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Section Board for 'Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics' (100)

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Dr. Stephen Assinder
Discipline of Physiology and Bosch Institute, School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School, Unversity of Sydney Medical Foundation Building, 92-94 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
Interests: mens health, endocrinology, cellular physiology, prostate disease, oxytocin
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Dr. Gustavo Baldassarre
Director, Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Research and Diagnostic, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico (CRO-Aviano), National Cancer Institute, 33081 Aviano, Italy
Interests: translational research on breast, ovarian and head and neck cancers; investigating the molecular mechanisms controlling cell proliferation, motility, metastasis and drug resistance in cancer; molecular diagnostic of solid tumor on both solid and liquid biopsies
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Prof. Dr. Takuji Tanaka
Director, Department of Diagnostic Pathology (DDP) & Research Center of Diagnostic Pathology (RC-DiP), Gifu Municipal Hospital, Gifu, Japan
Interests: colorectal carcinogenesis; inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis; Crohn’s disease; cancer chemiprevention; animal model
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Dr. Edward J. Pavlik
Director of Ovarian Screening Research in Gynecologic Oncology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536-0298, USA
Interests: ovarian cancer; cancer screening; tumor imaging
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Dr. Chyi-Chia Richard Lee
Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Building 10, Room 2S235J, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: melanoma; skin cancers; dermatopathology; skin pathology; melanocytic skin lesions
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Prof. Dr. Renzo Boldorini
Department of Health Sciences, Universitá degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "A. Avogadro", Via Solaroli 17, Novara, Italy
Interests: pathology; molecular pathology; cytopathology; biomarkers of clinical interest in malignant pleural mesothelioma, colorectal carcinoma, lung cancer, malignant melanoma, thyroid tumours; viral carcinogenesis (polyomavirus and papillomavirus)
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Dr. Ineke Van Der Burgt
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Interests: genetics; prenatal diagnostics; congenital disabilities; medical ethics
Prof. Dr. Panagiotis Papanagiotou
1. Hospital Bremen-Mitte, Bremen, Germany
2. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: stroke; brain tumors; neuroradiology
Dr. Giuseppe Ingravallo
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Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation (DETO) - Pathology Section University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; lymphoma diagnosis; bone marrow pathology; Sjögren syndrome; gastrointestinal carcinogenesis
Prof. Dr. Panteleimon Giannakopoulos
Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: Alzheimer; clinical neurosciences; EEG; MRI; psychiatry
Prof. Maurilio Ponzoni
Diagnostic Area of Hematopathology, Ateneo Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Interests: Hematopathology
Prof. Dr. Paolo Zamboni
University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: vascular and neurovascular diseases; phlebology; lymphology
Dr. Francois Jerome Authier
1. Head, Reference Center for Neuromuscular Disorders, Henri Mondor Hospital, APHP, Creteil, France
2. Team 'Biology of the Neuromuscular System', Head Group 2 - Pathophysiological investigations and innovatives therapies in neuromuscular disease, IMRB U955, Faculty of Medicine, Creteil, France
Interests: skeletal muscle; neuromuscular pathology and diseases; myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome; aluminum; silicone
Dr. Ahmad R. Sedaghat
Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Medical Sciences Building Room 6410, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
Interests: chronic rhinosinusitis; allergic rhinitis; nasal polyps; sinusitis
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Fujiwara
Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
Interests: gynaecological surgery; reproductive medicine; gynecologic oncology; laparoscopic surgery; ovary; implantation; reproductive endocrinology; reproductive biology; reproductive immunology
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Prof. Dr. Mauro G. Mastropasqua
Department of Emergency and Organs Transplantation, Section of Pathology, School of MedicineUniversity of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11 - 70124 - Bari, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; prognostic and predictive factors; sentinel node; DCIS; prostate cancer; urinary bladder cancer; kidney cancer; molecular pathology; pathology
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Prof. Dr. Stefania Mondello
University of Messina
Interests: biomarkers; protein; TBI; brain injury; biostatistics; systematic review.
Prof. Dr. Kefah Mokbel
The Princess Grace Hospital, London, UK
Interests: breast surgery; reconstructive breast surgery; breast cancer; women's health
Dr. Gennaro Musi

Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, Italy
Interests: prostate cancer; Bph; testis cancer; renal cancer; bladder cancer; penile cancer; uroncological biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Kazutaka Kamiya
Visual Physiology, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, 1-15-1 Kitasato, Minami, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-0373, Japan
Interests: refractive surgery; femtosecond lasers; cataract surgery; cornea
Prof. Dr. Luca Morelli
1st Division of General Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
Interests: pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC); colorectal cancer; hepato-biliary malignancies; gastric cancer; kidney and pancreas transplantation; liver transplantation; surgical oncology; abdominal oncology; interventional ultrasound
Prof. Dr. Gino Seravalle Seravalle
Cardiology Department, IRCCS S. Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano and University Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Interests: sympathetic nervous system; baroreceptors; cardiovascular diseases; hypertension; obesity; metabolic syndrome; cardiovascular drugs
Dr. Luigi Vitagliano
Istituto di biostrutture e Bioimmagine, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Naples, Italy
Interests: molecular vectors; struture-based drug design; structural biology
Dr. Katja Steiger
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Institute for Pathology, School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany
Interests: animal models; veterinary pathology; pancreatic disease; PDAC; oncology
Dr. José M. Millán
Health Research Institute La Fe, Valencia, Spain
Interests: genetics of rare diseases; inherited retinal dystrophies; hearing loss; neuromuscular disorders; gene editing; gene therapy
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul P.M. De Vries
Chair Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: vascular surgery; aneurysm; carotid; peripheral arterial disease; peri-operative [tele]monitoring; critical limb ischemia; vascular graft infection
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Perlini

1. Amyloid Research and Treatment Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, 27100 Pavia, Italy
2. Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: cardiac structure and function; differential diagnosis; cardiovascular imaging; amyloidosis; hypertension; heart failure
Prof. Dr. Antonio Pizzuti
Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: Neurogenetics; CNS malformations; Prenatal diagnosis
Dr. Ruggero Dittadi
Unit of Laboratory Medicine, Ospedale dell’Angelo, Mestre, Venice, Italy
Interests: analytical and clinical validation of biomarkers in solid tumours and endocrinology, in particular for thyroid and steroid hormones; statistical aspects of laboratory tests (method comparison, quality control)
Dr. Carmen Cuffari
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: Celiac Disease; Colon Polyps; Crohn's Disease; Gastroenterology; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD); Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterology; Ulcerative Colitis
Dr. Theo M. de Reijke

Department of Urology, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Bladder cancer; Prostate cancer
Prof. Dr. Maarten J. IJzerman
University of Melbourne, Cancer Health Services Research, Australia
Interests: health services research; health economics of molecular diagnostics; cancer
Prof. Dr. Eric Deconinck
1: University Hospital of Besancon, Department of Hematology, Besançon F-25000, France
2: University Bourgogne Franche-Comté, INSERM, EFS BFC, UMR 1098, Interactions Hôte-Greffon Tumeur/Ingénierie Cellulaire et Génique, Besançon F-25000, France
Interests: clinical hematology; stem cell transplantation; lymphoma; leukemia
Dr. Takashi Kojima
Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Interests: cataract; refractive error; ocular surface disorders; dry eye basic research in relation to the oxidative stress and environmental stress
Dr. Kazushi Numata
Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Urafune-cho 4-57, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 232-0024, Japan
Interests: gastroenterology; contrast-enhanced US for the diagnosis of hepatic, gallbladder, and pancreatic lesions; diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
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Prof. Dr. Joël Belmin

Sorbonne Université, Paris and Hôpital Universitaire Charles Foix, Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Interests: geriatrics/gerontology and neurocognitive diseases; drug use, infectious diseases, cognition disorders and cardiovascular diseases in the elderly
Prof. Dr. Fabio Manfredini
1: Department of Biomedical and Surgical Specialties Sciences, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
2: Department of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
3: Centro Studi Scienze Motorie e Sportive, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: exercise therapy and rehabilitation of chronic diseases; performance and disease-related biomarkers; sports performance
Prof. Dr. Bruno Märkl
Institute of Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Medical Center Augsburg, University Augsburg, Germany
Interests: histopathology; molecular pathology; biomarker; oncology; artificial intelligence
Prof. Dr. Taina Tervahartiala
Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: gingival crevicular fluid (GCF); saliva; MMPs; TIMPs; periodontitis
Dr. Seema Sethi
Department of Pathology, University of Michigan and VA Hospital, E300, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Interests: Pathology; Cytopathology; Micro RNA; Molecular pathology; Translational pathology; Gastrointestinal pathology; Immunohistochemistry; Histo pathology
Dr. Fabrizio D’Ascenzo
Affiliation 1: Department of Medical Science, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Affiliation 2: Division of Cardiology, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Turin, Italy
Interests: Coronary artery disease; Cardiac CT; Acute coronary syndrome
Prof. Dr. Gian Luca Salvagno
Department of Neurological, Biomedical and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: Clinical Chemistry; Clinical Chemistry Tests; Laboratory; Haemostasis; Laboratory Management; Blood Analysis; Blood Specimen Collection
Prof. Dr. Ottavio De Cobelli

Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS 20141 and Department of Oncology and Hemato-Oncology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: prostate cancer; uroncological biomarkers; bladder cancer; penile cancer; testicular cancer
Dr. Matteo Ferro

Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS 20141, Milan, Italy
Interests: prostate cancer; uroncological biomarkers; bladder cancer; penile cancer; urological basic research; testicular cancer
Dr. Sabina Capellari
Department of Biomedical and NeuroMotor Sciences (DIBINEM), University of Bologna, 40139, Bologna, Italy
Interests: prion diseases; neurodegenerative diseases; neurogenetic of neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Jill Marie Kolesar
University of Kentucky, Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, United States
Interests: clinical pharmacology; biomarkers; clinical trials; genomics
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Dr. Federico G. Hawkins Carranza
Research Institute, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Diabetes; Osteoporosis; Transplantion complications
Prof. Dr. Matteo Brunelli
Università degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: tumours arising from the urogenital tracts (renal carcinoma, prostate adenocarcinoma, bladder cancer)
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Prof. Dr. Alexander K. C. Leung

Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Interests: general pediatrics; pediatric dermatolog
Prof. Dr. Francesco Albano

Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Hematology Section, Policlinico - University of Bari, P.zza G. Cesare, 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
Interests: transplantation; leukemia; lymphoma; myeloma
Prof. Dr. Daniela Cabibi
Department of Sciences for the Promotion of Health and Mother and Child Care, Anatomic Pathology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: liver pathology; diagnosis of neoplastic lesions of the biliary tract; drugs and liver histology in HCV patients; studies on hepatic fibrosis; autoimmune diseases; gynecological and breast diseases; diagnostic value of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Lippi
Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Biochemistry, Coagulation, Haematology, Sports Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: pre-analytical variability, analytical and clinical validation of biomarkers, proteomics, diagnostics of the acute coronary syndrome, metabolism of lipoproteins and relevant assay methods, frailty, diagnosis and management of disorders of hemostasis
Dr. Michelangelo Fiorentino
Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Pathology Unit, Maggiore Hospital, Via dell’Ospedale 8, 40133, Bologna, Italy
Interests: pathology and molecular pathology of genito-urinary cancer (prostate, kidney, bladder, testis, penile)
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Dr. Richard Flavin

Director of Histopathology, St James's Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: Genitourinary; Gynaecological; Haematopathology; Cancer molecular diagnostics
Dr. Agnese Maria Chiara Rapisarda

Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of General Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: Obstetrics; Gynecology; Prenatal diagnosis; Pregnancy; Assisted reproduction; Infertility
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Dr. Sung Ho Jang
Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, South Korea
Interests: Neurorehabilitation, Diffusion tensor imaging; Neuroimaging; Stroke; Traumatic brain injury; Concussion; Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
Dr. Iraklis Tsangaris

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: critical care medicine; pulmonary vascular disease; biomarkers; acute lung injury
Prof. Dr. Cesar A. Moran
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, United States
Interests: Thoracic Pathology (Lung, Pleura, and Mediastinum)
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Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Filippo Del Ponte" Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
Interests: endometriosis; reproductive immunology; infertility; minimally invasive surgery; in vitro fertilization
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Dr. Salvatore Giovanni Vitale

Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of General Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialties University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: hysteroscopy; infertility; minimally invasive surgery; uterine fibroids
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Dr. Hae Jeong Park

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: psychiatric diseases; neuroscience; diagnostic biomarkers; molecular genetics
Dr. Charlotte K. Y. Ng

Department of BioMedical Research, University of Bern, Murtenstrasse 40, 3008 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: cancer omics; cancer bioinformatics; translational cancer research; omics technologies; systems biology; precision oncology
Dr. Massimiliano Castellazzi
Department of Biomedical and Specialty Surgical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunology; Neurodegeneration; Neurochemistry; Biomarkers; Cerebrospinal Fluid
Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Calabrese

Multiple Sclerosis Center of Neurology Clinic, Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement, University Hospital of Verona, (Policlinico GB Rossi, Borgo Roma), Piazzale L.A. Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: multiple sclerosis; MRI; cerebro-spinal fluid; biomarkers; artificial intelligence
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Prof. Dr. Merce Jorda
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Interests: Dr. Jorda's research interests include: Diagnostic molecular pathology immunohistochemistry, prostatic cancer, sarcoma and breast cancer.; Dr. Jorda's clinical interests include: Genitourinary pathology, breast pathology and soft tissue sarcomas. Dr. Jorda is interested in all clinical and anatomic pathology fields; however, her expertise is focused on clinical and anatomical aspects of genitourinary tract malignancies, breast carcinoma and soft tissue sarcomas. She is certified in Anatomic Pathology.
Prof. Dr. Lorenz Risch
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labormedizinisches zentrum Dr. Risch, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
Interests: laboratory medicine; analytical and clinical validation of biomarkers; reference intervals in the elderly; markers of kidney function; markers of B12 metabolism; markers of preeclampsia; markers of hypertension
Prof. Konstantinos Kostikas

Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece Head Respiratory Medicine Department, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece
Interests: biomarkers, phenotyping, comorbidities and exacerbations of asthma and COPD
Dr. Joaquin Cubiella
Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de Ourense, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Galicia Sur, Ourense, Spain
Interests: colorectal cancer diagnosis and prevention; fecal immunochemical test; colorectal cancer diagnostic biomarkers; colorectal cancer predisposition; colorectal adenomas; endoscopy
Prof. Jerzy Klijanienko
Department of Pathology, Curie Institute, Paris, France
Interests: fine needle aspiration cytology in head and neck, salivary, breast, sarcomas and pediatrics; surgical pathology of head and neck
Dr. Gaia Goteri

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona (Italy)
Anatomic Pathology. United Hospitals of Ancona, Via Conca 71, 60030 Torrette (Ancona), Italy
Interests: pathology; haematopathology; gynecologic pathology; immunohistochemistry; molecular pathology
Dr. Enrico Di Stasio

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Dipartimento di Scienze biotecnologiche di base, cliniche intensivologiche e perioperatorie, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore Roma, Italia
Interests: Biochemistry; Clinical Biochemistry; Statistical Analysis
Dr. David N. Poller
University of Portsmouth, UK
Interests: thyroid histopathology; thyroid FNA cytology
Prof. Dr. Pietro Rubegni

Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
Interests: melanoma; dermoscopy; confocal microscopy
Dr. Rita Zamarchi
Veneto Institute of Oncology IOV-IRCCS, Padua, Italy
Interests: circulating tumor cells (CTC); cell-free circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA); tumor derived extracellular vesicles (tdEV); liquid biopsy
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Prof. Dr. Dario Pitocco
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: prevention, immunology, and immunotherapy of type 1 of mellitus diabetes; diagnosis and therapeutic management of mellitus diabetes; relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular diseases; the use of new technology concerning diabetes (insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring, an integrated insulin pump plus continuous glucose monitoring, telemedicine); gestational diabetes and diabetes during pregnancy; oxidative stress in diabetes; diabetic neuropathy and its involvement in cardiac and lung function; metabolic syndrome
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Dr. Francesco Pierconti
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: Urogenital pathology (bladder, testis, kidney, prostate)
Prof. Dr. Gaetano Magro

General Surgical Pathologist, Director of Anatomic Pathology Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, Policlinico Hospital, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: histological diagnoses of human tumors; immunohistochemistry; immunomarkers of malignant tumors; oncofetal expression of immunomarkers; pathological diagnoses of breast, soft tissue, thyroid, pediatric solid tumors
Dr. Ivana Kholová
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Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere, Tampere University, Finland; Pathology, Fimlab Laboratories, Tampere, Finland
Interests: cytology; FNA; HPV primary screening; cardiovascular pathology
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Prof. Dr. Jeng-Hsien Yen
1. Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
2. Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
Interests: rheumatic diseases; immunogenetics; epigenetics
Dr. Paula A. Oliveira

Affiliation 1: Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Affiliation 2: Center for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences (CITAB), 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: animal models of human diseases; translational research on breast, liver, prostate, urinary bladder, and colorectal cancers; pharmacology; therapeutics; in vitro studies; in vivo studies
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Prof. Dr. Giulia Ottaviani
Lino Rossi Research Center, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular pathology; perinatal pathology; pediatric oncology; sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS); sudden intrauterine unexplained death (SIUD); sudden unexpected death; sudden cardiac death; cardiovascular pathology; cardiac conduction system; autopsy; post-mortem investigation; congenital heart disease; osteosarcoma
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Dr. Masataka Kikuyama
Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Disease Center Komagome Hospital, 3-18-22, Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8677, Japan
Interests: pancreatic cancer; EUS; EUS–FNA; ERCP; endoscopic intervention; biliary stent; pancreatic stent; nasopancreatic drainage; pancreatic juice cytology; SPACE
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Prof. Dr. Paola Gazzaniga
Chief Liquid Biopsy Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: liquid biopsy; circulating tumor DNA; circulating tumor cells; liquid biopsy-driven clinical trials
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Dr. Cord Langner
Director, Gastrointestinal Program, Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 6, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: gastrointestinal pathology; inflammatory bowel disease; colorectal cancer
Dr. Frediano Inzani
Institute of Pathology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, L.go A.Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: neuroendocrine pathology; gynecologic pathology; pancreatic and gastro-intestinal pathology
Dr. Gian Marco Ghiggeri
Division of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation, Scientific Institute for Research and Health Care (IRCCS), Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Largo Gaslini n 5, 16148 Genoa, Italy
Interests: glomerulonephritis; nephrotic syndrome genetics and mechanisms; therapy of nephrotic syndrome; systemic Lupus Erhytematosus; Lupus nephritis; mechanisms for autoimmunity
Prof. Dr. Lucía Inglada-Pérez
Medicine Faculty, Uiversidad complutense, Madrid, Spain
Interests: molecular genetics; omics technologies; prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers; cancer research; genetic epidemiology; statistics
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Prof. Dr. Rodrigo López
Department of Dentistry and Oral Health; Section of Periodontology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Interests: clinical and translational research; dental research; diagnostic research; epidemiology; oral inflammation; periodontology; periodontitis
Dr. Graham S. Jackson
MRC Prion Unit, UCL Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
Interests: neurodegeneration; molecular diagnostics; protein misfolding diseases and quantitative biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Dario Marchetti
1. Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
2. Department of Pathology, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
3. Full Member, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Interests: the biology and therapeutic utility of circulating tumor cells (CTCs); liquid biopsies; mechanisms of brain metastasis and dormancy in breast and melanoma cancers; molecular crosstalks between dormant bone-marrow (BM) cells and CTCs; roles of BM and BM cellular heterogeneity interplaying with metastasis and dormancy
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Prof. Dr. Jochen Neuhaus
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Department of Urology, Research Laboratory, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Interests: improving the diagnosis of prostate cancer, bladder cancer and other urologic diseases by development of biomarkers; proteomics; NMR-metabolomics; understanding of molecular mechanisms of receptor signaling and trafficking; elucidating the role of the tumor microenvironment; improvement of minimal invasive focal therapies and immune response priming in urologic cancers
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Prof. Dr. Pamela Pinzani
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, Molecular and Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Interests: molecular oncology, diagnostics, liquid biopsy, circulating tumour cells, circulating cell-free nucleic acids
Prof. Dr. Peter K. Panegyres
Neurodegenerative Disorders Research Pty Ltd, 4 Lawrence Avenue, West Perth 6005, Western Australia, Australia
Interests: Early onset dementia, Late onset dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, Other neurodegenerative disorders
Prof. Dr. Stefan Holdenrieder
Director, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University of the State of Bavaria, Lazarettstraße 36, D-80636 Munich, Germany
Interests: Lab diagnostics in cardiology, oncology, immunology, neurology, pediatrics; Pharmacogenomics, therapeutic drug monitoring; Development and evaluation of new biomarkers: circulating nucleic acids, histone modifications miRNA, exosomes, immunogenic cell death markers, immunotoxicity, oligonucleotides; New technologies: Liquid profiling, NGS, BEAMing, SPR, mass spec, multiplex assays; Establishment and coordination of the Biofluid Biobanks
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Prof. Dr. Consolato M. Sergi
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Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Division of Anatomical Pathology, and Department of Pediatrics, Stollery Children’s Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Interests: gastrointestinal/biliary diseases; metabolic diseases; congenital heart disease; mitochondrial DNA-related cardiomyopathies; carcinogenesis (bone/liver)
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Prof. Dr. Timo Sorsa
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki 00290, Finland
Interests: matrix metalloproteinase (MMP-8) and related factors; synthetic MMP-inhibitors; periodontal research; chair-side/bed-side/point-of-care MMP-diagnostic tests in periodontitis and related systemic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Paula Soares
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1. Medical Faculty, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. I3S- Instituto de Investigacao e Inovacao em Saude University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
3. IPATIMUP - Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: oncobiology; endocrine cancer; molecular genetics; thyroid; neuroendocrine cancer; oncogenes; metabolism; signalling; telomerase
Dr. Sonja Klebe
Flinders University of South Australia, Department of Anatomy Pathology, Bedford Pk, SA 5042, Australia
Interests: Ophthalmic pathology; Pleuropulmonary pathology and molecular diagnosis
Dr. Paola Ulivi
Biosciences Laboratory, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, via P. Maroncelli 40, 47014 Meldola, Italy
Interests: translational research; targeted therapy; biomarkers; liquid biopsy; colorectal cancer
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Dr. Xavier Bosch
Head of Quick Diagnosis Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona School of Medicine, Villarroel 170, 08036-Barcelona, Spain
Interests: clinical diagnosis; medical alternatives to hospitalization; systemic autoimmune diseases; research integrity; integrity; Journalology
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