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  • Bari J. Ballew, Vijai Joseph, Saurav De, Grzegorz Sarek, Jean-Baptiste Vannier, Travis Stracker +18 others
  • 2013
Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a heterogeneous inherited bone marrow failure and cancer predisposition syndrome in which germline mutations in telomere biology genes account for approximately one-half of known families. Hoyeraal Hreidarsson syndrome (HH) is a clinically severe variant of DC in which patients also have cerebellar hypoplasia and may present(More)
  • Sanford D. Markowitz, Nora L. Nock, Stephanie L. Schmit, Zsofia K. Stadler, Vijai Joseph, Lu Zhang +17 others
  • 2016
We tested for germline variants showing association to colon cancer metastasis using a genome-wide association study that compared Ashkenazi Jewish individuals with stage IV metastatic colon cancers versus those with stage I or II non-metastatic colon cancers. In a two-stage study design, we demonstrated significant association to developing metastatic(More)
The purpose of this study was to optimize the configuration of a photoacoustic endoscope (PAE) for prostate cancer detection and therapy monitoring. The placement of optical fiber bundles and ultrasound detectors was chosen to maximize the photoacoustic imaging penetration depth. We performed both theoretical calculations and simulations of this optimized(More)
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