Fernanda Sakamoto, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Investigator
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Research Staff
Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo 2012
MD Federal University of Sao Paulo 1999
acne vulgaris; aminolevulinic acid; dermatology; laser therapy; lasers; photochemotherapy; photodynamic therapy; photosensitizing agents; sebaceous glands; skin cancer; skin lesions At the Wellman Center, my primary interest is the use of lasers and photodynamic therapy for the treatment of skin lesions and cancers. Because acne is the most common disease in dermatology, I am working on the development of methods to selectively damage the sebaceous glands.
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