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BMEG 421. Light-activated Therapy. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3,Recitation:1
Introduction of biophotonics or the use of light to treat both oncologic and non-oncologic diseases. Analysis of critical transport phenomena related to drug distribution, laser-tissue interactions, and oxygen supply. Investigation of mechanisms of photodynamic action. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.