Adam P. Wax

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Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Adam P. Wax PhD is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, a faculty network member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and member of the Duke Cancer Institute. His research interests include optical spectroscopy for early cancer detection, novel microscopy and interferometry techniques. Dr. Wax is a Fellow with the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, and the Optical Society of America.

He holds 5 patents, and his technology innovations led to his founding of Oncoscope, Inc. where serves as Chairman. Dr. Wax received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a B.S. in physics from SUNY Albany, an MA and a Ph.D. in physics from Duke University, and completed his postdoctoral training at MIT.