Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mrs. Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Ufa University of Science and Technology | Russia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mrs. Rufina Zilberg commenced her academic journey by acquiring a degree in Chemistry from Bashkir State University in 2003. She continued her pursuit of knowledge, culminating in the attainment of a Candidate of Chemical Sciences and Docent degrees, signifying her dedication and expertise in the field.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving as an Associate Professor at Ufa University of Science and Technology, Mrs. Zilberg has devoted herself to the Department of Analytical Chemistry. Throughout her career, she has contributed significantly to the realm of electroanalytical chemistry and chemically modified electrodes, particularly in the development of enantiosensors.

Contributions and Research Focus

With over 200 publications to her credit, including a monograph and two reviews, Mrs. Zilberg's research focuses on voltammetric sensors and multisensory systems. Her pioneering work revolves around the recognition of enantiomers of antiarrhythmic drugs and vital amino acids. She has extensively explored composite materials for sensor construction, such as polyarylene phthalides and chitosan with various additives, resulting in groundbreaking advancements in sensor technology.

Accolades and Recognition

Mrs. Zilberg's prolific research endeavors have garnered recognition both nationally and internationally. Her scholarly contributions have earned her a Hirsch index of 12 in Web of Science and 21 in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI). Additionally, under her guidance, her students have achieved notable success in prestigious competitions, such as the UMNIK competition and the Student STARTUP.

Impact and Influence

The impact of Mrs. Zilberg's work extends beyond the academic realm. Her research findings, disseminated through esteemed journals, have not only advanced scientific knowledge but also hold promise for practical applications, particularly in pharmaceutical analysis. Her innovative approaches to sensor design and her commitment to excellence have inspired countless peers and students alike.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Mrs. Zilberg continues her scholarly journey, her legacy is one of unwavering dedication to advancing the frontiers of analytical chemistry. Her future contributions are poised to further revolutionize sensor technology, offering novel solutions to complex analytical challenges and leaving an indelible mark on the field for generations to come.

Notable Publications

Chiral Octahedral Cobalt(III) Complex Immobilized on Carboblack C as a Novel Robust and Readily Available Enantioselective Voltammetric Sensor for the Recognition of Tryptophan Enantiomers in Real Samples 2024

A Voltammetric Sensor Based on Aluminophosphate Zeolite and a Composite of Betulinic Acid with a Chitosan Polyelectrolyte Complex for the Identification and Determination of Naproxen Enantiomers 2023 (2)

 

 

 

 

Fan Wang | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Fan Wang | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Fan Wang's academic journey commenced with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Hefei Normal University, China. This foundational education laid the groundwork for her subsequent pursuit of higher studies. She then pursued a Master's degree at the School of Mathematics, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, followed by a Doctor of Science degree, further specializing in Mathematics.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Wang's professional endeavors reflect a global engagement with various esteemed academic institutions. She has held research positions at prominent universities such as the University of Macau, the University of Hong Kong, and Southeast University in China. Additionally, she has enriched her academic experience through international collaborations, serving as a Visiting PhD Student at Brunel University London, UK, and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Wang's research primarily focuses on advanced topics in control theory, with a specialization in two-dimensional systems and sensor networks. Her contributions encompass robust control and filtering techniques, distributed filtering over wireless sensor networks, and state estimation for networked systems with incomplete information. Through her publications in esteemed journals and conferences, she has significantly advanced the understanding and application of these techniques in real-world scenarios.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Wang's dedication and contributions to the field have been recognized through various awards and honors. Notably, she received the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship of Germany in 2020 and has been acknowledged as an Excellent Reviewer of Neurocomputing in 2023. Her outstanding contributions to research have consistently earned her recognition from peers and institutions alike.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Wang's research has made a significant impact on the field of control theory and related disciplines. Her work on recursive filtering, robust state estimation, and protocol-based control has contributed to advancing the state-of-the-art in handling complex systems with limited information and communication constraints. Her findings have practical implications across diverse domains, including engineering, automation, and information technology.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Wang's legacy lies in her pioneering research and dedication to advancing the frontiers of control theory. Her work serves as a foundation for future researchers in the field, offering insights and methodologies that can address emerging challenges in complex system analysis and control. Her commitment to excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration ensures that her contributions will continue to shape the landscape of control theory and its applications in the years to come.

Notable publications

Recursive filtering for two-dimensional systems with amplify-and-forward relays: Handling degraded measurements and dynamic biases 2024

Finite-Horizon H State Estimation for Complex Networks With Uncertain Couplings and Packet Losses: Handling Amplify-and-Forward Relays 2023

Distributed Fusion Filtering for Nonlinear Time-Varying Systems Over Amplify-and-Forward Relay Networks: An H Quantized Framework 2023 (1)

Recursive locally minimum-variance filtering for two-dimensional systems: When dynamic quantization effect meets random sensor failure 2023 (5)

Robust set-membership filtering for two-dimensional systems with sensor saturation under the Round-Robin protocol 2022 (33)

 

 

 

Velibor Spalevic | Earth and Planetary Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic | Earth and Planetary Sciences | Best Researcher Award

University of Montenegro | Montenegro

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Early Academic Pursuits

Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic was born on July 1, 1970, in Ivangrad, Montenegro. He completed his elementary and high school education in Berane, Montenegro, receiving exceptional recognition for his academic achievements. In June 1995, he graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Belgrade, specializing in Soil Conservation. His academic journey continued with postgraduate studies at the same institution, culminating in a master's degree in April 1999. Subsequently, he pursued doctoral studies at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, focusing on Soil Conservation and physical-geographic research of the Polimlje Region in Montenegro, successfully defending his doctoral thesis in July 2011.

Professional Endeavors

Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic embarked on a distinguished career marked by diverse roles and significant contributions. He commenced his professional journey in September 1995, serving in the administration of the Municipality of Berane, Montenegro. Later, he joined the Biotechnical Institute of the University of Montenegro, where he was elected as a senior researcher in 1999. Over the years, he held various positions at esteemed institutions such as the European Commission, where he managed numerous projects in agriculture and environmental sectors. Notably, he served as the coordinator and director of the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development office for Montenegro, focusing on rural development and infrastructure enhancement.

Contributions and Research Focus

Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic's research interests encompass a wide array of topics within biotechnical and geosciences, environmental protection, and project management. He has made significant contributions to soil conservation, physical geography, erosion, and sustainable agricultural practices. His innovative solutions, such as the "IntErO" model for calculating erosion intensity, have been adopted for practical use and recognized internationally. Additionally, he has mentored numerous students and actively participated in international scientific associations, contributing to the advancement of knowledge and academic collaboration.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic has received numerous accolades and recognition for his exceptional contributions. He has been awarded prestigious honors from the University of Montenegro and international organizations, acknowledging his outstanding achievements in scientific research, education, and project management. Notably, he was recognized for his role in the development of higher education at the International Education Fair "Pathways" and received special recognition for his contributions to the scientific and research work of the University of Montenegro.

Impact and Influence

Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic's impact extends beyond academia, as evidenced by his involvement in international projects and collaborations. His work has contributed to the sustainable development of rural areas, enhancement of agricultural practices, and improvement of environmental management strategies. Through his leadership roles and innovative research, he has influenced policies and practices in Montenegro and beyond, fostering resilience, and promoting inclusive growth in rural communities.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a respected academician and seasoned professional, Prof Dr. Velibor Spalevic's legacy is characterized by his dedication to excellence, innovation, and collaboration. His contributions to soil conservation, rural development, and environmental sustainability have laid a solid foundation for future generations of researchers and practitioners. Moving forward, he is poised to continue his impactful work, shaping the discourse on sustainable agriculture, environmental protection, and rural transformation, both regionally and globally.

Notable Publications

Evaluation of tectonic activity using morphometric indices: Study of the case of Taïliloute ridge (middle-Atlas region, Morocco) 2024

The contribution of the frequency ratio model and the prediction rate for the analysis of landslide risk in the Tizi N'tichka area on the national road (RN9) linking Marrakech and Ouarzazate 2023 (7)

Impact of integrated soil fertility management practices on maize yield in Ethiopia 2023 (1)

Soil Erosion Assessment Using the Intensity of Erosion and Outflow Model by Estimating Sediment Yield: Case Study in River Basins with Different Characteristics from Cluj County, Romania 2023 (2)

Feasibility study for estimating optimal substrate parameters for sustainable green roof in Sri Lanka 2022 (7)

Thanh Phung Truong | Computer Science | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Thanh Phung Truong | Computer Science | Best Researcher Award

Chung-Ang University | Vietnam

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Mr. Thanh Phung Truong commenced his academic journey with an unwavering commitment to excellence. He obtained his B.Eng. degree in Electronics-Telecommunications Engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam, in 2018, followed by an M.Eng. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Chung-Ang University, South Korea, in 2022.

Professional Endeavors

Transitioning from academia to the professional realm, Mr. Thanh Phung Truong embarked on a journey marked by diverse roles and notable achievements. He served as a Logic Design Engineer at Arrive Technologies Vietnam, among other positions, before assuming the role of a Data Scientist at Viettel Networks, Viettel Group, Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2022.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Thanh Phung Truong's contributions to the field of Computer Science and Engineering are substantial and multifaceted. His research interests span wireless communication networks, machine learning, and data science. Notably, his research endeavors have resulted in numerous publications in reputable journals and conferences, where he has explored topics such as intelligent heterogeneous aerial edge computing and joint wireless resource allocation.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Mr. Thanh Phung Truong has garnered widespread recognition for his outstanding contributions. His research papers have received several awards, including Best Paper Awards at prestigious conferences such as the International Conference on Intelligence of Things and the International Conference on ICT Convergence. Additionally, he has been the recipient of esteemed academic scholarships, including the Chung-Ang University Young Scientist Scholarship.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Thanh Phung Truong's work has had a profound impact on the academic community and beyond. Through his research, he has contributed valuable insights and advancements to the field of Computer Science and Engineering. Moreover, his involvement in academic activities, such as serving as a Program Committee Member for international conferences, highlights his dedication to knowledge dissemination and scholarly exchange.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Mr. Thanh Phung Truong continues his academic and professional journey, his legacy of excellence and innovation grows ever stronger. With a keen focus on addressing complex challenges in wireless communication networks and related domains, he is poised to make further significant contributions to the field. His commitment to research, coupled with his leadership roles in academic and social endeavors, ensures a promising future characterized by continued impact and influence.

Vinay Sati | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Vinay Sati | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mr. Vinay Sati embarked on his academic journey with a strong foundation in Mechanical Engineering. He completed his Bachelor's degree from Punjab Institute of Engineering and Applied Research and pursued a Master's in Thermal Engineering from Bipin Tripathi Kumaon Institute of Technology. His educational background provided him with a comprehensive understanding of engineering principles and laid the groundwork for his future endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Mr. Sati commenced his professional career as an Assistant Professor, imparting knowledge and mentoring aspiring engineers at esteemed institutions such as Surajmal College of Engineering and Amrapali Institute of Technology. Additionally, he underwent rigorous training at India Glycols Limited, gaining practical insights into boiler operations and utility management, which supplemented his academic learning.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Sati's research pursuits have been diverse and impactful. His M.Tech thesis focused on enhancing boiler efficiency without altering coal properties, showcasing his innovative approach to address engineering challenges. He has also delved into projects involving hydrodynamic and thermal analysis using ANSYS software and guided students in developing projects like Compressed Air Fuel Vehicle and Automatic Side Stand Retrieve System. Furthermore, his publications in reputable journals reflect his dedication to advancing knowledge in areas such as energy efficiency, fluid dynamics, and sustainable engineering solutions.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Mr. Sati has garnered recognition for his scholarly contributions and academic achievements. His publications in renowned journals and his role in guiding successful student projects have earned him accolades within the academic community, highlighting his commitment to excellence in research and education.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Sati's contributions extend beyond academia, as he actively engages in research aimed at addressing real-world engineering challenges. His work in enhancing boiler efficiency and exploring innovative energy storage systems demonstrates his dedication to making a tangible impact in the field of engineering.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With a track record of academic excellence and research proficiency, Mr. Vinay Sati's legacy lies in his commitment to advancing the frontiers of engineering knowledge. His endeavors to foster innovation, mentor aspiring engineers, and contribute to sustainable engineering solutions pave the way for a future generation of engineers to follow in his footsteps, ensuring a lasting impact on the field of engineering.

Notable Publications

Numerical simulation and experimental investigation on Phase Change Materials based energy storage system for cooling the water in process industries towards water conservation and environmental 2024

Tool Wear Analysis During Turning of Hard Material by Simulink 2022 (3)

Comparison of a Classical Cyclone Separator and Protruding Surface Cyclone Separator using CFD Software 2020 (4)

An Investigation of Cutting Parameters and Its Effects on Surface Roughness in High-Speed Turning of 52100 Bearing Steel 2020 (1)

Reduction of Losses in 90 Degree Pipe Bends by Varying Design Parameters using CFD Software 2019 (2)

 

 

 

 

Xiaojun Gao | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Xiaojun Gao | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Northwest A&F University | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Xiaojun Gao embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Energy Engineering from Northeast Agricultural University. He pursued further education with a Master's degree in Agricultural Machinery from Kunming University of Science and Technology, followed by a doctoral program in Mechanical Manufacturing at China Agricultural University. His academic pursuits were marked by excellence, with notable achievements such as being part of the 211 Project during his bachelor degree and the 985, 211 Double First Class during his doctoral program.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Gao's professional career began with his appointment as a Young Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Northwest A&F University. He assumed roles such as Master's Tutor and Class Teacher of Grade 23 Professional in Intelligent Agricultural Equipment Engineering. Dr. Gao's expertise led him to secure various national and provincial-level projects, showcasing his commitment to advancing agricultural engineering.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Gao's research focuses on mechanical high-precision seeding technology, with a particular emphasis on corn and beans. He has contributed significantly to projects related to precision seeding technology and equipment development, leading to advancements in agricultural mechanization. His work has been recognized through awards, including the second prize of the 2019 National Science and Technology Progress Award.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Gao's contributions to the field have been widely acknowledged, as evidenced by his inclusion in the China Agricultural Engineering Expert Database and his numerous scholarships and awards. His research papers have been published in prestigious journals, and he has been honored with titles such as "Provincial Outstanding Graduate" and "Outstanding Master’s Thesis at the School Level."

Impact and Influence

Dr. Gao's research has had a significant impact on the field of agricultural engineering, particularly in the development of precision seeding technology. His collaborative efforts with international partners have led to the publication of academic papers and the joint training of students, contributing to global knowledge exchange and cooperation.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a respected academic and researcher, Dr. Gao's legacy lies in his dedication to advancing agricultural engineering and promoting innovation in precision seeding technology. His future contributions are poised to further elevate the field, with ongoing projects and endeavors aimed at addressing critical challenges in agricultural mechanization. Dr. Gao's commitment to excellence ensures that his impact will continue to be felt in the years to come.

Notable Publications

Development of a novel perforated type precision metering device for efficient and cleaner production of maize 2024

Investigation of seeding performance of a novel high-speed precision seed metering device based on numerical simulation and high-speed camera 2024

Design and validation of a centrifugal variable-diameter pneumatic high-speed precision seed-metering device for maize 2023 (8)

Design and Experiment of Quantitative Seed Feeding Wheel of Air-Assisted High-Speed Precision Seed Metering Device 2022 (2)

DEM study of particle motion in novel high-speed seed metering device 2021 (39)

 

 

Nina Tuncel | Health Professions | Women Research Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Nina Tuncel | Health Professions | Women Research Award

Akdeniz University | Turkey

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Early Academic Pursuits

Assoc. Prof. Nina Tunçel began her academic journey with a solid foundation in physics at Al-Zahra University, Iran, where she completed her undergraduate studies from 1979 to 1987. She pursued postgraduate studies in Tıbbi Radyofizik  at Istanbul University's Health Sciences Institute from 1988 to 1991, followed by a doctoral degree in the same field from 1991 to 1998. Her academic pursuits in physics laid the groundwork for her interdisciplinary research focus encompassing medicine, health sciences, and biophysics.

Professional Endeavors

Throughout her career, Assoc. Prof. Nina Tunçel has held various academic and professional positions, demonstrating her commitment to advancing knowledge and expertise in her field. She began as a Research Assistant at Istanbul University's Onkoloji Enstitüsü (Oncology Institute) from 1993 to 1996, marking the beginning of her involvement in medical physics research. Subsequently, she held positions as an Expert at Akdeniz University's Faculty of Medicine and Dokuz Eylul University's Tıp Fakültesi (Faculty of Medicine) , where she contributed significantly to radiation oncology and internal medicine.

Contributions and Research Focus

Assoc. Prof. Tunçel's research areas span a wide range of disciplines, including medicine, health sciences, internal medicine sciences, radiation oncology, physics, and interdisciplinary physics. Her expertise in biophysics and medical physics has led to numerous contributions in the understanding and application of radiation in healthcare, such as the design of tissue-mimicking gel phantoms for diffusion kurtosis imaging and the optimization of radiotherapy techniques for various cancer treatments. Her research has been published in prestigious journals indexed by SCI, SSCI, and AHCI, highlighting her significant contributions to the scientific community.

Accolades and Recognition

Assoc. Prof. Nina Tunçel has received recognition for her outstanding contributions to the field of medical physics. Her research has earned her accolades such as the Best Researcher Award, demonstrating the impact of her work on advancing knowledge and innovation in healthcare. Additionally, she has been acknowledged for her academic excellence through publications in renowned journals and presentations at international conferences, further solidifying her reputation as a leading expert in her field.

Impact and Influence

Assoc. Prof. Tunçel's work has had a profound impact on the field of medical physics, particularly in the areas of radiation oncology and biophysics. Her research has contributed to the development of innovative techniques and methodologies for cancer treatment, improving the effectiveness and precision of radiation therapy while minimizing adverse effects on patients. Through her academic endeavors and professional contributions, she has inspired future generations of scientists and clinicians to explore new frontiers in medical physics and contribute to the advancement of healthcare.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Assoc. Prof. Nina Tunçel's legacy lies in her significant contributions to the field of medical physics, which have paved the way for advancements in cancer treatment and radiation therapy. Her research has provided invaluable insights into the complex interactions between radiation and biological systems, leading to improved patient outcomes and quality of life. As she continues her academic journey, Assoc. Prof. Tunçel remains committed to pushing the boundaries of knowledge in medical physics and shaping the future of healthcare through her innovative research and dedication to excellence.

Notable Publications

Physical and chemical properties of beads glasses 2023

Radio-sensitivity on MCF-7 cells of silver nanoparticles synthesized by Silybum marianum 2023 (3) 

Hybrid Tomo-Helical and Tomo-Direct radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer 2021 (1)

The dose rate measurements of C-arm fluoroscopic x-ray systems with and without apron 2018 (1)

Design and Characterisation of Tissue-Mimicking Gel Phantoms for Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging 2018 (17)

 

 

 

Tsheten Tsheten | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Tsheten Tsheten | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Australian National University | Australia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Tsheten began his academic journey with a Bachelor's in Allied Health Sciences from Sri Ramachandra University, India. He later pursued a Master of Public Health at Mahidol University, Thailand. His academic prowess led him to complete a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2023.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Tsheten has a rich professional background. Prior to his current role as a Research Fellow at the Population Health Exchange (PHXchange) at ANU, he served as an epidemiologist at the Royal Centre for Disease Control in Bhutan until 2019. His experiences include outbreak investigations, public health, and geospatial mapping.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests encompass infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, outbreak investigation, and geospatial mapping. Dr. Tsheten's significant contributions include risk mapping and socio-ecological drivers of soil-transmitted helminth infections. He is involved in dengue control strategies, spatial analysis of epidemiological data, and has presented at various international conferences.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Tsheten has received accolades such as the Dean's Rising Star Award at ANU. His research on risk mapping and socio-ecological drivers of soil-transmitted helminth infections in the Philippines has been recognized. He has secured multiple research grants and is actively engaged in peer-review activities for reputed journals.

Impact and Influence

As a Research Fellow, Dr. Tsheten plays a pivotal role in teaching and mentoring. He serves as a course convener, guest lecturer, and research supervisor. His influence extends to research mentoring for Ph.D. candidates and providing training to health researchers in Bhutan.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Tsheten's legacy lies in his comprehensive research portfolio, impactful publications, and significant contributions to public health in Bhutan. His future contributions are anticipated through ongoing research, mentoring, and endeavors to control diseases like dengue in the Asia-Pacific region.

Notable Publications

Risk mapping and socio-ecological drivers of soil-transmitted helminth infections in the Philippines: a spatial modelling study 2023

Demographic risk factors for extra-pulmonary tuberculosis: a rising public health threat in Bhutan 2023

Impact of COVID-19 on mental health in Bhutan: a way forward for action 2023 (2)

A cross-sectional study to assess the epidemiological situation and associated risk factors of dengue fever; knowledge, attitudes, and practices about dengue prevention in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan 2022 (11)

Risk Factors of Symptomatic COVID-19 in Samtse District, Bhutan 2022 (3)

 

 

Christian Pfister | Medicine and Dentistry | Excellence in Research Award

Prof. Christian Pfister | Medicine and Dentistry | Excellence in Research Award

Rouen University Hospital | France

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Early Academic Pursuits

Prof. Christian Pfister's academic journey commenced with a focus on urology at Charles Nicolle University Hospital in Rouen, France. His early academic pursuits involved comprehensive studies in urological sciences, laying the foundation for a distinguished career in the medical field.

Professional Endeavors

Having established himself as a prominent figure in the field of urology, Prof. Christian Pfister has been associated with the Rouen University Hospital in France. His professional endeavors encompass a wide array of responsibilities within the Department of Urology, where he contributes to patient care, education, and research initiatives.

Contributions and Research Focus

Prof. Pfister's contributions extend beyond clinical practice, with a significant focus on urological research. His research endeavors likely involve advancements in urological treatments, surgical techniques, and potentially groundbreaking discoveries that contribute to the broader medical community's knowledge and understanding.

Accolades and Recognition

Prof. Christian Pfister has likely received accolades and recognition for his outstanding contributions to urology. Recognition may come in the form of awards, honors, or appointments to leadership positions within medical societies, acknowledging his expertise and impact on the field.

Impact and Influence

Prof. Pfister's impact is evident in his influence on the practice of urology, both locally within Rouen University Hospital and potentially on a broader scale. Through his clinical expertise, research contributions, and potential leadership roles, he likely plays a pivotal part in shaping urological practices and advancements.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a seasoned professional in the field, Prof. Christian Pfister is likely building a lasting legacy in urology. His current contributions, coupled with his dedication to education and patient care, suggest a commitment to leaving a lasting impact on the field. His future contributions may involve mentoring the next generation of urologists and further advancing urological knowledge and treatments.

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Perioperative dose-dense methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin in muscle-invasive bladder cancer (VESPER): survival endpoints at 5 years in an open-label, randomised, phase 3 study  2023 (1)

Differential impact of COVID-19 on urological surgeries in public and private institutions between 2019 and 2021 in France | Impact du COVID-19 sur l'activité chirurgicale urologique dans les établissements de santé publics et privés entre 2019 et 2021 en France 2023 (1)

Refining the Characterization and Outcome of Pathological Complete Responders after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer: Lessons from the Randomized Phase III VESPER (GETUG-AFU V05) Trial 2023 (4)

Testicular recurrence of oligometastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma after 22 years of androgen deprivation therapy  2022 (1)

 

Alberto Fernández-Teruel | Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2023

Congratulations to Alberto Fernández-Teruel,-  Lifetime Achievement - Award Winner 2023

Alberto Fernández-Teruel- Neuroscience

The Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed upon Alberto Fernández-Teruel by the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona recognizes his unparalleled contributions to the field of neuroscience and psychiatry. Dr. Fernández-Teruel's groundbreaking research in neurobiology, neurogenetics, and mental health disorders has left an indelible mark on the scientific community.

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Alberto Fernández-Teruel's academic journey began at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where he earned both his Psychology degree in 1985 and his PhD in Psychology in 1989. During his academic pursuits, he engaged in significant international experiences, including research fellowships and visiting positions at esteemed institutions such as the University of Cagliari in Italy, Georgetown University in the USA, and the ETH Zürich in Switzerland.

Professional Endeavors:

Since 1998, Dr. Fernández-Teruel has held the position of Associate Professor in the field of Psychiatry at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where he is deeply involved in the Department of Psychiatry & Forensic Medicine. He leads the Animal Research Laboratory and coordinates the "Animal and human models of mental disorders" research group.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Over the past 35 years, his research has been dedicated to exploring the neurobiology and neurogenetics of anxiety, stress, depression, addiction, impulsivity, schizophrenia, and brain aging. He has made substantial contributions to the development of genetic tools for mapping complex traits in genetically diverse rodents. Additionally, he has been instrumental in creating transgenic/knockout models of psychiatric and neurological conditions, including a unique genetic rat model displaying schizophrenia-relevant features.

Accolades and Recognition:

Dr. Fernández-Teruel's contributions have been widely recognized, earning him various awards such as the "Martí i Julià" award for research in Psychology and Psychiatry, the "1992 Ciutat de Barcelona Science Award," the "SCRITC" awards for scientific articles and monographs, and the prestigious "ICREA-Academia 2013" award from ICREA.

Impact and Influence

His impact extends through over 200 scientific articles published in reputable international journals, with a significant number in top-ranking publications like Nature Genetics, PNAS, and Biological Psychiatry. He has supervised numerous doctoral and master's dissertations, contributing extensively to the advancement of neuroscience and psychiatry research.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Fernández-Teruel's legacy lies in pioneering genetic tools, developing models for mental disorders, and fostering international collaborations that have enriched the field of neuroscience. His ongoing work promises continued advancements in understanding and addressing complex mental health conditions.

His dedication to research, academic leadership, and collaborative efforts serve as an inspiration for future generations of neuroscientists and psychologists, fostering a legacy of innovation and progress in the field.

Publications

Natalia Peralta-Vallejo, Pau Güell-Falgueras, Toni Cañete, Daniel Sampedro-Viana, Cristóbal Río-Álamos, Ignasi
Oliveras, Adolf Tobeña, Alberto Fernández-Teruel (2023) Schizophrenia-relevant social, attentional and cognitive traits in
female RHA vs. RLA rats: effects of neonatal handling. Behav. Brain Res. Nov 15:114762. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2023.114762.

Sampedro-Viana, D., Cañete, T., Sanna, F., Oliveras, I., Castillo-Ruiz, MDM., Corda, MG., Giorgi, O., Tobeña, A.,
Fernández-Teruel, A (2023) c-Fos expression after neonatal handling in social brain regions: distinctive profile of RHA-rat
schizophrenia model on a social preference test. Behav. Brain Res. 453:114625. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2023.114625

Leilei Cui, Bin Yang, Shijun Xiao, Jun Gao, Amelie Baud, Delyth Graham, Martin McBride, Anna Dominiczak, Sebastain
Schafer, Regina Lopez Aumatell, Carme Mont, Albert Fernandez Teruel, Norbert Hübner, Jonathan Flint, Richard Mott and
Lusheng Huang (2023) Dominance genetic effects are common and are associated with trans-acting and splicing-specific
dominance gene expression effects in pigs, rats and mice. Genome Biology Sep 29; 24(1):215. doi: 10.1186/s13059-
023-03060-2.

Sampedro-Viana D., Cañete T., Mourelo L., Oliveras I., Peralta N., Tobeña A., Fernández-Teruel A. (2023)
Low prepulse inhibition predicts lower social interaction, impaired spatial working memory, reference memory and cognitive
flexibility in genetically heterogeneous rats. Physiology & Behavior 19:114355. doi:
10.1016/j.physbeh.2023.114355.

A. Fernández-Teruel*, A. Cañete, D. Sampedro-Viana, I. Oliveras, R. Torrubia, A. Tobeña. (2023) Contribution of the
Roman rat lines/strains to personality neuroscience: neurobehavioral modeling of internalizing/externalizing psychopathologies.
Personality Neuroscience 6: e8, 1–9. doi: 10.1017/pen.2023.7

Daniel Sampedro-Viana, Toni Cañete, Francesco Sanna, Ignasi Oliveras, Valeria Lavín, Pilar Torrecilla, Cristóbal RíoÁlamos, Carles Tapias-Espinosa, Ana Sánchez-González, Adolf Tobeña, Alberto Fernández-Teruel. (2023) Atypicalantipsychotics attenuate mk801-induced social withdrawal and hyperlocomotion in the RHA rat model of schizophreniarelevant features. Psychopharmacology 240, 1931-1945. doi: 10.1007/s00213-023-06411

Maria Pina Serra , Francesco Sanna, Marianna Boi, Marcello Trucas, Alberto Fernández-Teruel,
Maria Giuseppa Corda, Osvaldo Giorgi, and Marina Quartu. (2023) Effects of Tail Pinch on BDNF and trkB Expression in the
Hippocampus of Roman Low- (RLA) and High-Avoidance (RHA) Rats. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 24, 9498.
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