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A newly launched project, VASCOVID, has been selected as one of 23 initiatives from the EU’s recent call for coronavirus research projects. Led by professor Turgut Durduran and the medical optics group at ICFO, VASCOVID seeks to develop a portable, noninvasive, cost-effective, and real-time platform for the monitoring of microvascular health of COVID-19 patients in ICUs.
Mock-up of the VASCOVID device. The probe is placed on the palm of the patient and measures the parameters of interest with a near-infrared light. The medical readouts are visualized through a tablet. Courtesy of ICFO.
The platform makes use of two biophotonic technologies based on near-infrared: time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy and diffuse correlation…