A Research Team led by Prof. Nancy IP (VPRD) and Prof. Jianan QU have Developed a New Imaging Technology - Adaptive Optics 2-photon Endomicroscopy

A research team led by Prof. Nancy IP (VPRD) and Prof. Jianan QU have developed a new imaging technology called adaptive optics two photon endomicroscopy, which enables in vivo imaging of deep brain structures at high resolution.  Their paper has been published in Science Advances on 30 Sept 2020.  

Zhongya Qin, Congping Chen, Sicong He, Ye Wang, Kam Fai Tam, Nancy Y. Ip and Jianan Y. Qu. "Adaptive optics two-photon endomicroscopy enables deep-brain imaging at synaptic resolution over large volumes". Science Advances, 30 Sep 2020: Vol. 6, no. 40, eabc6521. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc6521.

 

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Prof. Jianan QU
Recognizing the need for improved imaging capabilities, a group of scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) focused their sights on achieving brain imaging at synaptic resolution. The endeavor, a collaborative effort between Prof. Qu Jianan (3rd from right)  and Prof. Nancy Ip (3rd from left) has led to the successful development of a new imaging technology - adaptive optics two photon endomicroscopy -  that enables in vivo imaging of deep brain structures at high resolution. (Caption & Photo source: HKUST News)

 

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