Russell Lonser

Professor and Chair I Department of Neurological Surgery · The Ohio State University

Dr. Lonser’s research interests include development of direct nervous system drug delivery paradigms for targeted therapy.

Neoplasia Syndromes Tumor Biology Nervous System Hippel-Lindau Disease Brain, Brainstem and Spinal Cord Tumors

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

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

Jeremy Prokop

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development · Michigan State University

The Prokop lab focuses on integrative biosciences for understanding genes and genetic variants.

Pediatrics and Human Development Integrative Biosciences Genes and Genetic Variants

Jigarkumar Parikh

Co-Leader, Genito-Urinary Oncology Program · Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

Medical oncologist specializing in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and melanoma.

Oncology Bone Cancer Bladder Cancer Kidney Cancer Melanoma

Yishi Jin

Professor and Chair, Section of Neurobiology · UC San Diego

Yishi Jin's work assists to understand the molecular genetic mechanisms underlying the development and function of the nervous system.

Signal Transduction Genetics Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Jessica Fortin

Assistant Professor of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation · Michigan State University

Dr. Jessica S. Fortin is a board-certified veterinary anatomic pathologist and holds both chemistry and pharmacy licenses from Quebec.

Toxicology Molecular Pharmacology Pharmacy Medicinal Chemistry Pathology

Dr. Gunhild Waldemar

Professor of Clinical Neurology · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Dr. Waldemar is a professor and chairman of the Danish Dementia Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen.

Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Neurology Medicine Medical Education

Colleen McDonough

Interim Section Chief of the Dept. of Pediatrics: Hematology/Oncology · Augusta University

A leading expert in pediatric oncology and hematology at the Georgia Cancer Center and the Children's Hospital of Georgia.

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, 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

Athletic Training Thermoregulation Exercise & Heat Heat Stroke Preventing Sudden Death

Prof. Alan J. Sinclair

Director · Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People, Diabetes Frail Ltd

Professor Alan Sinclair is an international expert in diabetes and clinical gerontology

DR Barometer Program Re-enablement in Diabetes Ageing frailty and sarcopaenia Cognitive dysfunction and dementia in diabetes Diabetes Mellitus

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Seidler's research focuses on the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Spaceflight Human Research Neuroplasticity Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing Parkinson's

Gentry Patrick

Professor · UC San Diego

Gentry Patrick researches neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lewy body disease.

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Protein Synthesis and Degradation Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Stephanie Willerth

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering · University of Victoria

I run an internationally recognized research group focused on stem cell bioengineering.

Stem Cells Biomaterials Drug Delivery Systems Tissue Engineering Neuroscience

Christophe Morin, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

The understanding and prediction of consumer behavior using cutting edge science; neuromarketing; persuasion strategy; branding

Neuromarketing Neurophysiological Effects of Advertising On Adolescents Persuasion Strategies Messaging Architecture Strategic Dialoguing

Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, CCC, BCPP

Keynote Speaker/Holistic Psychotherapist//Relationship Expert/Life and Wellness Coach · MassEnergy

Keynote Speaker/Holistic Psychotherapist//Relationship Expert/Life and Wellness Coach

The Ultimate Holistic Anti-Anxiety Workshop Relationships Boundaries Transform the Inner Bully Into A Supportive Coach

Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., University of Michigan | MSE and Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin | Postdoctoral Training, Northwestern University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Peterson's expertise is in neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics of human movement and rehabilitation design.

Neuroplasticity Neuromodulation Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Rehabilitation Engineering Musculoskeletal Modeling and Simulation of Human Movement

John E. Speich, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Engineering and program development expert with research focused on bladder biomechanics and robotics

Expert Witness Cooperative Education Engineering Education Mechanical Engineering Robotics