Joseph  Culver, PhD

Joseph Culver, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Developing, evaluating and applying novel biomedical optical imaging techniques. A major focus is on deep-tissue optical tomography (OT) methods for imaging tissues at depths beyond conventional optical methods, such as reflectance imaging or traditional microscopy. Keywords: hemodynamic, metabolism, molecular imaging, fluorescence, optical tomography, in vivo imaging.


  • 1997: PhD, physics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


  • 1997 - 2001: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Selected Research Publications