Navigation Links
CRi's New Vectra(TM) Platform Rapidly Analyzes Tissue Slides and Microarrays in Brightfield and Fluorescence
Date:4/22/2009

DENVER, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc. (CRi) introduced the Vectra(TM) Intelligent Slide Analysis System at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Denver. The Vectra system is the world's only multispectral brightfield- and fluorescence-capable solution for rapidly generating high-resolution cellular and tissue images from samples stained with standard H&E, immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence techniques.

The Vectra system utilizes CRi's inForm(TM) Advanced Image Analysis Software, which leverages proprietary machine-learning technology to make it possible to better understand inter-molecular interactions within individual cells.

"Vectra's intelligent scanning approach provides a more efficient and faster alternative to whole-slide scanning," said Clifford Hoyt, VP and CTO at CRi. "You get quantitative information, as well as higher-contrast images of each signal, in many cases impossible

to visualize using any other means."

Compared with conventional means, the new instrument enables much more accurate and dramatically faster imaging of breast cancer and lymphoma tissue, as well as prostate and kidney specimens. Preclinical studies that formerly took weeks or months scanning hundreds or thousands of slides can now be done in days.

According to Dr. Michael Feldman of the University of Pennsylvania, "CRi's Vectra has allowed us to break the boundary of routine immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence studies by supporting multiplexed staining and analysis to reveal the underlying biological processes that are represented in our pathology slides. This has greatly expanded our ability to use pathology slides to ask and answer questions about human disease."

"Vectra and InForm go beyond the capabilities of a routine microscope or whole slide scanner by allowing high
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth
2. The American Federation for Medical Research Unites Top Leaders to Mitigate U.S. Crisis in Clinical Research
3. Resurrection Health Uses Information Technology to Address Critical Care Crisis
4. DDB Worldwide and M/A/R/C Research Find in Time of Economic Crisis: Health Is the New Wealth, Survey Shows Empowering Patients Is Key to Influence
5. In This Economic Crisis Are You Still a Shopaholic? Dr. April Lane Benson Can Help!
6. AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis
7. ZERO Outraged Docs Dont Offer Solution in PSA Crisis
8. Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
9. Hampton Roads Ventures Tackles U.S. Healthcare Crisis Community by Community
10. AIDS Walk New York and Gay Mens Health Crisis Announce Record Corporate Sponsorship Levels
11. In the Midst of a National Nurse Shortage Crisis ... Nurses Celebrate Landmark Legal Settlement That Will Help Ensure Fair Compensation & Bring More RNs to the Bedside
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... The elegant bamboo floorings from BambooIndustry.com are ... in an environmentally conscious way with the company’s floorings. ... have an aluminum oxide finish to help resist wear ... areas. , Recently, the company has released its new ... These fresh items are specially made for global customers. ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... As moms and dads prepare their children ... to the normal routine of dropping their little ones off ... MSc, RD encourages them to use the opportunity to ... , Yarker explains, “Kids have small tummies, short attention ... them junk food handouts, use snack time as another daily ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a well-known bamboo product manufacturer ... deckings recently. The company is excited to reveal the ... special offer for all clients. Now, every customer can get ... will last until August 30. , The company’s deckings ... the world for supreme durability. They are perfect for a ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is ... or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from ... restore teeth. , From now on any cavities will be ... completely amalgam free. Even though amalgam fillings have been deemed ... and children over the age of six, they do contain ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Il (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For ... allopathic medical world that chiropractic adjustments are dangerous and ... and this is why they do not recommend chiropractic ... more educated medical doctors do refer to chiropractors because ... However a statement regarding new research has popped up ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BambooIndustry.com Announces Up To 30% Discount On Its New Click Strand Woven Bamboo Floorings 2Health News:Child Nutritionist Kristen Yarker Wants Parents to Rethink Kids’ Snacks This Fall 2Health News:Child Nutritionist Kristen Yarker Wants Parents to Rethink Kids’ Snacks This Fall 3Health News:Promotional Bamboo Deckings from Well-known Online Supplier BambooIndustry.com 2Health News:Midtown Dentistry Announces It Is Now an Amalgam-Free Office 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 3Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 4
... Shannon Malloy, critically injured in a car accident, skull separating ... call her recovery a miracle. ,A car ... her spine, although her skin, spinal cord and other internal ... internal decapitation, and it left her with no control over ...
... treatments. Since it is a very painful process, continuous attempts ... for the patient. ,Now researchers say that LHRH ... stop the production of a female hormone that encourages some ... action, often mimicking the action of a naturally occurring substance. ...
... and performance of other activities but as it turns out, ... ,This is the finding of a team of ... of Alberta. ,As a part study that was ... Canada, the researchers studied 24 patients, two-thirds of whom showed ...
... Moderate drinking may lower the risk of a type of ... ,The researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in ... of one alcoholic beverage a day were about 30 percent ... reduced risk they found in people who drank beer, wine ...
... towards making addition of folic acid to flour or bread mandatory ... disabilities. ,After lengthy public consultations the Food Standards ... its recommendations next month after it decides whether folic acid should ... ministers accept the FSA's proposals, it will be the first time ...
... a recent report, says that health specialists were able to ... the 2005 Bali bombings, thanks to improved procedures and services ... at the Royal Darwin Hospital who treated many of the ... health nurses. ,Says Anthony Guscott from Top End ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation' 2Health News:A Fresh Alternative to Painful Chemotherapy Developed in UK 2Health News:Chronic Pain can Impair Memory and Concentration 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 3Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 2Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 3
(Date:8/19/2014)... , Aug. 19, 2014   Lincor Inc. ... patient experience technology to New Jersey ... five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor,s PatientLINC ... Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. ... range of software solutions to help hospitals reach ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Ala. , Aug. 19, 2014  The Alabama Supreme ... that patients can sue drug makers who mislead doctors into ... harmful side‑effects.  The case is Weeks v. Wyeth, and the ... makers in that same case last year. Heninger Garrison Davis ... represent the patient in the case, Danny Weeks . ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Aug. 19, 2014 Talyst, a market leader ... at the 2014 NPPA Summer Conference in ... showcasing its 340B software products and services.   ... solutions, supplying over 400 customers with a variety of ... solutions including its latest solution, AutoSplit® Contract Pharmacy and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lincor Announces Agreement With CarePoint Health For State-Of-The-Art Patient Engagement Technology 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 3Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 4Talyst Exhibits at the NPPA Summer Conference 2
Streck-CD3500 Hemoglobin/Lyse is a lytic reagent for the quantitative determination of hemoglobin on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 3500 and 3700. The shelf life is two years from the date of manufacture....
Streck-Diluent III Plus is a balanced electrolyte solution manufactured specifically for use as a diluent for blood cell counting and sizing on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 3000, 3500 and 3700. The shelf...
Streck-Diluent IIIA is a balanced electrolyte solution manufactured specifically for use as a diluent for blood cell counting and sizing on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 1700. The shelf life is one year f...
Streck-Detergent IIIA is a balanced electrolyte solution for use as a rinsing and hemoglobin blanking diluent. It is manufactured specifically for use on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 1700 and 1800. The s...
Medicine Products: