Michael A.B. Naafs is a Dutch internist-endocrinologist with a long clinical career in internal medicine and endocrinology .
His Ph.D Endocrinology was obtained at Leiden University (1988) and focused on the renal end-organ resistance to PTH (Parathormone) infusion in normo-and hypercalcaemic patients with solid tumors secreting a PTH-like factor.
Other area’s of interest are clinical pharmacology where he was in the front of clinical research of transdermal nitroglycerin patches.(1984) Recently he participated in the standard book project “Drug Discovery and Evaluation: Methods in Clinical Pharmacolgy “Eds Hock.F.J,Gralinski M.R 2nd Edition,,2017,Springer Verlag, providing the section “Pharmacodynamic Evaluation: Endocrinology “.
In infectious medicine he was one of the first to report about HIV-2 infection (1990) Experience in HIV,MDRTB and tropical Infectious medicine was acquired during a one year stay at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital,Umthata,South Africa.( 2008).
At present he works as an independent health consultant (Naafs International Health Consultancy ) and as a Medical Writer. Michael is an editorial board member of a number open access journals and the author of tenfolds of publications.
Synthesis of Heterocyclic Derivatives from Carbohydrates, Synthesis of C-Nucleoside Analogs of Biological Interest,Synthesis of Anthracycline Antibiotics, Optical Rotatory Dispersion and Circular Dichroism, Synthesis of Labeled Carbohydrae Derivatives 14C, 13C, 2H, 3H, Studies on Polysaccharides, Natural Products, NMR Spectroscopy and conformational analysis
Hiroko Tadaura (PhD in Medicine) is a Professor in Graduate School of Nursing and Rehabilitation Science in International University Health and Welfare Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan. She is also Part-time Professor in Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan. She studied as a Guest Researcher in School of Nursing Science in University of Witten /Herdecke, Witten, Germany in 2008-2011 and a Senior Guest Researcher in School of Nursing Science in University of Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany in 2012-2015. She is also a Member of European Kinaesthetic Association, German and Austrian Branch. She got IOS New Scholar Award of Self Care Dependent Care Nursing, International Orem Society, USA in 2014.
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. In addition, he has published several original researches in refereed pioneer journals, published ten online textbooks with LAMBERT Academic Publishing in Germany that are available in Amazon and participated in many international conferences all over the world. Prof. Shehab is a designer and reviewer for several teaching curriculum for bachelor and master degrees in physical therapy for many universities in the middle east. Also, he is a reviewer for many medical and scientific journals in addition to be a supervisor and referee for several post-graduate scientific thesis, he is an editorial board member for many international Journals. Finally, Prof. Shehab has a long history in teaching for students in the bachelor, master and doctorate degrees in physical therapy.
Physical Therapy for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Disorders, Cardiovascular Disorders, Respiratory Disorders, Geriatrics, Wound Care and Women Health, Metabolic Disorders
Dr. Michael J Gonzalez is Professor at the Nutrition Program, School of Public Health in the Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico and Adjunct faculty at the University of Western States. He is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and has authored over 200 scientific publications. He has serve as a member on several scientific Editorial Boards. He has served as consultant for several companies where he has been responsible for designing formulations of nutritional supplements and pharmaceutical products. He has also been a consultant for The Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning (now Riordan Clinic), in Wichita, Kansas. He has obtained several research awards for his work on Nutrition and Cancer. He is currently Director of RECNAC II project, and Research Director of the InBioMed Project Initiative. Dr. Gonzalez also serves as a nutrition consultant to the Puerto Rican Basketball National Team and is part of the Medical Commission of the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation. He was part of the Medical Staff of the Vaqueros de Bayamon professional basketball team. He is in a part time clinical practice with Dr. Miguel J Berdiel in Ponce, PR. In December 2013, Dr. Gonzalez was exalted as Distinguished Ponceño in Medicine. In 2015 he was selected as member to the prestigious Puerto Rican Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the Iberoamerican Academy of Culture and Sciences. Dr. Gonzalez was inducted to the International Hall of fame of Orthomolecular Medicine April, 2016. He is one of the first latino and Puerto Rican to be inducted to the International Hall of fame of Orthomolecular Medicine.
Victor Alexander Dragavtsev was born 18 October 1935 year in Sochy town (USSR). His father – Dragavtsev Alexander Petrovich was dr. of horticulture at Sochy’s Research station of sub-tropical woody plants, His mother – Shicheva Mariya Vladimirovna – draftsman at same station. In 1938 year his father was invited for to be at the head of chair of horticulture in capital of Kazakhstan – Alma-Ata city in State agricultural university. He graduated middle school with golden medal and without qualification examinations entered to Forestry faculty of university. After graduating Forestry faculty he was probationer of Biophysical institute of RAS (Moscow). Then he worked in Institute of Botany (Kazakh Academy of Sci). In 1965 year he was invited in Institute of Cytology and Genetics (Novosibirsk’s Academgorodok) where he was head of lab “Genetic background of plant breeding”. In 1985 year he was invited to be of the chief of Krasnodar’s breeding center, and in 1990 in St.-Petersburg for to be the director of N.I. Vavilov’s institute of plant genetic resourses (VIR). Victor was director of VIR 16 years (the same time acad. N.I. Vavilov was director of VIR). His wife – Dragavtseva Nataly Alekseevna – chemist-inorganic, his older daughter – Helen – plant geneticist and breeder of berries, his younger daughter – Halina – editor-in-chief of scientific journal, his grang-daughter Jain – editor-in chief of journal “Fire-places and stoves’, his grand-sun Michael – student of Physical faculty of Saint-Petersburg’s university.
Genetics of populations, ecologic, physiologic genetics of plants, genetics of quantitative characters, theory of breeding, high breeding technologies
Dr. med. Dimitrios Kanakis is specialized Pathologist and Neuropathologist and is currently Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Nicosia Medical School (UNicMed). He has also an honorary appointment as Senior Lecturer at the St. George’s University of London (SGUL). Dr. Kanakis teaches Pathology both in the 3rd-year of the MD Program as well as in the CS- and T-year of the MBBS Program of SGUL (delivered in Cyprus by the UNicMed).
He has co-authored several original Research Articles and he is Reviewer in a number of International Peer-Reviewed Journals as well as Member of the Editorial Board of several Scientific Journals. In addition, Dr. Kanakis has written four Chapters, three Chapters in the Book “Guidelines for the Histological Diagnosis of Malignant Neoplasms”, published by the Hellenic Society of Pathology (Athens, 2012 [2nd Edition] & 2018 [3rd Edition]) and the Chapter “PTTG (Securin) as Cancer Biomarker” in the Book “Biomarkers in Cancer” (Springer Publishers; 2015). Finally, Dr. Kanakis is the Editor of the Book “Pituitary Adenoma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment Options” (Nova Science Publishers; 2016).
Neuro-Oncology, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Demyelinating and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Traumatic Conditions of the CNS and PNS, Psychiatric Disorders
Dr. Cheng, Jianwei is an associate professor in the college of safety engineering at China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT).
Prior to his appointment at CUMT on September, 2012, he finished his academic studies and received three degrees from Safety Engineering and Mining Engineering, respectively: a B.S. and an M.S. from China University of Mining and Technology, and a Ph.D. from West Virginia University (U.S.A.). He also received an associate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from China University of Mining and Technology in 2005. In addition to being a faculty member of CUMT, he is also an Engineer-In-Training at the State of West Virginia, U.S.
Dr. Cheng’s research interests include: coal mine ventilation system design and its assessment, mine accident rescue strategies, mine gas explosion and prevention, etc. Currently, he performs as principle investigator (PI) for several research projects fund by the Chinese government.
Dr. Cheng is a member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME, since 2008) and the International Association for Fire Safety Science (IAFSS, since 2012). He was the recipient of several Chinese awards in mining (2013, 2014, 2015), Faculty Award (2010) of Mining Engineering Department at University of West Virginia and the Distinguished Graduate Award of CUMT (2008). In additional, he serves for several international journals as an editor/reviewer.
In 2015, he accepted the Australia Endeavor Research Fellowship offer and finished an international research project with collaborating with researchers from Curtin University.
Mine Ventilation, Organic gas explosion and control, Dust control, Mine accident rescue strategies
Demur Chomakhidze comes from Tbilisi, Georgia, born in 1939. He is an engineer-economist. He holds PhD in Economic Science. Demur has worked at the Research Institute of Economy for 30 years. From 1997 until now he has been working for GNER (Georgian National Energy Regulator). Currently, he is a senior advisor. He is also a professor at Georgian Technical University. Demur is a member of several scientific academies in Georgia and abroad. He has published more than 150 scientific papers, including 20 papers regarding the development of the fuel and energy complex and economic issues. Among them, 3 papers have been awarded by the Georgian Energy Academy and Association of the Economist. Indicative plans for energy development, forecasts and concepts have been developed with his leadership and participation. One of them was awarded by the Academy of Engineering of Georgia. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Demur speaks Georgian (native), Russian and English. He is greatly interested in renewable energy, energy regulation and industry economics. Demur uses his knowledge and experience for his country and its development in the energy sector.
fundamental study of biological markers of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, heart failure, diabetes mellitus, obesity, endothelial dysfunction, microvesicles, stem cells, the implementation of visualization procedures and percutaneous cardiovascular interventions, the development of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation, especially in the field affected heart failure and coronary artery disease, improving knowledge in vascular biology and regenerative medicine