John R. Pollard, M.D.

Director, ChristianaCare Epilepsy Center · ChristianaCare

Dr. Pollard is an expert in treatment of drug resistant epilepsy in adults.

Epilepsy Clinical Trials Drug Resistant Epilepsy Epilepsy Biomarkers

Malú Gámez Tansey

Professor/Co-Director · University of Florida

Malú Gámez Tansey researches how the immune system protects or predisposes us to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and frontotemporal dementia.

FTD Parkinson's Gut-brain Axis Neuroinflammation Neurodegeneration

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Department of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention of sudden death in sport, exertional heat stroke, wearable technologies, hydration, and performance in the heat

Elite Atheletes Hydration/Dehydration Fluid-Electrolyte Balance Exertional Heat Illnesses Wearable Technologies

Yonghui Wu

Director/Associate Professor · University of Florida

Yonghui Wu’s research is in computer science and biomedical informatics to develop medical artificial intelligence to solve medical problems

Data Science Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Drug Repurposing

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Matthew Hoffman, M.D., MPH

Marie E. Pinizzotto, M.D., Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Matthew Hoffman has spearheaded national improvements in OB/GYN care and frequently speaks to the media about OB/GYN trends.

Preterm Birth Global Health Labor Complications Digital Outreach

Michael Yassa

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow · UC Irvine

Michael Yassa is interested in how learning and memory mechanisms are altered in aging and neuropsychiatric disease.

Neurobiology and Behavior Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Memory and Disease Memory Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Anthony Maurelli

Professor · University of Florida

Anthony Maurelli studies bacterial genetics to address questions about how bacteria cause gut disease and sexually transmitted infections.

Laboratory Capacity Building Wasterwater Epidemiology Sexually Transmitted Diseases Shigella Genetics and Pathogenesis Bacterial Pathogenesis

Laura Acosta

Senior Lecturer · University of Florida

Laura Acosta specializes in clinical nutrition care, diagnosing malnutrition and the integration of fitness and nutrition.

Clinical Nutrition Dietetics Fitness Green Tea Malnutrition

Jason Blatt

Clinical Associate Professor/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Jason Blatt specializes in pediatric neurosurgery.

Transnasal Brain Surgery Epilepsy Pediatric Neurosurgery Brain Tumors Congenital Spinal Disorders

Katherine Reeves

Professor of Epidemiology and Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies, School of Public Health and Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Katherine Reeves' research focuses on modifiable factors that may mediate breast cancer risk

Forever Chemicals Endocrine Disruption Breast Cancer Women's Health Cancer Epidemiology

Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor Brugge is an expert in occupational and environmental health.

Health Communication Asthma Wildfires Air Quality Environmental Health

Yan Wang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yan Wang's research is focused on assessing/intervening substance use and health outcomes by leveraging mobile technologies.

Ecological momentary assessment Alcohol Abuse Medical Cannabis Alcohol use/misuse Wearable Alcohol Biosensors

Mark Prausnitz

Professor, Director of Center for Drug Design, Development, and Delivery, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Mark Prausnitz and his colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery.

Biotechnology Materials and Nanotechnology Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery Complex Systems

Ram Sharma, M.D.

Psychiatrist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Ram Sharma is a psychiatrist with the Behavioral Health Unit at ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Hospital.

Psychiatric Clinical Research Psychopharmacology Psychosis Treatment Resistant Depression Bipolar Disorder

Darlene Kertes

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Darlene Kertes’ research examines the role of life experiences and epigenetic processes on activity of stress-sensitive systems.

Antecedents Psychchology

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Christopher Philips

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Christopher Phillips' research focuses on the history of science, particularly statistics and mathematics.

Historical Studies Research, Science and Technology Policy Applied Statistics Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy History and Philosophy of Specific Fields

Omer Inan

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Omer Inan's research focuses on non-invasive physiologic monitoring for human health and performance.

Medical Instrumentation Home Monitoring of Chronic Disease Medical Devices for Clinically-Relevant Applications Sports Medicine Non-invasive Physiological Monitoring

Andrew Devitt

Professor, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Professor Devitt's research over 20 years has focused on the innate immune system and its role in protection and tissue repair.

Extracellular Vesicles Intercellular Adhesion Molecules Macrophages Apoptosis Phagocytes