About Western
  Western Research Company, Inc  specializes in the application of computer technology to the solution of clinically relevant problems. 
- WRC unveils new educational software package.
  Patent for SoretScan™ Issues

Major funding provided through grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with particular credit to: National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Our Current Showcased Projects Are...
melanoma research program   computerized auscultation ddw.gif (1508 bytes)  results with  Enterotach® system
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The alarming rise inmelanoma has motivated WRC to develop Dermalert®. This imaging software provides a powerful means to help individuals detect new or changing moles that may signal a melanoma.
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The EnteroTach® system provides a means of obtaining quantitative and objective measurements characterizing the occurrence of gastrointestinal sounds.
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        GI Bleeding Diagnostic - SoretScan™

The SoretScan™ technology uses a spectroscopic approach for a rapid and economical analysis of  blood present in fecal samples. The HemeAlert® test is not only sensitive but is capable of determining whether the blood in a stool sample originated from a bleeding site in the upper or lower GI tract. This capability will add an important capability for the economical screening for colorectal cancer.