Stanford University (USA)

Prof. Palanker is heading the Department of Ophthalmology and Hansen Experimental Physics laboratory at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. He specializes on the mechanisms of interaction of electric field and light with biological cells and tissues as well as the applications of these interactions to medicine and biology. He has contributed to the industrialization of key technologies like the PASCAL laser, the PEAK PlasmaBlade and the OCT-guided Femtosecond Laser for cataract surgery.