Laboratory of Optical Bioimaging and Spectroscopy

Imaging Metabolism in Brain and Cancer

Many neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, and cancer usually have coexisting metabolic dysfunction. The SRS imaging platform can be used to identify early stage metabolic changes during the progression and recovery of neurodegenerative diseases and cancers.

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De novo synethses of protein (top) and lipogenesis (bottom) in mouse brain in vivo.