Immunology, Endocrine & Metabolic Agents in Medicinal Chemistry (Discontinued)

(Formerly as Current Medicinal Chemistry - Immunology, Endocrine & Metabolic Agents)

ISSN (Print): 1871-5222
ISSN (Online): 1875-6115

Volume 18, Issues 2, 2018


Editorial Board


iemamc Editor-in-Chief Morishita Ryuichi School of Medicine Osaka University Suita Japan Co-Editor-in-Chief iemamc_ebm_aliev_001 Gjumrakch Aliev GALLY International Biomedical Research Institute Inc. San Antonio TX USA

Dr. Aliev, President “GALLY” International Biomedical Research Institute Inc., San Antonio, Texas, USA. He also hold appointment with the University of Atlanta, Georgia, USA as a Professor of Cardiovascular, Neuropathology, Gerontology, Health Science and Healthcare Administration and as a Leading Scientist, Institute of Physiologically Active Compounds. Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Region, Chernogolovka, Russian Federation. He received his MD in 1982, from the Baku Medical University (former USSR) with cum laude and Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Diseases from the prestigious Russian Academy of the Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia in 1988 with cum laude. He received postdoctoral training with Professor G. Burnstock in the University College of the London. He authored and coauthored more than 500 publications in the fields of neurodegenerative diseases research, cardio- and cerebrovascular disease, cancer, and electron microscopy.

iemamc_ebm_yamada-h_001 Yamada Hidekazu Faculty of Medicine Kinki University Osaka Japan

Professor Yamada graduated from the Kindai University Faculty of Medicine and acquired physician qualification (M.D.) in 1981. Dr. Yamada obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Immunology from the Kindai University, Osaka. He also studied in Cell Engineering Center(Prof.T.Kishimoto), Osaka University and Dep. of Dermatology I (Prof. K Wolff), Vienna University, NIAID NIH(Chief E. Shevach) in the US for Austria government exhibitioner. He is a dermatologist and an allergist. In 2007 Professor Yamada founded an anti-aging center at Kindai University. Dr. Yamada is Professor of Department of Dermatology, Nara Hospital, Kindai University and Vice-chairman of Anti -Aging Center, Kindai University. Now he is vice-chairman of the Society of Japanese Anti-Aging Medicine.

Associate Editors iemamc_ebm_mogi_001 Mogi Masaki Ehime University, Graduate School of Medicine Ehime Japan

Masaki Mogi, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from Osaka University Medical School in 1994, and received Ph.D. from Osaka University in 2001. After following Postdoctoral Fellowship as a Research Fellow at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Tufts University, and the Department of Molecular Cardiology in Boston University in Boston (USA), he served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geriatric Medicine and Department of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology and Pharmacology in Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine from 2003 and 2004 respectively. he became an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology and Pharmacology in Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan since 2011.

iemamc_ebm_nakagami_001 Nakagami Hironori Graduate School of Medicine Osaka University Osaka Japan

Dr. Nakagami graduated from Nara Medical University in 1994 (M.D.). After resident (Cardiology, Jichi Medical School), research fellow (Geriatric Medicine, Osaka University), postdoc (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School), or assistant professor (Gene Therapy Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine), he is now Professor in Department of Health Development and Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. He has published more than 100 scientific publications in cardiovascular and life style related diseases. He has recently focused on the immunotherapy for hypertension, diabetes or other common diseases. Dr. Nakagami is currently the Associate Editor of this journal (Immunology, Endocrine & Metabolic Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, IEMAMC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.

Regional Editors iemamc_ebm_ramana_001 Ramana Kota V. University of Texas Galveston TX USA

Dr. Ramana obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry form the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Research, Chandigarh, India. Currently, he is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA. The chief objectives of his investigations are to examine the involvement of cellular metabolism and oxidative stress signals in inflammation and to delineate the role of aldo-keto reductases and anti-oxidants in mediating the inflammatory pathways. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed articles. He is also serving as an editorial board member of several journals.

Sahin M. School of Medicine Ankara University Ankara Turkey
Section Editor iemamc_ebm_rodriguez_001 Rodriguez Juan B. Universidad de Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Argentina

Dr. Rodriguez obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1990). Then, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (1992-1993) He was appointed Assistant Professor (1997), and then Professor (2005) both at the Department of Organic Chemistry, Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has published more than 70 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 5 U.S. patents. His fields of interest are the design of antiparasitic and antiviral agents as well as total synthesis of compounds of pharmacological importance.

Metabolic Agents
Editorial Board Members iemamc_ebm_bonamonte_001 Bonamonte Domenico University of Bari Bari Italy

Domenico Bonamonte was born in Bari, Italy, on 2nd March 1970. Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Summa cum laude, awarded by Bari University, Italy, in 1996. Specialist Degree, Summa cum laude, in Dermatology and Venereology awarded by the University of Bari in 2001. PhD in “Allergological Sciences” awarded by the Dermatology Clinic of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, in 2004. Since 1st January 2004, Research Fellow at the Dermatology Clinic of Bari University. Since 1st March 2013, Associate Professor of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology – Section of Dermatology, University of Bari.

iemamc_ebm_jana-k_001 Jana Kuladip Bose Institute Kolkata India

Dr. Kuladip Jana, Ph.D. is presently serving as a Senior Scientist in the Division of Molecular Medicine and Scientist In-charge of the Centre for Translational Animal Research, Bose Institute, Kolkata, India. He was trained as a Post-doctoral Research Associate in Molecular Endocrinology and Reproduction in relation with Aging in Garrison Institute on Aging, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centre, U.S.A. He is a Member in several National & International Scientific Societies and has many National & International Publications. He is serving as Editorial Board Member in several International reputed Journals. Dr. Jana has also received several International and National Young Scientist/Young Investigator awards.

Sawanobori Masaichi Sanbancho Gokigen Clinic Tokyo Japan iemamc_ebm_lauritano-d_001 Lauritano Dorina University of Milan-Bicooca Milan Italy

Doctor Lauritano cares for researches in the oral medicine field, especially about systemic pharmacological protocols for mucocutaneous pathologies. She is also particularly concerned in the precocious oral diagnosis of systemic diseases. She has developed studies about oral stomatopirosis and related problems. Nowadays she is deal in research about biomolecular aspects of precancerous pathologies of oral mucosae, with focus on the role of MAPKinasi. Her researches have had Ministerial funding (COFIN 2005, 2006, 2007). She has developed studies on mucosal diseases in leukemic children, and she won the prize of Monza and Brianza Foundation in 2006: “Evaluation of an oral hygiene protocol in relation to the presence of the principal oral pathogens in pediatric leukemic patients: genome quantification during the antiblastic therapy through the use of the real time PCR”.

iemamc_ebm_balasubramanyam-m_001 Balasubramanyam Muthuswamy Madras Diabetes Research Foundation Chennai India

Dr. M. Balasubramanyam, PhD is at present Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist at the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India. His current research interests include: Molecular medicine with special reference to diabetes and its vascular complications; mechanisms of accelerated ageing (senescence), role of biomarkers in health in disease; ER stress; telomere biology; the gut (microbiota) connection to diabetes, Omics advancements (transcriptomics/proteomics/epigenetics/miRNA/metabolomics); stem cell research; bio-prospecting molecular targets of herbal action and development of cell-based, high-throughput assays; Point-of-Care (POC) diagnositics. Dr.Balu’s team is one of the very strong groups working on Molecular Aspects of Metabolic Disorders.

iemamc_ebm_xiao-x_001 Xiao Xiangwei University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA United States

Xiangwei Xiao, MD, PhD, is a tenure track Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Xiao obtained his M.D. at Tianjin Medical University, China and PhD at VRIJE Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Dr. Xiao finished his residency at the 2nd Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, China. He has publications as first or corresponding author in many high impact journals, and has live US patents. Dr. Xiao’s research focuses on diabetes, beta cell biology, turn-over and functional protection, crosstalk between beta cells and other cell types and the molecular influence of one autoimmune disease upon another.

iemamc_ebm_valiante-s_001 Valiante S. University of Naples Federico II Napoli Italy

Dr. Valiante obtained the Ph.D. in Molecular Systematic from the University of Naples Federico II and Master school in Biotechnologies from University of Urbino-Fano, with experimental thesis in comparative endocrinology. Currently Dr. Valiante is assistant professor in the University of Naples Federico II. To date, he has published 67 scientific publications. Currently his research is focused on the enhanced drug delivery across the blood brain barrier to ameliorate the progression and the outcome of neurodegenerative diseases; and in vivo and in vitro effects of endocrine disruptors on endocrine homeostasis of vertebrates.

iemamc_ebm_ilkova-h_001 İlkova Hasan İstanbul University İstanbul Turkey

Hasan İlkova graduated from Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty in 1978. He continued his training there, during 1978-1982. He started his fellowship in 1985 at the Division of Diabetes and Metabolism and served a senior research fellow at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at University of Michigan between 1987-1989. He worked as a visiting professor between 1996-1998 at the Joslin Diabetes Center He served as the General Secretary of the Turkish Diabetes Association between 1991-1995 and 1997-2000. He is presently a faculty member in the Division of Endocrinology Metabolism and Diabetes at İstanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty and he is serving as the president of Turkish Diabetes Association.

iemamc_ebm_prasad-kk_001 Prasad Kaushal K. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh (UT) India

Dr. Kaushal Kishor Prasad is Professor and Chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal Histopathology in the Department of Superspeciality of Gastroenterology at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), India. He is in the panels of experts for the World Association of Societies of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (WASPaLM) and SAARC Academy of Cytopatology & Histopathology (SACH). His research interests include celiac disease, microscopic colitis, extrahepatic portal vein obstruction and inflammatory bowel disease. He has received 29 awards in international and national scientific forums. Dr. Prasad has authored 90 papers and has contributed in 15 book chapter/books in the field of Gastroenterology.

iemamc_ebm_kilinc-m_001 Kilinc Metin Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Kahramanmaras Turkey

Dr. Metin Kılınç started compulsory Service as a general practitioner from 1986 to 1988 than started Biochemistry residency in Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Dept.of Biochemistry in 1988 and completed in 1992. He completed military duty in 1992 and worked as a Biochemistry specialist in Silifke and Mersin State Hospital from 1992-1998. He started as Assist. Prof. and head of Dept of Biochemistry in Kahramanmaras Sütcüimam Univ.Medical School in 1998 and became an associate professor in 2006 and professor in 2012. Currently he is working as professor (Head of Medical Biochemist Dept.) His researches are Genetics [(Especially molecular research of Familial Mediterranean diseases (FMF)], oxidative stress, hemoglobinopathy and trace elements in various diseases.

iemamc_ebm_huguet-jma_001 Argiles Josep M. University of Barcelona Barcelona Spain

Prof. Josep M. Argiles was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1956 and completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at the University of Barcelona graduating with a First Class Honours Degree and Special Prize for the best B.Sc. (1979). In 1981 he received his Doctorate in Biochemistry from the same university with Cum Laude obtaining the Prize for the best doctorate of that year. He later became Full Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Cancer at the Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona being the leader of a research group interested in cancer cachexia. Prof. Argiles has authored and co-authored over 350 publications.

iemamc_ebm_tana-c_001 Tana Claudio University Hospital of Parma Parma Italy

Claudio Tana, MD, is specialist in internal medicine and works at University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy. Since 2014 he has been national coordinator of the Young Ultrasound Area for the Italian Federation of Hospital Internists (FADOI). He has over 100 publications as full length papers in international journals, congress abstracts and book chapters. He is reviewer, member of the editorial board, guest and associate editor for several international journals. His interest areas include cardiovascular and metabolic risk, ultrasound in internal medicine, research in aging and rare disorders.

iemamc_ebm_broderick-tl_001 Broderick Tom L. Midwestern University Glendale AZ USA

Dr. Broderick is Professor of Physiology at the Arizona College of Medicine in Glendale, Arizona, USA. His scientific interests focus on the role of exercise training on glucose metabolism and carnitine metabolism in experimental models of diabetes. His work also focuses on the effects of nutrition and drug treatment on liver, skeletal and cardiac muscle, and CNS function in obesity, diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. He has over 90 peer-reviewed publications and has served on study sessions for the American Heart and Diabetes Associations, and currently for the Diabetes, Action, Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Broderickobtained his doctorate degree from the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, a master’s in endocrinology from L’Université Laval, and an undergraduate degree in kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada.

iemamc_ebm_vitale-sg_001 Vitale Salvatore G. University of Messina Messina Italy

Salvatore Giovanni Vitale M.D. was born in Catania (Italy) on August 30th, 1984. During his university career he was trained in particular in histology and embryology, microbiology, clinical pharmacology, general surgery and finally in obstetrics and gynecology. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in July 2009 at the University of Catania. In June 2015, he specialised in gynecology and obstetrics with honours. He is the author of over 150 scientific publications in national and international journals. He is a reviewer for many international journals and also member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals.

iemamc_ebm_f-sanada_001 Sanada Fumihiro Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine Suita Japan

Fumihiro Sanada is associate professor of the Department of Clinical Gene Therapy at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, where he has been since 2006. From 2009 to 2014 he was a research fellow of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He received an M.D. from Niigata University School of Medicine, Japan, in 2001, and a PhD from Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan in 2012. His research interests span both heart failure and atherosclerosis. Much of his work has been on improving the understanding of the pathology of heart failure.

iemamc_ebm_kuo_001 Kuo Dong-Yih Chang Shan Medical University Taichung City Taiwan

Dr. Kuo obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Medical College from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. Currently, Dr. Kuo is a professor in Department of Physiology, Chung Shan Medical University. His field of expertise include Neuroendocrinology; Body weight control; appetite control; Neurotoxicology; Stress and signal transduction in the brain; Cerebral molecular mechanism in amphetamine-induced anorexia; Behavioral response of Diabetes Mellitus animals.

iemamc_ebm_antonelli_001 Antonelli Alessandro University of Pisa Pisa Italy

Alessandro Antonelli (Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, MD) is now Director of the Immuno-Endocrine Section of Internal Medicine at the University of Pisa. His principal areas of expertise are autoimmune thyroid disorders, type 1 diabetes, systemic autoimmune disorders, chemokines and cytokines, HCV-associated thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. His researches have been published in more than 290 articles on International journals (Impact Factor > 970; HI=55). He serves as an editorial board member and is Referee and Reviewer of many scientific International journals.

iemamc_ebm_dede_001 Dede Semiha Yuzuncu Yil University Van Turkey

Prof. Dr. Dede, obtained veterinary medical degree and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry from Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey. Currently Prof. Dr. Dede is also a Tenured Professor in Yuzuncu Yil University Veterinary Medical Faculty. She has published more than 100 scientific publications and has more than 700 citations from her articles. Prof. Dr. Dede is conducting research on several issues (molecular biology for clinical and experimental impilcations, the antioxidants properties for some chemical compounds, apoptotic and otophagic pathways, the metabolism and toxicology of trace elements).

iemamc_ebm_carella_001 Carella Angelo M. “T. Masselli-Mascia” Hospital Foggia Italy

Dr. Carella (MD) after graduating in Medicine, obtained specialization in Internal Medicine, attended postgraduate courses on Diabetes and Obesity and obtained university Master in Healthcare Management. Currently Dr. Carella operates at the Internal Medicine Department of "T. Masselli - Mascia" Hospital in San Severo (Foggia), Italy. He teaches at Medical Faculty of Foggia University, degree course in Health Professions. Dr. Carella is Editorial Board member and Reviewer of several scientific journals and author of several scientific publications (h-index 5, according to Google Scholar citation search; ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4825-9620).

iemamc_ebm_meccariello_001 Meccariello Rosaria University of Naples parthenope Napoli Italy

Dr Meccariello, got her Degree in Biology at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, and the Ph.D in Comparative Endocrinology at the University of Padova, Italy, in 1997 and 2004 respectively. Currently, she is Associate Professor of Biology at the Department of Movement and Wellness Sciences at Parthenope University of Naples, Italy. She is an expert in: Biology of reproduction; reproductive endocrinology; spermatogenesis; sperm quality; hypothalamus - pituitary - gonad axis; endocannabinoids; kisspeptins; GnRH; endocrine disruptor chemicals; bisphenol A; local regulation of testicular activity in vertebrates.

iemamc_ebm_s-yang_001 Yang Song-Yu Graduate Center of the City University of New York New York NY USA

Song-Yu Yang (M.D., Ph.D.) graduated from Beijing Medical University in 1960, and received Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the City University of New York in 1984. He served as an Assistant Professor at Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Science 1975-1980. Following Postdoctoral Fellowship in the City College of New York, he served as the Research Scientist at New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities in 1988. He became Head of the Medical Biochemistry Laboratory at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities since 1994. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Ph.D. Program in Biology-Neuroscience, the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 2007.

iemamc_ebm_das_001 Das Kusal K. BLDE University Bijapur India

Prof.Das is Professor of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, BLDE University, India. He obtained his PhD (Physiology) from University of Calcutta, India. His research extended to phytochemistry and metal toxicity on vascular pathophysiology. He did his extensive works on various synthetic analogues of bioactive compounds extracted from indigenous plants. He also works on cell signaling pathways in low oxygen microenvironments especially in glucose regulatory metabolism. He is the Visiting Professor of University of Leeds, UK and Tulane University School of Medicine, USA. He is the Editor in Chief of BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences (Wolters Kluwer Ltd).

iemamc_ebm_gaber_001 Gaber Ahmed R. Beni-suef University Beni-suef city Egypt

Dr. Ahmed RG received his Ph.D. in Developmental Biology (Developmental endocrinology, Toxicology, Neurobiology and Biochemistry) from Beni-Suef University, Egypt and received research training (postdoctoral fellowship) as a visiting scholar at the Katholic University, Belgium. He has outstanding records of scientific and academic accomplishments with multiple research funding, numerous publications (books/papers) in highly prestigious journals and various presentations in both national and international conferences. He served as a scientific editors and reviewer for the national and international research institutions. He has an honor from Society for Endocrinology in project of You and Your hormones. He is a member of a number of eminent societies, organizations & schools.

iemamc_ebm_curro_001 Currò Giuseppe University of Messina Messina Italy

Giuseppe Currò was nominated a permanent professorship at Faculty of Medicine where he initiated a laboratory of experimental surgery. Over the last 10 years, he has focused his scientific interests on the topics related to hepato-biliary-pancreatic and metabolic disorders including cancer diseases. With his expertise in hepato-biliary-pancreatic and bariatric surgery research, he has established a series of platforms for clinical evaluation of therapeutics in liver/pancreas tumors and obesity with its comorbidities, published numerous SCI journal papers, edited/reviewed for many academic journals, worked as a guest professor in many universities and institutes.

iemamc_ebm_maitra_001 Maitra Saumen K. Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan India

The significant contribution of Professor Maitra lies in understanding the structural complexity and functional diversity of pineal gland in different vertebrate groups as well as in demonstrating extra-pineal sources of endogenous melatonin and its physiological role, especially in photoperiodic regulation of seasonal reproduction, in fish. His research discovered regulatory mechanisms of photoreceptor proteins and melatonin rhythm generating system in fish pineal. Novelty of his research also includes localization of melatonin receptors on the fish ovary. Eventually, his research provided the first evidence of extra-hypothalamic actions of melatonin on the maturation of oocytes in any fish.

iemamc_ebm_mathur-pp_001 Mathur Premendu P. Banaras Hindu University Varanasi India

Premendu P. Mathur, Ph.D. is the Vice-Chancellor, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. He is Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)and received Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He served as Dean, School of Life Sciences, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Head, Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. He is General Secretary (Scientific Activities), Indian Science Congress Associationand Vice-President, Asian Association of Andrology. He has contributed more than 150 papers and book chapters. He is on the Editorial Boards of many international journals and reviewer for more than 100 journals.

iemamc_ebm_beltowski-j_001 Bełtowski Jerzy Medical University Lublin Poland

Professor Jerzy Beltowski obtained a doctorate (Ph.D) in medicine from the Medical University, Lublin, Poland. Professor Beltowski is the full professor in the Department of Pathophysiology of the Medical University, Lublin, Poland. He published 140 full-length papers which have been cited more than 3000 times. His “h” index is now 27. He delivered lectures at about 30 international congresses, in most cases as the invited speaker. He has also been the reviewer of many grant applications including EU Horizon 2020 program.

iemamc_ebm_chaldakov-gn_001 Chaldakov G.N. Medical University Varna Bulgaria

George N. Chaldakov, MD, PhD, FIACSis Professor of Cell Biology at Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria, and a Visiting Scientist at Institute of Cell Biology and Neurobiology, National Research Council, Rome, Italy. His field of research is translational cardiometabolic adipobiology. Dr Chaldakov isEditor-in-Chief of Biomedical Reviewsand of Adipobiology. He is Chairmanof the Bulgarian Society for Cell Biology and the International Symposia on Adipobiology and Adipopharmacology. He published over 200 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and books. Also, Cell Biology textbook and four books with essays and science-in-fiction.Personal message:The joy of doing science and education is a supreme kind of brain-and-heart devotion and friendship.

iemamc_ebm_davis-pj_001 Davis Paul J. Albany Medical College Albany NY USA

Paul J. Davis is Professor of Medicine at Albany Medical College (Albany, NY) and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He is former Chair of the Department of Medicine at Albany Medical College. His medical training was obtained at Harvard Medical School, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is a Past President of the American Thyroid Association, a former Director of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Master and former Governor of the American College of Physicians. He has co-authored more than 250 scientific publications. Dr. Davis is Thyroid Section Editor of the Comprehensive Physiology project (American Physiological Society) and co-editor of recent angiogenesis textbooks.

iemamc_ebm_foster-wg_001 Foster W.G. McMaster University Hamilton, ON Canada

Dr. Foster is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, McMaster University and voluntary Clinical Professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego. Dr. Foster has an active research program in women’s health and reproductive toxicology. Key areas of interest included diagnostic markers of endometriosis and ovarian dysregulation.

iemamc_ebm_heneberg_001 Heneberg Petr Charles University Prague Czech Republic

Dr. Heneberg obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Immunology from the Charles University in Prague. For over a decade, Dr. Heneberg was associated with the Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague, and spent several years at a post-doctoral stay at the Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto in a laboratory headed by dr. Benjamin G. Neel. Currently, Dr. Heneberg serves as a Senior Lecturer at the Third Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University, Prague. He has published more than 100 papers, with a scope ranging from the signal transduction in mast cells and basophils to the effects of the changing environment on humans and other organisms. Dr. Heneberg serves as the Editorial Board member of this journal since 2012.

iemamc_ebm_Ide-h_001 Ide Hisamitsu Teikyo University Teikyo Japan

Dr. Ide obtained a M.D. Ph.D. from the Miyazaki University, Graduate School in Japan. Dr. Ide also worked at University of California at Los Angeles, as Postdoctoral fellow in Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Currently Dr. Ide is an associate Professor in the Teikyo University School of Medicine in Tokyo. He is an urologist and hisspecialty is Men’s health and endoscopic and robotic surgery in the urological field. He is now a councilor of Japanese society of anti-aging medicine.

iemamc_ebm_incerpi-s_001 Incerpi S. University Roma Tre Viale G.Marconi Rome Italy

Sandra Incerpi is Associate Professor of Physiology at the Department of Sciences, University ‘Rome Tre’, Roma, Italy. Fulbright fellowship at University of Cincinnati (OH). A Grant from European Society of Endocrinology for a collaboration at Beni-Suef University, Egypt. A grant from CNRS as Visiting Scientist at the Weizmann Institute for Science, Rehovot, Israel.‘Invited speaker’ at international conferences. Referee for international journals at high IF. Member of the Editorial Board of Endocrinology, Member of the Endocrine Society, European Society of Endocrinology.She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers on International Scientific Journals.

iemamc_ebm_magni-p_001 Magni Paolo Università degli Studi di Milano Milano Italy

Paolo Magni received a degree in Medicine and a post-doctoral degree in Endocrinology at the Universita' degli Studi di Pavia (Italy) and a PhD degree in endocrinology and metabolism at the Universita' degli Studi di Milano (Italy). He is professor of pathology at the Universita' degli Studi di Milano (Italy). His research domains includethemolecular pathophysiology of metabolic diseases (obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis) and the nutritional/nutraceutical modulation of cardiometabolic risk, aging and health-related issues. He is conducting both experimental and clinical research. He is the author or co-author of over 85 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals.

iemamc_ebm_marino-m_001 Marino Maria University of Roma Roma Italy

Dr. Marino obtained a doctorate (PhD) in Cell and Molecular Biology 1990 from the University Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy. Currently, Dr. Marino is Full professor of Physiology in the Department of Science, university Roma Tre, Roma, Italy. She is member of several societies including Endocrine Society and European Endocrine Society. Dr Marino is co-author of more than 130 papers.Her research activity is principally focused on the post-receptor modifications of signal transduction pathways triggered by hormones and growth factors (estrogen, androgen, insulin, EGF) driving cell to the cell cycle progression and differentiation.

iemamc_ebm_noma-k_001 Noma Kensuke Hiroshima University Hiroshima Japan

Dr. Noma (M.D., Ph.D.) obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in medicine from Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Dr. Noma is an expert in the fields of cardiology, hypertension, vascular medicine, and anti-aging medicine. Dr. Noma is also a member of editorial board in American Heart Association (AHA), the Japanese Society of Hypertension, Japanese Society for Circulation Research, the Japanese Vascular Biology and Medicine Organization, Japan Section for International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (J-ISCP), and Japanese Society of Anti-aging Medicine. Currently, Dr. Noma has published more than 60 scientific publications.

iemamc_ebm_reddy-vp_001 Reddy Prakash V. Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO USA

Dr. V. Prakash Reddy is Professor of Chemistry at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is an internationally recognized scientist, scholar, and teacher, and was an honorary member of the Golden Key National Honor Society at Case Western Reserve University and a NASA Faculty Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology. He is in the Editorial Board of over five international journals, and has published over 90 peer reviewed articles and a book (Elsevier). His research is focused on the interdisciplinary areas in synthetic organic, materials, and bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.

iemamc_ebm_sanada_001 Sanada Shoji Osaka University Osaka Japan

Dr. Sanada obtained a doctorate in Cardiology from Osaka University and is an Associate Professor in Department of Medical Innovation, Osaka University Hospital. His professional career is dedicated to understanding cardiac functional or ischemic disorders and developing novel treatments. He has published more than 100 scientific publications.His continuous and outstanding contributions resulted in receiving many YIAs and other awards including JHF Research Award and Cardiology Research Award, JVDRF Okamoto Research Award, Osaka University President Encouragement Award as well as the Best Reviewers of the Year Award from JCS in 8 consecutive years from 2008.

iemamc_ebm_shimmura-k_001 Shimmura K. Hyogo College of Medicine Hyogo Japan

Dr. Shinmura graduated from Keio University School of Medicine (awarded the degree of M.D.) and, later, obtained the degree of Ph.D. at Keio University School of Medicine, Japan. Dr. Shinmura specializes in Cardiology and Geriatric Medicine. Currently Dr. Shinmura is a Professor and Chairman in Department of General Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan.

iemamc_ebm_sviridov_001 Sviridov Dmitri Baker Heart Research Institute Melbourne Australia

Professor Dmitri Sviridov obtained a medical degree (MD) from Moscow Medical University and a doctorate (PhD) from the National Cardiology Research Centre before moving to Australia in 1992. Dmitri Sviridov is the Head of the Laboratory of Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. He has Professorial appointments in the Monash University, the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, University of New South Wales and George Washington University. Dmitri Sviridov is an author of 178 papers and a co-inventor in 7 international patents. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

iemamc_ebm_yamagishi-s_001 Yamagishi Sho-Ichi Kurume University, School of Medicine Kurume Japan

Sho-ichi Yamagishi, MD, PhD is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan. He has received PhD from Kanazawa University, Japan, in 1993. He received Angiogenesis Stem Cell Award from AHA in 2003, Distinguished Investigator Award from Japan Diabetes Society in 2005 and Research Award from Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine in 2012. He is serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals and published more than 500 research papers, including Nature, JCI, JACC, JASN, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, and FASEB J. His research interest lies in Diabetes, Cardiology, Aging, Glycation and Oxidative Stress.

Associate Editorial Board Member iemamc_ebm_aziz-f_001 Aziz Faisal The Hormel institute Austin MN USA

My research area is the translation research of gastro and gastrointestinal diseases, mainly focused on the role of H. pylori in association with host and different environmental factors to induce gastric inflammation leading to gastric cancer. For the past few years, I have studied the blood sugar antigens LeY, LeX, sLeX and it’s synthesize fucosylated enzymes (FUTs) enzymes in gastric inflammation leading to gastric cancer. I am trying to understand how the H. pylori association with different environmental factors initiates and persistence of gastric inflammation which leads to carcinogenesis. Moreover, I attempt to apply the imminent gained for discovering improved therapy against persistence inflammation by utilizing dietary anti-inflammatory agents.

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