Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease — Editors

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Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29466, USA
Website: http://regmed.musc.edu/Faculty/WesselsA.htm
E-Mail: andy.wessels@mdpi.com
Interests: cardiovascular development; valvuloseptal morphogenesis; development of the cardiac conduction system; epicardial development and differentiation; etiology of congenital heart disease; developmental basis of acquired cardiovascular diseases; cell lineage tracing; extracellular matrix

Managing Editor
Ms. Candy Wan
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: candy.wan@mdpi.com

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

Editorial Board

Dr. Jeroen Bakkers
Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.hubrecht.eu/research/bakkers/
Interests: Patterning; zebrafish; regeneration; laterality

Prof. Dr. Stephen Dalton
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Georgia, 500 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Website: http://www.daltonlab.uga.edu/
Interests: embryonic stem cells; pluripotent; induced pluripotent stem cells; cardiac regeneration; cell therapy; differentiation; cardiac development

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Epstein
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 9-105 SCTR, 3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Website: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20001040/p12834/
Interests: cardiac development; neural crest; transcription; hypertrophy; pax; neurofibromatosis

Prof. Dr. Loren J. Field
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Indiana University
Website: http://www.heartresearch.iupui.edu/faculty/loren-field
Interests: cardiomyocyte proliferation; cardiomyogenic stem cells; cell therapy; cardiac regeneration

Prof. Dr. Robert G. Gourdie
Virginia tech Carilion Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
Website: http://research.vtc.vt.edu/employees/robert-gourdie/
Interests: gap junction connexin ZO-1 heart conduction

Prof. Dr. Bradley B. Keller
Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville, 302 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Website: http://cv2i.org
Interests: congenital heart disease; cardiac development; developmental biomechanics; tissue engineering; stem cells; biomedical innovation

Dr. Robert G. Kelly
Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille, CNRS UMR 7288, Aix-Marseille University, France
Website: http://www.cardionet-itn.eu/index.php/robert-kelly
Interests: Early heart development; cardiac progenitor cells; pharyngeal development; outflow tract morphogenesis; ventricular conduction system; craniofacial myogenesis; T-box genes

Prof. Dr. Cheryl L. Maslen
Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, CH14M, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland OR 97239, USA
Website: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/clinical-research/hgi/consortium/investigators/cheryl-maslen.cfm?WT_rank=1
Interests: human cardiovascular genetics/genomics; genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms; developmental basis of late onset cardiovascular diseases

Dr. Sachiko Miyagawa-Tomita
Division of Cardiovascular Development and Differentiation Medical Research Institute, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo 162-8666, Japan
Interests: cardiovascular development and morphogenesis; the cardiac conduction system; valvuloseptal development; cell lineage; neural crest

Dr. Russell Norris
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, Children's Research Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Website: http://regmed.musc.edu/Faculty/NorrisR.htm
Interests: Cardiac development; valve development; EMT; valve disease; mitral valve prolapse; myxomatous valves; fibroblast- myocyte interactions; myocyte proliferation; cell cycle; cytoskeleton; membrane receptors; transcription factors

Dr. Jose M. Perez-Pomares
Department of Animal Biology, University of Malaga, Spain; Visiting Scientist, National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Madrid, Spain
Website: http://www.ciencias.uma.es/grupos/206-desarrollo-cardiovascular-y-angiogenesis
Interests: heart development and regeneration; epicardium; coronary blood vessels; heart valves; cardiac mesenchymal tissues; cardiac cell differentiation

Prof. Dr. Silke R. Sperling
Department of Cardiovascular Genetics, Charité Medical Faculty and the Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine, Lindenberger Weg 80, 13125 Berlin, Germany
Website: http://owww.molgen.mpg.de/~heart/
Interests: Molecular mechanisms of cardiac development in mouse and human; genomics of congenital heart disease; cardiac transcription networks; epigenetics of heart development and disease; systems biology approaches
Contribution: Special Issue: Highlights of the 2013 Berlin Meeting of the ESC working group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology

Dr. Maurice van den Hoff
Academic Medical Center, Dept Anatomy, Embryology & Physiology, Meibergdreef 15, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.hartfaalcentrum.nl/index.php?main=1&sub=1&line=1002
Interests: cardiovascular development; epicardium development; myocardium formation; cell signalling; BMP signalling; molecular biology; transgenic mice; congenital cardiac abnormalities
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Epicardial Development and Cardiovascular Disease

Prof. Dr. Bin Zhou
Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Website: http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_sibs_cas/yw/rck/201105/t20110506_3128694.html
Interests: cardiac stem cell; coronary origin and development; epicardium

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