LUCA talks available online

On November 5, 2020 the LUCA online conference “Synergy of light & sound for disease screening and therapy monitoring” took place.

Dr. Mitchell Schnall, as an invited external expert, and Dr. Turgut Durduran and Dr. Mireia Mora from the LUCA consortium provided an update on technology and clinical studies with diffuse optics and ultrasound.


  • Introduction (Davide Contini, Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
  • Diffuse optics: the path towards clinical translation (Mitchell Schnall, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Introduction to the LUCA project (Turgut Durduran, Medical Optics group, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain)
  • Clinical results and perspectives of the LUCA project (Mireia Mora, Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain)

The recordings of this public session are now available online.

Posted on Friday 6 November 2020