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Akhil Maheshwari (USA) is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research/American Pediatric Society, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Royal College of Physicians (Edin), the Global Newborn Society, Indian College of Haematology, and the Interdisciplinary Academic Research and Innovation Society (Amsterdam). 

He has served in faculty and academic leadership positions at several Universities. In 2021, he decided to dedicate 2 years to develop the Global Newborn Society and its journal, the newborn, and then, in June 2023, joined the Louisiana State University - Shreveport as a Professor of Pediatrics. He studies the mechanisms of inflammation in infants, related to macrophage biology. In addition to more than 200 invited lectures, he has published more than 175 peer-reviewed articles, contributed more than 50 chapters in leading textbooks of neonatology, and authored 7 textbooks. Some details can also be seen on LinkedIn and Wikipedia.

Professor Waldemar Carlo is a renowned neonatologist from the USA. He is the Edwin M. Dixon Endowed Chair in Neonatology, Director, Chronic Lung Disease Prevention Program; Director, Home Readiness Program; Director, Early Developmental Intervention Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in USA. He is a globally-recognized scholar with >400 publications, 54000 citations. He has a tremendous body of scientific and much-needed community work in Africa and South Asia.

Professor Kei Lui is a renowed Senior Clinical Academic Neonatologist and Professor at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He is an expert in neonatal outcomes, epidemiology, and clinical trials with over 200 publications, and is the chief investigator in multiple NHMRC/MRFF and CIHR projects. He currently Chairs the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network and serves on the Board of Directors of the iNEO International Neonatal Network.

Professor Horacio Osiovich is a renowed neonatologist and Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia and the BC Women’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. His main research focus is on various aspects on infection, and cardiac and respiratory problems in infants. As Division Head, he also has a special interest in the training and education of future neonatologists in Canada and Latin America. He is recognized all over the world for his tireless efforts to improve neonatal outcomes in under-privileged communities.

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