I graduated from the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine (CCHM) in 2020.
I am also a holistic nutritionist and live blood cell analyst, having trained at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition (IHN). Toronto. I also studied Neuropsychology at Glendon York University. In 2019 I established the Bio-Integrative Health Clinic (BIHC). I am a member of the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants, and designated as a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner and Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner (ROHP). My education included a genetic analysis course with Anantlife in 2018, as I became interested in seeing the root causes of genetic predisposition.
I am now studying psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience with the King College of London as her Master of science degree.
Meanwhile I am taking online course with Dr. Ana Klikovac for facial analysis with tissue salts, Bach flower remedies and a mentoring class with Ana in 2021.
Mary Aspinwall is a Classical Homeopath (registered with the North American Society of Homeopaths). She has helped thousands of people return to health since she began her practice in 1995. Mary studied at the College of Homeopathy in London and is a graduate of The Dynamis School of Advanced Homeopathy, the world’s leading organization involved in testing new homeopathic remedies.
She designed a range of homeopathy kits that are international bestsellers and has spent the past 24 years educating the public as a professional speaker, teacher and advocate. She is a former national spokesperson for the Irish Society of Homeopaths and currently offers her services as an expert contributor in the U.S. She is the author of Basic Guide to Homeopathy, editor of The Clinical Medicine Guide, she has contributed many articles to Homeopathy Today and other journals. Mary is the creator of a series of online homeopathy course memberships at homeopathyworld.com and has a Facebook study group with tens of thousands of members.
Work2366 W. Keating Ave.Mesa,AZ85202Phone – (480) 710-7703workWorkAmerican Medical College of Homeopathy at PIHMA301 E. Bethany Home Rd., Ste A-100Phoenix,AZ85012Phone – (602) 274-1885workWork Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Martha is a 2012 graduate of the American Medical College of Homeopathy (AMCH) and has a private practice in Mesa, AZ. She is a Certified Classical Homeopath (CCH) and a Certified CEASE (Complete Elimination of Autistic Spectrum Expression) Therapist. She has continued post graduate studies with several world-renowned homeopaths.
She is the clinic director of AMCH at PIHMA while continuing clinic supervision.
I attended Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy from 2001 to 2005, graduating in 2005.
I obtained CHC certification in April 2007.
Since 2004 I have had my own homeopathy practice where I see both children and adults.
I have also worked as a consultant doing homeopathy consultations at The Family Hope Center (2004 to 2014) in Norristown, PA and currently (since october 2016) at Integrative Pediatrics in Portland, OR.
I completed Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India on 2007.
I worked as Consultant physician in various homeopathic clinics. Later in US, I start practicing from Fremont, CA.
Henry has been passionate about natural healing methods since the early 1990s. He has undergone the highest level of homeopathic education and training, having completed a comprehensive four-year academic and clinical program in classical homeopathy. He is certified in classical homeopathy by the Council for Homeopathic Certification. He has studied with the most well-respected teachers in the field, such as Rajan Sankaran, Louis Klein, Jayesh Shah, Jeremy Sherr, Will Taylor and Robin Murphy, and continues to expand his homeopathic knowledge and skills through advanced training.
Henry possesses a master’s degree in Applied Physiology from Columbia University and has also studied nutrition, herbal medicine and Iridology (certification). For years he presented seminars and workshops on stress management to professional trade associations as well as various corporations and industries. His diverse background, training and experience in the health sciences arena provides him with unique understanding of wellness that is vital to his role as a homeopath. Henry also holds the credential of Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.
Holistic Certified Addictions Professional, Lise M. Battaglia, CAP, CCH, HMC, BFRP, CGP, CHP, CEASE
In private practice in Ormond Beach, FL collaborating with physicians and individuals. Ms. Battaglia educates and mentors those wishing to overcome addiction holistically and raise healthy children in challenging times. Lise has helped people facing Autism, Addiction, Digestive Complaints, ASD, Chronic and acute illness, alternatives to antibiotics for conditions considered antibiotic resistant or viral in nature; Sleep difficulty, Environmental and Chemical Toxicity.
Lise M. Battaglia is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, certified by the Council on Homeopathic Certification (CCH). She earned advanced standing as a Homeopathic Master Clinician (HMC) and is certified as: a GAPSTM Practitioner, a Homeoprophylaxis Supervisor, and a Bach Flower Essences Registered Practitioner.
Ms. Battaglia hosts the WNDB radio : Healthy Florida Lifestyle Show; serves on the board of the Florida Homeopathic Society, is an adjunct professor at the Institute of Health Services at Daytona State College, and teaches nutrition for Remedy Autism in Calgary, Canada and “A Homeopathic Approach to Cancer” at the Annie Appleseed CAM conference, in West Palm Beach.
A crisis counselor for 12 years with Saint Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital in NYC, for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Rape, Lise has special experience in assisting in the recovery of chronic illness, trauma, and grief with the use of Bach Flower Essences and Homeopathy.
Ms. Battaglia is a European trained Chef, and for 20 years as personal chef, educator and consultant concentrating on customized special diets for chefs, restaurants and individuals seeking to use food as a healing modality. She served 8 years as the American Personal Chef Association’s special diets forum moderator educating professionals and individuals on the effective use of traditional and clinical special diets.
As a GAPS practitioner Lise coaches her clients in holistic recovery and the restoration of the Microbiome and elimination of leaky gut.
Abby Beale is a nationally certified classical homeopath who sees clients in her office in Northampton, MA as well as over the internet via Skype and Zoom. She became aware of homeopathy when her son was 9 months old and had repeated ear infections. One visit to a homeopath and one remedy later, her son didn’t have another ear infection. She began studying in earnest in 2003. She believes that homeopathy is the most awesome healing modality on the planet.
Abby served for seven years as an active board member and President of the National Center for Homeopathy. She continues to enjoy finding ways to educate consumers about the power of homeopathy.
156 Ramsdell Avenue,
Buffalo, NY 14216.
Phn.: 716-566 7758(R), 716-310 3789(C),
1. August 1999 – June 2005.
PhD from Roswell Park Graduate Division of SUNY, Buffalo, in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics program under Department of Cancer Biology with interaction with Dept of Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Awarded full scholarship and fellowship by Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Title of thesis: NON-INVASIVE IN VIVO ASSESSMENT OF TUMOR HYPOXIA USING FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE (fMR) IMAGING DURING THERAPY IN HUMAN HEAD AND NECK SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA (HNSCC) XENOGRAFTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSING THERAPEUTIC EFFICACY.
2. October 2002.
Completion of three years study in classical homeopathy with scholarship from the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, New York. This is a homeopathy course under George Vithoulkas – the winner of 1996 Right Livelihood award (alternate noble prize) for his contribution to the revival of classical homeopathy.
3. December 1997
Masters degree in Psychology (MA) from Annamalai University, India.
4. March 1997
Postgraduate diploma in Guidance and Counseling (PGDGC) from Annamalai University, India
5. Dec 1996
Diploma in Homeopathic Pharmacy (DHPh) from British Institute of Homeopathy, UK.
6. August 1994
Completion of Doctorate of Homeopathic Medicine (HMD) from British institute of Homeopathy, UK.
7. May 1994
Completion of Proficiency certificate in Acupuncture from Chinese Academy of Science.
8. March 1992
Diploma in Acupuncture from Open International University of Complementary Medicine, Sri Lanka.
9. October 1992
Diploma in Homoepathy (DIHom) from British Institute of Homeopathy, UK.
MS in Biophysics from Cancer Research Institute under University of Bombay
BSc in Microbiology from University of Bombay.
1. December 1988
Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) from University of Bombay, India.
2. March 1993
Baccalaureate in law (LLB) from University of Bombay.
3. January 1991
Diploma in Export Import Management from Indian Merchants Chambers, Bombay, India.
CAREER IN HEALTH SCIENCES
1. December 2015 –
Advisor and Steering Committee Member for Wellness and Integrative Medicine Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA.
2. June 2008 – Sept 2014
Associate Member, Department of Natural Sciences, Roswell Park Graduate Division, State University of New York at Buffalo.
3. June 2009 – till date
Affiliate Member in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control (2009 – 2016) & in Department of Pharmacology & Therpaeutics (2016 – ) Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. Current research involves investigating anticancer properties of natural products such as broccoli, horse radish, wasabi, mustard and selenium in preclinical cancer models including head & neck, lung, colorectal and bladder cancer.
4. September 19, 2005 – May 2009
Postdoctoral training in Translational Pharmacology and Physiology under tutelage of Dr Youcef M Rustum, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. Research involved understanding effect of organoselenium compounds on tumor microenvironment including neoangiogenesis, tumor vessel maturation using various non invasive MR and optical techniques to assess the tumor microenvironment over time and treatment. In vivo xenografts of human lung, colorectal and head/neck cancer models are used along with in vitro tube formation assays for studying angiogenesis. Postdoctoral Fellow from Jan-May 2009 in Department of Cancer Chemoprevention
5. September 2, 2004 till August 31 2004
Research Technologist, Department of Cancer Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA.
6. April 2002 onwards
a. Homeopathy teacher, tutor, mentor and seminar speaker in North America.
b. Homeopathic Tutor for British Institute of Homeopathy, Canada and USA.
c. Since October 2004, adjunct faculty with Akamai University for homeopathic education.
d. Homeopath practitioner in North America but w.e.f 1st April 2015 do not practice as a homeopath in ON, Canada till my registration is complete with the College of Homeopathy
7. July 1992 till august 1999
Director, coordinator – Centre for Homeopathic Cure, India. Responsibilities included overseeing activities of homeopathic medical doctors at the Centre, teaching intern homeopathic medical doctors, organizing seminars, homeopathic practice, managing finances coordinating different staff and functions.
8. April 1996 till March 1997
Managing Editor – Health Newsletter, India.
Visiting Professor at the Open International University of Complementary Medicine, Sri Lanka teaching homeopathy.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
1. National Institute of Health 2 year R21 award effective May 1st 2009 (CA133682-01A2) ‘Dietary Supplement Selenium and HIF-1 alpha Regulation in Cancer’.
2. American Institute for Cancer Research postdoctoral grant for 2 years effective July 1st. 2006
3. American Association for Cancer Research instituted AACR-AFLAC Scholar-in-Training Award for 2006;
4. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Award for annual meeting, 2006;
5. Scholarship from Roswell Park Cancer Institute to attend 7th. International Summer School of Biophysics, Croatia, 2000;
6. Fellowship with scholarship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute & SUNY, Buffalo, NY for PhD studies;
1. #20080019919 – Method for optimizing cancer therapy by monitoring maturation of tumor associated vasculature by selenium;
2. #61/313,004 – Novel method for delivery and use of isothiocyantes and its conjugates against bladder cancer growth and metastasis;
3. #13/609,53 (US), #201180013514.5 (China), #11754150.8 (EP) and #7668/DELNP/2012 – Novel method for delivery and use of isothiocyanates for prophylaxis and/or therapy of bladder cancer;
4. #62/039,497 & PCT/US15/46000 – Method for prophylaxis and/or treatment of ErbB1 positive cancers;
5. #62/186,439 & PCT/US16/40423 – Diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease based on identification of a proteolytic pathway.
OTHER AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1. Doctorate of Science (DSc) – Honoris-Causa by Open International University of Complementary Medicine for services in homeopathy;
2. Recipient of College Merit Scholarship twice at Baccalaureate level;
3. Fellow of the International Laser therapy Association;
4. Fellow of the British Institute of Homeopathy;
5. Fellow member of United Writers’ Association, India;
6. Fellow of the Homeopathic Foundation, Sri Lanka;
7. Fellow of the Acupuncture Foundation of Sri Lanka;
8. HD (Homeopathic Doctor) by HMCC and NUPATH, Canada;
9. SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Student Association Distinguished Service Recognitions as a Finance Commissioner for 2001-2.
1. College of Homeopaths of Ontario since June 2015;
2. Associate member LIGA Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalis since 2016;
3. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) -1999-2013;
4. International Society For Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 1999-2013;
5. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 1999-2013;
6. Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada (HMCC) 2002 -2013;
7. National United Professional Association of Trained Homeopaths (NUPATH), Canada 2002-2013;
8. Associate member of the Institute of Company Secretary of India;
9. International German Homoeopathic Society;
10. Commonwealth Institute of Acupuncture & Natural Medicine;
11. Member of the Acupuncture Foundation of SriLanka;
12. Ex-member of Bombay Management Association;
13. Ex-associate member of the International Federation of Practitioners of Natural Therapeutics, UK.
1. Bhattacharya, A., and Y. Zhang. “Role of Homeopathy in Integrative Cancer Care.” Journal of Carcinogenesis & Mutagenesis 6.6 (2015): 7-13.
2. A case of chromosomal translocation causing repeated abortion. Hpathy Ezine, Dec 2014.
3. Homeopathy used as an adjuvant therapy in a metastatic non-small cell lung cancer case. Homeopathy Case Reports, 11.19.2014.
4. Book Chapter: ‘Towards a better understanding of health and disease’ in ‘A compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy’. ISBN 978-953-307-863-2. Intech-Open Access Publishers, Rijeka, Croatia. 2012.
5. A model of health and disease in homeopathy. The American Homeopath 14, 138-142, 2008.
6. The enigma of coffee restriction in homeopathic treatment. Asian Homeopathic Journal, 6(4), 33-36, 1996.
7. Dietary effect on criminal behaviour. Health Newsletter, 15, 4, 1996.
8. A new model of health and diseases. Health Newsletter, 1996.
9. Alleviating Anxiety neuroses nutritionally. Health Newsletter, 1996.
10. Garlic – the health Panacea. Health Newsletter, 1996.
11. Understanding minerals. Health Newsletter. 1996 & 1997.
1. ‘A compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy’. ISBN 978-953-307-863-2. Intech-Open Access Publishers, Rijeka, Croatia. 2012.
OTHER SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
1. Yang L, Bhattacharya A, Zhang Y. A plasma proteolysis pathway comprising blood coagulation proteases. Oncotarget, 2016 Feb 7, doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.7261, 2016.
2. Yang L, Li Y, Bhattacharya A, Zhang Y. Inhibition of ErbB2-overexpressing Tumors by Recombinant Human Prolidase and Its Enzymatically Inactive Mutant. EBioMedicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.03.016, 2015.
3. Veeranki O L, Bhattacharya A, Tang L, Marshall J R, Zhang Y. Cruciferous vegetables, isothiocyanates, and prevention of bladder cancer. Curr Pharmacol Rep., DOI 10.1007/s40495-015-0024-z, 2015.
4. Bhattacharya A, Klaene J J, Li Y, Paonessa J, Stablewski A B, Vouros P, Zhang Y. The inverse relationship between bladder and liver in 4-aminobiphenyl-induced DNA damage. Oncotarget, 6(2), 836-845, 2014.
5. Bhattacharya A, Li Y, Shi Y, Zhang Y. Enhanced inhibition of urinary cancer growth and muscle invasion by allyl iothiocyanate and celecoxib in combination. Carcinogenesis, 34(11), 2593-2599, 2013.
6. Veeranki O L, Bhattacharya A, Marshall J R, Zhang Y. Organ-Specific Exposure and Response to Sulforaphane, a Key Chemopreventive Ingredient in Broccoli: Implications for Cancer Prevention. British Journal of Nutrition, 109, 25-32, 2012.
7. Bhattacharya A, Li Y, Geng F, Munday R, Fahey J W, Zhang Y. The principal urinary metabolite of allyl isothiocyanate, N-acetyl-S-(N-allylthiocarbamoyl)cysteine, inhibits the growth and muscle invasion of bladder cancer. Carcinogenesis, 33(2), 394-398, 2012.
8. Azrak R.G, Cao S, Durrani F A, Tóth K, Bhattacharya A, Rustum Y M. Augmented therapeutic efficacy of irinotecan is associated with enhanced drug accumulation. Cancer Letters, 311(2), 219-229, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.canlet.2011.07.023. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304383511004484
9. Bhattacharya A. Methylselenocysteine – a Promising Antiangiogenic Agent for Overcoming Drug Delivery Barriers in Solid Malignancies for Therapeutic Synergy with Anticancer Drugs. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 8(6), 749-763, 2011.
10. Bhattacharya A, Turowski S G, San Martin I D, Rajput A, Rustum Y M, Hoffman R M, Seshadri M. Magnetic resonance and fluorescence-protein imaging of anti-angiogenic and anti-tumor efficacy of selenium in an orthotopic model of human colon cancer. Anticancer Research, 31, 387-394, 2011.
11. Bhattacharya A, Turowski S G, San Martin I D, Rajput A, Rustum Y M, Hoffman R M, Seshadri M. Combined magnetic resonance and fluorescence-protein imaging to simultaneously assess the antitumor and anti-antiangiogenesis efficacy of selenium. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. (Abstract#4284), 2011.
12. Bhattacharya A, Li Y, Wade K L, Paonessa J D, Fahey J W, Zhang Y. Allyl isothiocyanate-rich mustard seed powder inhibits bladder cancer growth and muscle invasion. Carcinogenesis, 31(12), 2105-2110, 2010; doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgq202. http://carcin.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/12/2105.full.pdf+html
13. Chintala s, Tóth K, Yin M-B, Bhattacharya A, Smith S B, Ola M S, Cao S, Durrani F A, Zinia T R, Dean R, Slocum H K, Rustum Y M. Downregulation of cystine transporter Xc¯ by irinotecan in human head and neck cancer FaDu xenografts. Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy, 56(3), 223-233, 2010.
14. Rustum Y M, Tóth K, Seshadri M, Sen A, Durrani FA, Stott E, Morrison C D, Cao S, Bhattacharya A. Architectural heterogeneity in tumors caused by differentiation alters intratumoral drug distribution and affects therapeutic synergy of antiangiogenic organoselenium compound. Journal on Oncology, Article ID 396286. doi:10.1155/2010/396286. http://downloads.hindawi.com/journals/jo/2010/396286.pdf
15. Bhattacharya A, Tang L, Li Y, Geng F, Paonessa J, Chen S C, Wong M, Zhang Y. Inhibition of bladder cancer by allyl isothiocyanate. Carcinogenesis, 31(2), 281-286, 2010; doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgp303. http://carcin.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/31/2/281.pdf
16. Bhattacharya A, Tang L, Li Y, Geng F, Paonessa J, Chen S C, Wong M, Zhang Y. Bladder cancer inhibition by allyl isothiocyanate. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res., Frontiers in Cancer prevention Research, 2009.
17. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Sen A, Seshadri M, Cao S, Durrani FA, Faber E, Repasky E, Rustum Y M. Inhibition of colon cancer growth by methylselenocysteine – induced angiogenic chemomodulation is influenced by histological characteristics of the tumor. Clinical Colorectal Cancer 8(3), 155-162, 2009. http://cigjournals.metapress.com/content/f31h5xv7268440k9/fulltext.pdf
18. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Durrani FA, Cao S, Slocum HK, Chintala S, Rustum Y M. Hypoxia Specific Drug Tirapazamine Does Not Abrogate Hypoxic Tumor Cells in Combination Therapy with Irinotecan and Methylselenocysteine in Well-Differentiated Human Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma A253 Xenografts. Neoplasia 10 (8), 857-865, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2481573/pdf/neo1008_0857.pdf
19. Bhattacharya A, Seshadri M, Oven S D, Tóth K, Vaughan M, Rustum Y.M. Tumor vascular maturation and improved drug delivery by organoselenium compound methylselenocysteine. Clinical Cancer Research 14(12), 3926-3932, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2504718/pdf/nihms-59711.pdf
20. Cao S, Durrani FA, Bhattacharya A, Yu Y, Rustum YM. Enhanced irinotecan toxicity in UDPGT deficient rats: Role of UDPGT1A in irinotecan detoxification. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res., 2008.
21. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Cao S, Azrak R. G, Durrani F A, Rustum Y M. 5-Methylselenocysteine (MSC) causes tumor vessel maturation leading to synergistic antitumor effect in human xenografts. Proc. Am. Institute for Cancer Res., 2007.
22. Seshadri M, Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Rustum Y M. Contrast-enhanced MRI of the vascular response of human tumor xenografts to the chemopreventive agent selenium in vivo: Implications for combination therapy. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res., 2007.
23. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Cao S, Azrak R. G, Durrani F A, Rustum Y M. Se-(Methyl)selenocysteine causes tumor vessel maturation leading to synergistic antitumor effect in human xenografts. The Journal of Nutrition, 137(1S), 278S, 2007.
24. Seshadri M, Mazurchuk R, Spernyak J A, Bhattacharya A, Rustum Y M, Bellnier D A. Activity of the vascular disrupting agent 5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid (DMXAA) against human head and neck carcinoma xenografts. Neoplasia, 8(7), 534-542, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1601938/pdf/neo0807/0534.pdf
25. Bhattacharya A, Mazurchuk R, Spernyak J. A, Tóth K, Magnano, C.R, Cao S, Azrak R. G, Durrani F A, Rustum Y M. Tumor vessel maturation by 5-Methylselenocysteine (MSC) results in synergistic antitumor effect in human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) xenografts. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res., 2006.
26. Bhattacharya A, Mazurchuk R, Spernyak J. A, Cao S, Durrani F A, Rustum Y M. Serial spin echo based BOLD fMR imaging can predict chemotherapy response in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) xenografts. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2006.
27. Seshadri M, Mazurchuk R, Spernyak J. A, Bhattacharya A, Rustum Y M, Bellnier, D.A. Tumor response of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) xenografts to the vascular targeting agent 5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid (DMXAA). Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res., 2006
28. Cao S, Bhattacharya A, Durrani F A, Fakih M. Irinotecan, oxaliplatin and raltitrexed for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer (Review Article). Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy, 7, 687-703, 2006. http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.1517/146565188.8.131.527
29. Yin M-B, Li Z-R, Tóth K, Cao S, Durrani F A, Hapke G, Bhattacharya A, Azrak R G, Frank C, Rustum Y M. Potentiation of irinotecan sensitivity by Se-methylselenocysteine in an in vivo tumor model is associated with downregulation of cyclooxygenase-2, inducible nitric oxide synthase and hypoxia-inducible factor 1 expression, resulting in reduced angiogenesis. Oncogene, 25, 2509-2519, 2006. http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v25/n17/pdf/1209073a.pdf
30. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Mazurchuk R, Spernyak J A, Slocum H K, Pendyala L, Azrak R, Cao S, Durrani F A, Rustum Y M,: Lack of microvessels in well differentiated regions of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) A253 is associated with fMR imaging detectable hypoxia, limited drug delivery and resistance to irinotecan therapy. Clinical Cancer Res, 10, 8005 – 8017, 2004. http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/10/23/8005.full.pdf+html
31. Bhattacharya A, Tóth K, Azrak R, Pendyala L, Spernyak J, Cao S, Durrani F A, Mazurchuk R, Slocum H K, Rustum Y M. Resistance to irinotecan is associated with lack of microvessels, hypoxia and limited drug delivery in the well differentiated parts of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) A253. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 45, 2004.
32. Cao S, Durrani F A, Moser M T, Bhattacharya A, Foster B A, Rustum Y M. Se-(Methyl)Selenocysteine (MSC) potentiates the antitumor activity of Taxotere against Prostate Cancer inTramp model. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res, 45, 2004.
33. Bhattacharya A, Azrak R, Toth K, Cao S, Durrani F, Pendyala L, Mazurchuk R, Rustum Y M – Tumor hypoxia and differentiation status are markers associated with response to irinotecan (FU therapy) of xenografts bearing squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) tumors. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 44, 2003.
M.S – Thesis Committee and advisor for Steven Oven (‘Tumor vascular maturation by Se-(Methyl)-Selenocysteine in human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) xenografts’, March 2007).
Summer Students – Mentor for Summer Students Science Program for high school and college students at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.
Homeopathy – Mentor for students and practitioners at various levels of education and training.
SYMPOSIA – ORGANIZER/INVITED SPEAKER/REVIEWER
1/4-1/5/2005 Buffalo, NY
Invited speaker at Selenium Workshop
Title: “Angiogenic activity of selenium: Comparative studies with standard agent”
2/14-2/16/2006 Seattle, Washington
Oral presentation – Oral Scientific Session at 14th. ISMRM Scientific meeting.
Title: “Assessment of spin echo BOLD fMR imaging as a prognostic tool for determining chemotherapeutic efficacy ”
12/30/2007 Toronto, ON
Invited Speaker – Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada
Title: “Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases – A Homeopathic Perspective ”
11/09/2008 Toronto, ON
Invited Keynote Speaker – The National United Professional Association of Trained Homeopaths (NUPATH) Annual Conference
Title: “Homeopathic Detoxification – Freeing the Complex Biological System for Creative Fulfillment.”
11/30/2009 Buffalo, NY
Invited Speaker – Gilda’s Club WNY. Ask the expert lecture
Title: “Cancer and Homeopathy ”
Daemen College, Amherst, NY
Organizer & Part Speaker – co-sponsored by Daemen College and Himalayan Institute, Buffalo.
Title: “Is Homeopathy Effective Against Cancer? The Use of Banerji Protocol in Treatment of Cancer ” Drs Prasanta & Pratip Banerji and Arup Bhattacharya.
10/12- 10/14/2012 Toronto, Canada.
Invited Speaker – Canadian Homeopathic Conference.
Title: “The Magic of Nosodes – Microdoses Mega Results”
10/25/2012 Buffalo, NY
Invited Speaker – Fisher-Price
Title: “Introduction to Homeopathy”
Daemen College, Amherst, NY.
Organizer of a 2 day systems and Symbiosis workshop on
Title: “Harnessing the Power of Bowel Nosodes”. Dr. Russell Malcolm, Dean, Faculty of Homeopathy, UK.
Title: “The Role of Classical homeopathy vs. Homeopathy Protocol Regimen in Modern Day Clinical Practice”.
Buffalo & Erie County Library, Buffalo, NY
Title: “Treatment of advance pathology using homeopathy – underlying principles and concepts”. Dr. Farokh Master.
FSOMA sponsored seminar at East West College, Sarasota, FL
Title: “Harnessing the information patterns in Homeopathy”
Invited Speaker – Canadian Homeopathic Conference. Rogers Prize Excellence in Complementary and Alternative Medicine talk.
Title: “Cancer in Integrative Medicine from a Homeopath’s Perspective”.
05/14-15/2016 BeHealthy Institute, Hamburg, NY.
Title: “Homeopathic Treatment of Mental and Emotional Problems”. Kim Elia
BeHealthy Institute, Hamburg, NY.
Title: “Metabolic and Auto-Immune Disorders”. Dr. Farokh Master
BeHealthy Institute, Hamburg, NY.
Title: “The Elements: Exploring Jan Scholten’s Periodic System”. Sally Williams
04/29/2017 Society for Clinical Research Associate, WNY Chapter Annual Meeting.
Title: “Emerging Alternative Therapies; Treating the Whole Patient”
BeHealthy Institute, Hamburg, NY.
Title: “Homeopathy for Treatment of Cancer”
1. ISMRM – ESMRM 2007 joint annual meeting scientific abstract reviewer;
2. Reviewer for scientific journal such as Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Research, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs, and, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
3. Canadian Institute of Health Research – External reviewer since 2008.
4. Featured in ‘Scientist in spotlight’, Fall 2009, American Institute for Cancer Research, AICR ScienceNow, Volume 30, Fall 2009. http://www.aicr.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=17287&news_iv_ctrl=0&abbr=res_
5. Invited by New York Academy of Sciences to participate in roundtable discussion on critical R&D global challenges for their PepsiCo Company Day on December 10, 2009.
Kate Birch has been a Registered member of NASH since 1994, is certified by the Council for Homeopathy, is a certified CEASE therapist and a certified homeoprophylaxis provider. She has trained under international masters from Europe, Japan and India. She has been in practice since 1994. She is an international lecturer, book author and clinician specializing in family practice, infectious disease, vaccine injury and homeoprophylaxis. She served as the NASH Vice President from 2005-2007 and is the co-founder and past director of Free and Healthy Children International (Access to Homeoprophylaxis). She is available for local and long distance clients.
1999 Graduate of Homeopathy School of Colorado CHom., Boulder, Colorado, Completion of 40 hours pathology, 60 hours Physiology & 60 hours Anatomy at Colorado School of Healing Arts. 2000-2004 Practitioner of Classical Homeopathy PCH, Dynamis School for Advanced Homeopathic Studies, Denver, CO with Jeremy Sherr. In private practice since 1999 in Denver, CO. Each subsequent year has included study with a variety of world -renowned Homeopaths: Jeremy Sherr, Amy Rothenberg, Anne Schadde, Misha Norland, Jan Scholten, Nandita Shah, Rajan Sankaran, Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman & Robert Ullman Alastair Gray, Divya Chhabra and more. Participated in 7 provings in varying roles-as prover, supervisor, rubric extraction team.
Supervised intern for 9 months. Participate regularly in local study groups. Worked consecutive years to obtain passage and amendment of Colorado’s Health Freedom Act.
Appointments available via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime.
Marina Braun graduated from the NY school of Homeopathy in 2002 and has made homeopathy her life’s mission. She currently works in Ardsley, NY as well as Manhattan. Marina has been doing a lot of outreach work as well and has worked in Africa with Homeopathy For Health in Africa for the last 8 years treating AIDS patients and many other pathologies. Marina continues her studies in homeopathy and studies with homeopaths from around the globe. Marina’s main focus has been studying with masters from India to where she has traveled several times.