Natalia Mayumi Inada

University of Sao Paulo

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.

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Today, in the face of resistant microorganisms, aggressive cancers unresponsive to conventional treatments, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for advanced and innovative protocols for combating and treating disease is paramount. This book presents basic concepts of photodynamic therapy along with data from clinical research on its use in treating oncologic and other diseases. It also presents innovative strategies in photodynamic therapy, including information on polymer nanoparticles. This book was prepared with great care and by many valuable hands so that we can expand the dissemination of Photodynamic Therapy, as well as motivate for new research.

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