Hari Shanker Sharma, Director of Research (International Experimental Central Nervous System Injury & Repair, IECNSIR), University Hospital, Uppsala University is Professor of Neurobiology (MRC), Docent in Neuroanatomy (UU) and is currently affiliated with Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden. Dr. Sharma joined the lab of Neuropathology at Uppsala University with Professor Yngve Olsson in 1988 and received the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship of German Government (1989â€“1991) for work on hyperthermia induced BBB dysfunction in Berlin (Germany). Dr Sharma awarded the Degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences of Uppsala University in Neuroanatomy in 1999 and received Award of the Medical faculty for best work, â€œThe Hwassers Prizeâ€ of 1999. The Laerdal Foundation of Acute Medicine, Stavanger, Norway, and European Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD), London, UK and US Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH, USA supports his research. Dr. Sharma is the recipient of Distinguished International Scientists Collaboration Award by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Baltimore, MD (2006â€“2008); US TechConnect Global Innovation Award 2013, Washington DC May 12-16, 2013 on his work on Nanowired cerebrolysin in Neuropathic Pain, followed by Nanodelivery of Cerebrolysin and Neprilysin for the treatment of Alzheimerâ€™s disease, Washington DC, May 14-17, 2017. Hari Sharma has published over 350 research papers and 85 reviews, 14 monographs, and 80 international book chapters and edited 18 book volumes with Current H-index = 40 (ISI Database) as of today.
Dr. Sharma at Uppsala University established a network of collaboration on â€œInternational Experimental CNS Injury & Repair Research Groupâ€ as a lead investigator with eminent collaborators from Europe, USA, and Australia till today (1991-).
Kerry Hughes,has over 20 years of experience in the natural products market, in product & market development and bringing new plants and plant products to market. Kerry is an Ethnobotanist that is committed to deepening the relationship between plants and people, promoting sustainability in natural product production, market and product development for the natural products industries.
As the Chair of BAAAP, Indira has been organising Ayurveda workshops and conferences in London for the past 10 years. She took up Ayurveda after early retirement from her main profession as an Investment Banker. She was a Director of Merrill Lynch for over 10 years and finished her Investment Banking career in 1998. She holds a Masters and a Ph.D. in Economics and has published several professional papers and 6 books. Indira trained as a teacher of Yoga from Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, and has been teaching Yoga and conducting Yoga retreats for the past 20 years.
Aruna Sharma, MD is Secretary of Research International Experimental Central Nervous System (CNS) injury & Repair (IECNSIR) currently working at Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden. She is a qualified experimental Neurpathologist and received her training at Karl Marx University Leipzig, Institute of Neurobiology (1987-1988); Semmelweis University Medical School, Department of Human Morphology and Developmental Biology, Budapest, Hungary (1988-1989), Free University Berlin, Germany (1989-1991) and Neuropathology Institute Uppsala (1992-1995). Her main interest is now focused on Indian Medicinal drugs and their effects on the Central Nervous System Function, toxicology, neurorepair and neuroprotection. She is also investigating neurotoxicological profiles of many Ayurvedic traditional drugs with special reference to those containing metal oxide or metal ashes. Dr Sharma is member of various Distinguished American Organizations and elected to receive the prestigious award â€œWomen of the Years Representing Sweden Award 2009â€. She earned Top 15 % technology Award of 2016 at Global Innovation Summit & Showcase on her recent Innovation on â€œNeuroprotective effects of Nanowired delivery of Cerebrolysin together with alpha melanocyte Stimulating hormone (ï¡-MSH) in concussive head injury in sleep deprivation, US Govt. Washington DC, May 22-25, 2016â€. She is also â€œVisiting Professorâ€ of University of Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain supported by Basque Govt. Foundation (2015-2018) where she is engaged in nanodelivery of drugs affecting CNS Injury in neurodegenerative diseases e.g., Alzheimerâ€™s and Parkinsonâ€™s Diseases. She has published over 140 original research papers in Reputed Neuroscience Journals with an H-index = 19 (ISI database, 143 citations) as of today.
Professor of Animal Science at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Mato Grosso (IFMT). She works at the interface of the areas of Animal Science / Agronomy / Chemistry and participates in research projects with emphasis on Ecophysiology of Forage Plants, mainly in the evaluation of pasture consortium (Poaceae /Fabaceae), growth analysis in forage plants of animal interest and allelopathy of Pastures. The main terms related to its bibliographic production are related to: allelochemicals, pasture consortium, pasture recuperation, medicinal plants, tropical legumes, Brachiaria spp. In her academic interactions, she has published 9 scientific articles in national / international journals and more than 90 papers published in Event Annals. Participates as an evaluator of development projects in 3 institutions / agencies; She issues ad hoc opinions for 12 indexed scientific journals. She is currently the academic editor of the scientific journal European Journal of Medicinal Plants.
Roberta Cristiane Ribeiro(Research Area)
Zoothecny, focusing on Handling and Conservation of Pastures, acting on the following subjects: Brachiaria humidicola, allelopathy, legume, consortium and nitrogen. Use of medicinal plants by populations in central-western Brazil
Clinician, Drug Discovery Scientist and Entrepreneur with over 15 years of research and teaching experience in pharmacology and regenerative medicine. Extensive international experience with over 100 peer-reviewed publications. I have attracted investments from several national and international organisations at various stages of my carrier. I have successfully directed several projects in preclinical / clinical pharmacology, specifically in cardiovascular pathophysiology, diabetic complications, medical devices, arthritis, and regenerative medicine, which has resulted in either patentable products and/or high impact publications.
Arun Kumar(Research Area)
Pathological, histopathological, immunohistochemistry and biochemical techniques.
Biology, medicine and pharmacology