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Maria Cristina Albertini

From 2008, Professor of General Pathology at the Department of Biomolecular Sciences (DISB) of the University of Urbino Carlo Bo (Italy).
Member of the European TRANSAUTOPHAGY Cost Action.

Raquel Almeida

Researcher and group leader of the group Differentiation in Cancer, at i3S/Ipatimup and Invited Assistant Professor at the Biology Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

Praveen Arany

Training: Dentistry, Biomedical Research, Bioengineering, Pathology
Postdoctoral: TGF-beta, wound healing, regeneration, radiation biology, light biology, stem cells, biomaterial, Lasers.
Current: Clinical translational research and molecular mechanism.
Positions: Past-President, NAALT; President-Elect WALT, Co-Chair SPIE, Chair, ASLMS
Interests: Signal Transduction, Lasers, Biological regulation, Photobiomodulation.

Dorothee Bienzle

Professor of Veterinary Pathology at University of Guelph & President-Elect of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Interested in a better understanding of animal diseases and their counterparts in human disease Also interested in developing new tools to investigate animal diseases

Philip J Coates

Senior research scientist working at the Regional Centre for Applied Molecular Oncology (RECAMO) at the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute, Brno, Czech Republic. BSc in Biochemistry at the University of Manchester, UK: PhD in Medicine/Biochemistry at the University of London (St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK) and has worked in the Departments of Pathology at Bart's, St Thomas's Hospital and the University of Dundee, UK. Also worked at the MRC Radiobiology unit, Oxford, UK. Has a long-standing interest in developing and applying molecular biology techniques to diagnostic histopathology samples. Current research interests include studies of the p53 family in human cancers and the regulation of cell proliferation and survival in cancer.

Christopher Cooper

Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Huddersfield, since 2015. Previously Junior Research Fellow, College Lecturer In Biochemistry and various postdocs at the University of Oxford (2013-15). Working on DNA replication, genome integrity and transcription factors in human cancers (and also in prokaryotes). Additional interests in phylogenomics and novel protein expression systems.

Zeljko Grabarević

Education: D.V.M., Ph.D., Veterinary Faculty Zagreb, field of pathological anatomy. Professor of the Department of General Pathology and Pathological Morphology at the Veterinary Faculty Zagreb.

Summary of research activity: Experimental gastrointestinal diseases especially inflammatory bowel disease and ulcer disease; neoplastic diseases of the dogs and cats with comparative tumor pathology; monitoring of the new diseases emerging in Croatia.

Memberships and awards: European Society of Veterinary Pathology, European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, New York Academy of Sciences, Croatian Veterinary Association, Award for the contribution to the field of comparative pathology Prof. dr. Ljudevit Jurak.

Publications: main editor of the official journal of the Croatian Veterinary Association –Croatian Veterinary Record; more than 300 publications among which more than 90 are published in the SCI indexed journals; five books and textbooks in the field of pathological anatomy.

Sarah E M Howie

Professor of Immunopathology, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh. Elected Fellow of the Institute of Biology. Past Chair of Council of the British Society for Immunology.

Primary research interest is in how the immune system is involved in chronic inflammatory disease processes - in particular diseases associated with chronic inflammation in the lungs (allergy, lung cancer, fibrosis and chlamydial infection), skin, gut and reproductive tract.

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.

Haseeb A. Khan

Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Group Leader of Analytical and Molecular Bioscience Research Group and a Chair Professor at Prince Sultan Research Chair for Environment and Wildlife, King Saud University. PhD from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India and received scientific trainings in USA, UK, Denmark and Finland. Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK. Authored more than 250 publications including 2 books and 20 book chapters. Recipient of Microsoft eScience Award. Research interests are clinical biochemistry, analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, nanobiotechnology, molecular conservation, bioinformatics, pharmacology and toxicology.

Neil W. Kowall

Professor of Neurology and Pathology and Director, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine; Chief Neurology and Director of the VA New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System.

Prasanna Krishnamurthy

Dr. Prasanna earned his BVSc (DVM) degree with honors from Bangalore Veterinary College and completed his Masters and PhD in Veterinary Pathology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute (India's premier institute for Veterinary Research). He completed his postdoctoral training at Northwestern University (in Dr. Raj Kishore's laboratory) and East Tennessee State University. Before joining University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), he held faculty appointments at the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and Houston Methodist Research Institute, Texas.

As a member of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, he directs a research program focusing on understanding mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases and developing novel therapeutic strategies to promote cardiac regeneration and repair. Dr. Krishnamurthy’s laboratory is supported through funds from National Institutes of Health (NIH-R01) and American Heart Association (GIA and Postdoctoral fellowships).