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Bruno Fionda

Dr. Fionda graduated in Medicine and Surgery and subsequently specialized in Radiotherapy at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome. He started working in 2016 at Gemelli-ART (Advanced Radiation Therapy) in Rome dealing with special techniques, such as Surface Guided Radiotherapy (SGRT) which uses specific light sources to monitor the patient’s surface during therapy. Dr. Fionda worked with the first hybrid machine installed in Italy that combines modern linear accelerators (LINAC) with the acquisition of magnetic resonance images allowing to follow the movement of the internal organs in real time. He has also gained long experience in interventional radiotherapy (brachytherapy) with both high dose rate (HDR) and pulsed dose rate (PDR).

Dr Fionda is a member of the Italian Association of Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology (AIRO) and of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). He is the author of over 100 publications including conference abstracts and research articles on national and international journals, and is adjunct Professor of Radiation Oncology at Saint Camilus International University of Healh Sciences.

Suzanne M.J. Fleiszig

Professor, University of California, Berkeley. Programs in Optometry, Vision Science, Infectious Disease and Immunity, and Microbiology. Vice President, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society. Former President, International Society for Contact Lens Research. Councillor, American Society for Microbiology. Recipient of the 2005 Glenn A. Fry Award and the 2010 Korb Award. Editorial Boards: PLoS ONE, Infection & Immunity, and Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science.

Nick Fogt

Dr. Nick Fogt is a professor at the Ohio State University College of Optometry in the USA. His work is primarily in eye movements, head and eye coordination, and sports vision. He teaches courses in eye movements, retinal disease, and systemic disease.

Laura J. Frishman

John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Vision Science, Biology and Optometry
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in Physiological Optics and Vision Science

Prof. Frishman received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie N.Y. and her MS and PhD in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She did postdoctoral training in visual neuroscience at Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco where she also was a research faculty member. She joined the Optometry faculty in the College of Optometry in 1990, and she has taught in both the professional and graduate programs. Her research has focused on refining noninvasive electrophysiological approaches for evaluating retinal and anterior visual pathway function in normal subjects and subjects with inherited or acquired diseases that affect visual function.

Academic Editor for PLOS ONE and PeerJ, and she was Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Visual Neuroscience (2001-2007), and Documenta Ophthalmologica (2006-2013).
She has served on federal grant review panels, the NIH/NEI National Advisory Eye Council, and she is a fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (FARVO), American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) and a board member of the International Society for the Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV).

Fanglin Guan

Prof. Fanglin Guan is Dean at Xi'an Jiaotong University. He is engaged in the integrated biological research of complex diseases, including tumor microenvironment and novel immunotherapeutic modalities, and research on the mechanisms and medical applications related to tumor cell vaccines, especially for the exploration of the mechanism of determining the biomarkers of complex diseases.

Jian He

Dr. He obtained her Ph.D. degree from a joint Ph.D. program in Jilin University and University of California, San Diego under Prof. Shu Chien which is the Academician of National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences of US. Dr. He then worked in Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in the United States, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. In 2019, Dr. He joined the Center for Single-Cell Omics in Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine as the core director of the genomics core.

Dr. He’s research focused on developing more sophisticated technology of single-cell multiple-omics analysis, using systems biology strategies to elucidate the underlying mechanism of major diseases, especially oncology and discover novel biomarkers, and AI Drug Screening. As of June. 2022, Dr. He has authored 60 high-quality scholarly articles including 25 first-authored and correspondence author papers, which have been extensively cited. Also, Dr. He has filed 15 patents. Also, she has been awarded research grants and awards from National Natural Science Foundation, China Postdoctoral Science Special Foundation, and so on. Dr. He was invited to contribute review articles by highly influential research journals in her field and give oral presentations at national and international conferences. Dr. He also serves as an article reviewer of numerous notable international journals.

Edsel B Ing

Edsel Ing MD, FRCSC, MPH, CPH, MIAD is a Professor at the University of Toronto and Surgeon at Michael Garron Hospital.

Clinical & Research interests: Eyelid/Orbital diseases (oculoplastics), Strabismus surgery & Neuro-ophthalmology

MPH & GCSRT: Harvard
CEduHP: Hopkins
MD & Residency: U Toronto
Fellowships: Mayo Clinic, Wills Eye, Allegheny General
PhD Candidate (May 2020): Kingston U
Masters of International Affairs: United Nations ITR & U Catalonia

Section Editor: Can J Ophthalmology, Can J Diagnosis, Medscape Ophthalmology

Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer

Research interests include the use of image processing and machine learning techniques for medical image analysis and retrieval, imaging for radiation therapy, survival analysis for cancer, information retrieval, and statistical modeling.

Ingrid Kreissig

University Professor, MD; Professor h.c. of Ufa Eye Research Institute; Adjunct Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, USA; Professor of Ophthalmology, Dept. of Ophthalmology Univ. of Mannheim, Heidelberg, Germany. Former Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology University of Tuebingen, Germany. Author of 3 books on Retinal Detachment Surgery.

Robert Kromer

I am an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract, refractive and retinal surgery. Working as the Deputy Medical Director @nordBLICK (Germany) with the Medical Director Dr. Markus Pölzl, we aim to provide access to the best treatment and eye care.

Medical studies @ Uni Heidelberg, Leipzig & London. Clinical training at the university clinics in Hamburg, Hannover, Singapore & Moorfields (London).
Strong experience in clinical research (>30 publications), lecturer & Ass. Prof. @ Uni Lübeck.
Business training at Frankfurt School (MBA in International Healthcare Management) and practical experience by founding two publicly funded companies exploring innovative medical developments.

Jui-Yang Lai

Dr. Jui-Yang Lai received his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Since 2014, he is a Full Professor at Chang Gung University, Taiwan. Dr. Lai’s primary research activities are centered on the design and development of functional biomaterials, either from natural or synthetic sources, for ophthalmic use, particularly on tissue engineering, drug delivery, and nanomedicine. His major research projects involve ocular biocompatibility assessment, corneal/retinal cell construct fabrication, topical/intraocular pharmaceutical dosage formulation, and metallic/carbon-based nanotherapeutics evaluation. Dr. Lai has published more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and filed numerous patent applications. He actively participates in the peer review process for scientific publications and also serves as a member of the editorial board of several scholarly journals.

Stephen L Macknik

Stephen L. Macknik trained as a postdoc with Zachary Mainen at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and David Hubel at Harvard Medical School. He has a BA in Psychobiology, Biology and Psychology from the Univ of California, Santa Cruz, and a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard Univ, with Margaret Livingstone. His research seeks to understand the neural underpinnings of visual awareness and attention, and the neural consequences of cerebral blood flow in the healthy brain and in neurological disorders.