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Irina U Agoulnik

Associate Professor at FIU College of Medicine. Director of Histopathology Core. Academic Editor of PLoS ONE.

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 70 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.

Ferdinand Frauscher

Ferdinand Frauscher is Associate Professor of Radiology, appointed at the faculty of the Medical University Innsbruck in 1993. At Medical University Innsbruck, Austria, he was Head of the Division of Uroradiology and Head of Research. Currently he is Head of Prostate Imaging Centre in Igls. He is one of the leaders in the field of Uroradiology, especially focussing on prostate imaging. He has carried out extensive research on the role of ultrasound in prostate cancer detection.

Victor J. Hruby

Regents Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Arizona. Professor of Neuroscience recently inducted into the ACS Hall of Fame and 2011 ACS Goodman Award for Scientific Excellence and Mentorship.

Bingjin Li

Professor in Second Hospital of Jilin University. Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology from Ehime University in Japan. Associate Professor of Northeast Normal University in China.

My keywords:Cell Biology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Pharmacology

Yoshinori Marunaka

Prof. Marunaka is the Representative Director, Director of Clinical, and Director of Research Institute for Clinical Physiology, Kyoto Industrial Health Association; Professor, Research Center for Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Development, Ritsumeikan University; Jinshan Distinguished Professor, International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University; Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine; President, Physiological Society of Japan. MD (1979), PhD (1985), Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine; National License of Physician and Surgeon, Japan (1979). He was Professor and Chairperson, Departments of Molecular Cell Physiology and Bio-Ionomics, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan, and Director and Professor, Japan Institute for Food Education and Health, St. Agnes’ University. He was awarded “Vebleo Nanomedicine Scientist Award” (Sweden), “Marco Polo della Scienza Italiana” (Italy), The Premier's Research Excellence Award (Canada), Scholar Award
(Medical Research Council of Canada) and Research Award from National Kidney Foundation of USA. He has obtained more than 60 research grants, published more than 250 peer reviewed articles, and provided more than 30 invited plenary lectures at international congresses and research conferences. h-index 40, i10-index 161, Citation 5714

Maria S Tretiakova

Anatomic and Clinical pathologist/Assistant Professor; Former Director of the Human Pathology Research Center at the University of Chicago, Department of Pathology and Cancer Center.

Dr. Tretiakova’s clinical specialty is general surgical pathology with special emphasis on genitourinary pathology. Dr Tretiakova is a co-investigator in the Prostate Cancer Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Canary Foundation/Prostate Active Surveillance Study. Her main research interests are focused on prostate, kidney and bladder cancer biomarkers and novel therapeutic targets using tissue microarrays, immunohistochemistry, molecular pathology, and digital imaging. In addition to clinical and research activities, Dr. Tretiakova directs the Diagnostic Pathology clerkship and coordinates residents/fellows rotations at the Harborview Medical Center.