David H, Van Thiel is a professor of medicine, a former president of the American Association for the study of liver disease and is widely recognized as one of the founding fathers if not, the father of medical liver transplantation worldwide. He attended Pomona College in Clairemont, California, and then entered Medical School at the University of California at Los Angeles graduating with honors in 1967. He has served as the chief of gastroenterology/hepatology at the University of Pittsburgh, Dir. of hepatology at Loyola University Chicago, and Rush University, Chicago. He is currently in private practice of gastroenterology and hepatology with an emphasis on hepatology, which accounts for 80-85% of his practice.
David H Van Thiel, MD has expertise in 17 areas. This includes Cryoglobulinemia, Liver Diseases, Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis plus others. Dr. David Van Thiel practices Internal Medicine, Hepatology, Gastroenterology near Chicago, IL.
Svetlana Gramatiuk (MD PhD) serves as President of UAB (Ukraine Association of Biobank) that she co-founded in 2017. She was also the Medical Director Research Biobank ASK-Health (2015-2016) and the Ukraine Editor of the journal Advanced research biobank and pathophysiology from 2017. Previously, Svetlana also established and/or managed several biobanks in Ukraine.
Her research interest lie in Biobanking, Radiology and Oncology.
Professor Higinio T. Mappala is a Full-time Medical Specialist III and Administrator at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, Manila, Philippines, A Board-certified Internist, Gastroenterologist, Endoscopist, Clinical Nutritionist and Clinical Toxicologist; has served as a University Professor and Dean of 2 Medical Schools; a highly-regarded Researcher, with more than 70 scientific papers, and more than 30 international publications. A former Board Director of the Philippine Societies of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy; an online Research rater of McMaster, Canada and Online Dynamed Research peer-reviewer; a Young Investigator’s Awardee at the World Congress and Asia-Pacific Congress of Gastroenterology; has attended the 3-level training courses on Leadership and Management by the World Gastroenterology Organization held in Florida, USA, Dubrovnic, Croatia and Porto, Portugal. A nominee as one of the Top 100 Leading Physicians 2018, Cambridge Biographical Institute. He is a focused lecturer on NAFLD in local and international conventions.
NAFLD, Chronic liver diseases, Hepatitis
Amr Amin is a Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology and a graduate faculty at UAE University. He earned his PhD in Cell & Developmental Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago and received a postdoctoral training in Molecular Genetics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After joining UAEU, Dr. Amin’s focus was redirected to the field of preventive medicine. His lab is interested in natural product-based protection against cancer. Most recently, his lab has been employing non-invasive approaches and nanoparticles to learn more about the molecular aspects of chemoprevention particularly against liver cancer. He published many research articles, reviews and book chapters in reputable journals. He also serves on the editorial boards and as a reviewer of many international journals. Dr. Amin is also the recipient of many national and international awards.
Amr Amin research interests focus biology and chemoprevention of cancer, preclinical studies, and novel plant-based anticancer drugs.