Biodegradable containers for drug delivery to tumours

Andrei V.Zvyagin

MQ Photonics Centre, Macquarie Univ., Sydney, Australia


Multimodal photonic exploration of early embryonic development

I. Larina

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA


Comparison of PDT efficacy for Ruthenium coordination complexe mediated PDT

L. Lilge

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Univ. of Toronto, Canada,




Section A. Advanced laser medical systems and technologies


Mechanisms of SWIR lasers - biological tissue interaction

I.A. Abushkin, V.M. Chudnovskiy, M.A. Guzeev, A.E. Anchugova, M.Ya. Galiulin, Interacademic Medical and Physics Center at the Chelyabinsk State Medical Acad. and Chelyabinsk Univ., Russia


Comparative study of the clinical efficacy of endovenous laser coagulation 1.47 and 1.94 μm

V. Yu. Bogachev, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical Univ., First Phlebological Center, Russia


Laser engineering of biological tissue and microbial systems

N.V.  Minaev, Inst. of Photon Technologies, FSRC "Crystallography and Photonics"  RAS, Russia


The concept of multimodal prevention, treatment, rehabilitation of new coronavirus infection COVID-19 by drug photosensitizers and photodynamic therapy on their basis

S.D. Nikonov, V.B. Loktev, M.L. Gelfond, V.A. Svyatchenko, A.P. Mayorov, D.A. Bredikhin, Novosibirsk State Univ., Novosibirsk Scientific Reserch Inst. of Tuberculosis, Russia


Prospects of automating the process of endovasal laser coagulation with using the visualization of the venous bed

P.A. Ryabochkina,  A.N, Belyaev, A.A. Artemov,  A.D. Taratynova, A.A. Lyapin, S.A. Khrushchalina, S.V. Kostin, D.V. Pyanzin, А.V. Spirin, A.N. Chaldyshkin. N. P. Ogarev, Mordovian State Univ., Russia


Surgery guidance in urology using optical spectroscopy

E.A.Shirshin, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Section B. Laser interaction with cells and tissues: clinical imaging and spectroscopy 


Depth resolved detection and visualization of submicron structure of biological objects with nano-sensitivity to structural alterations

S. Alexandrov, National Univ. of Ireland in Galway, Ireland


Light sheet flow cytometry: study of polyelectrolyte microcapsules in whole blood

D. Bratashov, Saratov State Univ., Russia


Noninvasive glioblastoma diagnosis using spectral methods and machine learning

O. Cherkasova, Inst. of Laser Physics of SB RAS, Russia


Peculiarities of photoluminescence decay for molecules near plasmonic nanostructures

V.P. Drachev, Skolkovo Inst. of Science and technology, Russia


Morphological changes of trapped red blood cell in laser tweezers

P. Ermolinskiy, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Medical applications of laser photoacoustic spectroscopy

Yu. Kistenev, Tomsk State Univ., Russia


Biomechanics of the eye: from the cornea to the lens to the retina

K. Larin, Univ. of Houston, USA


Gold nanoparticles for stem cell tracking

M. Leahy, National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform, Ireland 


Rate and degree of platelets aggregation in cardiovascular diseases: studies by light scattering technique

A. Lugovtsov, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Evaluation of OCA diffusivity in tissues through diffuse reflection spectroscopy

I. Martins, Inst. Politecnico do Porto, Portugal


Problem of calibration of laser ektacytometer of erythrocytes

S. Nikitin, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Advances in Mueller polarimetry for tissue diagnosis

T. Novikova, CNRS, Ecole polytechnique Palaiseau, France


Spectroscopic detection of pigments in tissues and their correlation with tissue aging and cancer development

L. Oliveira, Inst. Politecnico do Porto, Portugal


SERS-active substrates based on Au/Ag-decorated silicon nanostructures for the rapid detection of biomolecules.

L.A. Osminkina, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Light stimulation to probe brain plasticity

R. Parri, Aston Univ., UK


RBC interaction with endothelial cells: study using laser tweezers technique

A. Priezzhev, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Raman-LIBS for tumor tissue imaging and cells detection

L. Qingyu, Sichuan Univ., China


Novel approaches in 3D live cell microscopy

H. Schneckenburger, Inst. of Applied Research, Aalen Univ., Germany


Biophotonics for point-of-care diagnostics: noninvasive sensing and imaging of the skin physiological parameters

E. Shirshin, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Evaluation of optical clearing potential of natural oils and gels

H. Silva, Inst. Politecnico do Porto, Portugal


3D tissue engineering: human stem cell and high-resolution customised scaffolds printing technologies

S. Sokolovski, Edik Rafailov, Aston Univ., UK


Near infrared spectroscopy of the adult human brain: a reality or an illusion?

Vladislav Toronov, Ryerson Univ., Canada


3D scaffolds biodegradation in vivo tracking: current state and prospects

P. Timashev, Sechenov Univ., Russia


In vivo tissue optical clearing as a tool for diagnostic and therapeutic multimodality

V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ., Russia


Nanoparticles fabricated by laser ablation and fragmentation of nano- and microstructured silicon: perspectives in optical bioimaging and photohyperthermia

S. Zabotnov, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Section C. Photonics and nanobiotechnology


Sensing and signal amplification cascades based on artificial allosteric proteins

K. Alexandrov, Queensland Univ. of Technology, Australia


Topological darkness and its usage in label-free biosensing

A.N. Grigorenko, Univ. of Manchester, UK 


Combination of Nanostructured Materials and Photonic Tools for Biomedical Applications

D. Gorin, Skolkovo Inst. of Science and Technology, Russia


Application of fluorescent nanoparticles in bioanalysis

I.Yu. Goryacheva, Saratov State Univ., Russia


Modeling of Nanoparticles Formation Process due to Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquids

D. Ivanov, Lebedev Physical Inst. of RAS  and National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI, Russia


Gap-enhanced Raman tags for analytical and imaging applications

B. Khlebtsov, Inst. of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms RAS, Russia


Surface-enhanced Raman scattering from 1D-3D plasmonic Au nanoparticles: the fourth-power law revisited

N. Khlebtsov, Inst. of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, FRC Saratov Scientific Centre of RAS and Saratov State Univ., Russia


Laser synthesis of colloidal nanomaterials for biomedicine

A. Popov, Inst. for Physics and Engnieering in Biomedicine, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI, Moscow, Russia


Detection of the Receptor-Binding Domain of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Glycoprotein Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering

A.K. Sarychev, Inst. for Theoretical and Applied Electrodynamics RAS, Russia


Molecular chaperones as a target for theranostic anti-cancer agents

M. Shevtsov, Inst. of Cytology of RAS, Russia and Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany


Micropackaging of chemicals and external triggering to activate 

G. Sukhorukov, Skolkovo Inst. of Science and Technology, Russia and Queen Mary Univ. of London, UK


Optoacoustic measurement of nanoparticle degradation in physiological media

I.V. Zelepukin, Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Inst. of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Russia


Section D. Photodynamic processes in biology and medicine


Multifunctional Photosensitizer based Theranostic Agents for Imaging-Guided Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer

H. Abrahamse, Laser Research Center, Univ. of Johannesburg, South Africa


Photodynamic Theranostics of central lung cancer — early diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment

A.L. Akopov, G.V. Papayan, Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical Univ., Russia


Molecular engineering for NIR biophotonics

Ch. Andraud, CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research), Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France



L. Bezdetnaya-Bolotine, Research Center for Automatic Control of Nancy (CRAN, Lorraine Univ.), Lorraine Inst. of Oncology, France


Luminescence of singlet oxygen in homogeneous and inhomogeneous dielectric media

B.M. Dzhagarov, Stepanov Inst. of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus


Localized and enhanced photodynamic processes through microsphere-assisted microscopy

G. Ferrini, Univ. Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy


Ultrafast relaxations and singlet oxygen generation in solutions of C60 in n-methylpyrrolidone

I.M. Kislyakov1, V.M. Kiselev2, J. Wang1, 1 – Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China; 2 – Vavilov State Optical Inst., Russia


Current advances in PDT treatment planning

L. Lilge, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Univ. of Toronto, Canada


Photoactive Nanomaterials for water remediation and drug delivery

J.-M. Nunzi, Queen’s Univ., Canada


Nanostructured and molecular ROS generators for Photo- and Sonodynamic Therapy

A.O. Orlova, ITMO Univ., Russia


Nanodiamonds as the drug carrier in photodynamic therapy

E. Ōsawa, Toyohashi Univ. Technol., Nano Carbon Research Inst., Ltd, Asama Research Extension Center, Shinshu Univ., Japan


Phototoxicity induced in living HeLa cells by focused femtosecond laser pulses: a data driven approach

D. Polli, B. Talone, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Medical Image Processing using Transient Fourier Holography in Bacteriorhodopsin Films

D. V. G. L. N. Rao (Gopal Rao), Univ. of Massachusetts Boston, USA


Colloidal stability and oxidation of shungite carbon nanoparticles in aqueous dispersion mediated by fatty acid

N.N. Rozhkova, Federal Research Center “Karelian Research Centre of RAS”, Russia


Analysis of cells’ response to photodynamic treatment with Radachlorin and PpIX by holographic techniques

I.V. Semenova, Ioffe Inst. RAS, Russia


The Role of Nanoparticles in PDT, Advantages and Immunological Aspects

R. Steiner, Inst. of Laser Technologies in Medicine and Metrology at the Univ. of Ulm, Germany


Nano- and picosecond dynamics of excited states of biological coenzymes

O.S. Vasyutinskii, Ioffe Inst., RAS, Russia


Lasers in ophthalmology

Y.N. Yusef, D.V. Petrachkov, E.N. Korobov, Research Inst. of Eye Diseases, Russia


Photodynamic inactivation of viruses in biological materials

V.V. Zarubaev, Saint Petersburg Pasteur Research Inst. of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia