Therapeutic Laser Applications (BA)


Therapeutic Laser Applications

AudienceThis group focuses on the use of lasers in surgery or in other treatments of disease. This includes the use of lasers as surgical tools for tissue cutting, welding, and coagulation, as well as the use of optics to initiate cell-damaging photochemical reactions for the treatment of diseases such as cancer. In addition, optics, spectroscopy, and imaging provide unique tools that may allow real-time diagnostics of the efficacy of clinical procedures. For many of these applications, the development of optical tools for appropriate light delivery, especially for fiber-based or endoscopic delivery to tissues that are not directly accessible, is critical. In addition, this group emphasizes basic science studies of the mechanisms by which light can affect tissue in adverse or therapeutic ways.
 

Name Affiliation Title
Adela Ben-Yakar University of Texas at Austin Steering Committee Advisor & Chair
 
Murat Yildirim University of Texas at Austin Steering Committee Officer

Light in Science, Light in Life 2015 (Summer School)

August 17 - August 21 2015
Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, Mexico

International Conference on Laser Ablation

August 31 - September 04 2015
Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Australia

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics & Photonics

September 01 - September 03 2015
Melia Valencia, Spain, Spain, valencia, Spain

Integrating Innovative Inventions of Laser Optics and Photonics

September 01 - September 03 2015
Melia Valencia, Valencia, Valencia, Spain

The 5th Annual World Congress of Nano Science and Technology-2015

September 24 - September 26 2015
Xi’an Qujiang International Conference Center , Xi’an, Shan Xi, China
If you are a member of the Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this group’s members, please contact the group chair, Adela Ben-Yaker

Participate in Frontiers in Optics in San Jose, California, this October! The advanced registration deadline for this year's meeting is 21 September 2015.

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