Organizing Committee Members

Manuela Marcoli

Pavia University, Italy

Manuela Marcoli has more than 20 years’ experience in studying neurotransmission in the central and peripheral nervous system. She has completed her MD and PhD in Clinical Pharmacology from Pavia University, Italy. She is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Genova, Italy. Main research fields are glutamatergic transmission: ionotropic/metabotropic receptors and release of neuro- and glio-transmitters in physiological conditions and in pathological animal models; network activity and transmitter receptors in neuron-astrocyte networks on multi electrode arrays: effects of neuroactive substances and neurotoxicants. She has over 85 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been serving as a Reviewer of reputed journals.

Maria Walczak

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Maria Walczak graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy Medical Academy in Krakow (Poland). She received her PhD degree at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Jagiellonian University Medical College (UJ CM) in Krakow, where she defended her habilitation thesis in pharmacokinetics in 2014. From 2001 to 2015 she worked at the Department of Pharmacokinetics and Physical Pharmacy UJ CM as an assistant professor. Since 2010 she has become a manager of the Laboratory of Analytics and Pharmacokinetics at the Jagiellonian Centre for Experimental Therapeutics (JCET) and since 2015 she has become a head of Chair and Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy UJ CM. Her scientific work refers to pharmacokinetics, toxicokinetics, toxicometry, metabolite screening, targeted lipidomics and proteomics and ligand binding to blood proteins. She is involved in bioanalysis of novel compounds and biomarkers related to cancer metastasis using LC/MS/MS system. She is a specialist in the clinical pharmacy issues.

Ashraf Mahmoud Emara

Al-Qassim University, KSA

Dr Ashraf Mahmoud Emara is a professor and specialist of clinical toxicology. He was a director of Tanta poison center, faculty of medicine Tanta University, Egypt until 2013 when he served as professor of clinical toxicology, Al-Qassim University, KSA until now. He is manger editor for the international journal of Tanta medical college, Egypt. He received his MB BCH degree and graduated and Master and MD degrees in clinical toxicology from Tanta faculty of medicine, Egypt in 1989. He has 24 years experience in the field of clinical toxicology and has held previous appointments at toxicology department in Libya. He has awarded research prize by International society of the study of Xenobiotics, USA, Tanta University, Egypt. He is the author of 30 publications in the field of clinical toxicology and has particular research interests in childhood poisoning, drug abuse and the investigation of drug. He is a member of many societies as Egyptian society of Toxicology, International society of the study of Xenobiotics, USA, Egyptian society of Pharmacology and experimental therapeutics and Egyptian society of Anthropology He is chosen as Man of the year in 2012 in clinical toxicology by the American biographical institute, USA. He was one of the Founders of Egyptian Arabic Scientific Research Data Bank Institute of Graduate Studies and Researches, Alexandria University. He is the founder of Tanta poison center, emergency hospital, faculty of medicine, Tanta University, 2007. He is a reviewer in many journals & member of the reviewer of “Egyptian Committee of Toxicology for the evaluation and the assessment of research articles for the position of assistant professor and professor of all Egyptian universities”; ethical aspects concerning each research article conduct is reviewed and evaluated.

Henry M Sobell

University of Rochester, USA

Henry M Sobell completed his studies at Brooklyn Technical High School (1948-1952), Columbia College (1952-1956), and the University of Virginia School of Medicine (1956-1960). Instead of practicing clinical medicine, he then went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to join Professor Alexander Rich in the Department of Biology (1960-1965), where, as a Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow, he learned the technique of single crystal X-ray analysis. He then joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Rochester, having been subsequently jointly appointed to both the Chemistry and Molecular Biophysics departments (the latter at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry), becoming a full tenured Professor in both departments (1965-1993). He is now retired and living in the Adirondacks in New York, USA.

Esra Kupeli Akkol

Gazi University, Turkey

Prof Dr Esra KÜPEL? AKKOL was born in Turkey. She got her Bachelor of Science degree in Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Turkey and got her Ph.D. degree in Pharmacognosy Department from the University of Gazi. She is currently Professor in the Gazi University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy. She served in many capacities in her field including service on several editorial boards and numerous review committees for journals such as Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Journal of Pharmacy Sciences, The Internet Journal of Herbal and Plant Medicine, International Journal of Genuine Traditional Medicine, Advances in Pharmacological Sciences, Evidence Based Complementary Alternative Medicine and The Open Pain Journal. She has conducted 48 projects and 15 thesis in Gazi University. She has 180 published articles in SCI International Journals, 13 articles in National Journals and 10 chapters in International books. Her research combines pharmacognosy and pharmacological approaches to focus on Bioassay guided isolation of active constituents - Phytochemistry and Analytical Pharmacognosy, Anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antirheumatic activities of folk remedies and synthesized compounds, Wound healing assessment of medicinal plants and their secondary metabolites, Antidepressant activities of folk remedies and synthesized compounds, Isolation of the natural compounds from the medicinal plants used against gynecological disorders, Anti-carcinogenic assessment of medicinal plants and their secondary metabolites.

Andrey Nikolaevich Belousov

Kharkov Medical Institute, Ukraine

Andrey Nikolaevich Belousov graduate from Kharkov Medical Institute in 1988. Doctor of Medicine degree on speciality - Anesthesiology and Intensive Care since 2004. Author a new medicine products – nanotechnology preparations based on magnetite nanoparticles (Fe3O4) of the size 6-12 nm (www.nanolab.com.ua): the oral form - Micromage-B (the biologically active additive officially registration in Ukraine); Magnet-controlled sorbent brand of MCS-B for extracorporeal detoxication of biological liquids (officially registration in Ukraine and was allowed for medical practice); NanoBiocorrector for intravenous application – ICNB (intracorporal nanosorbent). A.N. Belousov is author new method of extracorporeal hemocorrection using magnet-controlled sorbent (MCS-B). The published more 200 scientific works on results application of nanotechnology preparation in experimental and practical medicine. At now Andrey Belousov - the Head of Laboratory Applied Nanotechnologies in Ukraine, DM, Professor of Department Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Transfusiology and Hematology Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Saad Sabbar Dahham

Rustaq College of Education, Oman

The biology of cancer is the main field of research that fascinated Dr. Saad Sabbar Dahham. He is interested in targeting tumors by inhibiting angiogenesis and understanding other mechanisms that are at play which can influence angiogenesis, he published many articles in Scopus and ISI journals and presented abstracts in many worldwide conferences. A part of angiogenesis interest, he recently won the gold award in the International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA) for invented Mu-DermTM (A natural angiogenic product for wound healing).

Abdelmonem Awad Hegazy

Zagazig University, Egypt

Dr. Abdelmonem A. Hegazy is currently working as Professor of Human Anatomy and Embryology Department in Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt); as well as he is a Consultant of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility. He is the former chairman of the Anatomy and Embryology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt); and Professor in King Saud and Majmaah Universities (KSA) 2009-2013 and Misurata, Faculty of Medicine (Libya) 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the following international journals: International Journal of Human Anatomy (USA); Journal of Experimental Medicine and Biology (Singapore) & Women Health and Complications (UK). He is the Former Editor-in-Chief of Zagazig University Medical Journal (Egypt). Dr. Hegazy is also a referee member of scientific research submitted for promotion of professors in Egyptian Universities. Dr. Hegazy participates in Zagazig University academic, scientific, educational and professional development activities in the fields of medical sciences development, including basic and clinical research, policy implementation, design programs, set coursework plans, curricula, syllabi, scientific conference paneling, as well as designing and delivering a wide scope of continuous professional development programs, including training, strategic planning, research methodology, scientific thesis and dissertation writing; research proposal, medical ethics, organization’s behavior issues, all with emphasis on system and staff development. Dr. Hegazy is a member of Institutional Research Board (IRB) unit, Egyptian Medical Syndicate, Egyptian Society of Anatomy, and Postgraduate and Scientific Research Affairs Committee, Faculty of Medicine. His pool of academics consists of original research articles/books/book chapters in various national and international accredited publishing houses. Dr. Hegazy has plenty of scientific publications and projects with many citations. He has got many national and international honors and awards. Dr. Hegazy has been supervising post graduate students in their thesis works. He is also a well-known reviewer/referee/editorial board member in more than 120 international indexed journals. Prof Hegazy is a Global Goodwill Ambassador (GGA). He is also an Advisory Board Member "Motherhood and Childhood of Arab-African Union for Sustainable and Integrated Development; & in Supreme Council for the Defense of Child Rights Egypt

Yasin Özdemir

Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Yalova, Turkey

Dr. Yasin Özdemir has been researcher 2007 present in the Department of Food Technologies, Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Yalova/Turkey. He was also an auditor of 'Food Safety and Standards’ 2004?2007 in the Yalova Agriculture Ministry Office, Turkey. He has 1.st National Olive Oscar Award for his innovative olive technology research project at 2015 and 3 worthy to be exhibited awards (2015/2016/2017) at International Food Re & De Project Market. His research program involves: eco-friendly food technology, table olive technology, new fruit and vegetable selectin works for final step of breeding project, new food technologies, olive oil, food safety, functional foods and probiotic foods.

Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra

University of Almería, Spain

Professor Dr. Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra, Spanish is now Professor with Chair at the University of Almería (Spain) and she was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Granada from 1979 on Forty nine years of the teaching and researching experience. She is the Director of Research Group HUM113-Estudios Filológicos from Program of Research of Andalusian Government, where she has managed and directed several academic and scientific contracts and research projects, as well as a Member of European Scientific Institute (ESI) Team, Athens Institute for Education & Research (ATINER) in Greece, The Academic Genesis Platform (UAGP) in UK&Turkey and Experts of Academic Excellence Research Centre (EAERC) in Jordan; GI Social Sciences Forum (GISSF), in Malaysia; Akademica Nusa International Association of Social Sciences and Humanities, in UAE; Science Research Association (SCIREA); Academic Fora; Foundation for Social Sciences and Education Research (FSSER); etc. She is author of a many works on several aspects of the Arabic science and literature in the Middle Ages, as well as Arabic language and linguistics. She has also participated in different prestigious international scientific Conferences. She has visited a many universities and academic institutions of Europe, United States and Arab countries in order to teach and research. Among her works, we have the study and the translation to Spanish of some treatises of Kitab al-tasrif´s Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Qutayba´s texts, Maqamas of Al-Hariri, The Sicilian Questions of Ibn Sab´in, and the book on the plague by Ibn Khatima.