Rajesh Rajan Wakaskar
Formulation Scientist, Insys Therapeutics
Dr. Rajesh R Wakaskar has received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2015. Currently, he is working as a Formulation Scientist at Insys Therapeutics. His current profile encompasses providing support in Pre-formulation and Formulation Development, Clinical supplies manufacture, API and Drug Product Stability and writing CMC sections of the IND and NDA that are submitted to the FDA for review and approval of pharmaceutical products. His graduate project involved the development of shell cross-linked polymeric micelles (nanocarriers) for the delivery of poorly water soluble anti-cancer agents such as Combretastatin A4 (CA4) to improve the existing solubility, efficacy, bioavailability of this drug, and subsequently, overall therapy of breast cancer. Based on his research, he has been awarded several honors in various podia and poster presentations at various conferences and is an author of high impact research articles in reputed journals. Currently, he’s serving as an expert reviewer for various Journals such as Journal of Drug Delivery, Science and Technology, Clinical Pharmacology & Biopharmaceutics Journal, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, Journal of Applied Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Journal of Molecular Biomarkers and Diagnosis (to name a few).
Developing and improving upon the existing concepts of drug delivery. Providing specific insights into the development of nanotechnology, both as a therapeutic and diagnostic tool. Aiding the successful transition of bench-scale science to clinical development of therapeutic products.
Professor and Chairman, ENT Clinic
Udine University Faculty of Medicine, Italy
Dr. Alfio Ferlito is Former Director of the Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Udine School of Medicine from 2003 to 2009 and Professor and Chairman of the ENT Clinic at the same University from 1997 to 2013. He graduated in medicine at the University of Bologna in 1968. He completed his residence programme in otolaryngology and subsequently in pathology. He worked at the ENT Department of Padua University from 1970 to 1997. Since 2009 he is the Coordinator of the International Head Neck Scientific Group. Professor Ferlito has collaborated in writing articles, editorials, commentaries, consensus statements, letters to the editor, special issues, book chapters and books with 616 international experts. He has edited a three-volume book entitled Cancer of the Larynx (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1985) and three other books entitled Neoplasms of the Larynx (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1993), Surgical Pathology of Laryngeal Neoplasms (Chapman and Hall, London, 1996) and Diseases of the Larynx (Arnold, London, 2000), and co-authored two books entitled Granulomas and Neoplasms of the Larynx together with Professor Imrich Friedmann (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1988) and Surgery for Cancer of the Larynx and Related Structures together with Dr. Carl E. Silver (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996). He is editor with Dr. Marvin P. Fried of the third edition of a two-volume book entitled The Larynx (Plural Publishing, San Diego, 2009) and with Drs. K. Thomas Robbins and Carl E. Silver of the book entitled Neck Dissection - Management of Regional Disease in Head and Neck Cancer (Plural Publishing, San Diego, 2010). He is Editor of four issues of ORL Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Professor Ferlito has been author or co-author of 604 referred publications in 58 medical journals and 54 chapters in various books. He serves as editor, co-editor, assistant editor or reviewer for the following 303 journals. Professor Ferlito has delivered prestigious lectures all over the world.
One of his chief interests is the promotion of international cooperation in head and neck surgery, oncology and cancer research.
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy
Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India
Rajanandh completed Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), specialized in Clinical Pharmacy under S.R.M University. HE completed Master of Pharmacy specialization in Pharmacology under Dr. M.G.R Medical University. Working as Lecturer in the department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy.Incharge of Pharmacovigilance unit of Sri Ramachandra Medical College Hospital and Research Center.HE published several research articles in both National and international Journals.
Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacology, Clinical trials, Chemotherapy, Chronopharmacology,
Ramadan Mohamed Mahmod Elkalmi
Assistant Professor, Kulliyah of Pharmacy, International Islamic University
Dr. Ramadan Mohamed Elkalmi is currently working as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia. He had received his PhD in Pharmacy Practice and Health System research at University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia (2010). He had received M Pharma degree at University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia in the year of 2003 and completed his BSc in Pharmaceutical Science at University of Tripoli- Libya from 1993 to 1994. He served as a lecturer and head of pharmacology department in faculty of medicine at University of Sebha from 2005 to 2012. His major research interests are Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoepidemiology and Social & Behavioral Aspects of Pharmacy & Health, Quantitative and qualitative aspects of medication usage especially involving adherence and barriers to adherence, prescribing and non-prescription medication, Evaluation and analysis of Pharmaceutical Policies, Pharmacy education. He is also honoured with award of “Sanggar Sanjung 2010” award from USM for Excellent Achievement (Publication Category). He has published many articles as author and co-author in many peer review international journal pertaining Pharmacovigilance and Drug safety.
Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoepidemiology; Social and Behavioural Aspects of Pharmacy and Health; Quantitative and qualitative aspects of medication usage especially involving adherence and barriers to adherence; prescribing and non-prescription medication, Evaluation and analysis of pharmaceutical policies, Pharmacy education. ï»¿
Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care, Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia, Hospital & Health Care
Dr. Yousef Alomi, Head of General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care Administration, and Head of National Drug Information Center, MOH Saudi Arabia
Dr. Alomi is a product of King Saud University confirmed with the degree of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the year 1992. After six-years of higher study, he earned his Master of Clinical Pharmacy from the same university in the 1998. He is an affiliated clinical instructor of Purdue University in the USA. He is adjunct assistant professor of King Saud University college of Pharmacy.
Dr. Alomi worked as clinical pharmacist in critical care area and nutrition support. He is He is establish and implement several programs at MOH Hospitals at first time; Clinical Pharmacy Program, Medication Safety Program, Pain Management Program, Anticoagulation Program and Pharmacy Infection Control, including 30 Adult and 20 Pediatrics Clinical Pharmacy Program; he founder of Mass Gathering Pharmaceutical Care in Saudi Arabia.
He became a member of advisory board of the Arab Pharmaceutical Journal in 2010. He became as Pharmacy Board Member of Saudi Commission of Health Care Specialities2010-2013. He had several research in clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy practice published in ACCP and ISPOR conferences, He had several presentations in the clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice at several conference in and outside Saudi Arabia.
Clinical pharmacy, Pharmacy practice, drug research, pharmacokinetics, Renal Transplantation profiling, Pharmaceutical & dispensing course, Therapeutic course, Surgical Resident Rotation