Thank you to all who attended the 2013 Montagna Symposium. Visit our Facebook page for photos and announcements.
View "Simple Observations" video presentation by John Parrish, MD, here.
Read Invited Speaker Sancy Leachman's contributions to the JID Jottings blog here.
The 62nd annual Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin, Light and Skin: How Light Sustains, Damages, Treats, Images and Modifies Skin Biology, examined how light affects skin biology as well as skin biology's impact on the newest uses of light. Topics discussed included:
- DNA effects, environmental change, photobiology and immunology
- Photodynamic therapy, laser treatment, biostimulation, pulsed laser thermal effects, photoacoustic effects, low-level visible and near-IR effects
- Live microscopy, diagnostics and technical tools, application areas, imaging of skin cancer and deep skin optical imaging
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Wellman Center for Photomedicine/Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Steven L. Jacques, PhD
Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University
- Barbara Gilchrest, MD
Department of Dermatology, Boston University
- David E. Fisher, MD, PhD
Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
Returned to the Columbia River Gorge
45 minutes from Portland International Airport, Oregon
The Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin is supported by Grant Number 2 R13 AR009431 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA).