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Proscia and Huron Digital Pathology Host Pre-Conference Workshop on Best-in-Class Strategies for Digital Pathology Adoption

September 20 2017 - Press Release

Pre-conference workshop to take place at upcoming Pathology Visions conference

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Artificial intelligence is aiding pathologists

September 2 2017 - Tim Sandle

Several artificial intelligence systems are appearing within the laboratory marketplace aimed at aiding the pathologist in making faster and more accurate decisions in relation to disease diagnosis.

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Proscia is Teaching Computers to Beat Cancer

July 26 2017 - Brian Conlin

For 150 years, pathologists have used glass slides and microscopes to analyze tissue samples, understand cancer and determine the best course of treatments. One Baltimore startup, however, is ushering this process and the whole field of pathology into an era of computational pathology.

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Proscia Takes Aim at Cancer with Artificial Intelligence and Digital Pathology Software

JULY 25 2017 - Press Release

Proscia CEO to present AI and image analysis capabilities at 2017 MedCity CONVERGE Conference. Proscia to be featured as “Startup Showcase” company.

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The Role of AI in Pathology

JULY 25 2017 - Anna MacDonald

The role of the pathologist in the diagnosis of cancer is undergoing a digital transformation, with developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning set to change the way pathology labs work. Technology Networks spoke to David West Jr., CEO of Proscia, to learn more about the role that digital pathology software can play in the lab, the benefits it can bring, and what the future may hold for pathology.

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Integration and Interoperability are Essential for the Growth of Digital Pathology

JULY 19 2017 - Nathan Buchbinder

Proscia VP of Operations Nathan Buchbinder describes a major limitation in digital pathology today – limited interoperability – and explores potential causes and impacts.

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A.I. vs M.D. - Part 2

JULY 16 2017 - Dr. Keith Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan continues to explore the evolving role of AI and pathologists, referencing a guest post to Tissuepathology.com from Proscia CEO David West.

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Proscia Introduces New Concept to Transform Pathology Labs, Drive Digital Evolution

JULY 13 2017 - News-Medical

Proscia announces the introduction of its new concept: Software as a Lab. Proscia’s President and CEO David West outlined how the pathology lab of the future will operate in a session at the 2017 Digital Pathology Congress: USA on July 10-11 in Chicago.

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Slides in the Machine

JULY 12 2017 - The Pathologist

Digital pathology is the future of storing and sharing images of tissue – and combining it with deep learning could further transform the field.

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Proscia wants to bridge technology gap in cancer research

JULY 11 2017 - Stephanie Baum

In addition to its cloud-based products for digital pathology, Proscia has released nine image analysis modules targeting prostate, breast, and skin cancer for research use only.

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clinical lab products: product spotlight

MAY 2017 — Clinical Lab Products

The May 2017 issue of Clinical Lab Products, a print and online publication that acts as the product-related interface for clinical lab professionals, features Proscia in its Product Spotlight section (page 30).

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the doctor's channel: pixels and pathology

MAY 02 2017 — The Doctor’s Channel

Proscia CEO, David West Jr. discusses how digital pathology is changing cancer diagnostics and research in video interview with The Doctor’s Channel.

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Proscia and Huron Digital Pathology partner to provide seamlessly integrated digital pathology scanner-software solution

MARCH 2017 — By Press Release

Proscia Inc., a data solutions provider for digital pathology, and Huron Digital Pathology, a provider of whole slide imaging solutions, today announced the two companies now provide seamless integration between Huron scanners and the Proscia digital pathology platform. Through this integration, pathologists will be able to quickly and easily scan slides and have them automatically uploaded to the Proscia cloud-based platform for storage, collaboration and image analysis.

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Proscia CEO: Digital pathology is at inflection point

JULY 2016 — By Stephanie Baum

If you were looking for some major milestone events indicating the level of interest in digital pathology, you could focus on last week when Philips acquired tumor analysis business PathXL, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A couple of years ago, AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, acquired tissue phenomics company Definiens in a $150 million deal...

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How newly minted Hopkins grad David West’s company is shaping the future of cancer diagnosis

JULY 2016 — By Tina Irgang

At 22, David West Jr. is already a successful entrepreneur. Inspired by his mother’s battle with breast cancer and a longstanding passion for computers, he became interested in how technology could be used to help improve diagnosis and treatment for cancer. That interest turned from an undergraduate project at Johns Hopkins University into a fast-growing digital pathology company, Proscia. Here, West discusses how Proscia got its start, and what he hopes it can do for the future of medicine...

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proscia completes $1m seed round of financing to advance cancer diagnosis, treatment

JULY 05 2016 — News Medical

Proscia Completes $1M Seed Round of Financing to Advance Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

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Proscia Closes $1M Seed Round, Hiring Expected

JULY 05 2016 — By Stephen Babcock

Two-year-old health IT startup Proscia closed a $1 million seed round, CEO David West, Jr. said Monday. The round was led by New York-based Emerald Development Managers. Also participating was TCP Venture Capital through its Propel Baltimore fund, A-Level Capital and Robin Hood Ventures. The oversubscribed round was initially targeted at $500,000, West said. The company is looking to bring digital tools to the task of diagnosing cancer.

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UPMC Enterprises Affiliate Selects 3 Candidates to Commercialize

OCT 09 2015 — By Kris Mamula

UPMC is continuing its bid for revenue diversity, taking three companies under its commercialization wing for further development. After hearing a variety of pitches from different companies Sept. 24, health system affiliate UPMC Enterprises chose Proscia Inc., Forest Devices Inc. and Podimetrics Inc. to help develop their products. The judging coincided with the annual Thrival Innovation...

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Meet 50 Young Entrepreneurs Aiming to Change the World

SEPT 24 2015 — By Kerry Close

Thanks to a variety of factors, including lower startup costs and technological advances, many of the world’s most taxing problems are being tackled by some of the youngest entrepreneurs. To put this in perspective, we turned to the Kairos Society, an international organization that supports the development of entrepreneurs worldwide. Each year, the San Francisco-based company develops a list of the top global entrepreneurs under age 25.

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This JHU Startup Wants to Make Sure Doctors Analyze Biopsies Right - Every Time

APRIL 2015 — By Stephen Babcock

For 150 years, the way cancer specialists looked at biopsies didn’t change much. Specialists would gather around a microscope, and analyze slides of showing tissue specimens. “That’s ridiculous,” says Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering student David West. “There’s no way it should be done that way in 2015.” There are a couple of reasons West thinks that way...

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Proscia Introduces First Cloud-Based Platform for Digital Pathology

MAY 2015 — By Michael Batista

Founded in 2014 by technologists from Johns Hopkins, the Moffitt Cancer Center, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and the University of Pittsburgh, Proscia is a digital healthcare company with a mission to bring image analysis and big data capabilities to pathology. Proscia’s main focus area is fighting cancer. The company’s vision is to bring computer intelligence to pathology—to organize the world’s pathology information and put it to use fighting cancer...

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Digital Pathology and the Big “C”s (That’s “Cancer” and “Cloud”)

APRIL 03 2015 — By Chris Mellor

Have I got cancer? 'Maybe,' says my oncologist, 'so I’m going to take a biopsy and we’ll have a look.' A small piece of my body, tissue from the potentially cancerous organ, is obtained through an incision, and sent to a pathology lab. A thin, thin slice is cut off, stained with revealing chemicals, and then checked by a pathologist. This scenario is repeated tens of million times a year around the globe, and digital health company.

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Baltimore Startup Takes Cancer Fight to the Cloud and Combines Machine Learning

MARCH 2015 — Dan Verel

Proscia, a Baltimore-based startup, is looking to use machine learning and cloud-based technology to combat cancer, launching a new software platform aimed at pathologists that provides storage for multi-gigabyte digital biopsies, while simultaneously harnessing what it calls 'second-opinion collaboration technology'. The cloud-based program, according to Proscia, offers large-scale management, analytics, access and collaboration for whole slide images in digital pathology, all with secure access...

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