Parmeswaran Diagaradjane, Ph.D.

Parmesh joined as a post-doctoral research associate in October, 2003. He left in April, 2006 to join M.D. Anderson Cancer Center as a research associate. His webpage while at Rice is provided below.

I came from Chennai, in Southern India, in October of 2003. My current work focuses on combination therapeutic approaches to improve the efficacy of laser treatments for hypervascular lesions such as portwine stains. I have also worked extensively on autofluorescence and other optical characterizations for early detection of neoplastic changes in mouse tumor models.

EEM video The video depicts the changes in fluorescence profile of mouse skin undergoing transformation into squamous cell carcinoma (mov 1.4 MB).

Research Interests: Photothermal Therapy, Photodynamic Therapy, Optical Characterization, Biomedical Optics, Nano-Biophotonics, Microscopy