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Mark Niedre

Associate Professor and Associate Chair For Research,  Bioengineering

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  • 217 ISEC
  • 617.373.5410

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Research Focus

Biomedical optics and non-invasive imaging, rare cell detection and tracking in the body, ultrafast time-domain diffuse optical imaging, image reconstruction and biomedical signal processing.

About

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2005-2008 Ph.D., Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, 2005 B.Eng., Engineering Physics, McMaster University, 1998

Education

  • PhD, University of Toronto, 2004

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 COE Faculty Fellow
  • 2015 Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award
  • Massachusetts Life Sciences Center New Investigator Award

Research Overview

Biomedical optics and non-invasive imaging, rare cell detection and tracking in the body, ultrafast time-domain diffuse optical imaging, image reconstruction and biomedical signal processing.

Selected Publications

  • V. Pera, X. Tan, J. Runnels, N. Sardesai, C.P. Lin, M. Niedre, Diffuse Fluorescence Fiber Probe for In Vivo Detection of Circulating Cells, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22(3),          2017, 037004
  • Y. Mu, V. Pera, M. Niedre, Multiplexed Fluorescence Mediated Tomography with Temporal and Spectral Data, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21(10),       2016, 105001
  • S. Markovic, S. Li, M. Niedre, Performance of Computer Vision In Vivo Flow Cytometry with Low Fluorescence Contrast, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(3), 2015, 35005
  • V. Pera, D.H. Brooks, M. Niedre, On the use of Cramer-Rao Bounds in diffuse optical Tomography, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(2), 2014, 025002
  • S. Markovic, B. Li, V. Pera, M. Sznaier, O. Camps, M. Niedre, A Computer Vision Approach to RareCell In Vivo Flow Cytometry, Cytometry A, 83A, 2013, 1113-1123
  • N. Pestana, L. Mortensen, J. Runnels, M. Niedre, et al., An Improved Prototype Diffuse Fluorescence Flow Cytometer for High Sensitivity Detection of Rare Circulating Cells In Vivo, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18(7), 2013, 77002
  • Y. Mu, N. Valim, M. Niedre, Evaluation of a Fast Single-photon Avalanche Photodiode for Measurement of Early Transmitted Photons Through Diffusive Media, Optics Letters, 38(12), 2013, 2098-2100
  • N. Valim, J. Brock, M. Leeser, M. Niedre, The Effect of Temporal Impulse Response on Experimental Reduction of Photon Scatter in Time-Resolved Diffuse Optical Tomography, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58(2), 2013, 335-349

Faculty

May 17, 2018

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”.

Faculty

Feb 06, 2018

Bioengineering Professors Clark and Niedre Awarded a 4 year, $1.4 Million Grant from the NIH

Bioengineering Professor Heather Clark and Associate Professor Mark Niedre awarded a $1.4M, 4-year NIH grant to develop circulating red blood cell based nanosensors for non-invasive optical drug monitoring.

Faculty

Mar 23, 2017

FY18 TIER 1 Award Recipients

21 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY18 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing $600K dollars of investment in research.

Mar 22, 2016

FY17 TIER 1 Award Recipients

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.

Aug 26, 2015

Niedre Awarded $1.5M Grant

ECE Associate Professor, Mark Niedre, received a $1.5M RO1 grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of NIH for Ultra-Rare Cell In Vivo Flow Cytometry.

May 07, 2015

2015 COE Faculty Fellows

Congratulations to this year’s class of COE Faculty Fellows: Yunsi Fei, Auroop Ganguly, Mark Niedre, and Ashkan Vaziri.

Staff

May 05, 2015

COE Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the COE Faculty and Staff Awards: Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Students Thomas Gilbert, Chemistry Joshua Hertz, Engineering Marco Rainho, Mathematics Swastik Kar, Physics Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award Marvin Onabajo, ECE Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award Alison Nogueira, MIE Outstanding Staff Award Roy Dalsheim, Student Services Susan […]

May 05, 2015

COE Faculty & Staff Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the COE Faculty and Staff Awards.

Mar 19, 2015

FY16 TIER 1 Award Recipients

18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.

Mar 20, 2014

Congratulations to recipients of the FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants

19 COE faculty were recipients of FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $500K dollars of investment in research.

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