• K. Leiva, A. Trinidad, I. Gonzalez, A. Espinosa, T. Zwick, J.E. Levine, M.A. Rodriguez, H. Lev-Tov, W. Wu, R.S. Kirsner, A. Godavarty, “Tissue oxygenation flow-based index to discern healing status in diabetic foot ulcers,” Advances in Wound Care (2023) DOI: 10.1089/wound.2022.0170
  • K. Leiva, D. Leizaola, I. Gonzalez, V. Dargam, H. Alirezaei, K. Kaile, E. Robledo, J. Hutcheson, A. Godavarty, “Spatial-temporal oxygenation mapping using a near-infrared optical scanner: Towards peripheral vascular imaging,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering (2023) DOI: 10.1007/s10439-023-03229-7



  • A. Robledo, J. Murillo, R. V. Martin, K. Leiva, C. Beiner, M.A. Rodriguez, M. Fagundes, J. Panoff, M. Chuong, W. Wu, A. Godavarty, “Assessment of tissue oxygenation and radiation dermatitis pre-, during, and post-radiation therapy in breast cancer subjects,” Frontiers in Oncology 12:879032 (2022) DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2022.879032 (PDF)


  • Kaile, C. Fernandez, A. Godavarty, “Development of a smartphone-based optical device to measure hemoglobin concentration changes for remote monitoring of wounds,” Biosensors, 11(6):165 (2021). DOI: 10.3390/bios11060165 (PDF)
  • Kaile, J. Mahadevan, K. Leiva, D. Khandavilli, S. Narayanan, V. Muthukrishnan, W. Wu, V. Mohan, A. Godavarty, “Tissue oxygenation measurements to aid scalpel debridement removal in patients with diabetes,” J of Diabetes Sci Technology (2021) 16(2):460-469.. DOI: 10.1177/1932296821992050 (PDF)


  • A. Robledo, R. Schutzman, R. Fang, C. Fernandez, R. Kwasinski, K. Leiva, F. Perez-Clavijo, A. Godavarty, “Physiological wound assessment from coregistered and segmented tissue hemoglobin maps,” JOSA-A 37(8): 1249-1256 (2020). DOI: 10.1364/josaa.394985


  • Kaile, A. Godavarty, “Development and validation of a smartphone based near-infrared optical imaging device to measure physiological changes in-vivo,” Micromachines 10(3): E180 (2019). DOI: 10.3390/mi10030180 (PDF)
  • Leiva, J. Mahadevan, K. Kaile, R. Schutzman, E. Robledo, S. Narayanan, V. Muthukrishnan, V. Mohan, W. Wu, A. Godavarty, “Breath-hold paradigm to assess variations in oxygen flow in diabetic foot ulcers using a non-contact near-infrared optical scanner” Advances in Wound Care 8(8): 386-402 (2019) DOI: 10.1089/wound.2018.0922
  • Kwasinski, C. Fernandez, K. Leiva, R. Schutzman, E. Robledo, P. Kallis, L. J. Borda, R. Kirsner, F. Perez-Clavijo, A. Godavarty, “Tissue oxygenation changes to assess healing in venous leg ulcers using near-infrared optical imaging” Advances in Wound Care (2019) 8(11): 565–579.. DOI: 10.1089/wound.2018.0880 (PDF)


  • Lei, S. Rodriguez, M. Jayachandran, E. Solis, K. Epnere, F. Perez-Clavijo, S. Wigley, A. Godavarty, “Assessing the healing of venous leg ulcers using a non-contact optical imaging approach,” Advances in Wound Care 7(4): 134-143 (2018). DOI: 10.1089/wound.2017.0745
  • Rodriguez, J. Lei, M. Jayachandran, E. Solis, K. Epnere, S. Gonzalez, Y-J Jung, S. Wigley, F. Perez-Clavijo, C. Buscemi, A. Godavarty, “Diffuse optical images differentiate healing from non-healing wounds in diabetic foot ulcers,” Biomed J Sci & Tech Res 5(2): 1-5 (2018). DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.05.001179 (PDF)


  • Zhu, A. Godavarty, “Review Article: Near-infrared fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography” BioMed Research International 2016; 2016:5040814, 5040814 DOI: 10.1155/2016/5040814 (PDF)
  • Jayachandran, S. Rodriguez, E. Solis, A. Godavarty, “Non-invasive optical technologies for wound imaging: A review,” Advances in Wound Care (Invited Review for Special Topics on Wound Imaging) 5(8): 349-359 (2016). DOI: 10.1089/wound.2015.0678 (PDF)


  • J. Erickson-Bhatt, M. Roman, J. Gonzalez, A. Nunez, R. Kiszonas, C. Lopez-Penalver, A. Godavarty, “Noninvasive surface imaging of breast cancer in humans using a hand-held optical imager,” Biomedical Optics Express 1: 045001 (2015). Selected for a press release by Journal editor. DOI: 10.1088/2057-1976/1/4/045001 (PDF)
  • A. Godavarty, P.N. Someshwara Rao, Y. Khandavilli, Y-J. Jung, “Diabetic wound imaging using a non-contact near-infrared optical scanner: A pilot study,” J. Diabetes Science and Technology (Letter to Editor) 9(5): 1158-1159 (2015). DOI: 10.1177/1932296815590828 (PDF)
  • Y-J. Jung, M. Roman, J. Carrasquilla, S. J. Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Non-contact Deep Tissue Imaging using a Hand-Held Near-infrared Optical Scanner,” J Med Diagn Meth 4(2):169 (2015) DOI: 10.4172/2168-9784.1000169 (PDF)
  • Y-J. Jung, J. Gonzalez, A. Godavarty, “Functional NIR imaging reconstruction based on spatio-temporal feature: Venous occlusion studies,” Appl. Opt. 54(13): D82-D90 (2015). DOI: 10.1364/AO.54.000D82.
  • A. Godavarty, S. Rodriguez, Y-J. Jung, S. Gonzalez, “Optical imaging for breast cancer pre-screening,” Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy 7:1-17 (2015) (Invited paper). DOI: 10.1364/AO.54.000D82 (PDF).


  • Chaudhary, M. Hall, J. Gonzalez, L. Elbaum, M. Bloyer, A. Godavarty, “Motor response investigation in individuals with cerebral palsy and controls using near infrared spectroscopy: A pilot study,” Appl. Opt 53(3): 503-10 (2014) DOI: 10.1364/ao.53.000503


  • Roman, J. Gonzalez, J. Carrasquilla, S. J. Erickson, R. Akhter, A. Godavarty, “Resolution of a gen-2 hand-held optical imager: Diffuse and fluorescence imaging studies,” Applied Optics 52(33) : 8060 – 8066 (2013) DOI: 10.1364/AO.52.008060
  • Zhang, U. Chaudhary, S. Das, S. Thomas, A. Godavarty, A. Agarwal, “Effect of Porosity on Photocatalytic Activity of Plasma-Sprayed TiO2 Coating”, J. Therm. Spray. Tech. 22: 1193-1200 (2013). DOI: 10.1007/s11666-013-9964-1
  • Zhang, U. Chaudhary, D. Lahiri, A. Godavarty, A. Agarwal, “Photocatalytic activity of spark plasma sintered TiO2–graphene nanoplatelet composite” Scripta Materialia   68(9): 719-722 (2013). DOI:
  • Gonzalez, M. Roman, S. J, Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Near-infrared hand-held optical imaging technology,” Journal of Indian Institute of Sciences 93(1): 1-14 (2013). (invited review) DOI: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2008.10.004
  • Zhu, A. Godavarty, “Functional connectivity in the brain in joint attention skills using near infrared spectroscopy and imaging” Behavioral Brain Research 250:28-31 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.04.028
  • J. Erickson, S. L. Martinez, J. DeCerce, A. Romero, L. Caldera, A. Godavarty, “Three-dimensional fluorescence tomography of human breast tissues in vivo using a hand-held optical imager,” Physics in Medicine and Biology 58(5): 1563-1579 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.04.028
  • Hall, U. Chaudhary, G. Rey, A. Godavarty, “Fronto-temporal mapping and connectivity using NIRS for language-related paradigms,” J. Neurolinguistics 26(1): 178-194 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2012.06.002


  • Gonzalez, M. Roman, M. Hall, A. Godavarty, “Gen-2 Hand-held Optical Imager towards Cancer Imaging: Reflectance and Transillumination Phantom Studies,” Sensors 12(2): 1885-1897 (2012)  DOI: 10.3390/s120201885 (PDF)
  • Gonzalez, J. DeCerce, S. J. Erickson, S. L. Martinez, A. Nunez, M. Roman, B. Traub, A. Flores, S. M. Roberts, E. Hernandez, W. Aguirre, R. Kiszonas, A. Godavarty, “Hand-held optical imager (Gen-2): Improved instrumentation and target detectability,” J. Biomedical Optics 17/8 081402’1’081402’9 (2012). DOI: 10.1117/1.jbo.17.8.081402 (PDF)
  • J. Erickson, A. Godavarty, S. L. Martinez, J. Gonzalez, A. Romero, M. Roman, A. Nunez, J. Ge, S. Regalado, R. Kiszonas, C. Lopez-Penalver, “Hand-held optical devices for breast cancer: Spectroscopic and 3D tomographic imaging,” J. Sel. Top. Quant. Elect. 18(4): 1298-1312 (2012), DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2011.2170664


  • Chaudhary, B. Zhu, A. Godavarty, “Frontal cortical connectivity and lateralization of joint attention experience using near infrared spectroscopy,” J. Near Infrared Spectroscopy 19(2): 105-116 (2011). DOI: 10.1255/jnirs.921
  • Chaudhary, M. Hall, J. DeCerce, G. Rey, A. Godavarty, “Frontal activation and connectivity using near infrared spectroscopy: Verbal fluency language task,” Brain Research Bulletin 84(3): 197-206 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2011.01.002


  • J. Erickson, S. L. Martinez, J. Gonzalez, L. Caldera, A. Godavarty, “Improved detection limits using a hand-held optical imager with coregistration capabilities,” Biomedical Optics Express 1(1): 126-134 (2010). DOI: 10.1364/BOE.1.000126 (PDF)
  • Ge, S. J. Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Multi-projection fluorescence optical tomography using a hand-held probe-based optical imager: Phantom studies,” Applied Optics 49m23 p4343 – 4354 (2010) DOI: 10.1364/AO.49.004343 (PDF)
  • Regalado, B. Zhu, J. Ge, S. J. Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Automated coregistered imaging using a hand-held probe-based optical imager,” Rev. Sci. Instr. V81 I2 023702 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3271019
  • J. Erickson, J. Ge, A. Sanchez, A. Godavarty, “Two-dimensional fast surface imaging using a hand-held optical device: In-vitro and in-vivo fluorescence studies,” Trans. Oncology 3(1): 16-22 (2010). DOI: 10.1593/tlo.09157 (PDF)


  • Ge., S. J. Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Fluorescence tomographic imaging using a hand-held probe based optical imager: Extensive phantom studies,” Applied Optics 48 p 6408 to 6416 (2009). DOI: 10.1364/AO.48.006408 (PDF)
  • Zhu, N. Yadav, N. Patel, G. Rey, A. Godavarty, “Diffuse optical imaging of brain activation to joint attention experience,” Behavioral Brain Research 202(1): 32-39 (2009)  DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2009.03.029


  • Zhu, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, M. Eppstein, A. Godavarty. (2008) “Noise filtration in fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography: Breast Phantom Studies,” Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering 17:1,97 – 104, (2009). DOI: 10.1080/17415970802083482 (PDF)
  • S. Erickson, A. Godavarty, “Hand-Held Based Near-Infrared Optical Imaging Systems: A Review.” Medical Engineering and Physics (2008). 495-509.  DOI: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2008.10.004
  • J Ge, B Zhu, S Regalado, A Godavarty, “Three-dimensional fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography using a hand-held probe-based imaging system,” Phys 35(7): 3354-63 (2008). DOI: 10.1118/1.2940603 (PDF)


  • Jayachandran, J. Ge, S. Regalado, A. Godavarty, “Design and development of a hand-held optical probe towards fluorescence diagnostic imaging” J. Biomedical Optics V12 I5 054014 (2007). DOI: 10.1117/1.
  • B. Zhu, M. Eppstein, E. Sevick-Muraca and A. Godavarty, “Noise pre-filtering techniques in fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography,” Optics Express, (2006) Vol. 15, Page 11285 (2007). DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.011285 
  • Roy, A. Godavarty and E.M. Sevick-Muraca, “Fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography of a large tissue phantom using point illumination geometries,” J. Biomedical Optics. 2006 11(4):044007. DOI: 10.1117/1.2338807.


  • A. Godavarty, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, M. J. Eppstein, “Three-dimensional fluorescence lifetime tomography,” Medical Physics.Volume 32, Issue 4 (2005)p992-1000 DOI:
  • A. Godavarty, M. J. Eppstein, C. Zhang, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, “Detection of single and multiple targets in tissue phantoms using fluorescence-enhanced optical imaging,” Radiology. Vol. 235, No. 1 (2005) DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2343031725
  • Fedele, J. P. Laible, A. Godavarty, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, M. J. Eppstein, “Fluorescence photon migration by the boundary element method”, J. Computational Physics. Volume 210 Issue 1109–132 DOI: 10.1016/
  • Roy, A. B. Thompson, A. Godavarty, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, “Tomographic fluorescence imaging in tissue phantoms: A novel reconstruction algorithm and imaging geometry” IEEE Transactions in Medical Imaging
    ( 2005)24(2):137-54. DOI: 10.1109/tmi.2004.839359.


  • A. Godavarty, C. Zhang, M. J. Eppstein, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, “Fluorescence-enhanced optical imaging of large phantoms using single and simultaneous dual point illumination geometries,” Medical Physics. (Sylvia Sorkin Greenfield Award for Best Paper in Medical Physics for year 2004) Volume31, Issue2 (2004)183-190. DOI:
  • A. Godavarty, A. B. Thompson, R. Roy, M. J. Eppstein, C. Zhang, M. Gurfinkel, E. M. Sevick-Muraca, “Diagnostic imaging of breast cancer using fluorescence-enhanced optical tomography: phantom studies,” J. Biomedical Optics: Special edition on Biomedical Optics and Women’s Health. 2004 May-Jun;9(3):488-96.
    DOI: 10.1117/1.1691027.