Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief



Fabio Malavasi, MD      Email   |   Website
Medical Genetics, University of Torino Medical School, Torino, Italy
Interests: immune response; antibody therapy; cancer; myeloma


Associate Editor-in-Chief



Claudio Cerchione, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Istituto Romagnolo per lo Studio dei Tumori "Dino Amadori" - IRST IRCCS, Meldola, Italy
Interests: multiple myeloma; MGUS; smoldering myeloma; acute leukemia; acute myeloid leukemia; acute lymphoblastic leukemia; chronic myeloid leukemia; BPDCN; chronic lymphocytic leukemia; myelodysplastic syndromes; myeloproliferative neoplasms; non Hodgkin lymphoma; Hodgkin lymphoma; supportive care; hematologic malignancies



Giorgio Ciprandi, MD      Email   |   Website
Casa di Cura Villa Montallegro, Genoa, Italy
Interests: allergy; immunology; infections; asthma; microbiota; nutraceutics


Editorial Board Members



Marco G. Alves, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Imuno-Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: metabolomics; mitochondria; andrology; sperm



Atanas G. Atanasov, PhD      Email   |   Website
Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Magdalenka, Poland
Interests: bioactive compounds; biotechnology; molecular medicine; digital health



Stefanos Bonovas, MD, PhD      Email 1   |   Email 2   |   Website
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy
Interests: study design and methods; clinical research; evidence synthesis (by means of systematic reviews, umbrella reviews, classic and network meta-analyses) to inform health care decisions



Alessandra Borsetti, PhD      Email
National HIV/AIDS Research Center, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: infectious disease; lentiviruses; HIV-1; SIV; animal model; primate; host–virus interactions; viral pathogenesis; molecular epidemiology; immune response to viral infections



Christian Brinkmann, PhD      Email   |   Website
Institute of Cardiovascular Research and Sport Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Koln, Germany
Interests: effects of acute and chromic exercise in diabetes mellitus; cellular and molecular adaptations; organ crosstalk; inflammation



Alessandro Buonomo, MD      Email   |   Website
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Interests: drug allergy; food allergy; hymenoptera venom allergy; anaphylaxis; urticaria; respiratory allergy; mastocytosis



Siddhardha Busi, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Microbiology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
Interests: antimicrobial drug discovery; quorum sensing; biofilms; antimicrobial photodynamic therapy



Gaetano Caramori, MD, PhD      Email 1   |   Email 2   |   Website
Department of Biomedical, Dental and Imaging Sciences Morphological and Functional, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: bronchial asthma; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); the inflammatory and anti-inflammatory mechanisms; the role of transcription factors and kinases in the regulation of inflammatory genes; the stem cells involved in COPD lung repair/fibrogenesis/oncogenesis



Francesco Carinci, MD      Email   |   Website
Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: genetics of cheilognatopalatoschisis; cell biology of craniofaciostenosis; staging systems for carcinomas of the head and neck district; in vitro systems for testing biomaterials



Maria Contaldo, PhD, DMD      Email 1   |   Email 2   |   Website
Multidisciplinary Department of Medical-Surgical and Odontostomatological Specialties, University of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: dentistry; oral pathology; oral oncology; imaging; oral microbiology; pediatric dentistry; oral microbiome; special needs; biomolecular sciences applied to dentistry



Stephen M. Cornish, PhD      Email   |   Website
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Interests: exercise physiology; exercise immunology; nutritional supplements; cytokines/myokines/exerkines; chronic low grade inflammation



Zong Jie Cui, PhD      Email   |   Website
Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Interests: cytosolic calcium oscillations; molecular basis of exocytosis; singlet oxygen as a signaling molecule



Leandro Castellano, PhD      Email   |   Website
School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, UK
Interests: oncology and carcinogenesis; clinical sciences; biochemistry and cell biology; non-coding RNAs



Makandjou-Ola Eusebio      Email
Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Interests: microbiology; allergy; infectious diseases; asthma; inflammatory diseases; hematology


Mario Di Gioacchino      Email   |   Website
Institute for Clinical Immunotherapy and advanced Biological treatments, Pescara, Italy
Interests: respiratory; food and drug allergy; immunotherapy and monoclonal biologic treatments; environmental pollutants; nanoparticle toxicity; cancer immunology



Matteo Gelardi, MD      Email   |   Website
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: otolaryngology; oncological diagnosis;allergic diagnosis and immunology



Andrea Giannini, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Transantional Medice and Oncology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: medicine and health sciences; oncology; cancer treatment; cancers and neoplasms; gynecological tumors; surgical and invasive medical procedures; gynecologic surgery; women's health; obstetrics and gynecology; gynecologic cancers; gynecologic diseases; gynecologic infections; research and analysis methods; research assessment; systematic reviews



Jia-Qiang He, PhD      Email   |   Website
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, United States
Interests: stem cell biology; cardiac differentiation; biomaterials; cardiovascular diseases; regenerative medicine; transgenic mouse; gene regulation; angiogenesis; electrophysiology



Ivan Šoša, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
Interests: injury‐brain injury; bone and BMPs; digital transformation



Handong Jiang, MD, PhD      Email
Renji Hospital of Medical College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Interests: interstitial lung disease; lung cancer; lung infection



Junghyun Kim, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pathology, School of Dentistry, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea
Interests: phytochemistry; pharmacognosy; pathology; diabetes; ocular disease; oral disease



Spyridon K. Kritas, PhD      Email   |   Website
School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: microbiology; infectious diseases; mast cells



Claudio Legnani, MD      Email   |   Website
Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
Interests: knee surgery; sports traumatology; knee replacement; bleeding management; ACL reconstruction; arthroscopy



Antonio Junior Lepedda, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: biochemical pathways of atherogenesis; cardiovascular biomarkers; extracellular matrix biology; glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans in human pathophysiology and tissue engineering applications



Peifeng Li, PhD      Email   |   Website
Institute of Translational Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Qingdao, Qingdao, Shandong, China
Interests: the role of non-coding RNAs in controlling mitochondrial network, apoptosis and necrosis; molecular regulation of cardiovascular diseases and cancers



Sabrina Lisi, PhD      Email   |   Website
Departement of Medical Sciences, Neurosciences and Sensory Organs, Section of Human Anatomy, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medical School, University of Bari, Italy
Interests: molecular processes; autoimmune disorders; epithelial mesenchymal transtion (EMT); Sjögren’s syndrome autoimmune disease; molecular analysis of transmembrane receptors; dysregulation of immunological responses; the morphogenesis of teeth; mouse models and organ culture techniques to analyse the functions of conserved signal pathways



Ju Liu, MD, PhD      Email
Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Jinan, Shandong, China
Interests: vascular biology; coagulation and thrombosis; vascular toxicology



Matteo Lucchini, MD, PhD      Email 1   |   Email 2   |   Website
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Interests: multiple sclerosis; CNS demyelinating disorders; neuromyelitis optica; inflammatory myopathy; myositis; inclusion-body myositis



Tomoh Matsumiya, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Bioscience and Laboratory Medicine, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hirosaki University, Aomori, Japan
Interests: immunology; biochemistry; antiviral innate immune responses



Alessandro Micarelli, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Unit of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation and Sensory Organs, UNITER Onlus, Rome, Italy
Interests: neurotology; posture; vestibular system; cranio-cervical disorders; cochlear system; chemical senses (olfaction and smell); mouth surgery; otology; nutrition; injection treatments; botulinum



Antimo Moretti, MD      Email   |   Website
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy
Interests: complex regional pain syndrome; sarcopenia; osteoporosis; osteoarthritis; pain; intra-articular injections; nutraceuticals; muscle strength; physical and rehabilitation medicine; fragility fractures; vitamin D; denosumab; bisphosphonates; atypical femoral fracture; back pain; guidelines; vertebral fractures; stroke; osteonecrosis; handgrip strength; gait speed; SPPB; appendicular lean mass; botulinum toxin; ICF; therapeutic exercise; rare diseases; neuromuscular diseases



Yoshiyuki Morishita, MD, PhD      Email
Division of Nephrology, Department of Integrated Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
Interests: microRNA; gene delivery; gene treatment; kidney diseases



Ilaria Mormile, MD      Email 1   |   Email 2   |   Website
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: immunology; autoimmunity; autoimmune diseases; biological therapies; hereditary angioedema; bradykinin; allergen immunotherapy; bronchial asthma immunology; allergic and inflammatory diseases; mast cells; fibroblasts; VEGF and its receptors; FPRs receptors; tissue repair processes and tissue remodeling



Masanori Murakami, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: adrenal tumor; endocrinology; metabolism



Masaki Nagaya, MD, PhD      Email
Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: pancreas; islet; GI surgery



Gabriele Nieddu, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: biomarkers discovery; molecular biomarkers; pathophysiology of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases; matrix biology; tissue engineering



Yusuke Oji, MD, PhD      Email
Department of Clinical Laboratory and Biomedical Sciences, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
Interests: cancer immunology; cancer biology; cancer molecular-targeted therapy; cancer biomarker



Takemi Otsuki, MD, PhD      Email
Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
Interests: environmental medicine; environmental immunology; oncology



Anna Paczkowska, PhD      Email
Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Social Pharmacy, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Interests: pharmacology; pharmacotherapy; pharmacovigiliance; pharmacoeconomics; public health; health policy; law regulations in biotechnology



Anna Julie Peired, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Interests: chronic kidney disease; new lineage tracing models; mouse renal progenitor system; abnormal renal progenitor function; renal cell carcinoma



Panagiotis Peitsidis, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Midwifery, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
Interests: gynecology; obstetrics; fetal medicine; hysteroscopy; laparoscopy; hematology in pregnancy



Carlo Perisano, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Roma, Italy
Interests: musculoskeletal oncology; foot and ankle; traumatology



Massimo Petruzzi, PhD      Email   |   Website
Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari Polyclinic Dental Clinic, Bari, Italy
Interests: oral pathology; oral medicine; oral surgery; oral manifestations in systemic diseases & therapies



Miroslawa Pietruczuk      Email
Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Interests: hematology; immunology; cancer; allergy; asthma; infectious diseases; inflammatory diseases; cancer molecular-targeted therapy;molecular biology and genetics



Mieczyslaw Pokorski, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Institute of Health Sciences, Opole University, Opole, Poland
Interests: neuropathophysiology & neuropharmacology; cardiorespiratory regulation; carotid body research; oxidative stress; aging process; breathing disorders in sleep; adaptation to hypoxia; psychosomatic medicine; neurodegenerative diseases



Konstantinos Poulas, PhD      Email   |   Website
Lab. of Mol. Biology and Immunology, Department of Pharmacy, Univeristy of Patras, Patras, Greece
Interests: immunology; autoimmunity; biochemistry; cornaviruses; spike proteins



Wioletta Ratajczak-Wrona, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Immunology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland
Interests: effects of xenobiotics on human cell function; signal transduction in human neutrophils; roles of nitric oxide in the immune system; expression of antigens on leukocytes; expression of antigens on red blood cells



Angela Rizzi, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: food allergy; immunotherapy; drug allergy; oral tolerance; nasal cytology; desensitization; asthma; rhinitis



Iole Robuffo      Email   |   Website
Institute of Molecular Genetics, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Unit of Chieti, Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular; morphological and ultrastuctural constituents of the normal and pathological eukaryotic cell; prokaryotic cell research



Paolo Romita, MD      Email   |   Website
Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Dermatological Clinic, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
Interests: allergic contact dermatitis; atopic dermatitis; psoriasis; urticaria; adverse drug reactions; laser therapy



Carmine Rocca, PhD      Email   |   Website
Cellular and Molecular Cardiovascular Pathophysiology Lab, Operative Unit of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Research, (INRC), Department DiBEST, University of Calabria, Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
Interests: cardiac physiology and pathophysiology; molecular and experimental cardiology; cardiovascular biomarkers; reperfusion injury; laborarory medicine


Salvatore Scacco, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Clinical Biology, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
Interests: clinical biochemistry; experimental medicine; dental stem cells; regenerative medicine



Yasuo Shimizu, MD, PhD      Email   |   Website
Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Clinical Immunology, Dokkyo Medical University, Shimotsuga District, Japan
Interests: asthma; innate immune system; interstitial pneumonia; regenerative Medicine of Respiratory system; regenerative medicine of pulmonary diseases; COPD



Liting Song, MD      Email   |   Website
Hope Biomedical Research, Toronto, Canada
Interests: molecular biology and genetics; gene therapy; medical virology and immunology; infectious disease epidemiology



Bogdan Ionel Tamba, MD, PhD      Email
Advanced Research and Development Center for Experimental Medicine, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
Interests: pharmacology; pain and analgesia; nanotechnologies; drug delivery systems



Yoshinori Tanino      Email
Center for Lung Disease, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
Interests: interstitial lung disease; lung fibrosis; lung injury and repair; extracellular matrix



Elena Toniato      Email
Clinical Pathology, Department of Innovative Technology in Medicine and Dentistry, Center of Advanced Studies and Technology, Clovis, CA, USA
Interests: cytokine; nanopetides; genetic cancer syndromes



Jinwei Zhang, PhD      Email   |   Website
University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
Interests: human disease-associated ion channels, transporters and signalling pathways; genetic mouse models; gene-editing technologies



Nicola Zingaretti      Email   |   Website
Clinic of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Academic Hospital of Udine, Department of Medical Area, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: plastic surgery; aesthetic surgery; reconstructive surgery; aesthetic medicine; regenerative medicine; stem cells