Skip To Content

Clinical and Translational Biophotonics

07 - 10 April, 2024

Clinical and Translational Biophotonics (Translational)

  1. Preclinical Disease Research: Techniques and Applications
    • Molecular contrast agents, probes and reporters
    • Diffuse optical spectroscopy and imaging methods for small animal models of cancer and other diseases
    • Optical imaging of the cancer microenvironment, processes and pathways
    • Targeted molecular imaging of cancer and quantitative validation methods
    • Bioluminescence techniques and applications to disease research
    • Photoacoustics in disease research
    • Intravital and multiphoton microscopy for pre-clinical disease research
  2. Intravital Microscopy for Clinical Applications 
    • OCT techniques and applications in humans
    • Endomicroscopy
    • FLIM for clinical applications
    • Multimodal microscopy for clinical applications
    • Raman microscopy and endoscopy for clinical applications
    • Micro-elastography and optical biomechanics
    • Skin imaging techniques and applications
  3. Clinical Spectroscopy 
    • Optical properties of disease
    • Intravital spectroscopy for clinical applications
    • Hyperspectral imaging techniques and applications in medicine
    • Modeling of light propagation and optical properties
  4. Intrasurgical Imaging 
    • Optical approaches for surgical guidance
    • Intravital optical biopsy
    • Perfusion evaluation
    • Combined contrast agent / imaging approaches
    • Dynamic contrast
    • Digital staining microscopy
    • Applications in neurological surgery
    • Applications in cancer resection
  5. Non-invasive Optical Imaging for Disease Applications 
    • Tomography approaches for clinical applications
    • Multi-modal imaging (e.g., combined with x-ray, MRI, ultrasound)
    • Photoacoustic techniques and applications in the clinic
  6. Optical Therapeutics / Theranostics 
    • PDT, agents, techniques and applications
    • Thermal ablation
    • Agents for optical therapy
    • Laser surgery
    • Optical dosimetry
  7. Clinical Translation: Biophotonics in the Clinic and Beyond 
    • Global health
    • Applications in women’s health
    • Applications in ophthalmology
    • Applications in dermatology
    • New contrast agents in the clinic
    • Testing and evaluation of new clinical modalities
    • Challenges and trajectories of clinical translation
Image for keeping the session alive