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  1. Comparison of PDT Efficiencies for Photooxidation of Substrate (NADPH) and Photobleaching of Photosensitizer (Photofrin II)
    Paulo R. Bargo and Steven L. Jacques
    Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology, Oregon Medical Laser Center, USA
    Parmeswaran Diagaradjane
    Division of Medical Physics & Lasers, Department of Physics, Anna University, INDIA
  2. High Speed, High Resolution, Phase Resolved Optical Doppler Tomography
    Yonghua Zhao, Zhongping Chen, Christopher Saxer, Johannes de Boer and
    J. Stuart Nelson
    Beckman Laser Institute of Medical Clinic, University of California-Irvine, USA
  3. Finite-Difference Modeling of Thermal Camera Temperature Measurements During Laser Irradiation
    Bernard Choi, John A. Pearce, and Ashley J. Welch
    Biomedical Engineering Laser Laboratory, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  4. Optical Coherence Tomography in Dentistry
    Bill Colston, Ujwal Sathyam, and Matthew Everett
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Linda Otis
    University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
  5. Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Tumours Through the Combined Use of Optical Biopsy and Interstitial Laser Photocoagulation
    Paul M. Ripley
    Department of Medical Physics, University College of London, UNITED KINGDOM
    G. Briggs and S.G. Brown
    National Medical Laser Centre, University College of London, UNITED KINGDOM
    J.R. Mourant and I.J. Bigio
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  6. A Computational Study of Laser Treatment of Port Wine Stains With Cryogen Spray Cooling
    T. Joshua Pfefer, Thomas E. Milner and A.J. Welch
    Biomedical Engineering Program, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Derek J. Smithies and J. Stuart Nelson
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California-Irvine, USA
  7. Light Scattering From Cervical Cells: Modeling, Measurements, and Methods to Enhance Nuclear Scattering
    Rebekah Drezek, Andres Zuluaga, Tom Collier and Rebecca Richards-Kortum
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Calum MacAulay
    British Columbia Cancer Center, CANADA
  8. Simultaneous Fluorescence and Sub-Surface Structural Measurements: Multi-Functional Optical Probing With Spatially Resolved Spectral Interferometry (SRSI)
    Andres F. Zuluaga, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum
    The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Calum MacAulay
    Bristish Columbia Cancer Agency, CANADA
  9. ND-YAG and CO2 Laser Irradiation of Apex in Endodontic Microsurgery
    Sebastiano Tosto
    ENEA Casaccia, Innovation Department, ITALY
    Noberto Berna and Marco Melis
    Roma University, ITALY
  10. Photo-Thermal Profiling of Vascular Lesions Utilizing Two Excitation Wavelengths
    Boris Majaron, Wim Verkruysse and J. Stuart Nelson
    Beckman Laser Institute of Medical Clinic, University of California at Irvine, USA
    Tom Milner
    Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Texas, USA
    Sam Tanenbaum
    Department of Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, USA
  11. Photodynamic Therapy of Age Related Macular Degeneration Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Results
    Hubert van den Bergh and J.-P. Ballini
    EPFL DGR/LPAS, SWITZERLAND
    M. Sickenberg, Jules Gonin
    Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
  12. Photodynamic Therapy and Photodetection of Early Cancer in the Urinary Bladder Using the Hexyl Ester of Ala
    Hubert van den Bergh and N. Lange
    EPFL DGR/LPAS, SWITZERLAND
    P. Jichlinski
    Urology, CHUV Hospital, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
  13. Imaging at Multiple Frequencies Using Amplitude Only: A Surprisingly Beneficial Approach
    Vasilis Ntziachristos, A.G. Yodh and Britton Chance
    University of Pensylvania, USA
  14. Caries Detection Using Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography
    Ujwal S. Sathyam, Matthew J. Everett, Bill W. Colston, Jr., and Luiz B. Da Silva
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  15. Quantifying the Importance of High Angle Scattering Events to Light-Transport Throught Turbid Media Measured in a Backscattering Geometry
    Murat Canpolat and Judith R. Mourant
    Chemical Sciences and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  16. Frequency-Domain Radiative Transport in Turbid Media at Small-Source Detector Separations
    Vasan Venugopalan, Joon S. You and Bruce J. Tromberg
    University of California at Irvine, USA
  17. Diagnosis of Ocular Surface Neoplasia by Optical Spectral Analysis
    Steven Chalfin, and Randolph D. Glickman
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
  18. Spatial Discrimination of Optically Induced Acoustic Sources in Tissue Phantoms Using Matched Field Processing
    John A. Viator, Steve L. Jacques and Scott A. Prahl
    Oregon Medical Laser Center, USA
  19. Chemometric Extraction of Optical Properties and Chromophore Concentrations From Frequency Domain Photon Migration Data
    Andrew J. Berger, Vasan Venugopalan, Anthony J. Durkin, Tuan H. Pham, and
    Bruce Tromberg
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, USA
  20. Opto-Acoustic Monitoring of Blood Glucose
    Alexander A. Oraevsky, Andrey Bednov, Kirill Larin and Alexander Karabutov
    University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
  21. Burn Diagnosis by Diffuse Photon-Density Wave Reflectance Measurements
    Thorsten Spott* and Lars O. Svaasand
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NORWAY
    *Currently at Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, USA
    Tuan Pham and Bruce J. Tromberg
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, USA
  22. Opto-Acoustic Cell Permeation
    Steven R. Visuri
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  23. Polarization Spectroscopy of Cervical Epithelium for Pre-Cancer Detection
    Konstantin Sokolov, Kirk Gossage, Rebekah Drezek and Rebecca Richards-Kortum
    Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  24. Polarized Light Propagation Through Tissue and Tissue Phantoms
    Vanitha Sankaran and Duncan J. Maitland
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Joseph T. Walsh, Jr., Northwestern University, USA
  25. Two-Photon Fluorescence Microscopy in Turbid Media
    Andrew Dunn, Vincent Wallace, Mariah Coleno and Bruce Tromberg
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California-Irvine, USA
  26. Microstructure Imaging of in Vivo Human Skin Tissue By Optical Coherence Tomography
    S.H. Xiang, Y. Zhao, S. Chen and J.S. Nelson
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California at Irvine, USA
  27. Monte Carlo Modeling of Polarized Light Propagation in Multiple Scattering Media
    Sebastian Bartel and A.H. Hielscher
    State University of New York, USA
  28. In Vivo Reflectance Spectroscopy of Ovarian Tissue
    Urs Utzinger, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum
    Biomedical Engineering Program, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Molly Brewer
    Department of Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical School, USA
  29. Near IR Diffuse Light Studies of Blood Flow and Hemoglobin Saturation in Mice Tumors During Photodynamic Therapy
    Joseph P. Culver, Cecil Cheung and Arjun Yodh
    Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Cindy Skema and Joseph Freidberg
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  30. Bridging the Gap Between Photon Migration Imaging and Fluorescence Microscopy
    Britton Chance and S. Zhou
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    K. Kang
    University of Maryland, USA
  31. Spectral Variation of Infrared Absorption Coefficient in Pulsed Photothermal Profiling of Biological Tissue
    Wim Verkruysse, Boris Majaron and J. Stuart Nelson
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, USA
    B. Samuel Tanenbaum
    Harvey Mudd College, USA
    Thomas E. Milner
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
  32. The Combination of Fluorescence and Reflectance Spectroscopies as a Tool for the Detection of Premalignacies in the Esophagus and the Stomach
    Irene Georgakoudi, Qingguo Zhang, Markus G. Müeller and Michael S. Feld
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, G.R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, USA
    Brian C. Jacobson, Jonathan Glickman and Jacques Van Dam
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
  33. Quantification of Fetal Cerebral Blood Oxygenation in Utero by Frequency Domain NIR Spectroscopy: Semi-Infinite & Two-Layer Approximation
    Regine Choe and A.G. Yodh
    Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Gargi Vishnoi, Nirmala Ramanujam and Britton Chance
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  34. Clinical Characterization of Colonic Mucosal Lesions in Vivo Using Autofluorescence and Delta-Aminolevulinic Acid Sensitization
    Charlotta Eker, Stefan Andersson-Engels and Katarina Svanberg
    Lund University Medical Laser Centre, Department of Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, SWEDEN
    Edgar Jaramillo and Eduard Jonas
    Division of Internal Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, SWEDEN
  35. Multi-Wavelength Determination of Fat Optical Properties Using Frequency Domain Photon Migration
    Charlotta Eker
    Lund University Medical Centre, Department of Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, SWEDEN
    Natasha Shah, Tuan Pham and Bruce Tromberg
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California at Irvine, USA
  36. Depth-Resoveld Birefringence Imaging in the Eye With Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography
    Mathieu G. Ducros, H. Grady Rylander and Thomas E. Milner
    Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Johannes F. de Boer and Huai-En Huang
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, USA
  37. Algorithms for 3D Localization and Imaging Using Near-Field Diffraction Tomography with Diffuse Light
    Turgut Durduran, J.P. Culver, M.J. Holboke, X.D. Li , Leonid Zubkov, Deva N. Pattanayak and A.G. Yodh
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    B. Chance
    Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  38. Detector and Calibration Studies for UV Laser Induced Fluorescence Detection of Trace Chemical Concentrations in Aqueous Solutions
    Dennis K. Killinger and Vasanthi Sivaprakasam
    Department of Physics, University of South Florida, USA
  39. Compact Medical Fluosensor for Minimally Invasive Tissue Characterisation
    Stefan Andersson-Engels, Claes af Klinteberg, Markus Andreasson, Ola Sandström and Sune Svanberg
    Department of Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden
  40. NIR Spectroscopic Studies of Fetal Brain In-Utero: Evaluation of Sensitivity and Accuracy of the System to the Fetal Cerebral Blood Saturation
    Gargi Vishnoi, Nirmala Ramanujam, Shoko Nioka and Britton Chance
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Andreas H. Hielscher
    Department of Pathology, State University of New York, USA
  41. Polarized Light Scattering Spectroscopy for Diagnosis of Precancer
    Rajan S. Gurjar
    George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    L.T. Perelman, Vadim Backman, Irving Itzkan, R.R. Dasari and M.S. Feld
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Kamran Badizadegan
    Children's Hospital, USA
  42. Characterizing the Properties of Two-Layered Turbid Media Using Multi-Distance, Multi-Frequency Diffuse Reflectance Measurements
    Tuan H. Pham and Bruce Tromberg
    Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (LAMMP), Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California at Irvine, USA
    Thorsten Spott and Lars O. Svaasand
    Department of Physical Electronics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NORWAY
  43. Dynamic Tomographic Imaging of Vascular Reperfusion
    Christoph H. Schmitz, Harry L. Graber and Randall L. Barbour
    SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, USA
  44. Polarized, Wavelength Dependent Elastic-Scatter Spectra
    Judith R. Mourant and Tamara M. Johnson
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  45. Two-Photon Excited Imaging of Tissue Remodeling
    Vincent P. Wallace, Mariah L. Coleno, Chung-Ho Sun and Bruce J. Tromberg
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California at Irvine, USA
  46. Monte Carlo Simulations of Polarized Light Propagation in Microsphere Suspensions
    Duncan Maitland, Vanitha Sankaran, George Zimmerman and Richard London
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  47. Measurements of the Optical Trap Stiffness: Two-Photon Fluorescence to the Rescue!
    Tatiana B. Krasieva, Ph.D., Andrew K. Dunn, Ph.D., Joon S. You and Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D.
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California at Irvine, USA
  48. MIT Laser Biomedical Research Center
    Lev T. Perelman, Qingguo Zhang, Irving Itzkan, Ramachandra R. Dasari and Michael S. Feld
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  49. Functional Cerebral Activity Measurement by Diffusing Light
    Cecil Cheung and A.G. Yodh
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    K. Takahashi and J.H. Greenberg
    Cerebrovascular Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, USA
  50. Spectral Analysis of Two Photon Excited Fret of GFP Fusion Proteins
    Vickie J. LaMorte, Ph.D., Andrew Dunn, Ph.D., Mariah L Coleno, Vincent Wallace, Ph.D., Tatiana B. Krasieva, Ph.D., Gopy K. Manthripragada and Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D.
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California at Irvine, USA
  51. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease
    Eugene B. Hanlon, Irving Itzkan, Ramachandra R. Dasari and Michael S. Feld
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Neil W. Kowall
    Boston University School of Medicine, USA
  52. Near-Infrared Tomographic Imaging of Breast Lesions in Vivo
    Brian W. Pogue, Troy O. McBride, Ulf L. Osterberg and Keith D. Paulsen
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, USA
    Steven P. Poplack
    Department of Radiology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
  53. Endovascular Photodynamic Therapy to Prevent Intimal Hyperplasia After Vascular Interventions
    E.E.E. Gabeler MD, R. van Hillegersberg Ph.D. MD, W. Sluiter Ph.D., R.G. van Eps MD and H. van Urk Ph.D. MD

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