Bingfang Yan, PhD, has been named associate dean of research and innovation at the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. In this newly created position, Yan will direct the graduate program, provide leadership on new initiatives, help to increase research
productivity and mentor junior faculty in their research. He also holds the title of professor in the division of pharmaceutical sciences.
Bingfang Yan(Research Area)
The research program in this laboratory has concentrated on: drug metabolism with a focus on carboxylÂesterases, nuclear receptors with a focus on the pregÂnane X receptor (PXR), circadian regulation with a focus on differentially expressed in chonÂdroÂcytes 1 (DEC1), and drug delivery with nanotechnology. The research theme, featured by pharmacogenomic approaches, targets interactions among genes, drugs, herbs, nutrients, cytokines and their interplay. This laboratory has published extensively in drug metabolism, hepatotoxicity, oncological signaling and drug delivery.
Dr. Seungpyo Hong is Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division and Director of Wisconsin Center for NanoBioSystems (WisCNano), School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). He also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Colleges of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, along with serving as Associate Editor for Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine of Elsevier.
Seungpyo Hong (Research Area)
Dr. Hongâ€™s research focus lies at the interface of materials science, biology and nanotechnology to develop novel polymeric nanodevices for biological analysis, diagnostics and therapeutics. The ultimate goal of our laboratory is to achieve marriage of biomimetics and nanotechnology.
Mohammad is a multidisciplinary pharmaceutical scientist with excellent experience of Pharmaceutical Higher Education as a teacher, researcher and strategic manager. Mohammad joined the academic staff at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Baath University where he took on senior roles including Acting Head of Pharmaceutics, Vice Dean for Students and Administrative Affairs until the end of 2013. Since joining Anglia Ruskin University, Mohammad has been instrumental in developing the Super Labs Complex including the New Nano Tech Lab and the establishment of new undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Mohammad Najlah(Research Area)
Mohammad's research interests focus on Formulating nano-carrier delivery systems for targeting cancer stem cells, Polymeric prodrugs/conjugates and polymeric nano-particulates, Engineering novel nanomaterials for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications, Colloidal formulations (aerosols, nanoemulsions and nanodispersions), Clinical pharmaceutics, Bioequivalence and in vivo/in vitro correlations.
Professor Dimitris Drikakis is the Vice President for Global Partnerships at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, and has a joint professorâ€™s appointment in the School of Sciences and Engineering, and Medical School. Prior to that, he held academic and executive posts as Professor, Executive Dean, and Head of Department at various UK universities over a period of 24 years.
Dimitris Drikakis(Research Area)
His research is multidisciplinary and covers topics of fluid dynamics, nanotechnology, computational science, acoustics, and artificial intelligence. His work aims to address the reduction of uncertainty through a better understanding of computational science methods and the development of physics-based models, as well as the impact of emerging technologies on society and economy. To date, he has co-authored two books and published 400 journal and conference papers. He has graduated 45 PhD students who now hold positions in academia and industries (engineering, computing, finance) worldwide.
Prof. Vasudevan Pillai BIJU works as a professor at Laboratory of Molecular Photonics, Division of Material and Molecular Sciences, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan. He also works as a visiting professor at Nagoya University, Japan and Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is a senior scientist at Health Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST), Japan and a Research Scientist at Health Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST), Japan.
Vasdevan Pillai BIJU(Research Area)
Vasudevan Pillai BIJUâ€™s research interests focus on Creation of novel nanomaterials for photonics, Bio-Nano Interface, Optical manipulation of nanomaterials using laser tweezers, Chemical routes to photo-active nanoscale materials, Preparation of fluorescent nanomaterials and photo-functional molecules, Optical control of biomolecular functioning in cells, Control of charge carrier dynamics and fluorescence blinking in nanomaterials.
Mohamed Eddouks is Professor at Moulay Ismail University, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques Errachidia, Morocco. He is a researcher in Physiology and Pharmacology with a Masters degree in Metabolic and Molecular Endocrinology from University of Paris 6, a specialized certificate in Endocrine Pharmacology from University of Paris 7 and PhD degrees in Physiology and Pharmacology from University of Liege, Belgium and Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco. After his post-doctoral fellowship at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine of Montreal, Canada, he is working for the last 20 years on medicinal plants.
Mohamed Eddouks (Research Area)
Mohamed Eddouks research focuses on ethnobiological as well as pharmacological issues in the use of Moroccan medicinal plants for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension. His contribution to this field includes four international books, 5 special issues in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine and more than 100 indexed peer-reviewed articles and 20 book chapters of international repute. He served as Guest Editor and Member of Editorial Board of several international journals. He has been honored with the first Prize of Scientific Research in 2008 by the Moroccan Association of Research and Development and the first Prize of the Federation of Arab Scientific Councils in 2016. He has been classified among the best third Moroccan researchers in the field of Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences by the National Center of Scientific Research and Technology, Morocco for his scientific contribution. He has been the founding Dean of Poly disciplinary Faculty of Errachidia from 2008 to 2012.
Loai Aljerf is a Prof in the Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Medicine/Damascus University. He is a specialist in analytical and industrial chemistry. He obtained many awards and published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers (two of them in French) in Environmental Sciences, Green Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Synthesis Chemistry, Concrete, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Petrochemical, Extraction, Separation, Lithium-Ion-Batteries, and Oral Chemistry. He is a partner in Advances in Cleaner Production Network, and a member of the German Chemical Society e.V. (GDCh), Asian Chemical Society, and the American University of Beirut. He is a member of the higher committee of the 6th International Workshop-Advance in Cleaner Production (SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil (May 24th to 26th - 2017)) and in more than 20 conference organizing committees. Loai Aljerf is in the Cambridge Scholars Publishing-Life Science Advisory Board and an editor of more than 50 journals and a reviewer for Top journals in Industry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Chemistry.
Loai AlJerf(Research Area)
Loai Aljerf's research interests include Industrial Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Cement Industry, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Advances in Cleaner Production, Climate Change, Pollution, Wastewater Treatment, Air Pollution, Eco-friendly Biopolymers, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Polychlorinated biphenyls, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Nanotechnology, Adsorption, Ecology and Natural Resources, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, Waste Management, Environmental Management, Life Cycle Assessment, Ecodesign, Design for the Environment, Energy Labeling, Eco-efficiency, Chromatography, HPLC, GC, MS, AAS, Spectroscopy, and Lithium-Ion-Batteries.