Advances in molecular imaging: targeted optical contrast agents for cancer diagnostics Hellebust A and Richards-Kortum R, Nanomedicine (Lond), Vol 7(3): 429-45, March 2012.

IBI*series winner. Engaging undergraduates in global health technology innovation Richards-Kortum R, Gray LV, Oden M. Science 336 (6080): 430-431. April 2012.

Discrimination of benign and neoplastic mucosa with a high-resolution microendoscope (HRME) in Head and Neck Cancer Vila PM, Park CW, Pierce MC, Goldstein GH, Levy L, Gurudutt VV, Polydorides AD, Godbold JH, Tenq MS, Genden EM, Miles BA, Anandasabapath S, Gillenwater AM, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG, Ann Surg Oncol. Epub DOI: 10.1245/s10434-012-2351-1, April 2012.

Vital-dye enhanced fluorescence imaging of gastrointestinal mucosa: metaplasia, neoplasia, and inflammation Thekkek N, Muldoon T, Polydorides AD, Maru DM, Harpaz N, Harris MT, Hofstettor W, Hiotis SP, Kim SA, Ky AJ, Anandasabapathy S, Richards-Kortum R, Gastrointest Endosc, Vol 75(4): 877-887, April 2012.

Accuracy of in vivo multi-modal optical imaging for detection of oral neoplasia Pierce MC, Schwarz RA, Bhattar VS, Mondrik S, Williams MD, Lee JJ, Richards-Kortum R, Gillenwater AM, Cancer Prevention Research, Vol 5(6): 801-809, June 2012.

Advanced endoscopic imaging for Barrett’s Esophagus: current options and future directions Lee MH, Buterbaugh K, Richards-Kortum R, Anandasabapathy S, Curr Gastroenterol Rep., Vol 14(3): 216-225, June 2012.

Optical Molecular Imaging of Multiple Biomarkers of Epithelial Neoplasia: EGFR Expression and Metabolic Activity in Oral Mucosa Kelsey J. Rosbach, Michelle D. Williams, Ann M. Gillenwater, Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum, Translational Oncology, Vol 5(3): 160-171, June 2012.

A Paper and Plastic Device for Performing Recombinase Polymerase Amplification of HIV DNA Brittany Rohrman and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Lab on a Chip, Vol 12(17): 3082-3088, June 2012.

Emerging nucleic acid based tests for the point-of-care detection of malaria Michael S. Cordray and Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum, American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Vol 87(2): 223-30, August 2012.

Feasibility and preliminary accuracy of high-resolution imaging of the liver and pancreas using FNA-compatible microendoscopy Renu Regunathan, MD; Jenny Woo, MD; Mark C Pierce, PhD; Alexandros D Polydorides, MD, PhD; Mohammad Raoufi, MD; Sasan Roayaie, MD; Myron Schwartz, MD; Daniel Labow, MD; Dongsuk Shin, BS; Rei Suzuki, MD; Manoop S Bhutani, MD; Lezlee G Coghlan, DVM; Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD; Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD; Michelle K Kim, MD, Gastrointest Endosc., Vol 76(2):293-300, August 2012.

High Resolution Optical Imaging of Benign and Malignant Mucosa in the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: An Atlas for Image-Guided Surgery Lauren Levy, Peter Vila, Chan Park, Richard Schwarz, Alexandros Polydorides, Marita Teng, Vivek Gurudutt, Eric M. Genden, Brett A. Miles, Sharmila Anandasabapathy, Ann Gillenwater, R. R. Richards-Kortum and Andrew Sikora, ISRN Minimally Invasive Surgery, Vol 2012, Article ID 364285, 2012, doi: 10.5402/2012/364285

A pilot study of low-cost, high-resolution microendoscopy as a tool for identifying women with cervical precancer Mark C. Pierce, YaoYao Guan, Mary Kate Quinn, Xun Zhang, Wen-Hua Zhang, You-Lin Qiao, Philip Castle, Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Cancer Prevention Research, Sept 2012, doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-12-0221

Real-time video mosaicing with a high-resolution microendoscope Noah Bedard, Timothy Quang, Kathleen Schmeler, Rebecca Richards-Kortum, and Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, Biomedical Optics Express, Vol 3 (10): 2428-2435, September 2012.
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A lateral flow assay for quantitative detection of amplified HIV-1 RNA Brittany Rohrman, Veronica Leautaud, Elizabeth Molyneux, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PLOS One, Vol 7 (9): e45611, Sept 2012.

Gold nanopartical aggregation for quantification of oligonucleotides: optimization and increased dynamic range Michael Cordray, Matthew Amdahl, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Analytical Biochemistry, Sept 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2012.09.013

High-resolution microendoscopy for the detection of cervical neoplasia in low-resource settings Mary Kate Quinn, Tefo Bubi, Mark Pierce, Mukendi Kayembe, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PLOS One, Vol 7 (9): e44924, Sept 2012.