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Intranasal Light Therapy – a personal-use healing technology with surprising promises

MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present

Monday, April 23, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Toronto, Ontario

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Homeostasis is a much sought after medical outcome because a person this state can naturally overcome many chronic diseases and disorders. Professor Timon Liu, a leading expert in Intranasal Light Therapy has been especially invited from China to present the case for this simple self-administered technology to be seriously considered as a safe and effective method to deliver this desired medical outcome.

Although North America is unfamiliar with this medical technology, Chinese scientists have already invested many years into investigating its potential. Attendees of this event will learn from Professor Liu on how Intranasal Light Therapy works, why it works, and his knowledge of its clinical applications.

The objective of this event is not only to educate attendees on the technology. Ontario-based MedicLights Research, advised by MaRS, have already independently developed the devices that can be made available to practitioners and researchers who are interested to collaborate with Professor Liu to investigate the outcomes on their selected medical indications. These may include conditions related to the immune, circulatory, endocrine and autonomic nervous system.

This special event is from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm, Monday, 23rd April 2012, at the MaRS main auditorium, 101 College Street, Toronto. Seating capacity is limited and registration is required for attending this event. Intranasal Light Therapy devices worth $300 each will be given away to 5 lucky attendees. Attendees are advised to have a light meal before attending.

 


About the Speaker


Timon Liu

Timon Cheng-Yi Liu is the Head Professor of the Laboratory of Laser Sports Medicine at the South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (ASLMS), and is on the editorial board of Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. He has a BS in physical chemistry from Nanjing University, a MS in quantum chemistry from Jilin University and a Ph.D in laser technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His main interest is in the mechanisms of photobiomodulation and function-specific homeostasis and their applications in laser medicine, biomedicine and sports science. He is widely recognized as the thought leader on intranasal light therapy.



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When & Where


MaRS Discovery District (CR3)
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7
Canada

Monday, April 23, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present

MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.

MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses. 

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Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.

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Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.


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