Biomedicines — Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. Shaker A. Mousa
The Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 1 Discovery Drive (Room 238), Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
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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
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Dr. Vincenzo Cerullo
Section Editor-in-Chief
Centre for Drug Research (CDR), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
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Interests: oncolytic viruses; tumor vaccines; tumor peptides; neoantigens; dendritic cells; checkpoint inhibitors
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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
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Interests: neuroprotection; acute brain injury; stroke; cerebral ischaemia; traumatic brain injury; perinatal hypoxia-ischaemia; peptide and protein neuroprotective treatments; hypothermia
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Prof. Dr. Kenneth Cornetta *
Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
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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
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Editorial Board

Dr. Kari Airenne
Head of Scientific Projects, FinVector Vision Therapies Oy, Microkatu 1 S, FI-70210 Kuopio, Finland
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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
Prof. Soad K. Al Jaouni
Department of Hematology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Interests: hereditary blood diseases and thrombosis; diagnosis treatments and prevention; improves their quality of life; nutrition cancer and natural herbal research; prevent of pollution and cancer
Dr. Raj Bawa
Bawa Biotech LLC, Ashburn, VA, USA and Rensselaer Polytech Inst, Troy, NY, USA
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Interests: nanodrugs; translational medicine; FDA regulatory issues; biotech patent law
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
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Interests: virology; HIV-1; virus evolution; drug-resistance; new antiviral strategies; RNAi; CRISPR-Cas; peptides
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
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Interests: adenovirus; helper-dependent adenoviral vectors; liver directed gene therapy; inborn errors of metabolism
Prof. Dr. Paul Davis
Albany Medical College and Pharmaceutical Research Institute, USA
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Interests: mechanisms of thyroid hormone action; apoptosis; stilbenes and integrins
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
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Interests: stem cell biology; regenerative medicine; neuroscience; glia; oligodendrocyte; astrocyte; microglia
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Special Issue: Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology for Disease Modeling, Drug Discovery and Regenerative Medicine
Special Issue: Stem Cell Engineering: From Reprogramming Technologies to Translational Biomedicines
Dr. Antonio Di Stasi
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology, Stem cell transplantation and Cellular Therapies, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
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Interests: adoptive cancer immunotherapy; gene therapy; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
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Special Issue: Cell Therapy for the Treatment of GVHD
Dr. Dimiter S. Dimitrov
National Cancer Institute Building 567, Room 152, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
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Interests: therapeutic antibodies; human antibodies and their interactions; vaccine immunogens; molecular engineering; screening and sequencing methodologies; therapeutic proteins; cancer; infectious diseases
Dr. Zong Sheng Guo
The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
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Interests: oncolytic virus; cancer immunotherapy; oncolytic vaccine; therapeutic cancer vaccine; viro-immunotherapy; immunovirotherapy; gene therapy; vaccinia virus
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Special Issue: Oncolytic Viruses as a Novel Form of Immunotherapy for Cancer
Prof. Solomon Habtemariam
Pharmacognosy Research Laboratories & Herbal Analysis Services, University of Greenwich, Central Avenue, Charham-Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, UK
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Interests: pharmacognosy; herbal medicine standardization; drug discovery; pharmacology; phytochemistry
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Special Issue: Plant Derived Biomedicines
Special Issue: Plant Polyphenols as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Diabetes and Obesity
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
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Interests: helicobacter pylori; epithelial permeability; oxidative Stress
Prof. Dr. David T. Harris
Department of Immunobiology, Arizona Health Sciences Centre, University of Arizona, Room 6122, PO Box 245221, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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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
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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
Dr. Guido Kroemer Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Team 11, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, 17 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
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Interests: apoptosis; autophagy; necrosis; tumor immunology
Prof. Giovanni Lentini
Department of Pharmacy-Drug Sciences, University of Studies of Bari Aldo Moro, Via E. Orabona n. 4, Bari 70126, Italy
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Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; chirality; pharmacology; phytochemistry
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Special Issue: Plant Derived Biomedicines
Special Issue: Plant Polyphenols as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Diabetes and Obesity
Dr. Jun Lu
School of Interprofessional Health Studies and School of Science, Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
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Interests: medical MR imaging - abdominal; diabetes; diabetic complications - heart and kidney; obesity; natural compounds; functional food; cancer research; polyamine catabolism; chemical synthesis - small molecules; acetylation; fucoidan; food chemistry
Dr. Morag C.E. McFadyen
School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Robert Gordon University, Riverside East, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QJ, UK
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Interests: drug metabolism; cytochrome P450; cancer research; personalised medicine; proteomics; genomics; anti-microbials
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
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Interests: cytokine therapy; lentivirus; gene therapy translation; gene therapy clinical trials; CARs; antibodies; T cells; PDL-1; tumor antigens
Dr. Richard Morgan
Immunotherapy, bluebird bio, Boston, MA, USA
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Interests: immunotherapy; cancer immunotherapy; T cell engineering; gene editing
Prof. Dr. Hasan Mukhtar
Department of Dermatology, University of Wisconsin, Medical Science Center, Rm 4385, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706,USA
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Interests: apoptosis; chemical carcinogenesis; chemoprevention, cytochrome P450; metabolic basis of toxicity; photocarcinogenesis; tumor promotion/prevention
Prof. Dr. Lucio Pastore
Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
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Interests: gene therapy; cancer gene therapy; immunotherapy; immunovirotherapy; adenovirus; helper-dependent adenoviral vectors; liver directed gene therapy; inborn errors of metabolism; stem cell biology; regenerative medicine
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
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Interests: new molecules for cancer chemotherapy; apoptosis; signal transduction for cancer chemotherapy
Dr. Letizia Polito
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine-DIMES, University of Bologna, Via San Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Interests: immunotherapy; immunotoxins; immunoconjugates; cancer immunotargeting; immunoconjugate clinical trials; antibodies; toxins; cell death pathways; apoptosis
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Special Issue: Immunoconjugates
Prof. Mohamad H. Qari
Department of Hematology,King Abdulaziz University,Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Interests: General hematology, thrombosis and hemostasis, hemoglobinopathies bengin hematological disorders, hematological malignancies, transfusion medicine
Dr. Giulia Ricci
Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
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Interests: growth factors, reproductive biology, embryonic development, testicular germ cell tumours
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Special Issue: New aspects of the Hepatocyte Growth Factor/c-Met System
Prof. Sergio Rutella
John van Geest Cancer Research Centre, College of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, UK
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Interests: Leukaemia immunotherapy; immune biomarkers; regulatory T cells; immune tolerance; gene expression profiling; stem cell transplantation
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Special Issue: Dissecting the Immunological Landscape of Human Malignancies
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
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Interests: gene therapy; oncolytic viruses; gene delivery; gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (GDEPT); cancer therapeutics
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
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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. Florian M. Wurm
Laboratory for Cellular Biotechnology (LBTC), École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
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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

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