Seeing Through the Surface: Non-invasive Characterization of Biomaterial–Tissue Interactions Using Photoacoustic Microscopy

@article{Zhang2015SeeingTT,
  title={Seeing Through the Surface: Non-invasive Characterization of Biomaterial–Tissue Interactions Using Photoacoustic Microscopy},
  author={Yu Shrike Zhang and Lihong V. Wang and Younan Xia},
  journal={Annals of Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={649-666}
}
At the intersection of life sciences, materials science, engineering, and medicine, regenerative medicine stands out as a rapidly progressing field that aims at retaining, restoring, or augmenting tissue/organ functions to promote the human welfare. While the field has witnessed tremendous advancements over the past few decades, it still faces many challenges. For example, it has been difficult to visualize, monitor, and assess the functions of the engineered tissue/organ constructs… CONTINUE READING