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Photoacoustic imaging pioneer Lihong Wang

Photoacoustic imaging pioneer is 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award winner

10/21/2014 Photoacoustic imaging innovator Lihong Wang, whose research enables noninvasive examination of tissues inside the body at deep levels, has been awarded the 2...

Abbott, Carl Zeiss Meditec enter distribution agreement for laser cataract surgery product portfolio

10/20/2014 Abbott Medical Optics (Santa Ana, CA) and Carl Zeiss Meditec (Jena, Germany) have entered into a nonexclusive agreement in which Abbott will offer each compa...

Ultrafast nonlinear microscopy can ID breast cancer tumors in real time

10/17/2014 Recognizing that almost half of patients undergoing breast-conserving cancer surgery have to undergo additional procedures due to cancerous tumor being left ...

Photodynamic therapy for deep cancer cells could get a boost with new nanoparticle

10/16/2014 An international team of researchers has combined a new type of nanoparticle with an FDA-approved photodynamic therapy (PDT) to effectively kill deep-set can...

Theranostic fluorescent nanoparticles identify and destroy ovarian cancer cells

10/15/2014 Theranostic research that describes a fluorescence technique for identifying and destroying ovarian cancer cells was selected as Editor's Choice for the Sept...

Biophotonics innovators amongst Edmund Optics' 2014 Education Award winners

10/15/2014 Optical components maker Edmund Optics has named the recipients of its 2014 Educational Award program—an award given in recognition of outstanding undergradu...

Light microscopy method speeds brain, spinal cord measurements

10/14/2014 Researchers at the University of Miami (Florida), as a part of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, have turned to a light microscopy method to help answer q...

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Global Digital Pathology Market to Grow at 10.55% CAGR by 2018

October 18, 2014ReportsnReports.com offers "Global Digital Pathology Market 2014-2018" research report in its store. Digital pathology includes man...

Optical Imaging Market Worth $1,669.2 Million by 2019

According to the new research report "Optical Imaging Market by Technique (Optical Coherence Tomography, Hyperspectral Imaging, Photoacoustic ...

Super-op could cure lymph node condition

SURGERY on an incredibly small scale could soon be carried out at a Welsh hospital to treat patients with a previously incurable condition. Morrist...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF NINEPOINT MEDICAL FOR "MULTIPLE APERTURE, MULTI...

GENEVA, Oct. 20 -- Publication No. WO/2014/169103 was published on Oct. 16.Title of the invention: "MULTIPLE APERTURE, MULTIPLE MODAL OPTICAL SYSTE...
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