The Tokyo-based Nakatani Foundation for Advancement of Measuring Technologies in Biomedical Engineering today announced three recipients of The Nakatani Award, 30 recipients of
its Technology Development Research Grants and three recipients of its Investigative Research Grants for fiscal 2015.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has officially opened a new purpose-built regional laboratory at Wellington Hospital. Providing integrated community and hospital laboratory services for Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley, and Wairarapa DHBs, the new integrated service involved merging a workforce from the previous provider Aotea Pathology with hospital laboratory staff in the three regional DHBs.
Sysmex Corporation (HQ: Kobe, Japan; Chairman and CEO: Hisashi Ietsugu) is launching a new product in the sediment urinalysis testing field, the UD-10 fully-automated imaging unit, for formed elements in urine.