Gulali Aktas | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Gulali Aktas | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr Gulali Aktas, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Gulali Aktas is a dedicated physician with 24 years of experience in internal medicine. As an academician for 13 years, he has mentored countless medical students and contributed to significant research. He holds an MD and Associate Professorship from Abant Izzet Baysal University. His prolific work includes 183 international journal publications, 19 conference presentations, and 11 book chapters. Recognized for his excellence, he was nominated for the Raise the Line Faculty Award in 2022 and is listed in Stanford University’s top 2% scientists. Fluent in Turkish, English, and basic German, he champions patient-centered care and lifelong learning. 🏥📚🌟

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Education

Dr. Gulali Aktas is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine since 2015. They completed their Internal Medicine residency (PhD equivalent) at Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey (2003-2008), and Pulmonology residency at Yedikule Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey (2002-2003). They earned their MD from Ondokuz Mayis University in 2000. With 211 research contributions published in peer-reviewed journals and an impressive H-index of 35 (WoS), 42 (Google Scholar), and 36 (Scopus), Dr. Gulali Aktas is a prominent researcher. Fluent in Turkish, English, and basic German, they are known for their honesty, hard work, optimism, and foresight. 🌟📚🩺🌍

Experience

From 2011 to 2014, courses such as Dyspnea and Edema, Approach to Chest Pain, Fever and Hyperthermia, and Leukopenia and Leukocytosis were taught in the spring, while Chronic Leukemia, Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia, and Principles of Blood Transfusion were covered in the autumn. Rheumatology topics like Anamnesis, Physical Examination, and Laboratory Test Analysis were emphasized. Other subjects included Familial Mediterranean Fever, Behcet’s Disease, Chronic Pancreatitis, Liver Cirrhosis, Esophageal Diseases, Colon Polyps, Celiac Disease, Chronic Viral and Non-Viral Hepatitis, and Mesenteric Ischemia. 🩺📚✨

Presentations

Dr. Gulali Aktaş has presented several notable studies. At the 30th World Congress of Endourology in 2012, his team discussed “Warfarin intoxication induced bilateral renal hematoma” (📚🩸). He compared surgical techniques for pylonidal sinus surgery and explored sleep quality in IBS patients at the XVI Annual European Society of Surgery (🔪💤). In 2013, at the 50th ERA-EDTA Congress, he highlighted the effects of nocturnal blood pressure on hemodialysis patients’ nutrition (🌙🩺). His research on metabolic syndrome, presented at the 10th Metabolic Syndrome Symposium, investigated platelet volume, epicardial adipose tissue, and non-alcoholic hepatosteatosis (🩸📈). At the 51st ERA-EDTA Congress, he examined atrial conduction in hemodialysis patients (❤️🩺).

Research focus

G Aktas focuses on the use of hematological and biochemical markers as diagnostic and prognostic tools in various medical conditions. His research includes studies on the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as an indicator for diabetic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. He also explores the predictive value of the uric acid to HDL cholesterol ratio for metabolic syndrome and diabetes control, as well as novel inflammatory markers derived from hemogram parameters in irritable bowel syndrome and COVID-19. His work aims to improve diagnostic accuracy and patient outcomes. 🩸🔬📊

Publication top notes

Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as an indicative of diabetic control level in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Elevated neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Uric acid to HDL cholesterol ratio is a strong predictor of diabetic control in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Does neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio predict active ulcerative colitis?

Serum uric acid to HDL-cholesterol ratio is a strong predictor of metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Diabetes control could through platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in hemograms

Irritable bowel syndrome is associated with novel inflammatory markers derived from hemogram parameters

Could red cell distribution width be a marker in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis?

Association between novel inflammatory markers derived from hemogram indices and metabolic parameters in type 2 diabetic men

Hematological predictors of novel Coronavirus infection

 

Büşra Kalkan Balak | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Büşra Kalkan Balak | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Ms Büşra Kalkan Balak, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Turkey

Büşra Kalkan Balak is a dedicated physiotherapist and lecturer at Yüksek İhtisas University Faculty of Health Sciences since 2023. She volunteers as a physiotherapist for the Turkish Paralympic Swimming National Team since 2019. With a master’s degree from Başkent University and ongoing doctoral studies at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, she has extensive experience in various hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Büşra has presented at numerous symposiums and has published multiple research articles, focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Her contributions to national and international events underscore her commitment to enhancing health and wellness. 🌟👩‍⚕️📚🏊‍♂️

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Education

Büşra Kalkan Balak is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University since 2019 📚. She completed her Master’s with Thesis at Başkent University from 2017 to 2019 🎓, and briefly attended Hacettepe University for a Master’s program in the fall of 2016 🍂. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation from Başkent University between 2012 and 2016 👩‍🎓. Before her undergraduate studies, she completed an English Preparatory Program at Başkent University in 2011-2012 📖.

Experience

Büşra Kalkan Balak is a dedicated physiotherapist and lecturer at Yüksek İhtisas University Faculty of Health Sciences since 2023 🏫. She has been volunteering as a physiotherapist for the Paralympic Swimming National Team since December 2019 🏊‍♀️. She previously lectured at Yüksek İhtisas University MYO from April 2019 and worked at Elis Sağlık Center (2018-2019) 🏥. Her experience includes roles at Sincan Lokman Hekim Hospital (2017) and MEB-Hayat Vakfı Posture Project (2017). She gained extensive internship experience at several institutions between 2014 and 2016, including Ankara University Yenikent Polyclinic, Başkent University facilities, and Izmir Baskent University hospitals 🏨.

Projects 📈📊

She contributed to projects like creating an exercise program for chess players with the Turkish Chess Federation in 2022 and a posture disorder screening project for secondary school students in 2017.

Competitions and Camps 🏆🏊‍♂️

She served as a physiotherapist at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, several World Para Swimming Championships, and numerous national camps, contributing to the physical well-being of elite athletes from 2019 to 2022.

Research focus

Büşra Kalkan Balak’s research focuses on the impact of various exercises and conditions on physical and mental health. Her studies include examining stabilization exercises on core muscle function and balance in traditional archery athletes 🏹, the physical activity levels, sleep quality, and emotional states of athletes with physical disabilities during the pandemic 🛌, and comparing empathy levels and perspectives on COVID-19 among healthcare students and professionals 🏥. Her work aims to improve physical therapy practices and enhance overall well-being through targeted interventions and understanding psychological factors. 📊💪🌟

Publication top notes

Geleneksel okçuluk eğitimi alan bireylerde stabilizasyon egzersizlerinin core kas fonksiyonu ve denge üzerine etkisinin karşılaştırılması: pilot çalışma

Salgın döneminde bedensel engelli sporcuların fiziksel aktivite düzeyi, uyku kalitesi ve emosyonel durumlarının incelenmesi

Sağlık Alanında Eğitim Gören Öğrenciler ve Sağlık Profesyonellerinin COVID-19’a Bakış Açısının ve Pandemi Döneminde Empati Düzeylerinin Karşılaştırılması: Kesitsel Çalışma.

 

Muritala Suleiman Odidi | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Muritala Suleiman Odidi | Medicine and Health Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Muritala Suleiman Odidi, Federal University Dutse Jigawa State, Nigeria

Dr. Muritala Suleiman Odidi is a dedicated lecturer at Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria, specializing in gross anatomy, embryology, genetics, biostatistics, and anthropology since June 2018 📚. He uses audio-visual microscopy to enhance histology teaching 🧬. Before academia, he was a Business Development Executive at Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries (2015-2018) and a Senior Medical Sales Representative at Nosak Health Care Limited (2012-2015) 💊. He has attended numerous workshops and conferences globally, contributed to many publications, and holds several administrative roles within his department 🏅. His research focuses on forensic science and anthropometry 🔬.

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Education

He hold a PhD in Human Anatomy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna, conferred on December 16th, 2022 🎓. Prior to this, He completed my MSc in Human Anatomy and Physical Anthropology at Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria, on March 30th, 2016 📚. My academic journey began with a BSc in Human Anatomy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna, where I graduated with a second class upper on April 16th, 2009 🎓. This robust educational foundation has equipped me with extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of human anatomy and physical anthropology 🧠.

Experience

Since June 2018, he have been a lecturer, teaching and demonstrating gross anatomy, embryology, genetics, biostatistics, and anthropology to undergraduate medical students. Additionally, he utilize audio-visual microscopy to effectively teach histology 📚. Previously, from March 2015 to June 2018, he worked as a Business Development Executive at Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in Lagos, Nigeria. In this role, he organized and conducted Continuing Medical Education on the company’s product ranges, brokered business deals with health institutions, and interfaced with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) 💼. Prior to that, from February 2012 to February 2015, I served as a Senior Medical Sales Representative at Nosak Health Care Limited, where he promoted new products and increased brand awareness during community pharmacist meetings and conferences 🌟.

Awards

He was honored to serve as a Fellow in the Data Science Fellowship Program by the Bureau of Statistics, Kaduna State Government, in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) from January to July 2021 📊. During this enriching experience, he honed my data science skills and contributed to impactful projects 🎯. Additionally, he received a prestigious prize and Certificate of Honour for meritorious services from the Government of Oyo State of Nigeria, in collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps 🏅. This recognition underscores my dedication and hard work in service to my community and nation 🌟.

Research focus

Based on the provided publication list, M.O. Suleiman’s research focus spans multiple disciplines including forensic science, entomology, anatomy, and toxicology. Their work covers the use of plant-based substances for pest control, the effects of plant extracts on health, and various aspects of human morphology and forensic analysis. This diversity indicates a multidisciplinary approach with significant contributions to both environmental and health sciences.

Publication top notes

Control of Callosobruchus maculatus (F.)[Coleoptera: Bruchidae] using leaf powders of Euphorbia balsamifera L. and Lawsonia inermis L

Antioxidant and hepatoprotective potentials of methanol extract of Ficus platyphylla stem bark (Moraceae) in wistar rats

Sexual dimorphism and determination using foot outlines, foot print angles, and foot indices

Fingerprint Ridge Counts and Indices Among Selected Dialects of The Ebira Ethnic Group, Nigeria

Antioxidant and hepatoprotective potentials of methanol extract of Ficus platyphylla stem bark (Moraceae) in Wistar rats.

Histomorphological Studies of the Cerebellum in Mercury Exposed Rats and the Role of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

The study of cranial capacity and body mass index in relation to academic performance of undergraduate students.

Histomorphological studies of the cerebellum in mercury exposed rats and the role of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)

Sex Estimation and Sexual Dimorphism Analysis Through Hand Anthropometry: Insights from a Cross-Sectional Study

Seema Garg | Medical Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Seema Garg | Medical Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Seema Garg, University College of Medical Sciences, India

Dr. Seema Garg (b. January 29, 1973) is a distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at the University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, with over 20 years of experience. An ardent advocate for value-based education and ethical research, she specializes in diabetes, thyroid disorders, and metabolic diseases. Dr. Garg has played pivotal roles in various esteemed institutions, including AIIMS Nagpur, where she established the Biochemistry department and managed COVID-19 ward facilities. Her scholarly contributions include 35+ publications and a copyright for the OSLER model in clinical biochemistry. She actively engages in social work and is a member of several professional bodies. 📚🔬✨

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Education

Dr. Seema Garg currently serves as a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi 🏥. Holding an MBBS and an MD in Biochemistry from PGIMS, Rohtak 🎓, Dr. Seema Garg has specialized training in Laboratory Quality Management and Internal Audit according to ISO 15189 guidelines 🧪. Additionally, Dr. Seema Garg has completed courses in Administrative and Financial Skills, as well as Medical Education Technologies and Curriculum Implementation Support Program 📚. With a strong foundation in both clinical practice and educational methodologies, Dr. Seema Garg is dedicated to advancing medical science and education 🌟.

Experience

Dr. Seema Garg, MD in Biochemistry, boasts over 20 years of distinguished experience across prestigious institutions such as AIIMS Nagpur, Pt BDS, PGIMS Rohtak, and University College of Med Sciences, Delhi. As Head of the Biochemistry department at AIIMS Nagpur, she pioneered its establishment amidst managing Covid Ward facilities during the pandemic. Dr. Garg is deeply committed to medical education, supervising numerous MD theses and advocating for undergraduate research exposure. Her research interests span biomarkers in diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, and thyroid disorders, alongside clinical chemistry, nutrition, and oncology. She holds accolades including best poster awards and copyrights, and actively engages in editorial roles, course development, and reviewing for esteemed journals and institutions. 🏥

Awards

In 1990, she was honored with a scholarship during my senior secondary education, marking a pivotal moment in my academic journey. Years later, in 2012, she received a prestigious travel grant from UGC to attend an international conference, broadening my global perspectives. The year 2014 brought another achievement as I was recognized for presenting the Best Poster at ACBI, showcasing my dedication to scientific communication. More recently, in 2020, she secured a copyright for the OSLER model, a significant milestone in the field of clinical biochemistry (Copyright no. L-92593/2020 dated 06/07/2020). 🎓 These milestones reflect my ongoing commitment to academic excellence and innovation in my field.

Research focus

Dr. Mehndiratta’s research primarily focuses on obstetrics and gynecology, with a particular interest in maternal health issues such as preterm labor and pregnancy-related complications. His studies often explore biomarkers and physiological factors influencing maternal and fetal outcomes, including vitamin D insufficiency and its implications. Dr. Mehndiratta’s work contributes to understanding and managing conditions like preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM) in pregnant Indian women. 🤰 His research underscores the importance of proactive healthcare interventions to improve maternal and neonatal health during pregnancy, emphasizing preventive strategies and early detection through biomarker studies.

Hsuan-Wei Liu | Medical Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Hsuan-Wei Liu | Medical Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Ms Hsuan-Wei Liu, China Medical University, Taiwan

Ms. Hsuan-Wei Liu is a dedicated researcher specializing in orthopedics and geriatrics, focusing on the effects of resistance training with elastic bands on bone mineral density, body composition, and osteosarcopenic obesity in elderly women. Her meta-analysis highlights significant improvements in skeletal health and obesity-related metrics through targeted exercise interventions. Ms. Liu’s work underscores her commitment to advancing knowledge in geriatric orthopedics, aiming to enhance quality of life for aging populations. 📊

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Research focus

Hsiu-Wei Liu’s research primarily focuses on the impact of resistance training and physical exercise on musculoskeletal health, particularly in elderly populations. Their work includes systematic reviews and meta-analyses on how resistance training, including the use of elastic bands, affects bone mineral density, body composition, and conditions like osteosarcopenic obesity. This indicates a strong emphasis on rehabilitation and preventive care in orthopedics and geriatrics. Liu’s research is crucial for improving the quality of life and functional independence in aging individuals, aligning with the fields of sports science, orthopedics, and gerontology. 🏋️‍♀️🦴👵🔬

Publication top notes

Resistance training in patients with total knee arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Effects of resistance training with elastic bands on bone mineral density, body composition, and osteosarcopenic obesity in elderly women: A meta-analysis