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Mahendra K. Singh

Designation: Research Assistant Professor University: University of Miami Country: USA More Details
Currently, our research is focused on deciphering the role of a multi-domain scaffolding protein NEDD9 in gastrointestinal cancers and breast cancer. NEDD9 provides a signaling complex regulating multiple cellular processes relevant to cancer. These include responsiveness to signals emanating from the T and B cell receptors, integrins, chemokine receptors, and receptor tyrosine kinases, as well as cytoplasmic oncogenes such as BCR-ABL and FAK- and SRC-family kinases. NEDD9 is known to influence functions as migration, invasion, survival, and mitosis. 

We discovered a novel protein CASS4 which is currently being studied for its role in regulation of metastasis and immune components in lung cancers.

In addition, we are identifying molecular subtypes in gallbladder cancer with the goal of characterizing new alterations, confirming genetic differences in these distinct subtypes of gallbladder cancer so as to decipher potentially targetable genetic aberrations.

Dr. Giulio Tarro

Designation: Professor of Oncological Virology University: Foundation T. & L de Beaumont Bonelli for cancer research Country: Italy More Details
Giulio Tarro graduated from Medicine School, Naples University (1962). Research Associate, Division of Virology and Cancer Research, Children’s Hospital (1965-1968), Assistant Professor of Research Pediatrics, College Medicine (1968-1969), Cincinnati University, Ohio. Oncological Virology Professor, Naples University (1972-1985). Chief Division Virology (1973-2003), Head Department Diagnostic Laboratories, (2003-2006). D. Cotugno Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Naples; Emeritus, 2006 -. Since 2007 Chairman Committee of Biotechnologies and VirusSphere, World Academy Biomedical Technologies, UNESCO, Adjunct Professor Department Biology, Temple University, College of Science and Technology, Philadelphia, recipient of the Sbarro Health Research Organization lifetime achievement award (2010). His researches have been concerned with the characterization of specific virus-induced tumour antigens, which were the "finger-prints" left behind in human cancer. Achievements include patents in field; discovery of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in infant deaths in Naples and of tumor liberated protein as a tumor associated antigen, 55 kilodalton protein overexpressed in lung tumors and other epithelial adenocarcinomas.

Helmi Alfarra, Ph.D

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow University: Dalhousie University Country: Canada More Details
Dr. Helmi Alfarra currently is doing his second a postdoctoral research fellow at the Universtiy of New Brunswick in St. John, Canadain. Dr. Alfarra is researching novel biomarkers for early diagnosis and treatments for lung and multiple myeloma cancers. Recently Dr. Alfarra finished his first postdoctoral training in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University, and his research was on the NK cells recruitment to treat pancreatic cancer. 
Dr. Alfarra received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology at International Islamic University Malaysia. His education and training have allowed him to acquire skills in a wide variety of biological research. Dr. Alfarra has published several publications and internationally recognized journals and participated in international and national conferences. 
Dr. Alfarra has taught, trained and supervised experiential learning and graduate students in the departments of Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie. During his career, Dr. Alfarra has also cultivated skills in grant/manuscript writing, working as a team member, communication, organization, and problem-solving.  

Dr. Loai Aljerf

Designation: Professor University: Damascus University Country: Syria More Details

Loai Aljerf is a Prof in the Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Medicine/Damascus University. He is a specialist in analytical and industrial chemistry. He obtained many awards and published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers (two of them in French) in Environmental Sciences, Green Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Synthesis Chemistry, Concrete, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Petrochemical, Extraction, Separation, Lithium-Ion-Batteries, and Oral Chemistry. He is a partner in Advances in Cleaner Production Network, and a member of the German Chemical Society e.V. (GDCh), Asian Chemical Society, and the American University of Beirut. He is a member of the higher committee of the 6th International Workshop-Advance in Cleaner Production (São Paulo, Brazil (May 24th to 26th - 2017)) and in more than 20 conference organizing committees. Loai Aljerf is in the Cambridge Scholars Publishing-Life Science Advisory Board and an editor of more than 50 journals and a reviewer for Top journals in Industry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Chemistry.

Dr. Nalini Kanta Sahoo

Designation: Professor & Head of Department University: MLR Institute of Pharmacy Country: India More Details
Dr.Nalini kanta Sahoo is currently working as Professor & H.O.D in MLR Institute of Pharmacy. Also he is advisor for NFPS and Trans Integra Healthcare Ltd. He serves as Research scientist for Vision science research, Malaysia. Recently he is awarded best professor in Pharmacy for ITAP 2018 Awards conducted by Tutor pride.  He obtained his Doctoral degree in 2015 from Siksha “O” Anusandhan University, Bhubaneshwar. He has to his credit nearly 40 publications of good scientific merit. He is a member on the Editorial boards of around 45 national and international journals. He is a subject expert for two private institutes and a Q.A. expert for Chegg Pvt. Ltd., USA. He taught subjects like Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis, Inorganic chemistry, Modern Analytical Techniques, Validation and Quality assurance and Drug Regulatory Affairs at the graduate and post graduate levels. As a teacher, he is quite industrious, dedicated and exhibited notable merit in his academic responsibilities. After serving Yalamarty Pharmacy College till 2014, he joined M.N.R. College of Pharmacy, Medak. Earlier after his graduation, joined Shilpa Medicare Pvt.Ltd.Raichur, Karnataka and worked as a Q.C. Executive for one year during 2005 and 2006.
In his Ph.D. program Dr.Nalini kanta developed newer Liquid chromatographic methods for estimating some important drugs in formulations and biological fluids. This study was of significant value, as these methods can be adopted by analytical laboratories for routine estimation of these drugs in dosage forms and for bioavailability and bioequivalence studies. Thus, during his nearly twelve years of service in colleges and industry, he acquired good skills in the analysis of various drugs in formulations and in biological matrices especially by adopting Liquid chromatography and LC-MS techniques. Dr.Nalini kanta is familiar with handling of modern analytical instruments including Spectrophotometers. HPLC, LC-MS, FTIR etc.
Dr.Nalini kanta has good communication and inter-personal skills. With his good research experience, he can successfully carry out various research programs in an analytical division.

Dr. Sangeeta Singh

Designation: Classified Specialist and an Instructor Periodontology University: Dental Professional Country: India More Details
  • Self-motivated and a goal-oriented Healthcare professional having served in the Indian Army since 1998 and currently working as a Classified Specialist and an Instructor in Periodontology
  • Adaptable individual, accustomed to the integration of new health care systems, planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising the delivery of healthcare
  • Completed Masters in Periodontology at Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Demonstrated abilities in delivering lecturers and assisting students to complete their course in the best possible way; served as an Instructor at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Proficient in working under difficult and unpredictable conditions, having served in the Indian Army; identified amongst peers as someone who loves to take challenges heads on Computer literate, proficient in maintaining records, holding the integrity of the confidential patient's information through the knowledge in MS Office and other related application

Ahed Jumah Alkhatib, PhD

Designation: Researcher University: Jordan University of Science and Technology Country: Jordan More Details
Dr. Ahed Alkhatib has finished his PhD from Cambell State University in 2011. I am currently working as a clinical researcher at faculty of medicine, Jordan University of Science and technology. Over the time, I have published more than 200 articles in various medical fields including neurosciences, pharmacology, and diabetes. My approaches in research include the involvement of philosophy of science in research which gives looking, and thinking in depth. I have developed several hypotheses in medicine such as the role of white matter in initiating diseases such as diabetes. In microbiology, I have demonstrated that prokaryotic cells and eukaryotic cells are similar in producing cell cycle proteins which can participate in autoimmunity diseases.
Research interest:  Setting medical hypotheses and writing book in different fields, of which two books have already been written and distributed in the world market. 

Dr. P. K. Sasidharan

Designation: Emeritus Professor University: Government Medical College Country: India More Details

Awards & Fellowships

  1. Dr. Pisharoty Memorial Gold medal for securing maximum marks in Medicine
  2. January 2004, awarded Fellowship of the Indian College of Physicians (FICP)
  3. Annual “ Oration award of the Calicut Medical College Alumni association”
  4. Professor GK Warrier Memorial oration award of the Association of Physicians’ of India
  5. National Hypertension oration award of the Hypertension Society of India
  6. Netaji National oration award of the Associations of Physicians of India-2015
  7. Fellowship of the International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA) in 2014 at Bangkok
  8. Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) Glasgow
  9. Lifetime achievement award of the Association of Physicians of India, Kerala Chapter

Areas of special  Interest
 
  • Clinical Medicine, Clinical Teaching, General Medicine, Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, Diagnostic problems, Nutrition, Lifestyle disorders
  • Clinical Hematology, Hemato-Oncology (Anemias, ITP, CML, Polycythemia, Sickle Cell Disease, SLE, Vasculitis)
  • Health promotion, Sustainable Health Care, Health Economics, Preventive and Social Medicine
  • Social work related to Medical Education & Health Care issues in India: - writing articles, books, CD on health promotion, guiding social workers and health promotional activities and giving series of lectures to academicians, social workers and general public – delivered more than 600 lectures so far.
  • Research in Medicine: Landmark study on Vitamin D deficiency in India, the very first study documenting its deficiency in India as well as identifying it as a marker of the nutritional problems in India-was published in Journal of Association of Physicians of India April 2002. Another landmark study on SLE published in ISRN Hematology- online journal, designing a new criteria to diagnose SLE-“The Kozhikode Criteria”

Dr. Nagraj G. Huilgol

Designation: Chief Radiation Oncologist University: Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital Country: India More Details

Association Affiliations:

 National

  1. Association of Radiation Oncologists, India
  2. Indian Association of Medical Oncology, India
  3. Indian Society of Oncology, India.
  4. Indian Association of Immunologists, India.
  5. Indian Association of Cytologists, India.
  6. Indian Association of Hyperthermic Oncology & Medicine, India.
  7. Association of Medical Physicists of India.
  8. Indian Medical Association
  9. Indian Society for Radiation Biology
  10. Indian Society for Head & Neck Oncology
  11. Indian Society of Cancer
  12. Association of Health Administration
  13. Association of British Scholars
  14. Indian Brachytherapy Society
  15. Indian Nuclear Society
  16. Indian College of Radiation Oncology (ICRO)

 International

  1. Association of Therapeutic Radiation Oncologists of America (ASTRO), USA
  2. Radiation Research Society, USA.
  3. North American Hyperthermia Group, USA. (Past)
  4. European Association of Hyperthermia (ESHO)
  5. New York Academy of Sciences.
  6. Asian Association of Radiation Research.
  7. International Clinical Hyperthermia Society.
  8. Asian Society of Hyperthermia and Oncology (ASHO)

Awards-

  • Haldar Memorial Oration – Association of Radiation Oncologist of India, in the year 2010

Preksha Sharma Maheshwari

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Country: India More Details

Dr. Preksha Sharma is Ph D in Nursing (INC consortium) and masters in medical surgical nursing (super-speciality oncological nursing) from AIIMS, New Delhi (2008). She is presently working as Assistant Professor in University College of Nursing, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India. She is supervising UG and PG musing students in, department of medicine, surgery, ICUs and department of oncology GGSMCH, BFUHS since 2009. She has supervised many theses in nursing and has publications in various national and international journals. Her area of interest is medical surgical nursing, oncology, family caregiving in cancer, psycho-oncology and nursing research. She is members of several nursing and health organizations. She is examiner in several universities of India and guide for M Sc Nursing and PhD in nursing. She has chaired sessions in many national and international conferences. She is member of editorial board and reviewer in reputed Journals.

Dr. Yogesh Shripad Thorat

Designation: Associate Professor University: DSTSM’s College of Pharmacy Country: India More Details

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Best Outgoing Student-2004 in Govt. College of Pharmacy, Karad.
  • GCOPK US Alumni (KPSF) Scholarship Award-
  • ‘Best Research Paper’ in “AVISHKAR-2009”- University Level Scientific Competition held at Lokmangal College of Biotechnology Solapur.
  • Best Paper Award for Review Article-2011 by- International Journal of Drug Formulation and Research.
  • Received Best paper award at International Conference on “Recent Advances on Food, Herbal & Nanotechnology”, Latur, Maharashtra, 2018.

Dr. OKOLI Bamidele Joseph

Designation: Senior Lecturer University: Bingham University Country: Nigeria More Details
Scholarships and Prizes
Research fellow, Vaal university of Technology,  South Africa

Training Programme Attended
September 25-29 September, 2017 
3rd summer school on “Sustainable Chemistry and the Case of Electronic Goods” which will take place on the premises of the Leuphana University of Lüneburg.

Instrumentation Skills
PerkinElmer Elan DRC II Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer, Spectroquant® Prove Spectrophotometer 100, Clarus 500 PerkinElmer Gas Chromatograph coupled to a mass Spectrophotometer detector (GCMS) and Agilent VnmrJ 3 Spectrometer operating at 400 MHz (Nuclear magnetic resonance).

Membership of Learned Professional Societies
Royal Society of Chemistry Britain (MRSC)
America chemical society (MACS)

Dr. Nagasamy Venkatesh

Designation: Assistant Professor University: JSS College of Pharmacy Country: India More Details
Biography
Dr. D.Nagasamy Venkatesh is Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmaceutics, JSS College of Pharmacy, Udhagamandalam. India.  Dr. D.Nagasamy Venkatesh is interested in developing certain nanobased drug delivery systems for antiviral and anticancer drugs. His research is also involved in developing sustained/controlled drug delivery systems for certain drugs and analytical and bio-analytical method development for drugs. He serves as a reviewer of more than 25 peer reviewed journals including AAPS, Carbohydrate polymer, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He serves editorial board member for more than 20 international journals. Dr. D.Nagasamy Venkatesh has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has received two awards for his presentations/publications in a national level seminar.
 
Research Interest:
Nano based drug delivery systems for antiviral and anticancer drugs, developing sustained/controlled drug delivery systems for certain drugs and dissolution enhancement of certain drugs by solid dispersion techniques.

Dr. Eloísa Urrechaga Igartua

Designation: Associate Professor University: University of the Basque Country Country: Spain More Details
Eloísa Urrechaga  started her  career in Clinical Chemistry in 1984  as a trainee in Hospital General de Asturias ( Oviedo, Spain); she became head of Laboratory in a Community Hospital , Hospital de Jarrio , (Asturias, Spain) in 1990.
In 2001 started as Consultant for Clinical Chemistry in the Hospital Galdakao Usansolo (Spain), responsible for Hematology Laboratory, where she continues.
In 2010 she obtained her PhD in medical sciences at Zaragoza University (Zaragoza, Spain) with  a thesis on erythropoiesis and differential diagnosis of anemia.
 She is an expert of the Spanish Science and Innovation Ministry, in the Agency for Assessment of new technologies and the Health Research Council for the validation of research projects of the Czech Republic and Argentina. Member of the WHO Guideline Development Group – Ferritin International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control,  World Health Organization; member of European Network for Rare and Congenital Anaemias, member of International Society for Laboratory Hematology; collaborates with International Council for Standarization in Hematology;  member of Analytical Hematology and Trace Elements Commissions of the Spanish Society of Medical Laboratory,
She is particularly involved in the development of new hematological parameters applied to the study of anemia and erythropoiesis, early detection of infections and sepsis,  as well as Glycohemoglobin, serving as an editorial board member and scientific reviewer in different Journals.
 

Dr. Wenru Chen

Designation: Director University: Futian hospital for prevention and treatment of chronic disease Country: China More Details
Biography
Dr. Wenru Chen is the director and doctor of Futian hospital for prevention and treatment of chronic disease, Shenzhen, China. His research interests now are related to the chronic diseases management and health policy. He has engaged in several research projects and published more than 20 papers on lifestyle behavior change, chronic diseases management and hierarchical medical system.

Research Interest :

Neuropsychiatric Disease, Environmental Toxicology

Kemal Türker ULUTAS, M.D

Designation: Head Director of Clinical Laboratories University: Hatay State Hospital Country: Turkey More Details
Dr. Kemal Türker ULUTAŞ is a resident medical doctor of clinical biochemistry. He is the Head Director of Clinical Laboratories; and Vice Administrator of the Hatay State Hospital. He is the owner and editor-in-chief of Ulutas Medical Journal. He earned university M.D. degree in medicine from Istanbul University (2007), and his and Residency from the Mustafa Kemal University (2012), Turkey. He experienced as Research Doctor in Andrology Laboratory of Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, USA. 
 
His research area is centered around developing and integrating innovative medical diagnostic markers to metabolic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, Oxidative Stress, and Antioxidant mechanisms, Relation among Inflammation, Platelet, Cerebral ischemia/re-perfusion Injury, Nitric Oxide (NO) and its metabolites. He published novel original and review articles about his research area in high impact international journals.

Dr. Zivi Andrea MD

Designation: Locum Consultant University: Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona Country: Italy More Details
I am an Oncologist since 2008 when I completed my residency in Medical Oncology at La Sapienza University in Rome. From Nov/2008 I worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital/Institute of Cancer Research in the UK - main fields of interest early drug development and translational research particularly in prostate cancer.
From June 2013 I worked as a Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and I am a Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London from November 2013.
I moved back to Italy in February 2014 and I am currently a Consultant in Medical Oncology at the University Hospital in Verona, Italy - my main fields of interest being genito-urinary cancers, early drug development and translational research.

CS Banushree MD, DNB

Designation: Associate Professor University: Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Research Institute Country: India More Details
Banushree graduated from Bangalore Medical College, India and started her career in Pathology in 2008 as a faculty in Private Medical College. In 2013, She joined as a faculty in AIIMS, Bhubaneswar and established Histopathology, Cytology and Haematology. Presently working in Indira Gandhi Government medical College, Puducherry. She is interested in electron microscopy, Oncopathology and dermatopathology. She is in the editorial board of various Journals. Serving as a reviewer for international journals. Authored a chapter on pathogenesis of fungal infections for springer publications.

Dr. Hüseyin Engin MD

Designation: Head of Department University: Bülent Ecevit University Country: Turkey More Details
He was born in 1970 in Zonguldak, Turkey. He graduated from Hacettepe University English Faculty of Medicine in 1994 and started residency program in internal medicine at the University of Hacettepe. Upon completion of his residency in internal medicine in 1999 he became a fellow in medical oncology at Hacettepe University Oncology Institute. Upon completion of his fellowship in medical oncology in 2003 he joined the faculty at Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University and became the head of Department of Medical Oncology. In 2006 he obtained associate professor degree and in 2012 he received professor degree of internal medicine and medical oncology. He is currently head of the department of internal medicine and medical oncology at Bülent Ecevit University. He is a member of Turkish Oncology Group, Turkish Medical Oncology Society, Anatolian Medical Oncology Society, Flims Alumni Club and European Society of Medical Oncology and actively participates in clinical trials. He published more than 50 articles in all aspects of Medical Oncology. His area of major interest in oncology is tumor biology and immunology, genitourinary tract cancers, gastrointestinal tract cancers, breast cancer, and malignant melanoma.

Research Interests: Breast Cancer Genitourinary Tract Malignancies Gastrointestinal Tract Malignancies Tumor Biology and Immunology

Dr. Veerendra Koppolu, MSc PhD CCy

Designation: Scientist II University: Biopharmaceutical Development, MedImmune/AstraZeneca Country: USA More Details

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)

Dr. Ramendra Pati Pandey

Designation: Assistant Professor University: SRM University Country: India More Details
Dr. Ramendra Pati Pandey is a Post-doctoral Scientist at Department of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, and fellowship from Sao Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP. He has done his M.Sc. Biotechnology, from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New- Delhi, India. He was a Research fellow in the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (2007-2009), funded by National Science Council, Taiwan. He has done his PhD in the field of Nano Biotechnology from the University of Delhi. He is an executive council member of the Indian Immunology Society (2014-2016). He is an editorial board member of many national and international journals. Awarded with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India Young Scientist Award (2010), Indian Immunology Society Young Scientist Award (2013), European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS) Travel Award ( 2012) , British Society of Immunology Travel Award (2012) , Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania Travel Award ( 2012 and 2015) , American Association of Immunologists Travel Award (2013) , International Union of Immunological Societies Travel Award (2013),and FAPESP Post-doctoral Research Fellowship ( 2015).

Dr. Cristina-Crenguta Albu MD, PhD

Designation: Associate Professor University: Bucharest "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Country: Romania More Details
Biography: Dr. Cristina-Crenguta Albu is an Associate Professor of Department of Medical Genetics at Bucharest, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania and General Manager of Bucharest "Alco San" Medical Clinic, Romania.
She received her M.D. degree in Medicine from Bucharest, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania, in 1991 and her Ph.D. degree in Medicine (Ophthalmology) from Bucharest "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania in 2001.
Dr. Cristina-Crenguta Albu is a member of several scientific societies including International Society for Genetic Eye Disease & Retinoblastoma, American Society of Human Genetics, European Society of Human Genetics, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, European Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology.
She serves on the editorial board of International Journal of Medical and Clinical Research, Journal of Genetics and Genomes, Genetics and Genetic Disorders,  Journal of Chemical Biology & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, International Gazette Of Research and ePublishers. Dr. Cristina-Crenguta Albu is author and co-author over 200 publications (medical textbooks, articles and studies published in medical journals and conferences) in the fields of prenatal genetics diagnosis and ophthalmology.
Research Interest: medical genetics, prenatal diagnosis, ophthalmogenetics and oculo-orbitar ultrasound examination.

Dr. Fuad Hamdi Abuadas PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Al-Ghad International College for Applied Medical Sciences Country: Saudi Arabia More Details

Dr Partha S Choudhury

Designation: Director Nuclear Medicine University: Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Center Country: India More Details
AREAS OF INTEREST
  • PET-CT
  • Radionuclide therapy
  • PET-CT-MRI triple fusion
  • MAJOR
ACHIEVEMENTS:
 
  • President (Elect) WARMTH
    IAEA technical Co-operation Expert
  • Member : Scientific Committee 5th Theranostics World Congress 2019 Jeju Korea
  • Organizing Committee Commissioner : 13th Asia Oceania Congress of
  • Nuclear Medicine & Biology (AOCNMB 2019) Shanghai China
  • Board of Directors (Member) Asia Oceania Federation of Nuclear
  • Medicine & Biology (AOFNMB) 2017-2020
  • Reviewer IJNM & Member editorial board WJNM

Dr Tejinder Kataria

Designation: Chairperson University: Radiation Oncology , Cancer Institute Country: India More Details
Dr Tejinder Kataria completed her undergraduate studies including internship and housemanship in 1985 at Snowden Hospital & Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India. She went on to complete her post-graduation including residency in Radiation Oncology from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India from 1985-1990. She was an Assistant Professor at PGIMER, Chandigarh and started the Ir-192 Interstitial Brachytherapy under  DST funding before moving to Central Health Services through UPSC merit as  a teaching faculty at Maulana Azad Medical College from 1992-1996.
In 1993 she received AROI fellowship & in 1995 the Commonwealth Scholarship from Leeds UK. In 2005 she also received CCST in Clinical Oncology from Specialist Training Authority, British Institute of Radiology. She was made a Fellow of International Medical Science Academy in 2003 and a Fellow of Indian College of Radiation Oncology in 2015.
For the last 22 years she has worked at some of India’s leading hospitals and cancer care centers including Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi (1996-2007), Artemis Health Sciences Institute, Gurgaon (2007-2009) before joining Medanta Cancer Institute, Medanta-The Medicity in 2009.
Dr Kataria’s core expertise is on providing cancer care in a multi-modality setting along with surgeons and medical oncologists. She is well versed in the art & science of providing integrated cancer care for brain tumors and cancers of head and neck, breasts, lungs, esophagus (food pipe), colon, rectum, pancreas, liver, cholangio carcinomas & lymphomas etc.

Dr. Shesh Nath Rai

Designation: Director University: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Facility of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center Country: USA More Details
Shesh N. Rai, Ph.D., joined the University of Louisville in November 2007 as the Director of the Biostatistics Facility, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and Associate Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics & Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Sciences. He was awarded the Wendell Cherry Chair in Clinical Trial Research in 2009 and promoted to a Professor of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics in 2010. In 2014, he has been awarded the Fellow of American Statistical Association for developing methods for clinical trial research and outstanding collaboration with basic scientist and clinicians. As the Wendell Cherry Chair in Clinical Trial Research, he is directing the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Facility (BBF) in the James Graham Brown Cancer Center (BBF-BCC), increasing the number and quality of cancer clinical trials and research protocols. He has created and directs the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Facilities (BBFs) for the Diabetes and Obesity Center (BBF-DOC) and American Heart Association-Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (BBF-TRC), the UofL Superfund (BBF-SF), the UofL Hepatobiology & Toxicolgy Center (BBF-HTC) and the Microbiomics, Inflammation &Pathogenicity Center (BBF-MIP). These NIH funded centers have brought >~$40 million to the University of Louisville. With his more than two decades of collaborative experience with basic scientists and clinical researchers, he has collaborated on 34 funded grants and is a co-investigator (Co-I) on 13 NIH grants as of 2018. Rai has also served on several committees, including ASA chapters, St. Jude Institutional Review Board, St. Jude Safety Board and Biostatistics Protocol Review Panel. He currently sits on Clinical Scientific Review, Data and Safety Monitoring Committees of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. He serve as statistical reviewer for many national and international scientific journals, including editorial board member in five journals. As of 2018, he has written 210+ manuscripts dealing with pre-clinical data, longitudinal data involving prospective studies, prospective clinical trials, retrospective studies and survey studies. To manage very active collaborations, it requires knowledge of many areas of statistics, including clinical trials, survival analysis, mixed effects (hierarchical) models, sample survey, bioinformatics, and quantitative risk assessment. He has published refereed manuscripts in each of these areas. He has mentored 6 PhD students with specialization in Bioinformatics (3) and Biostatistics (3) and is currently supervising 6 PhD students. His students have gone on to lead successful careers and are currently employed in a variety of academic and industry settings.

Dr. Mohit V Rojekar

Designation: Associate Professor & Lab incharge University: Rajiv Gandhi Medical College Country: India More Details
Dr Mohit Vijay Rojekar is Associate Professor & Lab Incharge in the Dept of Biochemistry in Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Thane India. He has authored 14 Original articles in various national (7) and international (7) articles. Among these he is first / corresponding author in 8 original articles of which 7 are in international journals. At present 4 of his manuscripts are in final review process. He has also authored 6 invited reviews in various international journals. He has presented his research in various international conferences like Journées Internationales de Biologie (JIB) 2013 at France and 14th Asia–Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine Congress at Taipei, Taiwan. He regularly attends AMBI national conferences and presents paper. In AMBI 2016 his paper on Quality control of Glucometer was accepted for Award paper category. He has got ‘Best Poster Award’ for his poster on ‘Paraoxonase activity in cord blood’ in AMBI 2012 at Bhubaneshwar. He was selected among the ‘Young Achievers’ to express their views at 2 nd state conference of AMBI Maharashtra in 2015. His interest in the field of research and statistics led him to pursue Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs (PGDCR) and PhD in Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. In PhD entrance he stood first in state. He is member of editorial and advisory board of various national and international journals dedicated to various fields of medicine. He also is reviewer to many different medical journals. He is member of the panel of examiners of various state medical universities including Maharashtra, Goa, and Chattisgarh. Before the present appointment he worked as Scientist at National Institute of Virology, Pune. Good analytical skills, critical thinking abilities, good speaking and writing capabilities and interpersonal skills are among his plus points. He has got expertise in analyzing molecules, hormones and enzymes and proficiency in managing the researches and studies of different laboratory groups. Beyond the academics and research, he is good photographer also for which he won many awards. He is regular writer for state level newspapers.

Dr. Inaki Comino-Mendez

Designation: Postdoctoral Training Fellow University: Molecular Oncology Group at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) Country: London More Details
Biography: 
Dr. Iñaki Comino-Méndez is a Postdoctoral Training Fellow working in the Molecular Oncology Group at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London. He is an expert in translational science for cancer research. Dr Comino-Méndez is specialised in genetics and hereditary susceptibilities in cancer as well as in the use of liquid biopsies and next generation sequencing (NGS) techniques to detect early relapse and mechanisms of resistance in cancer patients.
Dr. Iñaki Comino-Méndez obtained his BS degrees in Biology and Biochemist in the University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) in 2009. After completing his Master degree in Biotechnology at the Autonomous University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain), he moved to the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) in 2010, where he obtained his PhD degree investigating the identification of new susceptibility genes involved in pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma development.
He joined Professor Nicholas Turner’s Molecular Oncology Group at the ICR as Postdoctoral Training Fellow in 2015. Specialized in breast cancer, his major aim is to investigate the utilisation of NGS techniques, using circulating-free DNA, to diagnose breast cancer, monitor disease burden, determine prognosis, detect molecular recurrence, evaluate therapy response, track clone evolution as well as to decipher tumour heterogeneity.
Research Interest: 
My expertise lays in the incorporation and utilisation of liquid biopsies in clinical trials for cancer research. Specifically, I am interested in the application of all Omics approaches to detect and/or monitor early relapse, high and low risk patients, response to treatments and tumour heterogeneity using material in patient’s bloodstream.

Prof (Dr.) S. Duraivel

Designation: Professor University: BSA Institute of Pharmacy Country: India More Details
Biography: Dr.S.Duraviel, Professor of Pharmaceutics, He holds degrees in pharmaceutical Sciences from the Madras Medical College, Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi and earned his Ph.D. from the University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal. During his professional career, he was member of various professional bodies. Dr.S.Duraviel was The Senate member of TN Dr. MGR Medical University.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION Dr.Durai’s research interests include Drug delivery system Nano medicine and Herbal Drug Formulation. He is the Consulting Editor of Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology, ISSN: 2320-3471 Editorial member in Journal of Pharmaceutics and Nanotechnology, Journal of Advanced Clinical Pharmacology, International Research Journal of Chemistry, Prudent Journals, Global Journal of Nanomedicine, Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research Dr. Deb Consultancy Advisory Board, Executive Advisor. To his credential he has published 87 research and review articles in various Indian and International journals.

Research interests: 1. Nano Technology delivery system, 2. Nano medicine, 3. Herbal and Natural products, 4. Drug delivery system, 5. Formulation development. 6. Anti cancer and anti diabetic reserch.

Dr. Georges El Hachem

Designation: Medical Oncologist University: Breast-Gynecological Oncology and Neuro-Oncology Departments, Erasme University Hospital Country: Belgium More Details
Biography
I am a Lebanese Medical Oncologist currently working in Breast-Gynecological Oncology and Neuro-Oncology Departments at Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. I am also engaged in the Clinical Trial Conduct Unit (CTCU) at Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels. I received my Diploma in Internal Medicine and Hematology-Oncology from Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center- University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon in June 2014 and June 2017 respectively. This is my second year in Belgium. My first year was at Jules Bordet Institute where I had rotations and oncology consultations in the following fields: breast cancer, gynecological malignancies, melanoma, head and neck cancers, sarcoma and other rare tumors, genito-urinary, gastro-intestinal and thoracic malignancies.
I also attended many academic activities at Jules Bordet Institute, as well as many debates and scientific meetings in Belgium, Europe and USA. I was able to publish many case reports, communications, editorial letters, review and opinion articles in many peer-reviewed journals, as well as many poster presentations, view the high level of exposure I had at Jules Bordet Institute. In September 2017, I got the chance to attend for the second time the meeting of the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) in collaboration with MD Anderson at Houston-Texas, where I was designed an ambassador for Belgium in the Society of Hematologic Oncology, and a member in the SOHO Ambassadorship program. Furthermore, I am an active editorial board member in many peer review journals and the editor-in-chief of the Acta Scientific Cancer Biology Journal (ASCB). I am also a reviewer in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in addition to other peer review, open access journals.
Besides, I got the Certificate in Medical Oncology from the European Society after passing the ESMO exam in September 2017. I am an active member in the Breast Cancer Academy (BCA), European School of Oncology (ESO), Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO), Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) in affiliation with MD Anderson.
Research Interest
Gynecological Malignancies; Breast Cancer; Neuro-Oncology; Supportive care mainly women health/quality of life during/after anti-neoplastic treatments.

Dr. Mrinal K Ghosh, Ph.D., FNASc, FAScT

Designation: Principal Scientist University: Cancer Biology and Inflammatory Disorder, Division CSIR-IICB Country: India More Details
Biography 

Dr. 
Ghosh is currently working as Principal Scientist in CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB). He has fulfilled his MS and PhD from Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta. He had a very successful Post-Doctoral training during 1997-2003 at the Lerner Research Institute (LRI), Dept. of Molecular Biology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA. Later on, he joined as staff at Dept. of Cancer Biology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA and worked there till 2005. Since 2007 at CSIR-IICB he is actively engaged in cancer research in Cancer Biology & Inflammatory Disorder Division. At present he is in the reviewer/editorial committee of many Journals as well as International [(World Cancer Research, UK & Health Research Board (HBR), Ireland], and National (DBT, DST-SERB/Mano Mission and CSIR) research proposals. He has many high impact peer-reviewed publications in various internationally reputed journals

Research Interest

Signal Transduction, Gene Regulation, Target Identification, Cancer Therapy, Nanotherapeutics



Dr. Jyoti Bhojwani

Designation: Faculty / Coordinator-M.Tech (BioInformatics/ Genetics) Program University: Indore University Country: India More Details

Dr. Jyoti Bhojwani, is presently a Faculty of Genetics/Bioinformatics/ Principal Investigator of the M.Tech Research Programs (Bio-Informatics) at University of Indore, India. She obtained her B.Sc.(Bachelors degree) in Biological Sciences/Chemistry/Physics, M.Sc.(Master’s degree) in Life-Sciences, and Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at School of Life-Sciences, University Of Indore. She pursued her post-doctoral ventures at Max-Planck Institute For Biophysical Chemistry (FRG), University Of California-Irvine and University Of Pittsburgh (USA). Currently, her projects mainly focus on translational-research and extrapolation of basic developmental mechanisms from model-systems like fruitfly (Drosophila) to human. Apart from this, her thrust areas of research interest include; Cancer Biology, Stem-Cell Biology and Homeotic-Gene Regulation. She is keen on studying in details the genetic factors, which presumably aid in understanding of mechanism by which “cancer stem cells” function in transforming a tissue from normal to cancerous states. Her research has a motive to further facilitate the perception of stem cell potential/mechanistic in areas of Regenerative Medicine, Translational Research and Anti-cancer therapy. Being involved in Clinical informatics, her students are also training a Cancer model and a Stem cell model, deploying Systems Biology approach and other Gene Networking Bio-Informatics tools. This novel area of research will hopefully lead to further understanding the tipping of balance from a stem cell/normal cell to a transformed cancer cell. Owing to her immense interest in science journalism and writing potential, she is now on the editorial board of several International Journals. Her Specialties Include: Research/Teaching/Mentoring/Science-Journalism

Dr. Ali Olfati PhD

Designation: Researcher University: Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Country: Iran More Details
Ali does research in all aspects of assisted reproduction in Laboratory Animals and Livestock. Meanwhile, Ali serves as an Editorial Board Member of more than a tens Reproductive Biology and ‎Veterinary-related journals. He is also serving as a reviewer in various journals of national and ‎international repute. 
Research Interests: 
  • Reproductive toxicology
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Spermatology

Dr. Gokul Sridharan., MDS, PhD, DMLE

Designation: Associate Professor University: Oral Pathology and Microbiology, YMT Dental College and Hospital Country: India More Details
Biography
Dr. Gokul Sridharan is currently working as an associate professor in the department of oral pathology and microbiology at YMT Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai. He has obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his work titled “Salivary and serum metabolomics in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma” and his field of interest includes oral pre-cancer, oral cancer, salivary diagnostics, metabolomics and oxidative stress. He has several scientific publications and actively contributes as a peer reviewer to numerous journals. He is an active member of editorial board of several journals of repute. Dr. Gokul Sridharan has undergone training and is a qualified diploma holder in medial law and ethics and is also certified in tobacco cessation and control.

Research Interest
  1. Oral pre-cancer and oral cancer
  2. Salivary diagnostics
  3. Metabolomics
  4. Oxidative stress

Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari

Designation: Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory University: Faculty of Chemistry, California South University (CSU) Country: USA More Details

Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari, Ph.D., D.Sc. is a Full Professor and Academic Tenure of Chemistry at California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. He has got his Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. Furthermore, he has double postdocs in Project Management, Oncology, Human Cancer Tissues and Synchrotron Radiation from Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and also in Nanochemistry and Modern Molecular Electronic–Structure Computations Theory from California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. His research interests include Biophysical Chemistry, Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry, Nanochemistry, Modern Electronic Structure Computations, Theoretical Chemistry, Mathematical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Vibrational Spectroscopy, Molecular Modelling, Ab initio & Density Functional Methods, Molecular Structure, Biochemistry, Molecular Simulation, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Oncology, Synchrotron Radiation, Synchrocyclotron Radiation, LASER, Anti–Cancer Nano Drugs, Nano Drugs Delivery, ATR–FTIR Spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Intelligent Molecules, Molecular Dynamics, Biosensors, Biomarkers, Molecular Diagnostics, Numerical Chemistry, Nucleic Acids, DNA/RNA Monitoring, DNA/RNA Hypermethylation & Hypomethylation, Human Cancer Tissues, Human Cancer Cells, Tumors, Cancer Tissues, Cancer Cells, etc. He has participated at more than three hundreds reputed international conferences, seminars, congresses, symposiums and forums around the world as yet. Also, he possesses many published articles in Science Citation Index (SCI)/International Scientific Indexing (ISI) Journals. It should be noted that he has visited many universities or scientific and academic research institutes in different countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Russia, Estonia, Turkey, France, Swiss, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, South Africa, Egypt, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, China, India, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, etc. as research fellow, sabbatical and volunteer researcher or visitor and so on heretofore. He has a history of several years of teaching for college students and various disciplines and trends in different universities. Moreover, he has been a senior advisor in various industry and factories. He is expert in many computer programs and programming languages. Hitherto, he has authored more than twenty books and book chapters in different fields of Chemistry. Syne, he has been awarded more than nine hundreds reputed international awards, prizes, scholarships and honors. Heretofore, he has multiple editorial duties in many reputed international journals, books and publishers. Hitherward, he is a member of more than three hundreds reputed international academic–scientific–research institutes around the world. It should be noted that he is currently the President of American International Standards Institute (AISI), Irvine, California, USA and also Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory at California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA.

Hassan Y. Ebrahim, PhD

Designation: Faculty of Pharmacy University: Helwan University Country: Egypt More Details
Natural products (NPs) are pivotal resources for the discovery of bioactive entities. They harbor unique structural diversity, novelty, three-dimensionality, and complexity. Thus, imparting them uniqueness for interrogating complex biological systems. NPs generously offer versatile bioactive scaffolds that are tractable to rationally-designed semisynthetic transformations for exploring structure-activity relationship (SAR), improving biological potency, enhancing target selectivity, and reducing associated undesirable effects.
Protein kinases orchestrate multiple signaling pathways of the living cells and their dysregulation is frequently associated with various diseases, including cancers. Consequently, extensive efforts have been devoted for the discovery and development of novel candidates that can modulate the catalytic activity of protein kinases and so the revoke disease pathogenesis. Kinases inhibitors are currently playing an increasingly notable role in cancer treatment. To date, more than 27 oncology drugs, which target kinases, have been approved for marketing and numerous additional such therapeutics are in various stages of clinical evaluation. This truly emphasizes the eminent role of kinases as unique druggable targets.

Research Interests: Natural products; Rational design; Semisynthetic transformation, Cancer, Protein kinases.

Obegu Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ph.D

Designation: Medical Laboratory Scientist University: Michael Okpara University Country: Nigeria More Details

BIOGRAPHY OF OBEAGU, EMMANUEL IFEANYI

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu is one of Medicine's leading celebrities, known for leadership skills and breakthrough research potential. Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu starred in Medicine. Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu is working in Diagnostic Laboratory Unit, Department of University Health Services, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. He was born in Amede, Eha- Amufu, Enugu State, Nigeria and is pursuing his PhD in Haematology, received his M.Sc in Haematology in Imo State University, Owerri. He attained Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu received 2 international research awards in 2017 as World Academic Champion in Medicine and Fellow, Directorate of Medicine, IASR, World Academic Champion in Diagnostics and Fellow, Directorate of Diagnostics, IASR. He received 2018 Best Editor award by Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research. He was included among world 500 most influential public health experts on earth 2017 and included among Global Infectious Diseases Control Experts. He equally received 46 International awards and recognitions He is a research-oriented person. He has published more than 380 research papers and invited and reviewed more than 245 papers in reputable international journals and editor and reviewer to more than 110 International Journals. He was promoted to Editor-in Chief of Journal of Biomedical Research and Review on 4th September, 2018. He attended as a delegate, plenary speaker, keynote speaker and organizing committee member of international conferences. He is an eminent scholar and a researcher. He is a prolific writer and has a very high research gate score. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu research interests include Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Immunology, and Public Health. He has been enlightening the world with his scientific contributions. 

Dr. Nasrin Ghassemi Barghi PhD

Designation: Head of laboratory University: Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences Country: Iran More Details

Nasrin Ghassemi Barghi is currently head of laboratory at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, Iran.  she has completed her PhD in Toxicology and pharmacology from Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. She has accomplished her MS in Toxicology from Isfahan University and BS of Laboratory Sciences from Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Her research interests include cancer chemotherapy and secondary malignancy induced by anticancer drugs, cell culture, apoptosis, Nano toxicology, synthesis of chitosan nanoparticle, western blotting, genotoxicity, comet and micronucleus assay, HPLC, in vivo organ toxicity etc. Presently, she is working on antioxidants such as melatonin and EPO and has academic accomplishments with multiple research, publications in highly prestigious journals and various presentations in both national and international conferences.

Dr. Jagadish Hansa Ph.D

Designation: Scientist B University: Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Country: India More Details
Dr. Jagadish Hansa is presently working as Scientist B in an international project of KalaCore society, funded by UK at Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bihar, India. He obtained his B.Sc. (Bachelors degree) in Botany as honours paper and Zoology as pass paper along with the Biotechnology as major subject, M.Sc. (Master’s degree) in Biotechnology at Sambalpur University, Odisha, India and he completed his Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at Department of Biotechnology, School of Life-Sciences, Assam University, Silchar, Assam, India. The doctoral degree was basically on breast cancer screening programe from southern Assam which was very endemic area of cancer patients. He pursued his post-doctoral ventures at Siksha O Anusandhan University along with the Oncology department, Odisha, India. Currently, His projects mainly focus on translational-research on leishmaniasis where the group is looking for drug sensitivity testing for anti-leishmanial drugs being used in India under national elimination programme for visceral leishmanisis (VL) and strengthens RMRI as a National centre for anti-VL drug sensitivity testing. Apart from this, his thrust areas of research interest include; Cancer Biology, neglected tropical diseases and molecular biology research. He is keen on studying in details the genetic factors, which presumably aid in understanding of mechanism by which many diseases function in affecting human immunity. Dr. Jagadish Hansa has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers including research article, review articles, abstracts, book chapters, and books. Dr. Jagadish Hansa is Editorial board members of journal of clinical diagnostic and research, Hematological disease and therapies, and hematology and transfusion International Journal. Dr. Jagadish is serving as reviewer of 6 peer-reviewed international journals including Tumor Biology Journal, Asian journal of clinical and pharmaceutical research, International journal of phytoremediation, Journal of cytology and tissue biology, Journal of medical and biological science research, Sky Journal of Soil Sciences and Environmental Management etc. His Specialties Include: Cancer Biology, Neglected tropical diseases, medical genetics.

Dr. Sana Irfan

Designation: Scientist II University: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College & Hospital Country: India More Details
Dr Sana Irfan had started her career in clinical field in 2008 at the time of graduation (Biotechnology)doing training in blood bank at Rajendra institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi Jharkhand, India , thereafter she did training in Apollo Hospital, Ranchi in Dept of Microbiology on the topic “Ventilator associated pneumonia”. After then the foundation of research was laid in her when she did her training during Master of Science Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (M.Sc) dissertation at Institute of Bioinformatics & Biotechnology, Pune University for 6 months.(2011) on the topic “Silver nanoparticle synthesis by putative endophytes & there identification. Later after completing her M.Sc she entered as Research Scholar in University Grants Commission (UGC) funded project “Plant Tissue Culture & its Application (antimicrobial activity)” in 2011.During her study period she went through different trainings in clinical laboratory .As always interested in clinical research she got the chance to work as Senior Research Fellow (Non Medical) in a Indian Council Medical Research project “Establishment of Grade II Virology Diagnostic and Research Laboratory for 4 years 7 months at RIMS, Ranchi Jharkhand. At this place she also did her Philosophy of Doctorate (PhD) in the field of Virology from faculty of Medicine ,Ranchi University .During this tenure she did extensive research on virus ,outbreak investigation in the field for dengue, chickenpox, measles etc. She did extensive work on Hepatitis B virus scenario in Jharkhand and sequenced the hepatitis B virus core gene for studying circulating genotype in Jharkhand. Later after successful completion of project and her PhD she worked for some time in private sector as Consultant Microbiologist and later again joined as Scientist Non iMedical in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College & Hospital in a DHR project “Establishment of Grade II Virology Diagnostic and Research Laboratory .She had also learnt Cell Culture as Trainee in Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute to strengthen her technique quality in supporting the virology project dedicating complete 3 and half months .In both the projects of virology she did many trainings and successfully running the lab till date. She had even conducted workshops independently and presented papers at different conference as well as won best presentation award. She did also certicate course for better understanding of statistics to support research. Her basic interest of research is virus and involved in studying the clinical profile, clinical epidemiology, demography, molecular epidemiology of different virus. She is also working as reviewer and editorial board members in different journal.