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Ms. Changzhen Fu

Assistant Managing Editor
MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde (Website)

Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
E-Mail: jean-jacques.vandeneynde.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.ex.umons.ac.be
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Shin Mineishi (Website)

Associate Editor
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program, Division of Hematology & Oncology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1802 6th Avenue South, NP 2562, Birmingham, AL 35294-3300, USA
E-Mail: smineishi.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.uabmc.edu
Interests: bone marrow transplantation; graft versus host disease; complications after stem cell transplantation; reduced intensity stem cell transplantation; HLA-mismatch stem cell transplantation; graft engineering; cell therapy; and gene therapy
Special Issues and Collections
Dr. Annie Mayence (Website)

Associate Editor
Formerly professor at the Haute Ecole Provinciale de Hainaut-Condorcet, 7330 Saint-Ghislain, Belgium
E-Mail: annie.mayence.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.condorcet.be
Special Issues and Collections
Dr. Derek J. McPhee *

Former Editor-in-Chief
Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 29 January 2015.
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Editorial Board

Prof. Jean-Pierre Bazureau (Website)

University of Rennes 1, Institute of Chemical Sciences Rennes ICSR UMR CNRS 6226, Building 10A, Room 207, Campus de Beaulieu, 263 Avenue du General Leclerc, CS 74205, 35042 RENNES Cedex, France
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry under microwave; medicinal chemistry; design and heterocyclic chemistry for cancer and CNS diseases
Dr. Alfredo Berzal-Herranz (Website)

Department of Molecular Biology, Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina López-Neyra, (IPBLN-CSIC), PTS Granada, Av del conocimiento s/n, 18016 Granada, Spain
Interests: structure-function of RNA; aptamers; antisense; ribozymes; viral RNA genomes; RNA as tool; therapeutic RNAs
Prof. Dr. Thierry Besson (Website)

Normandie Univ, Univ Rouen; INSA Rouen, CNRS, Laboratoire COBRA UMR6014 Bâtiment IRCOF, 1 rue Tesnière, F-76821 Mont Saint-Aignan Cedex, France
Interests: microwave-assisted chemistry; heterocycles; design of kinase inhibitors implied in neurodegenerative diseases and cancers
Prof. Dr. Paul Cos (Website)

Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH), Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences Antwerp University, campus drie eiken, building S, office 7.26 Universiteitsplein 1, B-2610 Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: anti-infective agents; biofilm; bacterial virulence; oxidative stress; antibacterial; antifungal; antiparasitic and antiviral
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Anti-Infective Agents
In other journals:
Special Issue: Anti-Infective Agents
Dr. Maria Emília de Sousa (Website)

Laboratório de Química Orgânica e Farmacêutica, Departamento de Ciências, Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313, Porto, Portugal; Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR), Universidade do Porto, Rua dos Bragas 289, 4050-123 Porto, Portugal
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, P-glycoprotein; anticancer; anticoagulants; chiral drugs
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Grand Celebration: 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Heparin
Special Issue: Selected papers from the 11th National Meeting of Organic Chemistry and 4th Meeting of Therapeutic Chemistry in Portugal
In other journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Natural Products for Health and Beauty (NATPRO 6)
Special Issue: Can Membrane Transporters Contribute to Drug Discovery?
Dr. Francois Dufrasne (Website)

Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine CP 205/5, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: medicinal chemistry; anticancer metal complexes; asymmetric synthesis
Prof. Dr. Thomas Efferth

Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Mainz, Staudinger Weg, 555128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: cancer; pharmacogenomics; molecular docking and virtual drug screening; molecular pharmacology; natural products; phytotherapy
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Phytomedicine
In other journals:
Special Issue: Herbal Medicine Research
Dr. Arthur Gomtsyan

Abbvie Inc, Drug Discovery, 1 North Waukegan Road, Department ZR09, Bldg. AP10, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; synthetic organic chemistry; drug design in the area of pain and dermatology research
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Drug Design
Prof. Dr. Michael Gütschow (Website)

Pharmaceutical Institute, University of Bonn, An der Immenburg 4, 53115 Bonn, Germany
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; enzyme kinetics; mechanism-based enzyme inhibitors; inhibitors of proteases
Prof. Dr. Tien L. Huang (Website)

Division of Basic and Pharmaceutical sciences, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic chemistry; anti-opportunistic agents; anti-parasitic agents; prodrugs
Dr. Kenneth A. Jacobson (Website)

Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Recognition Section, National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bldg. 8A, Rm. B1A-19, 8 Center Dr., MSC-0810 Bethesda, MD 20892-0810, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; G protein-coupled receptors; receptor pharmacology; cell signaling; molecular modeling; purinergic receptors; adenosine receptors; chemistry of nucleosides and nucleotides; radiochemistry; nanotechnology and nanoscience
Dr. Svend Borup Jensen (Website)

Nuklearmedicinsk Afdeling - Hobrovej 18-22, Postboks 365, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: PET-radiochemistry, gallium-68, drug degradation profiles; medicinal gum; infection imaging, analytical methods; medicinal chemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Radiochemistry
Special Issue: Preparation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Their Use in Drug Development
In other journals:
Special Issue: Radiochemistry
Special Issue: Preparation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Their Use in Drug Development
Prof. Dr. Joachim Jose (Website)

PharmaCampus Institute of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Corrensstr. 48, 48149, Muenster, Germany
Interests: autodisplay; assay development and inhibitor testing; whole cell biocatalysts for synthesis of drugs and building blocks; directed evolution of enzyme inhibitors and biocatalysts; biosensor development and diagnostic tools
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: An Updated View on an Emerging Target: Selected Papers from the 8th International Conference on Protein Kinase CK2
Prof. Dr. Klaus Kopka (Website)

Division of Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry, Research Program Imaging and Radiooncology, German Cancer Research Center (dkfz), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: radiopharmaceutical sciences; labeling chemistry; medicinal chemistry; PET tracers; radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostics and endoradiotherapy; small molecules; peptides; antibodies and derivatives thereof
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry between Imaging and Radioendotherapy
Special Issue: Emerging Theranostic Tracers in the Context of Radiopharmaceutical Drug Development
Prof. Dr. Christopher W.K. Lam (Website)

State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau Institute for Applied Research in Medicine and Health, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
Interests: allergy and clinical immunology; nephrology; diabetology; toxicology; clinical biochemistry; laboratory medicine; Chinese medicine
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Phytochemicals: Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
Special Issue: Herbal Medicine Research
Prof. Dr. Marc Le Borgne (Website)

Université de Lyon, Université Lyon 1, Faculté de Pharmacie - ISPB, EA 4446 Bioactive Molecules and Medicinal Chemistry, SFR Santé Lyon-Est CNRS UMS3453 - INSERM US7, 69373 Lyon cedex 8, France
Interests: ligand-based drug design; small molecules; heterocycles; glycoconjugates; structure-activity relationships; structural optimization; stability studies; cancer; chemoresistances; infectious diseases
Prof. Dr. Peter A. Leggat (Website)

College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville Qld 4811, Australia
Interests: occupational health and safety; injury prevention; pharmaceuticals; aerospace medicine; geographic and travel medicine
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Tropical Medicine
In other journals:
Special Issue: Occupational Health Issues in the New Millennium
Prof. Dr. Philip S. Low (Website)

Director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery, Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry 720 Clinic Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: targeted Therapeutics; fluorescence-guided surgery; techniques for pathogen detection; human red blood cell membrane
Dr. Viktor P. Lozitsky

Research Center "Biomedical Testing of Preparations and Products", Odessa, Ukraine
Interests: proteolysis inhibitors; virus-cell interactions; antiviral compounds
Dr. Louis M. Mansky (Website)

Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota, 18-242 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: antiretroviral; nucleoside; mutation; drug synergy; therapeutic indices
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Drug Repositioning
In other journals:
Special Issue: Recent Advances in HTLV Research 2015
Prof. Dr. Jane McHowat

Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Schwitalla Hall, Room M207, 1402 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Interests: inflammation; phospholipases; breast cancer; interstitial cystitis; bladder; atherosclerosis; platelet-activating factor
Special Issues and Collections: Topical Collection: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Dr. Mark Murphy (Website)

Research Immunology, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Gewerbestrasse 16, CH- 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland
Interests: immunology; targeted therapies for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases; signal transduction pathways as innovative therapeutic targets; stem cells; protein-protein interactions; targeted therapies for cancer; cytokines/chemokines
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Chemokines
Prof. Dr. Ricardo E. Pérez-Tomás (Website)

Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Campus de Bellvitge., Lab.5101 C./ Feixa Llarga s/n E- 08907, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: new molecules for cancer chemotherapy; apoptosis; signal transduction for cancer chemotherapy
Dr. Suzanne Peyrottes

Institute for Biomolecules Max Mousseron (IBMM), UMR5247‐CNRS–UM–ENSCM, University Montpellier, cc1704, Place E. Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier, France
Interests: targeting of phosphorylated effectors; synergetic effect in antiviral chemotherapy; synthesis and study of phosphonate analogues as potential therapeutic agents; development of choline analogues as anti‐malarial agents
Prof. Dr. Leonidas A. Phylactou (Website)

Acting Chief Executive Medical Director, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, PO Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: RNA biology; regulatory RNA molecules; muscle regeneration, identification of genetic defects in inherited diseases
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Gene Therapy
Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases
Special Issue: Chemically Modified Antisense Oligonucleotides: Promising Tools for the Therapy of Diseases
In other journals:
Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases
Prof. Dr. Thomas Rades (Website)

Reseach Chair in Pharmaceutical Design and Drug Delivery Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 2, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
Interests: the solid state of drugs and dosage forms; poorly water soluble drugs; amorphous drugs and drug delivery systems; lipid based drug delivery systems; analytical techniques in the solid state
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Recanatini (Website)

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, I-40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: computational medicinal chemistry; structure-based ligand design & discovery; modeling and simulation of targets and ligand-target complexes of therapeutic interest; chemical biology
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Targeted Therapy
Prof. Dr. Oliver Reiser (Website)

Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Interests: asymmetric catalysis; stereoselective synthesis; natural product; synthesis; unnatural amino acids; foldamers
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Asymmetric Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Domenico Ribatti (Website)

Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche di Base, Neuroscienze e Organi di Senso, Sezione di Anatomia Umana e Istologia, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11 Policlinico, 70124 Bari, Italy
Interests: role of FGF-2 and VEGF in the vascularization of the chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane; angiogenesis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Prof. Dr. Osvaldo A. Santos-Filho (Website)

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, IPPN, CCS, Bloco H - Ilha do Fundão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ - 21941-902, Brazil
Interests: molecular modeling; computer-aided drug design; bioinformatics; chemoinformatics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Chemoinformatics and Drug Design
Prof. Dr. Gary J. Stephens (Website)

School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 228, Reading RG6 6AJ, UK
Interests: electrophysiology; voltage-gated calcium channels; cannabinoids; ion channels; GPCRs; pain; ataxia
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Calcium Antagonists
Prof. Dr. Vladimir P. Torchilin (Website)

University Distinguished Professor, Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, 140 The Fenway, room 214, 360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: drug carriers; drug delivery sytems; drug targeting; liposomes; micelles; experimental cancer immunology; imaging agents
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Cell-penetrating Peptides 2012
In other journals:
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials
Special Issue: Micellar Drug Delivery
Dr. Guangshun Wang (Website)

Department of Pathology & Microbiology University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Interests: Host defense antimicrobial peptides, Structural bioinformatics, Biomolecular NMR
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Identification and Characterization of Antimicrobial Peptides with Therapeutic Potential
Special Issue: Antimicrobial Peptides: Expanded Activity Spectrum and Applications
Prof. Dr. Nigel Yarlett (Website)

Distinguished Professor and Director Haskins Laboratories, The Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Pace University, NY 10038, USA
Interests: biochemistry and chemotherapy of parasitic infections particularly human African Trypanosomiasis and cryptosporidiosis
Dr. Howard A. Young (Website)

Principal Investigator & Deputy Lab Chief, Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, Cancer and Inflammation Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Bldg. 560/31-23, Chandler Street, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Interests: interferon-gamma; cytokines, interferons, post transcriptional mRNA regulation; interleukins
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Interferons
Special Issue: Interferons 2015
In other journals:
Special Issue: Cytokines in Cancer

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