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William Richards, Charles D Lemme, Kimberly Christensen, Ethel R Macrea: Automated molecular pathology apparatus having independent slide heaters. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 2, 2001: US06296809 (183 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on microscope slides are provided. Individualized slide temperature control is accomplished by the heating system according to the present invention that has thermal platforms radially mounted to the carouse ...


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Bobbi Druyor Sanchez, Anthony Ford, Bronwen Heilman, Darin McDaniel, Brian McGraw, Stephen Mead, William Richards, Wayne Showalter: Method and apparatus for rinsing a microscope slide. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 25, 2000: US06093574 (122 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for an automated biological reaction system is provided. In the processing of a biological reaction system, there is a need for consistently placing an amount of liquid on a slide. In order to accomplish this, several methods are used including a consistency pulse and a volume ...


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William Richards, Charles D Lemme, Kimberly Christensen, Ethel R Macrea: Automated molecular pathology apparatus having independent slide heaters. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 24, 2003: US06582962 (107 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on microscope slides are provided. Individualized slide temperature control is accomplished by the heating system according to the present invention that has thermal platforms radially mounted to the carouse ...


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Anthony Ford, Darin McDaniel, Stephen Mead, William Richards, Bobbi Druyor Sanchez, Bronwen Heilman: Fluid dispenser. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 4, 2000: US06045759 (74 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for an automated biological reaction system is provided. In the processing of a biological reaction system, there is a need for consistently placing an amount of fluid on a slide. In order to accomplish this, several methods are used including a consistency pulse and a volume ...


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Anthony Ford, Darin McDaniel, Stephen Mead, William Richards, Wayne Showalter, Bobbi Druyor Sanchez, Bronwen Heilman, Brian McGraw: Fluid dispenser. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, February 27, 2001: US06192945 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for an automated biological reaction system is provided. In the processing of a biological reaction system, there is a need for consistently placing an amount of fluid on a slide. In order to accomplish this, several methods are used including a consistency pulse and a volume ...


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Kurt Reinhardt, Charles D Lemme, Glen Ward, William Richards, Wayne Showalter: Automated high volume slide staining system. Ventana Medical Systems, December 4, 2007: US07303725 (59 worldwide citation)

An automated slide processing apparatus includes a plurality of work stations arranged in a stack, and a transport/elevator for transporting slides between the various work stations.


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William Richards, Charles D Lemme, Kimberly Christensen, Ethel R Macrea: Automated molecular pathology apparatus having independent slide heaters. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 8, 2008: US07396508 (54 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on microscope slides are provided. Individualized slide temperature control is accomplished by the heating system according to the present invention that has thermal platforms radially mounted to the carouse ...


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William Richards, Bernard Grolman: Artificial intraocular lens and supporting system therefor. American Optical Corporation, H R Berkenstock Jr, William C Nealon, March 29, 1977: US04014049 (53 worldwide citation)

A lens suitable for implantation in an aphakic eye is provided with a supporting system useful in positioning the lens in either the posterior or anterior chamber and which accommodates to normal function of a dynamic pupil. The supporting system includes flexible spring-like members structurally de ...


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Charles Lemme, Devon Campbell, Andrew Ghusson, David Bryant, Kurt Reinhardt, William Richards, Vincent Rizzo, Wayne Showalter: Automated molecular pathology apparatus having fixed slide platforms. Ventana Medical Systems, Hayes Soloway P C, May 27, 2008: US07378055 (48 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on slides are provided, in which the slides and reagent bottles are held in fixed position, and the reagent, wash and coverslipping solutions brought to the slides. Alternatively, the slides are held in fixe ...


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John William Richards, Martin Rex Dorricott: Video processing method and apparatus. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, December 23, 1997: US05701163 (48 worldwide citation)

A video processing method and apparatus for processing video frames comprising animated images so as to blur movement of the animated images between successive frames, the method or apparatus comparing a first input frame with the following input frame; identifying moving areas in the first input fr ...