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Editors (14)

Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
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Editor-in-Chief
Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Maria Emília de Sousa
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Associate Editor
1. Laboratório de Química Orgânica e Farmacêutica, Departamento de Ciências, Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
2. Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR), Universidade do Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Avenida General Norton de Matos, S/N 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, P-glycoprotein; anticancer; anticoagulants; chiral drugs; marine natural products
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Prof. Dr. Joachim Jose
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Associate Editor
PharmaCampus Institute of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Corrensstr. 48, 48149, Muenster, Germany
Interests: autodisplay; assay development and inhibitor testing; whole cell biocatalysts for synthesis of drugs and building blocks; directed evolution of enzyme inhibitors and biocatalysts; biosensor development and diagnostic tools
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Dr. Klaus Kopka
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Associate Editor
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) e.V., Institute of Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Research, 01328 Dresden, Germany
Interests: radiopharmaceutical sciences; labeling chemistry; medicinal chemistry; PET tracers; radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostics and endoradiotherapy; small molecules; peptides; antibodies and derivatives thereof
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Dr. Annie Mayence
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Associate Editor
Formerly professor at the Haute Ecole Provinciale de Hainaut-Condorcet, 7330 Saint-Ghislain, Belgium
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; parasitic diseases; orphan drugs
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Dr. Guangshun Wang
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Associate Editor
Department of Pathology & Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-5900, USA
Interests: host defense antimicrobial peptides; structural bioinformatics; biomolecular NMR
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Dr. Alfredo Berzal-Herranz
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Molecular Biology, Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina López-Neyra, (IPBLN-CSIC), PTS Granada, Av del Conocimiento 17, 18016 Granada, Spain
Interests: structure-function of RNA; aptamers; antisense; ribozymes; viral RNA genomes; RNA as tool; therapeutic RNAs
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Prof. Dr. Félix Carvalho
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Section Editor-in-Chief
UCIBIO, REQUIMTE, Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira nº 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: toxicology; Drugs of abuse; pesticides; antidotes
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Prof. Dr. Gill Diamond
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Interests: host fungus interactions; antimicrobial peptides; antifungal peptides; defensins; cathelicidins
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Efferth
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Section Editor-in-Chief
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
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Prof. Dr. Mary J. Meegan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, 152−160 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 D02 R590, Ireland
Interests: anticancer drug design; breast cancer; novel antiestrogens; tubulin targeting agents; azetidinones, antiestrogen-drug conjugates; estrogen receptor; Burkitt's Lymphoma; Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
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Prof. Dr. Serge Mordon
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Laser Assisted Therapies and Immunotherapies for Oncology
Interests: photodynamic therapy; cancer; clinical evaluation; photosensitizer; dosimetry; Fluorescencer; Dosimetry; Fluorescence
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Prof. Dr. Amélia Pilar Rauter
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Departamento de Química e Bioquímica (DQB) e Centro de Química e Bioquímica (CQB), Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL), Rua Ernesto de Vasconcelos, Campo Grande,Edifício C8, 5º Piso, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: carbohydrate small molecule synthesis; organic and biomolecular chemistry developments towards new therapeutic approaches for diabetes; Alzheimer’s disease and other amyloid diseases and carbohydrate-based antibiotics
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Dr. Irina Velikyan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Section of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: nuclear medicine; positron emission tomography; molecular imaging; radiopharmaceutical sciences; cancer; diabetes; fibrosis; drug development

Previous Editor

Dr. Derek J. McPhee *

Former Editor-in-Chief
Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 29 January 2015.

Editorial Board Members (88)

Prof. Dr. Paolo Arosio
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Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Interests: iron metabolism; ferritin; iron storage
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Prof. Dr. Atanas G. Atanasov
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1. Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 05-552 Jastrzebiec, Poland
2. Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna, Austria
3. International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST)
Interests: molecular medicine; biotechnology; digital health; open innovation; natural products
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Bazureau
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University of Rennes 1, Institute of Chemical Sciences Rennes ICSR UMR CNRS 6226, Building 10A, Room 207, Campus de Beaulieu, 263 Avenue du General Leclerc, CS 74205, 35042 RENNES Cedex, France
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry under microwave; medicinal chemistry; design and heterocyclic chemistry for cancer and CNS diseases; ion channels inhibitors
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Dr. Martina Benešová
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Research Group Molecular Biology of Systemic Radiotherapy, Research Program Imaging and Radiooncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 223, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany.
Interests: radiopharmaceutical chemistry; coordination chemistry; theranostic radiopharmaceuticals; molecular biology of systemic therapy; radiobiology
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Prof. Dr. Simona Bertoni
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Università degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: Pharmacology; intestinal inflammation; Eph-ephrin system; Eph-ephrin ligands; cholinergic receptors; mesenteric ischemia-reperfusion; serotonin and histamine ligands
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Prof. Dr. Thierry Besson
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Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, INSA Rouen, CNRS, COBRA UMR 6014, F-76000 Rouen, France
Interests: chemistry of heterocyclic compounds; microwave-assisted chemistry; kinase inhibitors; green chemistry applied to bioactive compounds; Alzheimer's disease; Down syndrome; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Biagini
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Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
Interests: animal ethics; animal welfare; epilepsy models; neuroprotection; stress management
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Dr. Conor R. Caffrey
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Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Interests: small molecule drug discovery for parasitic protozoa and helminths; 'neglected' tropical diseases; high-throughput and high content screening; proteolysis
Dr. Leslie Caron
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The Charles Perkins Center, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: human pluripotent stem cells; disease modelling; muscular dystrophy; neuropatic pain; cell therapy
Prof. Dr. Daniela Catarzi
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Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Pharmacology and Child Health (NEUROFARBA), Section of Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Sciences, University of Florence, Via Ugo Schiff, 6, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; rational drug design; heterocyclic compounds; structure–activity relationships; adenosine receptor ligands; glutamate receptor antagonists; carbonic anhydrase inhibitors; protein kinase CK1 and CK2 inhibitors; ecto-5'-nucleotidase (CD73) inhibitors
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