MELA Sciences, Inc.
| Nasdaq: MELA
MELA Sciences, Inc. is a medical device company, which has focused on the design, development and commercialization of non-invasive tools to provide additional information to dermatologists during melanoma skin examinations. Its flagship product MelaFind, which is a non-invasive, point-of-care instrument to aid in the detection of melanoma. It is a hand-held component that emits light of multiple wavelengths to capture digital data from clinically atypical pigmented skin lesions and provides information to dermatologists during melanoma skin examinations. The device uses light from visible to near-infrared wavelengths to evaluate skin lesions. The device provides information on a lesion's level of morphologic disorganization to provide additional objective information that may be used by dermatologists in the biopsy decision-making process. MELA Sciences was founded by Dina Gutkowicz-Krusin in December 1989 and is headquartered in Irvington, NY.