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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
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Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
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Prof. Dr. Frank Lee Schwartz *
Former Editor-in-Chief
331 Academic Research Center, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
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Interests: Basic research: inflammation; innate immune response; toll like receptors (TLR); autoimmune disease; toll like receptor antagonists; Clinical research: artificial intelligence; case-based reasoning; insulin pumps; artificial pancreas; socioeconomic stress; Appalachia; chronic disease
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 25 October 2013.
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Prof. Dr. Pedro Bullon
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Periodontology, Dental School, University of Sevilla, C/Avicena s.n., Sevilla 41009, Spain
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Interests: oral pathology; systemic and rare diseases in oral pathology; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; cardiovascular disease, diabetes and low birth weight in periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial disfunction/diseases
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Carruba
Section Editor-in-Chief
Head of Research, Projects and Internationalization, Department of Oncology, ARNAS-Civico Di Cristina Benfratelli, Piazzale N. Leotta 2, Palermo, 90127, Italy
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Interests: cancer biology; hormones & cancer; stem cells; nutrition & cancer; primary prevention; cell-to-cell communication; sex steroid metabolism; estrogens & chronic diseases; nuclear receptors; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Carlo Catassi
Section Editor-in-Chief
Head, Department of Pediatrics, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy; President, Italian Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (SIGENP)
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Interests: celiac disease; gluten-related disorders; gluten sensitivity; pediatric gastroenterology; pediatric nutrition
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Prof. Dr. Chim C. Lang
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Cardiology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Tayside, DD1 9SY, UK
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Interests: cardiovascular therapeutics; translational medicine; heart failure; cardio-metabolic disease
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Vasilios G. Athyros
Second Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki 55132, Greece
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Interests: cancer; cardiovascular diseases; neuropsychiatric conditions
Dr. Ferdinand H. Bahlmann
Forschungskoordinator der Klinik für Innere Medizin IV, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Gebäude 40, Kirrberger Straße, D-66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
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Prof. Dr. Philip Baker
School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD Australia 4069
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Interests: predictive modelling; epidemiology; evidence-based practice; indigenous health; health technology assessment; systematic reviews
Prof. Dr. Doroth Budzi
Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S. Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
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Interests: health care quality; patient satisfaction; health education strategies; health care provider comparison
Prof. Dr. Carmen Cabrera-Vique
Department of Nutrition and Bromatology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Granada, Campus de Cartuja, CP 18012 Granada, Spain
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Dr. Antonella Cianferoni
Divisions of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics,University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: food allergy; anaphylaxis
Dr. Mario D. Cordero
IBIS Institute of Biomedicine of Seville Research Laboratory, Oral Medicine Department, Universidad de Sevilla, C/Avicena s/n, Sevilla 41009, Spain
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Interests: mitocondrial dysfuntion/diseases; TaySachs disease; psychiatric diseases; inflammasome and inflammation; AMPK; oxidative stress and aging
Dr. John Gardiner
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sydney, Science Road, Macleay Building A12, Camperdown 2006, Australia
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Interests: neurodegeneration; microtubule; cytoskeleton
Prof. Dr. Raj Kumar
Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College, 525 Pine Street, Rm # 3034, Scranton, PA-18509, USA
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Interests: protein folding; macromolecular interactions; cell signaling and gene regulation; cancer; endocrinology; aging; steroid hormone receptors
Prof. Dr. Carl J. Lavie
Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, Stress Testing Laboratory, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
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Interests: exercise; lipids; coronary heart disease; cardiac rehabilitation; hypertension; obesity; metabolic syndrome; heart failure; Chip
Prof. Dr. Ji-Hyun Lee
1 Biostatistics Division, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr. Tampa, FL 33612, USA
2 Department of Oncologic Sciences, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
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Interests: biostatistics; epidemiology; cancer; human papillomavirus (HPV); longitudinal data and survival analysis
Prof. Dr. Christos Lionis
General Practice and Primary Health Care, Head of Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Voutes Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
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Interests: primary health care and family medicine; quality management; migrant health; formulation of guidelines for management of common disease and chronic conditions; cardiovascular disease; gastroenterology and mental health
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Special Issue: Impact of Economic Crisis in Primary Health Care (PHC)
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Mancia
Clinical Medicine Unit, University of Milano-Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Pergolesi, 33, 20052 Monza (MI), Italy
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Interests: pathophysiology; clinical pharmacology and therapy of hypertension; congestive heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases
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Special Issue: Antihypertensive Drugs
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jennifer L. Miller
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, University of Florida College of Medicine, 32607 Gainesville, FL, USA
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Interests: Prader-Willi syndrome; early-onset childhood obesity; endocrine disorders
Prof. Dr. Ludmilla A. Morozova-Roche
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University, Umeå, SE 90781, Sweden
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Interests: amyloid; protein folding; neurodegeneration; inflammation; amyloid diseases
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Special Issue: Protein Aggregation
Special Issue: Biomarkers in Blood
Special Issue: Biomarkers in Blood 2016
Dr. Anand K. Ramasubramanian
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX 78256, USA
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Interests: platelet transfusion and hemostasis; high-throughput screening; vascular mechanobiology
Dr. Ermanno Rizzi
Institute for Biomedical Technologies (ITB), National Research Council (CNR), Room 26, floor 7th, Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
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Interests: next-generation sequencing; genomics; evolution; ancient DNA; domestication; gene terapy
Dr. Kamran Rostami
Department of Gastroenterology, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LD, UK
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Interests: coeliac disease; non-coeliac gluten sensitivity; IBS
Prof. Dr. Jose A. Sanchez-Alcazar
Departamento de Fisiología, Anatomía y Biología Celular, Universidad Pablo Olavide, Sevilla, Spain
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Interests: mitophagy; apoptosis; rare diseases; mitochondrial diseases; lysosome diseases; neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Lysosomal Storage Diseases
Dr. Gaetano Santulli
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
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Interests: cardiology; hypertension; restenosis; heart failure; myocardial infarction; endothelial dysfunction; mitochondria; diabetes; interventional cardiology; miRNA; insulin resistance; atherosclerosis; thrombosis; cardiac hypertrophy; pancreatic beta cell function; insulin release
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
Special Issue: Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders
Prof. Dr. Frank Lee Schwartz
331 Academic Research Center, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
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Interests: Basic research: inflammation; innate immune response; toll like receptors (TLR); autoimmune disease; toll like receptor antagonists; Clinical research: artificial intelligence; case-based reasoning; insulin pumps; artificial pancreas; socioeconomic stress; Appalachia; chronic disease
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Special Issue: Feature Papers
Prof. Dr. Teresa S.M. Tsang
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC. V5Z1M9, Canada
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Interests: epidemiology and pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation; application of advanced echocardiographic techniques for prediction of pre-clinical cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. Shoenfeld Yehuda
1 Head of the Zabludowitzc Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine
2 Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
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Interests: autoimmunity; autoimmune diseases; systemic lupus erythematosus; vasculitis; idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP); helminthes; idiotypes: IVIG
Dr. Nikos Yiannakouris
Department of Home Economics & Ecology, Harokopio University, El. Venizelou 70, Athens 17671, Greece
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Interests: genetics of chorinc disease; cardiovascular disease; obesity; diabetes; adipokines; nutrigenetics; gene-diet interactions
Prof. Dr. Kequan (Kevin) Zhou
Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, 3219.4 Science Hall, 5045 Cass Avenue, Detroit 48202, USA
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Interests: natural antioxidants and oxidative stress; grape skin/pomace components and type-2 diabetes; graviola fruit extract and EGFR-overexpressing breast cancer

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