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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Pathology

Randall Barbour

Randall Barbour, Phd

Professor

Department of Pathology

Tel: (718) 270-1284 • Fax: (718) 270-3313

e-mail: randall.barbour@downstate.edu

Academic Qualifications:
  • 1983, SUNY Buffalo, postdoctoral Fellow, Lab. Med.
  • 1981, Syracruse University , Ph.D. , Biochemistry
  • 1975, Syracruse University, B.S., Biology
Background and Expertise:
  • 1996-Present : Professor of Pathology and Biophysics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • 1996-Present: Research Professor of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1990-1996: Associate Professor of Pathology and Biophysics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • 1983-1990: Assistant Professor of Pathology and Biophysics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • 1981-1983: Post Doctoral Trainee in Laboratory Medicine
Patents
  • US Patent no. 5,137,355, Method of Imaging a Random Medium, Barbour, R.L., Lubowsky, J. and Aronson, R., awarded 8/11/92.
  • pending, The IRIS-OPTI Scanner: A general-purpose optical tomographic imaging system, Barbour, R.L.
  • Patent filed, System and Method for Tomographic Imaging of Dynamic Properties of a Scattering Medium, Barbour, R.L., Schmitz, C.H., August 2000
  • Patent filed, Imaging of Scattering Media Using Relative Detector Values, Barbour, R.L., September 2000
  • Patent filed, Method and System for Enhanced Imaging of a Scattering Medium, Barbour, R.L., Pei, Y., September
  • 2000 Patent filed, Method and System for Imaging the Dynamics of Scattering Medium, Barbour, R.L.,September 2000
  • Provisional patent filed, A method for imaging physiological chaos. The imaging of real-time, nonlinear dynamic vascular physiology and other functions by optical tomography, Barbour, R.L., January 2000