Section A. Advanced laser medical systems and technologies

  1. Ralf Brinkmann, Research Centre of  Laser Medicine, Lubek, Germany,
    "Automatic feedback guided retinal laser therapies"
  2. Victor A. Nadtochenko, Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS, Moscow, Russia,
    “Femtosecond laser cellular and embryo microsurgery accompanied with femtosecond microscopy and spectroscopy” 
  3. Peter S. Тimashev, Nikita V. Minaev, Victor N. Bagratashvili, Institute of Photon Technologies, Research Centre "Crystallography and Photonics", Moscow, Russia,
    "Advanced laser  technologies for regenerative medicine"
  4. Alexander V. Lappa, A.V. Zhilyakov, A.N. Kulikovsky, I.A. Abushkin, V.A. Privalov,  Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia,
    Ultrasound and thermometry guidance of laser interstitial thermotherapy. Application to Baker’s cyst”
  5. Rinat Esenaliev, University of Texas, USA, 
    “Optoacoustic Diagnostic Platform: Principles, Instrumentation, and Applications”
  6. Aladár Czitrovszky,Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics,Wigner Research Centre for Physics,Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary,
    "Aerosols in medicine - harmful and beneficial effects"
  7. Ivan A. Abushkin et. al., Center for Medical Laser Technologies, Chelyabinsk,
    "Laser thermotherapy of vascular tumors in children under ultrasound control"
  8. Dmitriy S. Sitnikov, I.V. Il’ina, Institute of High Temperatures of RAS, Moscow, Russia,
    “Safety of laser and terahertz radiation effect on 3D living bioobjects”
  9. D.Y.Komelyagin, A.V.Petukhov, S.V.Iamatina, V.P.Minaev, S.A.Dubin, F.I.Vladimirov, A.V.Dergachenko, E.N.Staroverova, E.V.Striga, T.N.Gromova, SBIH Children’s Municipal Clinical Hospital of St. Vladimir, Moscow, Russia, SRI of Children’s Surgery of Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University,
    "The method of excision the superficial microcystic form of lymphatic or lymphovenous malformation of the tongue in children"
  10. Mikhail Yu. Kirillin, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia,
    “Optical techniques for advancement of photodynamic therapy: from model experiments to clinical studies.” 
  11. E.M. Dianov, Fiber Optics Research Center, Moscow, Russia
    “Bismuth-doped fiber lasers – promising new wavelength and tunable lasers”

Section B. Laser interaction with cells and tissues: clinical imaging and spectroscopy

  1. Irina V. Larina, BaylorcollegeofMedicine, Houston, Texas, USA,   
    "Mammalian reproduction and development through functional optical imaging"
  2. Kirill V. Larin, University of Houston, Houston, USA,
    "Dynamic optical coherence elastography of softtissue"
  3. Herbert Schneckenburger, AahenUniversity, Aahen, Germany, 
    "Challenges in Structured Illumination Microscopy"
  4.  Sergei G. Sokolovski, AstonUniversity, Birmingham, UK, 
    "Creatinginvitrobrainby 3D two-photonprinting"
  5. Ekaterina Borisova, Institute of  Electronics BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria,
    "Synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy of soft tissues – tool for diagnostics of malignantlesions"
  6. V. Kalchhenko, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel,
    “A simple approach for non-invasive transcranial optical vascular imaging”
  7. Oxana V. Semyachkina-Glushkovskaya, Saratov State University, Russia,
    “Photodynamic opening of blood-brain barrier“
  8. Sergey Yu. Nikitin, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
    "New data processing algorithms for laser ektacytometry of red blood cells"
  9. Jae Gwan Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea,
    “Functional near-infrared spectroscopy as a screening tool of mild cognitive impairment patients”
  10. Natan T. Shaked, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 
    “Individual sperm cell analysis and selection for in vitro fertilization using interferometric phase microscopy”
  11. Chia-Liang Cheng, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien,Taiwan,  
    "Nanodiamond–gold core shell nanoparticles for bio-image applications"
  12. M. Amouroux, G. Khairallah, P. Rakotomanga, W. Blondel, C. Soussen, A. Delconte, F. Marchal, Université de Lorraine, France,
    "Probe pressure impact on autofluorescence and diffuse reflectance spectra acquired on ex vivo human skin"
  13. Walter Blondel,  P. Rakotomanga, G. Khairallah, C. Soussen, W. Feng, D. Zhu, H. Chen, C. Daul, A. Delconte, F. Marchal, M. Amouroux, Université de Lorraine, CNRS, France, 
    "Skin optical properties modifications using optical clearing agents: experimental and modelling results"
  14. Pavel Subochev, IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod
    "Wideband optoacoustic detectors for multi-scale characterization of vasculature"
  15. Ilya Turchin, IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod,
    "Two-color fluorescence monitoring in PDT treatment" 
  16. Vladimir N. Kurlov,  ISSP RAS, Russia,
    "Biomedical Applications of Sapphire Shaped Crystals"
  17. Kirill I. Zaytsev,  BMSTU / Prokhorov GPI RAS, Russia,
    "In vitro terahertz dielectric spectroscopy of human brain tumors"
  18. Alexander Priezzhev, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia,
    "Laser-optic studies in hemorheology"
  19.  Evgeny Shirshin, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia 
    "In vivo laser imaging of metabolic processes connected with the microcirculatory system".
  20. Luís Oliveira, R.Henrique, D.Tuchina, P.Timoshina, A.Bashkatov, E.Genina, V.Tuchin, Polytechnic of Porto, School of Engineering, Centre of Innovation in Engineering and Industrial Technology, ISEP, Portugal
    "Tissue optical clearing as a diagnostic tool for tissue pathology differentiation"
  21. Stefan Andersson-Engels, Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC), Tyndall National Institute and Department of Physics University College Cork, Ireland
    “Development of optical monitoring of lung function in preterm infants”
  22. Alexander Savitsky, Bakh Institute of Biochemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia,
    "New photoconvertable protein for fifferent types of super-resolution microscopy"
  23. Elena Perevedentseva, Natinal Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan,
    "Study of nanoparticles interaction with biological tissues using comparative optical spectroscopic methods".
  24. Valery V. Tuchin, 1* Ekaterina I. Galanzha,1,2 and Vladimir P. Zharov1,2 , 1Saratov State University, Russia, 2University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    “Optical amplification of in vivo photoacoustic flow cytometry”

Section C. Photonics and nanobiotechnology

  1. Vladimir P. Drachev, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia.
    “Plasmonic fractal shells for drug delivery: broadband response, synthesis, and laser release”
  2. Maxim P. Nikitin, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State Univ.), Russia,
    “Multimodal nanoagents for logic-gated chemosensing, diagnostics and drug delivery”
  3. Boris N. Khlebtsov, Inst. of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms RAS, Russia,
    "SERS-Activate Platforms for Immunoassay" 
  4. Alexander Grigorenko, University of Manchester, UK,
    "Ultrasensitive plasmonic biosensing"                                                             
  5. Sergei A. Eremin, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
    “Immunoassays using nanoparticle as labels: advantages and current state”  
  6. Igor Meglinski, University of Oulu, Finland,
    "Eco-photonics: Micro-encapsulated probe as implantable sensor for monitoring the physiological state of water organisms" 
  7. Aliaksandra Rakovich, King’s College London, UK, 
    “Nanomaterials for biosensing and phototherapy applications”
  8. Jiří Homola, Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic,
    “Optical biosensors based on surface plasmons and their applications in medical diagnostics”
  9. Nikolai G. Khlebtsov, Inst. of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms RAS, Russia, 
    "Composite plasmonic SERS tags with embedded Raman reporters"
  10. Gleb Sukhorukov, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    ”Light induced time and site specific drug delivery”
  11. Igor Nabiev, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France and National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Russia
    "Nanophotonic functional imaging and related nanotoxicity issues"
  12. Boris Polyak, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA   
    “Magnetic cell therapy for vascular disease”
  13. Andrey Sarychev, Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electrodynamics RAS, Russia
    “Giant concentration of electromagnetic field in periodic metal-silicone metasurface and SERS sensors”
  14. Frank Momburg. German Cancer Research Center. Heidelberg, Germany
    ”Targeting of tumor tissues with magnetic nanoparticles”.
  15.  Kirill Alexandrov. The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    “Connecting biochemistry and electronics with artificial allosteric protein biosensors”.
  16. Irina Goryacheva, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
    "Nanoscale luminescent labels of organic and inorganic nature for bioassay"
  17. Dmitry Gorin, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia
    "Novel nanocomposite photoacoustic contrast agents"
  18. Tatiana Novikova, Ecole polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
    "Mueller polarimetry as a tool for optical biopsy of tissue"
  19. A. P. Shkurinov1 , E. E. Berlovskaya1,  A. S. Sinko1, I. A. Ozheredov1, T.V. Adamovich1, E. S. Isaуchev1, S. A. Isaуchev1, O. P. Cherkasova2, A. M. Makurenkov1, A. M. Chernorizov1, 1 Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2Institute of Laser Physics of SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia,
    “Prerequisites of human stress states diagnostics with the use of THz radiation” 

Section D. Photodynamic processes in biology and medicine

  1. Gabriele Ferrini,  Interdisciplinary Laboratories for Advanced Materials Physics (I-LAMP) & Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy, 
    "А survey of the time-resolved optical techniques and numerical analysis tools  to detect and characterize metal nanoparticles in complex environments that are of interest in medicine and biology"
  2. Mark L. Gelfond, N.N.Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, Russia, 
    "Creation of nanomodified photosensitizers for radioinduced photodynamic therapy of tumors"
  3. Eiji Ōsawa, Toyohashi Univ. Technol., Nano Carbon Research Institute, Ltd Japan,
    “Attempts to Create NV-Color Centers in Nanodiamonds”
  4. Rudolf Steiner, Inst. of Laser Technologies in Medicine and Metrology at the Univ. of Ulm, Germany, 
    "Cellular Reactions of Organic Nanoparticles During PDT"
  5. Alexander A. Krasnovsky, Federal Center for Biotechnology, A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry,  Russia,
     "Рhotochemical activity and luminescence of oxygen molecules under direct laser excitation. Application to studies of oxygen absorption coefficients under ambient
  6. Lothar Lilge, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Canada,
    "Therapeutic efficacy gains for rigorous treatment planning in Photodynamic Therapy"
  7. Oleg S. Vasyutinskii, Ioffe Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
    "Multiphoton femtosecond laser spectroscopy of anisotropic molecular probes"
  8. D. V. G. L. N. Rao (Gopal Rao), University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
    "Biomedical image processing for breast cancer diagnostics"
  9.  Andrei L. Akopov, G.V. Papayan, N.N. Petrishchev, Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia
    "Clinical application of photodynamic theranostics for example on lung cancer"
  10. Lina Bezdetnaya-Bolotine, Research Center for Automatic Control of Nancy (CRAN, Lorraine University), Lorraine Institute of Oncology, France
    «Nanoparticle-based mTHPC delivery in the photodynamic therapy of cancer»
  11. Nataly N. Rozhkova, Federal Research Center “Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences”, Russia
    "Structural pecularities of shungite nanocarbon hybrids in dispersions and films"
  12. Heidi Abrahamse, Laser Research Center, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
    «Targeted photodynamic therapy as potential treatment modality for cancer and cancer stem cells»