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    2. In vivo label-free measurement of lymph flow velocity and volumetric flow rates using Doppler optical coherence tomography

      In vivo label-free measurement of lymph flow velocity and volumetric flow rates using Doppler optical coherence tomography
      Direct in vivo imaging of lymph flow is key to understanding lymphatic system function in normal and disease states. Optical microscopy techniques provide the resolution required for these measurements, but existing optical techniques for measuring lymph flow require complex protocols and provide limited temporal resolution. Here, we describe a Doppler optical coherence tomography platform that allows direct, label-free quantification of lymph velocity and volumetric flow rates. We overcome the challenge ...
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    3. Circumferential optical coherence tomography angiography imaging of the swine esophagus using a micromotor balloon catheter

      Circumferential optical coherence tomography angiography imaging of the swine esophagus using a micromotor balloon catheter
      We demonstrate a micromotor balloon imaging catheter for ultrahigh speed endoscopic optical coherence tomography (OCT) which provides wide area, circumferential structural and angiographic imaging of the esophagus without contrast agents. Using a 1310 nm MEMS tunable wavelength swept VCSEL light source, the system has a 1.2 MHz A-scan rate and ~8.5 m axial resolution in tissue. The micromotor balloon catheter enables circumferential imaging of the esophagus at 240 ...
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    4. An Elastic Second Skin

      An Elastic Second Skin
      We report the synthesis and application of an elastic, wearable crosslinked polymer layer (XPL) that mimics the properties of normal, youthful skin. XPL is made of a tunable polysiloxane-based material that can be engineered with specific elasticity, contractility, adhesion, tensile strength and occlusivity. XPL can be topically applied, rapidly curing at the skin interface without the need for heat- or light-mediated activation. In a pilot human study, we examined the ...
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    5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receives Grant for Optical Biopsy Using Optical Coherence Tomography

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receives Grant for Optical Biopsy Using Optical Coherence Tomography
      ...ow is a summary of the proposed work. This is a multidisciplinary collaboration between investigators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the VA Boston Healthcare System integrating imaging technology resea...
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    6. Three-dimensional morphological response of lipid-rich coronary plaques to statin therapy: a serial optical coherence tomography study

      Three-dimensional morphological response of lipid-rich coronary plaques to statin therapy: a serial optical coherence tomography study
      Objective: Previous studies have suggested that intensive statin therapy, compared with moderate statin therapy, provided greater reduction of LDL and better protection against major cardiovascular events. However, the exact dose-dependent mechanism of plaque stabilization remains unclear. The aim of this study is to investigate the three-dimensional (3D) response of fibrous caps overlying lipid plaques to statin therapy. Methods: We applied a novel computer algorithm to investigate the fibrous cap 3D ...
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    7. Select Features of Diabetic Retinopathy on Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography Compared With Fluorescein Angiography and Normal Eyes

      Select Features of Diabetic Retinopathy on Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography Compared With Fluorescein Angiography and Normal Eyes
      Importance Optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) is a recently developed noninvasive imaging technique that can visualize the retinal and choroidal microvasculature without the injection of exogenous dyes. Objective To evaluate the potential clinical utility of OCTA using a prototype swept-source OCT (SS-OCT) device and compare it with fluorescein angiography (FA) for analysis of the retinal microvasculature in diabetic retinopathy. Design, Setting, and Participants Prospective, observational cross-sectional study conducted at a ...
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    8. Post-doctoral Associate Position in Biophotonics/Biomedical Optical Imaging at Lehigh University

      Post-doctoral Associate Position in Biophotonics/Biomedical Optical Imaging at Lehigh University
      ...In August 2007, Dr. Zhou joined Professor James G. Fujimoto’s Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral associate. Since then, he has been working on th...
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    9. MIT receives a NIH grant for Novel Diagnostics with Optical Coherence Tomography.

      MIT receives a NIH grant for Novel Diagnostics with Optical Coherence Tomography.
      ...submission of a competing renewal application for an ongoing collaborative program among investigators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New England Eye Center and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye ...
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    10. Evaluation of Preretinal Neovascularization in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Evaluation of Preretinal Neovascularization in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      ... NKW); the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (TD); and the CAPES Foundation, Ministry of Education of ...
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    11. Method and apparatus for motion correction and image enhancement for optical coherence tomography

      Method and apparatus for motion correction and image enhancement for optical coherence tomography
      Images of an object, such as OCT scans of a human eye, can include distortions and data gaps due to relative motion of the object and the image acquisition device. Methods and systems for correction of such distortions and data gaps are described herein. Motion-corrected data is arrived at by applying three-dimensional transforms to input three-dimensional data sets that represent at least partially overlapping regions of the imaged object. The ...
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    12. Distinguishing Diabetic Macular Edema From Capillary Nonperfusion Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Distinguishing Diabetic Macular Edema From Capillary Nonperfusion Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To describe the appearance of diabetic macular edema (DME) using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and distinguish it from capillary nonperfusion. .. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with DME were recruited for OCTA imaging. Eyes with confounding retinal diseases were excluded. Using 3 mm 3 mm OCT angiograms segmented into the superficial and deep inner retinal vascular plexuses, two graders described the appearance of DME and confirmed the diagnosis ...
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    13. Analysis of Choroidal and Retinal Vasculature in Inherited Retinal Degenerations Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Analysis of Choroidal and Retinal Vasculature in Inherited Retinal Degenerations Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To describe the retinal vasculature and choriocapillaris, as well as the transition zone between the diseased and healthy tissue, in eyes with inherited retinal degenerations using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). . PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with inherited retinal degenerations were recruited for OCTA imaging. Retinal vasculature was assessed for increased intercapillary space and foveal avascular zone abnormalities. Choriocapillaris, retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), and photoreceptor disruption were noted ...
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  2. About Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private, coeducational research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT has five schools and one college, containing 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis in theoretical, applied, and interdisciplinary scientific and technological research.  Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group at MIT.  The RLE Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group and its close collaborators were the originators of optical coherence tomography (OCT), a diagnostic technology now used in a growing number of medical fields. The group currently works to further understand and exploit the capabilities of OCT technology, with ongoing investigations in topics related to optical coherence microscopy development and optical biopsy using OCT.