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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.

Lei Huang

Dr. Lei Huang is a cancer epidemiologist, translational oncologist, digestive surgeon, surgical oncologist, and gastroenterologist. He has published about 50 papers in SCI(E)-indexed journals including Gut, Annals of Surgery, BMC Medicine, JAMA Surgery, Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Immunology Research, International Journal of Cancer, EBioMedicine, and Gastric Cancer. His works have been cited for about 1000 times.

Dr. Huang has served on the editorial board of Frontiers in Oncology, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, PeerJ, Medicine, and Translational Cancer Research, and Frontiers in Surgery. He has been peer reviewer for about 50 SCI(E)-indexed journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals of Surgery, Clinical Cancer Research, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network-JNCCN, Cancer Letters, Oncoimmunology, and Oncologist. He was selected as Best Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine twice in 2017 and 2019.

Dr. Huang has been invited to give oral presentations in the ASCO Annual Meeting and International Gastric Cancer Congress (IGCC), and has received Merit Awards in the ESMO Annual Meeting and Awards for Young Investigators in the IGCC.

His research interests majorly cover the epidemiological, clinical, and translational aspects of digestive cancers. He has successfully coordinated several large international investigations with participants from the US and about 20 European countries.

Carole A Lunny

Carole Lunny is a postdoctoral fellow at the Cochrane Hypertension and Therapeutics Initiative, at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. Carole Lunny is a PhD graduate from Cochrane Australia, Monash University (June of 2018). Carole’s research interests involve methodological issues in conducting, interpreting, and reporting "overviews of systematic reviews".

Carole's PubMed publications can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=lunny+c%5Bauthor%5D
She can be found on twitter @carole_lunny

She worked as a researcher and statistical analyst on systematic reviews and meta-analyses, randomised control trials, and observational studies. She has worked for international development organisations in the US, Canada, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand and Mexico, including the Unites Nations Development Fund, UNICEF, and the International Union for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis.

Carole's main research Interests: Research methodology, reporting guidelines for overviews of reviews, assessment of risk of bias of studies, publication bias, reviews of methods studies, evaluation of methods studies, overviews of systematic reviews methods, systematic reviews, Cochrane methods

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7825-6765

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. 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, 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.

Zhijin Wu

I develop statistical methodology and software for the analysis of -omics data. I am particularly interested in the regulation of transcription: the molecular mechanism as well as its association with disease.

Lanjing Zhang

Board certified AP/CP pathologist with GI and Liver pathology fellowship training; Focused on biomarkers, clinical epidemiology, computational biology, machine learning, applied statistics, and health services research; about 80 peer-reviewed articles; Editorial board membership of 10 peer-reviewed journals; Outstanding reviewer awards of Gastroinst Endosc; (Co-)directorship for more than 12 CME programs; Fellowship of CAP, ACG and RCPath (UK).