Detecting Barrett’s Esophagus and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Spectrally Encoded Confocal Microscopy (SECM)

Imaging Whole Organs
at the Microscopic Level

Capsule Technologies

Cystic Fibrosis

Micro Optical Coherence Tomography (μOCT)

Seeing a Heart Attack
Before it Happens

Coronary Artery Disease

Diagnosing and Managing Cardiovascular Disease

Optical Frequency Domain Imaging (OFDI)

Changing the Standard of Care for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Working Toward Treating
Birth Defects in Utero

The World's Smallest Endoscope


Clinical Technology


April 1, 2015  |  2015 Bullock Fellowship Award

Ali Motafaaker-Fard. PhD was awarded a 2015 Bullock Fellowship. Dr. Fard is working with his mentor Dr. Tearney on the clinical translation of dual-modality optical coherence tomography and near-infrared spectroscopy for assessment of coronary artery disease. Read more >

Ali Fard

February 26, 2015  |  The Tearney Lab’s Capsule Featured in Proto Magazine

“Since the dawn of doctoring, one puzzle has been a constant: how to get a good look at a patient’s insides without disrupting their outsides. The latest technological advance comes via in vivo microscopy, which provides real time, detailed imagery inside the body.  Guillermo Tearney, a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been a pioneer in this... Read more >


September 2, 2014  |  Dr. Tearney named a top translational researcher for 2013 by Nature Biotechnology

Dr. Tearney has been ranked #3 in Nature Biotechnology’s top 20 translational researchers in 2013! The ranking of researchers was based on paper and patent output. Patent analytics firm IP Checkups counted patents assigned to faculty members at their current affiliations who were corresponding authors on the ~200 research papers highlighted in 2013 in SciBX, a weekly publication... Read more >

Gary Tearney, MD, Ph.D