TED Fellow Lei Li is improving medical imaging that can track the progress of diseases, such as cancer, that can otherwise go undetected.

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Lei Li is an engineer developing advanced photoacoustic imaging, a process that produces high-resolution images of the body's deepest internal systems. Much safer than other forms of radiation-based imaging, this imaging provides anatomical, functional and molecular information all at once. He obtained his PhD in electrical engineering at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and has applied for five US patents, one of which was acquired for commercialization.

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Shaping the future: Notes from the TED Fellows Session of TEDMonterey

August 3, 2021

The TED Fellows are known to be a range of multifaceted souls, making possible the impossible. The eight speakers and one performance on stage at TEDMonterey exemplified this year’s (and every year’s) cohort of amazing people shaping the future and rising to the challenge of making the world better than it’s been left. The event: […]

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