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Michael Choma, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, of Biomedical Engineering and of Pediatrics

Biography

Michael A. Choma, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist with expertise in pediatrics, biomedical optics, and biomedical engineering. His research uses innovative optical imaging methods to better understand and treat pediatric disease, including congenital heart disease and ciliary disease. Michael received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University (thesis advisor: Joseph Izatt, PhD), and his MD from Duke University....

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Research Interests

Cilia; Heart Defects, Congenital; Lasers; Respiratory System; Developmental Biology; Tomography, Optical Coherence; Optics and Photonics

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Yong Bian

Postdoctoral Associate

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Zhilong Cong

PhD Student

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Interested in Signal Processing Algorithms Development, Light Sources, Optical Imaging System Design, Electronic & Bio-Sensors, Photometry, Cameras

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Ute Gamm, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Diagnostic Radiology

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Brendan Huang

MD-PhD Student

Biography

I am interested in quantitative imaging of ciliary physiology, which includes new image and signal processing techniques in conjunction with genetic manipulation of the animal model system Xenopus laevis.

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Joyce Li

Undergraduate Researcher

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Changgeng (Bruce) Liu

Postdoctoral Associate

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Research interests:

Biomedical optics, digital holography, optical microscopy, adaptive optics, ophthalmic imaging,interferometry and degenerate lasers development and applications.

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Ikbal Sencan

Postdoctoral Associate

Biography

Ikbal Sencan completed her undergraduate study in Electronics Engineering Department of Fatih University, Istanbul in 2007 as Valedictorian. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2010 and 2013, respectively under supervision of Prof. Aydogan Ozcan. Her research in Nano/Biophotonics Laboratory was mainly focused on high-throughput, high-resolution, low-cost, on-chip imaging and its biomedical applications with an...

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Alumni

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Lily Blair

PhD Student

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Victoria Chu

Undergraduate Researcher

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Engin Deniz

Instructor in Pediatrics (Critical Care)

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Siyuan Dong

Postgraduate Associate

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Research interests:

Computational optics, Fourier ptychographic imaging, phase retrieval methods, super-resolution imaging and interferometry.

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Charles Jin

Undergraduate Researcher

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Stephan Jonas

Postdoc/Senior scientist

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Elaine Zhou

Medical Student

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Kevin Zhou

Undergraduate Researcher