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Dr. Yeong Yeh Lee, Malaysia.

Yeong Yeh Lee, after his gastroenterology fellowship completed his Ph.D. in Glasgow, United Kingdom and later a postdoctoral fellowship in the United States. He has published in high-impact journals including Gastroenterology and Gut, a number of book chapters and numerous conference proceedings.  He was awarded the Outstanding Young Malaysian by JCI Malaysia in 2015 and the Top Research Scientist of Malaysia by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia in 2018. Currently serving as is Professor of Medicine, and Consultant of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine of Universiti Sains Malaysia. Among his research interests include the gut-brain axis, gut microbiota, neurogastroenterology and motility.

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Dr. Dina Neelofur Khan, Switzerland. 

Dina Neelofur Khan has received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Geneva, Switzerland after completing her medical degree from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. She has also received MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. Dr. Khan has extensive experience of working with international and non-governmental organizations. She has been working with the World Health Organisation (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland for several years. She has been the responsible officer in the Department of Reproductive Health Rights and Research in advancing the work of the Department to promote research capacity strengthening in low, and lower-middle-income countries; Knowledge Transfer; translating knowledge into policy and practice, and implementation of WHO guidelines at the country level. Currently, she has been working as a freelance consultant. Her research interests include maternal health; adolescent sexual and reproductive health; reproductive health and rights in humanitarian situations and refugee crises; and implementation research. Dr. Khan has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and publications.

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Dr. Pavel A. Nazarov, Russia.

Pavel A. Nazarov got his Ph. D. from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in the field of Biochemistry where he studied catalytic fusion proteins, composed of components of the mammalian cholesterol side-chain cleavage enzyme system (P450scc). Then he continued his postdoctoral training in the field of molecular genetics of yeast at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), Philadelphia, PA. He has been working as a patent examiner in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology and microbiology for the Russian Patent Office, and continues to serve as a patent specialist for Russian biotech companies. He has obtained certified training for the World Intellectual Property Organization. Currently serving as the Young Ambassador to Russia of American Society for Microbiology (ASM), he is a member of the Russian Biochemical Society, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, the Russian Geographical Society, and the Russian Microbiology Society. Dr. Nazarov is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Microbiology (Docent) at the REAVIZ Moscow Medical University and Senior Research Scientist at the Belozersky Institute of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. He has been working on the development of novel antimicrobial agents, diagnostic methods, multidrug resistance pumps, biofilms, persisters and antibacterial photodynamic therapy (aPDT).

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Dr. Bernat González i Llinares, France.

Bernat González i Llinares obtained a Ph.D. in the field of Experimental Neurosciences from the University of Bordeaux (France) and the University Medical Center Amsterdam (The Netherlands), as one of the “Twinning Cum Laude projects” of the ENC-Network. Then, he pursued a post-doc at the Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience (France), where he investigated how neurons communicate, particularly the modulation of neurotransmitter release. Moreover, his research has ranged from axon guidance at the Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante (Spain), to synaptic plasticity at Utrecht University (The Netherlands), and adult neurogenesis at Universitat de València (Spain).

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Dr. Kaneez Fatima Shad, Australia.

Kaneez Fatima Shad got her Ph. D. from the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales (UNSW) in neuroscience followed by postdoctoral training at the Allegheny University of Health Sciences, Philadelphia, USA. She is a Professor at the University of Technology, Sydney with a specialization in Neurosciences. She has been working on peripheral markers of brain and mind disorders, a project for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease using MR Spectroscopy. Dr. Shad has successfully developed a stroke meter (identifies the future risk of stroke). She is also a member of various scientific societies including Coordinator Neuroscience Program Network, IBRO for Asia Pacific region, Regional representative Women in Neuroscience, Australian Physiological Society, Australian Neuroscience Society and New York Academy of Sciences. She is associated as an expert referee for the British Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Ethnopharmacology & Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and therapeutics.

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Dr. Rupa Talukdar, India.

Rupa Talukdar has a degree in Psychological Counselling from the Institute for Behavioral and Management Sciences, India. Followed by a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Calcutta. She is a known Graphologist from Kolkata Institute of Graphology, Rehabilitation Psychologist (IGNOU). She has been serving as Chief Executive Psychological Counsellor and Graphologist at Mind's Eye-A Centre for Psychological Well-Being & rejuvenation. Rupa is the author of books and magazines on psychological issues. A few from her collection include Parenting and signature in Bangalis & Human Relationships. Besides this, she is also a member of Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

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Dr. Rashid Hashmi, Australia. 

Rashid Hashmi obtained his Ph. D. degree in Diagnostic Radiology from the Nagasaki University, Japan. He has been working at the Radiology department in various institutes including Nagasaki University Hospital (Japan), Aga Khan University Hospital, Civil Hospital and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (Pakistan). His research interest concentrates on Radiography and Various imaging techniques and their usefulness in the healthcare setting. Dr. Rashid is an Associate Professor at Rural Medical School, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia and also the Director of Clinical Imaging Tutorials, Australia. He is an active member of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists.

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Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Pakistan. 

Shahana Urooj Kazmi got her Ph. D. from University of Maryland, USA in Microbiology and Immunology where she developed a Mouse Model for Campylobacter Enteritis. She then continued Post-Doctoral Fellowship at University of Tennessee, School of Medicine-Memphis, USA. Ex. Dean Faculty of Sciences and Professor of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education. Dr. Shahana is the Vice-Chancellor of Women University Swabi, Pakistan and the President of Pakistan Society of Microbiology (PSM). She has been working on antimicrobial and Immunomodulatory Agents, diagnostic methods for potential human, plant and animal pathogens, molecular immunology and infectious diseases, food safety and environmental microbiology. She has obtained certified training in molecular biology, biological, chemical safety and biosecurity, risk assessment from several international institutes namely the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi-India, American Biological Safety Association-USA, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology-Trieste, Italy, etc. She is also an active member of American Society of Microbiology. And also serving as an expert referee in the Journal of College of Physician and Surgeons (JCPSP), Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) and Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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Dr. Shyamal Chandra Banik, Bangladesh.

Shyamal Chandra has obtained his medical degree from Dhaka National Medical College, Bangladesh. He has got a master of Philosophy in Physiology from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and further perusing his career in Internal Medicine. Currently serving as Assistant Professor at Dhaka National Medical College. His research expertise involves diabetes and thyroid functioning after completion of his certification in Diabetology from Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka.

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Dr. Obaid Ali, Pakistan. 

Obaid Ali is a Ph. D.  in Pharmaceutical Quality Sciences who received knowledge through advanced academic and professional courses besides a series of training of regulators from US-FDA, Health Canada, etc. He has about 25-year rich professional hands-on experience and worked on different regulatory agency's desks as functional head including pre and post-registration of drugs, compliance, and enforcement of manufacturing facility, governing policy, designing initiatives, developing strategies and conducting training within the regulatory agency. Dr. Obaid is the Chief Executive of Pharmaceutical Quality & Regulatory Sciences, a division of AEIRC. He was a consultant of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other International Agencies, where he taught regulatory sciences to regulators from different countries. He is aware of the facilities & has seen the manufacturing of Biological Drugs and Vaccines in the United States, Europe, Korea & China. Got hands-on training experience with the developed world to review and assess the vaccine applications particularly its quality part and trained to investigate the adverse event followed by immunization.

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Dr. Farhan Essa Abdullah, Pakistan. 

Farhan Essa is an M.B.B.S Doctor from Dow Medical College, Karachi followed by Ph.D. from the University of Karachi. He is the CEO of Dr. Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Centers (one of the largest Medical Diagnostic Chains in Sindh). Convener Central Standing Committee of Hospital, Clinics and Laboratories of FPCCI (Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries of Pakistan). He is also the Patron of Pakistan Society for Microbiology. Dr. Farhan is also an active member advisory board of various organizations like the National Polio Plus Committee, Bio-safety Association of Pakistan & Entrepreneurial Management and Excellence Centre at IoBM. He has been awarded Top 100 CEO of Pakistan Excellence Award & National Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. 

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Dr. Salvatore Massa, Italy.

Salvatore Massa is a medical doctor specialized in clinical microbiology (CMS) from the Faculty of Medicine, Catania University (Italy).  His research work involves Food Microbiology, Water Microbiology, Dairy Microbiology, Hygiene and Food Safety, Antibiotic Resistance, Probiotics, Abiotic stress (Temperature, pH, Aw), Clinical Microbiology (HEV). Phenotypic and molecular techniques were used in studying pathogenic microorganisms, beneficial bacteria, and spoilage microorganisms. He is formerly Full Professor at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Foggia University, Foggia, Italy. Salvatore does research in Food Microbiology with cultural and noncultural methods. His current project is 'Microbiology of natural mineral water. A narrative review' and 'Control of microorganisms by High-Pressure Processing'. Currently, Massa is also visiting Professor at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology in Bangkok (Thailand).

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Dr. Mubashir Zareen Khan, Canada.

Mubashir Zareen Khan completed a Clinical fellowship heart, lung transplant and MCS from the University of Alberta, Canada. He is an MBBS doctor from Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan. He was awarded as the Best Fellow cardiothoracic surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital. He served as the Assistant Professor of Pediatric and congenital cardiac surgery, NICVD, Pakistan. Currently serving as the Clinical research associate, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Canada. His research interest involves Congenital cardiovascular surgery, valve repair, heart failure and assist devices.

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Dr. Sagheer Ahmed, Pakistan.

Sagheer Ahmed obtained his Ph. D. in Pharmacology from the University of Karachi, Pakistan. He then moved to Brunei Darussalam for Postdoctoral training at PARPSB Institute of Health Sciences, University Brunei Darussalam. He has been working on antiplatelet and anticoagulant activities inducing myocardial infarction and broadly pharmacokinetics. He is appointed as Professor at Shifa College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad. Recipient of grants from HEC and Directorate of Science & Technology, Government of Pakistan to investigate genetic variation among Pakistani population. Besides this, he is an active member of the British Pharmacological Society, UK and International Brain Research Organization, France. And also associated with the Journal of Translational Research Molecules, Journal of Ethnopharmacology and Pharmaceutical Biology as a reviewer.

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Dr. Humaira Gul, Pakistan. 

Humera Gul has obtained her Ph. D. degree in Plants physiology from the Department of Botany, University of Karachi, where she studied Salt tolerance in canola with special reference to its reproductive physiology. She has also been involved in the research work regarding Biosaline Agriculture. She is an Assistant professor at Botany Department, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and an active member of Pakistan Botanical Society.

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Dr. Shamim Qureshi, Pakistan.

Shamim Qureshi completed her Ph. D. research on Isolation of Antibiotics from Soil Fungi at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan. She joined as Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi. Besides this, she is also working as Secretary of University of Karachi Alumni Association (UKAA) Baltimore, Washington, Scholarships in Karachi. She is an independent researcher and her research work focus on pharmacological activities of natural products, clinical chemistry, Hyperlipidemia, and liver diseases and Biotechnology. Moreover, she is an active member of the Pakistan Society of Pharmacognosy, and Pakistan Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Dr. Shamim is also working in association with many reputed journals like Global Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Dow University of Health Sciences, British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicines and European Journal of Medicinal Plants.

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Dr. Muhammad Ali Sheeraz, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ali Sheraz has obtained his Ph. D. degree in Pharmaceutics from the Baqai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Followed by Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at The Kroto Research Institute, University Department in Sheffield, England. He is an Associate Professor and Chairman at the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Baqai Medical University, Pakistan. He is also the Chief Editor of the Baqai Journal of Health Sciences. His research interest focus on drug formulation, photochemistry, and pharmaceutical technologies. Sheeraz is also an active member of American Chemical Society and Council of Asian Science Editors (CASE). He has been involved in the Editorial and review process of various journals like Drug Design, Development, and Therapy, Water Air and Soil Pollution, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, RSC Advances etc. as a referee.

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Dr. Sajjad Ahmed Siddiqui, Pakistan.  

Dr. Sajjad Ahmed Siddiqui is an MBBS doctor, he completed a Master in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Karachi. his research work focuses on Family Planning: A General Practitioners Perspective. He is a Consultant for Monitoring Pneumonia & Diarrhea Project - UNICEF, Sindh. Dr. Siddiqui has been providing consultancy to Social Marketing Pakistan (Guarantee) Limited, Health & Nutrition Development Society (H.A.N.D.S) & Pakistan Voluntary Health & Nutrition Association (PAVHNA). He has also worked as a National Program Manager (Prevention & Treatment of Fistulae) PNFWH-UNFPA / Fistula Foundation.

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Dr. Malik Tajuddin, Pakistan. 

Dr. Malik is a Ph.D. in Public Health, his research work includes STIs, Cardiac disease pattern in the family of patients who had premature M.I. He is a Professor of Community Medicine & HOD at the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). He has worked as a master trainer and facilitator in several projects like The Child Survival Project of USAID & Primary Health Care (PHC) Project. He has also evaluated and supervised numerous collaborative projects of Government of Sindh & UNICEF namely EPI Coverage in Sindh. 

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Mohamed Mohamed Elawdy, Oman

Dr. Mohamed is a Specialist (A) in Adult and Pediatric Urology, Ministry of Health, Oman. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt and finished the Residency and Master's Degree in Urology at Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura, Egypt (2004-2009). Then, he was an International Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA, 2013. Elawdy is an author/co-author for many published medical papers, also an active reviewer and editorial board member for many local and international journals.

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Dr. Shariq Abid, France

Dr. Shariq completed his Ph.D. research on Patho-physiology and experimental therapeutics of Pulmonary Hypertension and COPD at Mondor Institute of Biomedical Research - INSERM U955, Faculty of Medicine, UPEC-Paris 12. He is currently working as Scientific Researcher, Clinical Research Advisor and Adjunct Assistant Professor (undergraduate and master students) in Department of Respiratory-Physiology at Mondor Institute of Biomedical Research (IMRB), Faculty of Medicine, University Paris-Est Creteil (UPEC), affiliated with Henri Mondor Teaching hospital, Creteil, France. he is an active reviewer of the Journal of Cardio-Vascular Pharmacology (JCVP) and Ad hoc reviewer of the American Journal of Physiology (AJP-Lung). Also an active member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). 

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