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


September 24, 2015  |  Dr. Kang is awarded an NIH R21

Congratulations to Dongkyun Kang, Ph.D., who was awarded an NIH R21 to develop a cell phone SECM device! Congratulations DK for a job well done! Read more >

DongKyun Kang, Ph.D.

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 >