Niedre Awarded Patent
BioE Associate Professor Mark Niedre and ECE alum Eric Zettergren, ME'11, were awarded a patent for "Systems and methods for sensing, enumerating and imaging rare cells with diffuse light".
Abstract Source: USPTO
Diffuse fluorescence flow cytometers and methods of using them include a plurality of excitation sources and a plurality of detectors, all circumferentially arranged about a space for accommodating a limb of a subject. Tomographic reconstructions of cells within the limb are made by varying the intensity and direction of excitation and then analyzing the results.