Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Ultrasound and Supercomputing

Posted on: May 27th, 2022 by admin No Comments

The European Innovation Council, under the umbrella of its Pathfinder Programme, has recently awarded a grant of €2.7 million to a […]

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin No Comments

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

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin No Comments

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

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin No Comments

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]

An Icon Bids Adieu

Posted on: April 15th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

In 1985, Dr Jay Stein and his good friend David Ellenbogen teamed up to co-found Hologic with 12 employees and the intention […]

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 […]

Are Drugs Fairly Priced?

Posted on: February 11th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Trastuzumab – also known as Herceptin – is a life-saving drug that arrests the development and spread of an aggressive form of […]

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 […]

Killing Two Birds with One Stone

Posted on: December 24th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

We are all familiar with the expression, “killing two birds with one stone,” which means to achieve two things by […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]