Section Editors

Section Board for 'Physiology and Pathology' (27)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Nicola Smania
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Nicola Valè
Neuromotor and Cognitive Rehabilitation Research Centre (CRRNC), Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, Verona University, Neurorehabilitation Unit, Borgo Roma University Hospital, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: motor control; movement analysis biomechanics; rehabilitation; neurorehabilitation; posture; surface electromyography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. R. Paul Robertson
Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Departments of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Interests: pathophysiology; treatment of type 2 diabetes
Prof. Dr. Youngho Kim

School of Life Science and Biotechnology, College of Natural Sciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: cell cycle regulation; oxidative stress and mitochondrial damage; apoptosis mechanisms; cancer cell death by anticancer agents; cell signaling pathway; T cell biology and amino acid metabolism; immune adjuvant
Dr. Nicola Maggio
Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Ramal Aviv, Israel
Interests: hippocampus; LTP; synaptic plasticity; memory; stress; behavior
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Danuta Radzioch
Department of Medicine and Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1, Canada
Interests: inflammation; cystic fibrosis; asthma; genetics of asthma
Prof. Dr. Jung U. Yoo
School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Interests: bone disorders; cervical spine; revision surgery; spinal surgery; spine
Dr. Wenceslao Peñate
Universidad de La Laguna, 38200 La Laguna, Spain
Interests: depressive disorders; neuroimaging
Dr. Angus Hunter
Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
Interests: exercise science; muscle physiology; exercise physiology; skeletal muscle physiology; muscle; electric stimulation; electromyography; physiology; surface EMG; exercise performance
Dr. Yong-Lim Kim
Division of Nephrology, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41944, Korea
Interests: dialysis; kidney fibrosis; peritoneal pathology; chronic kidney disease; kidney transplantation
Prof. Dr. Mindie H. Nguyen
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Medicine - Med/Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant and by Courtesy - Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Interests: hepatocellular carcinoma; hepatitis B; hepatitis C; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; ethnic disparity; epidemiology; real-world studies; clinical trials; global health; international consortium
Dr. Michela Rugolo

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Interests: mitochondrial physiology; respiratory complexes supramolecular organization; mitochondrial dysfunctions; MT-CYB mutations and complex III stability; mitochondrial network dynamics; OPA1 protein; mitochondria-lysosomes interactions
Dr. Francesca Grassi
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: functional properties of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors; biological effects of random signals; computational approaches to disease progression
Dr. Emanuela Locati
Department of Arrhythmology, IRCCS San Donato Hospital, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy
Interests: arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation; pacemakers; cardiac electrophysiology; cardiomyopathies; clinical electrophysiology; heart rate variability; HRV; cardiac arrhythmias; ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Antonio Bellastella
Department of Endocrinology, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", 80100, Naples, Italy
Interests: endocrine autoimmunity; pituitary; thyroid; adrenal disorders; male hypogonadism; endocrine rhythms
Dr. Sabine Bensamoun
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
Prof. Dr. Kenneth S. Campbell
College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Interests: muscle mechanics; mathematical modeling; boiochemistry and histology; biobanking and human samples; heart failure
Prof. Dr. Guido Viel
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, 35122 Padua, Italy
Interests: forensic pathology; radiology; toxicology; systems biology; metabolomics; alcohol abuse
Prof. Dr. Alexander L. Borowsky
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
Dr. Tammo Delhaas
Department of BioMedical Engineering, Maastricht University, 6211 LK Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: cardiac mechanics; cardiovascular systems biology; cardiovascular computational modeling; congenital heart diseases
Dr. Morayma Reyes Gil
Hematology and Coagulation Labs, Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10461, USA
Interests: coagulation; vascular biology; vascular regeneration; perivascular stem cells; hematology; thrombosis; COVID19 coagulopathy; sickle cell anemia; bleeding; von Willebrand factor; platelet disorders; neutrophil extracellular traps
Prof. Dr. Alberto E. Minetti
Laboratory of Physiomechanics of Locomotion, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: biomechanics; physiology; locomotion; muscle; models; astrobiology; adaptation; gravity; human; animal; passive tools; theoretical biology
Prof. Dr. Matthias Clauss
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology and Microbiology & Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: premature endothelial cell senescence; endothelial progenitor cells; stress related cell signaling; hypoxia in the pulmonary vasculature; endothelial apoptosis; viral infections; HIV; pulmonary diseases
Prof. Dr. Christian Doerig
Biomedical Sciences Cluster, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: molecular parasitology; malaria; kinomics of parasitic infections; signalling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Sanda M. Cretoiu
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 'Carol Davila' University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest 050474, Romania
Interests: telocytes; interstitial cells; extracellular vesicles; miRNAs; microbiome
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. András Garami
Department of Thermophysiology, Institute for Translational Medicine, University of Pecs, H-7624 Pecs, Hungary
Interests: thermophysiology; thermoregulation; fever; hypothermia; hyperthemia; thermal biology; TRP channels; TRPV1; capsaicin
Dr. Andrew D. McCulloch
Department of Bioengineering and Medicine, Institute for Engineering in Medicine, Interfaces Graduate Training program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Interests: cardiac mechanics; cardiac systems biology; cardiac computational modeling; cardiac biophysics; heart failure
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