News in Brief
Misonix completes deal with Polish distributor
May 24, 2012 -- Ultrasound technology developer Misonix has signed a new three-year exclusive distribution agreement with Swidnik, Poland-based WA-Med for the distribution of the BoneScalpel ultrasonic bone-cutting system.
Nuance releases Dragon Medical in Dutch language
May 23, 2012 -- Speech recognition and software developer Nuance Communications has introduced the latest version of its medical desktop, real-time speech recognition software Dragon Medical 11, in Dutch, the company said.
Accuray secures collaboration with German research center
May 23, 2012 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray has signed a multiyear research and collaboration agreement with the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, or DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, the company said.
Optical coherence tomography paper wins award
May 23, 2012 -- An optical coherence tomography paper from Dr. Giuseppina Abignano at the Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit received the Abbott Innovations Award at the British Society for Rheumatology's annual conference earlier this month.
Sectra's profits surge ahead in Q4
May 23, 2012 -- Increased order bookings in its Medical Systems business in the U.S. and Northern Europe contributed to a strong fourth fiscal quarter for PACS developer Sectra.
IDSI signs Kuwaiti distributor
May 23, 2012 -- Laser breast imaging firm Imaging Diagnostic Systems (IDSI) has inked a distribution agreement with Kuwaiti medical and pharmaceutical product distributor Mareen Group.
GE, Karolinska explore cell therapy
May 22, 2012 -- GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden have formed a research collaboration to drive advances in cell therapy technologies.