Editorial Board

Editors

Farouk El-Sabban

Kuwait University, Kuwait

Research Interest:
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Nutrition, Physiology and Public Health.

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Dr. Farouk El-Sabban is US scientist who works in Kuwait. He is a Professor of Nutrition and Physiology at the College of Life Sciences (formerly known as College for Women), Kuwait University, since September 2003. Dr. El-Sabban established the Department of Family Sciences (currently is known as Food Science and Nutrition) – the only entity that grants the B.Sc. degree in Food Science and in Nutrition in Kuwait. Prior to joining Kuwait University, he held the position of Senior Staff Scientist for science and medicine at the American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas, USA. Dr. El-Sabban earned his B.Sc. degree from the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1963 and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in nutritional science at the Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1968 and 1970 - respectively. His experience in academia is vast and spans over many countries: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Kuwait. Dr. El-Sabban is a scientist who published many scientific articles, presented papers in conferences, a reviewer for many journals and has extensive professional affiliations. He is a seasoned educator who also has a vast experience in academic administration.
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Michael S LaPointe

Indiana University
USA

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Yi Peng

Case Western Reserve University
USA

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Ramesh Thylur

Pennsylvania University
USA

Research Interest:
Cell death/Apoptosis; Cytoskeleton/cell adhesion/cell migration; Cancer; Gene regulation; Immunology/Infectious disease; Signal transduction

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Ramesh Thylur is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State College of Medicine, Pennsylvania University, Hershey, USA. He received his PhD Degree in Medicine at Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea. During his pre- and post-doctoral training, he worked in molecular immunology and cell biology at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea and in prostate cancer biology at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, USA. He worked as a Group leader at Drug discovery division of Skanda Lifesciences Pvt Ltd, India. His research is focused on cerebral malaria, one of the main health problems facing developing countries today. At present, preventative and treatment strategies are continuously hampered by the issues of the ever-emerging parasite resistance to newly introduced drugs, considerable costs and logistical problems. The main hope for changing this situation would be the development of effective malaria vaccines. An important part of this process understands the mechanisms of naturally acquired immunity to malaria. My focus is to understand the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum-host interactions and signaling mechanisms involved in the development of protective immunity to malaria and in malaria pathogenesis. Here asking how cytokine administration or inhibition of MAPK signaling protects cerebral malaria by controlling parasitaemia, pro-inflammatory responses, decreasing the infiltration of lymphocytes to the brain and modulating innate and adaptive immune responses, in order to develop next generation of therapeutic agents to eradicate malaria.
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Sanjoy Sanyal

Texila American University
USA

Research Interest:
Digital Brain Imaging Technologies; Brain Dissections; Brain Digital Videos; Imaging Informatics; Educational Technologies

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Sanjoy Sanyal, Associate Dean and Clinical Neuroscience Professor in Texila American University, Guyana. He is a surgeon by profession, medical academician and educator by choice and medical informatician from UK by aptitude and inclination. He has more than 2 decades of surgical experience and more than 18 years of teaching experience in hospitals and medical universities in 11 countries worldwide. He is also an Honorary Faculty, Editor and Peer-reviewer of Neuroscience in Webmed Central. He was solely responsible for setting up the Neuroscience department in two medical schools in Seychelles and in the Caribbean. This included curriculum development, syllabus, labs and clinical training in Neurological Examination. Additionally, he was the sole faculty in charge of the Student Surgical Association and was responsible for establishing the format for surgical skills training in medical schools. With more than 400 online brain dissection and Neuroscience videos, which have received hundreds of thousands of views and subscribers. He is a prolific teacher. With more than 35 scientific print publications and 12 papers presented in international conferences. He is a keen academic researcher. He developed a Digital Brain Image Browser which enables a researcher or student to view the internal structure of the human brain by taking transverse slices through the head at 10 mm intervals from the top of the skull to its base. He is due to present this paper in Washington in April 2016. He also developed an electronic computer-based program for quickly establishing the Anatomical Stage of 26 cancers of the human body with just 4 mouse clicks. He presented this paper in Medicine X Conference in Stanford University School of Medicine in September 2012. This earned him a Provisional Patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in January 2013 and 2014.
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Delimaris A. Ioannis

Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece

Research Interest:
Human metabolism (physiology and biochemistry) of endogenous biomolecules, food nutrients, botanicals, toxicants and drugs with emphasis on biology of disease (metabolic & nutritional biology/biochemistry, clinical biochemistry); Investigating the physiological and biochemical effects of various agents (food additives or contaminants, diet, exercise etc.) in public health and human behavior

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Dr. Ioannis A. Delimaris is a Member of the Association of Clinical Laboratory Directors of Cyprus. He holds a BSc, MSc and Dr.Med.Sc. degree from the University of Athens. He has done research at NCSR “Demokritos (DNA Repair Laboratory), Athens School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Harokopion University, and has worked at hospitals. He has taught at Harokopion University (Department of Dietetics), University of Athens (Department of Chemistry) and Institutes of Post-secondary Training for Health Professionals. He is / has been a Member of 6 Scientific Societies, and a Referee /Editor for 13 peer-revied Journals. He has authored 2 books, 1 book chapter, and over 65 peer-reviewed publications in journals and conferences.
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Gulgun Sengul

Ege University
Turkey

Research Interest:
Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience

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Gulgun Sengul, MD is a Professor of Anatomy in Ege University, School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey. Her expertise is on the spinal cord and brainstem anatomy and pain pathways. She has mapped the rat and mouse spinal cord atlases and authored six chapters in the comprehensive spinal cord text book, The Spinal Cord: A Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Text and Atlas, Watson, Paxinos and Kayalioglu (Sengul), Elsevier, 2009. Her most recent work Atlas of the Spinal Cord of the Rat, Mouse, Marmoset, Rhesus, and Human (authors Sengul, Watson, Tanaka, and Paxinos, Elsevier 2013) comprises the first marmoset and rhesus monkey and human spinal cord atlases published. These provide a significant platform on which further spinal cord research can be built. She has also published spinal cord and brainstem chapters in the books ‘The Mouse Nervous System’ (Elsevier, 2012), ‘The Human Nervous System’ (Elsevier, 2012) and ‘The Rat Nervous System’ (Elsevier, 2014). She participated in the advisory board of the Allen Institute for Brain Science (Seattle, WA) projects: Mouse Spinal Cord Atlas, Allen Human Brain Atlas and Brain span - Atlas of the Developing Human Brain. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Anatomy, International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Anatomy and Editorial board member for Turkey for International Neuroscience Journal.
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Joseph N Aziz

Cairo University
Egypt

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His research interest is involving the field of the clinical anatomy. Interests in clinical anatomy become the key stone of his teaching strategy using modern imaging techniques (CT- scan, MRI and Ultrasound). He is continuing to develop momentum in this research area and have published and presented regularly on this topic at international scientific conferences.

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Joseph N Aziz is a leading expert in gross and clinical anatomy education. He is contributing to the teaching and assessment of human gross and clinical anatomy and embryology at all levels. He completed his MD at School of Medicine, Cairo University. In 2009; he has selected by Military Medical Academy as leading Clinical Anatomist for Education Committee and member of the Court Examiners for the High Schools of Nurses. He was appointed in several academic positions both national and international. At that time, he is an active member of many international societies of Anatomy as American association of clinical anatomy (AACA) and Anatomical society of Great Britain and Ireland (AS). He has served as a member on several scientific journal Editorial Boards and panel of reviewer of many journal in the field of anatomy.
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Heshmat Sabet Wassef Haroun

Cairo University
Egypt

Research Interest:
Gross and Cross-Sectional Anatomy; Microscopic (minute) Anatomy; Developmental Anatomy (Embryology); Clinical Anatomy; Radiological Anatomy

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Heshmat Sabet Wassef Haroun currently he is the Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Embryology in Cairo University, Egypt. He Studied Medicine in (Kasr Al Ainy School), Cairo University (1967-1973). He Joined in the Anatomy Department of Cairo University in 1976. He received his M.Sc. degree (in Anatomy) in 1980 and Ph.D. degree (in Anatomy) in 1986. He joined in the Anatomy Department of University of Dammam (former King Faisal University), KSA as an Associate Professor from 2002 to 2012. He is the member of the examination panel of Anatomy and Embryology. He is supervising research projects in all branches of Anatomy. He is the member of the Egyptian Society of Anatomy and HAPS, Network of Anatomy, Instant Anatomy, International Professors. He is the reviewer and Editorial board member for many peer reviewed journals.
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Mohamed A.M. Alsafy

Alexandria University, Egypt

Research Interest:
Anatomy, Embryology and Clinical Anatomy

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Mohamed Alsafy is a professor of anatomy and embryology in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt. He has his expertise in veterinary anatomy and developmental biology. He teaches anatomy, embryology and applied anatomy of domestic animals theoretical and practical courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is the executive editor of Alexandria journal of veterinary sciences (AJVS), and a coordinator of Research Ethics Committee in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University.
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P.G.C.L.Nanayakkara

Department of Anatomy, University of Ruhuna
India

Research Interest:
Diagnosis and Prevention cancers, Particularly the Oral cancer, Precancerous Lesions.

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Dr.P.G.C.L.Nanayakkara is a Senior Lecturer in Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka. He is teaching and assessing Medical undergraduates and postgraduates in Anatomy for the last 19 years since 1996. He had Primary education at Saint Aloysius Collage, Galle and entered the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna in 1998 and graduated with MBBS (Ruhuna) degree in 1995. He got his registration from the Medical Council in 1995 as a Doctor, legally eligible to practice Medicine and Surgery in Sri Lanka. With a brief period of Temporary Demonstrator in the Department of Parasitology in the same Medical faculty where he graduated, completed the compulsory Internship training period in General Hospital, Kalutara, Sri Lanka. In May 1997, he joined the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna as a Lecturer in Anatomy. In 2008, he earned the Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. A certificate course in Gene Technology was successfully completed in 2003, conducted by the GENETECH, Sri Lanka. He is a member of a number of professional Organizations including the Sri Lanka Medical Association. He has published a number of journal articles into his credit. His study findings of MPhil were published recently in one the prestigious international journals, international Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine in April 2016.He is one of the coauthors of the book titled “Anatomical Vocabulary” (ISBN 955 – 99768 – 09 – X), a book frequently used by preclinical students in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna. He is waiting in publishing a book titled ‘Tutorials in Anatomy for Medical Students’, specially prepared for the medical undergraduate and medical postgraduate students who are waiting for their MD Part I (Surgery) examination. He lives in Akmeemana, a small town 6 K.M away from Galle, the capital of southern Sri Lanka.
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Riptinder Singh

Maleka Manipal Medical College
India

Research Interest:
Uro-gynecology– Introduced it as a component of PG training in Fiji School of Medicine

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Dr. Riptinder Singh is a Confident in approach and with the right attitude to succeed. Possessing a vast and extensive experience in own speciality as a clinician, teacher as well as an administrator in medical training and education. Determined to face and overcome new challenges through systematic analytic approach. Interested in facilitating new StartUps in area of Medical Education and Hospitals.
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Sabita Yograj

Department of Physiology, Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences
India

Research Interest:
Autonomic nervous system; Improvement in teaching methodology of medical students; making the basic subject; Physiology more interesting; to get more students interaction in teaching

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Sabita Yograj is presently working as an Associate Prof. of Physiology in Acharya Shri Chandra College of Medical Sciences(ASCOMS) and Hospital, Sidhra, Jammu, J&K, India. After completing her post graduation in Physiology from the Post Graduate Dept. of Physiology, GMC, Jammu she worked in the same department as Demonstrator and then, as a tutor for six years. In Sept.2016 she joined ASCOMS & Hospital, Sidhra as an Assistant Prof. in the Dept. of Physiology and then in Oct.2011 as an Associate Prof. She is a member of a number of professional organisations. She was awarded Fellowship of International Medical Sciences Academy(IMSA) in association with Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow at Mauritius. She is a reviewer and member editorial board of lot many national and international journals. She has number of publications in national and international journals to her credit. She has attended, presented papers and chaired sessions in multiple national and international conferences.
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Laila M Aboul Mahasen Morsy

King Abdulaziz University
Egypt

Research Interest:
Developmental Anatomy (Embryology); Gross Anatomy; Microscopic Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy

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Laila M Aboul Mahasen is a Professor of Anatomy and Embryology in Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Egypt and from 2016 she is a Professor of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, KSA. She has a long expert in education of gross and clinical anatomy. She is contributing to the teaching and assessment of human gross, clinical anatomy and embryology for under and postgraduate students. She has the experience of curriculum designing. She got Ph.D. degree (in Anatomy) in 1995. She got professor degree at 2006. She is supervising research in all branches of Anatomy with great interest to development of human joints and development of pancreas in experimental animals. She was a member of permanent Committee for promotion to professors and associate professor in Al-Azhar University. She has authored 7 books in gross and developmental anatomy. She is the member of the Egyptian Society of Anatomy, Network of Anatomy and Instant Anatomy.
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Huseyin Avni Balcioglu

Istanbul University
Turkey

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H. A. Balcioglu holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry. After receiving his dental degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, in 2001. He worked as a Research Assistant in the department of Anatomy, for five years, and completed the PhD program, while he also worked in private dental practice. During 2007-2008, he served his military service as a lecturer at Gulhane Military Medical Academy. He was appointed to assistant professorship of anatomy in 2009 at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry. He took part in administrative activites associated with his roles as a faculty board member. He is currently a member of the Board of Medical Specialties Reporting System Commission (TUKMOS) of Turkish Ministry of Health. He has lectured as an invited speaker in different symposiums, particularly about TMJ/TMD. He is a member of Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy, and Association of Basic Science Teachers (ABSTD).
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Sandeep Kumar Kar

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
India

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Dr. Sandeep Kumar Kar is presently working as Assistant Professor, Super specialty department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, and Kolkata, India. He has represented India in several world congresses in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care. He has published more than eighty research articles and reviews in high impact international journals including Anaesthesiology (Journal of American Society of Anaesthesiology). He is in the Editorial board of several journals and Editor of Translational Biomedicine, Journal of drug designing, Journal of Bioequivalence and Bioavailability, Journal of Bioanalysis and Medicine, World journal of pharmaceutical Sciences,EJPMR journal and Experimental Cardiology Insight of Blood Pressure, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Interventional Cardiology. He has won several international and National awards like Janak Mehta National Award for best paper in Cardiac Anaesthesiology, B Braun Scholar of the year (2012), ESOP Scholarship (NWAC 2013) and presented papers and lectures in several National and International conferences. He is also a Poet and Writer of international repute with poetry published in several international Journals.
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Aida Sarac Hadzihalilovic

University of Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Research Interest:
Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience; Volumetric Brain analyzes by structural MRI; Neuropsychological aspect of cognitive disfuntion; Medical Anthropology

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Aida Sarac – Hadzihalilovic is a Professor of Anatomy at Medical Faculty University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has more than 18 years of teaching experience of human anatomy to undergraduate students studying to be medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. She has suprvised 15 diploma papers of medicine students, 2 M.Sc, and one Post Doctoral Research Fellows. She is a scientific committee member of severel national/international congress and symposium. She is a member of advisory board/editorial board in a few peer reviewed International Journals. She has carried out national/international research project and published 24 research papers in peer reviewed International and National Journals. She participated with 33 research papers on National and International Congress and Symposium all over the world. The areas of her research interest include volumetric analyzes of limbic structure as: hippocampal formation and amygdale complex. Extraordinary attention is on possibility at presentation and measuring of these structures depending on observed brain cut. Clinical significance is in data presentation related to mention volumetric analyzes at specific group of patients with post-traumatic stress syndrome and temporal epilepsy. She was a visiting professor on invitation at the University on abroad-Ondokuz Mayis Univerzity in Samsun – Turcky, Academic Staff Mobility Program - Mevlana Exchange Program. Also the areas of her research are application of medical anthropology in skull typisation based on her asymmetry, her lenght, width, cepfalic index and cranial capacity, as well as gender skull dimorphisam. She has also published book-Anatomically – anthropological significance of the skull, Isue of Medical faculty Sarajevo, 2015.
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Tarig Hakim Merghani Hakim

University of Tabuk
Saudi Arabia

Research Interest:
Teaching Human Physiology; Respiratory Medicine; Lung Function Tests; Respiratory System; Smoking and Its Related Complications; Metabolic Rate Measurements

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Mona Hassan Mohammed Ali

Suez Canal University
Egypt

Research Interest:
Molecular Biology; Anthropology; Teratology; Radiation Elements and Effect On Health; Histopathology; Immunocytochemistry

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Geoffrey David Guttmann

University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

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He Liu

Gannon University
USA

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Associate Editors

Research Interest: Current trends; Challenges in medical education; Impact of mobile phone radiations & Antioxidants on our body.

Research Interest: Physiology, Neuroscience, Electromagnetic biology, Learning and memory, Medical education

Research Interest: Yoga; Autonomic; Cognitive; Cardio-respiratory; Neurophysiology & Medical education; published many papers in reputed national & international journals; Expert reviewer; Editorial board member for many National and International journals.

Research Interest: Physiology, Neuro-Physiology, stress Physiology and Neuro anatomy

Research Interest: Anatomy, Histology, Physiology and Biochemistry

Research Interest: Free radicals and anti-oxidants; Interactions between leukocyte and endothelial cells; Cyclooxygenases and inflammation; Renal injury; Gastrointestinal motility (stomach, small intestine and colon); Inflammatory bowel diseases; Gastrointestinal inflammation and blood flow; Ischemia/reperfusion injury

Research Interest: Gross Anatomy; Neuroanatomy; Histology; Embryology; Radiological & Imaging Anatomy; Body Donors Program and Ethics; Stereological Methods Applications on Anatomical Studies; Plastination

Research Interest: • Regulatory role of PKC and p21 activator kinases (paKD) in cAMP signaling, cell-cell signaling and development of a model organism dictyostelium
• Understanding of cap-independent translation initiation of coxsackievirus B3 and role of Magnesium ion in viral myocarditis
• Role of adducin for mechanical stability of red blood cells cytoskeleton and its dynamic regulation by protein kinase C (PKC)/cAMP dependent kinases
• Proteomics approaches to find the new red blood cell cytoskeletal complexes, novel active protein kinases and their functions in blood related disorders like leukemia, sickle cell anemia, thalassaemia, and hereditary spherocytosis
• Innovative technology development of rare sugars, DAG enrich oil in the field of neutraceuticles and pharmaceuticles application.
• Hydogel synthesis for drug delivery

Research Interest: New Drug Development; Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; Burgers Disease; CML; AML; Hepatitis

Research Interest: Neurophysiology, Neuroimmunology, Herbal intervention (Tulasi or Ocimum sanctum) for stress, Physiological intervention for stress , diabetes & dysmenorrhoea in humans, role of markers in cancer.