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March 26, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation, working together with Nagasaki University, has completed development of Genelyzer KIT, a set of reagents for SARS-CoV-2 RNA testing based on a gene amplification technique known as the fluorescent LAMP method.


February 25, 2020

Ohtawara, Japan; February 26 Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) announces the start of development of a rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reaffirming the company’s commitment to the basic research and development of rapid diagnostic test kits.


January 30, 2020

Canon (China) Co., Ltd., Canon Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. and all members of the Canon Group, via the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, will donate a full-body X-ray CT diagnosis system to the Tongji Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, in the city of Wuhan.


January 4, 2018

TOKYO, January 4, 2018—Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corporation today announced the official corporate name (trade name) change of Canon Group Company Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation to Canon Medical Systems Corporation (hereafter referred to as Canon Medical Systems).