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Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, Mexico
Pablo Méndez Hernández, MD, MHS, PhD, is professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and directs the Masters in Public Health program for the Autonomous University of Tlaxcala State, where he teaches Research Methodology, Statistics and Epidemiology, and also serves as the Head of Health Research for the Tlaxcala State Department of Health. Dr. Méndez received his medical degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, a Master of Health Sciences, specializing in reproductive health from the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico (INSP) and his doctorate in Health Sciences from the Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France.
Boston University, USA
He is Founder and Chairman of PERQUE Integrative Health, LLC a company that offers the world scientifically proven, integrative health solutions that speed the transition from sick care to healthful caring. He has more than 40 years of experience contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostics. His focus is on functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes and he has authored nearly 100 articles on the subject. He received his B.S., MD and Ph.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine, completed residency training in clinical chemistry at the National Institutes of Health and remained on the permanent senior staff before pursuing other interests, including starting the Health Studies Collegium think tank.
Dartmouth College, USA
Giorgia Purcaro research activities are focused on the development of innovative and advanced instrumental configurations for multidimensional and comprehensive chromatographic techniques, both LC-GC (and LC×GC) and GC×GC. Regarding the LC-GC (and LC×GC) technique she has studied the potential of different interface (PTV, Y-interface), optimized the conditions to obtain rapid and reliable method for routine control, and she has compared the performance of both interfaces on the same samples. A powerful 5 dimension system (LC-GC×GC-MS/MS) was implemented and optimized to face pressing issue, such as the mineral oil contamination in food. Regarding the GC×GC field, she developed several GC×GC method coupled to both MS and FID, applied to quali-quantitative characterization of complex food samples, also through the application of "omics" approaches. She studies the potential of a novel flow modulator as GC×GC interface, the capabilities of the quadrupole mass spectrometer (MS) for GC×GC detection, and the use of simultaneous dual detection (FID/MS). She has been recently working in the development and optimization of a novel hyphenation involving nano LC and an EI-MS system, obtaining preliminary promising results, published in important peer-reviewed journals.
University of Minnesota, USA
John A. St. Cyr, MD, PhD, a cardiovascular surgeon (retired), received his B.A., M.S., M.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. He completed his general surgical training at the University of Minnesota and completed his cardiovascular surgical fellowship training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He has extensive research credentials, is widely published, has received numerous research grants, has numerous patents in various fields of interest, and has presented at many medical/surgical conferences/meetings. He has consulted for many medical companies, such as a surgical/medical consultant for Medtronic, Inc. (Physiological Research Laboratories, a facility of Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN), a medical/surgical consultant for NAMSA, Inc (Minneapolis, MN), Chief Medical Officer for RCRI, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN), and ImmuMed, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN). He is a member of numerous scientific research, medical, and surgical societies.
Research Center for Oliviculture & Fruit Growing and Agrumiculture, Italy
Milena Petriccione, Ph.D., genetic and molecular biologist, is Researcher of the Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics and belong to the Centre for Olive, Fruit Tree and Citrus of Caserta (Italy). She is an expert in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology techniques. The field of her scientific activity includes the study on different aspects of postharvest physiology. In recent years, the main focus of her research has been the influence of edible coatings and the postharvest technologies on the stability of nutraceutical compounds and on the prolonging storability in different fruit crops. She has significant experience in applying spectrophotometric techniques for determination of enzymatic activities in different fruits crops and in determination of quantification of bioactive compounds and antioxidant capacity. She has long-term experience in molecular methodologies to determine the genes expression involving in different molecular pathways through real-time PCR. She is involved in national projects concerning the agro-biodiversity of Italian germplasm of fruit crops through the analyses of agronomic, qualitative, biochemical, molecular and nutraceutical traits. She has published more than 70 original scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and acted as an expert for international projects evaluation. She is currently running undergraduate, graduate and PhD studies in food technology and nutrition.
University of Tuscia, Italy
Rinaldo Botondi has received his French Ph.D. in Green Molecular Cell Biology from “Institut Nationale Polytechnique (ENSA-INP de Toulouse)”. From 2004 to 2015 he is working as Researcher at the Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest Systems (DIBAF), Viterbo, University of Tuscia, Italy. Since 2015, he became Associate Professor at the DIBAF department of University of Tuscia. The research interest is Postharvest Biology and Technology of horticultural commodities. During research work, his was involved in many research projects, but his major interest focus is on quality, nutraceutical, metabolic response, ethylene and senescence of fruit and vegetables. Other main topic of interest has been the food safety; use of the innovative food storage technologies and the biochemical aspect of water stress. Since 2004 he has been teaching in the Master courses of the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Tuscia. The results of the research activity are evidenced by 80 scientific contributions in national and international journals (47 indexed in SCOPUS).
Manerbio Hospital, Italy
Dr. Pietrantonio is the Medical Director of Internal Medicine Department at Manerbio Hospital (Brescia). She received her medical degree from Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Rome and she has completed residencies in Internal Medicine (Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome), Clinical Psicology (University “Sapienza” of Rome) and Cardiology (Torvergata University of Rome). She received the Masters on Health Service Management at Italian Institute of Health (Rome), Economics and Management of Health Care at Torvergata University-CEIS (Rome) and Clinical and Economic Governance of Health Facilities at Torvergata University-CEIS (Rome). Dr. Pietrantonio has served as President of Medécins Sans Frontières Italy from 1996 to 1999. She has a wide clinical experience in management of internal medicine patients, acute complex patients and emergencies. Moreover she is at the moment in charge of the coordination of the paths between different levels of intensity of care and is actively involved in the definition of the role of Internal Medicine Department in the future hospital. Besides the clinical activity, since 1995, as Project evaluation Specialist in medical programs, she held significant managerial and operational activities in Italy and in international projects in the field of health planning, financial analysis of public health systems, health projects evaluation, staff administration, management and budget presentation. She has a wide and continuous scientific production on national and international journals in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Management and Health Economics (27 articles on national and international journals, 31 Oral Communications, 80 abstracts at national and international congress). She is participating since 1988 in national and international clinical trials and is coordinating National Clinical Studies since 1999. As a result of this expertise, she has been appointed to the Italian Journal of Medicine Elsevier Masson as Associate Editor and referee from 2006. By building quality initiatives, framework, and strategy over the years, she has developed a practical approach to educating medical students, residents, and practicing physicians about performance improvement in their practices. She is teacher at the Universities of Rome Sapienza, Tor Vergata and Roma 3 since 2001. She is presenting original contributions as Speaker and Organizer of scientific events of national importance since 2004.
Council for Agriculture Research and Analysis of Agri-Economy (CREA), Italy
Innocenzo Muzzalupo has received degree in “Biology” from the University of Calabria in 1993 and received his Ph.D. degree (1997) in “Chemistry” from the University of “La Sapienza” Rome. Currently, he is working as CREA – OFA in Italy. After receiving his Ph.D. degree, he was appointed as post-doctoral (1999) in “Food Science” at the University of Calabria. Between 1999 and 2008 he had a contract as professor of “Botany” at the University of Calabria. Following eight years of extensive research on olive characterization and on olive oil quality, in 2008 he was appointed as a researcher at CREA. His research areas include olive germplasm characterization, olive genes characterization, and analytical methods for olive oil traceability and olive oil quality. He is an editorial board member of the Advances in Agriculture, and Dataset Papers in Agriculture journals. He is authored numerous research articles. He is editor of the e-book Olive germplasm - the olive oil industry in Italy (InTech publisher, ISBN 978-953-51-0883-2); Olive germplasm – Italian catalogue of olive varieties (InTech publisher, ISBN 978-953-51-0884-9); Food industry (InTech publisher, ISBN 978-953-51-0911-2); and Agricultural and Food Biotechnologies (Benthan Science publisher, in press). His is member of the Italian Horticultural Society of Florence, and member of the National Olive and Olive Oil of Spoleto. His is scientific coordinator of the "Certification of varietal composition, of the geographical origin and the absence of synthetic products in extra-virgin olive oils - CERTOLIO" project, and scientific director of other research projects on characterization, enhancement, and conservation of olive varieties.
Regional Hospital of Malaga, Spain
M Rosa Bernal López, Ph.D., genetic and molecular biologist, is Research Coordinator into the Clinical Management Unit of Internal Medicine in Regional Hospital of Malaga (Spain) and belong to the institute, Instituto de Investigacion Biomedica de Malaga (IBIMA). She also, is member of Centros de Investigación En Red (CIBER, CiberObn Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutrición, CB06/03/0018) of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), Madrid (Spain), and supported by European Regional Development Fund (Fondos FEDER).She is expert in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology techniques, both in vitro and in vivo, of mechanisms of action of biomarkers involved in lipid metabolism, inflammation and apoptosis in thecardiac and peripheral vascular systems in patientswithadvancedatheroscleroticdisease and diabetes in animal models (pigs, rabbits and rats). On the other hand, she is coordinator of some national and international projects that study the early prevention of diabetes and the life style modifications with a restrictive diet and or exercise in metabolically healthy/unhealthy obese subjects (in allages, 6-80 years). Also, she is collaborating with the Endocrinology and Nutrition Group, in Regional Hospital of Malaga in studies that analyze the microbiota and its relationship with the obesity. She has extensive profesional experience as manifested in both national and international publications. Also, she is co-director of various doctoral thesis, focused on the field of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular system, both at the molecular level as epidemiological.
University of Valencia, Spain
Francisco Torrens is lecturer in physical chemistry at the Universitat de València. After obtaining a PhD in molecular associations in azines and macrocycles from the Universitat de València, Dr. Torrens undertook postdoctoral research with Professor Rivail at the Université de Nancy I. More recently, Dr. Torrens has collaborated on projects with Professors Tomás-Vert, Salgado and Castellano. Major research projects include characterization of the electronic structure of electrically conductive organic materials, theoretical study of new electrically conductive organic materials, protein modelling, electronic correlation, development and applications of high-precision mono and multi referential electronic correlation methods, development and application of high-precision quantum methods, methodological developments and applications of quantum methods, molecular modelling and chemistry-computer applications for the description and prediction of molecular properties, development and integration of a computational system for the discovery of active drugs against AIDS, cancer pandemics and other microbial diseases of high social impact, starting an electronic journal of scientific-technological and gender spreading, computational design, chemical obtaining and biological evaluation of new antiprotozoal and anticancer drugs, prediction of the environmental impact of chemical substances using chemobioinformatics tools, discovery of new inhibitors of tyrosinase: computational design, synthesis, characterization and experimental corroboration, search for new antimicrobial agents that inhibit the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, minimal active domains of proteins of the Bcl 2 family, development and application of quantum chemistry methods and techniques to studies of drugs, analysis of pores of BAX at nanometric scale and study of the in vivo antioxidant capacity of phenolic compounds through QSAR/QSPR modelling: crossing of the blood-brain barrier and interactions with cytochromes and drugs. His scientific accomplishments include the first implementation in a computer at the Universitat de València of a program for the elucidation of crystallographic structures and the construction of the first computational-chemistry program adapted to a vector-facility supercomputer in a Spanish university.
Edith Cowan University, Australia
He was appointed as the Chief Editor for International Journal of Diabetes Research (2014-2017). He was a BIT Member (BIT Congress. Inc) with an H-index of 43, (ResearchGate STATs (23), Mendeley STATS (20). The total citations over the past 27 years of scientific research has accumulated to 2900. ResearchGate’s analysis available on google, Tweet, Facebook, Lindekin under Ian James Martins’ name places he was publication stats RG score higher than 96% of the international researchers and is now a SCIENTIST (ResearchGate). He is now a Scientist for The Science Advisory Board (USA). He has reached the top 3% of Academia.edu. Researchers and is a connecting researcher with ORCID. Prevention of over eating by food restriction improves liver lipid metabolism and nature of fat consumed is important to improving health. Contribution to biology is the peripheral sink abeta hypothesis and its relevance to organ suicide, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. He has received certificates of recognition at various international conferences, world congress and conventions in relation to anti-aging, health and disease. Keynote addresses at Innovate Pharma 2017, Innovate Neurology 2017, World Diabetes and Endocrinology Summit-2017 and Pharmacology and Ethnopharmacology 2016 has been completed with relevance to the current global epidemic on chronic diseases. Invited 1st Plenary Speaker at the Annual Global Health Conference 2016 with relevance to “Nutritional diets accelerate amyloid beta metabolism and prevent the induction of chronic diseases and Alzheimer’s disease.
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Anna Ardévol Grau, is a senior lecturer of Universitat Rovira i Virgili University. She has been accredited as "Professor" by ANECA (10th July 2012). As researcher, she is currently coordinator of the research group recognized by the Generalitat of Catalonia "MoBioFood" It has more than 90 articles published in international journals. According to JCR (number of average citations per article of 19.29). Her H factor is 25. She has been responsible for three research projects funded by MINECO. She has directed and co-directed up to 5 doctoral theses, all with a European/International Doctoral Degree. This work has been recognized by the positive evaluation of her four consecutive six-year research. In the teaching field, she has four five-years teaching periods in Bachelor and Master Degrees courses; being the last one 2009-2013. She has developed management duties as coordinator of Master and Doctorate in the URV for six years, secretary of Department and Vice-rector of International Relations in the same URV. Her research has been for years around the bioactivity of proanthocyanidins, phenolic compounds widely distributed in nature (fruits, vegetables) which have been described as protecting against cardiovascular diseases, cancer and inflammatory diseases.
Poznan University of Live Sciences, Poland
Grażyna Neunert has received her Ph.D. in the Field of Physics from Poznan University of Technology, Poland, in 2005. Since 2006 she is working as Adjunct on Department of Physics and Biophysics, Poznan University of Live Sciences, Poland. Her research interest is Biomolecular Spectroscopy. During her research work, she was involved in many research projects, but her major interest focus on antioxidant activity and optical properties of biological materials, especially spectroscopic properties of natural biomolecules in phospholipids. She has presented results of the projects on many international conferences and scientific meetings. She was also awarded for the Poster Prize for excellent presentation of particularly significant innovative analytical research sponsored by Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry in 2009 and received conference bursary funded from The European Biophysical Societies Association (EBSA) to present my work during The European Biophysics Congress in 2011. She is a co-author of 12 original papers resulting to Cumulative impact factor of 27.71, till date.
University of Caldas, Colombia
Francisco Javier Henao graduated as a Dr in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production at the University of Caldas (1979); as a MSc in Animal Genetics at Colegio de posgraduados of Mexico (1983) and MSc in Animal Cytogenetics at National University of Colombia (1993) and earned his PhD in Genetic Phisiology of Pig Reproduction at the National University of Colombia (2006).He has been Professor at the University of Caldas since 1984, with the category of Titular Professor since 1995. He has been Professor of Experimental design and Animal genetics between 1984 and 2008, and Professor of Pig production and health, and Biology of Reproduction since 2009, at the University of Caldas. He has served at University of Caldas as: Director of the Department of Animal Production (1986-1989), Director of the Center for Research and Scientific Development (1991), Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production (1995-1996), and Director of the Department of Agricultural Production (1997-1998). He is the Director of the Doctorate in Agricultural Sciences of the University of Caldas since 2008. He worked in animal cytogenetics between 1993 and 2008, and started to investigate the biology of pig reproduction in 2009 when he founded “Biology of Animal Production”, there search group that has led to date. His research has been mainly focused on the, animal genetics, swine embryology, seminal quality analysis, and cryopreservation of boar semen, as well as on the management of pig manure. He has published more than 55 papers in peer-reviewed journals, three books and led more than 30 research projects.
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Prof. Dr. Youssef Attia graduated in Animal Production at the University of Tanta, Egypt (1980); earned MSc in Poultry Nutrition, Al-Azhar University, Egypt (1986), and earned his PhD in Poultry Production, Zagazig University, Egypt (1993) where he done most of his PhD work at the University of Georgia at Athens (1990-1992). He has been appointed at the University of Damanhour since 1993, and full professor of Poultry nutrition since 2004. He has 37 years in applied animal nutrition and more than 200 published papers and 10 books. Under his supervision, a lot of students have gained their master and PhD degrees.
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Afaf El-Ansary, female, biochemist, graduated from biochemistry department, Ain Shams University, Egypt in 1974. She worked in the National Research Centre, Egypt from 1976-2000, During 2001-2016, she worked as professor, Biochemistry Department, Science College, King Saud University, KSA. Since 2016- till now, she joined the Central laboratory as senior scientist to supervise the Biochemistry, Proteomic and biomarkers units. She has published more than 45 papers related to metabolic integration between schistosome parasite and molluscan hosts. She recorded a patent on the" use of sublethal concentration of solanum nigrum plant for the control of schistosomiasis". She was recognized by the Marquis Whos Who in science and engineering, Eights edition, 2005-2006. She is member in number of national and international societies and she is recorded as reviewer and Editorial board member in many international journals. In recent years she focused on the screening of biochemical markers related to autism and she got another 70 published papers in high impact factor Journals related to this research interest. She is member in the European Society of Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine Society (Moscow). Most recently, she is the head of The Saudi group related to the nutritional Council for Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (CONEM).
Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan
Chonnam National University, South Korea
Jong-Bang Eun is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Chonnam National University in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. He received his Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology with Biochemistry Minor from Mississippi State University in 1991. His research program focuses on food processing and preservation, food safety, functional ingredients/nutraceuticals and new product development in food. He has published more than 150original scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has been Vice President of the Korean Tea Society since 2008 until 2013 and was President of the Society from 2014 to 2015.He has also elected as a President of Kor. Society of Food Preservation in 2018. He has served as the Editor of Food Science and Biotechnology, and has served on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Food Technology and Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment. He is also serving for Editor-in-Chief of Sky J. Food Sci and Editorial Board of the Journal of Korean Society of Food Preservation. He has been directly interviewed by numerous media and scientific organization about his research including the KBS, MBC and Gwangju Times. He has been the Director of Functional Food Research Center of Chonnam National University from 2010 to 2015. He has been the Department Head of Food Science and Technology Department from 2000-2002 and 2014 to 2016.
Catholic University of Korea, South Korea
Tanta University, Egypt
Osama El Razaky had completed MD Pediatric at age of 32 years from Tanta Universty .He had postdoctoral studies in cardiac deformation. He is a head of Egyptian Pediatric Cardiology Association and a member of Egyptian universities promotion committee(Professor of Paediatrics). Member of European Association of CardioVascular Imaging (EACVI). He now acting as a profesior of Pediatric (Cardiology Unit) in Tanta Uneversity. He has published 20 papers in international journal and has been serving as a Reviewer for Acta Paediatric.He was a supervisior of 100 MS and 25 MD thesis in Pediatrics. He working as echographer in Pediatrics since 25 years. His main interst in pediatric echocardiography especially TDI, STI and 3D Strain.
Nanchang University, China
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico
University of Foggia, Italy
Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Federal University of Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri, Brazil
Federal University of Parana, Brazil
Federal Institute Farroupilha, Brazil
Athens Medical Center, Greece
University of Ioannina, Greece
University of Rennes, France
University of Dicle, Turkey
Gaziantep University, Turkey
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand
University of Firat, Turkey
Firat University, Turkey
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Lincoln University College, Malaysia
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Ain Shams University, Egypt
Beni Suef University, Egypt
Zagazig University, Egypt
Diponegoro University, Indonesia
University of Jordan, Jordan
Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Nigeria
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India
Vignan University, India
Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, India
Anna University, India
Wenzhou Medical University, China
Fooyin University, Taiwan
Saglik Bilimleri University, Turkey
Vincent Pol University, Poland
National Defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Dogus 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