Startup Ezra wins FDA clearance for AI that enhances MRIs

Ezra today announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ezra Flash AI platform that enhances the quality of MR images.

New York-based Ezra designed Ezra Flash to reduce the time needed to complete a high-quality scan with the hopes of reducing MRI costs. The company plans to use the technology to launch what it touts as the “world’s first 30-minute full body MRI scan.”

“Over 1.9 million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. in 2023, according to the American Cancer Society. Our mission at Ezra is to detect cancer early for everyone in the world, and I’m really excited about this new AI enabling us to make our scan more affordable,” Founder and CEO Emi Gal said in a news release. “By boosting quality while reducing scan time, we’re decreasing our cost for a full body MRI by 30%, and we’re passing these cost savings to our customers.”

Ezra’s technology leverages AI across all three key components of the c…

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