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Still at the Cutting Edge: Microtomy and Digital Pathology

Still at the Cutting Edge: Microtomy and Digital Pathology

  In 2012, my friend and colleague Dr. Gabriele Kohnen salvaged three identical old microtomes from a skip (dumpster for our friends in the US!). After storing them in her garage for a decade, she gave them to me. I guessed they might date from the 1930s, but...

Our green journey, so far…

Our green journey, so far…

As a Glasgow-born company, we're immensely proud to see COP26 being hosted in our home city. With the Climate Change Conference in mind, it's a good time for us to reflect on our own actions and how we're helping tackle climate change as a company and as individuals....

Digital Pathology Today Podcast with John Waller

Digital Pathology Today Podcast with John Waller

In this podcast, our Chief Operations Officer & founder, John Waller, was invited onto the hugely popular Digital Pathology Today podcast. John and the podcast host, Dr. Joseph Anderson, chat about OracleBio’s humble beginnings and our quantitative digital...

Working With Multiplex Images

Working With Multiplex Images

Imagine an image 20,000 times the file size of a standard iPhone photo... and imagine hundreds of these images having to be transferred, stored, and analysed to reveal their secrets. That's the reality and the challenge facing researchers working in the field of...

Quantitative Image Analysis and GCP: Q&A Blog

Quantitative Image Analysis and GCP: Q&A Blog

OracleBio's recent GCP implementation was driven by Clinical Operations Manager, Alison Bigley. In this blog, Alison discusses why GCP is important, the current state of play with regulatory standards in image analysis and more...What is Good Clinical Practice and why...

Improving Colorectal Cancer Prognosis Using Deep Learning

Improving Colorectal Cancer Prognosis Using Deep Learning

Currently, digital pathology is undergoing a revolution owing to recent developments in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Tasks that were previously thought too complex for machine learning to be able to handle are now being accomplished and applied to great...

2020: A Year in Review

2020: A Year in Review

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a strange year for us all. Whilst there have been many challenges to overcome, we are proud of the way we have adapted and turned 2020 into a successful year. In our annual year in review blog, we share our highlights and...

What in the Life Sciences Podcast with Dr John Waller

What in the Life Sciences Podcast with Dr John Waller

OracleBio's Chief Operations Officer, Dr John Waller, recently joined Roland Linder on Scottish Development International's What in the Life Sciences podcast. During the podcast, Roland and John have a conversation about the field of Quantitative Digital Pathology....

AWS Implementation for Quantitative Digital Pathology at Scale

AWS Implementation for Quantitative Digital Pathology at Scale

The Challenge To meet increasing demand from Clients, OracleBio recently expanded its image analysis software capabilities to include increased licenses for the Visiopharm platform including AI capabilities, as well as an integration of Indica Labs’ AI module to its...

Image Analysis Quality Control Part 3: Staining QC

Image Analysis Quality Control Part 3: Staining QC

Image Quality Control (QC) is an essential first step in any image analysis study. At OracleBio, we QC check every image before analysis and only proceed with images that meet certain criteria, taking into consideration 1) Image Scan 2) Tissue Section and 3) Staining....