Robert J Bridges completed his post graduation in the Department of Pharmacology at University of Saarland Medical School, Homburg, Germany. He completed his graduation at the University of Kentucky and under graduation at University of Houston, Texas. Dr. Robert is currently holding the Position as a professor at Rosalind Franklin University, USA. He has many awards and honors among them Full Athletic Scholarship – University of Houston, Cystic Fibrosis Research Scholar. Bridges have published many papers in national and international journals. He has memberships in American Physiology Society and Society of General Physiologist.
His research interest, mainly focuses on mechanisms of ion transport across epithelia and the neuro humoral as well as cellular regulatory pathways that control these transport mechanisms.
Name:Robert J. Bridges
Department:Physiology and Biophysics
University:Rosalind Franklin University
Steven B. Koevary
Steven B. Koevary
Department:Department of Biomedical Sciences and Disease
University:New England College of Optometry
Koevary earned a Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences from the City University of New York, New York. He is currently Chairman and Professor of Department of Biomedical Sciences and Disease at New England College of Optometry, USA. He has received several professional awards. Most of his work is patented. He is an active member of many societies. He attended many international conferences. He published articles in many national and international journals.
Focus of his research in recent years has been in the examination of the efficacy of using topically applied drugs to treat diseases of the posterior segment of the eye,developing a methodology for the delivery of monoclonal antibodies and neurotrophic factors to the retina for the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. More recently, he shifted gears towards the examination of ways of preventing tumour cell growth using various compounds including rose bengal and amniotic fluid-derived stem cells in ovarian cancer and retinoblastoma models.
Tara Moore CB
Catherine Bernadette Tara Moore
Professor Tara Moore, PhD and Harvard graduate with a wealth of experience of working in Universities and laboratories across UK, Europe and USA has made tremendous advances in progressing novel diagnosis and treatment for blinding eye diseases helping new research findings translate toward the clinic and patients in a personalized medicine approach. She is Director of Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Ulster University and has direct line management responsibility for over 130 staff and researchers and over 120 PhDs within the research institute.
The culmination of Professor Moore’s contribution to health, well-being and safety and improving people’s lives whilst inspiring others to see the opportunities to make a difference through science was recognised with the prestigious WISE award presented by HRH Princess Anne and most recently a prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship.
Her research interest, mainly focuses on developing siRNA and CRISPR-Cas9 for the cornea paving the way for gene silencing and gene editing in corneal dystrophies, developing remarkably potent mutant allele specific siRNAs and PAM specific CRISPR-Cas9 technologies.
Lilian Carla Carneiro
Lilian Carla Carneiro
Department:Institute of Tropical Pathology and Public Health and Department of Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology, Parasitology (DMIPP)
University:Federal University of Goias
Lilian Carla Carneiro has completed her graduation in Biomedicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Goias and master’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the Federal University of Goias, Brazil, and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Federal University of Goias. She also did post doctorate in molecular and imaging diagnosis of infectious and parasitic diseases, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil. She was a researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology of Parana. She is currently working as professor at Federal University of Goias. She has experience in the field of microbiology, with emphasis on applications of molecular biology, working mainly on the following topics: microbiological analysis, biotechnology of microorganisms and biotechnology applied to public health. She attended many national and international conferences. She published many articles in national and international journals.
Her scientific research mainly focuses on microbiological analysis, biotechnology of microorganisms and biotechnology applied to public health and environmental.
Harish C. Pant
Senior Investigator, USA
Harish C. Pant
University/Institute:National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Dr. Pant received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Agra University, Agra, India. His postdoctoral studies were conducted on the mechanisms of electron and ion transport in model membrane systems at the Department of Biophysics at Michigan State University. He joined the Laboratory of Neurobiology in the NIMH as a senior staff fellow in 1974 with Dr. Ichiji Tasaki where he studied the function of the axonal cytoskeleton in the squid giant axon. In 1979 he moved to the NIAAA extending his studies on the neuronal cytoskeleton and the effects of alcohol on its regulation. Dr. Pant moved to the NINDS, Laboratory of Neurochemistry in 1987 where he is presently chief of the section on Cytoskeleton Regulation. His laboratory is studying the mechanisms of topographic regulation of neuronal cytoskeleton proteins by post-translational modification, including the role of kinase cascades in normal brain and during neurodegeneration.
His research interest mainly focuses on Cytoskeleton Regulation, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer’s Diseases and Neurodegenerative disorders.
Professor and Principal Investigator
University/Institute:Medical Radiological Research
Vladimir Zaichick has completed his PhD from Institute of Biophysics, Moscow, and his DSc degree and Professor rank from Medical Radiological Research Center, Obninsk, Russia. He is a member of the Scientific Council on Analytical Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences. a fellow of the British Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Chemist (since 1996), and a member of some other Scientific Societies He attended many international conferences. He published articles in many national and international journals and 19 patents.
His research interest mainly focuses on:
Nuclear and relative analytical methods for in vitro and in vivo investigation of chemical element contents in human tissue, organs and fluids suitable for using in medical studies
Role of chemical element contents in tissues and fluids of human body in normal and pathophysiology, including carcinogenesis
Chemical element contents in human tissue, organs and fluids as markers of norm and diseases, including cancer
Nuclear and relative analytical methods in the life sciences
Professor and Director
Department:Urology and Andrology
University:The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University
Haihong Jiang completed his M.D. and Ph.D. at Third Military Medical University and Southwest Hospital in Chongqing, China. where he spent 10 years learning Clinical Medicine, training in Urology, and conducting research in Neurourology & Urodynamics. He received his National Medical Doctor Licensure in 2001 and Board Certification in Surgery (Urology) in China in 2005. By returning to china, He accepted a position as Professor and Vice Chair for the Department of Urology from the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, where he has established a euro-urology center for clinical and translational researches. He has received several professional awards. He attended many international conferences. He published articles in many national and international journals.
His research interest mainly focuses on the control of lower urinary tract function, including the physiology and pathophysiology of the bladder and pelvic floor; specifically overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder after spinal cord injury or brain injury, pelvic floor function, neuromodulation, and urodynamics.
University:Medical University of Silesia
Prof. Cieslar completed his M.D., Ph.D. and worked as an Assistant Professor (internalmedicine) from the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice. He has vast experience in different areas of modern internal and physical medicine among them cardiology, angiology, balneology, physiotherapy, basic mechanisms of biological action and clinical applications of various physical factors, etc. and in environmental health. He has published many papers in Polish national and international peer-reviewed journals, 10 monograph books and 25 chapters in books.
He was the participant of several research grants from Polish National Science Committee, and Ministry of Science and Education, dealing with clinical efficacy of new medical devices. Prof. Cieslar won 13 Scientific Prizes of the Rector of Medical University of Silesia and Medal of the Commission of National Education.
His research interests focuses on internal medicine, physical medicine, physiotherapy, magnetotherapy, lasertherapy, photodynamic medicine, cryotherapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, environmental health
Dr. Agnieszka Wiącek
Dr hab. Agnieszka Ewa Wiącek
University:Maria Curie-Skłodowska University
Dr hab.Agnieszka Ewa Wiącek studied chemistry in 1989-1994 at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland) and in 1994 was employed as a research assistant in the Department of Physical Chemistry. She received D. Sc. degree in chemistry in September 2000 on the base of Ph.D. thesis including the effect of natural stabilizers on oil/water emulsion stability. In 2013 she received Dr. habilitation degree in physical chemistry writing dissertation titled “Effect of the selected biologically-active substances, mainly phospholipids and (phospho)lipases on the interfacial properties of dispersed systems”. She published about 60 scientific papers. She was the promoter of 10 master of science thesis (M. Sc) and 18 licentiate thesis (B. Sc.). She participated in 6 scientific projects including 1 international project. She was the main performer in 2 projects (1 of them promoter’s project) and performer in others. She collaborated with Prof. Delgado team (Grenada University, Spain). She prepared the new tasks and teaching materials in English for students of Chemistry (Material Chemistry specialization). She conducts laboratory of physicochemical phenomena at interfaces in English.
Her research interest mainly focuses on Colloidal chemistry, dispersed systems, emulsion and suspension stability, dynamic light scattering, wettability, polymers and biopolymers, surfactants and biosurfactants, zeta potential, DLVO, green chemistry.
Department:Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology
Dr. Alexandros Garyfallos is a Professor in Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology and Chairman of the 4th Department of Internal Medicine of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) at Hippokration General Hospital. He graduated from the Medical School of AUTh in 1981 and he got his Ph.D. in November 1985 from the same Medical School. In July 2008 as Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology in AUTh. From January 1994 up to November 1994 he has worked as a Research Fellow at the Rheumatology Unit of Guy’s Hospital in London.
Dr. Alexandros Garyfallos is a representative of the Medical Department at the Senate of AUTH and for the last 15 years, he has been a member of the Special Training Committee, designing the future policy of the Medical School. He has also been a member of the Postgraduate Committee teaching in the Postgraduate Program since it started in 2002. He has been a member of more than twelve special committees of the Medical Department and he is one of the coordinators of an Interdepartmental Training Program in Rheumatology across Greece.
He has supervised or acted as a member of the Examination Committees in 22 Doctoral Dissertations and in 19 Master Theses. In June of 2011, he was elected as Vice President and in July of 2013 since December 2017 as President of the Medical Department of AUTh.
His research interest mainly focuses on Immunology of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Clement L Higginbotham
University/Institute:Athlone Institute of Technology
Professor Clement Higginbotham founded the Materials Research Institute at Athlone Institute of Technology. He is currently Director of Biomedical Research and Principal Investigator at AIT. He also is a lecturer in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry/Materials, Medical Devices and Food Science at the same Institute. Professor Higginbotham obtained his PhD in organic chemistry from University College, Dublin. He was subsequently a Newman Scholar at UCD after several years of postdoctoral research in the UK and Canada. His papers and books were published in many national and International Journals.
His research interests include all aspects of Biomedical Research, especially the use of hydro gels in drug delivery, biomedical coatings, tissue engineering and nanotechnology.
Abdel-Hay Kaoud H
Hussein Abdel-Hay Kaoud
Dr. Hussein Kaoud was the Chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Cairo University. He has given lectures in Molecular Epidemiology and Biotechnology at different universities. Currently, he works as a Full Professor of Preventive Medicine at Cairo University, Egypt. He has published many papers. He has Several International Books, one international award (USA), 10 Cairo university International Publication awards and the Appreciation Award in Advanced Technological Sciences, from Cairo University. He supervised, examined and discussed many medical dissertations.
His research interest is focused on Molecular Biology and Advanced Technology of Basic Life Sciences.
Dr. Ahmed Hegazi
Dr. Ahmed Hegazi
Department:Microbiology and Immunology
University/Institute:National Research Center
Dr. Ahmed Hegazi is currently a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the National Research Center, Egypt. Prof. Hegazi received his master’s degree in 1979 and his Ph.D. in 1981. Hegazi organized and contributed to national and international research projects since 1977 and till now; he has been the principal investigator on multiple research projects within the National Research Center. Dr. Hegazi is also the president of the Egyptian Environmental Society for Uses and Production of Bee Products, secretary of the Egyptian Society of Apitherapy, secretary general of the African Federation of Apiculture Associations, and a member of the International Apitherapy Commission (APIMONDIA).
He received 10th Academic Conference, PRA and NAS (Nippon Apitherapy Soc.) Japan, 2006, 2 Bronze medals from The International Innovation Fair of the Middle East, Kuwait, Finally awarded the Merit Award in Medical Sciences, National Research Centre, Egypt, 2016.
His research interest mainly focuses on biotechnology of microbial agent & Immunology Section.
Res. Assoc., Prof., USA
Research Associate Professor
University:State University of New York
Dr. Lin joined the staff of Center for Functional Genomics (CFG) in 2002, as Core
Director of the Proteomics/Mass Spec Facility. He is also a Research Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, State
University of New York at Albany.
Dr. Lin earned his doctoral degree in Analytical Chemistry at the Institute of Chemistry
of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China in 1996. In 1997, he was promoted to Research Associate Professor to pursue his independent research ideas in analytical
chemistry. He completed his post-doctoral research fellowship training in protein and membrane lipid biochemistry under the mentorship of Dr. John Glomset at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (University of Washington, Seattle) in 2000. Following that, he continued his biomedical research fellowship training at the Heart Institute of the Albany Medical Center, New York in 2001. He served as chief proteomics/mass spec scientist in the Myomatrix Therapeutics, LLC (Cytopia) in 2002.
His research interests include methodology development for proteomics, metabolomics, and mass spectrometry; mammalian cell membrane structure; phosphorylation in cellular signal transduction; and molecular proteomic changes in neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases.
Saeid Nosrati M
Associate Professor, USA
Mordechai Saeid Nosrati
Department:Department of Medicine
University/Institute:Keck-USC School of Medicine
Dr. Nosrati attended medical school at the State University of New York in Brooklyn. After completing an internship and residency program at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He was awarded a nephrology fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital/ Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Nosrati joined the Keck-USC School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at Keck-USC School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. and Medical Director of the CKD program and the Renal, Hypertension and Transplant Clinic at the LAC+USC. Dr. Nosrati is actively involved in a number of bench research as well as clinical research activities spanning different fields. He is actively conducting research in advancing kidney dialysis, liver dialysis and providing a support system for the MOF/MODS multisystem failures using advanced technologies. In addition, he has been actively conducting major pharmaceutical sponsored phase II-IV clinical trials in hypertension, anemia, iron, secondary hyperparathyroidism etc.
His research interest mainly focuses on:
Chronic Renal Disease
Disorders of Lipoid Metabolism
Asst., Prof., New York
University/Institute:New York Institute of Technology
Toma received his Ph.D. in Engineering Science from the Technical University of Lisbon in Portugal. He worked as a project researcher in Altair Engineering France in Paris, with the focus on computational analysis of brain injuries. From Paris, he moved to Japan, where he worked as a research assistant professor at Tokyo University and at a research institute RIKEN, where he developed numerical algorithms for cardiovascular fluid-structure interaction simulations. After three years in Japan, he moved to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he worked in the field of computational combustion at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KSA) as a visiting researcher. He is now an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at New York Institute of Technology, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.
Image processing, high-performance computing, computational mechanics/biomechanics, biomechanical/biomedical engineering, Trefftz elements, hydrated soft tissue, impact biomechanics, head and brain injuries, and cardiovascular fluid-structure interaction
Assoc., Prof., Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Muzibur Rahman
Department:Chemistry (CEAMR Research-Center)
University: King Abdulaziz University
Dr. Mohammed Muzibur Rahman is a world-renowned scientist (Materials & Biomaterials) from Bangladesh. He is an Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry (with CEAMR Research-Center) at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia since2014. Before joining to the King Abdulaziz University as an Assistant Professor in 2011, he served for two years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry (withCAMNE Research-Center) at Najran University. He completed his B.Sc. (Chemistry; 1999) and M.Sc. (Physical Chemistry; 2002) from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh.He received his Ph.D. degree from Chonbuk National University, South Korea in 2007. Before becoming an academician, he worked as a Postdoctoral research fellow at Pusan National University (2007/2008, South Korea) and at Toyohashi University of Technology (2008/2009, Japan) consecutively.
His research interests are in the field of nanotechnology, semiconductor materials, bio- & chemo- sensors, self-assembled mono layers, nano-composites, conductive polymers, carbon nano tubes, ferrocene moieties, photo catalysis, and smart micro- & Bio-chips.
Associate Professor, China
Rui Liu is an associate professor of Analytical Chemistry in College of Chemistry, Sichuan University. He received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the College of Chemistry at Sichuan University. He worked in National Research Council Canada as a “Visiting Scientist” in Oct. 2010 – Oct. 2011. He joined Chengdu University of Technology in 2012. He finished his postdoctoral research in May 2016 and moved to Sichuan University. His current research interests focus on the elemental mass spectrometry -based biological studies. He published articles in many national and international journals.
His research interest mainly focuses on Bioanalytical chemistry; Elemental mass spectrometry; Bioconjugation; Nanomaterials
Assoc., Professor, Singapore
Department:Medical Imaging Systems
University:National University of Singapore
Dr. Zhiwei Huang received his Ph.D. from NTU in 1999. He did his postdoctoral work in the Cancer Imaging Department, British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA), and Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. In 2003 Dr. Huang has completed his training in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, Photobiology and Photomedicine. He has also served as an international consultant in lasers and optics at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Austria and the International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS) in Italy in 1999-2000. In late 2003, he joined the National University of Singapore as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Bioengineering. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor at National University of Singapore, Singapore. His research mainly focuses on nonlinear microscopy, optical coherence microscopy, and single molecule imaging.
Biomedical Optical Spectroscopy (Raman, Fluorescence and Diffuse Reflectance) and Imaging in Biomedicine
Advanced Fiber-Optic Endoscopic Imaging
Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy Imaging
Multimodal Nonlinear Optical Microscopy Imaging
Nonlinear Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
Chief Scientific Consultant
Chief Scientific Consultant
Department:BioMedical Research and R&D of Health Care
Organization:Biofirm Pty Ltd
Rajasekariah has completed his first bachelor degree from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India. He did his Master degree from Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India. He did his Ph.D from Australian National University, Canberra,
Australia. He Worked in several capacity in pharmaceutical (Ciba-Geigy), health care-diagnostic (Monoclonal Australia, Silenus Labs-ICI Australia Ltd), biotechnology (Biotech Australia, QBT, Brisbane), infectious disease diagnostics (Cellabs Pty Ltd). He also Delivered marketable products; HCP assay for bio-pharmaceutical company (Biotech Australia); Serology kits (H.pylori) (Diagnostic Technology), IgA detection kit and Infectious Disease Diagnostic kits (Cellabs) for world-wide market. Innovative immunoassay development and problem solving in infectious disease diagnostics. Commercialization of research products. Custom product development for US Army. He attended many national and international conferences. He published many articles in national and international journals.
His scientific research mainly focuses on Biochemistry, cell culture, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology and life sciences etc,.
Jaffu Othniel Chilongola
Department:Medical Biochemistry & Immunology
Organization:Tumaini University Makumira
Dr. Jaffu Chilongola obtained a Doctor of Vet Medicine degree from the Sokoine University in Morogoro, Tanzania in 1996. Dr. Chilongola studied a Master of Science in Immunology at the Sokoine University from 1998-2000 when he graduated. In 2002 he moved to Muheza District Hospital in a Northen Tanzania Region where he was involved in a malaria research project in children as a scientist and a Ph.D. candidate sponsored by the Fogarty International Centre (USA) through the International Malaria Research Training Program and worked in Muheza, Morogoro and Seattle WA at different periods from 2002 to 2006. During this period, he applied DNA microarrays to analyze genes expressed in severe pediatric malaria. As head of the Graduate Training Unit of KCMC and Senior Scientist/Senior Lecturer, he has mentored several graduate students. He is a member of the KCMU Co Research and Ethics Committee since 2006.
His research interest includes understanding the immunological, genetic, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of neglected tropical diseases including zoonotic arboviruses–malaria confections.