Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Yesterday was a BIG Day

Posted on: February 5th, 2021 by admin

For over 20 years, the 4th day in February has been recognised as World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for […]

QT Ultrasound Beats FFDM

Posted on: January 8th, 2021 by admin

Two years ago, we introduced a company called QT Ultrasound – where QT stands for “quantitative transmission” – that had just launched three imaging […]

An African Success Story

Posted on: December 25th, 2020 by admin

by Kit Vaughan and Gary Kantor It was just over a year ago that the Springboks – South Africa’s national […]

DBT vs BCT

Posted on: December 11th, 2020 by admin

Well, it’s the battle of the acronyms – digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus breast computed tomography (BCT) – in the […]

Update on Nanox

Posted on: December 4th, 2020 by admin

The annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) opened this past Sunday, and, for the first time, […]

Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

Panning for Gold

Posted on: August 7th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The title for today’s blog has been adapted from an editorial highlighting a paper that appeared this week in Science Translational Medicine, […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]