6th International A.M. Prokhorov Symposium on
"Lasers in Medicine and Biophotonics"
November 02 – 06, 2020, St.-Petersburg, Russia
The organizers of ISLM&B -2020 are Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS
Center for Laser Technology (Moscow)
and the Department of Physical Sciences the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Conference sponsored by: IPG IRE-Polus
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)
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)
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)
Gabriele Ferrini, (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)
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.
Section E. Nanophototheranostics
Topics: laser radiation interaction with nanophotosensitizers, spectral and luminescent properties of nanophotosensitizers, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of nanophotosensitizers, influence of the microenvironment on the nanophotosensitizers optical properties, fluorescence diagnostics in vivo using nanophotosensitizers, photodynamic therapy and hyperthermia with nanophotosensitizers, crystalline organic nanophotosensitizers, rare-earth-doped nanophotosensitizers, bioimaging using nanophotosensitizers.