Hologic to Present at the 24th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 4, 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 24th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference being held January 8-12, 2006 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

Interested parties are invited to listen to a live audio webcast of Hologic's investor presentation on Monday, January 9, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on the investor section of the Company's website at http://www.hologic.com/investor or http://equityconferences.jpmorgan.com/. 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/.

  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, Investor Relations, +1-781-999-
7377, both of Hologic, Inc.

Web site: http://www.hologic.com/