Journal papers



(42) Islam, N. Abdoli, TE. Alam, M. Jones, BM. Mutembei, F. Yan, and Q. Tang, A Neoteric Feature Extraction Technique to Predict the Survival of Gastric Cancer Patients. Diagnostics. 2024; 14(9):954.

(41) F. Yan, B. Mutembei, T. Valerio, G. Gunay, J. Ha, Q. Zhang, C. Wang, E. Mercyshalinie, Z. Alhajeri, F. Zhang, L. Dockery, X. Li, R. Liu, D. Dhanasekaran, H Acar, W. Chen, and Q. Tang, “Optical coherence tomography for multicellular tumor spheroid category recognition and drug screening classification via multi-spatial-superficial-parameter and machine learning,” Biomed. Opt. Express 15, 2014-2047 (2024).

(40) F. Yan, Z. Alhajeri, A.  Nyul-Toth, C. Wang, Q. Zhang, E. Mercyshalinie, J. DelFavero, C. Ahire, B. Mutembei, S. Tarantini, A. Csiszar, and Q. Tang, Dimension-based quantification of aging-associated cerebral microvasculature determined by optical coherence tomography and two-photon microscopy. J. Biophotonics 2024. e202300409.


(39) Yan, C. Wang, Y. Yan, Q. Zhang, Z. Yu, S. Patel, K. Fung, and Q. Tang, Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography for renal tumor detection in ex vivo human kidneys. Optics and Lasers in Engineering 2024, 173, 107900.

(38) Wang, Y. Liu, P. Calle, X. Li, R. Liu, Q. Zhang, F. Yan, K.-m. Fung, A.K. Conner, S. Chen, C. Pan, and Q. Tang. (2023), Enhancing Epidural Needle Guidance using a Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography Probe with Convolutional Neural Networks. J. Biophotonics. e202300330.

(37) He, K. Li, W. Li, Y. Qiu, D. Li, C. Wang, Q. Tang, and Z. Li (2023), Polarization coherency matrix tomography. J. Biophotonics. e202300093.

(36) Ahire, A.  Nyul-Toth, J. DelFavero, R. Gulej, J. A. Faakye, S. A. Tarantini, T.Kiss, A. Kuan-Celarier, P. Balasubramanian, A.Ungvari, A.Tarantini, R.Nagaraja, F.Yan, Q. Tang, P. Mukli, T. Csipo, A. Yabluchanskiy, J. Campisi, Z. Ungvari, & A. Csiszar. Accelerated cerebromicrovascular senescence contributes to cognitive decline in a mouse model of paclitaxel (Taxol)-induced chemobrain. Aging Cell, 00, e13832(2023).


(35) Yan, J.H. Ha, Y. Yan, S.B. Ton, C. Wang, B. Mutembei, Z.A. Alhajeri, A.F. McNiel, A.J. Keddissi, Q. Zhang, M. Jayaraman, D.N. Dhanasekaran, Q. Tang, “Optical Coherence Tomography of Tumor Spheroids Identifies Candidates for Drug Repurposing in Ovarian Cancer”. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2022.3231835.

(34) C. Wang, P. Calle, J. Reynolds, N. Ton, Z. Zhang, F. Yan, A. Donaldson, A. Ladymon, P. Roberts, A. Armendi, K. Fung, S. Shettar, C. Pan, and Q. Tang, “Epidural anesthesia needle guidance by forward-view endoscopic optical coherence tomography and deep learning”. Sci Rep 129057 (2022).

(33) C. Wang, J. Reynolds, P. Calle, A. Ladymon, F. Yan, Y. Yan, S. Ton, K. Fung, S. Patel, Z. Yu, C. Pan, and Q. Tang, ” Computer-aided Veress needle guidance using endoscopic optical coherence tomography and convolutional neural networks’, J. Biophotonics 2022, e202100347.  Featured on Journal Cover


(32) F. Yan, C. Wang, J. Wilson, M. O’Connell, S. Ton, N. Davidson, M. Sibichan, K. Chambers, A. Ahmed, J. Summers, and Q. Tang, “Visually Guided Chick Ocular Length and Structural Thickness Variations Assessed by Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography” Biomed. Opt. Express, 12, 6864-6881 (2021).

(31) F. Yan, G. Gunay, T. Valerio, C. Wang, J. Wilson, M. Haddad, M. Watson, M. Connell, N. Davidson, K. Fung, H. Acar, and Q. Tang,  “Characterization and quantification of necrotic tissues and morphology in multicellular ovarian cancer tumor spheroids using optical coherence tomography”, Biomed. Opt. Express 12, 3352-3371 (2021).

(30) C. Wang, P. Calle, N. Ton, Z. Zhang, F. Yan, A. Donaldson, N. Bradley, Z. Yu, K. Fung, C. Pan, and Q. Tang, “Deep-learning-aided forward optical coherence tomography endoscope for percutaneous nephrostomy guidance,” Biomed. Opt. Express 12, 2404-2418 (2021).

(29) S. Wu, R. Okada, Y. Liu, Y. Fang, F. Yan, C. Wang, H. Li, H. Kobayashi, Y. Chen, and Q. Tang, “Quantitative analysis of vascular changes during photoimmunotherapy using speckle variance optical coherence tomography (SV-OCT),” Biomed. Opt. Express 12, 1804-1820 (2021).

(28) A. Nyul-Toth, S. Tarantini, J. DelFavero, F. Yan, P. Balasubramanian, A. Yabluchanskiy, C. Ahire, T. Kiss, T. Csipo, A. Lipecz, A. Farkas, I. Wilhelm, I. Krizbai, Q. Tang, A. Csiszar, and Z. Ungvari. “Demonstration of age-related blood-brain barrier disruption and cerebromicrovascular rarefaction in mice by two-photon microscopy & optical coherence tomography”. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 5 FEB 2021. Highlighted in APSselect program

(27) D. Laurence, H. Homburg, F. Yan, Q. Tang, K. Fung, B. Bohnstedt, G. Holzapfel, and C. Hao. “A pilot study on biaxial mechanical, collagen microstructural, and morphological characterizations of a resected human intracranial aneurysm tissue”. Sci Rep 11, 3525 (2021).


(26) Q. Tang, V. Tsytsarev, F. Yan, C. Wang, R. S. Erzurumlu and Y. Chen, “In Vivo Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging of Mouse Cortical Activity with Mesoscopic Optical Tomography”. Neurophotonics. 7(4), 041402 (2020), doi: 10.1117/1.NPh.7.4.041402.


(25) S.Wu, H. Guo, H. Horng, Y. Liu, H. Li, P. Daneshpajouhnejad, A.Rosenberg, C. Albanese, S. Ranjit, P. M. Andrews, M. Levi, Q. Tang*, and Y. Chen. “Morphological and functional characteristics of aging kidneys based on two‐photon microscopy in vivo”.  J. Biophotonics; e201900246. (2019).

(24). B. Konel, C. Lavin, T. Wu, E. Anderson, A. Iwamoto, H. Rashid, B. Gaitian, J. Boone, M. Cooper, P. Abrams, A. Gilbert, Q. Tang, M. Levi, J. Fujimoto, P. Andrews, and Y. Chen, “Fully automated analysis of OCT imaging of human kidneys for prediction of post-transplant function,” Biomed. Opt. Express 10, 1794-1821 (2019).

Before 2019

(23). Ting. Guo., M. Noshin, H. B. Baker, E. Taskoy, S. J. Meredith, Q. Tang, J. P. Ringel, M. J. Lerman, Y. Chen, J. D. Packer and J. P. Fisher (2018). “3D printed biofunctionalized scaffolds for microfracture repair of cartilage defects.” Biomaterials 185: 219-231.

(22). S. Wu, Y. Huang, Q. Tang, Z. Li, H. Horng, J. Li, Z. Wu, Y. Chen, and H. Li, “Quantitative evaluation of redox ratio and collagen characteristics during breast cancer chemotherapy using two-photon intrinsic imaging,” Biomed. Opt. Express 9, 1375-1388 (2018).

(21). Y. Liu, P. Ghassemi, A. Depkon, M. Iacono, J. Lin, G. Mendoza, J. Wang, Q. Tang, Y. Chen, J. Pfefer, “Biomimetic 3D-printed Neurovascular Phantoms for Near-infrared Fluorescence Imaging.” Biomedical Optics Express, 9, 2810-2824 (2018).

(20). H. Guo, H.-W.W., Q. Tang, E. Anderson, R. Falola, T. Smith ,P.M. Andrews, Y. Chen. Intravital Imaging of Adriamycin-Induced Renal Pathology Using Two-photon Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography. Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences 11 (5), 1850030 (2018).

(19). B. J. Müller, A. V. Zhdanov, S. M. Borisov, T. Foley, I. A. Okkelman, V. Tsytsarev, Q. Tang, R. S. Erzurumlu, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, C. Toncelli, I. Klimant, D. B. Papkovsky, R. I. Dmitriev, Nanoparticle‐Based Fluoroionophore for Analysis of Potassium Ion Dynamics in 3D Tissue Models and In Vivo. Advanced Functional Materials. 2018, 1704598.

(18). Z. Li, Q. Tang, T. Dickfeld, Y. Chen, “Depth-resolved Fiber Arrangement in Myocardium Pulmonary Junction using Optical Coherence Tomography.” Journal of Biomedical Optics, 23(7), 076004 (6 July 2018).

(17). Q. Tang, T. Nagaya, Y. Liu, H. Horng, J. Lin, K. Sato, H. Kobayashi, and Y. Chen, “3D Mesoscopic Fluorescence Tomography for Imaging Micro-distribution of Antibody-photon Absorber Conjugates during Photoimmunotherapy in vivo. Journal of Controlled Release 279, 171-180 (2018) Featured on Journal Cover

(16). B. Wang, H.-W.W., H. Guo, Q. Tang, E. Anderson, P.M. Andrews, Y. Chen. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Computer-Aided Diagnosis (CAD) of a Murine Model of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22(12), 121706 (2017).

(15). Q. Tang, C. Piard, J. Lin, K. Nan, T. Guo, J. Caccamese, J. Fisher and Y. Chen, “Imaging stem cell distribution, growth, migration, and differentiation in 3-D scaffolds for bone tissue engineering using mesoscopic fluorescence tomography,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (2017). DOI:10.1002/bit.26452.

(14). Q. Tang, T. Nagaya, Y. Liu, J. Lin, K. Sato, H. Kobayashi, and Y. Chen, “Real-time monitoring of microdistribution of antibody-photon absorber conjugates during photoimmunotherapy in vivo,” Journal of Controlled Release 260, 154-163 (2017). Featured on Journal Cover

(13). Q. Tang, Y. Liu, V. Tsytsarev, J. Lin, B. Wang, U. Kanniyappan, Z. Li and Y. Chen, “High-dynamic-range fluorescence laminar optical tomography (HDR-FLOT),” Biomedical optics express 8(4), 2124-2137 (2017).

(12). Z. Li§, Q. Tang§, L. Jin, P. M. Andrews and Y. Chen, “Monitoring Kidney Microanatomy Changes During Ischemia-Reperfusion Process Using Texture Analysis of OCT Images,” IEEE Photonics Journal 9(2), 1-10 (2017).

(11). Nag OK, Stewart MH, Deschamps JR, Susumu K, Oh E, Tsytsarev V, Tang Q, L. Efros A, Vaxenburg R, Black BJ, Chen Y. Quantum Dot-Peptide-Fullerene Bioconjugates for Visualization of In Vitro and In Vivo Cellular Membrane Potential. ACS nano. 2017 May 17. Featured on Journal Cover; Alan Berman Research Publication Award

(10). V. Tsytsarev, F. Akkentli, E. Pumbo, Q. Tang, Y. Chen, R. S. Erzurumlu and D. B. Papkovsky, “Planar implantable sensor for in vivo measurement of cellular oxygen metabolism in brain tissue,” Journal of neuroscience methods 281,1-6 (2017).

(9). Q. Tang, J. Wang, A. Frank, J. Lin, Z. Li, C.-w. Chen, L. Jin, T. Wu, B. D. Greenwald, H. Mashimo and Y. Chen, “Depth-resolved imaging of colon tumor using optical coherence tomography and fluorescence laminar optical tomography,” Biomedical optics express 7(12), 5218-5232 (2016) Editor’s pick on Optical Coherence Tomography, December 2016

(8). Q. Tang, J. Lin, V. Tsytsarev, R. S. Erzurumlu, Y. Liu and Y. Chen, “Review of mesoscopic optical tomography for depth-resolved imaging of hemodynamic changes and neural activities,” Neurophotonics 4(1), 011009-011009 (2016).

(7). V. Tsytsarev, E. Pumbo, Q. Tang, C.-W. Chen, V. Kalchenko and Y. Chen, “Study of the cortical representation of whisker frequency selectivity using voltage-sensitive dye optical imaging,” IntraVital 5(1), e1142637 (2016).

(6). Z. Ding, L,Jin, HW. Wang, Q. Tang, H. Guo, Y. Chen. Multi-modality Optical Imaging of Rat Kidney Dysfunction: In Vivo Response to Various Ischemia Times. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 923:345-50.

(5). Q. Tang, V. Tsytsarev, A. Frank, Y. Wu, C. W. Chen, R. S. Erzurumlu and Y. Chen, “In Vivo Mesoscopic Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging of Brain Activation”. Sci. Rep. 6, 25269; doi: 10.1038/srep25269 (2016).

(4). Z. Ding, Q. Tang, C.-P. Liang, K. Wu, A. Sandlerc, H. Li and Y. Chen, “Imaging Spinal Structures With Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography,” IEEE Photonics Journal 8(5), 1-8 (2016).

(3).  Q. Tang, V. Tsytsarev, C. P. Liang, F. Akkentli, R. S. Erzurumlu and Y. Chen, “In Vivo Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging of Subcortical Brain Function”. Sci. Rep. 5, 17325; doi: 10.1038/srep17325 (2015).

(2). Z. Ding, C.-P. Liang, Q. Tang and Y. Chen, “Quantitative single-mode fiber based PS-OCT with single input polarization state using Mueller matrix,” Biomedical optics express 6(5), 1828-1843 (2015).

(1). Q. Tang, C.-P. Liang, K. Wu, A. Sandler and Y. Chen, “Real-time epidural anesthesia guidance using optical coherence tomography needle probe,” Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery 5(1), 118-124 (2015).


Book Chapter

  1. Kalchenko, A. Harmelin, D. Israeli, B. Kateb, I. Meglinski, Q. Tang, N. Thakor, A. Ignashchenkova, A. Volnova, V. Tsytsarev, et al., Transcranial Dynamic Fluorescence Imaging for the Study of the Epileptic Seizures, in Functional Brain Mapping: Methods and Aims, V. Tsytsarev, V. Yamamoto, and N. Zhong, Editors. 2020, Springer Singapore: Singapore. p. 49-66.
  2. Li Z, Tang Q, Wang B, Chen Y. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT). The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics:89-118.