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Accuray to Acquire Morphormics, Inc.
Date:7/16/2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Morphormics, Inc., a privately held company founded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members based on their research in autosegmentation of medical images. Morphormics develops medical imaging software systems that automatically recognize and extract anatomical structures from medical images. The agreement provides that Accuray will pay approximately $5.7 million.

In 2008, Accuray began licensing Morphormics' autocontouring technology, which automatically identifies and draws the boundaries of the prostate and surrounding critical structures.  This enables the treatment planning software to focus the radiation dose on the prostate and minimize the delivery of radiation to surrounding critical structures. With the acquisition of Morphormics, Accuray plans to extend autocontouring capabilities for both the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System and the TomoTherapy® System to improve disease specific workflows.

"Since our licensing agreement with Morphormics began, we have seen firsthand the benefits the company's technology provides clinicians in improving efficiency, especially in the treatment of prostate cancer, and its potential to improve patient outcomes," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., Accuray president and chief executive officer. "The acquisition of Morphormics will expand Accuray's IP portfolio, reduce our licensing expenses and strengthen our engineering team with top talent from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This strategic acquisition is
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