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Editors

Prof. Dr. Yu-Jia Chang
Editor-in-Chief
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Website: http://gicm.tmu.edu.tw/people/bio.php?PID=15&lang=en&Trad2Simp=n
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Interests: cancer biology; tumor biomarker
Prof. Dr. Hung-Yun Lin
Associate Editor
PhD program for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
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Interests: cancer biology; signal transduction and actions of steroid hormones
Dr. Wei-Chiao Chang
Associate Editor
Director, Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Website: http://twsnp.tmu.edu.tw/
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Interests: Pharmacogenomics; immunogenomics; calcium signalings

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Massimo Caputo
School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, UK
Website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/people/person/massimo-caputo/overview.html
Interests: gene expression & myocardial protection of a juvenile heart; animal model for ischaemia/reperfusion; stem cells; congenital heart surgery; valve surgery; myocardial protection
Dr. Vito Martella
Dipartimento Di Sanità e Benessere degli Animali, Università di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: enteric infections; rotavirus; calicivirus; astroviruses; norovirus
Prof. Dr. Paola Piccini
Centre of Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration, Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Website: http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/people/paola.piccini/
Interests: functional imaging; positron emission tomography (PET); neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapies; movement disorders
Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Alpini
Digestive Disease Research Center (DDRC), Scott & White Healthcare and Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX 76504, USA
Website: http://researchers.sw.org/digestive-disease-research-center/ddrc-basic-researchers
Interests: biliary diseases; cholangiocytes; liver damage; cholestasis; biliary cancers; liver pathophysiology; neurotransmitters; melatonin; angiogenesis; secretin
Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulz
Department of Physiology, University of Giessen, 35392 Giessen, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/fbz/fb11/institute/physiologie/personal/hsl/schulz
Interests: ischemia; reperfusion; heart; cardioprotection; mitochondria; signalling
Dr. Heather Francis
Digestive Disease Research Center, Scott & White Healthcare and Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Temple, TX 76504, USA
Website: http://medicine.tamhsc.edu/research/centers/ddrc/faculty-staff/heather-francis.html
Interests: liver; histamine; regeneration; mast cells; biliary proliferation; damage; liver cancer; vitamin D
Prof. Dr. Yicheng Ni
Theragnostic Laboratory, Department of Imaging and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000, Leuven, Belgium
Website: http://www.kuleuven.be/cv/u0014498e.htm
Interests: translational theragnostics; targeted therapies; imaging-histopathology correlation; animal models of disease; interventional therapies; oncology; ischemic cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
Website: http://www.salk.edu/labs/belmonte/index.php
Interests: stem cells; ipsc; pluripotent cells; development; regeneration; differentiation; dedifferentiation
Prof. Dr. Ashley Grossman
Oxford Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LE, UK
Website: http://www.ocdem.ox.ac.uk/grant-holders/researcher/ashley-grossman
Interests: pituitary; endocrine oncology; pheochromocytomas; Cushing's syndrome; neuroendocrine tumours
Dr. Björn Stork
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, Building 23.12, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Website: http://www.uniklinik-duesseldorf.de/unternehmen/institute/institut-fuer-molekulare-medizin/team/
Interests: autophagy (ULK1 complex, BECN1 complex); apoptosis; PI3K/Akt signaling; protein phosphorylation
Prof. Dr. Antonio Villaverde
Institute for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://ibb.uab.es/ibb/ibb_membres/view_grup.php?CodiGrup=33
Interests: recombinant proteins; protein folding and aggregation; inclusion bodies; recombinant drugs; bionanotechnology
Prof. Dr. João F. Mano
Department of Chemistry, CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Website: http://www.ciceco.ua.pt/ | https://www.ua.pt/dqua/
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; controlled delivery of bioactive molecules; natural-based biodegradable polymers; biomimetic and nano/micro-technology approaches
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Biomimetic Polymers
Dr. José P. S. Henriques
Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: PCI; angiography; acute myocardial infarction; cardiogenic shock; coronary embolization; left ventricular support devices (IABP, Impella, etc.); chronic total coronary occlusion; diabetes
Dr. Gui-shuang Ying
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 700 Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309, USA
Website: http://vrc.med.upenn.edu/~gsying
Interests: biostatistics; clinical trials; predictions in clinical trials; risk prediction model; correlated data; diagnostic test; Ophthalmology
Dr. Kenth Gustafsson
UCL Institute of Child Health, Molecular Immunology Unit, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
Interests: gamma/delta T-cells - innate and adaptive functions; tolerance induction in autoimmune diseases; natural antibodies in induction of adaptive immune responses
Prof. Dr. Yusen Liu
Center for Perinatal Research, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205-2696, USA
Website: http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/yusen-liu
Interests: regulation of innate immune response; anti-microbial host defense; oxidative stress; signaling transduction pathways regulating the inflammatory response; mechanisms of anti-inflammatory drugs
Prof. Dr. Thomas C. Gerber
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Radiology Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/bio/11558075.html
Interests: cardiovascular diseases, cardiac imaging, cardiac radiology; quality and safety, continuous professional development
Prof. Dr. Ping Zhang
MSU Department of Surgery, B-203B Life Science Bldg, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Website: http://www.msusurgery.com/faculty/lansing-campus-faculty/item/ping-zhang-md?category_id=1
Interests: stem cell biology and response; regenerative medicine; molecular signaling regulation of normal immunity and immunoreconstitution; trauma; sepsis
Contribution: Special Issue: Feature Papers 2013
Dr. Subramaniam Malarkannan
Laboratory of Molecular Immunology and Immunotherapy, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Website: http://www.bcw.edu/bcw/Research/Investigators/SUBRAMANIAM_MALARKANNAN
Interests: NK cell development and functions; Biochemical and genetic analyses of signaling cascades in NK cells; NK cell-mediated epithelial cell regeneration during influenza infections; NK cell-based cellular immunotherapy for patients with hematological malignancies
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Advances in Cellular Immunotherapy
Prof. Dr. Wei Duan
School of Medicine, Deakin University, 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216, Australia
Website: http://www.deakin.edu.au/contact/staff-profile/?pid=2604
Interests: aptamer technology; targeted drug delivery; nanomedicine; cancer stem cell; molecular imaging; molecular cell biology of cancer; molecular and nano pharmaceutical science
Prof. Dr. Anne Angelillo-Scherrer
Department of Hematology and Central Hematology Laboratory, Inselspital University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne CH-3010, Switzerland
Website: https://applicationspub.unil.ch/interpub/noauth/php/Un/UnPers.php?PerNum=1036196&LanCode=37
Interests: hematology; hemostasis; thrombosis; platelet number and function disorders; hemophilia; antithrombotic drugs; inflammation; erythropoiesis
Dr. Prasun J. Mishra
Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology, Genentech, Inc. 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4990, USA
Interests: Cancer Pharmacology, Stem Cells and Personalized Medicine
Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis
Infectious Diseases Division, Alpert Medical School and Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, POB, 3rd Floor, Suite 328/330, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Website: http://www.brownmedicine.org/2/id/index.htm
Interests: antifungal agents; cryptococcus spp.; candida spp.; fungal diagnostics; fungal-bacterial interactions
Dr. Sibaji Sarkar
Department of Medicine Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology, Genome Science Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Website: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/profile/sibaji-sarkar/
Interests: epigenetics/genetics related to gene silencing; imprinting; cancer; progenitor cell formation; cancer progression and metastais; signaling regulating epigenetics events; combination therapy of cancers by HDAC inhibitors and other drugs; integrin signaling related to thrombosis; inhibition of apoptosis and motility in cancer cells; inhibition of syk tyrosine kinase and protease calpain related to platelet clot lysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Gene Therapy and Cancer: Current Developments
Dr. Nitin Saksena
1. American Medical Global Exchange (AMGE), Sydney. Australia. Infectious Diseases and HIV/AIDS
2. Shandong -Gallo Institute of Virology, Shandong, China
3. Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Australia
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/nitin.saksena.php
Interests: immune system diseases; nervous system diseases; infection and immunity; HIV/AIDS; genetic processes and genomics, gene regulation, Infectious diseases and epidemiology
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