Satish C. Nair Department of Academic Affairs Tawam Hospital Al Ain United Arab Emirates
Grannum R. Sant School of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, MA United States
Nima Rezaei Research Center for Immunodeficiencies Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of Nima Rezaei
Dr. Nima Rezaei did his M.D. from School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2002. He did M.Sc. and PhD from School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Sheffield in 2006 and 2009. He has more than 640 articles publications in the internationally recognized scientific journals (H-index: 50). Over the years, Dr. Rezaei has presented more than 400 lectures/posters in international and national congresses.
Section: Immunology, Microbiology and Cancer
R. Oueslati Laboratory of Immunology Bizerte Tunisia Biography
Biography of R. Oueslati
Dr. Oueslati Ridha is born at Tebourba Tunisia and he obtained Master degree in Biochemistry in 1982 from Strasbourg Luis Pasteur University. He moved to Paris where he obtained successively his DERBH in Immunology of Cancer and Transplantation 1985, and his Human Biology Doctorate (PhD) in 1986 from Medicine South Paris Faculty. He spent four years at National Cancer Institute Paris-Ville juif -France. He worked in 1988 as Assistant Professor in Immunology at Thameur Hospital Tunisia and Professor Associate in Immunology at Military Hospital Principal Tunis. In 2000, he moved to Sciences Faculty of Bizerte as Associate Professor then Professor in Immunology and Microbiology , he created IMEC Unit , direct more than 15 doctorate related essentially to inflammation , Clonal tumor and Molecular Bio Markers , Microorganisms screening and Immune toxicology . He has contributed his publication in different scientific journals.
Nelson S. Yee Department of Medicine The Pennsylvania State University and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA United States Biography
Biography of Nelson S. Yee
Dr. Yee obtained a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Molecular Biology from Cornell University. Currently, Dr. Yee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Hematology and Oncology in the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He is also a medical oncologist in the Penn State Cancer Institute, and an attending and consultant physician in the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He has published basic, translational, and clinical sciences, including original research articles, review articles, book chapters, and clinical case reports. Dr. Yee is currently the Regional Editor of this journal (Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
Editorial Board Members
Samra Abouchacra Department of Medicine Tawam Hospital Al Ain, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Biography
Biography of Samra Abouchacra
Dr. Samra Abouchacra obtained her internal medicine & nephrology certification from the Royal College of Canada, MSc from Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto and is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. She is currently director of outpatient services at Tawam Hospital-JHMI and chairperson for SEHA Urology & Kidney Disease Service Line Council. She also holds the title of clinical professor at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) Al Ain, UAE. She has
published many papers and scientific projects in peer reviewed journals.
Alia Albawardi Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs The United Arab Emirates University Al-Ain United Arab Emirates Biography
Biography of Alia Albawardi
Dr Albawardi obtained Bachelor of Medicine from the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), Al Ain. Dr Albawardi, is also trained in anatomical pathology at McGill University, Montreal. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPS). She received additional training in transplantation pathology at the Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus. Dr Albawardi, is an Associate Professor at the UAEU, and a Consultant Histopathologist at Tawam hospital, Al Ain. She has authored more than 20 manuscripts, and is an avid researcher in oncology, nephrotoxicity and cellular bioenergetics.
Hossam E.D.M. Bakir Cairo University Cairo Egypt
Andrea Ballini Department of Biosciences, Biothecnologies and Biopharmaceutics University of Bari Aldo Moro Bari Italy Biography
Biography of Andrea Ballini
A. Ballini currently investigator at University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy. Dr. Khalil has Published various books and author of scientific papers in National and International Journals (Impact factor).He is invited as a reviewer, lead guest editor, past-associate editor and editorial board member in international journal.
He is visiting Professor at "City Unity College in Greece and also Senior Clinical Lecturer at BPP University, United Kingdom. He is member of the " World Academy of Growth Factors & Stem Cells in Dentistry- WAGroFSCD".Winner of “Sant’Apollonia award” from ANDI in 2005 for the best clinical and scientific report in dental sciences.
Simone Carradori Department of Pharmacy “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara Chieti Italy Biography
Biography of Simone Carradori
Dr. Simone Carradori obtained his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). Currently, he is assistant professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Department of Pharmacy of “G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy). The scientific activity is mainly focused on design, synthesis and characterization of novel synthetic and natural derivatives with potential biological activity and is documented from about 98 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and one patent.
Aakash Deep Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Ch. Bansi Lal University Bhiwani India Biography
Biography of Aakash Deep
Dr. Aakash Deep (born January 19, 1982) is currently working as Assistant
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Ch. Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani. He
was awarded B. Pharm. degree from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (2006),
and M. Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Guru Jambheshwar University
of Science & Technology, Hisar (2008). He received his Ph.D. degree in
Pharmaceutical Sciences from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (2015). He
is the recipient of GATE and SRF of UGC. His expertise mainly lies in the areas of
Drug designing and biological evaluation of novel molecules. While his more
expertise lies in the area of Regulatory Affairs studies of health care products. He
has published various articles in National and International peer-reviewed journals
of repute with cumulative impact factor of 78.98. He has also books and book
chapters in his credit and Invited Reviewer for various international journals. He is
also the recipient Young Pharmacy teacher of the year award 2016 by APTI and
Best Thesis award in Ph.D (Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak).
Amit K. Goyal Department of Pharmaceutics ISF College of Pharmacy Moga (Punjab) Gandhinagar India Biography
Biography of Amit K. Goyal
Dr. Amit Kumar Goyal obtained his Ph.D. degree (2009) in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, India. Since April 2018, Dr. Goyal is Associate Professor at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. His expertise mainly lies in the areas of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. While his more specific expertise lies in Novel Drug Delivery Systems including nanotechnology. Dr. Goyal, as an author/co-author, has published more than 163 articles in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. over 4250
Chiheb Guerfel has graduated from medical school of Tunis in 2004 and since, held different
positions in health care settings and local pharmaceutical companies in project management
and medical departments until the creation of the first company of Poseidon CRO group in
Tunis, Tunisia in 2009.
Believing in the potential of emerging countries to provide a state of the art clinical research
services and benefiting from continuous education and dynamic markets he expanded the
activity of the group in Morocco (2014), Serbia (2015) and recently, Hungary (2019). He is
an expert in regulatory framework in the regions and oversees operational CRO business in
fast changing challenging and disparate environments.
Jozef Hertecant Department of Pediatrics Tawam Hospital Al Ain United Arab Emirates Biography
Biography of Jozef Hertecant
Jozef Hertecant obtained his medical degree from Ghent State University Belgium. He then trained in Pediatrics at the Ghent University Hospital, followed by fellowships at Ste-Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada and at Groningen State University in the Netherlands. In 1992 he joined Tawam Hospital in Al Ain United Arab Emirates and has been working there ever since. His is Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor at Faculty of Medicine at the UAE University, also in Al Ain. He started the Paediatric Metabolic Diseases Division at Tawam Hospital. Thanks to the collaboration of many others, it has by now become the main centre in the UAE for paediatric metabolic diseases. He has more than 40 publications.
Halah Ibrahim Department of Medicine Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Education Baltimore Baltimore, MD United States Biography
Biography of Halah Ibrahim
Dr. Halah Ibrahim is the founding DIO and former Chair of Academic Affairs for Tawam Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She is a member of several regional and international advisory committees for medical education. She holds a Masters of Education for Health Professionals from the Johns Hopkins School of Education, where she serves as a faculty member. She is currently the Executive Director of Health and Wellness at NYU Abu Dhabi. She is a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed Internal Medicine residency at The New York Hospital- Cornell Medical Center.
Mawlood B. Kowash Department of Pediatric Dentistry Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine Dubai United Arab Emirates Biography
Biography of Mawlood B. Kowash
Dr. Kowash obtained a master and doctorate (PhD) in pediatric dentistry from Leeds University, UK. He also holds a fellowship (FRCD) from the Royal College of dentists of Canada and a fellowship (FDSRCPS) from Glasgow Royal College, UK. Currently Dr. Kowash is working as an Associate Professor in pediatric dentistry at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). He is an examiner for the MFDS part 2 and the Licensing examination in pediatric dentistry, Abu-Dhabi Health Authority in UAE. He has several publications and is a reviewer for several dental journals.
Lionel NJL MARLIER Italian National Research Council (CNR) Institute of Translational Pharmacology Rome Italy Biography
Biography of Lionel NJL MARLIER
Dr. Lionel NJL Marlier is a neuropharmacologist. He worked in France at INSERM in Montpellier with Pr. Alain Privat then moved to Georgetown Institute for Neuroscience of Pr. Erminio Costa in Washington DC. Dr. Marlier came to work at the Rome University with Pr. Renato Lauro before he got a permanent position at CNR, Institute of Translational Pharmacology. He also worked at AIFA for EMA with Pr. Guido Rasi. His main research interests are in neuroendocrinology and neuropharmacology.
Dr Misik has over 30 years of experience in biomedical research and development, including more than 15 years as a scientist at the National Cancer Institute, NIH in Bethesda, George Washington University Medical School, Washington DC, and Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava. Dr Misik is currently Vice President at Quintiles, a leading contract research organization, where over his 17 years tenure served in a variety roles including area head of business development, head of clinical operations in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and most recently as head of Quintiles centralized operations centers in India. Dr. Misik obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biophysics from the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. Dr. Misik also holds a Masters degree in physics from the same university. He has published more than 60 research articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals: over the years his research focus has shifted from development of novel modalities of cancer treatment, and cardio-protective agents, to globalization of biopharmaceutical clinical trials.
Luciano Mutti Department of Medicine Salford University Manchester, England United Kingdom Biography
Biography of Luciano Mutti
Prof. Luciano Mutti was graduated in Medicine in 1982, trained in Respiratory Medicine and in
Oncology and completed the PhD Oncology program in 1994. Since, 1999 to 2104, he has been the
Head of the Dept of Medicine and the Lab of Clinical Oncology of Vercelli General Hospital in Italy.
Since, Oct 2014 to 2018he is the Chair In Cancer Research and Consultant at RMI.
He is currently the Professor of Translational Oncology at Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research at
Teple University (Philadelphia)
He is last author of more than 150 original articles on translational cancer therapy and editor of
monographies on the same topic
Vijayan K. Pillai Department of Sociology and Social Work University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX United States Biography
Biography of Vijayan K. Pillai
Dr.Pillai obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Sociology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Dr. Pillai is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (UK), and was awarded the 'Distinguished Senior Scholar award"
by the International Consortium for Social Development (Asia-Pacific) recently. Currently Dr. Pillai is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas- Arlington. He has published more than 150 peer reviewed articles and book chapters in addition to nearly a dozen co-authored books. He severs on the editorial boards of several journals in the fields of social sciences and public health.
You-Wen Qian Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX United States Biography
Biography of You-Wen Qian
Dr. You- Wen Qian has obtained PhD in Medical informatics from Rugters University, Newark, NJ. He is presently serving as a Director, Division of Hematopathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston, TX. His areas of research are Clinical decision support: automatic flow cytometry data processing for diagnosing hematologic diseases, Lymphoma pathogenesis in viral infection induced lymphomas. He has been recognized with awards and honors such as Residents and Fellows Teaching Award, Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Performance as Chief Resident and Conference Travel Award.
Chaniyilparampu N. Ramchand Laboratory Research Program at Biomedical Sciences Saksin Lifesciences Pvt Ltd. Chennai India Biography
Biography of Chaniyilparampu N. Ramchand
Dr. Ramchand obtained PhD in Biochemistry from MS University Baroda. He has extensive experience in various Universities such as University of Columbia, South Carolina, University of Wales and University of Sheffield, UK, in both Research and in teaching. He has got extensive experience such as Vice-President/CEO at Sun Pharmaceuticals (India), Kemin Industries, Saksin Lifesciences and MagGenome Technologies Pvt Ltd a start-up biotech company and Advisor to SciGenom Research Foundation, MedGenome Pvt Ltd and SciGenom Pvt Ltd. Dr. Ramchand has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles, over 20 patents and 5 books.
Job Simon Department of Endocrinology Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Biography
Biography of Job Simon
Dr. Job Simon is an Endocrinologist and internist, who have a great interest in clinical research.
He is graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India and pursued further training in
the USA. His internal medicine training was at the State University of New York Stony brook,
followed by Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine training at NYU Winthrop University hospital
and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center in NY. He held positions at Mt Sinai Queens
hospital center NY, and at Tawam and Mafraq hospitals in the UAE. He is currently consultant
Endocrinologist at the Burjeel hospital in Abu Dhabi. His areas of special interest are clinical
endocrinology and endocrine oncology.
Younes Smani Infectious Diseases Research Group University of Seville Seville Spain Biography
Biography of Younes Smani
Dr. Younes Smani obtained his Doctorate degree (2006) in Drugs Science from the University Henri Poincaré (Faculty of Pharmacie), Nancy, France. Dr. Smani is currently affiliated with Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio (Microbiology and Preventive Medicine), Sevilla, Spain. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Western Blot, Antimicrobial Resistance, etc. Dr. Smani, as an author/co-author, has published more than 35 articles in various journals, having over 405 total citations.
Semra Yoruk Oncology Development at Sanofi Sanofi Clinical Research Operations and Cluster Coordination Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of Semra Yoruk
Dr. Semra Yörük is Radiation Oncologist and currently conducting First in Human Studies of one Antibody-Drug Conjugate targeting solid tumors. She has almost 20-year experience in clinical research; during different positions she managed many phase II-IV global and local clinical research projects in oncology, diabetes, neurology and internal medicine from feasibility process till the closure. She had many audits with no critical findings and participated to one FDA site inspections for phase III Pivotal oncology project. During last 6 years, she had been leading monitoring team and also coordinating clinical research activities in thirteen Middle East countries
Zhu Zhou Department of Chemistry York College (CUNY) Jamaica, New York United States Biography
Biography of Zhu Zhou
Dr. Zhu Zhou obtained her Ph.D. degree (Pharmaceutical Science) in 2014 from University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, USA. Dr. Zhou is currently affiliated with York College (CUNY), Jamaica, NY, USA, in the Department of Chemistry. Her areas of expertise mainly involve Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, Drug-Drug Interactions, and Regulatory Science. Dr. Zhou, as an author / co-author, has published a number of manuscripts in various reputed journals, e.g. Cancer Sci, J Pharm Sci, Nanotoxicology, etc.
Associate Editorial Board Members
Satyanarayan Pattnaik Department of Pharmaceutics Talla Padmavathi College of Pharmacy Warangal India
Katarzyna Rygiel Department of Family Practice Medical University of Silesia Zabrze Poland Biography
Biography of Katarzyna Rygiel
Katarzyna Rygiel, MD, PhD, has a background in primary care and
research/education. She is a graduate of the Medical University of Silesia (SUM) in
Katowice, Poland, and she holds a certificate in Clinical Trials Design and
Management from University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, USA, where she
completed her research training. Her research interests and publications include
current topics in cardio-oncology (especially in patients with breast cancer),
biomarkers (e.g., in various oncology and cardiology aspects), interdisciplinary
patient-centered approaches, especially in patients with chronic psychosomatic
diseases, receiving polytherapy. She promotes the integration of lifestyle
modifications and stress management with medically necessary treatments.
Ahmed Y.H. Shahin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology SANA Clinic Berlin Germany
Harish Dureja Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences M.D. University Rohtak India
Deepti Pandita Department of Pharmaceutics JCDM College of Pharmacy Barnala Road Sirsa India
Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs, was introduced in 2014 and later renamed in 2020 as Applied Drug Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs with the assistance of Dr. Satish C. Nair, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 2014.