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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

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

Biophotonic detection of high order chromatin alterations in field carcinogenesis predicts risk of future hepatocellular carcinoma: A pilot study

Kalman, R., Stawarz, A., Nunes, D., Zhang, D., Dela Cruz, M. A., Mohanty, A., Subramanian, H., Backman, V. & Roy, H. K., May 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 5, e0197427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma