Brent William Weyers

Title(s)Researcher, Biomedical Engineering
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Emailbwweyers@ucdavis.edu
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    University of California, Davis, DavisPh.D. CandidateBiomedical Engineering

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    Brent Weyers is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and he is also a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). For his research, Brent is evaluating the clinical utility of a custom-built Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIm) instrument for performing intraoperative tumor delineation of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer. Brent has presented his research in oral formats at two international conferences (HORAO, Switzerland and JEDIS, Germany), twice in leading conferences in his field of study (SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco), and in a variety of other professional venues via poster format. Brent’s latest research was recently published in Translational Biophotonics in October 2019, and made the cover page for this journal’s inaugural issue. Brent presently holds 1 provisional patent, received an Earle C. Anthony Fellowship academic scholarship award FQ 2017-WQ 2018, was conferred an honorable mention by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2018, and received the Ruth Lee summer research support award in 2019, 2020, & 2021. Outside academia, Brent additionally has professional experience as a research and development engineer at Penumbra Inc., a vascular medical device company, from summer 2016 to the start of his graduate studies at UC Davis in fall 2017. Brent’s graduate research is synonymous with his long-term interest in developing impactful medical technology which promotes health at the point-of-care.

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    1. Intraoperative delineation of p16+ oropharyngeal carcinoma of unknown primary origin with fluorescence lifetime imaging: Preliminary report. Head Neck. 2022 May 05. Weyers BW, Birkeland AC, Marsden MA, Tam A, Bec J, Frusciante RP, Gui D, Bewley AF, Abouyared M, Marcu L, Farwell DG. PMID: 35511208.
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    2. Mesoscopic fluorescence lifetime imaging: Fundamental principles, clinical applications and future directions. J Biophotonics. 2021 06; 14(6):e202000472. Alfonso-Garcia A, Bec J, Weyers B, Marsden M, Zhou X, Li C, Marcu L. PMID: 33710785; PMCID: PMC8579869.
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    3. Intraoperative Margin Assessment in Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer Using Label-Free Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging and Machine Learning. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2021 03; 68(3):857-868. Marsden M, Weyers BW, Bec J, Sun T, Gandour-Edwards RF, Birkeland AC, Abouyared M, Bewley AF, Farwell DG, Marcu L. PMID: 32746066; PMCID: PMC8960054.
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    4. FLImBrush: dynamic visualization of intraoperative free-hand fiber-based fluorescence lifetime imaging. Biomed Opt Express. 2020 Sep 01; 11(9):5166-5180. Marsden M, Fukazawa T, Deng YC, Weyers BW, Bec J, Gregory Farwell D, Marcu L. PMID: 33014606; PMCID: PMC7510860.
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    5. Fluorescence lifetime imaging for intraoperative cancer delineation in transoral robotic surgery. Transl Biophotonics. 2019 Dec; 1(1-2). Weyers BW, Marsden M, Sun T, Bec J, Bewley AF, Gandour-Edwards RF, Moore MG, Farwell DG, Marcu L. PMID: 32656529; PMCID: PMC7351319.
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    6. Simultaneous intraluminal imaging of tissue autofluorescence and eGFP-labeled cells in engineered vascular grafts inside a bioreactor. Methods Appl Fluoresc. 2019 Sep 20; 7(4):044003. Li C, Alfonso-Garcia A, McMasters J, Bec J, Weyers B, Uyesaka L, Griffiths L, Panitch A, Marcu L. PMID: 31505471; PMCID: PMC7539617.
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    7. Multi-dimensional studies of synthetic genetic promoters enabled by microfluidic impact printing. Lab Chip. 2017 06 27; 17(13):2198-2207. Fan J, Villarreal F, Weyers B, Ding Y, Tseng KH, Li J, Li B, Tan C, Pan T. PMID: 28613297; PMCID: PMC5572659.
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    8. Deletion of the cytoplasmic domain of N-cadherin reduces, but does not eliminate, traction force-transmission. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 09 30; 478(4):1640-6. Lee E, Ewald ML, Sedarous M, Kim T, Weyers BW, Truong RH, Yamada S. PMID: 27596967; PMCID: PMC5030185.
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