Dr. Marcu receives a National Heart Lung and Blood Instutitute R01 grant which will continue to fund her group’s research toward the development of an intravascular diagnostic technology combining fluorescence lifetime and ultrasound contrast.
Jennifer Phipps has successfully defended her thesis. We wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavors!
Laura Marcu named Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in recognition for her work in the use of optical spectroscopy and imaging for cancer and atherosclerosis.
Collaboration between doctors at the UC Davis Medical Center and UC Davis biomedical engineers lead to discovery of new ways to distinguish between healthy and cancerous tissue.
Imaging probe developed by Marcu Lab for early detection and delineation of oral cancers showcased in Medical Design Briefs post on use of biophotonics in medicine and diagnostics.
Laura Marcu and Greg Farwell, Professor of Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology at UCDMC Cancer Center, interviewed by Capitol Public Radio’s Jeffrey Callison.
Trial with human subjects show laser probe developed by UC Davis researchers could be used to locate tumor edges during surgery.
Surgeons use technology developed by UC Davis engineers to delineate oral tumor margins.
Biomedical engineers at UC Davis develop laser probe for early detection of oral cancers.
UC Davis researcher brings new technologies to the hospital bedside.
Novel device promises to allow neurosurgeons to distinguish between healthy and malignant brain tissue.
Laura Marcu elected to BMES Board of Directors
Dr. Marcu elected to a 2007-2010 term as member of the Board of Directors of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the flagship society of biomedical and bioengineering profession.
Dr. Marcu develops laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy for use in identifying rupture-prone, “vulnerable” atherosclerotic plaques. (See Video Here)