Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease — Editors

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Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels

Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29466, USA
Interests: cardiovascular development; valvuloseptal morphogenesis; development of the cardiac conduction system; epicardial development and differentiation; etiology of congenital heart disease; developmental basis of acquired cardiovascular diseases; cell lineage tracing; extracellular matrix

Editorial Board

Dr. Jeroen Bakkers

Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: Patterning; zebrafish; regeneration; laterality
Prof. Dr. Rolf Bodmer

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 N. Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Interests: Drosophila, model systems, cardiogenesis, cardiomyopathy, lipotoxicity, congenital heart disease, arrhythmia, aging
Contribution: Special Issue: Non-mammalian Animal Models to Study Heart Development and Disease
Prof. Dr. Stephen Dalton

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Georgia, 500 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: embryonic stem cells; pluripotent; induced pluripotent stem cells; cardiac regeneration; cell therapy; differentiation; cardiac development
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Epstein

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 9-105 SCTR, 3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: cardiac development; neural crest; transcription; hypertrophy; pax; neurofibromatosis
Prof. Dr. Loren J. Field

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Indiana University
Interests: cardiomyocyte proliferation; cardiomyogenic stem cells; cell therapy; cardiac regeneration
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Gourdie

Virginia tech Carilion Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
Interests: gap junction connexin ZO-1 heart conduction
Prof. Dr. Bradley B. Keller

Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville, 302 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Interests: congenital heart disease; cardiac development; developmental biomechanics; tissue engineering; stem cells; biomedical innovation
Contribution: Special Issue: Novel Insights into the Origins and Management of Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Robert G. Kelly

Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille, CNRS UMR 7288, Aix-Marseille University, France
Interests: early heart development; cardiac progenitor cells; pharyngeal development; outflow tract morphogenesis; ventricular conduction system; craniofacial myogenesis; T-box genes
Contribution: Special Issue: Leaders in Cardiovascular Research: A special issue dedicated to Professor Antoon Moorman
Prof. Dr. Cheryl L. Maslen

Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, CH14M, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland OR 97239, USA
Interests: human cardiovascular genetics/genomics; genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms; developmental basis of late onset cardiovascular diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Genetics and Cardiovascular Development and Disease
Prof. Dr. Sachiko Miyagawa-Tomita

Dept of Veterinary Technology, Yamazaki Gakuen University, 4-7-2 Minami-osawa, Hachiouji, Tokyo 192-0364, Japan
Interests: cardiovascular development and morphogenesis; the cardiac conduction system; valvuloseptal development; cell lineage; neural crest
Dr. Russell Norris

Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, Children's Research Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Interests: Cardiac development; valve development; EMT; valve disease; mitral valve prolapse; myxomatous valves; fibroblast- myocyte interactions; myocyte proliferation; cell cycle; cytoskeleton; membrane receptors; transcription factors
Contribution: Special Issue: Genetics and Cardiovascular Development and Disease
Dr. Jose M. Perez-Pomares

Department of Animal Biology, University of Malaga, Spain; Visiting Scientist, National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: heart development and regeneration; epicardium; coronary blood vessels; heart valves; cardiac mesenchymal tissues; cardiac cell differentiation
Prof. Dr. Silke R. Sperling

Department of Cardiovascular Genetics, Charité Medical Faculty and the Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine, Lindenberger Weg 80, 13125 Berlin, Germany
Interests: Molecular mechanisms of cardiac development in mouse and human; genomics of congenital heart disease; cardiac transcription networks; epigenetics of heart development and disease; systems biology approaches
Contribution: Special Issue: Highlights of the 2013 Berlin Meeting of the ESC working group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology
Dr. Maurice van den Hoff

Academic Medical Center, Dept Anatomy, Embryology & Physiology, Meibergdreef 15, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: cardiovascular development; epicardium development; myocardium formation; cell signalling; BMP signalling; molecular biology; transgenic mice; congenital cardiac abnormalities
Contribution: Special Issue: Leaders in Cardiovascular Research: A special issue dedicated to Professor Antoon Moorman
In other journals:
Special Issue: Epicardial Development and Cardiovascular Disease
Prof. Dr. Bin Zhou

Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Interests: cardiac stem cell; coronary origin and development; epicardium
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