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    Register for the International Photodynamic Association World Congress

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    The 17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress has been bringing together researchers and clinicians in all fields of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and photodiagnosis (PD) since 1986. Every two years, the IPA organizes a conference to foster scientific development and contribute to clinical practice. The 17th IPA World Congress will be held at the Marriott Cambridge, MA, June 28 - July 4, 2019. We welcome you to Boston in 2019.

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    Manuscripts Due
    5 July 2019

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    Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Sessions
    PDT in Clinical Practice: A Look at Current Oncology Trials
    Nanotechnology in PDT
    Photo-immunology and PDT-Induced Immunology
    PDT Mechanisms: Tumor Microenvironment and Cell Death Pathways
    Challenges in PDT Dosimetry and Technology
    Fluorescence Guided Resection and PDT imaging
    Antimicrobial and Anti-infective PDT
    Role of PDT in Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Head and Neck Cancers, Dermatology, and Gliomas

    Development Opportunities
    Networking Events, Mentoring Lunches with Faculty
    Grant Writing Workshops, Careers in Industry Panel
    Trainee travel grants are available.

    Social Events
    Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner, Tours, Awards, and more.

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    Tayyaba Hasan, IPA Board of Directors

    Tayyaba Hasan 
    President, IPA Board of Directors,
    Chair of IPA Congress
    Wellman Ctr. for Photomedicine (United States), Harvard Medical School (United States), Massachusetts General Hospital (United States)

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