EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo
Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo
Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Arizona
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo is the director of  Institute for Cellular Transplantation, the Clinical Islet Transplantation Program and the Comprehensive Center for Chronic Pancreatitis, he is responsible for the overall direction, development, and execution of center activities, which includes supervision of all scientific and technical staff. The focus of his work is on cellular transplantation with a specific focus on clinical islet transplantation for the treatment of type 1 diabetes and chronic pancreatitis. He personally performed more than 300 clinical islet cell transplants for patients suffering from type 1 diabetes or to avert surgically induced diabetes following pancreatectomy, making his experience one of the most extensive in the world.

Dr. Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo’s research focus is on the improvement of islet cell transplantation outcomes; he has more than two decades research experience in islet transplantation using small and large animal models and have performed more than 1,000 animal islet isolations. Additionally, he has a track record of translating research from the bench to the bedside, which includes the development and management of a clinical islet FDA IND as PI as well as successfully taking three devices through the FDA process to obtain approval for clinical use.  



OTHER EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

Josiah Ochieng
Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology
Meharry Medical College
United States
Lawrence K. Duffy
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Shufeng Zhou
Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of South Florida
United States
Abass Alavi
Professor
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
United States
Mina Zeroual
Assistant Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of Ottawa
Canada
Martin Michaelis
Professor and Chair of Cell Biology
Centre for Molecular Processing and School of Biosciences
University of Kent
United Kingdom
Qing Yan Liu
Senior Research Officer
Human Health and Therapeutics
National Research Council of Canada
Canada
Zhang Xue-Hong
Professor and Executive Dean
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China
Hongzhi Tang
Associate Professor
School of Life Science and Biotechnology
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China
Hui Fen Wu
Professor
Department of Chemistry
National Sun Yat Sen University
Taiwan
Gianfranco Pintus
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Sassari
Italy
Marc Ramael
Associate Professor
Laboratory of Cell Biology and Histology
University of Antwerp
Belgium
Emad Ahmed Shalaby<br/>
Associate Professor
Department Faculty of Agriculture
Cairo University
Egypt
Yu-Chung Chang
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
National Changhua University of Education
Taiwan
Akbar Nikkhah
Chief Highly Distinguished Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Zanjan
Iran
Christopher William Brey
Assistant Professor
Department of Science
Marywood University
United States
Stefan Rokem
Senior Lecturer
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel
Govindarajan Ramesh
Professor
Center for Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences
Norfolk State University
United States
Ching An Peng
Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Michigan Technological University
United States
Ravindra K. Malik
Professor
Natural Sciences Department
Albany State University
Unites States
Maria Assunta Bevilacqua
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology
University of Naples Federico II
Italy
Anna Reale
Associate Professor
Department of Cellular Biotechnologies and Haematology
University of Rome
Italy
Shadia Mohammad Abdel-Aziz
Professor
Department of Microbial Chemistry
National Research Center
Egypt
Kumaresan Ramanathan
Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Periyar Maniammai University
India
Megha Kadam Bedekar
Senior Scientist
Central Institute of Fisheries Education
India
Laila Naher
Senior lecture
University of Kelantan
Malaysia
Bhaskar C Behera
Scientist
Department of Mycology & Plant Pathology
Agharkar Research Institute
India
Alvaro Paiva de Sousa Braga
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil
Javier Garcia-Lomillo
Research Staff
University of Burgos
Spain