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NASA Holds Media Briefing - New Technology Could Aid in the Interpretation of Mammograms, Ultrasounds, Other Medical Imagery
GREENBELT, Md. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:00am ET on Thursday October 14 2010, to discuss NASA’s software that has been incorporated into a new medical imaging technology that one day could aid in the interpretation of mammograms, ultrasounds, and other medical imagery.

NASA is hosting this event in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Panelists include:
  • Nona Cheeks, Chief of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Innovative Partnerships Program Office
  • James C. Tilton, Ph.D, Computer Engineer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Fitz Walker, president and CEO of Bartron Medical Imaging
  • Dr. Molly Brewster, a professor with the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
To participate in the teleconference, reporters should email at or call him at 301.286.0697. Requests must include media affiliation and telephone number. Supporting information will be posted at the start of the news conference at:

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at:
Goddard Release No. 10-094

Rani Gran/Sarah DeWitt
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
301-286-2483/0535 /