Organizing Committee Members - Ageing 2019
Jim Ellor (Biography)
Jim Ellor is Professor in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University. Jim joined the Baylor faculty in August of 2004. Jim has worked as a medical social worker and gerontologist for over 40 years. Dr. Ellor spent his first 8 years practicing social work as a community organizer and then as a medical social worker at Augustana Hospital and Rush Presbyterian St. Lukeâ€™s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has been an ordained a Teaching Elder since 1983 in the Presbyterian Church, USA. Rev. Ellorâ€™s ministry has always reflected his bi-vocational call to serve older adults in both the church as well as in the community. He has served as a Parish Associate in 6 different churches and as part - time on-call chaplain at Edward Hospital, in Naperville, Illinois as well as the chaplain to the Methodist Home of Chicago. Dr. Ellor was one of the founding Directors of the Center for Aging Religion and Spirituality housed at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. This program trained long term care chaplains.
Jim Ellor (Research Area)
Jim is the Senior Editor of the Journal of Religion Spirituality and Aging. He is currently Co-Senior Editor of the Encyclopedia on Death and Dying to come out next fall of 2019. He has written or edited 10 books which include James W. Ellor, (2010) (Ed.) Methods in Religion Spirituality and Aging on Routledge Press. Other recent books include: Netting, F. E., & Ellor, J. W. (2004). Faith Based Initiatives and Aging Services, Binghamton: The Haworth Press. McKinlay, Elizabeth, James Ellor, and Stephen Pickard. (2002). Aging, Spirituality and Pastoral Care in the Twenty-First Century: A Multi-National Perspective. Binghamton: The Haworth Press. Ellor, J., McFadden, S., & Sapp, S. (1999). Tenth Anniversary Issue: Aging and Spirituality. San Francisco: American Society on Aging. Ellor, J., McGilliard, J., & Schroeder, P. (1994). Leading a Congregation in the Aging of Aging: Clergy Training Manual. Washington D. C.: National Council on the Aging. Ellor, J., Netting, E., & Thibault, J. (1999). Understanding Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice. Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press. Kimble, M., McFadden, S. H., Ellor, J. W., & Seeber, J. S. (1995). Aging, Religion and Spirituality: A Handbook. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. And Tobin, S.S., Ellor, J. W., Anderson-Ray, S. Enabling the Elderly, Albany: State University of New York Press.
Russian Academy of Arts
Georgi Pavlovich Gladyshev was born on 19 September 1936 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Chemistry Department of the State University in Alma-Ata in 1959 and received the Degree of Candidate of Science (Ph.D.) in 1962 and a Doctorate Degree in Polymer Chemistry in 1966. He became Professor of Physical Chemistry in 1969 and in 1970 Chief of the Laboratory at the Institute of Chemical Physics of the USSR (Russian) Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Since 1968 he has been a visiting professor and Scientific adviser at several state universities, industrial plants, and firms. In 1989 he was elected President of the Academy of Creative Endeavors of the USSR (now - the International Academy of Creative Endeavors). Professor Gladyshev, is a member of many associations, societies and academies. He is also the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Willard Gibbs Gold Medal. He is the author of more than five hundred scientific articles, patents and ten monographs in the fields of Physical Chemistry, Life Science and Polymer Chemistry. His latest monographs include "Thermodynamics and Macrokinetics of Natural Hierarchical Processes" (Nauka, Moscow, 1988), â€œThermodynamic theory of the evolution of living beingsâ€ (Nova Science Pub., INC., N.Y., 1997), â€œSupramolecular thermodynamics is a key to understanding phenomenon of life. What is life from a physical chemistâ€™s viewpointâ€, M., 2002; Second Edition - Moscow â€“ Izhevsk, 2003. He has conducted research in the fields of polymer chemistry, physical chemistry, biology (chemical kinetics, the physicochemical mechanism of the formation of the planetary system, the mechanism of chirality formation, the nature of ball lightning, biological evolution and aging). He has created the thermodynamics theory of origin of life and biological evolution. Thermodynamic theories of behavior and aging of living beings and physicochemical dietetics were created. The dietetics allowed predicting optimum diets and food additives favoring healthy long life.
Georgi Gladyshev(Research Area)
Gladyshev Georgiy Pavlovich, known to the world as the author of works in the field of physical chemistry, chemical technology, chemistry of high molecular compounds, physical chemistry of the atmosphere and the solar system, biological and sociological thermodynamics, physico-chemical medicine and gerontology. Developed the theory of Dzh.U. Gibbs applied to complex heterogeneous systems and created the foundations of hierarchical thermodynamics; discovered the law of temporal hierarchies; created the thermodynamic theory of biological evolution (phylogeny) and aging (ontogenesis); discovered the principle of stability of matter; showed that hierarchical thermodynamics is the foundation of the theory of natural selection of C. Darwin and A. Wallace; created the foundations of sociological thermodynamics; created the fundamentals of dietetics thermodynamics and proposed a scale of the gerontological value of food, introduced the idea of thermodynamic natural design. He proposed a physicochemical model for the formation of planetary systems, predicting the existence of the rings of Uranus and Neptune and the existence of rings in young stars and exoplanets. He created models for the emergence of asymmetry in the biosphere; developed a model of ball lightning; He created technologies for the synthesis and stabilization of polymers and introduced them with large economic effects. All the basic theoretical work was carried out without co-authors. Advised a number of scientific, industrial enterprises of the USSR, Russia and Western countries. He lectured at the leading universities of Russia, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Germany, Czechoslovakia, China, the USA, Canada, Japan, other countries, lecturing (physical chemistry, chemistry of high-molecular compounds, molecular biology, physico-chemical medicine and pharmacology).
University of Cambridge
Joseph Herbert is the Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience in the University of Cambridge. He was the former director of graduate training and previously, he was the coordinator at Marie Curie Initial Training Network.
Joseph Herbert(Research Area)
Neurochemical coding of behavioural and endocrine responses, with particular reference to the action of neuropeptides and steroids on adaptive responses The cellular and molecular action of neuropeptides The neuroeocroine regulation of hippocampal neurogenesis The role of genes, stress, steroids, amines and peptides in affective disorders (depression) Neural and genetic factors in the control of financial decision-making
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Professor Lyn Griffiths (Biography)
Professor Griffiths graduated from the University of NSW with Honours in Biochemistry and gained a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney in 1990. Following her PhD she moved to Qld where she established the Genomics Research Centre at Griffith University Gold Coast. Prof Griffiths was also Head of The School of Medical Science for many years, and held the role of Dean Research and Director of the Griffith Health Institute, before taking on the role as Executive Director of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at QUT. She has published over 350 research papers, supervised 48 Postgraduates and 45 Honours students and received significant competitive grant and industry funding. Professor Griffiths also plays a significant role in the Human Genetics Society of Australasia as a past Queensland President, convenor of a number of conferences and as the current Chair of the Diagnostic Genomics Board of Censors and Director of the Masters in Diagnostics Genomics.
Professor Lyn Griffiths (Research Area)
Professor Lyn Griffiths is the Executive Director of the Institute of Health and Biomedical innovation at QUT. She is a molecular geneticist who has been studying the genes involved in common human disorders for many years. Her expertise is in the field of human gene mapping and focuses on identifying the genes involved in common complex disorders, with a particular focus on neurovascular disorders.
MGM Universitiy, India
Dr. Shahanawaz SD(Biography)
Dr. Shahanawaz SD, Working as Associate Professor in Mahatma Gandhi Mission Institute of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad. Presently serving as editorial board member in 34 journals. He was Honoured by ASIA Book of Records and India Book of Records as Member of Most of the the Editorial Boards of Health Science Journals. reviewed more than 55 articles of various international journals like Archives Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurorehabilitation, Physical Therapy Reviews, Research in Neuroscience e.t.c. He was invited as guest speaker by Korean Society of Exercise Rehabilitation at the autumn conference held at Gachon University on October 22, 2016. He was also received awards from the prestigious organizations of India like All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rehabilitation Society of Physical Therapists - India. He was published research articles at various national and international journals. And also written 4 books. He was also done MoU with Texila American University to develop the curriculum for the course DPT. He also served as the organizing committee member and scientific member for International conferences across world.
Dr. Shahanawaz SD(Research Area)
Research Interests: Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Neuroplasticity, Electro diagnosis study.
INSTITUT DE MEDECINE ET PHYSIOLOGIE DE LA LONGEVITE
Dr. Christophe de JAEGER(Biography)
Christophe de JAEGER is one of the founder of longevity medicine in Europe. He started his career as a geriatrician (member of the French Medical Comitee of Geriatrics) and he is also an human aging physiologist (member of the French College of University Professors of Health Physiology) and professor of medical physiology at Megatrend University in Belgrade. He is also the director of the first worldwide Longevity Chair in Belgrade. He founded and he is the president of the French Society of Physiology and Medicine of Longevity.
Dr. Christophe de JAEGER(Research Area)
Christophe de JAEGER is a specialist of evaluation (physiological age) and management of ageing in Paris, France. He is the author of many articles and several books on aging management. He is an international speaker and his works focuses principally on age improvement. He's the medical head of the Longevity Medical and Physiological Institute and the Longevity Institute in Paris.
Nigde Ã–mer Halisdemir University
Dr. Zeliha Selamoglu (Biography)
Zeliha Selamoglu is a Professor in Medical Biology department of Nigde Ã–mer Halisdemir University, Turkey. She earned her PhD in Biology from Inonu University, She has published over 110 peerreviewed journal articles with over 1100 citations and many technical reports. She is a member of Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine: Associate Membership and European association for cancer research. She has served as Editorial Board member for many Journals.
Dr. Zeliha Selamoglu (Research Area)
Medical Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Oxidative stress, Antioxidants, Cancer.