Editorial Board

Founder & Editor in Chief
Prof. Min Li

Prof. Min Li
Professor
Director of GI Cancer Research, Vice Chair for Research
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
USA

  Biography :

Prof. Min Li got his PhD from Emory University at Atlanta, Georgia in 2002. Under the supervision of Dr. Richard W. Compans, a world renowned virologist and immunologist, Dr. Li studied the regulation of a retrovirus envelope protein induced membrane fusion and the association with lipid rafts. He then moved on to Baylor College of Medicine at Houston, Texas, and started his career in cancer research as an Assistant Professor in 2004. Dr. Li joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Medical School in 2010 as the Director of Cancer Research Program. In 2014, Dr. Li joined the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center as full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Cell Biology, and holds Virginia Kerley Cade Endowed Chair in Cancer Treatment. He is the Director of GI Cancer Research in Department of Medicine, and Vice Chair for Research in Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His research interests include pancreatic cancer and brain tumor pathogenesis, translational research, and new therapies. Dr. Li's group is the first one to identify a zinc transporter (ZIP4) as a new molecular target in pancreatic cancer and brain tumor, and has developed a novel therapy to treat this malignancy.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Molecular Cancer Research, Oncogene, Pancreas, Molecular Toxicology, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy.

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Co- Editor in Chief
Prof. Shyng-Shiou F. Yuan, MD, PhD

Prof. Shyng-Shiou F. Yuan, MD, PhD
President & Director
PhD Program in Transiational Medicine
Kaohsiung Medical University and Academia Sinica
Taiwan

  Biography :

Yuan SS, Hsu HK, Chia YC. (2005) Extract from the leaves of Toona sinensis Roem., and the preparation process and uses thereof. Patent publication number: US 2005/0186297 A1.

Biography
  Research Interest :

1. Translational cancer research 2. Biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis in cancer patients 3. Novel anti-cancer compounds

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Special Issue Handling Editor
Dr. Komal Arora, MD

Dr. Komal Arora, MD
Surgical Pathology Department
Houston Methodist Hospital
Bellaire, Tx
USA

  Biography :

Dr. Arora is the current Surgical Pathology fellow at Houston Methodist Hospital. She is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and subspeciality certified in Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking. She received her medical degree from Government Medical College Nagpur, India and completed her Pathology residency training at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio followed by a Transfusion Medicine fellowship at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Genitourinary pathology, Breast pathology, Soft tissue, GI and Gyn Pathology.

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Executive Editor
Dr. Yoichiro Yoshida, M.D, Ph.D.

Dr. Yoichiro Yoshida, M.D, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery
Fukuoka University School of Medicine
Japan

  Biography :

Dr. Yoichiro Yoshida is an Assistant professor, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery,Fukuoka University School of Medicine

Biography
  Research Interest :

Cancer Chemotherapy, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery, Clinical Trial

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Editorial Board Member
Dr. Rukmini Bhardwaj, Ph.D

Dr. Rukmini Bhardwaj, Ph.D
ORISE Fellow
Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
USA

  Biography :

A qualified and experienced post-doctoral candidate involved presently in cancer research and previously on malaria vaccine development with expertise in bioprocess engineering, protein purification, characterization, validation and execution of immunoassays for pre-clinical &clinical studies and writing grants. Demonstrated a sustained degree of expertise in handing difficult protein purification and characterizations at laboratories in India and USA. My personal strengths include self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills and multitasking.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Recombinant protein production, Protein Characterization, Bioprocess Engineering, Molecular Biology, Immunoassays, Microbiology, Animal studies, Bio-statistic tools, Documentation

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Dr. Kai Kang, PhD.

Dr. Kai Kang, PhD.
Researcher
Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research
Cleveland Clinic
USA

  Biography :

Dr. Kang got comprehensive pharmaceutical training in the pharmaceutical universities in China. He received his Ph.D. degree in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Now he is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic. He has long experience in translational study in tumor field. His current main interest is to study the immune priming effects of low dose hypomethylation agents against cancer in vitro and in vivo.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Drug research and development; Translational study against human disease; Tumor immunotherapy

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Dr. Parvin Dehghan

Dr. Parvin Dehghan
Director & Head of Department
Mycology & Parasitology Department
Isfahan University of medical Sciences
Iran

  Biography :

I am Parvin Dehghan a PhD holder in Medical Mycoloy from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and associate professor of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) in Iran. I have been academic teacher for the Medical, Dentistry, Pharmacy students and also laboratory sciences and post graduates students for more than 28 years in IUMS. I specifically worked on Candidiasis and aspergillosis on immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients.The thesis of about 28 students have been under my supervision. More than 37 English and Persian papers in validated journals have been published by me.

Biography
  Research Interest :

I specifically worked on Candidiasis and aspergillosis on immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients.

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Dr. Mihir D. Mehta, M.B.B.S, MD (BIOCHEMISTRY)

Dr. Mihir D. Mehta, M.B.B.S, MD (BIOCHEMISTRY)
Assistant Professor
Dhiraj General Hospital
SBKS Medical College
India

  Biography :

• Have worked in the Biochemistry laboratory for 3 years which is NABL accredited and used to release clinical reports during emergency hours. • Have worked as a tutor in the department of Biochemistry for 3 years. • Have worked as a Consultant Biochemist with SRL Diagnostics for 3 Months. • Working as an Assistant Professor in Dhiraj General Hospital and SBKS Medical College, Piparia, Vadodara since 01/01/2016 (Till date).

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Routine clinical chemistry, tumor markers, hormones, routine serology (Analysis, Interpretation and Correlation of laboratory tests) • Quality Control and Continuous quality improvement in Clinical Biochemistry. • Operation and maintainence of Biochemistry analyzer, immunoassay and ABG, electrolyte analyzer. • Clinical Research in Biochemistry. • Well versed with operating MS office and Linux. • Learning through teaching (Undergraduate & Post-graduate medical students)

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Dr. Hani M. Al-Afghani, PhD.

Dr. Hani M. Al-Afghani, PhD.
Laboratory Supervisor
Security Forces Hospital
General Directorate of Medical Services, Ministry of Interior, Makkah
Saudi Arabia

  Biography :

As a PhD student having my research project in Dr Michael group, I was given the opportunity to supervise an undergraduate student completing his project within this group. these mentoring duties have included giving informational instructions in topic of interest related to experimental methods, primer design software, Bioinformatic DNA alignment software. This have giving me a good opportunity to share the student the discussion and interpretation of the obtained molecular results, and contributing effectively in critical trouble shooting. Currently, I have been supervising trainees from medical sciences colleges in the laboratory of the Security Forces Hospital and the Comprehensive specialized Clinics of the Security Forces. Quality control and Quality Assurance protocols are applicable and included.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Diagnostic molecular Genetics Genetics counseling Identify Neurological network involved in Medulloblastoma Be able to run most of chromosomal abnormality analysis techniques Teaching and mentoring Problem solving techniques Microarray analysis Bioinformatics Good experience in Stem cell Biology Diagnostic Cytogenetics Identify for the first time 7 genes involved in MB Be able to run the most recent PCR techniques DNA sequencing analysis Good experience in Immunohistochemistry Good experience in Statistics Extensive research skills Good experience in leadership Cell culture skills Quality Control and Quality Assurance experience

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Dr. Tala Shekarian, PhD.

Dr. Tala Shekarian, PhD.
Reearcher
Leon Berard Cancer Research Center
University of Lyon
Franch

  Biography :

Tala Shekarian is a postdoc fellow in Leon Berard cancer research center in France. She obtained Bachelor's degree in biology from Azad university of Tehran. She did two masters in genetic and cellular pathology and fundamental infectiology at the University of Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL1). She did her PhD in the field of immune-oncology in cancer research center of Lyon, under supervision of Dr Christophe Caux. During her PhD training she obtained prestigious young investigator award from American Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) in Washington. Her research interest is cancer immunotherapy mainly in pediatric cancers, oncolytic viruses and immunecheckpoint blockade therapies.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Cancer immunology and immunotherapy, immunomodulatory antibodies, PRR agonists, oncolytic viruses, pediatric cancers mainly Neuroblastoma and Lymphoma.

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Prof. Alexander Birbrair

Prof. Alexander Birbrair
Professor
Department of Pathology
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Brazil

  Biography :

2015. Recipient of Gordon A. Melson Outstanding Doctoral Student Award for 2015 2014. Winner of 3-minute thesis (3MT) oral competition (2014 Fourteenth Annual Wake Forest University Graduate Student & Postdoc Research Day) 2014. Editor's choice in Journal of Gerontology Biological Sciences Volume 69 Issue 12 December 2014 for the manuscript “Human Slow Troponin T (TNNT1) Pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing is An Indicator of Skeletal Muscle Response to Resistance Exercise in Older Adults.” by Zhang T, Choi SJ, Wang ZM, Birbrair A, Messi ML, Jin J-P, Marsh AP, Nicklas B, and Delbono O. 2013. Awarded with the Glenn/AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging 2012. Wake Forest University Graduate and Postdoctoral Students Research Day (Troponin T nuclear localization and its role in skeletal muscle aging) (12th annual competition) (First place) (Co-author) 2008. “Metagenome of soil contaminated with petroleum.” Scholarship from : Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado da Bahia (FAPESB), Brazil. 2006. “Best poster (Genetic diversity between isolates of Chromobacterium violaceum) presented in the area of biological sciences during the XII Seminário de Iniciação Científica da Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz – UESC, Ilhéus – Bahia.”

Biography
  Research Interest :

Biochemistry, Cellular Biology, Intestinal Parasites, Medical Bacteriology

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Prof. Mrinal K Ghosh PhD, FNASc, FAScT

Prof. Mrinal K Ghosh PhD, FNASc, FAScT
Principal Scientist
Division of Cancer Biology & Inflammatory Disorder Signal Transduction in Cancer & Stem Cells
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
India

  Biography :

Dr. Mrinal K Ghosh is a leading scientist engaged in signal transduction in cancer and stem cells research as well as clinical cancer research in a collaborative effort with the clinicians and chemists. He has made extraordinary contribution in the field of basic and translational cancer research in India, focusing on signaling crosstalk(s), right target identification, drug development and targeted delivery. He is always enthusiastic and dynamic about new ideas and hypotheses. He has discovered a unique viral mechanism of chromatin remodeling in cancer initiation (Molecular Cell: 2003) and some intriguing mechanistic insights in cancer initiation and progression (Oncogene: 2005, 2013, 2015 and 2016(in press); EMBO J: 2001; JCB: 2000; FEBS J: 2014; Cell Signal: 2014 and 2016; Breast Can Res.: 2014; Molecular Therapy: 2015; Oncotarget: 2017 (in press) etc.). He has successfully supervised 10 PhD theses, 5 MS dissertations and currently guiding 10 PhD students and one DST-WOS. He is a very good-natured person, and one of the bright scientists to emerge from Kolkata and a recipient of National Academy Awards viz. FNASc (2015), FAScT (2015) and invitation from GRC.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Clinical Interests: Breast, Prostate & Colon cancers, especially TNBC Brain cancer, especially GBM. Research Interests: Molecular mechanism of oncogenesis, Signaling crosstalks, RNA helicase p68 in cancer, Drug target identification & validation, Tumor modeling Cancer stem cells, Nanotherapeitics Targeted cancer therapy.

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Dr. Gutor Taras

Dr. Gutor Taras
Head
Biostatistics Centre
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
Ukraine

  Biography :

• Read lectures and teaching lessons in “Biostatistics” and “Social medicine, economics and organization of health care”. • 146 articles, 4 textbooks, 4 author's certificates, 45 artic¬les in professional scientific journals and digests recom¬mended by Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine. • Numerous participation in Ukrainian and International scientific forums with reports. • Main activities: developing the system of monitoring population’s health at the primary medical care level, developing and implementation electronic “Health passport” for monitoring population’s health; realizing sociological studies for definition population’s attitude to personal health and current health care system, exp¬loring factors, that have influence on population health. Methodical basis of organization of statistical researches in the health care system; Epidemiologist’s researches in a health care, their description and analysis; Modern principles and rules of conducting of clinical researches.

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Regression analysis (linear regression, multiple linear regression, logistic regression). • Factor analysis. • Survival analysis. • Prognosis. • Odds ratio. • Realizing and analysis sociologic studies Determination of an optimal sample size.

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Prof. William Cheng-Chung Chu

Prof. William Cheng-Chung Chu
Distinguished Professor
Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Tunghai University
Taiwan

  Biography :

William Cheng-Chung Chu is a distinguished professor of the Department of Computer Science. He had served as the Dean of Software Engineering and Technologies Center at Tunghai University from 2004 to 2017, Taiwan. And he also had served as the Dean of Research and Development office from 2004 to 2007. From 1994 to 1998, he was the dean of Engineering College and an associate professor at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science at Feng Chia University. He was a research scientist at the Software Technology Center of the Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc., where he received special contribution awards in both 1992 and 1993 and a PIP award in 1993. In 1992, he was also a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He is serving as the associate editor for Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution (JSME), International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology (IJACT) and Journal of Systems and Software (JSS). His current research interests include software engineering, embedded systems, and E-learning. Dr. Chu received his MS and PhD degrees from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois, in 1987 and 1989, respectively, both in computer science. He has edited several books and published over 100 referred papers and book chapters, as well as participating in many international activities, including organizing international conferences, serving as the steering committee for COMPSAC, APSEC and the program committee of more than 70 international conferences.

Biography
  Research Interest :

1. Software Engineering 2. Software definition 3. Software agent 4. E-commerce 5. Programming language 6. Program verification 7. System development tools 8. Big data healthcare 9. Cloud service.

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Dr. Nanda Gopal Sahoo

Dr. Nanda Gopal Sahoo
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
In-Charge Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University
India

  Biography :

Dr. Nanda Gopal Sahoo earned his Ph. D. degree in material science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur in 2004. After pursuing his Ph.D. degree, he worked in several countries with eminent scientists for nine years in various fields of materials science especially in the field of carbon nano materials and gained expertise and scientific orientation in several streams. He held the Scientist position (2012-13) in the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*Star, Singapore. Prior to this, he was attached as a scientist with the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (ERI@N) (2011-2012). In 2008, he was awarded the most prestigious Lee Kuan Yew fellowship (2008-2011) in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), NTU. Prior to the Lee Kuan Yew fellowship, he had the opportunity to work as a Research Fellow at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, NTU, (2006-2008) and at the Artificial Muscle Research Center, Konkuk University, South Korea (2005-2006). After working for several years with different eminent groups, Dr. Sahoohas joined the Department of Chemistry, Kumaun University, Nainital as Associate Professor in 2013. He worked for the establishment of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre at the University. He is among the few BASE fellows sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technological Forum for advancing their research in the field of solar cell development in Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2014. His international and extensive research experience has allowed him to significantly contribute many areas of research and development such as fuel cell, nanopharmaceutical, drug delivery, polymer nanocomposites, polymer chemistry, and particle technology. He worked also as visiting scientist at Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. As per his carrier and research achievements, to date, he has published seventy eight (78) journal papers in high-quality international journals, and presented sixty two (62) papers in international and national conferences & symposiums. His total citations according to Google Scholar are 4700 and h index is 30.

Biography
  Research Interest :

 Graphene-based materials for fuel cell applications  High-performance CNT/polymer or graphene/polymer nanocomposites o Conductive polymer composites for micro fuel cells o Transparent polymer solar cell o Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and graphene o Electroactive shape memory polymer composites for smart actuators o Conducting polymers  Fabrication and Characterization of Micro/nano particles for pharmaceutical applications o Drug delivery o Improve the solubility and dissolution rate of poorly water soluble drug

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Dr. Chun-Yi Wu, Ph.D.

Dr. Chun-Yi Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Science
National Yang-Ming University
Taiwan

  Biography :

Molecular imaging is a field that needs integration of various scientific bases; it not only speeds up the progress of basic biological research, but also leads people to “see” what a molecular can do in a living system and how it interacts with others. The research themes in my lab aim to establish versatile molecular imaging platforms for translational research. We have develop various radiotracers to detect cancer, inflammation, and neurodegenerative diseases. We also labeled nanoparticles with radioisotope to noninvasively determine their pharmacokinetics via imaging.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Science

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Prof. Yong Sang Song

Prof. Yong Sang Song
Professor & Director of Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine
Seoul National University
Korea

  Biography :

Prof. Yong Sang Song received his doctor’s degree from Seoul National University, Korea in 1983. He worked in Unviersity of Wyoming, Laramie, as research fellow in Department of Molecular Biology in 1997, and then as associate Professor from 2001 to 2005. He set down and became professor and associate dean of College of Medicine Seoul National University Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and he was elected as chairman of Korean Society of Urogynecology in 2006. And in 2009 he was selected as director of Cancer Research Institute in 2009 in Seoul National University. In 2009, he also organized International Conference of NAPA and was selected as chairman of Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ASGO) Scientific Committee. In 2012 he was selected as president of Korean Society of Cancer Prevention.

Biography
  Research Interest :

His major interests are molecular mechanisms of tumors, especially the role of tumor microenvironment in cancer cell metabolism and chemoresistance and precision medicine in ovarian cancer. He is particularly interested in the impacts of components of tumor microenvironment in ovarian cancer progression. He has published more than 300 papers in the science citation index (SCI) journals such as BMC cancer, Molecular Carcinogenesis, Cancer Letters, Oncotarget etc. He has received the prize of Scientific Paper, Korean Scientific Association, Grand prize, Korean Society of Colposcopy and Gynecologic Oncology, Academic award, International Conference on Ovarian Cancer, President Award on Prevention in Korean Government and Boryung Cancer Academic Award on Prevention in Korea. He is also the editor in chief and senior editor or member of editorial board of scientific journals, such as International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Journal of Cancer Prevention, Cancer Letters and Molecular Carcinogenesis.

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Dr. Yevhenii Kostiuchenko

Dr. Yevhenii Kostiuchenko
Researcher
Oncology Department
Bogomolets National Medical University
Ukraine

  Biography :

Dr. Yevhenii Kostiuchenko is a Senior Laboratory Assistant at Oncology Department of Bogomolets National Medical University, working at the Breast Cancer Department of National Cancer Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine. Member of ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology), ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology), RUSSCO (Russian Society of Clinical Oncology), AACR (American Association for Cancer Research). Honorable member of Kysil Students’ Scientific Society. Councilor and Research Groups Coordinator at Young Scientists Society of Bogomolets National Medical University. Chief of Scientific and Educational Projects Department at “INgenius”. Member of Young Scientists and Specialists Council of National Cancer Institute. Section Head at Kyiv Youth Academy of Science. Laureate of the Honorable Prize of National Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine. Scholar at Viktor Pinchuk Scholarship Program. Head of the organizing committee at Breast Cancer Day Conference (Kyiv 2016, 2017) and International Young Scientists’ Conference dedicated to the World Cancer Day (Kyiv 2016, 2017).

Biography
  Research Interest :

Medical, surgical and radiation oncology general approaches and multidisciplinary work (with special interest in breast cancer). Screening and diagnostics of breast cancer. Breast cancer systemic chemo- and endocrine therapy by molecular subtypes. Management of BRCA 1/2 carriers. Synchronous and metachronous breast cancer management. Early, locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer management. Breast cancer surgery, oncoplastic surgery, breast reconstructive surgery, with microsurgery and mini-invasive approaches (lipofilling).

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Dr. Mahathi Thotakura

Dr. Mahathi Thotakura
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Member of Medical Education Unit KMCH
India

  Biography :

Dr.Mahathi Thotakura is pathologist and working as Assistant Professor in department of pathology in Katuri Medical College and Hospital, Andhra pradesh, India. She Worked as postdoctoral research associate in cancer biology laboratory at the university of Illionis College of Medicine at Peoria, USA (2005-2006)

Biography
  Research Interest :

Clinical Pathology, Cancer Research, Brain Tumours, Leprosy

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Prof. & Dr. Imran Ali,  PhD,  C Chem, FRSC, London (UK)

Prof. & Dr. Imran Ali, PhD, C Chem, FRSC, London (UK)
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University)
India

  Biography :

My research areas include Bio-Analytical, Medicinal and Environmental Chemistry. Drug discovery, environmental monitoring and water treatment are the most important research areas in the present scenario due to their direct impact on the health of the human beings. It is owing to the daily requirements of high quality medicine, clean environment and safe water. Therefore, I selected these areas as my priority research interest. I have filed two patents, written five books (published from USA, UK and The Netherlands) and more than 380 publications. I am Section Editor of current Drug Therapy, Bentham Science, USA and Regional Editor Current Chromatography, Bentham Science, USA. Besides, I am on the editorial board of 10 International Journals and reviewer for about 50 Journals. I have publications in Nature and Chemical Reviews (ACS) of more than 46 Impact factor. My books are working as reference sources for students, academicians, researchers, clinicians and the Government regulatory authorities all over the world while the research papers are being used in various industries globally. My total Google citation is 12,252 with 46 as h-index and 165 as i10-index. I am the leading researcher in the world in the area of the chiral pollutants. Interestingly, a search on Google by chiral pollutants keyword results mostly sites related to me.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Analytical, Medicinal and Environmental Chemistry, Anti-cancer and chiral drugs development, Pharmaceutical and environmental analyses by chromatography and capillary electrophoresis, Chiral Pollution, Water treatment.

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Dr. Shilpak Chatterjee, PhD

Dr. Shilpak Chatterjee, PhD
Researcher
Department of Surgery, Hollings Cancer Center,
Medical University of South Carolina,
USA

  Biography :

I am writing to express my strong interest to become a member of the editorial board of the "Journal of Cancer Science & Treatment" journal. Currently, I'm a postdoctoral fellow in the department of Surgery, MUSC, Charleston, USA and working on immunotherapy of cancer. During my PhD, I have extensively worked on tumor cell biology and tumor immunology. I have published my research in various peer reviewed journals including Cell Metabolism, Cancer Research, Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Biography
  Research Interest :

With all the years of research experience in tumor cell biology and immunology, I have a decent understanding in the field of cell signaling, cell death, tumor biology, cell metabolism, tumor growth and metastasis, basic biology of innate immune system, T and B cell biology, immunotherapy and cancer.

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Dr. Dipak Maity, Ph.D. (NUS, Singapore)

Dr. Dipak Maity, Ph.D. (NUS, Singapore)
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Shiv Nadar University
India

  Biography :

Dr. Dipak Maity is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, UP, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore and his M.Tech. in Materials Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India. He pursued his postdoctoral research work from NUS, Singapore and later from the Regional Centre of Advance Technologies and Materials (RCPTM), Czech Republic. He has published more than twenty five research articles in different reputable scientific journals like Biomaterials, Nanomedicine, Chem. Commun., J. Mater. Chem., and several others. He also holds one patent and authored or co-authored 3 books and book chapters. He participated in several international scientific conferences worldwide in USA (JMMM-IC), UK (NANOMED), Australia (ICONN), Czech Republic (MSMS), UAE (ICDDT), Singapore (AsiaNANO, NanoToday), India (ICONSAT, ICONN) etc. He received numerous Honors and Awards like Gold Medal in Chemistry, UGC Faculty Recharge Award, Young Scientist Research Award, Bharat Vikas Award, many Best Paper/Poster Awards, several Merit Scholarships and Fellowships. He also served as a Review member and Editorial member for various scientific journals. Recently, he awarded a prestigious Nano Mission research grant of 50 lakh rupees from Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. His main research interest lies in “Multifunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Application”, especially in synthesizing superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) with different robust surfactants and their co-encapsulation with chemotherapeutic drugs (CHDs) inside biodegradable and/or stimuli-responsive (pH-/temp. sensitive) polymers based drug delivery systems to study their effects as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents, and magnetic hyperthermia agents for Cancer Theranostics.

Biography
  Research Interest :

His research also involves the effective usage of iron oxide nanoparticles as anti-cancer theranostic agents combined with other imaging and treatment modalities.

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Dr. Chern Ein OON, DPhil (Oxford,UK)

Dr. Chern Ein OON, DPhil (Oxford,UK)
Researcher
Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

  Biography :

r Oon Chern Ein did her BSc (1st Class Hons) in Biotechnology at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia before securing a scholarship from the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia to further her doctorate studies in Medical Oncology in University of Oxford, United Kingdom. She then trained at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden as a postdoctoral fellow before returning to Malaysia to serve as a lecturer at Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Chern is an active member of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and an ambassador of European Association for Cancer Research (EACR). She is also a member of Young Scientists Network- Academy of Sciences Malaysia. She was the sole recipient of the Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh Medical Research Trust Fund 2014. She was also the proud recipient of the Exiqon Young Scientist Award- South East Asia 2014 and L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship 2015. Chern was also selected by the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings to participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany in 2015. She was recently awarded the ICRETT Fellowship by Union for International Cancer Control for her work on novel therapeutics in cancer. Her area of research includes understanding the molecular interactions between cancer cells and the tumour microenvironment which contribute to tumour progression and therapeutic failures.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Her work focuses on dissecting the molecular mechanisms conferring to chemoresistance and exploring the benefits of novel agents towards the development of new molecular targeted therapies in cancer. Serving the community is her passion. She enjoys working with the vulnerable and less fortunates. She currently holds a community outreach grant from Penang Education Council to head science outreach workshops targeting the underprivileged children. In addition, she has also been granted a 2-year community outreach grant from Universiti Sains Malaysia to work with MAKNA National Cancer Council Malaysia to disseminate knowledge to cancer survivors and the public through talks, home visits and motivational workshops.

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Dr. Mukesh C. Joshi (PhD)

Dr. Mukesh C. Joshi (PhD)
Assistant Professor
Department of ChemistryMotilal Nehru College
University of Delhi,
India

  Biography :

I graduated from University of Delhi India, where a Ph.D. culminates intensive research along with course work units including human biology, polymer science, and spectroscopy. My PhD work is based on the synthesis and biological evaluation of anticancerous and antimicrobial enediyne scaffolds. After PhD, I had a couple of pharmaceutical experience at Sphaera Pharma Research & Development Pvt Ltd., Haryana, India and ChemBioTek- A TCG Lifesciences Ltd. Kolkata, India where I worked in various project related to cancer and Parkinson’s diseases. Then, I completed almost two year Postdoctoral study on malaria project from Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. Presently, I am working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Motilal Nehru College, South Campus, University of Delhi, India. I have published a number of publications in reputed journals and participated in many national and international conferences. I have written number of online content related to organic chemistry including accepted book on Basics of pharmaceutical.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Drug & Development, Synthetic Organic & Medicinal chemistry, Synthesis & characterization of biologically active probes, lead optimization and natural product isolation.

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Dr. Satish Ramalingam

Dr. Satish Ramalingam
Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)
Department of Genetic Engineering
SRM University
India

  Biography :

Editorial Board Member Frontiers in Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation, International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research, and Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology, Journal of Toxicology: Current Research, Madridge Journal of Oncogenesis, and Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. Ad-hoc Reviewer American Journal of Physiology, PLOS ONE, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biology Reports, Molecular Carcinogenesis, Scientific Reports, BMC Cancer, BMC Gastroenterology, Cellular Signalling, European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Environmental Toxicology, Chemical Biology & Drug Design, and Defence Life Science Journal.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Stem cell Biology, Genetic Engineering, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Natural Medicine and Drug Discovery

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Dr. M.R.A. Pillai Ph.D, D.Sc

Dr. M.R.A. Pillai Ph.D, D.Sc
Radiopharmaceuticals Scientist
Group Director in Molecular Cyclotrons
Molecular Cyclotron Limited
India

  Biography :

Dr. M.R.A. Pillai Ph.D, D.Sc is a radiopharmaceuticals scientist with over forty years of research experience. Dr. Pillai obtained B.Sc from Kerala University, M.Sc and Ph.D from University of Mumbai; and D.Sc from the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (INCT), Poland. Dr. Pillai worked as Head, Radiopharmaceuticals Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre during 2000-2003 and 2011-2013. Dr. Pillai was at different times during 1987-94 at the University of Missouri-Columbia as Post Doctoral Research Associate, Visiting Assistant Professor and Visiting Professor. Dr. Pillai worked at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during 2003-2010. Currently, he is engaged as Group Director in Molecular Cyclotrons, Cochin, Kerala. Dr. Pillai carried out extensive research in radioimmunoassay, radioisotope production and radiopharmaceuticals chemistry. He is an expert in isotope production using both reactor and cyclotron. Dr. Pillai authored over 200 publications including 30 review articles, holds 2 US patents, and presented over 100 invited lectures. He is authored three books. At the IAEA, he was responsible for editing and publication of 13 IAEA books on ‘Cyclotron Produced Radionuclides’, ‘technetium-99m radiopharmaceuticals’, ‘therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals’ and ‘radionuclide generators’. Dr. Pillai visited more than 50 countries in connection with his IAEA work. Dr. Pillai received six IAEA awards including a distinguished service award, a merit award, two team awards and two best publication awards during his seven year tenure.

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Cancer imaging and therapy using radiopharmaceuticals; Isotope production using reactor and cyclotron; radiopharmaceuticals chemistry; SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.

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Dr. Sudhir H. Ranganath, Ph.D

Dr. Sudhir H. Ranganath, Ph.D
Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator
Laboratory for Biomedical Innovations via Engineering & NanoTechnology (Bio-INvENT Lab), Department of Chemical Engineering
Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT)
India

  Biography :

Dr. Sudhir Ranganath is an Assistant Professor at SIT, Tumkur in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He is also the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Biomedical Innovations via Engineering and NanoTechnology (Bio-INvENT Lab) at SIT. He was an IUSSTF Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, USA & in Stem and JNCASR, India. He was also a Singapore Biomedical Research Council (BMRC) Research Fellow. He received his B.E in Chemical Engineering from Bangalore University, M.S., & Ph.D., in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

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His research interests are at the interface of chemical engineering, nanotechnology, biomaterials, biology and medicine. His research is extramurally funded by BRNS, Govt. of India (Rs. 28 Lakhs) and intramurally by SSES (Rs. 62 Lakhs). He has published over 14 international high impact research articles in the areas of cancer therapy, stem cell biology/bioengineering and drug delivery including Cell Stem Cell, Stem Cell Reports, Scientific Reports, Biomaterials, Pharmaceutical Research, PLoS ONE. He regularly delivers scientific lectures at premier academic institutes. He has also served as a resource person in DST-sponsored INSPIRE programs, National Science Day and loves to motivate students to take up scientific research as a career. He is a member of the Society for Biomaterials, USA, Institute of Engineers India (IE) and a reviewer for Journal of Materials Chemistry B and RSC Advances journal, both published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, London. His awards include “Bharat Vikas Award”, “Certificate of Innovation” from Partners Healthcare, USA, Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) postdoctoral fellowship, BMRC fellowship Singapore and NUS Research scholarship, Singapore, among others.

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Dr. Banu.V, B.D.S., M.D.S.

Dr. Banu.V, B.D.S., M.D.S.
Reader
Educare Dental College,
Chattiparamb
India

  Biography :

To excel in Oral Medicine and Radiology profession by working hard and to be associated with an organization that provides an opportunity to utilize my knowledge. Interested in Research Work related to Head & Neck Imaging and Oral Cancer.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Head & Neck Imaging and Oral Cancer

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Prof. Zhenyu Lin

Prof. Zhenyu Lin
Professor
Key laboratory for analytical science of food safety and biology, MOE, Department of Chemistry,
Fuzhou University
China

  Biography :

Zhenyu Lin is currently a professor in College of Chemistry at Fuzhou University (China). He obtained his B.S. degree in polymer material and engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (China) and PhD in analytical chemistry from Fuzhou University. He joined the Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Analysis for Food Safety & Biology at Fuzhou University since 2007. Subsequently, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Graduate School of Environmental Studies & School of Engineering, Tohoku University (Japan). He is a 2013 recipient of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholar and a 2014 recipient of Natural Science Found of Fujian Province for Distinguished Young Scholar.

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His research focuses on biosensors for food safety analysis and disease forewarning & diagnosis.

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Dr. Jia Liu

Dr. Jia Liu
Associate Professor
Doctor of Medicine
Hospital of Jilin University
China

  Biography :

I graduated from Jilin University. I have studied in Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan and University of Pittsburgh in USA. I have worked in clinic more than 12 years. I At present, I have published more than 50 papers.

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Specialize in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid, parathyroid and other kinds of benign and malignant disease of neck.

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Dr. George Zhu, MD

Dr. George Zhu, MD
Senior Researcher
The Institute of Oncology
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

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During 1981-89,as a senior researcher,he was focused on Haemostasis and Thrombosis in clinics. In 1986-89,he completed MSc degree under the help of professor RM Bertina and AW Broekmans at Haemostasis and Thrombosis Research Unit of University Hospital Leiden in The Netherlands. His studies was in the area of human plasma protein C. In 1989-now, he is the inventor of oncogenic receptor in fresh insight on tumor molecular biology and pharmacology.Targeting oncogenic receptor is currently the third-setting,and currently the standard of care in hospital worldwide.He is also the discover of gene regulation of retinoic acid action(retinoid pharmacology),and work involved in the research on natural anti-tumor drugs.He has over 20 original scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and patents to his credit.

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Drug discovery,Tumors and/cancers, Thyroid disorders, Chronic disease, target therapy(targeting oncogenic receptor in tumours), traditional medicine

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Dr. Luciano Zogbi Dias

Dr. Luciano Zogbi Dias
Researcher
Department of Surgery / Medical Residence of General Surgery.
Federal University of Rio Grande
Brazil

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Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Rio Grande - FURG (completed in 2002); Medical residency in General Surgery by the Santa Casa de Rio Grande Charity Association - ACSCRG (concluded in 2005); Medical residency in Videolaparoscopic Surgery by the Federal School of Medical Sciences Foundation of Porto Alegre - FFFCMPA (completed in 2007); Master in Surgery by the Graduate Program in Surgery of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS (completed in 2009); PhD in Surgery by the Graduate Program in Surgery of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS (completed in 2012); Delegate Riograndino of the Brazilian Society of Videolaparoscopic Surgery - SOBRACIL; Titular Member of the Brazilian College of Surgeons - TCBC; Member of the Brazilian College of Digestive Surgery - CBCD; Member of the Brazilian Society of Hernia - SBH; Qualified in Video Surgery by SOBRACIL; Adjunct Professor III of the Surgery Department of the Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Rio Grande - FURG; Surgeon of the University Hospital of FURG; Head of the Research Sector of the University Hospital of FURG; Scientific Director of the Society of Surgery of Rio Grande do Sul - SOCIGERS

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  Research Interest :

Surgery

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Prof. Wei Xu

Prof. Wei Xu
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Provincial Hospital afliated to Shandong University
China

  Biography :

Wei Wu obtained his PhD from Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China, in 2002. Since then, Dr Xu worked as chief physician, director of Head and Neck Medical Center, head and neck surgery director and academic leaders in Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University. Currently, Dr. Xu acts as professor of Shandong University, doctoral supervisor and holds many important posts in the field of otolaryngology, such as the member and vice president of Shandong ENT Hospital Party Committee, the vice chairman of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Youth Committee, and the vice chairman of Shandong Medical Association Otolaryngology Science Branch. He also serves as the editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and International Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Mechanisms of distant metastasis of hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HSCC), focusing on biomarkers and tumor microenvironment. In addition, the molecular mechanism of radiosensitivity and chemoresistance of HSCC was also deeply investigated by the group of Dr. Xu.

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Prof. G. (George) Palasantzas

Prof. G. (George) Palasantzas
Professor
Zernike Institute of Advanced Materials, Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces (NMI) group
University of Groningen
The Netherlands

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Northeastern University, USA, Research/Teaching Assistant, 01/09/1989-01/09/1994.  Mandatory military service Greece, G.S.A-Research and Development Centre, 22/11/94– 22/06/96.  Delft University of Technology-DIMES, NL, PostDoc Fellow, 01/08/1996–01/09/1998.  Netherlands Institute for Metals Research, NL, Metals Fellow, 01/09/1998 – 01/10/2000.  University of Groningen, NL, University lecturer 01/10/2000–15 /07/2014.  University of Groningen, NL, Professor in Physics 15/07/2014 – present.

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Ranoscale surface roughness, Casimir effect, Micro/Nanoelectromechanical systems, Nanoparticles, Kinetic roughening, Scanning probe microscopy, Adhesion, Friction

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Prof. Dr. Francisco Torrens

Prof. Dr. Francisco Torrens
Researcher
Institut de Ciencia Molecular
Universitat de Valencia
Spain

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Francisco Torrens is lecturer in physical chemistry at the Universitat de València. After obtaining a PhD in molecular associations in azines and macrocycles from the Universitat de València, Dr. Torrens undertook postdoctoral research with Professor Rivail at the Université de Nancy I. More recently, Dr. Torrens has collaborated on projects with Professors Tomás-Vert, Salgado and Castellano. Major research projects include characterization of the electronic structure of electrically conductive organic materials, theoretical study of new electrically conductive organic materials, protein modelling, electronic correlation, development and applications of high-precision mono and multi referential electronic correlation methods, development and application of high-precision quantum methods, methodological developments and applications of quantum methods, molecular modelling and chemistry-computer applications for the description and prediction of molecular properties, development and integration of a computational system for the discovery of active drugs against AIDS, cancer pandemics and other microbial diseases of high social impact, starting an electronic journal of scientific-technological and gender spreading, computational design, chemical obtaining and biological evaluation of new antiprotozoal and anticancer drugs, prediction of the environmental impact of chemical substances using chemobioinformatics tools, discovery of new inhibitors of tyrosinase: computational design, synthesis, characterization and experimental corroboration, search for new antimicrobial agents that inhibit the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, minimal active domains of proteins of the Bcl 2 family, development and application of quantum chemistry methods and techniques to studies of drugs, analysis of pores of BAX at nanometric scale and study of the in vivo antioxidant capacity of phenolic compounds through QSAR/QSPR modelling: crossing of the blood-brain barrier and interactions with cytochromes and drugs. His scientific accomplishments include the first implementation in a computer at the Universitat de València of a program for the elucidation of crystallographic structures and the construction of the first computational-chemistry program adapted to a vector-facility supercomputer in a Spanish university.

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Theoretical chemistry, Physical chemistry, Mathematical chemistry, Computational chemistry, Molecular modelling, simulation and design, Computer-aided drug design and development, Molecular graphics and representation of molecular properties.

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Dr. Veerendra Koppolu, MSc PhD CCy

Dr. Veerendra Koppolu, MSc PhD CCy
Scientist II
Biopharmaceutical Development
MedImmune/AstraZeneca
USA

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Veerendra Koppolu M.Sc Ph.D C.Cy is a senior scientist in the Department of Biologics Development at AstraZeneca/Medimmune in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. Dr. Koppolu is also a honorary faculty member at non-profit organization Novel Global Community Education Foundation (NGCEF) focused in guiding doctoral students. His lectures are highly valued and was awarded Robert H Emmer award and Michael S Gaines awards for this teaching. Dr. Koppolu has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers including research article, review articles, abstracts, book chapters, and books. Dr. Koppolu is serving as reviewer of 30 peer-reviewed international journals including Biotechnology Journal, Journal of Bacteriology, Future microbiology etc. Dr. Koppolu is Editorial advisory board member of International Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences, Editor of Oncology Reports and Reviews, Editor of Holistic Approaches in Oncotherapy, Editor of Open Access Journal of Surgery, Associate Editor of Cancer Therapy and Oncology International Journal, Associate Editor of Research Reviews on healthcare. Dr. Koppolu is a member in international scientific communities such as “American chemical society, American Society of Microbiology, American Association of cancer research, American Society of clinical oncology, and Internationally certified flow cytometry Association. His primary research interests include pre-clinical and clinical development of immunotherapeutic drugs including monoclonal antibodies, bispecifics, and antibody drug conjugates. At AstraZeneca, he helped in the development of drug Durvalumab, an FDA approved drug that prevents tumor immune suppression in urinary bladder cancer. He also worked in the development of immunotherapeutic vaccines for triple negative breast cancer. Dr. Koppolu holds a BS and M.Sc (Biotech) from India, PhD from University of Kansas (USA), and a certification in Flow Cytometry (C.Cy)

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  Research Interest :

Pre-clinical and clinical development of monoclonal antibodies and novel small molecules as breakthrough therapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Characterization and Potency evaluation of drugs and vaccines.

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Prof. Alain L. Fymat, BA, BS, MA, MS, PhD, PhD

Prof. Alain L. Fymat, BA, BS, MA, MS, PhD, PhD
President/CEO
Professor
International Institute of Medicine and Science
USA

  Biography :

Dr. Alain L Fymat is a medical-physical scientist and an educator. He was educated at the University of Paris-Sorbonne and the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the current President/CEO and Professor at the International Institute of Medicine and Science with a previous appointment as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Professor at the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine. He was formerly Professor of Radiology, Radiological Sciences, Radiation Medicine (Oncology), Critical Care Medicine, and Physics at several U.S. and European Universities. Previously, he was Deputy Director (Western Region) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (Office of Research Oversight), and Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center and for a time Acting Chair of Radiology at its Loma Linda, California Medical Center. He has extensively published (~ 425 publications including patents, books & monographs, book chapters, refereed articles) and has lectured extensively in the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. He has been the recipient of numerous research grants from government, academia and private industry, and has consulted extensively with these entities. He is a Board member of several institutions and Health Advisor of the American Heart & Stroke Association (Coachella Valley Division, California). He is Editor-in-Chief, Honorable Editor or Editor of 20 scientific Journals.

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Dr. Fymat’s current research interests lie at the interface between science and medicine, particularly cancer/oncology, molecular/personal/precision medicine, nanomedicine, human genetics/ epigenetics/ ecogenetics, and pharmacogenomics. His most recent publications deal with nanotechnology and cancer, nanochemotherapy, nanoneurology, natural and synthetic immunotherapy, drug delivery across the brain protective barriers, and neurodegenerative disorders.

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Prof. Mohsen Mokhtar Abd El Mohsen Ibrahim, MD

Prof. Mohsen Mokhtar Abd El Mohsen Ibrahim, MD
Professor & Managing Director
Center of Oncology and Nuclear Medicine NEMROCK
Cairo University
Egypt

  Biography :

Completed a B.Sc. in medicine and then a M.Sc. in Clinical Oncology at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School graduating in 1991 and 1996 respectively. In 2001 MD training in clinical oncology, also at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School. Since 1996 held a number of posts at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School , primarily and currently undertook clinical research, supervising numerous research programs, and developed critical teaching material. Since 2001 has held the position of Professor of Clinical Oncology. Where main interest is in Lung and breast cancer. He has more than 30 publications in topics including, breast, lung, paediatric, colorectal and ovarian malignancies, NHL and hematologic malignancies. Collaborated in several trials, both regional and international, and is a scientific co-ordinator for many regional and international conferences. Founder and president of CANSURVIVE a patient cantered NGO founded in 2009. Now focusing on clinical trials in Breast, and Lung cancers. Active member of the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer(AMAAC), the Egyptian Cancer society(ECS) and the Egyptian Hemato-oncology Group (EHOG).

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Since 2001 has held the position of Professor of Clinical Oncology. Where main interest is in Lung and breast cancer.

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Dr. Adama  Ly

Dr. Adama Ly
Director
GR” Prevention and Physiopathology of cancers”
International Centre for Cancer Therapies and Research
France

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Adama Ly is the President - Founder of AFROCANCER, an international network against cancer in Africa. He is also the Founder in 2009 and editor in chief of the revue “Journal Africain du Cancer/ African Journal of Cancer” published by Springer France. Adama Ly is Doctor in Immunology and Oncology at University Paris XI and was member of the Doctoral school of Gustave Roussy cancer Institute (Villejuif, France). Dr. Ly received a degree in Biomedical Engineering and Innovations Management (Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France). He graduated in Master of Social Health (MSH) from Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (School of High studies in social Sciences) (Paris). He was visiting fellow at Sydney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC, San Diego, California, USA) and at Martin Luther Wittenberg University (Halle, Germany). As senor manager in medical and fundamental researches, he focuses his work in growth factors and antitumoral immunity and cellular therapies of tumours at INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research) and University Paris XI. As a promoter of the fight against cancer in Africa, he was the co-editor of the book “About cancer in Africa, from Epidemiology to biomedical applications and perspectives” a multidisciplinary book with 136 authors from 32 countries worldwide, published by the French National cancer Institute. Preface of Pr. Jean Dausset, medicine Nobel Prize owner. As Lead coordinator in Health and development, Dr. Ly is conducting a project aiming to build an international Center for Cancer therapies and research in Senegal to help reducing the impact of cancer in African populations and to boost knowledge and exchanges between develop and developing countries. Dr. Ly has received international awards (Laureate of the 2011 Editorial Award attributed by the Syndicate of Health profession’s publishers and medias (Paris 20 October 2011), was elected « Men of Year 2007 » with 14 other laureates by African medias and congratulations and Honours of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria ( 20 September 2007) Member of many professional societies and scientific boards, he has published several articles and books in cancer research and development.

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Growth factors, antitumoral immunity Cellular therapies of tumours, translational sciences, cancer in developing countries, Non communicable Diseases (NCD) , Social health Sciences, innovations management, Global health, health politics

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Prof. Fabrício Freire de Melo

Prof. Fabrício Freire de Melo
Professor Adjunto
Instituto Multidisciplinar em Saúde
Universidade Federal da Bahia
Campus Anísio Teixeira

  Biography :

Fabrício Freire de Melo is graduated in Biology (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais), has master and Ph.D. degree in Microbiology (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) and postdoctoral internship at the same institution. In addition, I was visiting researcher at the Medical Entomology Laboratory, CPQRR/Fiocruz. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at the Multidisciplinary Institute of Health, Universidade Federal da Bahia.

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My research line follows two strands: Aspects of H. pylori infection and biology of vectors related to arboviruses.

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