Feb 27

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium

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Tayyaba Hasan, PhD

Medical Imaging Technology Fair Lecture & Poster Session/Reception Keynote Speaker: Tayyaba Hasan, PhD Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School Professor of Health Sciences and Technology (Harvard-MIT) Dr. Hasan's scientific efforts are focused on photochemistry-based approaches (photodynamic therapy, or PDT) for treatment and diagnosis of disease. The overall strategy is to develop molecular mechanisms and optical imaging-based combination treatment regimens where one treatment arm involves light activation of certain near-infrared-absorbing chemicals. This program identifies various cellular and molecular targets for specific diseases and designs constructs for optimal photochemical treatment effects. The targeting entities include photoactivatable nanoparticles and small molecules.


Grosshans, Joanne