Journal of Biomedical Optics

Editor-in-Chief: Brian W. Pogue, Dartmouth College, USA

The Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO) is an open access journal that publishes peer-reviewed papers on the use of novel optical systems and techniques for improved health care and biomedical research.

On the cover: The figure is from the paper "Live mechanistic assessment of localized cardiac pumping in mammalian tubular embryonic heart" by Shang Wang and Irina V. Larina.

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Clinical evaluation of fever-screening thermography: impact of consensus guidelines and facial measurement location

Yangling Zhou, Pejman Ghassemi, et al.

Aptamer-based surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering assay on a paper fluidic platform for detection of cardiac troponin I

Dandan Tu, Allison Holderby, and Gerard L. Coté

Photoacoustic Imaging: The Next Generation

Muyinatu Lediju Bell, Xueding Wang, and Manojit Pramanik

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Measurement of the refractive index of whole blood and its components for a continuous spectral region

Shike Liu, et al. (2019) Open Access


Review of methods for intraoperative margin detection for breast conserving surgery

Benjamin W. Maloney, et al. (2018) Open Access


Structured light imaging for breast-conserving surgery, part II: texture analysis and classification

Samuel S. Streeter, et al. (2019) Open Access


Feasibility of using spatial frequency-domain imaging intraoperatively during tumor resection

Dennis J. Wirth, Mira Sibai, Jonathan D. Olson, Brian C. Wilson, David W. Roberts, Keith D. Paulsen (2018) Open Access


Tissue oxygen saturation predicts response to breast cancer neoadjuvant chemotherapy within 10 days of treatment

Jeffrey M. Cochran, et al. (2018) Open Access


Light scattering measured with spatial frequency domain imaging can predict stromal versus epithelial proportions in surgically resected breast tissue

David M. McClatchy III, et al. (2018) Open Access


Structured light imaging for breast-conserving surgery, part I: optical scatter and color analysis

Benjamin W. Maloney, et al. (2019) Open Access


Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy: fundamentals and advances in instrumentation, analysis, and applications

Rupsa Datta, Tiffany M. Heaster, Joe T. Sharick, Amani A. Gillette, Melissa C. Skala (2020) Open Access


Handheld multispectral imager for quantitative skin assessment in low-resource settings

Luigi Belcastro, Hanna Jonasson, Tomas Strömberg, Rolf B. Saager (2020) Open Access


Live mechanistic assessment of localized cardiac pumping in mammalian tubular embryonic heart

Shang Wang, Irina V. Larina (2020) Open Access


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