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Prof. Dr. Diego Muñoz-Torrero
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, and Institute of Biomedicine (IBUB), University of Barcelona, Av. Joan XXIII, 27-31, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: multitarget anti-Alzheimer agents; hybrid compounds; cholinesterase inhibitors; amyloid anti-aggregating compounds; BACE-1 inhibitors; antiprotozoan compounds
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Dr. Congbao Kang
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Group Leader of High End NMR Group, Experimental Drug Development Centre, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
Interests: NMR, structure biology, protease, drug discovery, structure-based drug design, chemical biology, fragment-based drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Brian J. Stockman
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Department of Chemistry, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, USA
Interests: fragment-based drug discovery; 1H and 19F NMR-based activity assays; Nucleoside ribohydrolase inhibitors as novel antitrichomonal agents
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Dr. Margherita Brindisi
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Naples, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; drug repurposing/repositioning; structure–activity relationships; synthesis of nature-inspired chemical templates; synthesis of biologically active compounds; anticancer agents; antiviral agents; neuroprotective agents
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Dr. Toru Ogasawara
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Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
Interests: molecular biology; cell cycle; stem cells; bone metabolism; regenerative medicine
Prof. Chiara Brullo
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Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
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Prof. Jorge A. R. Salvador
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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: Semisynthetic steroid; diterpenoid and triterpenoid derivatives with improved antitumor activity and investigation of their mechanisms of anticancer action; Cancer research; novel PARP-1 inhibitors; enzyme inhibitors able to tackle hormone-dependent cancers, such as 5alpha-reductase and CYP17 inhibitors; new drugs acting on ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS); Inhibitors of BACE1 and Glutaminyl Cyclase for Alzheimer’s disease treatment; Green pharmaceutical processes
Prof. Dr. Jussara Amato
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Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: design and synthesis of bioactive compounds; targeting RNA and DNA with small molecules; nucleosides and nucleic acid chemistry; aptamers; biophysical methods in drug discovery
Prof. Lisa Dalla Via
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Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences-University of Padova, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; anticancer drugs; natural compounds; mechanism of action of bioactive compounds
Prof. Dr. Florenci V. González
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Departament de química inorgànica i orgànica, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; drug discovery; chemical probes; protease inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Loredana Salerno
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Catania, V.le A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; enzyme inhibitors; heme oxygenase-1 inhibitors; nitric oxide inhibitors; heme oxygenase-1 inducers; antitumor drugs; imidazole; receptor ligands; hybrid compounds
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Prof. Dr. Bruno Pagano
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Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: biomolecular interactions; biophysical chemistry; calorimetry; drug discovery; noncanonical DNA and RNA structures; nucleic acids; spectroscopy; thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Michel Baltas
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Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, Toulouse, France
Interests: Organic Chemistry; Bioorganic Chemistry; Fluorine Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Sustainable Chemistry
Dr. Bernard Maigret
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LORIA Institute (Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherches en Informatique et Applications), Université de Lorraine, CNRS, INRIA, France
Interests: virtual screening; molecular dynamics; Monte Carlo; QM/MM; molecular recognition; optimization; data mining; clustering; deep learning
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Prof. Dr. Jacques Lebreton
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Université de Nantes, CNRS, CEISAM UMR 6230, F-44000 Nantes, France
Interests: synthetic methodologies; heterocyclic chemistry; nucleoside and nucleotide chemistry; steroid chemistry; inhibitors of protein-protein interactions; total synthesis of natural products; synthesis of non-radiolabeled compounds
Dr. Ik-Hyun Cho
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Department of Convergence Medical Science, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 26 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea
Interests: autoimmune disease; neurological disease; neuroglia; neuroimmunology; natural product
Dr. Iola F. Duarte Ciceco
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Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Chemistry, Technological Laboratories, University of Aveiro, 3810-093 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Metabolism of tumour cells and metabolic effects of anticancer therapies (drugs, nanomedicines, photothermal therapy); Toxicity and biological assessment of nanomaterials with high propensity for human exposure and/or biomedical applications; Metabolism of immune cells and metabolic immunomodulation in chronic inflammation; NMR spectroscopy and metabolomics
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Dr. Sridhar Radhakrishnan
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Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Interests: small molecule; fragments; PROTAC; structure/ligand based; drug development; nanoparticles/fibers/materials; drug delivery; formulations
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rosa Amoroso
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Department of Pharmacy, University “G. D’Annunzio”, via dei Vestini 31, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: Nitric Oxide; Nitric oxide Synthase; PPAR receptors; Diabetes; Metabolic syndrome; Proline; Arginine; Distereoselective synthesis; Aromatase inhibitors
Prof. Mercedes Bonfill
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Plant Biotechnology Group, Plant Physiology Section, Department of Biology, Health and Environment, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences University of Barcelona, Av. Joan XXIII 27-31, 08028-Barcelona, Spain
Interests: plant biotechnology; plant in vitro cultures; metabolic engineering; plant secondary metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Manuel Jiménez-Tenorio
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Department of Material Science and Metallurgy Engineering and Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain
Interests: Organometallic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Homogeneous catalysis, Organic synthesis, NMR spectroscopy, Venomics, Marine Drugs, Marine Toxins, Systematics (Taxonomy)
Dr. Rachid Skouta
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Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9297, USA
Interests: probing diseases with small molecules; development of novel bioactive compounds with better pharmaceutical properties; medicinal chemistry; structure–activity relationship study; in silico screening for drug development; in vitro assays; ADME/PK assays; programmed cell death (e.g., Ferroptosis and apoptosis)
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Dr. Ludovic Jean
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University Rouen Normandie, Laboratory COBRA UMR CNRS 6014, 76000 Rouen, France
Interests: medicinal chemistry (reactivators of cholinesterases inhibited by organophosphorus nerve agents, inhibitors of cholinesterases and multi-targets directed ligands against neurodegenerative diseases, peptidomimetics, fluorescent probes, click chemistry)
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Socorro
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Health Sciences Research Center, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilha, Portugal
Interests: hormone-dependent cancers; male infertility; steroid hormones and receptors; tyrosine kinase receptors; kinase inhibitors; pseudokinases; calcium homeostasis; cancer cell metabolism
Prof. Dr. Erik De Clercq
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Rega Institute for Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49 box 1030, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: antivirals; chemotherapy of virus infections; chemotherapy of AIDS; chemotherapy of malignant diseases; molecular mechanism of action of antiviral and antitumor agents; enzyme targets for antiviral and antitumor agents; nucleoside and nucleotide analogues; reverse transcriptase inhibitors; Virus adsorption inhibitors; anti-HIV agents; cellular targets for antiviral agents
Prof. Dr. Helen Osborn
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University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Interests: Organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; carbohydrates of biological and therapeutic importance; flavonoid derivatives including metal complexes of flavonoids; prodrugs; antibacterial agents; anticancer
Prof. Dr. Sergey O. Bachurin
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Institute of Physiologically Active Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Russia
Interests: neurochemistry; medicinal chemistry of neurodegenerative diseases; drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Pascale Moreau
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Universite d' Auvergne Clermont-FD 1, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: Indoles; Quinolines; Indazoles; Pyrimidines; Kinase inhibitors; Bcl-2 proteins ligands
Prof. Dr. Silvia Schenone
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Department of Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Genova, 16126 Genova, Italy
Interests: cancer; tyrosine kinases; serine-threonine kinases; kinase inhibitors; small molecules; organic synthesis; ADME studies; drug formulations
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Dr. George Grant
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School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Interests: plants; seeds; bioactive factors; lectins; protease inhibitors; flavonoids; polyphenols; immunomodulators; gut and systemic function; pancreas; liver; gut diseases; metabolic disorders; mucositis; cancers; microbes (pathogens and commensals); parasites; nematodes; flagella; fimbriae; secreted proteins; bioactive factors; immunomodulators; infection; dysbiosis; inflammatory bowel disease; gut systemic diseases; marine resources; bioactive factors; disease therapy
Prof. Dr. Simona Rapposelli
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Department of Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory ,University of Pisa, Via Bonanno,6 56126, Pisa, Italy
Interests: rational drug design; synthesis and structure-activity relationships of biologically active compounds (small molecules); synthesis and characterization of new bio-active and/or multitarget compounds; particularly in the field of anticancer agents (kinase inhibitors; nuclear receptor agonist/antagonist) and CNS agents (neurodegenerative diseases); Liver and metabolic diseases; autophagy modulators
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Prof. Dr. Luigi A. Agrofoglio
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ICOA UMR CNRS 7311, Universite d\'Orleans, Rue de Chartres, 45067 Orleans Cedex 2, France
Interests: nucleoside and nucleotide analogues; heterocycles; infectious diseases, oncolytic virus; drug delivery system; (asymmetric)-organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; synthetic methodologies; enzyme inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Rino Ragno
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Rome Center for Molecular Design, Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie del Farmaco, Sapienza Università di Roma, P. le A. Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: design and synthesis of bioactive compounds; development of new 3-D QSAR procedures and their application in drug design; molecular docking in drug design; extraction of bioactive compounds from natural sources
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Prof. Dr. Jessica Rosenholm
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Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; biomaterials engineering; bioimaging probes; biomedical nanotechnology; pharmaceutical technology
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Capasso
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Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; natural products; neurotransmission; behavioral pharmacology; experimental pharmacology; preclinical pharmacology; CB1 receptor; PPARs; cannabinoids; endocannabinoids; CB2 receptor
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Dr. Giangiacomo Torri
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Carbohydrate Sciences Department, Ronzoni Institute, Milan, Italy
Interests: heparin; LMWH; glycosaminoglycan; protein–carbohydrate interaction; glycol-split heparins; heparin mimetics; nanoparticles engineered with heparin; polysaccharides and derivatives; structure–activity relationship; oligosaccharide analysis; nuclear magnetic resonance/PCA; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Tiziano Tuccinardi
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; ligand–protein binding, molecular interactions; molecular modeling; hit identification; lead optimization
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Prof. Dr. Josef Jampilek
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1. Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
2. Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; structure-activity relationships; pharmaceutical analysis; polymorphism; drug bioavailability; ADME; nanoparticles; nanoformulations; controlled/targeted delivery
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Prof. Dr. Seungpyo Hong
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Milton J. Henrichs Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Carbone Cancer Center, and Biomedical Engineering; Director of Wisconsin Center for NanoBioSystems (WisCNano), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; polymer chemistry; surface engineering; circulating tumor cell; cancer biomarker
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
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1. Nutrition and Food Science Group, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, CITACA, CACTI, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain.
2. International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
3. Department of Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.
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Special Issue in Molecules: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue in Antioxidants: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue in Molecules: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
Topical Collection in Diseases: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2016
Special Issue in Nutrients: Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2017
Special Issue in Diseases: Food Bioactive Compounds and their Role in Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2019
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Feature Papers in Bioactives and Nutraceuticals
Special Issue in Diseases: Exclusive Papers of the Editorial Board Members (EBMs) of Diseases
Special Issue in Molecules: 25th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products-2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Prof. Dr. Simona Collina
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Department of Drug Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology Section, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: rational drug design, synthesis and structure-activity relationships of biologically active compounds (small molecules and peptides); preparation and characterization of chiral compounds, discovery of new modulators of sigma receptors as well as of small molecules able to affect the protein kinase C (PKC)/ELAV proteins/mRNA system
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Dr. Catherine Guillou
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Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, CNRS UPR 2301, Unversité de Paris-Saclay, France
Interests: natural product synthesis; new organic reaction; medicinal chemistry; antialzheimer agents; cholinesterase inhibitors; nicotinic receptors; kinesin inhibitors; cancer
Prof. Dr. Michael Gütschow
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Pharmaceutical Institute, University of Bonn, An der Immenburg 4, 53115 Bonn, Germany
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; enzyme kinetics; mechanism-based enzyme inhibitors; inhibitors of proteases; PROTACs
Prof. Dr. Christopher Hulme
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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Biological Sciences West Room 351, 1041 East Lowell Street, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
Interests: multicomponent reactions; medicinal chemistry; diversity oriented synthesis; neurodegeneration
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Prof. Dr. Rafik Karaman
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1. Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Quds University, POB 20002 Jerusalem, Palestine
2. Department of Sciences, University of Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100, Potenza, Italy
Interests: design and synthesis of anti-cancer prodrugs having targeting properties determined by the linker’s type; design and synthesis of prodrugs having inefficient bioavailability; design and synthesis of prodrugs for masking bitter sensation of commonly used drugs
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Prof. Dr. Gyorgy M. Keseru
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Medicinal Chemistry Research Group, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, Budapest H-1117, Hungary
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; GPCR; protein kinases; central nervous system; oncology
Prof. Dr. F. Javier Luque
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Department of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Gastronomy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, Institute of Biomedicine (IBUB) and Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (IQTC), University of Barcelona, Av. Prat de la Riba 171, E-08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain
Interests: computational biology; molecular modeling; molecular simulations; drug design; multitarget compounds; neurodegeneration; antiviral compounds
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Prof. Dr. Arduino A. A. Mangoni
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Head, Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
Interests: drug allergy; autoimmune diseases; arginine metabolism; biomarkers
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Prof. Dr. Jarkko Rautio
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School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, P.O.Box 1627, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland
Interests: prodrugs; CNS drug delivery; drug transporters
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Prof. Dr. Sylvain Routier
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ICOA UMR CNRS 7311, Univeristy of Orléans,BP 6759 Rue de Chartres, 45067 Orleans Cedex 2, France
Interests: heteroaromatic chemistry; flow chemistry; Hit to lead optimization in oncology and CNS deseases; conception of probes for imaging
Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
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Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Mai Antonello
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Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: 1) organic synthesis; 2) synthesis of new potential bio-active compounds, particularly in the field of epigenetics (inhibitors of DNMTs, HDACs [unselective and class-selective], HATs, sirtuins, PRMTs, HKMTs, and HDs), anticancer agents, antiviral agents (anti-human picornavirus compounds (disoxaril analogues), and anti-HIV-1 compounds belonging to the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor classes (DABOs, S-DABOs, DATNOs, F2-S-DABOs, Amino-DABOs), antibacterial (oxacine analogues), antimycobacterial (oxacine and U-100480 analogues) and antifungal (trichostatin A, pyrrolnitrin, and bifonazole analogues) agents, and CNS agents (pyrrolobenzodiazepines active as analgesic, antidepressant and nootropic compounds); 3) development of new methodology for the synthesis of heterocycles; 4) analysis and purification of organic mixtures; 5) study and characterization of organic molecules
Prof. Dr. Dev P. Arya
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Laboratory for Bio-Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; antibacterial drugs; nucleic acid recognition
Dr. Rachid Benhida
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Institut de Chimie de Nice, UMR CNRS-UNS 7272. Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis. Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice cedex 2, France
Interests: Medicinal and green chemistry; Chemical Biology; targeting resistance in oncology by the design; synthesis and structure-activity relationships of biologically active compounds (small molecules); allosteric inhibitors; validation of new biological targets; targeting RNA and DNA with small molecules; epigenetic and selective stem cells targeting; Nucleosides and nucleic acid chemistry
Prof. Dr. María Ángeles Castro
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Section, CIETUS/IBSAL, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: natural product transformations; hybridation; anticancer and anti-parasitic compounds
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Prof. Dr. Massimo Bertinaria
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Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: drug discovery, synthesis and structure-activity relationships of biologically active compounds; design and synthesis of multi-target drugs and NLRP3 ligands for the treatment of chronic inflammatory, neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases. Protein targeting chimaeras (PROTACs)
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Prof. Dr. Paola Fossa
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Genoa, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; computer-assisted drug design; ligand-target molecular interactions; GPCRs; CFTR
Prof. Dr. Philippe M. Loiseau
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Antiparasite Chemotherapy, UMR 8076 CNRS BioCIS, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université Paris-Saclay, 92290- Châtenay-Malabry, France
Interests: antiparasite chemotherapy; research of antileishmanial drugs; mechanisms of drug action; mechanisms of drug resistance; drug targeting
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Dr. Laura Cerchia
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Institute of Experimental Endocrinology and Oncology "G. Salvatore" (IEOS), National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy
Interests: oligonucleotide aptamer, cell-SELEX technology, targeting delivery system, cancer biomarker discovery, cancer cell biology and signaling, targeted therapy, chemotherapy resistance, glioblastoma, triple-negative breast cancers
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Cotelle
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ENSCL École National Supérieure de Chimie de Lille, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
Interests: Heterocyclic chemistry, natural products (including polyphenols and alcaloids), protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions, antiviral and anticancer agents, the hippo pathway, regenerative medicine
Prof. Dr. Zrinka Kovarik
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Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: cholinergic mechanisms in health and neurological disorders; inhibition and reactivation of acetylcholinesterase; enzyme kinetics; antidotes for nerve agents poisoning
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Mavromoustakos
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National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: hypertension; structure elucidation; nuclear magnetic resonance; spectroscopy; NMR spectroscopy; medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry; molecular modeling; Raman spectroscopy; DSC; NMR structure elucidation
Prof. Dr. Marc Lecouvey
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CNRS, UMR 7244, CSPBAT, Laboratoire de Chimie, Structures et Propriétés de Biomateriaux et d’Agents Therapeutiques, Université Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bobigny, France
Interests: phosphorus chemistry; the synthesis of new ligands for metal complexation
Dr. Samir Messaoudi
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CNRS, University Paris-Saclay, Faculty of Pharmacy, Châtenay-Malabry, France
Interests: glycochemistry; organometallic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; chemical biology
Prof. Dr. Yasu-Taka Azuma
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Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan
Interests: Interleukin-19; Inflammatory diseases; anti-inflammatory mediators
Prof. Dr. Ana Estévez-Braun
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Organic Chemistry Department, Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Interests: medicinal chemistry, synthesis of heterocyclic quinones, domino and multicomponent reactions using privileged structures, and natural products chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Clementina Manera
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University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs); orthosteric targeting; allosteric modulation; antitumor agents; multi-target drugs for the treatment of chronic inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Mikros
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Department of Pharmacy, National and Kaposdistrian University of Athens
Interests: Drug Design; NMR; Metabolomics
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Dr. William Blalock
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"Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza" Institute of Molecular Genetics; National Research Council of Italy 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: Inflammation; stress; nuclear signaling; acute leukemia; bone marrow failure disorders; osteosarcoma
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Dr. Daniele Castagnolo
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School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London, London, SE1 9NH, UK
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antibacterials; tuberculosis; Gram+/-ve bacterial infections; drug synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry to access drug-like molecules
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Dr. Jorge Garrido
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Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering (ISEP), Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Interests: Analytical methods; Electroanalysis; Nanotechnology; Bioactive compounds
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Prof. Dr. Simona Golič Grdadolnik
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Laboratory for Molecular Structural Dynamics, National Institute of Chemistry Hajdrihova 19, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: NMR spectroscopy; ligand–protein interactions; dynamic processes; molecular dynamics simulations; drug design
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Prof. Dr. Masahide Hamaguchi
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Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: Sarcopenia; Sarcopenic obesity; Obesity; Metabolic syndrome; Fatty liver; Diabetes; Chronic inflammation; Gut microbiota; Metabolite
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Manfroni
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Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; molecular modeling; heterocyclic chemistry; organic synthesis; antivirals; antitumor agents; antibacterials; anti-inflammatory agents; chemical biology; kinase inhibitors; ionic liquids; enzyme inhibitors; nucleic acids binders; hit-to-lead optimization
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Prof. Dr. Jens Pietzsch
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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Institute of Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Research, Department of Radiopharmaceutical and Chemical Biology & Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), School of Science, Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry; Germany
Interests: cancer; inflammation; theranostics; radiotracer; endoradiotherapy; radiosensitizer; therapy resistance; tumor microenvironment; extracellular matrix; preclinical molecular imaging; multimodal imaging; imaging probes; positron emission tomography (PET); single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT); optical imaging
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fernanda Borges
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Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: Drug discovery; Nanomedicine; ADME-Tox; Neurodegenerative; Liver and infectious diseases; Antioxidants
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Prof. Dr. Roberta Costi
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Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie del Farmaco, Sapienza Università di Roma, P. le A. Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: drug design; antiviral agents; anticancer; antiparasitic
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Dr. Cristobal De Los Rios
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Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria, Servicio de Farmacología Clínica, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, 28006, Madrid, Spain
Interests: design and synthesis of innovative drugs; phosphatase enzymes up-regulators; modulation of the cell calcium signal; purinergic receptors antagonists
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Dr. Rita Guedes
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Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-003 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Design of new drugs, anti-infectious agents, anti-cancer agents; In silico Methods; Virtual Screening, Molecular Docking, de novo Design, Homology modelling, Pharmacophore modelling, Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo and Quantum Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Misicka-Kesik
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Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Pasteura 1, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic and peptide synthesis; anti-angiogenic peptidomimetics; analgesic compounds, peptide-based drugs
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D.
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Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92521, United States
Interests: Drug discovery, covalent drugs, protein-protein interactions, fragment based drug discovery, biophysical methods in drug discovery, NMR-based drug discovery, oncology therapeutics, ALS therapeutics, inhibitors of metastases
Prof. Dr. Webster L. Santos
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Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: synthetic methods; RNA targeting; drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Matthieu Schapira
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University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Interests: epigenetics; PROTACs; ubiquitin proteasome system; structure-based design; chemical biology; E3 ligases; structural bioinformatics; druggability
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Loredana Cappellacci
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School of Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry Unit, University of Camerino, via S. Agostino 1, 62032 Camerino (MC), Italy
Interests: adenosine receptor ligands, anticancer agents, enzyme inhibitors, medicinal chemistry, nucleosides and nucleotides
Prof. Dr. F.J. (Frank) Dekker
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Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Biology, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: epigenetics; inflammation; medicinal chemistry; enzyme inhibition
Prof. Dr. Istvan Toth
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School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug delivery with particular interest in peptide; gene and vaccine delivery; vaccine adjuvants
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Prof. Dr. Eiichi Hinoi

Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan
Interests: bone biology
Dr. Béla Juhász
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Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: dyslipidemia; atherosclerosis; oxidative stress; cardioprotection; type 2 diabetes; bioactive compounds; chronic diseases; nutraceuticals
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Peter J. H. Scott
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Director of PET Radiochemistry, IDP Faculty in Medicinal Chemistry, Division of Nuclear Medicine / Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: positron emission tomography; PET imaging; radiochemistry; fluorine chemistry; molecular imaging
Prof. Dr. Norio Shibata
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(1) Department of Nanopharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya Institute of Technology Gokiso, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
(2) Department of Life Science and Applied Chemistry, Nagoya Institute of Technology Gokiso, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
(3) Institute of Advanced Fluorine-Containing Materials, Zhejiang Normal University, 688 Yingbin Avenue, 321004 Jinhua, China
Interests: fluorine chemistry; synthetic chemistry; asymmetric synthesis; medicinal chemistry; C-F bond activation; organosulfur compounds; organo halogen compounds
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Prof. Dr. Roger Strömberg
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Karolinska Institutet, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Stockholm, Sweden
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Dr. Lorenzo Di Cesare Mannelli
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Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; medicinal plants; chronic pain; nervous system pathologies and treatment; glia; cholinergic receptors; opioid receptors
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Dr. Jérôme Leprince
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INSERM U1239, University of Normandy, 76000 Rouen, France
Interests: Structure-activity relationship study of neuropeptides; pharmacochemistry of neuropeptides; peptide-based GPCR ligand design; bioactive peptides; neuroendocrinology; cell protection
Prof. Dr. Noritaka Nakamichi
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Takasaki University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Interests: optimization of drug therapy for central nervous system diseases
Prof. Dr. Takeshi Takarada

Department of Regenerative Science, Okayama University, Japan
Interests: Stem cell biology; pluripotent stem cell; mesenchymal stem cells
Prof. Dr. Igor F. Tsigelny
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San Diego Supercomputer Center, Moores Cancer Center, Dept. of Neurosciences: UC San Diego, USA
Interests: structural biology; bioinformatics; personalized drug treatment; artificial intelligence; machine learning (ML); deep learning (DL)
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Dr. Alfonso T. Garcia-Sosa
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Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu, Estonia
Interests: drug design; biomolecular simulation; computational chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Athina Geronikaki
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Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: heterocyclyc chemistry of bioactive compounds; antimicrobial; anti-inflammatory; COX; LOX inhibitors; HIV inhibitors; PTP1B inhibitor
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Mangani
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Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: protein crystallography; enzyme mechanism and inhibition
Prof. Dr. Adalberto Merighi
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Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Turin - Turin - Italy
Interests: Pain; Somatosensory pathways; Spinal cord; Neuron death; Cerebellum; Development; Neuronal circuits
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Prof. Dr. Arun Sharma
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Department of Pharmacology, Penn State Cancer Institute, CH72, PennState College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania17033, United States
Interests: anticancer; drug discovery; small molecules; medicinal chemistry; selenium
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Trabocchi
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Università degli Studi di Firenze, via della Lastruccia 13, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy
Interests: drug discovery; organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; molecular imaging; diversity-oriented synthesis; peptidomimetics; chemoinformatics; enzyme inhibitors; angiogenesis; Alzheimer’s disease
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Prof. Dr. Gian Cesare Tron
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Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Novara, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; discovery of novel multicomponent reactions; anticancer research
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Prof. Dr. Youla S. Tsantrizos
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McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Interests: design and synthesis of phosphorus-containing molecules as leads in medicinal chemistry or ligands in metal-mediated and organocatalytic asymmetric synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka
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University of Louisville, Louisville, United States
Interests: glucan; natural immunomodulators; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Ivan Kosalec
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University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Institute of Microbiology, Schrottova 39, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: antimicrobial activities of molecules of synthetic and plant origin; inhibition of microbial virulence; mycology; Candida spp.
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Theodore Tselios
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Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patra, Greece
Interests: organic; peptide and medicinal chemistry; rational design and synthesis of linear; cyclic peptide analogues and non-peptide mimetics; conformational studies; molecular modelling of bioactive and pharmaceutical compounds; interactions of bioactive molecules (docking studies); pharmacophore analysis; homology modelling
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Dr. Sergio Valente
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Department of Chemistry and Technology of Drugs, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Roma, Italy
Interests: epigenetics; medicinal chemistry; chemical biology
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Yves Winum
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Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron UMR 5247 CNRS, ENSCM, Université de Montpellier 240 avenue du professeur Emile Jeanbrau 34296 Montpellier cedex 5 - France
Interests: metalloenzymes; inhibitors; organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; anticancerous compounds; antiinfectiuos compounds
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Dr. Már Másson
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Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Hofsvallagata 53, IS-107 Reykjavík, Iceland
Interests: chitosan and chitosan conjugates; synthesis; structure activity relationship (SAR); spectroscopy; antimicrobial chitosan conjugates and natural compound derivatives; photochemistry; NMR analysis; nanomedicine; nanoparticles; regenerative medicine; antimicrobial activity; absorption enhancers; photodynamic therapy; cancer therapy; mathematical modeling and design of experiment (DOE)
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Prof. Dr. Giulio Rastelli
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: computer-aided drug design; medicinal chemistry; drug discovery
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Prof. Dr. Mariana Spetea
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Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: opioid drug discovery; opioid receptors; opioid agonists; opioid antagonists; pain; analgesia
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Prof. Dr. Yukio Yoneda
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Department of Pharmacology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, 565-0871, Japan;
The Institute of Prophylactic Pharmacology, Kita-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, 140-0001, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: amino acids; theanine; green tea; gene transcription; cellular differentiation; intracellular signal transduction; membrane receptors; membrane transporters; mitochondria; neural stem cells; mesenchymal stem cells; hematopoietic stem cells
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Dr. Jóhannes Reynisson FRSC
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School of Pharmacy, Keele University, UK
Interests: drug discovery; virtual screening; molecular modelling; chemical space; density functional theory
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Prof. Dr. Sandra Gemma
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Department of Biotechnology, chemistry and pharmacy, University of Siena via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; small molecules, drug discovery; structure-activity relationships; anti-infective agents; parasitic diseases; chemotherapeutics; synthesis of biologically active compounds
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Prof. Dr. Kamil Musilek
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1. University of Hradec Kralove, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Rokitanskeho 62, 50003 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
2. University Hospital in Hradec Kralove, Biomedical Research Center, Sokolska 581, 50005 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Interests: bioorganic and medicinal chemistry; rational and structure-based drug design; toxicology; small molecules; organophosphorus antidotes; Alzheimer disease; CNS delivery; cancer targets
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Sippl
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Martin-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Pharmacy, Halle, Germany
Interests: epigenetic inhibitors; natural products; structure-based design; virtual screening, cheminformatics cheminformatics
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Prof. Dr. Julio A. Camarero
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Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9121, USA
Interests: Protein/peptide chemistry; protein engineering; polypeptide-based therapeutics; combinatorial libraries; orthogonal chemistry; disulfide-rich peptides/proteins; targeted therapies; high throughput screening
Prof. Dr. Satomi Onoue
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Department of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, 52-1 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8526, Japan
Interests: drug delivery system; biopharmaceutics; peptides; safety science
Prof. Dr. Stefania Galdiero
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University of Naples Federico II, Department of Pharmacy, Via Mezzocannone 16, 80134 Napoli, Italy
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Prof. Dr. Paula A. C. Gomes
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LAQV-REQUIMTE, Departamento de Química e Bioquímica, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic and peptide synthesis; anti-infective agents; anti-parasitic drugs; peptide-based drugs; drug delivery systems; biomaterials; biomedical engineering
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Prof. Dr. George Kokotos
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Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 15771 Athens, Greece
Interests: design, synthesis and study of enzyme inhibitors; synthesis of bioactive lipids; phospholipase A2; lipases; fatty acids; lipidomics; therapeutic molecules
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Prof. Dr. Wei Li
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Professor and Director of UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center, Faculty Director of Shared Analytical Instrument Facility, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 881 Madison Avenue, room 561, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: small molecule drug discovery; chemical biology; medicinal chemistry; tubulin inhibitors; colchicine binding site inhibitors; non-calcemic vitamin D analogs; survivin inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Dariusz Matosiuk
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Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Interests: medicinal chemistry; synthesis of heterocyclic compounds; structural elucidation of heterocyclic compounds; molecular modeling; functional activity of small molecules; GPCRs; transmembrane and cellular kinases; pain; allosteric modulation
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Prof. Dr. Lajos Novak
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Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Szt. Geller ter 4, Hungary
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; rearrangement reactions; enzyme-catalyzed reaction, insect pheromone; insect growth regulators; lipoxygenase enzyme inhibitors; tryptamine derivatives
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Prof. Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
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Dr. Jean-Marc Sabatier
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Institute of NeuroPhysiopathology, UMR 7051, Faculté de Médecine Secteur Nord, 51, Boulevard Pierre Dramard - CS80011, 13344 - Marseille Cedex 15, France
Interests: Antimicrobial peptides; Antibacterial; Antibiotics; Structure-activity relationships; Bacteriocins; Drug design; Peptide engineering
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Prof. Dr. Carlo Siciliano
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, I-87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Interests: high-resolution instrumental analysis of complex vegetable and animal matrices; synthesis of biomolecules and their analogues; amino acid and peptide chemistry; modification of natural amino acids; chiral templates; design and synthesis of protease inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Lucjan Strekowski
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Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, Georgia 30302-4098, USA
Interests: chemistry of DNA binding compounds; synthetic chemistry; organofluorine chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry; bioorganic and medicinal chemistry
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Prof. Dr. M. Helena Vasconcelos
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1. FFUP – Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Porto 4050-313, Potugal
2. i3S—Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, Porto 4200-135, Portugal
Interests: cancer drug resistance; cancer multidrug resistance; intercellular transfer of drug resistance mediated by Extracellular Vesicles (EVs); new approaches to overcome drug resistance; drug-efflux pumps; escape from apoptosis; autophagy; metabolic alterations associated with drug resistance; tumour-microenvironment interactions; cancer stem cells; microRNAs; biomarkers of minimal residual disease and of drug resistance
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Dr. Vito Ferro
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School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
Interests: carbohydrate chemistry; medicinal chemistry; heparanase inhibitors; heparan sulfate mimetics
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Prof. Dr. Dimitra Hadjipavlou-Litina
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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: synthesis and biological studies on anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, on inhibitors of enzymes implicated in the inflammation and in the coagulation process in general; correlation of inflammation with cancer; neurodegeneration; antioxidant activity; theoretical and experimental calculation of physicochemical parameters implicated in biological response; use of computational chemistry in drug design as well as bioactive compounds of natural origin, e.g., essential oils
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Prof. Dr. Ramachandra S. Hosmane
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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
Interests: heterocycles; nucleosides; nucleotides; medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; purines; pyrimidines; enzymes of purine and pyrimidine metabolism; bioorganic synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Maria Emília de Sousa
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1. Laboratório de Química Orgânica e Farmacêutica, Departamento de Ciências, Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313, Porto, Portugal
2. Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR), Universidade do Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Avenida General Norton de Matos, S/N 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, P-glycoprotein; anticancer; anticoagulants; chiral drugs; marine natural products
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Prof. Dr. Anne Roivainen
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1.Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland2.Turku Center for Disease Modeling, University of Turku, Turku, Finland3.Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
Interests: medical biochemistry; radiopharmaceuticals; molecular imaging; imaging agents; inflammation; infection; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Qi-Dong You
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State Key Laboratory of Natural Medicines and Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Drug Design and Optimization, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, 210009, China
Interests: design and synthesis of bioactive compound; synthesis and modification of natural product; drugability optimization
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Prof. Dr. Hong Liu
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State Key Laboratory of Receptor Research, Key Laboratory of Receptor Research, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 555 Zu Chong Zhi Road, Shanghai 201203, China
Interests: drug design and discovery; modification of natural product; optimization of lead compounds for new drugs; the development of new organic synthetic methodologies; building focused combinatorial libraries, etc
Prof. Dr. Mariarosaria Miloso
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School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Via Cadore 48, 20900 Monza, Italy
Interests: evaluation of antitumorigenic effects of natural and synthetic compounds; characterization of biological properties of mesenchymal stem cells from different sources
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Prof. Dr. Maria Paula Marques
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Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: vibrational spectroscopy (Raman, FTIR and neutron scattering); medicinal chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry; cancer diagnosis by vibrational spectroscopy; design of anticancer drugs; chemopreventive phytochemicals; pharmaceutical chemistry; biomaterials; coordination chemistry and metal complexes
Prof. Dr. Michael P. Pollastri
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Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; neglected diseases; drug discovery; global health
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