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Gamma Medica Inc (AKA:Photon Imaging Inc~GM-I~Gamma Medica Inc~Gamma Medica - Ideas Inc)
Profile last edited on: 6/20/2013

Digital gamma ray imaging system: now applied to detection of tumors in dense breast tissue.
TS Type
Small Corporation
Status
Asset Acquisition
Year Founded
1996
Last Involved Year
2006

Key People / Management

Location Information

12 Manor Parkway Unit 3
Salem, NH 03079
   (603) 952-4441
   www.gammamedica.com

Public Profile

Gamma Medica, Inc. is a women’s health company focused on overcoming the critical shortcomings of mammography and other screening modalities in the early detection of breast cancer. Part of the orginal firm founded in 1996, was involved in SBIR that year and very scative in the SBIR space. In 2011, the firm fell victim to tough times and in March 2013, the key technology and business focus of the firm was acquired through Chapter 11 sale and relocated to New Hampshire. The firm was able to raise $16M in new financing and retained some of former supporters The company’s LumaGEM® MBI system is a commercially available, FDA-cleared, fully solid-state digital imaging system utilizing dual-head Digital Direct Conversion Gamma Imaging™ (DDCGI™) technology for molecular breast imaging. With over 90 percent sensitivity and specificity, LumaGEM MBI has been shown to significantly improve cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue with fewer false positives relative to anatomical imaging technologies, such as MRI and whole breast ultrasound.

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Headquartered
USA
Employment
37
Revenue
N/A
Public/Private
Privately Held
Stock Info
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Received SBIR $$
Yes

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