Assoc Prof Dr. Maggie Xiao | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Maggie Xiao | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award  

Associate Professor Doctor Xiao Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

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Early Academic Pursuits 🎓

Dr. Manyu Xiao embarked on her academic journey with a strong foundation in mathematics and applied mathematics, earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Three Gorges University (TGU) in 2003. She further honed her expertise by pursuing a Master of Science in Computational Mathematics at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), China, where she specialized in fast and parallel algorithms for information processing under the guidance of Professor Quanyi Lu. Dr. Xiao’s academic excellence culminated in a Doctorate in Engineering Science from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC), France, where she focused on multidisciplinary optimization with model reduction and parallel computing, mentored by Piotr Breitkopf and Rajan Filomeno Coelho.

Professional Endeavors 🧑‍💼

Dr. Xiao’s professional career is marked by significant academic and research roles. Since March 2012, she has served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), China. Her research interests include efficient numerical methods, model reduction, parallel computing, mechanical optimization, and surrogate-based topology optimization. Her post-doctoral tenure at the Roberval Laboratory, UTC, France (2010-2011), and visiting scholar positions at prestigious institutions such as Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA; Queen Mary University of London, UK; University of Oxford, UK; University of Cambridge, UK; and University of Helsinki, Finland, have enriched her academic and research experience.

Contributions and Research Focus 🔬

🧑‍🏫🇨🇳Dr. Xiao has made substantial contributions to the field of computational mathematics and engineering. Her research projects have been funded by national and provincial foundations, reflecting her prominence in the academic community. Notable projects include:

🎓Development of kinetic models for silicon carbide composite materials based on data-driven methods (2024-2025).

📚Dynamic multi-fidelity reduction theory for topology optimization of large-scale structural dynamics (2023-2026).

🔮Stress-constrained topology optimization using reduced order models (2021-2022).

🏆Multi-fidelity reduced-order topology optimization for additive manufacturing (2019-2020).

👩‍🏫Her work often focuses on leveraging model reduction and parallel computing techniques to optimize mechanical structures and processes, significantly contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of engineering solutions.

Accolades and Recognition 🏆

🧑‍💼Dr. Xiao’s excellence in research and teaching has been widely recognized. She received the Best Paper Award at the 6th Australian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM 2023) for her research on large-scale 3D dynamic topology optimization. Other notable accolades include:

📚Third Prize in the 15th Shaanxi Province Natural Science Outstanding Academic Paper (2022).

🔬Second Prize in the Educational Achievements Award of Northwestern Polytechnical University (2022) for her innovative contributions to the full-English mathematics curriculum.

👩‍🏫Title of International Rising Star by the International Association for Computational Mechanics-Female Researcher (2020).

🏆Multiple awards for her teaching and supervision, including the Best Master Dissertation Supervisor and Best Thesis Supervisor at NPU.

Impact and Influence 🌍

Dr. Xiao has had a profound impact on both her students and the broader academic community. Her dedication to teaching is evident in her extensive teaching experience across multiple international institutions. She has successfully developed and delivered courses in numerical modeling, finite element calculations, functions of a complex variable and integral transforms, linear algebra, computing methods, mathematical modelling, and optimization.Her efforts to internationalize mathematical education are evident through various teaching projects aimed at developing all-English curricula and exploring internationalized training modes for mathematical talents. These projects have significantly enhanced the global competence and academic rigor of NPU’s mathematics programs.

Legacy and Future Contributions 🔮

Dr. Xiao’s legacy is characterized by her commitment to advancing the fields of computational mathematics and engineering through innovative research and exemplary teaching. As she continues to lead and participate in significant research projects, her work promises to further the understanding and application of model reduction, parallel computing, and optimization techniques.

Mr. Sumit | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Sumit | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award  

Mr. Sumit University of Missouri- Columbia, MO, United States

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Sumit Singh Sheoran: Innovating Sustainable Solutions in Biological Engineering 🌱🔬

Professional Summary:

Sumit Singh Sheoran is a driven researcher and graduate research assistant at the University of Missouri, Columbia, specializing in biological engineering. With a strong background in food process engineering and agricultural engineering, Sumit is dedicated to developing sustainable solutions for various industries. His ongoing projects focus on enzyme-assisted oil extraction, bio-degradable films, and the encapsulation of natural extracts, aiming to enhance product quality and sustainability.

Research Projects:

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) | University of Missouri Columbia, MO

Enzyme-Assisted Oil Extraction Process (Ongoing)
🛢️ Developing a novel oil extraction process using enzymes to produce high-quality coproducts.
📈 Utilizing SuperPro Designer for techno-economic analysis.

Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Bio-degradable Films (Ongoing)
🎬 Integrating phytochemicals into protein-based biofilms from plants and dairy.
💪 Enhancing mechanical strength with cross-linkers and plasticizers.

Encapsulation of Color Corn Cob Extract (Ongoing)
🌽 Applying thermoprotectants to create a dietary supplement from color corn cob extract.

Biodegradable Containers for Food Service (Completed)
🍽️ Creating biodegradable containers from soybean flour-based glue and switchgrass.
📊 Conducting a technical and economic examination of the biodegradable containers industry.

Quantification of Color Corn Cobs (Completed)
📊 Analyzing phytochemicals from corn cobs to identify high anthocyanin varieties.

Lab-Scale Cold Press Protocol (Completed)
🥇 Developing a protocol for oil extraction from soybean cultivars with industrial-quality byproducts.

Dry Milling of Color Corn (Completed)
🌽 Evaluating phytochemicals from corn pericarp for antioxidant properties.

Professional Experience:

Incubation Centre Trainee | ABIC HAU, Hisar, Haryana, India
🚜 Trained in resource utilization and agricultural product marketing strategies.

Executive Officer | Guidesk Pvt Ltd, Hisar, Haryana, India
💡 Founded an Edutech platform connecting mentors with students, overseeing strategic planning.

Master’s Graduate Research Assistant | Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
☀️ Designed and tested a hybrid solar dryer for betel leaves.

Trainee | National Seed Corporation Limited, Hisar, Haryana, India
🌾 Acquired seed handling and packaging skills.

Trainee | Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute, Bhudni, India
🚜 Learned farm equipment operation and tractor testing procedures.

Education:

Ph.D., Biological Engineering | University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
🎓 CGPA: 3.81/4

M.S., Food Process Engineering | Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
🎓 CGPA: 3.1/4

B.S., Agricultural Engineering | Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, India
🎓 CGPA: 2.9/4

Honors & Awards:

🏅 3rd Place Presentation Award, Show Me Research Week 2024, University of Missouri
🎓 MHRD Scholarship for Graduate Research Assistantship
🥇 Gold Medal in Discus Throw, Annual Athletic Meet
🥉 Bronze Medal in Inter-University Hockey Tournament, IIT Kanpur

Extracurriculars:

Secretary, CIPSO, University of Missouri – Columbia

Secretary of Student Welfare, MMM Hall, IIT Kharagpur

Session Organizer, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE)

Team Captain, Institute and Hostel Hockey Team

Head, College Organizing Committee for Republic Day Parade

Skills:

Expertise: Solid phase extraction, dry milling, oil extraction, spray drying, freeze drying, extruder operations

Instrumental Techniques: ATR-FTIR, SEM, HPLC, proximate analysis, DCA, optical profilometer, texture analyzer, mass spectroscopy

Software: SuperPro Designer, Ansys Workbench, Microsoft Office, Origin, Minitab, Mendeley

Programming Languages: C, R

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Authors:

Sheoran, S.S.

Vardhanabhuti, B.

Bilyeu, K.

Wan, C.

Somavat, P.

Journal:Food and Bioproducts Processing

Volume:146

Issue:(not provided, typically specified if available)

Pages:89–102

Year:2024

Assoc Prof Dr. Insa Seck | Chimie médicinale |

Assoc Prof Dr. Insa Seck | Chimie médicinale |

Associate Professor Doctor  Insa Seck Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal

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🌟 Dr. Insa SECK, PhD 🌟

Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (UCAD)

🎓 Education

  • 2015: PhD in Organic Chemistry, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Faculty of Sciences and Technics
  • 2011: Diploma of Advanced Studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry of Natural Products, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Faculty of Sciences and Technics
  • 2008: Master of Science in Physics and Chemistry, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Faculty of Sciences and Technics
  • 2007: Bachelor of Science in Physics and Chemistry, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Faculty of Sciences and Technics

🧪 Research and Training Experience

  • 2017: Participation in DIES ProGRANT seminars on Proposal Writing for Research Grants
  • September 2014 to March 2015: Graduate Student Researcher, University of Vigo (Spain), Laboratory of Pr Yagamare Fall DIOP.
    Thesis Project: Synthesis and evaluation of antibacterial activity of 1,2,3-triazenes and 1,2,3-triazoles, application to cholesterol analogues
  • November 2014: Participation in the Second International Workshop on Biomedical Research and Innovation organized by the Institute of Biomedical Investigation of Orense, Pontevedra, and Vigo

📚 Teaching Experience

  • 2014-2015: Responsible for tutorials in Organic Chemistry, first year of Pharmacy, Saint Christopher University and Euromed University, Dakar, Senegal
  • 2013-2015: Teacher-Vacant in Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
  • 2009-2013: Teacher-Vacant in Organic Chemistry, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odontology, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal

🌍 International Experience

  • April 2022 to July 2022: Visiting researcher at the University of Cologne (Germany) with funding from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • January 2019 to November 2019: Postdoctoral Fellowship at Polytechnique of Montreal, funded by Programme Canadien de Bourses pour la Francophonie
  • April 2018 to July 2018: Postdoctoral Fellowship under the Eugen Ionescu Scholarship of the Republic of Romania
  • September 2014 to May 2015: Doctoral Fellowship funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Triazole, imidazole, and thiazole-based compounds as potential agents against coronavirus

Authors: I Seck, F Nguemo

Journal: Results in Chemistry

Volume: 3

Issue:

Pages: 100132

Year: 2021

The effects of irrigated agriculture on the transmission of urinary schistosomiasis in the Middle and Upper Valleys of the Senegal River basin

Authors: D De Clercq, J Vercruysse, M Sène, I Seck, CSM Sall, A Ly, VR Southgate

Journal: Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology

Volume: 94

Issue: 6

Pages: 581-590

Year: 2000

Phytochemical screening, evaluation of antioxidant and anti-sickling activities of two polar extracts of Combretum glutinosum leaves. Perr. Ex DC

Authors: C Sall, SF Ndoye, MD Dioum, I Seck, RS Gueye, B Faye, CO Thiam, …

Journal: British Journal of Applied Science & Technology

Volume: 19

Issue: 3

Pages: 1-11

Year: 2017

Etude de l’activité antifalcémiante d’extraits de racines de Leptadenia hastata Decne. (Asclepiadacae)

Authors: M Seck, C Sall, PM Gueye, I Seck, MD Dioum, Z Lembachar, RS Guere, …

Journal: International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Volume: 9

Issue: 3

Pages: 1375-1383

Year: 2015

Phytochemicals content, screening and antioxidant/pro-oxidant activities of Carapa procera (barks) (Meliaceae)

Authors: S Insa, A Hosu, Cimpoiu, SF Ndoye, LABCSMS

Journal: South African Journal of Botany

Volume: 137

Issue:

Pages: 369-376

Year: 2020

Antioxidant and antiglycation properties of two mango (Mangifera indica L.) cultivars from Senegal

Authors: SF Ndoye, D Fraisse, B Akendengué, MD Dioum, RS Gueye, C Sall, …

Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine

Volume: 8

Issue: 3

Pages: 137-141

Year: 2018

Biological Investigation of Amaryllidaceae Alkaloid Extracts from the Bulbs of Pancratium trianthum Collected in the Senegalese Flora

Authors: S Ka, N Mérindol, I Seck, S Ricard, A Diop, CSB Boye, K Landelouci, …

Journal: Molecules

Volume: 26

Issue: 23

Pages: 7382

Year: 2021

Étude in vitro de l’effet antifalcémiant des globules rouges et de l’activité antioxydante d’extraits de la poudre de racines de Maytenus senegalensis Lam …

Authors: S Cheikh, M Seck, B Faye, MD Dioum, I Seck, PM Gueye, SF Ndoye, …

Journal: International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Volume: 10

Issue: 3

Pages: 1017-1026

Year: 2016

Synthesis of new triazolium-based ionic liquids and their use in the Morita–Baylis–Hillman reaction

Authors: A Fall, I Seck, O Diouf, M Gaye, M Seck, G Gomez, Y Fall

Journal: Tetrahedron Letters

Volume: 56

Issue: 36

Pages: 5128-5131

Year: 2015

1, 2, 3-triazenes and 1, 2, 3-triazoles as antileishmanial, antitrypanosomal, and antiplasmodial agents

Authors: I Seck, I Ciss, A Diédhiou, M Baldé, S Ka, LA Ba, SF Ndoye, B Figadère, …

Journal: Medicinal Chemistry Research

Volume: 32

Issue: 1

Pages: 158-164

Year: 2023

Prof Dr. Wenlong Zhong | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Wenlong Zhong | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award  

professor Doctor Wenlong Zhong Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, China

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Wenlong Zhong, MD, PhD 🌟

Attending Physician | Assistant Researcher | Master’s Supervisor

Wenlong Zhong is a distinguished clinical physician and a leading expert in urology and oncology with extensive experience in clinical research. He is recognized for his academic excellence, groundbreaking contributions to scientific research, and leadership in professional medical organizations.

Experience

  • Attending Physician at Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 🏥
    January 2024 – Present
  • Resident Physician at Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 🩺
    July 2020 – January 2024

Academic Achievements

Innovative Research Contributions:

Developed high-efficiency combined anti-tumor immunotherapy regimens published in The Lancet Haematology and other leading journals.
Established the largest Chinese population urothelial carcinoma multi-omics cohort, as featured in the British Journal of Cancer.
Conducted systematic analyses on bladder cancer immunotherapy resistance microenvironments, published in Cancer Research and other renowned journals. 📚

Awards and Honors

Principal Investigator for 8 major research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, including grants for young scholars. 🏆

Represented China at the 2023 Global Resident Leadership Retreat. 🌍

Renowned speaker at international urology conferences, including the European Association of Urology (EAU), American Urological Association (AUA), Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), and Urological Association of Asia (UAA). 🎤

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Paper Title: Impact of tumour stroma-immune interactions on survival prognosis and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in bladder cancer

Authors: Liu, L., Xu, L., Wu, D., Lin, T., Zhong, W.

Journal: eBioMedicine

Volume: 104

Pages: 105152

Year: 2024

Paper Title: First-line sintilimab with pegaspargase, gemcitabine, and oxaliplatin in advanced extranodal natural killer/T cell lymphoma (SPIRIT): a multicentre, single-arm, phase 2 trial

Authors: Tian, X.-P., Cai, J., Xia, Y., Zhong, W.-L., Cai, Q.-Q.

Journal: The Lancet Haematology

Volume: 11

Issue: 5

Pages: e336–e344

Year: 2024

Paper Title: PDGFRα+ITGA11+ fibroblasts foster early-stage cancer lymphovascular invasion and lymphatic metastasis via ITGA11-SELE interplay

Authors: Zheng, H., An, M., Luo, Y., Chen, C., Lin, T.

Journal: Cancer Cell

Volume: 42

Issue: 4

Pages: 682–700.e12

Year: 2024

Paper Title: Tumor-associated neutrophils suppress CD8+ T cell immunity in urothelial bladder carcinoma through the COX-2/PGE2/IDO1 Axis

Authors: Ouyang, Y., Zhong, W., Xu, P., Huang, J., Lin, T.

Journal: British Journal of Cancer

Volume: 130

Issue: 5

Pages: 880–891

Year: 2024

Paper Title: FGFR3 Alterations in Bladder Cancer Stimulate Serine Synthesis to Induce Immune-Inert Macrophages That Suppress T-cell Recruitment and Activation

Authors: Ouyang, Y., Ou, Z., Zhong, W., Lin, T., Huang, J.

Journal: Cancer Research

Volume: 183

Issue: 24

Pages: 4030–4046

Year: 2023

Paper Title: Effective Antitumor Immunity Can Be Triggered by Targeting VISTA in Combination with a TLR3-Specific Adjuvant

Authors: Wang, B., Ou, Z., Zhong, W., Lin, T., Huang, J.

Journal: Cancer Immunology Research

Volume: 11

Issue: 12

Pages: 1656–1670

Year: 2023

Paper Title: Long-term survival after female pelvic organ-sparing radical cystectomy versus standard radical cystectomy: a multi-institutional propensity score-matched analysis

Authors: Zhong, W., Xia, K., Liu, L., Lin, T., Huang, J.

Journal: International Journal of Surgery (London, England)

Volume: 109

Issue: 9

Pages: 2742–2750

Year: 2023

Paper Title: Comparison of minimally invasive versus open pelvic organ-preserving radical cystectomy in female patients with bladder cancer: a multicenter propensity score matching analysis

Authors: Zhong, W., Li, J., Liu, L., Lin, T., Huang, J.

Journal: World Journal of Urology

Volume: 41

Issue: 2

Pages: 501–508

Year: 2023

Paper Title: The tumour-associated stroma correlates with poor clinical outcomes and immunoevasive contexture in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma: results from a multicenter real-world study (TSU-01 Study)

Authors: Xu, L., Zhong, W., Li, C., Huang, J., Lin, T.

Journal: British Journal of Cancer

Volume: 128

Issue: 2

Pages: 310–320

Year: 2023

Paper Title: A Novel Lymphangiogenesis-Related Gene Signature can Predict Prognosis and Immunosuppressive Microenvironment in Patients with Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Authors: Chen, K., Gao, M., Dong, W., Wang, B., Huang, J.

Journal: International Journal of Medical Sciences

Volume: 20

Issue: 6

Pages: 754–770

Year: 2023

Prof. Paula Guedes de Pinho | Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science |Outstanding Scientist Award

Prof. Paula Guedes de Pinho | Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science |Outstanding Scientist Award

professor Paula Guedes de Pinho Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

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Dr. Maria Paula do Amaral Alegria Guedes de Pinho (PGP): Leading Cancer Metabolomics Researcher 🧬🔬

Dr. Maria Paula do Amaral Alegria Guedes de Pinho, commonly known as PGP, is a distinguished researcher and academic in the field of cancer metabolomics. She holds a prominent position at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Porto University (FFUP) and is affiliated with UCIBIO – Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit.

🎓 Education & Training

  • Habilitation in Toxicology: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, April 2019.
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences: University of Bordeaux II, France, June 1991 – December 1994.
  • M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, September 1989 – July 1990.

🏫 Academic and Research Positions

  • Permanent Contract Researcher: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, January 2023 – present.
  • Coordinating Researcher: UCIBIO/REQUIMTE (ICETA) at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, specializing in cancer metabolomics, January 2016 – present.
  • Affiliate Professor: Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, teaching Metabolomics at the Master in Bioinformatics and Computational program, April 2022 – present.
  • Assistant Professor: Portuguese Catholic University, School of Biotechnology – Porto (ESB-UCP), September 2001 – May 2005.

🌟 Research Contributions

PGP has significantly contributed to the field of metabolomics, particularly in cancer biomarker discovery. She has published over 200 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 13 book chapters, and has received 15 prizes or awards. Her research has notably advanced the understanding of cancer through the application of metabolomics.

📊 Grants and Major Projects

One of her notable projects includes:

  • Project No. 30388-SAICT 2017-ACCUSED: “RenAl Cell Carcinoma Detection Renal Cancer detection: a translational metabolomics research based on Volatile Organic Compounds fingerprinting”, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Portugal 2020 Program, with a budget of €239,499.09 (2018-2021) (Principal Investigator).

📚 Editorial and Evaluator Roles

PGP holds editorial board positions in five international journals and is actively involved as a member of scholarship and research project evaluation committees. She is also part of the Agência de Investigação Clínica e Inovação Biomédica (AICIB) and unCAN.eu Delphi group, contributing to the advancement of biomedical innovation and clinical research.

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Paper Title: Khat and synthetic cathinones: a review

  • Authors: MJ Valente, P Guedes de Pinho, M de Lourdes Bastos, F Carvalho, …
  • Journal: Archives of Toxicology
  • Volume: 88
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 15-45
  • Year: 2014

Paper Title: Metabolomics analysis for biomarker discovery: advances and challenges

  • Authors: MS Monteiro, M Carvalho, ML Bastos, P Guedes de Pinho
  • Journal: Current Medicinal Chemistry
  • Volume: 20
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 257-271
  • Year: 2013

Paper Title: The hallucinogenic world of tryptamines: an updated review

  • Authors: AM Araújo, F Carvalho, ML Bastos, P Guedes de Pinho, M Carvalho
  • Journal: Archives of Toxicology
  • Volume: 89
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 1151-1173
  • Year: 2015

Paper Title: Heavy sulphur compounds, higher alcohols and esters production profile of Hanseniaspora uvarum and Hanseniaspora guilliermondii grown as pure and mixed cultures in grape must

  • Authors: N Moreira, F Mendes, PG de Pinho, T Hogg, I Vasconcelos
  • Journal: International Journal of Food Microbiology
  • Volume: 124
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 231-238
  • Year: 2008

Paper Title: Identification of key odorants related to the typical aroma of oxidation-spoiled white wines

  • Authors: AC Silva Ferreira, T Hogg, P Guedes de Pinho
  • Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
  • Volume: 51
  • Issue: 5
  • Pages: 1377-1381
  • Year: 2003

Paper Title: Fatty acid composition of wild edible mushrooms species: A comparative study

  • Authors: B Ribeiro, PG de Pinho, PB Andrade, P Baptista, P Valentão
  • Journal: Microchemical Journal
  • Volume: 93
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 29-35
  • Year: 2009

Paper Title: Amanita phalloides poisoning: Mechanisms of toxicity and treatment

  • Authors: J Garcia, VM Costa, A Carvalho, P Baptista, PG de Pinho, …
  • Journal: Food and Chemical Toxicology
  • Volume: 86
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 41-55
  • Year: 2015

Paper Title: Correlation between the pattern volatiles and the overall aroma of wild edible mushrooms

  • Authors: PG Pinho, B Ribeiro, RF Gonçalves, P Baptista, P Valentão, RM Seabra, …
  • Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
  • Volume: 56
  • Issue: 5
  • Pages: 1704-1712
  • Year: 2008

Paper Title: Biomarker discovery in human prostate cancer: an update in metabolomics studies

  • Authors: AR Lima, M de Lourdes Bastos, M Carvalho, PG de Pinho
  • Journal: Translational Oncology
  • Volume: 9
  • Issue: 4
  • Pages: 357-370
  • Year: 2016

Paper Title: Glycine max (L.) Merr., Vigna radiata L. and Medicago sativa L. sprouts: A natural source of bioactive compounds

  • Authors: LR Silva, MJ Pereira, J Azevedo, RF Gonçalves, P Valentão, PG de Pinho, …
  • Journal: Food Research International
  • Volume: 50
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 167-175
  • Year: 2013

Prof. Yujuan Shan | Nutrition prevention and Chromic diseases | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Yujuan Shan | Nutrition prevention and Chromic diseases | Best Researcher Award

professor Yujuan Shan School of Public Health/Wenzhou Medical University, China

Author Profile

Dr. Yujuan Shan, Prof. & Ph.D: Leading Expert in Nutrition and Public Health 🥗🔬

Dr. Yujuan Shan is a prominent figure in the fields of nutrition and public health, serving as a Professor and Dean of the Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene at Wenzhou Medical University, China. Her extensive research and academic contributions have made significant impacts on the understanding of chronic diseases, gut microbiota, and the molecular mechanisms of natural phytochemicals.

🎓 Education & Training

Dr. Shan’s academic journey began with a Bachelor of Medicine in Preventive Medicine from Harbin Medical University (1990-1995). She furthered her education with a Master of Medicine in Environment and Toxicology from the same institution (1996-1999), and a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Safety (2003-2006). She also completed postdoctoral research in Biochemistry and Biology at the School of Pharmacology, Harbin Medical University (2007-2010).

🏥 Professional Experience

Dr. Shan’s career spans various prestigious roles, including positions at Harbin Medical University and the Harbin Institute of Technology. Since November 2019, she has been the Dean of the Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene at Wenzhou Medical University, where she also serves as a Professor and Ph.D. supervisor. Her previous roles include Dean of the Center of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation and various academic positions at Harbin Medical University.

🔬 Research Interests & Contributions

Dr. Shan’s research focuses on several key areas:

  1. Nutrition and prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cancer.
  2. Molecular mechanisms of natural phytochemicals, including sulforaphane.
  3. Gut microbiota and health.
  4. Exploration of probiotics from Chinese traditional fermented foods.

She has led three projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and published over 40 SCI-indexed papers in the past five years. Her work includes an authorized invention patent and numerous contributions to academic textbooks as an editor-in-chief and deputy editor.

🌐 Professional Memberships & Roles

Dr. Shan is a member of the Food and Cuisine Nutrition Branch of the China Nutrition Society. She is also a project evaluation expert for the Ministry of Science and Technology and a dissertation evaluation expert for the Ministry of Education.

🏅 Awards & Honors

Dr. Shan has received several prestigious awards, including one first prize and three second prizes from the provincial government. Her contributions to the field of nutrition and food safety are widely recognized and celebrated.

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Paper Title: A panel of four plasma amino acids is a promising biomarker for newly diagnosed bladder cancer

Authors: Liu, Z., Teng, C., Wan, W., Ji, W., Shan, Y.
Journal: Clinical Nutrition
Volume: 43
Issue: 7
Pages: 1599-1608
Year: 2024

Paper Title: Correction to: Sulforaphane Improves Lipid Metabolism by Enhancing Mitochondrial Function and Biogenesis In Vivo and In Vitro (Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, (2019), 63, 4, (1800795), 10.1002/mnfr.201800795)

Authors: Lei, P., Tian, S., Teng, C., Li, B., Shan, Y.
Journal: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research
Volume: 65
Issue: 11
Pages: 2170023
Year: 2021

Paper Title: Use of qPCR for the analysis of population heterogeneity and dynamics during Lactobacillus delbrueckii spp. bulgaricus batch culture

Authors: Chen, S., Gong, P., Zhang, J., Han, X., Zhang, L.
Journal: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume: 49
Issue: 1
Pages: 1-10
Year: 2021

Paper Title: Use of qPCR for the analysis of population heterogeneity and dynamics during Lactobacillus delbrueckii spp. bulgaricus batch culture

Authors: Chen, S., Gong, P., Zhang, J., Han, X., Zhang, L.
Journal: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume: 49
Issue: 1
Pages: 1-10
Year: 2021

Paper Title: Research progress in regulatory effect of sulforaphane on diabetes and fatty liver disease

Authors: Sun, Y., Zhang, Y.C., Tian, S.C., Li, B.L., Shan, Y.J.
Journal: Chinese Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Volume: 33
Issue: 8
Pages: 628-632
Year: 2020

Paper Title: Quantitative analysis of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus cell division and death using fluorescent dye tracking

Authors: Chen, S., Gong, P., Zhang, J., Han, X., Zhang, L.
Journal: Journal of Microbiological Methods
Volume: 169
Issue:
Pages: 105832
Year: 2020

Paper Title: Sulforaphane Improves Lipid Metabolism by Enhancing Mitochondrial Function and Biogenesis In Vivo and In Vitro

Authors: Lei, P., Tian, S., Teng, C., Li, B., Shan, Y.
Journal: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research
Volume: 63
Issue: 4
Pages: 1800795
Year: 2019

Paper Title: Antidiabetic Effects of Lactobacillus casei Fermented Yogurt through Reshaping Gut Microbiota Structure in Type 2 Diabetic Rats

Authors: Qu, L., Ren, J., Huang, L., Li, B., Shan, Y.
Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Volume: 66
Issue: 48
Pages: 12696-12705
Year: 2018

Paper Title: Sulforaphane Normalizes Intestinal Flora and Enhances Gut Barrier in Mice with BBN-Induced Bladder Cancer

Authors: He, C., Huang, L., Lei, P., Li, B., Shan, Y.
Journal: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research
Volume: 62
Issue: 24
Pages: 1800427
Year: 2018

Paper Title: Sulforaphane ameliorates glucose intolerance in obese mice via the upregulation of the insulin signaling pathway

Authors: Xu, Y., Fu, J.-F., Chen, J.-H., Zhang, X.-H., Shan, Y.-J.
Journal: Food and Function
Volume: 9
Issue: 9
Pages: 4695-4701
Year: 2018

Paper Title: Broccoli Sprout Extract Alleviates Alcohol-Induced Oxidative Stress and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in C57BL/6 Mice

Authors: Lei, P., Zhao, W., Pang, B., Ren, M., Shan, Y.-J.
Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Volume: 66
Issue: 22
Pages: 5574-5580
Year: 2018

Dr. Sreekanth Viswanathan | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sreekanth Viswanathan | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Doctareat at Nemours children’s hospital, United States

Author Profile

Dr. Sreekanth K. Viswanathan, MD, MS, FAAP: Pediatrician and Neonatologist Extraordinaire 👨‍⚕️

Dr. Sreekanth K. Viswanathan is a distinguished pediatrician and neonatologist, currently serving as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and an Attending Neonatologist at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, FL. His career, spanning over two decades, is marked by exceptional contributions to pediatric medicine, clinical research, and medical education.

🎓 Education & Training

Dr. Viswanathan began his medical journey with an MBBS from Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India (1993-2000). He further honed his expertise through rigorous postgraduate training, including residencies and fellowships in neonatology and pediatrics at prestigious institutions such as MetroHealth Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. His educational pursuits also led him to the UK’s National Health Service and the Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children in India. Committed to continuous professional development, he earned a Master’s in Clinical Research (MS) from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, and completed the ILS Leadership Institute for Transformational Leadership Development.

🏥 Professional Experience

Dr. Viswanathan’s professional journey is defined by his dedication to neonatal care and academic excellence. Since 2019, he has been an integral part of Nemours Children’s Hospital, where he currently holds the position of Interim Division Chief of Neonatology. His previous roles include serving as an Attending Neonatologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, among others.

📚 Academic Contributions

As an academic, Dr. Viswanathan has been instrumental in shaping the future of pediatric medicine. He has held various academic appointments, including Assistant Professor positions at Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University. His current role at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine as an Associate Professor underscores his commitment to medical education and mentorship.

🏅 Awards & Recognition

Dr. Viswanathan’s contributions to pediatric medicine have been recognized with numerous awards and honors. Notable among these are the AAP District X Educational Grant (2022), Pediatric Innovation Award from University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH (2013), and multiple accolades during his residency, including Best Residency Research Award and Best Pediatric Resident.

🔬 Research Interests & Grants

Dr. Viswanathan’s research focuses on critical areas such as neonatal nutrition, necrotizing enterocolitis, body composition in infants, and oral feeding disorders. He has been the principal investigator and co-investigator on several significant research grants, including NIH Pilot RO1 and multiple intramural grants. His ongoing IRB-approved research projects aim to advance understanding and treatment of feeding and growth issues in high-risk neonates.

✍️ Editorial & Reviewer Roles

An active contributor to scientific literature, Dr. Viswanathan serves as a Topic Editor for DynaMed and a Review Editor for Frontiers of Pediatrics. He is also an Associate Editor for the Journal of Maternal Health, Neonatology, and Perinatology, and reviews for numerous other esteemed journals.

🌐 Professional Memberships & Leadership

Dr. Viswanathan is a member of several professional societies, including the Society for Pediatric Research, Dysphagia Research Society, and American Academy of Pediatrics. His leadership roles within these organizations include Co-Chair of the Pediatric Dysphagia Special Interest Group and President of the Association of Kerala Medical Graduates, Florida Chapter.

🌍 Citizenship & Licensure

An Indian national and a US Green Card holder, Dr. Viswanathan holds an active medical license from the Florida Board of Medicine and previously held licensure with the State Medical Board of Ohio.

Publication Top Noted:🏅

Paper Title: Metabolic bone disease: a continued challenge in extremely low birth weight infants

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, W Khasawneh, K McNelis, C Dykstra, R Amstadt, …
  • Journal: Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Volume: 38
  • Issue: 8
  • Pages: 982-990
  • Year: 2014

Paper Title: Risk factors associated with acute kidney injury in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, B Manyam, T Azhibekov, MJ Mhanna
  • Journal: Pediatric Nephrology
  • Volume: 27
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 303-311
  • Year: 2012

Paper Title: Standardized slow enteral feeding protocol and the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in extremely low birth weight infants

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, K McNelis, D Super, D Einstadter, S Groh‐Wargo, …
  • Journal: Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Volume: 39
  • Issue: 6
  • Pages: 644-654
  • Year: 2015

Paper Title: Survey and evidence based review of probiotics used in very low birth weight preterm infants within the United States

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, C Lau, H Akbari, C Hoyen, MC Walsh
  • Journal: Journal of Perinatology
  • Volume: 36
  • Issue: 12
  • Pages: 1106-1111
  • Year: 2016

Paper Title: Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties in Neonates: Developmental Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Authors: FSDNDP Pathophysiology
  • Journal: Clinics in Perinatology
  • Volume:
  • Issue:
  • Pages:
  • Year: 2020

Paper Title: Incidence and risk factors of urinary tract infection in very low birth weight infants

    • Authors: C Ruangkit, A Satpute, BA Vogt, C Hoyen, S Viswanathan
    • Journal: Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 83-90
    • Year: 2016

Paper Title: Standardized slow enteral feeding protocol reduces necrotizing enterocolitis in micropremies

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, R Merheb, X Wen, M Collin, S Groh-Wargo
  • Journal: Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Volume:
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 1-10
  • Year: 2017

Paper Title: Safety and efficacy of delayed umbilical cord clamping in multiple and singleton premature infants – A quality improvement study

  • Authors: BM Ruangkit, C Moroney, V Viswanathan, S
  • Journal: Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Volume:
  • Issue:
  • Pages: 24
  • Year: 2015

Paper Title: Risk factors associated with the need for a tracheostomy in extremely low birth weight infants

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, A Mathew, A Worth, MJ Mhanna
  • Journal: Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Volume: 48
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 146-150
  • Year: 2013

Paper Title: Transitioning from gavage to full oral feeds in premature infants: When should we discontinue the nasogastric tube?

  • Authors: S Viswanathan, S Jadcherla
  • Journal: Journal of Perinatology
  • Volume: 39
  • Issue: 9
  • Pages: 1257-1262
  • Year: 2019

Atiah Almalki |Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science | Best Researcher Award

Atiah Almalki |Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science | Best Researcher Award

Taif University, Saudi Arabia

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Aleksandra Rogowska | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Aleksandra Rogowska | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

University of Opole, Poland

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Aleksandra Maria Rogowska began her academic journey at the University of Opole in 2016, where she embarked on a path towards excellence in psychology. Her commitment to academic rigor and research excellence laid the foundation for her future endeavors.

Professional Endeavors:

As an Associate Professor at the Institute of Psychology, University of Opole, Poland, Her demonstrated remarkable dedication to her field. Her role involves teaching, research, and mentorship, contributing significantly to the academic and scientific community.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Her research focuses on various aspects of mental health, with a particular emphasis on understanding anxiety, life satisfaction, stress, and coping styles, especially in the context of significant events like the COVID-19 pandemic. Her work sheds light on the psychological well-being of university students, providing valuable insights into the factors influencing mental health outcomes.

Accolades and Recognition:

Her contributions to psychology have earned her widespread recognition and acclaim. With over 100 publications in the Web of Science, her research has been cited nearly a thousand times, attesting to its impact and relevance. Her impressive H-index of 17 underscores the significance of her scholarly contributions.

Impact and Influence:

Through her research, made significant contributions to the understanding of mental health dynamics, particularly in the context of university students facing challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Her work has not only advanced scientific knowledge but also provided practical insights that can inform interventions and support strategies to promote psychological well-being.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Her legacy is one of scholarly excellence and compassionate inquiry into the complexities of human psychology. As she continues her academic journey, she is poised to make further strides in understanding and addressing mental health challenges, leaving a lasting impact on the field and the lives of those she touches through her research, teaching, and mentorship.

Tomasz Skrzypczak | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Tomasz Skrzypczak | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland

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Early Academic Pursuits

Tomasz Skrzypczak embarked on his academic journey in the field of medicine at the Medical University of Piastów Śląskich in Wrocław. Graduating with a Doctor of Medicine degree in July 2023,His demonstrated early academic excellence and a keen interest in medical research.

Professional Endeavors

As a doctor intern at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław since October 2023, His actively involved in providing patient care, honing his clinical skills, and gaining firsthand experience in various medical specialties. Additionally, his role as a teaching employee at the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Medical University of Warsaw Silesian Piasts in Wrocław, underscores his commitment to education and knowledge dissemination.

Contributions and Research Focus

His notable achievement includes his participation in the "Interdisciplinary Coro AI project - intelligent stethoscope," which earned him a special prize at the XXVI Teleinformatics Forum's Young Champions Forum in September 2020. His research focus extends to the innovative application of machine learning and signal analysis methods in diagnosing heart diseases, as evidenced by his poster presentation at the National Mathematical Conference of Students OMatKo in December 2020.

Accolades and Recognition

His dedication to academic and research excellence has been recognized through various accolades and honors. His participation in conferences such as the BAPRAS 18th Undergraduate Day 2020 in Birmingham, UK, highlights his engagement with the broader medical community. Moreover, his multiple rector scholarships reflect his outstanding academic performance and commitment to scholarly pursuits.

Impact and Influence

Through his publications in international journals indexed in the PubMed database, His made significant contributions to medical science, particularly in the field of cardiology. His research has garnered a total impact factor of 16.0 and a ministerial score of 430 points, indicating the quality and significance of his work. As a teaching employee, His also plays a pivotal role in shaping the future generation of medical professionals, imparting his knowledge and expertise to aspiring physicians.

Legacy and Future Contributions

HIs legacy is one of academic excellence, innovation, and dedication to advancing medical knowledge and practice. His early achievements and ongoing professional endeavors set the stage for continued contributions to the field of medicine. As he continues his journey, His poised to make further strides in medical research, education, and patient care, leaving a lasting impact on the medical community and improving healthcare outcomes for patients worldwide.