practice, and [MORE]

“Atrial 4-D Flow CMR”

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Imaging
Besides the unsettling fear from an irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation increases a patient’s stroke risk. To gage that risk, [MORE]

An Automated “Radiologist” Named Avicenna

March 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Avicenna Software
IBM is placing a big bet that computational medicine will be the fulcrum between the digital patient and the [MORE]

Cloud Imaging from GE

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

You might wonder if this piece is about how General Electric proposes to connect 500,000 of their imaging machines, or [MORE]

Automatically Defining Bone Structure in X-ray Images

January 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Image from BoneFinder Software
Centenarians may be the healthiest of all age groups (having lived through the cardiovascular and cancer diseases [MORE]

Diffuse Optical Tomography

July 15, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital Optical Scanner (DOT)
“Diffuse optical tomography (DOT) is a new brain scanning technology developed by a team at the [MORE]

X-ray Imaging of Soft Tissue

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanostructured Xray of Soft Tissue
X-ray machines require contrasting agents to image soft tissue, but engineers from MIT and Mass [MORE]

“Tissue Fingerprinting” with MRI

May 14, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Each body tissue and disease has a unique fingerprint that can be used to quickly diagnose problems” with an [MORE]

“Alpha Emitters” in Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy

April 9, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Radiation therapy for cancer can be a tradeoff between beneficial damage to tumors and harmful damage to healthy tissue.  [MORE]

Swallowable Ultrasound Device

September 18, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound Pill Chip
ZetrOZ (Ithaca, NY) is known for making a wearable ultrasound device to treat inflammation and chronic [MORE]

Automated Brain Blood Monitor

February 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound Headset
The signature combat wound of the Iraq War has been brain trauma, and as in previous wars, the military’s [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging

July 19, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoacoustic Imaging
Realizing that laser generated infrared light can induce vibrations in the carbon-hydrogen bonds of fatty deposits in arteries, [MORE]