Clinical and Translational Biophotonics
Microscopy, Histopathology and Analytics
Optical Coherence Tomography
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy
Optics and the Brain

Clinical and Translational Biophotonics

  • Stefan Andersson Engels, Tyndall National InstituteIreland
  • Christine Hendon, Columbia UniversityUnited States
  • Cristina Kurachi, University of São PauloBrazil
    Widefield FLIm and Photodynamic Therapy for Skin Cancer - Clinical Trial Results
  • Frederic Leblond, Ecole Polytechnique de MontrealCanada
    Multimodal Optical Spectroscopy to Detect Endogenous Tissue Contrast in Urological Oncology
  • Stephen Morgan, University of NottinghamUnited Kingdom
  • Seemantini Nadkarni, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
    Optical Micromechanics Using Laser Speckle Techniques
  • G.J. Puppels, Erasmus University Medical CenterNetherlands
  • Milind Rajadhyaksha, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterUnited States
    The Evolving Role of Confocal and OCT Imaging to Guide Mohs Surgery: Early Adoption at the Bedside
  • Darren Roblyer, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Shortwave Infrared Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging for Quantitative Evaluation of Lipids and Water in Tissue and Blood
  • Guillermo Tearney, Wellman Center for PhotomedicineUnited States
  • Quing Zhu, Washington University in St LouisUnited States
    Dual-modality Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging for Assessing Treatment Response in Colorectal Cancer

Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy

  • Michal Balberg, Holon Institute of TechnologyIsrael
  • Gemma Bale, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Developing a New Optical Platform to Monitor Cerebral Blood Flow and Cellular Metabolism with Broadband Near-infrared Spectroscopy and Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy
  • Adam Bauer, Washington University in St LouisUnited States
  • Maysamreza Chamanzar, Carnegie Mellon UniversityUnited States
    Ultrasonically-assisted in situ Micro-endoscopic Optical Imaging
  • Bin Deng, Syracuse UniversityUnited States
  • Stanislav Emelianov, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Modulatable Nanoparticles for Contrast-enhanced Imaging Using Light and Sound
  • Janek Gröhl, German Cancer Research CenterGermany
    Machine Learning-based Inference of Functional Tissue Properties from Multispectral Photoacoustic Imaging
  • Xavier Intes, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUnited States
    Facilitating Macroscopic Lifetime Imaging via Deep Learning
  • Farouc Jaffer, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Intravascular Near-infrared Fluorescence Molecular Imaging to Illuminate Atherosclerosis Pathobiology
  • Thomas O'Sullivan, University of Notre DameUnited States
    Handheld and Wearable Frequency-domain Diffuse Optics
  • YongKeun Park, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & TechSouth Korea
    Quantitative Phase Imaging and Artificial Intelligence: Label-free 3D Imaging and Analysis of Individual Live Cells
  • Rebecca Re, Politecnico di MilanoItaly
    Clinical Applications of TD-NIRS: A Widespread Scenario
  • Alex Walsh, Texas A&M UniversityUnited States
    Autofluorescence Imaging of Immune Cells
  • Guoqiang Yu, University of KentuckyUnited States
    Noncontact Multiscale Speckle Contrast Diffuse Correlation Tomography (scDCT) of Deep Tissue Hemodynamics
  • Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan UniversityIsrael
    Photonic Non-contact Tomographic and Volumetric Tissue Probing
  • Roger Zemp, University of AlbertaCanada
    Photoacoustic Remote Sensing Microscopy for Virtual Pathology

Optics and the Brain

  • Wesley Baker, Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaUnited States
    Diffuse Optical Biomarkers for Iischemia and Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Hydrocephalus
  • Stefan Carp, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Novel Approaches for Increased Sensitivity to Cerebral Blood Flow Using Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy
  • Robert Cooper, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Wearable High-density Diffuse Optical Tomography for Human Functional Neuroimaging
  • Meng Cui, Purdue UniversityUnited States
    Clear Optically Matched Panoramic Access Channel Technique (COMPACT) for Large Volume Deep Brain Neurophotonic Interface
  • Britta Engelhardt, Universitat BernSwitzerland
    Imaging the Brain Barriers to Understand CNS Immune Privilege
  • Tommaso Fellin, Istituto Italiano di TecnologiaItaly
  • Amanda Foust, Yale UniversityUnited States
    Light Field Cellular Resolution Mammalian Neurophysiology
  • Ariel Gilad, Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
    Wide-field Imaging of Cortical Dynamics during Learning and Short-term Memory
  • Peyman Golshani, University of California, Los Angeles
    New Tools for Imaging Neuronal Population Dynamics in Freely Behaving Animals
  • Joy Hirsch, Yale UniversityUnited States
  • Roarke Horstmeyer, Duke UniversityUnited States
  • Dorian McGavern, Nat Inst of Neuro Disorders and StrokeUnited States
  • Jerome Mertz, Boston UniversityUnited States
  • Yasuyo Minagawa, Keio UniversityJapan
    fNIRS Applications: Shedding Light on Brain-to-brain Synchrony Underlying Human Social Interaction
  • Ferruccio Pisanello, Laboratoire Kastler BrosselItaly
    Tapered Fibers Technology for Multi-functional Neural Interfaces
  • Ilias Tachtsidis, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Alexander von Lühmann, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Towards Neuroimaging Everywhere: Progress in Wearable fNIRS Instrumentation and Applications

Microscopy, Histopathology and Analytics

  • Jennifer Dy, Northeastern UniversityUnited States
  • David Entenberg, Albert Einstein College of MedicineUnited States
    Tracking the Fate of Disseminated Cancer Cells with Surgical Engineering, Intravital Imaging, and Correlative Microscopy
  • Peng Fei, Huazhong University of Sci and TechChina
  • Michael Giacomelli, University of RochesterUnited States
  • Dina Kandil, Univ of Massachusetts Medical SchoolUnited States
  • Kivanc Kose, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Facilitating the Adoption of Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) in Clinical Dermatology Care Practice with Machine Learning
  • Tzu-Ming Liu, University of MacauMacau
  • Yang Liu, University of PittsburghUnited States
  • Luciano Lucas, DRvision LLCUnited States
    AI for Microscopy Applications – The Era of Implementation
  • Victor Neel, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
  • Inga Saknite, Vanderbilt University Medical CenterUnited States
    Post-transplant Dynamic Motion of Leukocytes by Noninvasive Reflectance Confocal Video Microscopy
  • Lingyan Shi, University of California San DiegoUnited States
  • Bryan Spring, Northeastern UniversityUnited States
    Development of Precision Photomedicine to Mop up Residual Tumor Deposits at the Surgical Margins
  • Willy Suppatto, Ecole PolytechniqueFrance
  • Gracie Vargas, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
  • Jesse Wilson, Colorado State UniversityUnited States
    Synthetic Multiphoton Microscopy

Optical Coherence Tomography

  • James Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States  Keynote
  • Hrvoje Bogunovic, Medical University of ViennaAustria
    Retinal OCT Analysis and Forecasting with Deep Learning
  • Brendan Kennedy, University of Western AustraliaAustralia
    Imaging Breast Tumour Margins Using Quantitative Micro-elastography
  • Irina Larina, Univ of Texas Medical Branch GalvestonUnited States
    In Vivo Imaging of Mouse Reproduction with OCT: Dynamics of Eggs, Sperm, and Oviduct Cilia
  • Laura Marcu, University of California DavisUnited States
  • Marinko Sarunic, Simon Fraser UniversityCanada
    Multimodal Adaptive Optics: OCT and Multiphoton Retinal Imaging
  • Leopold Schmetterer, Singapore Eye Research InstituteAustria
    Quantitative Perfusion Measurements based on Doppler OCT and OCT Angiography
  • Melissa Suter, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
  • Guillermo Tearney, Wellman Center for PhotomedicineUnited States
    Title to be announced.
  • Kenneth Wang, Mayo ClinicUnited States
    Clinical Use of OCT in the Gastrointestinal Tract: Applications and Challenges
  • Adam Wax, Duke UniversityUnited States