As of 01/20/2017  
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Preconference & Registration 

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Preconference Workshops

 Salons A & B

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Richard Godine Golf Outing *NEW*


12:00 PM - 1:45 PM



2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Welcome Keynote: Dr. John Mitrofanis

 Salon D


Turning on lights to stop neurodegeneration: exploring the potential of photobiomodulation in Parkinson's disease


2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Current State of the Field of PBM

 Salon D


2:45 PM - Juanita Anders



3:15 PM - James Carroll


3:45 PM - 4:00 PM



4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Podium Presentations & Young Investigators Competition

 Salon D


4:00 PM - Laser-induced immune modulation inhibits tumor growth in vivo.  G. Ottaviani



4:30 PM - Stem cell-laden wound healing dressing materials for photobiomodulation.  D. Lim



5:00 PM - Photobiomodulation therapy protects skeletal muscle and improves muscular function of mdx mice in a dose-dependent manner through modulation of dystrophin.  K. Monteiro


5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Acupuncture Session

 Salon D


5:45 PM - Low level laser acupuncture: Laser neuromodulation for pain treatment. P. Dorsher



6:15 PM - Scientific background and clinical application of laser acupuncture. M. Weber



6:45 PM - Clinical evalution of laser acupuncture claims. N Robinson


7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Tech Connect - BioFlex lasers by Meditech *NEW*

 Salon D

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

VieLight Welcome Reception

 Salon C

9:00 PM - Rum & Laser Party - Designed and Delivered by THOR *NEW*
 Villa 416
Day 2: Clinical Applications
Sunday, February 5, 2017




7:00 AM - 8:00 AM



7:30 AM - 8:00 AM NAALT General Membership Meeting Foyer

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM


Salon D

8:05 AM - 10:20 AM

Clinical Research Track   *NEW*

Salon D


8:50 - Keynote Clinical trials: Rationale to implementation. A. Liebert


  9:20 - BREAK Salon C
10:25 AM - 11:55 AM    

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch & Time to Explore

 Foyer & Beyond

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Afternoon Bilingual Session  *NEW*

 Salon D

 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


 Salon D


 - The past, present and future of photobiomodulation therapy on exercise performance and recovery: from laboratory to clinical practice. E. Leal-Junior



 - Photobiomodulation in treatment of sports injuries.  D. Johnson



 - Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) and/or cryotherapy in skeletal muscle restitution, what is better?  A randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled clinical trial. P. Vicente de Paiva



 - Photobiomodulation therapy improves performance and accelerates recovery of high-level rugby players in field test. H. Dantas Pinto


 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Joint Disease

Salon D


3:00 PM - Effects of photobiomodulation therapy on inflammatory biomarkers in joint diseases. P. de Tarso 



3:30 PM - Effect of 808 nm low-level laser therapy on chondrocyte. C. Tim


4:30 PM - 4:45 PM



 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Veterinary Applications

Salon D


5:45 PM - Three veterinary diseases that consistently respond well to PBM. R. Godine



6:30 PM - Retrospective: pilot study on treatment of chronic renal disease using PBM. R. Hirschberg


7:00 PM

Banquet and Award Ceremony

 Salons A & B


With Guest Speaker Dr. Andrew Mester



 "Invention of Laser Biostimulation"





Day 3: Photobiomodulation in the Central Nervous System
Monday, February 6, 2017



7:00 AM - 8:00 AM



8:25 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome Salon D

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Salon D

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM


 Salon C


10:00 AM - Photobiomodulation-induced changes in Parkinson's disease: looking past the midbrain and into the striatum, the "hub" of basal ganglia circuitry. J. Mitrofanis



10:30 AM - Significant improvement in cognition in mild to moderately-severe dementia cases treated with transcranial plus intranasal photobiomodulation: A case series report. A. Saltmarche



11:00 AM - An integrative approach for Parkinson's disease treatment. S. Liu


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Transcranial Applications

Salon D


11:30 AM - Transcranial photobiomodulation for stress: Why, where, and how to light up the brain. N. Wise



12:00 PM - Transcranial LED in chronic TBI, PTSD, Stroke/Aphasia with fMRI scans, and dementia - early studies. M. Naesser



12:30 PM - TBA. M. Hamblin


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


 Salon B

2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Podium Presentations

 Salon D


2:00 PM - Multi organ failure inflammatory response and the potential role of photobiomodulation. P. Gabel



2:20 PM - PBM of sphenopalatine ganglion successfully treats migraine headaches: Clinical case series. T. Demchak



2:40 PM - PBM of sphenopalatine ganglion successfully treats trigeminal neuralgia: Clinical case series. C. Carraway



3:00 PM - Photobiomodulation improves neck range, pain, and function three years post-cancer radiation and chemotherapy: a case study. P. Gabel



3:20 PM - Photobiomodulation with a high-power red light at 640 nm: Clinical results and propagation model. D. Gendron


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Nitromedicine & Photomedicine

Salon B


2:00 PM - Nitromedicine is a new medical specialty that focuses on developing diagnostic and therapeutic protocols to enhance stem cells and manage chronic diseases based on modulation of the rheostatic NitroRedox sensitive biochemical pathways S. Halasa



2:30 PM - Food as Medicine:  A novel approach to creating metabolic health and nitric oxide homeostasis through the nurturing of the microbiome. F. Gersh



3:00 PM - What's in your hologram? A. Ray



3:30 PM - Clinical applications of light therapies: Sixteen years of experience L. Saputo



4:00 PM - Photostimulation for anxiety, insomnia, and nitrous oxide enhancement. N. Shealy



 4:30 PM - Molecular mechanisms of photobiomodulation: Blue, green, red, NIR.  M. Hamblin


5:00 PM

Closing Remarks


5:15 PM



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