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 402 peer-reviewed articles, is Editor/Associate Editor for 10 journals and serves on NIH Study-Sections. He has an h-factor 87 and >29,500 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.