Emory University School of Medicine
Regulation of death receptor-mediated apoptotic pathway by small therapeutic molecules and their implications in drug-induced apoptosis and cancer therapy; Understanding and targeting mTOR signaling pathway in cancer therapy.
Dr. Shi-Yong Sun is a tenured Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His research primarily focuses on regulation of death receptors, particularly TRAIL receptors, by small therapeutic molecules and their implications in drug-induced apoptosis and cancer therapy. In addition, his lab is interested in understanding mTOR signaling in cancer and targeting the mTOR axis for cancer therapy. He is a Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Cancer Scientist and Halpern Research Scholar. He is on the editorial boards of over 20 cancer-related journals and has published over 150 papers in prominent peer-reviewed journals.
Alain L Fymat
International Institute of Medicine and Science
Cancer, nanomedicine, nanoneurology, nanooncology and related nanobiotechnology, and the epigenetics/ecogenetics of disease including cancer
Dr. Alain L Fymat is a medical-physical scientist and an educator who was educated at the Universities of Bordeaux and Paris-Sorbonne, France, and the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the current President/CEO and Professor at the International Institute of Medicine & Science with a previous appointment as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Professor at the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, both Institutes located in Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.A. He was formerly Professor of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Radiological Sciences, Critical Care Medicine and Physics at several U.S. and European Universities (University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and Loma Linda University, California; University of Lille, France). Earlier, he was Deputy Director (Western Region) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (Office of Research Oversight). At the Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Medical Center, he was Scientific Director of the Radiology Service, Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center and, for a time, Acting Chair of Radiology. Previously, he was also Director of the Division of Biomedical and Biobehavioral Research at the University of California at Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, California. He has extensively published (nearly 350 scholarly publications including patents, books & monographs, book chapters, refereed articles). He is Honorable Editor of the Journal of Cancer Prevention & Current Research and the Journal of Nanomedicine Research, and Editor of the Global Journal of Nanomedicine, the Journal of Nanobiotechnology and the Journal of Tumor Medicine and Prevention.
University Paris Descartes
Nahla Abdel Moneim Hamed
Various Hematological diseases with special stress on molecular genetics of acute myeloid leukemia and its impact on prognosis and treatment
Dr. Nahla Hamed is a Professor in the clinical hematology and bone marrow transplant department,at Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt. Her researches focus on study of molecular genetics in acute myeloid leukemia. She is on editorial board of several oncology and hematology related journals. She is a supervisor over several master and doctor thesis. She published over 86 articles and research in several journals and international conferences.
Gamal Abdul Hamid Al-Alawi
University of Aden
Joseph Michael Stavas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mohd Maqbool Lone
Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Mohd Maqbool Lone is a highly accomplished and dedicated Radiation Oncologist with over 22 years of extensive experience in hospital practice and teaching, Treatment and research in all types of cancers, with expertise in: Hands on experience in using state of the art equipment. He is working as a Professor & Head of Radiation Oncology, attended seminars and conferences, guided postgraduates and PhD students. He Researched and regularly updated his knowledge in the advances in the field of Radiation Oncology. He attended professional courses to enhance skills and published 56 papers. He was instrumental in installation and commissioning of Cobalt unit, Linac and HDR Brachytherapy unit in the department. He organized successful conferences of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India.