Digital pathology in breast cancer diagnosis

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To raise awareness around Breast Cancer Awareness month, this October NPIC has teamed up with one of our specialist breast cancer pathologists at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to bring you the below video. In this short video Dr Millican-Slater talks about her work as a pathologist and how advances in technology can enhance this … Read more

NPIC Launches First Public Exhibit

This month the National Pathology Imaging Co-operative saw the launch of our very first public exhibition ‘Digitising Disease: Artificial intelligence under the microscope’. This exhibition forms part of our ongoing public and patient involvement initiative here at NPIC and is currently being displayed at the Oxford public library as part of the Oxford Festival of … Read more

NPIC Vacancies

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Leeds has been at the forefront of digital pathology research and innovation for over 15 years. A major new programme will build on this, bringing together a consortium of academic, clinical and industry partners with a common vision – to create a world leading centre for digital pathology and artificial intelligence. The National Pathology Imaging Co-operative … Read more

NPIC and Exponential-e join together in strategic partnership

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Partnership will help accelerate cancer diagnosis and improve digital pathology for the NHS 15 September 2021 The National Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC) announces that Exponential-e, the leading specialist in connectivity, cloud and unified communications solutions has become its strategic platform provider. The partnership with Exponential-e will support NPIC’s development of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve … Read more

Vacancies: Biomedical Scientists and Deputy Systems Lead!

Leeds has been at the forefront of digital pathology research and innovation for over 15 years. A major new programme will build on this, bringing together a consortium of academic, clinical and industry partners with a common vision – to create a world leading centre for digital pathology and artificial intelligence. We are looking to appoint to a number of exciting posts, seeking enthusiastic staff to join our growing team here in Leeds!

A new consortium of the EU Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) will establish the biggest database of pathology images to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence in medicine.

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Nijmegen, 1 February 2021 – To take AI development in pathology to the next level, a European consortium combining leading European research centres, hospitals as well as major pharmaceutical industries, is going to develop a repository for the sharing of pathology data.The 6-year, €70 million project called BIGPICTURE, will herald a new era in pathology. … Read more

Funding Boost for Leeds Based National Research Programme That Aims To Speed Up The Diagnosis Of Diseases

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) led research programme, National Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC), is one of three centres that will benefit from a £50 million funding boost announced today, which will speed up the diagnosis of diseases such as cancer. This funding will scale up the work of existing Centres of Excellence in Digital … Read more

NPIC Unveils European First Leica Digital Pathology Scanner In Leeds

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Northern Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC) with its industry partner Leica Biosystems, a global leader in pathology workflow solutions, has announced that Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) is the first health organisation in Europe to have an Aperio GT 450 DX digital pathology scanner installed. This next-generation imaging system was unveiled at the highly successful Leica Biosystems … Read more

What is Pathology?

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Pathology is the study of disease. It is the bridge between science and medicine. It underpins every aspect of patient care, from diagnostic testing and treatment advice to using cutting-edge genetic technologies and preventing disease.  Pathologists are experts in illness and disease. They use their expertise to support every aspect of healthcare, from guiding doctors … Read more

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Assistant!

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Leeds has been at the forefront of digital pathology research and innovation for over 15 years. A major new programme will build on this, bringing together a consortium of 28 academic, clinical and industry partners with a common vision – to create a world leading centre for digital pathology and artificial intelligence. We are looking to … Read more