Maitland, Kristen individual record
Associate Professor

The focus of Dr. Maitland's research is on the development of light-based technologies for applications in medicine and biology. Technologies include novel light sources, optical fiber based imaging systems, handheld microscopes, multiscale optical microscopes, volumetric imaging systems, portable spectrometers, and point-of-care devices.

selected publications
Academic Articles42
  • Gibbs, H. C., Mota, S. M., Hart, N. A., Min, S. W., Vernino, A. O., Pritchard, A. L., ... Perez, L. M. (2021). Navigating the Light-Sheet Image Analysis Software Landscape: Concepts for Driving Cohesion From Data Acquisition to Analysis.. Front Cell Dev Biol. 9, 739079.
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  • Rogers, R. E., Haskell, A., White, B. P., Dalal, S., Lopez, M., Tahan, D., ... Kaunas, R. (2021). A scalable system for generation of mesenchymal stem cells derived from induced pluripotent cells employing bioreactors and degradable microcarriers.. Stem Cells Transl Med. 10(12), 1650-1665.
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  • Mota, S. M., Rogers, R. E., Haskell, A. W., McNeill, E. P., Kaunas, R., Gregory, C. A., Giger, M. L., & Maitland, K. C. (2021). Automated mesenchymal stem cell segmentation and machine learning-based phenotype classification using morphometric and textural analysis.. J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 8(1), 014503-014503.
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  • Hinsdale, T. A., Malik, B. H., Cheng, S., Benavides, O. R., Giger, M. L., Wright, J. M., ... Maitland, K. C. (2021). Enhanced detection of oral dysplasia by structured illumination fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy.. Sci Rep. 11(1), 4984.
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  • Duran-Sierra, E., Cheng, S., Cuenca-Martinez, R., Malik, B., Maitland, K. C., Lisa Cheng, Y. S., ... Jo, J. A. (2020). Clinical label-free biochemical and metabolic fluorescence lifetime endoscopic imaging of precancerous and cancerous oral lesions.. Oral Oncol. 105, 104635-104635.
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Conference Papers45
  • Soliman, C., Paterson, S., McShane, M., Cot, G., & Maitland, K. (2021). Toward a multi-modal Raman and fluorescence spectroscopic platform at the point-of-care. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, Optics and Biophotonics in Low-Resource Settings VII. 11632, 116320m-116320m-6.
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  • ter Hofstede, B., Glowczwski, A., Lovelady, A., & Maitland, K. C. (2021). Modeling and optimization of immersion medium for phototherapeutic light-emitting diode array for uniform light distribution. DESIGN AND QUALITY FOR BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES XIV, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies XIV. 11633, 116330c-116330c-5.
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  • Mota, S. M., Rogers, R. E., Haskell, A. W., McNeill, E. P., Kaunas, R., Gregory, C. A., Giger, M. L., & Maitland, K. C. (2021). U-Net based image segmentation of mesenchymal stem cells. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XIX. 11647, 116470v-116470v-7.
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  • Benavides, O. R., Gibbs, H. C., Gregory, C. A., & Maitland, K. C. (2021). Custom Imaging Chamber for Multimodal Volumetric Microscopy. Biophotonics Congress 2021, Biophotonics Congress 2021. dth2a.4.
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  • Lin, P. T., Cot, G. L., Maitland, K., Jin, T., Zhou, J., Gordon, P., & Soliman, C. (2019). Optical waveguides for on-chip fluorescence measurements (Conference Presentation). Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XIX: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XIX: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics. 22.
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Texas A&M University; Biomedical Engineering; 3120 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3120