Abolfazl Akbari |Physiology Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Abolfazl Akbari | Physiology Award | Best Researcher Award

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸซProfile Summary

As a dedicated physiologist currently serving as a research assistant at the University of Mazandaran in Babolsar, Iran, I am deeply committed to unraveling the fundamental mechanisms underlying physiological processes. My research primarily focuses on understanding the intricate regulation of inhibitory and excitatory neural pathways controlling heart rate and blood pressure within the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and medulla. Additionally, I am passionate about investigating basic mechanisms such as inflammation, oxidative stress, and autophagy in metabolic disorders such as diabetes and cancer. My goal is to develop innovative approaches, including nanomaterials and herbal remedies, for the treatment of various disorders including reproductive, neurodegenerative, and metabolic diseases.

๐ŸŒ Professional Profiles

๐ŸŽ“Education

PhD in Physiology (2013-2017) from Shiraz University, with a dissertation on the cardiovascular effects of resistin injection into the paraventricular nucleus in male rats. Master of Science in Physiology (2010-2012) from Shiraz University, with research on the prophylactic effects of Vitamin C on oxidative stress induced by radiofrequency waves.

ย ๐Ÿ”ฌExperience

Researcher and lecturer at Mazandaran University since 2019, focusing on projects related to the effects of endurance exercise on cardiac ATP-sensitive potassium channels and the efficacy of a ketogenic diet combined with zinc and selenium nanoparticles for gastric cancer treatment. Previous lecturing positions at Amol University of Special Modern Techniques (2016-2019) and Malayer University (2016-2017).

 

Skill Highlights

Proficient in stereotaxic surgery and microinjections, Experienced in creating animal models for cancers, heart diseases, hypertension, and reproductive disorders, Skilled in molecular techniques such as PCR and Real-time PCR, Competent in statistical analysis and graphical representation of data

๐Ÿ“šTop Noted Publication

  1. Title: The Protective Effect of Hydroalcoholic Extract of Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Ginger) on Ethanol-Induced Reproductive Toxicity in Male Rats
    • Journal: Journal of evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine
    • Volume: 22
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 609-617
    • Year: 2017
    • DOI: 10.3390/cancers13112599

 

  1. Title: An overview of the characteristics and function of vitamin C in various tissues: relying on its antioxidant function
    • Journal: Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (Tabib-e-Shargh)
    • Volume: 18
    • Issue: 11
    • Pages: 0-0
    • Year: 2016

 

  1. Title: Effects of Citrullus colocynthis L. in a rat model of diabetic neuropathy
    • Journal: Journal of Integrative Medicine
    • Volume: 18
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 59-67
    • Year: 2020

 

  1. Title: The prophylactic effect of vitamin C on induced oxidative stress in rat testis following exposure to 900 MHz radio frequency wave generated by a BTS antenna model
    • Journal: Electromagnetic biology and medicine
    • Volume: 32
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 409-416
    • Year: 2013

 

  1. Title: Vitamin C protects rat cerebellum and encephalon from oxidative stress following exposure to radiofrequency wave generated by a BTS antenna model
    • Journal: Toxicology mechanisms and methods
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue: 5
    • Pages: 347-352
    • Year: 2014

 

  1. Title: The prophylactic effect of vitamin C on oxidative stress indexes in rat eyes following exposure to radiofrequency wave generated by a BTS antenna model
    • Journal: International journal of radiation biology
    • Volume: 89
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 128-131
    • Year: 2013

 

  1. Title: Oil and extract of safflower seed improve fructose induced metabolic syndrome through modulating the homeostasis of trace elements, TNF-ฮฑ and fatty acids metabolism
    • Journal: Journal of ethnopharmacology
    • Volume: 254
    • Pages: 112721
    • Year: 2020

 

  1. Title: Thyme oxymel by improving of inflammation, oxidative stress, dyslipidemia and homeostasis of some trace elements ameliorates obesity induced by high-fructose/fat diet in male rat
    • Journal: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
    • Volume: 126
    • Pages: 110079
    • Year: 2020

 

  1. Title: The effect of oxidative stress and antioxidants on men fertility
    • Journal: Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue: 7
    • Pages: 0-0
    • Year: 2013

 

  1. Title: Safflower seed oil improves steroidogenesis and spermatogenesis in rats with type II diabetes mellitus by modulating the genes expression involved in steroidogenesis
  • Journal: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
  • Volume: 275
  • Pages: 114139
  • Year: 2021

Lu Qin | Physiology | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Lu Qin, Physiology, Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor at Lu Qin at Penn State College of Medicine, United States

Summary

Assistant Professor Dr. Lu Qin has a comprehensive background in preventive medicine, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. She earned her Bachelor’s in Preventive Medicine from Xiangya Medical School, Central South University, followed by a Master’s in Kinesiology from Beijing Sport University. Dr. Lu Qin completed her Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

She has garnered recognition for her contributions, receiving awards such as the Early Career Research Award at Penn State College of Medicine and the Career Development Award from the American Heart Association. Dr. Lu Qin’s expertise extends to teaching, where she has served as a teaching assistant and project tutor for various courses related to exercise physiology and health promotion. Her research interests encompass exercise physiology, translational pharmacology, kinesiology, and cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Lu Qin is actively involved in editorial roles for reputable journals and is a member of professional organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physiological Society.

๐ŸŽ“ Education

Dr. Lu Qin’s educational background includes:

Xiangya Medical School, Central South University (2006-2011)

  • Degree: B. Med
  • Field of Study: Preventive Medicine

Beijing Sport University (2011-2014)

  • Degree: M. Ed
  • Field of Study: Kinesiology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2014-2017)

  • Degree: Ph.D.
  • Field of Study: Exercise Physiology

๐Ÿ”ฌ Professional Experiences and Memberships

Dr. Lu Qin has a wealth of professional experiences and active involvement in various editorial and reviewing roles. As a Guest Associate Editor for “Frontiers in Pharmacology-Translational Pharmacology,” and a Review Editor for “Frontiers in Physiology-Exercise Physiology,” “Frontiers in Sports and Active Living-Exercise Physiology,” and “Frontiers in Pharmacology-Translational Pharmacology,” Dr. Qin contributes to the scholarly discourse in these domains.

Additionally, Dr. Qin serves as an ad-hoc journal reviewer for esteemed publications, including “Journal of Applied Physiology,” “Translational Research,” “Archives of Medical Research,” “Neural Regeneration Research,” “Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology,” “Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness,” “Life Science,” “Peptides,” “Frontiers in Immunology,” “Frontiers in Psychology,” and “Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine.”

Dr. Lu Qin is an active member of professional organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine (2015-2018; 2020 to present), American Physiological Society (2018 to present), and American Heart Association (2020 to present). His dedication to contributing to scientific literature and advancing knowledge is evident through his multifaceted involvement in the academic community.

Honors and Awards

Dr. Lu Qin has received notable honors and awards throughout his academic and professional journey, recognizing his outstanding contributions and achievements:

2023: Early Career Research Award (Penn State College of Medicine)

2023: Oral Presentation Participant, 21st Annual Data & Dine, Penn State University

2022: Career Development Award (American Heart Association)

2021: Bond & Bradley Postdoc Travel Award, Penn State University

2018: Recognized reviewer (Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness)

2018: Outstanding reviewer (Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness)

2017: Reaching Out Award (Hong Kong S.A.R.)

2014-2017: Postgraduate Studentships (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

2014: Summa Cum Laude, Beijing Sport University (China)

2013: National Scholarship for Graduate Students (Top 1%) (China)

2011: Summa Cum Laude, Central South University (China)

2007: National Scholarship for Undergraduate Students (Top 1%) (China)

2005: Second Tier (nationwide primary contest), Chinese Chemistry Olympiad (CChO) (China)

These awards reflect Dr. Qin’s commitment to excellence in research, academic performance, and his significant contributions to the scientific community.

Research Area

Assist Prof Dr. Lu Qin’s research areas include:

Exercise Physiology: Investigating the physiological responses and adaptations to exercise, exploring the limits and benefits of physical activity.

Translational Pharmacology: Bridging the gap between basic science research and practical applications, with a focus on how pharmacological interventions can be applied in the field of exercise physiology.

Kinesiology: Studying the mechanics and anatomy of body movements, particularly in the context of exercise and physical activity.

Cardiovascular Medicine: Researching the cardiovascular effects of exercise, understanding how physical activity influences heart health.

Dr. Lu Qin’s diverse research interests contribute to a holistic understanding of the physiological and pharmacological aspects of exercise, aiming to enhance human health and well-being.

๐Ÿ“šTop Noted Publication

Title: Effects of bradykinin on voltageโ€gated KV4 channels in muscle dorsal root ganglion neurons of rats with experimental peripheral artery disease

  • Authors: Q Li, L Qin, J Li
  • Journal: The Journal of Physiology
  • Volume: 599, Issue: 14, Pages: 3567-3580
  • Year: 2021
  • Citation Count: 6

Title: Nerve growth factor in muscle afferent neurons of peripheral artery disease and autonomic function

  • Authors: L Qin, J Li
  • Journal: Neural Regeneration Research
  • Volume: 16, Issue: 4, Pages: 694
  • Year: 2021
  • Citation Count: 6

Title: Heat treatment improves the exaggerated exercise pressor reflex in rats with femoral artery occlusion via a reduction in the activity of the P2X receptor pathway

  • Authors: L Qin, Q Li, J Li
  • Journal: The Journal of Physiology
  • Volume: 598, Issue: 8, Pages: 1491-1503
  • Year: 2020
  • Citation Count: 5

Title: Characteristics of acidโ€sensing ion channel currents in male rat muscle dorsal root ganglion neurons following ischemia/reperfusion

  • Authors: Q Li, L Qin, J Li
  • Journal: Physiological Reports
  • Volume: 11, Issue: 6, Article: e15654
  • Year: 2023
  • Citation Count: 3

Title: Sympathetic nerve activity and blood pressure response to exercise in peripheral artery disease: from molecular mechanisms, human studies, to intervention strategy development

  • Authors: L Qin, J Cui, J Li
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
  • Volume: 23, Issue: 18, Article: 10622
  • Year: 2022
  • Citation Count: 3