Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (2)

Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29466, USA
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Interests: cardiovascular development; valvuloseptal morphogenesis; development of the cardiac conduction system; epicardial development and differentiation; etiology of congenital heart disease; developmental basis of acquired cardiovascular diseases; cell lineage tracing; extracellular matrix
Dr. Maurice van den Hoff
Associate Editor
Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Biology, Meibergdreef 15, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: cardiovascular development; epicardium development; myocardium formation; cell signalling; BMP signalling; molecular biology; transgenic mice; congenital cardiac abnormalities
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals

Editorial Board Members (20)

Dr. Jeroen Bakkers
Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: Patterning; zebrafish; regeneration; laterality
Prof. Antonio Baldini
Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnologies University of Naples Federico II and Institute of Genetics & Biophysics, National Research Council, Via Pietro Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
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Interests: transcriptional regulation; epigenetics of cardiac progenitors; T-box transcription factors; cardiac outflow tract development; DiGeorge syndrome
Prof. Dr. Rolf Bodmer
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 N. Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
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Interests: Drosophila, model systems, cardiogenesis, cardiomyopathy, lipotoxicity, congenital heart disease, arrhythmia, aging
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Non-mammalian Animal Models to Study Heart Development and Disease
Prof. Dr. Thomas Brand
National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
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Interests: heart development; proepicardial development; left-right asymmetry; cardiac pacemaker development; popeye genes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Developmental Biology: Epicardial Development and Cardiovascular Disease
Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Left–Right Asymmetry and Cardiac Morphogenesis
Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling and the Cardiovascular System
Prof. Dr. Stephen Dalton
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Georgia, 500 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
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Interests: embryonic stem cells; pluripotent; induced pluripotent stem cells; cardiac regeneration; cell therapy; differentiation; cardiac development
Dr. Karl Degenhardt
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: Cardiovascular Development; Semaphorin Signaling; Acetylation; Prenatal Diagnosis; Fetal Cardiology
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Epstein
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 9-105 SCTR, 3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: cardiac development; neural crest; transcription; hypertrophy; pax; neurofibromatosis
Prof. Dr. Loren J. Field
The Krannert Institute of Cardiology, and the Riley Heart Research Center, Wells Center for Pediatric Research, and Indiana University School of Medicine, 1044 West Walnut Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
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Interests: cardiomyocyte proliferation; cardiomyogenic stem cells; cell therapy; cardiac regeneration
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Gourdie
Virginia tech Carilion Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
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Interests: connexin; sodium channel; heart; cardiac conduction; wound healing
Prof. Dr. Bradley B. Keller
Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville, 302 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
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Interests: congenital heart disease; cardiac development; developmental biomechanics; tissue engineering; stem cells; biomedical innovation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Novel Insights into the Origins and Management of Congenital Heart Disease
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