2021 Publications

Improving performance of a SARS-CoV-2 RT-LAMP assay for use with a portable isothermal fluorimeter: towards a point-of-care molecular testing strategy. Natoli ME, Kundrod KA, Chang MM, Smith CA, Paul S, Coole JB, Butlin NG, Tanner NA, Baker E, Schmeler KM, Richards-Kortum R; Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. Vol 32 (3): 180-185. Doi: 10.7171/jbt.21-3203-013, Sep 2021.

Real-time isothermal nucleic acid amplification detection in resource-limited settings: a description of an open-source miniature fluorimeter. Coole J, Kortum A, Tang Y, Vohra I, Natoli M, Kundrod K, Richards-Kortum R; The Lancet Global Health. Vol 9, Special Issue, S6. Doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00114-5, Mar 2021.

Initial results of first in vivo imaging of bladder lesions using a high-resolution confocal microendoscope. Tang Y, Kortum A, Vohra I, Schwarz RA, Carns J, Kannady CR, Clavell-Hernandez J, Hu Z, Dhanani N, Richards-Kortum R; Journal of Endourology. Vol 35(8):1190-1197. Doi: 10.1089/end.2020.0757, Aug 2021.

Reply to: Comments on Cervical cancer prevention in El Salvador: A prospective evaluation of screening and triage strategies incorporating high-resolution microendoscopy to detect cervical precancer. Parra SG, López-Orellana LM, Molina Duque AR, Carns JL, Schwarz RA, Smith CA, Ortiz Silvestre M, Diaz Bazan S, Felix JC, Ramalingam P, Castle PE, Cremer ML, Maza M, Schmeler KM, Richards-Kortum RR; Int J Cancer. Doi: 10.1002/ijc.33586, April 2021.

High frame rate video mosaicking microendoscope to image large regions of intact tissue with subcellular resolution. Hunt B, Coole J, Brenes D, Kortum A, Mitbander R, Vohra I, Carns J, Schwarz R, Richards-Kortum R; Biomed Opt Express. Vol 12 (5):2800-2812. Doi: 10.1364/BOE.425527, May 2021.

CRISPR-Based Electrochemical Sensor Permits Sensitive and Specific Viral Detection in Low-Resource Settings. Newsham E, Richards-Kortum R; ACS Cent Sci. Vol 7(6):926-928. Doi:10.1021/acscentsci.1c00555, June 2021.

Evaluation of the LeukoScope for point-of-care measurement of white blood cell and neutrophil counts in Malawi. Majors CE, Pawlowski ME, Tkaczyk TS, Dube Q, Richards-Kortum R; Annals of Biomedical Engineering (2021). Doi: 10.1007/s10439-021-02827-7, Sept 2021.

Advances in optical gastrointestinal endoscopy: a technical review. Tang Y, Anandasabapathy S, Richards-Kortum R; Mol Oncol. Vol 15 (10): 2580-2599. Doi:10.1002/1878-0261.12792, Oct 2021.

Development and use of heuristics to evaluate neonatal medical devices for use in low-resource settings. Johnston J, Asma E, Acemyan CZ, Oden M, Richards-Kortum R, Kortum P; Journal of Usability Studies. Vol 17 (1): 12-20, Nov 2021.

National scale of neonatal CPAP to district hospitals in Malawi improves survival for neonates weighing between 1.0 and 1.3 kg. Carns J, Liaghati-Mobarhan S, Asibon A, Charlira A, Lufesi N, Molyneux E, Oden MZ, Richards-Kortum R, Kawaza K; Arch Dis Child: archdischild-2021-322964. Doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2021-322964, Nov 2021.

Open-Source Miniature Fluorimeter to Monitor Real-Time Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Reactions in Resource-Limited Settings. Coole J, Kortum A, Tang Y, Vohra I, Kundrod K, Natoli M, Richards-Kortum R. JoVE. Feb 2021. Doi: 10.3791/62148, Feb 2021.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Cervical Cancer Prevention Program: A Hands-on Training Course in Nepal. Phoolcharoen N, Kremzier M, Eaton V, Sarchet V, Acharya SC, Shrestha E, Carns J, Baker E, Varon ML, Karmacharya S, Aryal B, Richards-Kortum R, Salcedo MP, Schmeler K, Pariyar J; JCO Global Oncology. Doi:10.1200/GO.20.00513, Feb 2021.

Allele-specific recombinase polymerase amplification to detect sickle cell disease in low-resource settings. Natoli M, Chang M, Kundrod K, Coole J, Airewele G, Tubman V, Richards-Kortum R; Analytical Chemistry. Vol 93 (11): 4832-4840. Doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.0c04191, Mar 2021.

Automated software-assisted diagnosis of esophageal squamous cell neoplasia using high-resolution microendoscopy. Tan MC, Bhushan S, Quang T, Schwarz R, Patel KH, Yu X, Li Z, Wang G, Zhang F, Wang X, Xu H, Richards-Kortum RR, Anandasabapathy S. Gastrointest Endosc. Vol 93 (4):831-838. DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.07.007, April 2021.

Cervical lesion assessment using real-time microendoscopy image analysis in Brazil: The CLARA study. Hunt B, Fregnani JHTG, Brenes D, Schwarz RA, Salcedo MP, Possati-Resende JC, Antoniazzi M, de Oliveira Fonseca B, Santana IVV, de Macedo Matsushita G, Castle PE, Schmeler KM, Richards-Kortum R; Int J Cancer. Vol 149(2): 431-441. Doi: 10.1002/ijc.33543, Jul 2021.