Junior Editorial Board

Junior Editorial Board Members

Maen Abdelrahim

Houston Methodist Cancer Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

Research Interests: clinical trials gastrointestinal cancer, clinical research, translation research

Barbara Azzimonti

University of Piemonte Orientale (UPO), Department of Health Sciences, Center for the Research on Autoimmune and Allergic Diseases (CAAD), Novara, Italy.

Research Interests: microbiota, pathogens and probiotics role in squamous epithelial malignancies (head and neck- and non melanoma skin- cancer), autoimmune oral disorders

Regina Barragán-Carrillo

Hematology-Oncology Department, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico.

Research Interests: ductal carcinoma, breast neoplasms, genitourinary malignancies, immunotherapy

Miriam Benezra

Natural Science Department, Baruch College; Lander College for Women Biology Department, Touro College, NY, USA.

Research Interests: nanomedicine as a therapeutic approach in the treatment of cancer diseases-melanoma, glioblastoma, inflammatory bowel disease

William Blalock

IGM-CNR, UOS Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: leukemia, osteosarcoma, RNA editing/metabolism/splicing, inflammation/stress signaling

Maria Braoudaki

Department of Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Biological Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK.

Research Interests: microRNAs, paediatric cancer, brain malignancies, epigenetics, genetics

Monica Cantile

Pathology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori-IRCCS-Fondazione G. Pascale, Naples, Italy.

Research Interests: tumor progression, molecular pathology, histopathology, non coding RNAs, tumor biobank

Zhi Fei Cao

Department of Pathology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

Research Interests: cancer, anti-cancer drugs, oncogene, radiation

Maoshan Chen

Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Research Interests: colorectal cancer, extracellular vesicles, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsy

Simon K. Cheng

Department of Radiation Oncology Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: lung cancer, brain tumors, immunotherapy, radiation oncology, population outcomes

Xingliang Dai

Department of Neurosurgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China.

Research Interests: glioma, glioma stem cells, bioprinting, nanomedicine

Sunny Das

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Research Interests: cancer metastasis, breast cancer, epigenetics, EMT, tumor dormancy, cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment

Gerard J. Davis

Abbott Laboratories, Core Diagnostics Division, Chicago, IL, USA.

Research Interests: immunoassay development, disease state expertise in oncology (early detection research), predictive medicine (companion diagnostics trials and development), and broader areas for novel diagnostics including nutrition

Arpan De

Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Research Interests: molecular and cellular biology of glioma/glioblastoma and breast cancer, EMT and metastasis, cancer stem cells, signaling pathways of brain development and cancer

Dario de Biase

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: next-generation sequencing, molecular diagnostics, solid tumors, predictive oncology, molecular pathology

Alessandro De Vita

Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumoridisabled, Meldola, Italy.

Research Interests: osteo-oncology, rare tumors, sarcoma, head and neck tumors, pharmacology, regenerative medicine, nanotechnology, 3D culture

Jesus Delgado-Calle

Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA.

Research Interests: bone myeloma, osteocytes, drug resistance, osteoblasts, metastasis, breast cancer

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

Kevin Dzobo

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Cape Town Component, Cape Town, South Africa

Research Interests: cancer associated fibroblast, breast neoplasms, tumor microenvironment, cancer stem cell, glioblastoma, brain neoplasms

Diego Fernández Lázaro

Department of Cellular Biology, Genetics, Histology, and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Valladolid, Soria Campus, Spain.

Research Interests: cell biology, genetics, histology, pharmacology, cancer, nutrition, immunology

Elisa Frullanti

Medical Genetics, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, Siena, Italy.

Research Interests: NGS- liquid biopsy in cancer, molecular bases of cancer drug resistance and cancer recurrence

Marzia Bruna Gariboldi

Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.

Research Interests: cell response to anticancer agents, multidrug resistance-related drug transporters and signal transduction pathways, role of hypoxia in tumor cell chemosensitivity, novel photosensitizers in anticancer photodynamic therapy

Shailendra Gautam

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA.

Research Interests: cancer immunotherapy, metastasis, targeted therapy of cancer, pancreatic cancer

Nicholas J. Geraghty

School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: blood cancers, bone marrow transplantation, flow cytometry, graft-versus-host disease, proteostasis, purinergic signalling

Caterina Giannitto

Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Italy.

Research Interests: head and neck, oncology, imaging artificial intelligence

Rohit Gundamaraju

ER Stress & Mucosal Immunology Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia.

Research Interests: cancer metastasis, ER stress mediated cancer, EMT, cancer cell death, mitochondrial dysfunction

Piyush Kumar Gupta

Department of Life Sciences, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Research Interests: cancer drug delivery, phytonanomedicine, tissue engineering

Zhi Huang

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Genetics, LCRC, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Research Interests: cancer Immunotherapy, CRISPR, signaling pathway, metabolism, tumor microenvironment

Giuseppe Ingravallo

Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Pathology Section, University of Bari School of Medicine, Bari, Italy.

Research Interests: lymphoma, tumoral microenvironment, gastrointestinal cancer, dysplasia

Mariia Ivanova

Division of Pathology, IEO, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Milan, Italy.

Research Interests: pathology, molecular pathology, biomarkers, renal pathology, urological pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, breast pathology, omics

Niraj Kumar Jha

Department of Biotechnology, School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University, Greater Noida, India.

Research Interests: natural products, neutraceuticals, cell signaling and disease

Saurabh Kumar Jha

Department of Biotechnology, Greater Noida at Sharda University, Delhi, India.

Research Interests: molecular chaperone and ubiquitin E3 ligase in neurodegenerative disorders, therapeutics action of biomolecules in aged neurons and muscles

Mehrdad Khakbiz

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, USA.

Research Interests: biomaterials, tissue engineering, drug delivery, cancer therapy, nanomedicine

Gloria Kim

Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA.

Research Interests: immunotherapy, targeted delivery, nanomaterials, tumor microenvironment

Takefumi Komiya

Medical Oncology, Parkview Cancer Institute, Parkview Circle, Fort Wayne, IN, USA.

Research Interests: lung cancer, immunotherapy, SEER, NCDB

Dhiraj Kumar

Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Research Interests: delineating the role of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in cancer metastasis and dormancy reactivation, effect of tumor intrinsic lncRNAs in modulation of tumor immune microenvironment during metastasis

Naveen Kumar

University of Oxford. Oxford, UK.

Research Interests: understanding vascular mimicry in glioblastoma, cancer immunotherapy, combination therapy, cancer metastasis, bioengineering

Lisa Lee-Jones

Life Sciences Department, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK.

Research Interests: cancer genetics, drug discovery, drug repurposing, immuno-oncology

Hongda Liu

The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Research Interests: multi-omics, bioinformatics, oncology, post-translational modification

Santiago A Lozano-Calderon

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Research Interests: metastatic bone disease, pelvic reconstruction, upper extremity reconstruction, custom made implants, navigation assisted surgery, carbon fiber implants

Lianxiang Luo

The Marine Biomedical Research Institute, Guangdong Medical University, Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: cell death, targeted drugs, tumors, immunity, inflammation, molecular docking, bioinformatics, network pharmacology

Rodney Luwor

Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

Research Interests: glioblastoma, EGFR, STAT3, immunosuppression

Traci R. Lyons

Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, CO, USA.

Research Interests: breast cancer, macrophages, lymphatics, metastasis, mammary development, Semaphorin 7a, Cyclo-oxygenase-2

Samarpan Majumder

Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Research Interests: breast cancer, mechanism of drug resistance breast cancer, notch signaling in breast cancer, immunotherapy, hypoxia, cancer stem cells and cancer

Alessio Metere

Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: thyroid diseases, breast cancer, general and emergency surgery, oxidative stress, metabolism

Jun Mi

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Cell Biology, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: the effect of tumor microenvironment on therapy resistance, the application of metabolites in clinics

Giulia Monticone

Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Research Interests: immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, notch signaling, cancer metastasis and dormancy, breast cancer, infectious diseases

Akbar Nawab

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.

Research Interests: cancer biology, cancer therapeutics, mouse models, drug and drug discovery

Laila Nomani

Pathology Department, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

Research Interests: cytology, squamous cell carcinoma, hematopathology, bone marrow, leukemias, lymphoma, oncologic pathology

Balaji Panchapakesan

Small Systems Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA.

Research Interests: circulating tumor cells, liquid biopsy, carbon nanotubes, epithelial mesenchymal transition, metastasis, cancer

Toral Patel

Department of Neurological Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Research Interests: nanoparticles, drug delivery, gliomas, brain metastases, brain mapping, stereotactic radiosurgery, neurosurgical oncology

Ajit Prakash

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

Research Interests: lung cancer drug discovery, small molecules which target RAS protein

Andrii M. Puzyrenko

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

Research Interests: pharmacology, toxicology, breast and gyn pathology, cytology

Achinto Saha

Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Dell Pediatric Research Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.

Research Interests: obesity, dietary energy balance, chemokine and cytokine, cancer prevention, prostate and pancreatic cancer, novel cancer therapeutics targeting amino acid depletion, tumor microenvironment, phytochemicals and cancer prevention, combination of phytochemicals for synergy

Ravi Sahu

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Boonshoft School of Medicine Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA.

Research Interests: oxidative stressors and lipid mediators, cancer pharmacology and chemoprevention, anti-cancer agents and immunomodulation, cellular signaling pathways in tumor resistance mechanisms and anti-tumor immune responses

Sounak Sahu

Centre for Cancer research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Frederick, MD, USA.

Research Interests: stem cell, organoids, DNA repair, breast cancer, genome editing

Ankur Sharma

Sharda University, Delhi, India.

Research Interests: nanomedicine, cancer biology, neuro-oncology

Kamran Shaukat

School of Information and Physical Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Research Interests: bioinformatics, educational data mining, fin tech, mesothelioma

Santosh Singh

Department of Microbiology , Biochemistry, & Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Research Interests: prostate cancer, breast cancer, drug resistance, combination therapy, drug delivery, nano-therapy

Raffaele Solla

Italian National Research Council Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, Naples, Italy.

Research Interests: radiotherapy, head and neck cancer, immunotherapy, target therapy, prognostic and predictive factors

Shiyu Song

Nanjing University, School of Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: cancer metabolism, metastasis evolution, tumor microenvironment

Delisha Stewart

Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

Research Interests: breast cancer inflammation and metabolism, chemotherapy response, health disparate outcomes

David Ilan Suster

Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers University and New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA.

Research Interests: thymoma, cancer, thymus neoplasms, non-small cell lung carcinoma, anaplastic lymphoma kinase, bone and soft tissue tumors

Petr Szturz

Department of Oncology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Research Interests: head and neck cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, rare cancers

Yoshihiro Tanaka

Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan.

Research Interests: esophageal surgery, nutrition, venous thrombosis

Stefano Tiziani

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.

Research Interests: cancer metabolism, cancer prevention, high-throughput and high-content technologies, metabolomics, lipidomics, metabolic flux analysis, combinatorial drug screening

Giovanni Tossetta

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.

Research Interests: endometriosis, cervical, ovarian cancer, pregnancy complications, preeclampsia, preterm birth, oxidative stress, chemoresistance

Surya Tripathi

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

Research Interests: lung cancer, EGFR-TIKs, cancer drug resistance, phytotherpy, combination therapy, EMT

Silvia Vanni

Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumoridisabled, Meldola, Italy.

Research Interests: sarcoma, rare tumors, osteoncology, breast cancer, genomics, NGS, theranostics, drug screening

Mohammad Vaziri

Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Research center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Research Interests: surgery-thoracic tumours (lung, mediastinal, esophageal and so on), oncology, respiratory diseases

Vinod Vijayakurup

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Florida, USA.

Research Interests: cancer biology, biotechnology, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, cancer cell signaling, chemoprevention and autophagy

Wen Xiao

Department of Urology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: metabolism, autophagy, tumorigenesis, urology, renal cancer

Hao Zhang

Department of Neurosurgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, China.

Research Interests: tumor microenvironment, cancer immunotherapy, small molecule drug, molecular mechanism, bioinformatics, target therapy, signal transduction

Shaoquan Zheng

Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: tumor microenvironment, bioinformatic analysis, prognostic clinical predictor development, non-coding RNA in cancer

Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment
ISSN 2454-2857 (Online) 2394-4722 (Print)


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