Friday, March 12, 2010

TechniScan teams with researchers at UC San Diego in clinical study with Warm Bath UltrasoundTM system

SALT LAKE CITY (March 9, 2010) -- TechniScan, Inc. (OTC BB: TSNI) (“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.

TechniScan’s Warm Bath Ultrasound (WBU™) system is designed to capture three-dimensional images of the breast as a woman lies prone on a table and state-of-the- art ultrasound technology is used in a warm water tank to capture images of the breast anatomy.

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 UltrasoundTM 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.

source: Techniscan

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