Diagnostics — Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. Andreas Kjaer
Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine & PET National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: molecular imaging; medical imaging; cancer; cardiovascular disease; PET; SPECT
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Editorial Board

Prof. Aiden Abidov
Section Chief, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, 4646 John R, Detroit MI 48201, USA
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Interests: Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Cardiovascular CT; Cardiovascular MRI; Nuclear Cardiology; Advanced Echocardiography; Outcomes Research
Dr. Stephen Assinder
Discipline of Physiology and Bosch Institute, School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School, Unversity of Sydney Medical Foundation Building, 92-94 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
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Interests: mens health, endocrinology, cellular physiology, prostate disease, oxytocin
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Special Issue: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis (Diagnostics)
Prof. Dr. Neil David Avent
School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Portland Square Building, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
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Dr. Zhen Cheng
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, Stanford University, 1201 Welch Road, Lucas Center, P095, Stanford, CA 94305-5484, USA
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Interests: molecular imaging; bionanotechnology; cancer research
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Special Issue: Advance in Molecular Diagnostics and Imaging (Diagnostics)
Special Issue: Molecular Imaging Probes (Molecules)
Prof. Dr. Gary Cook
Cancer (Imaging) Department, King's College London, Lambeth Wing, St Thomas', SE1 7EH, United Kingdom
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Topical Collection: Hybrid Imaging in Medicine (Diagnostics)
Dr. Paul K. Drain
Departments of Global Health, Medicine (Infectious Diseases), and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Mailing Address: 325 Ninth Ave, UW Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
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Interests: HIV/AIDS; tuberculosis; point-of-care diagnostics; point-of-care testing; implementation science; global health; resource-limited settings
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Special Issue: Novel Point-of-Care Technologies in Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
Special Issue: Novel Point-of-Care Technologies in Diagnostics 2018 (Diagnostics)
Dr. Weihua Guan
Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Departments, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
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Interests: lab-on-a-chip, molecular diagnosis, point-of-care devices, global health, microfluidics and nanofluidics
Prof. Dr. Owen J. Guy
College of Engineering, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA28PP, UK
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Interests: graphene biosensors; device processing; silicon nanowires; silicon carbide; microfluidics; FET biosensors
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Special Issue: Graphene (Materials)
Special Issue: Carbon Biosensors in Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
Prof. Dr. Sinuhe Hahn
Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, CH - 4031 Basel, Switzerland
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Interests: prenatal diagnosis; cell-free DNA; proteomics; pregnancy-related disorders; innate immunology
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Special Issue: Advance in Prenatal Diagnosis (Diagnostics)
Prof. Stefan Holdenrieder
Director, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University of the State of Bavaria, Lazarettstraße 36, D-80636 Munich, Germany
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Interests: Lab diagnostics in cardiology, oncology, immunology, neurology, pediatrics; Pharmacogenomics, therapeutic drug monitoring; Development and evaluation of new biomarkers: circulating nucleic acids, histone modifications miRNA, exosomes, immunogenic cell death markers, immunotoxicity, oligonucleotides; New technologies: Liquid profiling, NGS, BEAMing, SPR, mass spec, multiplex assays; Establishment and coordination of the Biofluid Biobanks
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Special Issue: Recent Developments in Circulating Nucleic Acids in Plasma and Serum (Diagnostics)
Dr. Fatih Inci
Department of Radiology, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3155 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
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Interests: microfluidics; lab-on-a-chip; plasmonic biosensors; bionanotechnology; nanoplasmonics; wearable sensors; infectious diseases; HIV/AIDS; cancer research; personalized medicine; point of care diagnostics; mobile health; global health; biomedical engineering; molecular diagnostics; telemedicine
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Special Issue: Novel Biosensing Platforms for Disease Diagnosis: Translation of Lab-based Technologies into Clinical Settings (Biosensors)
Dr. Graham S. Jackson
MRC Prion Unit, UCL Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
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Interests: neurodegeneration; molecular diagnostics; protein misfolding diseases and quantitative biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Hossein Jadvar
Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
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Interests: PET, Theranostics, Molecular Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Prostate Cancer
Prof. Dr. Kalevi Kairemo
Molecular Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine, Docrates Cancer Center, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: PET: evaluation of early response, EBRT dose planning, tracer development in oncology, hypoxia; targeted drug delivery: imaging applications, PET/SPECT; Radionuclide therapy: personalized approaches, dosimetry
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Special Issue: Imaging of Early Response in Cancer Management (Diagnostics)
Dr. Kevin Kim
Chief, Interventional Radiology; Vice Chair, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
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Interests: Interventional Oncology; Interventional Radiology; Liver Cancer; Hepatocellular Carcinoma/HCC; Colorectal Cancer/CRC; TACE; Ablation; Radioembolization; fMRI; Immunogenetics; Immunotherapeutics; Genomics; Biomarkers
Dr. Sandi Kwee
Associate Professor, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, The Queen's Medical Center, 1301 Punchbowl St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
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Interests: Positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, prostate cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis, hepatitis, cholangiocarcinoma, choline, fluorocholine, phosphatidylcholine, fatty acid, steatohepatitis, kinetic modeling, radiation therapy planning, targeted therapy
Prof. Dr. Jeroen Lammertyn
Division Head MeBioS, Department of Biosystems, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: Bionanotechnology; Biosensors; In vitro diagnostics; Lab-on-a-chip technology; Bio-assay development
Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan
1 Princeton Environmental Institute, M43 Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
2 Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy, 1616 P Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
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Interests: integration of epidemiological models of infectious diseases and drug resistance into the economic analysis of public health problems
Prof. Dr. Dario Marchetti
Director, Biomarker Research Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Professor, Institute of Academic Medicine, Visiting Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, MS: R7-414, 6670 Bertner Avenue, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Interests: the biology and therapeutic utility of circulating tumor cells (CTCs); liquid biopsies; mechanisms of brain metastasis and dormancy in breast and melanoma cancers; roles of heparanase in development and disease
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Special Issue: Brain Metastasis (International Journal of Molecular Sciences)
Special Issue: Brain Metastasis 2014 (International Journal of Molecular Sciences)
Special Issue: Circulating Tumor Cells (International Journal of Molecular Sciences)
Special Issue: Brain Metastasis 2016 (International Journal of Molecular Sciences)
Special Issue: Circulating Tumor Cells as Cancer Diagnostic Biomarkers (Diagnostics)
Special Issue: Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) (Cancers)
Prof. Dr. Ralph P. Mason
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
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Interests: Primary research interest is prognostic radiology- developing and implementing methods for predicting optimal cancer therapy and assessing early response to treatment. Investigations focus on oxygen sensitive MRI in human breast, prostate, cervical, lung, and cancer. Recent innovations include dynamic BLI and in vivo chemiluminescent imaging. Projects focus on novel gene reporter molecules, vascular disrupting agents and assessment of pathophysiology of tumor response to therapy.
Prof. Dr. Tosiaki Miyati
Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, 5-11-80, Kodatsuno, Kanazawa, 920-0942, Japan
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Interests: MRI; hydrodynamics; biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Tanya W. Moseley
Breast Imaging, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Special Issue: Breast Imaging (Diagnostics)
Prof. Dr. Søren Møller
Dept. Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, 239, Center of Functional and Diagnostic Imaging and Research, Faculty of Health Sciences Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: clinical physiology; nuclear medicine; cirrhosis; portal hypertension; liver function; cirrhotic cardiomyopathy; cardiac function; heart failure; bioactive substances; kinetics
Prof. Emanuele Neri
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
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Interests: Imaging Biomarkers, Imaging Biobanks, Oncologic Imaging, Imaging Informatics, Health Technology Assessment Website
Prof. Dr. Michael Bachmann Nielsen
Department of Radiology X2023, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: diagnostic radiology; cancer imaging; medical ultrasound; Doppler techniques; CT-scanning; medical presentations; musculoskeletal imaging
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Special Issue: Ultrasound Imaging in Medicine (Diagnostics)
Dr. Patrick J. O'Connor
Senior Clinical Investigator, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, Mail Stop: 21111R , 8170 33rd Avenue South, P.O. Box 1524, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1524, USA
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Interests: chronic diseases in adults and children such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemias, heart disease, and depression; clinical decision support systems and bioinformatics; user/technology interface; methods of conveying risk information to providers and to patients
Prof. Dr. Aydogan Ozcan
Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Departments, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
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Interests: computational optical imaging and sensing, mobile health, telemedicine, global health
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Special Issue: Mobile Diagnosis (Diagnostics)
Prof. Dr. Peter K. Panegyres
Neurodegenerative Disorders Research Pty Ltd, 4 Lawrence Avenue, West Perth 6005, Western Australia, Australia
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Interests: Early onset dementia, Late onset dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, Other neurodegenerative disorders
Dr. Edward J. Pavlik
Director of Ovarian Screening Research in Gynecologic Oncology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536-0298, USA
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Interests: ovarian cancer; cancer screening; tumor imaging
Prof. Lars J. Petersen
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Aalborg University Hospital, and Department of Clinical Medicine, The Faculty of Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: prostate cancer imaging; bone imaging; oncology; evidence based medicine; research methodology; systematic reviews and meta-analysis
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Special Issue: Imaging of Bone Metastases in Oncology (Diagnostics)
Prof. Pamela Pinzani
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, Molecular and Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
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Interests: molecular oncology, diagnostics, liquid biopsy, circulating tumour cells, circulating cell-free nucleic acids
Dr. Karen Pulford
Nuffield Department Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Oxford, Level 4, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
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Interests: lymphoma; immunohistochemistry; monoclonal antibodies; biomarkers; tumour immunology
Prof. Dr. Consolato Maria Sergi
Professor of Pathology and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Deptartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (5B4.09), University of Alberta, 8440 112 St, NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada
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Interests: cholangiopathies; liver tumors; congenital heart disease; mitochondriopathies; lysosomal disorders; bone tumors
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Special Issue: Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Diseases (Diagnostics)
Prof. Dr. Paula Soares
1. Medical Faculty, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. I3S- Instituto de Investigacao e Inovacao em Saude University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
3. IPATIMUP - Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
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Interests: Oncobiology, endocrine cancer, molecular genetics, Thyroid, neuroendocrine cancer, oncogenes, metabolism, signalling
Prof. Sven-Erik Strand
Medical Radiation Physics, Department of Clinical Siences Lund, Skane University Hospital Lund, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden
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Interests: Radionuclide therapy, radioimmunotherapy, preclinical imaging, autoradiography, dosimetry, SPECT, PET, sentinel lymph node, nanoparticles, multimodality imaging
Dr. Georgina Tzanakaki
Department of Public Health, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
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Interests: Neisseria meningitidis; Spreptococcus pneumoniaw; Haemophilus influenzae; bacterial meningitis; molecular diagnosis; outbreak investigation; vaboratory surveillance; meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccines
Dr. Paola Ulivi
Biosciences Laboratory, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, via P. Maroncelli 40, 47014 Meldola, Italy
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Interests: lung cancer; targeted therapy; translational research; colorectal cancer; liquid biopsy
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Special Issue: Translational Research in Colorectal Cancer (International Journal of Molecular Sciences)
Dr. Sandeep K. Vashist
IDS Immunodiagnostic Systems Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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Interests: immunoassays, IVD, POC technologies, bioanalytical sciences, nanotechnology, mobile healthcare
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Special Issue: In Vitro Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
Special Issue: Lab-on-a-Chip Based Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
Special Issue: Emerging Applications of Cellulose Nanocrystal and Its Composites (Nanomaterials)
Special Issue: Point-of-Care Diagnostics (Biosensors)
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