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Leica Biosystems News & Events

Leica Biosystems Celebrates 2,000 Global Digital Pathology Scanner Installations

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VISTA, CA – September 18, 2017 – Leica Biosystems announced that it has delivered and installed its 2,000th digital pathology scanner. This is a key milestone for both the company and the digital pathology industry it pioneered. Leica Biosystems has...

Premium Tissue Processor Provides Pathology Labs a High Level of Specimen Safety with Traceability

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Nussloch, Germany, September 13, 2017. Leica Biosystems today announced the addition of the HistoCore PELORIS 3 Premium Tissue Processor to its full line of histology equipment and consumables. HistoCore PELORIS 3 introduces unique track and trace...

Impact of WannaCry and Petya Ransomware on Leica Biosystems CytoVision, Aperio, Ariol scanners and software

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Since Friday May 12, 2017 major cyber-attacks known as ransomware have been infecting computers in more than 150 countries due to a vulnerability in various Microsoft Windows operating systems. Infection of a computer system can happen in three...

On-Demand Slide Printing Solution Helps Pathology Labs Reduce the Risk of Specimen Misidentification and Maintain Efficiency

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Nussloch, Germany, 19 June 2017. Leica Biosystems today announced the addition of HistoCore PERMA S slide printing solution, expanding their portfolio of slide identification products. PERMA S is a compact, on-demand slide printer providing...

Leica Biosystems Aperio Digital Pathology now Nationwide Standard of Care in Kuwait*

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Leica Biosystems announced today that it has struck a key partnership with the Kuwait Ministry of Health, through its distributor, Technical Services Supplies Trading & Contracting Company, W.L.L. The Pathology Council of Kuwait will now adopt Leica...

Leica Biosystems applauds FDA Primary Diagnosis Clearance as a Step Forward in Clinical Acceptance of Digital Pathology

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The digital pathology industry just took another step forward, with the FDA clearance of a whole slide imaging (WSI) system (Philips Intelli Site™ Pathology Solution) for review of digital surgical pathology slides.

Advances in Leica Biosystems Aperio VERSA* digital pathology for cancer researchers showcased at AACR 2017

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VISTA, CA – March 31, 2017 – Leica Biosystems announced today that it will demonstrate cutting- edge technology, the Aperio VERSA digital pathology system, at the American Association of Cancer Researchers’ meeting in Washington, DC April 1 – 5,...

Leica Biosystems introduces ACD’s RNAscope technology for use on BOND-III

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BOND RNAscope on BOND-III is an advanced and novel technology born out of the partnership between Advanced Cell Diagnostics (now ACD, a Bio-Techne brand) and Leica Biosystems.

Leica Biosystems and Leeds Hospital establish strategic partnership to provide quantifiable benefits of digital pathology

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United Kingdom, March 2, 2017 – Leica Biosystems and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/ University of Leeds announced today that they have formalized a collaborative relationship on Digital Pathology (DP). Their collective goal is to demonstrate the...

Bayer Develops Companion Diagnostic Test for Cancer Patients Together with Leica Biosystems

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Not intended for U.S. and UK media Companion diagnostics network supports Bayer’s personalized medicine approach