The Sharjah University
UAE View Profile
Pharmacoklinetic/Pharmacodynamic modeling of anti-infective and anti-cancer therapy; Clinical simulation and Monte Carlo analysis; Bacterial resistance in biofilm studies; Minority health care studies
Dr. Noreddin received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of the Pacific, California and received research training as a visiting scholar at the Department of Medicine, Stanford University. He had postdoctoral fellowship (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antimicrobials), Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba followed by an American College of Clinical Pharmacy postdoctoral fellowship (Infectious Diseases). Dr. Noreddin?s research interest includes Pharmacoklinetic/Pharmacodynamic modeling of anti-infective and anti-cancer therapy, clinical simulation and Monte Carlo analysis and bacterial resistance in biofilm studies. Dr. Noreddin has outstanding records of scientific and academic accomplishments with multiple research funding, numerous publications in highly prestigious journals and various presentations in both national and international conferences. He served as a scientific reviewer for the NIH as well as other national and international research institutions.
Michigan State University View Profile
Nebraska Regional Poison Center
USA View Profile
Turkey View Profile
experimental pain (esp. neuropathic pain), experimental itch, opioids, cannabinoids
Prof. Ahmet Ulugol, M.D. is a Professor of Pharmacology at the School of Medicine of Trakya University in Edirne, Turkey. He has more than 30 years of experience in basic pharmacology studies. So far, Dr. Ulugol has published more than 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts in international scientific journals. His research interests include basic pain and itch research, esp. neuropathic pain, cannabinoids and opioids. He is now a member of IASP and CCIC, honorary editor of Balkan Medical Journal, and editorial board members of Journal of Pharmacy and Drug Development, Journal of The Analgesics, CPQ Neurology and Psychology, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Current Research, Current Clinical Pharmacology, Annals of Short Reports, Madridge Journal of Neuroscience, Madridge Journal of Analytical Sciences & Instruments, Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences, SRL Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, EC Neurology, Remedy OA Journal – Pharmacology, Journal of the Analgesics, Journal of Pharmacy and Drug Development, Advances in Applied Physiology, and International Research Journal Of Pharmacology.
Chung Yi Chen
Taiwan View Profile
Pharmacognosy, Natural Products, Chinese Medicine, Natural Product Research
President Chen obtained PhD in 1999 at Kaohsiung Medical University. Currently teaches in Fooyin University, as most young is also the most senior professors and deans. The past 20 years, he has his scientific interests focused on life-threatening diseases, including traditional Chinese medicine used for cancer research. Analysis in recent year’s major active ingredients such as ginger, pepper and cinnamon used in gastrointestinal cancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiparasitic, and other topics. President Chen specializes in isolation, purification and structural analysis of active components of plants. President Chen directed against active constituents of oral cancer, liver cancer, and rectal cancer. President Chen was just over 45 years old, but his work has more than 250 papers, Taiwan one of the young talents. Professor Chen was invited more than 450 kinds of Journal editorial boards. Professor Chen won numerous awards at home and abroad, from 2015, was awarded the lifetime achievement award; from 2016 was awarded the health care & biotechnology merit award; from 2017 was awarded the nation academic award.
Robert L Barkin
Rush Medical College
USA View Profile
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Family Medicine
Dr. Robert L. Barkin is Professor of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Family Medicine at Rush University Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He is also the clinical pharmacologist in a collaborative practice with 6 anesthesiologist physician pain specialists at the NorthShore University Health System Department of Anesthesiology Pain Centerâ€™s of Skokie and Evanston Hospitals in Illinois. Dr. Barkinâ€™s extensive practice of four decades is both outpatient and in-patient for all pain syndromes. Dr. Barkin designs patient specific pharmacotherpeutic treatment plans. Following graduation from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, (1963). Dr. Barkin earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Healthcare Administration from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. (1976). He then earned his Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. (1985).
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
USA View Profile
His professional practice has focused on evaluating potential public and occupational health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment, workplace, pharmaceuticals, and consumer and personal care products. The evaluations have included data analysis, determination of cause-effect relationships, and human health risk assessments.
Charles Barton worked for the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) as Senior Toxicologist/Toxicology Program Manager. He has experience with a variety of industries, including academia, government, pharmaceutical industry and consumer product industry. He was the State Toxicologist of Iowa for seven years. I have been appointed to six National Academy of Sciences committees, four U.S. Pharmacopeia committees, and one ISO committee. He is an Editor for MOJ Toxicology Journal and served on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Toxicology. In addition, he served on the adjunct faculty for several universities. He is the member of over a dozen professional societies, having served as an officer in several. Furthermore, he has 80 various publications. His professional practice has focused on evaluating potential public and occupational health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment, workplace, pharmaceuticals, and consumer and personal care products. He has provided support for diverse civil and criminal cases associated with vapor intrusion; household, environmental and occupational exposures; product liability; indoor-air quality; pharmacology; toxic tort; and various testing methods. His support has focused on data analysis, determination of cause-effect relationships, and human health risk assessment services. Furthermore, he provided consultations regarding litigation strategies, alleged toxic exposure to asbestos, BTEX, cleaning solutions, DDT, dioxin, formaldehyde, fracking fluid, lead, mold, MTBE, nanomaterials, PCBs, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, silica, TCE and many other allegedly toxic chemicals and environmental agents.
Kameshwar Prasad Singh
University of Rochester
USA View Profile
Stem Cells; Immunotoxicology; Toxicology; Immunology; Microbiology; Pathology; Carcinogenesis
Kameshwar Prasad Singh received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Ranchi College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Ranchi, India in 1968-74. He also received specialized Master of Veterinary Science in Veterinary Bacteriology (including Virology, Mycology and Immunology) degree in 1974-76 from Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Ruhelkhand University), Bareilly, India. He began his carrier at the Industrial Toxicology Research Center (CSIR, Govt. of India), Lucknow, India (1977-1992), where became the head of Preventive Toxicology Division and Environmental Microbiology Division. He was selected Raman Research Fellow from CSIR and received postdoctoral training at Department of Surgical Oncology, UCLA Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles in 1989. He subsequently moved to the Institute of Chemical Toxicology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, where served as Senior Research Associate and later worked as Research Scientist in Immunology and Microbiology Division, School of Medicine, Wayne State University (1993-2004). He moved to Environmental Medicine Division, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester in 2004 and joined as Faculty. He has published more than 75 papers and two books. Currently, he is member of Editorial Board of several research journals including Stem Cell Biology and Research, and Veterinary World.
Marshall S Scicchitano
The Weinberg Group
USA View Profile
Investigative/Mechanistic Toxicology; Discovery/Exploratory Toxicology; Toxicogenomics; Drug Discovery; Drug Development; Biomarkers; Regulatory Toxicology; Molecular Diagnostics
Currently, Marshall Scicchitano is the Director of Toxicology at Optimal Pharm/Tox Consulting, LLC and Synergy Research Inc. He has been involved in the field of toxicology for 17 years. He has many years of experience as part of cross-functional clinical/pre-clinical teams, successfully managed and led all of the toxicology activities and effectively collaborated with project team members regarding clinical plans, and regulatory documents. He has experience with toxicology study designs, dose selection, including interpreting toxicology data and generating toxicology study reports. He is also having experience with regulatory authority submissions and interactions. He has very strong molecular biology background with experience developing assays to support a variety of discovery, pre-clinical/clinical projects and development/application of molecular profiling capabilities in the areas of predictive and mechanistic toxicology and biomarker development. He is also having experience in cancer molecular diagnostics and generation/evaluation of diagnostic kits and methods. He is currently a member of the Society of Toxicology and the Society of Toxicologic Pathology. He has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals and delivered many oral presentations. He previously served as co-chair of the FDA Critical Path Institute/Predictive Safety Testing Consortium (PSTC), Vascular Injury Working Group and member of the Testicular Toxicity Working group with the goal to identify biomarkers of pre-clinical drug induced vascular and testicular injury with the vision of clinical translation.
Orisa J Igwe
University of Missouri School of Pharmacy
USA View Profile
Understanding the fundamental mechanisms that underlie signal transduction pathways in chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain states; Oxidant stress -mediated regulation of chronic pain state through Toll-like receptors; Examining the role of phospholipids/Ca2+ pathways in neuronal transmission deficits associated with aging.
Orisa J Igwe did his undergraduate training in Pharmacy with a BS degree graduating with Latin honor of Summa cum Laude from the College of Pharmacy, University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is a registered Pharmacist in Louisiana, Ohio and Minnesota, although his licensure is not currently maintained in any of these states. He obtained a MS degree in Toxicology from the Graduate Center for Toxicology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, and earned a Ph. D in Environmental Health with specialization in Inhalation Toxicology & Industrial Hygiene from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He had a year of postdoctoral training in Molecular Biology at the Eppley Cancer Research Institute, Omaha and a further training in Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience under Professor Alice A. Larson at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul (1986 -1990). At the University of Missouri School of Pharmacy, he is a member of the graduate and regular doctoral faculty since 1995, and has served as Thesis and Dissertation Director for M.S and Interdisciplinary Ph. D students in the Division. Over the years, NIH, The National Headache Foundation, Missouri Alzheimer Foundation, National Arthritic Foundation and University of Missouri Research Board (UMRB) have funded my research interests. He serves as a reviewer for and on the editorial boards of many scientific journals, and as ad hoc on NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Groups.
University of Cincinnati
USA View Profile
Autoimmune Diseases; Cancer; Inflammation and Associated Diseases
Maria Rosaria Carratu
University of Bari
Italy View Profile
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Maria Rosaria Carratu born in Taranto, Italy, on February 20, 1951. Graduated in Medicine, and postgraduated in Clinical Pharmacology, she is Full Professor of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine, University of Bari â€śAldo Moroâ€ť. Author of several peer-reviewed articles in the field of cellular and molecular pharmacology and toxicology. She has carried out part of her research activity in France (Laboratoire de Neurobiologie, Ecole Normale Superieure, Universite Paris VII; Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire, Universite Paris XI, Orsay; Laboratoire de Toxicologie et dHygiene Appliquee, Universite Bordeaux II) and in Germany (Physiologisches Institut Universitat Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg). The research activity is now focused on the characterization of molecular targets for novel drugs in experimental models of neurodegeneration. She has been member of the Executive Committee of Italian Society of Toxicology (1996-2003) and Temporary Advisor of WHO. Directorship: Department of Pharmacology and Human Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Bari (2008-2011); PhD School in Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Therapy (2001-2014); PhD School in Biomedical Sciences and Technologies (2005-2010); post-graduate School in Medical Pharmacology (2008-2013). Membership: SIF, SITOX, SIN, EUROTOX, IUPHAR, EBRA, BDS. Professional affiliation: Medical Association, National and European Register of Toxicologists. She is serving as reviewer for Journals in the field of neuroscience and toxicology.
Alfonso Vazquez Botello
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mexico View Profile
Independent researcher and consultant
Germany View Profile
Non-clinical safety research and non-animal methods. Metabolism of chemical substances, toxicokinetics, chemical mutagenesis and carcinogenesis, endocrine active substances. Susceptible groups at risk and risk assessment of chemical substances.
Diploma in chemistry, Dr. rer. nat., EUROTOX Registered Toxicologist. Consultant in toxicology. More than 35 years of experience in toxicological basic research and regulatory risk assessment of chemical substances. Areas: Occupational and consumer safety, risk communication, good laboratory practice (GLP). After his education in chemistry (diploma and doctoral degree) at the University of Marburg, Germany, Werner Lilienblum moved to the University of GĂ¶ttingen and finished an education in toxicology in 1983. From 1987 to 2005, he was head and later Director and Professor at the Authority for occupational and environmental protection of the State of Lower Saxony, Germany. Among his honorary activities, he was a member of the Advisory Committee (2001-2015) and the Executive Board (2003-2010) of the German Toxicology Society. From 2011 to 2016, he was a scientific advisor and member of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) advising the European Commission. More than 100 research papers, reviews, book chapters and published expert reports. See also these links: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Werner_Lilienblum and www.linkedin.com/in/werner-lilienblum-17b484b4
Henk A Tennekes
Independent Consultant in Zutphen
Netherlands View Profile
non-clinical safety research; chemical risk analysis
Henk A. Tennekes, M.Sc., Ph.D., FRSM has authored ground-breaking papers on chemical risk assessment. He was one of the first scientists to recognize the environmental hazards of neonicotinoid insecticides and the first scientist to demonstrate the absence of a threshold dose for the liver tumour-promoting insecticide dieldrin. Dr. Tennekes was Secretary of the Toxicology Section of the Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology from 1992-1998 and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Register of Toxicologists from 1996-2000. He is an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Western Norway Research Institute
Norway View Profile
Industrial Environmental Issues; Transportation; Alternative Energy; Health and Environmental Impact of New Materials/technologies.
Otto has a PhD in transportation and industrial ecology from 2003, Masters of Science in analytical biochemistry from 1982. He has worked as a researcher/project manager at Western Norway Research Institute – Stiftinga Vestlandsforsking, Sogndal, Norway since 1994 with main focus on industrial environmental issues, transportation and alternative energy. He has also been a guest professor at Shanghai University, and worked as a Senior Scientist at Dyno Particles quality assurance department, at 3Ms pharmaceutical department in St. Paul Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota and the Institute of Public Health in Oslo. His objective through scientific research is to improve the understanding of the wide range of environmental impacts from technologies and products, in order to improve the quality of life for all. He has authored over 100 research publications, including 15 book chapters, and 1 book. He is on the advisory boards of several journals and reviewer for many scientific journals.
Stoycho D Stoev
Bulgaria View Profile
Mycotoxins, Toxicologic Pathology, Histopathology, Mycotoxic Nephropathy, Balkan Endemic Nephropathy.
Education: Fac. of Veterinary medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (1980-1985). Academic Credentials: Ph.D. (30/06/1998); D.Sc. (14/10/2004); Professor in â€śPathologoanatomy and cytopathologyâ€ť (30/08/2007). National Experience: Professor in Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University since 1987 (assistant professor from 1987 to 1999). Project leader of 4 research projects (regarding mycotoxic nephropathy in farm animals and humans) funded by National Science Fund of Ministry of Science and Education in Bulgaria: International Experience: Bulgarian project leader of Joint Research Project between Bulgaria and UK funded by The Royal Society - London (1997-2000); The main Pathologist in eight Joint International Research Projects between Bulgaria and Germany funded by International Pharmaceutical Strategies and Solutions (IPSS) GmbH â€“ Germany (2005-2007); Specialisations in Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine - London, U.K (September, 1998) and in Laboratoire de Toxicologie et SĐµcurity Alimentaire, Toulouse, France (2000 - NATO grant); Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship of FP6 of EU (2007-2008) in University of Johannesburg - the project addressed the cause of porcine/chicken/human nephropathies in Bulgaria and South Africa; Coordinator of Marie Curie IRSES project of FP7 of EU between Bulgaria, Hungary, India and South Africa (2013-2016); Visiting Professor in Department of Food Technology of Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg (2013-2016). Memberships: â€śInternational Society on Toxinologyâ€ť (2001); â€śEuroscience Associationâ€ť (2008); â€śScience Advisory Boardâ€ť (2006); ORC expert and CORDIS expert of EC (2011); Faculty Scientific Council of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Trakia University (2008); Commission for Control of Procedures Related to Rules for Development of Academic Staff in Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Trakia University (since 2016); Commission of Medico-Biological Sciences in Fac. of Veterinary Medicine in Trakia University (since 2015); Commission of Scientific Research in Fac. of Veterinary Medicine in Trakia University (since 2016). Research Interests: mycotoxins, toxicologic pathology, histopathology, mycotoxic nephropathy, Balkan endemic nephropathy. Publications: Having more than 100 publications in peer reviewed international journals, international books or chapters of books and above 1400 quotations of the same publications; H-index in Scopus â€“ 19. Personal Data: Date of birth: 8th of September 1960; Nationality: Bulgarian
UAE View Profile
Bacterial Exotoxins; Antimicrobial activity of Copper Iodide Nanoparticles and Polyiodides with polymers; Chlostridium Difficile infections; Paralytic poliomyelitis; AIDS virus; The Effect of Metformin and Diabetes; Vitamin D Deficiency
Dr. Samir Bloukh received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan in 1977. He also received Postgraduate Diploma in Bacteriology (Microbiology), University of Manchester, UK, 1985 and his Ph.D in Virology and Serology (Microbiology), University of Manchester, UK, 1991 He began his carrier in the Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan (1978-1984), where became the deputy head of Jordan Vaccine Institute, as well as the head of Diptheria Toxoid Production Unit..Then he continued with diagnostic Microbiology in the Central Diagnostic Lab of the Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan. After his PhD., he continued from 1991-1999 as Head of Serology and Virology Department in the Central Diagnostic Laboratory, as well as teaching part-time in Amman University. He received postdoctoral training at the Research Institute For Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan from 1992-1993 in Advanced Microbial Diseases Study.. He subsequently moved to the Sustainable Management Development Program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, MI, where received training in Management for International Public Health and another training in Management in 1998. He moved to College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Ajman University in 1999, joined as faculty member, served as Dean of College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences from 2000-2009 and continues currently as faculty member. He has published more than 15 papers.
UAE View Profile
Metabolism, Conductivity and Nanomaterials, Nutrition and healthy lifestyle Dietary intake and herbal treatment for Diabetes Type 2 patients
Dr. Zehra Edis received her degree BSc. in 1992 and continued with her MSc. in 1997 in Chemistry from University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany with the thesis â€žInvestigations on the Synthesis of Fluororganogallium-Compoundsâ€ś. After that, she gained a PhD. Scholarship of the Graduiertenkolleg â€žClassification of phase transitions in crystalline compounds on account of structural and physical anomaliesâ€ś from the University of Cologne Germany and received her PhD. in 1999 with the thesis â€žPolyiodides of 12-Crown-4 Complexes with Alkali cationsâ€ś. She was working until as scientific employee at Akzo Nobel Chemicals in Cologne (Process- and Quality control) and scientific employee at the University of Cologne (Teaching and Lab-Supervision). She worked as research Intern in Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany on the properties of conducting polymers. After that she joined Ajman University as Part-Time Lecturer in General Chemistry and Laboratory instructor for Engineering and Dentistry in the Ajman University, UAE (2000-2013), later also working additionally as Part-Time Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry I, II, General Chemistry for Engineering and General Chemistry for Health Sciences, in Sharjah University, UAE. Since February 2014 she is faculty member and Assistant Professor in Ajman University, UAE. She has published more than 7 papers.
Tawfik A Saleh
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Saudi Arabia View Profile
Main research interest focuses on materials, nanomaterials, composites, polymeric composite,hybrid nanomaterials. We study the chemical and physical properties of the prepared materials by different techniques including FTIR, UV-Vis, Raman, NMR, XRD, FRD, TEM, SEM, AFM, in addition to electrochemical techniques like cyclic voltammetry, square wave, polarimetry, potentiometry, etc. In addition, I have broad interest in the applications of the synthesized nano-materials in different fields.
Dr. Tawfik Abdo Saleh is a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He has published many books and several papers in international refereed journals and conference proceedings, authored and edited several books and book chapters, and he is a member of several local and international scientific societies. He has supervised many graduate students. His expertise includes the synthesis, design, and preparation of materials, nanomaterials, nanocomposites, and hybrid materials and their applications. His expertise also includes materials characterization using various techniques.
King Faisal University
Saudi Arabia View Profile
Toxicology; Bioassay and Chemistry of Pesticides; Management of Hazardous Chemicals; Analytical Methods for Determination of Pesticide Residues; IPM; Phytosanitary Regulation Measures.
1. Currently Mohammed Jamal is working as Professor of pesticides Science and toxicology at King Fissal University, Saudi Arabia. He was professor of pesticide sciences at Faculty of agriculture, Damascus University and responsible for teaching courses in pesticides from 1991 to 2009. He was Director of Plant Protection Dept. at Ministry of Agriculture and responsible for Pesticides regulation and registration, Phytosanitary measures and management, Pest control all over Syrian territory from 2003 to 2007. He has membership in Royal entomology society – London, Arab Society for Plant Protection. He has work experience in Analytical methods for determination of pesticides residues, Bioassay and toxicity of pesticides, Integrated Pest management. He is member of Chemical safety committee, Technical and scientific committee, Supreme consultative committee of pesticides. He is 5. Member and technical consultant of the committee formed by Ministry of agriculture for Disposal of Obsolete, unwanted and banned pesticides stocks in Syria. He is the Head of agrochemical and public health insecticide working group. He has published numerous scientific papers in peer reviewed journals.
Charles Vyvyan Howard
University of Ulster
Coleraine View Profile
Vyvyan Howard is a medically qualified pathologist with interests in low dose minimal change toxicology, particularly of the fetus and neonate. He has worked for many years in the field of developmental neurotoxicology, including the actions of pharmaceutical agents, pesticides and environmental pollutants. He is an expert on the quantification of toxicological change with the use of stereology. He has a long founded interest and expertise in imaging living processes through the use of microscopy. Recently he has held major grants for investigating the toxicology of nano-particles in biological systems. He has experience in regulatory toxicology, having served 6 years on the Advisory Committee on Pesticides in the UK. He has recently been appointed an expert in toxicology by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) as a Member of the CEN/TC 436 Technical Committee addressing cabin air quality in commercial aircraft.
Khandakar Akhter Hossain
Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd
China View Profile
Dr Engineer Khandakar Akhter Hossain, is a renowned naval architect and working last 27 years with excellent reputation in home and abroad. He has twenty seven years experience in shipbuilding, repair, re-cycling, pollution control, waste management, clean environment & energy field. He did his B Sc and M Sc Engineering in naval architecture and marine engineering with distinct result (first class first) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He did his Ph D from California, USA. He also did MESC & ISMC from Pakistan and USA respectively. He did MDS from National University and MBA from Open University. He served as engineer officer onboard different ships and as instructor/teacher in Naval Academy, Marine Academy and MIST. He also served as DGM (Shipbuilding) & GM (Production) in Khulna Shipyard & Narayangonj Dockyard respectively; and as Staff Officer in UN Mission in Sudan. He also works in Head Office as Deputy Director/Senior management level. He has few dozen of international publication/article on shipbuilding, ship re-cycling, energy and engineering technology in different technical journal. Presently he is working at National Port as top managerial post. His record of achievement, academic degrees, professional courses and article/paper published in international journal narrated in brief below.
Fuat Nihat Ozaydin
Turkey View Profile
xenobiotics, drugs, human, adverse effects, toxicology, pharmacovigilance, death, end-organ-damage, disability, pathophysiology, medicolegal.
Im a medical doctor. I also have a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology. I worked as a medical director in pharmaceutical companies for many years. I followed the issues of drug safety, pharmacovigilance, SPCs preparation. I am now an academic staff at Okan University.
Turkey View Profile
Testing of genotoxic effects of environmentally and occupationally exposed chemicals; Risk assessment of chemicals
Yalcin Duydu received his PhD in 1995 from University of Ankara, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Department of Toxicology with the study titled “Biological Monitoring of Alkyl lead Compounds”. During his postdoc training in the department of toxicology, he investigated the human health effects of lead exposure in occupational settings. He also worked on the DNA repair capacity in patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Recently he is working on the reproductive and developmental effects of boron in humans exposed to high level of boron and focused on the human health risk assessment. He has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals including Mutation Research, Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, Archives of Toxicology. He has received a fellowship granted by the “United Nations Drug Control Programme” and has complited a training programme in the “Analysis of Drugs in Biological Specimens” at the “Centre of Behavioural and Forensic Toxicology Instituet of Legal Medicine, Padova, Italy from October 3rd to December 30th 1994. In 2001, he received a sholarship from TUBITAK (NATO-B2) and studied for 4 months on “Determination of oestrogen like activities by the yeast hER-mediated transcription assay” at the Institute of Ecological Chemistry (GSF), Neuherberg, Munich, Germany. In 2005, he received a sholarship from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and studied for 3 months at “Institute of Food Technology and Food Chemistry, Technical University Berlin” on “Effects of Lead Compounds on Oxidative DNA Damage in Cultured Human Cells and Human Lymphocytes”. He is a member of International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX), Association of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX) and Turkish Society of Toxicology (TST). He is an active member of TST and served as a Secretary-General of this society between 2001 – 2005. He is a member of the editorial board of “The Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences” since 2005. In 2011 he received the certificate of “European Registered Toxicologist (ERT)”. He is currently working as full Professor in the Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy at the Ankara University, Turkey.
Mohammad Habib Raza
Aligarh Muslim University
India View Profile