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Kimberley S Samkoe, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Adjunct Assistant Professor at Thayer School of Engineering


Ph.D. - 2007 - Biophysical Chemistry, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
B.Sc.Hons. - 2001 - Biochemsitry, University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada

Norris Cotton Cancer Center


Contact Information

536E Borwell
One Medical Center Drive
Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Center
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 536E Borwell
Phone: 603-650-7618

Selected Publications


Epidermal growth factor-targeted fluorescence is unaffected by standard neoadjuvant therapies in human sarcomas.
Henderson ER, Werth P, Xu X, Jarvis LA, Paulsen KD, Hoopes PJ, Rosenthal EL, Pogue BW, Samkoe KS
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2022 Jan-Feb;119430 pii: 119430B. doi: 10.1117/12.2610226. Epub 2022 Mar 4.
PMID: 36052271

Towards Photodynamic Image-Guided Surgery of Head and Neck Tumors: Photodynamic Priming Improves Delivery and Diagnostic Accuracy of Cetuximab-IRDye800CW.
Bhandari C, Fakhry J, Eroy M, Song JJ, Samkoe K, Hasan T, Hoyt K, Obaid G
Front Oncol. 2022;12:853660. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2022.853660. Epub 2022 Jun 28.
PMID: 35837101

Improved Discrimination of Tumors with Low and Heterogeneous EGFR Expression in Fluorescence-Guided Surgery Through Paired-Agent Protocols.
Wang C, Xu X, Folaron M, Gunn JR, Hodge S, Chen EY, Hoopes PJ, Tichauer KM, Samkoe KS
Mol Imaging Biol. 2021 Oct 14; doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01656-3. Epub 2021 Oct 14.
PMID: 34651290

Identification of a Suitable Untargeted Agent for the Clinical Translation of ABY-029 Paired-Agent Imaging in Fluorescence-Guided Surgery.
Wang C, Xu X, Hodge S, Chen EY, Hoopes PJ, Tichauer KM, Samkoe KS
Mol Imaging Biol. 2021 Oct 12; doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01642-9. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
PMID: 34642897

Monitoring cancer cell surface receptor expression during anti-angiogenesis therapy in vivo.
Meng B, Strawbridge RR, Tichauer K, Samkoe KS, Davis SC
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2021;11625 pii: 116250Q. Epub 2021 Mar 5.
PMID: 34446980

3D printing fluorescent material with tunable optical properties.
Ruiz AJ, Garg S, Streeter SS, Giallorenzi MK, LaRochelle EPM, Samkoe KS, Pogue BW
Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 24;11(1):17135. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-96496-0. Epub 2021 Aug 24.
PMID: 34429467

Examining the Feasibility of Quantifying Receptor Availability Using Cross-Modality Paired-Agent Imaging.
Meng B, Sadeghipour N, Folaron MR, Strawbridge RR, Samkoe KS, Tichauer KM, Davis SC
Mol Imaging Biol. 2022 Feb;24(1):23-30. doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01629-6. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
PMID: 34286423

TRIPODD: a Novel Fluorescence Imaging Platform for In Situ Quantification of Drug Distribution and Therapeutic Response.
McMahon NP, Solanki A, Wang LG, MontaƱo AR, Jones JA, Samkoe KS, Tichauer KM, Gibbs SL
Mol Imaging Biol. 2021 Oct;23(5):650-664. doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01589-x. Epub 2021 Mar 9.
PMID: 33751366

Is Tumor Cell Specificity Distinct from Tumor Selectivity In Vivo?: A Quantitative NIR Molecular Imaging Analysis of Nanoliposome Targeting.
Obaid G, Samkoe K, Tichauer K, Bano S, Park Y, Silber Z, Hodge S, Callaghan S, Guirguis M, Mallidi S, Pogue B, Hasan T
Nano Res. 2021 May;14(5):1344-1354. doi: 10.1007/s12274-020-3178-x. Epub 2020 Nov 27.
PMID: 33717420

Intraoperative Detection of Micrometastases in Whole Excised Lymph Nodes Using Fluorescent Paired-Agent Imaging Principles: Identification of a Suitable Staining and Rinsing Protocol.
Li C, Torres VC, He Y, Xu X, Basheer Y, Papavasiliou G, Samkoe KS, Brankov JG, Tichauer KM
Mol Imaging Biol. 2021 Aug;23(4):537-549. doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01587-z. Epub 2021 Feb 16.
PMID: 33591478

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