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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 071 2204646; Fax: +39 071 2204398
Website: http://www.univpm.it/Entra/Engine/RAServePG.php/P/320710014095/idsel/335/docname/MAURIZIO%20ANTONIO%20BATTINO
E-Mail: m.a.battino@univpm.it
Interests: periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial; function/diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry,....); olive oil (dietary fats); polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants

Managing Editor
Ms. Jessica Bai
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089
E-Mail: jessica.bai@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Former Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Frank Lee Schwartz *
331 Academic Research Center, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Tel. +1 740 593 2424
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.

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Vasilios G. Athyros
Second Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki 55132, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 892606; Fax: +30 2310 445220
Website: http://www.atherosclerosis-gr.org/
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
Tel. +49 6841 16 21503; Fax: +49 6841 16 23540
Website: http://www.uniklinikum-saarland.de/einrichtungen/kliniken_institute/medizinische_kliniken/innere_medizin_iv/forschung/

Prof. Dr. Philip Baker
1 School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
2 Central Regional Services, Division of the CHO, Locked Bag 2, Queensland Health, Stafford DC, Queensland, 4053, Australia
Tel. +617 3624 1114
Website: http://www.hlth.qut.edu.au/about/staffprofile.jsp?id=964
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
Tel. +1 214 886 9106; Fax: +1 214 440 1033
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
Website: http://directorio.ugr.es/static/Personal/*/carmenc@ugr.es

Dr. Dexter Canoy
Cardiovascular Epidemiologist, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford Richard Doll Bldg., Roosevelt Drive OX3 7LF, Oxford, UK
Tel. +44 1865 289635; Fax: +44 1865 289610
Website: http://www.ceu.ox.ac.uk/staff/170/canoy-dexter
Interests: chronic disease and life course epidemiology; cardiovascular disease; obesity; population health; women's health; developmental origins of health

Dr. John Gardiner
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sydney, Science Road, Macleay Building A12, Camperdown 2006, Australia
Tel. +61 2 93512383; Fax: +61 2 93514771
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/science/biology/index.shtml
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
Tel. +1 570 504 9675; Fax: +1 570 504 9636
Website: http://www.thecommonwealthmedical.com/rkumar
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
Tel. +1 504 842 5874; Fax: +1 504 842 5875
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
Tel. +1 813 745 6336; Fax: +1 813 745 6525
Website: http://labpages.moffitt.org/jhlee/
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
Tel. +30 2810 394621; Fax: +30 2810 394606
Website: http://www.fammed.uoc.gr/
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
Contribution: 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
Tel. +39 039 2333357; Fax: +39 039 322274
Interests: pathophysiology; clinical pharmacology and therapy of hypertension; congestive heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Antihypertensive Drugs

Prof. Dr. Ludmilla A. Morozova-Roche
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University, Umeå, SE 90781, Sweden
Tel. +46907865283; Fax: +46 90 786 9795
Website: http://www.medchem.umu.se/english/research/principal-investigators/morozova-roche/
Interests: amyloid; protein folding; neurodegeneration; inflammation; amyloid diseases
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Protein Aggregation
Special Issue: Biomarkers in Blood

Dr. Anand K. Ramasubramanian
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX 78256, USA
Website: http://engineering.utsa.edu/bme/faculty/ramasubramanian.html
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
Tel. +39 02 26422705; Fax: +39 02 26422770
Website: http://www.itb.cnr.it/
Interests: next-generation sequencing; genomics; evolution; ancient DNA; domestication; gene terapy

Prof. Dr. Frank Lee Schwartz
331 Academic Research Center, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Tel. +1 740 593 2424
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Feature Papers

Prof. Dr. Teresa S.M. Tsang
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC. V5Z1M9, Canada
Tel. +1 604 875 5067; Fax: +1 604 875 8290
Website: http://www.medicine.ubc.ca/research/profiles/?id=390
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
Tel. +972 3 5308070; Fax: +972 3 5352855
Website: http://www2.tau.ac.il/Person/medicine/researcher.asp?id=abkgceihd
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
Tel. +30 210 9549268; Fax: +30 210 9577050
Website: http://www.hua.gr/
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
Tel. +1 313 577 3444
Website: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/zhou/
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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