We are very glad to introduce Barbara Devivo, Adjunct Professor at Westmount Univeristy, who will be presenting a Keynote talk and a general talk at the conference. Biography: Barbara DeVivo has spent her entire career in marketing
management serving various executive global roles from market analysis and
research, business development product management and professional relations.
Ms. DeVivo has also amassed a strong proficiency in all facets of marketing
management, sharing both academic and professional experiences.
Currently, Ms. DeVivo is a PhD student at the State
University of New York at Albany- Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and
Policy whose research is centered on Organizational Behavior Management in
Healthcare. Additionally, she serves as President and Founder of Extended
Marketing Services, a real estate and healthcare consulting company. Ms. DeVivo
has also held the position of Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University
of Memphis as well as Union Graduate Co…
Biography: Hiroshi Kobayashi received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Tokyo in 1974. After his postdoctoral training at Colorado University Medical Center, he started to study adaptation strategies of microorganisms to acidic environments at Chiba University in 1978. His research has been focused on mammalian cell functions under acidic conditions from 1996 at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University. His current challenge is to develop cancer chemotherapy specific to acidic nests. He retired in March 2012 and is now a professor emeritus at Chiba University. He works as an associate editor of International Immunopharmacology published by Elsevier B.V. from 2014.
Abstract: Acidity in cancer nests has been investigated for over 80 years, but anti-cancer chemotherapy specific to acidic microenvironments has not been developed. Acidification of cancer nests is generally les…