Dr. Amit Vohra is the founder & CEO of Promaxo, a company tackling prostate disease management through the development of an office-based MRI. Brett Johnson interviewed Dr. Vohra to find out in part, what distinguishes Promaxo’s technology from the conventional MRI, its benefits and future applications, and the current state of prostate diagnosis today.
I sincerely believe that imaging has a role to play here.
We need to follow how breast cancer is being diagnosed today. When you look at breast cancer, you have biomarkers which look at the disease from a early screening standpoint, and you use mammograms to supplement that information. That’s how we see the prostate cancer diagnosis progressing.
MRI could help screen and diagnose prostate cancer, and biomarkers, once they become available, can supplement the imaging capabilities that we can provide.
Our target customers segment for most of those would be urologists, radiation oncologists and OB-GYN specialists. We have also had interest from the sports medicine community, where office-based MR application could be explored for knee, foot and ankle scans.