Olga Minaeva, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Dept of Radiology

PhD, Moscow State Pedagogical University
MSc, Moscow State Pedagogical University

I received my B.Sc. (2004), M.Sc. (2006) and Ph.D. (2009) in Physics from the Moscow State Pedagogical University where I worked mostly on the development and characterization of novel Superconducting Single-Photon Counting Detectors based on NbN nanofilms. During the course of my Ph.D. studies I’ve extended my research interests into the field of single-photon detector applications to biophotonics. This involves Quantum Optical Coherence Tomography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Correlation Spectroscopy, as well as Quantum Optics in general. During the last two years of my doctoral program I worked as a Research Assistant with Prof. Alexander Sergienko in the Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Photonics Center at Boston University.

I joined Dr. Lee Goldstein’s group as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Dept Biomedical Engineering in July 2009. I currently work on developing and characterizing Quasi-Elastic Light (QLS) scattering and confocal fluorescent correlation spectroscopy (cFCS) instruments with the purpose of developing early non-invasive diagnostics for Alzheimer's Disease and radiation exposure.

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Olga Minaeva
08/01/2011 - 09/30/2011 (Key Person)
PI: Lee E. Goldstein, MD, PhD
VA Boston Healthcare System


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  1. Moncaster JA, Moir RD, Burton MA, Chadwick O, Minaeva O, Alvarez VE, Ericsson M, Clark JI, McKee AC, Tanzi RE, Goldstein LE. Alzheimer's disease amyloid-ß pathology in the lens of the eye. Exp Eye Res. 2022 Aug; 221:108974.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35202705
  2. Minaeva O, Sarangi S, Ledoux DM, Moncaster JA, Parsons DS, Washicosky KJ, Black CA, Weng FJ, Ericsson M, Moir RD, Tripodis Y, Clark JI, Tanzi RE, Hunter DG, Goldstein LE. In Vivo Quasi-Elastic Light Scattering Eye Scanner Detects Molecular Aging in Humans. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2020 09 16; 75(9):e53-e62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32515825; PMCID: PMC7494032; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glaa121;
  3. Veksler R, Vazana U, Serlin Y, Prager O, Ofer J, Shemen N, Fisher AM, Minaeva O, Hua N, Saar-Ashkenazy R, Benou I, Riklin-Raviv T, Parker E, Mumby G, Kamintsky L, Beyea S, Bowen CV, Shelef I, O'Keeffe E, Campbell M, Kaufer D, Goldstein LE, Friedman A. Slow blood-to-brain transport underlies enduring barrier dysfunction in American football players. Brain. 2020 06 01; 143(6):1826-1842.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32464655; PMCID: PMC7297017; DOI: 10.1093/brain/awaa140;
  4. Minaeva O, Hua N, Franz ES, Lupoli N, Mian AZ, Farris CW, Hildebrandt AM, Kiernan PT, Evers LE, Griffin AD, Liu X, Chancellor SE, Babcock KJ, Moncaster JA, Jara H, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Guermazi A, Latour LL, McKee AC, Soto JA, Anderson SW, Goldstein LE. Nonhomogeneous Gadolinium Retention in the Cerebral Cortex after Intravenous Administration of Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent in Rats and Humans. Radiology. 2020 02; 294(2):377-385.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31769744; PMCID: PMC6996690; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2019190461;
  5. Chancellor SE, Franz ES, Minaeva OV, Goldstein LE. Pathophysiology of Concussion. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2019 07; 30:14-25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31235015
  6. Tagge CA, Fisher AM, Minaeva OV, Gaudreau-Balderrama A, Moncaster JA, Zhang XL, Wojnarowicz MW, Casey N, Lu H, Kokiko-Cochran ON, Saman S, Ericsson M, Onos KD, Veksler R, Senatorov VV, Kondo A, Zhou XZ, Miry O, Vose LR, Gopaul KR, Upreti C, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Alvarez VE, Hildebrandt AM, Franz ES, Konrad J, Hamilton JA, Hua N, Tripodis Y, Anderson AT, Howell GR, Kaufer D, Hall GF, Lu KP, Ransohoff RM, Cleveland RO, Kowall NW, Stein TD, Lamb BT, Huber BR, Moss WC, Friedman A, Stanton PK, McKee AC, Goldstein LE. Concussion, microvascular injury, and early tauopathy in young athletes after impact head injury and an impact concussion mouse model. Brain. 2018 02 01; 141(2):422-458.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29360998; PMCID: PMC5837414; DOI: 10.1093/brain/awx350;
  7. Wojnarowicz MW, Fisher AM, Minaeva O, Goldstein LE. Considerations for Experimental Animal Models of Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-These Matters Matter. Front Neurol. 2017; 8:240.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28620350; PMCID: PMC5451508; DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00240;
  8. Thomas A, Van Camp M, Minaeva O, Simon D, Sergienko AV. Spectrally engineered broadband photon source for two-photon quantum interferometry. Opt Express. 2016 Oct 31; 24(22):24947-24958. PMID: 27828435
  9. Uribe-Patarroyo N, Fraine A, Simon DS, Minaeva O, Sergienko AV. Object identification using correlated orbital angular momentum states. Phys Rev Lett. 2013 Jan 25; 110(4):043601. PMID: 25166163; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.043601;
  10. Schuck C, Pernice WHP, Minaeva O, Li M,Gol’tsman G, Sergienko AV, Tang HX. Matrix of integrated superconducting single-photon detectors with high timing resolution. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 2013; 23(3):2201007.
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2005 12th International Scientific Conference of Students and Young Scientists “Lomonosov 2005” Moscow : Diploma for the best paper in section “Physics”
2005 Moscow State Pedagogical University: Honors diploma, M.Sc, Department of Physics
2003 Moscow State Pedagogical University: Honors diploma, B.S., Department of Physics
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