The Optics and Medicine Laboratory would like to welcome its newest graduate student, Yan Zhao, to Hanover. Originally from Xuchang, China, Yan received his bachelors degree in engineering from Xian Jiaotong University. While at Jiaotong, Yan published a paper titled “Polarization dressings of four-wave mixing process in a V-type three-level atomic system” in Optics Communications. [...]
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Kenneth Tichauer, a third-year Research Associate in the Optics in Medicine Laboratory, was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) during the 2011-12 academic year. Ken’s research project, Imaging HER2 receptor binding in breast during the course of therapy with dual-agent fluorescence, was ranked 3rd out of the 400 applicants [...]
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 [...]
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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