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

Research Interest

  • Cerebral metabolism and hemodynamics
  • Diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS)
  • Diffuse optical spectroscopy (DOS)
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)
  • Non-invasive monitoring
  • Spinal cord hemodynamics


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Laser safety in fiber-optic monitoring of spinal cord hemodynamics: a preclinical evaluation.
Busch DR, Davis J, Kogler A, Galler RM, Parthasarathy AB, Yodh AG, Floyd TF J Biomed Opt 2018 Jun 23 6 1-9
Preoperative cerebral hemodynamics from birth to surgery in neonates with critical congenital heart disease.
Lynch JM, Ko T, Busch DR, Newland JJ, Winters ME, Mensah-Brown K, Boorady TW, Xiao R, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Naim MY, Licht DJ J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2018 May
Effects of Exercise Training on Calf Muscle Oxygen Extraction and Blood Flow in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease.
Baker WB, Li Z, Schenkel SS, Chandra M, Busch DR, Englund EK, Schmitz KH, Yodh AG, Floyd TF, Mohler ER J. Appl. Physiol. 2017 Oct jap.00585.2017
Noninvasive optical monitoring of critical closing pressure and arteriole compliance in human subjects.
Baker WB, Parthasarathy AB, Gannon KP, Kavuri VC, Busch DR, Abramson K, He L, Mesquita RC, Mullen MT, Detre JA, Greenberg JH, Licht DJ, Balu R, Kofke WA, Yodh AG J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab. 2017 Aug 37 8 2691-2705
Longitudinal optical monitoring of blood flow in breast tumors during neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Cochran JM, Chung SH, Leproux A, Baker WB, Busch DR, DeMichele AM, Tchou J, Tromberg BJ, Yodh AG Phys Med Biol 2017 Jun 62 12 4637-4653
Heterodyne frequency-domain multispectral diffuse optical tomography of breast cancer in the parallel-plane transmission geometry.
Ban HY, Schweiger M, Kavuri VC, Cochran JM, Xie L, Busch DR, Katrašnik J, Pathak S, Chung SH, Lee K, Choe R, Czerniecki BJ, Arridge SR, Yodh AG Med Phys 2016 Jul 43 7 4383
Scoring system for periventricular leukomalacia in infants with congenital heart disease.
McCarthy AL, Winters ME, Busch DR, Gonzalez-Giraldo E, Ko TS, Lynch JM, Schwab PJ, Xiao R, Buckley EM, Vossough A, Licht DJ Pediatr. Res. 2015 Sep 78 3 304-9


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
  • Fulbright Scholar
    University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Brazil (2015-2016)
  • Most Promising Pediatric Medical Device
    Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (2015-2015)
  • Whitaker Scholar
    ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona Spain (2014-2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Optical Society of America (2001)