Navigation Links
Applied Computational Technologies Appoints a New CEO
Date:6/16/2008

Kathy Blum Will Help Drive the Commercialization of Company's Cancer

Therapy Product

PITTSBURGH, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Computational Technologies (AppCompTech) has announced the appointment of Kathy Blum as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. With extensive experience in leading medical device, service and IT related businesses as well as global experience with start-ups and Fortune 500 organizations, Ms. Blum brings 27 years of industry knowledge and leadership with her as the new CEO of Applied Computational Technologies.

As CEO, Ms. Blum will be driving AppCompTech's mission to provide advanced radiation oncology treatment planning with ProACTive(TM) -- the company's groundbreaking software technology that is a dose calculation module which provides increased accuracy and greater speed in planning targeted radiation treatment.

"Ms. Blum will play a critical role in raising our final round of investment funding and positioning Applied Computational Technologies in the radiation therapy systems market," said Jay McClatchey, AppCompTech Co-founder. "Our software blends incredible speed with accuracy, enabling adaptive planning for a significant competitive advantage over existing treatment technology. We are all looking forward to working together to complete testing and bring our product ProACTive to market."

"In 2008 an estimated 1.4 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and approximately 65% of those cancer victims will receive some form of radiation therapy," said Ms. Blum. "I am honored to be part of an organization that is developing a product that can make radiation therapy more efficient and effective and help save more lives."

In addition, AppCompTech has formed an important strategic partnership with D3 Radiation Planning, a UPMC affiliated radiation oncology service company that offers advanced radiation treatment planning to hospitals and freestanding institutions. D3 will play a critical role in the testing and clinical evaluation of ProACTive. Hospitals and freestanding institutions currently utilize D3 to provide their patients with advanced radiation therapy planning for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT). D3 has performed tens of thousands of treatment plans for over 75 customers worldwide.

About Applied Computational Technologies

Applied Computational Technologies is a software development company focused on a life sciences application in Radiation Treatment Planning for Cancer Therapy. Applied Computational Technologies' patented technology/software, called ProACTive(TM), shatters today's industry-wide speed barrier to high accuracy dose calculation for radiation therapy. The company blends incredible speed with accuracy, enabling adaptive planning for a significant competitive advantage over existing treatment technology. http://www.appcomptech.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Applied Computational Technologies
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Applied Isotope Technologies will Exclusively Supply Biochemimarker(TM) Discovery Products for a Unique Pilot Study on Autism
2. Hershey Center for Applied Research Supports Acceleration of Scientific Research and Development
3. Microfluidic Systems Announces Agreements With Applied Biosystems and United Technologies Hamilton Sundstrand Division for Production of Bioagent Autonomous Networked Detector System
4. DuPont Names Nicholas Fanandakis as Group Vice President - DuPont Applied BioSciences
5. Study Examines Media Preferences of Life Scientists in Applied Markets
6. Fundamental Applied Biology, Inc. Completes $21 Million Series B Financing
7. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Appoints Gary Riley as Vice President Nonclinical Development & Applied Biology
8. PAL Health Technologies Debuts Xtremityscan System at Western Podiatric Medical Congress
9. Senesco Technologies to Present at BIO 2008 Business Forum
10. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Additional Sales of Stock in Private Placement Offering
11. Spine Surgeons at Pine Creek Medical Center Take the Lead in Utilizing Stem Cell Technologies in Surgical Procedures
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... ... While art and science are often thought of as two completely separate modes ... Mesh Is Also a Snare, a group exhibition presented by the Philadelphia-based artist collective ... on August 17 and run through September 30. An opening reception will be held ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... After spending the past two years building a state-of-the-art technology which ... offers this platform to healthcare stakeholders (hospitals, foundations, biopharma companies etc.) ... collection vis a vis their members, under their own brand. Three ... offer. ... ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Kenall, a leader ... designed to stay tightly sealed and perform efficiently for years. The downlights are ... listings just aren't enough, such as: hospitals; behavioral health facilities; cleanrooms; containment areas; ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... ... August 14, 2017 , ... ... interconnect using USB or PCI Express, announced the release of SYZYGY™, a new ... to satisfy the need for a compact, low cost, low pin-count, high-performance connectivity ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/6/2017)... , May 5, 2017 RAM ... announced a new breakthrough in biometric authentication based ... quantum mechanical properties to perform biometric authentication. These new ... semiconductor material created by Ram Group and its ... entertainment, transportation, supply chains and security. Ram Group ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... 2017 The global military biometrics ... marked by the presence of several large global players. ... five major players - 3M Cogent, NEC Corporation, M2SYS ... nearly 61% of the global military biometric market in ... global military biometrics market boast global presence, which has ...
(Date:4/17/2017)... Florida , April 17, 2017 NXT-ID, ... technology company, announces the filing of its 2016 Annual Report on ... and Exchange Commission. ... on Form 10-K is available in the Investor Relations section of ... as on the SEC,s website at http://www.sec.gov . ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):