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Biomedical optics

Therapeutic and diagnostic applications of optical technologies

Research & Innovation News

Multispectral imaging ramps sensitivity

Multispectral optoacoustic tomography using a large number of excitation wavelengths increases imaging sensitivity.

Simplified dosimetry for 89Zr-immuno-PET

A fast, semi-automatic delineation method simplifies dosimetry for antibody-based PET imaging.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in diagnostics, proton therapy, photoacoustic imaging and more.

NSMP 2014: proceedings published online

Proceedings from the 9th National Seminar on Medical Physics, held earlier this year in Malaysia, have now been published.

Opinion

Molecular imaging: making moves into the clinic

Transitioning molecular imaging from a preclinical technique to a standard clinical tool could help detect the very earliest stages of disease.

We should strive to apply physics to the biology itself

The field of medical physics should incorporate biophysics into radiotherapy research, says University of Wisconsin-Madison's Michael Kissick.

OCT lines up for dermatology

Jon Holmes, CEO and co-founder of Michelson Diagnostics, takes a look at the role of optical coherence tomography in dermatology.

Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?

Physics in Medicine & Biology

Review on the characteristics of radiation detectors for dosimetry and imaging

Joao Seco, Ben Clasie and Mike Partridge Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R303

Thermal dose dependent optical property changes of ex vivo chicken breast tissues between 500 and 1100 nm

Matthew T Adams, Qi Wang, Robin O Cleveland and Ronald A Roy Phys. Med. Biol. 59 3249

Topical review: Advances in kilovoltage x-ray beam dosimetry

Robin Hill, Brendan Healy, Lois Holloway, Zdenka Kuncic, David Thwaites and Clive Baldock Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R183

Small animal fluorescence and bioluminescence tomography: a review of approaches, algorithms, and technology update

Chinmay Darne, Yujie Lu and Eva M Sevick-Muraca Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R1