Luke J. Mortensen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Designing next-gen cellular therapeutics

Dr. Mortensen holds a joint appointment with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, department of animal and dairy science. As a researcher at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center, he’s working to unlock the body’s potential to heal itself.

Education
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2011
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2006
  • B.S., Bioengineering, University of Toledo, 2003
Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, 2014 – Present

Other Professional Experience
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 2011 – 2014
  • Graduate Student, University of Rochester, 2005 – 2011
  • Engineer, Matrix Technologies, Inc., 2004 – 2005
  • Engineering Co-op, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, 2003 – 2003
  • Engineering Co-op, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2002 – 2002
  • Engineering Co-op, University of Toledo, 2001 – 2001
Areas of Expertise
  • Intravital imaging
  • Multi photon microscopy
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Laser ablation
  • Cell therapy
  • Regenerative medicine
Publications
Patents
  • Label-free third harmonic generation imaging of neural activity
    September 20, 2019
  • Fiber optic based Spherical dome illumination device for high-resolution large field-of-view microscopy
    May 9, 2019
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