The Open Complementary Medicine Journal




ISSN: 1876-391X ― Volume 6, 2020

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Editor-in-Chief:

Srinivas Nammi (Biography
Srinivas Nammi

Dr. Srinivas Nammi is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at the School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Australia. He has a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences, specializing in Pharmacology, and has over 20 years of experience in pharmacological research. He has a distinguished track record in herbal medicines’ research and has made significant contributions to both basic and applied research related to drug discovery, biological evaluation and mechanistic studies with a special focus on metabolic disorders. Dr. Nammi, as an author/co-author, has published more than 55 articles in various journals, having over 920 total citations. To his credit, he also has co-authorship of 3 book chapters and co-inventorship of one international Patent.

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School of Science and Health
Western Sydney University
Sydney
Australia



Editorial Board Members:

S. Bashir (Biography
S. Bashir

Dr. Samra Bashir is serving as Professor of Pharmacy at Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. Her area of specialization is Pharmacology. Her research interests include rationalization of natural products for their therapeutic applications and drug discovery. She is author of above 30 research articles published in international peer reviewed journals and a couple of book chapters. She has also supervised several M.Phil. and Ph.D. students.

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Department of Pharmacy
Capital University of Science & Technology
Islamabad
Pakistan

S.G. Cho (Biography
S.G. Cho

Dr. Sung-Gook Cho research objective is to understand the cancer disease. He has experienced working in the areas of (a) molecular and cell biology (b) genetics and cancer biology. During BS and MS courses at the Department of Biology, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, his research focused on mitotic checkpoint mechanism in cell cycle event. During his PhD training at Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, he studied roles of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) in cancer development and metastasis in terms of biochemistry, cell biology and mouse genetics. Currently, he works in the Department of biotechnology, Korea National University of Transportation as an Assistant Professor.

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Department of Biotechnology
Korean National University of Transportation
Chungbuk
Korea

S.G. Gürgen (Biography
S.G. Gürgen

Dr. Seren Gülşen (Giray) Gürgen field of expertise are Medical Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology. Her scientific interests include Embryo Implantation, Female and Male Genital System Histology. Currently, she holds the Associate Professorship position at the School of Vocational Health Service, Celal Bayar University. She did her Doctor of Philosophy from the Department of Histology and Embryology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in the year 2009.

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Departmant of Histology and Embryology
Celal Bayar University
Manisa
Turkey

M. Nisar (Biography
M. Nisar

Dr. Mohammad Nisar is an Associate Professor and Chairman at Department of Botany, University of Malakand. He has published over 60 papers and book chapters in well reputed journals. He is a recognized expert in the field of protein interactions, CRISPR, genetic diversity, etc. Currently, he is working on molecular tools that can be used to investigate the interaction of GI with PKS gens under a-biotic stresses. He obtained Bachelor Degree in Botany from University of Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan in 2002. From 2002 to 2010, he went to Quaid-i-Azam University and completed his MPhil in Plant Sciences. From 2005-2009, he conducted his research work on Genetic diversity in Pisum sativum and obtained his PhD in 2009. In 2012, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Gyeongsang National University, Jinju City, Korea.

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Department of Botany
University Of Malakand
Chakdara
Pakistan

J.A. Schwartz (Biography
J.A. Schwartz

Dr. Janice A. Schwartz is currently an Assistant Professor of Physiology at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Detroit and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Wayne State University: School of Medicine. She did Interdisciplinary PhD in Biophysics and Molecular Endocrinology from Wayne State University: School of Medicine (1993). She has numerous honors and publications to her credit.

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Michigan State University
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit
USA

S. Xu (Biography
S. Xu

Dr. Suowen Xu received Ph.D. from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), Guangzhou, China. He is presently a Research Assistant Professor, Medicine Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center and also an Honorary Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia. He has been awarded AHA 2016-ATVB Travel Award for Young Investigators, Chinese American Academy of Cardiology, and “New Investigator Award” of Ministry of Education of China.

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Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute
University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)
Rochester
USA

J. R. Qasem (Biography
J. R. Qasem

Dr. Jamal Ragheb Said Qasem is specialized in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture and Plant Physiologist/ Weed Science. Currently, he is working as a Professor in the Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. He obtained his PhD in Biological Science from London University, UK in 1987.

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Plant Protection Department
University of Jordan
Amman
Jordan

J.T. Cheng (Biography
J.T. Cheng

Dr. Juei-Tang Cheng obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 1978) in Pharmacology from University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka City, Japan. Dr. Cheng is affiliated with Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan City, Taiwan, as Chair-Professor of Medical Research in the Institute of Medical Research. His research interests mainly lie in the following areas: R&D of Natural Products; Pathophysiology of Diabetic and Hypertensive Disorders; Therapeutics of X-syndrome; Scientific View of Chines Traditional Medicine; and, Screen of Bioactivity in Animal Models. Dr. Cheng, as an author/co-author, has published more than 350 articles in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. over 8,165.

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Institute of Medical Sciences
Chang Jung Christian University
Tainan
Taiwan

E. Eppard (Biography
E. Eppard

Dr. Eppard is radiochemist. After obtaining her diploma in chemistry in 2009, she started her Ph.D. at the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in the group of Prof. Rösch where she worked on radiometal based radiopharmaceuticals obtaining her Ph.D. in 2013. In 2014 she moved to the Department of Nuclear Medicine of the University Hospital Bonn where she continued her work with a focus on clinical application and as junior research group leader she is working on the application of scandium-44 in clinical routine. In 2018 Dr. Eppard joined Positronpharma SA in Santiago, Chile as senior scientist where she is responsible for research and clinical applications based on 68Ga-, 44Sc- & 177Lu-labelled Theranostics.

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Klinik und Poliklinik für Nuklearmedizin
Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Bonn
Germany

T. Khan (Biography
T. Khan

Dr. Taous Khan is a Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan. He did M. Phil (Organic Chemistry) from University of Peshawar, Pakistan in 2000. He did PhD in Pharmacognosy from University of Karachi in 2006. Also, he obtained his second PhD in Biochemical Engineering from Kyungpook National University, Korea (South) in 2008. Dr. khan has numerous honors, awards and publications to his credit.

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Department of Pharmacy
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Abbottabad
Pakistan

B. Sadeghi (Biography
B. Sadeghi

Dr. Babak Sadeghi Garmaroudi is currently an Assistant professor and Associate professor in the Islamic Azad University, Branch of Tonekabon. He did B.Sc. in Pure Chemistry from University of Shiraz in 1996 and M.Sc. in Inorganic chemistry from University of Tarbiat Modaress (Tehran) in 1998. He obtained his PhD in Inorganic chemistry from Research and Science department, Azad University (Tehran) in 2008.

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Department of Chemistry
Islamic Azad University
Tonekabon
Iran

B.N. Singh (Biography
B.N. Singh

Dr Brahma Singh obtained MS (2004) and a PhD in Biochemistry (2010) from National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI)/Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, India. Currently, he is a senior scientist at Pharmacology Division of NBRI. He did his postdoctoral studies in the USA and received several prestigious scientific awards including Young Scientist Award of Biotech Research Society, India and others. His research is focused on the enhancement of bioavailability of therapeutic phytochemicals using nanotechnology for the development of advance herbal products.

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Pharmacology Division
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute
Lucknow
India

S. C. Mandal
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University
Kolkata
India


Associate Editorial Board Members:

D. Awad (Biography
D. Awad

Dr. Doaa Elsayed Mohammed Osman Awad did her M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Alexandria University in 1999 and PhD in Biology / Chemistry from Bremen University, Germany in 2006. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt. She has around 19 publications to her credit so far.

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Biochemistry Department
Alexandria University
Alexandria
Egypt

X.S. Chen
Department of Forensic Pathology
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan
China

C. Garzillo (Biography
C. Garzillo

Dr. Carmine Garzillo has obtained Ph.D. (Chemical Science) from the university Federico II in 1996. He is currently serving as a Research Fellow at University of Naples Federico II in Medical Statistics and Informatics. His skills and expertise are in Statistical programs, Biocomputing, Bio-imaging, Theoretical Computing, and Molecular Modeling Software. He has contributed more than 20 Publications.

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Department of Public Health
University of Naples Federico II
Naples
Italy

D. Gorai (Biography
D. Gorai

Dr. Dilip Gorai completed his Master degree with Organic Chemistry special in the year 2000 from Visva- Bharati and received Ph.D. Degree on Natural Products Chemistry in 2006 from the same University. He has published more than fifty publications in National and International journals of repute. He is now in the position of Associate Professor of Chemistry in Bolpur College (Affiliated to The University of Burdwan). Apart from his continuous research on Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry, he is also associated as referee in different International Journals.

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Department of Chemistry
Bolpur College
Bolpur
India

A.G. Pirbalouti (Biography
A.G. Pirbalouti

Dr. ABDOLLAH GHASEMI PIRBALOUTI obtained his B.S. in Agronomy & Plant Breeding from Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Branch, Isfahan, Iran (1999). He did his MSc. Agronomy, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran (2001). He became a Ph.D. in Agro-ecology (Organic Production) from I.A.U., Sciences and Research, Tehran, Iran (2007). His expertise lies in the development of new uses of traditional crops, aromatic and medicinal plants, with a specialization in natural products, containing extractable chemicals for use in the flavor, aroma and medicinal materials. Since 2015, he is Professor in Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord Branch, Shahrekord, Iran. He has numerous publications to his credit.

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Research Center for Medicinal Plants & Ethnoveterinary
Islamic Azad University
Shahrekord
Iran

K. Saad (Biography
K. Saad

Dr. Khaled Saad is currently an Associate professor in the Pediatric department at the Assiut University Children's Hospital, which is the largest children’s medical center in Upper Egypt. It is a teaching hospital with more than 550 beds that provides both primary and tertiary care for children in all governorates in Upper Egypt. Dr. Khaled is an editorial member of 41 international journals in the fields of pediatrics and medicine. He is a referee for 61 medical journals.

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Pediatric Department
Assiut University
Assiut
Egypt

A.S. Jalali
Department of Basic Sciences
Urmia University
Urmia
Iran

A.L. Rao
V.V. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gudlavalleru
India

E. Bursal (Biography
E. Bursal

Dr. Ercan Bursal has received his PhD in Biochemistry from Ataturk University in 2009. He studied as a postdoctoral scholar at Texas Tech University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Currently, he is working as a full Professor at Mus Alparslan University, School of Health, in Turkey. So far, he has published more than thirty articles. The main scopes of his studies are antioxidant activity, phenolic compounds, enzyme purification and kinetics, and glycoproteins in biological samples. Also, his main specializations are UV-Spectrophotometry, HPLC, and LC-MS-MS. Beyond to be a researcher, he has had extensive experience teaching on variety of biochemistry courses. He served as a teaching assistant, lecturer, and finally full professor for both biology and chemistry introductory courses.

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School of Health
Mus Alparslan University
Mus
Turkey

A. Erdogan (Biography
A. Erdogan

Dr. Erdogan obtained a doctorate (Ph.D) in Molecular Biology from Akdeniz University in Turkey in 2016. Currently, she is an assistant professor in Genetic and Bioengineering Department at Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University. Dr. Erdogan’s research interest is to discover and develop novel drugs with natural products especially essential oils for parental and drug resistant cancer cells. She has published so many scientific papers about antioxidant-prooxidant molecules, essential oils, membrane and DNA damaging.

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Genetic and Bioengineering Department
Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University
Antalya
Turkey

D. Ghosh (Biography
D. Ghosh

Dilip has received his PhD from India. He is an international speaker, facilitator and author and professionally associated with Nutriconnect, Australia; Honorary Ambassador, Global Harmonization Initiatives (GHI), Adjunct-Industry Fellow, NICM, Western Sydney University. He is a fellow of American College of Nutrition (ACN), professional member of Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology (AIFST), an advisor and executive board member of Health Foods and Dietary Supplements Association (HADSA), India and also in editorial board of several journals.

Dr. Ghosh has published more than 100 papers in peer reviewed journals, numerous articles in food and nutrition magazines and books. His most recent book, “Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals: A shift in disease prevention” under CRC Press, USA has been published in 2016.

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Nutriconnect
Sydney
Australia

R.B. Pandhare (Biography
R.B. Pandhare

Dr. Ramdas B. Pandhare is presently serving as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacology M.E.S’s college of Pharmacy, India. He did his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Loni. He further obtained Master of Pharmacy from Vinayaka Missions University, Tamilnadu and PhD from Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Rajasthan. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals. He is also associated with different professional organizations such as Registered Pharmacist with Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council, Life member of APTI, Working as a Section Editor of Journal of Pharmacy research, working as Acquisition Editor of Drug Invention Today and Reviewer for various national and international scientific Journals.

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Department of Pharmacology
Institiutional Animal Ethical Committee
Ahmednagar
India

P. Roberti di Sarsina (Biography
P. Roberti di Sarsina

Dr. Paolo Roberti di Sarsina, M.D, holds a Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and is a Specialist in Psychiatry. He has worked in several psychiatry units in mental healthcare centres of the Italian National Health System. Dr. Sarsina is also a researcher and a prolific author of many published medical articles and books. He is founder of various charitable and non-profit foundations and has taken great initiatives in Italy for the Non-Conventional Medicine and Person Centered Healthcare areas. His work in these two causes extends into numerous associations and networks internationally, as he is member of many renowned societies I have uploaded on IMS, please find below the snapshot.

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Charity for Person Centered Medicine-Moral Entity
Bologna
Italy

R. L. Hallur
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
São Paulo State University
Sao Paulo
Brazil

N. M. Noah (Biography
N. M. Noah

Dr. Naumih M. Noah obtained her PhD from State University of New York at Binghamton in 2012. Her career objective is research towards Analytical/Bioanalytical chemistry focusing on development and validation of biosensors for the detection of infectious diseases and integration of nanotechnology and health care in developing countries. Her current research is geared towards development of Nano-kits for rapid and sensitive diagnostic of Schistosomiasis as well as green synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles. She is also interested in chemical safety and security as well as green chemistry and waste management.

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School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
United States International University
Nairobi
Kenya

D. Palhares (Biography
D. Palhares

Dr. Dario Martins Palhares de Melo (Dario Palhares) obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 2008) in Vegetal Diversity and Environment from the Botanical Institute of Sao Paulo and the University of Brasília, Brazil. Additionally, he holds a Ph.D. degree (received in 2016) in Bioethics from University of Brasília. Dr. Palhares is currently a Pediatrician at the University Hospital of Brasília. His research expertise mainly lies in the subject areas/fields of Plant Physiology and Seed Biology. Dr. Palhares, as an author/co-author, has published a number of articles in various journals of international repute.

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University Hospital of Brasilia
Sao Paulo
Brazil


Executive Guest Editor:

A.L. Rao (Biography
A.L. Rao

Dr. Lakshmana Rao is Principal as well as a professor at the V. V. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. He received his PhD in Pharmacy in 2008 from the Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. He has 20 years of Teaching, Research and Administrative experience for B.Pharmacy, M.Pharmacy, Pharm.D. and Ph.D. Programs. His field of research includes Pharmaceutical Analysis and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He has 188 publications in International Journals, one patent and has also been awarded "Overall First Prize in Scientific Session" from the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Chennai in 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), Mumbai.

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V.V. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gudlavalleru
India












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