Imperial College London

Professor Chris Dunsby

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Biomedical Optics



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




622Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Chris Dunsby holds a joint position 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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Cannon T, Lagarto J, Dyer B, et al., 2021, Characterisation of NADH fluorescence properties under one-photon excitation with respect to temperature, pH and binding to lactate dehydrogenase, Optical Society of America Continuum

Kondo H, Ratcliffe CDH, Hooper S, et al., 2021, Single-cell resolved imaging reveals intra-tumor heterogeneity in glycolysis, transitions between metabolic states, and their regulatory mechanisms, Cell Reports, Vol:34, ISSN:2211-1247

Jones DC, Alexandrov Y, Curry N, et al., 2021, Multidimensional spectroscopy and imaging of defects in synthetic diamond: excitation-emission-lifetime luminescence measurements with multiexponential fitting and phasor analysis, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol:54, ISSN:0022-3727, Pages:1-13

Jones B, McGlone ER, Fang Z, et al., 2021, Genetic and biased agonist-mediated reductions in β-arrestin recruitment prolong cAMP signalling at glucagon family receptors, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol:296, ISSN:0021-9258, Pages:1-15

Sparks H, Dent L, Bakal C, et al., 2020, Dual-view oblique plane microscopy (dOPM), Biomedical Optics Express, Vol:11, ISSN:2156-7085, Pages:7204-7220

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