Professor WK Tang was appointed to professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2011. His main research areas are Addictions and Neuropsychiatry in Stroke. Professor Tang has published over 100 papers in renowned journals, and has also contributed to the peer review of 40 journals. He has secured over 20 major competitive research grants. He has served the editorial boards of five scientific journals. He was also a recipient of the Young Researcher Award in 2007, awarded by the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Neuropsychiatry in Stroke
Ljudmila Stojanovich received her Ph.D. in Medicine, with the thesis “Neuropsychiatric manifestations in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus” in 1999. She is the scientific director in the Bezhanijska Kosa, University Medical Center of Belgrade University, where she is currently a Research Professor. Dr. Stojanovich’s research focuses on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, and Vaccination in patients with Autoimmune Rheumatic diseases. She is an author of three monographs and of about 250 articles on various aspects of Autoimmune Rheumatic disorders, published in international and domestic journals and in conference proceedings. She is in Editorial Boards (Editorial Boards LUPUS (LONDON). /Reviewer in the “CURRENT CONTENSTS” or “Science citation index”, like LUPUS REWIEWER DATABAS, Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, The Journal of Vaccine <firstname.lastname@example.org , The Journal of Rheumatology, Allergologia et Immunopathologia and others. She is a member of number International Project, like of “the European Forum on Antiphospholipid Antibodies”, “Multicenter studies antiphospholipid antibodies, infections and autoimmune diseases”. She is a mentor/ Supervisor ships a numbers of post-doc students. She was in Invited Speaker for many lectures in Congresses and Symposia; organizer and Chairman of many Workshops, Seminars and Symposia; member of the Steering Committee of the “(EULAR) recommendations for vaccination in patients with auto-immune inflammatory rheumatic diseases (AIIRD)”, and EULAR Honorary Member; chairman in the International Congress “Antiphospholipid syndrome (Hughes syndrome) importance of multidisciplinary approaches- 30 years since definition”, 2013, “GRANT 2015” of the EUROPEAN STROKE CONFERENCE » for “excellent research in cerebrovascular diseases reviewed by the Scientific and programmer Committees”, and presented at the 24th Annual Meeting; Vienna, may, 2015. Member of ILLUMINATE steering committee: the phase 3 lupus ILLUMINATES clinical trials of Tabalumab/ Eli Lilly and Company., MD, PhD, FRCP, are willing to serve as a consultant to Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (“Lilly”), in connection with the development of Tabalumab also known as LY2439821. Co- Chairman and the lector “LUPUS ACADEMY EASTERN EUROPEAN ROADSHOW of EULAR«: Belgrade, 18TH MARCH 2016, www.lupus-academy.org. Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 2017. Professor Ljudmila Stojanovich’ Impact Point is 300.14, and number of citattions is 1,444.
• SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS • ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME • NEUROPSYCHIATRIC MANIFESTATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS • VACCINATION IN PATIENTS WITH AUTO-IMMUNE INFLAMMATORY RHEUMATIC DISEASES
My degrees are medical doctor (1997) -with a background on infectious diseases- and PhD (1990), at the University of Rosario-Argentina. I did some post-doctoral training at the Curie Institut in Paris (1991) and WHO Tropical Disease Research Programme (1992). I have the position of superior researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Techonological Research of Argentina and the University of Rosario. I also have the position of Associate Professor at the School of Medical Sciences National University of Rosario-Argentina. In the last 25 years I was in charge of collaborative research projects with colleagues in France (Curie Institut), England (Free University College-London) and Germany (Marburg University). I am member of the Editorial board of Neuroimmunomodulation. More than 150 papers published in peer reviewed journals. My field of work is neuroimmune-endocrine interactions in Tuberculosis and Chagas Disease. My H-index is 23
Dr Attia is an Egyptian Neurosurgeon trained in Tanta University, Egypt; Shinshu University, Japan; Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan; and Medical College of Georgia, USA. From 1997 to 2000, he had a major role in modernizing spine surgery section at Tanta University- his home University- and established neurosurgery department at AlGalaa Hospital, Ministry of Defense, and Cairo, Egypt. He moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2008 to hold a joint appointment as Neurological and Spine Surgery consultant. He Initiated and directed the spine fellowship program at the National Neuroscience Institute, KSA. He has over 1000 cases of computer-assisted spine surgery. He was invited as a lecturer and session chair by many International Spine Societies. He is a reviewer at many Spine interested journals. His main academic interests include Complex spine surgery, revisions spine surgery, and computer-assisted spine surgery
Spine Surgery/ Neurosurgery
Sam Vaknin is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies). Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited and other books about personality disorders. His work is cited in hundreds of books and dozens of academic papers. He spent the past 6 years developing Cold Therapy: a treatment modality for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Over the years, with dozens of volunteers, he found that it was effective with clients suffering from a major depressive episode as well.
Hadi Eltonsi a medical graduate trained in group psychotherapy, hypnosis, silva mind control, NLP, Reiki Master, Pranic Healing, Life Coach, Mantra Yuga meditation among others courses for psychic powers, family constellation thru his medical study and practice then as a diplomat and Ambassador. He performed many TV, Radio interviews and seminars apart of two short American films about his work or inspired by his skills which were shown in international film festivals, the second got an award in Venice 2017.
D. Ian James Martins is an Editor/Reveiwer for Open Acess Pub/MDPI journals and various other international journals. Advisory Board Member for Photon Journal. Fellow of International Agency for Standards and Ratings (IASR). Conferred with the RICHARD KUHN RESEARCH AWARD-2015 ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. Chief Editor for International Journal of Diabetes Research (2014-2018), Research and Reviews: Neuroscience (2016-2018) and Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Studies (2017-2018). BIT Member (BIT Congress. Inc) with an H-index of 64, (ResearchGate STATs (27), Scopus Author ID: 7103152779/Mendeley STATS (21), UWA Research Repository (16). Scientist for The Science Advisory Board (USA) and an Academic with Academia.edu. The citations past 27 years have accumulated to >4584. Ian James Martins - Semantic Scholar https://www.semanticscholar.org/author/Ian-James-Martins/5258067. Semantic Scholar profile for Ian James Martins, with fewer than 50 highly influential citations RESEARCHGATE ANALYSIS: Ian J Martins | Ph D | Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease ...https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ian_Martins2 under Ian James Martins’ name places publication RG score (> 96%) of international SCIENTISTS. ORCID CONNECTING RESEARCHER: Editorial Team www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/jfs/about/editorialTeamBio/13511 Editorial Team. Ian James Martins. Ian James Martins Mail · http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2390-1501. Edith Cowan University, Australia. Prestigious Recognition of Lifetime Membership by International Agency for Standards and Ratings as Fellow for Diabetes, Medical Science (Nutrition). Winner (World Academic Championship -2017) in Diabetes and Medical Science (Nutrition). Certificates from various international conferences have been received in relation to anti-aging, health and disease. Keynote addresses at, Biomedicine 2018 (Osaka, Japan), Global Experts Meeting on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome 2018 (Melbourne, Australia), Immunology World 2018 (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Laboratory Medicine 2018 (Berlin, Germany), Innovate Pharma 2017 (Sydney, Australia), Innovate Neurology 2017(Sydney, Australia) World Diabetes and Endocrinology Summit-2017 (Dubai), Pharmacology and Ethnopharmacology 2016 (Chicago, USA) and AGHC 2016 (1st Plenary Speaker, Kaohsiung, Taiwan). Chair/Co-chair Sessions on Laboratory management, Cytogenetics, Clinical Microbiology, Diagnostic Laboratory Medicine etc, 13th Interantional Conference on Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Berlin, Germany, June 25-26, 2018, Chairing Sessions on Vaccinology, Immunopathology, Immunotherapy, Immune Proteomics, Cancer and Tumour Oncology, 7th World Congress on Immunology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 19-20, 2018, Chair, Pipeline 1: Biotherapeutics for Diseases, Bit's 2nd International Congress of Biotherapy-2018 (Programme Committee Member), Chair, Innovate Conferences 2017, Chair/Co-Chair at congress World Gene Convention-2016 (Shanghai, China, Pharmacology and Ethanopharmacology 2016 (Chicago, USA), Annual World Congress of Diabetes-2014 (Haikou, China), World Gene Convention-2014 (Haikou, China). Research Activity Statistics have been provided by Publons with comparison to other researchers. Ian James Martins is now in the 98th percentile as assessed for Publons users by merit. Dr Ian Martins is a reviewer for approx. 47 journals over the past 5 years.
Chronic Disease, Anti-Aging and Global Health
Chan Kam Tim Michael is a practicing private Dermatologist in Hong Kong. He received Dermatology Specialist Fellowship in Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 1998. In the same year, he was granted a Government of Hong Kong scholarship for post graduate training in UCLA, USA. He is now the Vice President of the Association of Integrative Aesthetic Medicine in Hong Kong. He was editor of the Hong Kong Journal of Dermatology and Venerology from 2002 to 2007. He acts as Editorial Board Members of the following international journals since 2017: Research Journal of Nervous System; The Cognitive Neuroscience Journal, Medical Reports and Case Studies and Advances in Neurology and Neuroscience. He has been working in the University of Hong Kong as Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor from 2007 to 2009. He is now a part time lecturer in the Baptist University of Hong Kong for teaching Master Course in Public Health.
Alan Lee obtained his PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is currently a senior lecture at the School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia. Current focus of his research is to understand the functions of axon guidance molecules semaphorins and plexins in cell migration and invasion, axon navigation, cellular differentiation, neuronal regeneration and brain tumor development. His research team has recently revealed the tumor suppressor functions of semaphorin 5A in human glioblastomas and is currently exploring its therapeutic potential. Dr. Alan Lee has published his research findings in leading journals in neurosciences and cancer biology, and has served as editorial board member and reviewer in reputable journals.
Dr.Helena Sarac was born in 1968 in Zagreb. She graduated from Medical School in 1992 and attained her PhD from Medical School University of Zagreb in 2013. She was a visiting research scientist at the Mount Sinai Hospital,New York. Since 1999 she had headed the Diagnostic Center Neuron at the Croatian Institute for Brain Research, Medical School University of Zagreb. She is neurologist at the Depratment of neurology, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia and scientist at the Centre of Research Excellence for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience. Her research topics are movement disorders, neurodegeneration, and pharmacogenetic of extrapyramidal syndromes. Her significant contribution to the development of science in the neuroimmunology. Dr Sarac has long been interested in how serotonergic system is influenced by autoimmune disorders. She authored multiple scientific publications that have been cited, and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed Journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed Journals. Dr Sarac has been guest speaker at the international conferences worldwide
how serotonergic system is influenced by autoimmune disorders.
Dr. Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, MD, is a psychiatrist and cognitive neuroscientist. He is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center, and Professor of Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He received formal training in psychiatry, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, molecular imaging and neuroimaging. He was awarded the prestigious BK Anand National Research Prize in India and Solomon Award of Harvard Medical School. His research is focused on the study of neural and neurochemical mechanisms that control human brain functions. He developed the single scan dynamic molecular imaging technique (SDMIT) to detect, map, and measure neurotransmitters released acutely in the human brain during task performance. This technique is now used in laboratories all over the world. Using this technique, he studies dopaminergic control of human cognition and behavior. He is also interested in learning the nature of dysregulated dopamine neurotransmission in psychiatric and neuropsychiatric conditions. His research is funded by NIMH, NINDS, VA, and various foundations. Previously he served in the faculty of Harvard Medical School, SUNY Buffalo and University of Minnesota. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.
Neural and Neurochemical mechanisms in Human Cognition and Behavior
Dr. J. Lucas Koberda is a board certified neurologist and an internationally trained physician who completed his residency in Neurology at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Prior to his neurological training, he received his Ph.D. based on his research in the area of tumor immunology. His research skills were also enhanced by post-doctoral training completed at MD. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Tx. Dr. Koberda is currently affiliated with The Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Koberda also has founded and became CEO of "Brain Enhancement, Inc." non-for profit organization. This organization focuses on neuromodulation and modern therapy of many neuropsychiatric disorders including Alzheimer's dementia, TBI, depression/anxiety, autistic spectrum/ADHD, epilepsy and chronic pain. His main interest is in neuro-psychiatry and cognitive enhancement. He uses the newest technology of QEEG and Neurofeedback to successfully diagnose and treat many medical conditions including seizures, headaches, fibromyalgia chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and prior stroke. Dr. Koberda has also effectively introduced neurofeedback protocols for a cognitive enhancement which may help students and professionals to improve their memory, concentration, verbal function or information processing speed. Dr. Koberda also has been appointed in August, 2010 by Governor Charlie Christ as a member of the Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee for a 4 years term (The Committee serves as an advising body to the Florida State Government). Dr. Koberda has published multiple publications in different scientific journals and serves as international neuroscience speaker and consultant. Dr. Koberda has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the "Journal of Neurology and Stroke", "International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience", "Journal of Neurology and Neurobiology" and "Journal of Psychology and Clinical Psychiatry". He also serves as a reviewer-"Clinical EEG and Neuroscience" and the above journals.
Clinical interests: EEG-QEEG (Brain Mapping), Neuromodulation, Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), LORETA imaging and Z-score LORETA Neurofeedback, Cognitive Enhancement, Neurofeedback, Neurotherapy, Neuropsychiatry, Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology, Forensic-Neurology, Peak Performance Neurofeedback Training for Executives and Athletes to Reduce Anxiety and Increase Concentration, Traumatic Brain Injury, Teaching, Academic and Research Interest.
KrupaTorne is among the few super specialists who have been internationally trained in the field of Paediatric Neurology. At present she is heading the department of Neurosciences at Surya Children’s multispecialty Hospital in Mumbai, India. She has completed her Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy from Maharashtra University Health Sciences at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. She has had a brief stint at the University College London Hospital, a premier academic institution cum hospital in the UK. She has been trained in Paediatric Neurology at Birmingham Children's Hospital where she successfully completed her International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurorehabilitation. To complement her advanced training in Paediatric Neurology she has completed many prestigious International courses like British Paediatric Epilepsy Training Course, British Paediatric Movement disorder Training Course in UK. She has also been trained for Ketogenic diet for drug resistant childhood epilepsies at the Asian Institute of Ketogenic Diet. Dr Torne has many accolades to her name which complements her meticulous and explicate personality. She was honoured by International Bursary from European Paediatric Neurology Society with an opportunity to attend one of the prestigious courses in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorder and Neonatal Neurology at Budapest in Hungary. She was invited to attend the valuable Movement Disorder International Winter School Course by Movement Disorder International society at Catania in Italy. As a feather in her cap she was invited as a Chief Guest in World Congress of Anatomist held in Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences in Karnataka. She has to her credit valuable publications in reputed peer reviewed International Journals. She has presented many national and international papers in Cambridge, Birmingham, Italy, France and Hungary. She is affiliated to many International and National Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy associations.
Dr. Pappolla's training includes medical residencies and fellowships training in Neurology and Pain Medicine (Anesthesia based) and also in Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, and Neuropathology. This training required 10 additional years of formal medical education (following graduation from Medical School) all pursued in programs accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties, considered the "gold-standard" in physician education in the United States. Dr. Pappolla holds active board-certifications in 5 disciplines of Medicine (Pain Management, Neurology, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology). He has also been serving the public at large for over 20 years as a consultant for the NIH (National Institutes of Health) and a full Professor or Faculty at several of the most prestigious medical schools in the USA (LSU New Orleans, Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, University of Texas at Houston) where he taught Neurosciences to medical students and medical residents for over 20 years. Dr. Pappolla has also served as Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at an Academic Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the New York region in the 90's and as Chairman of Neurology and Director of Neurosciences in one of the largest tertiary care centers in Mississippi, till his practice was disrupted by hurricane Katrina. He returned to Houston, TX where he relocated his clinical practice. His scientific work includes more than 100 publications and book chapters in neuroscience. Dr. Pappolla's research is cited in more than 2000 textbooks worldwide (for independent analysis, please view some of the research by clicking here: http://books.google.com/books?q=pappolla ). Citations of his landmark peer reviewed papers range between 300 and 900 with an H index of 43. For more information on the clinical practice, please visit www.SMPSclinic.com
Pain Management, Neurologist
Walter Bini has completed his Diploma at Westminster School, Simsbury Conn. USA and Post-graduate degree at Universidad de Zaragoza, Facultad de Medicina, Zaragoza-Spain. In 2014, he was the Middle East Chairman of ISLASS. He was Head of Neurosurgery at Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, UAQ-UAE from 2014-2016. Currently, he is Consultant Neurosurgeon in Orthopedic department, spine section of Lanzo Hospital COF, Lanzo d’Intelvi in Italy and also Visiting Consultant Neurosurgeon in Orthopedic department at Healthpoint Hospital, UAE.
Ferenc Deak completed his medical and PhD training from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. He trained as a molecular neuroscientist at UT Southwestern in Dallas and at Mayo Clinic. His laboratory at Univ. Oklahoma is focused on research of cognitive decline with age and neurodegenerative disorders. His results have been published in many leading journals of the neuroscience filed and his top ten publications have been cited over 1000 times. He is also a leading author of multiple textbook chapters providing guidance for Neurology fellows. He has been serving as an editorial board member of Geroscience and as ad-hoc reviewer of many top ranked Journals.
cognitive decline with age and Neurodegenerative disorders
Michael E. Behen is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Dr. Behen is a clinical psychologist and neuroscience researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Translational Imaging Center, and also is the executive director of a large private practice in the Detroit area. Dr. Behen is an NIH funded researcher; his research interests revolve around the concepts of neuroplasticity and neurodevelopmental disorder. Specifically, Dr. Behen applies comprehensive neurocognitive and behavioral evaluations and advanced multimodal imaging to identify the functional and structural neural correlates of various developmental, neurologic, and psychiatric disorders. Current projects include investigation of the functional and structural neural correlates of early severe social deprivation, neural correlates of differential care settings in Chinese children orphaned by AIDS, and neurocognitive and neural correlates of various developmental disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorders, language disorder) and neurologic (e.g., Sturge Weber Syndrome) conditions.
Professor of Pathophysiology Marina Zueva graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Physiology of Higher Nervous Activity). She received her Ph.D. degree in 1980 and then the degree of Doctor of Biol Sci in 1997 from Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases. From 1973 to present time she works in the Department of Clinical Physiology of Vision at Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases. Current position - the Head of the Department. In 2017, she founded and became a General Director of the LTD “Center of Neurocognitive Technologies “Cognito”.” Marina Zueva is a member of International Society of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV), European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER), European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA) and some other scientific Societies. She has published over 15 peer-reviewed papers in English and over 100 in Russian, 13 Chapters in the books (one – in English) and presented over 70 topics at international conferences. Research Topics: Basic and clinical physiology and electrophysiology of vision, neurophysiology; Age-related, developmental and neurodegenerative disorders of the visual system and brain, neurocognitive technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and brain.
Basic and clinical physiology and electrophysiology of vision, neurophysiology; Age-related, developmental and neurodegenerative disorders of the visual system and brain, neurocognitive technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and brain.
Magda Tsolaki, MD, PhD, was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1954 and has spent most of her time there. She has been a Professor of Neurology since 2010, a Neuropsychiatrist since 1983 and she has worked at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 1982, as well as at the 3rd Department of Neurology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 1988. She has been the main author/co-author of 48 Books, has participated with 506 abstracts in Greek Conferences, with 403 abstracts in English International or European Conferences, is the first author/co-author of 285 papers in Greek journals, and in 376 international journals -310 in PubMed with Impact Factor=1134.845, h-index=52, with more than 10.445 citations-. She has been a reviewer for Conferences and Journals (261) and has organized 27 national conferences on the AD and five international ones. She was one of the three or seven advisory members for 18 doctoral theses-completed, has created the Greek Alzheimer Association in 1995 and the Greek Federation of Alzheimer’s Disease in 2007 - she is also the Chair of this Federation. In this capacity, she has given 310 lectures throughout Greece, as well as on TV and radio. She has participated in 40 research programmes and 37 clinical trials. In total, she has received 48 awards.