Hologic to Present at Needham & Company Growth Conference
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BEDFORD, Mass.

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 5, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) today announced that Rob Cascella, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Glenn Muir, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Eighth Annual Needham & Company Growth Conference being held January 10-13, 2006 at the Palace Hotel in New York, NY.

Interested parties are invited to listen to a live audio webcast of Hologic's investor presentation on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the investor section of the Company's website at http://www.hologic.com/investor or http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham13/holx. An archive of the presentation will be available for replay following the conference.

About Hologic

Hologic Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic and medical imaging systems dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, and a leading developer of innovative imaging technology for digital radiography and breast imaging. Hologic's core business units are focused on osteoporosis assessment, mammography and breast biopsy, and mini C- arm and extremity MRI imaging for orthopedic applications. For more information visit http://www.hologic.com/.

  Contact: Glenn P. Muir                        Frances Crecco
           Executive Vice President and CFO     Director, Investor Relations
           Hologic, Inc.                        Hologic, Inc.
           (781) 999-7300                       (781) 999-7377

SOURCE: Hologic Inc.

CONTACT: Glenn P. Muir, Executive Vice President and CFO, +1-781-999-
7300, or Frances Crecco, Director of Investor Relations, +1-781-999-7377, both
of Hologic, Inc.

Web site: http://www.hologic.com/
http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham13/holx