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Medical Engineering and Medical Physics, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2001

Physics, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1998

Physics, MS, St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute

… → 1996

Physics (Hons), BS, St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute

… → 1994

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Grants 2002 2023

Eukaryotic Cells
Biomedical Engineering
Anethum graveolens

Research Output 1996 2019

Editorial introduction to the JSTQE issue on biophotonics

Ilev, I. K., Backman, V., Georgakoudi, I., Matsuura, Y., Calhoun, W. R. & Huser, T., Jan 1 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 25, 1, 8631060.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Influence of nuclear morphology on differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells

Wang, X., Agrawal, V., Duan, C., Jiang, B., Backman, V. & Ameer, G. A., Jan 1 2019, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition 2019: The Pinnacle of Biomaterials Innovation and Excellence - Transactions of the 42nd Annual Meeting. Society for Biomaterials, 1 p. (Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials and the Annual International Biomaterials Symposium; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stem cells
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Histone Code
Eukaryotic Cells

Multimodal interference-based imaging of nanoscale structure and macromolecular motion uncovers UV induced cellular paroxysm

Gladstein, S., Almassalha, L. M., Cherkezyan, L., Chandler, J. E., Eshein, A., Eid, A., Zhang, D., Wu, W., Bauer, G. M., Stephens, A. D., Morochnik, S., Subramanian, H., Marko, J. F., Ameer, G. A., Szleifer, I. G. & Backman, V., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 1652.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Imaging techniques
Light interference
Cell death

Quantitative quality-control metrics for in vivo oximetry in small vessels by visible light optical coherence tomography angiography

Liu, R., Song, W., Backman, V. & Yi, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 10, 2, p. 465-486 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Coherence Tomography
quality control

Spectral contrast optical coherence tomography angiography enables single-scan vessel imaging

Winkelmann, J. A., Eid, A., Spicer, G., Almassalha, L. M., Nguyen, T. Q. & Backman, V., Dec 1 2019, In : Light: Science and Applications. 8, 1, 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Optical tomography