R. Rox Anderson

Dr. Anderson is professor at Harvard Medical School, an adjunct professor at MIT, and directs the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, the world’s largest academic facility dedicated to the use of light for diagnosis and therapy.  Dr. Anderson conceived and developed the use of selectively absorbed laser pulses, which are now the primary procedure used to treat birthmarks, pigmented lesions, tattoos, hypertrichosis, and other conditions.  Active research includes diagnostic tissue imaging and spectroscopy, photodynamic therapy, mechanisms of laser-tissue interactions, and novel therapy for skin disorders.  Dr. Anderson received his undergraduate degree from MIT and his MD from Harvard Medical School through the MIT-Harvard Health Sciences and Technology program.

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