5rd International Symposium
"Lasers in Medicine and Biophotonics"

June 4 – June 8, 2018, St.-Petersburg, Russia

ISLM&B'18

The organizers of ISLM&B -2018 are Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS and Center for Laser Technology (Moscow) with the participation of the IPG Photonics Corporation 

The Conference sponsored by: IPG Photonics Corporation, 
The Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Russian Foundation for Basic Research

 

ISLM&B'18 Topics: 
  • Advanced laser medical systems and technologies
  • Laser interaction with cells and tissues: clinical imaging and spectroscopy
  • Photonics and nanobiotechnology
  • Photodynamic processes in biology and medicine

Symposium Chair:

Prof. I. Shcherbakov, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
 
Program Committee:
 
Chair: Prof. B. Denker, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
G.B. Altshuler,  IPG Medical Corporation, Marlborough, MA, USA
V N.Bagratashvili, IPLIT, Russia
I.M. Belousova, Vavilov Optical Institute, Russia
E. Borisova, Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
N.N. Bulgakova, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
V. Drachev, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
N.N.Evtikhiev, NTO “IRE-Polus", Russia 
V.M. Gordienko, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
D.G. Kochiev, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
A. A. Krasnovsky  Jr., RAS - Federal Center for Biotechnology, Russia
L. Lilge, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Univ. of Toronto, Canada
V.B. Loschenov, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
V.P. Minaev, NTO "IRE-Polus", Russia
P.I. Nikitin, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
A.V. Priezzhev, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
V.V. Tuchin, Saratov State University, Russia
 
Organizing Committee:
 
Chair: V. Pustovoy, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia 
Symposium Secretary: N. Khakamova, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Russia
 
Contacts:
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, 
Moscow, 38 Vavilova str.
e-mail:khakamova@nsc.gpi.ru, Tel: +7 499 503 8296
Site: http://lasmed.org/home
 
Section A. Advanced laser medical systems and technologies
Co-chairs:  D. Kochiev (GPI RAS, Moscow, Russia)
V.M. Gordienko (MSU, Moscow, Russia),  
G.B. Altshuler (IPG Medical Corporation, Marlborough, MA, USA)                
Topics: New medical applications and advanced  laser medical systems for  ophthalmology, dermatology, urology, endoscopic and micro surgery, dentistry, and other specialties
 
Section B.  Laser interaction with cells and tissues : clinical imaging and spectroscopy
Co-chairs: A.V. Priezzhev (MSU, Moscow, Russia),  
V.V. Tuchin (SSU, Saratov, Russia),  
E.Borisova (IE BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria), 
N.N. Bulgakova (GPI RAS, Moscow, Russia) 
Topics: optical clearing and light transport in cells and tissues; laser trapping and manipulation of biological particles; nonlinear interactions of light and tissues;  speckle phenomena in tissues; quantification and imaging of cells, blood and lympth flows; terahertz waves interaction with cells and tissues, autofluorescence and photodynamic diagnosis; optical coherence tomography and diffuse optical imaging; new developments in non-invasive optical technologies, laser microscopy and spectroscopy of tissues
 
Section C.  Photonics and nanobiotechnology
Chair: P.I. Nikitin (GPI RAS, Moscow, Russia),
V. Drachev (University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA), 
А. Kabashin ( CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France), 
A. Grigorenko, (University of Manchester, UK)  
Topics: analytical biophotonics; novel sensing principles, devices and instrumentation for  medical diagnostics;  nanomaterials and nanosystems for diagnostics and therapy
 
Section D.  Photodynamic processes in biology and medicine
Co-chairs:  I.M. Belousova  (S.I.Vavilov State Optical Institute) 
A.A. Krasnovsky Jr. (Federal Center for Biotechnology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) 
L. Lilge (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Univ. of Toronto, Canada)  
Topics: photosensitizers for biology and medicine, direct optical single oxygen generation,  photodynamic therapy, photothermal action of laser radiation on bio-objects, protection of organs and tissues against powerful and laser radiation, photodynamic diagnosis, new photosensitizers for theranostic, photodynamic action on pathogenic microflora.
 
Plenary talks:
  1. Zeev Zalevsky 
    Faculty of Engineering and the Nano-Technology Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel 
    “Usage of lasers for remote diagnosis of diseases”
  2. Petr Nikitin  
    A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Russia  
    “Highly sensitive optical methods for real-time monitoring of interactions between molecules and nanoparticles: applications in chemistry, biology and medicine”
  3. Andrei Kaprin*, 
    National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, 
    "Present and futures of laser in oncology"
    (*In association with  E.V. Filonenko)
  4. Gregory Altshuler, 
    IPG Medical Corporation, Marlborough, MA, USA 
    “Novel medical systems and applications based on QCW fiber and diode lasers"
    (*In association with  A. Andreev, N. Evtikhiev, V. Gapontsev, V. Vinchenko)
  5. Alexander Potapov*, 
    N.N. Burdenko National Medical Research Center of Neurosurgery, Russia
    "Methods of  biophotonics in neurosurgery"
    (*In association with V.B. Loschenov)

 

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