Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

GE HealthCare Spins Out

Posted on: January 6th, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

In a long-anticipated move, this past Wednesday GE spun out its healthcare division with a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. After […]

Focus on Breast Density

Posted on: December 16th, 2022 by admin

At the beginning of this year, we wrote an article entitled “Understanding Breast Density,” and then in September we highlighted “World Dense Breast Day.” […]

DBT and AI – What a Combination!

Posted on: November 11th, 2022 by admin

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) was approved by the FDA in 2011 as a screening modality for the early detection of […]

ABUS Firm Raises Another $30 Million

Posted on: October 7th, 2022 by admin 3 Comments

Delphinus Medical Technologies has just announced the closing of a $30 million investment to fast-track commercialisation of its SoftVue automated breast ultrasound […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin

A decade ago, Siddhartha Mukherjee published his prize-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He quoted from […]

Is This Finally DBT’s Time?

Posted on: May 13th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Full-field digital mammography (FFDM) has been the “go to” imaging modality to screen for early detection of breast cancer for […]

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, Samuel Mazin was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, studying the inverse geometry of computer tomographic (CT) systems. He […]

Learning from Past Mistakes

Posted on: March 4th, 2022 by admin

Almost 25 years ago, in 1998, the FDA approved computer-aided detection (CAD) tools as an adjunct to mammography. This was before the […]

Angels in the Crowd

Posted on: February 4th, 2022 by admin

When an entrepreneur has a novel idea for a medical device, her biggest challenge will be to secure the necessary […]