10th World Summit on Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
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Narendra Singh

Designation: Consultant Physician University: UP Health System Country: India More Details

Narendra singh completed his primary education from primary pathshala Takeli and Ibrahimpur school for prematric and then passed  high school in 1990 from  Janata higher secondary school Kalyanpur Sitapur. He has done intermediate from Jubilee inter college Lucknow U.P. in 1992  and  B.sc. in 1995 from BSNL Degree college Lucknow U.P. He passed MBBS in 2003 and M.D in 2019 medicine from G.S.V.M. medical college Kanpur U.P. India. He appeared in many CME and Work shop  and also published 11 research papers. He is a Consultant Physician in District hospital Barabanki U.P India.

Valery A Voinov

Designation: Professor University: I P Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University Country: Russia More Details

Valerii A. Voinov is the Professor and head of Therapeutic apheresis department, of I.P. Pavlov’s St. Petersburg State Medical University. He is the author of more than 470 scientific papers, including 12 monographs, 25 inventions and patents on the problems of therapeutic apheresis in various fields of medicine. He participated in creating the first domestic plasma filters PFM-800 as well as PFM-TT “ROSA” and development of devices and methods of membrane plasmapheresis and their deployment in medical institutions of Russia and abroad in many countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. His main book, “Therapeutic Apheresis”, has been translated into Bulgarian, Romanian, English, and Spanish. His research interest are Therapeutic apheresis in rheumatology, allergy, neurology, pulmonology, nephrology, diabetes, oncology, transplantology, obstetrics and neonatology, anti-aging medicine, resuscitation and critical care (severe injuries, burns, infectious diseases, sepsis).

Moueden Mohamed Amine

Designation: Associate professor University: University of Oran Country: Algeria More Details

Moueden Mohamed Amine is Associate professor and professor researcher in medical school of Oran in Algeria. He had worked four years in the field of blood transfusion, presently he is working in biological hematology department of Oran hospital in Algeria, He taught medical virology at the University of Sidi Bel abbes in Algeria. He participated in many national and international congresses. He has completed numerous trainings in the field of molecular biology, flow cytometry and applied statistics in medicine .His research interest are Malignant hemopathies, cytology, Flow Cytometry and Hemostasis

Ferdinand Nsengimana

Designation: Lecturer University: Moi University Country: Kenya More Details

Ferdinand Nsengimana is a Registered Nurse Accoucheur with a PhD in Public Health – Epidemiology from Walden University, a Master of Public Health, a bachelor degree in Nursing Science, anda diploma in Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery from the University of Namibia. He has a vast experience in clinical nursing and midwifery, education of nurses and midwives, as well as in the development and review of nursing and midwifery educational material. He was part of the team that trained the first group of nurses and midwives in South Sudan, and he is currently a lecturer at the Moi University, School of Nursing. His research interest remains in public health, currently focusing on most effective malaria prevention methods, and has published two papers.

Sweta Jangra

Designation: Demonstrator University: SGT University Country: India More Details
Ms. Sweta Jangra is a teaching faculty at SGT university since 8th October 2018, beside teaching she is engaged in research on communicable diseases and antibiotic resistance. It has been around two years while she’s managing with her teaching as well as research. Her recent activities include reading journals related to rural public health and antimicrobial resistance challenges among them. She has a good experience in various laboratory practices along with special techniques used in microbiology. She has participated in various Conferences, seminars, workshops organized by various organisations. Beside this she did a National programme on technology enhanced learning (NPTEL) course on “Cell culture technologies”.

Shahana A Choudhury

Designation: Professor University: Meharry Medical College Country: USA More Details
Shahana A Choudhury is working as a Professor of Pediatrics in Meharry Medical College, USA. She has a broad background in Pediatrics/ Pediatric Infectious Diseases (PID), including Board Certification and recertification. She did research in the area of HIV positive children was initiated as a fellow at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Subsequently, she evaluated immunogenicity to several childhood vaccinations at Meharry Medical College. She expanded her research to include passive immunities to vaccine-preventable infections in mother-infant pairs. She accomplished an MSCI (Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation) while at Meharry in 2007 and successfully carried out [RCI (NIH)] research. Subsequently, she examined placental IgG Transfer Against Polysaccharide versus Protein Antigens in HIV-Exposed versus Unexposed Infants, evaluated colonization SPN (serotype-specific) in mother-infant pairs post PCV13 vaccination in USA, examined HPV impact in HIV-positive women and prospective follow-up of women to assess impact of persistence of HPV, and global health research “community acquired pneumonia” (Retrospective) characterized patients in a low-income country. Currently she is pursuing HPV research in HIV-positive males.

Cinzia Casu

Designation: Dental Practitioner University: DDS, Private Dental Practice; University of Cagliari Country: Italy More Details
Cinzia Casu graduated in 2010 and works at the moment at her Private Dental Practice in Cagliari, Italy. She had concluded a biennal Master on Oral Surgery and Pathology at the University of Parma in 2015, and others courses of oral pathology. She is the author of several national and international articles and a monograph. She is the president of AIRO (Italian Academy of Oral Research). She is an editorial member of some International Journal such as Biology and Medicine Case Reports, Current Analysis on Dentistry. She was a speaker in Italian, European, and World congresses. Her Research Interest is one of her fundamental goals is to find devices for the treatment of oral diseases that do not have side effects on systemic health such as Photodynamic Therapy, Ozone, Laser and so on. A concept dear to her is that oral health is a window on systemic health.

Antonio RL Teixeira

Designation: Professor Emeritus University: University of Brasilia Country: Brazil More Details
Antonio RL Teixeira is the Professor Emeritus in the University of Brasilia, Brazil. He organized the Molecular Pathology Research Group supported by the National Research Council for over 30 years. His early research on the T. cruzi warranties the autoimmune theory of Chagas Disease. The multidisciplinary research group unraveled the parasite-induced genetically driven pathogenesis, whereby the vertical transfer of the Trypanosoma cruzi mitochondrial kDNA sequences into the human genome caused uncurbed biodiversity and pathology.  Antonio R L Teixeira’s late discovery of the sexual transmission of the T. cruzi infections in humans shed light on the potential pandemic new route of the American trypanosomes.

Shanthi Mendis

Designation: Professor University: Geneva Learning Foundation Country: Switzerland More Details
Professor Shanthi Mendis is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Global Health. She is a founder member of the Geneva Learning Foundation and a former senior adviser at the World Health Organization on noncommunicable diseases for two decades. She was Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sri Lanka when she joined the World Health Organization on a Rockefeller Global Health Leadership Fellowship. She completed her internship in Bristol, England. She practiced medicine in the UK, USA and SriLanka.  She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Edinburgh and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.  In a medical career spanning 46 years, she has published widely and gathered extensive experience in global health and medicine.

Yash Kripalani

Designation: Resident Medical Officer University: Holy Family Hospital and Medical Research Center Country: India More Details
Dr. Yash Kripalani completed MBBS in 2019. He worked in the department of Physiology as a clinical tutor. He is currently working as a Medical Officer in the Intensive Care Unit at Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai, India. He is interested in pursuing Internal Medicine training in the United Kingdom. He also has a special interest in Critical Care. He has various international certificates and publications in international journals. He is currently preparing for part 2 of the PLAB Test in order to obtain registration and license to practice with the United Kingdom. He has managed many patients suffering from Heart Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, ARDS, Septicemia and many such critical cases in the ICU. He looks forward to further enhance his career in critical care medicine as a subspecialty.

Vidhya Manohar

Designation: Consultant Histopathologist University: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Country: UK More Details
Dr. Vidhya Manohar born in Bangalore, India. She did her graduation in medicine from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Masters in Pathology at the Grant Medical College and Research Institute, Mumbai, India and followed this up subsequently with another postgraduate masters in pathology from the Diplomate of National board. She later went on to pursue her interest in Oncopathology with a fellowship from the premier regional cancer Institute in the state, the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology. Her rich experience during her training in pathology eventually led her to do the Fellow of Royal College of histopathology examinations and secure a certification and Fellow from the Royal College of Pathology, UK. Afterwards, she bagged an opportunity as a Research Fellow in Haematopathology at the world renowned Stanford University Medical Centre, California, where she did research and a short training in Molecular Pathology at the Stanford University and also published her work. She now has about 20 publications to her credit. She works as a Consultant histopathologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University, NHS trust, England, United Kingdom. Her areas of interest and expertise include Urology, Respiratory pathology and Haematopathology. She is also an avid athlete and a competitive swimmer and aims to swim the English Channel someday.

Hope Obiageli NWOGA

Designation: Consultant Public Health Physician University: Enugu State University Teaching Hospital Parklane Enugu Country: Nigeria More Details
Hope Obiageli NWOGA is a consultant public health physician with specialization in Occupational and Environmental Health. Also she works in the area of infectious diseases. Presently she is working at Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Nigeria. She is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) and a member of the Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN). She have published papers on occupational health especially among healthcare workers and infection control in hospitals. She has participated in many national and international conferences. She is a reviewer for an international journal (International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health).

David Kornspan

Designation: Research Scientist University: Kimron Veterinary Institute Country: Israel More Details
Dr. David Kornspan completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology at The Hebrew University, and Postdoctoral position at Hadassah Medical Center and The Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine. He has experience in Microbiology and cancer research. He is currently working as a researcher in the field of Brucellosis in the Kimron Veterinary Institute, Israel. He focuses on understanding the molecular pathogenic mechanisms and the attenuated virulence of various Brucella strains. He has published 19 papers in international peer–reviewed journals such as Front Microbiol., Virulence, Oncogene, J. Clin. Microbiol., Cell. Microbiol.,Infect. Immun., and has presented his scientific work in various national and international meetings.

Evans Otieku

Designation: Assistant Research Fellow  University: University of Ghana Country: Ghana More Details
Evans Otieku is an early career researcher with a research interest in an economic evaluation of healthcare and the burden of diseases, health and development, healthcare financing in developing countries, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions. He is a Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University in Denmark. His PhD research focuses on the Economic Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance in Lower-Middle-Income Settings. He is also an Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana, Legon. Currently, He also works with a multi- disciplinary team of researchers from Denmark and Ghana evaluating the economic burden of healthcare-associated infections in Ghana. He has published widely and presented papers at several scientific international conferences.

Jose Manuel Garcia Montes

Designation: Professor University: University of Almeria Country: Spain More Details

Jose M Garcia-Montes, PhD, received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from University of Oviedo (Spain) in 2002 and his Bachelor degree in Law the same year. He is professor at the University of Almería (Spain) where he teaches “Theories and Processes of Personality” and “Psychological Therapies” and he is involved in Master and Doctoral training programs. He has authorized more than 50 publications in high international impact Journals. In 2014 he was president of the Spanish Association of Clinical and Health Psychology and he is the member of the Editoral Board of Psicothema (Q1) and Papeles del Psicologo (Emerging Sources Citation Index).

Oliver Jimenez

Designation: Researcher University:  University of Malaga  Country: Spain More Details

Oliver Jimenez is a PhD Student in Mindfulness and Emotional Regulation, and received his Bachelor degree in Clinical Psychology from University of Malaga, Spain. He has several Masters and Specialist degrees in Clinical Psychology. He has a vast experience in clinical pschology, education of school teachers and as coordinator in various Master and Expert courses. He has published several articles in high impact journal and has been speaker in international congresses. Nowadays he is working at his private psychology clinic in Malaga. 

Henny Fauziah

Designation: Resident specialist Medicine Program or Faculty of Medicine University: Hasanuddin University Country: Indonesia More Details

Dr. Henny Fauziah currently is a resident specialist Medicine Program, Clinical Pathology, and Faculty of Medicine in Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia. During her education process she has received an extraordinary guidance and support from her lecturers, Head of the study program Clinical pathology and her supervisor Dr.dr.Tenri Esa, M.Si, SpPK and Dr.dr.Nursin Abdul Kadir, M.Kes, SpPK who have guided her in making case report. After completing her education, she will return to work in a higher education institution in Makassar, namely the medical education program at State Islamic University Alauddin Makassar.

Laura C Sanchez-Sanchez

Designation: Professor University: University of Granada Country: Spain More Details
Laura C Sanchez-Sanchez is a psychologist and has completed master’s degrees in Sexology (2006 and 2010), in Neuropsycholy (2011) and in Sanitary Psychology (2020). She obtained her doctorate in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Almería, Spain in 2014. She has been professor at the University of Almería, the University of Salamanca and the Complutense University of Madrid, among others. She is currently a professor at the University of Granada, Spain and collaborates with other universities, such as the Univesitat Oberta de Catalunya or the International University of Valencia. She has published more than 30 documents in journals and book chapters of high international and national impact. She has presented more than 100 conferences at national and international congresses and is a referee in several high-impact journals.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava

Designation: Director University: Absolute Human Care Foundation Country: India More Details
Dr. Pradeep kumar srivastava  was Head of vector control & Entomology division of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Government of India from 2014-2017. He has been Country’s nodal officer for elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis during 2004-2016. He has also headed the Planning and Coordination Division of NVBDCP, Delhi during 2005-2014 and has been working as Nodal officer for NRHM from NVBDCP during the same period. He has been In-Charge of Urban Malaria and National Filaria Control Programme in India along with Logistics & Administration during 1997-2004 in NVBDCP. He has served in different states as the Regional Entomologist during 1988-1997. He worked as Scientist at Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS, New Delhi (Feb 1988-Dec 1988) and Scientist at Malaria Research Centre now known as NIMR (1981-1988). He has worked as Temporary Adviser to WHO on many occasions in Member countries of SEARO and WHO Head quarter at Geneva during meetings and workshops. He has chaired and co-chaired scientific session on Filariasis in USA and France. He has been a part of Indian delegation on Conference of Parties (COPs) 2017 for DDT plan in vector control. Recently, he has worked with WHO for short term assignment during 2019 to frame state specific Malaria elimination Plan in Jharkhand. He has more than 50 scientific publications at his credit and has authored many guidelines, chapters in books. His most popular contribution is ‘Operational Manual for Integrated Vector Management in India’. He has been Recipient of Vestergaard Frandsen Award 2019 by National Academy of Vector Borne Diseases, India in 2019. He has been expert member in Scientific Advisory Committee of various Research Institutes. Currently he is Co-chair of Vector Control Working Group under Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN).

Ngozi Edith Onyemaechi

Designation: Researcher University: University of Abuja Country: Nigeria More Details
Ngozi Edith Onyemaechi has a strong background in Biochemistry and Environmental Biology. She is an Alumnus of the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and University of Abuja, both in Nigeria where she bagged her B.Sc and M.Sc respectively. Her research works have been published in international Journals. Her passion for the environment led her to working with some great minds in production of innovative Agricultural products that are environmental friendly and effective for the Nigerian Market. She has also worked on some Anopheles mosquito larval habitats in some areas of Abuja, the Nigerian Capital. Her experience spans from working in Financial institutions to working in various Research institutions. She is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and sits on the board of various companies.

Istemi Serin

Designation: Resident For Hematology University: University of Health Sciences Country: Turkey More Details

Dr. Pravin Gulab Rao Maske

Designation: Associate Professor University: Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences Country: India More Details
Dr. Pravin G Maske has done MBBS from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and MD General Medicine from Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, University of Mumbai. He has immense experience in managing ICU for the past 20 years. He has a special interest in Endocrinology. He is presently working as Associate Professor in Department of General Medicine at Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation(KIMS&RF) since 2014. He has been teaching MBBS students and Post Graduate Resident Doctors in General Medicine at KIMS&RF. He has published many papers and attended several CMEs and Workshops.

Pranavendra Nath Seela

Designation: Resident Doctor  University: Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences Country: India More Details
Dr. S Pranavendra Nath an MBBS graduate from Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute (MAHER University) and he is currently working as a resident doctor in Deptarment of Internal Medicine at Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation (KIMS & RF). He has a special interest in Neurology, Cardiology and Infectious Diseases. He has worked as a medical officer in cardiac ICU. He has also attended many CMEs, Workshops and presented papers in conferences. His main interest is towards research in Neurology. He is also a table tennis player and won many championships in the sports field.

Vicki Abrams Motz

Designation: Associate Professor University: Ohio Northern University Country: USA More Details
Vicki Abrams Motz completed PhD Biology from Boston University in 1986. She has 30+ years experience  teaching physiology and various aspects of herbalism, Master Gardener, OAS Board of trustees, COU-HAS, UPS, ABC, Medicinal Herb Garden chair-Inniswood Metro Gardens. She began collaborating with Linda Mull Young (PhD – Plant Physiology, OSU 1988, 30 years teaching botany and microbiology, ASM, ASPB) to develop a research program centered on verification of ethnobotanical uses of herbs.  The focus of this collaborative is to promote herbal study, research, understanding and appreciation.  She has involved other faculty and undergraduate students extensively to raise herbal awareness. The group has received outside grants to fund research on such projects as a HSA grant to study the biological activity of the Mondardas, UPS sponsored garden, an ASPB funded after school botany enrichment program and additional small grants funding research leading to multiple presentations and publications.

Hamaiyal Sana 

Designation: Researcher University: Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences Country: Pakistan More Details
Hamaiyal Sana is a final year medical student at Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences, Pakistan. She was recently working as a research intern for University of Global Health Equity for the Vice Chancellor Dr. Agnes Binagwaho. She is also working as the Policy Assistant of International Federation of Medical Students’ Association representing over one million students worldwide. She is also a member of the InciSioN, the world’s largest trainee-led global surgery organization. She has experience in research and evidence-based policies, where she has published multiple papers in peer reviewed journals. She has a deep passion for Global Health Equity, and is always coming up with new ideas and projects to advocate for them in different capacities. Her vision is to channel her passion for advocacy and research into a more equitable world health services delivery.

Linda Mull Young

Designation: Researcher University: Ohio Northern University Country: USA More Details
Linda Mull Young (PhD – Plant Physiology, OSU 1988, 30 years teaching botany and microbiology, ASM, ASPB)

Dr. (Prof) AP Gupta

Designation: Principal & Controller University: Pacific Medical College & Hospital Country: India More Details
Dr. AP Gupta has a teaching experience for MBBS and MD since last 42 Years. Dr. Gupta has made immense contribution for the Departments of Pediatrics at various Colleges. He has special interest in "Human Breast Milk" and published original work in "Elements in Human Breast Milk and its effect on neonatal growth. Almost 100 Research Publication in National and International Journals are in his credit. He has been President of Indian Academy of Pediatrics Udaipur branch for 2 times; President, Rajasthan Chapter of National Neonatology for 2 times; Organized State Conferences many times. He is an astute administrator and is involved in making perfect Doctors out of new entrants choosing the Noble Profession. He has been Examiner for MBBS & MD (Pediatrics) at various Universities & PGI in India. He has been Professor & Head of Pediatrics at Government Medical Colleges of Rajasthan and Principal & Controller / Dean of Pacific Institute of Medical Science, Udaipur for July 01, 2015 till June 06, 2017.

Dr. Rajeev R Shah

Designation: Head and Professor University: Pacific Medical College & Hospital Country: India More Details
Rajeev R Shah is a competent and experienced  medical  microbiologist and  hold his Master Degree in Medical Microbiology from SSG Hospital and Vadodara Medical College, Maharaja Sayajirao  University, India. Whereas he had been awarded his PhD degree from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, India. His whole unrevised PhD thesis had been uploaded  by Shodganga, a  well-known search engine on website. He had worked in many medical colleges all over India at various  higher positions like Principal of paramedical courses, officiating dean for counseling in medical super specialties courses seats and many times undergraduate seats in MP,  head of department, professor, associate professor  etc. He had been nominated as a member of editorial board in 16 international journals. He believes in God although feels that work is worship and is the only key to the success. He likes to maintain healthy and pleasant working atmosphere everywhere.  He had been invited and nominated as Conference Committee Member in the World Congress on Immunology & Microbiology, the first international conference of immunology and microbiology organized by SciTech Central Conferences, USA based organization, where he very nicely delivered his keynote talk. Recently, he was awarded with best editorial article in the issue of October in ASMI, an international journal of microbiology. He is invited to a conference in Bangkok for a keynote talk. He had published about 18 papers in various international journals. Among these two articles were editorial article one in international journal of microbiology and other in the international journal of pharmaceutical sciences.  Recently he is working as a Head & Professor in Microbiology department of Pacific Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur, India.
His research interest includes Immunology, diagnostic immunology, virology, genetic study, HIV & secondary infections and medical education

Gurmeet Singh Sarla

Designation: General Surgeon University: 159 General Hospital Country: India More Details
Gurmeet Singh Sarla, a doctor by profession and writer by heart is working with the Armed Forces Medical Services and is currently posted in the state of Punjab. He is shouldering the responsibilities of Senior Registrar of a border static hospital. He is an avid scientific writer and has 60 publications, both national and international, to his credit.
Being a practising General Surgeon,  he has first-hand information about the problems faced by Specialists and limitations they have and tries to maintain a fine balance between the administration and the Specialists. In fact he has a published paper on “Physicians versus Administrators: A Perspective” which outlines the differences between the way both of them think and perceive.
He is a regular contributor to many online and print journals. He is a keen badminton and squash player and doesn’t like to miss his evening game. He is new to administration and trying to learn  the subtle nuances of it.

Guru Prasad Manderwad, PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Country: India More Details

Dr. Shinya Tajima

Designation: Assistant Professor University: St. Marianna University School of Medicine Country: Japan More Details
Shinya Tajima MD, PhD. The man was born in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo. After He graduated Keio University School of Medicine, He was employed as a staff to Department of Pathology at Keio University School of Medicine. There He learned pathological anatomy and diagnostic pathology. After two years, He belonged to Department of Radiology at St. Marianna University School of Medicine to study breast imaging. And He had presented some scientific exhibitions about radio-pathological correlation of the breast in domestic and international congress. Furthermore, He learned at St. Marianna University Graduate School of Medicine for four years. And after PhD of radiolo- pathology was acquired, now He is doing some research about the comparison of pathologic features and radiologic imaging findings and also using pathological knowledge as a staff of St. Marianna University School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Radiology. Now, He is interested in breast diagnostic pathology, breast radiologic pathology.