M. Romeo

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BACKGROUND Histopathologic evaluation of surgical specimens is a well established technique for disease identification, and has remained relatively unchanged since its clinical introduction. Although it is essential for clinical investigation, histopathologic identification of tissues remains a time consuming and subjective technique, with unsatisfactory(More)
We have previously reported spectral differences for cells at different stages of the eukaryotic cell division cycle. These differences are due to the drastic biochemical and morphological changes that occur as a consequence of cell proliferation. We correlate these changes in FTIR absorption and Raman spectra of individual cells with their biochemical age(More)
The PanAfrican Acupuncture Project (PAAP) was created in 2001 and is a volunteer-based not-for-profit training organization. It encourages community empowerment and wellness through training local healthcare providers how to use simple, effective acupuncture protocols to treat the symptoms of HIV/ AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and other chronic conditions. A(More)
One of the most important challenges facing the entire globe is the trend towards an aging population. By 2045, there will be more people over 60 years old than younger than 15, thus raising from 600mln to 2bln worldwide. This will raise the number of patients with age-specific, chronic and degenerative diseases (e.g. cardio-vascular, cancer, diabetes,(More)
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