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 carboxylÃ‚Âesterases, nuclear receptors with a focus on the pregÃ‚Ânane X receptor (PXR), circadian regulation with a focus on differentially expressed in chonÃ‚ÂdroÃ‚Âcytes 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.
Professor Dimitris Drikakis is the Vice President for Global Partnerships at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, and has a joint professorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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.
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.
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.
Sechene Stanley Gololo is a Senior Lecturer at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, School of Sciences and Technology, South Africa. He is a researcher in Biochemistry with a PhD degree in Phytomedicine. Dr Gololo has supervised several completed Masters Students and currently supervising more masters and PhD students and he is working for the last 10 years on medicinal plants.
Sechene Stanley Gololo(Research Area)
Dr Sechene Stanley Gololo research focuses on ethnobotanical as well as pharmacological aspects of the use of South African medicinal plants as antioxidant and antimicrobial agents. His research interest also include the investigation of the influences of environmental factors on the accumulation of bioactive components of medicinal plants used by different South African communities. His contribution to this field includes 3 chapters in books on phytochemical analysis and composition of medicinal plants, 17 indexed peer-reviewed articles and presentation at national and international research meetings. He currently serve as a Reviewer, Member of Editorial Board and Academic Editor of several international journals.
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. HongÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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.
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 BIJUÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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.