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Members (35)

Prof. Dr. James St John
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Editor-in-Chief
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road Nathan, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
Interests: olfactory ensheathing cells; schwann cells; spinal cord injury; peripheral nerve injury; cell transplantation; 3D bioprinting; neurodegenerative disease; growth factor
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Dr. Maria-Angeles Arevalo
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1. Instituto Cajal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Avenida Doctor Arce, 37, 28002 Madrid, Spain
2. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Fragilidad y Envejecimiento Saludable (CIBERFES), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Interests: astrocytes; microglia; neuroinflammation; phagocytosis; autophagy
Dr. Xuenong Bo
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Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Interests: axon regeneration; spinal cord injury; sensory neurons; microglia; astrocytes; gene therapy; cell therapy; purinergic; purinoceptors
Dr. Lars Ove Brandenburg
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Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration; bacterial meningitis; antimicrobial peptides; Alzheimer disease; multiple sclerosis; glia cells; pattern recognition receptors
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Dr. Giuseppe Caruso
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Department of Drug and Health Sciences, University of Catania, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; neurobiology; cell biology; biochemistry; molecular biology; pharmaceutical chemistry; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology; immunology; microfluidics; Alzheimer's; type 2 diabetes; CVD; depression; antioxidants; neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration; oxidative stress; microglia/macrophages; zebrafish; polyphenols; carnosine
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Dr. Stefania Ceruti
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Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences – Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: microglia; astrocytes; satellite glial cells; apoptosis; pain; multiple sclerosis; migraine; purinergic signaling; trigeminal neuropathy
Prof. Dr. Christiane Charriaut-Marlangue
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Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche (INSERM), Universite Paris 7- Denis Diderot, Paris, France
Interests: cerebral ischemia; neonates; cell death; inflammation; microglia; hemodynamic responses; ultrasound imaging; nitric oxide; prostaglandins
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Dr. Antonia Cianciulli
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Department of Bioscience, Biotechnologies and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy
Interests: neuroinflammation; signalling; bioactive compounds; evolutionary computational study
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Dr. Silvia Di Angelantonio
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Department of Physiology and Pharmacology “V. Erspamer”, Sapienza University, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: brain organoids; retinal organoids; microglia; synapses; iPSCs; calcium imaging; microscopy; patch clamp
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Prof. Dr. Jessica Filosa
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Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: neurovascular; arteriole; pressure; calcium; ion channels; cerebral blood flow; astrocyte; microglia; myogenic; hypertension
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Prof. Dr. Dan Frenkel
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Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: Neuroinflammation; astrocyte; microglia; Alzheimer’s disease; animal model
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Prof. Dr. Angela Giangrande
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IGBMC Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France
Interests: glia; nervous system; transcription factors; immune system; Drosophila
Prof. Dr. Mariagrazia Grilli
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Laboratory of Neuroplasticity, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Via Bovio 6, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: neuroplasticity; neurogenesis; neural stem cells; astrocyte-neural stem cell communication; aging; neuropsychiatric disorders; Down syndrome
Dr. G. Jean Harry
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Neurotoxicology Group, NIEHS and National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Interests: neurotoxicants; aging; development; inflammation; oxidative stress; signal transduction; hormones; neuropathology; pharmaceuticals; alternative models
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Dr. Sadayuki Hashioka
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Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, 89-1 Enya-cho, Izumo, Shimane 693-8501, Japan
Interests: chronic glial activation and their neurotoxicity; neurodegenerative disease; psychiatric disorders
Prof. Dr. Melvin Hayden
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Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA
Interests: ultrastructure; Alzheimer’s disease; cardiovascular disease; FOCM; hypertension; type 2 diabetes mellitus; metabolic syndrome; neurovascular unit; BBB; BCSF barrier
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Dr. László Héja
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Department of Functional Pharmacology, Institute of Molecular Pharmacology, Research Centre of Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: astrocyte-neuron interactions; astrocytes in neural oscillations; epilepsy; slow wave activity; astrocytes in rhytm generation; gap junctions; GABA transporters; Glu-GABA exchange
Dr. Jan Kaslin
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Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia
Interests: neural stem cells; regeneration; neural development; brain and spinal cord injury; zebrafish
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Prof. Dr. Sergey Kasparov
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School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK
Interests: astrocyte; receptor; signalling; noradrenaline; G-protein coupled receptors; glioblastoma; imaging; patch clamp; neuroprotection; optogenetics; Ca2+; cAMP; brainstem; cardio-respiratory control
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Dr. Daesoo Kim
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Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 34141, Korea
Interests: mouse genetics and behavior; neural circuit; optogenetics; movement disorder; hunting and foraging
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Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Kira
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Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
Interests: multiple sclerosis; demyelinating disease; neurodegenerative disease; neuroimmunology; neuropathic pain; immunogenetics
Prof. Dr. Lars Klimaschewski
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Department of Anatomy, Histology & Embryology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: nervous system; cellular neuroscience; ERK signaling; PI3K signaling; FGF signaling; growth factors; axotomy; regeneration; degeneration
Prof. Dr. Michele Maffia
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Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technology, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: cell physiology and differentiation; adaptive physiology; neurodegeneration; cancer biology; functional proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Michele Papa
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Department of Mental Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Napoli, Italy
Interests: neuroinflammation; astrocytes; synaptic plasticity; nerve growth factor; vagus nerve stimulation
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Dr. Elena Pompili
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Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic Medicine and Orthopedics Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Via A. Borelli n° 50, I-00161 Roma, Italy
Interests: nervous system; glia; thrombin; protease-activated receptors; autophagy; peripheral nerve
Prof. Dr. Mojgan Rastegar
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Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; transcriptional control; gene regulation; drug repurposing; neural stem cells; neurodevelopmental disorders; medulloblastoma
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Dr. Malvyne Rolli-Derkinderen
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Nantes Université, CNRS, INSERM, UMR 1235, TENS, F-44000 Nantes, France
Interests: enteric nervous system; inflammation
Dr. Laurent Roybon
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Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Interests: iPSCs; neurons; glia; minibrains, neurodegeneration; neurobiology; developmental biology; disease modelling; omics
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Dr. Ana María Sánchez-Pérez
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Departament of Medicine, Universitat Jaume I, (UJI) Castellon de la Plana, Spain
Interests: neuroinflammation; neurodegenerative diseases; insulin resistance; psychiatric diseases; abscisic acid; gener therapy
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Prof. Dr. Mirko Schmidt
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Institute of Anatomy, Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden School of Medicine, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Interests: angiogenesis; EGFR; invasion; Glioblastoma multiforme; neurogenesis; notch; neural stem cell; tumor microenvironment; neural disease; brain tumor; integrin; immune evasion; glioma; Blood Vessel; brain metastasis
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