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23 May / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Koch from University of Bremen, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Koch has extensive experience in: cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, brain, behavioral neuroscience, neuropharmacology, neurobiology and brain physiology, behavioral testing, etc. We are sincerely grateful to Professor Koch for his participation and support.

21 May / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Brown from University of Nevada, United States, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Brown has extensive experience in: psychology, clinical and pediatric psychology, neuroscience, attention disorders, health professions, etc. We are sincerely grateful to Professor Brown for his participation and support.

16 May / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Tony C. K. Tham from Ulster Hospital, United Kingdom, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Tham is the consultant physician and gastroenterologist in the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast since 1997, he was also the head of the school of medicine, Northern Ireland medical and dental training agency (deanery) for 6 years and is now training program director for general internal medicine. Dr. Tham is the lead clinician for developing services for patients with gastrointestinal consequences of pelvic radiotherapy in N Ireland. And he has more than 70 publications in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Tham has extensive experience in Gastroenterology and related treatment. We are grateful to Dr. Tham for his participation and support.

09 May / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Lunawati L Bennett from Union University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Bennett has extensive experience in pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, genetic disease, cancer, apoptosis, endocrine, antioxidants, natural product, nutrition, etc. We are grateful to Professor Bennett for her participation and support.

07 May / 2018

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Sherif Beniameen Mossad to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Mossad is a staff physician in the Department of Infectious Disease, Respiratory Institute, and Transplantation Center, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA. His main research interests are transplant infectious disease, influenza and common cold. We are grateful to Dr. Mossad for his participation and support.

24 Apr / 2018

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Nancy Nies Byl from University of California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Byl is currently an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. She is particularly interested in the outcomes of learning based sensory, cognitive, motor and aerobic exercise programs for patients who are aging and those with dystonia, stroke, head injuries and neurodegenerative impairments. In addition, she has 85 peer reviewed publications and has also received numerous awards. We are grateful to Prof. Byl for her participation and support.

20 Apr / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Saleh A. Naser from University of Central Florida, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Prof. Naser is the Professor of Medicine, Associate Director and Graduate Coordinator of Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences in University of Central Florida. Prof. Naser has extensive experience in Gastroenterology, Gut Pathogen and related treatment. And he has been internationally recognized for his leading work and extensive publications in peer-reviewed journals. We are grateful to Prof. Naser for his participation and support.

20 Apr / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Mario Angelico from Tor Vergata University, Medical School, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Prof. Angelico is the full professor of Gastroenterology in Tor Vergata University, Medical School and he also serves as the director of Hepatology, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata. Prof. Angelico has extensive experience in Hepatology, Gastroenterology and related treatment. And he has been internationally recognized for his leading work and extensive publications in peer-reviewed journals. We are grateful to Prof. Angelico for his participation and support.

20 Apr / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Antonio Benedetti from Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Prof. Benedetti is the professor in the clinic of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Università Politecnica delle Marche and he also serves as the medical director of clinic of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Endoscopy Unit at Ospedali Riuniti University Hospital. Prof. Benedetti has extensive experience in Gastroenterology and the related treatments. And he has been internationally recognized for his leading work and extensive publications in peer-reviewed journals. We are grateful to Prof. Benedetti for his participation and support.

17 Apr / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Robert Zorec from University of Ljubljana, Medical Faculty, Slovenia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Zorec has extensive experience in cell physiology and pathophysiology, biophysics, neuroscience, neuroglia, neurodegeneration, neurodevelopmental disorders, neuroinflammaton and neurotrauma. We are sincerely grateful to Professor Zorec for his participation and support.

11 Apr / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Prof. Ralf Weiskirchen from RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Prof. Weiskirchen is currently Head of the Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry (IFMPEGKC) at the RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Germany. His major focus is the analysis of TGF/BMP and PDGF signalling pathway in the pathogenesis of various diseases. Professor Weiskirchen maintains a variety of national and international cooperation’s that are focussed on molecular aspects of disease formation and therapy. Moreover, his work is focussed on the identification and evaluation of novel biomarkers. His research interests are TGF, PDGF, BMPs, gene therapy, biomarkers. We are grateful to Prof. Weiskirchen for her participation and support.

10 Apr / 2018

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Rafat A. Siddiqui from Virginia State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Siddiqui is the Associate Professor of Nutrition Science and Food Chemistry Laboratory, Virginia State University. His research interests are in the area of cancer, inflammation, and cardiovascular diseases. His recent work focuses on the health benefits of fish oil, grape pomace, green papaya, pomegranate, Plums, Ginger, and Turmeric extracts. His research emphasis is on the synergistic modulation of chronic diseases by combination of nutrients and drugs.

10 Apr / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Andrew Collins from University of Southampton, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Collins has extensive experience in genetic epidemiology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, human genetics and cancer, etc. We are grateful to Professor Collins for his participation and support.

02 Apr / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr Barbara Picconi, from IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Picconi has abundant professional experience in electrophysiology, neurodegenerative disorders, neuroscience, experimental models of parkinson's disease, levodopa-induced dyskinesia. We appreciate Dr. Picconi for her participation and support.

28 Mar / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Weiwen Wang, from Institute of Psychology, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Wang has abundant professional experience in early stress, depression, schizophrenia, cognitive dysfunction, psychoneuroimmunology, molecular neuroscience. We appreciate Dr. Wang for his participation and support.

28 Mar / 2018

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Solomon Ike Okosun from Georgia State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Okosun is currently an Associate Professor for the School of Public Health at Georgia State University (GSU). He has over 25 years of experience in public health and also is a chronic disease epidemiologist who is an internationally recognized expert in the epidemiology of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. His work on the role of abdominal obesity in explaining racial/ethnic variations for cardiovascular diseases has furthered understanding of lipid biology. We are grateful to Dr. Okosun for his participation and support.

21 Mar / 2018

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor René Adam to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Adam is a Professor and Head Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Cancer and Transplantation, Centre Hepato-Biliaire, Hopital Paul-Brousse, 94804 Villejuif, France. His main research interests are surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, hepatic transplantation, liver diseases, hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatobiliary surgery, and liver transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. Adam for his participation and support.

12 Mar / 2018

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Yasuhiko Sugawara to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Sugawara is a Professor at Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan. His main research interests are hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. Sugawara for his participation and support.

12 Mar / 2018

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Paul J. Arciero from Department of Health and Human Physiological Sciences, Skidmore College, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Arciero specializes in Protein pacing, nutrition and fitness interventions, exercise training, neurocognitive training, obesity and disease prevention, focusing on optimal health paradigms of healthy nutrition and exercise interventions. At present, his primary focus is evaluating the effectiveness of his protein pacing and prise protocol, nutrition and fitness lifestyle interventions on body composition, energy metabolism, markers of cardiovascular risk and cognitive function adults of all ages. We are grateful to Prof. Arciero for his participation and support.

07 Mar / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Luigi De Gennaro, from University of Rome Sapienza, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Gennaro has abundant professional experience in sleep, sleep in neurodegenerative diseases, sleep regulation, neurophysiology of sleep, sleep disorders, dream recall, ontogenetic aspects of sleep, sleepiness, sleep deprivation. We appreciate Dr. Gennaro for his participation and support.

06 Mar / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Michael R. Ladomery from University of the West of England, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Ladomery has extensive experience in RNA biology, alternative splicing, noncoding RNA, RNA-based cancer therapies, etc. We are grateful to Professor Ladomery for his participation and support.

05 Mar / 2018

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Taizo Hibi to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Hibi is a Professor and Chairman at the Department of Transplantation and Pediatric Surgery, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan. His main research interests are surgical oncology, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, living donor liver transplantation, intestinal/multivisceral transplantation, and transplant/tumor immunology. We are grateful to Dr. Hibi for his participation and support.

02 Mar / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Yuki Haga from National Hospital Organization Chiba Medical Center, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Haga mainly focuses on the research of liver diseases, including iver fibrosis, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma and so on. We are grateful to Dr. Haga for his participation and support.

02 Mar / 2018

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor James S. Powers to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Powers is a Professor at the Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA and Clinical Associate Director, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center. His main research interests are accidental falls, delirium, dementia, geriatric consultation, geriatric syndromes, and geriatric models of care. We are grateful to Dr. Powers for his participation and support.

27 Feb / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Evangelos Cholongitas from National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Cholongitas is the Associate Professor in the Medical School of National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. Dr. Cholongitas has extensive experience and publications in liver and related treatment. We are grateful to Dr. Cholongitas for his participation and support.

16 Feb / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Prof. Peter Schemmer from Medical University of Graz, Austria, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. His clinical focus is on both oncological surgery (upper GI, lower GI, HPB, endocrine, etc.) including laparoscopic techniques and transplant surgery (liver, kidney, pancreas). He is Honorary member of the Lithuanian Association of Transplantologists and member in various international societies. He is also an Editorial board member and reviewer for numerous journals. We are grateful to Prof. Schemmer for his participation and support.

16 Feb / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Katalin Csiszar from the University of Hawaii, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Csiszar has extensive experience in molecular and medical genetics focused on heritable disorders associated with the extracellular matrix. We are grateful to Professor Csiszar for her participation and support.

12 Feb / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Sergei G. Tevosian from University of Florida, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Tevosian has extensive experience in reproductive genetics, developmental genetics, adrenal development; developmental biology, etc. We are grateful to Professor Tevosian for his participation and support.

06 Feb / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Nir Wasserberg from Rabin Medica Center, Isreal, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Wasserberg is the Associate Professor of Surgery in Rabin Medical Center where he also serves as the Director in Division of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Wasserberg has extensive experience and publications in colon & rectal surgery. We are grateful to Dr. Nir Wasserberg for his participation and support.

05 Feb / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Juraj Gregan from Comenius University, Slovakia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Gregan has extensive experience in chromosome biology, mitosis, meiosis, etc. We are grateful to Professor Gregan for his participation and support.

29 Jan / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Prof. Steven-Huy B. Han from University of California at Los Angeles, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Prof. Han is Professor of Medicine and Surgery in the Division of Digestive Diseases and the Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation. He is also the Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Hepatitis B Clinical Research Network in Los Angeles. Prof. Han has extensive publications in the area of viral hepatitis, liver transplantation, and liver cancer. In addition, he is a past president of the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology and an ongoing council member. We are grateful to Prof. Han for his participation and support.

29 Jan / 2018

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Jae Yon Han, from Seoul National University, South Korea, to join the Editorial Board of JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Prof. Han has extensive experience in avian genome editing and transgenesis, germ cell biology, development of disease resistance line and ovarian cancer model, etc. We sincerely appreciate Prof. Han for his participation and support.

24 Jan / 2018

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Bart Ellenbroek, from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, to lead the journal OBM Neurobiology as the Editor-in-Chief. Professor Ellenbroek is an expert specializing in behavioural neurogenetics. He and his group focus on the aetiology and neurobiology of symptoms related to several psychiatric disorders. We are grateful to Professor Ellenbroek for his participation and support.

22 Jan / 2018

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. David G. White, from the University of Tennessee Institute Of Agriculture, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Dr. White has extensive experience in veterinary microbiology and antimicrobial resistance. We appreciate Dr. White for his participation and support.

17 Jan / 2018

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Annamaria Pratelli, from University of Bari, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Prof. Pratelli has interests and extensive experience in veterinary medicine. We appreciate Prof. Pratelli for her participation and support.

09 Jan / 2018

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Xuehuo Zeng from Case Western Reserve University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Zeng has extensive experience in DNA damage response, molecular genetics, autophagy, cancer, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Zeng for his participation and support.

08 Jan / 2018

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Jiuzhou Song, University of Maryland, United States, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Prof. Song has extensive experience in determining host-pathogens interaction; animal disease resistance and livestock performance improvement. We appreciate Prof. Song for his participation and support.

04 Jan / 2018

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Natalia A. Osna from University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Osna is an Associate Professor in Division of Gastroenterology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and a Research Biologist in the Research Service, Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. Dr. Osna has extensive experience and publications in peer-reviewed journals and many talks at international meetings. We are grateful to Dr. Osna for her participation and support.

26 Dec / 2017

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Giovanni Benelli, from University of Pisa and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Dr. Benelli has extensive experience in behavior and control of arthropod vectors, with special reference to mosquitoes and ticks. We appreciate Dr. Benelli for his participation and support.

11 Dec / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Guodong Cao, from University of Pittsburgh, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Cao and his team seek to research on neuronal cell death mechanism, neurovascular remodeling, white matter injury and stem cell therapy in ischemic stroke and exploration of therapeutic approaches for the treatment of ischemic stroke. We appreciate Dr. Cao for his participation and support.

11 Dec / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Sangeeta Singg, from Angelo State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Singg has abundant professional experience in post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, zoophilia, childhood sexual abuse, memory, cardiovascular disease, alternative methods of healing, grief, suicide, energy medicine, student personal responsibility, self-esteem, color preference and color therapy, role of nutrition in physical and psychological wellness. Dr. Singg organized the first AIDS Awareness Program in West Texas in early 1980s and started the first support group for the AIDS patients, their families and friends. We appreciate Professor Singg for her participation and support.

07 Dec / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. SokCheon Pak from Charles Sturt University, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Pak is a Senior Lecturer and Program Leader of the Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) at the School of Biomedical Sciences of Charles Sturt University, Australia where he has been since 2007. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Wonkwang Health Science University, Korea. We are grateful to Dr. Pak for his participation and support.

04 Dec / 2017

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. E. Paul Cherniack from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Cherniack’s main research interests are nutrition, frailty, vitamin D, and alternative medicine in the elderly. We are grateful to Dr. Cherniack for his participation and support.

01 Dec / 2017

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Johannes Grillari from BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Grillari is an Associate Professor at Department of Biotechnology, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria. His main research interests are cellular aging, replicative senescence, RNA biology, pre-mRNA splicing, non-coding RNA miRNA, Vesicle secretion, DNA damage and repair and Ubiquitin-proteasome. We are grateful to Dr. Grillari for his participation and support.

01 Dec / 2017

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Luisa Giari, from University of Ferrara, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Dr. Giari has extensive experience in parasitology and histopathology of farmed and wild fish, host cell-parasite interaction, innate immune responses against parasites, fish ecotoxicology. We appreciate Dr. Giari for her participation and support.

30 Nov / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Michael C. Wu, from University of California, San Diego, USA and President of Neurodigitech, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Wu and his team seek to develop the high-throughput digital imaging platform to disclose the diversity of morphological properties and identify the best therapeutic biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases. Moreover, his additional effort has been dedicated to the development of effective brain-computer-interface (BCI) devices for the early diagnosis of TBI (traumatic brain injury). We appreciate Dr. Wu for his participation and support.

27 Nov / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Mirela Olympia Fagarasan Palmer, from University of South California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Palmer and her team seek to understand the fundamental neurobiological mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders to contribute at development of new pharmacological treatments. We appreciate Professor Palmer for her participation and support.

27 Nov / 2017

Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Fakhri Al-Bagdadi, from Louisiana State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM JAGTZ (Journal of Animal Genetics, Transgenesis and Zoonoses). Dr. Al-Bagdadi has extensive experience in ultrastructure morphology of pathology changes in stem cells in different passages, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, mast cell tumor, Hemal lymph nodes. Dr. Al-Bagdadi and his team have established methodology on ultrastructure morphology in research using animals or cell culture in control and experimented. We appreciate Dr. Fakhri Al-Bagdadi for his participation and support.

23 Nov / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Miguel A Pappolla, from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, and the Texas Medical Center at Houston, TX, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Pappolla and his team was among the first to identify evidence of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease brain, conducted groundbreaking research on hypercholesterolemia as an early risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. His research involves the development of neuroprotective drugs as potential therapeutic agents. Dr. Pappolla's lab identified of several naturally occurring neuroprotective substances. This discovery provides a biochemical basis, at least in part, for the gut-brain axis. We appreciate Professor Pappolla for his participation and support.

23 Nov / 2017

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Doctor Emilie Viennois from Georgia State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Viennois is the Assistant Professor in the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. Dr. Viennois has extensive experience and publications in colitis and related treatment. We are grateful to Dr. Viennois for her participation and support.

22 Nov / 2017

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Eva MARÍA Arroyo-Anlló, from University of Salamanca, Spain, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Arroyo-Anlló and her team seek to understand the neuropsychology in Alzheimer's disease, particularly, the memory, cognitive stimulation, and consciousness. We appreciate Professor Arroyo-Anlló for her participation and support.

13 Nov / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Kakoli Das from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Das has extensive experience in cancer genomics, molecular genetics, genetic heterogeneity and precision medicine, etc. We are grateful to Professor Das for her participation and support.

13 Nov / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Assistant Professor Kakoli Das from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Das has extensive experience in molecular genetics, genetic heterogeneity, mutant, genotype, genetic diseases, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Das for her participation and support.

09 Nov / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Thomas Liehr from University Clinic Jena, Institute of Human Genetics, Germany to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Liehr has extensive experience in clinical genetics, (molecular) cytogenetics, interphase architecture, ZOO-FISH, marker and derivative chromosomes, etc. We are grateful to Professor Liehr for his participation and support.

17 Oct / 2017

Company Name Change: OBM Publishing Corporation Company Henceforth Entitled LIDSEN Publishing Inc.

We are pleased to announce that Open BioMedical Publishing Corporation Company has been renamed LIDSEN Publishing Inc. Currently, we are concerning on building 7 journals which are distributing in the biological, biomedical and medical areas. With this change, we aim to expand businesses to the other areas not limited by the Biomedical area in the near future. Welcome to visit the updated website to discover what's new!

16 Oct / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Distinguished Professor Edwin L. Cooper from University of California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Distinguished Prof. Cooper is the author/editor of more than 25 books and several hundred other publications dealing with comparative immunology, invertebrate immune systems and evolution of neuroimmune systems. His current research interests include antimicrobial peptides and CAM mechanisms with applications to biomedicine. For CAM, he has co-organized the International Symposium on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and has been a charter member of the new International Society of Complementary and Medical Research (ISCMR). The impact of Cooper’s work has been widely recognized that he has received five honorary degrees internationally and been awarded several international prizes in the sciences. We are grateful to Distinguished Prof. Cooper for his participation and support.

13 Oct / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Giacinto Bagetta from University of Calabria, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Bagetta is a widely recognized scientist who has extensive publications over 400, including 177 in international academic journals (PubMed), 25 book chapters and more than 250 abstracts in international conferences. In addition, Prof. Bagetta is member of Italian Pharmacology, Toxicology, Neuroscience and International Neurochemical Society and Italian Institute of Immunology and Pharmacology and co-founder of Società Italiana per la Ricerca sugli Olii Essenziali (SIROE). We are grateful to Prof. Bagetta for his participation and support.

12 Oct / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We gratefully welcome the participation and support of Professor Michael Frass from Medical University of Vienna, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Frass, who specializes in both Internal and Intensive Care Medicine, additionally heads the Outpatients Unit: “Homeopathy in Malignant Disease"; and is the inventor of the "Combitube", a life-saving-emergency airway device who has published nearly 200 papers in world-renowned journals of medicine. We are grateful to Prof. Frass for his participation and support.

06 Oct / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Lisa Conboy from Harvard Medical School, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Conboy is a social epidemiologist and a sociologist with an interest in the associations between social factors and health. She is published in the areas of Women's Health, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and Qualitative Research Methodology. An Instructor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, she is also the Research Director and faculty at the New England School of Acupuncture where she teaches research methodology and oversees multiple projects. She is also a founding member of the Kripalu research collaborative which examines the mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of yoga, meditation, Ayurveda and other holistic and mind-body therapies. We are grateful to Dr. Conboy for her participation and support.

30 Sep / 2017

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Kåre I. Birkeland to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Birkeland is a Professor at the Department of Transplantation Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. His main research interests are diabetes, clinical and mechanistic studies; insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome; laboratory endocrinology; and islet and pancreas transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. Birkeland for his participation and support.

29 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Associate Professor Kylie O’Brien from National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM), Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Associate Professor O’Brien works as the Academic Director in NIIM, and was also previously Associate Dean at Victoria University. Her research has included investigations into the efficacy of Chinese herbal medicines on cardiovascular risk factors and osteoarthritis of the knee. She also conducted the world’s first comprehensive investigation into the reliability of the Chinese medicine diagnostic system, and the first research into the physiological effect of Toyohari acupuncture on physiological cardiovascular variables. She has authored several book chapters on Chinese medicine, as well as numerous journal publications. We are grateful to Associate Professor O’Brien for her participation and support.

29 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Jenny Wilkinson from Charles Sturt University, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Wilkinson is the Associate Professor of Physiology in Charles Sturt University where she also has held a number of positions including Course Director in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Wilkinson's research focuses on complementary medicines and the study of the biological basis of their effects and the reasons why people, particularly health professionals, use complementary medicine. We are grateful to Dr. Wilkinson for her participation and support.

22 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Leonard Wisneski from George Washington University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Wisneski is Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University, and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Division of Integrative Physiology, at Georgetown University. He also holds faculty positions in the Department of Medicine as well as Department of Nursing at University of Colorado. In addition, he is currently Chairman of the board of Integrative Health Policy Consortium which promotes national legislation pertaining to integrative healthcare. Dr. Wisneski also has extensive publications and clinical experience in endocrinology and integrative medicine for over 30 years. We are grateful to Dr. Wisneski for his participation and support. 

22 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi from Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Tjen-A-Looi completed her Ph.D from University of Wisconsin, Madison and is currently Project Scientist in University of California with expertise of acupuncture, cardiovascular regulation and neurophysiology. We are grateful Dr. Tjen-A-Looi for her participation and support.

22 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Dana Ullman, MPH, CCH, from Homeopathic Educational Services, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Ullman is one of the foremost spokespersons for homeopathic medicine in the United States. He has authored 10 books (8 on homeopathic medicine and 2 on natural medicine), and hundreds of articles, including many articles that have been published in peer-review journals. In addition, he is the founder and director of Homeopathic Educational Services, America’s leading resource center for homeopathic books, tapes, medicines, software, and correspondence courses. We are grateful Dr. Dana Ullman for his participation and support.

21 Sep / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Khue Vu Nguyen from University of California, United States, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Nguyen has extensive experience in molecular biology, genetic diseases, enzymology, biosensors, biopolymers, etc. We are grateful to Professor Nguyen for his participation and support.

18 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira from University of Porto, Portugal, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Since 2010, Prof. Ferreira has been the Tenured Full Professor of Biology at the University of Porto, where he is also the Director of doctoral programs. Prof. Ferreira is an outstanding scholar who has more than 30 years of experience in plant biotechnology, plant biochemistry, food nutrition, functional food, medicinal and aromatic plants, essential oils, etc. We are grateful to Prof. Ferreira for his participation and support.

15 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Thomas Lundeberg from Danderyds Hospital AB, Sweden, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Lundeberg is a renowned scholar who specializes in acupuncture; integrative physiology; pain; biotechnology; analytical chemistry. He also holds the patent of N-acetyl-L-cysteine for use in in vitro fertilization. We appreciate Dr. Lundeberg for his participation and support.

15 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Venkat Sharma from William Paterson University of New Jersey, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Sharma is a renowned scholar who specializes in transcription and cytokine biology; immunology; nano-Immunology; biochemistry of leukemia; HIV-associated B-cell lymphomas and biomedical ethics. He is also the Dean of the College of Science and Health. We appreciate Prof. Sharma for his participation and support.

11 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Sing Kai Lo, Dean of Graduate School at The Education University of Hong Kong, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Sing Kai Lo has been dedicated evidence-based health care, health-related quality of life, research methods and traditional Chinese medicine. He owns extensive publications in these fields, mainly in in highly ranked journals, which in turn have won him an excellent reputation. In addition, he has won numerous teaching awards and a strong background in capacity building. We appreciate Prof. Lo for his participation and support.

08 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Doctor Raymond Chuen-Chung CHANG from The University of Hong Kong, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Doctor Chang is a renowned scholar whose researches focus on neurodegeneration, pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, molecular mechanisms of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease dementia, lewy body dementias, neuroimmune responses / neuroimmunology, vision loss in Alzheimer’s disease and molecular signaling of neurodegeneration. We appreciate Prof. Oztekin for his participation and support.

04 Sep / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Gabriella Hegyi from Pecs University, Hungary, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Prof. Hegyi is a distinguished professor who specializes in acupuncture and related techniques, homeopathy, manuale medicine, mechanic and electromagnetic biostimulation. She has been internationally recognized for her leading work and extensive publications in complementary and alternative medicine. We appreciate Prof. Hegyi for her participation and support.

31 Aug / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Joao Bosco Guerreiro da Silva from Rio Preto Medical School (Famerp), Brazil, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Since 1989 he has been Professor of Acupuncture at the Rio Preto Medical School, where he is currently the chairman of the Acupuncture Service and helped to create the first medical residency in acupuncture. Prof. Silva is an outstanding scholar who experts in clinical acupuncture, acupuncture in pregnancy, acupuncture education, herbal medicine, integrative medicine, etc. We are grateful to Prof. Silva for his participation and support.

25 Aug / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. William Chi-shing Cho from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Cho has been dedicated to the research and practice in integrative and Chinese medicine, cancer biomarkers, oncoproteomics and pharmacology. He owns extensive publications in this area and patents for serum biomarkers in lung cancer. We are grateful to Dr. Cho for his participation and support.

25 Aug / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. James D. Adams from the University of Southern California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Adams is an Associate Professor who is active in California medicinal plants and characterizing new pharmacologically interesting compounds in several different California plants. He has extensive publications in this area and his lab holds the patent for use of nicotinamide (vitamin B3) to treat stroke and other forms of neurodegeneration. We are grateful to Dr. Adams for his participation and support.

02 Aug / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Joris A. Veltman from Newcastle University, United Kingdom, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Joris A. Veltman has extensive experience in genomics, human genetics and translational genomics. We are grateful to Professor Veltman for his participation and support.

19 Jul / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Marcel Mannens from the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Marcel Mannens has extensive experience in genome diagnostics, cardiogenetics and epigenetics of disease. We are grateful to Professor Mannens for his participation and support.

18 Jul / 2017

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Andrés Moya from University of Valencia, Spain, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Andrés Moya is the Professor of Genetics from University of Valencia and FISABIO Chair. He has extensive experience in evolutionary genomics of bacterial endosymbionts, genomics of human pathogens and microbiome in eukaryotes. We are grateful to Professor Moya for his participation and support.

10 Jul / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Kyu Hyun Park from Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Kyu Hyun Park has extensive experience in the standardization of diagnosis and treatment of acupuncture and has published many papers on acupuncture. His main research interests are cerebral blood flow, headache, stroke, movement disorder, dementia, neuromuscular disorders and neuroelectrophysiology and acupuncture. We are grateful to Prof. Park for his participation and support.

05 Jul / 2017

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor IIhan Oztekin from Trakya University Medical Faculty, TURKEY, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Oztekin is the Chief of Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Algology (Pain Medicine) Section, Trakya University Medical Faculty. He has extensive clinical experience in the cardiovascular anesthesiology and interventional pain therapy and acupuncture. We are grateful to Prof. Oztekin for his participation and support.

03 Mar / 2017

Recognition of Reviewers’ Contribution to LIDSEN Journals

We are pleased to announce that we have started a cooperation with Publons (http://home.publons.com/), an international organization committed to recognizing and promoting the importance of peer review. Now reviewers’ contribution to any LIDSEN journals can be verified at Publons. 

22 Jan / 2017

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Kazuhiko Nakao from Nagasaki University, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Professor Nakao’s main research fields are gastroenterology and hepatology. We are grateful to Professor Nakao for his participation and support.

18 Jan / 2017

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Takuji Torimura from Kurume University, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Professor Torimura’s main research interests are hepatocellular carcinoma, angiogenesis, molecular targeted therapy, and regeneration of liver, etc. We are grateful to Professor Torimura for his participation and support.

05 Jan / 2017

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Hitoshi Yoshiji from Nara Medical University, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Professor Yoshiji mainly focuses on the research of liver cirrhosis, liver failure, alcoholic liver disease, and hepatocellular carcinoma, etc. He has published over 210 peer reviewed papers in international journals. We are grateful to Professor Yoshiji for his participation and support.

05 Jan / 2017

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Katsutoshi Tokushige from Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Professor Tokushige mainly focuses on the research of liver diseases, NASH, hepatocellular carcinoma, and fatty liver, etc. He has published over 130 peer reviewed papers in international journals. We are grateful to Professor Tokushige for his participation and support.

28 Dec / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Ikuo Nakamura to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Nakamura is an Associate Professor in Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan. His main research interests are Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and immune responses in the liver (innate and adaptive). We are grateful to Dr. Nakamura for his participation and support.

27 Dec / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Shuang Wu to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Wu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology, Chiba University, Japan. Her main research interests are infectious diseases, gastroenterology, and hepatology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Wu for her participation and support.

16 Dec / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Keisuke Hino to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Professor Hino serves in the Department of Hepatology and Pancreatology, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan. His main research interests are oxidative stress, autophagy, iron metabolism, and hepatocarcinogenesis, etc. We are grateful to Professor Hino for his participation and support.

25 Oct / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Masato Nakamura to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Nakamura is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology, Chiba University, Japan. His main research interests are hepatology, hepatitis, liver cancer, and biliary diseases. We are grateful to Dr. Nakamura for his participation and support.

17 Oct / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Motoyori Kanazawa to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Kanazawa is an Associate Professor at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. His research interest on gastroenterology is functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. We are grateful to Dr. Kanazawa for his participation and support.

13 Oct / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Satoshi Yamagiwa to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Yamagiwa is an Associate Professor at the Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan. His main research interests are liver cancer and liver diseases. We are grateful to Dr. Yamagiwa for his participation and support.

12 Oct / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Xia Jiang to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Xia Jiang is an Assistant Professor at the First Hospital of Hebei Medical University, China. Her research interests are gastroenterology, colorectal cancer, and liver cancer, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Jiang for her participation and support.

12 Oct / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Shingo Nakamoto to join the Editorial Board of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Nakamoto is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Molecular Virology, Chiba University, Japan. His main research interest is viral hepatitis. We are grateful to Dr. Nakamoto for his participation and support.

 

30 Aug / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Claudia Voelcker-Rehage to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Voelcker-Rehage is professor of Sports Psychology at Technische Universität Chemnitz. Her research focuses on lifespan motor development and learning, the connection between motor and cognitive performance, and interventions in order to maintain and improve motor and cognitive functioning in older adults as well as to promote lifelong development. We appreciate Dr. Voelcker-Rehage for her participation and support!

24 Aug / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor George Perry, Dean of the College of Sciences, in the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Professor Perry’s studies are focused on the mechanism of formation and physiological consequences of the cytopathology of Alzheimer disease. He is a leading scholar with profound expertise and extensive publications regarding his research. We appreciate Professor Perry's participation and support.

01 Aug / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. David William Healy, from The University of Michigan Medical School, USA,
to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Dr. Healy’s research interests are airway management and device design / testing, and outcomes research. He was the President (2011-2015) and is the Co-Chair of the Society for Head and Neck Anesthesia (SHANA). He is also the Fellowship Director of the Head and Neck Anesthesia and Advanced Airway Management. We are grateful to Dr. Healy for his participation and support.

01 Aug / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Roy Douglas Cane to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anesthesiology. Dr. Cane is Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Medical School, USA and served as Vice Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA in 1999-2001. He was Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at the University of South Florida and Director of Critical Care Medicine at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL from 1990-1999. We are grateful to Dr. Cane for his participation and support.

27 Jul / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Donald A. Jurivich to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Jurivich is Eva Gilbertson, MD Distinguished Chair of Geriatrics at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is also a well-known clinician with expertise in immunology, stress, physical activity and exercise. We appreciate Dr. Jurivich for his participation and support!

25 Jul / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Prof. William M. Petrie to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Prof. Petrie is
a professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University. His areas of expertise are geriatric psychiatry, geriatric assessment, clinical psychiatry, psychopharmacology, etc. We are grateful to Prof. Petrie for his participation and support.

11 Jul / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Chas Bountra to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Bountra is Professor of Translational Medicine in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine and Associate Member of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. He has participated in the identification of over 40 clinical candidate molecules for many diseases. We appreciate Dr. Chas Bountra for his participation and support!

11 Jul / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Cristóbal Añez, from Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Dr. Añez is also the leader of Anesthesia Group Research at Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII de Tarragona, Spain. His research interests are anesthesia, airway management, and critical care and pain treatment, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Añez for his participation and support.

06 Jul / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Steve Jackowicz, Assistant Clinical Professor, from the University of Bridgeport, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Jackowicz is expert at acupuncture, herbalism, physical manipulation, Qigong, etc., and well published in East Asian medicine. We appreciate Dr. Jackowicz for his participation and support.

01 Jul / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes the Founding Editor-in-Chief — Dr. Osamu Yokosuka

We sincerely welcome Dr. Osamu Yokosuka, Emeritus Professor of Chiba University, Japan, to lead the journal OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology as the founding Editor-in-Chief. Professor Yokosuka is an internationally recognized expert specializing in hepatology and has published 526 papers in professional journals. He also serves as the President of Japan Community Healthcare Organization (JCHO). We are grateful to Dr. Yokosuka for his participation and support.

01 Jul / 2016

OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology Welcomes the Associate Editor — Dr. Tatsuo Kanda

We sincerely welcome Dr. Tatsuo Kanda, from Chiba University, Japan, to be the Associate Editor of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Kanda is an internationally recognized expert specializing in hepatology and gastroenterology and has published more than 220 papers in professional journals. We are grateful to Dr. Kanda for his participation and support.

29 Jun / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Gilles Berrut to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics.
Pr. Berrut is a Professor at Nantes University Hospital, who founded Gérontopôle Pays de la Loire in 2010. President of French Geriatric Society in 2009-2011, member of council of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Pr. Berrut is a leader in geriatric research at the university, and has great research achievements in biology of aging and geriatrics. We appreciate Pr. Berrut’s participation and support!

21 Jun / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Rocío Fernández-Ballesteros to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Fernández-Ballesteros is an Emeritus Professor at Autonomous University of Madrid. She is well-known for her scientific achievements in psychology of aging. We appreciate Dr. Fernández-Ballesteros for her participation and support!

15 Jun / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Waldo Concepcion from Stanford University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Concepcion is the Chief of Clinical Transplantation, Stanford University Medical Center and the Chief of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. He has extensive clinical and research experience in liver and kidney transplantation and has published over 104 peer reviewed articles. We are grateful to Professor Concepcion for his participation and support.

14 Jun / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Giancarlo Vesce, from University of Naples Federico II, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Professor Vesce has extensive research experience in physiopathology of anaesthesia in humans and animals, pain and analgesia in animals, and effects of anesthesia on sense organs, etc. We are grateful to Professor Vesce for his participation and support.

14 Jun / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Anurag Tewari, from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Dr. Tewari is a Neuroanesthesiologist and has designed an innovative drug delivery system called VEINROM, which could totally obliterate the incidence of wrong drug administration in anaesthesiology and other critical care areas. We are grateful to Dr. Tewari for his participation and support.

12 Jun / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Patrick Kehoe to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Kehoe is a professor of Translational Dementia Research at University of Bristol. His expertise covers the development of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, particularly the role of renin angiotensin system in the pathology of Alzheimer's disease. We appreciate Dr. Kehoe's participation and support!

07 Jun / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes the Founding Editor-in-Chief — Professor Pål Dag Line

We welcome Professor Pål Dag Line, from Oslo University, Norway, to lead the journal OBM Transplantation as the founding Editor-in-Chief. Professor Line is also the Head of Department of Organ Transplantation at Oslo University Hospital. He is an internationally recognized expert specializing in transplant surgery, vascular surgery, and HPB surgery, etc. He has published over 118 peer reviewed articles in international professional journals. We are very grateful to Professor Line for his participation and great support.

02 Jun / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Sonia M. Suter to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Suter is a law professor at The George Washington University Law School, USA, where she works on legal issues in medicine and genetics as well as bioethics. She has taught Genetics and the Law, and Bioethics and the Law at the University of Michigan Law School. We are grateful to Professor Suter for her participation and support.

02 Jun / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Ruud ter Meulen from the University of Bristol, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor ter Meulen is particularly interested in justice in health care, the ethics of research, care of older people, and evidence-based medicine. He has published extensively in the field of bioethics, and directed several international research projects, including large-scale projects funded by the European Commission. He was also Professor for Philosophy and Ethics (1992-2005) and Director of the Institute for Bioethics (1995-2005) at the University of Maastricht. We are grateful to Professor ter Meulen for his participation and support.

30 May / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Frieda R. Butler, Professor Emerita at George Mason University, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Butler has served as consultant, gerontological authority and health advisor to numerous agencies and organizations. Her research areas include long-term care; behavioral problems in nursing homes residents; wellness promotion; end-of-life care; grandparents parenting grandchildren; dementia and other related topics. We appreciate Dr. Butler for her participation and support.

24 May / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Volodymyr Mavrych to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Mavrych is a Professor of Neuroscience at St. Matthew's University, and a Senior Fellow at New Westminster College. He is skilled in gross anatomy and osteology, and has published intensively on age-related changes in the lumbar vertebrae. We appreciate Dr. Mavrych for his participation and support.

24 May / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Michele Tommasi Rosso, an Associate Professor from Valencia University, Spain, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Dr. Tommasi Rosso is also the Chief of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Hospital NISA Aguas Vivas, Spain. Dr. Tommasi Rosso specializes in anesthesiology, critical care, CPR, and underwater and hyperbaric medicine, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Tommasi Rosso for his participation and support.

20 May / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Michael Booke from University of Münster, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Professor Booke also takes the head position of Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, Kliniken des Main-Taunus-Kreises, Germany. He has published more than 150 publications in scientific journals with more than 1000 times citations. We are grateful to Professor Booke for his participation and support.

17 May / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Miodrag Stojkovic from the University of Kragujevac, Serbia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Stojkovic is a pioneer in human nuclear transfer (NT), derivation, growth, and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells. He is author and co-author of more than 150 scientific publications. His team is improving the conditions for the efficient differentiation of pluripotent and mesenchymal stem cells, and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. We are grateful to Professor Stojkovic for his participation and support.

16 May / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Daniela Litscher from the Medical University of Graz, Austria, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Litscher is a young scientist expert at pharmacopuncture and laser acupuncture. She has been active in international scientific conferences and other academic exchange activities. We appreciate Dr. Litscher for her participation and support.

13 May / 2016

OBM Anaesthesiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Hans Kerkkamp from Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Anaesthesiology. Dr. Kerkkamp was trained as a medical specialist in The Netherlands and has worked during his years as anesthesiologist-intensivist in both peripheral and teaching hospitals. In recent years, as a specialist, he was a professor at the University Medical Centre in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He worked as a Chief Medical Officer in a teaching hospital. In this role he was responsible for quality, safety and innovation. Since 2015 he is working as a Deputy Chief in Qatar. We are grateful to Dr. Kerkkamp for his participation and support.

10 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Milagros D. Samaniego-Picota from University of Michigan, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Samaniego-Picota's clinical and research interests focus on experimental and clinical antibody-mediated rejection, desensitization protocols, and the care of highly sensitized patients. We are grateful to Professor Samaniego-Picota for her participation and support.

10 May / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Åke Wahlin from Jönköping University School of Health and Welfare to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Professor Wahlin is an eminent gerontologist, whose research concentrates on cognitive psychology, including age-related cognitive abilities and functioning. We appreciate Professor Wahlin's participation and support.

06 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Haley Hoy from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Hoy has extensive clinical and research experience in Pulmonary, Nursing and Transplantation, Quality of life, Web-based Mobile Technology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Hoy for her participation and support.

06 May / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Carlos Fernando Valenzuela from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Valenzuela serves as the Director of Alcohol Research Training in Neuroscience Program, a NIH-Alcohol Neurobiology T32 Training Grant. His research focuses on modulation of developing and mature neuronal circuits by alcohol (ethanol). He and his team have made important contributions towards a better understanding of the neurobiology of alcoholism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We appreciate Professor Valenzuela for his participation and support.

05 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Kamyar Afshar from UCSD Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Afshar is a board-certified pulmonologist who specializes in complex lung diseases and lung transplantation. He is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Afshar for his participation and support.

03 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Muhammad Mujtaba from the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Mujtaba has extensive clinical and research experience in kidney and pancreas transplantation including high risk transplant, immunomodulation/desensitization protocols, early steroid withdrawal, antibody mediated rejection, post-transplant antibody monitoring, and BK virus management post-transplant, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Mujtaba for his participation and support.

03 May / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Fengxia Liang from the Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Liang serves as the Associate Dean of the Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Othopaedic College, and Deputy Director of the Acupuncture & Moxibustion Institute. She has been dedicated to the research and practice in acupuncture and moxibustion, and their effect on diseases, e.g., diabetes, obesity, etc. We appreciate Professor Liang for her participation and support.

29 Apr / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Bryan W. Luikart, Assistant Professor, from The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Luikart and his team seek to understand the role of plasticity in the development and expression of cognitive and affective behavior, particularly, the impact of Pten dysfunction on neuronal physiology (a model for autism) and the role of microRNAs during adult hippocampal neurogenesis. We appreciate Dr. Luikart for his participation and support. 

26 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Im Quah-Smith from the University of New South Wales, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Quah-Smith founded Roseville Wellness Group and now serves as the Chief Executive Officer. She has been dedicated to the research and practice in mind-body medicine, medical acupuncture, neuroscience, psychiatry, primary health care and paediatrics. We appreciate Dr. Quah-Smith for her participation and support.

25 Apr / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Tamsyn Elizabeth Van Rheenen from the University of Melbourne, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Van Rheenen is a young researcher active in the area of cognitive neuropsychiatry. Her research interests include the use of neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques to study the brain and behaviour in bipolar disorder and related disorders. We appreciate Dr. Van Rheenen for her participation and support.

22 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Wasim A. Dar from the University of Texas at Houston, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Dar specializes in abdominal solid organ transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplantation, and hepatobiliary surgery for benign and malignant disease. His research interests include basic-science and clinical research in the study of organ transplant immunology and clinical outcomes related to organ transplant. We are grateful to Dr. Dar for his participation and support.

22 Apr / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Hermes Hsiao-Mei Yeh from The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Yeh is the Chair of the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology. He has actively taught in the medical school and graduate school curricula, and has leadership roles in directing graduate education and training at the institutional and national levels. We appreciate Professor Yeh for his participation and support.

20 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Cun-Zhi Liu from the Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Capital Medical University, China, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Liu has been dedicated to the research and practice in acupuncture and moxibustion, and has extensively publishes in this field. We appreciate Professor Liu for his participation and support.

15 Apr / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Heike Anderson-Schmidt to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Anderson-Schmidt is an active researcher at University Medical Center Goettingen and Clinical Research Group 241. She has a great deal of expertise in psychopathology and is training as a psychotherapist. We appreciate Dr. Anderson-Schmidt for her participation and support.

13 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Jeffrey B. Halldorson from the University of California at San Diego, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Halldorson is an Associate Professor of Surgery specializing in all aspects of Liver, Kidney and Pancreas transplantation as well as Liver and Hepatobiliary surgery and general surgery as applied to the transplant patient. Dr. Halldorson has authored numerous manuscripts in peer reviewed journals regarding his research in improving outcomes of donor organs and recipients by optimizing the matching process. We are grateful to Dr. Halldorson for his participation and support.

12 Apr / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Helge Brovold from The National Centre for Science Recruitment of the Ministry of Education and Research, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Brovold is a psychologist and senior adviser with expertise in neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, neural networks and brain function, neurobiology of attention, memory and learning, etc. We appreciate Dr. Brovold for his participation and support.

12 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Steven K. H. Aung from the University of Alberta, Canada, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Aung is a Director of the Integrative Health Institute and a Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a physician with expertise in geriatric, family, and integrative medicine. Besides, he is a leading practitioner and teacher in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), who has been continuously dedicated to the integration of TCM and Western health care. Professor Aung serves as the Vice Chair (North America) of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and as a World Health Organization advisor and consultant on TCM, acupuncture, and cancer pain control. We appreciate Professor Aung for his participation and support.

11 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Lu Wang from the Medical University of Graz, Austria, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Wang has been dedicated to the research in high-tech acupuncture, complementary and integrated medicine, Chinese diagnose and herbal medicine, etc. We appreciate Professor Wang for her participation and support. 

11 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Zhang-Jin Zhang from The University of Hong Kong to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Zhang is an Associate Director (clinical affairs) of the School of Chinese Medicine in the University of Hong Kong. He specializes in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatment of neurological and psychiatric problems. He owns extensive publications and patents in this area. We appreciate Professor Zhang for his participation and support.

11 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Malek G. Massad from University of Illinois, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Massad is the Chief of the University of Illinois Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgery team. His team provides an innovative approach to cardiac and thoracic diseases. We are grateful to Professor Massad for his participation and support.

07 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Simon C. Robson to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Robson is a physician scientist in the Liver Center and Transplant Institute at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University in Boston, where he served as Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, as well as Director of Liver Research. We are grateful to Professor Robson for his participation and support.

06 Apr / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Nancy B. Emerson Lombardo to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Emerson Lombardo is the founder and president of the Brain Health and Wellness Center, as well as a founder of both the Alzheimer's Association and Alzheimer's Disease International. She has worked in the fields of Alzheimer's disease and services for older adults since 1980. We appreciate Dr. Emerson Lombardo for her participation and support.

05 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Raman Venkataramanan from University of Pittsburgh, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Venkataramanan is the Director of the Clinical Pharmacokinetics Laboratory at University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the functional capacity of transplanted organs and optimization of immunosuppressive drug therapy in organ transplant patients. Professor Venkataramanan has presented more than 175 lectures/seminars at national/international meetings and published over 350 research articles. We are grateful to Professor Venkataramanan for his participation and support.

05 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Gian Luigi Adani from the University Hospital of Udine, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Adani is an expert specializes in liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver surgery, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Adani for his participation and support.

01 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Michael D. Lumpkin from the Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Lumpkin is Professor in the department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, Division of Integrative Physiology, and immediate past Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He directs the Human Endocrinology course taught to first-year medical students and teaches physiology and neuroendocrinology to both medical and graduate students. He lectures in the Conventional Medicine series of the Georgetown Mini-Medical School. In addition, Dr. Lumpkin is a facilitator for Mind-Body groups. He is the course director of the Physiology of Mind-Body medicine. We appreciate Professor Lumpkin's participation and support. 

01 Apr / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Gerhard Litscher from the Medical University of Graz, Austria, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Litscher is the head of three research groups in the university: the Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, the Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, and the TCM Research Center Graz. He has been internationally recognized for his leading work and extensive publication in high-tech acupuncture and neuromonitoring. We appreciate Professor Litscher for his participation and support.

01 Apr / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Darren Griffin from the University of Kent, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Griffin is a renowned scholar, specializing in genetics, chromosomes, genome evolution and infertility. We are grateful to Professor Griffin for his participation and support.

31 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Ignatius Tang, an Associate Professor from the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Tang is the Medical Director of Kidney, Pancreas, and Islet Transplant Programs as well as the Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplant Programs, specializing in transplant medicine, kidney donor evaluation, and critical care nephrology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Tang for his participation and support.

31 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Steven I. Dworkin from the Western Illinois University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Dworkin has been internationally recognized for his research on the neuropsychopharmacology of abused substances. We appreciate Professor Dworkin for his participation and support. 

30 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Gerard Martens from the Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Martens is the head of the Department of Molecular Animal Physiology. His research goal is to map the brain from genotype to molecular pathways in neurodevelopmental/neurodegenerative trajectories to neuronal circuitry phenotypes and beyond to behavior. His work has been frequently published in the journals of Nature, Science, and Cell. We appreciate Professor Martens for his participation and support.

30 Mar / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Leonid A. Gavrilov to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Gavrilov is a principal investigator from Center on Aging, NORC at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on biodemography of human longevity, mathematical modeling of aging and mortality, as well as genetics of aging and longevity. We appreciate Dr. Gavrilov for his participation and support.

29 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Miguel A. Pappolla from the University of Texas Medical Branch, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Pappolla has been among the first investigators to identify evidence of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease brain. His scientific work, includes more than 100 publications and book chapters in neuroscience, is extensively cited in textbooks worldwide. He has served the public at large for over 20 years as a consultant for the NIH and a full Professor or Faculty at several of the most prestigious medical schools in the USA (LSU New Orleans, Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, University of Texas at Houston) where he taught Neurosciences to medical students and medical residents for over 30 years. We appreciate Professor Pappolla for his participation and support.

29 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Giovanni Ambrosino, the Chief of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gruppo Malzoni NEUROMED IRCCS, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Ambrosino was liver transplant staff at Thomas Starzl Transplantation Service, UPMC Pittsburgh, PA, USA and General Surgery and Liver Transplant Staff at the Univerity of Padova – Hospital, Padova, Italy. He was Chief of Surgery and Liver - Pancreatic Surgery at San Bortolo Hospital and Liver Stereotactic Radio Surgery, Vicenza, Italy. Dr. Ambrosino is an internationally renowned surgeon, who is the first in the world to use transplanted liver cells in a child with a serious genetic disease, and the first in Italy to use a bio-artificial liver in a young woman in a coma. We are very grateful to Dr. Ambrosino for his participation and support.

28 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Aleksander A. Mathé from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Mathé is a senior researcher and professor who is internationally well-known for his expertise and contribution to the field of Psychiatry. We appreciate Professor Mathé for his participation and support.

28 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Linda Larson-Prior from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Larson-Prior has been dedicated to the study on brain states and state transitions, as well as to mentoring, aiming to help talented individuals fulfill their potential in their study and career. We appreciate Professor Larson-Prior for her participation and support. 

28 Mar / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. François Rousseau MD MSc FRCPC from the Laval University, Canada, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Rousseau is a medical biochemist subspecialized in molecular genetics. He is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology, Medical Biochemistry and Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval. He leads a clinical research team at the Unité de recherche en génétique humaine et moléculaire, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - Hôpital Saint-François d'Assise. He also heads the Department of Medical Biology of the Québec University Hospital Centre. We are grateful to Dr. Rousseau for his participation and support

25 Mar / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Francesca Borrelli, Associate Professor, from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Borrelli's research focuses on (1) ethnopharmacological studies on medicinal plants traditionally used for the relief of gastrointestinal and inflammatory ailments, (2) therapeutic relevance of naturally-occurring compounds in the field of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease and on the signal transduction mechanisms involved in their action, (3) complementary therapies for menopause symptoms, and (4) toxicological aspects of natural products. She has extensively published on these topics. We appreciate Dr. Borrelli for her participation and support.

25 Mar / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Susan A. Farr from Saint Louis University School of Medicine to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Professor Farr's research concentrates on the learning and memory changes associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer's. Her laboratory has developed antisenses targeting key proteins in Alzheimer's and examined various therapies to combat age-related cognitive changes including antioxidants. We appreciate Professor Farr for her participation and support.

24 Mar / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Shilin Chen from the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Chen is the director of the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica and director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine. He extensively publishes in the field of development and utilization of medicinal plant resources. We appreciate Professor Chen for his participation and support.

24 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Jared A. White from the UAB Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. White is an Assistant Professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), specializing in liver transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. White for his participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Jigar Jogia from Aston University, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. An academic psychologist associated with Aston Brain Centre, Dr. Jogia is active both in research and teaching in the field of neuropsychology, neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience and neuropharmacology. We appreciate Dr. Jogia's participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Jigar Jogia from Aston University, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Jogia, an academic psychologist associated with the Aston Brain Centre, is a young scientist active both in research and teaching in the field of biopsychology, cognitive psychology, mental health and neuroscience. We appreciate Dr. Jogia for his participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Nandini Nair from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Nair has 8 years experience as Medical Director of Heart Failure / Mechanical Circulatory Support / Cardiac transplantation, including starting and establishing a new mechanical circulatory support / cardiac transplantation program leading to Joint Commission and CMS certifications. We are grateful to Dr. Nair for her participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Hwai-Ding Lam from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), the Netherlands, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Lam is a Transplant Surgeon, specializing in the research field of liver, pancreas, kidney abdominal organ procurement, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Lam for his participation and support.

21 Mar / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Beverly Rubik from the Institute for Frontier Science and the Energy Medicine University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Rubik is a leading scientist internationally renowned for exploring biofield science and energy medicine. With the support from Laurance S. Rockefeller, Sr., Professor Rubik founded the Institute for Frontier Science (IFS) in 1996. She was one of 18 Congressionally-appointed members of the Program Advisory Board to the Office of Alternative Medicine at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 1992-1997, and chaired the NIH panels on electromagnetic medicine and spiritual energy healing, which was the precursory organization to National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. We appreciate Professor Rubik for her participation and support.

21 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Wayel Jassem from the King's College Hospital, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Jassem is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon, specializing in living donor liver transplantation, liver and hepatobiliary surgery. We are grateful to Dr. Jassem for his participation and support.

18 Mar / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Hollis-Sawyer is a gerontology program coordinator and an active researcher specializing in aging workforce and retirement issues, elder care, older learners and other diversity in aging topics. We appreciate Dr. Hollis-Sawyer's participation and support.

16 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Jesper Mogensen from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Mogensen is the founder and head of The Unit for Cognitive Neuroscience (UCN) affiliated to the Department of Psychology. He is an internationally well-known neuroscientist with expertise in neurocognitive organization of the brain, neuroplasticity, brain injury, functional recovery and neurocognitive reorganization. We appreciate Professor Mogensen for his participation and support.

16 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Bart Ellenbroek from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Ellenbroek is an expert specializing in behavioural neurogenetics. He and his group focus on the aetiology and neurobiology of symptoms related to several psychiatric disorders. We appreciate Professor Ellenbroek's participation and support. 

16 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Andrés Jaramillo from the Mayo Clinic, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Jaramillo is currently the Associate Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He has extensive experience in transplant and cancer immunology. We are grateful to Dr. Jaramillo for his participation and support.

14 Mar / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Helena Kääriäinen from the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Kääriäinen is a renowned specialist in medical genetics. We are grateful to Dr. Kääriäinen for her participation and support.

14 Mar / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Milan Macek from the Charles University, Czech Republic, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Macek is a leading geneticist, specializing in human genetics and molecular genetics, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Macek for his participation and support.

10 Mar / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Domenico Coviello from the Galliera Hospital, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Coviello is a renowned medical geneticist, who mainly focuses on Mendelian human genetic diseases both in cytogenetic and molecular genetics fields, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Coviello for his participation and support.

09 Mar / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Trisha Dunning from Deakin University, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Dunning is the inaugural Chair in Nursing at Barwon Health and Director of the Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research, a partnership between Deakin University and Barwon Health. She is an internationally well-known expert in diabetes research and clinical practice, and active in many diabetes, medicine, complementary therapy and nursing committees. We appreciate Professor Dunning's participation and support.

09 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Tomohiro Chiba, Assistant Professor, from the Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Chiba is a neuropharmacologist and molecular biologist who has been focusing on neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease, ALS, as well as cancers (breast cancer, gliomas and gastric cancer), from the view point of intracellular signaling pathways such as Jak/Stat. We appreciate Dr. Chiba's participation and support.

09 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Steven Potter to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Potter is the Program Director and the Chair of the East Texas Medical Center Transplant Program in Tyler Texas, USA. We are grateful to Dr. Potter for his participation and support.

08 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Dimitrios Giakoustidis from the Aristotle University, Greece, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Giakoustidis is an active expert, specializing in surgical oncology, liver surgery, liver transplantation, pancreatic cancer, hcc and hcc signaling, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Giakoustidis for his participation and support.

08 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Phillip C. Camp from the Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Camp is an active thoracic surgeon, specializing in lung transplantation, heart transplantation, and transplant immunology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Camp for his participation and support.

07 Mar / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Michael Fossel to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Fossel is the founder and president of Telocyte, a company aimed at curing Alzheimer's disease. He is also an active expert specializing in human aging, telomeres, telomerase therapy, age-related diseases, especially Alzheimer's disease. We appreciate Dr. Fossel's participation and support.

03 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Ralph Martins from the Edith Cowan University, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Martins, the Inaugural Chair of the Centre of Ageing and Alzheimer's Disease in Edith Cowan University, is a world leading scientist dedicated to the research on Alzheimer's disease. Professor Martins, in collaboration with Professor Colin Masters, was the first to propose and demonstrate the foundation of Alzheimer's disease. Following the discovery, he attains one achievement after another both in basic research and clinical practice, and has been extensively publishing in this field. We appreciate Professor Martins' participation and support.

03 Mar / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Diego E. Rincon-Limas, Assistant Professor, from the University of Florida College of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Rincon-Limas has been dedicated to the research on neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's, Huntington's, Parkinson's and prion diseases, etc. He and his laboratory focus on the development and application of new technologies to define the molecular pathways leading to neurodegeneration and to identify potential therapeutic targets. We appreciate Dr. Rincon-Limas' participation and support.

01 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Alessandro Vitale from the Padua University Hospital, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Vitale is an active expert, specializing in the research field of hepato-biliary tumours, organ allocation science, survival analysis, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Vitale for his participation and support.

24 Feb / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Sanghamitra M. Misra from the Baylor College of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Misra is an Assistant Professor and experienced Pediatrician who is active in integrative medicine. We appreciate Dr. Misra's participation and support.

24 Feb / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Ute Moog from the Heidelberg University, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Moog is a renowned scholar, specializing in genetics, pediatrics, dysmorphology, intellectual disability, and neurocutaneous disorders. We are grateful to Dr. Moog for her participation and support.

24 Feb / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Stéphane Viville from the LABORATOIRE DE DIAGNOSTIC GENETIQUE, France, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Viville is a renowned expert, specializing in human genetics of infertility, male and female infertility, and human gametogenesis, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Viville for his participation and support.

23 Feb / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor James L. Roberts from the Trinity University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Roberts is an internationally well-known expert, specializing in oxidative stress and brain damage. We appreciate Professor Roberts' participation and support.

22 Feb / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Mark Stoneking from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and University of Leipzig, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Stoneking is a renowned geneticist, specializing in the field of human evolution, especially the genetic evolution, origin and dispersal of modern humans. We are grateful to Dr. Stoneking for his participation and support.

19 Feb / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Majid Moshirfar from the Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Moshirfar is a leading ophthalmologist, specializing in refractive surgeries such as LASIK, PRK, and ICL, as well as cornea transplantation, keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea), management of difficult corneal disorders, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Moshirfar for his participation and support.

18 Feb / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Monica Robotin, Associate Professor and Medical Specialist, from the University of Sydney, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Robotin has been dedicated to epidemiology, oncology and public health, particularly being recognized internationally due to her contribution to complementary therapies, hepatitis B management and liver cancer prevention. We appreciate Dr. Robotin's participation and support.

18 Feb / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Joanne Traeger-Synodinos from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Traeger-Synodinos is a renowned scholar, specializing in the field of molecular biology and its application to human genetics, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Traeger-Synodinos for her participation and support.

15 Feb / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Kelly Niles-Yokum, from the University of La Verne, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Niles-Yokum is an active gerontologist, specializing in the impact of policies and programs on older adults and their families, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Niles-Yokum for her participation and support.

04 Feb / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Armando Enrique Gonzalez-Stuart from the University of Texas at El Paso, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Gonzalez-Stuart is a distinguished scholar specializing in alternative medicine, phytotherapy, ethno-pharmacology, toxicology, etc. We appreciate Dr. Gonzalez-Stuart's participation and support.

04 Feb / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Jack Warren Salmon from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Salmon is an internationally recognized expert on corporate medicine and pharmacy, alternative medicine, urban health systems, international health, managed care pharmacy, and public health policy and administration. We appreciate Professor Salmon's participation and support.

02 Feb / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Francisco J. Barrantes from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Barrantes is an internationally well-known scholar who is active and extensively publishes in the field of neurobiology. We appreciate Professor Barrantes' participation and support.

01 Feb / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor George Perry, Dean of the College of Sciences, in the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Perry is a leading scholar with profound expertise and extensive publications in Alzheimer's disease. We appreciate Professor Perry's participation and support.

01 Feb / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Mark G. Darlison from the Edinburgh Napier University, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Professor Darlison is a distinguished scholar specializing in molecular neurobiology with particular interest on receptors and ion channels, and their role in diseases such as brain ischaemia and cancer. We appreciate Professor Darlison's participation and support.

29 Jan / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Severn B. Churn, Associate Professor and Director of the VCU Brain Bank from the Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Churn is an accomplished scholar with expertise in neurological disorders. He explores the molecular and cellular mechanisms of altered brain function, and has led multiple research projects on the effects of stroke, epilepsy, head trauma and Alzheimer's disease on brain function and nerve cell survival. We appreciate Dr. Churn's participation and support.

28 Jan / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes the Founding Editor-in-Chief — Professor Joep Geraedts

We welcome Dr. Joep Geraedts, Emeritus Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, to lead the journal OBM Genetics as the founding Editor-in-Chief. Professor Geraedts is an internationally recognized expert specializing in genetics, cancer biology, molecular biology, etc. We are very grateful to Professor Geraedts for his participation and great support.

27 Jan / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor Karol Sikora from the University of Buckingham, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Sikora is an internationally recognized leading oncologist who has published over 300 papers and written or edited 20 books. We appreciate Dr. Sikora's participation and support.

25 Jan / 2016

OBM Neurobiology Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Ricardo C. Araneda, Associate Professor, from the University of Maryland, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Neurobiology. Dr. Araneda is a distinguished scholar with profound expertise in systems neuroscience, olfaction, synaptic transmission, neuromodulation and pharmacology, etc. We appreciate Dr. Araneda's participation and support.

25 Jan / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor George Lewith from the University of Southampton, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Professor Lewith is an internationally recognized scholar who experts in acupuncture, healing, homeopathy, herbal medicines, pain, arthritis, cancer, etc. We appreciate Professor Lewith’s participation and support.

25 Jan / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Mauricio Arcos-Burgos from The Australian National University, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Arcos-Burgos is an active expert specializing in genetics, quantitative genetics, genomics, and neurogenetics, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Arcos-Burgos for his participation and support.

25 Jan / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Ali Aghajanirefah from the University of California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Aghajanirefah is an active researcher, specializing in genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Aghajanirefah for his participation and support.

18 Jan / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Fabio Grizzi from Humanitas Research Hospital, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Grizzi is an active scientist, specializing in cancer, immunology, gastroenterology, hepatology, and image analysis, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Grizzi for his participation and support.

15 Jan / 2016

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Brenda Golianu, Associate Professor, from the Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Golianu is an outstanding scholar who experts in pediatric anesthesiology and pain medicine. We appreciate Dr. Golianu’s participation and support.

14 Jan / 2016

OBM Geriatrics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Jose Fontanilla, from The University of Arkansas, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Geriatrics. Dr. Fontanilla is an active geriatrician, specializing in Dementia, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Pharmacogenetics, and Sleep Apnea, etc. We appreciate Dr. Fontanilla for his participation and support.

14 Jan / 2016

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor David N. Cooper from Cardiff University, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Cooper is an internationally recognized expert in the field of human molecular genetics. We are grateful to Professor Cooper for his participation and support.

02 Dec / 2015

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Xiangzi Han from Case Western Reserve University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Dr. Han is an active researcher in the field of DNA damage response, cell cycle check point, and cancer biology. We appreciate Dr. Han for her participation and support.

 

25 Nov / 2015

OBM Genetics Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Professor J. Peter W. Young from the University of York, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Genetics. Professor Young is an internationally recognized professor with his profound expertise in bacterial genomes, population genetics, phylogenomics, phylogenetics, genetic diversity, etc.

24 Nov / 2015

Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), a New Index of Web of Science™

Following the well-recognized and internationally-accepted indexes Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), this year, Thomson Reuters expands its citation universe by introducing a new product to the world, the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). “Inclusion in ESCI provides greater discoverability, which leads to measurable citations and more transparency in the selection process.”

LIDSEN series of journals understand the importance of inclusion, adhere to the requirements, and pay close attention to the updates. Application for inclusion will be submitted as soon as a journal is qualified.