STRATEGIES IN BIOPHOTONICS

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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BIOOPTICS WORLD NEWS & ARTICLES

Monteris Medical launches probes for minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy system

Monteris Medical has launched two new reduced-diameter mini-probes for its minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool.

Light, rather than painkillers, can activate brain's opioid receptors

Neuroscientists have found a way to activate opioid receptors with LED light, which could lead to painkillers with fewer side effects.

Liquid nanolaser could enable lab-on-a-chip medical diagnostics

A liquid nanoscale laser is tunable in real time, enabling quick and simple production of different colors for use in medical diagnostics.

Study evaluates clinical utility of OCT in basal cell carcinoma diagnosis

An independent clinical study demonstrates the clinical value of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in diagnosing basal cell carcinoma.

GWU installs correlative microscopy system at its new research facility

George Washington University will install a correlative light and electron microscopy system at its Science and Engineering Hall.

Ultrafast laser technique enables nondestructive 3D imaging of cells

An ultrafast laser technique can achieve micron resolution of single cells, imaging their interiors in slices separated by 150 nm.

This portable device, when paired with a computer or smartphone, can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in people's breath

Breath test that contains silicon microsensors can detect cancer

An international collaboration worked to develop a portable device that can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in breath.

OCT phantom by Arden Photonics

The APL-OP01 optical coherence tomography (OCT) phantom characterizes the performance of an OCT system.

Haag-Streit Surgical intraoperative OCT camera receives FDA clearance

Haag-Streit Surgical's intraoperative optical coherence tomography (iOCT) camera has received FDA clearance for commercialization in the U.S.

Super-resolution microscopy unravels inner structure of herpes simplex virus

A team of researchers has developed a technique that allows super-resolution microscopy to be used as a structural tool for the study of viruses.

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