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Olympus and Visiopharm to Offer Comprehensive Quantitative Whole Slide Image Analysis and Stereology Training

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 30, 2012 — Olympus America Inc. is again offering comprehensive two-day and four-day Visiomorph/VisiomorphDP™ and newCAST training seminars in partnership with Visiopharm, the leading provider of advanced software for whole slide imaging and stereology. This is the second time Olympus has offered these intensive-learning programs designed for users of Visiopharm software. Participants can choose to attend either or both of the courses, which will be offered at Olympus America Inc. headquarters in Center Valley, Pa. The courses and dates are:

  • February 28-29, 2012: Visiomorph/VisiomorphDP Image Analysis
  • March 1-2, 2012: newCAST Stereology

Students will enjoy a highly interactive course under the leadership of Visiopharm's experienced staff. There will be time for lectures, workshops and open discussion. All instructional material will be provided and continental breakfast, lunch and snacks each day are included. Registration is $1,500 for either two-day course and $2,000 for the entire four-day course; any travel and lodging costs are extra. The deadline for registration has been extended until Friday, February 10, 2012; seating is limited. To learn more or to sign up, please visit: http://olympusuniversity.com/scientific/visiopharm_training.asp.

About Olympus America Inc., Scientific Equipment Group
Olympus America Scientific Equipment Group provides innovative microscope imaging solutions for researchers, doctors, clinicians and educators. Olympus microscope systems offer unsurpassed optics, superior construction and system versatility to meet the ever-changing needs of microscopists, paving the way for future advances in life science.

About Olympus
Olympus is a precision technology leader, designing and delivering innovative solutions in its core business areas: Medical and Surgical Products, Life Science Imaging Systems, Industrial Measurement and Imaging Instruments and Cameras and Audio Products. Olympus works collaboratively with its customers and affiliates worldwide to leverage R&D investment in precision technology and manufacturing processes across diverse business lines. These include:

  • Gastrointestinal endoscopes, accessories, and minimally invasive surgical products;
  • Advanced research, clinical and educational microscopes and research and educational digital imaging systems;
  • Industrial research, engineering, test, inspection and measuring instruments; and
  • Digital cameras and voice recorders.

Olympus serves the healthcare field with integrated product solutions and financial, educational and consulting services that help customers to efficiently, reliably and more easily achieve exceptional results. Olympus develops breakthrough technologies with revolutionary product design and functionality for the consumer and professional photography markets, and also is the leader in gastrointestinal endoscopy and clinical and educational microscopes.  For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

VisiomorphDP™ is a trademark of of Visiopharm, Hoersholm, Denmark.

In the United States, VisiomorphDP is not for clinical diagnostic use.