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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. DDr. Gerhard Litscher
TCM Research Center Graz, Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, and Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ, Auenbruggerplatz 29, 8036 Graz, Austria
Tel. +43 316 385 13907; Fax: +43 316 385 13908
Website: http://forschung.medunigraz.at/fodok/suchen.person_uebersicht?sprache_in=en&ansicht_in=&menue_id_in=101&id_in=90698420
E-Mail: gerhard.litscher@medunigraz.at
Interests: evidence-based complementary medicine; integrative medicine; laser medicine; high-tech acupuncture; neuromonitoring

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Tetsuya Konishi
NUPALS Liaison R/D promotion center Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences (NUPALS) Higashijima 265-1 Akiha-Ku Niigata, 956-8603 Japan
Website: http://alwarpharmacy1.blogspot.ca/
E-Mail: konishi@nupals.ac.jp
Interests: food for complementary medicine; sensitizers in cancer therapy; synergistic function of food factors in medicine

Associate Editor
Dr. Calvin Yu-Chian Chen
Laboratory of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
Website: http://webap.cmu.edu.tw/resdev/QR0011_Detail.asp?mtch_id=489912
E-Mail: ycc@mail.cmu.edu.tw
Interests: machine learning; molecular dynamic simulation; computer-aided drug design; 3D-QSAR; computational and systems biology; bioinformatics

Assistant Editor
Ms. Xiaoyan Chen
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830
E-Mail: xiaoyan.chen@mdpi.com

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

Editorial Board

Dr. James D. Adams
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Tel. +323-442-1362
Website: http://pharmacyschool.usc.edu/faculty/?id=37
Interests: traditional healing; american indian healing; traditional chinese medicine; medicinal plants; plant derived medicines; plant chemistry; clinical trials of CAM

Prof. Dr. Jon Adams
Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Website: http://cfsites1.uts.edu.au/nmh/staff/details.cfm?StaffId=12308
Interests: qualitative research methods; public health; complementary; integrative medicine

Prof. Dr. Mitchell A. Avery
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, The University of Mississippi, MS 38677-1848, USA
Tel. +1 662 915 5879; Fax: +1 662 915 5638
Website: http://home.olemiss.edu/~mavery/
Interests: total synthesis of natural products; bioactive natural products isolation and structure determination; structure-activity relationship studies; 3D QSAR; drug design (antimalarial agents, antifungal agents, anticancer agents, contraceptive agents)

Prof. Dr. Erik W. Baars
Professorship Anthroposophic Healthcare, University of Applied Sciences, Zernikedreef 11, 2333 CK Leiden, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 071 5188 289
Website: http://www.escamp.org/structure/members/erik-baars.html
Interests: epidemiological and clinical studies; case-studies; health promotion; holism-reductionism; Anthroposophic Medicine; Integrative Medicine; whole medical systems (research); in-vitro studies; epidemiological studies; methodology and conceptual issues in medicine and CAM/IM

Dr. Gil Bar-Sela
Division of Oncology, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Tel. (972) (4) 8543128; Fax: (972) (4) 8543168
Website: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/database/authors/152148/
Interests: oncology; Integrative medicine in oncology; nutrition and cancer

Dr. Ronan Batista
Department of Organic Chemistry - Chemistry Institute, Federal University of Bahia - UFBA, Rua Barão de Geremoabo, s/n, Ondina 40170-115 Salvador - Bahia - Brazil
Tel. +55 71 3283 6841; Fax: +55 71 3237 4117
Website: http://www.twiki.ufba.br/twiki/bin/view/Quimica/WebHome
Interests: organic chemistry; organic synthesis; chemistry of natural products; medicinal chemistry; medicinal plants; pharmacognosy phytomedicine; search for novel bioactive compounds against malaria and neglected diseases
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Neglected Diseases: Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry

Dr. Giovanni Brandi
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University Hospital S. Orsola - Malpighi Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 636 3838; Fax: +39 051 636 4037
Website: http://www.unibo.it/faculty/giovanni.brandi
Interests: gastrointestinal tumor (hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma); carcinogenesis and treatment; intestinal microbiota; environmental carcinogens (asbestos)

Prof. Dr. Arndt Büssing
Institute for Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Tel. +49 2330623246; Fax: +49 2330623358
Website: http://www.uni-wh.de/universitaet/personenverzeichnis/details/show/Employee/buessing/
Interests: mind-body medicine approaches; spirituality and health; quality of life; coping; questionnaire development; intergrative medicine; clinical studies; health service research
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Spirituality and Health
Special Issue: Measures of Spirituality/Religiosity

Prof. Dr. Rainer W. Bussmann
Director William L. Brown Center and William L. Brown Curator of Economic Botany Missouri Botanical Garden P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299 USA
Tel. +1 314 577 9503; Fax: +1 314 577 0800
Website: http://www.wlbcenter.org/staff_bussmann.htm
Interests: ethnopharmacology; ethnobotany; medicinal plants; systems biology; plant ecology

Prof. Dr. Kelvin Chan
Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, & Centre for Complementary Medicine Research University of Western Sydney, Australia
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/pharmacy/about/people/kelvinchan.shtml
Interests: chemometrics evaluation linked with synergy-mechanistic investigations on R&D of TCM products; Integrative research of linking TCM principles with biomedical research methods involving systems biology; Development of training curriculum for future resources for integrative medicine

Prof. Dr. Il-Moo Chang
Seoul National University President The Korean Ginseng Research Institue 30 Gajeong-Ro, Yuseong-ku Daejeon, 305-805 Korea
Tel. +82 42 870 3002; Fax: +82 42 870 3104
Website: http://www.intellectual.co.kr
Interests: Safety of herbal materials; Safety and efficacy of ginseng

Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Anatomy, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
Tel. +852 28199127; Fax: +852 28170857
Website: http://www.anatomy.hku.hk/staff/RCCChang.html
Interests: molecular neurobiology of neurodegeneration; neuroimmunology; cell biology; signal transduction

Prof. Dr. Jiande Chen
Division of Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Tel. +832 640 8111
Website: http://www.utmb.edu/internalmedicine/divisions/gastroenterology/faculty/chen.asp
Interests: obesity; diabetes; gastrointestinal motility; neuromodulation; acupuncture; electrophysiology

Dr. Torkel Falkenberg
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet 23 300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
Website: http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=24298&a=35590&l=en
Interests: integrative care research and human resilience; health systems research; complex interventions; mixed methods research; spirituality; genomics; conceptual issues in international health

Dr. Catherine Heurteaux
Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, 660 Route des Lucioles Sophia Antipolis, 06560 Valbonne, France
Website: https://www.ipmc.cnrs.fr/cgi-bin/standard.cgi?descriptif=heurteaux.txt&dossier1=equipes&dossier2=heurteaux&site=inter&menu=1&ssmenu=1
Interests: neuroprotection; cerebrovascular diseases; mood disorders; pharmacology and ion channels

Prof. Dr. Levon Khachigian
Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9385 2537
Website: http://medicalsciences.med.unsw.edu.au/user/21799
Interests: atherogenesis and inflammation; cardiology and vascular disease; genetics; signalling and transcription; molecular mechanisms; vascular smooth muscle cells; DNAzymes

Prof. Dr. George Lewith
Complementary and Integrated Medicine Research Unit, Primary Medical Care, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, SO16 5ST, UK
Website: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/medicine/about/staff/gl3.page
Interests: pain, arthritis and cancer as illness models investigating the effects of acupuncture; healing; homeopathy and herbal medicines

Prof. Dr. Sing Kai Lo
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
Website: https://oraas0.ied.edu.hk/rich/web/people_details.jsp?pid=107789
Interests: systematic review; personal well-being; methodological issues in CAM; public health

Prof. Dr. Ryuichi Morishita
Department of Clinical Gene Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamada-oka, Suita City, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan
Website: http://www.cgt.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/cont/norm02_p.html
Interests: vascular biology in cardiovascular disease; findings for new therapy in cardiovascular disease; molecular biology for stroke

Prof. Dr. Wendy Moyle
Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 170 Kessels Road, QLD 4111, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3735 5526; Fax: +61 7 3735 5431
Website: http://www.griffith.edu.au/health/centre-health-practice-innovation/staff/professor-wendy-moyle
Interests: behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia; massage; aromatherapy; music therapy; quality of life; older people

Prof. Dr. Osamu Muraoka
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kinki University, 3-4-1 Kowakae, Higashi-osaka, Osaka 577-8502, Japan
Tel. +81 6 4307 4015; Fax: +81 6 6721 2505
Website: http://www.phar.kindai.ac.jp/orgchem/%E6%A5%AD%E7%B8%BE%E8%AB%96%E6%96%87.htm
Interests: isolation, structure determination, and total synthesis of bioactive natural products; structure-activity relation studies on the agents bearing antidiabetic, anticancer, hepatoprotective, or lipid accumulation promoting activities; quantitative analysis of bioactive constituents in medicinal herbs; functional food chemistry, etc

Prof. Dr. Basil D. Roufogalis
Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9351 2360; Fax: +61 2 9351 4391
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/pharmacy/about/people/basil.shtml
Interests: new therapeutic agents from medicinal herbs in diabetes, and hyperlipidemia, but also in pain and cancer; traditional medicines for protection of diabetic complications and metabolic syndrome; mechanisms of herbal medicines; calcium translocating ATPase pumps and inhibitors; multi drug resistance in cancer; calcium regulation of cellular signalling by GTP-binding proteins

Prof. Dr. Volker Scheid
EASTmedicine Research Centre, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6UW, UK
Website: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/scheid-volker
Interests: East Asian medicines; medical anthropology; history of science, technology and medicine; social studies of science; critical theory; systems biology

Prof. Dr. Toku Takahashi
Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Tel. +414 384 2000 (ext 41472); Fax: +414 382 5374
Website: http://www.mcw.edu/colorectalsurgery/Research/TakahashiStudy.htm
Interests: acupuncture; anti-stress effect of oxytocin; brain gut axis; gastrointestinal motility; integrative medicine; loving kindness meditation; social interaction

Prof. Dr. Taras I. Usichenko
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medicine of Greifswald, Fleischmannstr. 42-44, D-17475 Greifswald, Germany
Tel. +49 3834 865893; Fax: +49 3834 865802
Website: http://www.medizin.uni-greifswald.de/intensiv/index.php?id=588
Interests: mechanisms of pain chronification; analgesic effects of vagal nerve stimulation; treatment of acute and chronic pain with the methods of complementary medicine; analgesic effects of influence of low-intensity electromagnetic waves

Prof. Dr. Robert Verpoorte
Natural Products Laboratory, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Sylvius Laboratory, PO Box 9502, 2300RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Website: http://science.leidenuniv.nl/index.php/ibl/natural_products_lab
Interests: natural products; medicinal plants; ethnopharmacology; metabolomics; systems biology; metabolic engineering

Prof. Dr. Harald Walach
Institute of Transcultural Health Sciences and Samueli Institute, European University Viadrina Frankfurt, PO Box 1786, 15203 Frankfurt, Germany
Tel. +49 335 5534 2380
Website: http://harald-walach.de/person/
Interests: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, especially homeopathy, spiritual healing, mind-body approaches; mindfulness and meditation research; methodology and conceptual issues in medicine and CAM

Prof. Dr. Claudia Witt
Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University Hospital Zurich and University Zurich, Sonneggstr. 6, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 255 2396
Website: http://www.claudia-witt.org
Interests: comparative effectiveness research; research methodology; acupuncture; pain

Prof. Dr. Shufeng Zhou
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Tel. +813 974 6276 (Office); +813 505 1507 (Cell); Fax: +813 905 9885
Website: http://hsccf.hsc.usf.edu/facultyDirectory/researchDirectory/search_profile.cfm?person_id=2837593
Interests: drug discovery, pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism and drug transport; pharmacogenetics/pharmacogenomics; nanomedicine & nanoformulation; systems biology/systems pharmacology; Chinese medicine & natural products; stem cells in the treatment of various diseases
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Molecular Science for Drug Development and Biomedicine
Special Issue: Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

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