About

Vladimir Turzhitsky is an Instructor at Harvard University at the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging and Photonics where his research focuses on the developement of novel technologies to advance healthcare and medicine. He has completed his post doctoral training in the field of native contrast microscopy and imaging at Harvard University after completing his dissertation research on the development of new biophotonics techniques for cancer screening at Northwestern University.

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Education

2004 - B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2006 - M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
2009 - Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University


Book Chapters

  • ​​​​​​​Barrett's Esophagus: Emerging Evidence for Improved Clinical Practice, Chapter 7, "In Vivo Optical Detection of Dysplasia in Barrett's Esophagus With Endoscopic Light Scattering Spectroscopy"
  • Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering, Chapter 14, "Enhanced backscattering and low-coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy"


Patents

  • V. Backman, H. Roy, R. Wali, M. Siegel, V. Turzhitsky, Y. Kim, "Method of using the detection of early increas in microvascular blood content to distinguish between adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps," US Patent Application 20130303861
  • V. Backman, H. Roy, R. Wali, M. Siegel, V. Turzhitsky, Y. Kim, “Method of recognizing abnormal tissue using the detection of early increase in microvascular blood content”. US Patent Application 20070179368.
  • V. Backman, H. Roy, Y. Kim, Y. Liu, V. Turzhitsky, J. Rogers, “Systems, methods, and apparatuses of low-coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy”. US Patent Application 20080037024.
  • V. Backman, H. Roy, R. Brand, Y. Liu, J. Rogers, V. Turzhitsky, “Systems, methods and apparatuses of elastic light scattering spectroscopy and low coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy”. US Patent Application 20090009759.