Organizing Committee
OCM Member
Professor, Gastroenterology
Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA , USA
Biography :

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.

Research Interest :

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.

OCM Member
Professor, Gastroenterology
Zagazig University School of Medicine , Egypt
Biography :

Fatma Amer is the past head of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Zagazig Faculty of Medicne, Egypt and the past president of the Arab Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials. Currently she is emeritus professor in the same university, the president of Hepatitis Working Group/International Society of Chemotherapy and Infection and is a board member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. She supervised and evaluated many MSc and PhD theses, and is a reviewer of manuscripts submitted for journals, conferences and international awards. She published numerous articles in reputed national and international journals. She was the first to introduce automated Microbiology Service in her university. She participated in the establishment of the Molecular Biology Unit and introduced an MSc degree in Infection Control at her faculty. She developed two volumes of Infection Control books; the first of their kind in Egypt. She participated in conferences all over the world as organizer, chairperson and speaker.

Research Interest :

Her research interest lie in Infectious diseases, Molecular biology and Hepatitis E.

OCM Member
President, Biobank & Pathophysiology
Ukraine Association of Biobank , Ukraine
Biography :

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.

Research Interest :

Her research interest lie in Biobanking, Radiology and Oncology.

OCM Member
Doctor, Digestive Endoscopy
Hospital Presidium of Ribera , Italy
Biography :

Dr. Macaluso is a surgeon and an endoscopist. He graduated in Palermo (Sicily) and is responsible for Digestive Endoscopy of the Hospital Presidium of Ribera (Agrigento). He also has a qualification of Rescue Diver and has coordinated several underwater kinds of research in the Mediterranean, in the hypoxic basins of the oceanic ditches. Dr. Macaluso compared the methanogenic bacterial flora of the hypoxic marine basins, with the methanogenic bacteria of the intestinal microbiota and he collaborates with the Department of Biotechnology of the University of Siena, on the study of the probable capacity of colon adenomas, to propagate at a distance, a phenomenon that is probably mediated by the physiological intraluminal hypoxic environment of the colon."

Research Interest :

His research interest lie in digestive endoscopy and gastrointestinal microbiology.

OCM Member
Professor, Gastroenterology
Midtown Medicare Clinic , Japan
Biography :

Kenji Sasaki received his MD in 1973 and PhD in 1977 from Tohoku University. He is a Board Certified Fellow and Preceptor of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, Board Certified Gastroenterologist of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine and Editorial Board Member of CRIM. He has given presentations at international medical congresses and published papers on gastroenterology in international journals. Acclaimed by Prof Tarnawski at DDW 2012, he published his article “Candida-associated gastric ulcer relapsing in a different position in a different appearance.” in World J Gastroenterol 2012 Aug 28; 18 (32): 4450-4453, which was featured in the section of Infection and Immunity of World Biomedical Frontiers in September, 2013 and recommended by an associate research scientist on PubAdvanced in December, 2013. Invited to participate in a special issue titled “Candidiasis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis” by Gynecol Reprod Med, he published a review article, an extended version of the above article titled “Candida-associated gastric ulcer until yesterday, today, and from tomorrow --- In quest of the etiology” in SciTz Gynecol Reprod Med 2017; 1(1): 1002. He served as a reviewer for CRIM, JMM, JPP and J Gastrointest Dig Syst.

Research Interest :

His Research Interest includes Gastric Ulcer and Liver Diseases.

OCM Member
Professor, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Auckland University, New Zealand , New Zealand
Biography :

Emeritus Professor Lynnette Ferguson obtained her DPhil. (Oxon.) from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, working on DNA damage and DNA repair. After her return to New Zealand, she began working as part of the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre (ACSRC), using mutagenicity testing as a predictor of carcinogenesis. In the year 2000, she became a full Professor and was invited to establish a new department of Nutrition at The University of Auckland. Since that time, she has split her appointment 50/50 between the ACSRC and The University of Auckland. She has investigated the interplay between genes and diet in the development of chronic disease, with particular foci on inflammatory bowel disease and cancer.

Research Interest :

Her research interest lies in interplay between genes and diet in the development of chronic disease, with particular foci on inflammatory bowel disease and cancer.

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