Junior Editorial Board

Junior Editorial Board Members

Leonora Balaj

Ph.D., Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Research Interests: cancer biology, biomarkers, exosomes

Carolina Balbi

Ph.D., Researcher at Laboratory for Translational Research, Cellular and Molecular Cardiology Dept, ICCT-EOC, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Research Interests: EV, exosomes, small EV, biomarker, heart regeneration, heart disease, EV based therapy, EV characterisation and analysis, drug delivery

Geneviève Bart

Ph.D., Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Research Interests: extracellular nucleic acid, extracellular vesicle cargo (nucleic acid), brain-derived EVs, biofluid derived EVs and EVs as cell-cell signal, extracellular RNA

Celeste Caruso Bavisotto

Ph.D., Department of  Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Advanced Diagnostic (BiND), Human Anatomy Section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Research Interests: cancer research, molecular chaperones, liquid biopsy, extracellular vesicle, biomarker, early diagnosis

Sveva Bollini

Associate Professor, Department of Experimental Medicine (DIMES), University of Genova, Genova, Italy

Research Interests: stem cell-derived Evs, secretome, paracrine communication in regenerative medicine, perinatal derivatives, cardiac repair and regeneration, cardioprotection, myocardial infarction, cardiotoxicity, ageing

Ilana Chefetz

Assistant Professor, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Research Interests: ovarian cancer, chemoresistance, necroptosis, stem cells

Wang-ngai Chow

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

Research Interests: emerging infectious diseases, host-pathogen interactions, extracellular vesicles, small RNA

Tomer Cooks

Asistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Microbiology & Genetics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

Research Interests: tumor microenvironment, extracellular vesicles, mutant p53, radiotherapy, alpha-particles, tumor immunology

Sophie C. Cox

Associate Professor, Healthcare Technologies, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Research Interests: bone tissue engineering, biomaterials, extracellular vesicles

Xiaolin Cui

Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, shenzhen, China

Research Interests: biomaterials, stem cells, extracellular vesicles, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, cartilage and bone, cardiac tissue engineering

Vito G. D'Agostino

Associate Professor, Department of Cellular, Computational and Integrative Biology (CIBIO), University of Trento, Italy

Research Interests: RNA, RNA-binding proteins, biofluid extracellular vesicles, biomarker, drug screening, EV engineering

Fernando De la Cuesta

Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Research Interests: extracellular vesicle-based therapies, vascular disease, plant derived EVs, proteomics, transcriptomics, single-cell-omics

Andrea Del Fattore

Ph.D., Head of the Bone Physiopathology Research Unit Genetics and Rare Diseases Research Division Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy

Research Interests: bone diseases, extracellular vesicles

Haifeng Dong

Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Health Science Center, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China

Research Interests: biosensing, drug delivery, nanomedicine, microRNA

Suman Dutta

Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicle, apoptosis, neurodegeneration, biomarker, assay development, inflammation

Orazio Fortunato

Ph.D., Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milandisabled, Milan, Italy

Research Interests: microRNA, lung cancer, extracellular vesicles, angiogenesis, 3D models

Salvatore Fusco

Associate professor, Department of Neuroscience Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Research Interests: nutrient-related signals, stem cell-derived extracelluar vesicles, brain derived extracellular vesicles, protein S-palmitoylation, histone modifications, brain insulin resistance

Susana Garcia-Silva

Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Universidad Carlos III, Avenida de la Universidad, Madrid, Spain

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, metastasis, pre-metastatic niche formation, melanoma, liquid biopsy

Subhadip Ghatak

Assistant Professor, Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME), Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Research Interests: exosomes, cell-cell crosstalk, miRNA, tissue injury and repair, regenerative medicine

Konstantin Glebov

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health, Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK

Research Interests: neuron-glia communication, glia cells, exosomes

André Görgens

Ph.D., Researcher at Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine, Translational Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Research Interests: EVs, EV Flow Cytometry, imaging flow cytometry, EV heterogeneity, biomarkers, bioengineering, therapy, stem cells, hematopoiesis, ieukemia

Bing Guo

Associate Professor, School of Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China

Research Interests: molecular imaging probes, nanomedicines, exosomes, fluorescence imaging in the second near-infrared window

Ramin M. Hakami

Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Manassas, VA, USA

Research Interests: exosomes, extracellular vesicles (EVs), innate immunity regulation, EVs and Interferon response, EVs and autophagy regulation, EV-associated viral RNA, EV-associated monocyte differentiation, EV regulation of signaling pathways

Pingping Han

Asistant Professor, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Herston Qld, Australia

Research Interests: epigenetics, oral biofluids, salivary biomarkers, extracellular vesicles, periodontitis

Mario Hiroyuki Hirata

Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Research Interests: metabolic and cardiovascular disease, extracellular vesicles, microparticles make connections between cells (tissues in the body)

Ayuko Hoshino

Associate Professor, School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Research Interests: exosome biology, cancer metastasis, neurodevelopmental disease, autism, biomarker

Zhaohui Huang

Professor, Wuxi Cancer Institute, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

Research Interests: noncoding RNA, extracellular vesicle, exosomal miRNA, tumor microenvrionment

Md Nazmul Islam

Assistant Professor, School of Health and Life Sciences, Teesside University, Tees Valley, UK

Research Interests: electrochemistry, cancer diagnostics, circulating biomarkers, exosomes & bacterial outer membrane vesicles

Cheng Jiang

Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China

Research Interests: exosomes, extracellular vesicles, neurodegenerative diseases, biosensing, biomarker discovery pipeline

Xin Jin

Professor, Institute of Life Sciences, BGI-Shenzhen, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Research Interests: cell-free nucleic acids, population genetics, genetic basis of complex disease, reproductive health

Richard Kelwick

Research Associate, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London, London, UK

Research Interests: cancer research, exosome biology, synthetic biology

Dongin Kim

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Research Interests: engineering extracellular vesicle as a drug delivery system, nanoconfinement mediated hyperthermic system, nanoparticle based theranostic system, cancer exosome diagnosis system

Arutha Kulasinghe

Research Fellow, Faculty of Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia

Research Interests: spatial biology, tumor microenvironment, spatial transcriptomics, liquid biopsy, circulating tumour cells

Meena Kumari

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Kansas State University, KS, USA

Research Interests: exosomes, RNA-Seq, non-coding RNAs, drugs of abuse, gene expression, mRNA stability

Aurélie Ledreux

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO, USA

Research Interests: exosomes, neuroscience, healthy aging, biomarkers

Guoping Li

Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, tRNA-derived small RNAs, regeneration, and cardiovascular diseases

Xing Li

Ph.D., College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, Shannxi, China

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, target therapy, demyelinating disease, oligodendrocyte

Xiuming Liang

Ph.D., Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Research Interests: extracellular vesicle engineering, gene editing by engineered EVs, intracellular protein delivery by engineered EVs, EV-based biotherapeutics delivery, EV biodistribution, EV biology, Virus-like particles engineering

Han Liu

Associate Professor, Institute of Translational Medicine, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

Research Interests: synthetic biology, bacterial extracellular vesicles, organoid extracellular vesicles, gut bone axis, extracellular vesicle-based diagnostics and therapeutics

Qiong Liu

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology, Nanchang University, Nanchang, China

Research Interests: bacterial extracellular vesicles, infection and immunity, pathogens-host interaction, vaccine, delivery vecto

Magdalena Lorenowicz

Ph.D., Biomedical Primate Research Centre, the Netherlands

Research Interests: regenerative medicine, stem cells, extracellular vesicles

Ahmed Lotfy

Ph.D., Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, SC, USA

Research Interests: MSCs-derived EVs, exosomes, EV based therapy

Olivier Loudig

Associate Professor, Center for Discovery and Innovation, Hackensack Meridian Health, Nutley, NJ, USA

Research Interests: exhaled extracellular vesicles, microRNAs, cancer, lung injury, biomarkers, next generation sequencing (NGS), prostate cancer, breast cancer, plasma, EV purification

Yang Luo

Professor, School of Biological Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Research Interests: nano-material sterilization technology, new nanomedical diagnostic technology, ctDNA, circulating tumor cells, extracellular vesicles

David Meckes

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, virus-host interactions, cancer, extracellular vesicle-based diagnostics and therapeutics

Justus Chukwunonso Ndukaife

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

Research Interests: plasmonic and resonant dielectric nanostructures for efficient nano-optical trapping, manipulation, enhanced spectroscopy, and sensing of nanoscale biological objects such as nano-sized extracellular vesicles

Pietro Parisse

Ph.D., Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A, Trieste, Italy

Research Interests: extracellular Vesicles, biophysical characterization of EVs, model membranes, biomechanics

Ki Soo Park

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Republic of Korea

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, molecular diagnostics, nucleic acid nanotechnology, biosensing, theranostics

Carlos Pedraz

Ph.D., Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Institute and Hospital Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Research Interests: circRNA, cfDNA, liquid biopsies, EVs, extracellular vesicles, exosomes, and platelets

Maija Puhka

Ph.D., Research coordinator, Head of EV and HiPrep cores, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, HiLIFE, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, exosomes, miRNA, small RNA, mRNA, cfRNA, cfDNA, sequencing, prostate cancer, renal cancer, diabetic kidney disease, biomarkers, electron microscopy, EV isolation, urine, plasma

Piul S. Rabbani

Assistant Professor, Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Research Interests: extracellular communication; chronic wounds; wound healing; tissue engineering; biomaterials

Enrico Ragni

Researcher, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy

Research Interests: exosomes, extracellular vesicles, cell therapy, regenerative medicine, stem cells

Antonia Reale

MD, Adjunct Research Fellow, PhD candidate, Myeloma Research Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Research Interests: translational research in myeloma & extracellular vesicles, biomarkers, cancer

Ashley E. Russell

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, School of Science, Pennsylvania State University, Erie, PA, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, microRNAs, pregnancy

Sharanjot Saini

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, USA

Research Interests: exosomes, extracellular vesicles, microRNA

Julien Saint-Pol

Associate Professor,Faculté des Sciences Jean Perrin, Université d'Artois, Arras, France

Research Interests: blood-brain barrier, extracellular vesicles, cell-cell communication, endothelial cells, brain pericytes, oxysterols, tetraspanins, mass spectrometry

Arianna Scuteri

Associate Professor, Experimental Neurology Unit, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy

Research Interests: peripheral neuropathy, neurotoxicity, neuroprotection, mesenchymal stem cells, extracellular vesicles, tunneling nanotubes

Joaquin Seras-Franzoso

Ph.D., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Research Centre for Nanomedicine, Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Barcelona, Spain

Research Interests: nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, drug delivery systems, extracelullar vesicles, protein therapeutics production

Susmita Sil

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, HIV, drug abuse, neurodegenerative diseases

Jiacan Su

Professor, Institute of translational medicine, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

Research Interests: bone degenerative diseases, exosomes, development and medical application of biomaterials, extracellular vesicles, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and stem cells

Yaohui Tang

Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

Research Interests: stroke, extracellular vesicles, stem cells, glial cells, tissue engineering

Koji Ueda

Project Leader, Cancer Precision Medicine Center, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan

Research Interests: liquid biopsy, cancer diagnosis, proteomics, glycoproteomics

Mujib Ullah

Assistant Professor, Department of BioMedical Innovation, School of Medicine, Stanford University, California, CA, USA

Research Interests: stem cell, regenerative medicine, bio-engineering, extracellular vesicles, exosomes

Lorena Urbanelli

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology,Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles (EVs), plant-derived EVs, lipidomics, autophagy, senescence

Pinar Uysal-Onganer

Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Westminster, London, UK

Research Interests: microRNAs, Wnt signalling, cancer metastasis, cancer stem cells, EV

Yuan Wan

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Binghamton University-SUNY, Binghamton, NY, USA

Research Interests: in vitro diagnostics of cancer and drug delivery for targeted therapeutics, biomimetic micro/nano/technolgies, extracellular vesicles

Shengjun Wang

Professor, Department of Immunology,School of Medicine, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China

Research Interests: research on immune regulation and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases, tumor immunotherapy, exosomes

Wayne (Weizong) Weng

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopeadics, Chenggong Hospital affiliated to Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China

Research Interests: bone degenerative diseases, sports medicine, Orthpeadics trauma,exosomes, biomaterials, tissue engineering, drug delivery

Takao Yasui

Associate Professor, Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, microRNAs, liquid biopsies, nanodevices, microfluidics

Sowmya Yelamanchili Venkata

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Research Interests: amphetamine/opioids, addiction, chronic Inflammation, stem cells and brain organoids, microRNAs and HIV/HAND, extracellular vesicles

Yang You

Research Associate, Faculty/Instructor in neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FI, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, stem cells, omics data, biomarkers, human biopsies, cell type-specific EV profiling

Jiujiu Yu

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA

Research Interests: extracellular vesicles, dietary vesicle-like nanoparticles, chronic inflammation, NLRP3 inflammasome, metabolic diseases

Yong Zeng

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Floirda, FL, USA

Research Interests: microfluidics, nanotechnology, liquid biopsy, extracellular vesicles, CRISPR diagnostics

Yang Zhang

Assistant Professor, Shenzhen University Medical School, Shenzhen, China

Research Interests: regenerative dentistry, osteoimmunology, stem cells, extracellular vesicles

Yadong Zheng

Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Zhejiang A&F University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Research Interests: microRNA, extracellular vesicles, pathogen-host interaction, parasitology

Yazhen Zhu

Assistant Researcher, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Research Interests: liquid biopsy, extracellular vesicles, circulating tumor cell, molecular diagnosis

Media Editors

Federica Anastasi

Ph.D., NEST Laboratories, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy; Fondazione Pisana per la Scienza ONLUS, San Giuliano Terme, PI, Italy

Research Interests: small extracellular vesicles, LC-MS proteomics, neuroscience, biomarker discovery

Zhijin Fan

Ph.D., Cross-Fusion Institute for Engineering Medicine, Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Research Interests: tumor immune microenvironment regulation and visualization, engineered extracellular vesicles for cancer therapy and tissue repair

Christian Preußer

Ph.D., Institute for Tumor Immunology, Center for Tumor Biology and Immunology (ZTI), Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany

Research Interests: extracellular vesicle characterization and isolation, EVs in the tumor microenvironment, extracellular RNA, RNA biochemistry

Extracellular Vesicles and Circulating Nucleic Acids
ISSN 2767-6641 (Online)
Follow Us


All published articles are preserved here permanently:



All published articles are preserved here permanently: