October 19-20, 2020
12:00 - 19:00 GMT

Precision Medicine Virtual 2020

Theme: Addressing Latest Innovations and Challenges in Precision Medicine
Speakers
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Sergey Suchkov

Sechenov University, Russia

Biography
Title:
 Personalized and Precision Medicine as a Unique Healthcare Model to Be Set Up via Genomics-based Innovations, Big Data Resources and Translational Applications to Secure the Human Wellness and Biosafetyv
Biography
Sergey Suchkov was born in the City of Astrakhan, Russia, in a family of dynasty medical doctors. In 1980, graduated from Astrakhan State Medical University and was awarded with MD. In 1985, Suchkov maintained his PhD as a PhD student of the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and Institute of Medical Enzymology. In 2001, Suchkov maintained his Doctor Degree at the National Institute of Immunology, Russia. From 1989 through 1995, Dr Suchkov was being a Head of the Lab of Clinical Immunology, Helmholtz Eye Research Institute in Moscow. From 1995 through 2004 - a Chair of the Dept for Clinical Immunology, Moscow Clinical Research Institute (MONIKI). In 1993-1996, Dr Suchkov was a Secretary-in-Chief of the Editorial Board, Biomedical Science, an international journal published jointly by the USSR Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Pamela D.Price

The Balm In Gilead, USA

Biography
Title:
Aging while black: Understanding the role of faith & culture to address health disparities among African Americans across the life span 
Biography
Pamela D.Price currently serves as the Deputy Director for The Balm In Gilead managing the various health initiatives of the organization.  Under her leadership, the organization provides support to faith institutions in areas of program design, implementation and evaluation, which strengthen their capacity to deliver programs and services that contribute to the elimination of health disparities.  In addition to her role as Deputy Director, she also serves as the Director for The National Brain Health Center for African-Americans.  In 2016, she co-developed a six-part educational curriculum for nurses and allied healthcare professionals aimed at addressing knowledge gaps related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Mrs. Price holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Health and has more than 20 years of experience in public health, epidemiology, and healthcare.  As a registered nurse, she has served as a member of the U.S. Army Nurse Corp and excelled in both government and non-governmental agencies providing leadership and guidance on program management, quality improvement, and project development.  Mrs. Price frequently conducts workshops and trainings across the country at various conferences and events in addition to providing technical assistance and capacity building services to community-based organizations.     
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Xu Chen

University of the Rockies, USA

Biography
Title:
Avoiding defensive medicine among pandemic
Biography
Xu Chen holds a BA in Biology and an MS in Exercise Physiology from the College of St. Scholastica from Northern Minnesota, US. After her Master’s degree, she went to University of the Rockies to finish her PsyD. Currently Xu Chen is a performing artist among the shelters in Boston area. So far she has more than 10 publications.  
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Renee Noel Bauer

Indiana State University, USA

Biography
Title:
Cuban healthcare and plans for ISU Students 
Biography
Renee Bauer studied nursing at Indiana State University, Terre Haute and graduated with her PhD in 2015. She has spent 25 years working in psychiatry and teaching research and psychiatric nursing. She has over 30 publications and 40 presentations. Presently, she is attending the University of Southern Indiana to obtain her psychiatric practitioner license.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Adele A. Webb

Strategic Education, Inc., USA

Biography
Title:
The impact of diabetes on global population health
Biography
Adele Webb’s focus is international nurse capacity building. She has extensive funding for her international work and has published in several journals. She contributed to WHO guidelines and testified to the Institute of Medicine and the White House.  A sought-out speaker on international nursing care, Adele collaborates with WHO and the World NCD Congress.  Adele has contributed to nurse capacity building in 53 countries.  Adele received the Nicholas Andrew Cummings award for Excellence in Interprofessional, is an International Council of Nurses Global Health Fellow, and a Fellow in both the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Natalia Cineas

New York City Health + Hospitals Corp

Biography
Title:
COVID-19 nursing resilience strategies at the largest public health system in the United States of America
Biography
Natalia Cineas, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is Senior Vice President/System Chief Nursing Executive for NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public healthcare system in the nation, serving more than one million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations. She previously held nursing leadership roles at New York City’s Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. She holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from George Washington University; Masters of Science in Management and Bachelors of Science from New York University, and Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Stony Brook University.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Dan C. Harris

WVU Medicine, USA

Biography
Title:
Addressing workplace violence: Insider secrets to achieving positive organizational outcomes
Biography
Will be updated soon..
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Mary Fanning

WVU Medicine, USA

Biography
Title:
Addressing workplace violence: Insider secrets to achieving positive organizational outcomes
Biography
Will be updated soon..
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Ingrid Vasiliu Feltes

MEDNAX, USA

Biography
Title:
Empowering precision medicine via Block chain and AI
Biography
Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes  is a healthcare futurist who has extensive experience in the healthcare industry as a founder, executive, consultant or speaker. She currently is serving as the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer at MEDNAX Healthcare Solutions. In this capacity she provides oversight for all quality and innovation initiatives across the enterprise, such as Blockchain, AI, Genomics, Precision Medicine, Population Health, Telehealth, Medical Simulation, and Value Based Care. Additionally, she provides leadership to the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety. Prior to her current role, she held several leadership positions within the academic, corporate and not-for-profit healthcare arena, most notably serving as VP-Education, Quality and Safety, Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Chief of Compliance and Quality Assurance, Medical Director of Clinical Research Trials, and Medical Director-Managed Care. Her consulting engagements have  included healthcare systems, VC funds, angel investment funds, not for profit entities and corporations. Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is also a member of numerous prestigious professional organizations and holds several certifications, such as Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy from MIT Sloan, Blockchain Technology and Business Innovation from MIT Sloan, Finance from Harvard Business School, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Patient Safety Officer by the International Board Federation of Safety Managers, Master Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma Management, Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association of Healthcare Quality, Manager for Quality and Organizational Excellence, by the American Society for Quality, and Certified Risk Management Professional by the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.  
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Mark Hamilton

The Ohio State University, United States

Biography
Title:
The Relationship between personality and work Addiction Traits
Biography
Mark Hamilton is a PhD student studying Counselor Education at The Ohio State University, United States. He graduated with his MA in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Cincinnati, United States in 2019. He has obtained his certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor and currently treats a variety of mental illnesses with a specific emphasis on behavioral addictions.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Katherine E. Taylor Pearson

U.S. Army Medical Command, USA

Biography
Title:
Living healthy for all warriors: How data and tools can help you be a better and a healthier weight
Biography
Katherine E. Taylor Pearson is a board-certified Informatics nurse, educator, and has her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with over 29 years of experience in numerous direct and indirect care settings across the enterprise to include trauma, flight nursing, primary care, specialty care, and medical management. Additionally, she is the Population Health Consultant and Clinical Practice Guideline Coordinator in the Office of Evidence Based Practice, HQ MEDCOM, and is a retired Army Nurse Corps Officer.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Diana Pernicano

White Plains Hospital, United States

Biography
Title:
Improving patient understanding of surgical site discharge instructions
Biography
will be updated soon 
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Alphonsus O. Obayuwana

Triple-H Project, LLC, USA

Biography
Title:
Mathematics of Happiness
Biography
Dr. Alphonsus Obayuwana has been involved in the study of Human Hope and Happiness since 1979 when he was just a third year medical student. After medical school, in spite of a very busy OB/GYN residency and practice, his interest in this subject matter continued for over thirty years during which time he also held teaching faculty positions at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the University of Maryland College of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, and finally at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Athens, Ohio. Today, he is the Founder and CEO of the Triple-H Project LLC, an entity solely dedicated to the promotion of hopeful and happier human communities—including the training and certification of happiness coaches. He is the author of “The Five Sources of Human Hope”; “How to Live a Life of Hope”; and “The Mathematics of Happiness”.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Valencia Lyle

State of Michigan, USA

Biography
Title:
The effect of State Policies on the availability of Buprenorphine providers: An analysis of three policies that facilitate access to substance use disorder services
Biography
Valencia Lyle received her master’s degree in public health at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health in New York City in 2016. She subsequently worked with governments in East Africa to strengthen their health systems and use data to inform policies and improve the effectiveness of their existing health care programs. Since returning to the United States, she has joined the State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to support the department’s efforts in identifying the most effective policies to expand access to buprenorphine throughout the State.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Jemima Desir Douge

Florida’s Poison Control Centers, USA

Biography
Title:
Clinical toxicology & poison control center services
Biography
Jemima D. Desir Douge MD, MBA serves as the Healthcare Education Specialist at the Florida Poison Control Center Tampa covering Central and southwest Florida. Dr. Douge‘s work is to inform, develop, and evaluate strategies to reduce poisoning incidents as well as promoting effective post exposure management. Dr. Douge is dedicated to reducing poisonings in the population served. In that regard, she has initiated several poison prevention projects targeting medication safety, vaping, home safety, as well as seasonal poisoning risks for people of all ages. Dr. Douge currently teaches Clinical Toxicology to practicing healthcare professionals and students in health professions. She continuously fosters collaborative partnerships with other organizations and is an active member of several committees at the State, Regional and National level.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Kalliopi Megari

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Biography
Title:
Quality of life and cognitive functions of former addicted patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Biography
Dr. Megari is an experienced psychologist working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Research and Learning Disabilities. Graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and attended further education from University of Macedonia, in people with special needs and disabilities. She holds undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Psychology, as well as a Masters and a PhD in Neuropsychology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has many years of experience working with chronic disease patients as well with people with disabilities. She is postdoctoral researcher and has published more than 10 research articles in journals.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Borbala Mifsud

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar

Biography
Title:
Fusion protein driven 3D transcriptional network in acute myeloid leukemia
Biography
Dr. Borbala studied Biology at the Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary and graduated as MS in 2006. She then joined the laboratory of Prof. Thomas Jenuwein at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Austria, and obtained her PhD degree in 2010. She moved into the field of Bioinformatics during her postdoctoral fellowship in the research group of Prof. Nicholas Luscombe at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI-EMBL), UK. In 2015, she was appointed as an MRC Career development fellow and lecturer at Queen Mary University London, UK. She obtained an Assistant Professor position at HBKU, Qatar in 2018.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Pisamai Natun

Mahidol University Amnatcharoen Campus, Thailand

Biography
Title:
A randomized controlled trial of wooden tongue depressor exercise therapy versus usual care to improve mouth opening ability among head and neck cancer patients
Biography
Pisamai Natun, Ph.D. candidate in Public Health at College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and graduated as M.P.H. in Epidemiology at Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand in 2013. She works as a lecturer at Mahidol University Amnatcharoen Campus, Amnatcharoen Province, Thailand.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Amanda dos Santos Moraes

Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Biography
Title:
Cognitive behavioral approach to treat obesity: a long-term interdisciplinary randomized clinical trial
Biography
Dr. Amanda studied Psychologist at the Lusiada University, Portugal and graduated in 2009. She then joined the research group of Prof. Ana Damaso at the Interdisciplinary Group on Obesity Studies – GEO in 2010. She received her Master degree in 2014 at the Federal University of São Paulo -UNIFESP – Santos, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. In 2017, began a PhD student supervised by Dr. Danielle Caranti at the same university, GEO Laboratory, Brazil. She has published more than eight research articles in SCI (E) journals.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Sarinrut Juntapim

Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Biography
Title:
Buddhism community care system for patients with Schizophrenia
Biography
Dr. Sarinrut Juntapigraduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing sciencs in 1992, and gets her master degree in Master of Education in Educational Technology in 1999 and graduated master degree in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing in 2006, and then graduated Philosophy of nursing in 2017. And she works as a lecturer at the Department of Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University. Her expertise is community​ mental​ Health​ and​ psychiatric​ nursing. Her role as an editorial board of Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Annals of Family Medicine and Public Health and as a reviewer of PLOS ONE, Journal of Aquichan.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Mohammad Qassim Abdullah

University of Aleppo, Syria

Biography
Title:
Trend and Critical Issues in Smartphone Abuse
Biography
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Qassim Abdullah is professor of mental health and clinical psychology at the university of Aleppo in Syria. Studies the psychology and clinical psychology at the university of Damascus and Ph.D from Hungarian Academy of sciences in mental health.. he was the dean of faculty of education (2011-2015) and vice president of university of Aleppo (2015-2019). Supervisor of psychological and social support, and the member of national committee of research ethics in Syria 2016-2020.  Dr Abdullah has published (145) searches in national and international journals, And 30 books in psychological sciences. He is full member and honorable member in many international journals of mental health , psychiatry and psychological sciences.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Jilani Ben Touhami Meftah

Counselor, Tunisia

Biography
Title:
Religion and its Role in Addiction Recovery
Biography
Dr. Jilani got his master in Revealed knowledge from International Islamic University, Malaysia in 1998, and he then joined the same University as a lecturer. He obtained his first PhD in Hermeneutics in 2003 the University of Malaya, Malaysia. In 2006 he obtained his second PhD in Psychology of Education from International Islamic University, Malaysia. In 2009 he joined University of Malaya as senior lecturer. In 20013 he moved to Sharif Ali Islamic University, Brunei as an Associate Prof.  He has published more than 50 books and articles in high impact journals.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Benjamin Longo Mbenza

Lomo University of Research, The Democratic Republic of Congo

Biography
Title:
 Predictive, precise, personalized and prognostic medicine for NAFDL, NASH and Liver cancers in sub-saharan africa: Challenges, solutions and perspectives
Biography
Professor Benjamin LONGO – MBENZA, is The Vice Chancellor for Academic and Research, LOMO MEDICAL OMECO, Kinshasa in DR Congo / DRC. Honorary Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kinshasa Professor and Head : Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa President of Board of Directors of the Congolese Society of Primatology Professor Benjamin LONGO – MBENZA demonstrated Leadership in Training, Supervision of Master/Phd Theses, Mentoring, Coaching, Awards, Patents, and Engagement for Development, Human Rights, and Medecine of 4P to control traditional endemic or pandemic communicable infectious diseases.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Dessalegn Temesgen Leye

Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Ethiopia

Biography
Title:
The mere six first options to be taken for successful combat the COVID-19 Pandemic
Biography
Dessalegn Temesgen leye studied pedagogy in Volgograd Pedagogical institute (Msc) and studied biochemistry at Moscow Biochemistry institute and defend his PhD in biochemistry in 1997. Now he is an asst professor at Addis Ababa Science and Technology University
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
G. Muthamilselvi

Vinayaka Mission’s University Research Foundation, India

Biography
Title:
Effectiveness of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)   as method of examination by teachers for B. Sc., nursing midwifery students
Biography
G. Muthamilselvi completed her Bachelor degree in Nursing at MMC under Madars University, Chennai in 1988. She completed Master in Nursing at The TN Dr. MGR Medical University in 1998.  She received her Ph.D degree in Nursing at Vinayaka Mission’s University, Salem in 2014. Presently working as Principal at Vinayaka Mission’s College of Nursing, Puducherry. She has published more than 50 research articles in International and National Journals. She received many awards for her excellency and outstanding performance. She is giving PhD- Guidance for 8 PhD Scholars under Vinayaka Mission’s University and 2 PhD Scholars in Meenachi University as Co - guide and 1 PhD Scholars in Annamalai University.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Costas Christodoulides

Alexander College, Cyprus

Biography
Title:
Social Media Addiction and Problematic Internet Use among High School and University Students in Cyprus
Biography
Costas Christodoulides studied Political Science & International Studies (1994-98) at the Panteion University, Athens and graduated (MSc Comparative Politics) in 2000 from the Government Department of the LSE, UK. He is pursuing his PhD in the Business Administration at the European University, Cyprus (2016-). He is the Director of Alexander Research Centre (2015) at Alexander College, Cyprus coordinating and leading research projects most of them securing external funding. His interests include research in the fields of youth addiction including gambling, problematic use and risk of social networking sites and the Internet.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Ani Dezhakam

Islamic Azad University, Iran

Biography
Title:
Taper off treatment may improve executive functions and re-regulate expression of BDNF and 5HTTPLR genes in opium abusers after six months period
Biography
Ani Dezhakam holds a master in biochemistry and also deputy of a NGO called "congress 60"working on treatment of addiction especially opium addiction with a specified taper off method of opium called "DST" designed with Hossein Dezhakam. 
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Shyamapada Mandal

University of Gour Banga, India

Biography
Title:
Repurposing of Drugs for COVID-19 Therapy and the Vaccines status
Biography
Dr. Shyamapada Mandal, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Gour Banga, focuses his research on epidemiology of infectious diseases including COVID-19; probiotics, genomics and bioinformatics. He has published more than 100 articles in various scientific journals of repute, with 7 book chapters. He is life member of IAMM and International Academy of Science and Research (India). He acquired more than 24 years of research and teaching experiences in the field of biomedical sciences. Seven national academic and research awards have been conferred to him. Prof. Mandal is editorial board member of 6 biomedical science journals, and Editor-in-Chief for one journal.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Theyamma Joseph

Mar Sleeva College of Nursing, India

Biography
Title:
Effectiveness of a structured teaching program on knowledge and practice regarding prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus among adolescents in selected schools of Kerala
Biography
Theyamma Joseph began her career as a Staff Nurse in medical college hospital after her GNM certification and continued her journey to complete PC BSc at AIIMS, New Delhi and MSc in Medical Surgical Nursing at PGIMER, Chandigarh securing first rank in all three programs. She received her PhD in 2017 from RGUHS, Bangalore under INC Consortium. Her nursing experience is diverse from clinical nursing, to teaching, administration and research. Currently she works as Principal at Mar Sleeva College of Nursing Pala, Kerala, India. She has overseas experience from Oman and Philadelphia besides from India. She has presented scientific papers and published articles.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Wen Jin Wu

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA

Biography
Title:
T-DM1 Resistance and HER2 Heterogenicity
Biography
Dr. Wen Jin Wu is currently a Senior Investigator in Division of Biotechnology Review and Research I (DBRR1), Office of Biotechnology Products (OBP), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), FDA. He earned his M.D. from Wannan Medical College in China. In 2002 he received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. After two years Research Associate supervised by Dr. Richard Cerione at Cornell University, he obtained the position of a Principal Investigator (PI) in OBP at FDA in 2004. In addition to his regulatory duty as a Product Quality Reviewer, Dr. Wu’s laboratory at FDA investigates the roles of ErbB/HER family receptors in breast cancer progression, conducts physiochemical and biological characterization of HER2-targeted antibody therapeutics, including monoclonal antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates, and bispecific antibodies, and antibody engineering generating novel bispecific antibodies for the treatment of breast cancer. His laboratory also carries out the development of cell-based bioassays for bispecific antibodies. He has published many research papers in highly reputed journals, including mAbs, Scientific Reports, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Nature, Cell, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, and Cancer Research, and has been invited to give talks in many national and international conferences.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Sergey Suchkov

Sechenov University, Russia

Biography
Title:
Personalized and Precision Medicine as a Unique Healthcare Model to Be Set Up via Genomics-based Innovations, Big Data Resources and Translational Applications to Secure the Human Wellness and Biosafety
Biography
Sergey Suchkov was born in the City of Astrakhan, Russia, in a family of dynasty medical doctors. In 1980, graduated from Astrakhan State Medical University and was awarded with MD. In 1985, Suchkov maintained his PhD as a PhD student of the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and Institute of Medical Enzymology. In 2001, Suchkov maintained his Doctor Degree at the National Institute of Immunology, Russia. From 1989 through 1995, Dr Suchkov was being a Head of the Lab of Clinical Immunology, Helmholtz Eye Research Institute in Moscow. From 1995 through 2004 - a Chair of the Dept for Clinical Immunology, Moscow Clinical Research Institute (MONIKI). In 1993-1996, Dr Suchkov was a Secretary-in-Chief of the Editorial Board, Biomedical Science, an international journal published jointly by the USSR Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Rajiv R. Mohan

University of Missouri, USA

Biography
Title:
Precision nanomedicine for treating blindness and restoring vision
Biography
Dr. Rajiv Mohan is Professor and Endowed Chair of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri and Research Career Scientist at the Truman VA Hospital Columbia, Missouri, USA. His lab is developing precision medicine approaches for various blinding diseases. Dr. Mohan is a corneal disease expert with a track record of research mentoring. He has authored >140 journal articles, >10 book chapters, >400 abstracts; received numerous prestigious awards including from the world’s largest eye society, ARVO. Dr. Mohan serves on the editorial boards of >20 journals, organized/chaired >100 sessions, and delivered >75 lectures globally in over 30 countries.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Bruce K Kowiatek

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, USA

Biography
Title:
Methylating Agents as Rescue Adjunct Therapy to Chemotherapeutic Alkylating Medications for Improved Outcomes in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A case study
Biography
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Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Bojana Turic

Landing Medical High Tech Co, China

Biography
Title:
The Artificial Intelligence-assisted Cytology Diagnostic System in Large-scale Cervical Cancer Screening: A Population-based Cohort Study of 0.7 Million Women
Biography
To be updated..
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Yong Teng

Augusta University, USA

Biography
Title:
Capivasertib Potentiates Radiotherapy Efficacy in Oral Cancer
Biography
Dr. Teng is an Assistant Professor at Augusta University and a member of Georgia Cancer Center. The main research activity in his lab is to understand and reverse mechanisms of cancer metastasis and metabolism, and to develop highly effective anticancer modalities using nanoparticles and stapled peptides. He has been the PI on multiple DOD and NIH grants, and authored over 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, he serves as Associate Editor-in-Chief or Editorial Board Member for many reputed journals (e.g. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research, Frontiers in Oncology, Cancer Management and Research).
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Xubao Zhang

Sonova Unitron, Canada

Biography
Title:
New technologies of directional microphones for hearing aids
Biography
Xubao Zhang received his doctorate in electronics from Xi’an Electronic Science and Technology University in China and was a postdoctoral fellow at McMaster University in Canada. He has been interested in hearing aid technology strategies and performance evaluation. He worked as EA and EMC engineer with Sonova Unitron in Canada, and also worked with Oticon Canada and Beltone Canada. And he worked as associate professor at EE department of this University in China for radar signal processing research. He is the author of one book and more than 40 articles.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Pawel Rosikiewicz

GenomSys, Switzerland

Biography
Title:
Precision Medicine using whole genome sequencing
Biography
Pawel Rosikiewicz has 16 years of experience in Molecular Biology and Data Science. He studied and worked in several top Polish, French, and Swiss Academic Institutions, including Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, and the Polish Academy of Science as molecular biologist, biostatistician, and software developer. At the same time, he provided consulting services to biotech- companies on NGS, large scale microorganism production and bio-data collection and management.
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Ivana Haluskova

French Immunology Society, France

Biography
Title:
Cancer and host immunity (microbiome)
Biography
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Abdalla Abotaleb

World Health Organization, Egypt

Biography
Title:
TBA
Biography
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Andres D. Klein

Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

Biography
Title:
Modeling disorders in animal models of different genetic backgrounds to accelerate precision medicine
Biography
Andres D. Klein received his B.Sc in Biochemistry and his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Dr. Klein did a postdoc at Stanford University (2009-2011) and a second postdoc (2011-2015) at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Currently he directs the Center for Genetics and Genomics at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile. Prof. Klein was awarded with the young Chilean innovator prize by MIT technology reviews (2013), he was selected as one of the top 100 young Chilean leaders (2013), and recently received the Pew Innovation Fund (2018), among other recognitions.
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Hai Hua Chuang

Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Biography
Title:
Snoring sound features are associated with carotid artery status in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
Biography
Dr. Hai-Hua Chuang is a family physician with an expertise on weight management. She is an attending physician and assistant professor in Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei & Linkou), the biggest medical center in Taiwan and also a visiting scholar at Obesity Institute and Genomic Medicine Institute of Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA. The clinical service and research interests of Dr. Chuang are in the field of the epidemiology, health impacts, treatment, and preventive methods of obesity and related comorbidities. Dr. Chuang has also been conducting the largest workplace health promotion project for medical workers in Taiwan since 2013.
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George Zachos

University of Crete, Greece

Biography
Title:
 Bridge-building between chromosomes: Preventing chromatin breakage in cytokinesis
Biography
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Romi Gupta

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Biography
Title:
Large-scale Epigenome-wide Human shRNA screen identifies candidates that confer resistance to BRAF inhibitors
Biography
To be updated..
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Rasmeh Al Huneiti

Ministry of Public Health, Qatar

Biography
Title:
Patient-Centered Care:A model to healthcare Quality  
Biography
Dr. Rasmeh AL- Huneiti is a Clinical Guidelines Specialist at the Ministry of Public Health, Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Department, in state of Qatar. She is also a guest lecturer in Healthcare at Calgary University Qatar. Rasmeh holds a BSc in General Nursing from the University of Jordan. She has a PhD in Medical Education from Brunel University in the UK. Her post graduate qualifications include a Diploma in Primary Healthcare, MSc in General Nursing Education and International Diploma in HR Management.As a reviewer and editing board member she contributed to several international conferences, peer reviewed journals and her research work is published internationally. Since 2015 she has been serving as Adjunct Professor at Calgary University Qatar and as Guest Lecturer on Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, and Healthcare Regulation for the master’s Leadership in nursing program. Rasmeh is also a guest speaker for the Patient Safety and Change Management Community Medicine Residency Program.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Ozlem Dilek

University of the District of Columbia, USA

Biography
Title:
Design of turn off/on fluorescent probes for imaging carbonylation in cancer
Biography
To be updated..
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Sewanti Limaye

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, India

Biography
Title:
TBA
Biography
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Shinya Tajima

St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan

Biography
Title:
Nuclear inverse polarity papillary lesion without myoepithelial cells in the breast
Biography
To be updated..
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Ivan Yankov

Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Biography
Title:
Catheter-associated portal vein thrombosis in children – can we establish the diagnose earlier
Biography
To be updated..
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Hazel L. Downing

Kuakini Medical Center & Hawaii Pacific University, USA

Biography
Title:
Impact of nurse obesity on safe healthcare delivery
Biography
Hazel Downing, associate professor of nursing at the Hawaii Pacific University, graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2010 with her doctorate in Education. In her role as associate professor of nursing, she teaches both BSN and MSN courses. She currently also practices as a clinical nurse specialist for critical & emergency care. She has delivered numerous inspirational keynote speeches for new nurses for the last 18 years, won several teaching awards, and presented at both national and international conferences. Her latest presentation on nurse obesity was at the 2019 International Council of Nurses.
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Venise Bryan

Athabasca University, Canada

Biography
Title:
Preceptors’ authentic leadership effect on students self-efficacy, job satisfaction and job performance
Biography
Venise Bryan completed undergraduate work in Biological Sciences and Nursing.  She later completed a Master of Science in Nursing Education at the University of the West Indies. She received her PhD in Education in 2019 at the University of Calgary. She has been a faculty member at various tertiary institutions in Canada and Jamaica. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at Athabasca University. She has published research articles in various peer reviewed journals on her research interests of interpersonal relations and authentic leadership in theoretical and clinical nursing education settings.
Speaker for Precision Medicine Virtual 2020
Eman Salman Taie

Helwan University, Egypt

Biography
Title:
Artificial intelligence as an innovative approach for investment in the future of healthcare in Egypt
Biography
Eman Salman Mohamed Salman Taie is a professor in Nursing Administration, Faculty of Nursing-Helwan University- Cairo- Egypt. International Certified Trainer & human resource development consultant in International Board for Certified Trainer. She has experiences in different nursing administration issues. Also, has eighteen international research articles published all over the world & three international published books.
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