RefleXion to collaborate with Merck on clinical trial May 29, 2020 -- Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical has announced a clinical collaboration with Merck to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Keytruda in combination with RefleXion's biology-guided radiotherapy in multiple late-stage cancers, including non-small cell lung cancer.
Arterys receives $28M in funding May 29, 2020 -- Imaging software developer Arterys has announced its latest round of funding -- a $28 million series C investment from a syndicate led by Benslie Investment Group and Temasek Holdings.
FDA clears GE algorithm that improves MR images May 28, 2020 -- GE Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for AIR Recon DL, an artificial intelligence technology that improves MR image quality.
RaySearch, Varian partner to track radiation therapy May 28, 2020 -- Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories and radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems have entered into an agreement to help patients track radiation treatment progress.
COVID-19 tied to 2+ hour delay in seeking stroke care May 28, 2020 -- Patients with an ischemic stroke are showing up at hospitals and treatment centers more than two hours later than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published on May 28 in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
ITM changes name of isotope subsidiary May 28, 2020 -- German radiopharmaceutical group ITM Isotopen Technologien München has changed the name of its isotope technologies subsidiary from ITG Isotope Technologies Garching to ITM Medical Isotopes.
Imaging agent for breast cancer PET gets FDA nod May 27, 2020 -- Siemens Healthineers subsidiary PETNet Solutions and Zionexa have announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cerianna as a radiopharmaceutical for PET scans for recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.
GE reaches deal to sell its lighting business May 27, 2020 -- Industrial conglomerate GE has reached a deal to sell its 130-year-old lighting business to smart home technology developer Savant Systems. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.