Roger S. Riley, MD, PhD, FCAP is a professor of pathology at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently Co-Director of the Hematology Laboratory, Director of the Hemostasis Laboratory, and Program Director for the Hematopathology Fellowship Program. Dr. Riley received his PhD in biochemistry and medical degree from West Virginia University. Prior to joining the Department of Pathology at VCU in 1997, he served as Director of the Immunopathology, Histocompatibility, and Flow Cytometry Laboratories at West Virginia University and Texas Tech University, and Director of Hematopathology at West Virginia University. At East Carolina University, Dr. Riley served as Pathologist-In-Charge of Molecular Immunopathology and Histocompatibility Testing and director of the Research Core Flow Cytometry Laboratory. He is a former member of the Immunopathology Council of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) who served as the primary or participating faculty in numerous workshops at national ASCP meetings since 1987. He is currently a member of the Resident In Service Examination (RISE) Committee of the ASCP and the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis. His current research interests include the diagnosis and pathogenesis of diseases of hemostasis.
Dr. Farid Menaa is an inter- and multi-disciplinary professional with worldwide reputation. He has three international post-doctoral terms in Oncology, Dermatology, and Hematology; MBA Entrepreneurship and MD candidate. During his ongoing career, he has mainly contributed to the identification and functions of new human disease-causing genes and variants, formulated natural products for anti-aging and developed innovative theranostic strategies against cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and infectious diseases. He has more than 10 years’ experiences either in the academic, hospitals or industrial sectors. As Chief Scientific Officer and Vice-President R&D at Fluorotronics, Inc. he actively participated in the development of the disruptive “Carbon-Fluorine Spectroscopy”. Dr. Menaa collaborates with various organizations worldwide. He is a member of several prestigious medical and scientific organizations and editorial boards in the field of medicine, science, technology and business, including in the nano-segment. He has authored more than 100 articles including research and review articles, books, book chapters, textbooks, proceedings, and has participated to over 200 scientific international events including as co-organizer, keynote speaker, chairman. Dr. Menaa’s worldwide collaborations, holistic point of view and strong expertise in various fields led him to prevent, implement early diagnosis, and develop efficient and safer therapy.
Preventive Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Translational Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Green Medicine, Nanomedicine, Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Dr Claudio Cerchione graduated in medicine with honours from the Medical School at the University
Federico II of Naples, Italy (July 2008). During his Fellowship and PhD studies, Dr. Cerchione carried out research under my supervision in the Division of Hematology at University Federico II of Naples, Italy, from July 2009 until now : he studied in detail Hematological malignancies, and his main research interests are relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes. He started his collaboration in Hematology Department, AOU Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 2006, and there he completed with honours his Fellowship in July 2014 and is now attending last year of his PhD program. He also has spent one year in Friedrich-wilhelms universität, Bonn, Germany collaborating in their Hematology Department, and one month in Universitade de Coimbra, Portugal, collaborating in their clinical and research projects. He is author/co-author of many articles (also as first author) in peer-reviewed international journals and he is member of the editorial board of one scientific journal, and more than 100 abstracts, presented at national and international congresses, and member of several international societies, including the European Hematology Association and Italian Society of Hematology. He is a frequently invited speaker at national hematologic meetings, where he received also several national awards. Actually, he is co-responsible of MGUS and Mutiple Myeloma in our clinical and research division and of clinical trials in Multiple Myeloma.
Nefyodov Leonid Ivanovich - Professor (Biology), Ph.D. [Cand. of Sciences (Biology)], M.D. [Doctor of Sciences (Medicine)], Professor of Biochemistry Department and Research Supervisor of Laboratory of Biochemistry of Biologically Active substances of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Belarus. Founder (1989) and head of the scientific direction and school "Biochemistry of amino acids and development of ways of their practical application as univer¬sal regulators of a metabolism and medicinal prophylactics". Under the scientific guide of professor Nefyodov more than 20 doctors and candidate of sciences theses are defended. Author more than 450 publications, including 235 articles in the reviewed academic domestic and specialized foreign periodicals, 4 monographs and 5 books, organizer and the scientific editor of materials of 6 international symposiums on biochemistry. Ne¬fyodovs development are awarded by the diplomas and medals St.Petersburg’s In¬dustrial Exhibition, International Exhibition of "Bruxelles Eureka 95", medal of A. Schweitzer "For merits in sci¬ence area", elected the honorary member and D.h.c. number of the European academies.
Romero Brandão, Professor and Researcher, is Biomedical graduated from the Federal University
of Pernambuco in 2007 with theoretical and practical experience in Clinical-Laboratory Diagnosis.
He holds a Masters degree in Biochemistry and Physiology from the Federal University of
Pernambuco - CNPq (2009), Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at UFPE-FACEPE (2012), Postdoctoral
Program by the National Postdoctoral Program, UFRPE, PNPD CAPES / FACEPE (2013-2015 ),
Post-doctorate by the Visiting Specialist Program - PVEs, CAPES (2015 - 2016). It presents in its
curricular structure experience in Teaching, Research and Extension in the areas of: 1)
Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, with emphasis on Chemistry of Macromolecules, working
in the following subjects: Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Purification of proteins, enzymes and
protease inhibitors by chromatographic methods; Clinical and experimental microbiology;
Environmental Toxicity; Antioxidant compounds of plants; Isolation of biomolecules of plants with in
vivo applications aimed at Laboratory Research in Clinical Biochemistry (biochemical and
hormonal) and Hematology. 2) Anatomy, teaching practice; 3) Extension Courses in Improvement,
Training and Updating.
Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology applications