The Photomedicine Society
promotes a greater understanding
of light in health and disease.


Submission Guidelines

The Photomedicine Society is now accepting poster abstracts for the 27th Annual Meeting until December 21th, 2017. Oral abstracts are not currently being accepted. Please email your formatted abstract to Jo Urquhart at

Please refer to these guidelines when formatting your abstract:

  1. The abstract should be organized in the following order: (a) statement of purpose, (b) description of design or methods, (c) summary of results, (d) statement of conclusions.
  2. The total word count (including title, authors & affiliations) is 350 words, not including spaces. Do not include graphics or tables. Do not capslock or underline for emphasis in the text.
  3. The title must be brief and indicate clearly the nature of the investigation. Abbreviations must not be used in the title. Immediately after the title, state all authors’ names. Initials or first names must come before the last name. Do not state degrees and titles. Continuing on the same line, if possible, give institutional affiliation, city, and state. Two-letter abbreviations for the state may be used. Institutional abbreviations must conform to standard usage. Do not list street address or zip codes.


27th Annual Meeting of the Photomedicine Society
February 15, 2018
8:30AM – 5:00PM
Marriot Marquis
San Diego Marina
Grand Ballroom 5
San Diego, CA USA
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