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Editorial Board


Jun-Li Liu, PhD      Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2
Departments of Medicine and Pathology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Interests: gene targeting and transgenic overexpression in mice; pancreatic islet growth and protection; metabolic regulation and the mechanism of diabetes mellitus

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Francesco Maione, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: interleukin-17s (IL-17s) biology; immunological control of inflammation; autoimmune diseases; immunopharmacology of natural products and nutraceuticals

Anne Vejux, PhD      Email   |   Website
University of Bourgogne Franche-Comte, Dijon, France
Interests: oxysterols; very-long chain fatty acids; lipid metabolism; peroxisomes; biotherapies; inflammation; cancer; cell cycle and apoptosis; autophagy; biological membranes; oxidative damage; biomarkers; neurodegenerative diseases; diet; brain

Editorial Board Members

Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD      Email   |   Website
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Interests: neuromodulation; neuropathic pain; new devices; complex regional pain syndrome

Jagadeesh Bayry, PhD      Email   |   Website
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Interests: immunology; immunotherapy; host-pathogen interaction; vaccine; autoimmune diseases

R. Daniel Bonfil, PhD      Email   |   Website
Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Interests: invasion and metastasis; angiogenesis; bone metastasis; circulating tumor cells (CTCs)

Alain Couvineau, PhD      Email   |   Website
National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Paris, France
Interests: GPCR; neuropeptides; digestive cancers; pancreas cancer; IBD; orexin; pharmacology

Suying Dang, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Interests: gene mutation and development/diseases; extracelluar matrix and development/diseases; tumorigenesis and metastasis

Antonio Facciorusso, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Foggia, Viale L Pinto, Foggia, Italy
Interests: gastrointestinal endoscopy; hepatocellular carcinoma; liver cirrhosis; pancreatology

Antonio Filippini, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: calcium signalling; melanoma; autophagy; prostate cancer; angiogenesis

Marco Fiorillo, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: cell metabolism; cancer metabolism; OXPHOS; mitochondrial metabolism; cancer stem cells; breast cancer; cancer drug resistance; metastasis

Alberto Gandarillas, PhD, HDR      Email   |   Website
1. Cell Cycle, Stem cells and Cancer, Valdecilla Medical Research Institute, Santander, Spain
2. Occitanie, INSERM, France

Interests: cancer; SCC; melanoma; rare diseases; dermatology; cell cycle; stem cells; molecular physiology; development; environmental health

Paul Nathan Goldwater, MD      Email   |   Website
Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Interests: sudden unexpected death in infancy; sudden infant death syndrome

Giuseppe Gullo, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department Obstetrics And Gynecology, IVF Unit Aoor Villasofia Cervello University of Palermo, Italy
Interests: reproductive medicine; IVF; stemcells; infertility; artificialintelligence

Ximiao He, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Physiology, School of Basic Medicine, Tongji Medical College (TJMC), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, Hubei, China
Interests: DNA methylation in cell differentiation and cancer; effects of nucleosome occupancy and methylation on gene regulation; alternative promoter and alternative splicing in disease and development; evolution of new genes and comparative genomics; tools and web services for analysis of genomic/epigenomic data in precision medicine

Pingzhao Hu, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biochemistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada
Interests: deep learning; bioinformatics; statistical genetics; radiogenomics; multiomic data integration; AI for drug design; single cell genomics

Jiali Jin, PhD      Email   |   Website
Tongji University Cancer Center, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: cell stress; nutrition sensing; cancer stem cell; tumor microenvironment

Joerg Jores, PhD      Email   |   Website
Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: synthetic genomics; bacterial chassis; infectious diseases; mollicutes; vaccine development; diagnostics

Peeter Karihtala, MD      Email   |   Website
Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: breast cancer; clinical trials; breast cancer epidemiology; neoadjuvant treatments; metastatic breast cancer; breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy

Veysel Kayser, PhD      Email   |   Website
Sydney Pharmacy School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: mAbs; ADCs; bispecifics; vaccines; formulation of biologics and vaccines; protein aggregation

Nicolas Lanthier, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, UCLouvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
Interests: steatotic liver disease (SLD); metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD); metabolic dysfunction-associated steatohepatitis (MASH); alcohol-related liver disease (ALD); insulin resistance; liver regeneration

Giuseppe Lanza, MD, PhD, MSc      Email   |   Website
Department of surgery and medical-surgical specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: cerebrovascular diseases; cognitive impairment and dementia; neuropsychiatric disorders; sleep disorders; Gluten-related neuropathology; clinical neurophysiology; transcranial magnetic stimulation; neurosonology; neuroplasticity; translational neurosciences

Yona R. Levites, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: neurodegenerative disorders; immunotherapy gene delivery; adeno associated virus; recombinant antibodies; Alzheimer & Parkinsons disease; amyloid; protein aggregation

Fuyi Li, PhD      Email   |   Website
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Interests: machine learning; deep learning; bioinformatics; computational Biology

Yi-Ping Li, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pathogen Biology and Biosecurity, Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Interests: reverse genetics of RNA viruses; virus entry models; antiviral drugs; antibody therapy of viral diseases; biosecurity of recombinant viruses; Flaviviridae viruses

Paul Vincent Licciardi, PhD      Email   |   Website
Infection and Immunity, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC, Australia
Interests: vaccinology; immunology; bacterial and viral infections; child health; pneumococcal vaccines; HPV vaccines; COVID-19; RSV

Jose Antonio Lopez-Escamez, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Medical Sciences, The Kolling Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
Interests: sensorineural hearing loss; vestibular disorders; meniere’s disease; tinnitus; genetics; inflammation; stem cells; bioinformatics; disease modelling

Mario Ubaldo Manto, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Service des Neurosciences, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
Interests: cerebellum; neuromodulation; brain stimulation; essential tremor; neurology; gait; biomedical; engineering; tremor; neuroradiology; movement disorders

Eduardo Nagore, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Dermatology, Valencian Institute of Oncology, Valencia, Spain
Interests: melanoma; genetics & heredity; cutaneous surgery; skin cancer

Abdelwahab Omri, PhD      Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2   |   Website 3   |   Website 4
School of Natural Sciences, Drug & Vaccine Delivery Facility, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Interests: cystic fibrosis; drug and vaccine delivery systems; infectious diseases; antibiotic resistances; pharmaceutical biotechnology; pharmacology and toxicology of drugs

Kalipada Pahan, PhD      Email   |   Website
Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration; demyelination; autophagy; Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease; Huntington's disease; traumatic brain injury; multiple sclerosis; memory and learning

Bapi Pahar, DVM, MVSc, PhD, MBA      Email   |   Website
Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Division of Clinical Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD, USA
Interests: mucosal immunology; animal model; intestinal stem cells; organoids; infectious disease; B cells; cytokines; chemokines; HIV; Ebola; WestNile; measles; SIV; herpes virus; immunity; vaccine

Manoj Kumar Pandey, PhD      Email   |   Website
Division of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Interests: immunoglobulin G; complement system; inflammation; rare genetic lysosomal storage disease; neurodegenerative disease

Hardev Pandha, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Interests: oncolytic viruses; cancer vaccines; novel cancer immunotherapies; hox genes; renal cancer; advanced prostate cancer

Nikolai Petrovsky, PhD      Email   |   Website
College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Interests: pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes; obesity and type 2 diabetes; vaccine development; immuno-informatics; clinical trials; infectious diseases

Jia Qi, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Xinhua Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Interests: cardiovascular medicine and pharmacology; mitochondrial dynamics and function; personal medicine and therapy; scientific research on traditional Chinese medicine

Annapina Russo, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Surgey, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression; ribosomal proteins; ribosome biogenesis; tumorigenesis; chemotherapy; multidrug resistance

Andrea Savarino, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Infectious Diseases, Italian Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
Interests: virology; virology methods (antiviral assays); virus diseases; virus-host interactions; molecular virology; HIV/AIDS; drug repositioning; cell biochemistry/metabolism

Matteo Simonelli, MD      Email   |   Website
IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy
Interests: phase I trials; early-drug development; immunotherapy; precision oncology; translational immunoncology; molecular targeted agents; neuroncology; gliomas; glioblastoma

Hongyuan Song, MD, PhD      Email
Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Shanghai, China
Interests: vascular biology; retinopathy; angiogenesis; extracellular vesicles; nanomedicine; cell metabolism

Myron R. Szewczuk, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Interests: immunology; cancer; COVID-19; glycosylation; cannabis; nanomedicine; receptor signaling

Andreas von Knethen, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: molecular biology; macrophage; apoptosis; cytokines; inflammation; sepsis; flow cytometry; innate immunity; adaptive immunity; reactive oxygen species

Jun Wang, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Neurobiology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
Interests: neurobiology; neural circuit; glia; psychiatry

Lisheng Wang, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Interests: pluripotent stem cells; breast cancer stem cells; nanomedicine; immunotherapy

Junhua Wu, PhD      Email   |   Website
Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Interests: tumor biology; tumor therapy; tumor immunotherapy; oncolytic virus

Xuhua Xia, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Interests: molecular genetics; biostatistics; microbiology; genomics; bioinformatics; evolutionary genetics; genotype and phenotype; evolution and phylogenesis

Guangtao Xu, MD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pathology, Institute of Forensic Science, Medical College, Jiaxing University, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China
Interests: ischemic reperfusion; pathology; forensic medicine; medicine and health sciences; trauma; mediators of inflammation; clinical medicine; pathophysiology