Carnegie Mellon University


All Publications














  • H Tao, JM Kainerstorfer, SM Siebert, EM Pritchard, A Sassaroli, BJ Panilaitis, MA Brenckle, JJ Amsden, J Levitt, S Fantini, DL Kaplan, FG Omenetto, “ Implantable, multifunctional, bioresorbable optics”, PNAS 109(48):19584-9, (2012) – equal first author
  • B Dasgeb, JM Kainerstorfer, D Mehregan, AH Gandjbakhche, A Van Vreede, “An Introduction to Skin Imaging Diagnostic Modalities”, International Journal of Dermatology, (2012)



  • JM Kainerstorfer, M Ehler, F Amyot, M Hassan, SG Demos, V Chernomordik, CK Hitzenberger, AH Gandjbakhche and JD Riley, “Principal Component Model of Multi Spectral Data for Near Real Time Skin Chromophore Mapping”, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 15(4), 046007 (2010)


Book Chapters

  • M. Hassan, JM Kainerstorfer, V Chernomordik, A Vogel, I Gannot, R Yarchoan and A Gandjbakhche, “Non-invasive Infrared imaging for functional monitoring of disease processes”, Medical Devices and System, the Biomedical Engineering Handbook, fourth edition, Edited by Nicholas Diakides and Joseph Bronzino. 2011. CRC press, Florida, USA.


Conference Proceedings

  • Robbins, Constance M., James F. Antaki, and Jana M. Kainerstorfer. "Spatial frequency domain imaging for monitoring palpable breast lesions."  Proc. of SPIE Vol. Vol. 10059. 2017.
  • Ruesch, A., et al. "Correlation between cerebral hemodynamic and perfusion pressure changes in non-human primates."  SPIE BiOS . International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2017.
  • JM Kainerstorfer, A Sassaroli, KT Tgavalekos, and S Fantini, “Dynamic cerebral autoregulation measured with coherent hemodynamics spectroscopy (CHS)”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • PG Anderson, A Sassaroli, JM Kainerstorfer, N Krishnamurthy, and S Fantini, “Broadband optical mammography: Breast tissue thickness compensation algorithm”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • A Sassaroli, JM Kainerstorfer, S Fantini “Comparison of linear and nonlinear models for coherent hemodynamics spectroscopy (CHS)”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • N Krishnamurthy, JM Kainerstorfer, PG Anderson, A Sassaroli, and S Fantini, “Optical mammography instrument for broadband spectral imaging with depth discrimination”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • AK Saibaba, N Krishnamurthy, PG Anderson, JM Kainerstorfer, A Sassaroli, EL Miller, Sergio Fantini, ME Kilmer, “3D Parameter Reconstruction in Hyperspectral Diffuse Optical Tomography”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • BF Yuksel, EM Peck, D Afergan, SW Hincks, T Shibata, JM Kainerstorfer, K Tgavalekos, A Sassaroli, S Fantini, and RJK Jacob, “Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Adaptive Human Computer Interfaces”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2015)
  • JM Kainerstorfer, ML Pierro, A Civiletto, B Hallacoglu, DE Weiner, A Sassaroli, and S Fantini, “Coherent Hemodynamics Spectroscopy of the Vulnerable Brain of Hemodialysis Patients: a Cyclic Thigh-Cuff Inflation Protocol”, Proceedings of OSA, (2014)
  • A Sassaroli, JM Kainerstorfer, ML Pierro, B Hallacoglu, and S Fantini, “Optical Study of the Cerebral Microcirculation with Coherent Hemodynamics Spectroscopy: a Paced Breathing Protocol”, Proceedings of OSA, (2014)
  • PG Anderson, JM Kainerstorfer, N Krishnamurthy, MJ Homer, A Sassaroli, RA Graham, and S Fantini, “Broadband Optical Mammography: Hemoglobin saturation maps for cancerous human breasts”, Proceedings of OSA, (2014)
  • JM Kainerstorfer, ML Pierro, B Hallacoglu, A Sassaroli, and S Fantini, “Applications of a novel hemodynamic model to functional brain studies with fNIRS and fMRI”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2013)
  • PG Anderson, JM Kainerstorfer, G Weliwitigoda, A Sassaroli, and S Fantini, “Broadband Optical Mammography: Visualization, oximetry, and depth assessment of blood vasculature”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2013)
  • M Pierro, A Sassaroli, B Hallacoglu, JM Kainerstorfer, and S Fantini, “Frequency-resolved measurements of hemodynamic oscillations and quantitative analysis with a novel hemodynamic model”, Proceedings of the SPIE (2013)
  • JM Kainerstorfer, MN Polizzotto, TS Uldrick, M Hassan, R Rahman, L Najafizadeh, KM Wyvill, K Aleman, PD Smith, R Yarchoan, AH Gandjbakhche, “Multispectral imaging as a potential predictor of treatment efficacy for Kaposi's sarcoma skin lesions”, Proceedings of OSA, (2012)
  • JD Riley, F Amyot, T Pohida, R Pursley, Y Ardeshipour, JM Kainerstorfer, L Najafizadeh, V Chernomordik, P Smith, J Smirniotopoulos, EM Wassermann, and AH Gandjbakhche, “Handheld near infra-red imaging device for hemorrhage detection”, Proceedings of OSA, (2012)
  • N Karamzadeh, A Medvedev, A Bakhtiar, JM. Kainerstorfer, A Gandjbakhche, and L Najafizadeh, “Capturing Task-Evoked Functional Brain Connectivity Using Combined NIRS/EEG”, Proceedings of OSA, (2012)
  • AP Sviridov, V Chernomordik, M Hassan, JM Kainerstorfer, L Najafizadeh, P Smith, AC Boccara, A Gandjbakhche, “Polarization Imaging System for Colposcopy”, Proceedings of OSA, (2012)
  • M Ehler, JM Kainerstorfer, D Cunningham, et al., “An extended correction model for optical imaging”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (2011)
  • JM Kainerstorfer, F Amyot, M Hassan, M Ehler, R Yarchoan, KM Wyvill, T Uldrick, V Chernomordik, CK Hitzenberger, AH Gandjbakhche, and JD Riley, “Reconstruction-Free Imaging of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Using Multi-Spectral Data”, Proceedings of OSA, (2010)
  • AV Medvedev, JM Kainerstorfer, SV Borisov and J VanMeter, ”Fast optical signal in the prefrontal cortex correlates with EEG”, Proceedings IFMBE, (2010)
  • JM Kainerstorfer, F Amyot, SG Demos, M Hassan, V Chernomordik, CK Hitzenberger, AH Gandjbakhche, JD Riley, “Quantitative assessment of ischemia and reactive hyperemia of the dermal layers using multi - spectral imaging on the human arm”, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7369, pp. 73690P-73690P-10 (2009)


  • AH Gandjbakhche, JM Kainerstorfer, B Tromberg, “Special section guest editorial: optical diagnostic and biophotonic methods from bench to bedside”, J Biomed Opt., 17(8), 081401-1 (2012)
  • A Gandjbakhche, B Tromberg, JM Kainerstorfer, “Optical diagnostic and biophotonic methods from bench to bedside”, J Biomed Opt., 15(6), 061701 (2010)