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Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health (CGNH), USA
Artemis P Simopoulos, MD is the Founder and President of The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health (CGNH), a nonprofit educational organization in Washington, D.C. since 1990. A graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, with a major in Chemistry, and a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Pediatric Research, the American Pediatric Society, the Endocrine Society, the American Institute of Nutrition, the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, the American College of Nutrition, the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN) and the American Society of Human Genetics.
Sanford School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Burn is a successful senior scientist, leader and business executive with a lifelong mission and passion of improving the human condition by delivering products, cures and care to patients and their families. As a senior executive with extensive global industry and international management experience, he has a proven track record of success in Academia, Pharmaceutical R&D, Biotech, Notfor-Profit and Integrated Health Care organizations. With over 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical and nutritional R&D, in Academia, in Not-for - Profit and integrated Health Care organizations, he spearheaded many programs, from the gene to the clinics and through marketed products. Under his leadership multiple programs resulted in the successful identification of clinical candidate molecules, their evaluation in humans and subsequent market introduction. Most recently Dr. Burn served as Professor of Pediatrics at the Sanford School of Medicine and as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Metabolic & Cardiovascular Health. He also serves on several Boards of Directors and Scientific Advisory Boards of Universities, Biotech companies and Government agencies.
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Rao immigrated to the USA in 1965 and specialized in grain storage technology and obtained his Ph.D degree from the Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. After working as a post-doctoral fellow at the Texas A& M University and University of Minnesota, he joined department of Pharmacology as an NIH fellow to get training in toxicology. He has been with the University of Minnesota Medical School for over 40 years. He is a naturalized US citizen and a tenured professor in the department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. He also has faculty appointments in Anesthesiology, Lillehei Heart Institute, and Biomedical Engineering Institute.
University of Southern California, USA
LOIS JOVANOVIČ; Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Southern California; Keck University Medical School, Columbia University, New York, 1969, BS, Biology; Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY, B.H.L, 1968; Hebrew Literature; Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY, M.H.L., 1970, Hebrew Literature; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, M.D., 1973, Medicine.; Instructor in Medicine; she published above 204 publications
City Hospital, UK
Dr Parijat De is a Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Lipid Metabolism at City Hospital (Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust), Birmingham. He started as a Consultant Physician in January 2003 having trained as a Specialist Registrar in Wales. He has done his MD Medicine from India. He has a wide interest and expertise in all aspects of Diabetes, especially in the field of Metabolic Medicine and Diabetes Renal disease. His special interest in Diabetes is Metabolic Syndrome as well as the growing problem of obesity including new oral and injectable therapies for weight loss.
Tohoku University, Japan
Dr. Nonogaki has worked as a Postdoc Research Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco and the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla. He has studied central serotonin network in the regulation of appetite and energy homeostasis. Lorcaserin (Belviq), a selective 5-HT2C receptor agonist, which is used for the treatment of obesity, is based on the original research works by Dr. Nonogaki et al. Current studies are to determine the physiological mechanisms and potential treatment for obesity, type 2 diabetes and their complications. He also developing novel medical devices for hypertension and diabetes.
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Stephen Harvey is a full professor in the department of Physiology at the University of Alberta located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Harvey teaches undergraduate and graduate- level courses on endocrinology/reproduction and neuroscience.
Medical University of Silesia, Poland
Professor Ewa Otto-Buczkowska; Specialist in pediatrics and diabetology; Studied medicine At the Silesian Medical University, and graduated in 1959. Habilitation in 1975; 1959-1964 Investigation at the department of Anatomy, Medical University of Silesia the influence of low intensity vibration upon bone marrow; Mentor of Scientific Dissertations; Member of Diabetes Poland; Member of Scientific Committee Journal; Member of Scientific Committee Journal; Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes; author, co-author and editor of sixteen different handbooks of diabetology, endocrinology and pediatrics and more than two hundred and fifty other publications.
Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela
Manuel Velasco, M.D., is a Professor of Pharmacology at the Central University of Venezuela, School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU) at the Vargas School of Medicine in Caracas, Venezuela. Before joining to CPU, he obtained his Fellowship in Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA. Dr. Velasco obtained his Fellowship at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. and acquired considerable experience in the areas of nuclear transfer, embryonic stem cells, embryo micro manipulation and state-of-the-art genetic engineering techniques in Biostatistics, radioisotopes and advanced Clinical pharmacology in the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Keimyung University, South Korea
Professor Byeong-Churl Jang received his BS degreefrom Department of Food Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea in 1993, and obtained his PhD degree from Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)/Department of Food Science in Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, La, USA, in 1999. He worked as a Post doctor at Center for Vascular Biology (CVB), University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC), Farmington, CT, USAin 1999-2002. In 2002-2017, he worked as Research Professor, Full-time Instructor, Assistant and Associate Professorat Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea, and currently he is a Professor in the institution.
Nepean Hospital, Australia
Dr Lahooti is Principal Scientist and Conjoint Lecturer teaching Evidence-Based Medicine at Sydney Medical School – Nepean Clinical School, Nepean Hospital. Lahooti’s research career spans over 35 years during which time he developed various scientific and diagnostic skills as well as other skills such as interpersonal skills. As a Molecular/Cell Biologist, Biochemist and Medical laboratory Scientist - have knowledge and experience in multidisciplinary branches of medical and biological sciences. Working in research and diagnostic laboratories has given Lahooti substantial level of knowledge and skills. These skills include: the ability to evaluate results and formulate a hypothesis for future direction. Lahooti is skilled in development and implementation of molecular and biochemical diagnostics assays and proficient in bioinformatics for both Genomics and Proteomics.
University of Sydney, Australia
Professor Li Ming Wen graduated from the Second Military Medical University (SMMU), Shanghai, China. After migrating to Australia, in 1994, he obtained Master of Medicine and PhD degrees from Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney. He is Clinical Associate Professor at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, and also Adjunct Professor with School of Public Health, Fudan University and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tongji, China. Since 2006, Prof Wen has received > $5 million in peer-reviewed national and international competitive grants. He has published over 120 peer reviewed papers in high impact journals including BMJ, JAMA Pediatrics and IJO.
Dr Itzik Harosh is the founder & CEO of Obe Therapy (January 2000 - present) a biotech dedicated to the discovery of new genes for obesity and diabetes treatment based on the lean phenotype and the development of molecules for the treatment of metabolic syndrome. Establish the concept to look for new genes associated to starvation phenotype based on rare genetic diseases for the treatment of obesity and type II diabetes. Prior to the creation of Obe Therapy he was a Group leader in GSK in France where he learned the art of drug discovery, targets identification and validation.
Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Teresa Arora; Assistant Professor (Psychology) Zayed University; 2015-2018 MSc Health Psychology, University of Derby, Derby, UK (predicted distinction); 2008-2011 PhD in Health Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham,UK; 2003-2006 BSc (Hons) in Psychology, 1:1, University of Derby, Derby, UK; 1991-1993 3 A Levels and 1 GCSE, Burton Technical College, Burton-on-Trent ;1986-1991 9 GCSEs, Abbot Beyne School, Burton-on-Trent, UK; British Psychological Society; Fellow of the British Psychological Society;Fellow of the British Psychological Society;Association for the Study of Obesity; she published 38 articles.
Cairo University, Egypt
Prof. Shehab Mahmoud Abd El-kader, PT, MPT, PhD in physical therapy for cardiopulmonary, metabolic, women health, and geriatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt, since 2000 . Recent research interests include the areas of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Respiratory Disorders, Metabolic Disorders , women health, caring for older people, cardiopulmonary disorders, geriatrics, hepatology and wound care. Prof. Shehab is interested in teaching Physical therapy for patients with respiratory disorders, geriatrics, hepatology and metabolic disorders.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA
Tulane University, USA
Inventiv Health, USA
Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Ghent University, United Arab Emirates
Private Dermatology Office, Brazil
Federal University of the Triangulo Mineiro, Brazil
University of Vicosa, Brazil
Soochow University, China
Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Shanghai University, China
Medicana Hospital, Turkey
National Research centre, Egypt
Wenzhou Medical University, China
National University of Kharkiv, Ukraine
Fooyin University, Taiwan
Saglık Bilimleri University, Turkey
Vincent Pol University, Poland
National Defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Doğuş University, Turkey
Hope College, USA
Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Southern Cross University, Australia
Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia
City University of New York, USA
Khalifa University of Science & Technology, United Arab Emirates
Hebei Normal University, China
Alexandria University, Egypt
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Council for Agriculture Research and Analysis of Agri-Economy (CREA), Italy
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
University of Oregon, USA
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
University of Tennessee, USA
Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela
Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Iran
Tourin University, Italy
Teaching & Public Speaking, Spain
Paeditric Hospital “Giovanni XXIII, Italy
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain
Oral Roberts University, USA
Beijing Normal University, China
Howard University, USA
Edith Cowan University, Australia
Dubai Health Authority, UAE
University of Minnesota, USA
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Serhal Hospital, Lebanon
University of Malta, Malta
National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan
Molloy College, USA
Federal University of Piauí, Brazil
Krankenhaus Nordwest Hospital, Germany
Laval University, Canada
Cinvestav-Unidad Saltillo, Mexico
UPMC Hamot Neuroscience Institute, USA
Ramon Llull University, Spain
White Bear Associates, LLC, USA
Lehigh University, USA
California Southern University, USA
Institute of Solid State Physics of RAS, Russia
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mansoura University, Egypt
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
University of Coimbra, Portugal