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Our work on Raman active nanoprobe for targeted tumor imaging 

Read our latest journal on the subject, "A Smart Intracellular Self-Assembling Bioorthogonal Raman Active Nanoprobe for Targeted Tumor Imaging" published in Advanced Science here!

Our work on SERS for detection of viruses

Read our latest journal on the subject, "Label-Free Spectroscopic SARS-CoV-2 Detection on Versatile Nanoimprinted Substrates" published in Nano Letters here!

Our recent work on Cancer

Read our journal, "Noninvasive morpho-molecular imaging reveals early therapy-induced senescence in human cancer cells" published in Science Advances here!

Read our journal on the subject, "Raman Spectroscopy and Machine Learning Reveals Early Tumor Microenvironmental Changes Induced by Immunotherapy" published in Cancer Research here!

Our recent work on Plasmonic Sensing 

Read our journal on the subject, "Plasmonic Nanodiamonds" published in Nano Letters here!

Read our journal on the subject, "A Programmable DNA-Silicification-Based Nanocavity for Single-Molecule Plasmonic Sensing" published in Advanced Materials here!

Our work on Malaria screening 

Our work with Oracle 


For Paria D et al., Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2020:

“Exploiting nano-disorder for screening and monitoring of diabetes mellitus”, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) Italy, December 17, 2020. 

“Le potenzialità del nano-disordine nella diagnostica del diabete mellito”, le Scienze (Italian Edition of Scientific American), December 17, 2020. 

“Il diabete mellito: la potenzialità del nano-disordine durante la diagnostica”, Medici Online, December 17, 2020.

“Un biosensore dice se hai il diabete mellito”, L’Eco del Litorale, December 17, 2020.

“Il disordine in aiuto alla diagnostica del diabete”, HealthDesk Italy, December 17, 2020.

“Diabete mellito, realizzato un biosensore in grado di identificare un nuovo indicatore glicemico per la rilevazione della patologia”, MeteoWeb, December 17, 2020.

“Diabete, dai nanomateriali innovativo biosensore per l’identificazione di un nuovo indicatore glicemico”, InSaluteNews, December 17, 2020.

For Paidi SK et al., Cancer Research, 2019:

“Imaging tool helps doctors predict how cancer will respond to radiation”, Inside Science, April 2, 2019.

“Raman spectroscopy predicts radiation resistance”, Physics World, March 18, 2019.

“Detecting tumors’ resistance to radiation therapy”, Dome – Johns Hopkins Medicine Publication, March 18, 2019. 

“Raman reveals the tumors most likely to resist radiotherapy”,, March 6, 2019.

“Shedding light on resistance to radiation therapy”, JHU Communications, March 4, 2019.

“Raman spectroscopy helps distinguish tumors that resist radiation treatment”, BioOpticsWorld, March 3, 2019.

"Pilot clinical trials begin on technique to identify radiation-resistant tumors”, University of Arkansas News, March 1, 2019.

“Method may predict if radiation will work on tumors”, Futurity.Org, March 1, 2019.

“Noninvasive technique predicts how cancerous tumors will respond to radiation”, Radiology Business, Feb 28, 2019.

For Barman I et al., Sci Rep, 2013:

“Seeing through silicon”, MIT News, October 2, 2013.

“Seeing cells through silicon”,, October 4, 2013.

For Barman I et al., Canc. Res., 2013:

“New Method to Test Breast Lesions Could Better Detect Cancer, Save Money by Reducing Repeat Biopsies”, American Association for Cancer Research, May 31, 2013.

“Raman Saving Lives - Algorithmic Raman: Improved breast diagnostics”,, June 1, 2013.

“Raman spectroscopy algorithm could better detect breast cancer” BioOptics World, June 6, 2013.

For Barman I et al., Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2013:

“Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy to detect microcalcified breast cancer lesions”, Nature SciBX 6(3); doi:10.1038/scibx.2013.76, January 24, 2013.

“Improving the accuracy of cancer diagnoses”, MIT News, January 2, 2013.

“Deposit detection: Spectroscopy against breast cancer”,, January 7, 2013.

A Física em favor da vida (Physics for life)”, Gazeta de São João del Rei, March 23, 2013. 

For Barman I et al., Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 404(10), 3091-9, 2012:

“Confocal Raman probe improves diagnosis of bladder cancer”,, October 19, 2012.

For Kong CR, Barman I et al., AIP Advances, 1, 032175, 2011:

“Aligning scattered light for pain-free diagnostics”, Physics Today, October 27, 2011.

“For diabetics, spectroscopy may replace painful pinpricks”, AIP Physics News Highlights, October 24, 2011.

For Barman I et al., Analytical Chemistry, 82(14), 6104-6114, 2010:

“The Quest for a Painless Way to Check Blood Sugar”, MyHealthNewsDaily, January 31, 2011.

“Diabetes breakthroughs”, “Say Ahh”, Live Well HD, ABC Network, November 2010.

Grâce aux infrarouges, le contrôle du diabète devient enfin indolore”, Science & Vie, October 2010.

“Keeping tabs on glucose”, Technology Review, September/October 2010.

“Researchers Beaming at Light's Medical Uses”, Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2010.

“Device uses light to measure blood sugar levels”, The Engineer (UK), August 16, 2010.

“Big I”, Live Interview with Ali Velshi, CNN Newsroom, August 12, 2010.

“Shining a light on diabetes”, Physics World, August 18, 2010.

“Shining a light — literally — on diabetes”, MIT News, August 9, 2010.

“MIT's new glucose meter checks blood sugar levels with painless infrared light”, PopSci Magazine, August 11, 2010.

“MIT diabetes device monitors glucose with light”, CNET News, August 10, 2010.

“Needle-free diabetes testing”,, September 1, 2010.

“Light technology for diabetes could mean end of blood tests”,, August 11, 2010.

“Sweet news for diabetics: No more finger-pricks”, Indian Express, August 15, 2010.

“Freedom from jab & ouch”, Calcutta Telegraph, August 10, 2010.

“Kolkata boy makes sure diabetes will not prick”, Mid-Day (Mumbai, India), August 29, 2010.