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The roles of optical imaging in medical diagnosis and therapy

November 24th, 2017 BRIAN POGUE Professor of Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, and Surgery, Dartmouth College

Brian W. Pogue, Ph.D. is Professor of Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, and Surgery at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire USA. He has a Ph.D. in Medical/Nuclear Physics from McMaster University, in Canada, and was a research fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and has maintained an appointment there ever since. At Dartmouth since 1996, he works in the area of Optics in Medicine, with a focus on novel imaging systems for characterizing cancer and tracking responses to therapy. He was Dean of Graduate Studies at Dartmouth from 2008-2012, and is now Director of MS and PhD Programs in Engineering. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers and 400 conference papers in the areas of monitoring cancer therapy with optical signals, in surgery, medicine, medical oncology, and radiotherapy. His research is funded by the National Cancer Institute through a Program Project grant as well as several individual R01 grants. He is currently an editorial board member for Physics in Medicine & Biology, Medical Physics, the Journal of Biomedical Optics, and Breast Cancer Research. He is an elected fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers (AIMBE). He recently founded the start up company DoseOptics LLC, making the world’s first cameras to image radiotherapy dose delivery as it happens. Abstract

Friday, November 24, 2017, 12:00. ICFO Auditorium