Robert Giffard

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In successful brain tumor surgery, the neurosurgeon’s objectives are threefold: (1) reach the target, (2) remove it and (3) preserve eloquent tissue surrounding it. Surgical Planning (SP) consists in identifying optimal access route(s) to the target based on anatomical references and constrained by functional areas. Preoperative images are essential input(More)
The precise role of the high concentration of ionic zinc found in the synaptic vesicles of certain glutamatergic terminals is unknown. Fluorescent probes with their ability to detect ions at low concentrations provide a powerful approach to monitoring cellular Zn levels. In the last few years a number of fluorescent probes (indicators) have been synthesized(More)
. Alex Vitkin ntario Cancer Institute ivision of Biophysics and Bioimaging niversity Health Network and niversity of Toronto epartments of Medical Biophysics and Radiation Oncology 10 University Avenue oronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2M9 Abstract. The use of a combined spectral intensity and polarization signals optically scattered by tissue to determine(More)
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