SALT LAKE CITY, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechniScan, Inc. ("TechniScan" or the "Company"), a medical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of an automated breast ultrasound imaging system, today announced that it has commenced phase two of its grant study at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Moores Cancer Center.
The Moores UCSD Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center with scientists and clinicians focused on developing the next generation of cancer therapies and cures. The TechniScan Warm Bath Ultrasound(TM) system investigations will be conducted with Michael P. Andre, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, and breast radiologists Dr. Linda Olson and Dr. Haydee Ojeda-Fournier.
"We are excited to begin this new phase in the development of WBU(TM); it marks a genuine milestone in which our work may be translated to the front lines of the clinical world, " said Andre.
"Our vision is to begin to create a database of thousands of breast images and related data," said Dave Robinson, chief executive officer at TechniScan, Inc. "With complete anonymity, women may contribute their mammograms, breast MRI's and WBU(TM) images, along with related pathology and other information, to provide researchers around the world an unprecedented opportunity to study breast cancer. TechniScan's imaging network will also allow timely and efficient collaboration of patient's records for her medical team's use. The concept is simple, yet revolutionary within the medical system and represents a key competitive advantage of the TechniScan system."
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