Dr. Giuseppe Murdaca, M.D. (1993), Ph.D. (2003), is currently Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, in the Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, at University of Genova, Italy. His research interests involve Immunodeficiency, Autoimmunity, Neuro-endocrino-immunology, Pharmacogenomics, and Vaccine and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Murdaca has authored/co-authored over 90 article publications in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. more than 1,870. He has membership in Italian Society of Immunology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Italian Society of Internal Medicine, and Italian Society of Experimental Biology. Furthermore, he is Editor-in-Chief of several other journals, i.e. Edorium Journal of Medicine, Autoimmune Diseases and Therapeutic Approaches: Open Access, Journal of Immunization, etc.
) Department of Internal Medicine University of Genova Genova Italy
Dr. Muhammad Akram obtained his Ph.D. degree (Specialization: Eastern Medicine) in 2013 from Hamdard Al-Majeed College of Eastern Medicine (HACEM), Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Akram is currently Associate Professor, in the Department of Eastern Medicine, at Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research interests are Hyperuricemia, Xanthine oxidase inhibition by some selected medicinal plants, Enzyme Inhibition, Study of traditional system medicine (Indusyunic Medicine) Phytochemistry, poisonous plants, Bioactivity, phytopharmaceutical evaluation of herb drugs and their natural products, Medicinal plants and Clinical trial, Biochemistry, and Bioinformatics. Dr. Akram, as an author/co-author, has published more than 200 articles in various journals.
) Faculty of Science and Technology Government College University Faisalabad Pakistan
Dr. Ozgur Karcioglu has graduated from his residency in Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Turkey in 1998. He has attended the “International Emergency Medicine” Fellowship in PSU (2005). He has served as a founder and board member of The Emergency Medical Association of Turkey after 1995. More than a hundred and thirty articles were published in scientific journals. He has contributed in four books as editor, and authored 33 chapters. Recently, Dr. Karcioglu has edited the book ‘Trauma Surgery’ with the collaboration of InTechOpen. He’s a member of The Editorial Board in a number of journals. He’s also an instructor of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course.
) Department of Emergency Medicine University of Health Sciences Istanbul Education and Research Hospital Istanbul Turkey
Charles Wood Nebraska Center for Virology University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE USA
Dr. Payam BEHZADI (BSC and MSC in Microbiology; PhD in Molecular Biology), the Assistant Professor of
Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences, Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Islamic Azad University,
Tehran-Iran teaches students from undergraduate to PhD levels. He has been a faculty member of the
above mentioned university since 2004 and he has led some graduate (Master of Science) students as
supervisor and adviser. His primary research fields are: Infectious Diseases (in particular Urinary Tract
Infections), Molecular biology, Gene profiling, Genetics and Bioinformatics. Dr. Payam Behzadi has
authored, edited and refereed many books and papers. 60 papers and 20 books and chapters are the
outcomes of his scientific activities.
) Microbiology Department Islamic Azad University Tehran Iran
Dr. Antonello Nicolini received his medical degree from University of Genoa, Italy, and he is board certified in respiratory diseases, pulmonary pathophysiology and rehabilitation. Dr. Nicolini is currently Director of Respiratory Diseases Unit at Hospital of Sestri Levante, Italy, and he is Professor of Pulmonology at the School of Physiotherapy and Physical Medicine at University of Genoa. His research interests involve pulmonary diseases, COPD, immunological diseases and interstitial lung diseases, pneumonia and infectious lung diseases, respiratory critical care, bronchiectasis, asthma and allergic diseases, severe asthma, rehabilitation and chronic care, and non-invasive ventilation. Dr. Nicolini, as an author/co-author, has published more than 80 articles in various journals.
) Respiratory Diseases Unit Hospital of Sestri Levante Genoa Italy
I have been working in the field of infectious diseases in both developing and developed countries for more than 16 years. I have wide expertise in the field of viral infectious diseases. I had been working in HIV/AIDS Programme of International Centre for Diarrhoal Diseases Researches, Bangladesh for 4 years. I then, joined to Department of Emerging Infectious Diseases and later, in the Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan as a Research Fellow from 2008 to 2016. Then, I joined to the University of Pittsburgh as a Research Fellow on 2016. I am currently affiliated with Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
) Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Pittsburgh, PA USA
Dr. Tomasz M. Karpiński is the Head of the Department of Medical Microbiology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Poland. He received his DDS from PUMS and MSc in Biology from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He also completed postgraduate studies in Laboratory Medicine at the PUMS, and Internet and mobile technologies at the Poznań University of Technology. He has Specialization in Medical microbiology. Dr. Karpiński obtained a PhD and DSc (habilitation) in microbiology from PUMS. He is an Expert at the National Centre for Research and Development. He is an editorial board member, guest editor and reviewer for more than 30 journals. He has about 80 publications in the field of medical microbiology, pharmacology and medical chemistry. Dr. Karpiński's research interests are in the areas of human microbiome, bacterial pathogenesis, DNA viruses, biologically active agents of bacterial origin, antibacterial and anticancer substances/drugs, and carcinogenesis.
) Department of Medical Microbiology Poznan University of Medical Sciences Poznan Poland