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Dr. Saurabh Agarwal
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, St. John’s University, New York, NY, USA
Interests: pediatric cancers; neuroblastoma; cancer stem cells; metastasis; signaling pathways in cancer; immunotherapy; epigenetics; genetics; small molecule inhibitors; translational therapeutics; p53-myc interaction
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Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed
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Minneapolis V.A. Health Care System, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: protein kinases; protein kinase CK2; prostate cancer; androgens; cancer; head and neck cancer; signaling; protein kinases as targets for therapy; cancer therapy; nuclear matrix; chromatin; intracellular shuttling; apoptosis; mitochondria; cell death; cell calcium
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Dr. Jesús Ciriza Astrain
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University of Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: cell microencapsulation; stem cells; gene therapy; pharmaceutical technology
Dr. Nektarios Barabutis
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University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA 71201, United States
Interests: pathophysiology of acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome; P53 in the lung endothelium; unfolded protein response in the regulation of endothelial permeability; endoplasmic reticulum stress in the context of the lung microvasculature; heat shock proteins; extra hypothalamic effects of growth hormone-releasing hormone; endocrine-related cancer; reactive oxygen species; vascular biology
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Dr. Alessio Baricich
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Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo, Avogadro", Novara, Italy
Interests: spasticity; rehabilitation; movement disorders
Dr. Mark Barok

Translational Cancer Medicine Research Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
Interests: antibody–drug conjugates; extracellular vesicles; drug resistance; breast cancer; gastric cancer
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Dr. Subhash C. Basak
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University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, United States
Interests: development of novel molecular descriptors; quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR); quantitative molecular similarity analysis (QMSA); development of alignment-free sequence descriptors (AFSDs) for DNA/ RNA sequences; mathematical proteomics; computational nanotoxicoproteomics; statistical methods in QSAR; philosophy of mathematical chemistry; computer-assisted drug design; computer-assisted peptide vaccine design for emerging pathogens; computational toxicology
Dr. Elena Boggio
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Department of Health Sciences, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
Interests: drug delivery for Immunotherapy; nanobiomaterials for bone regeneration; targeted therapy for osteolytic tumors
Prof. Laura Catenacci
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: solid-state characterization; thermal analysis; cyclodextrins; drug delivery; poorly soluble drugs formulation
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Dr. Jung-woo Chae
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College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, Korea
Interests: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; pharmacometrics; drug–drug interaction; in vitro–in vivo extrapolation
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Prof. Jeonghee Cho
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Dankook University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: Next Generation Sequencing; Functional Genomics; Signal transduction; Precision medicine; Targeted therapy
Dr. Alessandro Deplano
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Pharmacelera, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: FAAH; COX; Pain Therapy; CADD; Machine Learning; Carbonic Anhydrase; Ligand- and Structure-Based Virtual Screening; Rational Drug Discovery
Dr. Alessandro Di Cerbo
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School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology; pharmacologic residues detection in animal-derived foods; toxicology, natural products
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Dr. Noelia Duarte
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iMed.ULisboa - Research Institute for Medicines; Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Avenida Prof. Gama Pinto, 1649-019 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: natural products; bioactive compounds; terpenes; phenolics; plant-derived compounds; medicinal plants; natural product chemistry; mass spectrometry; multidrug resistance; medicinal chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Susanna Esposito
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Director of Pediatric Clinic, Pietro Barilla Children’s HospitalDirector of Specialization School in PediatricsDepartment of Medicine and Surgery, University of ParmaBuilding 15, Via Gramsci 14, 43126 Parma, Italy
Interests: pediatrics; children; pediatric infectious diseases; vaccines; antinfective therapy
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Dr. Marco Fiore
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Dep. of Women, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Italy), Piazza Miraglia 2, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: life threatening infections; septic shock; spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; hepatology; infectious diseases
Prof. Dr. Gerrit Frommeyer
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Department of Cardiology II (Electrophysiology), University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
Interests: cardiac electrophysiology; experimental models on cardiac arrhythmias; catheter ablation; implantable devices
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Dr. Takehisa Hanawa
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Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
Interests: pre-formulation, solid dispersion, hydrogel, wound healing,semi-solid formulation, prevention of stomatitis, nanoparticle, grinding, DSC, PXRD
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Dr. Syed Shahzad Hasan
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University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Interests: quality and safe use of medicines; pharmacoepidemiology; quantitative synthesis and analyses, scale development & validation
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Dr. Delwar Hussain

College of Pharmacy, California Health Sciences University, 120 North Clovis Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612
Interests: Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability studies; Formulation development and characterization; Cell culture, Molecular biology, Flow cytometer, Fluorescence and Confocal microscopy; Animal models of cancer, surgery in laboratory animals; Biodistribution and toxicity studies in animals; Isolated Rat Liver & Kidney Perfusion; Isolation, purification, characterization and pharmacological screening
Dr. Saima Imran
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Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences and Public Health, Italy
LifeLab Torre della Ricerca, 5 piano sud , Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padua, Italy
Interests: Human induced pluripotent stem cells; disease modeling; organ regeneration; drug discovery; toxicity screening
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Dr. Magdalena Izdebska
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Department of Histology and Embryology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: cell biology; cytoskeleton; cell death; cancer cell culture; cancer biology; anticancer therapy
Dr. Manoj Kumar Jaiswal
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Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: neurodegeneration; ALS; FTD; MS; dementia; pharmacology; drug discovery; physiological and molecular genomics; epigenomics; imaging and microscopy; next-generation sequencing
Prof. Mikhail Kiselevsky
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Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation
Interests: cancer immunology; stem cell biology; cancer biology; immunotherapy, bioimplants; sepsis immunopathogenesis
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Dr. Nikolaos G. Kostomitsopoulos
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Head Laboratory Animal Facility, Centre of Clinical, Experimental Surgery and Translational Research, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens 4, Soranou Ephesus Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: preclinical studies; PK and PD studies; animal models; animal behaviour; laboratory animal welfare; laboratory animal ethics; pharmaceutical plants; designing in vivo protocols
Dr. Sandeep Kumar
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University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Interests: T cell biology; Cancer Immunology; Tumor micro-environment; Immunotherapy
Dr. Dominique Levêque

Hopital de Hautepierre, Strasbourg, France
Interests: clinical pharmacology; oncology; infectious diseases
Prof. Dr. Óscar López
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University of Seville, Department of Organic Chemistry, Sevilla, Spain
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Dr. Antonella Messore
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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and drug Technology "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: drug design; synthesis of new potential bioactive compounds in the field of anticancer, antiviral and antiparasitic agents; structure–activity relationship study; organic synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Markus Mitterhauser
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Medizinische Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
Interests: experimental nuclear medicine; preclinical imaging; tracer development
Prof. James W. Murrough
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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Psychiatry, New York, United States
Interests: depression; mood disorders; anxiety disorders; pharmacotherapy; neuroimaging
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Dr. Okhil Kumar Nag
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US Naval Research Laboratory, Center for Bio/Molecular Sci.& Eng. Bldg. 30, Code 6920 Office Room# 109, 4555 Overlook Avenue - SW, Washington D.C. 20375, USA
Interests: nanoparticle to mammalian cells; controlling cellular functions; modulating and imaging neural activity; photophysical interactions of dyes; nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery
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Dr. Pramod Nair
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Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute, Flinders University College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
Interests: drug design and discovery; molecular dynamics simulations; drug metabolism; anticancer agents
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Dr. Maryam Nakhjavani
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Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: novel therapeutics in cancer treatment; triple-negative breast cancer; drug development
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Dr. See-Hyoung Park
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Department of Biological and Chemical, Hongik University, Sejong, Korea
Interests: natural compounds; chemical genomics; functional foods; cosmeceuticals; cancer biology
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Dr. María Ángeles Peña Fernández
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University of Alcalá, Spain
Interests: drug formulation; pharmaceutical technology; formulation development and characterization
Dr. Marcin Ratajewski
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Laboratory of Epigenetics, Institute of Medical Biology of the Polish of Sciences, Lodz, Poland
Interests: epigenetics , Th17 lymphocytes; autoimmunity; nuclear receptors; melanoma; drug resistance; sirtuins; plant-derived natural products
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Dr. Michela Roberto
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Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Oncology Unit - Sant’Andrea Hospital, Rome 00189, Italy
Interests: targeted drugs; immune checkpoints inhibitors; chemotherapy; cancers
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Dr. Yoichi Sakurada
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University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan
Interests: macular disorders; genetics; pharmacogenetics
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Dr. Concetta Saponaro
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IRCCS Istituto Tumori Giovanni Paolo II, Bari, Italy
Interests: tumor biomarkers; tumor biology; tumor microenvironment; inflammasome.
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Dr. Eduarda M.P. Silva
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LAQV, REQUIMTE, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: organic and analytical chemistry; synthesis; mass spectrometry; heterocycles; fluorescent probes
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Dr. Sukhwinder Singh Sohal
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Respiratory Translational Research Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania, Launceston, TAS 7248, Australia
Interests: COPD; COVID-19, asthma; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); lung cancer; airway remodelling; effects and mechanisms of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS); effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems; mechanisms of respiratory infections and inflammation; smoking cessation and air pollution
Prof. Biagio Solarino
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Institute of Legal Medicine Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: forensic pathology; medical liability; public health; ethics; child abuse and neglect; criminalistic
Dr. Sven Stegemann
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Technische Universitat Graz, Graz, Austria
Interests: geriatric drug development; patient centric product formulation and design; advanced manufacturing and controls; drug delivery to special populations
Dr. Janeen Trembley
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1.Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
2.Research Service, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, 55417, USA
Interests: protein kinase CK2; CDK11 signal mechanisms ;therapy targeting
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Dr. Ignazio Gaspare Gaspare Vetrano
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Foundation IRCCS Neurological Institute "C. Besta", Milan, Italy
Interests: fluorescein; sphingolipids; CNS tumors; peripheral nerve
Dr. Guendalina Zuccari
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Department of Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Interests: retinoids; drug delivery systems; polymeric micelles; liposomes; passive targeting; active targeting; poorly soluble drugs; formulation strategies; cancer; neuroblastoma; melanoma; tumor mouse models; oncology, apoptosis
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Dr. Federica Facchin
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine (DIMES), Unit of Histology, Embryology and Applied Biology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 8, 40126, Bologna, BO, Italy.
Interests: human mesenchymal stem cells; cell senescence; cell biology; cell differentiation
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Prof. Dr. Sophie Hernot
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Vrije Universiteit Brussel, In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Laboratory (ICMI), Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090, Brussels, Belgium
Interests: molecular imaging and therapy; fluorescence-guided surgery; in vivo biodistribution; nanobody; tracer design
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