M. Ayyash United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) Al Ain (United Arab Emirates)
Dr. Mutamed Ayyash is an Associate Professor of Food Science (Food Microbiology) at the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Health at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE. His research interests focus on probiotics and its applications in fermented food products, especially camel milk and its products (yogurt, cheese, whey). Dr. Ayyash has published several articles that investigated the health benefits of fermented camel milk together with national and international collaborators. These research activities focus on finding novel methods to overcome the challenges of making fermented products from camel milk. Functional foods and exopolysaccharides are among the research interests of Dr. Ayyash.
Claudiu T. Supuran (83932 citations) University of Florence Florence (Italy)
CLAUDIU T. SUPURAN is professor of medicinal chemistry at the Neurofarba Department, Section of Pharmaceutical and Nutriceutical Sciences, University of Florence, Italy. He has published more than 1250 papers, his Hirsch factor is h = 110; the number of citations since 1995 > 49800. His main research interest is on enzyme inhibitors, and especially carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, of which he discovered several new classes in the last years. One of the sulfonamides discovered in his group entered Phase I clinical trials in 2014 for the treatment of advanced, metastatic solid tumors. He is Editor-in-Chief of Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents, Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, Current Enzyme Inhibition, etc. For the last 25 years the main interest of his research was focused on metallo-enzymes and their modulators of activity. In 2013 he was rated as the most cited scientists in Pharmacology & Toxicology by LabTimes (LabTimes 2013, 5, 38).