Photonics Focus Magazine vol. 4 issue 6

November/December 2023 | Vol. 4 | Issue 6

This issue of Photonics Focus examines the body. A story on smartphone diagnostics explains how these ubiquitous devices are placing healthcare into the hands of patients and doctors, wherever they might be. A feature on so-called organs-on-a-chip showcases microfluidics and its promise for personalized medicine. Finally, a story on brain imaging follows one woman's harrowing ordeal with a brain tumor to reveal how imaging technologies save lives. 

Through apps and hacks, researchers are finding ingenious ways to turn smartphones into smarter devices for healthcare imaging and diagnosis.
Doctor in your pocket: Here come smartphone diagnostics
Microfluidics may soon be integrated with optical sensors or even photonics-based lithography for better devices.
Going with the (micro) flow: The world of microfluidics
Ingrid Youmans' cancer journey highlights the value and future prospects for developments in brain imaging.
Neuroimaging to the rescue: One woman's cancer journey reveals a decades-long quest
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