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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. 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. 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. 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. 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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