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Steven L. Jacques Ph.D.

  • (503) 418-9338
    • Professor of Biomedical Engineering School of Medicine
    • Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences School of Medicine

My background includes biology, biochemistry and electrical engineering with emphasis on light and laser interactions with biological tissues.

Lecturer, Dermatology/Bioengineering, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor, Urology/Biophysics, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Professor, Dermatology/Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University

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Education

  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts 1975
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 1979

Memberships and associations

  • Society for Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Optical Society of America

Publications

  • "Optimal wavelength selection for optical spectroscopy of hemoglobin and water within a simulated light-scattering tissue." Journal of Biomedical Optics In: , Vol. 23, No. 7, 071202, 01.07.2018.
  • "Methodological problems in a study of fetal visual perception." Current Biology In: , Vol. 28, No. 10, 21.05.2018, p. R594-R596.
  • "Optimal wavelength selection for optical spectroscopy of hemoglobin and water within a simulated light-scattering tissue." Journal of Biomedical Optics In: , Vol. 23, No. 4, 041202, 01.04.2018.
  • "Simultaneous Multicolor Single-Molecule Tracking with Single-Laser Excitation via Spectral Imaging." Biophysical Journal  In: , Vol. 114, No. 2, 23.01.2018, p. 301-310.
  • "Noninvasive in vivo optical characterization of blood flow and oxygen consumption in the superficial plexus of skin." Journal of Biomedical Optics In: , Vol. 22, No. 11, 115002, 01.11.2017.
  • "In vivo imaging of coral tissue and skeleton with optical coherence tomography." Journal of the Royal Society Interface  In: , Vol. 14, No. 128, 20161003, 01.03.2017.
  • "Modeling subdiffusive light scattering by incorporating the tissue phase function and detector numerical aperture." Journal of Biomedical Optics In: , Vol. 22, No. 5, 050501, 2017.
  • "Monte Carlo modeling of photon propagation reveals highly scattering coral tissue." Frontiers in Plant Science  In: , Vol. 7, No. September, 1404, 21.09.2016.
  • "The Black Bug Myth : Selective photodestruction of pigmented pathogens." Lasers in Surgery and Medicine  In: , Vol. 48, No. 7, 01.09.2016, p. 706-714.
  • "Noninvasive Topical In Vivo Imaging of Skin : Confocal Reflectance Microscopy and Polarized Light Imaging."  Imaging in Dermatology. Elsevier Inc., 2016. p. 281-290.
  • "Minimal basilar membrane motion in low-frequency hearing." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  In: , Vol. 113, No. 30, 26.07.2016, p. E4304-E4310.
  • "Polarized light imaging specifies the anisotropy of light scattering in the superficial layer of a tissue." Journal of Biomedical Optics  In: , Vol. 21, No. 7, 071115, 01.07.2016.
  • "Design and calibration of a digital Fourier holographic microscope for particle sizing via goniometry and optical scatter imaging in transmission." Optics Express In: , Vol. 24, No. 12, 13.06.2016, p. 12788-12802.
  • "Assessing mitochondrial swelling due to apoptosis via optical scatter imaging and a digital Fourier holographic microscope."  Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy, OTS 2016. OSA - The Optical Society, 2016. p. 3.
  • "Assessing mitochondrial swelling due to apoptosis via optical scatter imaging and a digital Fourier holographic microscope."  Clinical and Translational Biophotonics, Translational 2016. OSA - The Optical Society, 2016.
  • "Minimally invasive surgical method to detect sound processing in the cochlear apex by optical coherence tomography." Journal of Biomedical Optics In: , Vol. 21, No. 2, 025003, 01.02.2016.
  • "Methods of melanoma detection."  Cancer Treatment and Research. Vol. 167 Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2016. p. 51-105 (Cancer Treatment and Research; Vol. 167).
  • "Investigation of the effect of hydration on dermal collagen in ex vivo human skin tissue using second harmonic generation microscopy."  Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XII. Vol. 9689 SPIE, 2016. 96890W.
  • "Diffuse light tomography to detect blood vessels using Tikhonov regularization."  Saratov Fall Meeting 2015 - Third International Symposium on Optics and Biophotonics; and Seventh Finnish-Russian Photonics and Laser Symposium (PALS). Vol. 9917 SPIE, 2016. 99170T.
  • "Development of a phase-sensitive Fourier domain optical coherence tomography system to measure mouse organ of Corti vibrations in two cochlear turns."  Mechanics of Hearing: Protein to Perception - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing. Vol. 1703 American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. 040011.
  • "The second filter's second coming."   Mechanics of Hearing: Protein to Perception - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing. Vol. 1703 American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. 040003.
  • "Potential role of the glycolytic oscillator in acute hypoxia in tumors." Physics in Medicine and Biology In: , Vol. 60, No. 24, 17.11.2015, p. 9215-9225.
  • "OptogenSIM : A 3D monte carlo simulation platform for light delivery design in optogenetics." Biomedical Optics Express In: , Vol. 6, No. 12, 250524, 16.11.2015, p. 4859-4870.
  • "Entropy and enthalpy for triggering cutaneous erythema." Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences In: , Vol. 8, No. 4, 1550026, 25.07.2015.
  • "Erratum : "quantitative analysis of transcranial and intraparenchymal light penetration in human cadaver brain tissue" (Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (2015) 47(4):312-322)." Lasers in Surgery and Medicine  In: , Vol. 47, No. 5, 01.07.2015, p. 466.
  • "Probing nanoscale tissue structure using light scattering."  Novel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2015. OSA - The Optical Society, 2015.
  • "Quantitative analysis of transcranial and intraparenchymal light penetration in human cadaver brain tissue." Lasers in Surgery and Medicine In: , Vol. 47, No. 4, 01.04.2015, p. 312-322.
  • "Application of circularly polarized light for non-invasive diagnosis of cancerous tissues and turbid tissue-like scattering media." Journal of Biophotonics  In: , Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.04.2015, p. 317-323.
  • "Quick analysis of optical spectra to quantify epidermal melanin and papillary dermal blood content of skin." Journal of Biophotonics In: , Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.04.2015, p. 309-316.
  • "Circular polarization memory in polydisperse scattering media." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics In: , Vol. 91, No. 3, 033204, 16.03.2015.

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