Administration

Center Director

Brett Bouma, PhD. Professor of Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Professor Bouma has been dedicated to the development and advancement of optical technologies, such as OCT, for human health for over two decades. His research spans from technical innovation of imaging modalities to biomedical applications and clinical translation. He founded the Center for Biomedical OCT Research and Translation (CBORT) in 2009 which has been a National Biomedical Resource Center funded by the National Center for Research Resources and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health (Award # P41EB015903) since 2011.
Email: bbouma@octresearch.org

Director Program Development

Jacqueline Namati, PhD. Dr. Namati received her PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa in 2009 and completed her post-doctoral fellowship in 2011 in the labs of Brett Bouma and Gary Tearney. In her role at CBORT, she serves as the primary liaison between CBORT, MGH and Harvard Medical School, collaborators, external users, and prospective researchers.
Email: jnamati@octresearch.org

TRD Faculty

Charles Lin, PhD. Associate Professor Harvard Medical School and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Dr. Lin’s research interests include development of novel in vivo microscopy techniques and in vivo flow cytometry methods for tracking immune cells, stem cells, and cancer cells.
Email: clin@octresearch.org

Ben Vakoc, PhD. Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Dr. Vakoc’s research focus involves OCT, OCT-guided therapy, and advanced microscopy of small animal disease models.
Email: bvakoc@octresearch.org

Andy (S.H.) Yun, PhD. Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Dr. Yun’s research interests are focused on the development of optical techniques and application of these techniques to significant biomedical problems.
Email: syun@octresearch.org