Stephen D Miller
Stephen Miller is the Professor of Microbiology-Immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in 1975 from the Pennsylvania State University and did postdoctoral training in cellular immunology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center before joining the faculty at Northwestern in 1981 where he currently serves as Director of the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center. Dr. Miller has published more than 606 research papers, serves on the editorial boards of multiple journals, and is internationally recognized for his research on pathogenesis and regulation of autoimmune diseases using antigen-specific tolerance and monocyte targeting strategies. His reserach interests are Immunology,Tolerance,Multiple Sclerosis, Immune Regulation, Virology, Neuroscience.
Mirela Olympia Fagarasan
University of Southern California
She was working in academia as an internationally recognized neuropharmacology and neuroimmunology researcher. She published more than 500 scientific reports in the field of neuropsychopharmacology and signal transduction. She was leading a laboratory interested in understanding the fundamental neurobiological mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders to contribute at development of new pharmacological treatments. They use genetic, neuroendocrine and neurochemical methods. They recognize the role of the immune system in modulating neuropsychiatric diseases and they are developing in vitro cellular models and in vivo animal models to study the neuro-immune interactions under normal and disease states. She has successfully combined research, teaching, administration and clinical care and continues to work on advancing our understanding of serious mental illness.
New York City Health and Hospitals
Deepa Vinoo is the assistant director of Nursing,(Director of Memory Care ), NYC Health and Hospitals “As a team leader, I had an opportunity to really change our facility’s practice and culture to improve the quality of lives of residents who have dementia ... patient-centered care is the key.” As director of the Memory Care Unit at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler, Deepa Vinoo leads an interdisciplinary team that utilizes innovative techniques to effectively, holistically, and compassionately care for residents diagnosed with dementia. She has been leading award winning project “ Reduction of Antipsychotics in Dementia Related Behavior’. Vinoo has spearheaded ongoing training that has updated Coler’s caregiving approach to align with Alzheimer’s Association best practices and has helped 95 percent of her team to earn National Council of Certified Dementia Care Practitioners certification. “Music & Memory” is a standout program led by Vinoo at Coler; this program uses familiar music to reach behind the veil of dementia in order to draw out persons hidden behind the disability and reengage them with the world. Through this and other advanced treatment programs led by Vinoo, Coler has achieved significant reduction in antipsychotic medication administered to residents diagnosed with dementia, increased engagement and satisfaction among residents’ families, and fostered better interaction between residents and staff – a relationship vital to improving successful long-term care. With more than 20 years of experience as a nursing instructor administrator and clinician, Vinoo holds an MSN degree in Psychiatric Nursing. Ms.Vinoo is a board certified gerontological Nurse and a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner.
Joel I Osorio
Dr. Osorio is an innovative businessman with a distinct entrepreneurial mindset concentrated in adding value on the areas of Biotechnology (mRNA), Reprogramming & Regenerative Medicine for translational use in humans and a variety of clinical applications aimed for both the private and the public health sectors. He is the CEO of RegenerAge Clinic and RegenerAge Beauty. VP and Clinical Developer for Bioquark,Inc. CCO at Reanima Advance Biosciences Project. President at Dr. Jois® an anti-aging, beauty and cosmetic products endorsement company. VP and Chairman of the WAMS Americas Division. Earned MD degree at Westhill University. Diplomate in aesthetic medicine (UAG), Advance Fellow by the ABAARM, visiting scholar at UNC at Chapel Hill in Dermatology. Fellow in Stem Cell Medicine by the A4M and USF, Business Diplomate at ECA, enrolled Master on Health Sciences at Victoria University. Has appeared on several occasions on International media, some of his latest broadcast appearances are CNN español, TV Azteca, Excelsior Newspaper, Medicable, PharmaBoard Room, and Podcasts among others. His public appearances as a speaker at the 27th A4M Spring Congress 2019 (Orlando), the 2018 RAADfest (San Diego), 3rd International Conference on Molecular Medicine and Diagnostics (Dubai), Global Academic Business Forum on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (Baltimore), Second International Congress on mHealth (Shiraz), 6th International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (S.F), 11th World Congress on Cell & Tissue Science (Tokyo), 17th International Conference on Neurology and Neuroscience (Toronto), 9th International Conference & Exhibition on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine (Las Vegas) among others, makes him a pioneer on the Regenerative+Reprogramming Medicine Field.
Ian James Martins
Edith Cowan University
Dr. Ian James Martins is an Editor/Reveiwer for Open Access Pub/MDPI journals and various other international journals. Advisory Board Member for Photon Journal. Fellow of International Agency for Standards and Ratings (IASR). Conferred with the RICHARD KUHN RESEARCH AWARD-2015 ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. Chief Editor for International Journal of Diabetes Research (2014-2019), Research and Reviews: Neuroscience (2016-2019) and Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Studies (2017-2019). BIT Member (BIT Congress. Inc) with an H-index of 65, Citations >4837. 71 international certificates from various conferences/journals have been received in relation to anti-aging, health and disease. Keynote addresses and chair for various international conferences. Dr Ian Martins is a reviewer for approx. 47 journals over the past 5 years (98th percentile as assessed for Publons users by merit). Organizing Committee and Advisory Board Member for approx. 50 conferences/congresses for 2018-2019).
University of Calgary
Dr. Yingxu Wang is professor of cognitive informatics, brain science, software science, and denotational mathematics. He is the founding President of International Institute of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICIC). He is a Fellow of ICIC, a Fellow of WIF (UK), a P.Eng. of Canada, and a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He has been visiting professor (on sabbatical leaves) at Oxford University (1995), Stanford University (2008 | 2016), UC Berkeley (2008), and MIT (2012), respectively. He has been a full professor since 1994. He is the founder and steering committee chair of the annual IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC) since 2002. He is founding Editor-in-Chiefs of International Journal of Cognitive Informatics & Natural Intelligence; International Journal of Software Science & Computational Intelligence; Journal of Advanced Mathematics & Applications; and Journal of Mathematical & Computational Methods, as well as Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on SMC - Systems. He has served as chair or co-chair of 19 IEEE or other int’l conferences and a member of IEEE Selection Committee for Senior Members in 2011. Dr. Wang’s publications have been cited for 30,000+ times according to Google Scholar. According to Research Gate statistics, his research profile has reached top 2.5 per cent worldwide, top one to 10 (timely vary in the range) at the University of Calgary, and the most read work in neural networks. He is the recipient of dozens international awards on academic leadership, outstanding contributions, best papers, and teaching in the last three decades.
Ryan D arcy
Simon Fraser University
Dr. D’Arcy is BC Leadership Chair in Medical Technologies and Professor of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He serves as Head of Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Health Sciences and Innovation at Fraser Health and is the founding Chair of BC’s Innovation Boulevard. Dr. D’Arcy received his B.Sc. (with distinction) from the University of Victoria, M.Sc. & Ph.D. degrees in Neuroscience from Dalhousie University, and completed post-doctoral training in MRI Physics at the National Research Council. Over the last 20 years, Dr. D’Arcy has led Canada’s translational neuroscience to bring direct healthcare impact to devastating brain conditions. He has created brain vital signs, led VR brain surgery breakthroughs, and discovered activity in elusive brain white matter. His research interests are Neuroscientist, Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Brain Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
University of Manitoba
Shahin Shooshtari is a professor in Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She is also a researcher with St. Amant Research Centre, and an affiliated researcher with the Centre on Aging and Manitoba Centre for Health Policy. Dr. Shooshtari’s training is in Public Health Sciences (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) and Community Health Sciences (Ph.D.). She currently teaches undergraduate courses including introduction to social epidemiology and families in later years. She also teaches a graduate-level research methods course that introduces graduate students to the processes and methods involved in completing a research project using Statistics Canada’s confidential master data files at the Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC). Dr. Shooshtari’s program of research is focused on health and wellbeing of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Her program of research is funded by a number of funding agencies including Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Research Manitoba, St. Amant, University of Manitoba, and Public Health Agency of Canada,. Dr. Shooshtari is mentoring a number of graduate and undergraduate students in her interdisciplinary program of research, linking areas of community health, aging and disability. In recognition of her work, Dr. Shooshtari received the Emerging Scholar Award from the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) in 2008. More recently (2012) she received the University of Manitoba merit Award for excellence in teaching, service, and research.
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Dr. Giovanni Laviola began his-academy-career with a-Degree-in-Biological-Sciences (Psychobiology), University-of-Roma and a-Research-Assistant-position in 1983. Following a-Royal-Society-Fellowship at Edinburgh-University in 1988, he joined Istituto-Superiore-Sanità-(ISS), Roma, as-Researcher-in-Neuroscience, in 1990. He spent a-sabbatical-year as-NATO-Advanced-Research-Fellow at-S.U.N.Y., during 1993, and as-Centre-Pompidou-Fellow at-London-University, in 2002. Since 2003, he is Senior-Research-Scientist and-Project-PI at the Reference-Center-for-Behavioural-Sciences-and-Mental-Health, ISS-Roma, Italy–EU. Current research includes modeling genetic/epigenetic-interplay in ADHD, autism and Rett syndrome, and effective diagnostic tools and therapies. He has-being-received funding from European-Framework-Programs; Jerome-Lejeune-Foundation; Bilateral-Italy-USA(NIH)-RareDiseases; NATO-Life-Science/Technology-Program. He is the author-of-over-250 papers, holder of-international-patents, Honorary-Fellow-of-IBNS, and Italian-Ministry-of-Health-Advisor on Animal-Experimentation. Since 2016, Editor-in-Chief of Neuroscience-Biobehavioral-Reviews.
Metaxa Cancer Hospital
Alexandrina Nikova is a resident at Metaxa Cancer Hospital in Piraeus, Greece. She graduated Democritus Univetsity of Thrace where she was also a member of the neurosurgical lab faculty and assistant in the operations for 2,5 years. She was a volunteer in the neurological department (Montana, Bulgaria 2016) and a hospitalization guest at the department of neurosurgery (Zurich, Switzerland 2017). Currently she is chosen to be a mentor of "Fundamental neuroscience for neuroimaging" of Johns Hopkins. Her recent researches include the field of neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, traumatic brain injuries, forensic science, vascular neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.
424 General Military Hospital of Thessaloniki
Evangelos Karanikas, is a Military Psychiatrist servicing in 424 General Military Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is the Head of the Research and Education Department of the Psychiatric Clinic and also the Scientific Associate of 2nd University Psychiatric Department, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. He was a Research Fellow of Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Center, Australia and a Lecturer in Rural Medical School, Toowoomba, University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests focus on neuro-endocrine and immunological mechanisms in psychosis.
University of Gothenburg
Trevor Archer is currently Senior Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg Sweden. He obtained an Honour’s degree (Psychology and Physiology) at Newcastle-upon-Tyne University (1974), and a PhD, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (1979). From 1978 (Aug) to 1988 (Dec), He was employed by Astra Läkemedel AB with the position of Head of CNS Drugs when He left to take up my appointment as Professor and Chair of Biological Psychology. He have the position of Guest or Visiting Professor at University of Hawaii at Manoa(1994), Örebro University(1996-2006), Karlstad University (2000-2004), Kalmar University (2003-2013), Madrid University(1991-2009), Sapienza University,Rome(2013-) and received an Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from St. Joseph’s College, North Point (2010); Honorary Doctorship,: Professorship and Membership Awards from the Polish Academy of Science Pharmacological Society (May, 2013); and the Sansone Award (April, 2014): School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. His Research Interest are Neuropsychology, Neurobiology, Behavioural.
University of Bucharest
Prof. Radu Mutihac is Chair of Medical Physics Section, University of Bucharest, and works in Neuroscience, Signal Processing, Microelectronics, and Artificial Intelligence. As postdoc/research associate/visiting professor/full professor he has run his research at the University of Bucharest, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Italy), Ecole Polytechnique (France), Institut Henri Poincaré (France), KU Leuven (Belgium). Data mining and exploratory analysis of neuroimaging time series were addressed during two Fulbright Grants in Neuroscience (Yale University, CT, and University of New Mexico, NM, USA). His research in fused biomedical imaging modalities was carried out at the Johns Hopkins University, National Institutes of Health, and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, MD, USA. Since 2008, Prof. Mutihac has been nominated PhD student supervisor in the field of Physics at the University of Bucharest, Romania. Prof. Mutihac is member of the ISMRM, ESMRMB, OHBM, Romanian US Alumni Association, and fellow of Signal Processing and Neural Networks Society IEEE, as well as referee for several journals of the Institute of Physics (London, UK), Neural Networks (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, and evaluator/expert for the ISMRM, OHBM, ARACIS, CNCSIS, UEFISCDI, The Romanian – U.S. Fulbright Commission, and the European Commission (FP7, H2020). Prof. Mutihac published over 120 scientific papers in reputed peer-reviewed journals, 12 monographs, and contributed with chapters in other 10 textbooks published by renowned scientific publishing houses. He participated in more than 150 scientific meetings with posters and oral presentations, seminars, invited and plenary lectures, as well as acting as member of the organizing committees, special session organizer, chairperson, and keynote speaker. Following his scientific activity, Prof. Mutihac has been nominated scientific referee for 12 journals, such as IOP, IEEE journals and alike, as well as Member of the Editorial Board of 8 journals in the field of Neuroscience: J. Romanian College of Medical Physicists, J. Childhood & Developmental Disorders, J. Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Medical and Clinical Reviews, J. of Translational Neurosciences, Epilepsy J., The Neurologist - Clinical and Therapeutics J., and Advances in Neurology and Neuroscience.
Bachelor and Master in Clinical and Health Psychology at Aveiro University (Portugal) and internship in Coimbra Hospital University Centre. Later, worked as a psychologist and neuropsychologist with Professor Doctor Luis Maia. Also performed a research project in Biofeedback/Neurofeedback by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Is currently working with the Institution of Solidarity Projecto Homem / Braga in the additions field and Cognitive Neurorehabilitation. In parallel, also conducts outpatient consultations in various psychological disorders. Concomitantly, made several national and international communications in various Congress as Guest Speaker in the field of Neuroscience and Editor in several Scientific Journals and Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Psychology and Neuroscience (www.neuropsyjournal.com). Author of several articles in peer review journals. At the moment, is a PhD student in Neuroscience at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Salamanca – Neurosciences Institute of Castilla y León.
Southern Federal University
Sam Vaknin is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies). Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited and other books about personality disorders. His work is cited in hundreds of books and dozens of academic papers. He spent the past 6 years developing Cold Therapy: a treatment modality for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Over the years, with dozens of volunteers, he found that it was effective with clients suffering from a major depressive episode as well.
Belenichev Igor Fedorovich
Zaporozhye State Medical University
Graduated from Zaporizhzhya State Medical University in 1988, has a qualification as a laboratory assistant. He has been working at the Zaporizhzhya State Medical University since 1988. Postgraduate from 1988, assistant of the 1991 Department of Normal Physiology, ZSMU. In 1991 he defended his Ph.D. thesis "Purposeful search for substances with antioxidant activity in a series of derivatives of 1,2,4-triazole and quinazoline". Since 1999 he has been a senior lecturer of the Department of Normal Physiology at ZSMU. In 2003 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic: "Investigation of antioxidant properties in a number of derivatives of five- and six-member azaheterocycles, and to determine their effectiveness in cerebral ischemia". In 2004 he received the title of assistant professor and heads the Department of Pharmacology and Medical Recipes of ZSMU. In 2006 he received the title of professor. Member of the Board of the Association of Pharmacologists of Ukraine. Head of the Zaporizhzhya Branch of the Association of Pharmacologists of Ukraine. Employee of the State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Scientific worker of "Farmatron". Member of two specialized councils for the defense of dissertations, leading researcher at the Central Scientific Library of the ZSDL ZSMU and Head of the Preclinical Research Division of the State Pharmacological Center MoH Ukraine. Co-author of such domestic preparations as "Tiocetam", "Thiodaron", "Cardiovit", "Cerebrocurin", "Indotril", "Thiotriazolin forte", "Angiolin". The author and co-author of 715 scientific works, 182 certificates of authorship and patents, has prepared 2 doctors and 15 candidates of sciences, supervises 2 doctoral and 5 candidate's theses. He was awarded the Honored Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2010, 2012, 2014), Laureate of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Award for the Development and Implementation of Innovative Technologies (2017).
Ivanova Natalia Evgenyrvna
Polenov Neurosurgical Institute
Ivanova Natalia Evgenievna, doctor of medical Sciences, Professor, head of the scientific Department of the "Russian Polenov Neurosurgical Institute ", - branch of “National Medical Research Center after V. A. Almazov ", chief neurologist of the Institute, honored doctor of the Russian Federation, Deputy editor-in-chief Of the Russian neurosurgical journal. prof. A. L. Polenov, member of the Board of the Association of neurosurgeons of Russia. The main directions of scientific and practical activity are neurosurgical pathology of brain vessels, neurotrauma, neurorehabilitation and ultrasound diagnostics. Author of 450 scientific works, including 30 patents and three monographs, supervisor of 30 candidates and 4 doctors of Sciences in "nerve diseases" and "neurosurgery"
Ahmed G Hegazi
National Research Center
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 PhD in 1981. Hegazi's research work has been focused lately on bee products and their therapeutic effects. Hegazi organized and contributed to national and international research projects since 1977 and up till now; he has been the principal investigator on multiple research projects within the National Research Center. He has published 211 scientific papers and articles in national and international journals. He also served on the board of multiple national and international scientific journals. 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). Dr. Hegazi awards; First Class Decoration of Excellence, Egypt, 1995, The Senior Scientist Prize of National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, 1996, The National Scientific Prize In Biological Sciences, Egypt, 1990, The Scientific Prize of The National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, 1989, The Second Best Research Paper Award, International Congress of Propolis, Bones Aires, Argentina, 2000, Main Speaker Award,10th Academic Conference, PRA and NAS (Nippon Apitherapy Soc.) Japan, 2006, 2 Bronze medals from The International Innovation Fair of the Middle East, Kuwait, 2007 Awarded of Ghazi Wad Allah Salon Prize, 2008, Finally awarded the Merit Ward in Medical Sciences, National Research Centre, Egypt, 2016 and have 4 patents.
Federal University of Technology
Awojoyogbe, Omotayo Bamidele received his B.Sc. degree in Physics and Engineering Physics from the Ondo State University, Ado Ekiti (now University of Ado-Ekiti), Nigeria, in 1987, M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1991, and Ph.D. from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, in collaboration with the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), and the University of Zurich, in 1997. He won the 2003 Young African Mathematician Medal Award from the African Mathematical Union at the International Conference of Mathematical Sciences (AMU-ICMS). From 2004 and 2007, he was the Head of Physics Department at the Federal University of Technology, Minna. He was the Deputy Director of Academic Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria from 2008 till 2012 when he was appointed the Director Academic Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. He served as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the University-based journal, the Nigerian Journal of Technological Research. He is a professor of Physics and associate member of the Abdul Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (2001-2008). His field of research is “Theory, Dynamics and Applications of the analytical solutions of the Bloch NMR flow equations” to solve real life problems in Medicine and Petro physics. Professor Awojoyogbe is one of the pioneer researchers of the Centre for Vaccine and Drug Development at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Dr. Ahed Alkhatib has finished his PhD from Cambell State University in 2011. I am currently working as a clinical researcher at faculty of medicine, Jordan University of Science and technology. Over the time, I have published more than 200 articles in various medical fields including neurosciences, pharmacology, and diabetes. My approaches in research include the involvement of philosophy of science in research which gives looking, and thinking in depth. I have developed several hypotheses in medicine such as the role of white matter in initiating diseases such as diabetes. In microbiology, I have demonstrated that prokaryotic cells and eukaryotic cells are similar in producing cell cycle proteins which can participate in autoimmunity diseases.
Ziauddin university at Ziauddin University
Neelum Zehra Bukahri completed her Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy, Diploma in TbsOT and Master in special education. She is working on Functional Independence since 15 years with different disabilities. She has Presented paper at national and international conferences on Neurology and Stroke. She won encouragement award on presenting “Acute care model for stroke” at 23rd National Conference of Pakistan Society of Neurology.
Dr. Anil Kumar is affiliated to Pharmacology, Panjab University, where he is currently working as Professor. He has authored and co-authored several national and international publications and also working as a reviewer for reputed professional journals. He is having an active association with different societies and academies around the world and he made his mark in the scientific community with the contributions and widely recognition from honourable subject experts around the world. He has received several awards for the contributions to the scientific community. His major research interest involves Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric disorders, Alzheimer and Huntington’ s disease, Parkinson diseases, Depression, Epilepsy, Stress, stroke and stress - related pathologies, possible role of antioxidant, flavanoids, Neurobiology of sleep and sleep - related disorders: Possible GABAergic mechanism, Diabetes and related complications, neuropathic pain, nephropathy and Pain and inflammation.