Gaetano Caramori,MD, PhD, Full Professor in Respiratory Medicine, at the Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Odontoiatriche e delle Immagini Morfologiche e Funzionali
(BIOMORF), University of Messina, Italy (www.unime.it). Head of the Pulmonology Unit at
the University Hospital Gaetano Martino of Messina, Italy (www.polime.it) and the
Specialisation School in Respiratory Diseases of the University of Messina, Italy
(www.unime.it). Gaetano Caramori is, from the 2001, Honorary Staff at the Airway Disease
Section, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College of London, UK.
Gaetano Caramori has reached an H index=46 (www.scopus.com, Author ID:
7003847659, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9807-327X ). He is currently between the 300 Top
Italian Scientists & Academics in Clinical Sciences using an independent ranking obtained
on the basis of the Google Scholar database (h-index>30only)
(http://www.topitalianscientists.org/ TIS_HTML/ Top_ Italian_ Scientists_ Clinical_ Sciences.ht
m) He has published (http://www.ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/ pubmed) 158 articles in International
Scientific peer-reviewed indexed Journals, including all the major Journals of the
Respiratory System and The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and Nature
J. Popovic-Djordjevic University of Belgrade Belgrade Serbia
Dr. Jelena Popović-Djordjević is a Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture (Department for Food Technology and Biochemistry), Belgrade, Serbia. She is a graduate of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, Belgrade, Serbia, where she received her B.A. degree in Chemistry (applied) and her Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (organic) (in 2010). She published over 150 publications, including 40 papers in the leading international peer-reviewed journals, 2 book chapters, and 40 papers on the international and national conferences. Her main research is related to natural product Chemistry, biological activity of natural and synthetic compounds, food chemistry and environmental chemistry. She is a member of the Serbian Chemical Society, the Serbian Water Protection Society, and the Editorial board member in Ecological Safety and Balanced Use of Resources.
T.P. Stanojković Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia Belgrade Serbia
Tatjana Stanojković was born in Belgrade on June 26, 1966. She graduated from the Faculty of Biology of the University of Belgrade, Department of Molecular Biology and Physiology. She has been employed at the Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia since 1997, since July 2014, as head of the Department of Biological Response Laboratory, Department of Experimental Oncology. Field of expertise: Experimental oncology, Medicinal Chemistry, in vitro investigation of the anticancer activity of novel synthesized compounds, natural product and marine organisms. Member of the Editorial Board, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine since 2012.
Y-L. Wu Xiamen University Xiamen China
Dr. Wu’s current research interests focus on the development of functional polymeric materials for pharmaceutical applications in terms of controllable drug delivery or gene delivery, with over 70 publications on Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., ACS Nano, Adv. Mater., Small, Adv. Healthcare Mater., Biomacromolecules etc and personal H-index of 25 (Google Scholar).
Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS (25732 citations) Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge UK
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry (Cambridge University, 1968), has over 1,055 international publications including 210 books. He won the UNESCO Science Prize (1999) and was elected Fellow of Royal Society (London, 2006). He was conferred honorary doctorate degrees by many universities including Cambridge University and many others. Furthermore, Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was elected Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University, and the Austrian government honoured him with its high civil award “Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande" (2007). He is the only scientist from the Muslim world to be Foreign Fellow (“Academician”) of Chinese and Korean Academies of Sciences. The University of Technology Mara (UiTM), Malaysia, has established “Atta-ur-Rahman Institute of Natural Product Discovery” in his honour. Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was the Federal Minister of Science and Technology of Pakistan, and he is Chairman of UN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation for UNESCAP region covering 62 countries.