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PAPDT-PDT - Abstract Session

Friday, April 7 | 1:30 PM - 5:15 PM | Room: 30 C/D

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 3.00 MAX 

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Educational Needs These sessions will highlight the basic science and clinical applications of Photodynamic Therapy. PDT involves the use of light and a photosensitizing agent to ablate tumors and infections, state-of-the-art treatment will be reviewed as well as mechanisms of action.

Participants Scientists, physicians, students, nurses and industry representatives.

Background Requirements No particular background requirements.

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives Participants will identify gaps in their knowledge, competence and performance.

"Hot topics"

  • New techniques involving light to treat cancer.
  • The use of daylight to treat skin cancer.
  • Innovative treatment of brain tumors with light.
  • The use of light to kill bacterial infections.

Chair(s) Ron R. Allison, MD; Andres Mar Erlendsson, MD, PhD; Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc

Speaker(s) Theresa M. Busch, PhD; Sandra Gollnick, PhD; Tayyaba Hasan, PhD; Thomas S. Mang, PhD; Uwe Paasch, MD, PhD; Imran Rizvi, PhD; Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD PhD; Emily Wenande, MD; Georg T. Wondrak, PhD

Time Abstr Activity
1:30 PM - 1:33 PM   PAPDT Meeting Introduction - Ron R. Allison; Merete Haedersdal
1:34 PM - 1:44 PM    Introduction to PDT - Thomas S. Mang
1:45 PM - 1:58 PM   Cutaneous PDT: Update - Merete Haedersdal 
1:59 PM - 2:12 PM   Microdermabrasion / Ablative Fractional Laser Before Daylight PDT - Emily Wenande
2:13 PM - 2:27 PM   Indoor Daylight PDT - Uwe Paasch
2:28 PM - 2:41 PM   PDT for Acne - Fernanda H. Sakamoto 
2:42 PM - 2:44 PM    Q&A 
2:45 PM - 3:29 PM    BREAK
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM   

Fluence Rate and Photodamage: Remaining Cognizant of the Biological Consequences of Irradiance in PDT - Theresa M. Busch

3:41 PM - 3:51 PM   Harnessing the Endogenous Tryptophan-derived Photosensitizer and AhR-ligand 6-formylindolo[3,2-b]carbazole (FICZ) for Experimental Photodynamic Intervention - Georg T. Wondrak 
3:52 PM - 4:02 PM   Photodamage in the Context of Neighboring Cell Reprogamming - Tayyaba Hasan
4:03 PM - 4:13 PM    Basic Science 1 - Sandra Gollnick
4:14 PM - 4:30 PM    Basic Science 2 - Imran Rizvi
4:31 PM - 4:41 PM    Antimicrobial PDT Update - Thomas S. Mang
4:42 PM - 4:44 PM    Q&A 
4:45 PM - 4:47 PM    Abstract Session Introduction - Ron R. Allison; Merete Haedersdal
4:48 PM - 4:54 PM   133 ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECT ON CANDIDA ALBICANS BIOFILMS WITH DIFFERENT WAVELENGTHS AND DYES WITH SYNTHETIC KILLER DECAPEPTIDE Elisabetta Merigo★✈, Marlene Chevalier, Stefania Conti, Tecla Ciociola, Carlo Fornaini; Maddalena Manfredi, Paolo Vescovi, Alain Doglio | University of Nice, Nice, France; University of Parma, Parma, Italy  
4:55 PM - 5:01 PM   134 APPLICATION OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY WITH LED AND METHYLENE BLUE IN STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS IN THE PRESENCE OF GLUCOSE- IN VITRO STUDY Cintia Leal, Leticia Alvarenga, Tamires D. Silva, Sandra Bussadori, Ilka Kato, Martha Ribeiro, Renato Prates | Universidade Nove de Julho São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; UFABC São Bernardo de Campo, Brazil; IPEN-CNEN/SP, São Paulo, Brazil
5:02 PM - 5:08 PM   135 SINGLET OXYGEN IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN RADICALS TO KILL C. ALBICANS BY aPDT Gabriela da Collina★, Natalia Sobrinho, Thabata Paulino, Christiane Pavani | Universidade Nove de Julho São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil    
5:09 PM - 5:15 PM    Q&A and Conclusion 
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
★ Presenter | ✈ ASLMS Travel Grant Recipient

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