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VIDA Diagnostics Closes $2.0 Million Financing Round to Commercialize Its Market-Leading Pulmonary Informatics Service�

Round Augmented with $0.5 Million Loan from the State of Iowa

Coralville, Iowa � October 21, 2014 VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. (“VIDA”) announced the completion of a $2.0 million financing led by Next Level Ventures (Des Moines, IA), a venture capital firm investing in rapidly growing, Iowa-based companies. The investment funds will expand VIDA’s sales and partnership opportunities, hire more talented workers, and further advance VIDA’s technology. Read Release >>

VIDA Diagnostics Releases Next Generation Software for Distributed Viewing and Workflow Enhancements

Apollo™ 2.0 Released Enhancing Clinical Experience

Chicago, IL – October 28, 2013 – VIDA Diagnostics, a leading provider of quantitative imaging and informatics services to aid diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with pulmonary disease, announces the release of Apollo 2.0, here at the 2013 American Association of Chest Physicians Conference.  Read Release >>

COVIDIEN AND VIDA COLLABORATE TO EXPAND MINIMALLY INVASIVE TREATMENT OF LUNG DISEASE

Combined use of market-leading diagnostic technologies opens door to treatment options

Minneapolis, MN – April 11, 2013 – Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced an agreement with VIDA Diagnostics, a pioneer in quantitative pulmonary imaging analysis software. Under the agreement, Covidien will distribute VIDA’s Apollo® pulmonary imaging software services.

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VIDA Expands Office in Silicon Valley

Cupertino, CA – October 15, 2012: VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. today announced
the expansion of their branch office in Cupertino, CA as part of its continued
efforts to provide the most innovative services and technologies to its customers.

Vida Office in Mt. View

The office is located at:


VIDA Diagnostics, Inc.
21631 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Suite B
Cupertino, CA 95014
Office: 408.641.5230
info@vidadiagnostics.com

VIDA Diagnostics introduces its next generation software as a service platform, Apollo� 1.2

VIENNA, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative imaging analysis software for the diagnosis and treatment planning of major pulmonary disease, announced today the release and commercial availability of Apollo� 1.2, here at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) meeting in Vienna, Austria.

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VIDA Diagnostics Appoints Philippe Raffy, Ph.D. Chief Technology Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE - Coralville, IA – March 28, 2012 - VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today that the company has appointed Philippe Raffy, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dr. Raffy's inclusion to the VIDA management team strengthens the technical leadership and expertise in pulmonary image analysis.

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VIDA'S APOLLO SOFTWARE IMAGES ON COVER OF AJRCCM JOURNAL

RCCM CoverMountain View, CA – February 21, 2012: The cover of The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (February 15, 2012; 185 (4)) features images from VIDA Diagnostics' proprietary quantitative imaging software, Apollo.  


The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine is an official journal of the American Thoracic Society.

RCCM images

The cover images are taken from Figure 2 in the Pulmonary Perspective by Jarjour and colleagues beginning on page 356. The panels show quantitative computerized tomography of subjects with mild asthma (left) and severe asthma (right). The lobes are color coded.

VIDA Diagnostics Opens First Branch Office in Silicon Valley

Mountain View, CA – February 3, 2012: VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. today announced the opening of a new branch office in Mountain View, CA in Silicon Valley as part of the company's initiative to develop key growth markets and support its global commercialization strategy.

The new office is the first branch office established outside of VIDA’s corporate headquarters in Coralville, IA.  Vida Office in Mt. View

VIDA Diagnostics, Inc.
800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
650.943.2382
info@vidadiagnostics.com

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WARE FEATURED IN Pulmão RJ (Brazil)

ARJ CoverThe cover of the Pulmão RJ features an image from VIDA's proprietary quanititative imaging software, Apollo.

The corresponding journal article, "Tratamento endoscópico do enfisema (Bronchoscopic treatment of emphysema)", was published by Hugo G. de Oliveira1,2, Silvia M. de Oliveira2, Amarilio V. de Macedo Neto1,2. Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, HCPA, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS, Porto Alegre (RS) Brasil. (Pulmão RJ 2011;20(2):2-7). Read article and its translation on VIDA's Clinical Validation/Peer Reviewed Literature page here >>


VIDA® Diagnostics' Software, Apollo®, Installed at U of Florence (Italy)

VIDA® Diagnostics’ quantitative pulmonary imaging software, Apollo®, was recently installed at the University of Florence, Italy, for usage in clinical assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) phenotypes. Read Article »


VIDA Diagnostics Earns ISO 13485 and CE Certifications

Coralville, IA – September 19, 2011 - VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today that the company has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO 13485) certification and CE certification for its flagship product, Apollo®. The CE certification permits VIDA to sell Apollo for clinical use in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. Apollo currently has FDA 510(k) approval for clinical use in the U.S.

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VIDA DIAGNOSTICS FEATURED IN THE JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY

ARJ CoverJune 3, 2011 - VIDA Diagnostics is prominently featured in a new journal article, 'Lung imaging in asthmatic patients: The picture is clearer', (DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2011.04.051) published by Mario Castro, MD (Washington University School of Medicine) in the latest Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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VIDA DIAGNOSTICS LAUNCHES APOLLO® PULMONARY ANALYSIS SOFTWARE FOR MAJOR LUNG DISEASE AT AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY MEETING

Quantitative Pulmonary Solution for Clinical Evaluation of COPD, Asthma and Lung Cancer Installed at Leading Pulmonology Centers

DENVER, May 16, 2011 – VIDA Diagnostics, Inc., a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software,  announced today the launch of its new Apollo® Software for the evaluation of pulmonary disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and lung cancer, here at the 2011 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). Read Press Release»



VIDA Diagnostics Introduces Apollo®

Coralville, IA – November 1, 2010 - VIDA Diagnostics, Inc., a leader in quantitative pulmonary image analysis, announces the introduction of its Apollo® Pulmonary Evaluation Software, a comprehensive quantitative software solution for the analysis of major lung diseases, including COPD, asthma, and lung cancer, at the Chest 2010 meeting in Vancouver, BC.
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VIDA Diagnostics Announces the Purchase of Quantitative Imaging of Iowa (QI2)

10.29.2010 - IOWA CITY, IA - VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. a leading developer of quantitative imaging software for the advanced analysis of pulmonary diseases, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Quantitative Imaging of Iowa (QI2), Inc.

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VIDA Diagnostics Screenshot Featured

ARJ CoverVIDA Dignostics image was featured on cover of American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Vol 180, Issue 7, October 1, 2009.

The image was used inconjunction with the feature article, "New and Current Clinical Imaging Techniques to Study Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease"

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11.09.09 - VIDA DIAGNOSTICS AND VERAN MEDICAL SIGN DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT FOR JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF ENDOBRONCHIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM Read Press Release >>

11.20.09 - VIDA Diagnostics to attend Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 95th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. November 27 - Dec 2, 2009 Booth 1406 Lakeside Center - Hall D

09.27.09 - VIDA Diagnostics Appoints Thoracic Imaging Innovator Susan A. Wood, Ph.D., as President and CEO Read Press Release >>

11.28.08 - UI Licensee VIDA Diagnostics Inc. Secures $650,000 In Venture Equity Funding
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11.28.08 - CompleWare, VIDA Diagnostics, UI To Collaborate On Radiology Imaging
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11.28.08 - VIDA Diagnostics Gains FDA Approval for Comprehensive Lung Analysis Software
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10.28.08 - VIDA joins Ascension Technology at RSNA 2008, Booth #7910 Hall B North
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03.12.08 - VIDA featured on University of Iowa website as a remarkable startup
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10.13.07 - VIDA Founders approved to establish a new imaging institute. Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging approved by Board of Regents Read article >>

04.03.07 -UI Spin-Out Company Wins More Funding For Lung Imaging Systems Read article >>

03.09.07 - VIDA  named Outstanding Startup Company of the Year. UI Individuals, Projects, Companies Honored For Excellence In Innovation Read article >>

02.21.07 - VIDA nominated for Outstanding Startup Company of the Year.  UI Researchers, Projects Named Finalists For Technology Leadership Awards Read article >>

12.14.06 - UI Spin-off Company Earns $850,000 In Grants For Disease Treatment Detection
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09.14.05 - VIDA takes new approach. Iowa City Press-Citizen article, Sept. 14. 2005
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