Workshops

Advanced Laser Applications in Biomedicine
Felix Feldchtein
Dental Photonics, Inc., Walpole MA, USA
Advances in thermo optically powered surgery
Raimund Hibst
Institute of Laser Technologies in Medicine and Metrology at the University of Ulm, Germany
Aspects of diode-pimped erbium lasers for medical applications
Ronald Sroka
Laser Research Center, Munich University Clinic, Germany
Laser assisted implantation of Nitibond prothesis
Rudolf Steiner
Institute of Laser Technologies in Medicine and Metrology at the University of Ulm, Germany
Crystalline organic nanoparticles – a new concept for PDT

Biophotonics in Stem Cell Research and Developmental Biology

Igor Adameyko
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics Caroline Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Confocal imaging, optical projection tomography and following 3D-reconstructions of whole-mount stained vertebrate embryos applied for stem cell research

Artashes Karmenyan
Biophotonics and Molecular Imaging Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, R.O.C., Taiwan

Laser analysis and micromanipulation of preimplantation mouse embryo

Ekaterina Kiseleva
Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology RAS, Moscow, Russia
Studying of cellular mechanisms of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) development
Irina Larina
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
Studying mammalian embryonic development through optical imaging
Mikhail Liskovykh
Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, St-Petersburg, Russia
Embryonic stem cells carrying human artificial chromosome: perspectives in research and medicine
Viktor Nadtochenko
Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow, Russia
Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia
Laser nanosurgery of preimplantation mammalian embryos

Clinical Biophotonics

Ekaterina Borisova
Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Optical biopsy of cutaneous tumors – from laboratory experiments to clinical applications

Stephen Bown
University College London Medical School, UK
Photochemical internalisation - basic science and clinical potential
Lothar Lilge
Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto, Canada
Optical breast spectroscopy for mammography surveillance stratification
Anna Maslennikova
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Russia
Optical methods for prediction the effect of neoajuvant chemotherapy of breast cancer
Herbert Stepp
Laser Research Laboratory, LIFE Center, University Clinic, Munich, Germany
Progress in fluorescence detection and photodynamic therapy for the management of malignant glioma