Mária Sági, a native of Budapest, began her career as a classical pianist and turned subsequently to the study of medicine and psychology, specializing in personality theory, deep psychology, social psychology and the psychology of music. Maria Sagi holds a Ph.D. in psychology at the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. Following seven years of intensive research, she was awarded the C.Sc. degree (Candidate of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences). Dr. Sagi developed the information-medicine protocol pioneered by Austrian scientist Erich Körbler into an encompassing method for diagnosing and treating human health problems. She is the author or co-author of eleven books and over one-hundred and fifty articles and research papers published in Hungarian and translated into English, French, German, Italian and Japanese, on topics as diverse as social and personality psychology, the psychology of music and art, in addition to information medicine, her principal field. She is a leading member of the Club of Budapest since its inception in 1993, and she currently serves as the Science Director of the Club.
She is a founder member of the Unesco Chair “Health Anthropology, Biosphere and Healing systems” inside the University of Genoa (IT) and she is currently researcher by the Integrative Medicine Centre at the Careggi Hospital in Tuscany (IT) She teaches Ethnomedicine and Medical Anthropology at the Clinical Herbal Medicine Master at the University of Florence, and to nurses at the Faculty of Medicine in Turin. She does her clinical practice in Italy and in Switzerland with a focus on integrative medicine. In the last years, she has focused her attention on the medical use of psychoactive plants both in traditional cultures and in western countries.
Javad Sharifi-Rad is a Research Scientist in Phytochemistry Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. His main topics of study and research interests have been phytochemistry, medicinal chemistry and biological activities of natural products. He is a component of the board of editors of several reputable international journals and several scientific societies. He has authored over 170 publications and so many international and national conference papers about the biological activities of medicinal plants and natural products.
Phytochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry
I am Dr. Yu-Chiang Hung who is 54 years old, born on 5th of January 1965 in Taiwan. I currently serve as a director doctor of Department of Chinese medicine ,and an academic professor in the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. I graduated and got my Bachelor's degree from the China Medical University in 1990 , another M.D . degree from the National Yang-Ming University in 1992 , and Ph.D. degree from the Chang Gung University in 2010. My PhD thesis was “Functional proteomic study in bioactive compounds of radix Salvia miltiorrhiza”. I had found that Salvia miltiorrhiza could inhibit vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation to treat atherosclerosis. I was awarded “Research thesis of scholarship” in Integrate Traditional Chinese and West medicine 2009 , and “Best academic award” in National Union of Chinese Medical Doctors’ Association 2015 and 2016.
Chinese medicine, Chinese herbs, and acupuncture of complementary and alternative medicine.
Dr. Chua Lee Suan is currently an associate professor in the Department of Bio process and Polymer Engineering, School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering in University Teknologi Malaysia. She is also a research fellow in the Institute of Bio product Development since 2006. Her research scopes are mainly focused on LC-MS/MS based metabolomics, phytochemical profiling, herbal extraction & standardization, and honey & honey bees related product development. She has many research contracts with private sector, and providing consultancy for many herbal related companies. The teaching profile and research activities can be seen from her official webpage (http://people.utm.my/chualeesuan/). Her international publication (reviews, research articles and book chapters) can be accessed from google scholar and research gate with H-index 24. Her active involvement in research activities can also be seen from her commitment as journal reviewer and editor for several well-known international journals. She is often invited as a plenary and keynote speaker for international conferences in chemistry. She is also a registered chemist from the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, and a technical assessor of Standards Malaysia for ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation in chemical testing laboratories.
Phytochemical profiling, Herbal extraction & standardization, and Honey & Honey bees related product development
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 Master's Degree in Metabolic and Molecular Endocrinology from the University of Paris. 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 the 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
Ethnobiological and Pharmacological issues in the use of Moroccan medicinal plants for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension.
Dr. Ahmed G. Hegazi is working as a professor of Microbiology & Immunology at National Research Center, Dept. Zoonotic Diseases from 2004. He also has work experience as a prestigious chair in Dept.of Parasitology and Animal Diseases, National Research Center. He received many awards like Senior Scientist Prize of National Research Center(1996), National Scientific Prize In Biological Sciences(1990), The Second Best Research Paper award From International Congress of propolis, Bones Aires, Argentina(2000) and many more. He Conducted training courses on Clinical Microbiology, National Research Center in 1979. He has 225 articles in national and international scientific journals along with four patents.