Michael R Hamblin Ph.D. is a Principal Investigator at Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Associate Professor Harvard Medical School. He has interests in photodynamic therapy and photobiomodulation. He has published 422 peer-reviewed articles, is Editor-in-Chief of “Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine and Laser Surgery”, Associate Editor for 10 other journals, and serves on NIH Study-Sections. He has an h-factor 90 and >32,300 citations. He has authored/edited 23 textbooks on PDT and photomedicine including SPIE proceedings. Dr Hamblin was elected as a Fellow of SPIE in 2011, received 1st Endre Mester Lifetime Achievement Award Photomedicine from NAALT in 2017, and Outstanding Career Award from Dose Response Society in 2018.