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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Hosts Its 30th Annual Conference in Phoenix on April 14-18, 2010
Date:1/28/2010

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) will host an unrivaled educational event at its 30th Annual Conference, Laser 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, on April 14-18, 2010 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel and Phoenix Convention Center. The conference attracts more than 2,000 scientists, clinicians, allied health professionals, industry executives and others involved in laser and light technology. A special press briefing will be held on on Friday afternoon, April 16th featuring key note speakers, award recipients and Society leadership. The Society offers complimentary registration to qualified members of the press.

(PRWEB) January 28, 2010 -- The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) will host an unrivaled educational event at its 30th Annual Conference, Laser 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, on April 14-18, 2010 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel and Phoenix Convention Center. The conference attracts more than 2,000 scientists, clinicians, allied health professionals, industry executives and others involved in laser and light technology. A special press briefing will be held on on Friday afternoon, April 16th featuring key note speakers, award recipients and Society leadership. The Society offers complimentary registration to qualified members of the press.

ASLMS The ASLMS Annual Conference is the largest gathering of laser experts in the nation and addresses topics in multiple specialty areas, including oncology, dermatology, plastic surgery, gynecology, otolaryngology, urology, nursing and allied health, among others. Educational sessions and electronic poster presentations will focus on the latest research and clinical studies, as well as promising devices and technologies poised to improve disease detection, diagnosis and management in the future.

“We have created an outstanding educational conference that has something for everyone – from scientists and physicians to clinical engineers and allied health professionals – regardless of their core specialty or level of technological experience,” said ASLMS President R. Rox Anderson, MD. “Program offerings will also include specialty tracks as well as cross-disciplinary exchanges to enhance the information flow to all attendees.”

Invited Guest Speakers
Charles H. Townes, Ph.D., father of lasers, Nobel Laureate and a professor of physics at the University of California Berkeley, will be honored in person for his lifetime achievements in the field of laser research. Dr. Townes first demonstrated the maser in 1954 and later published the theoretical principles of the laser, earning him the Nobel Prize in physics in 1964.

Howard Schlossberg, Ph.D., the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s program manager and a world leader in the development of the laser technologies, will be the Keynote Speaker of LASER 2010. Dr. Schlossberg’s pioneering research efforts have resulted in both military and civilian applications, particularly advances related to the nation’s defense superiority.

What’s New for 2010
Four new educational offerings to foster the exchange of knowledge across research, technological and medical specialty disciplines will be featured. These include: Primary Care Physicians Perspective Luncheon; Photodynamic Therapy Luncheon; Course on Translational Research and Grant Opportunities; and Cutting-Edge sessions of significant case studies and outstanding abstracts designed to bring all attendees together.

Scientific Highlights
This year’s “hot topics” include, but are not limited to, the following presentations:

 
  • Targeted Delivery of Gold-Coated Plasmon Resonant Liposomes to Cancer Cells
  • The Effect of Methylene Blue Photodynamic Therapy on Human Melanocyte Viability
  • Circumferential Vaporization of Posterior and Anterior Urethral Strictures
  • Micro-Focused Ultrasound for Brow Lift and Improvement of Facial Skin Laxity
  • Effects of Low Level Laser Therapy on Stem Cell from the Heart and Bone Marrow
  • Photoactivated Antimicrobial Collagen for Wound Care
  • Light Therapy as a Potential Treatment of Diabetes and for Reducing Low Density Lipoprotein Levels
  • Imaging Brain Tumors Using Wide-Field High-Resolution Optical System
  • Next-Generation IPL Optimized for Treatment of Vascular Lesions
  • An Evaluation of Optical Approaches to Oral Cancer Screening and Diagnosis
  • New technologies for non-invasive fat removal

Media Opportunities
ASLMS will hold a Press Briefing on Friday afternoon, April 16th featuring key note speakers, award recipients and Society leadership. The Society offers complimentary registration to qualified members of the press who wish to attend the conference.

About the ASLMS
The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) is the world’s preeminent resource for laser research, safety, education, and clinical knowledge. Founded in 1980, ASLMS promotes excellence in patient care by advancing clinical application of lasers and related technologies. For more information on the Society and LASER 2010, please visit www.aslms.org.

For more information regarding the media briefing, registration or to schedule interviews with ASLMS luminaries, please contact Nadine Tosk at 847.920.9858; nadinepr (at) gmail (dot) com or Karen Sideris at 219.922.7537; kmssgs (at) msn (dot) com.

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