1. Optical Coherence Tomography News

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    1. SPECTRALIS OCT2 Module Improves Speed and Efficiency on the International Space Station

      SPECTRALIS OCT2 Module Improves Speed and Efficiency on the International Space Station

      Research on the effects of microgravity on vision continues with the SPECTRALIS multi-modal imaging platform. Heidelberg Engineering, a privately-held imaging and healthcare IT technologies company focused on ophthalmic diagnostic solutions that empower clinicians to improve patient care, announced that its SPECTRALIS imaging platform with the company’s next-generation OCT2 Module has been successfully installed at the International Space Station (ISS) and is now fully operational. NASA launched the SPECTRALIS with OCT2 Module to the ISS aboard the Antares 230 Cygnus CRS OA-9, also known as Orbital Sciences CRS Flight 9E, from Wallops Island, Virginia, last May. The new imaging platform ...

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    2. Dyad Medical Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Software for OCT Analysis of Vascular Stents

      Dyad Medical Incorporated Receives NIH Grant for Software for OCT Analysis of Vascular Stents

      Dyad Medical Incorporated Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $1,265,906 for Software for OCT Analysis of Vascular Stents. The principal investigator is Ronny Shalev The program began in 2017 and ends in 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Dyad Medical, Inc. will create intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (IVOCT) software for clinical, live time determination of stent apposition and for offline analysis of stent implantation. Every year, 100s of thousands of patients in the US are treated with intravascular stents creating an opportunity for both solutions. Although advancements such as drug eluting metal stents hinder restenosis ...

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    3. Iowa City VA Medical Center Receives NIH Grant for Automated Assessment of Optic Nerve Edema with Low-Cost Imaging.

      Iowa City VA Medical Center Receives NIH Grant for Automated Assessment of Optic Nerve Edema with Low-Cost Imaging.

      Iowa City VA Medical Center Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for Automated Assessment of Optic Nerve Edema with Low-Cost Imaging. The principal investigator is Mona Garvin. The program began in 2016 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of the proposed work. Papilledema - a specific type of optic nerve edema associated with elevated intracranial pressure - occurs in veterans due to intracranial masses or hemorrhage, obstructive hydrocephalus, following traumatic brain injury, and from idiopathic causes. Currently, the diagnosis of papilledema and its severity are assessed by direct funduscopic observation or digital fundus photographs using a six-stage grading scale. The scale ...

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    4. Johns Hopkins Receives NIH Grant for Imaging Neurodegeneration in Multiple Sclerosis

      Johns Hopkins Receives NIH Grant for Imaging Neurodegeneration in Multiple Sclerosis

      Johns Hopkins University Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $628,385 for Imaging Neurodegeneration in Multiple Sclerosis. The principal investigator is Peter Calabresi. The program began in 2013 and ends in 2023. Below is a summary of the proposed work. One of the significant challenges facing treatment of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is determining their individual likelihood of progression, as this information would significantly influence the type of therapy selected. Thus, developing specific tools to monitor and predict progression is critical to better manage patient care and to understand mechanisms of disease. We have been developing a multi-faceted approach ...

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    5. Share your OCT Thesis on OCT News

      Share your OCT Thesis on OCT News

      OCT News is seeking links to bachelors, masters, and PhD theses in the area of "Optical Coherence Tomography". Traditionally student theses contain a great wealth of information but are rarely accessible to the OCT community. If you or someone you know wrote an OCT thesis and would like to share it with the community please submit a link or PDF using the "Contact OCT News" tab in the main menu bar or the feedback link in the footer and we will include it here: Student Theses. Thesis will only be included if the link is free of charge to users.

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    6. New software library from AlazarTech breaks speed barrier – 6.9 GB/s sustained GPU-based OCT imaging

      New software library from AlazarTech breaks speed barrier – 6.9 GB/s sustained GPU-based OCT imaging

      AlazarTech®, a manufacturer of high-performance, low-cost PC-Based Instruments, today announced the release of version 4.0 of ATS-GPU-BASE ™ with greatly increased data transfer rates, and ATS-GPU-OCT. ATS-GPU-BASE is a software library that allows users to transfer data acquired by AlazarTech PCI Express waveform digitizers to a CUDA ® -enabled Graphical Processing unit (GPU) at sustained transfer rates as high as 6.9 GB/s for PCIe Gen 3 digitizers. Add-on libraries allow users to perform additional signal processing on data captured into GPU memory by ATS-GPU-BASE. Download ATS-GPU-BASE Datasheet Download ATS-GPU-OCT Datasheet Download high resolution image The ATS-GPU-OCT add-on library provides ...

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    7. Georgia Institute of Technology Receives NIH Grant for Stimulated Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography (SRS-SOCT) for Label-Free Molecular Imaging of Brain Tumor Pathology

      Georgia Institute of Technology Receives NIH Grant for Stimulated Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography (SRS-SOCT) for Label-Free Molecular Imaging of Brain Tumor Pathology

      Georgia Institute of Technology Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $182,900 for Stimulated Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography (SRS-SOCT) for Label-Free Molecular Imaging of Brain Tumor Pathology. The principal investigator is Francisco Robels. The program began in 2018 and ends in 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The extent of resection of brain tumors is one of the most important factors associated with prolonged survival for patients with brain cancer. Unfortunately, achieving complete resection of the preoperatively-defined tumor region remains a significant clinical challenge. This is due, in part, to the lack of intraoperative tools ...

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    8. UCLA Receives NIH Grant for Vitroretinal Surgery via Rogbotic Microsurgical System with Image Guidance, Force Feedback, Virtual Fixture, and Augmented Reality

      UCLA Receives NIH Grant for Vitroretinal Surgery via Rogbotic Microsurgical System with Image Guidance, Force Feedback, Virtual Fixture, and Augmented Reality

      University of California at Los Angeles Receives a 2019 NIH Grant for $439,347 for Vitroretinal Surgery via Rogbotic Microsurgical System with Image Guidance, Force Feedback, Virtual Fixture, and Augmented Reality. The principal investigator is Jean-Pierre Hubschman. The program began in 2019 and ends in 2024. Below is a summary of the proposed work. The aims of the present proposal are to extend our work with the Intraocular Robotic Interventional and Surgical System (IRISS) and augment it for teleoperated vitreoretinal surgery. Although novel technologies such as intraoperative optical coherence tomography (i-OCT) have been developed, vitreoretinal surgeons still lack critical information ...

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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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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    19. 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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    20. 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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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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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