Eliaz P. Babaev, Ph.D., Co-Founded Arobella Medical, LLC in 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Babaev Co-founded Celleration Inc. and served as its Chief Technical Officer until July 2009 and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Babaev worked as an ultrasound system design engineer and research scientist for DiaSorin, Inc., SpectRx, and AeroPag-USA, Inc. He served as the Head of Biomedical Engineering Laboratory and a Professor for State Technical University, Baku, USSR for 25 years. Dr. Babaev then immigrated to the U.S. in 1994 and worked as a senior technical consultant for several medical device companies. He served as Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department of Bauman Moscow State Technical University. He has also been a Research Fellow in Biomechanics and Bioengineering at the Warsaw University of Technology and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Babaev graduated from Moscow-Bauman Technical University with a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Biomechanical Engineering in 1975. Dr. Babaev holds D.Sc. (Doctor of Science), Biomedical Engineering (Medical Ultrasound) in 1993 and D.Sc., Biomedical Instrumentations and Biomechanics from Latvian Academy of Science, Center For Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering Riga, Latvia in 1991. He received B.S. and M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Ultrasound - NDT for Oil Reservoirs) in Azerbaijan Technical University Baku, Azerbaijan in 1969. Dr. Babaev has more than 40+ years expertise in Non-Imaging Medical Ultrasound and particularly in Ultrasound Wound Management, live tissue repair and in all the areas of advances in skin, wound care, nursing, tissue science, drug delivery systems, wound treatment technologies, tissue engineering, and body architectonics research and cancer research including apoptosis. 50+ US and 100+ Worldwide Patents are issued, numerous are pending, 50+ scientific articles, abstracts are published.
Wei Li, after receiving his college education in Biology Major from Xinjiang University, People’s Republic of China, he came to the US in 1985. He received MS degree in 1988 and PhD degree in 1991 from the Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York City. Following a two-year post-doctoral/instructor fellowship with Dr. Joseph Schlessinger (Professor and Chairman, currently at Yale University Medical Center), he joined the faculty of the Ben May Institute for Cancer Research at the University of Chicago in the fall of 1993 as an Assistant Professor. He was recruited to University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine in 1999 and rose to full professor in 2006. He is currently a Professor and Director of the GMCB Graduate Program at USC Keck School of Medicine. His research interest focuses wound healing and cancer cell invasion. His laboratory is the first to identify the important role for the SECRETED form of heat shock protein-90 (Hsp90) in skin wound healing. He is the principle author of more than 80 peer-reviews publications in first-rate biomedical journals.
Sandeep Shrivastava is Professor of Orthopaedics. He is also the Director at Centre for Autologus Platelet Rich Plasma Biotechnological Interventions; C.E.O.(Hospitals ) and Ex Dean of the Medical School at Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences , a Health University, at India situated in rural backdrop of city Wardha. He is Chairman of Limb Deformity Correction and Reconstruction Clinic at Dept. of Orthopaedics. He did his graduation and post-graduation from G R Medical College, Gwalior, India. He have published more than 60 International papers; presented 75 International papers at different global forums, 2 books and hold 5 copyrights /patents on ranging interests from Medical Education to Bio- Informatics. As Clinical biotechnologist & Reseracher, he has developed the therapy “Sandeep’s Technique for Assisted Regeneration of Skin (STARS)” for wound healing, which is an attempt to find an ideal solution for millions who continue to suffer from complex wounds. He has travelled extensively to over 25 countries, delivering various talks & have also been conducting life skill Workshop - “Escape to Lifescape”.
Christine is Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Nottingham, School of Health Sciences, UK, and holds other visiting chairs at the following: University of Glasgow; Cardiff University Medical School Wound Healing Institute; Kanasawa University, Japan, Western Ontario University, Canada and LOROS Hospice UK . She is also nurse consultant at the Royal Derby Foundation NHS Trust Lymphoedema service in which she leads a research team as well as undertaking a clinical consultancy role in a service with over 4000 patients. She has been involved in wound healing research and practice for 30 years and Lymphoedema for 15 years. She has undertaken extensive research in this field using mixed research methods including running national and international clinical trials. She currently heads the International Lymphoedema Framework, an international charity, whose mission is to develop effective Lymphoedema care throughout the world. Her areas of research include compression therapy; service development and evaluation; psychosocial impact of disease; chronic wounds and Lymphoedema. She has presented and published internationally. She edited the EWMA position document series and the International Lymphoedema Framework Best Practice Document (2006) and is a member of international editorial boards, NICE boards on leg ulcer management and advisory panels. She was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and made a life fellow of the Royal College of Nursing that same year. She has received 6 life time achievement awards between 2006 and 2015 in recognition of her work. In December 2008 she received a Nursing Times Diamond 20 Award as one of the 20 most influential nurses in the last 60 years. She received the Vice Chancellor’s medal in 2015 from Nottingham University and the Nottingham University Global Knowledge and Impact Exchange Award in 2016.
Laurent Chabal was the Vice-President of the Swiss Association for Woundcare (SAfW). Currently, elected for the next WCET™ Vice-President. He is also acting Chairperson in WCET™ Publications & Communications since 2014. He completed his University Degree in Cell Biology and Physiology from Paris in 1989, Nurse Diploma from Geneva in 1995. He received specialized certificate in Oncology and Palliative care from Geneva in1997, University Diploma of Wound care from Paris in 2003 and Clinic Certificate of Stomatherapy (ETNEP) from Bordeaux in2005. He was presently serving as Nurse in Morges’ Hospital since 1995 and has experience in internal Medicine, Oncology and Pain control care, as Stoma therapist Nurse since 2003 in the EHC, Morges and scientific collaborator in HEdS, Geneva from 2009-2012. Since 2010, he was holding various positions like UAS Lecturer and also Swiss UCM Coordinator (for the EWMA, CPC and WUWHS conferences). He is a member of the WCET™ Education Committee since 2010 and of the Continuous training Committee of the Swiss Association of Stomatherapists, since 2012, representative of the Canton’ Stomatherapists in the ILCo Vaud (local ostomates association) Board since 2013.
Prof. Alina Sionkowska is a polymer and biopolymer scientist who obtained her Ph.D. from Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. From 2008 she has been working as Professor at the Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. She spent several periods in laboratories abroad: Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden; Faculty of Chemistry University of Camdridge, UK; Collagen Research Group University of Bristol, UK; Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry University of Genova, Italy; Faculty of Biology and Biological Sciences University of of Stirling, Scotland, UK; School of Optometry and Vision Science University of Wales, Cardiff, UK; Laval University, Laboratory of Bioengineering and Biomaterials, Quebec City, Canada; Laboratoire de Physicochimie Moleculaire University of Bordeaux, France; Department of Biophysics Tbilisi State University, Georgia. Her professional and scientific activity comprises of 4 handbooks/textbooks; published 180 papers in scientific journals; 30 in Hindex; 192 papers in the proceedings of international or national conferences; participating in 22 different international or national research projects; member of the scientific committee of 20 different meetings; and member of the organizing committee for 2 different international conferences.