Neuroglia — Journal Editorial Boards

Editors

Prof. Alexej Verkhratsky
Editor-in-Chief
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
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Interests: neuroglia in physiology and pathophysiology
Prof. Arthur Butt
Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science University of Portsmouth, St Michael's Building, White Swan Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2DT, UK
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Interests: potassium channels; neurotransmitter function in glia; mechanisms of oligodendrogenesis and myelination; regeneration

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Maiken Nedergaard
Center for Translational Neuromedicine, Kobenhavns Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Prof. Dr. Agneta Nordberg
Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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Prof. Dr. Arne Schousboe
Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Editorial Board

Dr. Adam D. Bachstetter
Department of Neuroscience, and Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
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Interests: microglia; alzheimer’s disease; neurodegeneration; traumatic brain injury; cytokine; chemokine
Prof. Dr. Susan Barnett
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Glia Cell Biology Group, Medical Veterinary Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
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Interests: glial cell biology, strategies to repair the damage spinal cord injury and MS; olfactory ensheathing cells, and olfactory MSCs
Prof. Dr. George Barreto
Departamento de Nutrición y Bioquímica, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
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Interests: glia; neuroactive steroids; neurosteroids; neurodegenerative diseases; traumatic brain injury
Prof. Dr. Dora Brites
Neuron Glia Biology in Health and Disease Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa, Av Prof Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal
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Interests: microglia activation; exosomes; astrocyte reactivity; inflammatory miRNAS; vesicular traficking; alzheimer's disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; neuron-glia communication
Prof. Dr. Annalisa Buffo
Department of Neuroscience, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
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Prof. Dr. Shumin Duan
Department of Neurobiology,  Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
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Interests: neuron–glia interactions; synapse; circuit; sleep; emotion
Prof. Dr. Andreas Faissner
Department of Cell Morphology and Molecular Neurobiology, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
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Prof. Dr. Robert Fern
University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
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Prof. Dr. Isidro Ferrer
1. Departrment of Pathology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas (CIBERNED), Madrid, Spain
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Interests: aging; Alzheimer; Parkinson's disease; dementia with Lewy bodies; tau; alpha-synuclein; frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD); amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; TDP43; prion diseases; vascular diseases; astroglia; oligodendroglia; microglia
Prof. Dr. Alicia Hidalgo
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
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Interests: aging; neurodegenerative diseases with abnormal protein aggregates; vascular diseases of the CNS; glia; molecular neuropathology
Dr. Hajime Hirase
Laboratory for Neuron-Glia Circuitry, Riken Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan
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Interests: in vivo neuron-glia interactions; optical imaging; electrophysiology
Prof. Dr. Margaret Ho
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China
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Interests: glia; development; protein degradation; Parkinson's disease; neurodegeneration; vesicular trafficking
Prof. Dr. Elly Hol
Department of Translational Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: glia-synapse interaction; reactive gliosis; neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Sergei Kasparov
School of Physiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
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Prof. Dr. Schuichi Koizumi
Department of Neuropharmacology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, 1110 Shimokato, Chuo, Yamanashi, 409-3898, Japan
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Interests: astrocytes; microglia; gliotransmitter; ATP; P2 receptors; pain; ischemia; epilepsy
Prof. Dr. Gabor G. Kovacs
Institute of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Interests: neuropathology; neurodegenerative diseases; tau; alpha-synuclein; astroglia; oligodendroglia; prion diseases
Prof. Baoman Li
Laboratory of Metabolic Disease Research and Drug Development, China Medical University Shenyang, Shenyang, China
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Interests: neuroscience; neuropsychopharmacology; astrocytes; neuron
Prof. Dr. Cristinan Lohr
Division of Neurophysiology, University of Hamburg, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
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Prof. Dr. David Lyons
Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
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Interests: axon-oligodendrocyte interactions; myelination; developmental neurobiology; neural circuit function; zebrafish
Prof. Dr. Valerio Magnaghi
Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
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Interests: schwann cell; myelin; peripheral nervous system; neuropathic pain; nerve regeneration; neurosteroids; gaba receptors
Prof. Dr. Carlos Matute
Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, CIBERNED and Departamento de Neurociencias, Facultad de Medicina y Enfermería, Universidad del País Vasco, E-48940-Leioa, Vizcaya, Spain
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Interests: neurodegeneration; neuroinflammation; white matter; oligodendrocytes
Prof. Dr. Dana McTigue
Department of Neuroscience, and Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
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Prof. Dr. Akiko Nishiyama
Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
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Interests: NG2 cells (NG2 glia); polydendrocyte; oligodendrocyte precursor; cell lineage; cell fate; transgenic mice
Dr. Wendy Noble
Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK
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Interests: Alzheimer's disease; tauopathies; astrocytes; neuron-glial interactions; neuroinflammation; tau; amyloid; microglia; synapses
Prof. Dr. Mami Noda
Laboratory of Pathophysiology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
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Prof. Dr. Juan Orellana
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
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Interests: gap junction channels; hemichannels; gliotransmission; connexins; pannexins; neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration
Dr. Aude Panatier
Neurocentre Magendie - Physiopathologie de la Plasticite Neuronale, Bordeaux, France
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Prof. Dr. Yuri Pankratov
School of Life Sciences, The University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
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Prof. Dr. Vladimir Parpura
Department of Neurobiology, Center for Glial Biology in Medicine, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
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Interests: studying the modulation of calcium-dependent glutamate release from astrocytes in health and disease; assessing the role of the enteric glia in gut functions
Prof. Dr. Milos Pekny
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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Prof. Dr. Liang Peng
Laboratory of Brain Metabolic Diseases, China Medical University Shenyang, Shenyang, China
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Interests: astrocytes; singal transduction; major depression; bipolar disorder; hyperammonemia; brain ischemia
Prof. Dr. Christiane Richter-Landsberg
Department of Neuroscience, Universitat Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
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Interests: oligodendrocytes; astrocytes; cytoskeleton; microtubule associated proteins; stress responses; autophagy; neurodegenerative diseases (synucleinopathies, tauopathies); molecular cell biology
Prof. Dr. Christine Rose
Institute of Neurobiology, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
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Dr. Daniela Rossi
Laboratory for Research on Neurodegenerative Disorders, IRCCS Maugeri Clinical and Scientific Institutes SpA SB, Via Maugeri 10, 27100 Pavia, Italy
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Interests: astrocytes; microglia; glia; neuroinflammation; cytokines; GDNF; glutamate; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); neurodegeneration
Prof. Dmitri Rusakov
UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
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Interests: physiology and biophysics of astroglia; mechanisms of astrocyte-synapse signalling; plasticity of synaptic microenvironment
Prof. Dr. Alexey Semyanov
Institute of Neuroscience, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation
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Interests: neuron-glia interactions; signalling beyond tripartite synapse; calcium signalling in single astrocytes and in astrocytic syncytiu; morphological plasticity of astrocytic processes; role of glia in neurodegenerative disorders
Prof. Dr. Jerry Silver
Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Interests: reactive glia of all types; glial associated extracellular matrix; axon regeneration; spinal cord injury; glia/neuron interactions; multiple sclerosis; glial scarring; oligodendrocyte precursor cell biology; macrophage/axon interactions; glial proteases
Prof. Dr. Mary-Eve Tremblay
Axe Neurosciences, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Department of Molecular Medicine, Université Laval Québec, Canada
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Prof. Styliani-Anna (Stella) E. Tsirka
Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University, USA
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Interests: microglia; neuroimmune interactions; models of disease; neurodegeneration; innate immunity; crosstalk
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Microglia in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease
Prof. Dr. Stefan Wiese
Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
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Interests: motor neuron; axon growth; spinal cord development; astrocyte differentiation; Schwann cells; extracellular matrix; brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF); neurotrophins; intracellular signaling; MAP kinase; AKT kinase
Prof. Dr. Long-Jun Wu
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, MN, USA
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Interests: neuroimmunology; microglia; ion channels; receptors; pain; epilepsy; stroke; neurodegeneration
Prof. Dr. Bernard Zalc
Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière, Paris, France
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Interests: oligodendrocyte; oligodendrocyte precursor cell (OPC); oligodendrocyte progenitor; myelin; multiple sclerosis; Xenopus; transgenesis; genome editing
Prof. Dr. Robert Zorec
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology-Molecular Cell Physiology, Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Interests: cell physiology and pathophysiology of vesicle traffic in astroglia; studies include electrophysiological (including membrane capacitance) and optophysiological (including super-resolution fluorescence microscopy) approaches to address how second messenges systems control cytoskeleton, morphologic and metabolic plasticity of cells in normal and pathologic conditions, utilizing various models of neurodegeneration, neurodevelopmental disorders and neurotrauma
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