Manipal 15 September 2023:Manipal Academy of Higher Education in affiliation with World Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (WALT) and Indian Podiatry Association (IPA), Karnataka Chapter – collectively organized “World Association for photobiomoduLation Therapy (WALT) Congress 2023”. The Congress was held on 14th September at Manipal, with the theme “Photobiomodulation: The Art and Science of Cellular Healing”. The organizing chairpersons for WALTCon2023 had been Dr. G Arun Maiya, Dean MCHP, Chief-CDFCR, Professor-Department of Physiotherapy, President-IPA Karnataka Chapter, Membership Director-WALT and Dr. A. P. S Suri, National President of IPA & India’s Leading Podiatric Surgeon.
Chief Guests for the inaugural ceremony had been Dr. Rajeev Varshney Director, Defence Institute of Physiology &Allied Sciences, DRDO, Govt. of India and Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M. D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. Guest of Honour, Dr. Sharath Kumar Rao OkayPro Vice Chancellor- Health Sciences Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal together with Dr. HS Ballal, Pro Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal as the President of Function presided over the Congress. Dr. René-Jean Bensadoun, President- WALT, Chair, Centre de Haute Energie, Nice, France, Dr. A. P. S. Suri, President, Indian Podiatry Association and Dr. G. Arun Maiya, Dean-MCHP, Manipal, President, IPA- Karnataka Chapter additionally graced the occasion with their presence.
Dr HS Ballal, Pro-Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)complimentedthe initiative saying, “We are delighted to be a component of MAHE’s first ever worldwide convention. I’m assured that via this convention, delegates attending shall be ready to study newer issues in the filed of photobiomodulation and impart studying for individuals in use, particularly from rural India.”
Commenting on the affiliation, Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M. D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, stated, “MAHE understands the significance of collaborations to present its college students with the finest of experiences. We are proud to be partneringwith the main world physique for selling research, schooling and scientific purposes in the field of photobiomodulation with superior applied sciences. We are grateful for this nice alternative tohost such necessary convention. With over 500 delegates attending the convention, we’re assured of serving to them study extra about this filed and empower progress and innovation. The multinational membership contains the world’s main specialists in all types of remedy mediated by the photobiomodulation results of mild occurring. Through WALTCon 2023, we goal to stimulate top quality research in photobiomodulation, supply evidence-based steerage, schooling and requirements for finest observe in photobiomodulation and contribute to the promotion of well being and high quality of life.”
Dr Rajeev Varshney, Director, Defense Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences, DRDO, Govt of India, stated “The conferenceexplores the profound influence of mild on life on our planet, delving into the foundation of life itself. We centered on the formation of photoreceptors, which allow animals to reply to their atmosphere, and Albert Einstein’s quantum idea of mild, which led to the ample use of mild as an vitality supply. After two years of in depth research, we’ve gained a strong understanding of how mild impacts mobile and human physiology”.
The congress obtained a wonderful curiosity & participation from delegates throughout prime 200 rating universities from international locations like USA, UK, South Africa, Australia, Iran throughout healthcare, and technologyindustries. The congress additionally attracted glorious trade help from prime firms working in the field of photobiomodulation making it an awesome “Industry-Academia Partnership”.