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Clinical Interventions in Aging
VP Research & Development, ProSoma, LLC, President, Physicians Regulatory & Scientific Services, Inc., United States
Founding Editor: Dr Richard F Walker
Dr Richard F Walker has broad experience in the theoretical and practical aspects of aging research derived from key positions in academia and industry. His education includes a BS in pharmacy (Rutgers University), an MS in biochemistry (New Mexico State University) and a PhD in endocrine physiology (Rutgers University). Postdoctoral training in neuroendocrinology and neuropharmacology of aging was received at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center and at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr Walker has held academic positions in Clemson University, Sanders-Brown Research Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Medical College of Pennsylvania and the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Consistent with a productive record of research as evidenced by extensive peer-reviewed publications, many federal, state, local grants including those from the NIH (NIA), NSF and DoD, as well as accomplishments in teaching and service, he was twice awarded tenure. Dr Walker also held administrative positions at his last institution that included director of research compliance and director of the clinical alliance for research, education and service. While in the pharmaceutical industry, he held a director level position in research and development at SmithKline Beecham, Inc and he currently consults for a number of companies through his own corporation. Dr Walker successfully prepared several investigational new drug applications (IND’s) to the FDA for studying hormone replacement in aging subjects, and with his colleague Dr Barry Bercu, has organized and co-chaired many international symposia on clinical interventions in aging. Consistent with his goal to promote evidence-based approaches to healthy aging, Dr Walker coordinated the development of the Society for Applied Research in Aging (SARA), which was devoted to that purpose. He is now the VP of research & development, ProSoma, LLC, and president, Physicians Regulatory & Scientific Services, Inc.
Associate Editor - China: Zhi-Ying Wu
Dr Zhi-Ying Wu graduated from Fujian Medical University in 1990 and was trained as an attending neurologist and specialist for neurogenetic disorders from 1990 to 1996 at First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University. During this time, she received her research training in human genetics and molecular biology at the State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering of Fudan University and began to focus on molecular diagnoses, mechanisms of and therapies for Wilson’s disease (WD) and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). In 1999, she received her PhD degree in neurology from Tongji Medical University. From February 2001 to December 2003, she obtained her postdoctoral training in cell biology and mouse genetics at Columbia University and focused on the mechanisms of and therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS). She was introduced as a distinguished professor of Huashan Hospital, Fudan University in 2007 and focused her research work on paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD), spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) and Huntington’s disease (HD), besides WD and MS. For her achievements in research, she was selected one of the candidates for “Ten Million Talent Project of the New Century” in 2006, the 10th China Youth Science and Technology Award in 2007, Winner of National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation in 2011 and the 9th China Young Women Scientists’ Award in 2012. Currently, Dr. Wu is a Chief physician, professor and tutor of PhD students in Department of Neurology, Huashan Hospital and the director of Institute of Neurology, Fudan University.
Barry B Bercu, M.D., Affiliate Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
Ramón Cacabelos, Professor & Chairman, Institute of Medical Science and Genomic Medicine, EuroEspes Biomedical Research Center, Corunna, Spain; Chair of Genomic Medicine, Continental University Medical School, Huancayo, Peru.
Zhiyou Cai, Professor, Department of Neurology, Chongqing General Hospital, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chongqing, People's Republic of China
Rudolph J. Castellani, Professor of Pathology, Director, Center for Neuropathology, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Dr De Magalhaes
Joao Pedro De Magalhaes, Integrative Genomics of Ageing Group, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Prof. Dr. Goswami
Nandu Goswami, Associate Professor, Head of Research Unit: "Gravitational Physiology, Aging and Medicine" Institute of Physiology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Prof. Dr. He
Fang He, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Hygiene and Toxiology, West China School of Public Health, West China Medical Center, Sichuan University, People's Republic of China
Johannes Huber, Professor, Division of Gynecologic Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
Ahmet Turan Isik, M.D., Chair, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Unit for Brain Aging and Dementia, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
Kamal Karl, Director, Functional Medicine Doctors, Auckland, New Zealand; Executive Member and Fellow of Australasian Society of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine; Co Chair, New Zealand Society of Integrative Medicine; Hon Fellow of the Indian Nutritional Medicine Association.
Doris Y.P. Leung, Research Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Francesco Marotta, Professor, ReGenera R&D International for Aging Intervention & Vitality Therapeutics Unit, San Babila Clinic, Milano, Italy.
Francesco Mattace Raso, Professor of Geriatrics, Head Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Jacqueline Rhoads, Professor, Center for Applied Environmental Public Health, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
Gaetano Santulli, Research Scholar, Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Prof. Dr. Shahar
Rajesh R Tampi, Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Adrian Wagg, Capital Health Chair in Healthy Aging, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Perla Werner, Professor in Gerontology, Department of Community Mental Health, University of Haifa, Israel