Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Xingguo Cheng  

Research Interest:

Nano/Biomaterials development, including scaffolds, drug-eluting coatings, nano/micro particles and fibers for biomedical devices, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications; Connective tissue engineering (e.g., tendon/ligament, skin, bone) and tissue regeneration; Drug, gene, and vaccine delivery

Principal Scientist
Department of Pharmaceuticals and Bioengineering
Southwest Research Institute
USA

Hsien-Yuan Lane  

Research Interest:

Neuropsychopharmacology; Cognitive neuroscience; Precision medicine update EB member in Animal Research and Veterinary Science

Director
Department of Psychiatry
Taipei Medical University
Taiwan

Oon Chern Ein  

Research Interest:

Understanding the molecular interactions between cancer cells and the tumour microenvironment which contribute to tumour progression and therapeutic failures; focuses on dissecting the molecular mechanisms conferring to chemoresistance and exploring the benefits of novel agents towards the development of new molecular targeted therapies in cancer

Senior Lecturer
Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

James CS Chim  

Research Interest:

The study of DNA methylation of tumour suppressor genes and non-coding RNAs (micro-RNAs and long noncoding RNAs) in blood cancers including multiple myeloma, lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia; DNA methylation in blood cancer

Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Julie A Cayler  

Research Interest:

Clinical trails

Clinical Research Manager
Clinical Research Institute of Clinical and Translational Science
The University of Iowa
USA

Julie Lockman  

Research Interest:

Blood-brain barrier; Brain metastases (of breast cancer); Neuroprotection; Neurotoxicity; Pharmacodynamics; Mentoring

Ph.D.
Director of Scientific Development
West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute
West Virginia University
USA

Chi-Feng Hung  

Research Interest:

Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Skin Physiology and Pharmacology, Retinopathy

Associate Dean
Department of Fragrance and Cosmetic Science
Kaohsiung Medical University
Taiwan

Gopal Pundlik Jadhav  

Research Interest:

Drug dicovery in Cardiac and cardiovascular disorders; Drug dicovery in immuno and inflammatory disorders Quorum sensing; Highly neglected diseases

Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical & Translational Science
Creighton University
USA

Ugo Carraro  

Research Interest:

Basics of muscle plasticity and their applications to medical research (Translational Myology) in: i) Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) of denervated human muscle; ii) Role of apoptosis and regenerative myogenesis in exercise-induced muscle damage

Professor
Department of General Pathology
University of Padova
Italy

Peiwen Fei  

Research Interest:

Two tumor suppressor-signaling pathways, the p53 and Fanconi Anemia (FA)-BRCA signaling pathways, and their implications in tumor suppression and cancer treatment

Associate Professor
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
University of Hawaii
USA

Hye Young Lee  

Research Interest:

To study various ion channels with additional mouse models of autism at the molecular or cellular and behavioral/circuit levels; To develop therapeutic treatments for Fragile X syndrome and ASDs

Assistant Professor
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
USA

Charalambos Antoniades  

Research Interest:

The study of the cross-talk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system in humans, with specific interest in molecular imaging of vascular inflammation

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Oxford
UK

Vivian West  

Research Interest:

Information systems; Data visualization; Remote monitoring; Telemedicine or Telehealth; Text mining; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence

Associate Director
Duke University School of Nursing
Duke University
USA

Alfred A Cecchetti  

Research Interest:

Data Warehouse and mobile programming; Visual Analytics; Machine learning- especially in the area of unstructured data

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Marshall University
USA

Bruce C Kone  

Research Interest:

Acute and chronic kidney disease; Hypertension; Acute kidney injury; Epigenetics; Gene regulation

Tenured Professor
Department of Renal Disease and Hypertension
University of Texas Health Science Center
USA

Ashim K Mitra  

Research Interest:

Delivery and targeting of antiviral agents and Development of noninvasive delivery systems for peptides and protein

Vice Provost and Chairman
Department of Interdisciplinary Research
University of Missouri
USA

Xian Chen  

Research Interest:

Development of system biology platform for novel cancer marker discovery; Discovery of new pathways involved in in Toll-like Receptor (TLR)-mediated pathogenesis; Epigenetic regulation of cell fate decision

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of North Carolina
USA

Megha Agrawal  

Research Interest:

Biotechnology; Neuroscience; Stroke; Molecular biology; Pharmacology; Toxicology; Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
USA

John D Bullock  

Research Interest:

Ocular infectious disease epidemiology

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Wright State University
USA

Ken He Young  

Research Interest:

EBV+ Aggressive Lymphoma; Biology, Mechanism and Molecular Targets for Successful Clinical Trials; Myc Oncogene Functions As Critical Biomarker and Therapeutic Target in Aggressive Lymphoma; Pathogenesis and Targeted Biomarker Studies Facilitate Risk Stratification and Targeted Therapy in DLBCL Patients; TP53 Tumor Suppressor Gene is Critical Biomarker and Therapeutic Target in Lymphoma

Professor
Department of Hematopathology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
USA

Ajay Kumar  

Research Interest:

Develop in-house expertise on designing CRISPR-Cas9 based genome editing tools, and putting them to use across its diverse applications including drug target discovery and validations

Scientist D
Drug Discovery Research Center
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
India

Rajesh Kumar  

Research Interest:

HIV-1 Immunology, especially Vaccinology and Immunogen design

Scientist
THSTI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
India

Shubbir Ahmed  

Research Interest:

Protein biochemistry; Biophysics and molecular biology biochemical and biophysical techniques to understand folding or unfolding or aggregation; Protein Structure-function relationship, role of amino-acids sequence in structure formation; Designing and engineering proteins with novel properties and functions and protein therapeutics

Senior Scientist
HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
India

Renu Goel  

Research Interest:

Genomics; Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Scientist D
Department of Mass Spectrometry
Drug Discovery Research Centre
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
India

Sameena Khan  

Research Interest:

Using the tools of structural biology; Biochemistry and cell biology to understand the role of Ubiquitin proteasome machinery in human metabolic disorders

Inspire Faculty
Drug Discovery Research Center
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
India

MinJae Lee  

Research Interest:

Modeling for informative missing or drop-out data in longitudinal studies; Quantile regression; Multiple imputation; Semi-parametric modeling for survival data and regression diagnostics

Assistant Professor
Division of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Department of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School
USA

Peijian He  

Research Interest:

The regulation of iron absorption in the gut and the molecular mechanisms by which iron modulates lipid and glucose metabolism in metabolic syndromes; The signaling pathways that maintain intestinal stem cell proliferation and survival in physiological and pathological conditions in the gut

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University
USA

Shi-Yong Sun  

Research Interest:

Regulation of death receptor-mediated apoptotic pathway by small therapeutic molecules and their implications in drug-induced apoptosis and cancer therapy; Understanding and targeting mTOR signaling pathway in cancer therapy; Understanding and overcoming acquired resistance to 3rd generation EGFR inhibitors

Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Xiang Chen  

Research Interest:

Development and application of novel machine learning based analytical methods for high-throughput, multi-platform omics data in delineating genetic alterations and epigenetic deregulations in pediatric solid tumors, especially those leading to tumor relapse and metastasis

Assistant Member
Department of Computational Biology
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
USA

Xiong Su  

Research Interest:

Lipid Metabolism; Lipidomics; Insulin Signaling; Diabetes; Obesity; Fatty Acid Hydroxylation; Peroxisomes; Adipocytes

Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Soochow University
China