photomedicine


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photomedicine

(fo?to-med'i-sin) [? + ?]
The use of light to treat certain conditions.
See: hemolytic disease of the newborn; phototherapy; psoriasis
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Rox Anderson, head of the Wellman Center of Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr.
Srivalleesha Mallidi, Instructor at Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School whose research, demonstrating PDT value for murine models of glioblastoma, oral, pancreatic and other tumors as well as clinical study of PDT's predictive efficacy in healthy volunteers is widely referred to in the PDT field.
Researchers from BioPharmX and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School used a suite of imaging techniques in what is called Pharmacokinetic Tomography to confirm highly localized delivery of BPX-01, BioPharmX's unique topical, hydrophilic gel formulation of minocycline for the treatment of acne vulgaris, to the area of the skin where acne develops.
M2 PHARMA-October 12, 2017-BioPharmX and Wellman Center for Photomedicine Researchers Develop Optical Imaging Technique to Visualize Drug Delivery
The project coordinator (Bergs group, Oslo University Hospital, OUS) is world renowned in PDT and photomedicine, while the team from the University of Athens (Georgios Vougioukalakis group, UoA) is up and coming with high expertise in synthetic chemistry.
Orbak, "Effect of low-level laser on guided tissue regeneration performed with equine bone and membrane in the treatment of intrabony defects: a clinical study," Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, vol.
Rox Anderson of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine in Boston--published a consensus report that concluded "laser scar therapy, particularly fractional ablative laser resurfacing, represents a promising and vastly underused tool in the multidisciplinary treatment of traumatic scars" (JAMA Dermatol.
a medical technology company, CoolSculpting was developed by scientists at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
An additional study published in Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine also examined beta-carotene in combination with the antioxidants lycopene, vitamin E and selenium, and found that a combination of 6 mg lycopene, 6 mg beta-carotene, 15 IU vitamin E and 75 meg selenium taken daily reduced UV-induced skin aging.
Rox Anderson, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Section I covers the basics of photomedicine, including its history, history of light sources, and basic light-tissue interactions.