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Kimberley S Samkoe, PhD

Adjunct Assistant 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:


Visualization and quantification of pancreatic tumor stroma in fresh tissue via ultraviolet surface excitation.
Vincent P, Bruza P, Palisoul SM, Gunn JR, Samkoe KS, Hoopes PJ, Hasan T, Pogue BW
J Biomed Opt. 2021 Jan;26(1) doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.26.1.016002.
PMID: 33423407

Prediction of optimal contrast times post-imaging agent administration to inform personalized fluorescence-guided surgery.
Sadeghipour N, Rangnekar A, Folaron M, Strawbridge R, Samkoe K, Davis S, Tichauer K
J Biomed Opt. 2020 Nov;25(11) doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.25.11.116005.
PMID: 33200596

Noninvasive quantification of target availability during therapy using paired-agent fluorescence tomography.
Meng B, Folaron MR, Strawbridge RR, Sadeghipour N, Samkoe KS, Tichauer K, Davis SC
Theranostics. 2020;10(24):11230-11243. doi: 10.7150/thno.45273. Epub 2020 Sep 14.
PMID: 33042280

Dual-agent fluorescent labeling of soft-tissue sarcomas improves the contrast based upon targeting both interstitial and cellular components of the tumor milieu.
Sardar HS, Zai Q, Xu X, Gunn JR, Pogue BW, Paulsen KD, Henderson ER, Samkoe KS
J Surg Oncol. 2020 Dec;122(8):1711-1720. doi: 10.1002/jso.26190. Epub 2020 Sep 3.
PMID: 32885452

Quantification of Osteosarcoma Mineralization on Plain Radiographs - Novel Software Applications to Assess Response to Chemotherapy.
Xu X, Samkoe KS, Anderson ME, Henderson ER
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2020 Feb;11224 pii: 112240K. doi: 10.1117/12.2546954. Epub 2020 Feb 25.
PMID: 32483398

Effect of preoperative cancer treatment on epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) receptor expression level in ABY-029 guided sarcoma surgery.
Xu X, Samkoe KS, Henderson ER
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2020 Feb;11222 pii: 112220Y. doi: 10.1117/12.2546963. Epub 2020 Feb 19.
PMID: 32483396

Special Section Guest Editorial: Photodynamic Therapy.
Samkoe K, Celli J, Zhu T
J Biomed Opt. 2020 May;25(6):1-2. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.25.6.063801.
PMID: 32358929

Intracellular paired agent imaging enables improved evaluation of tyrosine kinase inhibitor target engagement.
Solanki A, Wang L, Korber J, McMahon N, Tichauer K, Samkoe KS, Gibbs SL
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2020 Feb;11219 pii: 112190F. Epub 2020 Feb 19.
PMID: 32292225

Topical dual-probe staining using quantum dot-labeled antibodies for identifying tumor biomarkers in fresh specimens.
Meng B, Folaron MR, Byrd BK, Samkoe KS, Strawbridge RS, Barth C, Gibbs SL, Davis SC
PLoS One. 2020;15(3):e0230267. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230267. Epub 2020 Mar 11.
PMID: 32160634

Noninvasive imaging of dual-agent uptake in glioma and normal tissue using MRI-coupled fluorescence tomography.
Meng B, Folaron MR, Strawbridge RR, Sadeghipour N, Samkoe KS, Tichauer K, Davis SC
Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2019 Feb;10874 pii: 1087413. doi: 10.1117/12.2510515. Epub 2019 Mar 1.
PMID: 31929675

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