Polarean Imaging installs research unit at University of Kansas
Medical imaging technology company Polarean Imaging has installed its latest research unit order for a ‘9820 Xenon Polariser’ system at the University of Kansas Medical Center, it announced on Friday.
The AIM-traded firm described KU Medical Center as a “major” research and teaching hospital, explaining that the polariser would form the cornerstone of a new hyperpolarised 129Xe imaging research programme.
Following the installation, the total number of the company's polarisers installed was 23.
“We look forward to extending our working relationship with KU Medical Center as they launch their pulmonary research programmes, thereby expanding the clinical and public health frontiers of hyperpolarised xenon imaging to help clinicians and patients with lung diseases,” said chief executive officer Richard Hullihen.
At 1100 BST, shares in Polarean Imaging were up 0.42% at 48.2p.