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Section Board for 'Neuro-psychiatric Disorders' (21)

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Prof. Dr. Omar Cauli
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Naoki Tajiri
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Department of Neurophysiology & Brain Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences & Medical School, Nagoya City University 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya-city, Aichi 467-8601, Japan
Interests: stem cell transplantation; neurological disorder; regenerative medicine; electric stimulation; rehabilitation
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Dr. Mohammed Akbar
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Division of Neuroscience and Behavior, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, United States
Interests: neuroscience; alcoholism; addiction; oxidative stress; GPCRs; neuroendocrinology; nutrition & dietary supplements; neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. Valerio Napolioni
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Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
Interests: genetic epidemiology; genomics; GWAS; human adaptation; neuro-psychiatric genetics; next-generation sequencing
Prof. Dr. Guy Cheron
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Department: Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Movement Biomechanics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, CP640, 808 route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: cerebellum; fast oscillation; evoked potentials; EEG dynamics; movement control; BCI; ADHD
Prof. Dr. Eugene V. Golanov
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Department of Neurosurgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: brain damage; stroke; subarachnoid hemorrhage; neurodegeneration; neuroprotection; endogenous
Prof. Dr. Rita Barone
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Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Child Neuropsychiatry Section, University of Catania, 95124 Catania, Italy
Interests: rare; neurological diseases; omic sciences; autism; spectrum disorders; intellectual disability
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Prof. Dr. Soraya L. Valles
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Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: inflammation; oxidative stress; neurodegeneration; neurodevelopmental diseases; cell death; behaviour changes; neurons; glia
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Dr. Jose Martinez-Raga
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Unidad Docente de Psiquiatría y Psicología Clínica, Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset & Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: ADHD; dual disorders; psychopharmacology; community psychiatry; schizophrenia; depression; agitation
Dr. Giuseppe Lanza
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Department of Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: cerebrovascular diseases; cognitive impairment and dementia; sleep disorders; gluten-related neuropathology; transcranial magnetic stimulation; neurosonology; neuroplasticity
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Dr. Vincenzo Nicoletti
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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, 95124 Catania, Italy
Interests: molecular basis of aging and neurodegenerative disorders; mitochondrial bioenergetics; signal transduction pathways; roles of nitric oxide synthase; roles of poly (ADP) ribose polymerase (PARP); mechanisms and effects of amyloidogenic processes; effects of pleiotropic molecules (carnosine, threalose and derivatives); role of metallostasis; importance of proteostasis
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Dr. Farid Rahimi
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Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry, Research School of Biology, ANU College of Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Interests: S100 calcium-binding proteins in inflammation, atherosclerosis, and alzheimer disease; atherosclerosis, alzheimer disease; S100A8, S100A9, S100A12 and inflammation; protein-misfolding diseases; neurodegeneration; alzheimer disease pathology, aetiology, and relevant controversies; mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease; amyloid β-protein; RNA and DNA aptamers; aptamers against amyloidogenic proteins; cell metabolism and inflammation in cancer
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Prof. Dr. Alejandro Romero Martínez
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Sección Departamental de Farmacología y Toxicología, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avda. Puerta de Hierro s/n, 28040-Madrid, Spain
Interests: melatonin; stroke; neurodegenerative diseases; neurotoxicity mechanisms; oxidative stress; neuroinflammation; metals; neuroblastoma; chemical warfare agents
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Prof. Dr. Willy Serniclaes
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Institute of Neuroscience and Cognition, CNRS, UMR 8002, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France
Interests: speech perception; language development; dyslexia; cochlear implants
Dr. Takeo Kubota

Faculty of Child Studies, Seitoku University, Iwase 550, Matsudo, Chiba 271-8555, Japan
Interests: epigenetics; epigenome; environmental factor; gene-environment interaction; autism; pediatrics
Prof. Dr. Domenico De Berardis
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Department of Neuroscience, Imaging and Clinical Science, G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
Interests: clinical psychiatry; clinical psychopharmacology; clozapine; newer antidepressants; long-acting antipsychotics; alexithymia; emotions; functional somatic symptoms; anxiety disorders; mood disorders; schizophrenia; functional magnetic resonance; obsessive-compulsive disorder
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Dr. Mohamamd T. Mansouri
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Neuroanesthesia Laboratory, Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: pain; morphine tolerance and dependence; cognition; neurodegeneration; oxidative stress; signal transduction
Dr. Basavaraj S. Balapal
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Department of Psychiatry, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, New York, USA
Faculty at Columbia University Medical Center, Scientist, Division of Analytical Psychopharmacology, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York, USA
Interests: cannabinoid receptors; synaptic plasticity; learning and memory; developmental disorders; neurodegeneration; drugs of abuse and psychiatric disorders
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Prof. Dr. Haruhiro Higashida
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Department of Basic Research on Social Recognition, Research Center for Child Mental Development, Kanazawa University, Takara-machi 13-1, Kanazawa 920-8640, Japan
Interests: social neuroscience; neuroendocrinology; social memory impairment; social brain; parental brain; autism spectrum disorder
Prof. Dr. Angelo Lavano
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro CZ, Italy
Interests: brain neuromodulation for movement disorders and pain; non-invasive real-time biopsy of intracranial lesions
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