Trimodal Handheld Probe Based on Raman Spectroscopy and Confocal Imaging for Cancer Detection (DD-2008-PROBE)

Jointly developed with Vanderbilt University (link to VU website above).

Status: Available for Licensing

Contact: Nick Zelver, 406-994-7706

A single handheld device for combined confocal imaging and confocal Raman spectroscopy as well as gross spatial imaging as a clinical diagnostic tool for cancer detection in humans, with a specific emphasis on the skin. 

Biomedical Optics paper: Handheld Scanning Confocal Raman microspectroscopy system

MSU News article: MSU grad's work helps diagnose skin cancer without a biopsy

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