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Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy

Neurologic Diseases


Editors

Prof. Dr. Shaker A. Mousa

Editor-in-Chief
The Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 1 Discovery Drive (Room 238), Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Website: http://acphs.edu/users/shakermousa
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Interests: pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, and diagnostics; nanomedicine; cardiovascular diseases; neurological disorders; hematology and oncology; biosimilar and nanosimilar; angiogenesis, inflammation, thrombosis, integrin and cell adhesion molecules; target identification, molecular mechanisms and signaling pathways; preclinical, clinical, marketing and post marketing studies; regulatory and ethical issues
Contribution
Dr. Vincenzo Cerullo

Section Editor-in-Chief
1 ImmunoViroTherapy Lab (IVTLab), Helsinki, Finland
2 Centre for Drug Research (CDR) and Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Website: http://www.cdr.fi/index.php/research/cancer-research/cancer-immunovirotherapy
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Interests: gene therapy; cancer gene therapy; immunotherapy; immunity; innate immunity; immunovirotherapy; oncolytic viruses; adenovirus; vaccinia virus
Contribution
Dr. Bruno Meloni

Section Editor-in-Chief
Stroke Research Group/Head of Laboratory Research, Western Australian Neuroscience Research Institute, A Block, 4th Floor, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
Website: https://www.wanri.org/bruno-meloni/
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Interests: neuroprotection; acute brain injury; stroke; cerebral ischaemia; traumatic brain injury; perinatal hypoxia-ischaemia; peptide and protein neuroprotective treatments; hypothermia
Contribution
Prof. Dr. Kenneth Cornetta *

Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Website: http://genetics.medicine.iu.edu/faculty/kenneth-cornetta-m-d/
Interests: gene therapy; lentiviral vectors; retroviral vectors; safety of gene therapy; vector production and certification
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 2 August 2016
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Manjunath N. Swamy

Center of Excellence in Infectious Disease, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
Website: http://elpaso.ttuhsc.edu/research/infectiousDiseases/swamy.aspx
Interests: T- cell Immunology; differentiation and migration of cytotoxic T- cells; T- cell activation in viral infection and autoimmune disorders; RNA interference to suppress viral infections; targeted siRNA delivery to specific cell types; design of si/shRNA; microRNA biogenesis; microRNA modulation in viral infections
Prof. Dr. Tony Bjourson

Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
Website: http://biomed.science.ulster.ac.uk/Bjourson-Tony-Professor.html#page=background
Interests: invasion and metastasis associated biomarkers; Rheumatoid arthritis; genomic; transcriptomic (microRNA/mRNA); methylation status & proteomic signatures associated research
Dr. Scott W. Blume

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 845 19th Street South, Bevill Biomedical Research Bldg. Room 765, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Website: http://services.medicine.uab.edu/facultydirectory/FacultyData.asp?Entity=SOM&vwAllfacultyPage=8&FID=23255
Interests: specific regulation of gene expression at the transnational (RNA to protein) level; sequence-specific RNA-binding proteins; development of therapeutic strategies to modulate translation; oncogenes; small molecule and peptide-based interventions; human breast carcinoma; mechanisms of tumor cell death
Dr. Dimiter S. Dimitrov

National Cancer Institute Building 567, Room 152, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
Website: https://ccr.cancer.gov/Cancer-and-Inflammation-Program/dimiter-s-dimitrov
Interests: therapeutic antibodies; human antibodies and their interactions; vaccine immunogens; molecular engineering; screening and sequencing methodologies; therapeutic proteins; cancer; infectious diseases
Dr. Bo Feng

School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
Website: http://www.sbs.cuhk.edu.hk/TeachingStaffDetails.asp?TE_NAME=FENG%20Bo
Interests: induced pluripotent stem cells; embryonic stem cells; neural stem cells; reprogramming; directed differentiation; regenerative medicine
Contribution: Special Issue: Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Therapy
Prof. Dr. David T. Harris

Department of Immunobiology, Arizona Health Sciences Centre, University of Arizona, Room 6122, PO Box 245221, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Website: http://www.msrp.medicine.arizona.edu/content/david-t-harris-phd
Interests: stem cells; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; cancer; umbilical cord blood and tissue; adipose-derived stem cells; aging
Prof. Dr. Mitchell Ho

National Cancer Institute, Building 37, Room 5002C, 37 Convent Drive, MSC 4264 Bethesda, MD 20892-4264, USA
Website: https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Molecular-Biology/mitchell-ho
Interests: cancer immunotherapy; antibody engineering; therapeutic antibodies; molecular targets; human monoclonal antibodies; single-domain antibodies; phage display; mammalian cell display; cancer therapeutic targets; tumor spheroid models; liver cancer; hepatocellular carcinoma; mesothelioma
Prof. Dr. David R. Janero

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Center for Drug Discovery, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, 116 Mugar Hall, Boston, MA 02115-5000, USA
Website: http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve/directory/david-janero/
Interests: enzymology; receptor pharmacology; drug discovery and development; drug targets; cell signaling; structural biology; proteomics; metabolomics; disease models and mechanisms; drug mechanisms
Prof. Dr. John M. Kirkwood

Professor of Medicine, Dermatology and Translational Science Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, HCC Suite 1.32C, 5117 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1863, USA
Website: http://path.upmc.edu/personnel/Faculty/Kirkwood.htm
Interests: melanoma; immunotherapy; T cells; vaccines; immunomodulators; CTLA4 blocking antibodies; interferon alfa-2; cytokines
Dr. Guido Kroemer

Team 11, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, 17 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
Website: http://www.kroemerlab.com/
Interests: apoptosis; autophagy; necrosis; tumor immunology
Prof. Dr. Margot Mayer-Pröschel

Department of Biomedical Genetics (BMG), University of Rochester, Box 633, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Website: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/biomedical-genetics/faculty/mayer-proschel-lab.cfm
Interests: impact of nutritional deficiencies on CNS development; glial progenitor biology; cell therapies for CNS diseases; astrocytic dysfunctions; neural inflammation; redox regulation in development and cancer; human herpesvius 6 infections in the brain and impact on repair
Prof. Dr. Ricardo E. Pérez-Tomás

Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Campus de Bellvitge., Lab.5101 C./ Feixa Llarga s/n E- 08907, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://www.ub.es/cellbiology/staff/ricardoperez.htm
Interests: new molecules for cancer chemotherapy; apoptosis; signal transduction for cancer chemotherapy
Dr. Giulia Ricci

Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
Website: http://www.medicina.unina2.it/Docenti/tabid/60/docid/437/language/it-IT/Default.aspx
Interests: growth factors, reproductive biology, embryonic development, testicular germ cell tumours
Contribution: Special Issue: New aspects of the Hepatocyte Growth Factor/c-Met System
Prof. Dr. Caroline Springer

Gene and Oncogene Targeting, The Institute of Cancer Research, Division of Cancer Therapeutics, Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK
Website: http://www.icr.ac.uk/research/team_leaders/Springer_Caroline/index.shtml
Interests: gene therapy; oncolytic viruses; gene delivery; gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (GDEPT); cancer therapeutics
Dr. Michael Steinitz

The Department of Pathology, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Website: http://www.huji.ac.il/dataj/controller/ihoker/MOP-STAFF_LINK?sno=909837&Save_t=
Interests: Human monoclonal antibodies; Epstein-Barr virus; Autoimmune antibodies; Tissue culture; Human cells in vitro; ELISA
Prof. Dr. Ed Wu

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
Website: http://www.eee.hku.hk/staff_personal/ewu.htm
Interests: biomedical imaging; MRI; brain imaging; heart imaging
Prof. Dr. Florian M. Wurm

Laboratory for Cellular Biotechnology (LBTC), École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Website: http://people.epfl.ch/florian.wurm
Interests: gene transfer; protein production/manufacturing from cultivated mammalian cells, including regulatory issues, process development; innovative bioreactors for mammalian cells; suspension culture; CHO cells; large scale manufacturing - CHO; orbital shaking; optimizing mammalian cell culture processes; transient gene expression
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Website: https://biology.mit.edu/people/rudolf_jaenisch#research_summary
Interests: embryonic stem cells and the control of self-renewal; nuclear cloning; reprogramming of the genome; In vitro reprogramming of somatic cells
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey A. Medin

1. Department of Medical Biophysics and the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
2. MACC Fund Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, MFRC 3018, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Website: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/faculty/medin.html | https://fcd.mcw.edu/?module=faculty&func=view&name=Jeffrey_A._Medin_PhD&id=6439
Interests: cytokine therapy; lentivirus; gene therapy translation; gene therapy clinical trials; CARs; antibodies; T cells; PDL-1; tumor antigens
Dr. Letizia Polito

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine-DIMES, University of Bologna, Via San Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Website: https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/letizia.polito/en
Interests: immunotherapy; immunotoxins; immunoconjugates; cancer immunotargeting; immunoconjugate clinical trials; antibodies; toxins; cell death pathways; apoptosis
Dr. Richard Morgan

Immunotherapy, bluebird bio, Boston, MA, USA
Website: http://www.bluebirdbio.com/
Interests: immunotherapy; cancer immunotherapy; T cell engineering; gene editing
Dr. Osamu Handa

Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Osamu_Handa
Interests: helicobacter pylori; epithelial permeability; oxidative Stress
Prof. Dr. Wenbin Deng

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Website: https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/biochem/faculty/deng/
Interests: stem cell biology; regenerative medicine; neuroscience; glia; oligodendrocyte; astrocyte; microglia
Contribution: Special Issue: Stem Cell Engineering: From Reprogramming Technologies to Translational Biomedicines
In other journals:
Special Issue: Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology for Disease Modeling, Drug Discovery and Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Nicola Brunetti-Pierri

Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli (Napoli), Italy & Department of Translational Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Website: http://www.tigem.it/research/faculty/brunetti
Interests: adenovirus; helper-dependent adenoviral vectors; liver directed gene therapy; inborn errors of metabolism
Prof. Dr. Ben Berkhout

Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, K3-110, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: https://www.amc.nl/web/research/who-is-who-in-research/who-is-who-in-research.htm?p=61
Interests: virology; HIV-1; virus evolution; drug-resistance; new antiviral strategies; RNAi; CRISPR-Cas; peptides
Dr. Kari Airenne

Head of Scientific Projects, FinVector Vision Therapies Oy, Microkatu 1 S, FI-70210 Kuopio, Finland
Website: http://www.finvector.com/
Interests: gene delivery; viral vectors; vector production; transduction optimization; gene therapy; therapeutic angiogenesis; baculovirus technology; protein production in insect and mammalian cells; avidin-biotin technology
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