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Iakovou Ioannis
Assistant Professor
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Papageorgiou Hospital
Short biography

Dr. Iakovou Ioannis is an Assistant Professor of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, responsible for the therapeutic department of Nuclear Medicine at Papageorgiou Hospital. Dr. Iakovou has a special education a. thyroid ultrasound, b. thyroid cancer management, c. in radiosynoviorthesis, d. in radiopeptide cancer therapy and e. in Selective Internal Radiotherapy SIRT. He also has an MBA in Healthcare Management.
He was the vice president of Hellenic Society of Nuclear Medicine in Thessaloniki 2009-2011. He is member of the editorial board of "World Journal of Nuclear Medicine", advisor of "Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine", reviewer of "The Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine", "Hippokratia" and "Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy". He also works as member of the Thyroid Committee of European Association of Nuclear Medicine, National Representative in UEMS, responsible of the continuing education of Hellenic society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

Emre Yalcinkaya
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiology
Aksaz Military Hospital
Mugla, Turkey
Short biography

Dr. Emre Yalcinkaya is a Assistant Professor in Department of Cardiology at Aksaz Military Hospital-Mugla, Turkey. He had Graduated and received his MD from Gulhane Military Medical Academy, School of Medicine (Turkey) in 2006. After his four-year fellowship at the Department of Cardiology of Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Yalcinkaya was assigned as a Specialist in Cardiology in 2013. Became an ESC Fellow (FESC) in 2014. He now practices as a Specialist in Cardiology at Aksaz Military Hospital (Turkey). As a clinician and clinical scientist, Yalcinkaya is member of numerous national and international working groups. Research interest: Arrhythmia, Diabetes Mellitus, Arterial Stiffness Echocardiography, Atherosclerosis, Electrophysiology, Cardiac imaging, Heart failure, Cardiomyopathy, Hyperlipidemia.

Orit Kaidar Person
Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology
Rambam Health Care Campus
Haifa, Israel
Short biography

Dr. Orit Kaidar Person completed her MD studies in 2000 at the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology-Haifa-Israel. In 2004, she moved to Florida-USA, for three years, during which time she worked in clinical research and scientific writing, authoring and co-authoring several scientific articles and book chapters. In October 2012, Dr. Kaidara Person was elected as the first Chair of the Young Oncologists Group (YROG), a working party within the Radiation Oncology Group (ROG) of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), devoted to involving young Oncologists in clinical research. In 2015, Dr. Kaidara Person successfully finished her residency in Radiation Oncology at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel. During her residency, she was involved in numerous research and clinical studies and publications, and worked alongside Prof. Yuval Shaked of the Cancer Research Laboratory of the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The major focus of Prof. Shaked's laboratory is studying the interplay between host and tumor cells following anti-cancer drug therapy, and evaluating the contribution of the host to tumor growth following therapy. Despite her busy work as a Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Kaidara Person is actively engaged in clinical and translational research, and also makes time for hobbies, such as long-distance running. Research interest:Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, Oncology therapy.

Mehmet Sait Menzilcioglu
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey
Short biography

Dr. Mehmet Sait Menzilcioglu graduated the Medical School, University of Gaziantep, Turkey and completed the Radiology training in the same University. He has been working as an assistant professor in Gazi University, Department of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey. He is interested in ultrasongraphy, also ultrasound elastography and neuroradiology. Research interest: Ultrasongraphy, ultrasound elastography, CT & MRI.

Alexander Copelan
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology and Molecular Imaging
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
William Beaumont Hospital
Birmingham, Michigan
Short biography

Dr. Alexander Copelan is currently a diagnostic radiology resident at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. He has several publications on interventions for portal hypertension, Budd-Chiari Syndrome, and complications of solid organ transplantation and also has interests in interventional oncology and Pediatric Interventional Radiology. He has reviewed articles for CVIR in the past. He is currently the Chair of Education for the Michigan Society of Interventional Radiology-Resident and Fellows Section and the Chair of the Pediatrics service line for the Society of Interventional Radiology-Resident and Fellows Section (SIR-RFS). Dr. Copelan graduated with honors and Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) from Loyola Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 2012 and with honors from Johns Hopkins University in 2008, where he earned his B.S. He plans on pursuing a career in Interventional Radiology. Research interests: Portal Hypertension, Budd-Chiari Syndrome, Interventional Oncology, Peripheral Arterial Disease/Vascular Imaging, Hepatobiliary interventions, Solid organ transplant complications.

Gilmara Coelho Meine
Assistant Professor
Department of Gastroenterology
Hospital Regina
Novo Hamburg
Short biography

Dr.Gilmara Coelho Meine is a Gastroenterologist dedicated to advanced endoscopic procedures and biliopancreatic diseases,at Hospital Regina-Brazil. Member of the International Committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. She has completed Oncological Endoscopy fellowship at National Cancer Institute of Brazil and Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Fellowship at Clementino Fraga Filho Hospital,Rio de Janeiro University. Research Interest:Advanced Endoscopic procedures in biliopancreatic diseases, gastrointestinal cancer screening and oncological endoscopy.

Bruno Amato
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Naples Federico II
Short biography

Bruno Amato Graduated (110 cum laude) in 1980 in Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples,Specialized (70 cum laude) in general surgery and vascular surgery, Scientific and professional interests:-surgical treatment of lower limb arterial disease (53 publications)-treatment of varicose syndromes (28 publications) prevention of surgical-dele cerebrovascular disease (26 publications)-vascular diagnostic ultrasound (3 + 23 books published);-applications of advanced technologies in surgery (14 publications)-clinical methodology (9 publications). Research interests include: General Surgery, VascularSurgery, Endovascularprocedures, Vascular Imaging.

Domenico De Berardis
Assistant Professor
Department of Mental Health
National Health Service
G. Mazzini Hospital
Teramo, Italy
Short biography

Dr. Domenico De Berardis was born in Teramo, 1968. He works as Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in the real world clinical practice at the NHS Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Service of Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital G. Mazzini, Teramo, Italy and collaborates independently with the Institute of Psychiatry of G. d-Annunzio University Chieti-Pescara, Italy. He received his medical degree from and completed his psychiatric residency at the University G. d-Annunzio of Chieti. Moreover, he completed a post-graduate course in Addiction Medicine at the University G. d-Annunzio of Chieti, has attained a Ph.D. in Functional Neuroimaging at the Institute for Advanced Biomedical Technologies (ITAB) of the University G. d-Annunzio of Chieti and achieved a master in Clinical Psychopharmacology at the Scientific Institute and University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan. He has also achieved a master in Healthcare Communication in 2013 at University of Teramo and had attended in the same year the Schizophrenia Masterclass at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona (director: Prof. E. Vieta). He is specialized in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and works also as psychotherapist mainly treating patients with personality disorders and OCD. He was and actually is the principal investigator of several research projects, mostly related to alexithymia, anxiety disorders, suicide, schizophrenia, neuroimaging and clinical psychopharmacology. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, for an h-index of 17, and has frequently participated in national and international congresses as a speaker or through oral or written communications. Research interests: Clinical psychiatry, Alexithymia, Emotions, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Schizophrenia, Functional magnetic resonance, Clinical psychopharmacology.

Tohru Okanishi
Associate Professor
Department of Child Neurology
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Seirei-Hamamatsu General Hospital Hamamatsu, Japan
Short biography

Dr.Tohru Okanishi is an Researcher in Neonatology and Pediatrics- Nagoya City University Graduate from School of Medical Sciences- Nagoya-Aichi-Japan and also got Ph.D. program in Neonatology and Pediatrics from University Medical Sciences and done his M.D. program from Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University Research Interest : Treatment for Epilepsy Paitents, Child Neurology.

Euishin Edmund Kim
Radiological Sciences
University of California at Irvine
California, USA
Short biography

Dr. Euishin Edmund Kim is the Professor of Radiological Sciences, University of California at Irvine, USA. Adjunct appointments include Professor of Molecular Medicine at Graduate School of Convergent Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea and Eminent Scholar Professor at Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Edmund Kim is Pioneer of Radioimmunodetection and Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer, PET and MRI, Nuclear and Molecular Imagings. He was the president of American College of Nuclear Medicine in 1994, president of Korean-American Medical Association in USA in 2009. He has publication of more than 350 scientific papers, 15 textbooks on nuclear and molecular imaging as well as 2 Korean books on cancer.

Anthony M Rycerz
Assistant Professor
Department Head and R & D Scientific Lead
Kinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI)
San Antonio, Texas
Short biography

Dr. Anthony M. Rycerz is Senior Manager for Research & Development at Acelity, Inc., supporting product portfolio endeavors with focuses on the mechanisms of action for negative pressure wound therapy and regenerative medicine product impact on tissue healing. Earning his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of South Florida, Tony transitioned to their College of Medicine's Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics studying neuronal receptor signaling that impact Parkinson's Disease. Dr. Rycerz was a founding member of the Center for Biological Defense, an organization focused on quick response to bioterrorist events and rapid detection of bioterrorist agents. He initiated development of a method to detect bioterrorist agents prior to 9-11. Dr. Rycerz's published articles, presentations, abstracts and posters are numerous and diverse, spanning various disciplines including microbiology, cell biology, plant molecular biology, neurochemistry, and most recently, wound healing,leveraging his wide-ranging background to direct research to better understand wound progression and tissue repair. Research interest: Wound Healing, Mononuclear cell migration, Hyperactivation in response to acellular matrices.

Wei Wang
Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry
Zhejiang University College of Medicine, Zhejiang, China
Short biography

Dr. Wei Wang graduated from Anhui College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1989, and obtained D.Sc from The University of Liège, Belgium in 1995. Currently, Dr. Wang is the Professor and Principle Investigator of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Zhejiang University College of Medicine. He has consistently investigated some topics in Clinical Psychology/ Psychiatry personality and cognitive neuroscience, explored in the areas relating to the treatment-resistant depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorder and schizophrenia, especially to the structure, causes and functions of the personality traits. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in the international journals, with an H-index of 19. Research interests: Normal and disordered personality traits, Emotion functions, Normal and abnormal cognitive processes, treatment-resistant depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders.

Neslin Sahin
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Sifa University School of Medicine
Izmir, Turkey
Short biography

Dr. Neslin Sahin is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Sifa University School of Medicine-Izmir, Turkey. Dr. Sahin completed Radiology residency at Uludag University School of Medicine-Bursa, Turkey in 2003. She worked as a neuroradiology research fellow at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia for 6 months in 2011-2012. Research interests: Cerebrovascular diseases, Brain tumors, Advanced neuro imaging modalities.

Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Short biography

Dr. Faiyaz-Ul-Haque has made tremendous contributions to the field of human genetics with highest standard and by employing several innovative research methodologies. In 1994, he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Human Molecular Genetics jointly from Bonn University, Germany and Quaid-i-University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He received two post graduates training from the University of California, Los Angeles and Northwestern University, Chicago. Later he worked as a Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada and King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Haque’s extensive contributions to human genetics have been cited in OMIM at more than 50 places. He currently holds the position of Consultant in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh. He is also the Head of CAP accredited molecular pathology laboratory and an Associated Professor in the Department of Pathology at the King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a referee for a number of well reputed national and international journals, and author of more than 51 articles. Research interests: Science, Nature Genetics, Human Genetics, Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics.

Chul Ho Jang
Department of Otolaryngology
Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea

Short biography

Dr. Chul Ho Jang is currently professor at Department of Otolaryngology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, and Republic of Korea since 2005. Previously, he worked as professor in Wonkwang Medical School till 2004. He studied as research fellow in Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary 1994-1995. He has published 83 articles in the distinguished international journals related to otology. He is on the editorial boards in 6 international journals and reviewers in 6 international journals. Currently his research has been performed using micro CT, PET, micro MRI, and optical coherence tomography. Research Interest: Tissue engineering using mesenchymal stem cell, Blood-brain & Blood- labyrinthine barrier related research, Anticancer drug related ototoxicity, Immune mediated hearing loss, Central type hearing loss, Cochlear ischemia.

Hao-Li Liu
Department of Electrical Engineering
Chang Gung University
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Short biography

Dr.Hao-Li Liu He is currently the Professor and the Director of Department of Electrical Engineering-Chang-Gung University-Taoyuan-Taiwan. He is also the Adjunct Assistant Researcher of Division of Medical Engineering Research-National Health Research Institutes-Miaoli-Taiwan. He is received the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University-Taipei-Taiwan. He was the research fellow of the Department of Radiology-Brigham and Womens Hospital-Harvard Medical School-USA. Research interest: Medical Physics, Medical Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Therapeutic ultrasound, Ultrasound phased array design, Ultrasound-mediated brain drug deliver.

James Cheng-Chung Wei
Associate Professor
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Chung Shan Medical University
Taichung, Taiwan
Short biography

Dr James Cheng-Chung Wei, is an attending physician and associate professor of Chung Shan medical university. After his training of rheumatology and clinical immunology at Taichung and Kaoshuing veterans general hospital, he went to Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD) for clinical fellowship under Dr Andrei Calin, the world famous master in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in 2000.He got his PhD degree in 2006 studying epidemiology and pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis. Research Interest: Ankylosing spondylitis,HLA-B27 subtyping study,association of AS with HLA-B60 and B61.

Umile Giuseppe Longo
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Bio-Medico University
Roma, Italy
Short biography

Dr. Longo Umile Giuseppe completed the residency in orthopaedics at University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome in 2009. He performed a second Level Master in Metabolic bone diseases. In 2010 he performed a shoulder fellowship in London. He defended a first PhD Thesis in Utrecht-The Netherlands in 2012. He defended a second PhD Thesis in 2013 in Rome in osteo-oncological pathology. The author has been the recipient of several prestigious national and international awards.

Wenbo Bu
Department of Ceramics and Superfine Microstructure
Shanghai Institute of Ceramics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China
Short biography

Wenbo Bu received his Ph.D. in 2002 from Nanjing University of Technology (NJUT). He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS) from 2002 to 2004, as an assistant professor at SICCAS from 2004 to 2005 and as an associate professor at SICCAS from 2005 to 2008. He has been working as a full professor at SICCAS since 2008. He has published about 50 peer-reviewed research papers in J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem., Adv. Mater., etc. His current research interests include the design and synthesis of multifunctional nano-materials and nanoporous for multimodal biomedical imaging and multimodal imaging-guided therapeutic applications. Research Interest : multi-functional nanosystem design,the controlled synthesis and characterization of novel nano-materials and nanoporous with various compositions, adjustable structures and controlled morphologies, with tailored functions and specific applications in multimodal biomedical imaging, drug and gene delivery, as well as novel photo therapies of cancer.

Adrian Molnar
Associate Professor
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Short biography

Dr.Adrian Molnar is a Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy and President at PhotoART Association.He has got his PhD in Medical Sciences at University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca,Romania. Research Interest : Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Involvement of Immunohistochemical and Ultrastructural Methods in Thymic Tumors.

Alfonso H Waller
Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark, USA
Short biography

Alfonso H. Waller, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology, and is the Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Waller completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at New Jersey Medical School. He subsequently completed an Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship and served as Chief Fellow of the Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School. Dr. Waller has extensive clinical expertise in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging and has published peer reviewed manuscripts in the fields of Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT, Nuclear cardiology (SPECT and PET), and Advanced Echocardiography. His clinical and research interests include optimal selection between imaging tests and comparative effectiveness of cardiovascular imaging.

Ciro Isidoro
Head of Laboratory of Molecular Pathology
Department of Health Sciences
University of Eastern Piedmont
Novara, Italy
Short biography

Ciro Isidoro Obtained a D.Sc. degree from the University of Turin (Italy) and a MD degree from the University of Eastern Piedmont. He Has Been working as assistant researcher at the Institute fuer Chemie und physiologische Pathobiochemie, University of Muenster (Germany) and at the Institute of General Pathology of the University of Turin, before to be appointed as Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Eastern Piedmont. Ciro Isidoro is anche Honoris Professor of the University of Franche-Comte in Besancon (France) and Visiting Professor at the Siriraj Medical School of Mahidol University (Bangkok) and at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences of Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) in Thailand. His scientific interest Focuses on the biogenesis of lysosomes and the pathophysiological role of autophagy degradation in human diseases. Ciro Isidoro Has published over hundred papers in peer-reviewed international journals. Research interest: Testing novel anche theranostics for diagnostic imaging, Therapy of cancer, pathophysiology.

Ching Tzao
Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Taipei Medical University
Taipei, Taiwan
Short biography

Dr.Ching Tzao completed his PhD studies in pathology at the State University of New York at Buffalo and fellowship training at Duke University Medical Centers Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery-USA. He is member of several international academic societies, including American Association for Thoracic Surgery-AATS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons-STS, International Society of Diseases of Esophagus-ISDE, American Association for Cancer Research-AACR and American Society of Clinical Oncology-ASCO. He has published more than 75 scientific papers. Research Interest:Cancer epigenetics, Cancer stem cells, Tumor microenvironments, Cancer inflammation and Therapeutic targeting.

Mousaab Alrhmoun
Assistant professor
Department of Chemistry and Microbiology
Laboratory of GRESE-University of Limoges
Limoges, France
Short biography

Dr. Mousaab Alrhmoun is Assistant Professor in the departments of Chemistry, and Microbiology, and at university of Limoges. He is also Research in the biomasses and the water, anti bio resistance bacteria and bacteriology in laboratory of GRSES. Dr. Mousaab was the first researcher who used the Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy in dosage and analyses of Protein and polysaccharides in the biomasses. Research interests: Chemistry, Microbiology, imaging analyses, anti bio resistance bacteria and bacteriology.

Amicha. Schattner
Department of Medicine
Hadassah Medical School
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel
Short biography

Dr. Amicha. Schattner a is Graduate of the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School (MD, 1974) with extensive postdoctoral research experience at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot (5 years, working on interferon-induced enzymes and TNF) followed by a Fulbright Fellowship to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York (Natural killer cells) and Tufts University, Boston (Idiotypes in autoimmunity and Rheumatology). Visiting Professor at Stanford University (1996, Feldman Fellowship), Harvard Medical School (2001, FAIMER Fellowship), Cambridge (2004) and the University of Oxford (2013). Head of a large academic Department of Medicine since January 1991 and Full Professor of Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem with more than 360 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and books. Research interest: Rheumatoid arthritis and Sjorgens syndrome, Cytokines in autoimmunity, Virus-induced autoimmunity, Cytokines in chronic hepatitis.

Jose Morey
Assistant professor
Department of Radiology
Hampton Veterans Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging Service
Hampton, Virginia
Short biography

Dr. Jose Morey, MD is a radiologist in Staunton, Virginia. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Virginia and North Carolina. He his also a Radiologist at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at Norfolk, Virginia. Dr Morey has also worked as Visiting professor in Blue Ridge Radiologists, Inc, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Staten Island University Hospital. Research interest: Informatics, Radiology, Business intelligence, Predictive analytics, Sports medicine.

Giuseppe Pantaleo
Assistant professor
Department of Medicine and Surgery
University of Naples
Naples, Italy

Short biography

Dr. Giuseppe Pantaleo is an assistant professor of Department of Medicine and Surgery. He graduated in Dentistry at the University of Naples. he attended as medical volunteer Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology. he won the PhD-Experimental and Clinical Medicine at University of Naples. He held scientific reports in national and international conferences and congress. Research interest : Clinical Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Osseointegration, Bone Regeneration.

Ismail Mohamed
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Canada
Short biography

Dr.Ismail Mohamed is a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist at the IWK Health Center, Halifax-Canada and associate professor at the Department of Pediatrics-Dalhousie University.He graduated from Alexanderia University in Egypt and completed pediatric neurology residency at Wayne State University in Michigan and a clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children Hospital. Research Interest: Epilepsy surgery, Neurophysiology, Functional and Structural neuroimaging.

Beverly A Baroni
Assistant Professor
Clara B. Ford Academy
Michigan, USA

Short biography

Dr. Beverly A Baroni is Assistant Professor and has had a long history of working in the field of education and social work. She has a doctorate in Educational Policy and Leadership and is a licensed clinical social worker. Her dissertation focused on the identification of facilitating factors and barriers related to the development of a unified service delivery system for special education services as perceived by urban school educators and parents of students with disabilities. Since 2010, Dr. Baroni has served as principal for Clara B. Ford Academy where she feels her dreams of making a difference for our at-risk students is becoming a reality. she was an adjunct professor at Madonna University, Wayne State University, Eastern University, and University of Michigan-teaching graduate students in the schools of Social Work and Education. Research interest: Development for special education services.

Mohamed Shehata
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiology
Ain Shams University hospitals
Cairo, Egypt
Short biography

Dr. Mohamed Shehata was graduated from Ain Shams University medical school, Egypt. He went through the academic cascade till being assigned as a lecturer of Cardiology in the same institute. He was specialized in cardiac imaging field with special dedication to echocardiography . He is one of the pioneers of stress echocardiography in his area and took the responsibility of the stress echocardiography unit in Ain shams University hospital. He is the first author of a number of Medline & Scopus publications and was awarded the fellowship of European society of cardiology owing to his continuous scientific achievements. Research interest: RX-ray, Ault & pediatric Echocardiography (transthoracic & tranesophageal), Stress Echocardiography, Cardiac CT & MRI, Coronary angiography.

Department of Physical Therapy
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Short biography

Dr.Rosario is a Physical Therapist, Naturopath, Chiropractor and Acupuncturist in Brazil.His interest and expertise extend from the areas of manual therapy, posture to acupuncture and emotions. As a Post-doctoral fellow at one of the best Medical School in South America, he created a methodology called Postural Balance, which is a way of treating posture through the myofascial chains, movement and emotional release. He has trained over 500 course participants in the Postural Balance concept and methodology. Research interest :Clinical practice, aiming to achieve better treatment results for patients, effect of mindfulness and meditation.

Masoud Neghab
Department of Neurology
School of Health
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Shiraz, Iran
Short biography

Dr. Masoud Neghab did his Bsc and MSc in Occupational Health and Safety at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1978 and 1980. He got his PhD in Medicine (Occupational Toxicology) at Sydney University, Australia, in 1998. Currently, Dr. Neghab his working as a full time professor (occupational health and toxicology) at School of Health affiliated to the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran and involved in teaching and research activities. Research interest: Occupational lung disorders, Toxicology of metals and irritant gases, Toxicology of organic solvents, Chemical induced hepatobiliary dysfunction.

Department of Health Sciences
Institute of Medical-Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences
Kanazawa University
Kanazawa, Japan
Short biography

Dr Miyati completed his doctorate (Doctor of Engineering) in studies on developments of imaging and analytical methods and evaluations of properties mainly on image quality in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at Gifu University in 2002. Moreover, he earned another degree of Doctor of Medical Science in studies on noninvasive MRI assessment of intracranial compliance in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus at Nagoya City University in 2007. Dr Miyati has been working as an assistant professor (2000-2004), an associate professor (2004-2007), a full professor (2007-present), and a deputy director (2014) at Kanazawa University. During this period, he has been developing and evaluating noninvasive bio-functional imaging and analytical methods in MRI such as the brain hemodynamics, hydrodynamics, and biomechanics. Dr Miyati is also a manager of Wellness Promotion Science Center, Kanazawa University (2008-present), and investigating applications of neuro-MRI to health sciences. Dr Miyati is on several academic societies (International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, etc), and has held the important positions in those. Dr Miyati has published 26 books and more than 330 journal articles, received 23 scientific awards, and been invited 140 lectures in MRI. Research interest: Neuro-MRI, clinical MRI, Analytical methods on clinical MRI.

Angelo Labate
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
School of Medicine University of Catanzaro
Short biography

Dr.Angelo Labate is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the Neurology Department, School of Medicine University of Catanzaro, Italy. In 2001 Dr Labate became Neurology researcher at the National Council of Research-CNR, Institute of Neurological Sciences.He then completed a two-years fellowship in epilepsy and neurimaging at the Brain Research Institute and Austin Health Hospital, University of Melbourne,Australia. Since 2004, Dr. Labate is Consultant at the Neurology Department, School of Medicine University of Catanzaro,Italy. Since 2010 he is the Responsible of the Laboratories of EEG and Video-EEG-Telemetry at the Neurology Department. Research Interest : Epilepsy, pathophysiology and treatment of pharmaco-resistant and pharmaco-responsive epilepsy.

Oury Monchi
Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology
University of Calgary
Short biography

Dr. Oury Monchi is Professor in the departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, and at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. He is also Clinical Research Director of the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Research Director of the Movement Disorders Program, and Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson's disease. Dr. Monchi obtained his PhD in computational Neuroscience at King's College London, University of London, UK. He then pursued a postdoctoral fellowship at the Montreal Neurological Institute. Dr. Monchi's lab has been a pioneer in using different neuroimaging techniques to study the origins and evolution of cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease with the ultimate goal of the early prediction of dementia in the disease. Interactions between cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms are also being studied. Non-medication therapies such as transcranial magnetic stimulation and cognitive training are also being explored. Methods used include functional and anatomical MRI, TMS, PET, neuropsychological evaluations, and genotyping.

Elena Bozzola
Assistant Professor
Department of pediatrics
IRCCS Bambino Gesu Children Hospital Rome, Italy
Short biography

Dr. Elena Bozzola graduated in medicine in 2001 and specialized in pediatrics in 2006. She is currently employed as assistant at pediatrics and infectious diseases unit, IRCCS Bambino Gesu Children Hospital, Rome, Italy. Her interests are: pediatrics and infectious diseases. She is author of 56 medical reports. Research interests: Paediatrics and Infectious diseases, Child Health, Epidemiology.

Shen Kun-ling
Department of pediatric
Beijing Children's Hospital
Capital Medical University
Beijing, China
Short biography

Dr. Kunling Shen is a pediatric consultant, PhD of Pediatrics, professor of Capital Medical University, President of Chinese Pediatric Association, Chairman of sub-society of Pediatric Pulmonalogy of China. Prof Shen got her bachelor degree in the major of medicine and pediatrics in Capital Medical University in 1982, and then got her PhD degree majored in pediatrics and virology in 1993. She has been working in Beijing Children's Hospital and specialized in respiratory, virology and sleep medicine ever since then. She was a WHO clinical fellow in Department of Respiratory Medicine in New Children's Hospital of Australia in 1998 and a visiting scholar in University of Wisconsin in USA in 2000. She has carried out numerous projects and studies in respiratory, virology and sleep medicine and published nearly one hundred papers and books in the above aspects. Prof Shen is the vice chief editors of Chinese Journal of Pediatrics, Chinese Medical Journal (English edition), Chinese Journal of Practical Pediatrics, Chinese Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics and some other medical journals. Research interest: Respiratory, Virology, Sleep medicine.

Stavros Skouras
Assistant Professor
Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion
Free University of Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Short biography

Dr Stavros Skouras is a researcher and educator that has taught Applied Programming for Neuroscientists at the Free University of Berlin, the University of Hong Kong and the University of Sussex. His studies include: clinical training in cognitive psychotherapy, PhD in Affective Neuroscience (Free University of Berlin), MSc in Applied Cognitive Science (University of Athens) and BSc in Artificial Intelligence and Psychology (University of Edinburgh). His interests are focused on research with translational potential and towards developing clinical applications using realtime fMRI and neurofeedback. He has specialized in state-of-the-art connectivity methods for fMRI such as Eigenvector Centrality Mapping and Connectivity Concordance Mapping. He is an active reviewer for scientific journals such as Psychophysiology, NeuroImage, Brain Structure and Function and the International Journal of Neurology and Neurotherapy. His research has been published in several high-impact journals such as Human Brain Mapping, NeuroImage and PLOS ONE. Research interests: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), Realtime fMRI (rt-fMRI), FLASH fMRI, Neurofeedback, Functional Connectivity, Psychophysiological Interaction (PPI), Eigenvector Centrality Mapping (ECM),Connectivity Concordance Mapping (CCM), Amygdala, Cognitive psychotherapy, Neurotherapy, Music therapy, Neurostimulation, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Neurocognition of Music, Bioacoustics.

Ning Wen
Assistant professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Detroit, USA

Short biography

Dr. Ning Wen graduated with a PhD degree from Wayne State University. He has authored or co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and has been a co-investigator on several NIH or industry funded research grants. He has been working at Henry Ford Health System in the past 7 years and currently leading the stereotactic physics program. Research interests :Adaptive radiotherapy, Functional and physiological imaging and Stereotactic radiosurgery.

Tuan Duc Pham
Aizu Research Cluster for Medical Engineering and Informatics
Research Center for Advanced Information Science and Technology Fukushima, Japan

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Dr. Tuan Duc Pham is a Professor in Aizu Research Cluster for Medical Engineering and Informatics-Research Center for Advanced Information Science and Technology at Fukushima, Japan. He completed his B.E. in Civil Engineering (Hons) from University of Wollongong, Australia. He got his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of New South Wales-Sydney, Australia. Dr. Pham his also a Invited Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics and Imaging, Faculty of Medicine in French Institute of Health and Medical Research at University Francois-Rabelais of Tours, France He has published more than 180 articles Research interest: Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Biomedical and Health Informatics, Information Fusion, Fuzzy-Set Algorithms, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, Geostatistics, Fractals and Chaos

Luan Truong
Department of Pathology
Cornell University
Weill Medical College
New York, USA

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Dr. Luan Truong is a Professor in Department of Pathology at Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York. He is also a Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Medicine in Baylor College of Medicine at Houston, Texas. Dr. Luan his a Director of Nephropathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. Research interest: Nephropathology, Molecular biology, Chronic obstructive uropathy, Ischemia/ Reperfusion and Anti-glomerular basement membrane, Glomerulonephritis.

Habib Zaidi
Department of Radiology
Geneva University Hospital
Geneva, Switzerland
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Dr. Habib Zaidi is Chief Physicist and head of the PET Instrumentation & Neuroimaging Laboratory at Geneva University Hospital and faculty member at the medical school of Geneva University. He is also a Professor of Medical Physics at the University Medical Center of Groningen (The Netherlands). Dr. Zaidi is actively involved in developing imaging solutions for cutting-edge interdisciplinary biomedical research and clinical diagnosis in addition to lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate courses on medical imaging. He has authored over 186 peer-reviewed journal articles and is the editor of three textbooks. Research interest : Positron Emission Tomography, Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography.

George Kontogeorgos
Assistant Professor and Head
Department of Pathology
G. Gennimatas-General Hospital
Athens, Greece

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Dr. George Kontogeorgos got is MD and PhD from National University of Athens, Specialty in Pathology in Cytopathology. He is also a Head of the Department of Pathology at G. Gennimatas General Hospital of Athens, Greece for more than 20 years. Dr. Kontogeorgos is a Research Associate, Laboratory of Histology and Department of Pathophysiology, University of Athens, Greece. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada, since 1994. Dr. Kontogeorgos has published more than 160 Journals, 300 abstracts, 14 chapters in books including 5 chapters Research interest: Endocrine Pathology , Neuropathology, Molecular Pathology.

Apostolos Karantanas
Department of Radiology
University of Crete
Heraklion, Greece
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Prof.Apostolos Karantanas graduated from the Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece and completed the Radiology training in the same University. He has been given 325 invited lectures in 26 countries and is a regular faculty member in ECR, ISS, Erasmus courses MSK MRI, School of MRI/ESMRMB, ESOR and ESSR. He is the author of 167 Medline/185 Scopus publications. He is a reviewer in 19 Medline journals, Editorial Board in 3 and has been a Guest Editor in 3 issues of medline journals. He is past President of ESSR. Research Interest: Imaging of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Bone marrow, Osteoporosis, Sports injuries and Hip joint.

Giuseppe Lanza
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging
Troina, Italy

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Dr. Giuseppe Lanza was born in Catania (Italy) in 1982. He is currently Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Researcher at the Department of Neurology I.C. of the "Oasi" Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (I.R.C.C.S.) in Troina, Italy. After graduation with honours in Medicine, He was trained at the School of Neurology of the University of Catania, and Dr. Lanza currently cooperate with same Institution for research purposes. His current scientific activity focuses on the neurophysiological evaluation and imaging of cognitive and mood-behavioural features of different neurological and psychiatric diseases.

Research interest: Cerebrovascular diseases, Cognitive decline and dementia, Neuropsychiatric disorders, Neuroradiology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Sleep disorders, Neuroplasticity.

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