Who we are
A team united
by our purpose:
To bring energy teleportation to market, providing significant improvement in cancer and other-disease patient outcomes.
Founder, CEO, CTO, Chairman
Physicist, engineer, and inventor, specializing in coherent optics and holography, developer of holographic X-Ray, CT, ultrasound, and MRI medical imaging, a former member of the Fonar Corporation MRI development team, Inventor of HET (Holographic Energy Teleportation), Advanced Nanoparticles, the LCD Projector, Holographic Transfer Printing, US HDTV system format, Instant 2-D to 3-D Converter, Holographic Video Projector, ANSI Digital Projection Standards, Cloaking Device, the Star Trek Holodeck, and was the Founder, CEO, and CTO of Projectavision, Inc. (NASDAQ), the world’s first LCD projector company. Investors in Gene's company made 35 times their investment in 5 years. Mr. Dolgoff taught Optics, Lasers, and Holography at the City College of the City University of New York, and authored the text used. He has published various articles and technical papers, and has over 65 patents worldwide.
Senior Associate and Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology and Oncophysics within the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor, NY Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, and Radiobiologist, Beth Israel Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, R&D on preclinical hyperthermia, radiation sensitization, and protection.
RN, Vice President, Board Member
Over a 13 year period she served as Corporate Secretary, Treasurer, and Board Member of three high technology companies in the field of 3-D imaging. Prior to that work, over a 38-year period, she was a registered nurse, working at nine different hospitals and institutions as a staff nurse and head nurse.
As head nurse supervisor at a 50-unit extended care facility, she was responsible for the unit and supervision of a 33-member staff, 24 hours per day, including the administration of disciplinary actions. Education: Adelphi University, Pace University, and Bronx Community College. Suzanne is CPR certified and a member of the American Nurses Association.
Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Development
Over twenty-five years’ experience in a variety of roles including R&D, engineering, sales, management, strategy, Merger & Acquisition, and Business development. Randy is a Board Director in multiple companies and a co-founder of a Life Sciences company, which has already secured multi-million dollar VC funding to set up a manufacturing plant for APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients). Worked as R&D engineer for Microprocessor controlled digital circuits and worked his way up to various executive roles in Fortune 100 companies like Samsung, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia, Nortel, Motorola, AT&T, Booz Allen Hamilton etc. & received multiple awards for his work. Randy is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Digital transformation which is impacting every industry across the globe by creating endless growth opportunities, where technology is no longer a support mechanism but actually part of the core business itself.
Head Of IT and Web Development
Sankara was head of IT for ITAJAI Marine Engineering, and he provided healthcare IT solutions for Netsmart and IdeaRX. He built and managed websites, digital infrastructure, email accounts, servers, software tools, SEO, social media, search engines, internet ads, and digital marketing for over 60 companies including Siemens, GE, and Schneider Electric. He also performed hardware and software application engineering for several large companies. He has 10 years of sales and marketing experience in multiple business sectors. He provided financial consulting to startups and established firms, helping them to raise over $5 million, and contributed to a growth of 10X for 13 other firms. Education: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering Anna University, Chennai, India.
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Kanegis currently is the President and Owner of Seka Consulting Ltd which invests and consults with many companies that are in need of growth and financing advice. Most recently this included Taat Lifestyle (hemp cigarette brand), Christina Lake Cannabis (vertically integrated cannabis company), and Molori Energy (oil exploration) each of which he assisted in funding and bringing to the public marketplace. Mr. Kanegis is a founding and active partner in ELJ Technologies, a company that provides unique cost saving soil stabilization and pavement reinforcement solutions for road building. He held the positions of Chief Investment Officer and Chief Strategy Officer for Retail Worx, a cutting edge company that incubated, operated, and aggressively scaled retail brands that are appealing to the conscious consumer and that are not affected by the proliferation of online shopping. After working more than twenty years on Wall Street, Mr. Kanegis pursued other business ventures and developed a highly diverse background, including Medical Equipment Distribution, Bio Diesel, Media and Entertainment, Television Station Ownership, and Telecommunications. Mr. Kanegis was a partner in business endeavors to Wyclef Jean, the internationally recognized and award winning artist and humanitarian. Their work included investments in Haiti where they owned the television station, Telemax, and they partnered with the cellphone company, Comcel. From 1988 until June of 2005, Mr. Kanegis had worked as an investment advisor at S.A.C. Capital Management. His 17-year senior status at the fourteen billion dollar hedge fund involved forming over a dozen investment management teams as well as actively trading and investing in the worldwide equity markets. To this day he sustains very strong and deep relationships in the hedge fund and wealth management industries. Prior to his tenure at SAC Capital, Mr. Kanegis worked at Salomon Brothers Inc. on their Proprietary Desk as an Equity Trader. He also had experience as a financial analyst at The Federal Reserve. He graduated in 1985 from Washington University in St Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics as well as a minor in Business Administration.
Head of Branding & Corporate Communications
Ron offers the Holobeam team more than 50 years of operations, branding, and marketing experience, which includes servicing national, regional, and local businesses in healthcare, manufacturing, and financial services. Founder of his own marketing communications agency in St. Louis, Ron served for 18 years as its president and award-winning executive creative director. He then started his own brand consultancy and co-founded an advanced mobility device company, where he helped to raise several million dollars from private investors and health care professionals. Ron’s health care experience also includes marketing work his agency created and managed for Mallinckrodt Medical, the launching of a women’s pharmaceutical vitamins company, and for the clinical trials recruitment department of Washington University’s School of Medicine. Other clients included General Motors, where he helped launch The GM Card; Citicorp Midwest, where he introduced the financial giant's direct mortgage and executive line of credit businesses; as well as numerous local and regional businesses. At Holobeam, Ron is spearheading development of the company’s corporate branding and heads up corporate communications, in addition to serving as acting COO.
Head of Software Development
Mark is a creative, experienced, and divergent thinker. He brings a unique set of skills to help drive this technology to new levels combining his 25 year of software development with our unique technologies. Working in software Virtual and Augmented Reality, as well as other gaming technologies for a large portion of his career, Mark has developed technical skills in programming, product software management, and 3D technologies. He is product-driven and has worked on developing over 100 products during his career for many large customers including Disney, Google, Motorola, Sega, Hasbro, Microsoft, THQ, Royal Caribbean and Activision.
Chief Business Development Officer
Joseph Moscato has over 40 years of experience in healthcare business development, sales and marketing, distribution management, mergers, and acquisitions as well as licensing and finance. Mr. Moscato brings his 40 years experience in all facets of management acumen to drug discovery and diagnostic & treatment development and commercialization. Since 2009, Mr. Moscato has been working as an exclusive consultant to many Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Health Care Companies. Mr. Moscato has originated and negotiated many licensing deals with the top biopharmaceutical companies; has advised on equity financings totaling over $2 billion and has implemented the broad strategic vision for all the companies he has served. Mr. Moscato has worked for Pfizer in key management roles, Amgen, Supergen, and Glaxo in several capacities from sales and marketing to new drug discovery & development for licensing and partnering. He has worked with other biopharmaceutical companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Parke-Davis, and many others. Mr. Moscato has consulted for several healthcare-focused private equity, hedge funds, and family offices.
Mr. Moscato also owned several advertising and marketing agencies focused on healthcare business development, licensing, partnering with clients ranging from Motorola, Chadmoore Wireless, Nextel, Cannon, Sharp, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and other biopharmaceutical companies. Mr. Moscato’s Pharmaceutical agency was acquired in the late 80’s by William Douglas McAdams, one of the largest independent healthcare advertising and marketing agencies in the world.
Anthony Tether, Ph.D.
Former Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Dr. Anthony J. Tether was Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) from 2001 to his retirement in 2009. While there, Tony spent nearly $25 Billion creating new technological capabilities, significantly enhancing the US Military and Economic security. DARPA is the principal Agency within the Department of Defense for research, development, and demonstration of concepts, devices, and systems that provide highly advanced new technology capabilities. As Director, Dr. Tether was responsible for management of the Agency's projects for high-payoff, innovative research and development. In 2009, Dr. Tether re-formed The Sequoia Group (TSG), which serves government and industrial clients. The Sequoia Group provides program management and strategy development services to government and industry. He is on several Advisory and Corporate Boards, and is a Distinguished Fellow with the Council on Competitiveness located in Washington DC. From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Tether held the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of The Sequoia Group, which he founded in 1996. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Tether served as Chief Executive Officer for Dynamics Technology Inc. From 1992 to 1994, he was Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation's (SAIC) Advanced Technology Sector, and then Vice President and General Manager for Range Systems at SAIC. Prior to this, he spent six years as Vice President for Technology and Advanced Development at Ford Aerospace Corp. He has also held positions in the Department of Defense, serving as Director of DARPA's Strategic Technology Office from 1982 through 1986, and as Director National Intelligence in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 1978 to 1982. He served as Vice President of Systems Control Inc., a company he helped start after receiving his Ph.D., where he applied stochastic estimation and control theory to military and commercial problems with concentration on development of algorithms to perform real-time resource allocation and control. Dr. Tether has served on Army, Navy and Defense Science Boards, and on the Office of National Drug Control Policy Research and Development Committee. He is an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Life Fellow for leadership in the advancement of commercial and defense technologies, and listed in several Who's Who publications. In 1986, Director Central Intelligence Bill Casey honored him with the National Intelligence Medal and Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger with the Department of Defense Civilian Meritorious Service Medal respectively. In 2009, Secretary of Defense Gates honored him with the Department of Defense Outstanding Public Service Medal. In 2013, AIAA awarded him the Aerospace Communications Award for aerospace communication contributions. In 2019, the US Army awarded him the Army Superior Civilian Service Award for ASB Outstanding Service. Dr. Tether received a Bachelor's of Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Stanton David Smith, Ph.D.
Medical Imaging Scientist, Assistant Physicist, Physics Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Director of Research and Development, Vice President, Application Development, Fonar Corporation, Vice President, MRI Sales, Fonar Corporation, ACCESS Medical Equipment Group, Inc., Visiting Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, SUNY Stony Brook
Michael Garwood, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota, Inventor of SWIFT MRI Imaging
Matthew Cummings, M.S.EE, MBA, BSc.EE
Electronic design engineer and technical project leader, including design and building of human MRI systems from scratch. Principal RF Systems Engineer, T2 Biosystems (In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Instrumentation), specified, designed, built, and tested electronic circuit assemblies used as part of in vitro medical diagnostic equipment based on nuclear magnetic resonance, Principal Electrical Engineer and Project Leader, XBO Medical Systems Co. Ltd (Medical Device Manufacturing), Langfang, China, led development of NMR spectrometer for use in medical imaging system, Principal Electrical Engineer, American Science and Engineering (X-ray Inspection System Manufacturing), Project Manager and Principal Electrical Engineer, Aurora Imaging Technology, Inc. (Medical Device Manufacturing), developed product specification and architecture for a multichannel RF transceiver and waveform generator system used in a 1.5 T MRI scanner, hired staff, managed execution of project plan and provided program technical leadership, and coordinated design and risk management reviews, Senior Electrical Engineer, Nanobiosym, Inc. (Research and Commercialization of Nanotechnology), specified, procured and integrated lasers, optics, high-voltage power supplies and photo-detection electronics, constructed prototypes and created LabVIEW-based user interfaces, Consulting Electrical Engineer and Prototype Supplier, General Electric Healthcare (Medical Device Manufacturing), designed and built RF signal processing and control instrumentation for GE’s high-field MRI scanners installed at leading research institutions, including: the National Institutes of Health, Stanford University, Duke University, University of California San Francisco, and the University of Niigata, Japan, Contract Design and Prototype Manufacturing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Senior Electrical Engineer, ONI, Incorporated (Medical imaging equipment start-up), lead engineer in development of high-performance electronic equipment used in a first-of-its-kind magnetic resonance imaging system designed for imaging human extremities, responsible for system architecture, specification, detailed design, prototype development, test plans, procedures and regulatory compliance testing (product was successfully introduced in the market after completion of 3-year development), developed and deployed policies and procedures consistent with the ISO9001 and the FDA’s Quality System Regulations. Education: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Babson College, Wellesley, MA, Master of Business Administration, summa cum laude, concentration in Entrepreneurship, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, with High Distinction. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Golden Key Honor Societies
Dennis Prather, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Electrical Engineer, President and Founder, Phase Sensitive Innovations, author of the Nanotechnology Handbook, Inventor of an Optical feed network for phased array antennas
Robert R. Alfano, B.Sc., MA.Sc, Ph.D
Distinguished Professor of Science & Engineering, Physics and Electrical Engineering Departments, The City College of the City University of New York, Director of DOD Center for Nanoscale Photonic Emitters and Sensors, Director of NASA Center of Optical Sensing and Imaging, Director of NYS Center for Advanced Technology in Photonic Applications, Director of NYS Center for Advanced Technology in Ultrafast Photonics, Director of DOE Center for Laser Imaging and Cancer Diagnostics, Director of NASA IRA Program on Tunable Solid State Lasers and Optical Imaging, Director of Mediphotonics Laboratory, Director of Photonic Application Laboratory, Director of Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, Director of Picosecond Laser and Spectroscopy Laboratory, City College of NY, GTE Research Labs, Member Technical Staff, Research Physicist, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Honor Research Fellow. Research Areas: photon migration in random media, optical biopsy (fluorescence, Raman scattering, and diffusion reflectance), optical imaging – time resolved and CW optical mammography, optical tomography, tissue welding with NIR lasers, Cr doped tunable solid state lasers and materials, ultrafast laser spectroscopy, quantum dots and quantum wells (semiconductors and metals) for photodetectors, photo-emitters, and solar cells, solar energy conversion, THz and IR spectroscopy and imaging of defects, Supercontinuum with Vortex beams, Vortex beam propagation, Overtone dynamics of water molecules, Induced photo magneto-receptors in biological systems (animals and plants), photonic explorers – small scale devices, fast and high resolution microscope using quantum dot UV to visible light conversion. Author of 125 patents, and numerous scientific journal publications, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings, Education: New York University, Ph.D., Physics, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., M.S., Physics, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., B.S., Physics. Recipient of numerous academic and professional awards and honors
Daniel Myer, BSc.EE
President and Founder of Communication Power Corporation, a manufacturer of high power, broadband, RF/Microwave amplifiers for the Medical, Industrial, Scientific, and Defense Industries. CPC’s Multi-Nuclear Spectroscopic amplifiers drive 9 out of 10 of the most powerful MRI scanners in the United States, Europe, and Asia, including the world’s highest field strength MRI scanners at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research Center (CMRR) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As an engineer at Fonar, Dan developed the amplifiers for the MRI systems. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York, and an A.A.S. from S.U.N.Y. Farmingdale, New York. Mr. Myer is the author of over 17 technical papers, co-authored several books (Classic Works in RF Engineering, Artech House 2006, co-Editor/Author, Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance, John Wiley, co-Author) and has been issued two United States patents. Mr. Myer is a member of the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society, IEEE, and Association of Old Crows (AOC)
Joel Maxwell Stutman, Ph.D.
Founder, Vice President, COO, Director of Magna-Lab, Inc.
Magna-Lab, Inc., Founder, Vice President, COO, Director, design, development, engineering, and sales of MRIs for human extremities, raised $26 million from IPOs, led 510-k FDA testing, achieving clearance in 90 days, supervised engineering, manufacturing, production, software engineering, maintenance, user’s manual documentation, site planning documentation, and field service; Fonar Corporation, Co-Founder & Vice President, developed software for the first MRIs, Executive Vice President, head of computer sciences; Bovonics Inc., Co-founder, President, conducted MRI studies on sheep demonstrating the ability to detect Scrapie disease; Hunter College, Professor, Medical Computer Science; SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Professor and Chairman, Medical Computer Science; Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical School-New York City, N.Y., Senior Research Associate and Assistant Professor
Peter S. Liebert, MD
Chief of Pediatric Surgery, White Plains Hospital Center, Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Stamford Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Michael DiMaio D.C., Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist (B.C.A.O.)
Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University, Human Anatomy II, Substitute Associate Professor, York College, City University of New York, Anatomy for Occupational Therapy Majors, Physiology for Occupational Therapy Majors, Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Technology Majors, Adjunct Associate Professor, York College, Anatomy for Occupational Therapy Majors, Physiology for Occupational Therapy Majors, A&P for Medical Technology major, with cat dissection, Kinesiology for Occupational Therapist, Adjunct Associate Professor, New York College of Health Professions, Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, Myology I and II, General Chemistry, Biochemistry, Neurology, Pathology I and II, Adjunct Associate Professor, Nassau Community College, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Lead Instructor, North Shore- LIJ Emergency Medical Services Training Academy, Chiropractor, Owner, BetterIsland Chiropractic, worked with Fonar-referred patients, Education: Dowling College, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Nassau Community College, U.S. Marines
Danielle Perrone-Fredrickson, DVM
Ohio State University Veterinary School, General Internship at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island. Currently in animal general private practice, Long Island, New York
John Thomas Vaughan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York, as well as Professor, Department of Applied Physics & Math, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, and Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the College of Science and Engineering, He is the Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center, working to launch a new university-wide initiative to develop and apply MR methods and technologies to advance biomedical research and clinical diagnostics. He is also Director of the High Field MR Lab, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, and was co-founder and Principal of 5 MR Research Laboratories. Dr. Vaughan is the Principal Investigator for design, development, and biomedical applications on pre-clinical and human MR systems. He is a pioneer in High Field MRI, MRS, and fMRI technologies, methods, and applications, and designs and builds MRI systems that produce high-resolution images of anatomical, metabolic, and physiological systems and functions. His inventions, usually licensed by the biotech and medical industries, are found in most MRI systems. Previously, Dr. Vaughan worked in the University of Minnesota where he held the Quist-Henline Chair in Biomedical Research, and was the Director of Engineering at the Center of Magnetic Resonance Research, with appointments in Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. Dr. Vaughan and a colleague from the University of Minnesota, Michael Garwood (also on the Holobeam team), developed a portable, remotely supportable MRI system. Dr. Vaughan has enjoyed a thirty-year career in research including as Co-op Engineer at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, and Radio Frequency Research Engineer at Texas Instruments, UT Southwestern, and Philips Healthcare, as Chief Biomedical Engineer. He was Assistant Professor at U. Alabama Birmingham, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, and Chief Biomedical Engineer, Center for Nuclear Imaging Research. He was also Director of Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital NMR Center, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and U. Minnesota. His achievements include 120 articles, a number of books and chapters, and 45 patents. He has BSc degrees in electrical engineering and biology from Auburn U., and Master’s and PhD degrees In Bio-Medical Engineering from U. of Alabama at Birmingham. Thomas Vaughan is a Fellow in IEEE and ISMRM societies, on the editorial board of NMR in Biomedicine, active in the NIH and journal peer review, and CTO of two small biotech businesses, including MR Safe Devices, LLC
Jack Hoopes, Ph.D., DVM
Professor of Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Adjunct Professor of Engineering, Vice Chairman, Dartmouth College Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Director, NCCC Cancer Nanotechnology Working Group, Professor of Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Engineering (tenure), Director, Center for Comparative Medicine and Research, Dartmouth College, Director, Radiation, Imaging, and Microscopy Shared Resource, North Carolina Cancer Center, investigator on nanoparticle hyperthermia on cancerous mice and dogs
David Hertz, BSc.EE, MBA
Chief engineer, Fonar Corporation, Director, digital engineering, Fonar Corporation, Senior Design Engineer, Fonar Corporation, Computerized Tomography – system engineer, Elscint Ltd., Design Engineer experienced in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, integration and combination of a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) device into a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner, Brookhaven National Lab
Curtis Corum, Ph.D., M.S.
Founder and CEO, Champaign Imaging LLC, Intel Corporation, New Business Group, Senior Engineer, Electronic Imaging and Display Systems, Lucid Technologies, Inc., Staff Optoelectronic Systems Engineer, I.B.M. Almaden Research Center, Co-op Intern, Associate/Assistant Professor, Research Track Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Radiology, Medical School, MRI for Breast Cancer, Mandibular Cancer, and Dental Imaging, development of SWIFT MRI sequence and applications to Breast MRI and MRS for cancer diagnostics and treatment monitoring, University of Minnesota, Postdoctoral Training: University of Minnesota, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Radiology, Medical School, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy, Education: University of Arizona, Ph.D., Optical Sciences (MRI/MRS), University of Rochester, M.S. Optical Engineering, San Jose State University, M.S. Physics (Computation), and B.S. Physics (Lasers/Optics), recipient of various research grants, honors and awards, published numerous journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and 41 granted patents.
Ellen Vitetta, Ph.D
Minnie Piper Professor, Professor, Immunology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT), Distinguished Teaching Professor, UT Southwestern, Scheryle Simmons Patigian Distinguished Chair in Cancer Immunobiology, Developer of monoclonal antibodies
Joseph N. Panzarino, Ph.D.
Director of R & D at Norton Advanced Ceramics, Manager of R & D at Corning Inc., Advanced Glasses and Ceramics, investigated nanoparticle hyperthermia on the preclinical tumor models.
Stuart Trembly, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, preclinical investigator author of book chapters on Physics of Microwave Hyperthermia, and Hyperthermia and Oncology
Fridon Shubitidze, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Researcher/Senior-investigator, Tbilisi State University, Laboratory of Applied Electrodynamics, Department of Physics, Research in Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia for pancreatic cancer treatment, Radio Physics, Computational Electromagnetic Micro strip antennas, Clinical applications of EM field interactions with human heads, DNA sequencing, magnetic nanoparticles developer for electromagnetic fields interaction, scattering, and propagation in biological tissues
Mahantesh S. Navati, Ph.D.
Director of R&D, NMB Therapeutics, for nanoparticle technologies and products, Research Scientist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Vice President of Research and Development of NANO BIOMED. INC., President and CEO of Nano Medics. Inc., Senior Scientist at Nanocrystals Technologies, for preclinical nanoparticle drug delivery and theranostic systems, paramagnetic nanoparticles, theranostic nano-drug delivery systems for cancer, methods for delivering DNA and siRNA antibodies, drug preservation techniques, radiation protection using biomolecules, and electronic component design
Len Pagliaro, Ph.D.
CEO, Siva Therapeutics, Inc., developing Targeted Hyperthermia™, a nanotechnology-based medical device treatment for cancer, General management, planning corporate strategy and business, building management team, attracting funding, developing key strategic partnerships, Dynamic Light, Inc., Co-Founder and Interim CEO, developing SpeckleView®, advanced imaging algorithms and software for medical devices used to visualize blood flow during surgery, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Director of Drug Discovery and Development Business, Fisher Bio Image ApS, VP Business Development, BioImage A/S, VP Business Development, VP Discovery Projects, Directed the corporate discovery project portfolio, strategic planning, budgets ($6 million), and daily oversight of project management team, four direct reports and responsibility for a team of 30 scientists and technicians, Research Manager, Cerep Inc., Principal Scientist and Study Director, University of Washington, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering and Laboratory Medicine, Research Faculty position at Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cell Biology, Biophysics, Wesleyan University, PhD, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, MALS, History and Philosophy of Science, Evergreen State College, BA, Biology, Physics
Daniel Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Hofstra University, Development of new imaging techniques for single molecule and cell biology studies, Investigator and Research Associate, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Laboratory of Solid State Physics, Cornell University-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Studying slipping of helicase on DNA and molecular motor proteins with optical tweezers, Member: American Physical Society, American Society of Cellular Biology, and Biophysical Society
Christopher Montalbano, M.S.ME, MBA
Co-founder, Principal & Engineering Development Leader, MIDI Product Development Corporation. Chris and the MIDI team develop medical products and systems. He is the recipient of numerous national design and engineering awards as well as dozens of utility patents, and has implemented over 100 successful turnkey medical and life sciences development programs. He sits on the Board for Stony Brook University’s Center for Biotechnology, evaluating new medical and surgical technology candidates for funding via LIBH (Long Island Bioscience Hub) and is a Biomedical Accelerator Advisor for Columbia-Coulter Research at Columbia University. MIDI’s team experience covers market and user research, engineering (EE/SW/ME/MAT/MFG/HFE/UI/UX/ID), design, development, and regulatory and commercialization initiatives involving various medical technologies, devices and systems. MIDI was involved in the development of the first MRI scanner with FONAR, under Dr. Damadian, including the development of scanner structures, skins, bed transport with coils, electromechanical actuation, and HMI/HFE. Educated in mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he graduated with his Engineering Masters and later obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Hofstra University.
Keneth Hall, MD, FACS, FSAMBS
Dr. Keneth Hall is an internationally recognized, board-certified minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgeon. He is highly skilled in performing many complicated operations of the G.I. tract including related surgeries for malignancy. He completed rigorous surgical training at Stony Brook Medical Center with a fellowship at NYU Long Island, and remained as faculty for 7 years. His role in the minimally invasive treatment of obesity and related diseases landed him the position of chair of the NYU Winthrop PHO Committee on Obesity in 2017, as well as Director of Surgical Simulations and Innovations for 2017-2018. He is currently medical director of the Hernia, Wound Care, and Bariatric Centers at Rome Health in Central NY. Dr. Hall has been featured on numerous media outlets including radio, newspaper, and TV. He is a highly sought-after motivational speaker and has received several prestigious awards including his feature on the cover of Millennium Magazine by Marquis Who’s Who 8th edition in 2020, Top Doctor Awards for 2018 and 2019, The Network Journals 40 Under 40 Award for 2016, and many others. He has presented at numerous scientific conferences and meetings throughout the world and has made many academic presentations. Dr. Hall is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Former Surgical Chair, Gastroenterology, NYU Winthrop Hospital, PHO Committee on Obesity; Director, Bariatric Quality Improvement; Attending in Bariatric, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, NYU Winthrop University Hospital; Attending in Trauma and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, NYU Winthrop University Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook; Director of Surgical Simulations, NYU Winthrop University Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY.
Eugene Rubach, MD, FACS
Attending surgeon, Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Attending surgeon, Department of Surgery, North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Hofstra University School of Medicine, American Cancer Society Physician Liaison, St. Francis Hospital