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Leica Biosystems News & Events

Pathology Tool Finds Surprising Use in Industry

by Bruce Morey - Contributing I am endlessly fascinated by how inventive people can be, not only in creating things but also in how they adapt existing technology to their own use. Take the microtome, a device used in...

Update on Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities and actions of Leica Biosystems regarding Aperio Scanners and Software, CytoVision, Ariol, SlidePath and SCN400

On January 4th, Intel and others announced the Meltdown and Spectre (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754) set of vulnerabilities.  Meltdown and Spectre are two vulnerability techniques researchers have discovered that exploit a flaw in...

Leica Biosystems to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Pathology as part of UK Life Sciences Sector Deal

Newcastle, UK, Dec 21, 2017 – A transformative sector deal was announced between companies of the UK life sciences sector and the UK government on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017. This agreement draws substantial investment into the sector including...

Upcoming Webinar: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Pathology, Dec 19 & 20

The Pathologist, in collaboration with Leica Biosystems, would like to invite you to an intriguing webinar that will examine the potential of deep learning and artificial intelligence in computational pathology. Dr. Toby Cornish will present his...

Leeds Hospitals Move to Fully Digital Pathology for Diagnosis

UNITED KINGDOM, DECEMBER 19th, 2017. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds has successfully transitioned its first subspeciality pathology services to fully digital reads, instead of microscopes. This conversion represents a key step...

Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc . Announce New Distribution Agreement

CINCINNATI, OHIO – December 12, 2017 – Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc. are pleased to announce a new global distribution agreement for Kubtec’s specimen imaging systems. This agreement includes Kubtec’s XPERT® specimen radiography systems...

Inspirata and Leica Biosystems Sign Agreement to add Aperio Digital Pathology Scanners to Inspirata’s end-to-end Workflow Solution Portfolio

Leica Biosystems suite of anatomic pathology whole slide scanners will be available as best-of-breed options for the diverse needs of the complex pathology departments served by Inspirata.

Leica Biosystems Celebrates 2,000 Global Digital Pathology Scanner Installations

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

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

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...