Medica 2014: HistoIndex brings stain­-free, 3­D digital pathology to the lab

[By Medical Device Daily]

"Who can remember how we worked without smartphones? Digital pathology is going to bring the same revolution to clinical diagnosis with smart instruments and we are at the center of what is going to happen," said Gideon Ho, the CEO and co-founder of Singapore-based HistoIndex.

The company is the first to develop a commercial model for a laser-based, multiphoton imaging system for tissue diagnostic that eliminates the time-consuming process of staining samples. Staining tissue samples is essential for providing contrast that can spotlight features such as tumors for pathologists looking through a traditional light microscopes.

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