Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Photomedicine

CH-448

Lecturer(s) :

Wagnières Georges

Language:

English

Summary

The most important clinical diagnostic and therapeutic applications of light will be described. In addition, this course will address the principles governing the interactions between light and biological tissues, their optical properties and basic concepts in photobiology and photochemistry.

Content

Keywords

Photomedicine, tissue optics, photobiology, photochemistry, light-tissue interactions, photodiagnosis, phototherapy, light dosimetry, dyes, photosensitizers.

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Basic background in biology, chemistry and optics.

Learning Outcomes

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, Exercises performed at home and during the courses, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion + oral presentation.

Expected student activities

Exercises, lecture of review papers, classroom discussion + oral presentation.

Assessment methods

Oral exam (1/2) + oral presentation (1/4) + exercises (1/4).

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

- Optical-Thermal Response of Laser Irradiated Tissue, A.J. Welch & M.J.C. van Gemert (Plenum, 1995).

 

- Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy, J.R. Lakowicz (Kluwer, 1999).

 

- Optics, E. Hecht (Addison Wesley, 2000).

 

- Handbook of Photomedicine, M. Hamblin & Y.-Y. Huang (CRC Press, 2013).

 

- Handbook of Biomedical Fluorescence, M.-A. Mycek & B. W. Pogue (Dekker, 2003).

- Photosensitizers in Biomedicine, M. Wainwright (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).

- Quantitative Biomedical Optics, I. Bigio & S. Fantini (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016).

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Slides available on Moodle.

Prerequisite for

Master. Academic research and R/D activities in the industry of this field

In the programs

Reference week

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German