A research team at the Univ. of Arizona (UA) formed by Jennifer Barton and Ray Kostuk has received at five-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to build an instrument that they hope will one day be used to monitor women at high risk for ovarian cancer.
Barton, a Director and Fellow of SPIE, heads the UA department of biomedical engineeing and is assistant director of the university's BIO5 Institute. She has authored almost 70 papers for SPIE journals and proceedings, and is an author of several papers to be presented at SPIE Photonics West 2010.
Kostuk is a Fellow of SPIE, and is the Kenneth Von Behren Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of optical sciences at UA. He has published more than 50 journal and proceedings papers with SPIE, and has chaired conferences and taught courses on holography at SPIE events around the world.
Read the full press release from the Univ. of Arizona.