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April 27, 2017

Toshiba Medical’s Next-Generation MRI System Installed in Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins

TUSTIN, Calif., 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.

With the installation of the Vantage Galan 3T at the new center, Toshiba Medical and its academic collaborators will be able to create unique healthcare solutions using Toshiba Medical’s premium MR system.

"Toshiba Medical is honored to have our most advanced 3T MR system installed at the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins," said Shelton D. Caruthers, Ph.D., director of MR, Toshiba Medical Research Institute USA, Inc. “True to our ‘Made for Life’ philosophy, we will focus on the delivery of future products that incorporate patients’ needs and will provide medical professionals with new clinical value. MR will continue to grow as a key technology in healthcare and our goal is to develop world-class MR systems together with our partners such as Johns Hopkins that help improve the lives of people everywhere.”

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Toshiba America Medical Systems, a Canon Group company headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. For more information, visit Toshiba Medical’s website at

About Toshiba Medical
Toshiba Medical offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including Ultrasound, CT, X-Ray, and MR, across the globe. As of December 2016, Toshiba Medical became a member of the Canon Group. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide so that together our industry-leading solutions deliver an enriched quality of life.

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