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Prof. Dr. Yu-Jia Chang
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: cancer biology; tumor biomarker

Associate Editor
Dr. Wei-Chiao Chang
Director, Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: Pharmacogenomics; immunogenomics; calcium signalings

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Hung-Yun Lin
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

Managing Editor
Dr. Jane Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

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Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

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
Tel. +1-254-743-1041; Fax: +1-254-743-1044
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
Tel. +41 031 632 21 11
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
Tel. +44 1173 423523
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
Tel. +44-1865-857308; Fax: +44-1865-857311
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
Tel. +44 2079 052231; Fax: +44 2079 052810
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
Tel. +1 617 732 6467
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
Tel. +1 614 722 3073; Fax: +1 614 355 3455
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
Tel. +1 414 937 3812; Fax: +1 414 937 6284
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
Tel. +351 253 510 900; Fax: +351 253 510 909
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
Tel. +39-080-467-9805; Fax: +39-080-467-9843
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
Tel. +1 617 726 3812; Fax: +1 617 726 7416
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
Tel. +32-16-330165; Fax: +32-16-343765
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
Tel. +44 020 8383 3773
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
Tel. +49 641 99 47240; Fax: +49 641 99 47239
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
Tel. +49 211 81 11954
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
Tel. +34(93)5813086; Fax: +34(93)5812011
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
Tel. +1 215 615 1514; Fax: +1 215 615 1531
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
Tel. +1 517 884 6843; Fax: +1 517 432 2310
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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