Education

Undergraduate
Saint John's University (2001), Physics
Graduate School
University of Pennsylvania (2011), Physics

Research Interest

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Brain and spinal cord monitoring
  • Cerebral metabolism and hemodynamics
  • Diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS)
  • Diffuse optical spectroscopy (DOS)
  • Intraoperative neuromonitoring
  • Medical device development
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)
  • Non-invasive monitoring
  • Spinal cord hemodynamics

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Effects of circulatory arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass on cerebral autoregulation in neonatal swine.
Padawer-Curry JA, Volk LE, Mavroudis CD, Ko TS, Morano VC, Busch DR, Rosenthal TM, Melchior RW, Shade BC, Schiavo KL, Boorady TW, Schmidt AL, Andersen KN, Breimann JS, Jahnavi J, Mensah-Brown KG, Yodh AG, Mascio CE, Kilbaugh TJ, Licht DJ, White BR, Baker WB, Pediatr Res 2021 May
Blood flow response to orthostatic challenge identifies signatures of the failure of static cerebral autoregulation in patients with cerebrovascular disease.
Gregori-Pla C, Mesquita RC, Favilla CG, Busch DR, Blanco I, Zirak P, Frisk LK, Avtzi S, Maruccia F, Giacalone G, Cotta G, Camps-Renom P, Mullen MT, Martí-Fàbregas J, Prats-Sánchez L, Martínez-Domeño A, Kasner SE, Greenberg JH, Zhou C, Edlow BL, Putt ME, Detre JA, Yodh AG, Durduran T, Delgado-Mederos R, BMC Neurol 2021 Apr 21 1 154
Breast cancer differential diagnosis using diffuse optical spectroscopic imaging and regression with z-score normalized data.
Cochran JM, Leproux A, Busch DR, O'Sullivan TD, Yang W, Mehta RS, Police AM, Tromberg BJ, Yodh AG, J Biomed Opt 2021 Feb 26 2
Noninvasive optical measurement of microvascular cerebral hemodynamics and autoregulation in the neonatal ECMO patient.
Busch DR, Baker WB, Mavroudis CD, Ko TS, Lynch JM, McCarthy AL, DuPont-Thibodeau G, Buckley EM, Jacobwitz M, Boorady TW, Mensah-Brown K, Connelly JT, Yodh AG, Kilbaugh TJ, Licht DJ, Pediatr Res 2020 12 88 6 925-933
Towards detection of brain injury using multimodal non-invasive neuromonitoring in adults undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Dar IA, Khan IR, Maddox RK, Selioutski O, Donohue KL, Marinescu MA, Prasad SM, Quazi NH, Donlon JS, Loose EA, Ramirez GA, Ren J, Majeski JB, Abramson K, Durduran T, Busch DR, Choe R, Biomed Opt Express 2020 Nov 11 11 6551-6569
Asymmetric, dynamic adaptation in prefrontal cortex during dichotic listening tasks.
Fisher JAN, Gumenchuk I, Rogovin OS, Yodh AG, Busch DR, Neurophotonics 2020 Oct 7 4 045008

Books

Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Diffuse Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy. In Molecular Imaging: Principles and Practice

David R Busch and Britton Chance (2009). BC Decker

Honors & Awards

  • Mack Technology Fellow
    (2017-2017)
  • Fulbright Scholar
    University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Brazil (2015-2016)
  • Whitaker Scholar
    ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona Spain (2014-2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (2017)
  • International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (2016)
  • SPIE (2002)
  • Optical Society of America (2001)