Journal of Clinical Medicine — Editors

Editor

Prof. Dr. Jane Grant-Kels
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
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Interests: melanoma; skin cancer; atypical nevi; reflectance confocal microscopy
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Andrès
Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University Hospital of Strasbourg, 1 Porte de l'Hôpital, 67 091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
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Interests: benignes hematological diseases: neutropenia, anemia and thrombocytopenia related to nutritional disorders, immunological disorders, drugs, infectious diseases; malignant hematological diseases in elderly patients: myeloma, lymphocytic chronic leukemia; autoimmune disorders; orphan metabolic diseases: gaucher, fabry's disease; cationic antimicrobial peptides: human applications, role in human diseases; human sounds analysis, medical devices and telemedicine
Prof. Dr. Charles Antzelevitch
Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, PA, USA
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Interests: Cardiac electrophysiology; arrhythmia syndromes
Dr. Devin K. Binder
Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
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Interests: aquaporin-4; astrocytes and epilepsy; neurophotonics; neuroengineering
Prof. Dr. Lindsay Brown
School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
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Interests: functional foods; chronic inflammatory diseases; obesity; diabetes; heart disease; liver disease; arthritis; kidney failure; cardiovascular and endocrine pharmacology; animal models; metabolic syndrome
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Marine Natural Products for Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Enrico Capobianco
University of Miami, Center for Computational Science, Miami, FL, USA
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Interests: complexity in biomedicine; big data in health; systems medicine; precision medicine; translational medicine; cancer networks; comorbidity; theranostics; digital biomarkers; computational bio-imaging
Dr. Nazia Chaudhuri
North West Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M29 9LT, UK
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Interests: interstitial lung disease (ILD); idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); respiratory disease; sarcoidosis; hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Dr. Cristoforo Comi
Department of Translational Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piemonte Orientale, 28100 Novara, Italy
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Interests: neurodegenerative diseases including: Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease, other movement disorders, Alzheimer's disease; neuroimmune diseases including: multiple sclerosis, inflammatory neuropathies, myasthenia gravis
Prof. Dr. Paolo Curatolo
International Medical School IMS, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
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Interests: pediatric diseases; neurology; psychiatry
Prof. Dr. Pran K. Datta
Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
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Interests: lung cancer; colorectal cancer; TGF-β signaling; microRNA; tumor progression and metastasis; cancer stem cells; drug resistance
Dr. Salvatore De Rosa
Department of Medical & Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, I-88100 Catanzaro, Italy
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Interests: biomarkers in cardiovascular medicine, circulating miRNAs; non-coding RNAs; coronary physiology; interventional cardiology; coronary artery disease; acute myocardial infarction; thrombosis; clinical trials; study design; meta-analyses
Prof. Dr. Margaret M. DeAngelis
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Moran Eye Center, 65 Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
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Interests: age-related macular degeneration; retinopathy of prematurity; diabetic retinopathy; myopia; genomics; epigenetics; gene expression; systems biology; precision medicine
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Age-Related Macular Disease
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Michael J. Edel
Department of Biomedicina, Faculty of Medicine, 143 Casanova, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: induced pluripotency stem cells (iPSC); neural stem cells; cardiac stem cells; direct cell reprogramming with synthetic mRNA; embryological development; cell cycle; cancer biology; 3D organ bioengineering; clinical grade cell replacement therapy
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: iPS Cells for Modelling and Treatment of Human Diseases
Prof. Dr. Edzard Ernst
Emeritus Professor, University of Exeter, UK
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Interests: complementary alternative medicine; placebo; systematic reviews; bias
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Critical Evaluation of Complementary Medicine
Dr. Bronwen A. Evans
Department of Child Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
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Interests: bone biology and disease; mesenchymal stem cells; regenerative medicine; 3D cell cultures
Prof. Dr. Nuri B. Farber
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, Campus Box 8134, 660 S Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110-1093, USA
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Interests: neurodegeneration; toxicity; psychosis; schizophrenia; psychiatry; resistant depression; prescribed drugs; abused drugs; pharmacology; histochemistry; neuroanatomy; developmental disorders; mental retardation; autism; fetal alcohol syndrome; bipolar disorder; Alzheimer's disease
Prof. Dr. Lindsay Farrer
Division of Biomedical Genetics E200, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
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Interests: age-related macular degeneration (AMD); Alzheimer’s disease; Wilson disease; Machado-Joseph disease; Waardenburg syndrome; hypertension; sensorineural deafness; osteoarthritis; neurodegenerative disease; substance dependence; genetic epidemiology; gene mapping; genotype-phenotype correlations; genomics; personalized medicine
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Age-Related Macular Disease
Prof. Dr. A. Mark Fendrick
Center for Value-Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, MI, USA
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Interests: medical interventions; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; gastroesophageal reflux disease; arthritis/inflammatory conditions; viral infections; acute myocardial infarction; pediatric vaccinations; cancer screening; healthcare reform; value-based insurance design; outcomes research; population health
Dr. Kathleen M. Gillespie
Diabetes and Metabolism, Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
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Interests: autoimmunity; human leukocyte antigen; genetic mechanisms; maternal cells; functional pancreatic beta cells; NK cells; diabetes
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Michael R. Hamblin
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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Interests: photodynamic therapy (PDT); low-level light therapy (LLLT); wound healing and infectious disease; atherosclerotic vulnerable plaque; anti-tumor immunity; photochemical mechanisms
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Advances in Photodynamic Therapy
Special Issue in Cancers: Photodynamic Cancer Therapy
Special Issue in Molecules: Advances in Photodynamic Therapy 2018
Dr. Iain P. Hargreaves
School of Pharmacy, John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
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Interests: mitochondrial metabolism; coenzyme Q10; oxidative stress; antioxidants
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Current Strategies for the Biochemical Diagnosis and Monitoring of Mitochondrial Disease
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
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Biobanking and Regenerative Medicine
Prof. Dr. Allan S. Hoffman
Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Box 355061, Seattle, WA 98195-5061, USA
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Interests: smart polymers and hydrogels; polymeric biomaterials; surface energy principles; surface modification; protein adsorption; non-fouling surfaces; controlled drug delivery
Prof. Dr. F. Christopher Holsinger
OHNS/Head & Neck Surgery Divisions Position, Stanford Cancer Center, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, CC-2227, Stanford, CA, USA
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Interests: thyroid surgery; thyroid neoplasms; parathyroid surgery; thyroid cancer; robotic surgery, head & neck; oropharyngeal cancer; paraganglioma; carotid body; otolaryngology
Prof. Dr. Paul L. Huang
Harvard Medical School, Director, MGH Cardiac Metabolic Syndrome Program, Cardiovascular Research Center and Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 Thirteenth Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
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Interests: nitric oxide; cardiovascular disease; metabolic syndrome; diabetes mellitus; obesity; vascular function; vascular biology; endothelium; animal models of human disease; translational research; genomics; metabolomics
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
Prof. Dr. San-e Ishikawa
Department of Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1-847 Amanuma Omiya, Saitama 330-8503, Japan
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Interests: water metabolism and disorder; water retention and edema; hyponatremia; arginine vasopressin; aquaporin water channel; membrane transporters in renal tubules; disorders of posterior pituitary
Prof. Dr. Angelo A. Izzo
Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples "Federico II", Via D. Montesano, 49, I-80131 Napoli, Italy
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Interests: nutraceuticals; herbal medicine; herb–drug interactions; phytotherapy
Dr. Lata Jayaram
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Western Health, Melbourne 3011, VIC, Australia; Melbourne Medical School Western Precinct, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3021, VIC, Australia
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Interests: airways disorders; airway inflammation; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); bronchiectasis; asthma; sleep disorders
Dr. Mohit Kumar Jolly
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: metastasis; mathematical oncology; systems biology; computational biology; phenotypic plasticity; cellular decision-making; cancer stem cells; epithelial-mesenchymal transition
Dr. Hiroyuki Katoh
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgical Science Tokai University School of Medicine 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
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Interests: spine and spinal cord disease and trauma; orthopedic trauma; spinal cord injury
Dr. Peter R. Kowey
Lankenau Medical Office Building East, Suite 558, 100 Lancaster Avenue, Wynnewood, PA 19096, USA
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Interests: cardiac arrhythmia; atrial fibrillation; sudden death; electrophysiology; internal medicine; coronary artery disease
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anthony J. Lembo
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
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Interests: gastrointestinal motility; gastroenterology; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); functional bowel disease; esophageal issues; colon; anorectal
Prof. Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah Associate Clinical, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Louisville, 2831 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42003, USA
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Interests: back pain; low back pain; opioids; spinal pain; chronic pain; interventional pain management
Prof. Dr. Maja Mockenhaupt
Department of Dermatology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
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Interests: dermatology; cutaneous adverse reactions
Dr. Massimo Morfini
Italian Association of Haemophilia Centres (AICE), Italy
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Interests: hemophilic arthropathy; myeloprolipherative disorders; pharmacokinetics in hemophiliacs; hepatitis safety of clotting factor concentrates; human parvovirus B19 in hemophiliacs; bleeding disorders; FVIII/IX inhibitors
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Outstanding Advances in Hemophilia Therapies
Prof. Dr. Hermann Müller
Department of Pediatrics, Klinikum Oldenburg, Medical Campus University Oldenburg, Rahel-Straus-Strasse 10, 26133 Oldenburg, Germany
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Interests: pediatric oncological disease; neuro-endocrinology; mechanisms of satiety regulation; hypothalamic obesity; craniopharyngioma
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Childhood Craniopharyngioma and Hypothalamic Involvement
Dr. Juan F. Navarro-González
Division of Research and Nephrology Service, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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Interests: chronic kidney disease; diabetic nephropathy; mineral bone metabolism; cardiovascular complications
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Diabetic Nephropathy
Dr. Laurence Panicot-Dubois
Vascular Research Center of Marseille (VRCM), Aix Marseille University, Faculty of Pharmacy, 27 bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille, France
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Interests: platelets; thrombosis; neutrophils; cancer; inflammation; intravital microscopy
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Neutrophil Functions: From Immunity to Disease
Prof. Dr. Emanuel F. Petricoin
Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, 10900 University Blvd., Room 324 Bull Run Hall, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
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Interests: phosphoproteomics; mass spectrometry; cancer biomarkers; personalized therapy; cell signaling; laser capture microdissection; protein arrays; tumor microenvironment; infectious disease; hose response; early detection; signal transduction
Dr. Alberto Polimeni
Division of Cardiology, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
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Interests: Coronary physiology; Fractional Flow Reserve; Instantaneous wave-free ratio; Structural heart disease; Acute coronary syndromes; Thrombosis; Restenosis; Hypertension; Anticoagulants; Non-coding RNA; MicroRNA; Meta-analyses
Dr. Hemant Poudyal
Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Graduate School of Medicine and The Hakubi, Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
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Interests: Endocrinology; nutrition; obesity; diabetes; gut; heart; intestine; incretins; cardiovascular remodeling
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Rauch
Stiftung IHF, Institut für Herzinfarktforschung, Bremserstraße 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
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Interests: cardiology; cardiovascular prevention; rehabilitation; cardiovascular pharmacology
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. Farhad Ravandi-Kashani
Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: acute myeloid leukemia; novel therapies; minimal residual disease; acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Prof. Dr. Russel J. Reiter
Department of Cellular & Structural Biology, The UT Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA
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Interests: melatonin; anatomy
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Melatonin and Its Analogues: Experimental and Clinical Aspects
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey E. Rubnitz
Director, Leukemia/Lymphoma Division, Department of Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
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Interests: biology and treatment of childhood leukemia; development of new agents for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia
Dr. Federico Salomone
Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale di Acireale, Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale di Catania, Catania, Italy
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Interests: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; chronic hepatitis C; nutraceuticals for liver health; gut–liver axis; oxidative stress in liver disease
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bernardo Sánchez-Dalmau
Neuroophthalmology Unit, Institute of Ophthalmology Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: visual system; imaging; neurodegenerative disorders; axonal degeneration; ophthalmology; optic nerve pathology (optic neuritis, ischemic optic neuropathies, hereditary optic nerve disorders); multiple sclerosis; ocular motility dysfunctions
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Sands
Washington University School of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Box 8007, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
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Interests: inborn errors of metabolism; neurodegenerative disease; gene therapy; stem cells; Lysosomal storage diseases
Dr. Nazir Savji
Massachospital, Harvard Musetts General Hedical School, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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Interests: viruses; virology; zoonoses; infectious disease; phylogenetics; genomics; RNA viruses; emerging infections; disease outbreak
Prof. Dr. Evan Y. Snyder
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD Faculty, 10901 North Torrey Pines Road; Room 7261; La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
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Interests: stem cells; neural transplantation; neurodegenerative diseases; regenerative medicine; gene therapy; cancer; melanoma; peripheral vascular disease; arthritis; muscular dystrophy; Alzheimer's disease; Huntington's disease; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; injury; childhood diseases; neurological and psychiatric disorders
Prof. Dr. Hidekazu Suzuki
Medical Education Center, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
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Interests: helicobacter pylori; reflux esophagitis; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); peptic ulcer; gastric cancer; functional dyspepsia; constipation
Dr. Ryou-u Takahashi
Division of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 5-1-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
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Interests: cancer biology; small RNA; cancer stem cells; drug resistance; translational research
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: MicroRNAs: Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets for Human Cancers
Special Issue in Cancers: The Roles of microRNA in Tumor Initiation and Development: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential
Prof. Dr. Jaydutt V. Vadgama
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
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Interests: genetics and epigenetics; cellular/molecular markers; breast cancer; colorectal cancer; prostate cancer; cancer outreach and prevention
Dr. Vivek Verma
Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
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Interests: radiation therapy; radiotherapy
Dr. Ioannis A. Voutsadakis
Algoma District Cancer Program, Sault Area Hospital, Sault Ste Marie, ON, Canada; Division of Clinical Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada
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Interests: clinical cancer research; breast cancer; gastrointestinal cancers; gynecologic cancers
Dr. H. Christian Weber
Gastroenterology & Hepatology, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany St, EBRC, Room 508, Boston, MA 02118, USA
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Interests: obesity and metabolism; functional bowel disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome; gastrointestinal hormones and receptors; opioid induced constipation; neuroendocrinology and neuroendocrine tumors; gastric acid secretion and acid-related disorders
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Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dr. Yanyuan Wu
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
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Interests: molecular pathology of breast cancer; targeted therapy of breast cancer; mechanisms of tumor metastases
Dr. Toshihiko Yanase
Fukuoka University Hospital, 7-45-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan
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Interests: data of age, blood test, body weight, BMI, blood pressure, medication
Dr. Katsunori Yoshida
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kansai Medical University, 2-5-1, Shin-machi, Hirakata, Osaka 573-1010, Japan
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Interests: digestive disorders; intestinal disorders; hepatic disorders; biliary disorders; pancreatic disorders
Dr. Saishu Yoshida
Department of Biochemistry, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8, Nishi-shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
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Interests: pituitary gland; cancer stem cells; differentiation; regeneration; immunohistochemistry
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