Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief (2)

Guoying  Yu
Prof. Dr. Guoying Yu
State Key Laboratory of Cell Differentiation and Regulation, College of Life Sciences, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China
Interests: Pulmonary Fibrosis; Cell Biology
Ralf  Weiskirchen
Prof. Ralf Weiskirchen
Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry (IFMPEGKC), RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, 52074, Germany
Interests: Liver Disease; Fibrosis; Biomarker; Cytokines; Chemokines; Translational Medicine

Associate Editor (1)

Lan  Wang
Dr. Lan Wang
College of Life Sciences, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China
Interests: Pulmonary Fibrosis; Tumor Proteomics Research; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Editorial Board Members (41)

Carol M.  Artlett
Prof. Carol M. Artlett
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Medicine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 19129, PA, USA
Interests: Inflammasome Signaling; IL-1 Mediated Fibrosis; Collagen Export from the Endoplasmic Reticulum; miR-155; Small Molecule Therapeutic Development
Marta  Bueno
Prof. Marta Bueno
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA 
Interests: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF); Lung Injury; Lung Fibrosis; Mitochondrial Dysfunction; Scleroderma-ILD; Chronic Rejection After Lung Transplantation
Swati  Bhattacharyya
Prof. Swati Bhattacharyya
Michigan Scleroderma Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, MI, USA
Interests: Fibrosis; Innate Immunity; Toll Like Receptors; Scleroderma
Enrique  Brandan
Prof. Enrique Brandan
Fundación Ciencia y Vida, Santiago, Chile
Interests: Skeletal Muscular Dystrophy; Extracellular Matrix; Fibrosis; CTGF/CCN2
David  Brenner
Prof. David Brenner
Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: Liver Fibrosis; Hepatic Fibrosis
Gianluca  Bagnato
Dr. Gianluca Bagnato
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Policlinic “Gaetano Martino”, University of Messina, Messina, 98100, Italy
Interests: Rheumatic Diseases; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Rheumatology; Osteoporosis; Musculoskeletal Disorders; Knee Osteoarthritis; Autoimmune Disease; TNF; Systemic Sclerosis; Scleroderma
Jacques  Behmoaras
Dr. Jacques Behmoaras
Deputy Director, Centre for Computational Biology, Program in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: Systems Genetics; Fibrosis; Macrophages; Immunometabolism; Chronic Kidney Disease; Metabolic Syndrome; Aging
Jane  Bourke
Dr. Jane Bourke
Department of Pharmacology, Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, 3168, VIC, Australia
Interests: Airway; Bronchodilator; Precision Cut Lung Slice; Asthma; Fibrosis; Silicosis; COPD; Pharmacology
Zhongwei  Cao
Prof. Zhongwei Cao
Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Diseases of Women and Children of MOE, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610064, China
Interests: Cancer Stem Cells; Tumor Microenvironment; Chemoresistance; Fibrosis
Chen  Ding
Prof. Chen Ding
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Collaborative Innovation Center for Genetics and Development, School of Life Sciences, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Human Phenome Institute, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200433, China
Interests: Proteomics; Clinical Proteomics; Cancer Proteomics; Protein Biomarkers
Huaping  Dai
Prof. Dr. Huaping Dai
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Center of Respiratory Medicine, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, National Center for Respiratory Medicine; National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing, 100029, China
Interests: Lung Diseases; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Respiratory Diseases; Lung Transplantation
Bi-Sen  Ding
Prof. Dr. Bi-Sen Ding
Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Diseases of Women and Children of MOE, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
Interests: Regeneration; Fibrosis; Vascular Niche; Stem Cells; Endothelial Cells
Dimitrios  Daoussis
Dr. Dimitrios Daoussis
Department of Rheumatology, Patras University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
Interests: Spondyloarthropathies; Systemic Sclerosis; Bone; Fibrosis
Clara  Dees
Dr. Clara Dees
Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of Internal Medicine 3—Rheumatology and Immunology, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
Interests: Cell Signaling; Signal Transduction; Extracellular Matrix Biology; Cell Culture; Rheumatology; Fibrosis; Fibroblast; Systemic Sclerosis
Francisco  Dasí
Prof. Dr. Francisco Dasí
Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Medicina, Universitat de València, IIS INCLIVA, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia; Cystic Fibrosis; Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Sharmila  Fagoonee
Dr. Sharmila Fagoonee
Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, CNR, Molecular Biotechnology Center, 10126 Turin, Italy
Interests: Liver Fibrosis; Liver Diseases and Extracellular Vesicles; Regenerative Medicine; Animal Models
Vadim E.  Fraifeld
Prof. Vadim E. Fraifeld
The Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics, Center for Multidisciplinary Research on Aging, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, 8410501, Israel
Interests: Aging; Longevity and Age-related Diseases; Cellular Senescence; Wound Healing; Fibrosis
Isabel  Fuentes Calvo
Prof. Isabel Fuentes Calvo
Biomedical Research Institute of Salamanca (IBSAL) and Renal and Cardiovascular Physiopathology Unit, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: Kidney Fibrosis; Acute Kidney Injury; Renal Damage
Jun-ichi  Hanai
Dr. Jun-ichi Hanai
Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Cancer Research, Charlestown, 02129-2020, MA, USA; Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, 02115, MA, USA
Interests: Cellular Plasticity, Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs); Fibrosis; Vascular Pathology; Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition (EMT)
Cory  Hogaboam
Prof. Cory Hogaboam
Women’s Guild Lung Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Interests: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis; Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Allergic Broncho-pulmonary Aspergillosis; Fungal Asthma; Lung Cancer; Post-acute Sequalae of COVID-19-fibrosis (PASC-fibrosis)
Marcus  Ilg
Dr. Marcus Ilg
Medical Technology Research Centre, School of Allied Health, Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK
Interests: Phenotypic Drug Discovery; Fibroproliferative Diseases; Peyronie’s Disease; Burn Scars; Extracellular Matrix Biology; Cell Signalling in Fibroblast Biology; Extracellular Vesicles
Dianhua  Jiang
Prof. Dr. Dianhua Jiang
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Women’s Guild Lung Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Interests: Lung Fibrosis; Injury; Stem Cells; Single Cell Transcriptome; Fate-Mapping
Martin R.J.  Kolb
Prof. Martin R.J. Kolb
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Interests: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis; Lung Damage, Repair and Fibrosis; Lung Disease
Zhangsuo  Liu
Prof. Zhangsuo Liu
Department of Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Research Institute of Nephrology, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450052, China
Interests: Kidney Disease; Nephrology; Fibrosis; Podocyte and Diabetic Nephropathy
Gang  Liu
Prof. Dr. Gang Liu
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Interests: Lung Injury; Lung Fibrosis; Cellular Metabolism; Macrophage Differentiation; Non-coding RNA
Andrew  Leask
Prof. Andrew Leask
College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Interests: Fibrosis; Scleroderma; Tumor Microenvironment; Matricellular Proteins; Extracellular Matrix
Carol Jiurong  Liang
Dr. Carol Jiurong Liang
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Women's Guild Lung Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Interests: Lung Fibrosis; Stem Cells; Aging
Adam  Midgley
Dr. Adam Midgley
Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials for the Ministry of Education, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, 300071, China
Interests: Myofibroblast Differentiation; Chronic Kidney Disease; Hypertrophic Scarring; Scarless Wound Healing; Biomaterials; Nanomedicine; Gene Therapeutics; Peptide Therapeutics
Dušanka  Martinović Kaliterna
Dr. Dušanka Martinović Kaliterna
School of medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia
Interests: Internal Medicine; Rheumatology; Allergology; Clinical Immunology; Autoimmunity
Steven E.  Mutsaers
Prof. Dr. Steven E. Mutsaers
Institute for Respiratory Health, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
Interests: Lung Fibrosis; Serosal Repair/Fibrosis/Malignancy; Post-operative Adhesion Formation
Wen  Ning
Prof. Dr. Wen Ning
State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, 300071, China
Interests: Lung Development; Chronic Pulmonary Fibrosis; Chronic Fibroproliferative Diseases
Michele T.  Pritchard
Dr. Michele T. Pritchard
Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160 KS, USA
Interests: Liver; Ovary; Inflammation; Fibrosis; Hyaluronan
Stelios  Psarras
Dr. Stelios Psarras
Center of Basic Research, Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens, 4 Soranou Ephessiou St., Athens, 11527, Greece
Interests: Tissue Remodeling; Inflammation; Fibrosis; Heart failure; Macrophages
Jacobo  Sellarés
Dr. Jacobo Sellarés
Respiratory Medicine Department, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Interstitial Lung Diseases; Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis; Sarcoidosis
Chrishan S.  Samuel
Prof. Chrishan S. Samuel
Cardiovascular Disease Program, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia
Interests: Cardiovascular Fibrosis; Kidney Fibrosis; Airway/Lung Fibrosis; Peptide therapeutics; Stem Cells; Epithelial Repair Factors; Animal Models; Myofibroblast Signal Transduction
Koji  Sakamoto
Dr. Koji Sakamoto
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Interests: Pulmonary Fibrosis; Lung Fibrogenesis; Fibrogenesis Biology; Non-coding RNAs
Christophe O.  Soulage
Prof. Dr. Christophe O. Soulage
University Lyon, CarMeN lab, INSA-Lyon, Inserm U1060, Inra, université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, 69621, France
Interests: Renal Fibrosis; Chronic Kidney Disease; Oxidative Stress; Metabolic Syndrome
Chiara  Sassoli
Dr. Chiara Sassoli
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Human Anatomy and Histology, University of Florence, 650139, Florence, Italy
Interests: Tissue Repair/Regeneration; Myogenesis; Fibrosis; Anatomy; Morphology; Photobiomodulation
Robert  Widdop
Prof. Robert Widdop
Cardiovascular Disease Program, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, and Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, Clayton VIC, Australia
Interests: Renin Angiotensin System; Hypertension; Cardiovascular Disease; Renal Disease;  Fibrotic Biomarkers
Guoping  Zheng
Prof. Guoping Zheng
Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: Cell Biology; Inflammation; Molecular Biology; Kidney Disease; Kidney Injury Repair; Fibrosis
Shougang  Zhuang
Prof. Shougang Zhuang
Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Interests: Kidney Fibrosis; Kidney Disease