Finalist EPFL doctorate Award 2007 - Tanja Gabrecht
Tanja Gabrecht's scientific work is (according to the opinion of the jury) ranking among the best 3 % PhD theses awarded by EPFL in 2006. Thesis EPFL, no 3537 (2006). Dir.: Georges Wagnières.
The aim of this thesis is to optimise and gain fundamental information on two applications of photomedicine using fluorescence imaging and spectrofluorometry: (1) the detection of early bronchial cancer by autofluorescence imaging and (2) the endometrial ablation by photodynamic therapy (PDT) based on the use of Protoporphyrin IX (PpIX).