Publications for Mechano-Visual Phenotying of Cancer: From Onset Through Disease Progression


Park K, Chen W, Chekmareva MA, Foran DJ, Desai JP. Electromechanical Coupling Factor of Breast Tissue as a Biomarker for Breast Cancer. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2018 Jan;65(1):96-103. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2017.2695103. Epub 2017 Apr 19.


Karagoz, K., Ren, J., Foran, D.J., Gatza, M., Qi, X., Differentiation among prostate cancer patients with Gleason score of 7 using histopathology image and genomic data, SPIE Medical Imaging 2018, M107-24, 1-4 (Accepted)

Ren, J., Sadimin, E., Foran, D.J., Qi, X., Computer aided analysis of prostate histopathology images to support a refined Gleason grading system, SPIE Medical Imaging 2017, MI101, 1-4

Su, H., Shen, Y., Xing, F., Qi, X., Hirshfield, K.M., Yang, L., Foran, D.J., Robust automatic breast cancer staging using a combination of functional genomics and image-omics, Conf Proc. IEEE Eng Med Bio Soc, (EBMC) 2015, 7226-9


Pandya HJ, Roy R, Chen W, Chekmareva MA, Foran DJ, Desai JP. Accurate characterization of benign and cancerous breast tissues: Aspecific patient studies using piezoresistive microcantilevers. Biosensors & bioelectronics. 2015;63:414-24. Epub 2014/08/17. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.08.002. PubMed PMID: 25128621.

Pandya HJ, Chen W, Goodell L, Foran DJ, Jaydev D. Mechanical phenotyping of breast cancer using MEMS: A method to demarcate benign and cancerous breast tissue. Lab Chip. 2014 Dec 7; 14(23): 4523–4532.doi: 10.1039/c4lc00594e PMCID: PMC4224189

Pandya HJ, Kim HT, Roy R, Chen W, Cong L, Zhong H, et al. Towards an Automated MEMS-based Characterization of Benign and Cancerous Breast Tissue using Bioimpedance Measurements. Sensors and actuators B, Chemical. 2014;199:259-68. Epub 2014/07/12. doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2014.03.065. PubMed PMID: 25013305; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4084740.

Roy R, Chen W, Cong L, Goodell LA, Foran DJ, Desai JP. Probabilistic estimation of mechanical properties of biomaterials using atomic force microscopy. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014;61(2):547-56. Epub 2013/10/02. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2283597. PubMed PMID: 24081838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3966978.


Roy R, Chen W, Cong L, Goodell LA, Foran DJ, Desai JP. A Semi-Automated Positioning System for contact-mode Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). IEEE transactions on automation science and engineering : a publication of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. 2013;10(2). Epub 2013/12/03. doi: 10.1109/TASE.2012.2226154. PubMed PMID: 24294144; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3840952.


Roy R, Chen W, Cong L, Goodell LA, Foran DJ, Desai JP. Towards automated mechanical characterization of biological samples using atomic force microscopy (AFM). 2011 SAME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference; October, 30; Washington, DC2011.


Chen W, Foran DJ. A Computer-Assisted Microscopy System for Automated Image Analysis of Pathology Specimens and Tissue Microarrays. In: Einstein) EH-SWaAJ, editor. Image Analysis in Medical Microscopy and Pathology. New York, NY: Research Signpost; 2007.