Guillermo Tearney on microsystems for disease diagnosis

In this interview, Guillermo Tearney emphasizes the importance of optical microsystems in the work his lab does at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
18 January 2023

In this interview, Dr. Hui Min Leung of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital talks with Dr. Guillermo (Gary) Tearney, the Remondi Family Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair, Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Leung is an associate editor of the Journal of Optical Microsystems (JOM).

Tearney has a lab at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, where his team performs development and clinical validation of non-invasive, high-resolution optical imaging methods for human disease diagnosis.

In the interview, he describes getting into the field and how important and relevant optical microsystems are to the research projects his lab works on. He talks about the direction the field is going and challenges that remain to be overcome.

Watch the full-length interview in the open-access JOM.

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