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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Program may be subject to change. designates the room and/or venue. Click here to download a PDF of the full Scientific Program

10.00 AMRegistration
1.30 PMPre-conference Workshops
Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Cancer Safety
Is there a risk for PBM to promote cancer progression?

Speakers:
René Jean Bensadoun, Mike R.Hamblin, Praveen Arany, Raj Nair, Andrei Barasch, Cesar Migliorati, Joël Epstein

Moderator and take home message: Judith Raber

Physical Therapy -Musculoskeletal  Disorders Where is the evidence for PBM in the most common MSD

Chair:
Jan Bjordal

Speakers:
Jan Bjordal, Jon Joensen, Rodrigo Lopes-Martins

Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine From Pets to People…
Understanding and Applying the Principles of PBM…

Chair:
Ron Hirschberg

Speakers:
James Carroll, Lilach Gavish, Roberta Chow

Scientific Publishing in PBM Chair:
Mike R.Hamblin

Speaker:
Vladimir Heiskanen

 

Intravenous and intraarticular PBM-PDT treatments Chairs:
Hans Michael Weber

Speakers:
Hans Michael Weber

Preview Room
3.00 PMCoffee Break | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room
3.30 PMPre-conference Workshops
Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Clinical Trials Consortium Moving towards international, multi-centre PBM trials

Dr Liisa Laakso:
White Paper – Developing multi-centre international PBM trials

Dental PBM
Advances in Dental PBM
History, Introduction & equipment…

Chair:
Jan Tunér

Speakers:
Jan Tunér, Katayoun AM Kalhori, Reza Fekrazad

Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medicine and One Health…

 

Acupuncture Laser Acupuncture and Auricular Medicine…

Chair:
Gerard Litscher

Speakers:
Gerhard Litscher, Volkmar Kreisel, Michael Weber, Jasmin Stadler, Daniela Litscher

Research Process
Demystifying the Research Process

Prof. Jeri Ann Lyons, Prof. Praveen Arany:
Demystifying the Research Process

 

Preview Room
5.00 PMOpening Event | Vallauris
Welcome Session Welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of Medecine, Nice Sophia Antipolis, Patrick Baqué.
Welcome by Christian Estrosi Mayor of Nice, President of Nice Côte dr’Azur Metropolis, Deputy President of the Regional Council Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur.
Welcome by René-Jean Bensadoun, WALT Program Chair.
5.20 PMOpening Ceremony – World Session Invited Organizations and Guests
History of WALT Reza Fekrazad
6.00 PMPlenary Session I: Presidential Session I | Vallauris
Photobiomodulation Therapy | Current Status and Future Directions of Clinical PBM Therapy Jan Bjordal
PBM Innovations | Lightsite I: A Double-Masked, Randomized, Sham-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Photobiomodulation in Subjects with Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Clark Tedford
7.00 PMPlenary Session I: : Presidential Session II | Vallauris
Photobiomodulation Therapy | Current Status and Future Directions of Research Praveen Arany
Current Advances in PBM Research | Photobiomodulation therapy of stem cells in the bone marrow: from bench to bedside Uri Oron
8.00 PMWelcome Reception | Salon Riviera, Le Méridien Nice

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Program may be subject to change. designates the room and/or venue. Click here to download a PDF of the full Scientific Program

7.30 AMWelcome Coffee | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room – Sponsored by 
8.00 AMPlenary Session I: Invited Keynote Speaker | Vallauris
Can photobiomodulation treat obesity and metabolic syndrome? Nivaldo Parizotto
9.00 AM Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Clinical Guidelines 1
PBM in Musculoskeletal Disorders and Sport Medicine…

Chairs:
Jan Bjordal, Rodrigo Lopes Martins, Nivaldo Parizotto

Speakers:
Ernesto Leal Jr, Cleber Ferraresi, Martin Stausholm, Roberta Chow, Jan Bjordal

Posters and
Exhibition room

Future Vision 1
Metabolic and Auto-Immune Disorders
PBM advanced applications in paediatric autoimmune rheumatic diseases
Infections and Cancer…

Chair:
Nicolette Houreld

Speakers:
Laura Ailioaie, Nicolette Houreld, Arun Maiya

Oral Abstracts 1
Dentistry I

Presenters:
Reem Hanna, Cassia Nakashima, Elen Mangialardo, Alessandro Deana, Wasundhara Bhad,
Maria Cristina Deboni

Oral Late Breaking I
District level early
detection programs,…

Presenters:
Digpal Dharkar, Karina Brajato, Yasaman Zandi
Mehran, Maria Cristina Deboni, Danila Oliveira,
Georgi Ivanov

Preview Room
10.30 AMCoffee Break | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room
11.00 AM

Clinical Guidelines 2
PBM in Supportive Cancer Care…

Chairs:
René-Jean Bensadoun, Rajesh V Lalla

Round table Moderators:
Jean Klastersky, Jan M. Bjordal.

Speakers:
René-Jean Bensadoun, Raj Nair, Sharon Elad, Ken Hu, Joël Epstein

Round Table Participants:
Andrei Barasch, Joël Epstein, Marie-Thérèse Genot, Arun Maiya, Cesar Migliorati, Judith Raber,
Jolien Robijns, Eduardo Fregnani, Nathaniel Treister, Nathalie Pinto, Barbara Murphy

Posters and
Exhibition room

Future Vision 2
Advances in PBM Therapy Delivery…

Chairs:
Nathaniel Treister, Chris Castel,

Speakers:
Olivier Caselles, Chris Castel, Hans Michael Weber

Oral Abstracts 2
Musculoskeletal I

Presenters:
Martin Stausholm,
Chadwick Prodromos, Kamran Ezzati, Lauren Hunt, Ashfaq Ahmad,
Arista Shojaeddin

Oral Abstracts 3
Neurorehabilitation

Presenters:
Phil Gabel, Kamran
Ezzati, Juan Moreira, Luciane Kraul, Victor Monich, Euahna Varigos

Preview Room
12.30 PMLunch & WALT Member’s Meeting | Espace Riviera
1.30 PM Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Special Session
Low dose Biophotonics & PDT

Dr. Ruben Wernik:
Effectiveness of Laser Therapy Controlled Through Iridoscopy

 

Posters and
Exhibition room

Oral Late Breaking 2

Presenters:
Denis Gendron, W.F. Vieira, Phil Gabel, Cécile Moro

User’s GroupUser’s GroupInterview
2.30 PM

Clinical Guidelines 3
PBM in Ophthalmology

Prof. Janis T. Eells:
Unblinded by the Light – Photobiomodulation in Ophthalmology


Prof. Tim Kern:
PBM in Diabetic Retinopathy

 

Posters and
Exhibition room

Consensus Guidelines 1
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine / Photobiomodulation Responses on Normal and Cancer Stem Cells/ Cell Sheet of human dental pulp stem cell, associated with photobiomodulation therapy for  bone regeneration of diabetic rats

Chairs:
Heidi Abrahamse,
Uri Oron

Speakers:
Heidi Abrahamse, Praveen Arany, Marcia Marques

Oral Abstratcs 4
Cancer Care I

Dr. Jolien Robijns:
Photobiomodulation Therapy for the Prevention of Acute Radiation Dermatitis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients


Dr. Jolien Robijns:
Photobiomodulation Therapy in the Prevention of Acute Radiodermatitis in Breast Cancer Patients

 

User’s GroupInterview
4.00 PMCoffee Break | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room
4.15 PM

Special Session Session Francophone
(French Session)
Etat de l’Art en Oncologie et Hématologie / Dentisterie / Dermatologie / Physiotherapie / Medecine du Sport

Moderator:
RJ Bensadoun

Chairs:
Marie-Thérèse Genot, Michèle, Pelletier, Xavier Dufour

Round Table Participants:
Hichem Chenaitia, Nathalie Pinto, Olivier Caselles, Linda Fouque, Damien Giacchero, Marylin Poiree, Dana York, Charles Canova, Jean Abouchar

Posters and
Exhibition room

Future Vision 3
PBM Regulations, Policy, Reimbursement, Industry, Entrepreneurship…

Chair:
James Carroll

Speakers:
James Carroll, Chris Castel, Pierre Saint-Girons

Oral Abstracts 5
PBM Therapy I

Presenters:
Patricia Barzotto, Homa Bahramy, David Draper, Hassan Abdel Rehim

Oral Abstracts 6
PBM Therapy – Dose and Mechanisms

Presenters:
Daiane Meneguzzo, Lilach Gavish, Rafael Barbosa, Esmaeil Mohammadzadeh, Elina Aghassi

User’s Group
Setting up Successful PBM Clinical Practice

Presenters:
Shika Parmar,
Nitish Kumbhoj

5.30 PMNetworking with
your Region
The Americas
(North & South)
Networking with
your Region
Australia and Asia
Networking with
your Region
Middle East, Iran
and Africa
Networking with
your Region
Europe
Informal Mixer
7.30 PMPresidential Awards and Dinner | Hotel Westminster Nice (optional)

 

Friday, October 5, 2018

Program may be subject to change. designates the room and/or venue. Click here to download a PDF of the full Scientific Program

7.30 AMWelcome Coffee | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room – Sponsored by 
8.00 AMPlenary Session I: Invited Keynote Speaker | Vallauris
Photobiomodulation for the Brain: Has the Light Dawned? Michael Hamblin
9.00 AM Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Clinical Guidelines 4
PBM in Neurorehabilitation

Chairs:
Shimon Rochkind, Michael Hamblin

Posters and
Exhibition room

Future Vision 4
Molecular Mechanisms
Precision medicine approaches to PBM / PBM effect on the microbiome and abscopal effects…

Chairs:
Ann Liebert

Speakers:
Jonathan Stone, Praveen Arany, Brian Bicknell, Liisa Laakso

Oral Abstracts 7
Musculoskeletal II

Presenters:
Phil Gabel, Glauce
Pigatto, Cleber Ferraresi, Hannah
Serrage

User’s Group

 

Preview Room
10.30 AMCoffee Break | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room
11.00 AM

Consensus Guidelines 2
PBM in Dentistry
PBMT in Oral Surgery (Extractions &TMJ) /PB MT in Paediatrics / PBMT in Orthodontics…

Chairs:
Jan Tunér, Reza Fekrazad

Speakers:
Jan Tunér, Mark Cronshaw, Steven Parker,
Farshid Vahdatinia, Katayoun Kalhori,
Reza Fekrazad

Posters and
Exhibition room

Consensus Guidelines 3
Laser Acupuncture

Dr. Volkmar Kreisel:
Pulsed Laser Field Therapy – New approaches for Laser Acupuncture

 

Oral Abstracts 8
Cancer Care II

Presenters:
Jolien Robijns, Daiane Meneguzzo, Parisa Arzani, Stella Zamuner, Matteo
Caldana, James Carroll

User’s GroupPreview Room
12.30 PMExtended Lunch & Networking time | Espace Riviera
12.30 PMWALT General Body and Members Meeting
2.00 PM Vallauris Biot Tourette Cogolin St Paul Vence

Consensus Guidelines 4
Veterinary

Dr. Ron Hirschberg:
Case Studies


Dr. Marty Henderson:
Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Pyelonephritis


Dr. Richard Godine:
PBM for Chronic Pulmonary Diseases


Dr. Richard Godine:
PBM in Veterinary Practice

 

 

Posters and
Exhibition room

Future Vision 5
PBM: The “Pivot of Modern Rejuvenation”

Dr. Alexander Wunch:
PBM: The “Pivot of Modern Rejuvenation”

 

Oral Abstracts 9
Dentistry II

Presenters:
Dana York, Mina
Jazaerijouneghani, Cassia Nakashima, Manoela Martins, Paulo Henrique
Assirati, Chandrashekar
Yavagal

User’s GroupPreview Room
3.30 PMCoffee Break | Espace Mougins Exhibition Room
4.00 PM

Consensus Guidelines 5
PBM in Wound Healing

Dr. David Draper:
Management of Pain and Recovery at Point-of-Care in Acute Sports and Industrial Injuries Using PBM

 

Posters and
Exhibition room

Oral Abstracts 10
Cancer Care III

Presenters:
Christiane Pavani, Manijhe Mokhtari-Dizaji, Gabriela
Machado, Karina Brajato, Regiane Feliciano

Oral Abstracts 11
PBM Therapy II

Presenters:
Cleber Ferraresi, Tainá Santos, Priscila Sato, Rita
Ferreira, Weixing Yan, Gerhard Litscher

Oral Abstracts 12
PBM Therapy III

Presenters:
Arun Maiya, Lidiane Mota, Jungyoon Lee, Cristina Capeloa, Priscila
Sato, Gerhard Litscher

Preview Room
5.30 PMClosing Session | Vallauris
Conference Summary and Future Directions Praveen Arany, Jan Bjordal, René-Jean Bensadoun
6.00 PMAdjourn
7.30 PMGet Together Party | Le Ligure Restaurant (optional)

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