1. Optical Coherence Tomography News

    1-24 of 1466 1 2 3 4 ... 59 60 61 »
    1. The University of Colorado at Denver Receives NIH Grant for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core

      The University of Colorado at Denver Receives NIH Grant for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core

      The University of Colorado at Denver Received at 2016 NIH Grant for $691,303 for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core. The principal investigator is Matthew Brenner. The program beghan in 2016 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core (PMMC) consists of three core photonics based novel diagnostic technologies and a highly monitored mid-size animal model (rabbit) testing facility based at the University of California, Irvine, Beckman Laser Institute that support investigations at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and the University of Colorado. The Core will provide all investigators with ...

      Read Full Article
    2. The University of Colorado at Denver Receives NIH Grant for $691,303 for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core

      The University of Colorado at Denver Receives NIH Grant for $691,303 for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core

      The University of Colorado at Denver Received at 2016 NIH Grant for $691,303 for Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core. The principal investigator is Matthew Brenner. The program beghan in 2016 and ends in 2017. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The Photonics Monitoring and Modeling Core (PMMC) consists of three core photonics based novel diagnostic technologies and a highly monitored mid-size animal model (rabbit) testing facility based at the University of California, Irvine, Beckman Laser Institute that support investigations at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and the University of Colorado. The Core will provide all investigators with ...

      Read Full Article
    3. Postdoctoral Associate: Biophotonics and Computer Vision Stanford University, Stanford, CA

      Postdoctoral Associate: Biophotonics and Computer Vision Stanford University, Stanford, CA

      The Stanford Biomedical Optics Group (http://sbo.stanford.edu), in close collaboration with clinical researchers in the School of Medicine (urology), seeks highly motivated postdoctoral candidates with excellent computer programming and image processing skills along with a good background in optics, microscopy or medical imaging and interest or experience in computer vision. Stanford University provides an outstanding environment for solid technical research with clinical impact. Applicants will work closely with clinical collaborators and will spend a significant amount of time observing and guiding clinical research activities while working on a heavily computer vision programming-oriented research project. Time permitting, candidate may ...

      Read Full Article
    4. Promising New Imaging Tool Allows Surgeons to Detect Malignant Tissue During Breast-Conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer

      Promising New Imaging Tool Allows Surgeons to Detect Malignant Tissue During Breast-Conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer

      Combining wide-field micro-elastography with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), an Australian research team have developed a new imaging tool to detect malignant tissue during surgery that offers the potential to dramatically reduce the number of reoperations for patients with breast cancer Every year, an estimated 1.6 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide. It is one of the most common forms of cancer to affect women, second only to skin cancer. It is also deadly, killing an estimated 522,000 women annually. The development of mammography technologies has aided in the detection of earlier stage breast cancers. As a ...

      Read Full Article
    5. Optovue Launches Vault Mapping at Vision Expo West for Scleral Contact Lens Fitting

      Optovue Launches Vault Mapping at Vision Expo West for Scleral Contact Lens Fitting

      Optovue, the global leader in the development of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA), introduced Vault Mapping for all iSeries OCT systems this week at the International Vision Expo West , Sept. 15-17. The new Vault Mapping software can be used to assist in scleral lens fitting by allowing visualization and mapping of the central corneal clearance (CCC), a key measurement related to how well the lens rests on the eye. Optovue also introduced its proprietary AngioVue™ Imaging System to the optometry market and announced two in-booth presentations -- one on Vault Mapping by Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, and one on ...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Optovue
    6. Compact Imaging to Demonstrate Sub-dermal Fingerprint for Presentation Attack Detection At GIS2016 in Tampa

      Compact Imaging to Demonstrate Sub-dermal Fingerprint for  Presentation Attack Detection At GIS2016 in Tampa

      Compact Imaging, Inc., a Silicon Valley company developing small, low-cost optical sensors for the rapidly growing biometric security, personal health monitoring and non-destructive testing (NDT) markets, today announced that it will demonstrate its MRO™ subsurface scanning technology at the Global Identity Summit 2016 (GIS2016), Sept. 19-22, in Tampa. Compact Imaging's breakthrough MRO™ (Multiple Reference OCT) technology brings non-invasive OCT (optical coherence tomography) depth scanning to high volume field applications that require small size and low cost, such as biometric collection systems. Previously, OCT had been limited by its large size, high cost and extreme complexity in clinical and laboratory ...

      Read Full Article
    7. Call for Papers OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY 25TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE ISSUE

      Call for Papers OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY 25TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE ISSUE

      Since its first appearance approximately 25 years ago, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has undergone multiple generations of rapid technology development and has become a standard of care diagnostic technology in several medical specialties. Many of these developments were first described in OSA journals and meetings. Biomedical Optics Express is recognizing this milestone by publishing a Feature Issue collection of contributed original papers describing novel technology development and applications, and invited review papers summarizing historical progress in particular sub- fields of technology and applications of OCT. For more information click HERE .

      Read Full Article
    8. 3rd International Symposium on Optical Coherence Tomography for Non-Destructive Testing Linz Austria

      3rd International Symposium on Optical Coherence Tomography for Non-Destructive Testing Linz Austria

      3rd International Symposium on Optical Coherence Tomography for Non-Destructive Testing The symposium takes place on February 15 th - 16 th , 2017 at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria . The symposium is dedicated to present the latest scientific results, methodological and technological advancements related to optical coherence tomography in the field of non-destructive testing. It is intended as a get-together for people working in this field and aims at initiating new ideas and projects. Researchers from academia and industry are invited to participate and exchange their knowledge on optical coherence tomography. The accompanying exhibition provides an excellent contact platform and ...

      Read Full Article
    9. Avinger Signs Agreement with HealthTrust for Lumivascular Technology

      Avinger Signs Agreement with HealthTrust for Lumivascular Technology

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGR ), a developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced it has signed an agreement with HealthTrust. The agreement establishes terms under which members of the HealthTrust group purchasing organization may acquire Avinger’s portfolio of technologies designed to treat PAD, including Avinger’s Pantheris TM Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) image-guided atherectomy system, which recently received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The agreement becomes effective September 15, 2016. Pantheris is a minimally invasive treatment for peripheral artery disease in which a catheter-based device is used to remove plaque ...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: FDA Avinger
    10. Avinger Signs Agreement with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Lumivascular Technology

      Avinger Signs Agreement with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Lumivascular Technology

      Avinger, Inc a developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the company has received an FSS Contract Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which establishes terms under which VA hospitals across the country may acquire Avinger’s portfolio of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) image-guided catheters for their veterans hospitals. VA operates the nation's largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. “We’re thrilled that our Lumivascular technologies will now be available to the men and women ...

      Read Full Article
    11. Post-doctoral Positions Available in Biophotonics and Imaging Lab, University of Washington, Seattle

      Post-doctoral Positions Available in Biophotonics and Imaging Lab, University of Washington, Seattle

      There are a number of postdoctoral positions immediately available in Wang Lab [Biophotonics and Imaging Laboratory (BAIL)], Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. These positions are associated with research grants sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, Coulter foundation, Carl Zeiss Meditec, etc. The research areas in BAIL include volumetric optical coherence tomography (vOCT), volumetric optical micro-angiography (vOMAG), photoacoustic imaging (PAI), multiphoton microscopy, laser speckle imaging, and their applications in small animal models (stroke, traumatic brain injury, hemorrhage, hearing disorders, heart developments, retinopathy, cancer, and sensory stimulations). One recent focus is on the clinical translation of OMAG to ...

      Read Full Article
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
    15. 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
    16. 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
    17. 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
    18. 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
    19. 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
    20. 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
    21. 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
    22. 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
    23. 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
    24. 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
    1-24 of 1466 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