Canon enters into collaborative research agreements with two hospitals

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Canon U.S.A. has entered into respective collaborative research agreements with Massachusetts General Hospital, or MGH, and Brigham and Women's Hospital, BWH, to develop biomedical optical imaging and medical robotics technologies, among other initiatives. The overall goal of the agreements is to develop and commercialize unique medical devices for a variety of applications including detection of cardiovascular disease, brain functional imaging, robotics-assisted neurosurgery and miniature endoscopy. Canon U.S.A. is working in conjunction with its parent, Canon, on this endeavor. This collaboration involves technology experts from the MGH Wellman Center for Photomedicine, MGH Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH Pathology Imaging and Communication Technology Center, BWH National Center for Image Guided Therapy and BWH Center for Image-based Phenotyping.

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