News | July 23, 2012

Acquisition allows Accuray to provide image processing software and further mission to deliver personalized treatment options

July 23, 2012 — Accuray Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Morphormics Inc., a privately held company founded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members based on their research in autosegmentation of medical images. Morphormics develops medical imaging software systems that automatically recognize and extract anatomical structures from medical images. The agreement provides that Accuray will pay approximately $5.7 million.

In 2008, Accuray began licensing Morphormics' autocontouring technology, which automatically identifies and draws the boundaries of the prostate and surrounding critical structures. This enables the treatment planning software to focus the radiation dose on the prostate and minimize the delivery of radiation to surrounding critical structures. With the acquisition of Morphormics, Accuray plans to extend autocontouring capabilities for both the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system and the TomoTherapy system to improve disease specific workflows.

For more information: www.accuray.com


Related Content

News | ASTRO

May 17, 2024 — Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 66th Annual Meeting ...

Time May 17, 2024
arrow
News | Radiation Therapy

May 16, 2024 — Today marks a significant milestone in cancer care with the introduction of bipartisan federal ...

Time May 16, 2024
arrow
News | FDA

May 14, 2024 — Indica Labs, the leading provider of digital pathology solutions, announced today that it received FDA ...

Time May 14, 2024
arrow
News | Radiology Business

May 14, 2024 — University Hospitals (UH) and Siemens Healthineers announce a 10-year strategic alliance that builds on ...

Time May 14, 2024
arrow
News | Artificial Intelligence

May 14, 2024 — Elekta announced the launch of its latest linear accelerator (linac), Evo*, a CT-Linac with new high ...

Time May 14, 2024
arrow
News | Treatment Planning

May 6, 2024 — Elekta announced the acquisition of Philips Healthcare’s Pinnacle Treatment Planning System (TPS) patent ...

Time May 06, 2024
arrow
Feature | Radiology Business | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

One on One interviews with radiology trailblazers and historic FDA clearances made the top-read list for April. Take a ...

Time May 03, 2024
arrow
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | By Christine Book

Advances in the growing radiation dose management market are continually helping those who administer treatment to focus ...

Time May 03, 2024
arrow
News | Artificial Intelligence

May 2, 2024 — Radformation, Inc., a leader in automation solutions for cancer care, announced today that it has acquired ...

Time May 02, 2024
arrow
News | Prostate Cancer

May 2, 2024 — GT Medical Technologies, Inc. (GT MedTech), a medical device company with the mission of improving the ...

Time May 02, 2024
arrow
Subscribe Now