Editorial Board for section 'Physiology'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members

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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Clinical Physiology/Nutritional Medicine, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Interests: tight junctions and their proteins: claudin family, TAMP family, angulin family; functional properties: barriers and ion channels, water channels, claudin- and TAMP-mediated water transport, claudins of the kidney, tricellular tight junction; mechanisms: macromolecule permeation, drug absorption enhancers
* Section: Physiology
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, 10043 Turin, Italy
Interests: coronary physiology; myocardial ischemia/Reperfusion injury
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Laboratoire Signalisation et Transports Ioniques Membranaires (STIM), University of Poitiers, 86000 Poitiers, France
Interests: lung physiology; epithelial physiology; secretion; ionic channels; chloride channels; CFTR; pharmacology; cystic fibrosis; lung diseases

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Department of Dermatology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Interests: pericytes; mural cellss; microenvironment; niche; stem cells; cancer
U1283-UMR8199-EGID, Univ. Lille, INSERM, CNRS, CHU Lille, Institut Pasteur de Lille, F-59000 Lille, France
Interests: epigenome; obesity; type 2 diabetes; adipose tissue
Dr. Qing-Hui Chen
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Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology, Michigan Technological University, Student Development Complex, Room 203A, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: autonomic control of cardiovascular function; central neural mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases

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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: injury prevention; team sport athletes; strength and conditioning; torque development; isokinetic dynamometry

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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, 42100 Trikala, Greece
Interests: behavioural thermoregulation; heat stress; cold stress; brown adipose tissue; homeostasis; temperature regulation; thermoeffectors; thermoregulatory thresholds
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Physiology, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
Interests: skeletal muscle plasticity; eccentric contractions; mechanotransduction; muscle architecture;muscle ultrasound imaging; muscle and tendon adaptations to loading and unloading; muscle disuse; ageing; resistance training in healthy and ageing populations
Dr. Anthony Kurt Gamperl
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Fish Physiology Laboratory, Department of Ocean Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7, Canada
Interests: fish; environmental physiology; metabolism; cardiorespiratory physiology; heart; stress; temperature; hypoxia; respirometry; biologgers

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Section for Aquaculture, The North Sea Research Centre, DTU Aqua, Technical University of Denmark, Willemoesvej 2, 9850 Hirtshals, Denmark
Interests: stress physiology; fish; fish welfare; aquaculture; endocrinology; neuroendocrinology; neurotransmitters
Departamento de Biología Celular, Histología y Farmacología, Universidad de Valladolid, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: carotid body; chemoreceptors; hypoxia; intermittent hypoxia
Clinical Physiology/Nutritional Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Interests: epithelial transport physiology; epithelial barriers; tight junction; electrophysiology; impedance spectroscopy
Dr. Chun-Jung Huang
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Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
Interests: inflammation; obesity; exercise
Dr. Shingo Kitamura
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Department of Sleep-Wake Disorders, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: circadian rhythm; chronotype; non-image forming effects of light; entrainment; misalignment; sleep deprivation; sleep habits; sleep disorders; shift work
Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: actin; myosin; tropomyosin; troponin; muscle structure; muscle regulation
Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC), Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and National University Health System, Singapore 117599, Singapore
Interests: diabetes; metabolic physiology; adipocyte biology; math modeling; thyroidology
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Discipline of Physiology, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, H91 TK33 Galway, Ireland
Interests: redox signalling; oxidative stress and reductive stress; autophagy; ageing; skeletal muscle biology; proteomics and post translational modifications; redox relays; peroxiredoxins, thioredoxins and glutaredoxin; microRNA's as therapeutics

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Musculoskeletal Biology, Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 5000, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland
Interests: cartilage biology; chondrocyte physiology; proteomic and metabolomic studies on the secretome of articular cartilage, meniscus and synovium from animal models and identification of novel biomarkers of osteoarthritis (OA) in cohorts of OA patients, military personnel with OA and in individuals with joint injuries sustained in sport; immunometabolism in chondrocytes and mesenchymal stem cells; glucose and amino acid metabolism in articular cartilage; functional and molecular characterisation of ion channels and receptors involved in mechanosensing and mechanotransduction in chondrocytes; expression and functional regulation of the channelome in chondrocytes in inflammatory models of cartilage degradation
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Department of Medicine and Technological Innovation (DIMIT), Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
Interests: lymphatic vessels physiology; lymph flow; lymph drainage; mechanisms of intrinsic lymphatic muscle contraction
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Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: stem cells; tooth regeneration; dentistry

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Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chapman University, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Interests: primary cilium; vascular diseases; polycystic kidney diseases; ciliopathy; ciliotherapy; nanoparticles

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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Marzolo 3, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: muscle physiology and pathophysiology; intracellular calcium dynamics; myosin isoforms and chemo-mechanical transduction; response to resistance training; adaptation to disuse; muscle function decline with aging
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Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University Complutense, E28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: cephalopods; crustaceans; elasmobranchs; physiology; stress; teleosts; welfare
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. Ryan
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Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Neuroscience, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29209, USA
Interests: hypertension; vascular function; pregnancy; preeclampsia; autoimmunity; renal disease
1. Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade da Coruña, Campus de Oza, 15006 A Coruña, Spain
2. INIBIC (Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de A Coruña), Xubias de Arriba, 84, 15006 A Coruña, Spain
Interests: endocrinology; physiology; obesity; miRNAs; bariatric surgery; gastrointestinal hormones; DM2 and insulin resistance

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1. Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
2. Fraternal Order of Eagle Diabetes Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
3. Pappajohn Biomedical Institute, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Interests: GPCR; signaling; MRAP; melanocortin

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Department of Integrative Physiology, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
Interests: exercise physiology; environmental physiology; behavior; endocrinology and metabolism

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Department of Physiology, Institute of Molecular Pathology Biomarkers (BICOMCEL), University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: mammalian; reproduction; intracellular signaling; protein phosphorylation; proteomics; extracellular vesicles; pancreatic cancer
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