Medical Sciences — Editors


Prof. Antoni Torres
Pulmonary Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory Institute, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona - Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) - University of Barcelona (UB)-SGR 991-Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: Respiratory disease, lung infections, pulmonology, antibiotic-resistant pathogens, community-acquired respiratory infections, noninvasive ventilation, artificial ventilation, patient critical care
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Dr. Eva Polverino
Associate Editor-in-Chief
Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron (HUVH), Institut de Recerca Vall d'Hebron (VHIR)
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Interests: respiratory medicine; epidemiology; risk factors; outcome; treatment; prevention and pathogenetic mechanisms of respiratory infections; community-acquired pneumonia; intensive care
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Dr. Ignacio Martin-Loeches
Associate Editor
Multidisciplinary Intensive Care, St James's University Hospital - Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College, Wellcome Trust-HRB Clinical Research Facility, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
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Interests: Infectious diseases, infection control, sepsis, host-pathogen interactions, microbial pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions

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
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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
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Interests: hematology; hemostasis; thrombosis; platelet number and function disorders; hemophilia; antithrombotic drugs; inflammation; erythropoiesis
Prof. Antonio Artigas
Critical Care Centre, Corporació Sanitària I Universitaria Parc Taulí-Hospital De Sabadell-Ciber Enfermedades Respiratorias, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
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Interests: critical care; sepsis; respiratory diseases; acute respiratory failure; acute lung injury
Prof. Simone Beninati
Dept. Biology, Faculty of Science, Lab of Cytology, Histology & Exp. Oncology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
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Interests: cancer biology; cancer research; role of transglutaminase in growth and tumor invasion; cell differentiation; cancer therapy
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Transglutaminases in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. María José Catalan
Parkinson and Movement Disorders Unit, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; Clinic Neurosciences Research Group, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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Interests: Parkinson's Disease; Dystonia; Movement Disorders; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Clinical Neurology
Prof. Ángel Chamorro
Institut d'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Rossello 161, planta 6, 08036, Barcelona, Spain; Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
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Interests: neurology; vascular pathology; ictus; stroke; neuroprotection
Dr. Catia Cillóniz
Department of Pneumology, Institut Clinic del Tórax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona - Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), University of Barcelona (UB) - SGR 911- Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias (Ciberes) Barcelona, Spain.
Interests: community-acquired pneumonia; health care associated pneumonia; diagnostic tests; risk factors
Prof. Dr. Wei Duan
School of Medicine, Deakin University, 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216, Australia
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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
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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
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Interests: cardiovascular diseases, cardiac imaging, cardiac radiology; quality and safety, continuous professional development
Prof. Dr. Antonio Gil Moreno
Biomedical Research Group in Gynaecology, Vall d'Hebron Research Institute and Hospital, and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.
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Interests: Gynaecology; endometrial cancer; endometriosis; clinical research
Dr. Jordi Gracia-Sancho
IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute - CIBEREHD, Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: liver vascular biology, endothelium, portal hypertension, cirrhosis, acute liver damage, hepatic ischemia/reperfusion, aging, liver-on-a-chip
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
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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
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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. Holger Husi
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
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Interests: Kidney disease; OMICS databases; renal transplant; urinary biomarkers; systems biology
Dr. Kentaro Inamura
Division of Pathology, The Cancer Institute, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3-8-31 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8550, Japan
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Interests: molecular/surgical pathology; lung cancer; urological (kidney, prostate, urinary bladder) cancer; colorectal cancer; microRNA; non-coding RNA
Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
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Interests: stem cells; ipsc; pluripotent cells; development; regeneration; differentiation; dedifferentiation
Dr. MD Maria Liguori
National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Biomedical Technologies - Section of Bari, 70126 Bari, Italy
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Interests: multiple sclerosis; neurodegenerative diseases; serum biomarkers; neuroimaging
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Topical Collection in Medical Sciences: Advances in the Pathogenesis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
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
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
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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
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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
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Recent Advances in Cellular Immunotherapy
Prof. Dr. João F. Mano
Department of Chemistry, CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; controlled delivery of bioactive molecules; natural-based biodegradable polymers; biomimetic and nano/micro-technology approaches
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Special Issue in Polymers: Biomimetic Polymers
Special Issue in Polymers: Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds
Dr. Vito Martella
Dipartimento Di Sanità e Benessere degli Animali, Università di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: enteric infections; rotavirus; calicivirus; astroviruses; norovirus
Dr. William G. Mayhan
Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, USA
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Interests: cardiovascular physiology; cerebrovascular function; cerebral microcirculation; stroke pathogenesis
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
Prof. Dr. Roy Moncayo
Medical University of Innsbruck, Deputy Director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine/ WOMED, Innsbruck, Austria
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Interests: benign thyroid diseases; thyroiditis; hypothyroidism; hyperthyroidism; Graves’ disease; Hashimoto’s disease; thyroid associated ophthalmopathy; thyroid cancer; thyroid physiology; 3D power Doppler sonography
Dr. Tracy Murray-Stewart
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology, 1650 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21287
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Interests: cancer biology; molecular basis of cancer; epigenetics; inflammation-associated carcinogenesis; polyamine metabolism
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Polyamine Metabolism in Disease and Polyamine-Targeted Therapies
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
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Interests: antifungal agents; cryptococcus spp.; candida spp.; fungal diagnostics; fungal-bacterial interactions
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Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Alternative Models for the Study of Fungal Host-Pathogen Interactions
Prof. Dr. Yicheng Ni
Theragnostic Laboratory, Department of Imaging and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000, Leuven, Belgium
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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
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Interests: functional imaging; positron emission tomography (PET); neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapies; movement disorders
Dr. Cristian Rodríguez-Aguayo
Experimental Therapeutics Department, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Interests: non-coding RNA; chemoresistance; ovarian cancer; cancer therapy; RNA-binding proteins
Prof. Emmanuel Roilides
3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: infectious diseases; micology; immunology; carbapenem resistance
Elena Rossi
Medical Genetics, Dept of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
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Interests: identification and characterization of genomic rearrangements by array-CGH and FISH analysis; miRNAs dysregulation in fibrotic lung disorders
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Prenatal Diagnosis: The State of the Art
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
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Interests: immune system diseases; nervous system diseases; infection and immunity; HIV/AIDS; genetic processes and genomics, gene regulation, Infectious diseases and epidemiology
Dr. Alicia San José
Research Coordinator, Intensive Care Unit, Pneumology Department, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: nursing care of the critically ill patient; nurse education
Dr. Francesco Sanguedolce
Department of Urology, King's College Hospital, London, UK; Department of Urology, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton, UK.
Interests: urology, endourology, prostate cancer, renal cancer, urinary stone disease, urotechnology, prostate MRI, robotic urological surgery
Dr. Gaetano Santulli
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
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Interests: cardiology, hypertension, restenosis, heart failure, myocardial infarction, endothelial dysfunction, mitochondria, diabetes, microRNAs; insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, cardiac hypertrophy, pancreatic beta cell function, insulin release
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Special Issue in Nutrients: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders
Dr. Sibaji Sarkar
Department of Medicine Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology, Genome Science Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
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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
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Gene Therapy and Cancer: Current Developments
Topical Collection in Cancers: Histone Modification in Cancer
Prof. José Schneider
1. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Avenida de Atenas SN, 28922 Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain; Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, C/Ramon y Cajal 7, University of Valladolid, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
2.Carlos, Avenida de Atenas SN, 28922 Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain; Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, C/Ramon y Cajal 7, University of Valladolid, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
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Interests: cancer biology; breast cancer; gynecology; stem cells; endometrial cancer
Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulz
Department of Physiology, University of Giessen, 35392 Giessen, Germany
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Interests: ischemia; reperfusion; heart; cardioprotection; mitochondria; signalling
Dr. Björn Stork
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, Building 23.12, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Interests: autophagy (ULK1 complex, BECN1 complex); apoptosis; PI3K/Akt signaling; protein phosphorylation
Prof. Eduard Vieta Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Bipolar Disorder Unit, Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, The August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS), Barcelona 08036, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en el Área de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Barcelona 08036, Spain.
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Interests: psichiatry; bipolar disorder; neurocognitive disfunctions; psychoeducation; bipolar depression
Prof. Dr. Antonio Villaverde
Institute for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
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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
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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
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Interests: stem cell biology and response; regenerative medicine; molecular signaling regulation of normal immunity and immunoreconstitution; trauma; sepsis
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Special Issue in Medical Sciences: Feature Papers 2013
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