The 17th IPA World Congress will be hosted in conjunction with SPIE. The meeting website has moved to
17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress
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 Marriott, Cambridge MA from June 28 - July 4, 2019. We welcome you to Boston in 2019.
Conference Chair: Tayyaba Hasan, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital | Harvard Medical School
Tayyaba Hasan is a Professor of Dermatology at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and a Professor of Health Sciences and Technology (Harvard-MIT). She was the founding Director of the Office for Research Career Development at Massachusetts General Hospital until 2011.
Preliminary Program & Events
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Sessions Include
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
Networking Events, Mentoring Lunches with Faculty,
Grant Writing Workshops, Careers in Industry Panel
Trainee travel grants are available.
Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner, Tours,
Awards, and more.