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Veerasathpurush Allareddy

Dr. Veerasathpurush Allareddy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at College of Dentistry - The University of Iowa.

Davide Chicco

Davide Chicco is a scientific researcher at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD. from Politecnico di Milano in 2014, and his MSc. in Computer Science from the University of Genoa, Italy in 2010. From September 2018 to January 2020 he was a researcher at the University Health Network (Toronto, Ontario, Canada). Davide Chicco's research centres on biomedical informatics and machine learning.

Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia

Dr. Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia completed his degree in Medicine and Surgery with Honors in 2010. He was a resident at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari (Italy). In 2013, he started his fellowship within the International Fellowship Program for Advanced Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Soroka University Medical Center (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel), which he completed in 2016, focusing on fetal medicine, obstetric ultrasound and management of obstetrical emergencies.
In March 2017, Dr. Mastrolia became a senior physician at the Fondazione MBBM (San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy), an institution dedicated to perinatal medicine and affiliated to the University of Milano Bicocca (Milano, Italy).

HIs research Interests include preterm parturition, preeclampsia, recurrent pregnancy loss, intrauterine growth restriction, fetal demise, premature rupture of membranes, placental abruption, and antithrombotic therapies during pregnancy.

Alyson Norman

Lecturer in Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Plymouth. My areas of research include appearance psychology with special reference to disfigurement research, cognitive behavioural therapy and acquired brain injuries. I am also involved in medical research with specific expertise in systematic reviewing.

Yuriy L Orlov

Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2016). Professor at the Digital Health Institute, I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia. Affiliated with Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in Moscow (RUDN). Head of Laboratory of computer genomics at Novosibirsk State University. Previously had work at Genome Institute of Singapore (2006-2011).
Main science interests are sequencing data analysis, bioinformatics, e-health and biomedical applications.
Other organizational and editorial work:
Program Committee member of BGRS\SB (Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure \Systems Biology) conferences series (1998-2020). Guest editor for BGRS\SB post-conference special journal issues at BioMed Central (BMC Genetics, BMC Genomics, and related journals), and "Frontiers in Genetics".
Associate editor of “Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology”, “Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics”. Editorial board member at “Current Bioinformatics” and MDPI International Journal of Molecular Sciences journals.
Expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Science Foundation (RSF), Russian Foundation of Basic Research (RFBR) and Skolkovo Foundation.

Abhijit P Pakhare

Associate Professor of Community & Family Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal. Involved in public health and health system research. Completed an extramural project funded by Indian Council of Medical Research on nutritional status of tribal adolescents. Currently working on community based interventions for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factor reduction strategies.

Michael Simon

Associate Professor, Institute of Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, University of Basel.
Head of the Nursing Research Unit at the Inselspital Bern, Switzerland.

Gizachew Tessema

Dr. Gizachew Tessema is a perinatal and reproductive epidemiologist and health care services researcher with research interest that employed advanced statistical analyses, mixed methods research (MMR), and qualitative study. He is currently based at the Curtin School of Population Health, Curtin University.

Bernhard Wernly

Dr Bernhard Wernly is a Physician-scientist at the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzberg, Austria. He is trained in cardiology and intensive care medicine, MD, PhD and currently doing a Master in Public Health.