Mahsa Ranji - Assistant Professor



Contact Information

Office Address:
EMS 1195
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-5889
Fax: 414-229-6958
Email: ranji@uwm.edu
WWW: https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/ranji/www

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 784
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Mahsa Ranji

Education
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2007.
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Khaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1998.

Research Interests
Bio-photonics, Bio-instrumentation, Fluorescence imaging, Noninvasive Optical tissue diagnostics; Optics, Electromagnetics.

Professor Ranji has openings for graduate students with strong background in Optics and are especially interested in hands-on experiments for biomedical applications. Please send your CV and a brief description of background and research interests by email. Female students are encouraged to apply.


Selected Publications

  1. S. Maleki, S. Gopalakrishnan, Z. Ghanian, R. Sepehr, H. Schmitt, J. Eells and M. Ranji, "Optical Imaging of Mitochondrial Redox State in Rodent Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa," Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 18, No. 1, Jan 2013 (Selected as cover page).
  2. K. Staniszewski, S. Audi, R. Sepehr, E.R. Jacobs, and M. Ranji, "Surface Fluorescence Studies of Tissue Mitochondrial Redox State in Isolated Perfused Rat Lungs," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, Jan. 2013.
  3. Z. Ghanian, S. Maleki, S. Gopalakrishnan, R. Sepehr, J. T. Eells and M. Ranji, “Optical Imaging of Oxidative Stress in Rodent Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa,” Proceeding of SPIE BIOS, San Francisco, Jan. 2013.
  4. R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, E. R. Jacobs, S. Audi, and M. Ranji, “Fluorometry of ischemia reperfused rat lungs in vivo,” Proceeding of SPIE BIOS, San Francisco, Jan. 2013.
  5. R. Sepehr, S. Maleki, A.L. Eis, G.G. Konduri, M. Ranji, "Optical Imaging of Hyperoxic Lung Injury, " Photonics Global Conference (PGC), Singapore, Dec. 2012.
  6. Z. Ghanian, S. Maleki, S. Gopalakrishnan, C.R. Sorenson, N. Sheibani and M. Ranji, “Optical imaging of Oxidative Stress in Diabetic Retinopathy,” Proceeding of BMES, Atlanta, Oct. 2012.
  7. R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, S Maleki, E.R. Jacobs, S. Audi, and M. Ranji, “Optical imaging of tissue mitochondrial redox state in intact rat lungs in two models of pulmonary oxidative stress,” Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 17, No. 4, April 2012 (Selected as cover page).
  8. S. Maleki, R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, N. Sheibani, C.M. Sorenson, and M. Ranji, "Mitochondrial Redox Studies of Oxidative Stress in Kidneys from Diabetic Mice," Journal of Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 273-281, Feb. 2012. (Selected as cover page).
  9. K. Staniszewski, R. Sepehr, S. Maleki, C.M. Sorenson, N. Sheibani, and M. Ranji “Automated Evaluation of Retinopathies Using Image Cytometry,” Proceedings of Data Analysis and Modeling Retina in Health and Disease, Lisbon, Feb. 2012.
  10. R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, E. R. Jacobs, S. Audi, and M. Ranji, “Optical studies of tissue mitochondrial redox in isolated perfused rat lungs,” Proceedings of SPIE 8207D, San Francisco, Jan. 2012.
  11. S. Maleki, R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, N. Sheibani, C.M. Sorenson and M. Ranji, “Optical cryoimaging of kidney mitochondrial redox state in diabetic mice models,” Proceedings of SPIE 8225, San Francisco, Jan. 2012.
  12. K. Staniszewski, R. Sepehr, C. M. Sorenson, N. Sheibani, and M. Ranji, “Classification of retinopathic injury using image cytometry and vasculature complexity,” Proceedings of SPIE, San Francisco, Jan. 2012.
  13. R. Sepehr, K. Staniszewski, M. Ranji, and S. Maleki, “Optical Cryoimaging Of Kidney Mitochondrial Redox State And The Effect Of Bcl-2 Family Expression,” Proceeding of BMES annual meeting, Hartford, Oct. 2011.
  14. R. Sepehr, S. Audi, K. Staniszewski, S Maleki, and M. Ranji, “Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Cryoimaging of Rat Lung Tissue Mitochondrial Redox State,” Proceedings of SPIE 80870, Munich, June 2011; doi:10.1117/12.890019.
  15. Muneaki Matsubara, Mahsa Ranji, Bradley G Leshnower, Mio Noma, Sarah J Ratcliffe, Britton Chance, Robert C. Gorman, and Joseph H. Gorman III, “The Influence of Cyclosporine on Mitochondrial Function during Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion,” Annals of Thoracic Surgery, No. 89, pp. 1532-7, May 2010.
  16. Mahsa Ranji, Shoko Nioka, He N. Xu,Bao Wu, Lin Z. Li, Dwight L. Jaggard, and Britton Chance, “Fluorescent images of mitochondrial redox states of in situ mouse hypoxic ischemic intestines," Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences (JIOHS), Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 365–374, Dec. 2009.
  17. Lin Z. Li, He N. Xu, Mahsa Ranji, Shoko Nioka and Britton Chance, “Fluorescent images of mitochondrial redox states of in situ mouse hypoxic ischemic intestines," Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences (JIOHS), Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 325-341, Dec. 2009.
  18. M. Ranji, D. Calzolari, R. Agustin, and J.H. Price, “Quantitative analysis of 3D Fluorescence Images,” Asilomar Workshop on Cytometry, Oct. 2009.
  19.  Mahsa Ranji, Muneaki Matsubara, Bradley G Leshnower, Robin L. Hinmon, Dwight L. Jaggard, Britton Chance, Robert C. Gorman, and Joseph H. Gorman III, “Quantifying acute myocardial injury using ratiometric fluorometry,IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), Vol. 56, No.3, May 2009.  
  20. M. Ranji, D. Calzolari, N. Prigozhina, K.A. Wei, M. Mercola, J.H. Price, “Automated Tracking of Migration and Diffrentation of Fluorescently Labeled Human Embryonic Stem Cells,” Proceedings of SPIE, Bios, Jan. 2009.
  21. M. Ranji, D. Calzolari, and J.H. Price, “Quantitative analysis of deconvolution methods for fluorescence microscopy images,Invited, Asilomare conference SSC, Oct. 2008.
  22. M. Ranji, M. Matsubara, B.G. Leshnower, R.Hinmon, D.L. Jaggard and B.Chance, R.C. Gorman and J. H. Gorman III, “Optical Biopsy of Apoptosis in Ischemic Myocardium with Fluorometry,Proceedings of AHA (American Heart Association), Nov. 2007.
  23. M. Ranji, M. Matsubara, M. Grosso, D.L. Jaggard and B.Chance, R.C. Gorman and J. H. Gorman III, “Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Assess Apoptosis in Myocardium,Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6438, pp. 64380J1- 64380J4, Feb. 2007.
  24. Mahsa Ranji, Shinya Kanemoto, Muneaki Matsubara, Michael A. Grosso, Joseph H. Gorman III, Robert C. Gorman, Dwight L. Jaggard, and Britton Chance, “Fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging of myocardial apoptosis,” Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 11, No. 6, Dec. 2006.
  25. M. Grosso, M. Ranji, S. Kanemoto, M. Matsubara, B. Chance, R. Gorman and J. Gorman, “Real-Time In Vivo Detection of Myocyte Apoptosis,” Journal of Cardiac Failure, Vol. 12, No.6, pp. S13-S14, 2006.
  26. M. Ranji, D.L. Jaggard, S.V. Apreleva, S. Vinogradov, and B. Chance “Simultaneous fluorometry and phosphorometry of Langendorff perfused rat heart: ex vivo animal studies,” Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 20, pp. 2995-2997, Oct. 2006.
  27. M. Ranji, D.L. Jaggard and B. Chance, “Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Perfused Rat Heart: a Fluorometer Study, Proceedings of the IEEE Bioengineering Conference, pp. 203-204, April 2006.
  28. M. Ranji, B. Chance, L. Moon, J. Gorman, L. Li, and C. Thompson, “Apoptosis Gives an Intrinsic Optical Signal,” OSA Biomedical Optics Proceedings, March 2006.
  29. L. Zhou, M. Ranji, and B. Chance, “Novel Fluorochromes for Functional Imaging of Cancer,” OSA Biomedical Optics proceedings, March 2006.
  30. CLASS="western" ALIGN=JUSTIFY STYLE="margin-bottom: 0.19in">M. Ranji, D.L. Jaggard and B.Chance, Observation of mitochondrial morphology and biochemistry changes undergoing apoptosis by angularly resolved light scattering and cryoimaging,” Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6087, pp. 60870K1 - 60870K9, Jan. 2006.

Patent

J.H. Gorman, R.C. Gorman, M. Ranji, “In vivo Measurement of Mitochondrial Function,” Application No. 61/041, 643 filed April 2, 2008 by WOODCOCK WASHBURN, Intellectual Property LAW.