Conferencista – Harvey Lui 2018-04-18T16:04:50+00:00

Dr Harvey Lui

835 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4E8
Tel: 604-875-4747 Fax: 604-873-9919

Department of Dermatology and Skin Science University of British Columbia





Department of Dermatology and Skin Science

University of British Columbia



Photomedicine Institute

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute


Medical Director

Skin Care Centre

Vancouver General Hospital


Department Head

Department of Dermatology and Skin Science

University of British Columbia



CIHR Skin Research Training Centre

University of British Columbia


Division Head

Division of Dermatology

University of British Columbia


Associate Department Head

Department of Medicine

University of British Columbia


Associate Professor

Department of Medicine (Dermatology)

University of British Columbia


Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine (Dermatology)

University of British Columbia



Medical Council of Canada, Certificant 1987
National Board of Medical Examiners, Certificant 1987
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Licentiate 1988
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Fellow (Dermatology) 1991 American Board of Dermatology, Diplomate 1991, recertified 2001, 2011

Clinician of the Year Award, Dermatology Society of British Columbia, 2016
Be A Host Award, Tourism Vancouver, 2016
Secretary-General, 23rd World Congress of Dermatology–Vancouver 2015
Honorary Memberships: Spanish Academy of Dermatology & Venereology (2016), Société Française de

Dermatologie (2016)
Dermatologist of the Year Award, Canadian Skin Patient Alliance, 2011
Killam University Teaching Prize, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 2001.

Japanese and Canadian Societies for Investigative Dermatology, Joint Meeting Plenary Award, 1996 Donald M. Whitelaw Award for Outstanding Grand Rounds for 1996, UBC Department of Medicine. R. Samuel McLaughlin Scholarship in Medicine, McLaughlin Foundation of Canada, 1991-92. Jambor Knowledge Fund Award, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 1991-92.

Presient, International League of Dermatological Societies, 2015-
International Board Member, International League of Dermatologic Societies, 2011- Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Canadian Dermatology Foundation, 2003-2010 President, Canadian Dermatology Association, 2005-06
Member, American Dermatological Association, 2002-
Web Editor, Archives of Dermatology, 1996-2004

7 Patents granted, 2 Patents pending
Section Editor, Dermatology 4ed, 2017, Bolognia J, ed, Elsevier

  1. Kalia S, Zhao J, Zeng H, McLean D, Kollias N, Lui H. Melanin quantification by in vitro and in vivo analysis of near- infrared fluorescence. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2017 (in press)
  2. J Zhao, H Zeng, S Kalia, H Lui. Using Raman Spectroscopy to Detect and Diagnose Skin Cancer In Vivo. Dermatol Clin 2017; 35:495-504.
  3. Gan, E. Y., Eleftheriadou, V., Esmat, S., Hamzavi, I., Passeron, T., Böhm, M., Anbar, T., Goh, B. K., Lan, C.-C. E., Lui, H., Ramam, M., Raboobee, N., Katayama, I., Suzuki, T., Parsad, D., Seth, V., Lim, H. W., van Geel, N., Mulekar, S., Harris, J., Wittal, R., Benzekri, L., Gauthier, Y., Kumarasinghe, P., Thng, S. T. G., Silva de Castro, C. C., Abdallah, M., Vrijman, C., Bekkenk, M., Seneschal, J., Pandya, A. G., Ezzedine, K., Picardo, M., Taïeb, A. and the VGICC (2017), Repigmentation in vitiligo: position paper of the Vitiligo Global Issues Consensus Conference. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res., 30: 28–40. doi:10.1111/pcmr.12561
  4. Huang Y, Lui H, Zhao J, Wu Z, Zeng H. Precise Spatially Selective Photothermolysis Using Modulated Femtosecond Lasers and Real-time Multimodal Microscopy Monitoring. Theranostics. 2017;7(3):513- 522. doi:10.7150/thno.17596.
  5. AlJasser, M., Richer, V., Ball, N., Lui, H. and Zhou, Y. (2016), Photolichenoid papules within vitiligo induced by narrowband UVB phototherapy. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 30: 1428–1429. doi:10.1111/jdv.13271
  6. Richer, V. and Lui, H. (2016), Facial multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma: long-term remission with 585 nm pulsed dye laser. Clin Exp Dermatol, 41: 312–313. doi:10.1111/ced.12717
  7. Zhao J, Zeng H, Kalia S, Lui H. (2016). Wavenumber selection based analysis in Raman spectroscopy improves skin cancer diagnostic specificity. Analyst. 141(3): 1034-43.
  8. Wang W, Wu Z, Zhao J, Lui H, Zeng H. (2016). A rapid excitation-emission matrix fluorometer utilizing supercontinuum white light and acousto-optic tunable filters. Rev Sci Instrum. 87(6): 063117.
  9. Zhao J, Lui H, Kalia S, Zeng H. (2015). Real-time Raman spectroscopy for automatic in vivo skin cancer detection: an independent validation. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 407(27): 8373-8379.



Books/ Monographs



Invited presentations








  1. Kharazmi P, Lui H, Stoecker WV, Lee TK. Automatic Detection and Segmentation of Vascular Structures in Dermoscopy Images Using a Novel Vesselness Measure based on Pixel Redness and Tubularness. Medical Imaging 2015: Computer-Aided Diagnosis 2015. : 9414.
  2. Tsai T, Short MA, McLean DI, Zeng H, McElwee K, Lui H.Label-free identification and characterization of murine hair follicle stem cells located in thin tissue sections with Raman micro-spectroscopy. Analyst 2014;139(11):2799-2805.139(11): 2799-2805.
  3. Richer V, Lui H. (2015). Carbon Dioxide Laser Correction of an Occult Camouflage Tattoo Unintentionally Darkened by Q-Switched Laser Exposure. Dermatologic Surgery. 41(9): 1091-1093.
  4. Majdzadeh A, Lee AMD, Wang H, Lui H, McLean DI, Crawford RI. (2015). Real-time visualization of melanin granules in normal human skin using combined multiphoton and reflectance confocal microscopy.Photodermatology Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. 31(3): 141-8.
  5. Lui H. (2014). Photodynamic therapy for actinic keratoses: aren’t we there yet?. JAMA Dermatology. 150(12): 1281-8.
  6. Kalia S, Toosi B, Bansback N, Astaneh A, Zhou YW, Shapiro J, Lui H. (2014). Assessing adherence with phototherapy protocols. Journal of the American academy of dermatology. 71(6): 1259-1261.
  7. Wang H, Zandi S, Lee AMD, Zhao J, Lui H, McLean DI, et al.(2014). Imaging directed photothermolysis through two-photon absorption demonstrated on mouse skin – a potential novel tool for highly targeted skin treatment. Journal of Biophotonics. 7(7): 534-541.
  8. Yu JL, Zeng HS, Lui H, Skibina JS, Steinmeyer G, Tang S. (2014). Characterization and application of chirped photonic crystal fiber in multiphoton imaging. Optics Express. 22(9): 10366-10379.
  9. Zhao JH, Short M, Braun T, Lui H, McLean D, Zeng HS. (2014). Clinical Raman measurements under special ambient lighting illumination. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 19(11): 111609.
  10. Wang S, Zhao JH, Lui H, He QL, Bai JT, Zeng HS. (2014). Monte Carlo simulation of in vivo Raman spectral measurements of human skin with a multi-layered tissue optical model. Journal of Biophotonics. 7(9): 703-712.
  11. Lui H, Shapiro J, Sterry W, Bolognia J. (2014). Global Unity in Action at the World Congress of Dermatology-Vancouver 2015. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 134(10): 2477-9.
  12. AlJasser MI, Lui H. (2014). Dermoscopy-assisted sclerotherapy for spider leg veins. Dermatologic Surgery. 40(2): 217-218.
  13. Diao DY, Tchvialeva L, Dhadwal G, Lui H, McLean DI, Lee TK. (2014). Durable rough skin phantoms for optical modeling. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 59(2): 485-492.
  14. Kalia S , Kwong YK , Haiducu ML , Lui H. (2013). Comparison of sun protection behaviour among urban and rural health regions in Canada. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 27(11): 1452-1454.
  15. Aljasser M, Macdonald N, Lui H. (2013). What’s your diagnosis? Familial dyspigmentation on the dorsal hands and feet. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses Association. 5(6): 339–343.
  16. Wang H , Lee AM , Lui H , McLean DI , Zeng H. (2013). A method for accurate in vivo micro-Raman spectroscopic measurements under guidance of advanced microscopy imaging.Scientific Reports. 3: doi:10.1038/srep0189.
  17. Wang H, Lee AMD, Frehlick Z, Lui H, McLean DI, Tang S, et al.(2013). Perfectly registered multiphoton and reflectance confocal video rate imaging of in vivo human skin. Journal of Biophotonics. 6(4): 305-309.
  18. Wang S , Zhao J , Lui H , He Q , Zeng H. (2013). In vivo near-infrared autofluorescence imaging of pigmented skin lesions: methods, technical improvements and preliminary clinical results.Skin Research and Technology. 19(1): 20-6.
  19. Aljasser M, Lui H. (2013). Segmental confetti dyschromatosis. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. 29(5): 266-267.
  20. Wang H , Lee AM , Frehlick Z , Lui H , McLean DI , Tang S , Zeng H. (2013). Perfectly registered multiphoton and reflectance confocal video rate imaging of in vivo human skin.Journal of Biophotonics. 6(4): 305-9.
  21. Aljasser MI , Lui H , Ball NJ , Kalia S. (2013). Persistent polymorphous light eruption after ultraviolet A1 phototherapy.Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. 29(1): 52-4.
  1. Sadeghi M , Lee TK , McLean D , Lui H , Atkins MS. (2013). Detection and analysis of irregular streaks in dermoscopic images of skin lesions.IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 32(5): 849-61.
  2. Aljasser MI , Lui H , Zeng H , Zhou Y. (2013). Dermoscopy and near-infrared fluorescence imaging of cutaneous larva migrans. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. 29(6): 337-8.
  3. Tchvialeva L , Dhadwal G , Lui H , Kalia S , Zeng H , McLean DI , Lee TK. (2013). Polarization speckle imaging as a potential technique for in vivo skin cancer detection.Journal of Biomedical Optics. 18(6): 061211.
  4. Wang H, Lee AMD, Lui H, McLean DI, Zeng H.(2013). A Method for accurate in vivo micro-Raman spectroscopic measurements under guidance of advanced microscopy imaging. Scientific Reports. 3(1890)
  5. Kalia S, Lui H.(2013). Utilizing Electromagnetic Radiation for Hair Growth A Critical Review of Phototrichogenesis. Dermatol Clin. 31(1): 193.
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