Editorial Board

33 Editors in 9 Countries/Region

USA (15)
Italy (7)
China (4)
Spain (2)
United Kingdom (1)
Canada (1)
Germany (1)
Switzerland (1)
Denmark (1)

Honorary Editors-in-Chief

Li Jin


State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, Collaborative Innovation Center for Genetics and Development, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: genetics and genetic epidemiology, human population genetics and genomics, computational biology.


Reassessment of genes associated with dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a Chinese Han population


Advisory Board Member

Richard E. Frye

Autism Discovery and Treatment Foundation, Rossignol Medical Center, Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Research Interests: neurodevelopmental disorders, autism.

Special Issue:

Genetic Basis and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Associate Editors

Shrikant Anant

Department of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA.

Research Interests: posttranscriptional gene regulation in inflammation and cancer, cancer stem cells, chemoprevention.

Nathan A. Berger

Center for Science, Health, and Society, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Research Interests: energy balance, obesity, cancer, esophageal adenocarcinoma, colorectal cancer.


Epigenetic effects of high-fat diet on intestinal tumorigenesis in C57BL/6J-ApcMin/+ mice

Obesity associated cancers, genetics, epigenetics and elephants

Special Issue:

Genetics and Epigenetics in Obesity Associated Cancers

Ramón Cacabelos

Department of Genomic Medicine, International Center of Neuroscience and Genomic Medicine, EuroEspes Biomedical Research Center, Bergondo, Spain.

Research Interests: pharmacogenomics, epigenomics, CNS drug development, neurodegenerative disorders, genomics of brain disorders, neurogenetics.


Genomics of speech and language disorders

Neurogenic dysphagia: current pharmacogenomic perspectives

Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics in human diseases

Special Issue:

Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics in Human Diseases

Genomics, Epigenomics and Pharmacogenomics of Brain Disorders

Andrea Cerase

Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

Research Interests: epigenetics, gene expression and nuclear organization, X chromosome, X-linked neurodevelopmental disorders, long non-coding RNAs, brain development.


Awakening the sleeping giant: methods for reactivating the inactive X chromosome as clinical treatment for X-linked disorders

Special Issue:

Reversing X Chromosome Inactivation as a New Therapeutic Treatment for X-linked Diseases

Faoud Terrence Ishmael

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.

Research Interests: allergy and immunology, internal medicine, post-transcriptional gene regulation, microRNAs, exosomes.

Special Issue:

MicroRNAs in Allergic Diseases

Giuseppe Novelli

Lab. Medical Genetics, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: molecular genetics, human genetics, genomics, cancer, rare diseases, laminopathies, cardiovascular research, non-communicable diseases, pharmacogenetics, genetic testing.

Simon W Rabkin

Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Research Interests: hypertension, lipids, aortic aneurysm.


Clinical genomics of the relationship between ADAMTS7 and coronary artery calcification and atherosclerosis

Special Issue:

Genetics in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases

C. Alexander Valencia

Division of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Research Interests: proteomics, apoptosis, degradomics, next-generation sequencing, genetic testing, genomics, genetic diseases, systems biology, clinical laboratory services.


CCEPAS: the creation and validation of a fast and sensitive clinical whole exome analysis pipeline based on gene and variant ranking

Gene dosage defects in primary immunodeficiencies and related disorders: a pilot study

Bernhard HF Weber

Institute of Human Genetics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.

Research Interests: genetics of hereditary and complex retinal degeneration, functional analysis of inherited genetic variation, induced pluripotent stem cells, mouse models of retinal disease, genome-wide association studies, age-related macular degeneration, common and rare genetic variants.


Retinal organoid differentiation methods determine organoid cellular composition

In vitro modeling of the complex retinal condition age-related macular degeneration

Special Issue:

Translational Research into Retinal Diseases

Editorial Board Members

Richard G. Boles

NeuroGenomics, Neurabilities Healthcare, Voorhees, NJ, USA.

Research Interests: neurogenetics, neurodevelopmental and functional disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, cyclic vomiting, ME/CFS pain, mitochondrial disease and dysfunction, ion channels, unexplained and undiagnosed disorders, whole genome sequencing.

Monica Borgatti

Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.

Research Interests: diagnosis of genetic diseases, drug research, β-thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, COPD diseases, the treatments of genetic rare diseases.

Carlo V. Catapano

Institute of Oncology Research IOR, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Bellinzona, Switzerland.

Research Interests: molecular pharmacology, molecular- and gene-targeted therapeutics, clinical and translational studies, new cancer drugs.

Erika Cione

Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy.

Research Interests: cell culture, molecular biology, gene expression, PCR, immunohistochemistry.

Margaret DeAngelis

Department of Ophthalmology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Research Interests: neuroscience, genetics, ophthalmology, epidemiology, mendelian, complex blinding diseases.

Gagan Deep

Department of Cancer Biology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA.

Research Interests: non-toxic agents, cancer prevention/intervention.


Role of extracellular vesicles secretion in paclitaxel resistance of prostate cancer cells

Special Issue:

Extracellular Vesicles in Neurogenerative Disorders: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapy

Hong-Wen Deng

Tulane Center of Bioinformatics and Genomics, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Research Interests: multi-omics and trans-omics, biostatistics and bioinformatics, genetics of complex diseases, single cell sequencing, big data, machine learning, data analytics, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, obesity, other complex diseases.

Massimiliano Filosto

Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Research Interests: neurology.

Wei Li

Center for Genetic Medicine Research, Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.

Research Interests: genome, CRISPR associated endonuclease Cas9, gene editing, cancer, HIV/AIDS.

Junxuan Lu

Department of Pharmacology, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.

Research Interests: cancer chemopreventive, therapeutic agents, precision therapy of cancer.

Antonio Orlacchio

Laboratory of Neurogenetics, European Center for Brain Research, CERC-IRCCS Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: neurogenetics.

Laura Ottini

Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: BRCA1, BRCA2, breast cancer, genetic modifiers, NGS (Next generation sequencing), GWAS (Genome Wide Association Studies), DNA methyloma.

Francesc Palau

Department of Genetic and Molecular Medicine, Sant Joan de Déu Children's Hospital, Barcelona, Spain.

Research Interests: human and clinical genetics, neurogenetics, genetic counselling, rare diseases.


Diagnostic strategies in patients with undiagnosed and rare diseases

Genetic approaches and pathogenic pathways in the clinical management of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Sheng-Ying Qin

Bio-X Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: personalized medicine system study, gene expression and regulation study, genomic polymorphism analysis.


Personalized genomic medicine: a potential individualized clinical treatment in the future

Special Issue:

Personalized genomic medicine: challenges and opportunities for the diagnosis and the treatment of human disease

Zeynep Tümer

Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Research Interests: congenital developmental disorders, susceptibility genes, tourette syndrome, ADHD, OCD, autism.

Andrea Urbani

Department of Basic Biotechnological Sciences, Intensivological and Perioperative Clinics, Università Cattolica, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: metabolomics, genomics, clinical biochemistry, clinical molecular biology.

Gang Wu

Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: prostate cancer, epigenetic, circRNA.

Xiaolin Zi

Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

Research Interests: molecular targets, xenograft models, tumor microenvironment, urological cancers.


Kava root extracts hinder prostate cancer development and tumorigenesis by involvement of dual inhibition of MAO-A and LSD1

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Journal of Translational Genetics and Genomics
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