Editorial Board
Editor-in-Chief
Yehuda G. Assaraf, PhD
Faculty of Biology, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Cancer research and therapeutics; Drug discovery; Drug Resistance
Associate Editor
Gaetano Isola, MD
Department of General Surgery and Surgical-Medical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: Periodontology; Oral diseases; Oral biomarkers
Editorial Board Members
Samad Ahadian, PhD
Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI), Los Angeles, CA, USA
Interests: Biomedical engineering; Bioengineering; Biomaterials; Tissue engineering; Lab on a chip
Ami Aronheim, PhD
Signal Transduction Laboratory, Weizmann Institute, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Signal transduction; Control of gene expression
Wilbert Aronow, MD
Department of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center, NY, USA
Interests: Clinical cardiology, including cardiac catheterization; Coronary angioplasty and Stenting
Maciej Baginski, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biochemistry, Gdansk University of Technology (TUG), Gdansk, Poland
Interests: Molecular dynamics; Computational biophysics; Molecular simulation; Molecular modeling; Computational chemistry; Cholesterol; Molecular docking; Molecular Structure
Mário Adolfo Barbosa, PhD
ICBAS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: Imunomoduladory biomaterials; Cell-biomaterial interactions; Extracellular matrix
Michela Battistelli, MD
Department of Biomolecular Sciences (DiSB), Urbino University Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
Interests: cell death; oxidative stress; natural antioxidants; intercellular communication; electron microscope; microvesicles; autophagy; muscolar; joint pathology
Reina Bendayan, PhD
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: Drug transport across biological membranes; blood-tissues barriers; blood-brain barrier; HIV pharmacotherapy; HIV sanctuary sites; Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; Folate transport
Giuseppe Biagini, MD
Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: Neuroscience; Endocrinology; Epilepsy; Stroke
Yochai Birnbaum, MD
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: Non-invasive cardiology; electrocardiology; echocardiography; electrocardiography; clinical cardiology and acute coronary syndrome
Federico Biscetti, MD
1) Cardiovascular Internal Medicine, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Catholic University School of Medicine, Roma, Italy 2) Laboratory of Vascular Biology and Genetics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
Interests: Angiogenesis; Vascular diseases; Diabetes complications; Peripheral artery disease
Giulia Bivona, MD
Section of Clinical Biochemistry and Clincal Molecular Medicine, Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and Advanced Diagnostics, University of Palermo , Palermo , Italy
Interests: Vitamin D synthesis; Metabolisms and biological activities; Laboratory markers in cardiovascular disease; Neurology; Infectious diseases and sepsis; Interactions between immune and nervous systems; Neuron-to-glia communication
Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, MD
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of York, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: Biophysics; Systems biology; Public health; Biomathematics; Theoretical physics
Luis Cabero-Roura, PhD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Gestational diabetes
Lleuvelyn A. Cacha, PhD
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Interests: Cognitive science; Behavioral psychology; Memory mechanisms in humans
Andrea Cavazzoni, PhD
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: Cancer cell lines; Signaling pathway; Targeted therapy; Immunotherapy; Preclinical models
William C. S. Cho, PhD
Queen Elizabeth Hosp, Hong Kong
Interests: Cancer biomarkers, non-coding RNA, liquid biopsy, proteomics
Mario Clerici, MD
1) IRCCS Fdn Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS, Milan, Italy 2) Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: Immunology; Translational medicine; Pathogenesis of human diseases
Erich Cosmi, MD, PhD
Department of Woman and Child Health, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: Maternal fetal medicine; Obstetrics; Endometiosis
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Maria Sofia Cotelli, PhD
Unit of Neurology, ASST Valcamonica, Esine, Italy
Interests: Neurodegenerative disorders; Electroencephalogram refertation and epilepsy; Stroke unit
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Magdalena Czarnecka-Operacz, MD
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Poznań, Poznań, Poland
Interests: Atopic dermatitis; Allergology and clinical immunology; Allergic skin diseases, Allergen immunotherapy
Janine Danks, PhD
School of Science, STEM College, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Interests: Immunohistochemistry; Molecular pathology; Comparative endocrinology; Tumour biology
Mausumi Das, PhD
Department of Reproductive Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Interests: Gynaecology; Reproductive medicine; Fertility; Assisted conception
Dario de Biase, PhD
Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Solid tumors; Molecular markers; Next-generation sequencing; Thyroid tumors; Brain neoplasia
Alessandro Delitala, MD
Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari 07100, Italy.
Interests: Thyroid disorders; Subclinical hypothyroidism; Subclinical hyperthyroidism; Cardiovascular disease; Pulse wave velocity
Mario Diaz, PhD
Labooraty of Membrane Physiology and Biophysics, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Interests: Neurodegeneration; Membrane physiology; Membrane biophysics; Neurolipidomics; Neurochemistry; Neuroprotection; Estrogen signaling
Graziana Digiacomo, MD
Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: Cell Culture; Oncology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Signaling Pathways; Hepatocarcinoma; Lung Cancer; CDK4/6-Inhibitors; Macrophages; Angiogenesis; Cell Migration and Invasion; Target Therapy; Western Blot Analysis; Gene Expression
Giuseppe Fanciulli, MD
Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Medicine, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: Neuroendocrine tumours; Medullary thyroid carcinoma; Pheochromocytoma; Carcinoid syndrome; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN)
Federico Ferrari, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
Interests: Gynecologic oncology; Surgical management; Minimally invasive procedures and clinical translational; Female cancers
Marilena Formato, PhD
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: Glycosaminoglycans; Lipoproteins; Diabetes; Proteoglycans; Atherosclerosis
Suthat Fucharoen, MD
Thalassemia Research Center, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Thailand
Interests: Thalassemia and hemoglobinopathy; Genetic diseases; WGS and NGS; Molecular medicine in general
Ziv Gil, PhD
1) Laboratory for Applied Cancer Research,Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel 2) Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus,
Interests: Tumor microenvironment; Head and neck cancer; Perineural invasion; Pancreas carcinoma
Elisa Giovannetti, MD
Department of Medical Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Cancer Center Amsterdam (CCA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Molecular pharmacology; Anticancer drug resistance; Pancreatic cancer; Nucleoside analogs
Ceolotto Giulio, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Metabolic Diseases, University of Padova, Padova, Italy;
Interests: Hypertension; Coronary artery disease; Atherosclerosis; Metabolic syndrome; MicroRNAs; Circulating microRNAs; Gene expression; Oxidative stress; Ischemia-reperfusion
Michael Henein, MD, PhD, MSc
Umea Heart Centre, Umea University, Sweden
Interests: Coronary calcification; Heart failure; Valvular heart disease
Christos Iavazzo, MD
Gynaecological Oncology Department - Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
Interests: Robotics; Laparoscopic surgery oncology
Gerrit Jansen, PhD
Department of Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Drug resistance; Pharmacology; Innovative therapies
Aleksandar Jovanovic, PhD
Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, University of Nicosia Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: Cardiovascular pharmacology; Cytoprotection and ageing
Taiho Kambe, PhD
Division of Integrated Life Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: Zinc transporter; Molecular Cell Biology; Trace element
Kirill Kiselyov, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: Cell physiology; Lysosomes; Oxidative stress; Metals; Mitochondria; Ion transport
Joanna Kopecka, PhD
Oncological Pharmacology Lab, Department of Oncology, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: Molecular pathways; Chemoresistance and immunoresistance of cancer cells
Gerhard Kostner, PhD
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Interests: Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; Genetics; Physiology; Pathophysiology
Antonio Simone Laganà, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, “Filippo Del Ponte” Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
Interests: Minimally Invasive Gynecology; Laparoscopy; Hysteroscopy; Female Infertility; Endometriosis; Reproductive Immunology; Gynecological Endocrinology
Myeong Soo Lee, PhD
Clinical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Interests: Evidence based medicine; Complementary and integrative medicine; Clinical trialsL Reporting guideline; Clinical practice guideline
Thomas Leitha, PhD
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Clinical Molecular Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Theranostic, Internal Medicine
Yoav D. Livney, PhD
Laboratory of Biopolymers for Food and Health, Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Biopolymers; Encapsulation; Bioactive delivery systems; Drugs; Nutraceuticals; Food; Proteins; Polysaccharides
Patricia Martínez Sánchez, MD, PhD, MD, PhD
Torrecárdenas University Hospital, University of Almería, Hermandad de Donantes de sangre Street, PC 04009, Spain
Interests: Biomedicine; Neuroimaging; Stroke
Patricia Martínez Martínez-Sánchez, PhD
Department of Neurology, Torrecárdenas University Hospital, Almería, Spain
Interests: Biomedicine; Neurological diseases; Neuroimaging; Stroke
Hiroshi Matsushita, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan
Interests: Obstetrics; Gynecology
Jacques L. Michaud, MD
1) CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, Montreal, QC, Canada 2) Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: Neuro-developmental disorders; Intellectual disability; Autism; Epilepsy
Tamara Minko, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Interests: Drug Delivery; Gene therapy; Nanotechnology; Cancer; Lung Diseases
Giovanni Monni, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolog, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: Obstetrics; Gynecology
Gil G. Mor, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
Interests: Reproductive immunology; cancer stem cells; inflammation
Giuseppe Murdaca, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
Interests: Pharmacogenomics; Vaccines; Immune-mediated diseases
Gurudatta Naik, MPH
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Interests: Oncology; Epidemiology
Georgios Nikolopoulos, PhD
Medical School, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: HIV; Epidemiology; Meta-analysis; Public Health; Biostatistics
Uwe Nixdorff, MD
Medical Center Dusseldorf, European Prevent Center, Dusseldorf, Germany
Interests: Preventive cardiology; Cardiovascular imaging; Cardiovascular risk stratification; Genetics; Lifestyle
Jose M. Padron, PhD
BioLab, Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica Antonio González (IUBO-AG), Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Interests: Drug discovery; Molecular pharmacology; Anticancer drugs; Chemical databases
Carlo Palombo, MD
Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology, and Critical Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: Arterial structure and function; Ventricular-arterial coupling; Cardiovascular prevention; Heart failure; Ischemic heart disease
Marco Palumbo, MD, PhD
Department of General Surgey and Medical-Surgical Specialities, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: Endocrinological; Gynaecological oncology
Nikolaos Papadopoulos, MD, PhD
Democritus University of Thrace Dragana, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Medical School, Alexandroupolis, 68132, Evros, Greece
Interests: Pediatrics; Pediatric rhinitis
Milica Pešić, PhD
Department of Neurobiology, Institute for Biological Research "Sinisa Stankovic"-National Institute of Republic of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: Cancer research; Cancer multidrug resistance; Translational research; Targeted therapeutics; Natural products
Paola Perego, PhD
Department of Applied Research and Technological Development, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: Molecular pharmacology; Anticancer agents; Anticancer drugs development, Drug targets identification; Drug resistance
Francesco Pollari, MD
Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg - Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany
Interests: Cardiac and Vascular Imaging; Artificial intelligence; Telemedicine
Venerando Rapisarda, MD
Occupational Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, "Policlinic-S. Marco" University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: Occupational medicine; Industrial toxicology; Environmental hygiene; Occupational oncogenesis; Vaccine preventable diseases; Biological risk
Chiara Riganti, MD
Department of Oncology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: MDR; ABC transporter; Cholesterol; Immune system
Israel Ringel, PhD
School of Pharmacy, Institute for Drug Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: Mechanism of action of anti cancer drugs the affect the microtubule system; NMR
Emma Louise Robinson, PhD
School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Interests: Gene expression; Heart failure; Cardiology; Epigenetics; Transcriptomics; Molecular biology; Non-coding RNAs
Luca Roncati, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery, Medicine, Dentistry and Morphological Sciences with interest in Transplantation, Oncology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena (MO), Italy
Interests: Women’s health; Gynecological pathology; Gynecological oncology; Pap smear; Human papilloma virus (HPV); Fetal-placental pathology; Skin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care); Stillbirth; Sudden intrauterine unexplained death syndrome (SIUDS); Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS); Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID); Sudden unexpected postnatal collapse (SUPC); Sudden unexpected early neonatal death (SUEND); Acute life-threatening event (ALTE); Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Antonio Scarano, PhD
Department of Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Interests: Oral Implantology; Biomaterials; Osseointegration; Oral diseases
Giuseppe Scibilia, MD
Division of Gynecological and Medical Oncology, Department of Maternal and Child, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
Interests: General gynecology; Gynecological oncology; mininvasive surgery
Hassan Shora, MD
Department of Biochemistry &Molecular Biology, Port-Said University, Port Fouad City, Egypt
Interests: Diabetology; Medicine; Molecular medicine
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Rob Siebers, MD
Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
Interests: Asthma; Allergy; Indoor environment; Allergens; Endotoxin; Epidemiology
Tetsuro Tamaki, PhD
Muscle Physiology & Cell Biology Unit, Department of Human Structure and Function, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan
Interests: Stem cells in the skeletal muscle; Muscle regeneration; Hypertrophy; Sarcopenia; Nerve-muscle physiology; Stem cell therapy; Muscle physiology and cell biology; Exercise physiology.
Ioannis Theodorou, MD
Laboratoire d’Immunologie et Histocompatibilité, Pôle Biologie-Pathologie-Physiologie (B2P), Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France
Interests: Immunogenetics; Immune Response Modeling with probabilistic and topology based machine learning algorithms; Transplantation
Giuseppe Toffoli, MD
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico di Aviano (CRO), IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
Interests: Nanomedicine; Pre-Clinical and Clinical Pharmacology; Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms; Genomics of Anti-Cancer Drugs and technology transfer
Shizuka Uchida, PhD
Center for RNA Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: Non-coding RNA (ncRNA); Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA); microRNA (miRNA); Circular RNA (circRNA); Bioinformatics; Epitranscriptomics; RNA sequencing (RNA-seq); Database; Cardiovascular
Michail Varras, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, "Elena Venizelou" General Hospital, Athina, Greece
Interests: Gynaecological oncology; Minimal invasive gynaecological surgery; Reproductive medicine; Mocecular biology of placenta; Rare obstetrics and gynaecology Clinical cases
Israel Vlodavsky, PhD
Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Heparanase; Heparan sulfate; Extracellular matrix; Tumor microenvironment
Chunsen Wu, PhD
Research Unit for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, the department of clinical research, the university of southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Interests: Prenatal exposures to maternal diseases before and during pregnancy such as immunological disorders, infection, preeclampsia, diabetes, etc. and risk of long-term outcomes such as allergic diseases, neurological diseases among offspring
Paolo Zola, MD
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Interests: Transvaginal Ultrasound; Menopause; Contraceptive Methods; Breast Cancer
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