Brian T Crouch

Crouch

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Crouch is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Assistant Director of Research for the Center for Global Women's Health Technologies (GWHT). Dr. Crouch’s research interests intersect oncology, translational research, and global health, with a particular focus on diagnostics and therapeutics in low-resource settings. He is an expert in translating diagnostic technologies from the bench to bedside using in vitro cell culture and cell-based assays, small animal models, fluorescence microscopy, image processing, machine learning, and clinical trial design.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 140 Science Drive, 373 Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5249
  • Email Address: brian.crouch@duke.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2018

Courses Taught

  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)

Representative Publications

  • Wang, R; Alvarez, DA; Crouch, BT; Pilani, A; Lam, C; Zhu, C; Hughes, P; Katz, D; Haystead, T; Ramanujam, N, Understanding the sources of errors in ex vivo Hsp90 molecular imaging for rapid-on-site breast cancer diagnosis, Biomedical Optics Express, vol 12 no. 4 (2021), pp. 2299-2311 [10.1364/BOE.418818] [abs].
  • Nief, C; Morhard, R; Chelales, E; Adrianzen Alvarez, D; Bourla Bs, I; Lam, CT; Sag, AA; Crouch, BT; Mueller, JL; Katz, D; Dewhirst, MW; Everitt, JI; Ramanujam, N, Polymer-assisted intratumoral delivery of ethanol: Preclinical investigation of safety and efficacy in a murine breast cancer model., Plos One, vol 16 no. 1 (2021) [10.1371/journal.pone.0234535] [abs].
  • Madonna, M; Duer, J; Lee, J; Williams, J; Avsaroglu, B; Zhu, C; Deutsch, R; Wang, R; Crouch, B; Hirschey, M; Goga, A; Ramanujam, N, In vivo optical metabolic imaging of long-chain fatty acid uptake in orthotopic models of triple negative breast cancer (2020) [10.1101/2020.11.02.365288] [abs].
  • Nief, C; Morhard, R; Chelales, E; Alvarez, DA; Bourla, I; Lam, C; Sag, A; Crouch, B; Mueller, J; Katz, D; Dewhirst, M; Everitt, J; Ramanujam, N, Polymer-assisted intratumoral delivery of ethanol: Preclinical investigation of safety and efficacy in a murine breast cancer model (2020) [10.1101/2020.05.29.123125] [abs].
  • Madonna, MC; Fox, DB; Crouch, BT; Lee, J; Zhu, C; Martinez, AF; Alvarez, JV; Ramanujam, N, Optical Imaging of Glucose Uptake and Mitochondrial Membrane Potential to Characterize Her2 Breast Tumor Metabolic Phenotypes., Mol Cancer Res, vol 17 no. 7 (2019), pp. 1545-1555 [10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-18-0618] [abs].