International Archives of

Urology and ComplicationsISSN: 2469-5742

Editorial Board

Ajay Singla

Professor

Department of Urology

Mass General Hospital

Boston and Harvard Medical School

USA

Dr. Ajay Singla completed his MBBS and MS from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India. Currently Ajay Singla working as a Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Urology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, USA. He is member in several national & international medical committees and has professional member ships in American Urological Association, European Association of Urology, Indian American Urological Association, Honorary member, Colombian Urological Society and many more. He is an editor for American Journal of Robotic Surgery and editorial board member and peer reviewer for several journals.


Dr. Ajay Singla completed his MBBS and MS from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India. Currently Ajay Singla working as a Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Urology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, USA. He is member in several national & international medical committees and has professional member ships in American Urological Association, European Association of Urology, Indian American Urological Association, Honorary member, Colombian Urological Society and many more. He is an editor for American Journal of Robotic Surgery and editorial board member and peer reviewer for several journals.



Matthew P. Rutman

Chief of Urology

Department of Urology

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Columbia University

USA

Dr. Rutman is board-certified in urology and in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. His practice is limited to male and female voiding dysfunctions including urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, and reconstructive female urology surgery for vaginal prolapse, urethral diverticulum and vesico-vaginal fistulae. He has authored over 30 book chapters and publications in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female incontinence, vaginal prolapse, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics and surgical outcomes.


Dr. Rutman is board-certified in urology and in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. His practice is limited to male and female voiding dysfunctions including urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, and reconstructive female urology surgery for vaginal prolapse, urethral diverticulum and vesico-vaginal fistulae. He has authored over 30 book chapters and publications in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female incontinence, vaginal prolapse, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics and surgical outcomes.



Robert J. Amato

Professor

Division of Oncology

Department of Internal Medicine

The University of Texas Health Science Center

USA

Tel: 832-325-7701

Robert Amato, is a full Professor and Acting Director of the Division of Oncology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is one of the world's leading experts in the treatment of genitourinary cancer. Early in his career, his research helped make testicular cancer a highly treatable disease. His current research has focused on perfecting drug combinations to halt the progression of metastatic kidney and prostate cancers, and determining how elements from his current studies may be used to disable other genitourinary cancers. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and the


Robert Amato, is a full Professor and Acting Director of the Division of Oncology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is one of the world's leading experts in the treatment of genitourinary cancer. Early in his career, his research helped make testicular cancer a highly treatable disease. His current research has focused on perfecting drug combinations to halt the progression of metastatic kidney and prostate cancers, and determining how elements from his current studies may be used to disable other genitourinary cancers. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators.



Celestia s. Higano

Professor

Department of Medicine and Urology

University of Washington School of Medicine

USA

Dr. Higano is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Division of Oncology) and Urology at the University of Washington and is a Member of the Clinical Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She graduated from University of Massachusetts Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her own research focus has been on using intermittent androgen suppression to study the side effects of androgen deprivation therapy. She was a member of the American Urological Association Consensus Committee


Dr. Higano is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Division of Oncology) and Urology at the University of Washington and is a Member of the Clinical Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She graduated from University of Massachusetts Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her own research focus has been on using intermittent androgen suppression to study the side effects of androgen deprivation therapy. She was a member of the American Urological Association Consensus Committee on the Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer and was on the GU Task Force for Cancer Staging for the American Joint Committee on Cancer. She has had many roles in the American Society of Clinical Oncology over the years including serving on the Scientific Program and Education Committees and was a candidate for the Nominating Committee. She is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Networks Prostate Cancer Guideline Committee.



Masayoshi Yamaguchi

Professor

Department of Hematology and Biomedical Oncology

Emory University School of Medicine

USA

Masayoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D., IOM, FAOE, DDG, DG, is Adjunct Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA (2013-); Visiting Professor in Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA (2012-2013); He received a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Shizuoka College of Pharmacy (1976, Japan). He has completed his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shizuoka, Japan (1971).Dr. Yamaguchi published over 500 English articles to professional journals with peer-review. In addition, Dr. Yamaguchi registered over 20 national and international patents in the fields of his research interesting.Dr. Yamaguchi


Masayoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D., IOM, FAOE, DDG, DG, is Adjunct Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA (2013-); Visiting Professor in Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA (2012-2013); He received a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Shizuoka College of Pharmacy (1976, Japan). He has completed his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shizuoka, Japan (1971).Dr. Yamaguchi published over 500 English articles to professional journals with peer-review. In addition, Dr. Yamaguchi registered over 20 national and international patents in the fields of his research interesting.Dr. Yamaguchi is serving as editors and editorial board members of reputed 60 international Journals. He received many honor and awards; Prize for Sato Memorial Fundation (1992, Japan/USA), Senji Miyata Foundation Award 2005 (Japan), Japan Society for Biomedical Research on Trace Elements Award 2007, The Lifetime Achievement Award from International Biographical Centre (IBC) (2004, England), The World Lifetime Achievement Award from American Biographical Institute (2004, USA).



Jae Y. Ro

Professor

Director of Surgical Pathology

Cornell University

USA

After completing my fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), Houston, Texas, in the Department of Pathology; in 1985, I was named instructor in that department, and was promoted to assistant professor, associate professor, and professor over the following 7 years.I have served on many professional organizations, including the Korean-American Society of Pathology (for which I was chairman from 1996 to 1998), Korean Society of Pathology (for which I was vice-president from 2004-2005), American Society of Clinical Pathologists, College of American Pathologists, International Academy of Pathology and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. I have published over 600 papers


After completing my fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), Houston, Texas, in the Department of Pathology; in 1985, I was named instructor in that department, and was promoted to assistant professor, associate professor, and professor over the following 7 years.I have served on many professional organizations, including the Korean-American Society of Pathology (for which I was chairman from 1996 to 1998), Korean Society of Pathology (for which I was vice-president from 2004-2005), American Society of Clinical Pathologists, College of American Pathologists, International Academy of Pathology and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. I have published over 600 papers in the highest quality peer reviewed journals and presented more than 450 abstracts at national and international scientific meetings. I also published five textbooks and more than 25 book chapters and teaching manuals. I have served as a guest lecturer in the United States and abroad. I have been in an Editorial Board Member in multiple journals including Human Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, etc. My main research interests include studies on pathogenesis of genitourinary tumors and lung tumors as well as prevention and determining prognostic factors. For these purposes, molecular and tissue microarray techniques have been used.



Christopher Geoffrey Eden

Professor of Urology

Royal Surrey County Hospital

UK

Christopher Eden attended Guy's Hospital and King's College Hospital Medical Schools, achieving an MBBS in 1985 from the University of London after winning Surgery and Paediatric Prizes. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and achieved a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1997. He is currently Professor of Urology at the University of Surrey, Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK and director of The Prostate Clinic. As a surgical trainee he became a pioneer of laparoscopy urological surgery, having performed the UK's first laparoscopic pyeloplasty


Christopher Eden attended Guy's Hospital and King's College Hospital Medical Schools, achieving an MBBS in 1985 from the University of London after winning Surgery and Paediatric Prizes. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and achieved a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1997. He is currently Professor of Urology at the University of Surrey, Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK and director of The Prostate Clinic. As a surgical trainee he became a pioneer of laparoscopy urological surgery, having performed the UK's first laparoscopic pyeloplasty in 1994, first laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2000 and first laparoscopic radical cystectomy in 2001. He has one of the world's largest personal series of major laparoscopic urological procedures at over 3,000 cases and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers on laparoscopic urology, 9 book chapters and a book.



Axel S. Merseburger

Professor

Department of Urologic Oncology

Hannover Medical School

Germany

Professor Merseburger obtained his medical degree from Hannover Medical School in 2002 following a 1-year academic research programme in Washington D.C., USA, where he finished his M.D. thesis. He completed a residency in surgery and urology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tubingen, Germany, and was a Research Fellow at the Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA, in 2006. Professor Merseburger accepted a position as a staff member in Hannover in 2008 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009 and full Professor in 2012. Professor Merseburger is board certified in urology and urologic oncology and is a member


Professor Merseburger obtained his medical degree from Hannover Medical School in 2002 following a 1-year academic research programme in Washington D.C., USA, where he finished his M.D. thesis. He completed a residency in surgery and urology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tubingen, Germany, and was a Research Fellow at the Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA, in 2006. Professor Merseburger accepted a position as a staff member in Hannover in 2008 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009 and full Professor in 2012. Professor Merseburger is board certified in urology and urologic oncology and is a member of numerous national and international urological and oncological associations, as well as serving as a reviewer and member of the editorial board for many journals. Professor Merseburger is Editor in Chief of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Resource Centre and Associate Editor of the World Journal of Urology. Furthermore, he is a member of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guideline Group for Renal Cancer. Professor Merseburger has won multiple awards, stipends and prizes for his molecular and clinical research and has published more than 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His main area of interest is urological oncology. Professor Merseburger's key areas of interest are renal cell carcinoma, prostate cancer and transitional cell carcinoma, with special attention given to novel markers and prognostic factors. He is a principal investigator in German Phase II and III trials.



Luis Llanes

Chair

Department of Urology

University Hospital of Torrejon, Urology

Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid

Spain

Dr. Luis Llanes received his doctoral degree from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2000. He currently Head of Department Hospital Universitario De Torrejon, Urology, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain. Till now he has published 67 articles in various international publications, and had an IF value of 81.96 with 131 citations to his articles. He received his first grant from the Universita degli Studi di Milano in the Department of Vascular Surgery of Hospital Maggiore (Polyclinic) in Milan. He received award (#1) for the best publication in scientific journals impact in 2006 of the Urological Society Madrilena in 2006.


Dr. Luis Llanes received his doctoral degree from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2000. He currently Head of Department Hospital Universitario De Torrejon, Urology, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain. Till now he has published 67 articles in various international publications, and had an IF value of 81.96 with 131 citations to his articles. He received his first grant from the Universita degli Studi di Milano in the Department of Vascular Surgery of Hospital Maggiore (Polyclinic) in Milan. He received award (#1) for the best publication in scientific journals impact in 2006 of the Urological Society Madrilena in 2006. Dr. Luis Llanes memer in European Association of Urology, Asociacion Espanola de Urologia Sociedad Urologica Madrilena. His research interests include Urologic Oncology, Endourology, Robotics & Minimally Invasive Urology.



Miroslav Djordjevic

Professor of Urology/Surgery

School of Medicine

University of Belgrade

Serbia

Dr Miroslav Djordjevic is a Professor of Urology and Surgery at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. He completed his medical studies, including his urology residency, at School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, and continued his professional education at numerous universities world-wide. Dr Djordjevic published many papers and book chapters on the surgical treatment of hypospadias, epispadias, Peyronie's disease, adult hypospadias, buried penis, urethral reconstruction, pediatric reconstructive urology, penile enhancement surgery as well as transsexual surgery. In his long and fruitful career, he achieved his greatest results in the field of urogenital reconstructive surgery, as one of the


Dr Miroslav Djordjevic is a Professor of Urology and Surgery at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. He completed his medical studies, including his urology residency, at School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, and continued his professional education at numerous universities world-wide. Dr Djordjevic published many papers and book chapters on the surgical treatment of hypospadias, epispadias, Peyronie's disease, adult hypospadias, buried penis, urethral reconstruction, pediatric reconstructive urology, penile enhancement surgery as well as transsexual surgery. In his long and fruitful career, he achieved his greatest results in the field of urogenital reconstructive surgery, as one of the rare in the world to have encompassed treatment of all anomalies of the genital system regardless of gender or age. Dr Miroslav Djordjevic is a member of numerous urological and surgical associations, and he received numerous research awards and honours. He is the founder and leader of the Belgrade Center for Genital Reconstructive Surgery which is well-known across the world. Research interests includes Urogenital reconstructive surgery in children and adults; Transsexual surgery.



Cristina Naranjo Ortiz

Professor

Faculty of Health Science

Camilo Jose Cela University

Spain

Physiotherapist Specialist in Urology, Andrology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, PhD from the Faculty of Medicine of UAX, Health Research in-hospital and intra-hospital and Research Master in Health Sciences. Over ten years of clinical experience in private practice and responsible of FPA Madrid Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Unit Functional, previously at Urology and Rehabilitation Unit at Urology Unit - Madrid, Virgen del Mar Hospital, CEMTRO Clinic and Hospital Ruber Internacional. Member of the Physiotherapists College of Madrid, EAU and SINUG. She is part of several research projects as principal and associate investigator of urinary incontinence, urodynamics, pelvic pain and treatment of Peyronies disease.


Physiotherapist Specialist in Urology, Andrology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, PhD from the Faculty of Medicine of UAX, Health Research in-hospital and intra-hospital and Research Master in Health Sciences. Over ten years of clinical experience in private practice and responsible of FPA Madrid Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Unit Functional, previously at Urology and Rehabilitation Unit at Urology Unit - Madrid, Virgen del Mar Hospital, CEMTRO Clinic and Hospital Ruber Internacional. Member of the Physiotherapists College of Madrid, EAU and SINUG. She is part of several research projects as principal and associate investigator of urinary incontinence, urodynamics, pelvic pain and treatment of Peyronies disease. She has published articles in both Spanish and international journals and Communications in Congress of Urology, Urodynamics and Physiotherapy. Authored several chapters of books in the field, and the book Female Urinary Incontinence: urodynamic approach to treatment refractory anticholinergic female UI. Titular Professor in Camilo Jose Cela University (Madrid, Spain) Faculty of Health Science.



Rosita Aniuliene

Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Lithuanian

Rosita Aniuliene is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS). She received her Ph.D degree in LUHS university in Ob/Gyn. Since 2000, she works as obstetrician gynecologyst in university hospital of LUHS. Prof. Rosita Aniuliene completed her postgraduate training in Germany (Kiel), Austria (Zalcburg), Sweden (Stockholm), France (Lyon) and Switzerland (Geneva).She has authored over 60 peer reviewed papers and over 5 book chapters and 2 books, and is reviewer for 5 Obst/Gyn journals. Rosita Aniuliene is a member of EUGA, ISGE,LSOG and is the president of Lithuanian Society of Urogynecology. Her areas of


Rosita Aniuliene is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS). She received her Ph.D degree in LUHS university in Ob/Gyn. Since 2000, she works as obstetrician gynecologyst in university hospital of LUHS. Prof. Rosita Aniuliene completed her postgraduate training in Germany (Kiel), Austria (Zalcburg), Sweden (Stockholm), France (Lyon) and Switzerland (Geneva).She has authored over 60 peer reviewed papers and over 5 book chapters and 2 books, and is reviewer for 5 Obst/Gyn journals. Rosita Aniuliene is a member of EUGA, ISGE,LSOG and is the president of Lithuanian Society of Urogynecology. Her areas of expertise include urogynecology, gynecology problems and pelvic floor disorders.



Isabel Cristina Pires Ribeiro

Professor

Department of Pathology

University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro

Portugal

Isabel Cristina Pires Ribeiro, Msc in Oncology, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology at the University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro and pathologist at the UTAD Histolopathology Laboratory. The main research area is in oncology, with publications in bladder tumors and skin tumors. Dedicated to research therapeutic targets, molecular markers with prognostic significance with a special interest in tumor immunology. Adicionally, she has experience in diagnostic pathology.


Isabel Cristina Pires Ribeiro, Msc in Oncology, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology at the University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro and pathologist at the UTAD Histolopathology Laboratory. The main research area is in oncology, with publications in bladder tumors and skin tumors. Dedicated to research therapeutic targets, molecular markers with prognostic significance with a special interest in tumor immunology. Adicionally, she has experience in diagnostic pathology.



Hasan Albasan

Professor

Department of Internal Medicine

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Ankara University

Turkey

Hasan Albasan is a full Professor of the Department of Internal Medicine at Ankara University. He trained in the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department of College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Along with Drs Osborne & Lulich at the Minnesota Urolith Center, Dr Albasan published a number of his studies in JAVMA, Vet Clinic North Am, etc. Existence of in vitro crystals in the urinalysis was determined first time and reported in the JAVMA of 2003 by Dr Albasan and his colleagues. College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota was one of a few veterinary schools


Hasan Albasan is a full Professor of the Department of Internal Medicine at Ankara University. He trained in the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department of College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Along with Drs Osborne & Lulich at the Minnesota Urolith Center, Dr Albasan published a number of his studies in JAVMA, Vet Clinic North Am, etc. Existence of in vitro crystals in the urinalysis was determined first time and reported in the JAVMA of 2003 by Dr Albasan and his colleagues. College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota was one of a few veterinary schools that laser lithotripsy procedure was developed for the urolith removal. Dr Lulich and Dr Albasan have been using laser lithotripsy procedure since 2005. They published their lithotripsy study which has the largest case numbers so far in JAVMA of 2009. Dr Albasan is the reviewer of numerous of journals, and the contributor of chapters in numerous veterinary books.



Bairong Shen

Professor and Director

Center for Systems Biology

Soochow University

China

Dr. Bairong Shen is the Professor and Director in Center for Systems Biology of Soochow University. He is also the Director of Taicang center for translational bioinformatics, Jiangsu, China. He received his PhD degree in Chemistry from Fudan University and became an associate professor of Physical Chemistry at Fudan University in 1999. After 1999, Dr. Bairong Shen changed his research from computational chemistry to bioinformatics as a post-doc and then recruited as an assistant professor at University of Tampere, Finland in the beginning of 2004. From 2006, Dr. Shen worked as a guest professor at Tongji University, Shanghai. He joined


Dr. Bairong Shen is the Professor and Director in Center for Systems Biology of Soochow University. He is also the Director of Taicang center for translational bioinformatics, Jiangsu, China. He received his PhD degree in Chemistry from Fudan University and became an associate professor of Physical Chemistry at Fudan University in 1999. After 1999, Dr. Bairong Shen changed his research from computational chemistry to bioinformatics as a post-doc and then recruited as an assistant professor at University of Tampere, Finland in the beginning of 2004. From 2006, Dr. Shen worked as a guest professor at Tongji University, Shanghai. He joined Soochow University and established the Center for Systems Biology in 2008. Dr. Shen published more than 60 peer reviewed articles in different journals which cover physics, chemistry, life science and computational science. His recent researches focus on translational biomedical informatics and Systems medicine



Mindi S. Miller

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy

University of Georgia

USA

Mindi Shattah Miller graduated from the University of Georgia in 1990 with a B.S. in Pharmacy. She worked as a staff pharmacist and critical care pharmacist at the University of Kentucky while pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. After relocating to Atlanta, Mindi was hired as a clinical staff pharmacist in cardiology at Emory University Hospital. In 1997, Mindi obtained board certification in Pharmacotherapy and in 1998, she became a faculty member at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her areas of expertise include men's health and cardiology. Mindi has published in several peer-reviewed


Mindi Shattah Miller graduated from the University of Georgia in 1990 with a B.S. in Pharmacy. She worked as a staff pharmacist and critical care pharmacist at the University of Kentucky while pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. After relocating to Atlanta, Mindi was hired as a clinical staff pharmacist in cardiology at Emory University Hospital. In 1997, Mindi obtained board certification in Pharmacotherapy and in 1998, she became a faculty member at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her areas of expertise include men's health and cardiology. Mindi has published in several peer-reviewed journals and is frequently invited to present at local and national professional meetings.



Altaf A Dar

Associate Scientist

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

USA

Dr. Altaf Dar is an Associate Scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California. Dr. Dar's research focus has been in the area of melanoma and urological cancers to understand the etiology and to develop novel molecular biomarkers for initiation, progression and metastasis. Dr. Dar has keen interest in the field of microRNAs, genetics and epigenetics of different cancers.


Dr. Altaf Dar is an Associate Scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California. Dr. Dar's research focus has been in the area of melanoma and urological cancers to understand the etiology and to develop novel molecular biomarkers for initiation, progression and metastasis. Dr. Dar has keen interest in the field of microRNAs, genetics and epigenetics of different cancers.



Dina El Demellawy

Associate Professor

Pediatric Pathologist

University of Ottawa

Canada

Dina El Demellawy is an Associate Professor, Pediatric Pathologist - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada. He is fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He received UPMC Resident Retreat Research Award in 2013, and he worked as a Primary investigator and Co-investigator for several grant works. He is member in United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons He has published his research works in many journal and also written few books and presented several presentations in scientific meetings. He is reviewers for Journal of Clinical Pathology, European Journal


Dina El Demellawy is an Associate Professor, Pediatric Pathologist - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada. He is fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He received UPMC Resident Retreat Research Award in 2013, and he worked as a Primary investigator and Co-investigator for several grant works. He is member in United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons He has published his research works in many journal and also written few books and presented several presentations in scientific meetings. He is reviewers for Journal of Clinical Pathology, European Journal of Dermatology, Canadian Journal of Surgery, Pathology research, World Journal of Clinical Cases and practice and Journal of Rare Tumors.



Valdemiro Amaro da Silva Jr.

Associate Professor

Federal Rural University of Pernambuco

Brazil

Prof. Doctor Valdemiro Amaro da Silva Junior is Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Specialization in Human Morphology by UFPE, MsC and PhD in Cell Biology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Postdoctoral in the Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, Athens -USA. He is currently Associate Professor IV of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. Participates in the graduate programs in Bioscience Animal Science and Animal Tropical by the Department of Animal Morphology and Physiology (UFRPE) and Development and Technological Innovation in Medicines (UFRPE). His research


Prof. Doctor Valdemiro Amaro da Silva Junior is Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Specialization in Human Morphology by UFPE, MsC and PhD in Cell Biology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Postdoctoral in the Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, Athens -USA. He is currently Associate Professor IV of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. Participates in the graduate programs in Bioscience Animal Science and Animal Tropical by the Department of Animal Morphology and Physiology (UFRPE) and Development and Technological Innovation in Medicines (UFRPE). His research intersts includes Animal Reproduction, Experimental Oncology, Testicular development, Testicular development, Electromagnetic fields and biological systems, Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis, Reproductive Pathology.



Riccardo Schiavina

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

University of Bologna

Italy

Since 1st November 2014, Riccardo Schiavina is working as associate Professor of Urology at Dept. Urology, the University of Bologna at S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy. He is Head of 'Laser Program' for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy at the Department of Urology (DIMES), University of Bologna and also extensor of Italian Guidelines for Italian Society of Urology in the field of Prostate cancer biopsy, Urinary infection, PET imaging in Urology. He is member of the Scientific Committee of Italian Society of Uro-oncology (SIUro), scientific committee of the Master of Robotic Urological Surgery at the University of Bologna and


Since 1st November 2014, Riccardo Schiavina is working as associate Professor of Urology at Dept. Urology, the University of Bologna at S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy. He is Head of 'Laser Program' for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy at the Department of Urology (DIMES), University of Bologna and also extensor of Italian Guidelines for Italian Society of Urology in the field of Prostate cancer biopsy, Urinary infection, PET imaging in Urology. He is member of the Scientific Committee of Italian Society of Uro-oncology (SIUro), scientific committee of the Master of Robotic Urological Surgery at the University of Bologna and Tutor of Robotic- Assisted Radical Prostatectomy, scientific committee of Advanced Studies in Urological Oncology Foundation (SAMUR Foundation), scientific committee of Doctorate (PhD) in Cardiologic-ephro-Urologic and Thoracic Science, University of Bologna. His Main research activities are directed to uro-oncology, in particular to new imaging and molecular techniques for the diagnosis of prostate cancer (Multiparametric MRI, new metabolic radiotracers for PET/CT, CTC, and FPDNA) and clinical research in the field of robotic surgery (prostate and kidney cancer). Riccardo Schiavina performed more than 3000 surgical procedures as first operator (open surgery, laparoscopy, robotic, endo-urology) in the field of the treatment of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, BPH and renal stones. He published 144 Publications on Pubmed and had H-index: 21 (Scopus) with Citations: 1695 (Scopus).



Bulent Erol

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

Istanbul Medeniyet University

Turkey

Bulent Erol is a Associate Professor of the Department of Urology at Istanbul Medeniyet University. He graduated from Istanbul University of Cerrahpasa Medical School and trained in Urology at the Istanbul University of Istanbul Medical Faculty. He worked as a staff Urologist at Istanbul American Hospital. He had spent 6 years as a assistant professor of Urology in Bulent Ecevit University in Zonguldak, Turkey.He published more than 50 papers in International Urology Journal. His main interest are male and female sexual dysfunction, male infertility. He has presented in different international meeting and moderated many urological sessions.


Bulent Erol is a Associate Professor of the Department of Urology at Istanbul Medeniyet University. He graduated from Istanbul University of Cerrahpasa Medical School and trained in Urology at the Istanbul University of Istanbul Medical Faculty. He worked as a staff Urologist at Istanbul American Hospital. He had spent 6 years as a assistant professor of Urology in Bulent Ecevit University in Zonguldak, Turkey.He published more than 50 papers in International Urology Journal. His main interest are male and female sexual dysfunction, male infertility. He has presented in different international meeting and moderated many urological sessions.



Ersagun Karaguzel

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

Karadeniz Technical University

Turkey

Ersagun Karaguzel graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey in 2001 and trained in Urology at the Ministry of Health Ankara Education and Training Hospital II. Urology Clinic in Turkey. Since 2010 Dr.Karaguel is working in the department of Urology at the Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine as a Associate Professor. He is a member of the European Association of Urology (EAU). His clinical and research interest is Pediatric Urology. He publihed in several peer-reviewed journals.


Ersagun Karaguzel graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey in 2001 and trained in Urology at the Ministry of Health Ankara Education and Training Hospital II. Urology Clinic in Turkey. Since 2010 Dr.Karaguel is working in the department of Urology at the Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine as a Associate Professor. He is a member of the European Association of Urology (EAU). His clinical and research interest is Pediatric Urology. He publihed in several peer-reviewed journals.



Dilek Telci

Associate Professor

Department of Genetics and Bioengineering

Yeditepe University

Turkey

Dilek Telci is Associate Professor of Molecular Cell Biology in the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University. She received her BSc in Biology, MSc in Medical Genetics with Immunology, and PhD in Molecular Cell Biology from Middle East Technical, Brunel and Nottingham Trent University, respectively. Following postdoctoral and research associate fellowships at Sabanci and Aston University, she joined the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University. The primary focus of Dr. Telci's research is on cell adhesion, migration and signalling mechanisms in fibrosis, cancer metastasis, and drug resistance, which is funded by European Union and TUBITAK awarded


Dilek Telci is Associate Professor of Molecular Cell Biology in the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University. She received her BSc in Biology, MSc in Medical Genetics with Immunology, and PhD in Molecular Cell Biology from Middle East Technical, Brunel and Nottingham Trent University, respectively. Following postdoctoral and research associate fellowships at Sabanci and Aston University, she joined the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University. The primary focus of Dr. Telci's research is on cell adhesion, migration and signalling mechanisms in fibrosis, cancer metastasis, and drug resistance, which is funded by European Union and TUBITAK awarded grants. Her major scientific contributions and discoveries include: mechanism of tissue transglutaminase (TG2) mediated cell adhesion; role of TG2 in the development and metastasis of RCC; the interplay between TG2 and nitric oxide in the regulation of matrix deposition; and the role of KLOTHO and TG2 in kidney stone disease. Research interests includes Molecular mechanisms of wound healing, cell adhesion and migration, Fibrotic tissue remodeling, matrix deposition and turn-over; Molecular mechanisms in cancer cell transformation, adhesive and migratory potential assessment; Signaling mechanisms of vascular remodeling in atherogenesis.



Zoran Persec

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

Clinical Hospital Dubrava

Croatia

Dr. Persec is a Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Urology in Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated from University of Zagreb, Scholl of Medicine, trained in Urology at Clinical Hospital Dubrava and University Hospital Centar Zagreb, Croatia. He is a member of the European Urological Association and Steering Committee of the Croatian Urological Society. His clinical and research interests are in field of urologic oncology (prostate cell cancer, renal cancer, bladder cancer) and all aspect of minimal invasive treatment of urolithiasis. He has research experience in urology and anthropology with a number of publications


Dr. Persec is a Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Urology in Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated from University of Zagreb, Scholl of Medicine, trained in Urology at Clinical Hospital Dubrava and University Hospital Centar Zagreb, Croatia. He is a member of the European Urological Association and Steering Committee of the Croatian Urological Society. His clinical and research interests are in field of urologic oncology (prostate cell cancer, renal cancer, bladder cancer) and all aspect of minimal invasive treatment of urolithiasis. He has research experience in urology and anthropology with a number of publications in international journals. Also, he is invited speaker at local and national professional meetings.



Luis Abel Quinones

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

University of Chile

Chile

Luis Quinones is an Chilean Biochemist, borned in June, 1966, in Talca, Chile. He obtained his undergraduate degree and his PhD at the University of Chile. He worked by short periods at University of Surrey, England, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, France and University of Texas (Houston), USA. Nowadays the scientific work of Dr. Quinones is related to personalized pharmacotherapy in cancer and other pathologies, using pharmacogenetic and pharmacokinetic approaches and susceptibility biomarkers. Dr. Quinones is member of the International Center of Biomedicine (ICC), the DILI network and the NCI International EBV-gastric cancer consortium of NIH, USA. Dr. Quinones has numerous


Luis Quinones is an Chilean Biochemist, borned in June, 1966, in Talca, Chile. He obtained his undergraduate degree and his PhD at the University of Chile. He worked by short periods at University of Surrey, England, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, France and University of Texas (Houston), USA. Nowadays the scientific work of Dr. Quinones is related to personalized pharmacotherapy in cancer and other pathologies, using pharmacogenetic and pharmacokinetic approaches and susceptibility biomarkers. Dr. Quinones is member of the International Center of Biomedicine (ICC), the DILI network and the NCI International EBV-gastric cancer consortium of NIH, USA. Dr. Quinones has numerous papers, books chapters and 4 pharmaceutical patents. The present professional situation of Luis Quinones is as follows: Associate Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Chemical Carcinogenesis and Pharmacogenetics (www.farmacogenetica.cl) , Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile and Patent Expert of the Ministry of Economy of Chile (www.inapi.cl).



Abdullah Demirtas

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

Erciyes University

Turkey

Dr. Abdullah Demirtas completed my primary and secondary education in Nigde. I went to the Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in 1990 and became a medical doctor in the June 30, 1997. I worked in Kastamonu between May 1998 and January 2000 as a general practitioner in the province of health education center. Medical Specialization Examination in the January 18, 2000 Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Urology, I started to specialize in, and I've Urologist at June 24, 2005. He interested in the field of urology, urooncology.


Dr. Abdullah Demirtas completed my primary and secondary education in Nigde. I went to the Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in 1990 and became a medical doctor in the June 30, 1997. I worked in Kastamonu between May 1998 and January 2000 as a general practitioner in the province of health education center. Medical Specialization Examination in the January 18, 2000 Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Urology, I started to specialize in, and I've Urologist at June 24, 2005. He interested in the field of urology, urooncology.



Cevdet Kaya

Associate Professor

Department of Urology

School of Medicine

Marmara University

Turkey

I work as a head of Reconstructive Urology and Urological Trauma in Marmara University, School of Medicine. I am interested in Paediatric Urology and Reconstructive Urology area.


I work as a head of Reconstructive Urology and Urological Trauma in Marmara University, School of Medicine. I am interested in Paediatric Urology and Reconstructive Urology area.



Xin Su

Principal Scientist

Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

USA

Dr. Xin Su is a Principal Research Scientist at Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received a Medical degree in 1985 and MSci. degree in 1990 from Hebei Medical University, China. Dr. Su has broad knowledge in preclinical and early phase clinical research in drug discovery and device development. She has significant research experience in pain and urology with a number of peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.


Dr. Xin Su is a Principal Research Scientist at Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received a Medical degree in 1985 and MSci. degree in 1990 from Hebei Medical University, China. Dr. Su has broad knowledge in preclinical and early phase clinical research in drug discovery and device development. She has significant research experience in pain and urology with a number of peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.



Rais A. Ansari

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy, Health Professions Division

Nova Southeastern University

USA

Dr. Ansari completed his Ph.D.fromKanpur University, India in the area of Reproductive toxicology and conducted several postdoctoral studies atUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Ansari was research faculty at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. Dr. Ansari has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles in reputed journals and has contributed to text books. He has presented his work in several meetings of national and international repute. Dr. Ansari serves as areviewer for several journals and is the editorial board member for manyjournals.Presently,


Dr. Ansari completed his Ph.D.fromKanpur University, India in the area of Reproductive toxicology and conducted several postdoctoral studies atUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Ansari was research faculty at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. Dr. Ansari has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles in reputed journals and has contributed to text books. He has presented his work in several meetings of national and international repute. Dr. Ansari serves as areviewer for several journals and is the editorial board member for manyjournals.Presently, his research focuses on defining the role of environmental factors in regulation of human angiotensinogen gene as one of the model of hepatotoxicity and hypertension after chronic ethanol exposure.



Ramy (Youssef) Yaacoub

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

University of California

USA

Dr. Ramy (Youssef) Yaacoub has completed his medicine in Mansoura School of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt 1993-2000, after that he has worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Egypt, 2006-2008. He received research fellowship in Urology and Pathology, University of Southern California Los Angeles, 2008-2009. Currently he working as Assistant Clinical Professor in Department of Urology at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. His research interests includes Medical and surgical management of kidney stone disease, endoscopic management of urinary tract obstruction, minimally invasive urologic surgery, minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant urologic conditions, robotic


Dr. Ramy (Youssef) Yaacoub has completed his medicine in Mansoura School of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt 1993-2000, after that he has worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Egypt, 2006-2008. He received research fellowship in Urology and Pathology, University of Southern California Los Angeles, 2008-2009. Currently he working as Assistant Clinical Professor in Department of Urology at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. His research interests includes Medical and surgical management of kidney stone disease, endoscopic management of urinary tract obstruction, minimally invasive urologic surgery, minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant urologic conditions, robotic and laparoscopic urologic surgery, bladder cancer, upper tract urothelial cancer, kidney cancer and prostate cancer.



Sharanjot Saini

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

University of California, San Francisco

USA

Dr. Saini is an Assistant Professor/Research Scientist in the Department of Urology at UCSF/SFVAMC. Dr. Saini's research is primarily focused on understanding the molecular basis of progression, recurrence and metastasis of prostate cancer. Dr. Saini completed her post-doctoral training at University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/SFVAMC. She has authored over 43 peer reviewed papers and 4 book chapters and is a reviewer for major oncology journals.


Dr. Saini is an Assistant Professor/Research Scientist in the Department of Urology at UCSF/SFVAMC. Dr. Saini's research is primarily focused on understanding the molecular basis of progression, recurrence and metastasis of prostate cancer. Dr. Saini completed her post-doctoral training at University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/SFVAMC. She has authored over 43 peer reviewed papers and 4 book chapters and is a reviewer for major oncology journals.



Katia Ramos Moreira Leite

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

University of Sao Paulo Medical School

Brazil

Katia Ramos Moreira Leite is Assistant Professor of Urology Department from University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil. He received PhD in Pathology in 2000 by Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medical School andGraduated in Medicine in 1984 by University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Katia Ramos Moreira Leite has published 207 reseaah articles, written 20 book chapters. His researh interest includes Uropathology, Prostate cancer, Renal cell cancer, Bladder cancer, Neoplasias of the testis, Penile cancer, Diagnostic and molecular markers of urogenital tumors, Micro RNAs.


Katia Ramos Moreira Leite is Assistant Professor of Urology Department from University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil. He received PhD in Pathology in 2000 by Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medical School andGraduated in Medicine in 1984 by University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Katia Ramos Moreira Leite has published 207 reseaah articles, written 20 book chapters. His researh interest includes Uropathology, Prostate cancer, Renal cell cancer, Bladder cancer, Neoplasias of the testis, Penile cancer, Diagnostic and molecular markers of urogenital tumors, Micro RNAs.



Athanasios Papatsoris

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

University of Athens

Greece

DR. Athanasios Papatsoris received his doctoroial degree in Urology from School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece. Currently hes working as a Assistant Professor in Urology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece. He is member in European Association of Urology, Candidate member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery,Member of the British Association of Andrology, Member of the Hellenic (Greek) Association of Urology, Member of the Greek Association of Cardiovascular Resuscitation. He published 150 research papers in nationl and international journals, and written 14 book chapters. Currently he is editorial board member in 36 scientific journals.


DR. Athanasios Papatsoris received his doctoroial degree in Urology from School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece. Currently hes working as a Assistant Professor in Urology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece. He is member in European Association of Urology, Candidate member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery,Member of the British Association of Andrology, Member of the Hellenic (Greek) Association of Urology, Member of the Greek Association of Cardiovascular Resuscitation. He published 150 research papers in nationl and international journals, and written 14 book chapters. Currently he is editorial board member in 36 scientific journals.



Eva Kassi

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemisty/Molecular Endocrinology

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Greece

Dr. Eva Kassi is Assistant Professor of Biochemisty/Molecular Endocrinology, in the Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School in 1991. She then completed her internal medicine training and residency in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, G.Gennimatas General Hospital of Athens, and she became a certified endocrinologist. She is author or coauthor of over 50 peer-reviewed publications (original, review, case reports and scientific letters) published in prestigious scientific journals, such as Circulation, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism,


Dr. Eva Kassi is Assistant Professor of Biochemisty/Molecular Endocrinology, in the Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School in 1991. She then completed her internal medicine training and residency in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, G.Gennimatas General Hospital of Athens, and she became a certified endocrinologist. She is author or coauthor of over 50 peer-reviewed publications (original, review, case reports and scientific letters) published in prestigious scientific journals, such as Circulation, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, BMC Medicine) as well as six international textbooks and electronic volumes (three chapters in EndoText.Ogr). She is member of the Editorial Board of Hormones and Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, Aperito Journal of Endocrine System and Enzymology'.Her research interests are focused on the role of steroid hormones and steroid receptors in the pathophysiology of various diseases in humans. Clinical studies are dealing with the role of steroid receptor mutations and steroid receptor signaling (especially glucocorticoid and estrogen receptors) in the aetiopathology of diseases such cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, cancer, b) the interaction between insulin and adipocytokines in metabolic syndrome.



Dean Markic

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

University of Rijeka

Croatia

I graduated in Medicine at Medical School Rijeka (University of Rijeka, Croatia) in 1997. After finishing medical school I started specialization of Urology. From 2007. until now I am working in the University Hospital Rijeka, Croatia as staff urologist. In 2008. become Fellow of European Board of Urology (FEBU). During 2012 finished education in laparoscopic surgery in the Department of Urology, University Hospital Salzburg. In the 2014, I finish subspecialization in the University of Rijeka and University of Zagreb in kidney transplantation. In academic career I published about 40 peer reviewed articles as well as medical textbook chapters and collaborates


I graduated in Medicine at Medical School Rijeka (University of Rijeka, Croatia) in 1997. After finishing medical school I started specialization of Urology. From 2007. until now I am working in the University Hospital Rijeka, Croatia as staff urologist. In 2008. become Fellow of European Board of Urology (FEBU). During 2012 finished education in laparoscopic surgery in the Department of Urology, University Hospital Salzburg. In the 2014, I finish subspecialization in the University of Rijeka and University of Zagreb in kidney transplantation. In academic career I published about 40 peer reviewed articles as well as medical textbook chapters and collaborates with many peer reviewed medical journals (mostly in the field of urology and nephrology) as member of Editorail board or as reviewer. My current fields of interests are kidney transplantation, laparoscopy and urinary tract infections. Also I actively participate in the scientific project of immunological response in the kidney cancer.



Kuo-How Huang

Assistant professor

Department of Urology

National Taiwan University

Taiwan

Dr. Kuo-How Huang is a urologist, with his Medical Degree from College of Medicine, National Taiwan University. He completed his Urology Residency at Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and one-year Urological Fellowship training at the Langone Medical Center, NYU and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is now the Urologist of Urologic Department, National Taiwan University Hospital and Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University. Dr. Huang is professionally known as surgeon of Urologic Oncology and Pediatric Urology. His areas of clinical and research expertise include urothelial carcinoma, laparoscopic surgery, pediatric urology and health services.


Dr. Kuo-How Huang is a urologist, with his Medical Degree from College of Medicine, National Taiwan University. He completed his Urology Residency at Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and one-year Urological Fellowship training at the Langone Medical Center, NYU and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is now the Urologist of Urologic Department, National Taiwan University Hospital and Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University. Dr. Huang is professionally known as surgeon of Urologic Oncology and Pediatric Urology. His areas of clinical and research expertise include urothelial carcinoma, laparoscopic surgery, pediatric urology and health services. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed papers and was the editor or reviewer in more than 20 SCI indexed journals.



Devrim Tuglu

Assistant Professor

Department of Urology

Kirikkale University

Turkey

Dr Devrim Tuglu is a urologist. He graduated from Gazi University of Gazi Medical School and trained in Urology at the Kirikkale University of Kirikkale Medical Faculty. Currently his working as a Assistant Professor in Urology, School of Medicine, University of Kirikkale , Turkey.He has authored over 19 publications and book chapters in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female sexual dysfunction, male infertility, endourology and surgical outcomes.


Dr Devrim Tuglu is a urologist. He graduated from Gazi University of Gazi Medical School and trained in Urology at the Kirikkale University of Kirikkale Medical Faculty. Currently his working as a Assistant Professor in Urology, School of Medicine, University of Kirikkale , Turkey.He has authored over 19 publications and book chapters in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female sexual dysfunction, male infertility, endourology and surgical outcomes.



Nilgun GURBUZ

Assistant Professor

Department of Medical Biology

Suleyman Demirel University

Turkey

Nilgun Gurbuz currently is an Assist.Prof at the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, SDU in Turkey. She received her PhD degree at the Department of Medical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Akdeniz University in 2010. Her PhD thesis on PKC signaling in prostate carcinoma was conducted in Department of Urology, Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and Massey Cancer Center, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, between 2004 and 2006. She performed her postdoctoral studies in MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, University of Texas, Houston, TX between 2012-2013. She worked in many comprehensive


Nilgun Gurbuz currently is an Assist.Prof at the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, SDU in Turkey. She received her PhD degree at the Department of Medical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Akdeniz University in 2010. Her PhD thesis on PKC signaling in prostate carcinoma was conducted in Department of Urology, Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and Massey Cancer Center, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, between 2004 and 2006. She performed her postdoctoral studies in MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, University of Texas, Houston, TX between 2012-2013. She worked in many comprehensive projects related to cell signaling mechanisms of carcinogenesis in vitro and in vivo cancer models in MDACC. Research Interest includes she has been working on several signaling pathways in many solid tumors. However, she especially focused on the protein and genetic alterations in cancer stem cells, EMT, invasion pathways in carcinomas.



Onder Limon

Assist Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine

Izmir University

Turkey

Onder Limon is an emergency medicine specialist and working as an assistant professor at Izmir University Medicalpark Hospital in Izmir, Turkey. He was born in 1977. He completed the emergency medicine residency program in Dokuz Eylul University at 2009. He has numerous articles, book chapters and serves as a reviewer for several journals. His clinical and research interests are urogenital and cardiovascular emergencies. He is a member of Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey.


Onder Limon is an emergency medicine specialist and working as an assistant professor at Izmir University Medicalpark Hospital in Izmir, Turkey. He was born in 1977. He completed the emergency medicine residency program in Dokuz Eylul University at 2009. He has numerous articles, book chapters and serves as a reviewer for several journals. His clinical and research interests are urogenital and cardiovascular emergencies. He is a member of Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey.



Seth D. Cohen

Urologist

Lenox Hill Hospital

USA

Born and raised in NY, went to Tulane School of Medicine and Tropical Diseases where I received my MD and MPH. I did my general surgery and urology residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. A one year sexual medicine fellowship was completed after residency at UCSD under the mentorship of Irwin Goldstein. During fellowship I was able to see both men and woman who had sexual dysfunction. I am not in private practice in NYC at Advanced Urological Care and the focus of my practice is taking care of sexual dysfunctions in both men and woman which include


Born and raised in NY, went to Tulane School of Medicine and Tropical Diseases where I received my MD and MPH. I did my general surgery and urology residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. A one year sexual medicine fellowship was completed after residency at UCSD under the mentorship of Irwin Goldstein. During fellowship I was able to see both men and woman who had sexual dysfunction. I am not in private practice in NYC at Advanced Urological Care and the focus of my practice is taking care of sexual dysfunctions in both men and woman which include but are not limited to, Men: erectile dysfunction, peyronies disease, hypogonadism, infertility. Woman: vuvlovaginal atrophy, hormonally and neuroproliferative provoked vestibulodynia, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, persistent genital arousal disorder and others.



Raj Kurpad

Department of Urology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

USA

Dr. Raj Kurpad is currently a chief resident of urology at the University of North Carolina. He received a medical degree from Northwestern University in 2010, Feinberg School of Medicine as the recipient of the Northwestern Memorial scholarship given to students who demonstrate academic excellence. Dr. Kurpad graduated from Duke University in 2004 with Bachelor of Science degrees in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science with minors in political science and chemistry. When he completes his residency, he will be an advanced endourology and robotics fellow at the University of North Carolina. He has significant research experience in urologic


Dr. Raj Kurpad is currently a chief resident of urology at the University of North Carolina. He received a medical degree from Northwestern University in 2010, Feinberg School of Medicine as the recipient of the Northwestern Memorial scholarship given to students who demonstrate academic excellence. Dr. Kurpad graduated from Duke University in 2004 with Bachelor of Science degrees in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science with minors in political science and chemistry. When he completes his residency, he will be an advanced endourology and robotics fellow at the University of North Carolina. He has significant research experience in urologic oncology with a number of book chapters, publications, and podium talks across a number of different periodicals and conferences. In addition to his research experience, he has been involved in quality improvement committees with the UNC hospital system as well as at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.



Nader Gad

Northern Territory Clinical School of Medicine

The Flinders University

Australia

Dr. Nader Gad has obtained his primary qualification from Alexandria University in Egypt. Following finishing his internship he spent 3 years of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology O&GA in Egypt, during this period he obtained a Master degree from Alexandria University. Then he spent 6 years of training in the UK during which he obtained the MRCOG. Then he worked as a Lecturer in O&G in the Coombe Women Hospital / University College Dublin in Ireland. Then he practiced as Consultant O&G in Auckland for 5 years. In the last 11 years he has been working as Consultant & Senior


Dr. Nader Gad has obtained his primary qualification from Alexandria University in Egypt. Following finishing his internship he spent 3 years of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology O&GA in Egypt, during this period he obtained a Master degree from Alexandria University. Then he spent 6 years of training in the UK during which he obtained the MRCOG. Then he worked as a Lecturer in O&G in the Coombe Women Hospital / University College Dublin in Ireland. Then he practiced as Consultant O&G in Auckland for 5 years. In the last 11 years he has been working as Consultant & Senior Lecturer in O&G in Royal Darwin Hospital in Darwin, Australia. He has special interest in vaginal surgery including surgery for female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. He is a member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES), Urogynaecology Society of Australian (UGSA) and Continence Foundation Australia (CFA).



Marco Randazzo

Urologist (FMH, FEBU)

Department of Urology

University Hospital Zurich

Switzerland

Marco Randazzo graduated from the University of Heidelberg, Germany in 2005 and trained in general and thoracic surgery at different hospitals in Switzerland. Since 2014, he worked as a board certified urologist (FMH, FEBU) at the ERSPC-Center Aarau, Switzerland. Since October 2014, Dr. Randazzo is working in the department of Urology at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland and is member of the European Association of Urology (EAU). His clinical and research interests are urogenital oncology, PSA-Screening and active surveillance in very low-risk prostate cancer. He was involved in the development of the Swiss prostate cancer risk calculator (ProstateCheck), published in


Marco Randazzo graduated from the University of Heidelberg, Germany in 2005 and trained in general and thoracic surgery at different hospitals in Switzerland. Since 2014, he worked as a board certified urologist (FMH, FEBU) at the ERSPC-Center Aarau, Switzerland. Since October 2014, Dr. Randazzo is working in the department of Urology at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland and is member of the European Association of Urology (EAU). His clinical and research interests are urogenital oncology, PSA-Screening and active surveillance in very low-risk prostate cancer. He was involved in the development of the Swiss prostate cancer risk calculator (ProstateCheck), published in several peer-reviewed journals.



Mahmoud Elnagar

Emirates International Hospital

United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 50 7417673

Doctor Mahmoud Elnagar, M.D. FACS, is a consultant urologist, head of the department and chief of surgery in Emirates international Hospital, UAE. He has been graduated from Mansoura Faculty of medicine and spent his residency in Mansoura Urology and Nephrology center, Egypt. He has spent 3 years as a post-doctoral fellow in McGill University and Royal Victoria hospital. He has published more than 25 papers in International Urology Journals. His main interest is urinary stones clinical and basic research and interested in Endourology. He has presented in different international meetings and moderated many urological sessions. Dr. Elnagar, has a strong


Doctor Mahmoud Elnagar, M.D. FACS, is a consultant urologist, head of the department and chief of surgery in Emirates international Hospital, UAE. He has been graduated from Mansoura Faculty of medicine and spent his residency in Mansoura Urology and Nephrology center, Egypt. He has spent 3 years as a post-doctoral fellow in McGill University and Royal Victoria hospital. He has published more than 25 papers in International Urology Journals. His main interest is urinary stones clinical and basic research and interested in Endourology. He has presented in different international meetings and moderated many urological sessions. Dr. Elnagar, has a strong background about neurourology and neurostimulation, his dissertation thesis discussed both topics in animals. He is a member of major urology societies, such as AUA. EAU and Endourology society.



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