Dr. Vyacheslav Kalchenko
Head of In Vivo Optical Imaging Unit at Weizmann Institute of Science
SPIE Involvement:
Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Biomedical optics , in vivo optical imaging , image processing , Neurovascular biology , machine learning , robotics
Profile Summary

Vycheslav Kalchenko, MD, Ph.D, FRMS, is a Senior Staff Scientist and a Head of Optical Imaging Unit at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
He has more than 20 years of R&D managing experience in the industry and academia, including supervising the world-class multiuser core facility at the Weizmann Institute of Science. His main research interests are focused on the conjunction of neurovascular biology, photonics, molecular imaging, and image restoration. He pioneered various advanced imaging techniques: TOVI - Transcranial Optical Vascular Imaging, Multimodal Fluorescent & Laser Speckle Imaging, Noninvasive Blood Clot Testing and many others. He is the author or co-author of over 100 research and invited papers in the top peer-reviewed scientific journals, conference proceedings and book chapters, and he is an invited speaker and lecturer at the major international conferences and leading universities worldwide.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society, Senior Member of SPIE and member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Since 2015 he is a Honorary Professor of Chita State Medical Academy.
Publications (16)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 13, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10493, Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics XV
KEYWORDS: Data modeling, Blood vessels, Light scattering, Image enhancement, In vivo imaging, Vascular imaging, Factor analysis

Proc. SPIE. 10063, Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics XIV
KEYWORDS: Biomedical optics, Speckle, Blood vessels, Photonics, Cerebral blood flow, In vivo imaging, Pre-clinical research, Neuroimaging, Vascular imaging, Brain

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 8, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10047, Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection: Mechanisms and Techniques in Photodynamic Therapy XXVI
KEYWORDS: Real time imaging, Laser therapeutics, Veins, Photodynamic therapy, Cancer, Tumors, Tissues, Speckle, Blood, Blood vessels, Arteries, Laser speckle imaging, Blood circulation, Ear, In vivo imaging, Laser skin treatment

Proc. SPIE. 9709, Biophotonics and Immune Responses XI
KEYWORDS: Optical imaging, Astronomy, Biomedical optics, Visualization, Luminescence, Quantitative analysis, Inflammation, Blood circulation, Circulatory system, In vivo imaging

SPIE Journal Paper | June 26, 2014
JBO Vol. 19 Issue 06
KEYWORDS: Ear, Laser speckle imaging, Skin, Visualization, Imaging systems, Lymphatic system, CCD cameras, Charge-coupled devices, Blood circulation, Light sources

SPIE Journal Paper | May 4, 2012
JBO Vol. 17 Issue 5
KEYWORDS: Lymphatic system, Blood, In vivo imaging, Speckle, Laser speckle imaging, Tissues, Blood circulation, Imaging systems, Ear, Scattering

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Conference Committee Involvement (4)
Biophotonics and Immune Responses XIII
29 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
Biophotonics and Immune Responses XII
30 January 2017 | San Francisco, California, United States
Biophotonics and Immune Responses XI
15 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
Biophotonics and Immune Responses X
9 February 2015 | San Francisco, California, United States
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