Faculty Profiles

Warren S. Warren
James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
2217 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1604
(919) 287-2454



Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 1980

M.S., University of California, Berkeley 1979

Research Areas:
Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function

Simpson, M. J., et al. “Imaging the distribution of melanin in human skin lesions with pump-probe microscopy.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Warren, W. S. “Breasts and brains, similarities and differences: The role of nonlinear microscopy in molecular imaging.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Wilson, J. W., and W. S. Warren. “Spectral shifting measurement of cross phase modulation with a balanced photodiode.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Wilson, J. W., et al. “Pump-probe melanoma imaging: Applications to high-resolution and in-vivo microscopy.” 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, Cleo 2011, Sept. 2011.

Matthews, Thomas E., et al. “In vivo and ex vivo epi-mode pump-probe imaging of melanin and microvasculature.Biomed Opt Express, vol. 2, no. 6, June 2011, pp. 1576–83. Pubmed, doi:10.1364/BOE.2.001576. Full Text Open Access Copy

Branca, Rosa T., and Warren S. Warren. “In vivo NMR detection of diet-induced changes in adipose tissue composition.Journal of Lipid Research, vol. 52, no. 4, Apr. 2011, pp. 833–39. Epmc, doi:10.1194/jlr.d012468. Full Text

Branca, Rosa T., et al. “Inhomogeneity-free heteronuclear iMQC.Journal of Magnetic Resonance (San Diego, Calif. : 1997), vol. 209, no. 2, Apr. 2011, pp. 347–51. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jmr.2011.01.018. Full Text

Warren, Warren S. “Microscopy improves melanoma diagnosis.” Trac Trends in Analytical Chemistry, vol. 30, no. 4, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, Apr. 2011, pp. VI–VII.

Matthews, Thomas E., et al. “Pump-probe imaging differentiates melanoma from melanocytic nevi.Sci Transl Med, vol. 3, no. 71, Feb. 2011, p. 71ra15. Pubmed, doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.3001604. Full Text

Branca, Rosa T., and Warren S. Warren. “In vivo brown adipose tissue detection and characterization using water-lipid intermolecular zero-quantum coherences.Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol. 65, no. 2, Feb. 2011, pp. 313–19. Epmc, doi:10.1002/mrm.22622. Full Text