Organizing Committee Members Series of - Pediatric Nephrology Conferences
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Josep M. Campistol(Biography)
Josep M. Campistol is currently the General Director of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain, and former Medical Director of the same hospital as well as Director of the Clinical Institute of Nephrology and Urology (ICNU). He is also Professor of Medicine at the Nephrology Department of the University of Barcelona. He received his medical degree from the University of Barcelona in 1983, and completed his residency in internal medicine and, subsequently, his fellowship in renal medicine at the Hospital Clinic of the same institution. Following his training as a fellow in renal medicine at the University of Barcelona, Prof. Campistol continued his clinical work in renal transplantation within the Renal Transplant Unit at the Hospital Clinic. During this period, he also developed research interests into the pathogenesis of dialysis-related amyloidosis, and undertook a visiting Fulbright Scholarship at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, USA (1991 to 1992). His doctoral thesis (1990) was based on the Pathogenesis of dialysis amyloidosis and the role of lymphocytes on beta 2 microglobulin synthesis and dialysis membranes. Prof. Campistol has published more than 700 experimental and clinical papers in international peer reviewed journals. He is a member of many international transplant societies, on the editorial board of a number of major international transplant journals and a principal investigator in numerous clinical studies. His current research interests include the use of new immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantation, mechanisms of allograft fibrosis and renal regenerative medicine.
Josep M. Campistol(Research Area)
The use of new immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantation, mechanisms of allograft fibrosis and renal regenerative medicine.
Specialist in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
Serbian Medical Society
Nikola M. Pavlovic(Biography)
Professor Nikola M. Pavlovic has graduated at the Medical Faculty, University Nis, Serbia in 1974, and become BMedSci 1979, Lecturer in Internal Medicine 1979, Specialist in Internal Medicine 1982, PhD of Medical Sciences 1986, and Associate Professor in Internal Medicine 1988. British Council Scholar, Research Fellow, October 1982 June 1984 at the Department of Renal and Nephrology Services, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. As the Research Fellow, he was doing clinical and experimental work aimed at looking at the role of lipids in the initiation and the progression of renal diseases. He worked at establishing the new experimental models of Puromycin and Adriamycin (anti tumour antibiotics) induced Nephrotic syndrome in normal and high fat diet rats. Professor Pavlovics topics in research are renal bone disease, the role of lipids in the initiation and the progression of renal diseases, and the role of environmental factors (Aristolochic acids, PAHs) in the aetiology of renal diseases and attendant upper urothelial cancers. He has a long standing interest in looking at the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of BEN and has the vast experience and expertise in diagnosis and treatment of renal and disorders in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. He is an experienced Specialist in Internal Medicine and Nephrology with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. He is Skilled in Research, Clinical Research, and Customer Service. Strong professional graduated from Medical Faculty, University of Nis, Serbia.
Nikola M. Pavlovic(Research Area)
His recently published article entitled Ã¢â‚¬Å“Quantitation of Aristolochic Acids in Corn, Wheat Grain, and Soil Samples Collected in Serbia: Identifying a Novel Exposure Pathway in the Etiology of Balkan Endemic NephropathyÃ¢â‚¬Â was selected for the 2017 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Research Article of the Year Award (AGRO division).
Head of Urology and Artificial Kidney departments
Ajman specialty general hospital-UAE
YOUSSEF EL GAMMAL was born in TANTA EGYPT and completed his higher education in TANTA faculty of medicine, ROYAL college of surgeon, LONDON, EDINBURGH Ã¢â‚¬â€œ UK, and MD in NIXON university - USA. He had been brilliant in his educational career and contributed a lot to success in his professional life. He is a physician doctor UROLOGIST and NEPHROLOGIST. He worked as a medical INTERN, SHO, SPECIALIST and CONSULANT in TANTA uni., TOLLAMOR general hospital Ã¢â‚¬â€œ DUBLIN, royal hospital -SHARJAH -UAE and AJMAN speciality general hospital -UAE.,He have achieved many things as urologist and nephrologist and received many awards for his great contribution in publishing papers (e.g. a paper in XX11 congress of the EDTA-ERA about CAPD). He is the inspiration to many.
Youssef El-Gammal(Research Area)
Urology and Artificial Kidney