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Prof. Dr. Yu-Jia Chang
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: cancer biology; tumor biomarker
Dr. Wei-Chiao Chang
Associate Editor
Director, Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: Pharmacogenomics; immunogenomics; calcium signalings
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
Interests: cancer biology; signal transduction and actions of steroid hormones

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
Interests: biliary diseases; cholangiocytes; liver damage; cholestasis; biliary cancers; liver pathophysiology; neurotransmitters; melatonin; angiogenesis; secretin
Prof. Dr. Anne Angelillo-Scherrer
Department of Hematology and Central Hematology Laboratory, Inselspital University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne CH-3010, Switzerland
Interests: hematology; hemostasis; thrombosis; platelet number and function disorders; hemophilia; antithrombotic drugs; inflammation; erythropoiesis
Prof. Dr. Massimo Caputo
School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, UK
Interests: gene expression & myocardial protection of a juvenile heart; animal model for ischaemia/reperfusion; stem cells; congenital heart surgery; valve surgery; myocardial protection
Prof. Dr. Wei Duan
School of Medicine, Deakin University, 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216, Australia
Interests: aptamer technology; targeted drug delivery; nanomedicine; cancer stem cell; molecular imaging; molecular cell biology of cancer; molecular and nano pharmaceutical science
Dr. Heather Francis
Digestive Disease Research Center, Scott & White Healthcare and Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Temple, TX 76504, USA
Interests: liver; histamine; regeneration; mast cells; biliary proliferation; damage; liver cancer; vitamin D
Prof. Dr. Thomas C. Gerber
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Radiology Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Interests: cardiovascular diseases, cardiac imaging, cardiac radiology; quality and safety, continuous professional development
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
Interests: pituitary; endocrine oncology; pheochromocytomas; Cushing's syndrome; neuroendocrine tumours
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
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. Shelley Hurwitz
Center for Clinical Investigation, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street - CCI-BC-3, Boston, Massachusetts 02120-1613, USA
Interests: biostatistics; research design; clinical trials; patient-oriented physiologic research; medical education; behavioral sciences; psycho-social research; research ethics
Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
Interests: stem cells; ipsc; pluripotent cells; development; regeneration; differentiation; dedifferentiation
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
Interests: regulation of innate immune response; anti-microbial host defense; oxidative stress; signaling transduction pathways regulating the inflammatory response; mechanisms of anti-inflammatory drugs
Dr. Subramaniam Malarkannan
Laboratory of Molecular Immunology and Immunotherapy, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
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. João F. Mano
Associate Professor, Vice-Director of the 3B's research group "Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics", Dept. of Polymer Engineering, University of Minho, AvePark, Zona Industrial da Gandra S. Cláudio do Barco, 4806-909 Caldas das Taipas, Guimarães, Portugal
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. Vito Martella
Dipartimento Di Sanità e Benessere degli Animali, Università di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: enteric infections; rotavirus; calicivirus; astroviruses; norovirus
Dr. Prasun J. Mishra
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: microRNAs; stem cells and cancer
Prof. Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Gray Jackson 5, Room GRJ-504, Boston, Massachusetts 02114-2696, USA
Interests: fungal infections; candida; Cryptococcus; fungal biofilms and invertebrate model hosts
Prof. Dr. Yicheng Ni
Theragnostic Laboratory, Department of Imaging and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: translational theragnostics; targeted therapies; imaging-histopathology correlation; animal models of disease; interventional therapies; oncology; ischemic cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. Paola Piccini
Centre of Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration, Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: functional imaging; positron emission tomography (PET); neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapies; movement disorders
Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulz
Department of Physiology, University of Giessen, 35392 Giessen, Germany
Interests: ischemia; reperfusion; heart; cardioprotection; mitochondria; signalling
Prof. Dr. Yutaka Seino
Kansai Electric Power Hospital, 2-1-7 Fukushima-ku Osaka-shi, 553-0003 Osaka, Japan
Interests: Asian diabetes; pancreatic ß-cell function (in vivo and in vitro); islet cell biology; incretin research(in vivo and in vitro); GLP-1 receptor agonist; Dpp4 inhibitor
Dr. Björn Stork
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, Building 23.12, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
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
Interests: recombinant proteins; protein folding and aggregation; inclusion bodies; recombinant drugs; bionanotechnology
Dr. Gui-shuang Ying
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 700 Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309, USA
Interests: biostatistics; clinical trials; predictions in clinical trials; risk prediction model; correlated data; diagnostic test; Ophthalmology
Prof. Dr. Ping Zhang
MSU Department of Surgery, B-203B Life Science Bldg, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: stem cell biology and response; regenerative medicine; molecular signaling regulation of normal immunity and immunoreconstitution; trauma; sepsis
Contribution: Special Issue: Feature Papers 2013
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