Speakers

List of International Speakers

Key Note Speakers
Abdel Wahab

Dr. M. Abdel- Wahab

Director Division of Human Health International Atomic Energy Agency Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria

Role of international organization in radiation medicine – an IAEA prospective

Norman Coleman

Dr. C. Norman Coleman

Associate Director, Radiation Research Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) National Cancer Institute United States of America

Omics of radiotherapy and resistant in solid tumours

Plenary Speakers
Dr. Durante Marco

Prof. Marco Durante

Director Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications(TIFPA) Università di Trento rento, Italy

Radiation Effects on the Mission to Mars

Dr.Mansoor M. Ahmed

Dr. Mansoor M. Ahmed

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, USA

The symbiosis of science of radiation biology with immunology: Impact on basic and translational research

Nicholas

Dr. Nicholas Dainiak

Medical and Technical Director Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/ Training Site (REAC/TS) Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Microvesicles, intercellular communication and radiation biodosimetry

Manjit

Dr. Manjit Dosanjh

ENLIGHT Coordinator CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

From Physics to Medical Applications

Nicholas

Dr. Vaidya Balendu Prakash

Padaav - Specialty Ayurvedic Treatment Center, Dehradun - Uttrakhand, INDIA

Care, Cure and Prevention of Cancer- An Ayurvedic Prespectives

Invited Speakers
Dr. Tamara Azizova

Dr. Tamara Azizova

Biophysics Institute of Federal Medicobiological Agency, Ozyorsk Russian Federation

RADIATION AND CIRCULATORY DISEASES: REVIEW OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESULTS

Dr. Quanfu Sun

Dr. Quanfu Sun

The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Dr. Rao V. L. Papineni

Dr. Rao V. L. Papineni

University of Kansas Medical Center and PXI Kanas, USA

Systems Radiopharmacology- Gut Pathologies Forwards a Systems Approach to Drug Repurposing

Dr. Quanfu Sun

Dr. Shahid Umar

University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, USA

Radiation Mitigation and Intestinal Stem Cell Biology

Rajan

Prof. Tetsuya Konishi

Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences (NUPALS), Japan

Jagetia

Dr. Ramesh Rengan

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, United States

Utilization of radiation an immune modulator for Cancer Theraphy in immunocompetent patients

Dr. Amy Berrington de González

Radiation Epidemiology Branch National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA

Dr. Mathew Thakur

Cancer Center, Pennsylvania USA

Targeting Genomic Biomarker, VPAC1 for Oncologic Imaging

Shahid

Dr. Mathieu Vinken

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium.

Connexins and their channels as novel targets and mediators in radiation biology

Shahid

M. Prakash HANDE

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Mechanism-Based Combination Therapy In Cancer: Telomerase And DNA Repair Inhibition

Dr. Pataje G Prasanna

National Cancer Institute United States

Radioprotectos and mitigators for improving radiotherapy

Shahid

Dr. Jean Cadet

Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Recent aspects of radiation-induced damage to cellular DNA: formation and mechanistic insights

Shahid

Dr. Nobuhiko Ban

Nuclear Regulation Authority Japan

METHODOLOGY OF CALCULATING RADIATION DETRIMENT

Shahid

Dr. Simon Bouffler

Public Health England, Chilton, Didcot, UK

Stem cell biology with respect to carcinogenesis aspects of radiological protection (2)RISK-IR: Risk, Stem cells and tissue Kinetics – Ionising Radiation

Shahid

Prof. Wolfgang Doerr

Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna, Austria

(1) RADIATION AND CVD: REVIEW OF POTENTIAL MECHANISMS (2) BIOLOGY-BASED STRATEGIES TO MODIFY NORMAL TISSUE RADIATION EFFECTS

Shahid

Prof. Werner Ruehm

Institute of Radiation Protection Neuherberg, Germany

(1) Introduction and Overview on ICRP Committee 1 (“Radiation Effects”) Activities (2) Issues Associated with Low Doses and Low Dose Rates, and the Dose and Dose Rate Effectiveness Factor (DDREF)

Shahid

Dr. Preetha Rajaraman

Division of cancer Epidemiology and genetics, National Cancer Institute, USA.

Individual Susceptibility to Radiation-induced Cancer

Shahid

Dr. Micheal Hauptmann

Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdan, Netherland.

Review of studies on medical exposures

(1) Introduction and Overview on ICRP Committee 1 (“Radiation Effects”) Activities (2) Issues Associated with Low Doses and Low Dose Rates, and the Dose and Dose Rate Effectiveness Factor (DDREF)

Shahid

Dr. Dominique Laurier

Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety, France

(1) Review of studies of leukemia risk in the vicinity of nuclear installations (2) RESULTS OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES AMONG NUCLEAR WORKERS

Shahid

Prof. Sisko Salomaa

STUK-Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Finland

European programme on low dose risk

Shahid

Prof. Richard Wakeford

Dalton Nuclear Institute, Manchester, England

(1) Studies of cancer risk associated with natural background radiation in Europe (2)Effective dose as an indicator of risk

Shahid

Prof. Andrzej Wojcik

Centre for Radiation Protection Research, Stockholm University, Sweden

DNA damage response to mixed beams of high and low LET radiation

Shahid

Dr. Carmel E. Mothersill

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Low doses, adaptive responses and bystander effects; where are we now and where should we go?

Shahid

Margot Tirmache

Institut de Radioprotection, France

Risks associated with alpha emitters

Shahid

Christoper Clement

International Commission on Radiological Protection Ontario, CANADA

ICRP and Radiation Biology: The Role of Science in ICRP Recommendations

Shahid

Colin B. Seymour

McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

EXOSOMES OR UV AS CANDIDATE BYSTANDER SIGNALS: A UNIFYING HYPOTHESIS

Shahid

Dr. R. Ravichandran

National Oncology Center, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Therapy with Radioactive 131 Iodine - Whole body activity retention measurements and health physics aspects

Shahid

Dr. Xiaodong Wu

Biophysics Research Institute Of America Inc, Miami, USA

The Review and Outlook of Biological Modeling in high-LET Ion Beam Radiation Therapy

Shahid

Dr. Julia T. Arnold

NCI -Translational Research Program Bethesda, Maryland USA

EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF AYURVEDIC SCIENCE IN CURRENT CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENTS

Shahid

Dr. Shrikant Anant

University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, Missouri USA

Effects of Ionizing Radiation on DCLK1 positive Cancer Stem Cells

Shahid

Dr. Shahid Umar

University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, Missouri USA

Radiation Mitigation and Intestinal Stem Cell Biology

Shahid

Dr. Towner Rheal A

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, United States

Pre-clinical investigations regarding molecular, metabolic and biophysical changes associated with the assessment of anti-glioma therapies.

Shahid

Dr. Tej Pandita

The Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, Texas, USA

Differentiation of human induced pluripotent or embryonic stem cells decreases the DNA damage response

Shahid

Dr. Marc Mendonca

Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA

ENHANCING THE RADIATION SENSIVITY OF RESISTANT TUMORS BY ALTERATION OF WARBURG METABOLISM

Shahid

Dr. Adayabalam S BALAJEE

Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory at Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/ TN USA.

Effects of radiation quality on structural chromosome aberrations: Influence of 3-dimensional organization of chromosome domains

Shahid

Dr. Hannes Crezee

Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Quantifying The Biological Effect Of Concurrent Hyperthermia And Radiation To Optimise Clinical Treatment

Shahid

Dr. Molykuttty J. Aryakalayil

Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA

NON CODING RNAs IN RADIATION RESPONSE

Dr. Nicolaas Franken

Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

TARGETING DNA DOUBLE STRAND BREAK REPAIR WITH HYPERTHERMIA AND DNA-PKCS INHIBITION TO ENHANCE THE EFFECT OF RADIATION TREATMENT

Shahid

Dr. Premkumar B. Saganti

Prairie View A&M University Texas, USA

Heavy Ion Tracks and Space Radiobiology: Recent Experiments with Carbon beams at BNL and HIMAC

Dr. R. Baskar

Sengkang Community and General Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore

Role of DNA repair pathway in cellular radio-resistance: a mechanistic study on lung cancer cell repopulation

Shahid

Dr. C. Rangacharyulu

University of Saskatchewan Canada

Physical Processes of One Gray Dose Photons and Protons in Water Medium and The Energy Dependent Medium Modifications

Dr.Shrikant Patil

K.S.Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore, Karnataka, India

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY - FOR EARLY DETECTION OF ORAL CANCER

Shahid

Dr. Rajender K. Purohit

Govt. Dungar College, Bikaner (Raj.) India

Protective influence of Natural herbs against radiation and heavy metals induced changes in mice.

Shahid

Dr. SUDHIR CHANDNA

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, New Delhi, India

"The Newfound Role of Connexin-43 in Low-Dose Radiation Hypersensitivity and Radiation Carcinogenesis"

Shahid

Dr. CKK Nair

St.Gregorios Dental College & Research Centre, Kerala, India.

MITIGATION OF RADIATION TOXICITY BY CLERODENDRON INFORTUNATUM IN MAMMALIAN ORGANISM

Shahid

Prof. Solomon F.D. Paul

College of Biomedical Sciences, Technology & Research, Sri Ramachandra University Chennai, INDIA

Establishment of gamma-H2AX foci assay as a biomarker to quantify radiation absorbed dose

Shahid

Dr. Yamini Bhusan Tripathi

Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Scientifically validated herbs having potential to prevent Radiation-induced liver disease

Shahid

Dr. T. Rajkumar

DENDRITIC CELL VACCINE FOR CERVICAL CANCER

Shahid

Dr. Bilikere Dwarakanath

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Cross talk among different transcription factors in splenic CD4+ cells correlates with Th1 response during the radio-sensitization of Ehrlich ascites tumor by 2-deoxy-D-glucose in mice

Dr. Birajalaxmi Das

Bio-Sciences Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai , INDIA

Biological and health effect of low dose and low dose rate natural background radiation on human population in Kerala coast : An Overview

Shahid

Dr. G.C. Jagetia

School of Life Sciences Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl-India

Radioprotection by certain plant flavonoids

Shahid

Dr. Gaurang J Joshi

Atharva Multi Speciality Ayurveda Hospital Rajkot, Gujarat, India.

Management of Sideeffects of Radiotheraphy and Pallative Management through Ayurveda

Dr. Jagadesh Mitti

Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College Bangalore - India

AYURVEDA IN CANCER MANAGEMENT

Shahid

Dr. N. Rajendra Prasad

Annamalai University Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India.

Dietary Phenolic Acids Inhibits Chronic UVB-Induced Cellular Proliferation Through JAK-STAT3 Signaling in Mouse Skin

Shahid

Dr. Sunil Krishnan

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

The current landscape of radiosensitization strategies using gold nanoparticles

Shahid

Dr. S. S. Lahiri

Amity Inst. of Biotechnology, Amity University, NOIDA-India

AN APPROACH TO RADIO-PROTECTION

Dr. Arun Chougle

Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur SMS Medical College, Jaipur, INDIA

Radiobiology of Particle Therapy

Dr. B. S. SATISH RAO

Manipal Life Sciences Center, Manipal University, MANIPAL, KARNATAKA, INDIA.

Targeted Delivery of Temozolomide against Human Glioblastoma Xenografts Using Engineered Iron Nano Particles

DR. J. Miszczyk

The H. Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland

Effects of cellular injury by 60 MeV protons and 250 kV X-rays

Dr. Anil Punder

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar

Estimation of Absorbed, Annual Effective and Ambient Dose from the Environment of Kurukshetra and Ambala Districts of Northern Haryana, India

Dr. Ram Manohar

Amrita School of Ayurveda Campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, , Kollam, Kerala, India

Traditional Medicine in Cancer Management

Shahid

Dr. P. Venkatachalam

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, INDIA

Potentials of automated analysis of micronucleus and -H2AX foci for radiation triage and dose estimation

Dr. D.D. Rao

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Trombay, Mumbai, India

Shahid

Dr. P. M. Ravi

Health Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, INDIA

Environmental impact assessment around Indian Nuclear Power plants

Dr. S. Santosh Kumar

Bio-Science Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, INDIA

Dr. Y. Mahadeva Iyer

Sri Sarada Ayurvedic Clinic Derisanamcope Kanyakumari Tamilnadu.

Prof. Vibha Tandon

Jawaharlal Nehru University New-Delhi,India

Ser/Thr Akt1 kinase activation by a small molecule DMA confers selective radioprotection to Intestinal epithelium in xenograft model

Dr. Maria Mathew Dsouza

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, New Delhi, India

PET/MRI versus PET/CT : Reducing the radiation burden

Shahid

Stephen M Hahn

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Future of particle therapy: US perspective

Shahid

Prof. Ranajit Chakraborty

Molecular and Medical Genetics, Texas , USA

Shahid

Prof. Daniel O. Stram

Keck School of Medicine, California, USA

Dr. Sucheetha Kumari

K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka INDIA

Dr. Indrakanti Prem Kumar

Institute of Nuclear Medicine New Delhi, India

Dr. Manju Lata Gupta

Institute of Nuclear Medicine New Delhi, India

Shahid

Dr. Feng-Ming Kong

Lung Radiation Service, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia USA

A radiosensitivity biomarker for personalized radiotherapy derived using a semi-mechanistic survival model