Organizing Committee Members Series of - Neuroimmunology Conferences
NeuroCardio & Multispecialty Hospital
Birendra Kumar Bista(Biography)
Professor Ishwar received his Ph.D. in Neuroendocrinology from the National University of Singapore and worked at The Rockefeller University, New York, USA and Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan for 30 years. He returned to Malaysia in 2006 as Professor in Neuroscience and the Founding Director of the Brain Research Institute at Monash University Malaysia. He holds Adjunct Professorships at several Universities in Japan, Sun Yet Sen University in China and The Rockefeller University. Professor Ishwar is an internationally recognized Neuroendocrinologist, who has especially contributed greatly in the field of Reproductive Neuroscience. He has published more than 140 original articles in reputed International Journals and an author and co-author of internationally used books. He is on the Editorial Board of several international journals, and is the Founder President of NeuroMalaysia Society. He is also a scientific advisor to Government bodies. The excellence of his scholarship and scientific achievements have been recognized through several distinctions, fellowships, research grants and awards such as those from the Ministry of Science Japan, Ministry of Science Malaysia, Ministry of Health Malaysia, the Pro-vice Chancellor Research Award Monash University and the Narishige Neuroscience Award Japan. More recently he received the â€˜Top Scientist Awardâ€™ from the Academy of Science Malaysia.
Birendra Kumar Bista(Research Area)
Neuroendocrinology, Reproductive Neuroscience, Social Neuroscience
Medical Doctor/ Physician
I am Dr. Mojtaba Mafi M.D., Medical Doctor/ Physician, graduated from Tehran university, School of Medicine with honor. I studied in neurosurgery ward and graduated with A score with thesis on Meningioma Brain Tumor during 6 years. With continuing my practice with special consideration on psychosomatic disorders, I completed many post graduate courses on health psychology, addiction medicine, sexual disorders therapy successfully. I passed many post graduate courses in Neuro, approved by Medical sciences university. As well, I have been passed post graduate courses on Nutrition, Gastroenterology and hepatology, Obesity treatment and diabetes approved by Tehran University of Medical sciences. I successfully passed more than 10 programs with certificates and membership in Iranian Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Having honor of working as associate of Iran Hepatitis Network and Gastroenterology and Hepatology research center, Middle East Liver Diseases Center (MELD).
Mojtaba Mafi(Research Area)
1.Recurrent Meningioma 2. Trigeminal neuralgia 3. Radiation induced meningioma 4. Behavioral change in Brain Tumors 5. DVT prevalence and management among patients with meningioma
Jackson State University
Dr. Taylor joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Genetics in the Department of Biology in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Jackson State University. While at JSU, Dr. Taylor is a Research Center for Minority Investigators (RCMI) faculty member, a graduate and undergraduate student advisor, mentor, and professor. She obtained her PhD in Microbiology from Indiana University, a Masters of Science degree in Biology, from Jackson State University, and her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Tougaloo College. She was a Fellowship in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology.
Tammi Taylor(Research Area)
Her current research focus is determining the role of signal transducer activator of transcription 3 (STAT-3) on the regeneration of nerve tissue and functional recovery after focal ischemic stroke.
The Brain Associates
Muhammad Akbar Malik(Biography)
Muhammad Akbar MALIK was born in a very small villa, on the eastern brim of River Chinab, just 5 Km from Maralah Barrage, without any barrier between the purest natural water the river and my village. He got his Medical Education from Lahore, was trained in Lahore and got highest qualification in the field of pediatrics. He went to Ireland and passed his MRCPI in the field of paediatric. Then he moved to UK and Ireland and was trained in Pediatric Neurology. He established the first teaching pediatric neurology and neurophysiology department. He is currently working as the Chairperson charity program Top-Down-Bottom-Up-Childhood-Epilepsy-Prom with aspiration to bridge the treatment gap of childhood epilepsy in outreach and financially constrained communities in Pakistan. He has received medical degree from Allam Iqbal Medical College Lahore, Pakistan. His interest in Neurology began medical school. Neurology cases were like solving a puzzle when he was trying to localize the lesion. Later on, he learned that Neurology and sorting out this in financially constrained settings.
Muhammad Akbar Malik(Research Area)
MALIK,s interests include Clinical and translational research especially in the field of autoimmune epilepsy and epileptic encephalopathy. His ambition is to provide free childhood epilepsy services at door steps outreach financially constrained communities, irrespective of faith in Pakistan.
Photosynthesis Research Centre
Arturo Solis-Herrera is specialized in ophthalmology at the UNAM, accrediting various courses at the Hospital Conde Valenciana and the National Institute of Neurology. In the year 1982, Dr. SolÃs Herrera began working in the state of Aguascalientes, where worked at the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes and the Mexican Institute of Social Security. The private practice of ophthalmology of Dr. Solis Herrera, to start in the year of 1990, observational, descriptive research; about the morphological changes in the tiny blood vessels that come in and out of the optic nerve and its possible correlation with the three leading causes of blindness in Mexico and the world: Glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. This study culminated twelve years later and included retina photographs of six thousand patients; with the discovery of the unsuspected intrinsic property of melanin to transform visible light into chemical energy, through the dissociation of the water molecule, such as chlorophyll, in plants. Also, already dedicated to private practice and research of melanin, Dr. Solis Herrera obtained the degree of masterâ€™s in medical sciences at the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes and later the doctorate in Pharmacology (toxicology) in the University of Guadalajara.
Arturo Solis-Herrera(Research Area)
Neuroscience, Neuro-ophthalmology, Research
Yehuda Shoenfeld is the founder and head of the Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, at the Sheba Medical Center, which is affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel-Aviv University in Israel. Professor Shoenfeldâ€™s clinical and scientific works focus on autoimmune and rheumatic diseases, and he has published more than 1750 papers in journals such as New Eng J Med, Nature, The Lancet, Proc Nat Acad Scie, J Clin Invest, J Immunol, Blood, FASEB, J Exp Med, Circulation, Cancer and others. Professor Shoenfeld is on the editorial boards of 43 journals in the fields of rheumatology and autoimmunity and is the founder and the editor of the IMAJ (Israel Medical Association Journal), the representative journal of science and medicine in the English language in Israel, and also is the founder and Editor of Autoimmunity Reviews (Elsevier) (Impact factor 7.9) and co-Editor of the Journal of Autoimmunity (Impact factor 8). For the past twenty years Yehuda has been the Editor of â€œHarefuahâ€ â€“ The Israel Journal in Medicine (Hebrew).
Yehuda Shoenfeld(Research Area)
Clinical Immunology, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Public Health, Life sciences, Healthcare Management, Medical Research