Editorial Team

Editor In Chief

  1. Professor Wei-Shiung Yang, Dr. Wei-Shiung Yang obtained his medical degree from National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei and then his Ph.D. in genetics from the University of Washington in Seattle. His doctorate thesis was on “human and molecular genetics of lipoprotein lipase and familial combined hyperlipidemia” under the supervision of Prof. Samir Deeb. After his return to Taiwan in 1998, his academic career developed smoothly on the foundation of his pioneering clinical and human genetic studies in adiponectin. His research interest is diverse and has contributed to the fields of myostatin, obesity in age-related hearing impairment, evaluation of anti-inflammatory effect of statin with PET-CT, and human genetics of Graves’ disease and anti-thyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis, and so forth. His recent research focus is related to genetic regulation of adipogenesis and its translational application. Currently he is a professor and the director of the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, NTU. He is also an attending physician in the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, NTU Hospital. In his clinical practice, he regularly sees patients with diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders. He is also appointed to oversee the administration of Research Center for Developmental Biology & Regenerative Medicine of NTU and Center for Obesity, Lifestyle and Metabolic Surgery of the university hospital. In 2014, he was awarded Distinguished Professorship by NTU for his accomplishment in teaching and research.

Editorial Board Members

  1. Professor Po Sing LEUNG, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  2. Murat AYAZ, Head of Biophysics Department, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Selcuklu, Konya, Turkey
  3. Professor Daniel Petrovič, Institute of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University Ljubljana, Slovenia
  4. Professor Naifeng Liu, Department & Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, Zhongda Hospital, School of Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
  5. Professor Fang Liu, Dept. of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University Affiliated 6th People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China
  6. Professor Xianhua Dai, School of Electronics and Information Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  7. Professor Hueng-Sik Choi, Korea, Republic Of
  8. Chi-Ming Wong, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Hong Kong
  9. Elsamma Chacko, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Ambulatory Care, United States
  10. Professor Renzo Cordera, DiMI, Università degli Studi di Genova, Genova, Italy
  11. Professor Assam El-Osta, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute Epigenetics in Human Health & Disease, Melbourne, Australia
  12. Associate Professor Kei Fujimoto, Jikei University School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Tokyo, Japan
  13. Associate professor Pascal Bovet, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
  14. Antonio Perciaccante, “San Giovanni di Dio” Hospital, Department of Medicine, Clinic of Medicine, Gorizia, Italy
  15. Associate Professor Zhaoyun Zhang, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shangha, China
  16. Professor Chidum E. Ezenwaka, Department Of Para-Clinical Sciences, Faculty Of Medical Sciences, The University Of The West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
  17. Vinay Prusty, Novo Nordisk Pharma Korea Ltd, 16th Fl., Korea Advertising Culture Center, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
  18. John Doupis, Director of the Diabetes Division and Clinical Research Center, Iatriko Palaiou Falirou Medical Center, Athens, Greece
  19. Matthew J Malone, Head of Department, High Risk Foot Service, Liverpool Hospital, South Western Sydney LHD, Liverpool, Sydney, Australia
  20. Professor Subrata Chakrabarti, Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Western University; Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, LHSC/SJHC, Canada
  21. Associate Professor Jinhua Wen, Peking University Stem Cell Research Center, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
  22. Professor Shin-Wook Kang, Severance Biomedical Science Institute, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic Of
  23. Professor Tao Cai, Experimental Medicine Section, LSB, NIDCR, NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States
  24. Professor Ibrahim Akin, University of Mannheim, Germany
  25. Andrea Flex, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Department of Internal Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
  26. Professor James Yunqing Yang, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
  27. Professor In-Kyu Lee, Section of Endocrinology, Dept. of Int. Med., Kyungpook National University Hospital, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jungu, Daegu, Korea, Republic Of
  28. Associate Professor Manuel Vázquez-Carrera, Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, Diagonal 643, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
  29. Professor Tom L Broderick, Midwestern University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Glendale,, United States
  30. Professor Xiaohong Wu, Department of Endocrinology, First Affiliated Hospital with Nanjing, Medical University, Nanjing, China
  31. Yi Tan, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, United States
  32. Henry Jansen, Department of General Internal Medicine, Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Henri Dunantstraat 1, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  33. Anca Jivanescu, Department of Prosthodontics, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy” Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania
  34. Professor Raymond Elias Farah, Department Head of Internal Medicine B Ziv Medical Center, Safed, Israel
  35. Associate Professor Zhong Chen, Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China
  36. Professor Wei Wang, Department of Medicine, Division of Molecular Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, United States
  37. Leticia Labriola, Biochemistry Department; Chemistry Institute; University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  38. Associate Professor Weizhen Zhang, Department of Surgery, the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, United States
  39. Associate Professor Marijan Bosevski, University Cardiology Clinic, Vascular Medicine & Lab, Faculty of Medicine, UKIM, Vasil Gorgov 20/49, Skopje, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
  40. Angeliki Angelidi, General Hospital of Piraeus “Tzanio”, 1st clinic of internal medicine, Greece
  41. Associate Professor Dongdong Sun, Department of Cardiology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China
  42. Professor Moses S Elisaf, University Of Ioannina, Medical School , Department Of Internal Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
  43. Claudia Silke Zemmrich, Practice for Cardiovascular- and Ultrasound Diagnostics, Berlin, Germany
  44. Professor Shaw Watanabe, President, Life Science Promotion Foundation, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Activities: WHO consultant on Tobacco or Health; IARC Fellowship Selection Committee Member (1990-1995); Workshop member of dioxin toxicity, IARC; Chairman, Shokuiku (eating education) Promotion, Cabinet Office, Japan; Chairman, Chemical Substance Regulation Law (2006-2007); Board member of Health and Science Council, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2005- present); Board member, Japan Anti-Aging Medicine; Board member, Japanese Society of Clinical Nutrition; Board member, Japan Anti Oxidant Unit Study Group; Editor, Clinical and Functional Nutriology; Council, Asia Pacific J Clinical Nutrition, President, 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition., Japan
  45. Associate Professor Murat Biteker, Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey
  46. Associate Professor Xiuling Zhi, Laboratory of Medical Molecular Biology, Training Center of Medical Experiments, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  47. Yan Zheng, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Nutrition Department, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, United States
  48. Professor Manuel Teixeira Veríssimo, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of University of Coimbra, Praça Mota Pinto, Coimbra, Portugal
  49. Professor Yuji Matsuzawa, Director, Sumitomo Hospital, Professor Emeritus, Osaka University, Japan
  50. Associate Professor Suresh Kumar, Laureate Institute of Pharmacy, Kathog, Kangra, Himachal Pardesh, India
  51. Pin Wang, Department of Endocrinology, Sichuan Academy of Medical Science and Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, Chengdu, China
  52. Li-Jen Chen, General education center, Tzu-Chi university of science and technology, Hualien, Taiwan
  53. Yicong Ye, Department of cardiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China
  54. Andrea Flex, Department of Internal Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
  55. Raffaella Mastrocola, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
  56. Yaochen Chuang, Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, China
  57. Associate Professor Boon How Chew, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  58. Professor Shivananda Nayak, Head, Department of Preclinical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Mount Hope, Trinidad and Tobago
  59. Zhao Zhong Chong, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
  60. Associate Professor Hong Li, Department of Cardiology, The second hospital of Shanxi Medical School, Taiyuan, China
  61. Professor Kichul Sung, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Pyung Dong, Jongro-Ku, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
  62. Yuxin Li, Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, Nihon University School of Medicine, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  63. Professor Jang-Ho Bae, Heart Center, Konyang University Hospital, Seo-Gu, Daejeon city, Korea, Republic Of
  64. Professor Garry Xinyi Shen, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  65. José M. De Miguel-Yanes, Jefe de Sección de Medicina Interna, Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid., Spain
  66. Shaymaa Abd Alwahed Abdul Ameer, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Safwa University College, Karbala, Iraq
  67. Yukihiro Bando, Department of Internal Medicine, Fukui-ken Saiseikai Hospital, Wadanaka-machi, Fukui, Japan
  68. Professor Belma Turan, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biophysics, Morfoloji Binasi, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
  69. Professor Zeliha Yazici, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul,, Tunisia
  70. Camila Moreno Rosa Bassetto, Department of Internal Medicine, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, Brazil
  71. Chii-Min Hwu, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan