- Monitoring tumour response to radiation therapy in real-time
- Detecting cancers earlier with fluorescence endoscopy
- Detecting bacterial infection in chronic wounds with light
- Optical molecular imaging applied to stem cell and regenerative medicine
- Optical molecular imaging applied to neuroscience and neutological disease
- New technologies for image-guided and minimally-invasive surgery
- New advances in 3D fluorescence image-guided cancer surgery
Ralph S. DaCosta
The Necrosis-Avid Small Molecule HQ4-DTPA as a Multimodal Imaging Agent for Monitoring Radiation Therapy-Induced Tumor Cell Death.
Front Oncol. 2016;6:221
In Vivo Imaging Reveals Significant Tumor Vascular Dysfunction and Increased Tumor Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1α Expression Induced by High Single-Dose Irradiation in a Pancreatic Tumor Model.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Sep 14;:
Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 6;:
Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2016 Aug 1;5(8):329-331
Mol Imaging Biol. 2016 Jun 8;
Mol Imaging. 2015 Sep 1;14:452-74
Optically-tracked handheld fluorescence imaging platform for monitoring skin response in the management of soft tissue sarcoma.
J Biomed Opt. 2015 Jul 1;20(7):76011
Handheld fluorescence imaging device detects subclinical wound infection in an asymptomatic patient with chronic diabetic foot ulcer: a case report.
Int Wound J. 2015 Apr 22;
Point-of-Care Autofluorescence Imaging for Real-Time Sampling and Treatment Guidance of Bioburden in Chronic Wounds: First-in-Human Results.
PLoS One. 2015;10(3):e0116623
Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair in Cancer Imaging
UHN Biophotonics Program
Member, Radiation Medicine Program
Member, Spatio-Temporal Targeted and Amplification of Radiation Response (STTARR) Innovation Center