26th International Conference on Psychiatry, Neuro and Mental Health
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Conference Speakers

Sam Vaknin (Conference President)

Designation: Professor University: CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies) Country: Russia More Details
Sam Vaknin is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies).  
Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited and other books about personality disorders.  
His work is cited in hundreds of books and dozens of academic papers.  
He spent the past 6 years developing Cold Therapy: a treatment modality for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Over the years, with dozens of volunteers, he found that it was effective with clients suffering from a major depressive episode as well.  
His interest include Personality disorders  

Syed Altaf Hussain

Designation: Clinical psychologist University: Deccan College of Medical Sciences Country: India More Details
Syed Altaf Hussain was born in Hyderabad, India.  Presently, he is working as a clinical psychologist since about six years at Deccan College of Medical Sciences at Hyderabad, India.  His job responsibilities at medical college are to teach clinical psychology to the student-psychiatrists, assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric patients as well as taking different therapies to them.  Also he is working part time at Utage Child Development Centre, Hyderabad.  Here his job responsibilities are to assess and diagnose various child related mental issues i.e., mental retardation, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and other behavioural issues.  Before joining as clinical psychology, he worked as medical secretary and school teacher.
As for his family, his wife is a High School Mathematics teacher and they have five children, all living along with his father.

Lilach Soreq PhD.

Designation: RoseTrees Research Fellow University: UCL Country: UK More Details

Lilach Soreq have a BSc in computer science (with division in mathematics and in cognitive sciences). MSc in bioinformatics and PhD in neurobiology from the faculty of medicine in Hadassah Jerusalem hospital, Israel. He did all his degrees in the Hebrew university of Jerusalem. He was supervised by Dr. Nissim Ben Arie in his MSc (published a paper on Math1 developmental transcription factor in mice) and his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Hagai Bergman (that developed DBS). During his PhD, he studied Parkinson’s disease RNA expression changes in PD patients blood leukocytes in his PhD prior to and following deep brain stimulation (DBS) on and off stimulus. Published 21 papers a book chapter and 2 patents.

He did his post doc in UCL Institute of Neurology (London UK) and Francis Crick Institute studying aging (published in Cell Reports). He had a Marie Curie 2 year fellowship, fellowship from the Hebrew university friends and 3 years Alzheimer’s society fellowship.

He presented posters and oral presentations in several international conferences, he have several national and international scientific collaborations (some yielded published papers). He can analyse complex biological data using Matlab, R, MySQLPython. He read and write papers and review for several journals. He watch online webinars and take professional courses in Coursera (mainly machine learning, data mining).

Dr. Shilpa Karkera

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Trinity School of Medicine Country: St. Vincent & Grenadines More Details
Dr. Karkera is an Assistant professor of Neuroscience and Anatomy and the course director of Neuroscience and Pre Med Anatomy at Trinity school of medicine. Dr. Karkera was awarded MS Medical Anatomy from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore , Manipal University( India) on 2011. She was awarded as PhD Medical Anatomy at Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore(India) on 2018 and served as Assistant Professor , Department of Anatomy from 2012 - 2019. She has mentored many graduate students during her career. Core Competencies: Creating individualized plans and programs to facilitate a personalized and intuitive approach to education while stimulating students’ appreciation for the subject. Incorporation of college guidelines, philosophy and assessments into lessons while maintaining customizable creativity and flexibility. Remaining abreast of new technologies and alternative delivery methods by continually attending professional development.