Dawn Bowdish

Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine · McMaster University

Understanding why changes in immunity that occur with age and how this predisposes us to infection and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Immunology Microbiome Immunosenescence Aging Immune System Pneumonia

Monica Embers

Assistant Professor, Division of Bateriology and Parasitology · Tulane University

Professor Embers specializes in Lyme disease.

Cell Culture Antibiotic Resistance Lyme Disease Research Lyme Disease Antibiotics

Kuldeep Neote

Senior Director · Consulate General of Canada (CTA Boston)

Kuldeep focuses primarily on the areas of Oncology and Immunology.

Drug Discovery Immunology Oncology Molecular Biology

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nicholas Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Shaheen's research interest is in the epidemiology and management of esophageal diseases

Epidemiology Esophageal Diseases Reflux Disease Mobility Disorders Barrett's Esophagus

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

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

Pramod Srivastava, M.D.

Director of the UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center · University of Connecticut

Immunology expert, specializing in the development of vaccinations for difficult-to-treat ovarian cancer

Vaccination for Ovarian Cancer Novel Cancer Immunotherapy

Richard Boucher, M.D.

Kenan Professor of Medicine & Director, Marsico Lung Institute · UNC at Chapel Hill

Richard C. Boucher, MD is an expert in cystic fibrosis, asthma, airway diseases.

Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Diseases Gene Therapy Respiratory Mucosa

Daryl L. Davies, PhD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Daryl Davies is working to discover and develop novel therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and alcoholism.

Purinergic receptors Opioid abuse Neuro-psychiatric Disorders Drug Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology Drugs of Abuse Pharmacology and Toxicology

Dr. Shaista Malik

Professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Director of Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute · UC Irvine

Dr. Malik is a leader in preventative cardiology and the practice of integrative healthcare.

Internal Medicine cardiac rehabilitation Integrative Healthcare Cardiovascular Disease Preventive Cardiology

J. Andrew MacKay, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

J. Andrew MacKay engineers innovative protein-polymer tools and drug carriers that respond to the environment.

Ocular Drug Delivery Pharmacokinetics Elastin-like Polypeptides Protein Polymers Biomolecular Engineering

Jay Rappaport

Director · Tulane University

Rappaport is an expert in HIV/AIDS and nonhuman primate models of diseases in biomedical research.

COVID-19 Hiv/Aids Neuroscience Coronavirus

Suresh Patel Dentist

Dentist · Metro Dental Care

Principal Dentist

Cosmetic Dentistry Root Canal Therapy Dentistry Emergency Dental Care Oral Surgery

Annabelle Rodriguez, M.D.

Visiting Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Recipient of Linda and David Roth Chair in Cardiovascular Research · University of Connecticut

Cardiovascular researcher, focusing on genetics and vascular biology

The genetic link between healthy HDL cholesterol, heart disease, and infertility

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez is an expert in drug delivery for eye diseases.

Cellular Junctions Autoimmune Diseases Cytoskeleton Trafficking Membrane Trafficking Lacrimal Gland (Tear Gland)

Dr Duane Mellor

Lead Nutrition and Evidence Based Medicine · Aston University

Clinical Dietitian and Researcher. Looking to improve understanding of the science of nutrition and eating well.

Food Science Dietetics Diabetes Obesity Nutrition

Ayesha Khalid

Chief of Otolaryngology Division · Cambridge Health Alliance

Ayesha Khalid is a practicing clinician who pioneered groundbreaking research in sinus inflammation and clinical outcomes in sinus disease.

Digital Health Clinical Trials System Analysis Clinician Surgery

Prof. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

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