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Amer Khalil

Director of Spine Surgery

Department of Neurological Surgery

University of California Irvine

USA

Tel: 714-456-6966

Dr. Amer Khalil serves as a Director of Spine Surgery at the University of California. He worked as Neurosurgeon at Baystate Medical Center. He obtained Doctor of Medicine at the University of Jordan Medical School, Jordan. His research was supported by Invivo Therapeutics Research Grant and MD Honors Medical Research Grant. Dr. Khalil received many honors, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Top Gun Award. His clinical interest includes cervical and lumbar spine surgery, complex deformity surgery and scoliosis, lateral access and minimally invasive surgical procedures, spine fractures and spinal cord injury, spinal tumors, spondylosis and spondylolisthesis. Dr. Khalil


Dr. Amer Khalil serves as a Director of Spine Surgery at the University of California. He worked as Neurosurgeon at Baystate Medical Center. He obtained Doctor of Medicine at the University of Jordan Medical School, Jordan. His research was supported by Invivo Therapeutics Research Grant and MD Honors Medical Research Grant. Dr. Khalil received many honors, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Top Gun Award. His clinical interest includes cervical and lumbar spine surgery, complex deformity surgery and scoliosis, lateral access and minimally invasive surgical procedures, spine fractures and spinal cord injury, spinal tumors, spondylosis and spondylolisthesis. Dr. Khalil is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, etc.



Renu K Pokharna

Director

Department of Neurology

Palmetto Health,University of South

Carolina,Columbia

USA

Dr. Renu K Pokharna is the Director in the Department of Neurology at Palmetto Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA. She is currently working as an Assistant professor at Palmetto Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia. She completed her Resident House Physician in Internal Medicine, Intership, MBBS at SMS Medical College. She was certified in rare Neuro-immunological Disorders, Americian Board of Electrodiagnostic medicine, Neuromuscular medicine, Clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Renu K Pokharna is a member in American Academy of Family Practice, Americian Medical Associations, Americian Academy of Neurology, etc.


Dr. Renu K Pokharna is the Director in the Department of Neurology at Palmetto Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA. She is currently working as an Assistant professor at Palmetto Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia. She completed her Resident House Physician in Internal Medicine, Intership, MBBS at SMS Medical College. She was certified in rare Neuro-immunological Disorders, Americian Board of Electrodiagnostic medicine, Neuromuscular medicine, Clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Renu K Pokharna is a member in American Academy of Family Practice, Americian Medical Associations, Americian Academy of Neurology, etc.



Zoltan G Nagy

Professor Emeritus

Department of Neurology

University of Pannonia

Veszprem

Hungary

Dr. Zoltan G Nagy is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology and Section of Vascular Neurology, Heart and Vascular Centre. He was an General Director of National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology. He was graduated from Kandidatus of medical sciences. He was the first to describe the freeze fracture EM morphology of tight junctions in brain capillary endothelium, and also the pioneer in culturing human brain capillary endothelial cells. He was awarded Budapest, II, kerulet diszpolgara, Magyar Koztarsasag Lovagkeresztje etc. He is also a member of the Hungarian and European Neurology, Stroke socities and founder president of the


Dr. Zoltan G Nagy is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology and Section of Vascular Neurology, Heart and Vascular Centre. He was an General Director of National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology. He was graduated from Kandidatus of medical sciences. He was the first to describe the freeze fracture EM morphology of tight junctions in brain capillary endothelium, and also the pioneer in culturing human brain capillary endothelial cells. He was awarded Budapest, II, kerulet diszpolgara, Magyar Koztarsasag Lovagkeresztje etc. He is also a member of the Hungarian and European Neurology, Stroke socities and founder president of the Hungarian and the Middle European Stroke Societies. His research focuses on stroke diagnostics, different therapeutic modalities and post-stroke repair mechanisms, and also intiated the National Stroke Program etc.



Metoda Lipnik Stangelj

Professor

Department of pharmacology and toxicology

University of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Tel: 386-1-543-73-30

Dr. Metoda Lipnik Stangelj is a professor in the Department of pharmacology and toxicology at the university of Ljubljana Slovenia. She is a member of the committee for advanced therapies (CAT) at European Medicines Agency. She worked as an Head of the Laboratory for pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. She received her PhD in the pharmacology and toxicology, at the University of Ljubljana Slovenia. Her research field includes Neurobiology, integrative mechanisms of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators, Glian cells in immune response, inflammation and pain, neurodegeneration and cell death, regulatory science advanced therapy medicinal products.


Dr. Metoda Lipnik Stangelj is a professor in the Department of pharmacology and toxicology at the university of Ljubljana Slovenia. She is a member of the committee for advanced therapies (CAT) at European Medicines Agency. She worked as an Head of the Laboratory for pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. She received her PhD in the pharmacology and toxicology, at the University of Ljubljana Slovenia. Her research field includes Neurobiology, integrative mechanisms of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators, Glian cells in immune response, inflammation and pain, neurodegeneration and cell death, regulatory science advanced therapy medicinal products.



Rubbo Homer

Professor

Department of Biochemistry

University of The Republic

Montevideo

Uruguay

Dr. Rubbo Homero is a Professor in the Department of Bio-chemistry at the University of the Republic, Montevideo Uruguay. He worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. He received his PhD at the University of the Republic, Montevideo. He was honored the First level investigator of the National Investigators Fund/ National Research Council, and Young Investigator Award in Biology, third world academy of science. His membership includes Council member of south american group of the SFRBM, council member of the National Research System (SNI), Uruguay. Dr. Rubbo research focuses on the biological production of nitric acid and


Dr. Rubbo Homero is a Professor in the Department of Bio-chemistry at the University of the Republic, Montevideo Uruguay. He worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. He received his PhD at the University of the Republic, Montevideo. He was honored the First level investigator of the National Investigators Fund/ National Research Council, and Young Investigator Award in Biology, third world academy of science. His membership includes Council member of south american group of the SFRBM, council member of the National Research System (SNI), Uruguay. Dr. Rubbo research focuses on the biological production of nitric acid and reactive oxygen species and its central role in the pathogenesis of acute and chronic diseases.



Arthur S Berg

Associate Professor

Department of Public Health Sciences

Pennsylvania State University

USA

Tel: 717-982-7828

Dr. Berg is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State University College of Medicine. He hold joint appointments in the departments of Neurosurgery, Surgery, and Statistics. Dr. Berg enjoys research in all aspects of statistics and biostatistics, including methodological research, collaboration, and education. He has extensive background in evidence-based medicine and frequently collaborates with neurosurgery faculty and residents. His general statistical research interests include, but are not limited to, Statistical Genetics, Time Series Analysis, Survival Analysis, Functional Smoothing, Bootstrap, Subsampling, Nonparametric Statistics, Density Estimation, Simulation, Bayesian Statistics, and Longitudinal


Dr. Berg is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State University College of Medicine. He hold joint appointments in the departments of Neurosurgery, Surgery, and Statistics. Dr. Berg enjoys research in all aspects of statistics and biostatistics, including methodological research, collaboration, and education. He has extensive background in evidence-based medicine and frequently collaborates with neurosurgery faculty and residents. His general statistical research interests include, but are not limited to, Statistical Genetics, Time Series Analysis, Survival Analysis, Functional Smoothing, Bootstrap, Subsampling, Nonparametric Statistics, Density Estimation, Simulation, Bayesian Statistics, and Longitudinal Data Analysis. As a faculty member of Penn States Center for Statistical Genetics,he is passionate about unlocking the mysteries of DNA and its connection to human health.



John Patrick F Bebawy

Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

USA

Tel: 630-544-8987

Dr. John F. Bebawy,is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University. His clinical research interests and expertise are related to Neuroanesthesia, with a focus on interventions that affect cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular hemodynamics. Dr. Bebawy completed his Anesthesiology residency and Neurosurgical Anesthesiology fellowship training at Northwestern in 2008, where he is currently a faculty and an Associate Director of the Neurosurgical Anesthesiology Fellowship Program. He is a member of many national and international societies for the advancement of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, has published widely on various topics in the field, and has spoken at many meetings


Dr. John F. Bebawy,is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University. His clinical research interests and expertise are related to Neuroanesthesia, with a focus on interventions that affect cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular hemodynamics. Dr. Bebawy completed his Anesthesiology residency and Neurosurgical Anesthesiology fellowship training at Northwestern in 2008, where he is currently a faculty and an Associate Director of the Neurosurgical Anesthesiology Fellowship Program. He is a member of many national and international societies for the advancement of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, has published widely on various topics in the field, and has spoken at many meetings throughout the world on areas within his expertise. He is devoted and committed to the betterment of patient safety through individualized and compassionate clinical care, as well as through his contribution to the scientific community.



Charis Liapi

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Greece

Tel: 30-6974377600

Dr. Charis Liapi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She worked as an Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmacology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She received her PhD, Speciality in Endocrinology from National Institute Child Health and Disease (NICHD). She was honored with Ikko's Prize for the best published study by the Hellenic Endocrine Society, Grant by the Hellenic Endocrine Society for the best research proposal, Award for the best oral presentation by Hellenic Society of Pharmacology-Choline deficiency modulates myocardial autonomic neurotransmission in the rat: the effect


Dr. Charis Liapi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She worked as an Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmacology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She received her PhD, Speciality in Endocrinology from National Institute Child Health and Disease (NICHD). She was honored with Ikko's Prize for the best published study by the Hellenic Endocrine Society, Grant by the Hellenic Endocrine Society for the best research proposal, Award for the best oral presentation by Hellenic Society of Pharmacology-Choline deficiency modulates myocardial autonomic neurotransmission in the rat: the effect of carnitine'. Dr. C Liapi research interest includes on Nutritional Pharmacology mainly focusing on the effects of choline deficient diet, Pharmacological evaluation of potential Neuroprotective factors, Thyroid Cancer Immunology, Epidemiological studies on drug use and misuse.



Seyed Khosrow Tayebati

Associate Professor

Department of Human Anatomy

University in Camerino

Italy

Tel: 0737-403305

Dr. Seyed Khosrow Tayebati is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Anatomy at the University of Camerino, Italy. He worked as an Contract Professor for Telepharmacy at the University Master in e-Health, and also in Telemedicine. He received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Pisa,Italy. He is a member at American society for Neurochemistry, Italian group for Neuromorphology studies, Italian society of Anatomy and Histology. He was an Honorable member of Italian Telemedicine Centre (C.I.R.M) in Rome for Telepharmacy. His research focuses on Synthesis and biological evaluation of compound with acitivity for neurotransmitter receptors in


Dr. Seyed Khosrow Tayebati is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Anatomy at the University of Camerino, Italy. He worked as an Contract Professor for Telepharmacy at the University Master in e-Health, and also in Telemedicine. He received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Pisa,Italy. He is a member at American society for Neurochemistry, Italian group for Neuromorphology studies, Italian society of Anatomy and Histology. He was an Honorable member of Italian Telemedicine Centre (C.I.R.M) in Rome for Telepharmacy. His research focuses on Synthesis and biological evaluation of compound with acitivity for neurotransmitter receptors in brain and other peripheral tissues, Identification, Characterization, anatomical localization, and localization, and qualification of neurotransmitter receptors in brain of young and aged animals, Effects of anti-oxidant treatment on an animal model of peripheral neuropathy. He is particularly interested in drug development and therapy of mild cognitive impairment and vascular dementia.



Aristeidis Kritis

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece

Tel: 302310999007

Dr. Aristeidis Kritis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his PhD at the Medical School of the University of Crete, Greece. He was trained in the molecular biology, biotechnology, tissue culture and protein expression in the molecular genetics section of the Whitaker cardiovascular institution at the Boston university medical center USA. His research includes in the molecular physiology fields with emphasis on cell signaling concerning different neurodegenerative disorders and inflammation, and he also focuses on translation research pertaining to bone and cartilage regenation.


Dr. Aristeidis Kritis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his PhD at the Medical School of the University of Crete, Greece. He was trained in the molecular biology, biotechnology, tissue culture and protein expression in the molecular genetics section of the Whitaker cardiovascular institution at the Boston university medical center USA. His research includes in the molecular physiology fields with emphasis on cell signaling concerning different neurodegenerative disorders and inflammation, and he also focuses on translation research pertaining to bone and cartilage regenation.



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