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Dr. Ahmed G. Hegazi

Designation: Professor University: National Research Center Country: Egypt More Details

• Awarded the Excellent Medal of the First Class, 1995
• Received the Senior Scientist Prize of National Research Center, 1996
• Received the National Scientific Prize in Biological Sciences, 1990
• Received the Scientific Prize of The National Research Center, 1989
• Won the Second-Best Research Paper Award from International Congress of propolis, Bones Aires, Argentina, 2000
• Mean speaker in 10th Academic conference, PRA and NAS (Nippon Apitherapy Soc.) 18th November, 2006, Japan
• In Who's Who in the World, 25th Anniversary Edition, in Marquis Who's Who Bio. For Part 3 of 4, 2007.
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• Awarded 2 Bronze medals from “The International Innovation Fair of the Middle East”, 23th - 26th October, 2007, Kuwait.
• Awarded of Ghazi Wad Allah Salon Prize, 2008
• Awarded the Merit Aware of Medical Sciences, The National Research Center, 2016

Dr. Uqbah Iqbal

Designation: Researcher University: Research for Social Advancement Country: Malaysia More Details

Dr. Uqbah Iqbal is a Socioeconomic Researcher at Research for Social Advancement. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He's authoring notable books/ebooks such as The Historical Development of the Malay Nationalism Before Independence, The Historical Development of the Malay Society Economic Nature During Pre-Colonial Era, The Historical Development of British Investment in Malaya Before the Second World War, The Historical Development of Foreign Investment in the Formation of the Malaysian Economy and Sejarah Pemikiran Pandang Ke Timur: Kepentingan Jepun Dalam Pembangunan Sosio-Ekonomi Malaysia (1906-1980). His publications have appeared in a wide range of  international and national journals such as TAWARIKH, SUSURGALUR, Management and Administrative Sciences Review, Social and Basic Sciences Research Review, Jurnal Kemanusiaan, Jurnal Sejarah, Jurnal Pengajian Melayu, Jebat, International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, Asian Social Science and Geografia. He's also actively in the editorial board such as Asian Social Science, International Journal of Art and Literature, International Journal of Archaeology and History, American Journal of Social Sciences, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, History Research and Pratidhwani the Echo. Through his involvement as a reviewer with the Nonfiction Authors Association, 15 of his reviewed books received Awards.

El Hadji Seydou Mbaye

Designation: Researcher University: Aristide Le Dantec Hospital Country: Senegal More Details
Dr. El Hadji Seydou Mbaye was born in 1978 in Kaolack a region of Senegal. During 2008-2013, he earned his PhD in Biology and Human Pathologies with the collaboration of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) /WHO, Lyon (France); 2006-2007 : Master of Life and Health, Specialty Biology of microorganisms, Virology in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2005-2006 : Master of Life and Health, option of Immuno-physiopathology in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2004-2005 : License of Biochemistry in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2002-2004 : General Degree in Sciences and Technologies in University of METZ (France).
He was certified by the Federation International of Gynecology Obstetrics (FIGO), the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE,, the Institute Catalan of Oncology (ICO) for cervical cancer prevention (Grade 10/10) in support of Continuing Medical Education for physicians. These credits are also recognized as Physician’s Recognition Award (AMA PRA Category 1 credits) by the American Medical Association. He was certified, by the United Nations for Basic Notion of Security on the Ground-Protection, Health and behavior, by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)/World Health Organization, Lyon (France) for Safety Certificate. He has published 1 Book with a style of philosophical story. Author of the world program against cancer in low and middle incomes countries, he is lead author (first listed) of more than 90 peer-reviewed research articles published in reputed journals.

Dr. M Rajajeyakumar

Designation: Assistant Professor University: TRICHY SRM MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL & RESEARCH CENTER Country: India More Details
Dr. M.Rajajeyakumar, MBBS, MD (Physiology), MSc Yoga, CCEBDM (PHFI), (PhD), has completed his MD Physiology,(2006-2009) at (JIPMER- An Institution of National Importance under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India). I worked as research assistant (2009-2012) in the Advanced Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research Lab, and JIPMER. I published more than 88 research papers and serving as an editorial board member and expert reviewer of many national and international journals. I have been invited for honorable guest Speaker in Fitness-2015, Philadelphia, USA, and chairperson for the international conference 9 th Indo global summit on cancer therapy -2015, India. I was selected as Speaker and chairperson for 12 th ,13 th & 14 th AsiaPacificMedicalEducationConference-3 rd , 4 th & 5 th International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, Singapore 2015,16 & 17. I presented a scientific research paper in World Diabetes Congress Dec-2015, IDF, Vancouver, Canada. I have been appointed as Advisory Council members of Pure Action, Yoga is Medicine, Austin, TX 78703, USA and organizing committee member of international conferences. I have been honored and received 10 awards, including national and international level. I have been appointed as scientific referee for extramural proposal evaluation and recommendation for funding of project in the field of medicine and biomedical engineering by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Established through an Act of Parliament: SERB Act 2008, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. Research Interest: I have been actively involved in medical, biomedical, and yoga research. My special research experience is in autonomic, cognitive, cardio-respiratory, neurophysiology and medical education. I had trained with basic Physiological procedures including human and animal experimental physiology; pulmonary function test (PFT), autonomic function test (AFT), HRV (heart rate variability), EMG (electromyography), & NCS (nerve conduction study).

Dr. Madubueze George Ajana

Designation: Consultant Radiologist University: St. Nicholas Hospital Lagos Country: Nigeria More Details
He is a consultant radiologist of West African College of Surgeons. He obtained his primary medical qualification (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery-MBBS) in the year 2003 and additional qualification (Fellow West African College of Surgeons-FWACS) on October, 2015. In 2016, he travelled to India for visiting fellowship training in Neuroradiology at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Neuroscience Institute, New Delhi, India. He is presently working at St. Nicholas Hospital Lagos, Nigeria as a consultant radiologist. In the course of his training, he has developed proficiency in radiodiagnosis- Plain conventional radiography, Special radiographic procedures, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasonography including Doppler studies, Mammography, Computed tomography and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). He is a member of many professional associations such as: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Association of Radiologist of West Africa (ARAWA), Association of Radiologists in Nigeria (ARIN) etc. He has published in both local and international journals.

Dr. Somayeh Farhang Dehghan

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Country: Iran More Details
Somayeh Farhang Dehghan joins Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Health and Safety in the School of Public Health and Safety. She received her B.S. in Occupational Health from Iran University of Medical Sciences and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Her teaching interests include training occupational exposure to hazardous agents, air pollution control, industrial ventilation, gases and aerosols dynamics, evaluation of an air samples. Her research interests are in the field of occupational health, industrial hygiene, air pollution, air filtration, nanofibers, occupational exposure, risk assessment, biomarkers and heat stress.

Dr. Kricha Pande

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital Country: Nepal More Details
Working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Attarkhel, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 Has been associated with this institute for last 5 years.
 Past work experience: Lecturer at Patan Hospital, Nepal.
 Graduated from B.P. Koirala institute of health sciences in the year 2013.
 Graduated from Kathmandu University School of Medical sciences in the year 2008.
 Actively involved as one of the editor in Journal of Pathology Nepal (JPN).
 Membership: Lifetime member of “Association of clinical pathologist” (ACPN), Nepal.
 Lifetime member of “ Nepal medical Association” (NMA), Nepal.

Presentations and Publications:

 Poster presentation titled “Pleomorphic adenoma of nasal septum: A case report” presented on scientific programme XVIII at BPKIHS, 2013.
 Oral presentation of thesis entitled “Role of bone marrow trephine biopsy in the diagnosis of hematological and non hematological disorders” presented on scientific programme XIX at BPKIHS, 2013.
 Poster presentation titled “Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: Is it worth diagnosing? A case series of seven diseases”presented on scientific programme XIX at BPKIHS.
 Oral presentation titled “Placental mass: Diagnostic dilemma between acardiac twin and placental teratoma” presented at the conference of ACPN, march 2014.
 Poster presentation titled “Pancreatic perineuroma: A rare mesenchymal tumor of pancreas presenting as cystic pancreatic neoplasm” on ACPN, March 2017.
 Original article titled “Role of pleural fluid adenosine deaminase activity with lymphocytosis in etiological diagnosis” published on journal of pathology 2016; volume 6, issue 12.
 Original article titled “Assessment of lymphovascular invasion in gastric carcinoma: Do they always indicate lymph node metastasis?” published on journal of pathology 2018; volume 8, issue 1.

Dr. Farid Menaa

Designation: Professor, Director and Independent Consultant University: California Innovations Corporation Country: USA More Details
BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Farid Menaa is an inter- and multi-disciplinary professional with worldwide reputation. He has three international post-doctoral terms in Oncology, Dermatology, and Hematology; MBA Entrepreneurship and MD candidate. During his ongoing career, he has mainly contributed to the identification and functions of new human disease-causing genes and variants, formulated natural products for anti-aging and developed innovative theranostic strategies against cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and infectious diseases. He has more than 10 years’ experiences either in the academic, hospitals or industrial sectors. As Chief Scientific Officer and Vice-President R&D at Fluorotronics, Inc. he actively participated in the development of the disruptive “Carbon-Fluorine Spectroscopy”. Dr. Menaa collaborates with various organizations worldwide. He is a member of several prestigious medical and scientific organizations and editorial boards in the field of medicine, science, technology and business, including in the nano-segment. He has authored more than 100 articles including research and review articles, books, book chapters, textbooks, proceedings, and has participated to over 200 scientific international events including as co-organizer, keynote speaker, chairman. Dr. Menaa’s worldwide collaborations, holistic point of view and strong expertise in various fields led him to prevent, implement early diagnosis, and develop efficient and safer therapy.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dr. Farid Menaa’s research interest includes Preventive Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Translational Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Green Medicine, Nanomedicine, Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology

Dr. Atanu Pan

Designation: Assistant Professor University: College of Medical Sciences Bharatpur Country: India More Details

Dr. Basista Rijal

Designation: Professor University: Devdaha Medical College (DMC) and Research Institute Country: Nepal More Details

Awards/Scholarship/Fellowship and Research grants:

  • Nepal Bidhayabhusan "Ka". from President of Nepal 2010 ( BS 2067)
  • Best Performance Award, Silver Jubilee of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, 2007 (BS 2064)
  • "Dirghaseba Padak" ( Long Standing Service Award), Tribhuvan Univerversity, 2005( BS 2062)
  • WHO/ TDR Research Training Grant for Ph.D Programme on "Multi-drug Resistance tuberculosis in Nepal ( A10884), 2002
  • WHO/TDR/ UNDP fellowship on Advance WHO training in Immunology, Vaccinology and Biotechnology applied to Infectious diseases,  Switzerland and France , September to November 2000
  • Research grant, Nepal Health Research Council( NHRC), Kathmandu, Nepal.,2000.:Study on  Antimicrobial resistance and its correlation with antimicrobial  usage  in Nepal
  • Research Grant,  Tribhuvan University and Boston university,2000: Study socio-economic and Health Service related factors in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.
  • Research grant, Institute  of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu,1999: Incidence of multidrug resistance and its association with b-Lactamase production in the hospital.
  • Development and assessment of methods of characterization of urinary pathogens suitable for developing countries and correlation of such characteristics with antibiotic use in hospital and communities.

Dr. Suchana Marahatta

Designation: Associate Professor University: B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Country: Nepal More Details
I (Dr Suchana Marahatta) am currently an Associate Professor & permanent faculty in the Department of Dermatology in B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal. I am also phase II coordinator of MBBS teaching program. I completed my MD (Dermatology) from this institute in the year 2013. I have published 14 articles till date in various national and international journals. I am editorial board member of an official journal of our institute. I have worked as reviewer of many articles in many renowned international journals like PLoS series, JEADV as well as many other local journals. I am very much interested in Dermatosurgery, Aesthetic Dermatology and Tropical Dermatology. I am also doing researches in these fields.

Prof Dr Hem Sagar Rimal

Designation: Principal and Head of Department of Pediatrics University: Birat Medical College and Teaching Hospital Country: Nepal More Details
I come from Nepal, the land of the mighty Himalayas. I graduated MBBS from GSVM Medical College Kanpur in India in 1993 . I served as a senior medical officer at the peace-keeping mission conducted by the UN in Lebanon in the year 1998. Later I graduated MD paediatrics from Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu with a gold medal of excellence. I then moved to East Timor where I worked as head of department of paediatrics at Dili national hospital where I was awarded with the exemplary international doctor award. I gained a lot of experience in tropical diseases, primarily Dengue. I then moved to Australia where I worked for several years whence I also gained a fellowship in Developmental Behavioural Paediatrics at Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. I am currently principal, chairman of medical education department and professor of paediatrics at Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar, Nepal. I am the President of Nepal Pediatric Society Eastern Chapter. My family consists of a beautiful wife Archana, who is a lecturer of psychology and two handsome sons, Anurag and Aaditya. I have a keen interest in public health and medical education. I completed my MPH in 2016. I am a devout learner and I have always been interested in the teaching and learning process.

Dr. Sunil Kumar

Designation: Associate Professor University: Shri Ramswaroop MemorialUniversity Country: India More Details
Dr. Sunil Kumar received his Master degree in Biotechnology from the Devi AhilyaUniversity, Indore, (India) in 2006 and his PhD in Biotechnology from Department ofGastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India in 2011. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Shri Ramswaroop MemorialUniversity, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. His research interests include geneticengineering, molecular biology, medical microbiology particularly focused on molecular characterization of bacterial biofilm and drug development and inflammatory boweldiseases.Dr. Kumar has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, eight book chapters andedited one book for springer. His works have been published in several leading journals including American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Journal of GastroenterologyHepatology, Digestive Diseases and Science, Clinical Therapeutics, MicrobialPathogenesis, Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Biomedicine andPharmacotherapy, etc. Dr. Kumar serves as an editorial board member and reviewer of more than 6international journals including International Journal of Microbiology Research,Current Biotechnology, Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents in MedicinalChemistry, The Natural Products Journal, and Current Molecular Pharmacology

Joao R. Mesquita (D.V.M., M.Sc.; Ph.D.)

Designation: Professor University: Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences Country: Portugal More Details

Joao R. Mesquita (D.V.M., M.Sc.; Ph.D.) is a Professor for more than 10 years, affiliated at the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences, where he teaches topics within the Parasitology and Microbiology themes. He has published over 50 papers in Scopus indexed Journals. He has won several scientific prizes from different societies and conferences, where he has presented numerous oral and poster presentations. His research interests are focused on animal and human infecciology, mainly on zoonotic viruses, with special interest on surveillance tools and epidemiology.