Statogen Consulting and Georgia Southern University
Dr. Stephan Ogenstad is President Statogen Consulting (www.statogen.com), Wake Forest, NC, a biostatistics consulting company.
Dr. Ogenstad was a founder and Managing Partner of Innovalyst during 2008. He served as statistical advisor to members of the Nobel Prize committee of Medicine and Physiology, and was previously, VP of Biometrics at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in MA. He has 25 years of experience with major pharmaceutical companies and distinguished university hospitals from around the world. Dr. Ogenstad earned a PhD in Statistics, University of Stockholm, and worked as a professor of statistics at the Dept. of Statistics, University of Stockholm. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee of the UNC at Greensboro, and is President of NC Chapter of the American Statistical Association, and Program Chair for Statistical Consulting for ASA.
He lectured in experimental design, drug development and in other areas of biostatistics at the Karolinska Institute and the Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden. He is also a frequent presenter at international conferences.
Dr. Ogenstad has been the president of the Swedish Society for Medical Statistics, council member of the Swedish Statistical Association, council member and co-founder of the European Federation of Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (EFSPI), and chair of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Biostatistics and Data Management.
During the past 25 years, he has held senior executive positions in nonclinical and clinical biostatistics and CDM with AstraZeneca, Parexel International Corp, Amgen, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Ogenstad was the lead statistician to the filing of 32 NDA/BLA/IDE submissions in Europe, USA and Japan. He has more than 80 publications, books, and presentations in biostatistics and medicine.
Experimental design, Drug development, Biostatistics
Dr. Morteza Samini is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He has 45 years of experience teaching Pharmacology. He has published 68 scientific articles in English and 432 in Farsi.
Professor Ambikanandan Misra is currently Professor of Pharmacy, and was the former Dean of the Faculty of Technology & Engineering and Head of the Department of Pharmacy at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. He has been associated with the field of pharmaceutical sciences for more than 39 years especially in the development of Novel Drug Delivery Systems. 45 PhD and 136 Master students have completed their dissertation under his guidance. He has 7 books, 41 book chapters and 166 peer-reviewed publications in reputed journals. He participates in various editorial boards pf renowned journas and has recieved multiple prestigious awards in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His complete bio can be found here: https://ambikanandanmisra.academia.edu/
Drug Delivery Systems, Pulmonary Research, Nasal Drug Delivery, Nanotechnology, Nanoscience, Gene Delivery, Cancer Chemotherapy
Dr. Rizvi is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and has published many peer-reviewed articles in top ranking journals and two book chapters. Dr. Rizvi's publications include one of the most highly rated articles, two cover articles and one figure from Dr. Rizvi's paper was included in the text book Quantitative Chemical Analysis by Daniel C. Harris (7th Edition, p 616, W. H. Freeman, 2006, ISBN-10: 0716770415). Dr. Rizvi also presented his work through posters and oral presentations in national and international conferences. Dr. Rizvi serves as an editor-in-chief, and an editorial/reviewer board member for other renowned scientific journals.
Micro and Nano-Technology for Drug Delivery, Controlled Release Formulations, Solid State Chemistry of the Drugs, Surface Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Soft Material Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry, Vaccinology and Immunology.
Dr. Gopal is a pharmaceutical expert who is well versed with synthesis of new chemical entities and preliminary screening in both invivo and invitro models. He is interested in synthetic research of new molecular entities, and currently holds the position of Professor in Medicinal Chemistry at MAHSA University.
Medicinal Chemistry: Synthesis & characterization of biological active New Chemical Entities bearing five or six-member heterocyclic ring system, Pharmacological Evaluation of any synthesized compounds. Isolation & characterization of active constituent in the plant origin.
Dr. Ramy Naguib Attia holds a Doctor of Pharmacy, a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and an MBA. He has worked primarily in pharmaceutical research for 17 years and has strong experience in different categories of pharmacy (industry, community and hospital). He has a proven track record of publications in pre-clinical research and drug discovery process, with a focus on target identification and validation and the development of in vivo animal models for different human diseases. Currently, Dr. Attia is the Director of Pharmacy at BioScrip, Inc in Memphis, TN, USA.
Home Infusion Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Real time PCR, analytical HPLC, ChIP assays, microarray, site directed mutagenesis, enzyme kinetics assays, drug formulations, protein expression and purification, viral transduction, cell transfection, cell culture techniques, high throughput screening technologies and statistical analysis of large data sets, including use of PipelinePilot
Dr. Deniz Dogan
University of Gazi & Güven Grup Occupational Health Safety Private Company
University of Gazi & Güven Grup Occupational Health Safety Private Company
Dr. Deniz Dogan holds an MD and is currently finishing her PhD in Pharmacology. She has worked as a medical physician for 8 years in the fields of in familiy medicine, emergency medicine and occupational health.
Neuropharmacology, especially ADHD and understanding its etiopathogenesis and possible treatments. Her current research focuses on understanding mechanisms of diseases and their possible pharmacological treatments based upon cause and efffect relation.
Dr. Armita Azarpanah holds a Doctor of Pharmacy and is currently completing a PhD in Pharmaceutical Science at Long Island University in New York, USA. She has held pharmaceutical research positions both in industry and clinical settings, and she has 9 publications from these experiences.
pharmaceutical manufacturing, pharmacology, bioprocess engineering, monoclonal antibody production and purification, therapeutic proteins purification, pharmaceutical nanotechnology, quality control of pharmaceuticals
Dr. Hardik Mody holds MSc and PhD degrees in Pharmaceutics from the University of Ohio. He has more than 7 years of experience in leading multiple projects concurrently as evidenced by 22 peer-reviewed publications with >500 citations, 4 conference publications, and 32 scientific oral/poster presentations. He is currently completing his postdoctoral research within the Department of Pharmaceutics at the UF College of Pharmacy.
Evaluating various microRNA candidates for therapeutic applications in cancer; Designing nanoparticle formulations for delivering microRNAs as potential cancer therapies; Identifying molecular targets involved in metastasis with their potential applications for cancers; Optimizing drug combination regimens for cancer treatments.
Dr. Giovanna Borini is a professor, researcher and entrepreneur. She graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences with Master's and Doctorate degrees from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo (USP). She has international experience gained in a doctoral internship at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology-Industrial Pharmacy Lab of the University of Basel - Switzerland, in 2006. Currently she is a lecturer of the discipline of Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Technology of Medicines, Cosmetology at UNINOVE (University of Nove de Julho). As a researcher, she has been developing R & D & I projects related to the development and use of new pharmaceutical and cosmetic ingredients, such as the use of biopolymers for the formation of active carrier films, and the study of biopolymer processes from biomass / industrial waste. In the cosmetics area, she has developed projects aimed at the use and /or optimization of the use of new ingredients in various types of cosmetic formulations (gels, creams, bar soaps, liquid soap, lotions, emulsions), as yogurt powder, vegetable oils (as Queen nut oil) and cocoa liquor. Dr. Borinin is also the co-founder of the company Grautec PDI, a technology-based startup that works for obtaining non-active ingredients from biomass in the agro-industrial sector.
biopolymers, pharaceutical technology industrial process related to all kind of pharmaceutical dosage forms, particle granulation and coating in fluidized beds, extraction and purification os biopolymers from biomss, R&D of new ingredients and nanobiotechnology
Dr. Hamid Reza Jamshidi holds a MSc in Medical Toxicology and a PhD in Toxicology & Pharmacology from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. During his education he gained international experience with a Research Fellowship at the University of Geneva. Since obtaining his PhD he has held various positions in research and academia at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Yazd University of Medical Sciences. Currently, he is the Head of the Toxicology Department in the School of Pharmacy at Yazd University of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Xinyu Wang holds a B.S. degree in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences specializing in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. He is a pharmacy educator with in-depth knowledge and excellent teaching experience in Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Calculations, and Compounding Lab courses. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Pharmaeutical Sciences at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Georgia Campus.
Oncology, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Diseases: Extensive hands-on experience in bioavailability and bioequivalence studies, pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling, studies of ADME and drug-drug interactions through drug transporters, metabolism enzymes, and protein binding.
Dr. Aynur Gunenc has a PhD in Chemistry (Food Science & Nutrition) currently works at Carleton University as a research associate investigating the chemistry and functionality of plant-based bioactive compounds in novel-health promoting and value added food processing.
Dr. Laura Espina holds a PhD in Food Science. She currently works at Cardiff University and Neem Biotech as a postdoctoral researcher in the search of new antibiotics, after having specialised in the bactericidal activity of plant essential oils and their individual constituents.
Medical Microbiology; Molecular Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology; Antibiotic drug discovery
Dr. Monzurul Roni holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from South Dakota State University. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Hampton University in Hampton, VA, USA.
Dr. Roni's research interests include translational pharmaceutical research, specifically behavioral and molecular pharmacology.
Dr. Dariush Ilghari holds a PhD in Biochemistry from University of Leicester, UK. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at New York University of Medical Sciences in Molecular Pharmacology. He currently holds the appointment of Assistant Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics and maintains the following affiliations:
-The University of Texas at Austin- College of Pharmacy
-New York University School of Medicine- Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
-The University of Leicester- Department of Biochemistry
-Qazvin University of Medical Sciences- Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics
From the beginning of his graduate-level research, Dr. Veeravalli has been principally interested in the field of drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. Currently he is working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery (JHDD), Johns Hopkins University. At JHDD, his research focuses on evaluating drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics of several novel analogs intended for development as neurotherapeutics and oncotherapeutics. Prior to joining JHDD, he had 13 years of industrial experience in the field of DMPK, working with leading contract research organizations™ in India such as Syngene international Ltd, GVK BIO Pvt Ltd, Aurigene discovery technoloigies Ltd and Apotex research Pvt Ltd. During his professional tenure, he has worked extensively in the field of drug discovery, supporting the preclinical and clinical DMPK aspects.
1) Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics 2) Bioanalysis 3) Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics/ Toxicokinetics 4) Metabolite identification 5) Cancer research 6) Metabolic disorders 7) Invitro ADME 8) Cell culture 9) High throughput screening
Dr. Qian Ding is currently an Assistant Professor in Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. Her research experience includes observational study, research design and large database analyses such as Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, Medical Expenditure Penal Survey, and National Health Interview Survey. She is currently interested in population-based outcome research and patient safety in health care systems.
Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Medication Errors
Dr. Reshmi Singh is an experienced healthcare services professional skilled in Clinical and Translational Research, Patient Education, Evidence-based Medicine, and Outcomes Research.She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming, focusing on Social and Administrative Pharmacy.
Dr. Singh's research interests focus on: health disparity and health literacy, especially for rural populations and persons with mental illnesses, intellectual disabilities or Parkinson's disease. Her research overall focuses on how to improve medication use and quality of life of patients through both patient and community engagement.
Dr. Douglas Chaves is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy at the Federal Rural Univeraity of Rio de Janeiro. He holds degrees in Pharmacy and Natural Products Chemistry. He has experience in pharmacy and chemistry with an emphasis on natural products, mainly in the following topics: pharmacognosy, analytical methods, general chemistry, organic chemistry, natural products chemistry, analytical methods of analysis,pPhytochemistry, functional foods, quality control, antithrombotic and biochemistry.
1) Peptides, alkaloids and phenolics from animals and peptides and their biological activity. 2) Insecticidal compounds and antiparasites.
Dr. Rania Elgamal is an experienced Assistant Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. She is skilled in Clinical Research, Life Sciences, Data Analysis, Science, and Research. She is a strong administrative professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry from Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.
Antimicrobial drugs for pharmaceutical purposes.
Dr. Awanish Mishra
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER-R)
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER-R)
Dr. Awanish Mishra is serving as Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He has obtained his M. Pharm (Pharmacology) from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar after qualifying GATE-2005 & 2006. He then joined PhD program in Pharmacology at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research, Punjabi University, Patiala and served as ICMR-Senior Research Fellow. After completion of his PhD he joined NIPER, Raebareli. He is life time member of Indian Pharmacological Society, Indian Academy of Neuroscience, Laboratory Animal Science Association of India, Italo-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine and associate member of Society for Neuroscience. He has been recipient of many awards and honours including 1st Prize in one week training program for Analytical Technique and Instrumentation at NIPER, SAS Nagar, GATE qualified (2005 and 2006). He has visited many countries and is recipient of International Travel Grant from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi (Year 2012); Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (Year 2013) and International Brain Research Organization (IBRO-2015).
The focus of Dr. Mishra's research includes understanding the pathogenesis of neurological disease (especially epilepsy) and neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson Disease), and exploring novel therapeutic targets for their management. He is focused on how altered metal homeostasis is involved in neurodegeneration by monitoring neurochemical, molecular and histological changes and exploring novel therapeutic strategies for its management. He is also working on copper induced neurotoxicity and its management, specifically exploring novel approaches for the management for Wilson’s disease.
Dr. Hossam S El-Sawy is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Egyptian Russian University, Badr City, Cairo, Egypt. His master practical work was focused on handling the niosomal encapsulation of amikacin sulphate aminoglycoside antibiotic for enhancing its efficacy and safety where was conducted in the National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt. As a PhD student, he processed a niosomal study for anticancer delivery optimization concerning adenocarcinoma remediation and cytotoxicity in vitro profile study using Box-Behnken design. He was recently awarded the PhD of Pharmaceutics from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. His main research direction particularized in pharmaceutical and nanotechnology research topics. His recent participation was focused on establishing the research center in Faculty of Pharmacy, Egyptian Russian University with the cooperation of his colleagues of the different Faculty departments, for the objective of planning a multidisciplinary projects which will serve many pharmaceutical and medicinal applications in the next few years.
Drug delivery systems and carriers (formulation, characterization and evaluation), cancer cell lines in vitro cytotoxicity studies, nanotechnology/nanoparticles, statistical experimental design, parenteral drug delivery, drug targeting, in vitro/in vivo methodologies for evaluating drug transport, nanomedicine/nano-pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical technology in cancer treatment optimization and targeting.
Dr. Habibullah Khalilullah is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, Unaizah College of Pharmacy, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia. He did his postgraduate and doctorate in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Hamdard University, India. Before joining Qassim University, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Alwar Pharmacy College, RUHS, India and S.D College of Pharmacy and Vocational Studies, UPTU, India. He has extensive experience in pharmaceutical research through his fruitful association with leading institutions inside and outside the country. He has more than 8 years of teaching experience in Medicinal Chemistry, Phytochemistry, Molecular Modelling and Drug Design.
Synthesis of complex heterocyclic frameworks; Identification and validation of new biomolecular targets for various therapeutic areas and design and syntheses of heterocyclic compounds as antimicrobial agents against resistant microorganisms.
Dr. Khaled Abuzeid is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy in the Faculty of Pharmacy at Ahram Canadian University, Egypt. He is responsible for the delivery of the following courses: Physical pharmacy, Pharmaceutical dosage forms, Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, and Bioequivalence studies. He is a member in the scientific committee for the evaluation of bioequivalent studies admitted by pharmaceutical companies (Centeral Administration of Pharmaceutical Affairs, CAPA, MOH, Egypt). He is also an R&D Consultant for different pharmaceutical companies held in Egypt with a high experience in formulating different dosage forms and cosmetic preparations.
Dr. Omid Gholami holds a PharmD and a PhD in Pharmacology. He has worked both as a Pharmacist in the private sector and in academia, primarily at Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences where he currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Pharmacology.
Cancer chemotherapy, Apoptosis, Herbal medicines, Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Investigation of new drugs from laboratory to clinic (Bench to Bedside)
Dr. Ramin Ataee holds a PhD in Pharmacology. He has international experience through a scholarship to Queensland Institute of Medical Sciences (QIMR) in Brisbane, Australia and a international traineeship at the Institute Pasteur in Aramand Frappier institute in Montreal, Canada. Since obtaining his PhD he has been working as an Assistant Professor at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences in both teaching and research capacities.
Cancer pharmacology; In vivo and in vitro neuroscience; Diabetes pharmacology, especially in animal models
Dr. Nasrin Movahhedin received her Pharm D and PhD from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. She completed her postdoctoral research under Professor Hamman and has held the position of Assistant Professor at Urmia University of Medical Sciences in the Pharmacy Department since 2015.
Pharmacognosy, Natural product chemistry, Pharmacology, Herbal medicine
Dr. Murthy is an independent and creative scientist with broad background in drug product development and drug delivery. He holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics with 6+ years of total work experience in drug product development. He has authored/co-authored 14+ publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Drug Delivery, Drug Product Development, Formulation Research
Dr. Al-Sawahli holds a MSc and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has held positions both in the pharmacy industry and in academia. He currently holds the position of Lecturer in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology at Kafrelsheikh University in Egypt.
Advanced drugs delivery systems, Biotherapeuticals nanoparticles development, Drug targeting,
Dr. Hamid Reza Rahimi holds a PharmD and a PhD in Toxicology. He has worked as a Pharmacist and held various positions in the Pharmacy industry and academia. He currently works as an assistant professor at Kerman University of Medical Sciences.
Toxicology, Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology, and Pharmacology
Dr. Vichitra Kaushik holds a B.Pharm, M.Pharm (Pharmacognosy), and Ph.D (Pharmacy). He has 14 years of experience in teaching and research and has filed more than 12 Indian patents. He currently holds the position of Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacognosy at MM College of Pharmacy.
Phytopharmacology and Standardization of herbal drugs.
Dr. Sadeghi completed his clinical pharmacy residency on 2012. He currently holds the position of Assisstant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. In addition, he works in a tertiary university-affiliated hospital as the Pharmaceutical Care Department Chair.
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics; Pharmaceutical care; Pharmacy practice
Dr. M.Y.Abbasi is an academic Clinical Pharmacist with educational qualification of B.Pharm and PharmD. He has worked since 2012 as Assistant Professor in India and Saudi Arabia. where he was involved in training budding clinical pharmacist and teaching Pharmacotherapeutics. currently, he is working on Clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacometrics research.
Dr.S.Duraviel, Professor of Pharmaceutics, holds degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Madras Medical College, Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi and Ph.D. from the University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal. During his professional career, he was abmember of various professional bodies. Dr.S.Duraviel was the senate member of TN Dr. MGR Medical University. He has been ratified as principal by Jawarlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Jawarlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada and Kakatiya University. He has published 87 research and review articles in various Indian and International journals. Dr.S.Duraivel is serving as a Professor in the BSA Institute of Pharmacy, Delhi NCR. He was a chairman on the Scientific Organizing Committee of 3rd International Conference and exhibition on Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials sponsored by OMICS held at Hyderabad on 27th October 2014. He was a Technical Program Comittee member of the 3rd International Conference on Biomaterials and Application in Guilin, China (July 20-22, 2017). He was an Organizing Committee Member of the 2nd International Congress and Exhibition on Pharmacy by Scientificfederation will be held on August 20-21, 2018. He has given a guest lecture on Recent Trends in Phytopharmaceutics at AICTE sponsored 4th National Conference on Recent Trends in Industrial Pharacognosy, 2015.
Nanotechnology delivery systems, Nanomedicine, Herbal and Natural products, Drug delivery systems, Formulation development, Anti-cancer and anti-diabetic research.
Dr. Prerak Patel holds a MSc in Pharmaceutics and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has held various research positions in the pharmaceutical industry, and he currently holds the position of Research Scientist at Amneal Pharmaceuticals.
Nanoparticles, Modified release drug delivery, Targeted Drug Delivery, Brain Drug Targeting