Hologic, Inc. to Release First Quarter Fiscal 2006 Operating Results Tuesday, January 24th Before Market Opens

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 17, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading provider of state-of-the-art diagnostic and digital imaging systems directed towards women's health, today announced plans to release its first quarter fiscal 2006 operating results on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. (eastern). In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. (eastern).

Interested participants may listen to the call by dialing 800-811-0667 or 913-981-4901 for international callers and referencing code 4500505 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call on January 24th. For those unable to participate in the live broadcast, a replay will be available one hour after the call ends through January 27, 2006 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 for international callers, access code 4500505.

The Company will also provide a live webcast of the call. Interested participants may access the webcast at the Company's website at http://www.hologic.com/. A replay of the call will be archived on the Company's website.

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/