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Xu Cao

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Education

  • BS, Northwestern Polytechnical University 2007
  • MS, China Agricultural University 2009
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University 2013

Research Interests

Optics in medicine; Cherenkov luminescence imaging

Selected Publications

  • Xu Cao, Srinivasa Rao Allu, Shudong Jiang, Jason R. Gunn, Cuiping Yao, Jing Xin, Petr Bruza, David J. Gladstone, Lesley A. Jarvis, Jie Tian, Harold M. Swartz, Sergei A. Vinogradov, Brian W. Pogue, "High Resolution pO2 Imaging Improves Quantification of the Hypoxic Fraction in Tumors during Radiotherapy," International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics, online, 2020.
  • Xu Cao, Jason Gunn, Petr Brůža, Brian Pogue, "Single pixel hyperspectral Cherenkov-excited fluorescence imaging with LINAC X-ray sheet scanning and spectral unmixing," Optics Letters, 45(22): 6130-6133, 2020.
  • Xu Cao, Srinivasa Rao Allu, Shudong Jiang, Mengyu Jia, Jason R. Gunn, Cuiping Yao, Ethan P. LaRochelle, Jennifer R. Shell, Petr Bruza, David J. Gladstone, Lesley A. Jarvis, Jie Tian, Sergei A. Vinogradov, and Brian W. Pogue, "Tissue pO2 distributions in xenograft tumors dynamically imaged by Cherenkov-excited phosphorescence during fractionated radiation therapy," Nature Communications, 11, 573, 2020.