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Leica Biosystems News & Events

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...

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

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*

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

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

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,...