Leblond, Frédéric

B. eng., PhD

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Associate professor
Department of Engineering Physics, Polytechnique Montréal

Laboratoire Radiologie Optique (LRO)


514 340-4711, ext. 4740

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Other affiliations

Biomedical Engineering Institute, University of Montreal

Research Group in Biomedical Sciences and Technologies (GRSTB)

Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (COPL)

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth


Biophotonics, optical imaging guided surgery methods, diffuse optical tomography, medical imaging, light propagation patterns in biological tissues, inverse problem solving methods.

Research interests

Development of mathematical methods and optical instrumentation integrated into clinical practice to guide surgical interventions including tumor resection and the collection of biopsy samples.


Publications indexed on PubMed


2020 CRCHUM Awards of Excellence: five researchers in the spotlight

A better way to detect prostate cancer

Sonder la matière avec la spectroscopie vibrationnelle moléculaire : applications pour le diagnostic, la chirurgie et la chasse au virus