Editors, Editorial Board and Reviewers

Editor-in-Chief

 

 

Ricordi
Camillo Ricordi, MD, FNAI
Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Cellular Transplantation; Distinguished Professor of Medicine; Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) and Cell Transplant Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA; Fellow of The National Academy of Inventors, USA

 

 

Managing Editor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marco Infante, MD, FACN
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Cell Transplant Program (CCTP), Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), Miami, FL, USA; Diabetes Research Institute Federation (DRIF), Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; Adjunct Professor of Endocrinology, UniCamillus, Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Rome, Italy

 

Editorial Board Members

 

AbdiReza

Reza Abdi, MD
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Renal Division, Boston, MA, USA

 

Alejandro

Rodolfo Alejandro, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism and Director of the Clinical Cell Transplant Program (CCTP), Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Allickson

Julie G. Allickson, PhD
Director, Regenerative Medicine Center, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

 

Atala

Anthony Atala, MD
Professor and Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W. Boyce Professor and Chair of Urology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Department of Urology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

 

Barredo

Julio C. Barredo, MD
Medical Director and Associate Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pediatric, Hematology and Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Berggren

Per-Olof Berggren, PhD
Professor and Head of Cell Biology and Experimental Endocrinology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Director of The Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Head of Cell Biology and Signal Transduction and the Mary Lou Held Visiting Scientist at the Diabetes Research Institute, and Adjunct Professor of Surgery at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA; Visiting Professor, Division of Integrative Biosciences and Biotechnology, University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea; Visiting Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine/Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Senior Research Investigator, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of Imperial College, London, UK; Distinguished Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; Member of EMBO, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine (USA), the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Class VII, and the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ekaterine Berishvili, MD
Director, Georgian National Institute of Medical Research, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thierry Berney, MD, MSc, FEBS (Transplant Surgery)
Full Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Berretta

Massimiliano Berretta, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federico Bertuzzi, MD
Head of Diabetes Unit, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy

 

Bosetti

Michela Bosetti PhD
Professor of Human Anatomy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research Director of the Tissue Regeneration Lab, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy

 

Brevini

Tiziana Brevini, MD
Full Professor of Anatomy and Embryology, Laboratory of Biomedical Embryology, Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

 

Brunicardi

F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS
Chair of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dowling, Toledo, OH, USA; Senior Vice President and Dean of the College of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

Caplan

Arnold I. Caplan, PhD
Professor of Biology and Director, Skeletal Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

Sylvia Daunert, PhD
Professor and Lucille P. Markey Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Della morte

David Della Morte, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology and Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

 

Anil Dhawan, MD, FRCPCH

Director, NIHR/Welcome Trust and King’s College Hospital, Cell Therapy Unit, King’s College Hospital, London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Dictenberg, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology; Instructor in Cell Biology and Board Member, Institute for Animal Care and Use Committee, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

Gianluca D’Ippolito, PhD
Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA

 

D'Urso

Gennaro D’Urso, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

De Coppi

Paolo De Coppi, MD
Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Section, DBC Programme, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

 

Dietrich

Dalton Dietrich, PhD
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Cell Biology, and Scientific Director of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Dominguez

Juan Dominguez-Bendala, MSc, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Stem Cell & Pancreatic Regeneration Laboratory, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Dominici

Massimo Dominici, MD
Full Professor of Medical Oncology and Director, Laboratory of Cellular Therapy, Program of Cell Therapy and Immuno-Oncology, Division of Oncology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences for Children and Adults, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

 

Evans

Christopher H. Evans, PhD
John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

 

FalangaVincent Falanga, MD, FACP
Emeritus Professor of Dermatology and Biochemistry, Laboratory of Cutaneous Wound Healing, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

 

Gandolfi

Fulvio Gandolfi, PhD
Full Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Biomedical Embryology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – Production, Landscape, Agroenergy and Center for Stem Cell Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Marta Garcia-Contreras, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

 

 

Gasbarrini

Antonio Gasbarrini, MD
Full Professor of Internal Medicine and Head, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

 

Golestaneh

Nady Golestaneh, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, & Biochemistry and Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA; Immediate Past President, Georgetown Women In Medicine (GWIM), Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA

 

Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, FACMI, FACE
Professor of Medicine, Founder and Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Department of Medicine; Co-director, University Ethics Programs, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Grassi

Fabio Grassi, MD, PhD
Full Professor of Biology, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Mucosal Immunology Group Leader, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University of Italian Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland

 

Gridelli

Bruno Gridelli, MD
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC International and UPMC Italy; Vice President, Ri.MED Foundation, Palermo, Italy; IRCCS-ISMETT, Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies, UPMC, Palermo, Italy

 

Hare ok

Joshua M. Hare, MD
Founding Director, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI); Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Hering ok

Bernhard J. Hering, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Translational Medicine, Executive Director of the Schulze Diabetes Institute, and Director of Islet Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

 

Huard

Johnny Huard, PhD
Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA; Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) and Director, Center for Regenerative Sports Medicine, Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI), Vail, CO, USA

 

Hubbell

Jeffrey A. Hubbell, PhD
Eugene Bell Professor in Tissue Engineering and Deputy Dean for Development, Pritzker School for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, IL, USA

 

Ildstad

Suzanne T. Ildstad, MD
Jewish Hospital Distinguished Professor of Transplantation Research, Director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics, and Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aisha Khan, MBA
Executive Director of Laboratory Operations, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI) Cell Processing Facility, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Jonathan R.T. Lakey, PhD, MSM
Director of Research and Associate Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Surgery and Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA

 

Langer

Robert Langer, PhD
Institute Professor and Professor, Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giacomo Lanzoni, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), Cell Transplant Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Elina Linetsky, PhD
Research Assistant Professor and Director of cGMP Advanced Cell and Biologic Products Manufacturing Facility, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), Cell Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Wei Liu

Wei Liu, MD, PhD
Professor of Plastic Surgery and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

 

Luzi

Livio Luzi, MD
Full Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Director, Endocrinology and Diabetology Division and Metabolism Research Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy; Director, Department of Endocrinology, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, MultiMedica Hospital and Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

 

Marchese

Cinzia Marchese, PhD
Full Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Chief of the Lab of Cellular Biotechnology, and Director of the Unit of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

 

Giovanni Marfia

Giovanni Marfia, MD, PhD, MSc
Researcher, Laboratory of Experimental Neurosurgery and Cell Therapy, Neurosurgery Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

 

Markmann

James F. Markmann, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery and Director of Clinical Operations at the Transplant Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Claude E. Welch Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

Philip O’Connell, MBBS, BSc(Med), PhD, FRACP, FAHMS
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Executive Director of the Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

 

Papas

Klearchos K. Papas, MD
Professor of Surgery and Director, Institute for Cellular Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

 

Pastori

Ricardo Pastori, PhD
Research Professor of Medicine, Immunology, and Microbiology, and Director of the Molecular Biology Laboratory, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Bruno Péault, PhD
Professor, Orthopedic Hospital Research Center and David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA/Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chair of Vascular Regeneration, BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lorenzo Piemonti, MD
Professor of Endocrinology and Director, Diabetes Research Institute (SR-DRI) and Human Islet Transplantation Program; Head, Beta Cell Biology Unit, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marta Pokrywczyńska, PhD, DSc
Chair of Urology and Andrology, Department of Regenerative Medicine, Cell and Tissue Bank, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Torun, Poland

 

Paul Robbins, MD
Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, Institute on the Biology of Ageing and Metabolism, University of Minnesota, MN, USA

 

Romanelli

Marco Romanelli, MD, PhD
Full Professor of Dermatology and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

 

Barry Sears, PhD
President of the Inflammation Research Foundation, Peabody, MA, USA

 

Scuderi

Nicolò Scuderi, MD
Emeritus Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Unit of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

 

Shapiro

A.M. James Shapiro, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Surgical Oncology, and Director of the Clinical Islet and Living Donor Liver Transplant Programs, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

 

Bernard Siegel, MD
Founder and Chair, World Stem Cell Summit; Executive Director, Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), Palm Beach, FL, USA

 

StablerCherie Stabler, PhD
Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Riccardo Tamburrini, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA

 

Jianming Tan, MD
Professor, Shanghai Jiatong University and Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China

 

Temple

H. Thomas Temple, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Office of Translational Research and Economic Development, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

 

Tomei

Alice A. Tomei, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Surgery and Immunology, and Director of the Islet Immunoengineering Laboratory, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

Alan Trounson, MSc, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Monash University, and Distinguished Scientist, Hudson Institute for Medical Research, Clayton, VIC, Australia

 

Vanikar

Aruna V. Vanikar, MD, FICPath, PhD
Litt. I/C Vice Chancellor, Gujarat University of Transplantation Sciences (GUTS), and Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Lab Medicine, Transfusion Services and Immunohematology; Professor, Department of Stem Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, G.R. Doshi and K.M. Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre (IKDRC) and Dr. H.L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences (ITS), Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, India

 

Ventura

Carlo Ventura, MD, PhD
Full Professor of Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, University of Bologna; Director of the National Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Stem Cell Engineering of the National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems (NIBB) – Eldor Lab, at the Innovation Accelerators of CNR, Bologna, Italy

 

Vianna

Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Director, Miami Transplant Institute, Department of Surgery, Liver and Gastrointestinal Transplantation, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA

 

von Herrath

Matthias von Herrath, MD
Vice President and Head, NovoNordisk Type 1 Diabetes R&D Center, Seattle, WA, USA; Director, Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA, USA

 

Weber

Collin J. Weber, MD
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Voluntary Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

West

Michael D. West, PhD
Founder, AgeX Therapeutics, Alameda, CA, USA

 

Piotr Witkowski, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Director, Pancreatic and Islet Transplant Program, Transplantation Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 

Xiumin Xu, MD
Researcher, Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), Cell Transplant Centre, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

 

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