The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID) is pleased to announce a new travel award to the Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin. Two (2) awards of 100,000 JPY per person will be made to applicants who are 1) JSID members and 2) younger than 40 years of age. To apply for this award for 2013, please see our Abstracts page.
Registration is now open.
The 62nd annual Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin, Light and Skin: How Light Sustains, Damages, Treats, Images and Modifies Skin Biology, will examine how light affects skin biology as well as skin biology's impact on the newest uses of light. Topics to be discussed include:
- 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 Fisher, MD, PhD
Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
Returning 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).