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Global Medical Discovery Advisory Board


The Global Medical Discovery International Advisory Board is responsible for approving Global Medical Discovery medical research direction and priorities. The Global Medical Discovery International Advisory Board is comprised of world renowned scholars, top researchers and higher education leaders in medical and life sciences research.  Global Medical Discovery Advisory Board provides advice on collaborative research, research evaluations, they also assist in helping Global Medical Discovery achieve its strategic goals by offering their insights and expertise on a variety of medical topics and research projects. The leaders guide Global Medical Discovery provide high-quality content for healthcare professionals, clinicians and researchers across the globe.

Membership on the Global Medical Discovery Advisory Board is by invitation only. The terms of appointment of Global Medical Discovery advisory members is normally for three years and is renewable. Membership is subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

We are honored to have the support and guidance of these visionary leaders as we establish the scientific foundation of dissemination of research excellence and translate it into evidence-based medicine practices.

Professor Nam P Nguyen, MD
Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington DC, USA.
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Howard University College of Medicine.
Clinical research focus and expertise: Radiation Oncology, geriatric and translational oncology, image-guided radiotherapy.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bajorath
Chair of Life Science Informatics, B-IT LIMES Program Chem. Biol. & Med. Chem.
University of Bonn, Dahlmannstr. 2, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
E-mail: bajorath at bit.uni-bonn.de
Web: http://www.lifescienceinformatics.uni-bonn.de
Research focus and expertise: Life Sciences informatics, visualization of structure-activity relationship, prediction of novel active molecules.
Professor Juha Klefström, PhD.
Research Director, Principal Investigator
Translational Cancer Biology Research Program
Institute of Biomedicine Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Research focus and expertise: Tumor suppressors, development of new therapeutics for Breast Cancer 

Dr. Itsuro Kazama, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology I, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryo-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
Email: kazaitsu at med.tohoku.ac.jp
Research focus and expertise: Kidney diseases pathology and pharmacology.

Professor Hong-yu Li, PhD
Pharmacology & Toxicology – College of Pharmacy
The University of Arizona 1295 N. Martin, PO Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.
Email: hongyuli at pharmacy.arizona.edu
Research interest and expertise: Drug design of kinase inhibitors in cancer.
Dr. Junji Yamauchi, PhD
Group Leader, Molecular Pharmacology Group, Department of Pharmacology, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan.
Email: yamauchi-j at ncchd.go.jp
Research interest: Exploring new molecules underlying myelination and demyelination in the PNS and CNS.
Dr. Cristina Banfi, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Head of the Proteomics Unit presso Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
Email: cristina.banfi at cardiologicomonzino.it
Research focus and expertise: Development of Proteomics technologies for generating new discoveries in cardiovascular diseases.
Dr. Caroline Moyret-Lalle, PhD-HDR
Director of Oncology master’s program Université Claude Bernard Lyon1
CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF LYON UMR INSERM 1052 – CNRS 5286 Centre Léon Bérard 28 rue Laënnec, 69008, Lyon, France.
Email: caroline.moyret-lalle at lyon.unicancer.fr
Research focus and expertise: Epithelial-mesenchymal transition and breast cancer.
Professor Yang-Chun Yong, Ph.D.
Biofuels Institute, Jiangsu University 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang 212013, Jiangsu Province, China
E-mail: ycyong at ujs.edu.cn
Website: http://hjxy.ujs.edu.cn/content.php?id=511&lm2_id=3
Research focus and expertise: Biosensing systems.

Professor Olivier T. Guenat, PhD
Head of the Lung Regeneration Technologies Group
Artificial Organs Center for Biomedical Engineering Research (
University of Berne, Switzerland.
E-mai: olivier.guenat at artorg.unibe.ch
Research focus and expertise:Organs-on-Chip Technologies

Professor Kazunari K (Kazushige) Yokoyama, Ph.D.
Graduate Institute of Medicine Kaohsiung Medical University 100 Shih-Chuan 1st Rd, San Ming District, 807 Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
E-mail: kazu at kmu.edu.tw
Research focus and expertise: Stem cell research.
Professor Kathleen Fahy
School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University Southern Cross Drive, Bilinga, QLD 4225, Australia.
E-mail: Kathleen.Fahy at scu.edu.au
Research focus and expertise: Health & well being of Women and babies, post partum haemorrhage.
Dr. Nadia Berkova, PhD
Chargée de Recherche
INRA-Agrocampus Ouest Rennes, UMR 1253 Science et Technologie du Lait et de l’Oeuf
Equipe B2ISI, Bacterial Biodiversity and In Situ Interactions, 65, rue de Saint Brieuc – 35042 Rennes Cedex, France.
Email: nadia.berkova at rennes.inra.fr
Research focus and expertise: Cell Biology

Dr. Atanas G. Atanasov, PhD
Principal Investigator – Molecular Targets Group
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Life Sciences
University of Vienna Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Email: [email protected]
Research focus and expertise: Discovery of novel bioactive molecules. 

Dr. Charlotte Kilstrup-Nielsen, PhD
Laboratory of Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences – Section of Biomedical Research
University of Insubria, Via Manara 7, 21052 Busto Arsizio (VA), Italy
E-mail: c.kilstrup-nielsen at uninsubria.it
Research focus: Neuroscience, understanding the molecular causes of Rett syndrome.
Professor Xiaohong Wang, PhD
Room 427, West Main Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China.
E-mail: wangxiaohong at tsinghua.edu.cn
Research focus and expertise: Biomaterials.
Dr. Do Hwan Kim, Ph.D.
Department of Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering, Soongsil University, Seoul 156-743, Korea.
Email: dohwan at ssu.ac.kr
Research focus and expertise: Artificial soft sensors and diagnosis.

Dr. Shinichi Matsumoto M.D Ph.D.
Senior Adviser
Research and Development Center
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory Inc. 115 Kuguhara, Tateiwa, Muya-cho, Naruto, Tokushima 772-8601, Japan.
Research focus and expertise: Human islet transplantation and diabetes disease.

Professor Jun Tang, M.D.& Ph.D.
Director of R&D Services, Medical Director at KingMed Diagnostics;
Vice Dean, College of Lab Med of Guangzhou Med University, Guangzhou City, Guangdong, China.
E-mail: jtanguc at vip.126.com
Research focus and expertise: Lung Cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
Dr. Victor J. Yuste, MD, PhD
Group Leader
Cell Death, Senescence & Survival Research Group
Dept. Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular – Institut de Neurociències
Facultat de Medicina – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain.
E-mail: victor.yuste at uab.es
Research focus and expertise: Apoptosis in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Dr. Janet L. Paluh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Nanobioscience Self-Assembly, Stem Cells and Nanomachines
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, NY, USA
Email: paluh at sunypoly.edu
Research focus and expertise: Stem Cells Nanotechnology, 3D tissue engineering.