Thank you to everyone who attended or participated in the inaugural Strategies in Biophotonics conference in October 2014. Unfortunately we've made the decision to not continue with the event going forward. Best wishes to all exhibitors, attendees and sponsors. 

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Low-light CMOS biosensor enables detection of four copies of pathogen DNA per sample

Anitoa Systems has demonstrated handheld, real-time qPCR using its ultra-low-light CMOS biosensor.

Two studies validate effectiveness of image calibration software for microscopy

An image calibration software program for microscopy can lead to significant improvements in image quality and consistency. 

Cynosure hyperthermic laser treatment for noninvasive fat reduction receives FDA approval

Aesthetic laser maker Cynosure has received FDA clearance to market its SculpSure hyperthermic laser treatment for noninvasive lipolysis.

Cambridge IVF develops new protocols for light microscopy-based sperm testing

Cambridge IVF is working to develop new protocols to improve the reliability of its light microscopy-based sperm testing.

Lumenis and urologists highlight utilities for holmium laser platform

Medical laser maker Lumenis is hosting an educational symposium in collaboration with nationally distinguished urologists.

Silver nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA have utility in bioimaging

A team of researchers has created nanoscale silver clusters with unique fluorescence properties important for bioimaging.

Point-of-care OCT system by Michelson Diagnostics

The VivoSight DX multibeam optical coherence tomography (OCT) system has use as a point-of-care tissue imaging system.

Computational approach enables 'stainless' staining for optical imaging

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach to histology based on using infrared (IR) microspectroscopy.

Light-activated proteins help show how dopamine neurons form

Using light-sensitive proteins, scientists have identified how neurons that produce dopamine are generated.

Low-level light therapy shows promise for treating brain injury, diseases

A multidisciplinary team of researchers investigated the use of photobiomodulation to treat injury and diseases of the brain.

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