Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief (1)
Prof. Dr. Baohong Zhang Website

Department of Biology, East Carolina University Greenville, NC 27858, USA

Interests: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Toxicology, Genomics, Cotton
Associate Editor (2)
Prof. Dr. Yehia Mechref Website

Paul W. Horn Distinguished Professor

Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation

Director, TTU Center for Biotechnology & Genomics

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA

Interests: Analytical; Bioanalytical; Chemical separation; Glycomics; Glycoproeomics/proteomics
Prof. Dr. Tsong-Long Hwang Website

College of Human Ecology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan

Graduate Institute of Natural Products, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan

Interests: Inflammopharmacology; Innate Immunity; Signal Transduction; Phytomedicine; Drug Discovery
Editor Board Members (66)
Prof. Dr. Neven Zarkovic MD, PhD Website

Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Molecular Medicine, Bijenicka 54, HR-1000 Zagreb, Croatia

Interests: Oxidative Stress; Lipid Peroxidation; Cancer Growth Control; Immunochemistry; Pathophysiology
Prof. Dr. Antoni Camins Website

Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science, University of Barcelona, Spain

Interests: Alzheimer; Aging; Apoptosis; Neuropharmacology; Epilepsy
Prof. Dr. Pietro Gentile Website

Researcher of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy

Interests: Adipose Stem Cells; Stromal Vascular Fraction; Platelet Rich Plasma; Growth Factors; Fat Graft; Platelet Rich Lipotransfert; Fat tissue; Regenerative Surgery; Regenerative Medicine; Plastic Surger
Dr. Hongwei Yao Website

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (Research), Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, 185 Meeting Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA

Interests: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Oxidative Stress; Inflammatory Responses; Cellular Senescence/Premature Aging; Mitochondrial Dysfunction; Metabolism
Prof. Dr. Qingping Dou Website

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI  48201-2013, USA

Interests: Molecular Targeting; Cancer Prevention; Drug Discovery; Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathways; Proteasome Inhibitors; Natural Products; Signaling; Therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Richard H.W. Funk Website

Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, Institute of Anatomy, University of Technology (TU) Dresden, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Interests: Anatomy; Physiology; Biophysics
Prof. Dr. Michele Papa Website

Human Anatomy School of Medicine, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Via Luciano Armanni, 5, 80138, Naples, Italy

Interests: Study of Striatal Neurons by Double Labeling Techniques
Prof. Dr. Undurti N. Das Website

CEO/CSO of UND Life Sciences, 2221 NW 5th St, Battle Ground, WA 98604, USA

Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board, ASHA Nutrition, CA, USA

Interests: Cancer; Diabetes Mellitus; Lupus; Coronary Heart Disease; Atherosclerosis; Sepsis; Radiation Protection
Prof. Dr. Graham Pawelec Website

Experimental Immunology, Department of Immunology, University of Tübingen, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

Cancer Solutions Program, Health Sciences North Research Institute, Sudbury, ON P3E 2H2, Canada

Interests: Cancer Immunotherapy; Immune Monitoring; Vaccination; Immune Ageing in Humans
Prof. Dr. Alexandros G. Georgakilas Website

DNA Damage Laboratory, Physics Department, School of Applied Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Interests: Radiation Biology; DNA Damage and Repair; Biomarker Discovery for Efficient Radiation Therapy; Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Luca Testarelli Website

Department of Oral and MaxilloFacial Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Interests: Endodontics; Restorative Dentistry; Oral Surgery; Dental Implantology; Prosthetics
Dr. Shanmugam Muruganandan Website

Department of Biology, Northeastern University, College of Science, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Interests: Molecular Biology, Endocrinology, Cell Biology
Dr. Yasuhito Shimada Website

Mie University Zebrafish Drug Screening Center, Japan

Asst. Prof., Department of Integrative Pharmacology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Interests: Chemical Screening; Drug Discovery; Bioinformatics; Zebrafish; Obesity; Cancer; Disease Models; Transcriptome; Microbiome
Prof. Dr. William L. Stone Website

James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 3761, USA

Interests: System Medicine; Molecular Biology; Cancers; Proteomics
Prof. Dr. Piotr T. Bednarek Website

Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute, NRI, Radzików, 05-870, Błonie, Poland

Interests: Molecular Genetics; Cytoplasmic Male Sterility in Cereals; Pollen Fertility Restoration; Genetic Mapping; Association Mapping; Epigenetics; DNA Methylation; Tissue Cultures
Prof. Dr. Robert H. Schneider Website

Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA, USA

Interests: Preventive Medicine; Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Clinical Hypertension; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Physiology; Heart Disease; High Blood Pressure; Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Dr. Roberto Scicali Website

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Internal Medicine, Garibaldi Hospital, Via Palermo 636, 95122, Catania, Italy

Interests: Dyslipidemias; Lipid Lowering Therapies; Diabetes
Prof. Dr. Tao Wang Website

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Interests: Molecular mechanisms of genetic cardiovascular diseases; iPSC modelling of genetic vascular and neurovascular conditions; Neurovascular interactions and vascular dementia; Notch signalling in human cardiovascular system; Vascular engineering and Nano-medicine
Prof. Dr. Vitaly Sorokin Website

Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Interests: Genomics in Cardiovascular Diseases; Type A Aortic Dissection; Minimally Invasive Technology in Cardio-Vascular Surgery
Prof. Dr. Hidetsugu Kohzaki

Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Teacher Education, Shumei University, , Yachiyo, Chiba 276-0003, Japan

Interests: Anatomy; Physiology; Immunology; Microbiology; Biochemistry
Prof. Dr. William Konigsberg Website

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

Interests: Biochemistry; Biophysics; Blood Coagulation; DNA Replication; Genetics; Molecular Biology
Prof. Dr. Luigi Santacroce Website

Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine, Microbiology and Virology Unit, Policlinico University Hospital of Bari, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70124 Bari, Italy

Interests: Dental Hygiene and Epidemiology; Gastroenterology; Oncology; Pathology; Periodontics; Medicine
Dr. Igor Lavrov Website

Department of Neurology & Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mayo clinic, Rochester, USA

Interests: Neuromodulation; Spinal Cord Injury; Neuroprosthetics; Neurorehabilitation; Motor Control
Dr. Piergiorgio Gentile Website

School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Claremont Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK

Interests: Biomaterials; Tissue Engineering; Scaffolds
Dr. Fabiola Marino Website

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Magna Graecia University, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy

Interests: Adult Cardiac Stem Cells; Cardiac Regeneration; MicroRNA; piRNA; Heart Development; Aging
Prof. Dr. Edgar Grinstein Website

Department of Haematology, Oncology and Clinical Immunology, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

Interests: Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells; Signal Transduction; Molecular Cancer
Dr. Gaetano Isola Website

Department of General Surgery and Surgical-Medical Specialties, School of Dentistry, University of Catania, Piazza Università, 2, 95124 Catania CT, Italy

Interests: Periodontal Disease; Oral Surgery; Oral Health Quality of Life; Oral Diseases; Systemic Diseases; Etiology of Periodontitis
Dr. Gianluca Nazzaro Website

Department of Physiopathology and Transplantation, University of Milan

Dermatology Unit - IRCCS Ca' Granda Foundation Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico

Via Pace, 9-20122 Milano, Italy

Interests: Dermoscopy; Dermatopathology; Tropical Dermatology; Ultrasonography; History of Medicine
Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà Website

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG), “Filippo Del Ponte” Hospital, Italy

Interests: Endometriosis; Reproductive Immunology; Chronic Pelvic Pain; Mullerian-Derived Organs; Gynecological Endocrinology; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS); Laparoscopy; Hysteroscopy
Assoc. Prof. Alessandro Delitala Website

Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Medicine, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Interests: Thyroid Disorders; Subclinical Hypothyroidism; Subclinical Hypothyroidism; Subclinical Hyperthyroidism; Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Alfonso Urbanucci Website

Department of Tumor Biology, Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

Interests: Prostate Cancer; Bromodomain; Cancer Research; Chromatin; DNA Damage Response; Gene Regulation; Nuclear Receptors; Breast Cancer; Transcriptomics; Precision Medicine
Dr. Pierre Devaux Website

Florimond-Desprez—Recherche & Innovation, 3 rue Florimond Desprez, POB 41, 59242 Cappelle-en-Pévèle, France

Interests: Plant Breeding; Biotechnology; Applied Genetics; Omics; Molecular Markers; Doubled Haploidy; Genomic Selection; Marker-assisted Selection; Genome Editing; In vitro Culture
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yiannis Kourkoutas Website

Laboratory of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece

Interests: Biopreservation; Antimicrobials; Essential Oils; Plant Extracts; Functional Cultures; Food & Gut Microbiome
Prof. Dr. Agostinho Antunes Website

CIIMAR/CIMAR, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Av. General Norton de Matos, s/n, 4450-208 Porto, Portugal

Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal

Interests: Evolutionary Genomics; Microbial Genomics; Toxicogenomics; Conservation Genomics; Bioinformatics; Biotechnology
Dr. Carlos Alfaro Website

Centre for Applied Medical Research, PamCentre for Applied Medical Research, Universidad de Navarra, Av. Pio XII 55, 31008 Pamplona, Spainplona, Spain

Interests: Cancer Immunology; Immunotherapy; Clinical Trials
Prof. Dr. Ruslan Kalendar Website

Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE, University of Helsinki, Biocenter 3, Viikinkaari 1, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland

Interests: Genomics and Evolution; Biology of Mobile Elements; Applications as Markers for Biodiversity and Breeding; Identification of Mobile Elements; Bioinformatics (String Searching and Complexity Analysis, Search of Repeats, DNA Alignment and Assembly, PCR Primer/Probe Design)
Prof. Dr. Gary Hardiman Website

School of Biological Sciences, Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS), Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK

Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA

Interests: Computational Biology; Genomics and Genetics; Big Data; Endocrine Disruption; Contaminants of Emerging Concern; Bisphenol A; Impacts of MNPs on Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems; Bioplastics; Prostate Cancer; Non Coding RNAs
Prof. Dr. Thomas Efferth Website

Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Interests: Natural Products; Transcriptomics; Network Pharmacology; Personalized Medicine; Virtual Drug Screening
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Angela Roberta Lo Piero Website

Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 98, 95123, Catania, Italy

Interests: Plant Genetics; Plant Epigenetics; Plant Transcriptomics; Abiotic and Biotic Stress
Prof. Dr. Shizuka Uchida Website

Center for RNA Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, DK-2450 Copenhagen, Denmark

Interests: Bioinformatics; Cardiovascular; Database; Epitranscriptomics; Long non-coding RNA; MicroRNA; Non-coding RNA; RNA-seq; Transcriptomics
Prof. Dr. Venerando Rapisarda Website

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
Prof. Dr. George Calin Website

Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Center for RNA Interference and Non-coding RNAs, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Interests: Non-coding RNA; microRNA; Cancer; Metastasis
Dr. Alessandro Poggi Website

Molecular Oncology and Angiogenesis Unit, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, 16132 Genova GE, Italy

Interests: Blood and Bone Marrow; Cancer; Immune System; Signaling
Prof. Dr. Emiliano Giardina Website

Molecular Genetics Laboratory UILDM, Santa Lucia Foundation, 00142 Rome, Italy

Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Tor Vergata University, 00133 Rome, Italy

Interests: Genes and Genetics
Prof. Dr. Guoyao Wu Website

Animal Science and Nutrition, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA

Interests: Amino Acids and Protein; Nutrition; Health
Prof. Dr. Rajeshwar Tekmal Website

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA

Interests: Cancer; Endocrine System; Molecular Biology
Prof. Dr. Nives Pećina-Šlaus Website

Department of Biology, Head of the Laboratory of Neuro-oncology Croatian Institute for Brain Research School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Šalata 3, HR-10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Interests: Cancer Genetics; Wnt Signaling Pathway; Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition; Brain Tumorigenesis; Tumor Suppressor Genes and Oncogenes
Dr. Jinming Han Website

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Interests: Microglia; Monocytes; Macrophages; Neuroimmunology; Multiple sclerosis; Leukoencephalopathy; Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders; CSF1R gene
Dr. Felice Lorusso Website

Department of Innovative Technologies in Medicine & Dentistry, University of Chieti-Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66100 Chieti, Italy

Interests: Dental Implants; Dentistry; Oral Surgery; Osseointegration; Bone Resorption; Dental Biomaterials
Dr. Emanuele Luigi Carniel Website

Head of the Centre for Mechanics of Biological Materials, University of Padova, 35122 Padova PD, Italy

Interests: Mechanical Functionality of Biological Tissues and Structures
Dr. Changxue Xu Website

Department of Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA

Interests: 3D Bioprinting and Biofabrication of Vascular Structures; Filament Thinning and Droplet Formation of Viscoelastic Bioink; Guided Cell Migration on Microtopographic Surfaces; Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Drag Reduction and Oil/Water Separation
Dr. Xiaolei Tang Website

Physiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Room 210 Roth Hall, Brookville, NY 11548, USA

Interests: Regulatory T (Treg) cells and the role of immune system in tissue repair
Dr. Rene Cortese Website

Children Health Research Institute and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health. School of Medicine. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO, USA

Core Faculty, Institute for Data Science and Informatics. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO, USA

Interests: Epigenetics; Cell-free DNA; Cancer; Sleep; Developmental Origin of Disease
Dr. Arthur J. Chu

Adjunct Professor in Biology, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, USA

Interests: Blood Coagulation/Thrombosis; Intermediate Metabolism; Lipid Chemistry & Biochemistry; Gastrointestinal Fat Absorption; Lipoprotein Metabolism; Atherosclerosis; Membrane Biology; Fibrinolysis; Signal Transduction; Sepsis; Inflammation
Dr. Ozal Beylerli Website

Central Research Laboratory, Bashkir State Medical University, 450008 Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia

Interests: Neurosurgery; Neurology; Molecular Neuro-Oncology; Biomedicine; Healthcare Organization; Biomedical Materials; Information Technology in Medicine; Medical Ergonomics
Dr. Elena Levantini Website

Department of Medicine - Hematology/Oncology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue - CLS 428, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Interests: Oncology; Lung Cancer; Hematopoiesis
Dr. Guangbi Li

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, MMRB, Room 3055, 1220 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

Interests: Chronic Kidney Disease; Nephrotic Syndrome; Glomerular Disease; Renal Medullary Regulation of Blood Pressure
Dr. Elisa Belluzzi Website

Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy

Interests: Musculoskeletal Diseases; Biomarkers; Bone Cancer; Chondrosarcoma; Osteoarthritis; Inflammation; Aging; Infrapatellar Fat Pad; Meniscus; Cartilage; Synovial Membrane; Synovial Fluid
Dr. Graziana Digiacomo

Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, 43126 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
Dr. Sergey V. Sennikov

Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "Research Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Immunology" (RIFCI), Novosibirsk, Russia

Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

Interests: Antitumor Immunity; Alternative Splicing; Allele Polymorphism; Cytokines; Dendritic Cells Vaccine
Dr. Samuela Cataldi Website

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Perugia, 06126 Perugia, Italy

Interests: Lipid Metabolism; Cell Signaling; Vitamin D; Cancer; Neurodegeneration
Prof. Dr. Peter Wong

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Fels Institute for Cancer Research & Molecular Biology, 3307 N Broad Street, AHB, Rm 552, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Interests: Cell Biology; Immune System; Microbiology; Molecular Biology
Dr. Luigi Cipolloni

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Forensic Medicine, University of Foggia, 71122 Foggia FG, Italy

Interests: Forensic Pathology; Forensic Histopathology
Dr. Khaleque Newaz Khan

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Clinical and Translational Research Center, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan

Interests: Molecular Biology; Reproductive Biology
Prof. Dr. Alan L. Munn Website

School of Medical Science, and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Parklands, QLD, Australia

Interests: Molecular Biology; Cell Biology; Genetics
Prof. Margaret M. DeAngelis Website

Department of Ophthalmology and Ira G. Ross Eye Institute, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo/State University of New York (SUNY), VA Western NY Healthcare System (VAWNYHS), USA

Interests: Genetics of Age Related Macular Degeneration; Systems-biology Analysis; Glaucoma; Investigation of Protected Populations