International Journal of Geriatrics and Aging Science (IJGAS)

Dushanova JulianaPhD

Associate Professor
Department of Sensory neurobiology
Institute of Neurobiology
Address:Bulgarian
Biography

Associate Professor Juliana Dushanova, PhD, is an academic neuroscientist in Department of Sensory Neurobiology and Department of Cognitive Psychophysiology, Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). Her work covers almost the full spectrum of diagnostic electrophysiological assessment of brain mechanisms of visual, auditory and cognitive processes, and neuropathology in patients with neurological disorders in development and aging. Her works span not only human, but and  non-human primate studies. She received her MS degree from Sofia University, Bulgaria, Predoctoral fellow by Prof. Pfurtscheller at Department of Medical Informatics, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Medical Informatics and Neuroinformatics, Technical University Graz, Austria, PhD from Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in neuroscience by Prof. J.P. Donoghue in the Neuroscience Department of Brown University, RI, USA. Assoc. Prof. J. Dushanova’s research is in the field of movement disorders and she has been involved in electroencephalography research and practice since 1994.  She is editor of two books in the field of Parkinson disease, editorial board member of numerous journals of Science Publishing Group, International Journal of Neurology Research, Neural Regeneration Research; Reviewer in Science Research: Science Publishing Group, Health,  Proceeding of the Royal Society B, Journal of Psychophysiology. She is a member of the Bulgarian Society of Physiological Sciences, Society of EEG, EMG and clinical Neurophysiology, Society of Biomedical Physics and Engineering, Society of Applied Mathematics, Society of Neuroscience, Washington, DC (2001– 2007).  She is a faculty member and a member of the scientific council in Institute of Neurobiology, graduate student advisor in  the Department of Cognitive Psychophysiology, and a member of Committee for PhD degree in Department of Sensory Neurobiology, INB, BAS.

Research Interests

Psychophysical and electrophysiological assessment of brain mechanisms of visual Auditory and cognitive processes and the exploration of these mechanisms and abnormalities of patients with neurological disorders in development and aging

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Joaquim J.F. Soares PhD

Professor
Psychology and Public Health Sciences
Mid Sweden University
Address:Sweden
Biography

Joaquim J.F. Soares (Stockholm, Sweden)
PhD in clinical psychology (Uppsala University). Licensed psychologist and psychotherapist. Professor in psychology and public health sciences (Mid Sweden University). Main tutor/by-tutor of 12 PhD students in the areas of psychology and public health sciences. Reviewer of such journals as Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, Quality of Life Research, Psychosomatic Medicine, The European Journal of Pain and Stress and Health. Previous member of editorial boards such as The European Journal of Pain.Over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of psychology, public health and epidemiology. Awarded several research grants, including grants from the European Union. Some areas of interest are women’s health, psychosocial problems among parents of children with congenital heart disease, psychosocial factors in chronic pain, violence against women/men, suicide behaviours among adolescents and the psychosocial situation of older persons.

Research Interests

Women’s health
Psychosocial problems among parents of children with congenital heart disease
Psychosocial factors in chronic pain
Violence against women/men
Suicide behaviours among adolescents and the psychosocial situation of older persons.

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