Prof.Bryan-Mitchell is Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alberta 1986-2002. Adjunct appointment to Department of Physiology 2001. Left clinical practice 2004 and increased focus on research and teaching.
Roberta Hack Mendes University College Dublin, Ireland
I am a qualified Dietitian with MSc and Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Physiology. Expertise in Nutritional Biochemistry, Maternal, and Child Nutrition. More than 5 years of experience with clinical and qualitative research. Experience in writing up experimental and clinical studies, systematic reviews and grant proposals. Experienced as a Clinical Nutrition Lecturer.
Baboo M. Nair Lund University, Sweden
Dr. Baboo M. Nair is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University, Sweden. His research work leading to the Doctorate degree in Technology was Gas-liquid gas chromatographic analysis of amino acids for nutritional analysis of food proteins. He has been a post-doctorate fellow of the Sweden Japan Foundation for Research and Development at Kyoto University, Japan before becoming a Research Associate, Assistant Professor, and Professor at the department where he since retirement continues to be active as a professor emeritus. His main research area has been the effect of food processing on the Physico-chemical characteristics and nutritional value of foods. He has been instrumental in initiating an International Master’s degree program in Food Science and Biotechnology at Lund University and has also developed post-graduate courses in International nutrition and packaging technology.
He is a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Kerala University in 1959 and obtained an Indian Diploma in Dairy Technology in 1962 from Gujarat Agricultural University. He has been a technical officer in charge of making baby food at Amul dairy in 1963 and a Project executive in 1968 working with planning operation flood with the National Dairy Development Board before coming to Sweden with a full merit scholarship to undertake advanced courses in dairy technology at the Swedish Agricultural University campus at Alnarp. In 1977, he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine from Lund University Sweden before embarking on various research projects related to food and nutrition. He is the founder of the Swedish South Asian Network on Fermented Foods (SASNET-FF) and is the Chairman of the said network since its inception in 2003. He is also a creator of another network called Sustainable Kerala network for the utilization of tropical plant biomass. More details can be obtained from his home page www.nair.se
Zeev Blumenfeld Rambam Health Care Campus, Rappaport Institute, Israel
Zeev Blumenfeld is MD for Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, and he is the Director of Reproductive Endocrinology for the department Obstetrics & Gynecology. He worked as a Director in the year 2010 for Reproductive Endocrinology; he is a Senior Physician for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, OB/GYN. He has an extensive and vast teaching experience in the field of "Reproductive Endocrinology". He taught Director in Endocrinology Course for medical & graduate students, Director of “Physiology of Reproduction” course. He worked as a Reviewer for many scientific Journals. He also has membership for International and National professional societies. He Elected as a member of the "Society for Gynecologic Investigation". Worked as Editor in Chief- ‘Clinical Medicine Insight: Reproductive Health’, "Journal of Reproductive Biology and Health". Zeev Blumenfeld advanced studies: 1983-1985 Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 1993- Exon-Intron Workshop on Molecular Biology - Recombinant DNA Methodology, 1993. 2014- Completed the program of GCP & clinical trials management for PI's. He had 27 Publications.
Billeaud Claude Bordeaux University Hospital Center, INSERM Pediatric Nutrition, Spain
Claude Billeaud received his MD degree from the Medical University of Bordeaux ( France) in 1979 after a graduation in human cytogenetics (1976). He then studied pediatrics and has been the Clinical Assistant Director of Bordeaux University in the departments of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Intensive Care since 1983. He currently serves as a pediatrician in the neonatal unit at the Children’s Hospital of Bordeaux, as a scientific manager of Bordeaux-Marmande human milk bank, as a lecturer and head of research (HDR : Habilitation to direct research) in neonatal nutrition at the Medical University of Bordeaux. His particular interest in research led him to graduate in Biology and Health (1988, Bordeaux), be awarded a master in statistics applied to clinical research ( 1991, Montreal) and complete a PhD in nutrition and food science (2000, Bordeaux). Along his career he has often been invited as a guest professor specialised in nutrition and neonatology in various universities abroad ( Montreal, Corrientes in Argentina). Over the last 35 years, he has been an active member of different scientific organisations, either French, European or American, specialised in perinatal medicine (neonatology, pediatrics and nutrition). In this instance, he has served as the President of the Association for Pediatric Education in Europe (A.P.E.E) since 2008 and behalf APEE he is Member of European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP). He has also been very involved in the French human milk banking association (ADLF) for more than 10 years, sharing his academic knowledge focused in nutrition and his long clinical experience in neonatology. He is currently carrying out several researches on the composition of human milk. As an expert in nutrition and perinatal medicine, he is also the author and co-author of numerous scientific publications.
Luca Roncati University Hospital of Modena, Italy
Luca Roncati, MD-PhD, DMLS, is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO), Medical Executive at the University Hospital of Modena, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy). Eponym of the Roncati-Manenti triad and describer of T rex lymphoma, he is the author of more than 250 academic publications, he has taken part in the scientific work of various national and international agencies or research groups, he has organized several conferences of national and international relevance, he has attended as a speaker at numerous congresses and seminars, he holds the intellectual property of an Italian and international patent for anticancer therapy, and he has obtained various national and supranational awards.