David Moffet

Chair and Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Chemistry Biochemistry Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry

Prof. Perminder Sachdev

Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) · UNSW Sydney

Neuropsychiatry expert revolutionizing our understanding of the ageing brain, apropos of lifestyle choices

Cognitive Reserve Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy) Geriatrics and Gerontology Neurosciences Neurogenetics

Liana Asatryan, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Liana Asatryan's research focus is the discovery and development of novel compounds for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.

Alcohol Use Disorder Neuroscience In Vitro Pharmacology Immunology Neuroimmunology

Prof. Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Ulster

Chris received a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Systems and DPhil in Biomedical Engineering both from the University of Ulster

Development and Evaluation Technologies Assisted Living Re-enablement Technology Adoption Modelling Health Innovation

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Overseeing one of the leading academic healthcare organizations specializing in complex specialized geriatric care and brain research.

Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging Strategies for Remembering The Interactive Impact of Fitness and Brain Health Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Professor, School of Psychology · Australian National University

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Fostering Healthy Ageing Older Drivers Public Health and Health Services Neurosciences Psychology

Prof. Michael Valenzuela

Associate Professor · The University of Sydney

Psychology, clinical medicine, and neuroscience expert, exploring how complex mental activity impacts dementia

Cognitive Reserve Computerized Cognitive Training Cognitive Decline Human Skin-Derived Neural Precursors

Jing Liang, MD, PhD

Professor · USC School of Pharmacy

Expert in drug development. Established targeting gephyrin-GABAAR pathway, a NOVEL THEORY, to intervene Alzheimer disease

Neurodegenerative Disease Sleep Disorders Neuroscience Drug Development GABA A Receptor

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

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

Riqiang Yan

Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience · University of Connecticut

Professor Yan is an expert in neurodegenerative diseases, specializing in identifying the biological culprits behind Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's Disease Medicine Neuroscience

Edik Rafailov

Professor (Research), AIPT · Aston University

Prof Rafailov current research interests include CW and ultrashort-pulse lasers; generation of light from UV to THz and biomedical photonics

Biomedical Photonics Nanostructures Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Photonics THz Radiation

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

Enrique Cadenas, MD, PhD

Charles Krown/Alumni Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Enrique Cadenas researches the molecular mechanisms inherent in brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Brain, Neurons, Astrocytes Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodenerative and Age-related Disorders Free Radicals Signal Transduction

Dr. Andres Lozano

Professor · Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine in 1983, Dr. Lozano underwent Neurosurgical Training at McGill University

Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorders Micro-Electrode Recordings of the Human Brain

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Dr Eric Hill

Stem Cell Biologist · Aston University

Dr Eric Hill's research interests include the development of tissue engineering strategies to model stem cell behaviour.

Cell Culture Molecular Biology Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology (iPSC) Stem Cells

Philip Gorelick

Professor of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine · Michigan State University

Expert in stroke prevention and risk factor identification.

Vascular Dementia Rehabilitation Neurology Stroke Prevention

Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

A student and close associate of the great neuropsychologist, Alexander Luria

Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Adult, Forensic, Pediatric and Geriatric Neuropsychology

James M. Ellison, M.D., MPH

The Swank Foundation Endowed Chair · ChristianaCare

Dr. Ellison is a geriatric psychiatrist and one of the nation's foremost experts in dementia.

Psychopharmacology Geriatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Geriatric Psychiatry Psychiatry Cognitive impairment and dementia