Dr Carmela Rita Balistreri is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, and a member of the Department of Pathobiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Italy. Dr Balistreri received several national and international awards and honors. Her research focuses on immunogenetics, inflammation, ageing, longevity, age-related diseases, innate immune pathways, i.e. TLR-4 pathway. She is co-author of 105 ISI papers. International recognition of her scientific achievements is reflected in frequent citations of her papers (http://www.scopus.com) and the referee activity for the several journals. Her h-index is 28, (http://www.scopus.com; orcid.org/0000-0002-5393-1007). To improve her scientific cultural level and to compare her data with those of other groups, she has attended 80 congresses focused on following topics: Age-related diseases, Immunosenescence, Longevity, Model system, Aging & Wellness and Regenerative Medicine, Cardiovascular diseases. In several congresses she has attended as speaker.
) Department of Pathobiology and Medical Biotechnologies University of Palermo Palermo Italy
Dr. Juan B. De Sanctis. Researcher at the Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine. Palacky University, Czech Republic and Professor of Immunology and Biochemistry Institute of Immunology. Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Central de Venezuela. Member of FOCIS Center of Excellence in Immunology. PhD in Biochemistry and Immunology. Expertise in Inflammation, Metabolism, Flow Cytometry, Genetics, Pharmacology, and Immune response. Currently a member of the editorial board of Recent Patents on inflammation and allergy drug discovery. A reviewer of 25 different journals. Author of 150 publications. co-author of two patents.
) Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine Palacky University Olomouc Czech Republic
Dr. Palash Mandal, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at P. D. Patel Institute of Applied Sciences of CHARUSAT University. In 1995, Dr. Mandal received his B.Sc in Chemistry at the University of Kolkata. He earned his M.Sc degree in Biochemistry in 1997 from the University of Kalyani. Dr. Mandal completed his PhD degree at Bose Institute and Jadavpur University. He obtained post-doctoral and research associate training from department of Immunology and Pathobiology of Cleveland Clinic, USA (2003-2010). His research interests include: TLR4 signaling, oxidative stress and inflammation in both alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver diseases.
) Department of Biological Sciences CHARUSAT University Anand India
Prof. A. Mirshafiey received his BSc and MSc degrees in Biology and Medical Mycology in 1979 and 1982 respectively. Later, he did his PhD in Immunology from University of Medical Sciences, Tehran in 1990. He took additional academic training at Tokyo University (Japan), Lund University and Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He has been the recipient of Avo Sina Scientific award in 1999, 2002, 2012, 2016 in Tehran. He has published 157 papers in scientific international journals, and 148 published papers in PubMed.
) Department of Pathobiology Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran
Dr. Rosario Peluso is a qualified medical doctor and a PhD and currently working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy. He received his Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University “Federico II” of Naples Italy in 1999 and PhD in Rheumatologic Sciences from Graduate School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Italy in 2007. He has around 199 scientific publications to his credit so far.
) Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy
Dr. Mauro Vaccarezza is an energetic, motivated and professional Academic Senior Lecturer with more than 20 years experience in Research, Lecturing and Tutoring roles across a wide range of subjects (such as Anatomy, Physiology, Educational Development and Academic Methods). He is a qualified PhD and has studied Biomedical, Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and Immunology fields. Dr. Vaccarezza has numerous publications, including scholarly research and journal articles.
) School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SPBMS) Curtin University Perth Australia
Dr. Ayşegül Doğan is an assistant professor at the Genetics and Bioengineering Department, Yeditepe
University, Turkey. Dr. Doğan is working as the principal investigator of Stem Cell and Gene Therapy
(Organoid) Research Laboratory. Dr. Doğan is working on pluripotent and adult stem cells, stem cell
differentiation and fate decision during development and gene editing technique.
) Department of Genetics and Bioengineering Yeditepe University Istanbul Turkey
Dr. Francesca Musumeci received her PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Genoa (Italy) in 2012. Since then, she has a Postdoctoral position at the University of Genoa (Prof. Schenone’s group) working at the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds potentially active as anticancer or antiviral agents. Her professional experiences include two visiting research fellowships, at National University of Ireland in Galway and at the University of Nottingham. She is author of 40 publications on international journals and a patent. She recently obtained the National Scientific Habilitation as an Associate Professor in Medicinal Chemistry.
) School of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Genoa Genoa Italy
Dr. Odabasoglu is Associate Professor of the Department of Medical Biochemistry, Kafkas University-Faculty of Medicine, Kars-Turkey. He graduated from Ataturk University-Faculty of Science of Erzurum, Turkey in 1991.Dr. Odabasoglu completed his Ph.D. degree in 1999 in Van-YYU. Later, in 2000, he founded the Pharmaceutical Biochemistry Department of Ataturk University-Faculty of Pharmacy and coordinated this unit for 15 years. Since 2014, he has been working as a senior scientist at the Medical Biochemistry Department at the Faculty of Medicine of the Kafkas University. Dr. Odabasoglu’s research interests include inflammation, gastric ulcers, anti-oxidative systems and enzymes, lichens and plant molecules, apoptosis, vegetable oils and molecular isolation-characterization.
) Department of Medical Biochemistry Kafkas Universitesi Kars Turkey
Dr. Mohamed Labib Salem obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1995 through a channel system between Tanta University, Egypt, and Kyushu University, Japan. Dr. Salem is the Professor of Immunology at Tanta University, Egypt. Additionally, Dr. Salem is Director of the Grant, Innovation & Technology Transfer Center, and Director of Center of Excellence in Cancer research, Tanta University, Egypt. His h-index is 26 with over 2920 citations and more than 110 published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Salem’s research focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying how cancer and HCV escape from host immunity. Additionally, his research has been focusing on developing effective anticancer immunotherapies strategies.
Dr. Emil Bulatov completed his Ph.D. degree at the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2015 and his M.Phil. at the University of Newcastle (UK) in 2010. He was a visiting fellow at the University of Dundee (UK) in 2013. Dr. Bulatov is an experienced scientist with research interests in the field of protein biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, drug design, CAR-T immunotherapy. He is currently holding a position of Group Leader/Associate Professor at Kazan Federal University (Russia).
) Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology Kazan Federal University Kazan Russia
Graduated in Physical Education from Universidade Luterana do Brasil-ULBRA. Post-graduation in Exercise Physiology and Training Prescription by Gama Filho University of Rio de Janeiro. Master and PhD in Biological Sciences - Biochemistry by Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul-UFRGS. Currently is linked to the National Postdoctoral Program of CAPES (PNPD / CAPES) and collaborator of the Department of Biochemistry of UFRGS. As a researcher, has experience with several experimental models, including rodents, cell culture and clinical studies. Current research projects focus on the investigation of neuronal dysfunctions associated with inflammatory processes. Immuno-neutralization of proteins, pharmacological agents, diets and physical exercise are some of the methods used as therapeutic alternatives to treat neuropathologies that the inflammation is involved.
) Department of Biochemistry Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) Porto Alegre Brazil
Dr. Paul did his Post Graduation in Life Science (Zoology) in 2010 with Gold Medal from Assam
University, Silchar, India and PhD from the same University in 2017 in Neuroscience.
Dr. Paul current area of interest are Neurodegenerative diseases, mainly Parkinson’s disease; Role of
endogenous molecules like cholesterol and homocysteine in Parkinson’s disease; MPTP- and Rotenone
mice model of Parkinson’s disease, L-DOPA toxicity; Hypercholesterolemic mice model; Alzheimer’s
) Department of Zoology Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Adarsha Mahavidyalaya (PDUAM) Assam India
P. Ji Center of Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration Silver Spring, MD USA
Dr. Heitor Affonso De Paula Neto did Masters in Science (Microbiology and Immunology) from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2006. Later, he did PhD in Biological Chemistry from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2010. His areas of expertise include Immunopharmacology, Inflammation, Asthma and Allergy, Cellular Immunology Bioenergetics and Metabolism.
) Faculty of Pharmacy Health Sciences Center Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Dr. Kapil Kumar obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2015 from the Department of Medicinal
Chemistry, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER),
S.A.S. Nagar, Mohali, India. Dr. Kumar is affiliated with Apeejay Stya
University, Gurgaon, India, in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. His
research interests mainly lie in the subject areas/fields of drug research,
heterocyclic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, inorganic
chemistry, process chemistry, analytical chemistry, asymmetric synthesis,
natural product synthesis, etc. Dr. Kumar, as an author/co-author, has published
more than 20 articles in various journals of international
) Pharmaceutical Chemistry SVKM's NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) Hyderabad India
Dr. Singh received his PhD from Kuban State Medical Academy, Russia. He has worked in leadership roles in a variety of clinical research grants and projects/trials that involves directly overseeing the Pulmonary Division's Research and collaboration with other departments and institution research teams on federal grants for the NIH (P01 and RO 1 projects), GATES Foundation and pharmaceuticals. His research work has been published in some of the most prestigious, high impact journals in fields such as CHEST, JACI: In Practice, Respiratory Medicine and ANNALS of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. He is actively involved in the scientific community as a peer reviewer for highly acclaimed journals and serves on editorial board of multiple prestigious journals.
) Medicine – Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care University of Texas Health San Antonio San Antonio, TX USA