Improving Life Through Bioscience

OUR SCIENTIFIC AND ADVISORY BOARD

Prof Demosthenes Bouros

Prof Demosthenes Bouros

Advisor

Biography

Prof Demosthenes Bouros is a graduate of the Medical School of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (1975) and a PhD of the University of Athens (1988). He was a research fellow at the Harvard University in Boston and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Boston University (1986-1988). He spent his sabbatical as a Senior Research Associate at the Royal Brompton Hospital, and the National Heart and Lung Institute-Interstitial Lung Disease Unit at the Imperial College of London, UK (1998-1999). He elected assistant Professor in Pneumonology at the Medical School, University of Crete (1989), associate Professor (1995-2002) and Professor of Pneumonology at the University of Thrace, Greece (2002-). European Respiratory Society Visiting professor at the Medical University of Vienna (2010). He served as vice chair/chair of the Department of Pneumonology at the University of Crete and the University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece. He also served as director of the Emergency Department, and chairman of the Department of internal medicine at the University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete and member of the University of Crete Senate. Currently, he is Professor of Pneumonology at the University of Thrace and head of the Department of Pneumonology at the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis. He is also serves as chairman of the Dept of Internal Medicine of the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis and chairman of the Dept of Internal Medicine of the Democritus University of Thrace. He is member of the board of the Medical School of the Democritus University of Thrace, the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, and the National Council of Health (KESY). He is author of a book entitled ‘Basic principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics’ (1999 and 2005 2nd ed.), editor of a book entitled “Pleural Diseases” (Marcel Dekker NY, 2004, and 2nd ed, Informa NY, 2009) of the series Lung Biology on Health and Disease published by the NIH (USA). He has published >400 articles in national and international peer-review journals, has >4300 citations, H index 36, he wrote >40 chapters in books in Greek and English, is member of the 2 Editorial Board of many medical journals (EIC: Pneumon, Associate Editor: RESPIRATION, BMC-Pulmonary Medicine, BMC-research notes; EB member: CHEST, Eur Respir Topic, Future Drugs, Newsletter on Pleural Disease, etc), reviewer in many journals (including Lancet, BMJ, AJRCCM, ERJ, Chest, Thorax, PMJ, EJCI, Respir Med, BMC series, Tubercle, ICM), and member of many international medical societies (ERS, ATS, ACCP, WASOG, ACC Pharmacology, etc). He has been section editor for pleural diseases update (Respiration, 2008) and interstitial lung diseases (Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 2011). He participated in the development of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) official statements for COPD (1995), Tuberculosis management in Europe (1999) and Interstitial Lung Disease (2001). He was a member of the committee for the development of the new ATS/ERS/JRS guidelines for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (2007-2010) and the new classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (2010-2012). Is reviewer for the published ERS consensus statement for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM, 2010). He collaborates with many scientists in Europe and the US. He has been elected and served as National Delegate at of the ERS (1999-2003), was a member of the council and the nomination committee of the ERS (2002-2003), and a member of the long-range planning committee of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the ERS. He served as auditor of the ERS (2004-2007) and is a member of the Assembly on Allergy, Inflammation and Immunology (AII) Program Committee of the ATS. His main research interests include the pathophysiologic/pathogenetic mechanisms and treatment of interstitial lung diseases and the pleural diseases.

Dr Ashley Granot

Dr Ashley Granot

Advisor

Biography

The decision for Dr. Ashley Granot to become a Cosmetic Surgeon was an easy one. For over a decade he experienced great personal satisfaction as a General Practitioner, looking after patients in a holistic manner. During this period Dr. Ashley experienced time and time again that dramatic improvements in a person’s attitude and outlook on life could be achieved by correcting what appeared to be “minor” physical afflictions. Dr Ashley has received extensive training in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia in Cosmetic Surgery techniques since the 1980’s and is himself a renowned trainer of Cosmetic Surgery techniques and procedures for other surgeons. He has pioneered advancements in Liposuction techniques and Scarless Breast Lifts and other Scarless Lift procedures. Dr Ashley has been performing cosmetic surgery for over 30 years and continues to be recognised as one of the leading surgeons for Liposuction in Melbourne Australia and Vein treatments in Australia and performs a wide variety of Surgical and Non-Surgical procedures.

Mr. Drasko Cosic

Mr. Drasko Cosic

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Biography

Mr. Drasko Cosic is Director and CEO of AMALNA Consulting, engaged in consulting regarding the Resonant Recognition Model which has been developed by Professor Irena Cosic. As director and CEO, Drasko is responsible for all software and business matters of the company.

Mr. Cosic graduated electrical and computer engineering. For over 35 years he has been involved in IT software development working with companies like UNISYS, JAT, Energoproject and ComOps. He has also been involved in the development of Resonant Recognition Model software since the beginning of its development in mid 1980s and is the author of different versions of the Resonant Recognition Model software.

Dr. Charles Mahl

Dr. Charles Mahl

Advisor

Biography

Dr. Mahl is a graduate of the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine (Chicago Medical School) in Chicago, Illinois (M.D.) and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio (B.A.). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and also a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS), and is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (FASLMS). He is also Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (Diplomate Status) and Fellowship trained in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery. He is a Fellow and Charter Member of the American Board of Eye Surgery (FACES). In his second career path, Charles started learning and practicing ant-aging, Orthopaedic and regenerative medicine. He has been an active member of the Interventional Orthopedic Foundation, participating in the Wounded Warriors Program for soldiers and veterans. As a member of the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM), he has participated in their medical missions with the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy and Regenerative Medicine (AOAPRM), he has lectured and proctored other physicians in Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Mahl is certified in Age Management Medicine and has completed Fellowships by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the Age Management Medical Group and the Living Younger System of Preventive Aging. He is certified in Integrative Medicine (Diplomate Status) in Sports Nutrition (CSN) and certified in Personal Training (CPT). He is a member of the Florida Medical Reserve Core and Miami-Dade Medical Reserve Core/Department of Homeland Security (FEMA) to assist in any type of local or national disaster for emergency as a Physician Volunteer. Dr. Mahl is a member of numerous other professional organizations within the fields of pain management, regenerative medicine, and anti-aging medicine, and helps in assessing and developing new products and techniques. He Co-Chairs the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine Annual Meeting and is President-Elect for 2021-2023.

Dr Joseph Purita

Dr Joseph Purita

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Biography

Dr. Joseph Purita, a pioneer in the use of the laser in orthopedic surgery, graduated from Georgetown University Medical School and served his surgical internship at the University of Florida Medical Center. Following completion of a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he served as chief administrative resident, Dr. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopedic Group in 1981. Dr. Purita is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association. Dr. Purita is on the Amrecian Board of Orthopedic Surgery, American College of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Pain Management. Dr. Purita is an instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of area hospitals. The Physicians at Doximity named Dr. Joseph Purita one of US News and World Report’s “Top Doctors”! He is one of the world’s leading instructors in the use of autologous therapies such as platelet rich plasma and bone marrow. He is on the Faculty of the Stem Cell Fellowship of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine will present didactic Lectures and perform practical lectures 
He has also done missionary work at Caridad Center Free Medical Clinic at Boynton Beach FL, volunteer as an Orthopedic surgeon for project Medishare in Haiti and as Chief Orthopedic Surgeon at Airport Field Hospital Port Au Prince, Haiti. Dr. Purita is an Instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of area hospitals.

Prof. Fred Fändrich

Prof. Fred Fändrich

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Biography

Professor Fändrich is the Director of the Dept. of Applied Cellular Medicine, at the University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany and the founder of Blasticon, the owner of a patented technology which monocytes (mature white blood cells) from blood extracted from the veins can be turned into cells with programmable properties such as those in stem cell and in turn be used for diverse applications in diagnostics and treatments.

He is the President of the European Society for Autoimmune Disease (EGAI) and is also one of five opinion leaders, World Transplant Society, Oxford, UK. Up to 2009, Professor Fändrich was a Professor of Surgery specializing in transplantation medicines. He later decided to direct his focus into the field of cellular medicine at the University of Kiel.

Professor Fändrich has been the recipient of many awards including Outstanding Physics Award, University of CA, Riverside, the Rudolf-Pichlmayr-Award for outstanding research in the field of peptide and stem-cell mediated tolerance induction, German Society of Surgery (DGC) and the GEORG-HEBERER-Award, Chiles Foundation Portland, Oregon.

He has published many scientific papers and clinical reviews under references for Transplantation, Oncology, Regenerative and Cellular Medicine, Immunotherapy and made contributions to clinical reference books.

Professor Fändrich travels frequently to Asia to conduct lectures and speak at medical and wellness conferences.

Dr. Terry Grossman

Dr. Terry Grossman

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Biography

Terry Grossman, MD is one of America’s leading authorities in the field of anti-aging, longevity medicine and life extension therapies. He has co-authored two books with famed inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil, Transcend, Nine Steps to Living Well Forever (2010) and the best seller Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever (2004). Dr. Grossman has written numerous articles for health-related magazines and lectures frequently on topics related to anti-aging medicine throughout the United States and internationally to both lay and professional audiences.
Dr. Grossman received his M.D. from the University of Florida School of Medicine in 1979. Following his postgraduate training at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, he spent 15 years (from 1980-1994) as a community family doctor before opening Grossman Wellness Center in Denver, Colorado in 1995. His clinic emphasizes advanced nutritional therapies and preventive, anti-aging medicine. Grossman has developed numerous cutting-edge protocols for measuring and modifying biological age and promoting longevity. Patients from all areas of the United States and every continent worldwide come to Grossman Wellness Center to experience comprehensive health evaluations. He is also the international medical director for Vitallife, the wellness division of Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.
Dr. Grossman has been involved in regenerative medicine since 2009 and is the co-founder of the American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine (AABRM).

Dr Nicholas Lolatgis

Dr Nicholas Lolatgis

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Biography

During his 32 year career in obstetrics and gynaecology, Dr Nick Lolatgis has played a leading role in many of the pioneering developments in women’s health care; and today, is acknowledged as a world authority on devising and implementing advanced strategies for improving the success of treating all male and female infertility problems.

Under his leadership and care, the recently formed Centre for Infertility Solutions (CIS) is now providing all couples with a highly personalised and pro-active approach to overcoming difficulties with conceiving and successfully completing a pregnancy ~ through combining both Immunological and IVF avenues of treatment.

Dr Nick Lolatgis is an Honorary Lecturer in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University; a Director of the Monash Family Planning Service; and was a previous Director of the Epworth Endometriosis Centre in Melbourne.

Dr Harry Reich

Dr Harry Reich

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Biography

Dr Reich is best known for pioneering Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) and the development of radical excisional laparoscopic techniques for the removal of extensive and deep endometriosis — pivotal moments in the development of gynecological surgery. These techniques are now recognized as a “gold standard method” and are imitated in most specialist endometriosis centers worldwide, making Dr Reich one of the most influential gynecological surgeons of the late 20th century.

Professor Irena Cosic

Professor Irena Cosic

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Biography

Professor Irena Cosic has been researching in the area of biomedical engineering and biomolecular electronics for more than 30 years. Her studies in these diverse areas of research resulted in publication of a research book, book chapters and more than 150 journal articles as well as referred conference papers.  She was guest editor, member of editorial boards and conference chair for a number of international journals and conferences.

Professor Cosic’s research has resulted in the breakthrough development of the Resonant Recognition Model, which is an innovative approach to the analysis of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions and interaction of electromagnetic field with proteins and DNA. The Resonant Recognition Model approach can be used for various applications such as prediction of proteins active/binding sites, functional mutations, design of bioactive peptides and determination of proteins’ activation frequencies.