Natalia Mayumi Inada
Natalia M. Inada earned a Ph.D. in Medical Pathophysiology from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, in 2006). She is currently a research scientist at the University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos Institute of Physics, Brazil, leading the Microbial Control and Cell Culture Labs at the Biophotonics Group. She works in multicenter clinical projects such as the “CerCa Solutions for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia” and \"Photodynamic Therapy Brazil for Non-melanoma Skin Cancer.” Dr. Inada’s research focuses on improving photodynamic therapy with nanodelivery systems, and the treatment of infectious diseases. She has published numerous scientific papers and book chapters, and was awarded for her work many times, including the Mercosur Prize for Science and Technology (2016), the PDT Clinical Trial Excellence (2017), and Poster of Merit (2019) by the International Photodynamic Association.