Editorial Board for section 'Physiology and Pathology'

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Members (105)

Prof. Dr. Nicola Smania *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Neuromotor and Cognitive Rehabilitation Research Center (CRRNC), Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, 37129 Verona, Italy
2. Neurorehabilitation Unit, AOUI Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: neurorehabilitation; rehabilitation; posture; physical rehabilitation; musculoskeletal disorders; movement analysis biomechanics; exercise science; sports injuries; muscle function
* Section 'Physiology and Pathology'
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Prof. Dr. Caterina Aurilio
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Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, 81100 Naples, Italy
Interests: anaesthetics; pain medicine; anesthesiology; anesthesia; pain management and critical illness
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Prof. Dr. Nawar Diar Bakerly
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Department of Respiratory Medicine, Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester M6 8HD, UK
Interests: asthma; chronic cough; recurrent chest infections; emphysema and COPD; bronchiectasis
Prof. Dr. Ruth Lyck
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Theodor Kocher Institute, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: extravasation of immune cells; cancer cells across the endothelial barrier
Prof. Dr. Joseph R. Pisegna
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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: medicine; gastroenterology; internal medicine
Dr. Alexey V. Polonikov
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Institute for Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Kursk State Medical University (KSMU), 305041 Kursk, Russia
Interests: ecological genetic aspects of common multifactorial diseases; essential hypertension; stroke; coronary artery disease; bronchial asthma; pancreatitis and reproductive disorders
Prof. Dr. Chin Kook Rhee
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Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Interests: COPD; severe asthma; cohort; big data; clinical trial
Prof. Dr. Clare Rusbridge
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School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford GU7 2QQ, UK
Interests: veterinary neurology; veterinary neuroradiology; veterinary neurosurgery; Chiari malformation; syringomyelia; neuropathic pain; neuropathic itch
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Prof. Dr. Laurent Schwartz
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Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France
Interests: tumor metabolism; Warburg's effect; metabolic disturbances; inflammation; cancer
Dr. Ernst R. Schwarz
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Cedars Sinai Med Ctr, Cedars Sinai Heart Inst, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Interests: internal medicine; cardiology
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Prof. Dr. Christina Sobin
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Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
Interests: neurotoxicology; neurocognition; neurocognitive development and decline; measurement of neurocognitive processes and behavior; child public health; statistical modeling; interdisciplinary and translational models of health and disease
Prof. Dr. Jacek C. Szepietowski
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Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wroclaw Medcial Unieversity, ul. T. Chałubińskiego 1, 50-367 Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: systemic itch; uremic pruritus; itch in dermatoses; skin and psyche
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Prof. Dr. Wallace B. Thoreson
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1. Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Truhlsen Eye Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
2. Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
Interests: retinal physiology; photoreceptor neurotransmission
Dr. Katrin Watschinger
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Institute of Biological Chemistry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innrain 80, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: lipid metabolism; phospholipids; ether lipids; membrane enzymes; tetrahydrobiopterin
Dr. Peter Zioupos
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Musculoskeletal and Medicolegal Research Group, Cranfield University, Shrivenham SN6 8LA, UK
Interests: ageing human bone; bone microcracking; bone mineral; osteoporotic bone; bone in disease; forensic bone applications; environmental and toxic effects on bone; nano and micro-mechanical bone properties; non-invasive bone assessment
Dr. Takashi Abe
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Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management, School of Applied Science, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38577, USA
Interests: facial muscle training; facial rejuvenation; orofacial strength
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Dr. Bruno Amato
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Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico IIdisabled, Naples, Italy
Interests: general surgery; vascular diseases; endovascular surgery; vascular imaging; carotid arteries; angioplasty; vascular surgery; surgery; adult learning; educational management
Prof. Dr. Paolo Amerio
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Department of Medicine and Aging Science, Dermatology Clinic, University “G. D’Annunzio”, Via dei Vestini, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: general dermatology; photo-dermatology; immuno-dermatology; immune mediate skin diseases; psoriasis; atopic dermatitis; vitiligo; skin bullous diseases
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Prof. Dr. Ferenc A. Antoni
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Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, Deanery of Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: neuroendocrinology of the stress response; GABAa receptors; cognitive function in preclinical models; intracellular signalling
Dr. Simone Baldovino
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Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: inflammatory; autoimmune; rare disease
Prof. Dr. Maxim Bazhenov
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Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92521, USA
Interests: memory; learning; sleep; information coding; epileptogenesis; olfaction; neuroscience inspired artificial intelligence; computational neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Antonio Bellastella
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Department of Endocrinology, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", 80100, Naples, Italy
Interests: endocrine autoimmunity; pituitary; thyroid; adrenal disorders; male hypogonadism; endocrine rhythms
Prof. Dr. Zdenka Bendova

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Department of Physiology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicná 7,128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic
Interests: circadian clock; human and animal chronobiology; light effects on mammalian physiology; hypothalamus; retina; vision; sensory physiology
Prof. Dr. Antonio Benedetti
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Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Marche Polytechnic University, 60126 Ancona, Italy
Interests: inflammasome; NLRP3; cholangiocyte; gut–liver axis; clinical gastroenterology (division);liver transplantation; chronic liver disease; chronic inflammatory bowel disease (ibd)
Dr. Sabine Bensamoun
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UMR CNRS 7338 - Lab. Biomechanics and Bioengineering, University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), CS 60319 - 60203 Compiègne, France
Interests: tissue engineering; biomechanics; motor learning and motor control; biomedical devices; biomedical engineering; elastography; magnetic resonance; ultrasound
Dr. Valerie Besnard
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Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale (Inserm), Inserm 1272 Hypoxie et Poumon, Bobigny, France
Interests: fibrosis; lung; inflammation; lung diseases; cell culture; lung biology; bronchoalveolar lavage; respiratory physiology; epithelial cell biology; epithelial cell; pulmonary sarcoidosis; transgenic mice; immunohistochemistry; gene expression; PCR; cell signaling; immunofluorescence; primary cell culture; western blot analysis; molecular cell biology; transfection; cell migration; cell proliferation; cell adhesion
Dr. Alexander Birbrair
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Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: melanoma; tumor microenvironment; niche; sensory neurons; glial cells; stem cells; pericytes; metastasis; dormancy
Prof. Dr. Alexander L. Borowsky
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Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California Davis Health, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Interests: molecular oncology; pathology of mouse models of cancer; modeling pre-cancer to investigate mechanisms of neoplastic progression
Prof. Dr. Michel Bourin
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Faculty of Medicine, University of Nantes, 44035 Nantes, France
Interests: psychopharmacology; pharmacology; behavioral neuroscience; neuropharmacology; neurobiology and brain physiology; neurobiology; neurodegeneration; neurophysiology; learning and memory; electrophysiology
Dr. Filippo Brighina
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Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and advanced Diagnostics (BIND), University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 143, 90129 Palermo, Italy
Interests: migraine and other headache disorders; migraine pathophysiololy; non invasive brain stimulation; TMS, rTMS, tES; neuromuscular disorders; rare neurological diseases
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