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

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

IONS Valencia 2015

September 24 - September 26 2015
Valencia, Spain

IX International Conference Optics-2015

October 12 - October 16 2015
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg,

Frontiers in Optics: The 99th OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit/Laser Science XXXI

October 18 - October 22 2015
Fairmont San Jose, San Jose, California, USA

The 20th Microoptics Conference

October 25 - October 28 2015
Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
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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