1. Optical Coherence Tomography News

    1-24 of 1455 1 2 3 4 ... 59 60 61 »
    1. Optovue Announces DualTrac Motion Correction Technology for Faster, Improved Imaging

      Optovue Announces DualTrac Motion Correction Technology for Faster, Improved Imaging

      Company to Host Educational Symposium on OCT Angiography Optovue, the global leader in the development of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA), today announced the availability of DualTrac™ Motion Correction technology on the AngioVue™ Imaging System at the 34th Annual Scientific meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in San Francisco (Booth #801). DualTrac Motion Correction is a two-level approach to correcting motion artifact on patients who have difficulty focusing on a central visual point during an eye exam, which is essential for high-quality OCTA imaging. According to David Sarraf, M.D., Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology ...

      Read Full Article
    2. Postdoctoral Fellows Openings at Northwestern University

      Postdoctoral Fellows Openings at Northwestern University

      Functional Optical Imaging lab (FOIL) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University develops optical imaging and sensing technologies for biomedical applications, including ophthalmology, vision science, neuroscience, HIV, and cancers. We are looking for two new postdoctoral fellows to join our extremely friendly, vibrant, productive, and collaborative group to develop novel optical microscopy technologies for ophthalmology and single-molecule imaging. We especially encourage applicants with extensive instrumentation and signal processing experiences in optical coherence tomography, ultra-fast optics, and super-resolution optical imaging. Experiences with small animal imaging, human retinal imaging, or cell culture and staining are also desired. The successful candidate ...

      Read Full Article
    3. Postdoctoral Position in OCT at the University of Houston

      Postdoctoral Position in OCT at the University of Houston

      The Biomedical Optics Laboratory ( http://bol.egr.uh.edu ) in Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston, TX invites applications for one or more postdoctoral scholar positions in the area of system development and image/signal processing from optical coherence tomography (OCT) and optical coherence elastography (OCE). The successful applicants will join dynamic team to work in the area of OCT and OCE for projects such as high-resolution imaging of live embryonic development and biomechanics of tissues and cells. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with clinicians from Texas Medical Center. The initial appointment will be full-time, for a ...

      Read Full Article
    4. Opticent Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Clinical Optical Coherence Tomography for Retina Metabolic Imaging

      Opticent Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Clinical Optical Coherence Tomography for Retina Metabolic Imaging

      Opticent Incorporated Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $224,139 for Clinical Optical Coherence Tomography for Retina Metabolic Imaging. The principal investigator is Andrew Radosevich. The program began in 2016 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The primary endpoint of this SBIR phase I proposal is to develop a method capable of monitoring retinal oxygen metabolism in patients undergoing treatment for vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (DR) in the clinical Ophthalmology setting. I is estimated that by the year 2030 over 150 million individuals will suffer from DR worldwide. In its earliest form, DR is characterized ...

      Read Full Article
    5. University of Washington Receives NIH Grant for Needle Biopsy Preservation and Preparation for Rapid 2D Pathology of Pancreas

      University of Washington Receives NIH Grant for Needle Biopsy Preservation and Preparation for Rapid 2D Pathology of Pancreas

      University of Washington Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $235,226 for Needle Biopsy Preservation and Preparation for Rapid 2D Pathology of Pancreas. The principal investigator is Eric Seibel. The program began in 2014 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. There are over three million needle biopsies performed every year in the USA, typically for the diagnosis of breast, prostate, thyroid, lung, liver, and pancreatic cancers. Because needle biopsies are less invasive than surgical biopsies, they are much more cost-effective. However, a major limitation for all needle biopsies are that the pathologist or cytologist ...

      Read Full Article
    6. University of North Carolina Receives NIH Grant for Imaging Nanophysical Properties of Actively Transporting Bronchial Mucus

      University of North Carolina Receives NIH Grant for Imaging Nanophysical Properties of Actively Transporting Bronchial Mucus

      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $234,624 for Imaging Nanophysical Properties of Actively Transporting Bronchial Mucus. The principal investigator is Amy Oldenburg. The program began in 2016 and ends in 2018. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Mucus coats the lung epithelium and traps thousands of pathogens that we inhale every day. Human bronchial epithelial (hBE) cells lining the lung have cilia that propel mucus via shear forces, a mechanism known as muco-ciliary transport (MCT). MCT acts to clear mucus, providing a primary defense against trapped pathogens. In respiratory diseases ...

      Read Full Article
    7. The University of California at Davis Receives NIH Grant for the Rodent Eye as a Non-Invasive Window for Understanding Cancer Nanotheraputics

      The University of California at Davis Receives NIH Grant for the Rodent Eye as a Non-Invasive Window for Understanding Cancer Nanotheraputics

      The University of California at Davis Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $586,386 for The Rodent Eye as a Non-Invasive Window for Understanding Cancer Nanotheraputics. The principal investigator is Kit Lam. The program began in 2015 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The rodent eye as a non-invasive window for understanding cancer nanotherapeutics Abstract: We propose to use the mouse eye as a non-surgical window for highly efficient, optical investigation of subretinal xenograft models and nanodelivery, using a state-of-the-art ocular imager, "EyePod". The EyePod employs single-cell resolution intravital confocal microscopy and optical coherence ...

      Read Full Article
    8. Jackson Laboratory Receives NIH Grant for Eye Mutan Resource

      Jackson Laboratory Receives NIH Grant for Eye Mutan Resource

      Jackson Laboratory Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $437,500 for Eye Mutan Resource. The principal investigator is Bo Chang. The program began in 2010 and ends in 2019. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The main objective of the Eye Mutant Resource (EMR) is to identify, characterize, and preserve mice with genetically caused ocular disorders. Our purpose is to distribute these well-characterized models quickly and efficiently to support and promote vision research with the ultimate goal of advancing the elucidation, treatment, and cure of heritable eye diseases. Award of this grant is critical to the continuation of ...

      Read Full Article
    9. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives NIH Grant for Visual Outcome Measures in Children With Optical Pathway Gliomas

      Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives NIH Grant for Visual Outcome Measures in Children With Optical Pathway Gliomas

      Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives 2016 NIH Grant for $228,593 for Visual Outcome Measures in Children With Optical Pathway Gliomas. The principal investigator is Robert Avery. The program began in 2015 and ends in 2017. Below us a summary of the proposed work. This Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award will prepare a pediatric neuroophthalmologist for an academic career as an independent multidisciplinary clinical researcher with a focus on vision outcomes in children with brain tumors of the visual pathway called optic pathway gliomas (OPGs). The candidate's application provides training needed to establish a clinical research career ...

      Read Full Article
    10. Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus

      Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus

      Live 3D imaging is one of the hottest topics in optics today, transforming medical imaging capabilities and delivering the immersive experience behind augmented and virtual reality. During The Optical Society’s Light the Future centennial program in Heidelberg, Germany on 26 July, Dr. Joseph Izatt of Duke University and Microsoft’s Bernard Kress gave an insider’s look at how these technologies are advancing medicine and changing the future of how we interact with computers. Picking up where Ray Kurzweil left off in the previous Light the Future presentation about artificial intelligence and the continually shrinking scale of medicine, Izatt ...

      Read Full Article
    11. Optovue Announces New Distribution Agreement With ROCOL in Colombia

      Optovue Announces New Distribution Agreement With ROCOL in Colombia

      Optovue, the global leader in the development and commercialization of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), today announced a partnership with ROCOL SA, a medical equipment distributor in Colombia. ROCOL focuses on providing the highest quality products in the areas of ophthalmology, oncology, aesthetics and surgery. "Optovue is extremely proud to be partnering with one of the premier leaders in the marketing and distribution of ophthalmology products in Colombia," said John Hawley, senior vice president, global sales for Optovue. "ROCOL has superb relationships with doctors, a strong understanding of patient care, and a successful track record of representing high-end, leading technologies ...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Optovue
    12. Post Doc Position for in-vivo Biomicroscopy at the Medical University of Vienna

      Post Doc Position for in-vivo Biomicroscopy at the Medical University of Vienna

      An academic PostDoc position is available from September 1, 2016 at the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovative Optical Imaging and Its Translation to Medicine, Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. We offer a research position in the field of biomedical imaging with strong interdisciplinary (door to door) collaboration with clinicians as well as biologists. Our research group is developing novel coherent biomedical imaging methods to overcome the conventional resolution limits and to pave the way from pure structural to functional tissue and cell metabolic imaging. This involves profound knowledge of theoretical and experimental optics, system engineering, data and image ...

      Read Full Article
    13. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in In Vivo Microscopy at Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

      Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in In Vivo Microscopy at Wellman Center for Photomedicine,  Massachusetts General Hospital

      A Postdoctoral research fellowship in the area of In Vivo Microscopy is available in the Tearney Lab at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine. This appointment will be made at the rank of postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School. MGH’s role as a leading teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and close ties to Harvard University and MIT provide an outstanding environment for developing and translating new in vivo microscopy technologies with applications in basic and clinical research. The fellowship will focus on the development and clinical application of advanced in vivo microscopy imaging ...

      Read Full Article
    14. Topcon : Receives FDA Clearance for the 3D OCT-1 Maestro

      Topcon : Receives FDA Clearance for the 3D OCT-1 Maestro

      opcon Corporation, (Headquarters: Itabashi, Tokyo Japan; President and CEO: Satoshi Hirano) (referred to as 'Topcon' from hereon) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the 3D OCT-1 Maestro and anticipates a successful launch in the U.S. market. 3D Optical Coherence Tomography is the most advanced ophthalmology diagnosis support system that acquires the cross sectional images of the posterior segment including optic nerve head and macular area. By scanning light beam across the back part of the eye, three dimensional data is collected. By analyzing the volumetric data, variety of analysis such as visualization ...

      Read Full Article
    15. Image Processing Research Fellow/Programmer Position at Doheny Eye Institute

      Image Processing Research Fellow/Programmer Position at Doheny Eye Institute

      RESEARCH FIELDS: Ophthalmic image segmentation in unimodal and multimodal images RESEARCH LABORATORY: Doheny Image Analysis Laboratory (DIAL) at Doheny Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles ACTIVITY: DIAL is a rapidly growing and interdisciplinary group to investigate new approaches for image segmentation, registration, visualization, and analysis in various multimodal ophthalmic images at Doheny Eye Institute, standing among the top recipients of medical research grants from the National Institutes of Health, which fund 80% of all vision research in America. We are particularly interested in the development of various novel image segmentation and registration algorithms and the translation of the development ...

      Read Full Article
    16. Physical Sciences Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Hand-Held RCM/OCT Probe for Skin Cancer Laser Therapy Guidance

      Physical Sciences Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Hand-Held RCM/OCT Probe for Skin Cancer Laser Therapy Guidance

      Physical Sciences Incorporated Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $475,423 for Hand-Held RCM/OCT Probe for Skin Cancer Laser Therapy Guidance. The principal investigator is Nicusor Iftimia. The program began in 2011 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Physical Sciences, Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics Inc. (Caliber ID), proposes to develop a hand-held reflectance confocal microscopy - optical coherence tomography (RCM-OCT) imaging probe and clinically evaluate its potential use for guiding laser ablation therapy of BCC basal cell carcinoma (BCC). While RCM provides en ...

      Read Full Article
    17. Brigham and Women's Hospital Receives a NIH Grant for Aortic Valve Microcalicifacation

      Brigham and Women's Hospital Receives a NIH Grant for Aortic Valve Microcalicifacation

      Brigham and Women's Hospital Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $415,740 for Aortic Valve Microcalicifacation. The principal investigator is Elena Aikawa. The program began in 2012 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. This research project will test the hypothesis that, in the diabetic milieu, S100A9 induces the calcification potential of valvular interstitial cell (VIC)-derived matrix vesicles, precursors of microcalcification, offering the novel mechanism of calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD). Our pilot studies showed that S100A9 - a recently identified biomarker of acute cardiovascular events - is expressed by VIC and a component of ...

      Read Full Article
    18. University of California at Berkely Receives NIH Grant for Interferometric Optophysiology of the Human Retina

      University of California at Berkely Receives NIH Grant for Interferometric Optophysiology of the Human Retina

      University of California at Berkeley Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $662,015 for Interferometric Optophysiology of the Human Retina. The principal investigator is Austin Roorda. The program began in 2015 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Our goal is to develop a new technology for non-invasive optical monitoring of activity of individual retinal neurons and their light-driven inputs at cellular resolution, in the living human retina. If successful, this technology will provide an entirely new and objective approach to understand and monitor treatment of retinal disease, thereby transforming scientific studies of the eye ...

      Read Full Article
    19. OCT Medical Imaging Inc. Receives a NIH Grant for Clinical Evaluation and Development of a Diagnostic Multi-modal Intravascular Imaging System

      OCT Medical Imaging Inc. Receives a NIH Grant for Clinical Evaluation and Development of a Diagnostic Multi-modal Intravascular Imaging System

      OCT Medical Imaging Inc. Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $1,252,899 for Clinical Evaluation and Development of a Diagnostic Multi-modal Intravascular Imaging System. The principal investigator is Tirunelveli Ramalingam. The program began in 2015 and ends in 2018. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Understanding that not a single imaging technique can alone address needs of all vascular diagnosis, OCT medical imaging Inc. (OCTMI) propose to develop a clinical multimodal intravascular imaging system encompassing ultra-high resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT) and IVUS. This Combined multimodal vascular imaging system will permit cross-sectional visualization of vascular artery with ...

      Read Full Article
    20. Johns Hopkins University Receives a NIH Grant for OCT to Distinguish BT Tumor & Non-Tumor Tissue in Infiltrating Brain Cancer

      Johns Hopkins University Receives a NIH Grant for OCT to Distinguish BT Tumor & Non-Tumor Tissue in Infiltrating Brain Cancer

      Johns Hopkins University Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $48,576 for OCT to Distinguish BT Tumor & Non-Tumor Tissue in Infiltrating Brain Cancer. The principal investigator is Carmen Kut. The program began in 2014 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. In brain cancers such as gliomas, aggressive removal of the solid tumor through surgery is associated with improved overall survival. In fact, i has been shown that at least 78% of the tumor has to be removed to make a meaningful difference in the patient's survival. Current techniques for tumor removal are limited ...

      Read Full Article
    21. Johns Hopkins University Receives a NIH Grant for Tissue Pharmacology Imaging and Modeling

      Johns Hopkins University Receives a NIH Grant for Tissue Pharmacology Imaging and Modeling

      Johns Hopkins University Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $542,099 for Tissue Pharmacology Imaging and Modeling. The principal investigator is Namandjen Bumpus. The program began in 2016 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. A successful microbicide product has pharmacokinetics (PK) that effect prophylactic pharmacodynamics (PD). Product design should manipulate candidate compositions, volumes, and drug packaging in a rational manner to yield target PK/PD; but we have limited understanding of this relationship. Further, our methods for experimentally evaluating PK in animals and humans are limited: they do not delineate drug concentration distributions throughout ...

      Read Full Article
    22. Feature Of The Week 07/12/2016: OCT_Edit: A Free OCT Image Editor

      Feature Of The Week 07/12/2016: OCT_Edit: A Free OCT Image Editor

      OCT_Edit is a Matlab program with a graphical interface used to edit optical coherence tomography images. It works with raw k-clocked sample files, rather than bitmap images directly. Because of this, it can do background subtraction and dispersion compensation to create new sample files with a minimum loss of information. Windowing functions, color maps, black and white level cropping can be tried out very quickly. Watching the video tutorial within the presentation is the easiest way to learn about the capabilities of OCT_Edit. The editor source code and example image files are available for free upon request. Please email us ...

      Read Full Article
    23. Special Issue: 25 Years of Optical Coherence Tomography

      Special Issue: 25 Years of Optical Coherence Tomography

      Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the development of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science ( IOVS ) has released a special issue with over 70 papers from authors on five continents. The special issue covers a wide range of topics, including OCT technology and methods, cornea/anterior, retina, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. To learn more click this link http://iovs.arvojournals.org/ss/octissue.aspx

      Read Full Article
    24. UCLA Receives a NIH Grant for Detection of Glaucoma Progression With Macular OCT Imaging

      UCLA Receives a NIH Grant for Detection of Glaucoma Progression With Macular OCT Imaging

      The University of California at Los Angeles Receives a 2016 NIH Grant for $229,139 for Detection of Glaucoma Progression With Macular OCT Imaging. The principal investigator is Kourous Nouri-Mahdavi. The program began in 2012 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. This application is a formal request for a career development award (K23) for an academic glaucoma specialist with a serious interest in the role of imaging in glaucoma using optical coherence tomography (OCT). This will allow the candidate to establish a clinical research program with the main goal of improving detection of glaucoma ...

      Read Full Article
    1-24 of 1455 1 2 3 4 ... 59 60 61 »
  1. Categories

    1. Applications:

      Art, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Developmental Biology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Microscopy, NDE/NDT, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Other Non-Medical, Otolaryngology, Pulmonology, Urology
    2. Business News:

      Acquisition, Clinical Trials, Funding, Other Business News, Partnership, Patents
    3. Technology:

      Broadband Sources, Probes, Tunable Sources
    4. Miscellaneous:

      Jobs & Studentships, Student Theses, Textbooks