Conference Presentations

2013

  1. N. Ramanujam, "Simultaneouslt quantifying tumor oxygenation and glycolysis in vivo via quantitative spectrscopy," Briton Chance International ymposium on Metablic Imaging/Spectroscopy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, June 2013.
  2. J. Mueller, Z. Harmany, K. Mito, S. Kennedy, Y. Kim, L. Dodd, J. Geradts, D. Kirsch, R. Willet, J.Q. Brown, N. Ramanujam, "Quantitative segmentation of fluorescence microscopy images of hterogenous tissue: Applicaition to the detection of residual disease in tumor margins," SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA 2013
  3. N. Rajaram, A.E. Frees, M.W. Dewhirst, N. Ramanujam, "Delivery rate affecs glucose uptake in tumors," Britton Chance Centennial Symposium on Metabolic Imaging and Spectroscopy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, June 2013.
  4. N. Rajaram, N. Ramanujam, "Optical imaging and spectroscopy of tumo bioenergetics in vivo to interpret response to therapy," Biomedical Engineering Society, Seattle, WA 2013.

2012

  1. H.L. Fu, N. Ramanujam, J.Q. Brown, "Design and Development of a Wide-field Structured Illumination Fluorescence Imaging System for Breast Tumor Margin Assessment," in SPIE Photonics West – BIOS, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  2. J.Y. Lo, S. Dhar, B. Yu, M.A. Brooke, N.M. Jokerst, N. Ramanujam, "Design of a Compact, Low-cost Spectroscopic Imaging System for Quantitative Tissue Absorption and Scattering," NIH/NCI Cancer Detection and Diagnostics Technologies for Global Health Conferece, 2011.
  3. J.Y. Lo, S. Dhar, B. Yu, M.A. Brooke, T.F. Keuch, N.M. Jokerst, N. Ramanujam, "Diffuse Reflectance Spectral Imaging for Breast Tumor Margin Assessment," SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA 2012.
  4. A. Frees, N. Rajaram, M. Dewhirst, N. Ramanujam, "Effects of the Hypoxic Stress on Breast Cancer Metabolism and Redox Status," Keystone Symposium on Cancer and Metabolism," Alberta, Canada 2012.
  5. F. Hu, K. Vishwanath, J.E. Phelp, J.Y. Lo, W.T. Lee, N. Ramanujam, "Rapid Determination of Tissue Hemoglobin Concentration and Oxygen Saturation of Head and Neck Cancers for Global Health Applications," OSA Biomedical Optics, Miami, FL 2012.
  6. N. Rajaram, A.E. Frees, J. Zhong, M.W. Dewhirst, N. Ramanujam, "Molecular Imaging of Spatiotemporal Glucose Demand in Tumors in vivo," Gordon Research Conference on Lasers in Medicine and Biology, Holderness, NH 2012.
  7. N. Ramanujam, "Intra-operative assessment of Breast Tumor Margins and Optical Spectral Imaging," BME's Conference, Atlanta, GA 2012.
  8. N. Ramanujam, "Image-Guided Oncoloic Surgery," 54th Annual AAPM IGS Symposium 2012.
  9. N. Ramanujam, "Predicting the Fate of a Cancer Cell," Gordon Conference, Concord, NH 2012.
  10. H. Fu, J. Mueller, M. Javid, Z. Harmany, R. Willet, D. Kirsch, N. Ramanujam, J.Q. Brown, "A wide-field structured illumination microscopy system for segmentation and quantification of cell nuclei in surgical margin assessmne demonstrated in a preclinical murine sarcoma model," SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA 2012.

2011

  1. B. Yu, G. M. Palmer, B. Wang, A. Shah, K. Vishwanath, and N. Ramanujam, "Monitoring of Head and Neck Tumor Physiology in Response to Hyperoxia using a Side-firing Fiber Optic Probe," in European Conference on Biomedical Optics 2011, 2011.
  2. B. Yu, V. Chang, A. Shah, D. Walmer, and N. Ramanujam, "A smart fiber optic sensor for detection of oral and cervical cancer in developing world," presented at the The 10th International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine, Wuhan, P. R. China, 2011.
  3. B. Yu, V. Chang, A. Shah, D. Merisier, D. Walmer, and N. Ramanujam, "A smart fiber optic sensor for detection of oral and cervical cancer in developing world," presented at the NIH/NCI Cancer Detection and Diagnostics Technologies for Global Health Conference, NIH Campus, 2011.
  4. B. Yu, J. Q. Brown, J. Y. Lo, T. M. Bydlon, H. L. Fu, S. A. Kennedy, M. Junker, T. F. Kuech, J. Geradts, L. G. Wilke, and N. Ramanujam, "Quantitative Spectral Imaging for Intraoperative Breast Tumor Margin Assessment," in European Conference on Biomedical Optics 2011, Munich, Germany, 2011.
  5. K. Vishwanath, J. Oleson, J. Salama, W. Lee, M. W. Dewhirst, and N. Ramanujam, "Longitudinal, Non-invasive and Quantitative Measurement of Vascular Physiology in vivo from Irradiated Head And Neck Cancers using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy," in ECI: Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery XII, Naples, FL, 2011.
  6. N. Rajaram, T. T. Jiang, A. E. Frees, S. R. Millon, A. N. Fontanella, M. W. Dewhirst, and N. Ramanujam, "Optical imaging of tumor metabolic response to hypoxia," in ECI Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery, Naples, FL, 2011.
  7. J. Mueller, S. Kennedy, Z. Harmany, J. Mito, Y. Kim, J. Geradts, R. Kortum, D. Kirsch, R. Willett, N. Ramanujam, and J. Brown, "High resolution vital fluorescence imaging of tumor microanatomy for surgical margin assessment," in Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2011.
  8. J. Mueller, Z. Harmany, J. Mito, S. Kennedy, Y. Kim, J. Geradts, D. Kirsch, R. Willett, N. Ramanujam, and J. Brown, "High resolution vital fluorescence imaging and analysis of tumor microanatomy for surgical margin assessment," in Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine, and Surgery XII, Engineering Conferences International (ECI), Naples, FL, 2011.
  9. J. Mueller, Z. Harmany, J. Mito, S. Kennedy, Y. Kim, J. Geradts, D. Kirsch, R. Willett, N. Ramanujam, and J. Brown, "Sparse decomposition as a tool for quantitative pathology," in Duke Workshop on Sensing and Analysis of High-Dimensional Data (SAHD), Durham, NC, 2011.
  10. J. Y. Lo, B. Yu, T. F. Kuech, and N. Ramanujam, "A compact, cost-effective diffuse reflectance spectroscopic imaging system for quantitative tissue absorption and scattering," 2011.
  11. A. E. Frees, N. Rajaram, T. Jiang, S. Millon, M. W. Dewhirst, and N. Ramanujam, "Utilizing 2-NBDG Fluorescence to Study Hypoxia-Induced Changes in Breast Cancer Glycolysis," presented at the ECI: Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery XII, Naples, FL., 2011.
  12. T. Bydlon, "Effects of Radiographic Breast Density on the Optical Properties of Treatment Naive Breast Tissue Margins," presented at the ECI - Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine, and Surgery XII, Naples, FL, 2011.
  13. J. Q. Brown, J. Mueller, J. Mito, Z. Harmany, D. Kirsch, R. Willett, J. Geradts, and N. Ramanujam, "High-resolution vital fluorescence imaging for in vivo detection of microscopic residual disease in cancer surgery," in SPIE European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany, 2011.
  14. S Kennedy, J Mueller, T Bydlon, JQ Brown, N Ramanujam, "Using wide-filed quatitative diffuse reflectance spectroscopy in combination with high-resolution imaging for margin assessment," SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA 2011.
  15. VTC Chang, D Merisier, B Yu, N Ramanujam, "Caibration Schemes of a Field-compatible Optical Spectroscopic System to Quantif Neovascular Changes in the Dysplastic Cervix," SPIE BiOS, San Francisco, CA 2011
  16. N Rajaram, AE Frees, TT Jiang, SR Million, AN Fontanella, MW Dewhirst, N Ramanujam, "Effect of intermittent hypoxia oxygenation and tumor glycolytic demand in preclinical breast cancer models," Department of Defense Era of Hope Conference, Orlando, FL 2011.

2010

  1. K. Vishwanath, M. W. Dewhirst, J. Oleson, and N. Ramanujam, "Longitudinal monitoring of functional changes in irradiated head and neck tumors using optical spectroscopy," in American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 2010, pp. S118-S118.
  2. T. Bydlon, "Effect of Patient Characteristics on the Optical Properties of Breast Tumor Margins," presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology - Breast Cancer Symposium, National Harbor, MD, 2010.
  3. T. Bydlon, "Effects of Patient Characteristics on the Optical Properties of Breast Tumor Margins," presented at the Fitzpatrick Institute of Photonics - Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, 2010.
  4. J. Q. Brown, B. Yu, and N. Ramanujam, "Tissue-mimicking phantoms for system calibration and validation in Quantitative Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy (Q-DRS)," in Design and Performance Validation of Phantoms used in Conjunction with Optical Measurement of Tissue III, SPIE Photonics West – BIOS, San Francisco, CA, 2010.
  5. J. Q. Brown, T. M. Bydlon, S. A. Kennedy, J. Geradts, L. G. Wilke, L. M. Richards, M. Junker, J. Gallagher, and N. Ramanujam, "Assessment of breast tumor margins via quantitative spectral reflectance imaging," in Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering IV, SPIE Photonics West – BIOS, San Francisco, CA, 2010.

2009

  1. B. Yu, H. Fu, and N. Ramanujam, "UV-visible Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy with a Self-calibrating Fiber Optic Probe," in Conference on Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery XI Clinical Challenges and Research Solutions, Burlington, Vermont, 2009.
  2. S. Kennedy, Torre Bydlon, "Optical Assessment of Ex-vivo Tumor Margins During Breast Conserving Surgery," presented at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering - Annual Event, Washington, DC, 2009.
  3. H. L. Fu, B. Yu, J. Y. Lo, G. M. Palmer, T. F. Kuech, and N. Ramanujam, "A Low Cost System for Quantitative Spectral Imaging of Tissue Absorption and Scattering," in Engineering Conferences International: Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine, and Surgery XI, Burlington, VT, 2009.
  4. T. Bydlon, "Preliminary Clinical Results Using an Optical Imaging Device for Breast Tumor Margin Assessment," presented at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center - Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, 2009.
  5. T. Bydlon, "Preliminary Clinical Results Using an Optical Imaging Device for Breast Tumor Margin Assessment," presented at the Fitzpatrick Institute of Photonics Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, 2009.
  6. T. Bydlon, "Rapid optical imaging of breast tumor margins: final results from a 100-patient clinical study," presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX, 2009.
  7. J. Q. Brown, T. M. Bydlon, S. A. Kennedy, L. M. Richards, M. K. Junker, G. M. Palmer, J. Geradts, L. G. Wilke, and N. Ramanujam, "Intraoperative optical breast characterization device for tumor margin assessment," in 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, 2009.

2008

  1. B. Yu, H. L. Fu, T. M. Bydlon, J. E. Bender, and N. Ramanujam, "A Self-Calibrating Fiber Optic Probe for Tissue Optical Spectroscopy," in CLEO 2008, San Jose, CA, 2008.
  2. K. Vishwanath, H. Yuan, L. Moore, J. Bender, M. Dewhirst, and N. Ramanujam, "Longitudinal monitoring of 4T1-tumor physiology in vivo with Doxorubicin treatment via diffuse optical spectroscopy," presented at the Biomedical Optics/Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging/ Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, 2008.
  3. J. Y. Lo, B. Yu, G. M. Palmer, T. F. Kuech, and N. Ramanujam, "A Miniature Optical Device for Noninvasive, Fast Characterization of Tumor Pathology," presented at the Optical Society of America 2008, 2008.
  4. J. Q. Brown, L. G. Wilke, J. Geradts, T. M. Bydlon, S. A. Kennedy, G. M. Palmer, and N. Ramanujam, "Quantitative Physiology of the Breast: Impacting Patient Care on Multiple Levels," in 2008 BMES Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, 2008.
  5. J. Bender, K. Vishwanath, L. Moore, and N. Ramanujam, "Factors influencing the accuracy of determining tissue physiology quantitatively using optical spectroscopy," presented at the Biomedical Optics/Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging/ Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, 2008.

2007

  1. J. Q. Brown, L. G. Wilke, J. Geradts, L. Tochacek, G. M. Palmer, and N. Ramanujam, "Intraoperative assessment of breast physiology via in vivo optical biopsy: Potential for cancer diagnostics," in AACR Annual Meeting 2007, Los Angeles, CA, 2007.
  2. J. Q. Brown, L. G. Wilke, J. Geradts, S. A. Kennedy, G. M. Palmer, and N. Ramanujam, "Intraoperative in vivo reflectance spectroscopy for discrimination of normal, benign, and malignant breast tissues," in 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

2006

  1. J. Q. Brown and N. Ramanujam, "Physiologic, structural, and metabolic alterations in breast cancer: Assessment via optical technologies," in OSA Annual Meeting FiO 2006/LS XXII, Rochester, NY, 2006.

2005

  1. B. Yu, C. Lubawy, C. Zhu, E. S. Burnside, G. A. Sisney, and N. Ramanujam, "Fiber Optic Probe Based-on Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Improving the Accuracy of Breast Core Needle Biopsy," in Annual NIH/NIBIB Grantee Meeting, Washington, DC., 2005.