1. Optical Coherence Tomography News

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    1. OSHU Receives NIH Grant for Applications of Ultrahigh-Speed Long-Range Wide-Field OCT in Anterior Eye Diseases

      OSHU Receives NIH Grant for Applications of Ultrahigh-Speed Long-Range Wide-Field OCT in Anterior Eye Diseases

      Oregon Health & Science University Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $496,687 for Applications of Ultrahigh-Speed Long-Range Wide-Field OCT in Anterior Eye Diseases. The principal investigator is David Huang. The program began in 2018 and ends in 2023. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is uniquely able to achieve micron depth resolution while imaging a large 3-dimensional (3D) volume. This enables 3D imaging and precise measurements in the anterior segment of the eye, including the cornea, conjunctiva, sclera, anterior chamber, iris, and crystalline lens. Anterior segment OCT is already widely used in ophthalmology. But ...

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    2. Duke University Receives NIH Grant for Handheld Portable Adaptive Optics Optical Coherence Tomography for Imaging Young Children

      Duke University Receives NIH Grant for Handheld Portable Adaptive Optics Optical Coherence Tomography for Imaging Young Children

      Duke University Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $230,682 for Handheld Portable Adaptive Optics Optical Coherence Tomography for Imaging Young Children. The principal investigator is Sina Farsiu. The program began in 2019 and ends in 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Eye diseases in young children, if not detected and treated early, can lead to serious vision loss and even blindness. We have pioneered development of handheld spectral domain optical coherence tomography (HH- SDOCT) imaging systems to provide 3-D visualization of intra-retinal structures. Our previous studies based on HH-SDOCT of neonatal retina have already provided unique ...

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    3. Lightoptech Corporation Receives NIH Grant for Towards In Vivo High-Definition 3D Corneal Imaging

      Lightoptech Corporation Receives NIH Grant for Towards In Vivo High-Definition 3D Corneal Imaging

      Lightoptech Corporation Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $225,000 for Towards In Vivo High-Definition 3D Corneal Imaging. The principal investigator is Cristina Canavesi. The program began in 2019 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The cornea, the outermost window of our visual system, is vulnerable to various types of infections and diseases. Corneal disease is one of the leading causes of visual deficiency and blindness.!There are nearly 5 million bilaterally corneal blind persons worldwide, and an estimated 23 million people affected by unilateral corneal blindness globally. In a conservative estimate, corneal diseases ...

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    4. University of Alabama Receives NIH Grant for The Mechanisms Underlying Abnormal Mucus and Its Clearance in the Cystic Fibrosis Rat

      University of Alabama Receives NIH Grant for The Mechanisms Underlying Abnormal Mucus and Its Clearance in the Cystic Fibrosis Rat

      University of Alabama at Birmingham Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $135,841 for The Mechanisms Underlying Abnormal Mucus and Its Clearance in the Cystic Fibrosis Rat. The principal investigator is Susan Birket. The program began in 2017 and ends in 2022. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Abnormal mucociliary clearance (MCC) is a critical component of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease, especially in the presence of infection; however, the mechanisms responsible for the defect are not well understood. Until recently, evaluation of this question has been primarily limited to cell culture models which do not replicate the ...

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    5. Cornell University Receives NIH Grant for Three-Dimensional Mechano-Microscopy of the Stem Cell Niche

      Cornell University Receives NIH Grant for Three-Dimensional Mechano-Microscopy of the Stem Cell Niche

      Cornell University Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $190,047 for Three-Dimensional Mechano-Microscopy of the Stem Cell Niche. The principal investigator is Steven Adie. The program began in 2018 and ends in 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Biophysical properties of cellular microenvironments can act to direct the self-renewal and differentiation fate outcomes of stem cells in multiple tissue types. As an example, the stem cells resident in skeletal muscles (MuSCs, also called satellite cells) are highly sensitive to elasticity of their surrounding “niche” microenvironment. In culture models, elastic substrates corresponding to the more stiff microenvironments observed ...

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    6. Mirrorcle's PLS Presentation stirs excitement at Photonics West Conference

      Mirrorcle's PLS Presentation stirs excitement at Photonics West Conference

      Early morning on Superbowl Sunday, the Mirrorcle Technologies team drew a sizeable crowd to the Photonics West MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XVIII conference where the company’s Senior Electronics Engineer, Mr. Abhishek Kasturi presented a paper titled MEMS Mirror Module for Programmable Light System (Session 5, Paper 10931-21). The motivation for research into dynamic lighting solutions is based on increased demand, mainly from the automotive industry, for novel headlights, taillights, and so-called ‘courtesy lights’ in and around vehicles that allow for branding, customization and personalization as well as improved safety and awareness in potentially hazardous situations. Mirrorcle proposed a high-contrast ...

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    7. Product Development Engineer Opening at Opticent Health

      Product Development Engineer Opening at Opticent Health

      Opticent, Inc. (Opticent Health – www.opticenthealth.com) , established in 2015, is a fast growing medical device start-up company commercializing visible-light optical coherence tomography (vis-OCT), a novel imaging modality for a variety of applications, including advanced ophthalmic diagnostics. First developed at Northwestern University, Opticent Health’s core technologies have been embraced by leading researchers in clinical and pre-clinical ophthalmic investigations, which has fueled rapid commercial development of vis-OCT products. Opticent Health is located in Evanston IL, part of the greater Chicago metropolitan area. The company’s management team, with guidance from its medical and technical advisory board, is expanding its engineering ...

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    8. Senior Software Engineer Opening In Medical devices at Westface Medical

      Senior Software Engineer Opening In Medical devices at Westface Medical

      Senior Software Engineer – Medical devices – C/C++ If you are a Senior Software Engineer with medical device and an embedded C/C++ background, please read on! Based in Truckee, with R&D operations in Redwood City CA, we are a Medical Device startup developing opto-electro-mechanical devices for image-guided surgery. We are looking for a great software engineer to support medical device development from early R&D concepts through prototype and full development including pre-clinical testing, clinical evaluations, and regulatory approval. General Summary: Provides software design, development and support leadership in a small cross-functional product development team developing a state-of-the-art image-guided ...

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    9. Mechanical Engineer Opening in Medical devices at Westface Medical

      Mechanical Engineer Opening in Medical devices at Westface Medical

      Mechanical Engineer – Medical devices If you are a Mechanical Engineer with a disposables / durables medical device background, please read on! Based in Truckee, with R&D operations in Redwood City CA, we are a Medical Device startup developing opto-electro-mechanical devices for image-guided surgery. We are looking for a great ME to support medical device development from early R&D concepts through prototype and full development including pre-clinical testing, clinical evaluations, and regulatory approval. General Summary: Provides mechanical design, development and support leadership in a small cross-functional product development team developing a state-of-the-art image-guided surgical system. Works with company principals, other ...

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    10. New low-cost 12 bit, 50 MS/s PCI Express waveform digitizer from AlazarTech

      New low-cost 12 bit, 50 MS/s PCI Express waveform digitizer from AlazarTech

      AlazarTech , a manufacturer of high-performance, low-cost PC Based Instruments, today announced the release of AlazarTech ATS ® 9130, a dual-channel 50 MS/s, 12 bit waveform digitizer based on the single-lane Gen1 PCI Express bus. ATS9130 features two simultaneous analog input channels that can each be sampled at rates up to 50 MS/s with 12 bit vertical resolution. Each channel has 25 MHz of full power analog input bandwidth and up to 8 Megasamples of on-board acquisition memory buffer. With software selectable attenuation, users can achieve an input voltage range of ±40 mV to ±20 V. “ATS9130 is a continuation ...

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    11. OptoRes presents world-record 3 MHz swept laser at SPIE BiOS / Photonics West in San Francisco

      OptoRes presents world-record 3 MHz swept laser at SPIE BiOS / Photonics West in San Francisco

      Ideally suited for optical coherence tomography, Optores‘ FDML laser with 3 MHz sweep rate is more than 10x faster than competition. Optores GmbH announces the latest upgrade to its NG-FDML series of wavelength-swept lasers. The SPIE Photonics West conference marks the launch of the new 3 MHz imaging speed option: Double as fast as previously, and more than 10x faster than any other commercially available swept laser. The new device is ideal for optical coherence tomography (OCT) in medicine, biology and industrial inspection. “Multi-MHz sweep rates are necessary for high-resolution 4D-OCT, which shows three-dimensional tissue structure live and in real ...

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    12. Wasatch Photonics launches WP OCT software platform as enabling tool for OCT system development

      Wasatch Photonics launches WP OCT software platform as enabling tool for OCT system development

      Wasatch Photonics announces the launch of its WP OCT software platform as an enabling tool for research and OEM development, with the power and flexibility to speed OCT system development. This suite of SDKs, sample GUIs, and turnkey application software facilitates imaging speeds of up to 250 kHz with minimal software development effort, while retaining the flexibility to customize user interface, algorithms, and analysis. Availability in C++, C#, Matlab, and Labview environments further enhances the versatility of this platform, as does compatibility with both Camera Link and USB 3.0 data acquisition protocols. OCT is one of the fastest growing ...

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    13. Mirrorcle Technologies to present and exhibit at Photonics West 2019

      Mirrorcle Technologies to present and exhibit at Photonics West 2019

      Mirrorcle Technologies is excited to announce the presentation of its latest developments in automotive laser projection systems at this year’s SPIE Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco. The company’s CEO, Dr. Veljko Milanović, and Sr. Electronics Engineer, Mr. Abhishek Kasturi, will provide an overview of some of the company’s most recent R&D achievements at the MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XVIII conference (Session 5, Paper 10931-21) titled MEMS Mirror Module for Programmable Light System . On Sunday morning, February 3 rd , 2019 at 08:40 AM, conference attendees will get an overview of the company’s programmable light ...

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    14. EXALOS releases NEW Ultrabroadband Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes for Medical Imaging and Sensor applications

      EXALOS releases NEW Ultrabroadband Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes for Medical Imaging and Sensor applications

      EXALOS has expanded its portfolio of Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes (SLEDs) by introducing our new near-IR Combi-SLED modules where multiple SLED devices are spectrally combined to provide an ultra-broadband spectrum. The light output of the SLEDs are collimated using micro-optical collimation lenses, spectrally combined and colinearly aligned through free-space dielectric edge filters and focused into a single-mode fiber. The Combi-SLEDs are especially suited for medical imaging applications such as ultra-high-resolution Optical Coherence Tomography (UHR-OCT) and Fiber Optic Sensor applications thanks to their high output power. large spectral bandwidth and short coherence length. The first product release of such a Combi-SLED ...

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    15. EXALOS Introduces RGB Modules for Augmented Reality and Head-up Display Applications

      EXALOS Introduces RGB Modules for Augmented Reality and Head-up Display Applications

      EXALOS, the world’s leading developer of visible Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes (SLEDs), has expanded its product porfolio with the introduction of a compact RGB SLED module that will enable the advancement of micro-display architectures for augmented reality (AR) and head-up displays (HUDs). The RGB module constitutes three SLED chips housed in a 14-pin butterfly package (20.8 mm x 1.7 mm) with a total output power of about 30 mW (~ 10 mW/color), which corresponds to a total luminous flux of 5 lm. The individual chips (635 nm (R), 510 nm (G), and 450 nm (B)) are each ...

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    16. University of Alabama Receives NIH Grant for Functional Categorization of Ciliary Motion in PCD

      University of Alabama Receives NIH Grant for Functional Categorization of Ciliary Motion in PCD

      University of Alabama at Birmingham Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $159,882 for Functional Categorization of Ciliary Motion in PCD. The principal investigator is George Solomon. The program began in 2019 and ends in 2023. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a genetically heterogeneous disorder of motile cilia that results in progressive lung disease due to abrogated mucociliary clearance. While new understandings of the genetics have been helpful for clinical diagnostics, functional testing of cilia are needed to understand and predict phenotypic variation and response to therapy. Recent work in our laboratory ...

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    17. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Receives NIH Grant for Intravascular Molecular-Structural Imaging of Coronary Stent Pathobiology

      Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Receives NIH Grant for Intravascular Molecular-Structural Imaging of Coronary Stent Pathobiology

      Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Receives 2019 NIH Grant for $165,376 for Intravascular Molecular-Structural Imaging of Coronary Stent Pathobiology. The principal investigator is Eric Osborn. The program began in 2017 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Dr. Eric Osborn is an early career faculty member at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the MD-PhD program at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has completed clinical training in medicine and ...

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    18. Baylor College of Medicine Receives NIH Grant for In Vivo Analysis of Mammalian Fertilization

      Baylor College of Medicine Receives NIH Grant for In Vivo Analysis of Mammalian Fertilization

      Baylor College of Medicine Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $657,043 for In Vivo Analysis of Mammalian Fertilization. The principal investigator is Irina Larina. The program began in 2019 and ends in 2022. Below is a summary of the propose work. Estrous cycle, ovulation, fertilization, and pre-implantation pregnancy are fundamental reproductive processes of clinical importance. While research has shed light on the cellular and molecular mechanisms mediating these events, much of these data are derived from static histological analysis, low-resolution visualizations, and studies of invertebrate models (e.g. sea urchin). Therefore, any conclusions regarding mammalian fertilization, which takes place ...

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    19. University of Miami Receives NIH Grant for Endothelium/Deschmet's Membrane Complex Optical Tomography

      University of Miami Receives NIH Grant for Endothelium/Deschmet's Membrane Complex Optical Tomography

      University of Miami Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $219,654 for Endothelium/Deschmet's Membrane Complex Optical Tomography. The principal investigator is Abou Shousha. The program began in 2016 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. More than 50% of corneal transplants, the most common form of solid organ transplantation, are performed to restore vision lost secondary to corneal endothelial failure. More than 25% of those transplants will eventually fail and endothelial cell rejection leading to failure is the single most important cause. The key to protec the endothelium is the early and accurate ...

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    20. Joe Garibaldi Appointed Vice President of U.S. Sales at Optovue

      Joe Garibaldi Appointed Vice President of U.S. Sales at Optovue

      Optovue , the global leader in the development of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA), today announced the promotion of Joe Garibaldi to vice president of U.S. Sales, where he will continue to lead the U.S. sales force for Optovue as well as identify new strategic partnering opportunities to grow the company’s U.S. product portfolio. Garibaldi joined Optovue in 2009 as a territory manager and he has been promoted into multiple leadership positions within the sales organization where he has led sales growth in both the Optometry and Ophthalmology markets. In recent years, Joe expanded ...

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    21. Industrialization Engineer Position Opening a DAMAE Medical

      Industrialization Engineer Position Opening a DAMAE Medical

      DAMAE Medical has implemented a plan to industrialize its imaging system. A production process must be defined and deployed accordingly. This position is part of the need to move from a prototype / pre-series stage to an industrialization stage of the company's products, in close collaboration with the R&D, clinical and marketing teams. In this context, your missions will consist in: Supporting the R&D team in the industrial development phase of the products (feasibility, design, optimization): According to constraints of performance, ergonomics, safety, robustness, reliability, and costs. Contribute to the verification and validation phases (qualification, calibration, monitoring and ...

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    22. Product R&D Engineer Position Opening at DAMAE Medical

      Product R&D Engineer Position Opening at DAMAE Medical

      You will join the company's R&D team and become a key element in the development and industrialization of our medical devices. Your missions will consist in: Participating in engineering studies: design and/or improvement of optical or mechanical functions, prototyping of electronic boards. Document / update the design file (nomenclature, drawing...) and send it to subcontractors for manufacturing. Assembly and integration into the device, experimental tests and validation. Taking charge of the verification and validation phases of product design: Definition of the qualification strategy (performance metrics, functional tests, calibration, robustness...). Creation of associated test plans, execution of tests and ...

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    23. Topcon Announces Date for 3rd Annual ISSOCT Conference

      Topcon Announces Date for 3rd Annual ISSOCT Conference

      Leading International Swept Source OCT Meeting to Be Held in the U.S. in February 2019 Topcon Medical Systems (TMS) of Oakland, NJ is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual ISSOCT Conference will be held on February 10-11, 2019 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort in Fort Myers, Florida, USA. Join the world’s leading ophthalmologists as they present new clinical findings made possible with Swept Source Imaging and OCT Angiography.1 The 2nd ISSOCT Conference, which was held recently in Paris, France, was attended by over 420 delegates from 46 countries. The scientific program, designed by Richard F ...

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    24. Topcon to Provide Free Cloud Storage on OCT Devices

      Topcon to Provide Free Cloud Storage on OCT Devices

      Topcon Medical Systems (TMS) is pleased to announce an exciting new add-on feature for its state-of-the-art OCT product line. All Maestro SD OCT and Triton Swept Source OCT purchases will now come with 20GB of free storage on the new Topcon Cloud platform. Safely store OCT patient exam data all in the cloud w ith the new Topcon Cloud storage solution! Built as an add-on module for IMAGEnet® 6 software, Topcon Cloud is an automated, cloud-based, device backup solution that meets medical privacy requirements, provides scalable storage options, and supports disaster recovery plans. By transferring the storage of large files ...

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