Diagnostic Wavelengths
Michael Feld, MIT Light probe for oral-, cervical-, and esophageal-cancer screening; now in human testing
Nimmi Ramanujam,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Optical fiber threaded through biopsy needle to guide breast biopsy; in human trials
Rebecca Richards-Kortum,
University of Texas at Austin
Ultraviolet- and visible-light-emitting device for cervical-cancer screening; regulatory filing could come as early as next year
Bruce Tromberg,
University of California, Irvine
Handheld infrared device for breast cancer screening; could enter large-scale human testing in three years