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Editor-in-Chief

Michael Fossel, MD, PhD (Biography)

1. President of Telocyte (http://www.telocyte.com), Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
2. Retired Clinical Professor of Medicine, Michigan State University, Ada, MI 49301, USA
E-Mails: [email protected][email protected]
Website: http://www.michaelfossel.com
Research Interests: human aging; telomeres; telomerase therapy; age-related diseases; Alzheimer's disease
Special Issues and Collections in LIDSEN journals: 
Special Issue: Fundamental Interventions: Revolutions in Geriatric Disease
Special Issue: Perspectives on Telomeres and Aging

Editorial Board

Heike Anderson-Schmidt, MA, MSc, PhD

1. Researcher, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Goettingen, 37075 Goettingen, Germany
2. Researcher, Clinical Research Group 241, Institute for Psychiatric Phenomics and Genomics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Nußbaumstr. 7, 80336 Munich, Germany
E-Mail: [email protected]
Websites: http://www.psychiatrie.med.uni-goettingen.de/de/content/service/91.html; http://www.kfo241.de
Research Interests: cognitive psychology; clinical psychology; behavioral therapy; mental health; cognitive neuroscience

Gilles Berrut, MD, PhD

Professor and President, Gérontopôle Autonomie Longévité des Pays de la Loire, Nantes University Hospital (CHU de Nantes), Nantes, France
E-Mail: [email protected]
Websites: http://www.chu-nantes.fr/pr-gilles-berrut--49374.kjsp
Research Interests: geriatrics; biology of aging; internal medicine; vascular medicine; Alzheimer’s disease

Chas Bountra, PhD

Professor, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7DQ, UK
E-Mail: [email protected]
Websites: http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/principal-investigators/researcher/chas-bountra
Research Interests: target validation; drug discovery; translational science; structural biology; chemical probes; epigenetics; genetics; human assays

Frieda R. Butler, FAAN, FGSA, MPH, PhD, RN

Professor Emerita and Director of Gerontology Programs, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/frieda-r-butler-a79120a
Research Interests: long-term care; behavioral problems in nursing homes residents; wellness promotion; end-of-life care; grandparents parenting grandchildren; dementia

Evan Paul Cherniack, MD

Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, The Geriatrics Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://uhealthsystem.com/doctors/profile/1487
Research interests: Nutrition, frailty, vitamin D, and alternative medicine in the elderly

Nancy B. Emerson Lombardo, PhD

1. Founder and President, Brain Health and Wellness Center, Acton, MA 01720, USA
2. Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
E-Mails: [email protected][email protected]
Websites: http://brainwellness.com/about/dr-nancy-emerson-lombardo;
http://www.bu.edu/alzresearch/about-us/team/faculty/lombardo
Research Interests: brain healthy lifestyles and nutrition; Alzheimer's disease; healthy aging; aging policy; multi-cultural brain health and care work

Susan A. Farr, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://internalmed.slu.edu/geriatrics/index.php?page=susan-a-farr-ph-d
Research Interests: Alzheimer's disease; learning and memory

Rocío Fernández-Ballesteros, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Department of Psychobiology and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Madrid, Campus Canto Blanco – 28049 Madrid, Spain
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/psicologia/rfb/
Research Interests: psychology of aging; successful aging; cognitive plasticity; aging stereotypes; assessment and evaluation

Jose Fontanilla, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://www.doximity.com/pub/jose-fontanilla-md
Research Interests: dementia; delirium; polypharmacy; pharmacogenetics; sleep apnea

Leonid A. Gavrilov, MSc, PhD

Principal Investigator, Center on Aging, NORC at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://longevity-science.org/CV-gavrilov.htm
Research Interests: biodemography of human longevity; mathematical modeling of aging and mortality; genetics of aging and longevity

Xin Geng, MD, PhD

Vice-Director of School of Basic Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300070, China
E-Mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: Telomeres and telomerase in cancer and age-related diseases; Alzheimer’s disease; Pre-mRNA alternative splicing; Bioinformatics; Proteomics

Johannes Grillari, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]
Website: https://forschung.boku.ac.at/fis/suchen.person_uebersicht?id_in=3189&menue_id_in=101&sprache_in=en
Research interests: Cellular aging, replicative senescence, RNA biology, pre-mRNA splicing, non-coding RNA miRNA, Vesicle secretion, DNA damage and repair, Ubiquitin-proteasome

Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer, PhD

Associate Professor, Gerontology Program Coordinator, Department of Psychology, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.neiu.edu/academics/faculty/lisa-hollis-sawyer-phd
Research Interests: aging workforce and retirement issues; elder care; older learners
Special Issues and Collections in LIDSEN journals:
Special Issue: Got Aging? Examining Later-life Development from a Positive Aging Perspective

Jigar Rasiklal Jogia, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, AUD, P.O Box 28282, Dubai, UAE
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jogiagroup.org
Research Interests: neuropsychology; neuroimaging; cognitive neuroscience; neuropharmacology; mental health; bipolar disorder; major depressive disorder; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Schizophrenia; Alzheimer's disease

Donald A. Jurivich, DO

Eva Gilbertson, MD Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Geriatrics, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://und.edu/faculty/donald.jurivich
Research Interests: immunology; stress; physical activity and exercise

Patrick Kehoe, BSc, PhD

Gestetner Professor of Translational Dementia Research,School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/people/patrick-g-kehoe/overview.html
Research Interests: Alzheimer’s disease; dementia; cognitive decline; hypertension; blood pressure; angiotensin

Volodymyr Mavrych, MD, PhD, DSc

1. Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Anatomy, St. Matthew’s University, School of Medicine, Cayman Islands
2. Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Vancouver, Canada
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://newwestminstercollege.ca/professor-dr-volodymyr-mavrych-m-d-ph-d-d-sc/
Research Interests: neuroscience; anatomy; osteology; lumber vertebrae; age-related changes; osteoporosis

Khue Vu Nguyen

Full Project Scientist, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Khue_Nguyen5
Research Interests: Molecular Biology; Genetic Diseases; Enzymology; Biosensors; Biopolymers; Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders; Cancer

Kelly Niles-Yokum, MPA, PhD

Director of the Gerontology Program at ULV, Associate Professor of Gerontology, University of La Verne, 1950 3rd Avenue, La Verne, CA 91750, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://laverne.edu/catalog/program/ms-gerontology
Research Interests: the impact of ageism; the social construction of aging; aging public policy and programs, etc

George Perry, PhD

Dean and Professor, Semmes Foundation Distinguished University Chair in Neurobiology, College of Sciences, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.utsa.edu/biology/faculty/GeorgePerry.html
Research Interests: neurobiology; oxidative stress; Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease; amyloid; amyloid precursor protein (APP); amyloid-beta; tau; cytoskeleton; neurofilament; lipid peroxidation; nucleic acid; protein oxidation; cell cycle

Donatella R. Petretto

Professor, Section on Clinical Psychology, Department of Education, Psychology, Philosophy, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
E-Mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: Active ageing; successful ageing; oldest old; cognitive functioning; well-being; partecipation; disability; health and disablement
Special Issues and Collections in LIDSEN journals:
Special Issue: Ageing and a Biopsychosocial Approach

William M. Petrie, MD

Professor, Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/psychiatry/faculty/primary/petriewm
Research Interests: administration of geriatric psychiatry; assessment of geriatric; clinical treatment of psychiatry; psychopharmacology, etc

James S. Powers, MD

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Clinical Associate Director, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center
Tel.: 615-936-3274
Fax: 615-936-3156
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://faculty.mc.vanderbilt.edu/Faculty/Details/25740
Research Interests: Accidental Falls; Delirium; Dementia; Geriatric Consultation; Geriatric Syndromes; Hospital Care of Elderly; Interdisciplinary Patient Care Teams; Long Term Care; Patient Centered Medical Home
Special Issues and Collections in LIDSEN journals:
Special Issue:Models of Caregiver Support

Miyako Tazaki, PhD

Professor, Department of psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University, Tokyo, Japan
E-Mails: [email protected]
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miyako_Tazaki
Research Interests: Dementia; elderly; disability; psychology
Special Issues and Collections in LIDSEN journals:
Special Issue: Treatment of Dementia

Claudia Voelcker-Rehage, PhD

Professor, Institute of Human Movement Science and Health, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Thüringer Weg 11, 09126 Chemnitz, Germany
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/hsw/ab/prof/sportpsychologie/
Research Interests: lifespan motor development and learning; motor-cognitive performance; brain plasticity; cognitive aging; Parkinson’s disease