Mini Course: Plasma & Cancer

Monday, March 13, 2023

Organizers: Vandana Miller, Mounir Laroussi, Annemie Bogaerts

 

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Program:

9:00           WELCOME

BASIC PRINCIPLES

9:15           Plasma-induced cellular changes – cancer cells vs. normal cells  – Dr. Angela Privat Maldonado, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

10:00         Plasma treatment of cancers – ablation vs. immunotherapy  –  Dr. Sander Bekeschus, INP, Greifswald, Germany

 

10:45         COFFEE BREAK

 

METHODS OF APPLICATION

11:15         Plasma devices as a controllable source of RONS delivery for cancer treatment  –  Dr. Ali Mesbah, University of California, Berkeley, USA

12:00         Indirect plasma application  –  Cristina Canal, PhD, Universitat Politecnica de Cataluny, Barcelona, Spain

 

12:45         LUNCH

 

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE

13:45         Plasma for oncotherapy – road to the clinic  –  Dr. Audrey Glory, Montreal Cancer Institute, Montreal, Canada

14:30         Lessons from clinical experience with treatment of precancerous lesions with plasma  –  Dr. Peter Friedman, The Skin Center Dermatology Group, New City, NY, USA

Dept. Dermatology, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA

 

15:15         COFFEE BREAK

 

15:45         PANEL DISCUSSION

 

17:00         FINAL REMARKS