Dr. Oner Ozdemir graduated from İstanbul Medical School, İstanbul University and became a medical doctor in 1989. He did his pediatric residency at the Department of Pediatrics in Children’s Hospital, İstanbul Medical School, İstanbul, Turkey. His research areas are as follows: LAK-cell generation and cell-mediated cytotoxicity; human mast cell development and mast cell-mediated cytotoxicity; and apoptosis-related research. Besides, his clinical research areas include hereditary angioedema, chronic urticaria, and biological agents. Dr. Ozdemir has more than 75 international plus 70 national publications, as well as 145 international and 130 national presentations, and more than 9 chapters related to his research areas. He has been an editor of 4 books so far. Currently, he works as a head of pediatrics and the division of pediatric allergy/immunology at the Medical Faculty of Sakarya University, Sakarya Research and Training Hospital, Adapazarı, Sakarya, Turkey.
Giuseppe Buonocore Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine University of Siena Siena Italy
Prof. Giuseppe Buonocore, full professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology at the University of Siena, Italy, is internationally recognized for his research on neonatal diseases, oxidative stress, and early identification of the newborn at high risk of brain damage. He is Director of the Unit of Pediatric Neonatology at the University Hospital of Siena, Italy, and Chairman of Pediatrics at the School of Specialization in Pediatrics & Neonatology, Dept. of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, University of Siena. He was the president of ESPR and UENPS. He is involved in the coordination of numerous wordwide clinical trials. Prof. Buonocore is author of 914 publications (H-Index: Citations: 7593 IF: 637,597): 3 books and 27 book chapters; 273 peer review international scientific papers and 611 presentations at International Conferences and National Meetings. Co-Editor of “Neonatology” a worldwide sold textbook, included by Springer among Major Reference Works.