TechConnect Innovation Program

Non-invasive Detection of Melanoma

Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

With optical (as opposed to physical) sectioning of tissue and OHSU created software to process confocal images, it is possible to distinguish the diagnostic traits of malignancy, such as the presence of pagetoid melanocytes in the epidermis and the breakdown of the dermal-epidermal (DEJ), without biopsy.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

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SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 811

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