Associate Professor Igor Meglinski's research interests lie at the interface between physics, biomedical engineering, medicine, and biological sciences. He is focusing on the development of new non-invasive optical diagnostic and imaging techniques and their applications in medicine and biology and health care industries.
He actively collaborates with clinicians in studying the use of the fundamental properties of light and ultrasound for cancer diagnostics. He is a Node leader in the World Consortium Biophotonics4Life (BP4L), representing New Zealand internationally at the forefront of biophotonics-based research.
New light on cancer story from He Kitenga Horizons, a University of Otago publication, December 2013