Technical Event
Translational Research Forum
28 January 2024 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 204 (Level 2 South) 
Translational Research Chairs


Gabriela Apiou, PhD, Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute, Harvard Medical School (USA)


Aaron Aguirre, MD, PhD, Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Cardiology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (USA)

Program Committee

Haley Marks, California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), UCLA (USA)
Jie Hui, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (USA)
Fernando Zvietcovich, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (Peru)
Nitesh Katta, Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine (USA)
Ivan Kosik, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto (Canada)
Arutyun Bagramyan, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
Cristina Torres, Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute
Julia Falco, Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute
Lara Buhl, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

Join your colleagues for presentations by the winners of the Translational Research Award followed by a panel discussion. The forum focuses on demonstrating the use of optical/light-based techniques that are innovative and clever and can change the outcome for patients in a positive and life-giving way.

12:30 Lunch Pickup and Networking

12:40 Introduction and Announcement of Translational Research Award Winners

1:00 Translational Research Award Winner: Jie Hui , Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

Translational development of antimicrobial blue light for wound infection control: new therapeutic window, treatment regimen, and wearable device

1:15 Translational Research Award Winner: Daniel Palanker, Stanford Univ. (United States)

Photovoltaic restoration of sight in age-related macular degeneration

1:30 Panel Discussion

Panelists:
Sarina Elmariah, Univ. of California, San Francisco (United States)
Darren Roblyer, Boston Univ. (United States)

Boxed lunches will be available for the first 75 attendees.

Sponsored by Wellman Center for Photomedicine