M. Akhlaghi Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of M. Akhlaghi
Dr. Mehdi Akhlaghi is an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry and a member of the Research Center for Nuclear Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He started his research works in the field of radiochemistry since 2004 for developing new molecules to be radiolabeled for diagnosis of some disorders including cancers and disease using nuclear imaging techniques (SPECT and PET). He recently focused on the synthesis of some theranostics anticancer agents as well as their targeted delivery and tracking to tumor tissue assisted by nanotechnology. Dr. Akhlaghi has published over 60 articles in the field of organic chemistry and radiochemistry.
Dr Corinna Altini was born in Bari on 7th October 1983. She graduated and Specialized in Nuclear Medicine with the maximum vote and Laude at the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”. Currently, she is a Medical Doctor at Polyclinic of Bari-University of Bari “Aldo Moro”. She has published more than 90 articles in well-reputed journals.
H.M.R. Elsayed Ahram Canadian University Cairo Egypt Biography
Biography of H.M.R. Elsayed
Dr. Hassan M. Rashed is a pharmacist. He graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain-Shams University in May 2006. He started working at Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) in August 2007. He is currently an assistant professor of radiopharmaceuticals at Labeled Compounds Department as well as a radioisotope production specialist at Radioisotope Production Facility (RPF), EAEA. He traveled to Argentina in August 2008 to receive training in radioisotopes production and quality control at Argentinean Atomic Energy Organization (CNEA).
A.R. Jalilian International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Vienna Austria Biography
Biography of A.R. Jalilian
Prof. Jalilian has a PharmD. degree (1995) and a Ph.D. degree in Radiopharmacy (2000) followed by postdoctoral fellowships in University of Alberta, Canada and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA. Until 2015 he was active in the development of new radiopharmaceuticals in countries leading to completion of clinical trials and the marketing of various radiopharmaceuticals. He has published around 350 scientific papers in peer-viewed journals and 3 books and supervised more than 50 MSc and PhD theses. Since June 2015 he joined IAEA as a Radioisotope & Radiopharmaceutical Chemist Scientist assisting IAEA Member States for development of radiopharmaceuticals sciences
Sean L. Kitson Department of Biocatalysis and Isotope Chemistry Almac Sciences Almac House Craigavon Northern Ireland Biography
Biography of Sean L. Kitson
Dr Kitson is an Investigator of Radiochemistry at Almac, UK. He has over 15 years of experience in the synthesis of carbon-14 labelled compounds. Dr Kitson is the Editor-in-Chief of Current Radiopharmaceuticals published by Bentham Science Publishers and the Journal of Diagnostic Imaging in Therapy. He has published over 45 research, reviews and commercial articles in the area of carbon-14 synthesis and medical imaging. His contribution to radiochemistry was acknowledged by winning the 2006 Wiley Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals Young Scientists Award. Since, 2007 he has been a Member of the Scientific Committee for the International Isotopes Society (IIS) UK group.