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Gregory J Tsay M.D., Ph.D., FACR

Designation: Conference President University: Director, Immunology Research and Development center, and Professor of Medicine, China Medical University Vice-president of Federation of Immunological Society of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA) Country: Taiwan More Details
Gregory J Tsay is professor of School of Medicine and director, Immunology Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. He graduated from Medical School of Chung Shan Medical with M.D. and earned Ph.D. Following a one-year research fellow at Royal North Shore hospital, Sydney, Australia (under the supervision of Dr. David Nelson) and a two-year research fellow at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA (under the supervision of Dr. Eng M Tan), He returned to Taiwan to head the division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. He was appointed as an assistant professor, associated professor, and then full professor in 1990. His main fields of scientific interest are in autoimmune diseases. He is vice-president of Federation of Immunological Society of Asia- Oceania (FIMSA 2015-) and He was president of Taiwan Immunology Society and Taiwan Rheumatolgy Society, and Secretary General of FIMSA. 
His main fieldds of scientific interest are in autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Dewa Ayu Mas Shintya Dewi

Designation: Associate Lecturer University: Udayana University Country: Indonesia More Details
Dewa Ayu Mas Shintya Dewi is an associate lecturer at the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Denpasar Bali. She graduated from medicine faculty of Udayana University at 2002, then graduated from anesthesiology specialization in the same university at 2010. In 2018, she decided to continue her study in biomoleculer field at Udayana University and until this time, she still interest in many aspect of biomoleculer, especially in relation with pain management. Her researches majority was going around in pain management with biomoleculer aspect. From 2010 until this time, she have been working at Bali International Medical Centre, Denpasar as an anesthesiologist.

Dr. Zeba Nisar

Designation: Consultant pathologist University: Government Medical College Country: India More Details
Zeba Nisar is currently a Consultant pathologist at Government medical college, Chandrapur (M.S.) India. Earlier she has worked at The Oncopathology Centre, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer hospital, Miraj (M.S.) India.

Dr. Edouard Tshimwanga Katayi, MD, MPH

Designation: Medical Director University: HIV/AIDS, ART/PMTCT/TB Programs Country: Cameroon More Details
Dr. Edouard Tshimwanga Katayi, MD, MPH, is an experienced physician with fourteen years of experience in Cameroon on HIV/AIDS programs and possess clinical and technical experience in the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients. As a nationally-recognized physician in HIV care and treatment, he will bring leadership in the management of HIV service programs and expertise in effectively navigating the national health structure to ensure quality project results. Dr. Katayi contributes to national technical working groups (TWGs) and has experience advocating for child and adolescent HIV care and treatment. He currently serves as Medical Director of HIV/AIDS, antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT, and tuberculosis (TB) programs for the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Board (CBCHB) where he monitors the medical care and treatment programs according to national and CBCHB guidelines. As the Clinical Supervisor for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded HIV Free NW and SW projects, he oversaw the Option B+ pilot program and supported medical staff in patient management. He also provided guidance on medical issues and assisted in evaluating and analyzing medical data. Dr. Katayi holds a Master’s in Public Health from Texila American University and a Diploma in Medicine from University of Lubumbashi, and serves on the CBCHB Research Ethics Committee and the DRC and Cameroon National Medical Council. He is fluent in French, English, and Swahili, and is proficient in Lingala.

Ronke Suleiman Medina

Designation: Clinical Microbiologist University: Federal Medical Centre Katsina Country: Nigeria More Details
Suleiman Medina  is a clinical Microbiologist presently working at Federal Medical Centre Katsina. Nigeria. She was once the H. O. D of the laboratory,the treasurer of MDCAN, member of Infection Control Committee of FMC Katsina. She has worked as LQA in WHO Nigeria.Some courses she has done online  include:Antimicrobial Stewardship, managing  antibiotic resistance, challenges in antibiotic Resistance  Gram Negative  bacteria,challenges in Antibiotic Resistance point prevalent  Surveys. She has reviewed  a couple of research work and eager for international  collaboration and training to bring out the best out of our resource resource limited country, Nigeria.

Halabi Mohamad Adnan

Designation: Professor University: Holy Family University Country: Lebanon More Details

Dr. Heba S. Hamed

Designation: Associate Professor University: Ain Shams University Country: Egypt More Details

Prof. Heba S. Hamed is currently working as an associate professor of fish physiology in zoology department,  Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt. She had her doctoral of philosophy of science in 2012 and Master of Science degree in 2010 from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Prof. Hamed had diploma in biochemistry and physiology from Suez Canal University, faculty of Science, Ismailia, Egypt in 2014‐2015. She also had a professional diploma in Quality & Accreditation management systems 2015‐2016. Her major research interests include fish physiology, reproductive toxicology, and aquatic toxicology. She has been able to prove scientifically that extraction of some medicinal plants used locally in fish diets contains pharmacologically active principles, capable of ameliorating fish reproductive dysfunctions and enhancing fecundity. Prof. Hamed is an editorial board member of Asian Journal of Emerging Research, SCIRA Journal of Fisheries, International Journal of Eco‐toxicology and Exobiology and a reviewer in Environmental toxicology and pharmacology, Natural product research, Scientific African and many other international journals.

Dr. Vidya CS

Designation: Associate Professor University: JSS Medical College Country: India More Details

Dr. Vidya CS MBBS ,MD (Ph.D) Associate professor, Department of Anatomy, PG alumni of JSS Medical College with more than 16 years of teaching and research experience and permanent faculty.  I have undergone faculty develoment training programme under MEU and implemented the same  in my routine teaching schecule. I have Completed Certificate course on  e- learning and prepared digitalised histology CD ‘ Histology learning made easy ‘ for  MBBS students. I am also expertised in plastination and completed ICMR research project and ongoing JSS University research project. 

Total publication -30  publications in indexed national and International journals

 I have participated in various CME’S, Workshops and Conferences at State, National and International level. Presented Scientific Research paper in National and International Conference.I have involved as resource persons at various state  and National conferences.

I am also a  member of various Organizations and Institutional Committees.

  • Member Secretary of Internal compliance committee on sexual /gender harassment of women at work place
  • Member of Board of studies of Biomedical science JSSAHER
  • Section Editorof National Journal of Clinical Anatomy Journal
  • Executive committee member of  society of clinical anatomists
  • Executive committee member of  Karnataka chapter of anatomists
  • Executive  committee member of  JSS Alumni Association
  • Co-editor for Karnataka chapter of Anatomists Journal.
  • Member of JSSAHER News-letter.
  • Reviewer for   Journal of clinical and diagnostic research, Bioinfo publications, Academia EDU, innovative publications
  • As a Co-ordinator for Ranking system like NIRF, Outlook Magazine, career 360, QS star rating, Marquee Forbes etc. I provide information of the College and forward to JSSAHER .


I have secured 3rd rank in postgraduate RGUHS University examination. I have completed ICMR project titled. Comparative efficacy of determination of sex by measuring size and volume of maxillary air sinuses by 3D CT scan and Plastination methodsI have submitted VGST project under the Govt of Karnataka. I have more than 24 research publications in peer reviewed  IndexedJournals. I have authored two books under International Publishers. Lambert’s Academic Publications Germany. I have been awarded -

  • Gold medal award for best paper in Clinical Anatomyin 16th KCA conference held in August 23rd 2014 at SDM Dharwad.
  • Endowment prize of Y.T. Thathachari award for best project paper
  • Outstanding Women Scientist award formedical achievements and research.
  • Gold medal Award for maximum no of Publications in Anatomy.
  • Young Scientist award for Research in Anatomy by VIRA Foundation, Chennai
  • Second prize for best paper on Women empowerment at workshop conducted by JSSAHER.

Dr. Pal satyajit singh Athwal

Designation: Researcher University: Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences Country: India More Details
Research and Publications-

Participated in a prospective study comparing with FFR and cardiac CT at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Co-Author: LEMIERRE’S SYNDROME –A Rare Fusobacterial Complication, American journal of infectious disease. 2018;314: 89-92
Corresponding author: Round Pneumonia in Adults Masquerading as Bronchogenic Carcinoma, American journal of infectious disease. 2018; 414: 103-105
Co-Author: Double Diabetes; A Case Report, Asian journal of medical research, 2018; 37
Author: A Rare Case Report of Impacted Metallic Rhinolith, International journal of contemporary surgery 2019; 17: 31-33
Co-Author: Rheumatoid Arthritis- Unique Combination of Rheumatic, Cardiac and PulmonaryManifestation of a Multisystem Disorder, Annals of international Medical and Dental Research,2018; 34:
Corresponding author, Role of diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy in Sino-nasal Diseases accepted in International Journal of contemporary surgery.
Author, Acute Painful diabetic neuropathy accepted in Annals of International Medical and Dental Research.

Training - United states clinical experience-
Completed 1 month of clinical elective in Internal Medicine at Hialeah Hospital, Herbert Wertheim
College of Medicine, Florida International University.
Completed 1 month of observership in Cardiology at the university of Minneasota.
Completed 2 month of clinical elective in Internal Medicine at Rush university medical center, Chicago.

Rajeev Ramanlal Shah

Designation: Professor & Head University: Parul Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Country: India More Details

Dr. Rasha Khalid Abbas Ibrahim

Designation: Professor University: Al-Baha University Country: Sudan More Details

Rama V

Designation: Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon University: Ameelio Super Speciality Hospital Country: India More Details
2005--2010: MBBS;From Rajiv Gandhi University,Sri Siddhartha medical college;Tumkur; Karnataka.India
2010--2011:Completed compulsory rotatory internship.
2012--2015:Masters in ophthalmology
MS ophthalmology:santiram medical college;Nandyal;Andhra Pradesh;India.
2015--2016:Worked as Senior resident in Govt medical college; Regional Eye hospital; Kurnool; Andhra Pradesh..
2016--2017:Worked as Assistant professor : Santiram medical college,nandyal.
2017--2018:Worked as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Vasan Eye care, Kurnool.Andhra Pradesh
2018--Present: Working as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Ameelio super speciality hospital, Andhra Pradesh.
Underwent Phaco training:DISHA EYE HOSPITALS, KOLKATA.India.
Underwent LASIK training: NEW VISION LASER CENTRE,Vadodara, GUJARAT.India.

Dr. Rajan Joseph Payyapilly

Designation: Professor & HOD University: Pariyaram Medical College Country: India More Details
 I was born on 12 th April,1960, as son of Sri.P.M.Joseph (Professor in Physics, Sacred Heart College,Thevara, in Kochi) and Smt.Leela Joseph.
 Grew up in Kochi – Payyappilly House, Shanthinagar,Kochi-682013 which is still my permanent address.
 Matriculated (from Sacred Heart High School,Thevara) in 1975.
 Joined St.John’s Medical College under Banglore University and did MBBS.
 Did MD in Microbiology at Govt. Med. College Calicut, Kerala
 Did Post MD Diploma in Medical Virology at National Institute of Virology ,Pune.(1995)
 Joined Govt. Med. College, Kochi as Asst. Professor in Microbiology in 2002 - 2006.
 Worked as Director, State Virology Institute (KSIVID), Kerala (2006-2008)
 Joined Govt. Med. College, Kannur (then ACME, Pariyaram) as Assist.Professor in 2008 – am currently continuing there as Professor and HOD of Microbiology dept.
 Hobbies and interests : Art and music.

Dr. Ademola Hezekiah Fagbami

Designation: Associate Lecturer University: Bowen University College of Health Sciences Country: Oyo State More Details
  1. Overall best student in High School (1963): Won subject prizes in English Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, and Religious Knowledge.
  2. Recipient of the State Scholarship of University of Ibadan (1965) The State Scholarship was awarded each year to the best two students per faculty in the concessional entrance examination to the University.
  3. Recipient of the Departmental Prize in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology (1969) This prize was awarded each year to the best student in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology.
  4. Consultant, Rabies Control, Federal Livestock Department LAGOS, 1980
  5. Resource Person, WHO workshop on Anti-HIV screening, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, 1987
  6. Member, Expert Advisory Committee on AIDS, Nigeria,1987
  7. Member, National Advisory Committee on AIDS, Republic of Fiji, 1988
  8. Member, World Health Organization Poliomyelitis Eradication Certification Committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of Papua New Guinea, 1996
  9. World Health Organization (Nig) Consultant, National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, 2006  

Raja Tounsi

Designation: Author of Gravity Syndrome and Inventor of Gravity G- Pain Relief Gel. T University: Gravity G-Tunis Country: Tunisia More Details
Raja Tounsi, born on the first of February 1962, grown up in a Military Family, She made her career in aeronautics and since 1990 until today. She started in a new branch Massage therapy and Aromatherapy to take refuge in researches. She is author of “Syndrome de Gravité” and innovator of “Gravity Gel”

“I love what I am doing because it offers me a constant variety and diversity, without ever having a normal day, creativity, growth and new concepts, seeing my innovations grow and develop diversity to make a lot of research and no routine - The opportunity to create something new for a better world. In these researches I developed relativity at the body level in its atmospheric setting. The human body is a ball of renewable energy; this study is based on the scientific definition of the relativity at the corporal level compared to the atmospheric environment which shelters it. This hypothesis accentuates the importance of the energetic material and its primordial role in future cures and efficient therapies”.

Mawad Layla

Designation: Researcher University: Holy Family University Country: Lebanon More Details

Gerges Candy

Designation: Researcher University: Holy Family University Country: Lebanon More Details

Yaacoub S

Designation: Researcher University: Holy Family University Country: Lebanon More Details

Musa Danjuma MBBS, MSc

Designation: Immunologist University: Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis and Onchocerciais Research (NITR) Country: Nigeria More Details
Musa Danjuma MBBS, MSc (Medical Microbiology), a Medical Research Fellow, Fellow of the Directorate of Microbiology (IASR), an Associate Fellow West African and Nigerian National College of Family physicians, Championship 2018 in Trypanosomiasis (Epidemiology), an Immunologist, Fellow of Institute of Co – operate Executive of Nigeria (FICEN), Platinum Award of Excellence (AYPI) and Sir Ahmadu Bello Platinum Prestigious Leadership Award. Expert Neglected Tropical diseases (NTDs) (Human African Trypanosomiasis, Onchocerciasis and Trachoma). Worked and trained at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Kaduna, Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis and Onchocerciasis Research Kaduna and National Institute of Ophthalmology Kaduna.

Fred. O. OLUFEMI. Ph.D., M. Phil; PGCE (Lond).

Designation: Associate Professor / Reader University: Federal University of Agriculture Country: Nigeria More Details

Prizes, Honours, Scholarship, National and International Recognition

  1. Academic Editor,International Journal of Pathogen Research  2018 to date
  2. Bench Support by Texas Southern University for Research Work on Molecular Epidemiology of the Genus Yersenia in Humans and FoodAnimals in Nigeria at the Centre for Bio-Nanotechnology & Environmental Research, Houston Texas, USA  2013
  3. Luxembourgish Ministry of Education Medical Fellowship at the European/ WHO Regional Laboratory for Measles Dept. of Immunology. Laboratoire National De Sante, Luxembourg                                                        1996 -1998
  4. Royal Postgraduate Internal Fellowship Award for Molecular Biology, at the School of  Biological Sciences, Polytechique of Central London (Now University of Westminster, Central London)               1989-1990         
  5. Commonwealth Scholarship Award                                                  1988 - 1991
  6. Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Award                          1983-  1984
  7. Danish International Development Agency Medical Fellowship            1982
  8. Federal Government of Nigeria Undergraduate Award                        1976- 1978
  9. Ondo State Government Students’ Scholarship Award                       1975- 1979

Dr. Mohanned Alkumait

Designation: Urologist University: Tikrit University College of Medicine Country: Iraq More Details
Dr. Mohanned Alkumait working as urologist at Tikrit University College of Medicine, had been graduated from Tikrit College of Medicine at 2002 , had F.I.B.M.S ( Urology), Fellow of Iraqi Board of Medical Specialization of Urology at 2011 , head department of urology at Tikrit teaching hospital at 2014 , Interested in oncology, stone management, endourology , laparoscopic and robotic surgery , male infertility, reconstructive surgery and pediatric urology 
Member of Iraqi and European Urology Associations 

Publications : 
1. The role of tamsulosin in eliminating pain and irritative symptoms following DJ insertion.
2. Ejaculation Preserving Technique in TURP is it safe ?
3. The relationship between BMI and male infertility.
4. The role of Co-Enzyme Q10 in male infertility 
5. The role of glutathione in male infertility (journal)
6. The role of glutathione in male infertility (book) released at April 2019 by scholar press.

Xiaoping Xie

Designation: Researcher University: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Country: USA More Details
I got my doctoral degree at China Agriculture University under the supervision of Dr. Bin Wang in China. During that time, I mainly focused on the exploration of novel strategies to prevent and immunotherapeutically treat acute or chronic viral infectious diseases including HBV and newly emerged H7N9 avian influenza virus. After that I did my postdoctoral training in U.T. MD Anderson Cancer Center in U.S. My current projects focus on investigation the function of ubiquitinase and deubiquitinase in the regulation of immunological tolerance, autoimmunity, chronic inflammation and cancer development
Rasearch Interest
1) ubiquitination and deubiquitination in the regulation of NF-kB and immune functions, 2) signaling pathways regulating immunological tolerance, autoimmunity, and chronic inflammation and 3) deregulated activation of NF-kB in cancer development.

Karolina Pyziak-Kowalska

Designation: Infectious diseases specialist University: Hospital for Infectious Diseases Country: Poland More Details
Karolina Pyziak-Kowalska-An infectious diseases specialist working in Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Warsaw with over ten years of experience, including the position of the Head of the Emergency Department. Her interests focus on the broadly understood procedure of patient care, optimization of testing for infectious diseases, in particular, HIV and HCV, and travel medicine (prophylaxis before travel, as well as diagnostics and treatment of diseases brought from tropical countries). In the field of law, she is interested in the rights of patients and medical personnel, including in particular responsibility for medical errors. She is the Deputy Chief Spokesperson of Professional Liability, an active participant in professional proceedings before the Medical Court. Author of works in the field of legal and medical issues.infectious diseases specialist

Dr. Shalini Akunuri, MBBS, DCH, DNB

Designation: Clinical Fellow PICU University: Great Ormond Street Hospital Country: United Kingdom More Details
Dr Shalini Akunuri graduated from Karnatak Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli as a merit student in 2007 and completed her DCH Paediatric training from the prestigious Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 2011. She secured 8 th rank in the All India DNB entrance exam and then pursued DNB Paediatrics at Lotus Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad, India from 2011 to 2013. Due to her passion in Paediatric Intensive Care, she further pursued PICU fellowship from the prestigious Narayana Health, Bangalore, India, in 2016. Following that she worked for some time as a Consultant Paediatric Intensivist in level 3 intensive care units. To gain further proficiency in the subject, she worked in the UK to seek Paediatric Intensive Care fellowship from the Royal College of Paediatrics and child health, London. Dr Akunuri has many publications in the field of general Paediatrics, Paediatric and Cardiac intensive care in national and international journals and books. She has also participated in various conferences and workshops at national and international level.

Dr. Brajagopal Majumder

Designation: Retired Reader University: Govt. Degree College Country: India More Details

1. Born in a remote village of East Bengal ( now Bangladesh) on 14 February, 1945.
2. Name of Father late Gangacharan Majumder
3. Name of Mother late Sukhada Majumder
4. Completed school and under graduate education in a reported school and collage of Comilla-the dist. H/Q of Comilla dist. of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) during 1951- 1965.
5. Completed post gradated education in physics from the dept. of physics, Dacca
University, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in 1967.
6. Migrated to India in the year 1967 and took teaching as a profession in higher secondary School in Tripura –a North East state of India.
7. Completed B.Ed (Bachelor of Education) degree in 1972 from Calcutta University.
8. Awarded Ph.D degree in theoretical physics by Calcutta University in 1985.


i. Worked as subject teacher in a Higher Secondary School and as an asstt. Professor and Reader in Physics from 1969 to 2005.
ii. Worked as a Administrator in different categories under Govt. and non-Govt. organization.
iii. Had research experiences in different subjects like physics, adult education, science education followed by 34 published papers.
iv. Wrote 11 books -10 in Bengali and 1 in English along with writing scripts for tele- film.