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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Martijn van Griensven

Maastricht University, NetherlandsNew Content Item

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Specialisms: Regenerative medicine, Translational research, Musculoskeletal system

SECTION EDITORS

Edwin Bölke

Section: Oncology

New Content ItemHeinrich Heine University, Germany

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Specialisms: Oncology, Breast cancer
 

Carlo Colosimo

Section: Neurology

New Content ItemA.O. Santa Maria, Italy

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Specialisms: Pakinson's disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Clinical Neuropharmacology
 

Chengming Fan

Section: Cardiology

New Content ItemSecond Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China

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Specialisms: Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Failure
 

Jochen Hinkelbein

Section: Infectious Diseases

New Content ItemUniversity of Cologne, Germany

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Specialisms: Proteomics, Airway, Sepsis, CPR

Radovan Hojs

Section: Internal Medicine

New Content ItemUniversity of Maribor, Slovenia

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Specialisms: Nephrology, Dialysis, Cardiovascular morbidity, GFR

Babak Abdinia, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Michael Frink, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg GmbH, Germany
Christiane Matuschek, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

CARDIOLOGY

Yusuf Ziya Şener

New Content ItemBeypazarı State Hospital, Turkey

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Specialisms: Cardiology, Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, HIV, Hemato-oncology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology
 

Jahanzeb Malik

Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Diseases, Pakistan

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Specialisms: Heart failure, Ischemic heart disease, Rhythmic disorders, Valvular disease, Vascular disease

Fares Alahdab, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Eyal Herzog, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Medical Center, USA
Hüseyin Ince, Vivantes Klinikum Department Mitt-Ost Berlin, Germany
Virginie Joris, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Muthusamy Madheswaran, Muthayammal Engineering College, India

GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY

Gopal Krishna Dhali

New Content ItemInstitute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India

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Specialisms: Chronic pancreatitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome
 

Wandong Hong

First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Acute pancreatitis, Peptic ulcer, Therapeutic endoscopy, Liver cirrhosis, GI bleeding

Pan Zhao

New Content ItemChinese PLA General Hospital, China

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Specialisms: Hepatology, Viral Hepatitis, Liver Injury, Genetic Liver Diseases
 

Andreia Albuquerque, Fernando Pessoa Teaching Hospital, Portugal
Arkadeep Dhali, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Carlos M Ardila

Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia 

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Specialisms: Mouth disorders, Oral public health and prevention, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dentistry, Periodontology
 

Hossein Bannazadeh Baghi

Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

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Specialisms: Viral disease, Viruses and human cancer, HPV, SARS-CoV-2/ COVID-19, Infectious diseases

Andrea De Vito

New Content ItemUniversity of Sassari, Italy

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Specialisms: HIV, STIs, Antiviral treatment, COVID-19, Antimicrobial therapy, Infectious diseases
 

Carsten Münk

New Content ItemUniversity Hospital Düsseldorf, Germany

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Specialisms: Virology, Innate Immunity
 

Mudit Tyagi

Thomas Jefferson University, USA

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Specialisms: HIV/AIDS, neurodegenerative disease

Ramanarayana Boyapati, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, India
Philipp A Lang, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Mar Masiá, Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Spain
Binaya Sapkota, Nobel College Faculty of Health Sciences, Nepal
Yanfei Shen, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Hamed Akbari

New Content ItemKerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran

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Specialisms: Clinical Biochemistry, Diabetes, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases
 

Fateen Ata

Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

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Specialisms: Endocrinology and diabetes, Internal medicine, Pulmonary Embolism 

 

Chaithanya Avanthika

New Content ItemKarnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, India

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Specialisms: Pediatrics, Neonatology, Primary care
 

Arunkumar Krishnan

West Virginia University School of Medicine, USA

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Specialisms: Endocrinology and diabetes, Gastroenterology and hepatology, Obesity, Hepatobiliary diseases, Liver disease
 

Panita Limpawattana

Khon Kaen University, 
Thailand

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Specialisms: Geriatrics and aged care, Dementia

Pierluigi Marzuillo

New Content ItemUniversità degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy

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Specialisms: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Urology
 

Ramakanth Pata

New Content Item (1)University of Cincinnati Medical Center, USA

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Specialisms: ARDS, Septic Shock

Venkata Suresh Patthipati

New Content ItemAdventHealth Palm Coast, USA

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Specialisms: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary critical care, Biostatistics
 

Bidushi Pokhrel

Tribhuwan University, Nepal

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Specialisms: Heart failure, Emergency medicine and critical care, Internal medicine, Hematology-oncology, Pulmonary medicine

Stefano Guarino, AOU Università Degli Studi Della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Rimesh Pal, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, India
Jay Prakash, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Mislav Radic, University Hospital Split, Croatia
Kittisak Sawanyawisuth, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Chuyan Wu, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China

NEUROLOGY

Yimin Chen

Foshan Sanshui District People’s Hospital, China

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Specialisms: Neurology, Endovascular Thrombectomy, Cerebrovascular Disease, Neuroimmunity, Psychology


Hamza Maqsood

Nishtar Medical University, Pakistan

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Specialisms: Neurology

Gaurav Nepal

New Content ItemMinistry of Health and Population, Nepal

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Specialisms: Neurology, stroke, Vascular neurology, Global neurology, Neuroinfection 
 

Zongshi Qin

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Specialisms: Clinical trial methodology, Neurology, Neurodegenerative disease, Chronic pain management

Vrutangkumar Shah

New Content ItemOregon Health & Science University, USA

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Specialisms: Digital Medicine, Gait and Balance Disorders, Wearable Sensors, Machine Learning, Movement Disorders

Carlo Di Bonaventura, University of Rome, Italy
Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Latin American Council of Neurocritical Care, Canada
Durga Neupane, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal
Mark Stettner, University of Essen, Germany

OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY

Xiang Hong

Southeast University, China

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Specialisms: Obstetrics and gynaecology, Endocrinology and diabetes, General practice and family medicine, Infectious diseases, Public health and prevention


Bo Huang

Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medicine College, China

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Specialisms: Obstetrics and gynaecology, Reproductive health, Embryobiology, Developmental biology

Jinhui Liu

Nanjing Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Obstetrics and gynaecology, Oncology, Medical genetics, Bioinformatics, Machine learning

Shima Alizadeh, Tehran University of Medical Science, Iran

ONCOLOGY

Jia Cheng

New Content ItemZhongshan Hospital of Xiamen University, 
China

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Specialisms: Cancer, No-coding RNA, Epigenetic, Psychiatry
 

Quan Cheng

Central South University, China

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Specialisms: Bioinformatics, Medical genetics, Neurosurgery, Chemotherapy, Tumors
 

Lei Huang

Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China

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Specialisms: Cancer epidemiology, Precision oncology, Translational oncology, Clinical oncology, Surgery
 

Feng Jiang

New Content ItemFudan University, China

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Specialisms: Bioinformatics, Machine learning, Cancer biology, Data mining

Kai Li

Harbin Institute of Technology, China

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Specialisms: Oncology, Chemotherapy, Tumours, Immunology and allergy
 

Tzu-Pin Lu

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

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Specialisms: Oncology, Cardiology, Rhythmic disorders, Medical genetics, Public health and prevention
 

Balint Tamaskovics

New Content ItemHeinrich Heine University, Germany

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Specialisms: Radiation therapy in combination with chemo-/ immunotherapy, Head and neck tumor, Proton beam therapy, Re-irradion
 

Yingkun Xu

New Content ItemChongqing Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Cancer research, Bioinformatics, BRCA, Biomarker
 

Muhammad Tarek Abdel Ghafar, Tanta University, Egypt
Gulzar Bhat, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, India
ZhenCong Chen, Fudan University, China
Felice Crocetto, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy
Mihnea-Alexandru Gaman, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Rifat Hamoudi, University of Sharjah, UAE
Danny Jazmati, Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Laila Nomani, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Suraj Shrestha, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Nepal
Shao-Gang Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Li Yan, Fudan University, China

ORTHOPAEDICS

Elizabeth Rosado Balmayor

New Content ItemRWTH Aachen University Hospital, 
Germany

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Specialisms: Gene therapy, mRNA, Bone healing, Biomaterials
 

Taco Blokhuis

Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands

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Specialisms: Orthopaedic Trauma, Spinal Surgery & Trauma, Fractures


Rodolfo de la Vega

New Content ItemMayo Clinic, USA

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Specialisms: Gene therapy, Gene transfer, Bone healing, MRNA, Allograft
 

Xing Du

First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Spinal Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Bone Tumor, Biomaterials

Filippo Migliorini

New Content ItemRWTH University Aachen, Germany

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Specialisms: Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Sport Medicine
 

Giacomo Rossettini

University of Verona, Italy

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Specialisms: Rheumatology and musculoskeletal disorders, Pain conditions, Physiotherapy and rehabilitation, Placebo, nocebo and contextual effects, Exercise and manual therapy

Christian Zeckey

New Content ItemRoMed Klinikum Rosenheim, Germany

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Specialisms: Trauma

Henrik Baecker, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Liang Gao, Saarland University Medical Center, Germany
Roman Pfeifer, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

SURGERY

Claudio Andaloro

New Content ItemAzienda Sanitaria Universitaria Friuli Centrale - ASUFC, Italy

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Specialisms: Head and neck disorders, Sleep disorders, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Otolaryngology, Allergy

Giulia Angelini

New Content ItemUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

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Specialisms: Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, NAFLD, NASH, Bariatric Surgery, Molecular Biology
 

Lovenish Bains

Maulana Azad Medical College, India

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Specialisms: Urology, Global Surgery, Gastro-intestinal Surgery, Breast, Hernia and Endocrine Surgery, Minimal Access Surgery
 

Somprakas Basu

New Content ItemAll India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

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Specialisms: Wound healing, General surgery, Abdominal surgery, Coloproctology, Hernia, Rectal prolapse, Colorectal cancer
 

René Fortelny

New Content ItemSigmund Freud Private University, Austria

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Specialisms: Hernia, Abdominal Wall Hernia, Incisional Hernia, Inguinal Hernia

Shrirang Kulkarni

New Content ItemArmy Hospital Research & Referral, New Delhi, India

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Specialisms: Surgical Gastroenterology, Minimal access surgery, General Surgery, Bariatric surgery


Alberto Meyer

New Content ItemUniversity of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil

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Specialisms: Pancreas, GI Surgery, Surgical Oncology, HPB, Surgery, Medical Education, Abdominal Wall Repair


Guo-Wei Tu

New Content ItemFudan University, China

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Specialisms: Intensive care medicine, Critical care, Hemodynamic monitoring, Heart failure, Sepsis, Shock, ARDS
 

Guangzhen Wu

New Content ItemThe First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Renal cancer, Tumor, Lipid metabolism
 

Zhongbao Zhou

Capital Medical University, China

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Specialisms: Urinary oncology, 
Bioinformatics, BPH, Sexual dysfunction, 
LUTS, Meta-analysis, Bladder cancer, RCC

João Carlos Ribeiro, Coimbra University Hospital and Medical School, Portugal
Imtiaz Wani, Government Gousia Hospital, India
Mathias Wilhelmi, St Bernward Hospital, Germany
Hao Zhang, Fudan University, China
Zhaoqiang Zhang, Southern Medical University, China

Giuseppe Cicero

New Content ItemUniversity of Messina, Italy

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Specialisms: Computed Tomography, Dual-Energy CT-scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MR-Enterography

 

Rossella De Angelis

New Content ItemMarche Polytechnic University, Italy

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Specialisms: Rheumatology, Microcirculation, Systemic sclerosis

Robert Ekart

New Content ItemUniversity Medical Centre Maribor, Slovenia

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Specialisms: Chronic kidney disease, Dialysis, Hypertension, Pulse wave velocity,  Lung ultrasound, Kidney biopsy
 

Shafiul Haque

New Content ItemJazan University, Saudi Arabia

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Specialisms: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics
 

Gaetano Isola

New Content Item (1)University of Catania, Italy

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Specialisms: Periodontology, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology, Dentistry


Romeo Patini

New Content ItemUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

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Specialisms: Oral microbiota, Oral diseases, Systematic reviews
 

Valery Piacherski

New Content ItemMogilev Regional Clinical Hospital, 
Belarus

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Specialisms: Anesthesiology, Intensive care, Regional anesthesia, Peripheral nerve blocks
 

Yasin Sahin

New Content ItemGaziantep Islam Science and Technology University, Turkey

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Specialisms: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition, Celiac Disease
 

Rahman Shiri

New Content ItemFinnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

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Specialisms: Back pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Epidemiology, Meta-analysis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Obesity, Public health
 

Tobias Weismüller

New Content ItemVivantes Humboldt Hospital, Germany

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Specialisms: Hepatobiliary diseases, Autoimmune liver disease, Interventional endoscopy, Liver transplantation
 

Zijing Zhou

New Content ItemCentral South University, China

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Specialisms: Pulmonary fibrosis, Stiffness, Extracellular matrix, COPD

Orestes Foresto-Neto, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Askin Gülsen, UKSH-University of Lübeck, Germany
Bharat Gurnani, Aravind Eye Hospital, India
Priyanka Madaan, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India
Nadia Roumans, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Martin Schick, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
Tobias Schürholz, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Germany
Ting Wu, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
Changtai Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, China

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

Johannes Bogner, University of Munich, Germany
Markus Buechler, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Ali Canbay, Essen University Hospital, Germany
Christian Erbel, University of Heidelberg, Germany
M Gross, University of Munich, Germany
Osamah Hamouda, Robert Koch Institute, Germany
W Hofmann, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Hans Jäger, University of Munich, Germany
Berthold Koletzko, University of Munich Medical Centre, Germany
Tiziana Meschi, University of Parma, Italy
Mark Oette, University of Cologne, Germany
Ali Oto, Memorial Healthcare Group, Turkey
Hans Reinhard-Brodt, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Morten Ruhwald, Copenhagen University Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
Rudolf Tauber, University of Berlin, Germany
Andrea Ticinesi, University of Parma, Italy
Jan van Lunzen, University of Hamburg, Germany
Stefan Zeuzem, University of Frankfurt, Germany

HONORARY EDITORS

Dieter Häussinger, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Johannes Waltenberger, University of Münster, Germany

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