Lisa Diewald

Program Manager, MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Lisa K. Diewald, MS, RD, LDN, is an expert in healthy eating and nutrition education programs for children and adults

Nutrition Counseling Obesity Prevention Nutrition Children Weight Management

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

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

Paola Marignani PhD, MBA

Professor · Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Paola Marignani is a scientist dedicated to developing personalized precision medicine that will improve human health.

Breast Cancer Research Lung cancer Research Gene Editing CRISPR-Cas9 Transgenic mouse models of cancer

Jim Wilde

Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Infectious diseases · Augusta University

Jim Wilde focuses on influenza, pandemic, TB, pediatric infectious diseases; antibiotic resistance, MRSA and emergency medicine.

Tuberculosis Emergency Medicine Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pandemic Influenza

Sheila E. Taylor, DO, FAAFP, CAQSM

Associate Program Director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship · ChristianaCare

Dr. Taylor is a family medicine physician and an expert in diagnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasound and tendon procedures.

Musculoskeletal Medicine Sports Medicine Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Procedural Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Tendinopathy

Peter Lin

Director, Primary Care Initiatives · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Peter Lin lectures and speaks throughout the world and maintains two busy family practices in Toronto.

Diabetes Clinical Research Clinical Practice Diabetes and Dementia Cardiology

Jean C. Shih, PhD

University Professor & Boyd & Elsie Welin Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Jean Chen Shih is one of the world’s leading researchers on the MAO enzymes and emotion behavior and cancers associated with this enzyme

Autism Spectrum Disorder Novel Cancer Drug for both Therapy and Diagnosis Repurposing Antidepressants for Brain Cancer Repurposing Antidepressants for Prostate Cancer Brain Development

Margaret "Peg" Riley

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

The focus of Peg Riley's research is in the area of microbial evolution - namely antimicrobial resistance evolution - and drug development.

Evolution of microbial resistance Alternatives to antibiotics Drug Discovery Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Antibiotic Resistance

Kristen Mills

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Biomechanics of tumor growth, tumor cell-matrix interactions

Development of in vitro models Cell and tissue biomechanics Experimental mechanics of materials

Scott Requadt

CEO · Talaris Therapeutics

Scott Requadt has operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including therapeutics, medtech and diagnostics.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Development Life Sciences Biotechnology Venture Capital

Patricia Bradley, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing and disparities in cancer outcomes.

Diversity/Cultural Competence Cancer Survivorship Breast Cancer Screening Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Health Disparity

Prof. Roberto Bernabei

Professor of Internal Medicine · Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology

Geriatric Assessment Models of Health Service for Older Adults Pharmacoepidemiology

Shauna McGillivray

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Biology expert, focusing on genetic methods of fighting disease

Bacterial Virulence in Genes Intersections of Genetics and Disease

Dulce Dorado

Director of the International Students and Programs Office · UC San Diego

Dulce Amor L. Dorado is the Director of the International Students and Programs Office at the University of California San Diego.

International Student Services Immigration Policy International Education

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

Allison McDonald

Associate Professor of Biology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in plant and animal physiology with a focus on how organisms make energy. Advocate for women and persons with disabilities in STEM.

Plant and Animal Physiology and Biochemistry Bioenergetics (Mitochondria and Chloroplasts) Human Mitochondrial Diseases and Disorders Women in STEM Origin of Life and Endosymbiosis

Prof. Antony Bayer

Emeritus Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Cardiff University · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Dr. Daniel Stamboulian

President · FUNCEI (Buenos Aires) and Fighting Infectious Diseases in Emerging Countries –FIDEC (Miami)

Dr. Stamboulian is the founder of the Pan-American Association of Infectious Diseases (API) and other non-profit organizations.

Infectious Diseases Prevention and Management of Infectious Diseases Vaccination

Laura Bowater

Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in antibiotic resistance and infection control – and the public understanding of science and health issues.

Biochemistry Science Communication Microbiology Antibiotic Resistance Microbial Biochemistry