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Cherenkov research in ‘Focus’

A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body. Twelve patients are participating in a pilot study, which is being conducted by [...]

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BEM-based Meshing

On February 7th, 2013, Professor Brian Pogue, research scientist Scott Davis, and former Optics in Medicine post doc Hamid Dehghani are teaching an introductory workshop on Near-Infrared Fluorescence and Spectral Tomography (Nirfast) at the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Photonics West conference in San Francisco. Developed by the Optics in Medicine Laboratory, Nirfast is [...]

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Microwave Imaging

Collaborative project of Optics in Medicine Director Keith Paulsen, Dartmouth Engineering Professor Paul Meaney, and researchers at both Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine featured in Focus. Researchers at the Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program (CIR) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center study and test new ways to get good images using techniques [...]

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Epithelial and Stromal Imaging

Scattered light measured from tissue can be uniquely correlated to tissue substructure, function and progression of disease. The ultrastructural information provided by scatter may render optical techniques valuable to diagnosis. Many recent studies have demonstrated that scattered light measured from tissue can be uniquely correlated to tissue substructure, function and progression of disease, if the [...]

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Image-guided NIR Spectroscopy

Image-guided NIR Spectroscopy

IG-NIRS provides deep tissue functional characterization at high resolution. This approach combines conventional imaging techniques such as MRI and CT with optical NIR technologies, giving information directly relating to the vascular and metabolic status of tissue in-vivo. Image-guided near infrared spectroscopy (IG-NIRS) provides deep tissue functional characterization at high resolution. This approach combines conventional imaging [...]

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