25.9. Advanced Photonics 2018 in Clinical Medicine and Surgery. The 2nd Finnish-Japanese Medical Photonics Symposium, Kuopio

Time: 25.9.2018

Venue: Kuopio University Hospital, Auditorium I, Kuopio, Finland

Organizers: Kuopio University Hospital (KUH) and University of Eastern Finland (UEF)

The symposium is targeted to researchers and professionals who are interested in medical photonics in health applications, including MSc and PhD students, and business.

The symposium information is available here.

Please register for physical or virtual attendance by Friday 14 September, 2018: Registration form

No registration fee. Welcome!



SESSION I                         Chair Mikael von und zu Fraunberg

Photonics Applications in Clinical Medicine and Surgery

09.00 – 09.05                     Welcome – Markku Hauta-Kasari

09.05 – 09.30                     Keynote: History of Photonics in Microneurosurgery

                                            – Juha E Jääskeläinen

09.30 – 09.45                     Eye tracking and Light-based Neuromodulation in Inner Ear Diseases

                                            – Aarno Dietz

09.45 – 10.00                     Advanced Optic Coherence Imaging in Ophthalmological Diagnostics

                                            – Kai Kaarniranta

10.00 – 10.15                     Therapeutic Light Sources in Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases

                                            – Jari Kellokoski

10.15 – 10.35                     Computational Spectral Imaging in Ophthalmology and Dentistry

                                            – Pauli Fält

                              10.35 – 10.45                     Hyperspectral Imaging with Tunable Light Sources in Neuro-oncology

                                                                         – Susanna Koponen & Piotr Bartczak

10.45 – 11.00                     Photonics in Diagnostics of Neurodegenerative Diseases

                                            – Anne Koivisto

11.00 – 12.00                     Lunch (own cost)


SESSION II                        Chair  Roman Bednarik

Medical Photonics in Academic and Business-driven Research

12.00 – 12.20                     Keynote: NeuroCenter of Finland and Medical Photonics

                                            – Mikael von und zu Fraunberg

12.20 – 12.40                     Academy of Finland FIRST: Artificial Intelligence in Microneurosurgery

                                            – Roman Bednarik

12.40 – 12.50                     Ultraviolet Light in Preventing Infections in Healthcare

                                            – Led Future (to be named)

12.50 – 13.05                     Fluorescent Dyes and Hyperspectral Imaging in Image-guided Surgery

                                            – Stryker (to be named)

13.05 – 13.35                     Keynote: MME Network, Multimodal Engineering in Medicine

                                            - Hideaki Haneishi

13.35 – 14.15                     Panel: Collaboration between Clinical Medicine, Academia & Industry

                                                                                   - Chair  Roman Bednarik

                                             - Dietz  Fraunberg  Hauta-Kasari  Haneishi  Kaarniranta

                                             - Business Finland  Chiba University  Led Future  Stryker

14.15 – 14.45                     Coffee break


SESSION III                       Chair  Markku Hauta-Kasari

International Collaboration for Personalized Multimodal Medical Engineering

14.45 – 15.00                     Finnish-Japanese collaboration in Computational Spectral Imaging

                                            - Markku Hauta-Kasari

15.00 – 16.00                     Selected topics from the Center for Frontier Medical Engineering, Chiba University, Japan

16.00                                   Summary


SESSION IV                       Host Antti-Pekka Elomaa

Visit to Eastern Finland Microsurgery Research & Training Center

16.10                                 Demonstrations of Photonics Applications in Microsurgery (UEF)

                                           Hands-on Microsurgical Training (KUH)

                                           KUH NeuroCenter Surgical Multimedia Systems (Stryker)