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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino *
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
* Section Editor-in-Chief for 'Bioactives and Nutraceuticals'
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Prof. Dr. Ian A. Nicholls *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
Interests: biomimetic systems; complex mixture modelling and spectroscopic studies of biological; synthetic and hybrid systems
* Section 'Molecular Biophysics'
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Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 25, Rm. B.0.17-17, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; ionogels; biomimetic materials; hybrid materials; calcium phosphate; silica; water treatment; energy materials
* Section 'Materials Science'
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Dr. Leonora Balaj *
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Interests: role of extracellular vesicles (EVs) and their potential as carriers of biomolecules relevant to disease detection; progression as well as potential therapeutics
* Section 'Molecular Oncology'
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Prof. Dr. Claire Hellio *
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
President of ESMB; Head of a bioprospection corefacility (Biodimar) at the University of Brest; Course leader for a master in Biotechnology at the University of Brest, Brest, France
Interests: marine biotechnology; biomimetics; bioactives; bioassays; new non-toxic antifouling solutions; new biocides; marine natural products; marine biochemistry
* Section 'Biochemistry'
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Prof. Dr. Marcello Iriti *
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: phytochemicals; nutraceuticals; functional foods; medicinal plants; botanicals; bioactives; melatonin; food security; food safety; one health; global climate change; ethnobotany; ethnopharmacology
* Section 'Molecular Plant Sciences'
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Prof. Dr. Naofumi Mukaida *
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Kanazawa University, Division of Molecular Bioregulation, Kanazawa, Japan
Interests: chemokine; tumor microenvironment; metastasis; invasion; Immunology; Laboratory medicine; Experimental Pathology; Pathological Medical Biochemistry
* Section 'Molecular Immunology'
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Prof. Dr. Marco d'Ischia *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: structure, synthesis, physicochemical properties, and reactivity of melanins; polydopamine and related bioinspired functional materials for underwater surface functionalization and hybrid nanostructures for bioelectronics and biomedical applications; design, antioxidant properties, and reactivity of bioactive phenolic and quinone compounds; free radical oxidations and nature-inspired redox-active systems for biomedical and technological applications; chemistry and physicochemical properties of natural or bioinspired heterocyclic compounds; bioorganic chemistry of organic sulphur and selenium compounds; model reactions and transformation pathways of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and derivatives of astrochemical relevance
* Section 'Materials Science'
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Prof. Dr. Michael Welsh *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Medical Cell Biology, Uppsala University Husargatan 3, Box 571, 75123, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: signal transduction; tumor angiogenesis; tumor immune cell responses; myeloid leukemia; Shb adapter protein
* Section 'Molecular Oncology'
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Dr. Vladimir N. Uversky *
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Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins; protein folding; protein misfolding; partially folded proteins; protein aggregation; protein structure; protein function; protein stability; protein biophysics; protein bioinformatics; conformational diseases; protein–ligand interactions; protein–protein interactions; liquid-liquid phase transitions
* Section 'Molecular Biophysics'
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Prof. Dr. Guido R.M.M. Haenen *
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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Health Sciences, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: molecular biology; cell biology; biochemistry; analytical chemistry; pharmacy; medical chemistry; clinical pharmacology; toxicology; reactive oxygen species; free radicals; antioxidants; oxidative stress; redox modulation; nutrition; flavonoids; thiols; glutathione; reactive intermediates; lipid peroxidation; kinetics; structure activity relationship; biomarkers
* Section 'Molecular Toxicology'
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Prof. Dr. Xiaofeng Jia *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Department of Biomedical Engineering, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 10 South Pine Street, MSTF RM 8-23, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Interests: brain monitoring and therapeutic hypothermia; peripheral nerve injury and regeneration; translational therapeutic model for neurological injuries; development and characterization of biomaterials for bone and peripheral nerve regeneration
* Section 'Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics', topic 'Molecular Therapeutics'
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Prof. Dr. Stephen Bustin *
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Medical Technology Research Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ, UK
Interests: qPCR; RT-qPCR; colorectal cancer; molecular staging; clostridium difficile; MRSA; aspergillus
* Section 'Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics', topic 'Molecular Diagnostics'
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Prof. Dr. Kurt A. Jellinger *
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Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, Alberichgasse 5/13, A1150 Wien, Austria
Interests: alzheimer disease; classification of proteinopathies; dementia; dementia with Lewy bodies; immunohistochemistry; Lewy bodies; mild cognitve impairment; movement disorders; multiple system atrophy; neurodegeneration; neuropathology; Parkinson disease; pathogenesis of dementia and movement disorders; pathology and diagnosis of dementia and movement disorders; tau-pathology; vascular dementia; α-synuclein pathology
* Section 'Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics', topic 'Molecular Pathology'
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Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Christchurch, New Zealand
Interests: polysaccharide utilization; glycemic response; dietary fibre; food structure and function
* Section 'Bioactives and Nutraceuticals'
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Prof. Dr. Irmgard Tegeder *
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Pharmazentrum Frankfurt, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Bd. 74, 4th Fl, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Interests: nerve injury and neuropathic pain; pain and aging; central adaptations to chronic pain; multiple sclerosis; neuroinflammation; neuro-immunologic communication; redox signaling; nitric oxide; endocannabinoids and other lipid signaling molecules; progranulin; autophagy
* Section 'Molecular Biology'
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Prof. Dr. Claudiu T. Supuran *
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Neurofarba Department, Sezione di Scienze Farmaceutiche e Nutraceutiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence) 50019, Italy
Interests: drug design; metalloenzymes; carbonic anhydrases, anticancer agents; antiinfectives; sulfonamides; coumarins
* Section 'Biochemistry'
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Prof. Dr. Manfredi Rizzo *
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1. Biomedical Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro, 141, 90127 Palermo, Italy
2. Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: diabetes; nutrition; metabolic diseases; atherosclerosis
* Section 'Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism'
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Rescifina *
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Catania, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; computational chemistry; computer aided drug design; molecular modeling; computational studies of reaction mechanisms; molecular docking; QSAR; 1,3-Dipolar cycloadditions
* Section 'Molecular Informatics'
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Dr. José L. Quiles *
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Department of Physiology, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology “Jose Mataix”, Biomedical Research Center, University of Granada, Avda. Conocimiento s/n, 18100 Armilla, Granada, Spain
* Section 'Molecular Role of Xenobiotics'
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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey L. Platt *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Surgery, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: the immunology and cell biology of transplantation; cancer and related fields
* Section 'Molecular Immunology'
Dr. Antonio Pisani *
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Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy; IRCCS Mondino Foundation, via Mondino 2, Pavia, Italy
Interests: Basal ganglia; Striatum; Dopamine; Acetylcholine; PARKINSON'S disease; Dystonia; Synaptic plasticity; Neurotransmitters
* Section 'Molecular Neurobiology'
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Margaglione *
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Università degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: medical genetics; molecular genetics; coagulation; hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases; hereditary angioedema
* Section 'Molecular Genetics and Genomics'
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Prof. Dr. Dongho Kim *
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Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: physical chemistry; time- and space-resolved spectroscopy; ground and excited state aromaticity; energy and electron transfer; molecular aggregation; molecular symmetry; exciton localization and delocalization dynamics; excimer dynamics
* Section 'Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics'
Prof. Dr. Bamin Khomami *
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University of Tennessee, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Knoxville, United States
Interests: macromolecular dynamics; structure and rheology of complex fluids; self and directed assembly in multi-component block polymers and surfactants, nano particles and membrane proteins surfactant solutions; multiscale modeling and simulation of complex systems; processing science of micro-and-nano-structured materials; nano and micro-scale interfacial phenomenon
* Section 'Macromolecules'
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Prof. Dr. Paschalis Alexandridis *
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY 14260-4200, USA
Interests: self-assembly; directed assembly; surfactants; block copolymers; polysaccharides; nanoparticles; water; ionic liquids; formulations; polymer dissolution
* Section 'Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics'
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Previous Editors (8)

Prof. Dr. Peter Illes
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Rudolf-Boehm-Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Universitaet Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Interests: neuropharmacology; neurotoxicology; purinergic mechanisms; modulation of synaptic transmission; glial cells; necrosis/apoptosis; analgesia; learning and memory; epileptic state
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Prof. Dr. Roger A. Coulombe, Jr.
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
Interests: molecular toxicology; functional genomics of disease; food safety; dietary carcinogens; mechanisms of carcinogenesis and chemoprevention
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Dr. Andrei Alexandrescu *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, BSP 209, 91 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3125, Storrs, CT 06269-3125, USA
Interests: protein folding; amyloids; alzheimer\'s disease; parkinson\'s disease; type II diabetes; structural biology; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; structural bioinformatics; protein misfolding; neuromuscular junction proteins; OB-fold proteins; protein dynamics; biophysics
* Section 'Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics'
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Prof. Dr. Mark Cronin *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
Interests: QSAR; QSPR; in vitro toxicology; in silico toxicology; integrated testing strategies; category formation; read-across; toxicological databases; reactivity toxicity
* Section 'Molecular Toxicology'
Prof. Dr. Michael N. Hall *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50/70, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
* Section 'Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics', 2007-2009
Dr. Michael Iba
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Interests: developmental toxicology; xenobiotic metabolism/activation; aromatic amine toxicity; volatile organic compound toxicity; health effects of tobacco smoke
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Prof. Dr. Mark L. Richter
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Molecular Biosciences, Haworth Hall, Room 4031, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045-7534, USA
Interests: ATP hydrolysis-driven motor proteins; biochemical and biophysical approaches to examining mechanisms by which protein-protein interactions lead to large conformational changes resulting in translational or rotational motion; structure and function of the photosynthetic F1-ATPase motor protein
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Prof. Dr. Claude A. Daul
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry, University of Fribourg, 9 Ch. du Musee, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Interests: electronic structure calculation; calculation of properties of molecules with open d- and f-shells; DFT; Ligand field theory; development of computational methods

Editorial Board Members (2046)

Prof. Dr. Louise C. Abbott
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Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4458, USA
Interests: toxicology; reproductive toxicology; developmental toxicology
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Dr. Olga Abián
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Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS)
Interests: Clinical Diagnosis (Thermal Liquid Biopsy (TLB); serum sample; differential scanning calorimetry (DSC); Cancer Screening Programs; Early diagnostic and prognostic), Drug Delivery (Dendrimers; Drug carriers; Self-assembly; Micelles); Protein target and Drug design (Intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs); Experimental molecular screening; Fluorescence Thermal Shift; Ligand-induced stabilization; Protein stability; Conformational disease; Pharmacological chaperone; Infectious disease; Isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC))
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Prof. Dr. Mohamed B. Abou-Donia
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Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Interests: Neurodegeneration; Nervous system Diseases; Biomarkers; Neurotoxicology; Metabolism and Pharmaceutics
Prof. Yousef Abu-Amer
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Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Shriners Hospital, St. Louis, MO, USA
Interests: NF-kB signaling; inflammatory cytokines; bone biology; inflammatory osteolysis; joint inflammation; myeloid cells and osteoclasts; rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (basic science); osteoimmunology
Dr. Rosaria Acquaviva
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Department of Drug and Health Sciences, Biochemistry Section, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: medicinal and edible plants; ethnobotany; secondary metabolites; biological activities; oxidative stress; inflammation; cytotoxicity
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Prof. Dr. Darío Acuña-Castroviejo
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Biomedical Research Center, University of Granada, Avda del Conocimiento s/n 18016, Granada, Spain
Interests: melatonin; mitochondria; aging; neurodegeneration; sepsis; oxidative stress
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Prof. Dr. Vojtěch Adam
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Affiliation (1): Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University in Brno, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Affiliation (2): Central European Institute of Technology, Brno University of Technology, Purkynova 123, CZ-612 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: metallomics; treatment of tumor disease; biomarkers; theranostics
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Dr. Raffaele Addeo

Director U.O.C. Oncologia. ‘San Giovanni Di Dio Hospital’, ASL NA2NORD, 8027 Frattamaggiore (NA) , Italy
Interests: Brain Tumors; Head and Neck Cancer; Target Therapy; Brain metastasi; anticancer agents; Immunotherapy
Dr. Antreas Afantitis
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Department of Cheminformatics, NovaMechanics Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: cheminformatics; nanoinformatics; virtual screening; QSAR; computer aided drug design; computational toxicology; computational nanotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Galila Agam
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Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology and Psychiatry Research Unit, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Mental Health Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Interests: Etiology of Bipolar disorder; mechanism of mood stabilization; lithium; mitochondrial function; autophagy
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