Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease — Editors

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Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29466, USA
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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

Editorial Board

Dr. Jeroen Bakkers
Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: Patterning; zebrafish; regeneration; laterality
Prof. Dr. Rolf Bodmer
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 N. Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
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Interests: Drosophila, model systems, cardiogenesis, cardiomyopathy, lipotoxicity, congenital heart disease, arrhythmia, aging
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Non-mammalian Animal Models to Study Heart Development and Disease
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
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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
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Interests: cardiac development; neural crest; transcription; hypertrophy; pax; neurofibromatosis
Prof. Dr. Loren J. Field
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Indiana University
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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
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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
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Interests: congenital heart disease; cardiac development; developmental biomechanics; tissue engineering; stem cells; biomedical innovation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Novel Insights into the Origins and Management of Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Robert G. Kelly
Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille, CNRS UMR 7288, Aix-Marseille University, France
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Interests: early heart development; cardiac progenitor cells; pharyngeal development; outflow tract morphogenesis; ventricular conduction system; craniofacial myogenesis; T-box genes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Leaders in Cardiovascular Research: A special issue dedicated to Professor Antoon Moorman
Prof. Dr. Cheryl L. Maslen
Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, CH14M, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland OR 97239, USA
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Interests: human cardiovascular genetics/genomics; genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms; developmental basis of late onset cardiovascular diseases
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Genetics and Cardiovascular Development and Disease
Prof. Dr. Sachiko Miyagawa-Tomita
Dept of Veterinary Technology, Yamazaki Gakuen University, 4-7-2 Minami-osawa, Hachiouji, Tokyo 192-0364, Japan
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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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Genetics and Cardiovascular Development and Disease
Dr. Jose M. Perez-Pomares
Department of Animal Biology, University of Malaga, Spain; Visiting Scientist, National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Madrid, Spain
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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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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Interests: cardiovascular development; epicardium development; myocardium formation; cell signalling; BMP signalling; molecular biology; transgenic mice; congenital cardiac abnormalities
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Epicardial Development and Cardiovascular Disease
Special Issue: Leaders in Cardiovascular Research: A special issue dedicated to Professor Antoon Moorman
Prof. Dr. Bin Zhou
Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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Interests: cardiac stem cell; coronary origin and development; epicardium

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