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Alex Vitkin

Dr. Alex  Vitkin, PhD, MCCPM

Professor
University of Toronto

Medical Biophysics and Radiation Oncology
610 University Ave
Room 7-415
Toronto ON M5G 2M9
Canada

tel: 416 946 2990
fax: 505 272 7801
E-mail: alex.vitkin@rmp.uhn.on.ca
Web: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/faculty/vitkin.html

Area of Expertise

Medical physics, applications of lasers in medicine, biophotonics, Doppler optical coherence tomography, tissue polarimetry, optical fiber sensors.

Biography

Lecture Title(s)

Seeing sharp and shallow with Doppler optical coherence tomography: endoscopic disease detection and PDT treatment monitoring

 

A light at the end of the tunnel: optical fiber sensors and their use for dynamic feedback during laser thermal therapy

 

Quantifying the effects of tissue on light -- optical diagnostics in medicine

 

Slash-and-burn versus controlled tissue modification -- therapeutic applications of light in medicine

 

Light propagation in biological tissues -- where does the light go?

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