Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health

LABS AT NIBIB

Infrared Imaging and Thermometry Unit

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Infrared lab image

The mission of the Infrared Imaging and Thermometry Unit is to provide state-of–the-art expertise, instrumentation, training and services for clinical research in the areas of:

  • Intraoperative and bedside optical imaging of tissue perfusion and temperature
  • Monitoring of tissue perfusion, oxygen content and temperature
  • Passive microwave thermometry
  • Multi-spectral molecular imaging without use of contrast agents
  • In vivo optical imaging to guide functional tests, targeted drug delivery, and ex vivo organ resuscitation
  • Design and validation of wireless electronic patches and cellular phone technology for longitudinal monitoring in clinical research
  • Image processing and data mining
  • Clinical capillaroscopy