Creating technologies to view chemical processes
in the brain and body in real time

Light up the Body

Our Mission

At Northeastern’s Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (CILS), we develop imaging tools to highlight chemical processes—enabling clinicians to better diagnose and treat disease.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Our researchers collaborate across six following core disciplines to develop breakthrough imaging tools:

    • Probe Development
    • Probe Delivery
    • Imaging Technologies
    • Embedded Systems
    • Animal Models
    • Signal Processing

Meet our Team