Profusa names optical detection expert Bradley W. Rice as VP of engineering R&D

Tissue-integrated biosensor developer Profusa (San Francisco, CA) has appointed Bradley W. Rice, Ph.D., as the company's vice president of engineering R&D, a role in which he will be responsible for fluorescence detection devices and tissue optics research. With more than 32 years of experience in advanced optical detection technologies, including 16 years in tissue optics, Rice led the development of IVIS imaging technology, the gold standard for luminescent imaging used in preclinical research.

Prior to joining Profusa, Rice served as senior vice president of systems R&D at Caliper Life Sciences and senior director of systems R&D at PerkinElmer (Waltham, MA). Previously, he was chief technology officer and vice president of R&D at Xenogen Corp. (Alameda, CA), where he developed and co-invented the IVIS series of luminescent imaging systems that allow life science researchers to noninvasively observe and monitor living cells in animal models.

Early in his career, he worked for 15 years as a staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA) developing optical- and microwave-based diagnostic instrumentation in the magnetic fusion energy program. He received a B.A. in physics from Colorado College, an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in applied science from the University of California at Davis. He is an author of more than 50 peer-reviewed journal publications and an inventor on 34 issued patents.

For more information, please visit www.profusa.com.

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