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Editorial Board

Hanieh Yaghootkar

Editor-in-Chief

Affiliation:
School of Chemistry
College of Health and Science
University of Lincoln
Lincoln
UK

Biography:
Dr. Hanieh Yaghootkar, MD, MSc, PhD, leads the Precision Health group at the University of Lincoln, UK, and holds the distinguished position of Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Fellow. Her multidisciplinary team conducts cutting-edge research, integrating statistical methods, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and genetic studies. Leveraging human big data, the team is dedicated to unraveling causal biomarkers for diverse diseases, constructing personalized prediction models, and illuminating intricate mechanisms underlying complex diseases.

Interests:

Digital Precision Medicine, Genetic Epidemiology, Mendelian Randomisation, Disease Risk Prediction, Health Data Science, Obesity and Cardiometabolic outcomes
Masoud Shirali

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Queen's University Belfast 
Belfast
United Kingdom

Interests:
Computational biology, Bioinformatics, Systems medicine, Systems modelling, and Personalized Medicine
 
Rina Kansal, MD

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo
United States


Interests:
Precision Medicine, Hematopathology, Hematology, Oncologic Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Genomics, Molecular Diagnostic Pathology, Cytogenetics
Tommaso Cai

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Urology
Santa Chiara Regional and Teaching Hospital
Trento
Italy


Interests:
Prostate and bladder cancer, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, andrological surgery, and robotic and mini-invasive surgery.e


William C. Cho

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Oncology
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Hong Kong
Hong Kong
China


Interests:
Cancer biomarker; microRNA; ncRNA; NGS; proteomics; lung cancer; NPC; Chinese medicine


Giuseppe Novelli

Regional Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Section of Genetics
Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Rome
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Interests:
Human Genetics, Medical Genetics, Loxin, Lamin, Prenatal diagnosis
Affiliation:
Metabolic Disorders Research Center
Endocrinology and Metabolism Molecular-Cellular Sciences Institute
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran

Region:
Middle East 

Interests:
Medical genetics, Metabolic disorders, Genetic variants of rare disorders, Genetic of severe obesity, Monogenic diabetes, Single nucleotide polymorphisms

Sujit Nair

Regional Editor

Affiliation:
Phytoveda Pvt. Ltd. and Viridis Biopharma Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai
India

Region:
Asia  

Interests:
Cancer biology, signal transduction and pharmacogenomics, Biomarker discovery and screening of candidate drug molecules, Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics of anti-cancer agents, clinical trials, translational research, precision medicine.
Vafa Alakbarzade

Section Editor

Affiliation:
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London
United Kingdom

Alexandra I.F. Blakemore

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Department of Life Sciences
College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
United Kingdom


Interests:
Mendelian (genetic) obesity, MCAD deficiency, genetic variation in obesity and diabetes
Irina Vlasova-St Louis

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
GenoHealth LLC
El Paso
United States






Ivan Y. Iourov

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Mental Health Research Center
Veltischev Research and Clinical Institute for Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
Moscow
Russia


Interests:
Cytogenetics, cytogenomics, Cell Genomics


Kimberly P. Dobrinski

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
The University of Tampa
Tampa
United States


Interests:
Cancer Genetics, Drug Discovery, Molecular Biology, Genomics 



Li-zhi Gao

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Engineering Research Center for Selecting and Breeding New Tropical Crop Varieties, Ministry of Education
Tropical Biodiversity and Genomics Research Center
Hainan University
Haikou
China


Interests:
Plant genetics, plant germplasm and genomics, integrated omics, evolutionary genomics, bioinformatics
Luigi Citrigno

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
National Research Council (IRIB-CNR)
Mangone
Italy


Interests:
Next generation sequencing  with data analysis, pathologic - molecular scheme mainly concerning; Human Genetics



Mohammed I. Malki

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
College of Medicine
Qatar University
Doha
Qatar

Interests:
Identification and characterization of the genes involved in malignant progression of prostate and breast cancers


Osama Badary

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Clinical Pharmacy Department
Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University
Cairo
Egypt 


Interests:
Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy


Prawej Ansari

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Scientist (Visiting) 
Department of Genetics
Comprehensive Diabetes Center
Heersink School of Medicine
University of Alabama
Birmingham
USA


Interests:
Antioxidant Activity, Phytochemical Analysis, Chromatography, Metabolism, Lipid Metabolism, Diabetes, Signaling Pathways



Sara Anjomani Virmouni

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Department of Life Sciences
College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
United Kingdom


Interests:
Neurodegenerative diseases, Friedreich’s ataxia, Epigenetics and Metabolomics

Xingang Li

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
School of Medical and Health Sciences
Edith Cowan University, and Centre for Precision Health
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup
Australia


Interests:
Genomics; Epigenomics; Glycomics; Bioinformatics