Section Editors

Section Board for 'Medical Research' (35)

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Prof. Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Interests: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; CNS-selective estrogen therapy; neuroprotection; proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Kevin Chang
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Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Interests: pain; rehabilitation; ultrasound; neuropathy; meta-analysis
Dr. Yosuke Fukunaga
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Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation of Cancer Research, Tokyo 135-8550, Japan
Interests: colorectal surgery; laparoscopy
Dr. Alberto Rábano
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Head of the Neuropathology Department and Scientific Director of the CIEN Tissue Bank. CIEN Foundation, Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Clinical and molecular neuropathology of neurodegenerative diseases; dementia; movement disorders; comparative neurology; evolutionary aspects of human neurological disorders; biospecimen science and biobanking; theoretical neurobiology
Prof. Dr. Won Kim
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Department of Internal Medicine, Jeonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju 54907, Korea
Interests: angiogenesis; renal; macrophage; inflammation; chronic renal failure; aute kidney injury
Prof. Dr. Michael Tanzer
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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Montréal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
Interests: orthopaedic arthroplasty - hip and knees; osseointegration; new ingrowth technologies, orthopaedic infections; additive manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Payaningal R. Somanath
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Department of Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, HM102 – Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: cardiovascular biology; acute lung injury; lung fibrosis; vascular permeability; cancer metastasis; tumor angiogenesis
Prof. Dr. Christina Piperi
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Department of Biological Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: neuro-oncology; signal transduction; epigenetics; histone modifications; advanced glycation end products
Dr. Kezhong Zhang
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Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Interests: endoplasmic reticulum (ER); cellular stress responses; autoimmune disease; metabolic disease
Dr. Fernando Aranda
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Program of Immunology & Immunotherapy, Center for Applied Medical Research (Cima), University of Navarra / IdiSNA
Interests: cancer immunotherapy; immuno-oncology; tumour microenvironment; immunocheckpoints; antitumour immune response; adoptive cell transfer
Prof. Dr. Herbert Loellgen
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Arzneimittelkommission der deutschen Ärzteschaft (AkdÄ), Herbert-Lewin-Platz 1, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: cardiology; exercise physiology; weightlessness; preventive medicine; physical activity and ageing; pre-participation examination
Prof. Dr. Christian Lehmann
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Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Interests: anesthesiology; physiology and biophysics; pharmacology; microbiology and immunology; computer science
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Dr. Felice Giuliante

Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli-IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, L.go A. Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: hepatobiliary surgery; liver; surgical oncology; pancreatic surgery; surgery; liver surgery; hepatocellular carcinoma; laparoscopic surgery; oncology; liver diseases
Prof. Alessandra Micera
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IRCCS Fondazione Bietti, 00198 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: ophthalmology
Prof. Dr. Marco Ciancaglini
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Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: eye disease; retina; glaucoma
Prof. Dr. Rolland Gyulai
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Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Oncodermatology, Medical Faculty, University of Pécs, H-7632 Pécs, Hungary
Interests: dermatology; dermato-oncology; inflammatory skin diseases; psoriasis; atopic dermatitis; melanoma
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Prof. Dr. Tissa Wijeratne
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Department of Neurology, The Sunshine Hospital, Victoria 3021, Australia
Interests: stroke; neuroimmunology; COVID19; migraine; Parkinson’s disease; education; advocacy
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Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Montecucco
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First Clinic of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, 16126 Genova, Italy
Interests: inflammatory; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; cancer; infections
Dr. David Mann
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Institute of Chemical Biology, Imperial College London,Exhibition Rd,South Kensington, London SW7 2BU, UK
Interests: cancer biology; cell proliferation; therapeutic intervention
Dr. Piero Ferolla
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Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrine Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: endocrine oncology; neuroendocrine oncology; endocrinology; oncology
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Foster
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Synapse Institute of Neuropsychology; Curtin University; University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
Interests: cognitive; neuroscience; neuropsychology; cognition; psychopharmacology; lifespan; memory; brain development; dementia; ageing
Dr. Angelo Baldassare Cefalu
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Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Maternal and Infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (PROMISE), School of Medicine, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Interests: clinical lipidology; familial hypercholesterolemias; familial chylomicronemia; atherosclerosis; primary dyslipidemias; hypolipidemic drugs; genetic epidemiology; clinical genetics
Dr. Marta Sacchetti
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Department of Sense Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: cornea; allergy; neuropeptides; ocular surface
Dr. Antonella Angiolillo

Department of Medicine and Health Sciences "Vincenzo Tiberio", University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: anatomy; physiology; pathology with laboratory medicine
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Prof. Dr. Elsa Azevedo
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1. Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
2. Cardiovascular Research and Development Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: cerebral vascular disease; cerebral hemodynamics; neurosonology
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Dr. Arianna Di Stadio
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Department of Otolaryngology, Permanent Temporal bone Lab, University Hospital of Perugia, 06129 Perugia PG, Italy
Interests: multiple sclerosis; Alzheimer disease; hearing disorders; vertigo; mitochondria; microRNA; microglia; new treatment; natural substances; electrophysiology; diagnosis; disease monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Hieronim Jakubowski
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Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, NJ 07103, USA
Interests: Alzheimer's;autophagy;cardiovascular disease epigenetic regulation;error-editing mechanisms;evolution of peptide bond synthesis;gene expression;homocysteine;mTOR signalling neurological disease;protein modification;protein synthesis tRNA synthetase
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Prof. Dr. Hieronim Jakubowski
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Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Interests: Alzheimer's; autophagy;cardiovascular disease epigenetic regulation; error-editing mechanisms; evolution of peptide bond synthesis; gene expression; homocysteine; mTOR signalling neurological disease;protein modification; protein synthesis tRNA synthetase
Prof. Dr. Gheun-Ho Kim
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Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: renal physiology; hypertension; dialysis; renal tubular acidosis
Prof. Dr. Eiji Matsuura
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Neutron Therapy Research Center, Collaborative Research Center, Department of Cell Chemistry, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8558, Japan
Interests: theranostics; targeted medicine; drug delivery system (DDS); lipid biochemistry; antibody engineering; cancer; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; rheumatic disease; antiphospholipid syndrome
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Dr. Emilio Nardi
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Department of Health Promotion, Mother and Child Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (PROMISE), Università di Palermo, 129 - 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: cardiology; internal medicine; echocardiography; hypertension; cardiovascular risk; chronic kidney disease
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Maffulli
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1. Department of Musculoskeletal Disorders, University of Salerno School of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Via S Allende 26, Baronissi, Salerno, Italy
2. School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering, Keele University, Faculty of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB, UK
3. Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, 275 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DG, UK
Interests: sports injuries; orthopedic surgery; tendons; ligaments; arthroscopy
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Dr. Teruna Siahaan
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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: drug delivery; drug delivery to the brain; treatment of brain diseases; peptide-conjugates; protein-conjugates; targeting immune cells; suppressing autoimmune diseases; antigenic peptides
Dr. Peter Silburn
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Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: brain neurophysiology and neuromodulation in health; disease neurodegenerative; neuropsychiatric disorders
Dr. Chiara Villa
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Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy
Interests: genetics; Alzheimer’s disease; non-coding RNAs; neurodegeneration; epilepsy; brain; biomarkers
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