Paolo Cassano is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Photobiomodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Depression and Clinical Research Program. Since 2009, Dr. Cassano has led multiple studies on transcranial photobiomodulation with near-infrared light for anxiety and mood disorders. These groundbreaking projects have demonstrated preliminary efficacy of near-infrared light for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. He is currently enrolling participants in a study examining the effectiveness of transcranial photobiomodulation on improving language, memory, and attention in adults with Down syndrome.