Cancer diagnosis device developed
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City-based Optra Systems, a software engineering company has created a prototype of a scanner named 'Optra Scan' for cancer diagnosis. The device is a unique indigenous development.
The device will replace 'Optical Microscope', a 150 year old invention, Abhijeet Gholap, founder, president and CEO, Optra Group of Companies, said during a special demonstration of the device. Dr Gauri Naik, head, Optra's Medical Devices Business Unit, Dr Uttara Joshi, a leading histopathologist, Prasanna Gogate, chief operating officer attended.
'Optra Scan' has been designed and developed at the company's 13,000 sqft research and development unit in Pune under the Biotechnology Industry Partnership Program (BIPP) of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for design and development of affordable healthcare devices for Indian Healthcare segment.
The research and development lab of Optra Systems has been recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) as Research & Development Unit for healthcare and life sciences.
Gholap said that cancer diagnosis will now be less expensive and speedy which would help in the treatment.
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