Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Vadim Backman, Ph.D., is the Walter Dill Scott Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University and a program leader at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Backman’s research spans from cancer biophysics to novel optical diagnostic and imaging techniques to multi-center clinical trials. Backman has received numerous awards, including being selected as one of the top 100 young innovators in the world by the MIT Technology Review Magazine. He has published more than 170 papers in peer-reviewed journals and holds over 20 patents.