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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

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

  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "Two dimensional vibrations of the guinea pig apex organ of Corti measured in vivo using phase sensitive Fourier domain optical coherence tomography."  Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XI. Vol. 9303 SPIE, 2015. 93031L.
  • "Real-time treatment light dose guidance of Pleural PDT : An update."   Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection: Mechanisms and Techniques in Photodynamic Therapy XXIV. Vol. 9308 SPIE, 2015. 930809.
  • "Coupling 3D Monte Carlo light transport in optically heterogeneous tissues to photoacoustic signal generation." Photoacoustics In: , Vol. 2, No. 4, 01.12.2014, p. 137-142.
  • "Erratam : Tri-modal confocal mosaics detect residual invasive squamous cell carcinoma in Mohs surgical excisions (Journal of Biomedical Optics (2012) 17:6 (066018))." Journal of Biomedical Optics  In: , Vol. 19, No. 2, 029801, 02.2014.
  • "Monte Carlo modeling of pigmented lesions."   Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8926 SPIE, 2014. 89260V.
  • "Filtering of acoustic signals within the hearing organ." Journal of Neuroscience  In: , Vol. 34, No. 27, 2014, p. 9051-9058.
  • "Extraction of optical properties and prediction of light distribution in rat brain tissue." Journal of Biomedical Optics  In: , Vol. 19, No. 7, 075001, 2014.
  • "Multimodal confocal mosaics enable high sensitivity and specificity in screening of in situ squamous cell carcinoma."  Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8937 2014. 893704.
  • "Erratum : Optical properties of biological tissues: A review (Physics in Medicine and Biology (2013) 58)." Physics in Medicine and Biology In: , Vol. 58, No. 14, 21.07.2013, p. 5007-5008.

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