UW Human Photonics Lab


Automated optical assessment of core needle biopsies at point of care

Rapid and gentle removal of biopsy from needle using milli-fluidic device

Milli-fluidic 3D printed device with 14G core needle biopsy
needle inserted and red dye added for visualization.
Schematic and photo sequence illustrating biopsy removal process using milli-fluidics

Cooper, DJ, Fauver, ME, Dintzis, SM, and Seibel, EJ. (June 2020) Rapid Needle Biopsy Assessment at Point of Care to Advance Personalized Cancer Therapy, AACR Annual Meeting 2020, virtual presentation.

CoreView – circumferential imaging of core needle biopsy

Functional diagram of CoreView system for high resolution optical imaging in milli-fluidic device