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's 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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Smith M, Sparks H, Almagro J, et al., 2023, Active mesh and neural network pipeline for cell aggregate segmentation, Biophysical Journal, Vol:122, ISSN:0006-3495, Pages:1586-1599

Riemer K, Toulemonde M, Yan J, et al., 2023, Fast and selective super-resolution ultrasound in vivo with acoustically activated nanodroplets, Ieee Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol:42, ISSN:0278-0062, Pages:1056-1067

Dvinskikh L, Sparks H, Brito L, et al., 2023, Remote-refocusing light-sheet fluorescence microscopy enables 3D imaging of electromechanical coupling of hiPSC-derived and adult cardiomyocytes in co-culture, Scientific Reports, Vol:13, ISSN:2045-2322, Pages:1-14

Dvinskikh L, Sparks H, MacLeod K, et al., 2023, High-speed 2D light-sheet fluorescence microscopy enables quantification of spatially varying calcium dynamics in ventricular cardiomyocytes, Frontiers in Physiology, Vol:14, ISSN:1664-042X, Pages:1-14

Hong W, Wright T, Sparks H, et al., 2022, Adaptive light-sheet fluorescence microscopy with a deformable mirror for video-rate volumetric imaging, Applied Physics Letters, Vol:121, ISSN:0003-6951, Pages:1-7

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