Category Archives: Publications

Publications Highlights September 2017

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List compiled by Frank Hu

Publications Highlights April 2017

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List compiled by Gemma Bale

Publications Highlights November 2016

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Publications Highlights May 2016

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List compiled by Rebecca Dewey & Sarah Lloyd-Fox

Optical brain scanner goes where other brain scanners can’t

Joe Culver and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have published a Nature Photonics paper describing an exciting new diffuse optical tomography instrument. The instrument covers two-thirds of a subject’s head and can image brain processes occurring in multiple regions and brain networks—those involved in “daydreaming,” for example. Read more about the study here.

Testing for concussion with portable fNIRS

In a recent post, BioOptics World looks at concussion evaluation with portable functional NIRS. Associate Editor Lee Dubay discusses two projects led by University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences researchers, which demonstrate the potential of the technology for this very important application. Read the post here.