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

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. da Rocha specializes in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.

Nanomedicine Nonivasive Drug & Gene Delivery Biomaterials Cancer nanotechnology Aerosol formulation

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenetics, Head of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing (NIHA) · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Mark Zylka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology & Member, UNC Neuroscience Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Zylka's research explores the management of chronic pain

Cell Biology Angelman Syndrome Chronic Pain Ectonucleotidases in Nociceptive Circuits Neural Circuit-Based Approaches

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

Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (Hon)

Dean, USC School of Pharmacy, John Stauffer Dean's Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences & Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in pathophysiology and treatment of diseases related to altered steroid hormone synthesis.

Steroid hormone biosynthesis Hypogonadism Cancer Endocrine Pathologies Male Reproductive Disorders

Stan Gee Louie, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Director of Clinical Experimental Therapeutics Program · USC School of Pharmacy

Stan Gee Louie is a clinical and translational pharmacologist with three decades of clinical and drug development experience.

Accelerating wound healing properties Developing novel drug therapy to inhibit chronic inflammation in cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease. Drug development targeting viral infection and cancer. Metabolomic approaches to dissecting the molecular mechanism(s) driving pharmacologic responses.

Paul Seidler, PhD

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

An expert in structural biology, neurodegenerative disorders and Alzheimer's drug discovery.

Neurodegenerative disorders Neuropathologies Therapeutic Molecules Therapeutics Alzheimer's Disease

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

Joshua Grill

Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Nerological Disorders at UCI · UC Irvine

Joshua Grill directs a major Alzheimer's disease research institute helps lead the national strategy for AD clinical trial recruitment.

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disorders Recruitment and Retention

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

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