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December 6, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) (headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has won the JAPAN INNOVATION GOLD WINNER award for our CT system Aquilion ONE™ / GENESIS Edition. This system was selected from among more than 500 nominations at The International Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice 2017 held by The Green Organisation, a nonprofit organization in the UK.


November 22, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) and the University of Bordeaux (President: Manuel Tunon de Lara, Location: Bordeaux, France) entered an agreement to conduct a collaborative research and development MRI partnership. Installation of the Vantage Galan™ 3-Tesla system, incorporating high resolution image technologies that are currently under development, was completed on November 21st.


October 2, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) will change its company name to Canon Medical Systems Corporation on January 4, 2018.


April 27, 2017

Toshiba Medical’s Vantage Galan™ 3T MR system has been installed in a new research facility, named “CAIRS” (Center for Advanced Imaging Research and Science), as part of the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md. A ribbon cutting opening ceremony was held at the newly opened center.


April 3, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) has launched two latest 1.5-tesla MRI systems – Vantage Titan™ Zen Edition and Vantage Elan™ Zen Edition. The Zen Edition prioritizes intelligent workflows, patient comfort, and provides a complete clinical offering to make diagnosis and scanning a great experience every step of the way.


January 30, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has decided on a new company name, "Canon Medical Systems Corporation".