Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Bin Chen

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development · Michigan State University

Dr. Chen is the founding member of DahShu, a non-profit organization to promote research and education in data sciences.

Cancer Therapy Drug Repositioning Translational Bioinformatics AI Big Data

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Glenda Bowen Daniels

Associate Professor, Nursing · Texas Christian University

Glenda Daniels researches the best practices in gastroenterology and endoscopy.

Education approaches to increase Colorectal Cancer Screening GI Symptoms and Adherence Among African Americans With End Stage Renal Disease Best Practices in the Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy Setting

Ning Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Zhang is engineering strategies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and brain stroke

Stem Cell Biology Central nervous system trauma and diseases Biomaterials for oral biofilm prevention

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

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Tara Alvarez

Professor and Director, Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Alvarez conducts neuroscience research for helping patients recover their vision and for diagnosing other visual diseases.

Vision Therapy Virtual Reality Vision Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering

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

Chip Schooley

Infectious Disease Specialist · UC San Diego

Dr. Chip Schooley's personal research interests include HCV, influenza and HIV pathogenesis.

COVID-19 Tropical Medicine HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials

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

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

Tim Carey M.D., M.P.H.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine & Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Carey's research interests include clinical epidemiology access to care and health services

Preventative Medicine Internal Medicine Back Pain Epidemiology Social Medicine

Dru Riddle

Director, Center for Translational Research and Associate Professor of Professional Practice · Texas Christian University

Professor Riddle focuses on genetics as applied to anesthesia.

Nursing Genetics Anesthesia

Prof. Suzanne Martin

Professor of Occupational Therapy · University of Ulster

Professor Martin's research focus is on new and emerging technologies within Health and Social Care.

New and Emerging Technologies in Health and Social Care Disabilities Human Computer Interaction Occupational Healthcare Community Care Policy and Practice

Prof. Antonio Torres

Full Professor of Medicine, Head of Respiratory Intensive Care Unit · Hospital Clinic de Barcelona

Torres is Full Professor in Medicine at the University of Barcelona (UB) and Head of the Respiratory Intesive Care Unit at Hospital Clínic

Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS-ALI) Immunocompromised Patients Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Lung Infections

Mario Perez, M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine · University of Connecticut

Clinical Interest: The use and implementation of protocols in the management of patient in the intensive care unit.

Public Health Otolaryngology Pulmonary and Critical Care Categorical Internal Medicine Medicine

Jennica Zaro, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences & Assistant Dean for Assessment of the Office of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Studies · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in protein and peptide drug delivery, targeted therapies, and biologics.

Recombinant Fusion Proteins Protein Drugs Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Sciences Targeted Drug Delivery

Stacy Drury, MD

Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics · Tulane University

Drury explores how early life adversity interacts with genetic and epigenetic factors to shape child health and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Telomeres Health Disparities Pediatric Medicine Child Psychiatry Genetics

Serghei Mangul, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Serghei Mangul's research focuses on improving the techniques of bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Quantitative Biosciences Clinical Pharmacy Computational Biosciences Computational Biology