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Kutty Selva Nandakumar

Dr. Kutty Selva Nandakumar (h-index: 38) is Professor of Pharmacology in the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guangzhou, China. He is an international scientist and has 28 years of research experience from three different countries (India, Sweden and China). He has research experience in Rheumatology, Tumor Immunology and Salmonellosis/Typhoid Fever.

Barbara Nowak

Barbara is Professor at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), where she leads Aquatic Animal Health research group. Barbara has her PhD from Sydney University and has been working at UTAS since 1991. Her research interests focus on various aspects of fish health, such as fish parasitology, fish immunology and fish pathology. Barbara has published over 200 papers and supervised more than 30 PhD students. She has received awards for her research and supervision of PhD students.

Jeremy A. Simpson

Assistant Professor, University of Guelph. Editorial board, Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology

Janet Smith

A Senior lecturer with 25+ years experience working in developmental genetics and with embryonic and adult stem cells. She has a particular interest and expertise in skeletal muscle disease, epigenetics and growth factor signalling. Current focus of lab is the embryonic basis of Muscular Dystrophy (Merrick et al. (2009). DMM 2, 374-388) Medici Fellowship. BSc in Genetics and PhD in Developmental Genetics (Edinburgh). Senior Research Associate University of Cambridge.

Clara Stefen

PhD in Biology in Bonn, Postdoc in Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology. Currently Curator of Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden.

Shi-Cong Tao

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital.

His current research interests include extracellular vesicles, micro- and nano-biomaterials, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, osteosarcoma, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Special Issues (Guest Editor):
BioMed Research International, Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on "A Novel Role for Extracellular Vesicles in Cytopathology and New Therapeutic Strategies",

Editorial Board Memberships:
Frontiers in Medicine, Review Editor for Translational Medicine, 2018 - now
PeerJ, Academic Editor, 2018 - now

Peer-Reviewer (Partial):
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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
Journal of Extracellular Vesicles
International Journal of Cancer
Journal of Visualized Experiments
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Advanced Science

International Society For Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV), Senior Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), International Member
Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), Member
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), Member
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Member
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT), Member
International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), Member

Gianluca Tettamanti

- Degree in Biology (University of Milano), 1997
- PhD in Evolution and Development (University of Insubria), 2003
- Assistant Professor (Zoology), University of Insubria, 2005-2011
- Associate Professor (Zoology), University of Insubria, 2011-present

Research topics addressed:
- Cell death and regeneration in insect development
- Insect biotechnology
- Immune response in insects

- Author of 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals
- Author of 11 book chapters

Maria S Tretiakova

Anatomic and Clinical pathologist/Assistant Professor; Former Director of the Human Pathology Research Center at the University of Chicago, Department of Pathology and Cancer Center.

Dr. Tretiakova’s clinical specialty is general surgical pathology with special emphasis on genitourinary pathology. Dr Tretiakova is a co-investigator in the Prostate Cancer Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Canary Foundation/Prostate Active Surveillance Study. Her main research interests are focused on prostate, kidney and bladder cancer biomarkers and novel therapeutic targets using tissue microarrays, immunohistochemistry, molecular pathology, and digital imaging. In addition to clinical and research activities, Dr. Tretiakova directs the Diagnostic Pathology clerkship and coordinates residents/fellows rotations at the Harborview Medical Center.