Imperial College London

Dr Chris Dunsby

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Reader in Biomedical Optics



+44 (0)20 7594 7755christopher.dunsby Website




622Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Chris Dunsby is a joint lecturer between Photonics, Department of Physics and the Division of Experimental Medicine in the Department of Medicine.  His research interests are centred on the application of photonics and ultrafast laser technology to biomedical imaging and include multiphoton microscopy, multiparameter fluorescence imaging and fluorescence lifetime imaging.

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Gorlitz F, Corcoran DS, Garcia Castano EA, et al., Mapping Molecular Function to Biological Nanostructure: Combining Structured Illumination Microscopy with Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (SIM+FLIM), Photonics, ISSN:2304-6732

Gorlitz F, Kelly DJ, Warren SC, et al., 2017, Open Source High Content Analysis Utilizing Automated Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy, Jove-journal of Visualized Experiments, ISSN:1940-087X

Lagarto J, Hares JD, Dunsby C, et al., 2017, Development of Low-Cost Instrumentation for Single Point Autofluorescence Lifetime Measurements., J Fluoresc

Noble E, Kumar S, Gorlitz FG, et al., 2017, In vivo label-free mapping of the effect of a photosystem II inhibiting herbicide in plants using chlorophyll fluorescence lifetime, Plant Methods, Vol:13, ISSN:1746-4811


Tatla T, Sparks H, Charn T, et al., Development of endoscopic fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) for head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) screening: sub-site ex vivo data analysis, Head and Neck Optical Diagnostic Society Annual Meeting

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