Posts by Melissa J. Suter, PhD
Maximizing Clinical Utility of Pulmonary Optical Imaging
Massachusetts General Hospital researchers push the limits of pulmonary optical frequency domain imaging for in vivo diagnosis of lung cancer and assessment of asthmatic airways.
Endobronchial OCT Useful for Assessing Airway Remodeling and Function in Asthma
A minimally invasive technique, endobronchial optical coherence tomography, measured multiple important features of airway remodeling simultaneously and demonstrated the physiological relevance of even mild airway remodeling in asthma.
Melissa Suter, PhD, is Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS), working in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She oversees the Pulmonary Optical Imaging Laboratory, which is working to develop and subsequently translate novel optical diagnostic tools for evaluating the pulmonary airways and lung. Her ultimate goal is to improve patient care through early disease detection, diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Suter earned her PhD in medical imaging-biomedical engineering at the University of Iowa, and subsequently joined HMS and Mass General as a research fellow prior to starting her assistant professorship.