Biomedicines — Editors

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Biomedicines Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Ms. Danna An
Assistant Editor
MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Fax: +86 27 8761 2588

Delia Mihaila
Publishing Manager
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland

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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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
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Interests: gene therapy; cancer gene therapy; immunotherapy; immunity; innate immunity; immunovirotherapy; oncolytic viruses; adenovirus; vaccinia virus
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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. 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
Prof. Dr. Tony Bjourson
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
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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
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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. 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. 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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. 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. Bo Feng
School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
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Interests: induced pluripotent stem cells; embryonic stem cells; neural stem cells; reprogramming; directed differentiation; regenerative medicine
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Therapy
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
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
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Interests: embryonic stem cells and the control of self-renewal; nuclear cloning; reprogramming of the genome; In vitro reprogramming of somatic cells
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
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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
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Interests: melanoma; immunotherapy; T cells; vaccines; immunomodulators; CTLA4 blocking antibodies; interferon alfa-2; cytokines
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
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
Prof. Dr. Margot Mayer-Pröschel
Department of Biomedical Genetics (BMG), University of Rochester, Box 633, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642, USA
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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
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. 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
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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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
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Interests: Human monoclonal antibodies; Epstein-Barr virus; Autoimmune antibodies; Tissue culture; Human cells in vitro; ELISA
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. Ed Wu
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
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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
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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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