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Andrew J. Berger

Associate Professor Of Optics
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Institute Of Optics

Areas of expertise: Biomedical optics, raman spectroscopy

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra
lsierra@ur.rochester.edu
585.276.6264

Related Links:
Andrew Berger Home Page
Biomedical Spectroscopy Laboratory


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Biography
Professor Berger's area of interest is biomedical optics, specifically spectroscopic diagnostic techniques. With recent advances in optical technology, it is now possible to perform sensitive chemical tests using light rather than reagents or electrodes. His present research is centered upon Raman spectroscopy of oral bacteria, single-cell Raman spectroscopy and near-infrared spectroscopy of hemodynamics in the human brain.