17th International ISLA Conference (June 27-29 2019, Germany)

Thursday, June 27:

Scientific Mechanisms of Laser Therapy:

9.00 – 9.15:Michael H. Weber, MD (Germany, ISLA President) / Gerhard Litscher, Prof, PhD, MSc, MDsc (Medical University Graz/Austria, ISLA President): Welcome Note

9.15 – 10.00: Gerhard Litscher, Prof, PhD, MSc, MDsc (Medical University Graz/Austria): Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Laser Medicine – Highlights (1995 – 2019)

10.00 – 10.45: Michael H. Weber, MD (Germany, ISLA President): Modern Medical Laser Therapy – Applications, Studies and latest Developments

10.45 – 11.30: Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.15: Praveen Arany, D.D.S., Ph.D., (University Buffalo, USA): Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Dose Models for Photobiomodulation Therapy

12.15 – 13.00: Michael Ellenburg, ND (USA): Cellular Mechanisms of Intravenous Laser Therapy

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch Break  

14.00 – 14.45: Salaheldin Halasa, MD (USA):Latest Therapeutic and Diagnostic Protocols to Manage Oxidative Stress Related Diseases with Low-Level-Lasers, Platelet-Rich Plasma and Stem Cells  

14.45 – 15.30:Craige Golding, MD (South Africa): Mitochondrial Regenerative Medicine: The Future of Medicine

15.30 – 16.15: Coffee Break

16.15 – 18.00: Workshop:Topical, Interstitial, Intraarticular and Intravenous Laser Applications

Friday, June 28:

Laser Therapy in Regenerative Medicine:

9.00 – 9.45: Michael Weber, MD (Germany): Laser Therapy in Infertility and Reproductive Medicine

9.45 – 10.30:Steve Liu, L.Ac. (USA):An Integrative Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

10.30 – 11.15: Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.00: Michael H. Weber, MD (Germany, ISLA President): Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cells and Laser Therapy in Regenerative Medicine

12.00 – 12.45:Himanshu Bansal, MD (India): Synergistic Effects of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

12.45 – 13.45: Lunch Break  

13.45 – 14.30: Jaroslav Michálek, Prof, PhD (Czech Republic): Laser Therapy in Autistic Children and Children with Type-1 Diabetes

14.30 – 15.15:Thomas Backhaus (Germany): Laser and PRP for Regeneration of Hip Joint Dysplasia in Veterinary Medicine

15.15 – 16.00:Volkmar Kreisel, MD (Germany): The Effects of Laser Therapy and PRP on Patients with Arthritis and Spinal Syndromes

16.00 – 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00: Workshop: Laser-Activated PRP and Stem Cells

19.00: Steamboat River Tour on Weser River with Dinner and Music  

Saturday, June 29:

Cancer and Infection: Photodynamic Therapy

09.00 – 09.45: Dr. med. Dirk Wiechert (Bremen): Intravenous Oxygen Therapy in Combination with Intravenous Laser Therapy – Two Synergistic Approaches in Integrative Medicine

09.45 – 10.30:Laura Ailioaie, MD (Romania): How to Kill a Virus in the Human Body with Laser? New Perspectives on Complex Molecular Regenerative Pathways

10.30 – 11.15: Coffee Break  

11.15 – 12.00:Udo Bakowksy, Prof, PhD (University Marburg, Germany): Biodegradable Polymer Nanoparticles for Modern Photodynamic Therapy

12.00 – 12.45:Michael Weber, MD (Germany): Photodynamic Cancer Therapy in Clinical Practice – Indocyanine Green in Nanoparticles for Highly Effective Cancer Targeting

12.45 – 13.45: Lunch Break

13.45 – 14.30:James Laporta, MD (South Africa): Photodynamic Cancer Therapy: Case Studies from an Office Setting

14.30 – 15.15:Jennifer Miele (HonD Medical Research, USA/Mexico): Photodynamic Therapy and Biological Effects 

15.15 – 16.00:Detlef Schikora, Ph.D. (University Paderborn, Germany): Fluorescence Spectroscopy- A New Powerful Tool in Cancer Diagnostics

16.00 – 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00: Workshop: Photodynamic Cancer Therapy and Cancer Diagnostics with Fluorescence Spectroscopy

18.00:Closing Words and Future Perspectives