Timothy M. Baran, Ph.D.

Timothy M. Baran, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-3188

Lab Information

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Professional Bio

Timothy Baran received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer & Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2007. He came to the University of Rochester in 2007 and received his Ph.D. in Optics in 2013. Following this, he joined the faculty as an Instructor in the Department of Imaging Sciences in 2013. He was promoted to Research Assistant Professor in 2015.

Awards & Honors (National)

Lasers in Surgery and Medicine Young Investigators Award | American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery 2013
Optical Society of America Biomedical Optics Meeting Student Award | Optical Society of America 2012

Awards & Honors (Local)

Rochester Precision Optics Award for Outstanding Graduate Project | Rochester Precision Optics 2010

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 10 available »

2016 Jul 1
Baran TM. "Recovery of optical properties using interstitial cylindrical diffusers as source and detector fibers." Journal of biomedical optics. 2016 Jul 1; 21(7):77001.
2016 Jun
Baran TM, Mironov O, Sharma AK, Foster TH. "Indwelling Stent Embedded with Light-Emitting Diodes for Photodynamic Therapy of Malignant Biliary Obstruction." Cardiovascular and interventional radiology. 2016 Jun; 39(6):916-9. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
2015 Apr
Baran TM. "Cylindrical diffuser axial detection profile is dependent on fiber design." Journal of biomedical optics. 2015 Apr; 20(4):040502.
2014 Feb
Baran TM, Foster TH. "Comparison of flat cleaved and cylindrical diffusing fibers as treatment sources for interstitial photodynamic therapy." Medical physics. 2014 Feb; 41(2):022701.
2013 Oct
Baran TM, Foster TH. "Recovery of intrinsic fluorescence from single-point interstitial measurements for quantification of doxorubicin concentration." Lasers in surgery and medicine. 2013 Oct; 45(8):542-50. Epub 2013 Aug 23.

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Optics | University of Rochester2013
BS | Electrical Engineering | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute2007