Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine

Editor in Chief:

DEMETRIOS A. SPANDIDOS, 

BSc, PhD, FRCPath, DSc, FRSH, FASA
CV - PUBLICATIONS - THE CANCER STORY - SPANDIDOS LAB
Professor Emeritus, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Spandidos Publications, Greece

Deputy Editors:

ATHANASIA SPANDIDOS, 
BSc (Hons), PhD, CV
Faculty Member, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Greenwich, Athens, Greece
Spandidos Publications, Greece

NIKIFOROS A. SPANDIDOS, 
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Spandidos Publications, United Kingdom

Senior Executive Editor:

VASILIS P. ANDROUTSOPOULOS, 
BSc, MSc, PhD
Spandidos Publications, Greece

Executive Editor:

CATHERINE F. EDWARDS,  
BSc, DIC, PhD
Spandidos Publications, United Kingdom

Editorial Board:

Farrukh Afaq
, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Enzo Agostinelli
, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Sang-Gun Ahn
, Chosun University, Republic of Korea
Toshihiko Aki
, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Mauro Alaibac
, University of Padua, Italy
Saverio Alberti
, University G. D' Annunzio, Italy
Daniel F. Alonso
, National University of Quilmes, Argentina
Amedeo Amedei
, University of Florence, Italy
Emmanuel Andres
, Strasbourg University Hospital, France
Oleh Andrukhov
, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Alessandro Antonelli
, University of Pisa, Italy
Sabrina Arena
, University of Torino, Italy
Salvatore Arena
, University of Messina, Italy
Eduardo Arzt
,University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Junichi Asaumi
, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Craig S. Atwood
, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Jong-Sup Bae
, Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
Kwang-Hyun Baek
, CHA University, Republic of Korea
Gustavo Baldassarre
, CRO National Cancer Institute, Italy
Shigeki Bamba
, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan
Nektarios Barabutis
, University of Louisiana Monroe, USA
Esther Barreiro
, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Giuseppina Barrera
, University of Turin, Italy
Rafal Bartoszewski
, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
Roberto Bei
, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Ilaria Bellezza
, University of Perugia, Italy
Carmelo Bernabeu
, Biological Research Center, CSIC, Spain
Rakhmetkazhy I. Bersimbaev
, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan
Diane R. Bielenberg
, Harvard Medical School, USA
Roman A. Blaheta
, Geothe-University Hospital, Germany
Daniel Boda
, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Leoni Villano Bonamin
, Paulista University - UNIP, Brazil
Serena Bonin
, University of Trieste, Italy
Mohamed-Rachid Boulassel
, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Claudio Brancolini
, University of Udine, Italy
Giacomina Brunetti
, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Stefania Bulotta
, Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Tommaso Cai
, Santa Chiara Hospital, Italy
Rosario Caltabiano
, University of Catania, Italy
Francisco Javier Camacho
, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico
Monica Cantile
, National Cancer Institute IRCCS G. Pascale, Italy
Yongxiao Cao
, Xi'an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, P.R. China
Amancio Carnero
, University Hospital Virgen del Rocio, Spain
Maria da Gloria Carvalho
, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Claudia Cava
, National Research Council (CNR), Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology (IBFM), Italy
Marilena Celano
, University "Magna Graecia" of Catanzaro, Italy
Carlo Cervellati
, University of Ferrara, Italy
Melchiorre Cervello
, Institute for Biomedical Research and Innovation, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Yubo Chai
, Mayo Clinic, USA
Gopal Chakrabarti
, University of Calcutta, India
Wen-Wei Chang
, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chung-Ming Chen
, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Dongbao Chen
, University of California Irvine, USA
Hao Chen
, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China
Peizhan Chen
, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, P.R. China
Qi Chen
, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
WanJun Chen
, National Institutes of Health/NIDCR, USA
Yi-Jen Chen
, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Youqin Chen
, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicin, USA
Zhe-Sheng (Jason) Chen
, St. John's University, USA
Benoît Chénais
, Le Mans University, France
Mitsuru Chiba
, Hirosaki University, Japan
Chih-Yen Chien
, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Hyun-Soo Cho
, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), Republic of Korea
Nam-Hyuk Cho
, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Sung-Gook Cho
, Korea National University of Transportation, Republic of Korea
Yung Hyun Choi
, Dongeui University College of Korean Medicine, Republic of Korea
Kyung-Soo Chun
, Keimyung University, Republic of Korea
Marinella Coco
, University of Catania, Italy
Gabriela Constantin
, University of Verona, Italy
Emilio Cordova
, Oncogenomic Consortium, National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico
Krzysztof Czaja
, University of Georgia, USA
Corina Danciu
, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Timisoara, Romania
Constantinos Demonacos
, The University of Manchester, UK
Meihong Deng
, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Paula De Angelis
, Oslo University Hospital-Rikshospitalet, Norway
Anthony Edwin Dear
, Monash University, Australia
Swati Palit Deb
, Massey Cancer Center, USA
Anna De Blasio
, University of Palermo, Italy
Giuseppina De Petro
, University of Brescia, Italy
Marina De Rosa
, University of Naples, Italy
Vincenzo Desiderio
, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
Pietro Di Fazio
, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
Roberto Di Marco
, University of Molise, Italy
Wenjun Ding
, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Zhaoping Ding
, Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Roberta Di Pietro
, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Michelino Di Rosa
, University of Catania, Italy
Vincenza Dolo
, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Qingping Dou
, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute of Wayne State University, USA
Shiwei Duan
, Ningbo University, P.R. China
Piotr Dziegiel
, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Thomas Efferth
, Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany
Takanori Eguchi
, Okayama University, Japan
Rafat El-Awady
, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sercan Ergün
, Ordu University, Turkey
Hong Fan
, Medical School of Southeast University, P.R. China
Alessandro Fancellu
, University of Sassari, Italy
Jia-Long Fang
, National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), USA
Marong Fang
, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, P.R. China
Angelo Favaloro
, Policlinico Universitario “G. Martino”, Italy
Concettina Fenga
, University of Messina, Italy
Carlos Fernandez-Patron
, University of Alberta, Canada
Matteo Ferro
, European Institute of Oncology, Italy
Alessia Finotti
, Ferrara University, Italy
Michael Friedrich
, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Junjiang Fu
, Southwest Medical University, P.R. China
Masahiro Fujimuro
, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan
Hidetoshi Fujita
, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
Hirokazu Fukui
, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
Yukihiro Furusawa
, Toyama Prefectural University, Japan
Esteban Gabazza
, Mie University, Japan
Roberto Gambari
, Ferrara University, Italy
Yanfeng Gao
, Zhengzhou University, P.R. China
Luca Gattinoni
, National Cancer Institute, USA
Lorenzo Giacani
, University of Washington, USA
Pietro Gobbi
, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
Christopher S.B. Gondi
, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, USA
Xingchun Gou
, Xi'an Medical University, P.R. China
Claudia Gragnoli
, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Clinton J. Grubbs
, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Qingdong Guan
, University of Manitoba, Canada
Junming Guo
, Ningbo University, P.R. China
Carsten Hagemann
, University of Würzburg, Germany
Reza Hakkak
, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Anne Hamburger
, University of Maryland, USA
Yoshihiko Hirohashi
, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
Han Kiat Ho
, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yoshio Honma
, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Shih-Min Hsia
, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Yi-Chao Hsu
, Mackay Medical College, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Burong Hu
, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Fanlei Hu
, Peking University People's Hospital, P.R. China
Guochang Hu
, University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA
Wei-Wen Hu
, National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Miguel Hueso
, Bellvitge University Hospital, Spain
Dae Youn Hwang
, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea
Yoshihiro Ikura
, Takatsuki General Hospital, Japan
George Imataka
, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan
Akira Ishisaki
, Iwate Medical University, Japan
Ciro Isidoro
, Università del Piemonte Orientale "A. Avogadro", Italy
Akira Iyoda
, Toho University School of Medicine, Japan
Athanasios Jamurtas
, University of Thessaly, Greece
Jerzy Jankun
, The University of Toledo, USA
Tavan Janvilisri
, Mahidol University, Thailand
Eui-Bae Jeung
, Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea
Zhenyu Jia
, University of California, USA
Jiahua Jiang
, Qilu Pharmaceuticals, P.R. China
Wen Guo Jiang
, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK
Masaharu Kamo
, Osaka University, Japan
Roland Kappler
, University of Munich, Germany
Sherif Karam
, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Ikuo Kashiwakura
, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Japan
Aldona Kasprzak
, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Masaru Katoh
, National Cancer Center, Japan
Mehmet Kaya
, Koç University School of Medicine, Turkey
Kai Kessenbrock
, University of California, USA
Hyung Sik Kim
, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Joshua Ka-Shun Ko
, Hong Kong Baptist University, P.R. China
Heebeom Koo
, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Nikolaos Kostomitsopoulos
, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Greece
Nobuyuki Koyama
, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
Ersin O. Koylu
, Ege University Center for Brain Research, Turkey
Sung-Hsin Kuo
, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Ioannis Kyrou
, Aston University, UK
Betty Yuen Kwan Law
, Macau University of Science and Technology, P.R. China
Byung-Cheol Lee
, Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea
Chuhee Lee
, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea
Myeong-Sok Lee
, Sookmyung Women's University, Republic of Korea
Sang-Han Lee
, Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
Anna Lewinska
, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Benyi Li
, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Chia-Yang Li
, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Donghai Li
, Nanjing University, P.R. China
Mingqing Li
, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, P.R. China
Bertrand Liagre
, University of Limoges, France
Lorenzo Lo Muzio
, University of Foggia, Italy
Cesar Lopez-Camarillo
, Autonomous University of Mexico City, Mexico
Carlos López-Otín
, Oviedo University, Spain
Rodney B. Luwor
, University of Melbourne, Australia
Shuangtao Ma
, Michigan State University, USA
Zhongliang Ma
, Shanghai University, P.R. China
Joaquín (Quim) Madrenas
, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, USA
Willy J. Malaisse
, Brussels Free University, Belgium
Charles J. Malemud
, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA
Ludwik Kazimierz Malendowicz
, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Charalampos Mamoulakis
, University of Crete, Greece
Dimitris Mantas
, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Greece
Dario Marchetti
, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA
Alberto Maria Martelli
, University of Bologna, Italy
Ioannis N. Mammas
, University of Crete, Greece
Fabio Martinelli
, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute, Italy
Damien Masson
, Institute of Biology - University Hospital of Nantes, France
Angela Mastronuzzi
, Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital, Italy
Kentaro Matsuzaki
, Shimane University, Japan
Patricia J. McLaughlin
, Penn State University College of Medicine, USA
Kim Midwood
, University of Oxford, UK
Constantinos Mikelis
, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
Yoshiyuki Mizushina
, Shinshu University, Japan
Helmout Modjtahedi
, Kingston University London, UK
Asahiro Morishita
, Kagawa University, Japan
Ryuichi Morishita
, Osaka University, Japan
Hamid Morjani
, UFR de Pharmacie, France
Lois M. Mulligan
, Queen's University, Canada
Tomiyasu Murata
, Meijo University, Japan
Michael Murray
, The University of Sydney, Australia
Ayman G. Mustafa
, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Giuseppe Musumeci
, University of Catania, Italy
Isao Nagaoka
, Juntendo University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Hiroyuki Nakamura
, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
Joo Hyun Nam
, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Bing Ni
, Third Military Medical University, P.R. China
Wataru Nishimura
, IUHW School of Medicine, Japan
Satoru Noguchi
, National Institute of Neuroscience, Japan
Vicente Notario
, Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
George Notas
, University of Crete School of Medicine, Greece
Srdjan Novakovic
, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hisataka Ogawa
, Sakai City Medical Center, Japan
Jeong Su Oh
, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Bodil Ohlsson
, Lund University, Sweden
Sandro Orrù
, University of Cagliari, Italy
Takemi Otsuki
, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
Babu Padanilam
, Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Elzbieta Pajtasz-Piasecka
, Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Poland
Tibor Pankotai
, University of Szeged, Hungary
Mayra Paolillo
, University of Pavia, Italy
Panagiotis Papageorgis
, European University Cyprus, Cyprus
Rosalba Parenti
, University of Catania, Italy
Chang-Bum Park
, Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea
Jun-Beom Park
, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea
Saegwang Park
, Inje University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Mohammad K. Parvez
, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Andrea Paula-Lima
, University of Chile, Chile
Gianpaolo Perletti
, University of Insubria, Italy
El?bieta P?uciennik
, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Paola Pontrelli
, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Marek Postula
, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Thiagarajan Raman
, RKM Vivekananda College, India
Pranela Rameshwar
, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, USA
Dario C. Ramirez
, National University of San Luis, Argentina
Eva Reali
, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute , Italy
Milan Reinis
, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic , Czech Republic
Alan Richardson
, Keele University, UK
Basil Rigas
, Stony Brook University, USA
Carmen Romero
, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Chile
Blazej Rubis
, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Maurizio Sabbatini
, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Akikazu Sakudo
, Faculty of Medicine University of the Ryukyus, Japan
Alessandro Salvi
, University of Brescia, Italy
Mitsuo Sato
, Nagoya University, Japan
Ayca Sayi-Yazgan
, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Hervé Schohn
, CRAN, Faculty of Medicine, France
Sabina Sevcikova
, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Girish V. Shah
, University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA
Awad Shamma
, Kanazawa University, Japan
Qing-Bai She
, University of Kentucky, USA
Somanath P.R. Shenoy
, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, USA
Meei-Ling Sheu
, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Tomoyuki Shibata
, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Japan
Jeng-Jer Shieh
, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Hideo Shigeishi
, Hiroshima University, Japan
Masaki Shiota
, Kyushu University, Japan
Steven E. Shoelson
, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
Sanjeev Shukla
, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Cornelis Frederikus Maria Sier
, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Mouldy Sioud
, The Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
Chunhua Song
, Pennsylvania State University Medical College, USA
Jie-Young Song
, Korea Insitute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Republic of Korea
Ashok K. Srivastava
, University of Montreal, Canada
Chantragan Srisomsap
, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Thailand
Matthias Stope
, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
Clelia Tiziana Storlazzi
, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Charles F. Streckfus
, University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, USA
Nicole Suciu-Foca
, Columbia University, USA
Kenichi Suda
, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Chengwen Sun
, North Dakota State University, USA
Tadao Tanaka
, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan
Chih-Hsin Tang
, China Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Yong Teng
, Augusta University, USA
George Theodoropoulos
, Athens Medical School, Greece
Chanitra Thuwajit
, Mahidol University, Thailand
Fabio Timeus
, Chivasso Hospital, Italy
Minoru Tomizawa
, Shimoshizu Hospital, Japan
Jeffrey A. Toretsky
, Georgetown University, USA
Panagiotis Tsagozis
, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Panagiotis Tsikouras
, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Mamoru Uemura
, Osaka University, Japan
Ben C. Valdez
, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Jacopo Vannucci
, University of Perugia Medical School, Italy
Luca Ernesto Vannucci
, Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Athanassios Vassilopoulos
, Northwestern University, USA
Elena Vigliar
, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Pavel Erik Vodicka
, Institute of Experimental Medicine, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Cun-Yu Wang
, UCLA School of Dentistry, USA
Peter Zhiwei Wang
, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ping Wang
, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA
Zengjun Wang
, Nanjing Medical University, P.R. China
Zhengchao Wang
, Fujian Normal University, P.R. China
Meng-Shih Weng
, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Axel Wellmann
, Institute of Pathology, Germany
Nashi Widodo
, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia
Moo-Ho Won
, Kangwon National University, Republic of Korea
Alexander T.H. Wu
, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Erxi Wu
, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, USA
Zhousheng Xiao
, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA
Jianjun Xie
, Shantou University Medical College, P.R. China
Youming Xie
, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
Guoxiong Xu
, Fudan University, P.R. China
Hirofumi Yamamoto
, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Chueh-Chuan Yen
, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Seung-Gu Yeo
, Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea
Kwang Ho Yoo
, Catholic Kwandong University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Ryoji Yoshida
, Kumamoto University, Japan
Hitoshi Yoshiji
, Nara Medical University, Japan
Meral Yuksel
, Marmara University, Turkey
Enrico Maria Zardi
, Campus Bio-Medico University, Italy
Gianluigi Zaza
, University of Verona, Italy
Hitoshi Zembutsu
, Cancer Precision Medicine Center, Japan
Duo Zhang
, University of Georgia, USA
Shuyu Zhang
, Sichuan University, P.R. China
Qunzhou Zhang
, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, USA
Yanmin Zhang
, Xi'an Jiaotong University, P.R. China
Ying-Yong Zhao
, Northwest University, P.R. China
Changyu Zheng
,National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH, USA
Qiusheng Zheng
, Binzhou Medical University, P.R. China
Yifa Zhou
, Northeast Normal University, P.R. China
Yunfeng Zhou
, Shenzhen University, P.R. China
Bao-Ting Zhu
, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, P.R. China
Rongrong Zhu
, Tongji University, P.R. China
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January 2020
Volume 19 Issue 1

Print ISSN: 1792-0981
Online ISSN: 1792-1015

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