David Richard Busch

Neurology, Optics, Medical Physics

Ph D


Awards and achievements (6) View all

  • Dec 2014
    Whitaker Scholar, ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona Spain
  • Oct 2014
    Edmund Optics Educational Award (finalist)
  • Feb 2013
    Young Investigator Award, Thrasher Research Foundation for Pediatric Research


Experimental physicist, focusing on applications of diffuse optical spectroscopy and imaging to detect and monitor human disease and injury. Experienced in instrument construction, control, and advanced data analysis techniques, especially in conjunction with MRI.

Most of my past projects involved detection and staging of breast cancer; my current work focuses on identifying causes of injury to the vulnerable pediatric brain.

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