Alessandro Antonelli (Professor of Internal Medicine, MD) is Director of the Immuno-Endocrine
Section of Internal Medicine, and Head of the Laboratory of Primary Human Cells, University of
Pisa. His principal areas of expertise are autoimmune thyroid disorders, type 1 diabetes, systemic
autoimmune disorders, chemokines and cytokines, HCV-associated thyroid disorders and thyroid
cancer. His researches have been published in more than 370 articles on International journals
(Impact Factor > 1600; HI=75). He serves as an editorial board member and is Referee and
Reviewer of many scientific International journals.
Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS (29381 citations) Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge (UK) Biography
Biography of Atta-ur-Rahman
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.