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Aperito Journal of Case Reports: Clinical
Editor In Chief: Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi DDS
Azad University of Medical Sciences Address:Iran
Dr. Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi is currently Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Trauma Research Center, BMSU, and attending faculty at the Department of OMF Surgery, Azad University of Medical Sciences, Tehran. He received his American Diploma from Pennington High School, in Pennington, VA, USA (honor student) and his Iranian Diploma from Hur High School in Tehran (honor student). His graduate education was at the University of Houston, at Texas, USA. He received his Doctorates of Dental Surgery (DDS Degree) from the University of Tehran and completed his Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at SBUMS from 1987-1991 and was valedictorian of the National Board Exams in 1991. In 1995 he completed his fellowship at the University of Basel , Switzerland and obtained full Professorship in 2007. He has published 21 books, 41 proceedings from international conferences, supervised 63 doctorate dissertations and has published 160 papers indexed in PUBMED and SCOPUS with an h-index of 15. At present he is : Editor-in-Chief of “Trauma Monthly” medical journal, International Editorial Board member of the JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY (USA), Associate Editor of “Dental Hypotheses” , the “Open Journal of Stomatology”, "Case Reports in Dentistry" and the Biomedical Central Journals “BMC Oral Health” and "BMC Research Notes"(UK). He is Section Editor of "Annals of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" (UK), SM Journal of Clinical Medicine and Editorial Board member of Advances in Stomatology , the Journal of Multiple Sclerosis (USA), Science PG Clinical Medicine Research (USA), the Cancer Open Access journal (USA). the International Journal of Chronic Diseases & Therapy (USA) , the Open Plastic and Aesthetic Research Journal (Hong Kong), EC Dental Science Editorial Panel, the Aperito Journal of Case Reports and the Diabetes and Pancreas journal (USA). He is also Continuing Education faculty of the “Dentistry Today Journal” (USA). Being one of the founders of the BMSU Trauma Research Center and more recently the Craniomaxillofacial Research Center, he was granted 1st place prize at the Bagher Alum National Research Festival in 2010 and was awarded 2nd Place Prize at the 16th International Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences that same year. The Iranian Society of OMF Surgeons awarded him "Most Published" in 2009 and again in 2010. Following this, he was chosen for membership in the National Elite Foundation later that year. In 2013 he was accepted in the Academy of Medical Sciences. He was awarded 1st place prize in 2014 at the Shaheed Hedayat Book festival and 5th place at the annual Bagher Alum Awards (2014); in late 2014 he was awarded 2nd place prize as Top Researcher in the 1st festival of the Azad University of Medical Sciences; he is listed in the Marquis Book “Who’s Who in the World” (1999-2015) and in “Who’s Who in Healthcare and Medicine” (2002-2015)
All fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery
Sandra Lúcia Ventorin of Zeidler
Federal University of Espírito Santo Address:Brazil
Graduate at Odontology from Federal University of Espírito Santo, MS in Microbiology from Universidade de São Paulo (1999) and PhD at Odontology (Oral Medicine and
Oral Pathology) from Universidade of São Paulo (2003). Post-doctoral internship at School of Cancer Sciences - University of Birmingham UK. Has experience in Oncology,
acting on the following subjects: oral cancer and molecular biomarkers of Head and Neck tumors. Professor of the Post-graduate Program in Biotechnology.
Francesco Giallauria PhD
Department of Translational Medical Sciences
Federico II University of Naples Address:Italy
Dr. Francesco Giallauria has graduated in Medicine and Surgery at Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Italy. Dr Francesco Giallauria has received
PhD in Clinical Pathophysiology and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy. As a Research Assistant his research goals is delivering Cardiac
Rehabilitation to frail elderly cardiac patients and to chronic heart failure patients with comorbidity, in the fields of Cardiology, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine. Based on
this research and training in Geriatric Cardiology and Internal Medicine, he has received several awards and honors, such as: Honorary Fellow (Internal Medicine, MED/09) at
Federico II University of Naples, Italy; Adjunct Senior Lecturer (Level C) at School of Science and Technology, University of New England, Armidale, Australia; and is serving
one of the active members of the EACPR (European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation). He has authored more than 80 research articles, 12
Antonio Simone LaganaMD
Department of Pediatrics
University of Messina Address:Italy
I am Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà, MD from the "Department of Pediatric, Gynecological, Microbiological and Biomedical Sciences" of the University of Messina (Italy).
Currently, I am Member of the "Italian Association of Endometriosis" Expert Panel , In-Training Member of the "Society for Reproductive Investigation", Regular Member of the "European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology", of the “International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, of the “Italian Society of Gynecology of Childhood and Adolescence”, of the “Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy” and of Giorgio Pardi Foundation’s professional research team.
T cell subsets
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Organogenesis and Genetic of Mullerian-Derived Structures
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Minimally invasive surgery in ob/gyn.
Jose Pedro dos Reis LavradorPhD
Assistent at Anatomy
Department of the Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Lisbon Address:Portugal
Jose Pedro dos Reis Lavrador was graduated in 2009 in Nova Medical School Faculdade de Ciências Médicas in Lisbon. I was an invited monitor in Anatomy Department in this university between 2004 and 2009 and I have collaborated during this period as anatomist with other institutions as Faculty of Dentistry of Lisbon University and Biomedical Engineering of New University of Lisbon. I extend my collaboration to other fields rather than Anatomy and I was responsible for the Phisiology Department of the São Francisco das Misericórdias Nursing School between 2011 and 2013. I was graduated in Travelers Medicine in 2010 in Nova Medical School Faculdade de Ciências Médicas in Lisbon. I started my Neurosurgical residency in 2011 in Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon and I work as Assistant in Anatomy Department of Lisbon University. I am now in Clinical Scholars Research Training Program in Harvard Medical School Portugal in order to improve my translational research capacities. My scientific work is centered in Neurosciences and Clinical Anatomy.
Department of Neurology
Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (I.R.C.C.S.) of Troina Address:Italy
Giuseppe Lanza, MD was born in Catania (Italy) in 1982. He is currently
and Clinical Researcher at the Department of Neurology I.C. of the
“Oasi” Institute for Research on
Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (I.R.C.C.S.) of Troina, Italy. After
graduation with honours in
Medicine in 2007, he trained at the School of Neurology of the
University of Catania, and he is a
now a PhD Student at the same Institution. He trained in
cerebrovascular diseases and
Neurosonology at the “Stroke Unit” based on the “Sant’Andrea Civic
Hospital” in La Spezia (Italy).
As visiting clinical research Fellow, he further trained at the
Department of Clinical
Neurophysiology of the “Royal Victoria Infirmary” and at the Department
Newcastle University (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK). In 2013 he was selected
for one the six
Scientific Fellowship promoted by the European Federation of
Neurological Societies (EFNS), with
a project titled “Visual hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies: a
combined TMS/EEG study.”
He has co-authored approximately 40 publications in international
refereed scientific journals and
conferences and he is also Editorial Board member and reviewer of
Vascular-related cognitive disorders
Transcranial magnetic stimulation
David D Nguyen
Titan EMS Address:United States
David D. Nguyen, MD, FACEP is a physician specialist trained in Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management. He completed his medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas (USA), and Dr. Nguyen went on to complete his Emergency Medicine residency at The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center. He practiced in both private and academic hospitals and also served as an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas as well as The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Nguyen continued to serve as both Medical Director and Assistant Medical Director for multiple Emergency Departments, and he has been involved with multiple clinical and administrative quality improvement projects since this time. He then pursued further training by completing a second residency in Anesthesiology also at The University of Texas Medical Branch and then expanding his knowledge base with an Interventional Pain Management fellowship at Texas A&M Health Sciences Center (Scott & White Hospital) in Temple, Texas.
Acute and chronic pain
Pain relief with new interventional and implantable devices
Optimizing medical management
Department of Surgery
Dr. Toyoda received his MD from Kobe University School of Medicine in 1990 and his PhD from Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine in 1997. He is Board Certified through
the Japanese Board of Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Cardiovascular Surgery.
His primary clinical field of interest is surgery for advanced cardiopulmonary diseases including coronary bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement, pulmonary
thromboendarterectomy, ventricular assist device, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, heart transplantation, lung transplantation and heart-lung transplantation.
He is a member of many professional and scientific societies such as the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the International Society
of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery.
He has served on many international, national and regional committees. He is an author of more than 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts.
Surgery for advanced cardiopulmonary diseases
Coronary bypass surgery
Valve repair and replacement
Ventricular assist device
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Abigail V. BertalanInternal Medicine specialist
Southeast Veterinary Oncology-Medicine
Department of Applied Chemistry & Polymer Technology
Delhi Technological University Address:India
I grew up in Pennsylvania and attended the University of Pennsylvania for my veterinary school and residency. I moved to Jacksonville, FL in July 2014 to start my new job as an internist at Southeast Veterinary Oncology- Medicine. In my free time, I love horseback riding, reading fashion magazines, attending church, and being able to visit Savannah more often now that I live down south, because I've had a fascination with the city since I was a kid. My research interests are diabetes mellitus in dogs, immune-mediated and infectious diseases such as Bartonellosis.
Diabetes mellitus in dogs
Infectious diseases such as Bartonellosis
Ahmed Sami Abuzaid Faculty of Medicine
Internal Medicine Department
Creighton University Medical Center Address:USA
Christeine Ariaranee GnanathasanPhD
Department of Clinical Medicine
University of Colombo Address:Srilanka
Dr Vijai K Agnihotri received his Ph.D. from CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India/Kanpur University. During Ph.D. he screened saffron, Achillea millefolium, Bunium persicum, Mentha pulegium, Angelica glauca for their chemical and biological profiling. After Ph.D. he moved to National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi, USA for postdoctoral studies. During PDF he had isolated a number of novel molecules and assessed their biological activities. During PDF, screening of Nymphaea caerulea flowers, a marijuana substitute was found having a very good antioxidant activity and can be used for the treatment of oxidative stress related diseases. He then moved back to India and joined CCRAS (AYUSH) as a consultant. At CCRAS he contributed in TLC atlas of API Part-I Vol-I and API Part-I Vol-V. At present he is working as scientist at CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. He is a member of several national and international societies and reviewer of several international journals. His interest in chemical, toxicological and pharmacological research resulted in several high impact publications, patents and a book.
Eng. Abdullah Bugshan Research Chair for Growth Factors & Bone Regeneration (GFBR)
King Saud University Address:Saudi Arabia
Dr. Fawad Javed completed his doctoral education and post-doctoral training from the Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden. Presently, Dr. Javed is an Assistant Professor at the Engineer Abdullah Bugshan Research Chair for Growth Factors and Bone Regeneration, 3D Imaging and Biomechanical Laboratory, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Javedâ€™s research interests include oral oncology research, connection between oral inflammatory disorders and systemic conditions particularly diabetes mellitus, impact of smoking and use of smokeless tobacco on oral health, cytokine profile in serum and oral fluids in patients with and without systemic conditions, Implant dentistry, guided bone regeneration and saliva research. Dr. Javed is serving on the Editorial board and member of peer-review panels of several ISI-indexed medical and dental journals.
Oral oncology research
Connection between oral inflammatory disorders and systemic conditions particularly diabetes mellitus
Impact of smoking
Use of smokeless tobacco on oral health
Cytokine profile in serum
Oral fluids in patients with and without systemic conditions
Guided bone regeneration
Panagiotis J VlachostergiosPhD
Department of Medicine
Lutheran Medical Center Address:USA
Dr. Vlachostergios received his medical degree from University of Thessaly, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine in 2007. He has worked as a Clinical Study Assistant and Research Associate at the Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly. He also received a Ph.D. degree from University of Thessaly, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine in 2013, on the role of ubiquitin-proteasome system in MGMT-related resistance to temozolomide in glioblastoma. His research interests also include neuropeptide signaling and hypoxia in prostate cancer, and cancer cachexia in lung cancer. He is currently a resident physician at the Department of Internal Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Hypoxia in prostate cancer
Cancer cachexia in lung cancer
De Vincentis AMD
Campus Bio-Medico University Address:ITALY
Born on March 29th 1986, on July 2011 he graduated magna cum laude in Medicine and Surgery at the University â€œCampus Bio-Medicoâ€ of Rome. During the school of Medicine, he developed a particular interest in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and he attended international internships in Cardiology and Clinical Medicine, with a prevalent focus on liver diseases. Currently, he is serving as a resident of Internal Medicine in the â€œClinical Medicine and Hepatology Unitâ€ of Campus Bio-Medico Hospital
Complication of Portal Hypertension.
Department of Medical Genetics
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Address:Iran
I am a medical doctor graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. I have got my PhD in Medical Genetics from the same university in 2009. Since then I am assistant professor in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. I have published several articles in the field of cancer genetics particularly about a group of tumor associated antigens called Cancer-Testis Antigens. In addition, I am interested in the field of molecular diagnosis of genetic and metabolic disorders.
Molecular genetics of metabolic disorders
Gene knock down by siRNA
Molecular diagnosis of human genetics
Collaborator of the Research Group
Therapeutic of Biomedical
Investigation Institute of Bellvitge (Idibell) Barcelona Address:spain
Techniques and biomaterials used in the guided bone regeneration in the field of Oral Surgery and Implantology Oral Surgery
European Hospital George Pompidou Address:France
Peripheral artery disease
Other vascular diseases
Gynaecological Oncology Department
St James Hospital Address:Ireland
Gynaecological Oncology Department, The Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK. His actual fields of interest include Gynaecological Oncology especially ovarian malignancies, Robotic Gynaecology, STD- prevention and treatment, Cervical - Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer - Prevention and treatment, Family Planning and History of Medicine
Gynaecological Oncology especially ovarian malignancies
STD- prevention and treatment
Cervical - Dysplasia
Cervical Cancer - Prevention and treatment
History of Medicine
Esam Ahmad Omaro
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Taibah University Address:Saudi Arabia
Graduated from University of London after a residency program at UCL Hospitals, London with Master Degree and Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland FFDRCSI in 2005. He is a fellow of International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Senior Fellow of Head and Neck Optical Diagnostic Society. University College London, London. UK. From Dec. 2006 to July 2008 he was Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in King Khalid University (KKU) and the head of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department and Biomedical Dental Sciences Department and Director of Dental Hospital at KKU. In july 2008 Dr.Omar moved to Taibah University and he is still holding a position of Assistant Professor. He is a previuos hear of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department, previous member of the College Advicery Board and member of Department Committee.
Non-invasive modalities in diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)
Saliva Based Diagnostics
Role of Anti-oxidants in tissues healing
Preventive Oral Oncology
Piero R Zanardi PhD
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Taibah University Address:Saudi Arabia
Piero R. Zanardi has completed his MSc in 2012 from School of Dentistry in the University of Sao Paulo and currently he is a PhD student at the same institution. He is member of ITI (International Team of Implantology) and ECPI-FOUSP (Excellence Center in Prosthesis and Implant of the School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil). His research area includes dental implants and removable partial denture.
Removable partial denture
Rozalia Takacs PhD
St. Ladislaus Hospitals Merényi G. Hospital Address:Hungary
Department of Microbiology
Wye Valley NHS Trust Address:UK
Dr Venkat Sivaprakasam completed undergraduate medicine in India and underwent post graduate MD training in Medical Microbiology in Madras Medical College, Chennai in India. He worked as a consultant in Microbiology in India for a year before he moved to the UK in 2004. Venkat completed his specialist registrar training in Clinical Virology at West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital in Glasgow in 2008 and later moved to Norwich as Locum Consultant in Clinical Virology. He became substantive Consultant Microbiologist with a special interest in Virology in January 2009 at Wye Valley NHS Trust in Hereford, where he holds the additional post of Director of National Leptospira Reference Unit for Public Health England. He conducts HIV clinics jointly with GUM consultant. His areas of special interest are Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease, Leptospirosis and HIV. He is keen on developing molecular assays for the early diagnosis of infections.
Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease
Department of Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Faculty University of Zagreb Address:UK
I graduated at the Veterinary Faculty Zagreb in 1981, and since 1983 I work at the Department of Veterinary Pathology of the same Faculty. I received tenure professor position in 2005, and since then I am head of the same Department. My professional obligations include teaching of the various subjects (General and special veterinary pathology, Pathology of the exotic animals, Equine pathology, Methods of the scientific work), routine work at the Department (sections and histopathological and IHC examinations), education and mentorships of the doctoral students, and scientific work. My recent scientific work is mainly pointed to the tumour comparative pathology, and before that it was ponted to the isolation and the effects of a new GI hormone BPC157. All my publications could be easily seen in WoS or SCOPUS
Comparative tumor pathology including humans and animals
Therapy of the neoplastric diseases in very different species
Department of Mycology
Pasteur Institute of Iran Address:Iran
Dr. Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh was born in Tehran-Iran. He obtained his
PhD degree in Mycology from Tarbiat Modares University (Iran, 2000).
He pursued a training course on identification of antifungal compounds
from bioactive plants at the Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo
University, in the laboratory of Applied Biological Chemistry during
2006-2007. He is currently a full professor and head of Mycology
Department at the Pasteur Institute of Iran (Tehran, Iran), where he
is working on mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi for more than 14
years. His research interests encompass biologically active compounds
of plant, fungal and bacterial origins with antifungal properties
against a broad spectrum of fungal pathogens. He is also investigating
ecology and genetic diversity of Aspergillus section Flavi especially
aflatoxin-producing species from soil and other natural habitats. He
has supervised a large number of PhD and MSc theses. He has published
over fifty papers in international journals and a number of book
chapters. Demonstrated for the first time a phenylpropanoid compound
named "Dillapiol" isolated from Anethum graveolens as the specific
inhibitor of the biosynthesis of aflatoxin G group. He is working on
the chemical basis of plant–fungal interactions and determining mode
of action of antifungal compounds at cellular and molecular levels.
Encompass biologically active compounds of plant, fungal and bacterial
origins with antifungal properties against a broad spectrum of fungal
Ecology and genetic diversity of Aspergillus section Flavi especially
aflatoxin-producing species from soil and other natural habitats
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Address:Turkey
Dr. Dereci graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry with first class degree in 2008. He started doctorate and specialization program in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the same Institution. He studied activation of NF-KB signalization pathway in giant cell granulomas of the oral cavity and gave his doctorate thesis in 2012. He continues his studies as an academic member in Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Fernando Augusto de Lima Marson
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
State University of Campinas Address:Brazil
Researcher from Unicamp acting in the multidisciplinary research group
of Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis, being one of the responsible by the
Medical Genetics studies, including the studies of Asthma prevalence
and severity, and with Cystic Fibrosis, with studies with CFTR
mutations screening, cystic fibrosis diagnosis and clinical modulation
by modifier genes. Is responsible for the statistical analysis of: (i)
modifier genes and severity of respiratory diseases, (ii) methods for
CF diagnosis, (iii) epidemiological analysis, (iv) risk factor for the
cancer, (v) bacteria modulation in clinical severity of CF, (vi) and
in the use of Mutifactor Dimensionallity Reduction tool. In the total,
more than two dozen studies were published in the area of genetics and
respiratory diseases in the last two years. Actually, acts as a
biostatistician in the Brazilian Study Groups for Chronic Obstructive
Lung Disease and Medical Genetics Group led by Professor Carmen Silvia
Bertuzzo and by Professor Titular Dirceu Ribeiro.
Antonio Luigi PastorePhD
Faculty of Pharmacy
Department of Medical-Surgical Sciences
Corso della Repubblica Address: Italy
Dr. Antonio Luigi Pastore in 2004 completed Ph. D. on “Advanced surgical technologies in urology” for the duration of 3 years from University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Department of Urology “U. Bracci”. From 1 december 2004 as Ph.D. and M.D. works at University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Polo Pontino, Neuro-Urology Unit. In 1999 Winner for the admittance to the Urological Residency School (Chief: Prof. Franco Di Silverio) University of Rome "La Sapienza". Dr Pastore’s research activity is overall interested in oncology (basic research, surgical and medical therapy and prevention), andrology, benign prostatic hyperplasia and urinary incontinence. In urological oncology, as represented by the manuscripts published available on pubmed.com, the principal subject of dr Pastore’s research was and is represented by the prostate cancer, on basic research and medical therapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia, neuro-urological disorders (urinary incontinence and functional disorders), andrology (erectile dysfunction and ejaculatory disorders).
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain medicine
Wonkwang University Hospital Address:South Korea
Dr. Kim Yeon-Dong MD, Ph.D, FIPP is a physician specialist trained in nesthesiology, and Pain Management. He completed his medical school at Chonbuk National University in Jeon-ju city, South Korea and Dr. Kim went on to complete his Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine residency at The University of Chonbuk National University Hospital. He practiced in both private and academic hospitals and also served as an Fellowship in Chonbuk National University Hospital. Dr.Kim also have completed the course of interventional treatment course of WIP(World institute of pain) and have passed the FIPP(Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice). Dr. Kim continued to studied at the Juntendo University hospital, in Tokyo, Japan at the department of Pain Clinic as a clinical doctor. Now he is a associate professor of Wonkang University, College of Medicain, Iksan, South Korea. and Wonkwang University hospital. He is intersted in chronic pain management including neruropatic pain, cnacer pain and musculoskeletal pain management. He is a Pain Physicians.