Major Research Areas

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Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging

We develop blood flow imaging systems to study the effects of ischemic stroke on cortical perfusion and to better understand the underlying physics of dynamic light scattering.

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Multiphoton Microscopy

We design high-resolution nonlinear microscopes to study the three-dimensional vascular and neuronal structures of the cortex at depths pushing the limits of optical imaging.

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Modeling Light Propagation

We simulate photon propagation through large tissue geometries in order to understand the effects of scattering and its influence on imaging depth and resolution.

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3D Single Particle Tracking

We built a three-dimensional particle tracking system (TSUNAMI) capable of spatial localization far beyond the diffraction limit for use in studying molecular transport dynamics.

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Oxygen Tension Imaging

We combine imaging techniques to simultaneously track multiple hemodynamic parameters to study the effects of ischemic stroke on the cortex.

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Optical Coherence Tomography

We utilize optical coherence tomography to study neurovascular blood flow and the physics of dynamic light scattering in order to better understand our other imaging techniques.

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