Professor Marcela Sorelli Carneiro Ramos is graduated in Biomedicine (2001), completed a PhD (2006) and Post-Doctoral (2008) in the Department of Cell Biology and Development of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of São Paulo. The research developed in this period, addressed the role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the thyroid hormone-induced cardiac hypertrophy, as well the effect of thyroxine on global gene expression modulation. Nowadays, the research line aim to study the impact of the inflammatory response and immune system on the cardiovascular changes observed in the cardiorenal syndrome. She is an Associate Professor at the Federal University of ABC and has experience in cell and molecular biology, cardiovascular physiology, inflammation and renal failure
study the impact of the inflammatory response and immune system on the cardiovascular changes observed in the cardiorenal syndrome
Dr. Omer Senbaklavaci is a Lead Surgeon of Lung Transplant Program in University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany. He also served as a Director for Lung Transplant Program at Acibadem University, Turkey (Nov 2015- Oct 2016). He was a Chair of Thoracic Surgical Division and Head of Lung Transplant Program, Consultant Thoracic at Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Germany (June 2009- May 2014). He was a consultant Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon in The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Freeman Hospital. He has the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeon of England. He trained in Vienna, Austria and in Bochum, Germany. He was the Surgical Lead of the Lung Transplant Program at Freeman Hospital. His first appointment as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Klagenfurt, Austria 2004-2009. He had a special interest in minimally invasive lung transplantation and lung preservation which gained 2011 National Thoracic Surgical Price of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery with his experimental study.
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, minimally invasive lung transplantation and lung preservation.
Espeed Khoshbin is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and a senior lecturer at Newcastle University, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Intercollegiate Royal Collages of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. He trained in cardiopulmonary transplantation through the national fellowship scheme at Freeman Hospital United Kingdom and traveling (ISHLT) scholarship in the United States (UCLA). He has a doctoral research degree in ECMO. His scientific interest is in reducing the systemic inflammatory response associated with extracorporeal circulation. He also has experience with the use of robotic technology in cardiac surgery. He is a faculty member of the international aspects of cardiothoracic transplantation course in Newcastle and the Manchester University specialty training academy and cadaveric course. He is a reviewer for the National Institute of Health Research, member of the Cochrane heart and editor/reviewer for a number of peer review journals.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Robotic surgery and trauma surgery
Ravi Baral 34yrs is a young and vibrant cardiac surgery working in a position of an assistant professor in the department of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, in the university hospital. He has completed his Mch in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in the year 2015. He has a special interest in aortic surgery and mini-invasive cardiac surgery. He has performed more than 60 cases of mini atrial septal defect surgeries before moving into more complex valvular surgeries through a mini-invasive approach.