The “European Biotechnology Congress 2020” is organized under the auspices of
Rector of Brno University of Technology, Brno and Rector of University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.

Confirmed Speakers

Paolo Bartolini

Tayyaba Hasan, Ph.D., is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and is a Professor at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She is a leader in photochemical approaches to treatment and diagnosis using targeted strategies and incorporating nanotechnology. She is an inventor of the FDA approved photodynamic treatment of the leading cause of blindness in the western world, Age-Related Macular Degeneration used in millions of treatments. Her impact on Global Health includes two of her inventions of simple, smart phone-based, low-cost devices, which are being evaluated in clinical studies for treatment of oral cancer and antibiotic identification, in India and Thailand respectively. In recognition of her translational work and innovations she was the recipient of the NIH’s Pioneer Award in Biomedical Optics, Bench to Bedside Translation. She was awarded the Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award in recognition of trailblazing contributions to the field of Photodynamic Therapy, clinical translation and leadership to the photonics community. She has received four Lifetime Achievement awards from leading scientific organizations including the International Photodynamic Association. She has approximately 300 publications and has 12 US issued patents. She leads 2 multicenter international NCI funded programs for developing and translating innovative treatments of oral, pancreatic and skin cancers.