Editorial Board



Dr. John Albert St Cyr

Vice President
Research and Development Jacqmar Inc
Minnesota
United States of America
Tel: 763-473-3007

Dr. John Albert St Cyr is a Vice President in Research and Development, Jacqmar, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota. He is also Chief Medical Advisor, RCRI, Inc and cardiovascular surgeon. He was received his B.A., M.S., M.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. He completed his general surgical training at the University of view full biography...

Dr. John Albert St Cyr is a Vice President in Research and Development, Jacqmar, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota. He is also Chief Medical Advisor, RCRI, Inc and cardiovascular surgeon. He was received his B.A., M.S., M.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. He completed his general surgical training at the University of Minnesota and completed his cardiovascular surgical fellowship training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. Dr. St Cyr has extensive research credentials, is widely published, has received numerous research grants, has numerous patents in various fields of interest, and has presented at many medical/surgical conferences/meetings. Dr. St Cyr has received Minnesota Surgical Society Research-Essay Award and Individual National Institute of Health Research Service/Fellowship Award. Dr. St Cyr is a member of numerous scientific research, medical, and surgical societies. Dr. John Albert St Cyr's Research interests includes Myocardial metabolism, Congenital and adult Cardiovascular Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease, Stem Cell Therapies, Blood Viscosity, Dialysis, RBC storage.

Prof. Randall T Higashida

Professor
Radiology and Neurological Surgery
University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
United States of America
Tel: 415-353-1863

Prof. Randall T Higashida is a Professor of Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, and Anesthesiology at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center. He is Chief of the Division of Interventional Neurovascular Radiology at UCSF Medical Center, one of the leading institutions specializing in the minimally invasive treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases and stroke. view full biography...

Prof. Randall T Higashida is a Professor of Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, and Anesthesiology at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center. He is Chief of the Division of Interventional Neurovascular Radiology at UCSF Medical Center, one of the leading institutions specializing in the minimally invasive treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases and stroke. Prof. Higashida earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans and undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and did his residency and fellowship training at UCLA Medical Center, in Los Angeles, California. Prof. Higashida has served as a member of numerous medical and scientific committees including the Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Task Force Committee, the American Heart Association Stroke Council Research Committee, the American Society of Neuroradiology Executive Committee, and the American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology Executive Committee. Prof. Randall T Higashida's resesrch interests includes Interventional Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke, Carotid Artery Stenting, Intracranial Angioplasty & Stenting, Treatment of Intracranial Arterial Vasospasm, etc.

Prof. Ugo Cioffi

Professor
Department of Surgery
Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Hospital
Italy
Tel: +39-02-5503-5568

Prof. Ugo Cioffi is a Professor in the Department of Surgery in Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy. Prof. Cioffi obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Naples, Italy, in 1981, specilization in General Surgery, and his Ph.D. degree in medicine from the University of Milan. He worked as a Researcher at IRCCS view full biography...

Prof. Ugo Cioffi is a Professor in the Department of Surgery in Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy. Prof. Cioffi obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Naples, Italy, in 1981, specilization in General Surgery, and his Ph.D. degree in medicine from the University of Milan. He worked as a Researcher at IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, since 1989. From 2005 he was a Contract Professor at the University of Milan. Since 2012 he has been working as a Professor of surgery. He was awarded with ATLAS OF SCIENCE in 2016 and The International Biographical Centre Cambridge “International biographical assolciation award in 2014. Prof. Ugo Cioffi's research interests includes Esophageal, Mediastinal, Lung surgery and Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.

Dr. Hikaru Matsuda

Director
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Higashi-Takarazuka Satoh Hospital
Japan
Tel: 81-797-88-2200

Dr. Hikaru Matsuda is a Director in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Higashi-Takarazuka Satoh Hospital, Hyogo, Japan. Dr. Matsuda's received his Ph.D. from Osaka University Medical School in 1980. Dr. Matsuda's previously served as a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Surgery at Osaka University Medical School, Director of Osaka University Hospital, Professor view full biography...

Dr. Hikaru Matsuda is a Director in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Higashi-Takarazuka Satoh Hospital, Hyogo, Japan. Dr. Matsuda's received his Ph.D. from Osaka University Medical School in 1980. Dr. Matsuda's previously served as a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Surgery at Osaka University Medical School, Director of Osaka University Hospital, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hyogo Medical College, Osaka University, Trustee and President of Hyogo University for Health Sciences. Dr. Hikaru Matsuda's research interests includes Myocardial protection, Heart transplantation, VAD, Congenital heart surgery, Valve surgery, and Regenerative medicine.

Prof. Dong ik Kim

Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery
Samsung Medical Center
Sungkyunkwan University
South Korea

Prof. Dong ik Kim is a Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in 1995 from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. From 1994 Prof. Kim started to work at the Samsung Medical Center and is currently working at this institute and is also a view full biography...

Prof. Dong ik Kim is a Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in 1995 from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. From 1994 Prof. Kim started to work at the Samsung Medical Center and is currently working at this institute and is also a professor of Sungkyunkwan Medical School (Korea). In 2002 he worked as a visiting professor at Oregone Health Science university in USA. Prof. Dong ik Kim's research interests includes Stem cell, Angiogenesis, Vascular surgery, Carotid surgery. In recent years he has been researching therapeutic angiogenesis using stem cells, tissue engineering of vascular prosthetic graft, pathogenesis of intimal hyperplasia, pathogenesis of Buerger's disease, and pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.

Dr. Sanchez Margallo Francisco Miguel

Director
Jesus Uson Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre
Caceres
Spain
Tel: +00-34-927-181032

Dr. Sanchez Margallo Francisco Miguel is a Director at Jesus Uson Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre (JUMISC), Caceres, Spain. He received his Ph.D. from University of Extremadura, Spain in 1999. Dr. Margallo was honored with President of the Organizing Committee of the XXIX Annual Congress of the Spanish Society of Biomedical Engineering and he was awarded view full biography...

Dr. Sanchez Margallo Francisco Miguel is a Director at Jesus Uson Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre (JUMISC), Caceres, Spain. He received his Ph.D. from University of Extremadura, Spain in 1999. Dr. Margallo was honored with President of the Organizing Committee of the XXIX Annual Congress of the Spanish Society of Biomedical Engineering and he was awarded by Royal Academy of Spanish Doctors (2001). Dr. Sanchez Margallo Francisco Miguel's research interests includes New devices for Minimally Invasive Surgery, New osteoinductive biomaterials for bone regeneration, Immunomodulatory Role of Exoxomes Secreted From hASCs: An in vitro Analysis, Development of new technologies to improve embryo implantation in IVF. Cardiovascular research (stem cell therapy and MIS in cardiovascular diseases).

Prof. Ryszard Tomasz Smolenski

Professor
Department of Medicine
Medical University of Gdansk
Poland
Tel: +48-58-3491-464

Prof. Ryszard Tomasz Smolenski is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. He is also Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Medical University of Gdansk and Scientific Adviser of Bio-Innovative Research Technologies (BLIRT), Gdansk, Poland. Prof. Smolenski received his MD in Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk in 1986 and view full biography...

Prof. Ryszard Tomasz Smolenski is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. He is also Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Medical University of Gdansk and Scientific Adviser of Bio-Innovative Research Technologies (BLIRT), Gdansk, Poland. Prof. Smolenski received his MD in Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk in 1986 and Ph.D. in the Department of Biochemistry in 1990. He was honored with Member of the International Advisory Board and Chairmen of the scientific session: International Society for Heart Research, Purines and Pyrimidines in Man, European Society for Surgical Research, European Society of Cardiology. Prof. Ryszard Tomasz Smolenski's research interest focused on experimental cardiothoracic surgery.

Dr. Paul H Hartel

Medical Director
Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Telepathology
Sistersville General Hospital
West Virginia
United States of America

Dr. Paul H Hartel is a Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Telepathology at Grafton City Hospital, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Sistersville General Hospital, West Virginia, USA. He is also Consultant Histopathologist at Sligo University Hospital, Sligo, Ireland and Adjunct Clinical Faculty of the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at West Virginia University view full biography...

Dr. Paul H Hartel is a Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Telepathology at Grafton City Hospital, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Sistersville General Hospital, West Virginia, USA. He is also Consultant Histopathologist at Sligo University Hospital, Sligo, Ireland and Adjunct Clinical Faculty of the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA. Dr. Hartel awarded with Specialty Outstanding Preceptor Award, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015 and Outstanding Achievement Award for DMH Cancer Center, American College of Surgeons, National Commission on Cancer 2010 and 2014. Dr. Paul H Hartel's research interests mainly focuses in the areas of Lung tumours and Sarcomas.

Dr. Vito Antonio Mannacio

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery
University of Naples Federico II
Italy
Tel: 081-4144-458

Dr. Vito Antonio Mannacio is an Associate Professor at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, University School of Medicine and Surgery Federico II, Naples, Italy. In 1979 he received his University degree in Medicine and Surgery at Second Medical school of Naples, Italy. He was Board Certified in General surgery in 1984 and in Cardiovascular Surgery view full biography...

Dr. Vito Antonio Mannacio is an Associate Professor at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, University School of Medicine and Surgery Federico II, Naples, Italy. In 1979 he received his University degree in Medicine and Surgery at Second Medical school of Naples, Italy. He was Board Certified in General surgery in 1984 and in Cardiovascular Surgery in 1990. From 1982 to 1983 he spent a Research Fellowship in pediatric cardiac surgery at the Academich Medich Zentrum, Amsterdam, The Nederland. From 1985 to date he was appointed at the Department of Cardiac Surgery of the University School of Medicine and Surgery Federico II, Naples – Italy. Dr. Vito Antonio Mannacio's research interests focus on Cardiac Surgery, Arterial conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, Off-pump CABG, Patient prosthesis mismatch after Aortic Valve Replacement, Myocardial metabolism and structure, Statin use in coronary surgery.

Dr. Giovanni Conzo

Associate Professor
Department of General and Specialistic Surgery
Second University of Naples
Italy
Tel: 081-566-6648-19

Dr. Giovanni Conzo is an Associate Professor in the Department of General and Specialistic Surgery, Department of Anaesthesiology, Surgical and Emergency Science. Dr. Conzo also Specialist in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, Division of General and Oncologic Surgery School of Medicine at Second University of Naples, Italy. He began his career in 1990 as an view full biography...

Dr. Giovanni Conzo is an Associate Professor in the Department of General and Specialistic Surgery, Department of Anaesthesiology, Surgical and Emergency Science. Dr. Conzo also Specialist in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, Division of General and Oncologic Surgery School of Medicine at Second University of Naples, Italy. He began his career in 1990 as an assistant surgeon at the Institute of Surgical Semeiotics, University of Naples. Dr. Conzo later attended several training periods at international referral centres for Upper GI, HPB, and liver transplantation surgery as well as for laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Giovanni Conzo's research interests includes Thyroid cancer, Adrenal pathologies, Pancreatic cancer and Mininvasive gastrointestinal surgery. He leads his research largely in the field of digestive pathology and endocrinology, as well as minimally invasive surgery.