Lurie Cancer Center Member
Vadim Backman, PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Dr. Backman is developing novel biophotonics technologies for early detection, diagnosis, and screening of colon, lung, pancreatic, and esophageal cancers. He has developed four-dimensional elastic light scattering fingerprinting, low-coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy, and partial-wave spectroscopic microscopy to assess nanoscale architecture of living tissue, far beyond what conventional microscopy can reveal. His research spans from technology development to large-scale clinical trials.
- Northwestern Research Could Help Cancer Diagnoses
- BriteSeed Wins Top Awards at the 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition
- Screening Detects Ovarian Cancer Using Neighboring Cells