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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 & University Research Leadership Chair

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

Gang Chen

Dr Gang Chen is a Professor within the Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, 530021, PR China.

Dr. Chen's expertise focuses on Clinical Diagnostic Pathology, Clinical Molecular Pathology, In Vitro and In Vivo and Computational Biology.

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.

Anissa Daliry

Dr. Anissa Daliry is a biologist at the Federal College of Pernambuco (UFPE) and holds a master's degree and a PhD in cellular and molecular biology from FIOCRUZ and a postdoctoral degree from Biophysics/UFRJ. Dr. Anissa is a permanent professor of Cell and Molecular Biology program, IOC/FIOCRUZ (level 7/ CAPES) and young scientist of our state/FAPERJ (2021-2024). Her main research focus is to study molecular, physiological pathways and mechanisms involved in the development of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and Chagas disease. She performs pre-clinical and clinical studies. She coordinates the postgraduate course "Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases: from bench to the bedside." She is a reviewer for 13 indexed international journals. Since 2020, she has collaborated in the Longitudinal Study of Brazilian Health, ELSA-BRASIL. She is also a member of the Liver Center and the Brazilian Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (SBFte). She develops projects in technological innovation with the development of a medical device for the quantification of hepatic steatosis. Dr. Anissa is a member of the research directory group entitled: Longitudinal Study of Adult Health - RJ/Fiocruz Research Center, coordinated by Dr. Rosane Griep/IOC and leader of the CNPq research group entitled: Study group on pathophysiology and therapy of chronic non-communicable and infectious diseases.

Shahroo Etemad-Moghadam

Associate Professor at Dental Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
DDS, MS, Observer at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Washington D.C.
Associate Editor/Editorial Board: Frontiers in Dentistry, BMC Cancer.
Research Interests: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Angiogenesis, Odontogenic Benign and Malignant Lesions, Cellular and Molecular interactions in Cancer

Carlos Eurico Fernandes

Dr. Carlos Eurico Fernandes is Professor within the Experimental Pathology Laboratory at the Institute of Biosciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

His research within the Experimental Pathology Laboratory focuses on descriptive and functional histology, with an emphasis on biometric, histological, histopathological and histomorphometric analyses, having fish and anurans as experimental models.

Liang Gao

Dr. Liang Gao currently works as a senior Research Fellow at the Center of Experimental Orthopaedics, Saarland University, Germany. His clinical interests include sports medicine, arthroplasty, and traumatology. His research focuses on joint preservation and orthobiologics.

Dr. Gao studied Medicine in China and Germany with intensive fellowship training in both Asia and Europe. He completed the orthopaedic residency training at Peking University Medical Center, China and received the ECFMG certificate. Moreover, he obtained his master of science degree from Heidelberg University, Germany and his doctorate summa cum laude from Saarland University, Germany.

Dr. Gao is the Member of the Basic Science Committee of International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society (ICRS), the Member of the Young Investigator Committee of Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), and the Founding Member of the Sino Euro Orthopaedics Society (SEOS). He also serves in other international societies including ESSKA, AOSSM, ICMRS, and ORS.

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.