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October 4, 2021

Front Page News! OCT for monitoring transplant rejection chosen as cover article for recent issue of the Journal Of Biomedical Optics.

Our recent article titled "Optical coherence tomography of small intestine allograft biopsies using a handheld surgical probe" by Jelly et al has been selected as the cover article for the most recent issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics (Volume 26, Issue 9) published [...]

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August 20, 2021

Julianna Bordas awarded Departmental Second Year Fellowship!

Julianna Bordas has been named a Thurstone Medical Imaging Fellow by The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University for her potential contributions to the field of medical imaging and biomedical engineering as a whole.    Julianna's work revolves around the [...]

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August 3, 2021 | Photonics.com

Evan Jelly invited to speak at first BioPhotonics Conference, October 26

Jelly reviews recent progress in developing Dual-Axis OCT (DA-OCT) as a powerful diagnostic tool to image deeper into highly scattering tissue.

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June 21, 2021 | SPIE.org

Dr. Wax provides keynote talk at SPIE meeting

Dr. Wax discusses methods for seeing deeper into engineered samples with dual-axis OCT at this year's SPIE's Digital Optical Technologies meeting.

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May 26, 2021

Evan Jelly receives SPIE Scholarship

Congratulations to Evan Jelly for being awarded a 2021 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE!

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September 4, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Han Sang Park!

Congratulations to Dr. Han Sang Park who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Development of Quantitative Phase Imaging as a Diagnostic Modality with High-Throughput Implementation" on September 4th, 2020. 

Zach Steelman

June 6, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Zach Steelman!

Zach Steelman successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Novel instrumentation for optical screening of epithelial dysplasia."

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May 14, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Retinal Texture Could Provide Early Biomarker Of Alzheimer’s Disease

New imaging technique combines two technologies to spot early warning signs of Alzehimer’s disease in mice

December 19, 2019

Low-cost OCT paper is a 2019 top download

The low-cost OCT system demonstrated by Sanghoon Kim, Prof. Wax, and the BIOS lab has continued to attract broad interest.

December 19, 2019

OCT through a borescope garners top download honors

A recent paper by Evan Jelly, Zach Steelman, and Prof. Wax demonstrated high quality OCT imaging of knee cartilage through an endoscopic borescope, a development that could aid arthroscopic surgery.  This work was one of the most downloaded articles from Optics Letters in [...]

July 23, 2019

Clinical low-cost OCT paper catching eyes

The recent work first-authored by Ge Song is one of Translational Vision Science and Technology's most viewed articles of the month.  Click here to read "First Clinical Application of Low-Cost OCT."

July 23, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Will Eldridge!

Will Eldridge is our newest Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering.  Will defended his thesis entitled "Development of optical tools for the assessment of cellular biomechanics," which describes a variety of new quantitative phase imaging methods he developed to [...]

May 13, 2019

Light scattering review paper is an Optica top download

A newly published paper by Zach Steelman, Derek Ho, Ken Chu, and Professor Wax appearing in Optica has been ranked as the journal's third most downloaded item in the month of April 2019.  Entitled "Light-scattering methods for tissue diagnosis," this review article surveys [...]

May 13, 2019

Congrats to Yang, Sanghoon, and Derek!

Three BIOS Lab graduate students became graduated students this weekend, receiving their diplomas to become newly minted Doctors of Philosophy.  Congratulations to Drs. Yang Zhao, Sanghoon Kim, and Derek Ho!

April 11, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Derek Ho

Congrats to Derek Ho, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Development of Optical Technologies for Comprehensive Screening of Cervical Epithelial Health" on March 20, 2019!  

July 20, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Sanghoon Kim!

It's defense season in the BIOS Lab, as Sanghoon Kim successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on Thursday, July 19. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!

July 11, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Yang Zhao!

Duke BME's newest Ph.D. is now Dr. Yang Zhao, who successfully defended his thesis project entitled "Deep tissue imaging with dual axis optical coherence tomography" on July 10, 2018. Congratulations, Dr. Zhao!

May 29, 2018

Professor Wax goes to China

Dr. Adam Wax traveled to China in May to deliver an invited talk at the 138th Optoelectronics Forum.

May 9, 2018

Haoran Zhang receives fellowship

Master's student Haoran Zhang  has received a Student Research Fellowship from the Biomedical Engineering department for his project entitled “Computational Reconstruction of Angular Scattering Profiles Using a Single Multi-Mode Fiber.” Congratulations, Haoran!

March 15, 2018

Low-cost OCT paper is #1 download

A new paper by Sanghoon Kim and co-authors from the BIOS Lab was the top-ranked download from the journal Biomedical Optics Express in February 2018.  The article, titled "Design and implementation of a low-cost, portable OCT system," describes how a fully functional [...]

February 6, 2018

Speckle reduction paper is a top 10 download in January

Another work first-authored by Yang Zhao has been designated a Top Download.  In the month of January 2018, his paper was the 9th most downloaded article from the journal Biomedical Optics Express.  Entitled "Real-time speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography using [...]

July 6, 2017

Dual-axis OCT paper is journal's #3 "Top Download"

A recent paper by Yang Zhao and other members of the BIOS Lab has garnered a Top Download distinction.  Their paper, "Dual-axis optical coherence tomography for deep tissue imaging," which appeared in Optics Letters' 12th issue of 2017, was the journal's third most [...]

April 7, 2017

Quantitative phase imaging of cell disorder receives media attention

One of our lab's recent research papers has caught the notice of the press.  An article in New Atlas highlights the findings of a Biophysical Journal paper, published by Ph.D. student Will Eldridge and Professor Wax along with co-authors Zach Steelman and Brianna Loomis.   [...]

April 7, 2017

MS Student Jawad Hoballah Receives Inaugural Fellowship

Congratulations to Jawad Hoballah!  Jawad was one of 11 Duke BME Master's students to receive the newly created Student Research Fellowship. Pratt News  

August 8, 2016

We bid farewell to Jason

After three years at the BIOS laboratory, we say goodbye to Jason...  

May 12, 2016

BIOS lab work featured at Photonics.com

BIOS lab work by Jason Maher and Yang Zhao featured on Photonics.com Recent papers on OCT & Raman spectroscopy and on spectroscopic OCT for characterizing burns http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60579&PID=1&VID=138&IID=877  

May 12, 2016

BIOS lab members attend OSA BIOMED congress

The OSA BIOMED congress in Hollywood, FL was great fun. Presentations by our group included: Clinical Detection of Cervical Dysplasia Using Angle-resolved Low Coherence Interferometry by Derek Ho https://www.osapublishing.org/abstract.cfm?uri=Cancer-2016-CTh4A.2 Guidance [...]

October 11, 2015

Adam Wax gives the Modern Optics and Spectroscopy Seminar at MIT

October 13, 2015 Cambridge, MA Nanoscale Imaging and Sensing of Live Cells  

April 11, 2013

Derek Ho presents a/LCI cervix results at SPIE/NIH Biophotonics from Bench to Bedside conference

September 24-25, 2015 Bethesda, MD Angle-resolved low coherence interferometry for the detection of cervical dysplasia in vivo