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In Preparation for Commercialization of SVARA(TM), TechniScan Appoints Joe Pepper, PhD to Board of Directors
Date:12/16/2009

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechniScan, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TSNI) ("TechniScan" or the "Company"), a medical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of an automated breast ultrasound imaging system, announced today that Joe Pepper, PhD, has been appointed to the TechniScan Board of Directors.

Board Chairman Ken Hungerford commented, "Joe has extensive experience running small to large medical devices companies, including GE OEC Medical and U-Systems, both of whom compete in the area of breast imaging. The TechniScan Board is excited to have Joe Pepper on the team and he has already made significant contributions to helping us bring TechniScan's SVARA (TM) Warm Bath Ultrasound closer to realization in the marketplace."

"Joe Pepper's outstanding educational background and expertise in the field of ultrasound breast imaging make him a perfect addition to our Board of Directors," added TechniScan CEO David C. Robinson. "His energy and enthusiasm for what we are trying to do with breast cancer detection is highly motivating, yet he knows how to ask the tough questions. He wants to make sure we have the best possible product and are aligning everything we do with the needs of the customer."

Since 2007, Joseph W. Pepper has served as a consultant to medical device start-ups. From 2003 until 2007, Dr. Pepper served as CEO of U-Systems, Inc., a privately backed start-up that developed automated ultrasound for the early detection of breast cancer in women with dense breast tissue. Dr. Pepper served as CEO for OEC Medical Systems, a NYSE-traded, mobile fluoroscopic imaging equipment manufacturer and seller, from 1997 until the sale of the company to GE Healthcare in 1999. Prior to joining OEC, Dr. Pepper spent 15 years with The BOC Group, Plc., where he served as president of Ohmeda Medical Devices, the healthcare subsidiary of BOC responsible for international selling and distribution of medical devices, and as president of Ohmeda Medical Equipment, which was responsible for Ohmeda's monitoring and anesthesia equipment business.

Dr. Pepper has a BS/MS in Engineering Science from Florida State University, a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from The Harvard Business School.

Dr. Pepper commented, "I am excited about this opportunity to add my knowledge and perspective to TechniScan, a company I have admired for quite some time. The images I have seen have impressive specificity and have the potential to change the ways that radiologists and oncologists detect cancer in the breast." Pepper continued, "The TechniScan Board has outstanding depth and diversity of perspective. I am honored to be a part of the group and I feel confident that, with our collective experience, we can take TechniScan and help make its imaging modality the premier method for post-mammographic lesion detection for women."

About TechniScan, Inc.

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, TechniScan, Inc. is a medical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of a non-invasive imaging tool designed to provide physicians with automated ultrasound images of the human breast. The system, known as SVARA (TM), uses a process called Warm Bath Ultrasound (WBU(TM)) to provide physicians with automated, 3D, ultrasound images of the physical structures within the breast. TechniScan's WBU(TM) imaging device (SVARA (TM)) is limited by US law to investigational use unless, and until, cleared by the FDA.

For more information, please visit www.techniscanmedical.com.

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