Editorial Board ::: Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry

ISSN: 1873-5294 (Online)
ISSN: 1568-0266 (Print)


Volume 16, 30 Issues, 2016


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Editor-in-Chief:
Allen B. Reitz
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc.
Doylestown, PA
USA


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Editor-in-Chief:

Allen B. Reitz (Biography
Allen B. Reitz

Dr. Reitz obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Reitz also holds an Executive Masters in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton, Penn Engineering).

Currently Dr. Reitz is also an Adjunct Professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine. He has published more than 150 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 60 issued U.S patents.

Dr. Reitz was the founding Editor (2000) and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, CTMC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.

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Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc.
Doylestown, PA
USA



Associate Editor(s):

James Hendrix (Biography
James Hendrix

James A. Hendrix obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in chemistry from Colorado State University. Dr. Hendrix spent 18 years working at Sanofi-Aventis and predecessor companies, where he rose to level of senior director, U.S. site head for CNS research. He also spent two years working in biotech with various companies. Dr. Hendrix is currently director, global science initiatives, at the Alzheimer’s Association. He provides leadership advancing the Association’s science agenda. Specifically, he manages industry consortia and assists with the $100 million dollar Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study. He has published more than 50 scientific publications and patents.

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Alzheimer's Association
Chicago, IL
USA

Ambreen Irshad Sheikh
Bentham Science Publishers
Sharjah
UAE


Regional Editor(s):

Region: Europe
Humberto González-Díaz (Biography
Humberto González-Díaz

PhD in Organic Chemistry from University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain, 2005. IKERBASQUE professor of Department of Organic Chemistry II, University of Basque Country (UPV/EHU) focused on Cheminformatics, Complex Networks, and Data Analysis. More than ten years of experience as professor, researcher, editor, and conference chairman. Pro bono consultant for research funding agencies such as US NSF, BMBF Germany, BBSRC United Kingdom, etc. Hirsch Index H = 45, >170 JCR research papers, >10 PhD thesis supervised, two patents in Medicinal Chemistry and Nanosciences, and >10 software co-authored. Top ranked at the Publons worldwide index for editors and reviewers.

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University of the Basque Country
UPV/EHU
Leioa
Spain
Region: Africa
Yagamare Fall (Biography
Yagamare Fall

Dr. Fall studied chemistry at the “Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Strasbourg” (ENSCS) (France). After receiving his PhD degree from the University of Paris XI (Orsay) in 1986 he spent 3 years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Southampton with Prof Philip Kocienski. Dr. Fall is Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Vigo (Spain). He is the co-author of over 103 peer-reviewed articles, 12 patents and 11 book chapters. He supervised 15 Ph.D theses and 26 Master’s theses. He is currently member of the Editorial Board of Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, CTMC, published by Bentham Science Publishers.

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University of Vigo
Vigo
Spain
Region: Japan
Hiroshi Nagase
International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS)
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Japan
Region: China
Xin-Shan Ye (Biography
Xin-Shan Ye

Dr. Xin-Shan Ye obtained his Ph.D. degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1996. After three and a half years of post-doctoral research at The Scripps Research Institute, he went back to China in 2000. He is now Changjiang Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University. Currently his research concerns the development of new methodologies or strategies for oligosaccharide assembly, synthesis and evaluation of carbohydrate mimetics as new therapeutical agents, carbohydrate-based vaccine development, and chemical glycobiology. He has published more than 130 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and is a named inventor of 10 issued China and US patents.

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Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Peking University
Beijing
China
Region: South America
Adriano D. Andricopulo
University of São Paulo
São Paulo
Brazil
Region: North America
Paul R. Carlier (Biography
Paul R. Carlier

Dr. Carlier obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his independent academic career at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and moved to Virginia Tech in 2000, where he is Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, and Deputy Director of the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery. He has more than 90 refeered papers and has 9 granted U.S. Patents. Dr. Carlier is currently the North American Editor of this journal (Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, CTMC, published by Bentham Science Publishers).

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Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
North America

Section Editor(s):

(Chemical Biology)
G. Bertho
Université Paris Descartes
Paris
France

(Oncology)
J.P. Bowen
Mercer University
Atlanta
Georgia

(Computational Chemistry)
H. Jiang
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica
Shanghai
China

(Infectious Disease)
E.C.T. Supuran (Biography
E.C.T. Supuran

CLAUDIU T. SUPURAN is professor of medicinal chemistry at the Neurofarba Department, Section of Pharmaceutical and Nutriceutical Sciences, University of Florence, Italy. He has published more than 1250 papers, his Hirsch factor is h = 110; the number of citations since 1995 > 49800. His main research interest is on enzyme inhibitors, and especially carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, of which he discovered several new classes in the last years. For the last 25 years the main interest of his research was focused on metallo-enzymes and their modulators of activity. In 2013 he was rated as the most cited scientists in Pharmacology & Toxicology by LabTimes.

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Università degli Studi di Firenze
Florence
Italy

(Central Nervous System)
M.L. Bolognesi (Biography
M.L. Bolognesi

Maria Laura Bolognesi completed a Ms in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Bologna in 1990 before undertaking PhD studies with Prof. Carlo Melchiorre. In 1994 she moved to a post-doctoral position at the University of Minnesota with Prof. Philip Portoghese. In 1998, Maria Laura was appointed as an Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Bologna. In 2005 she was promoted to Associate Professor. From June to August 2009 she was a visiting professor at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and “Special Visiting Researcher” of the University of Brasilia for the 2014-2016 period.

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University of Bologna
Bologna
Italy

(Bioorganic Chemistry)
D.P. Fairlie
University of Queensland
Brisbane
Australia

(Translational Medicine)
L. Shao
Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Editorial Board Members:

J. Aubé
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA

F.I. Carroll (Biography
F.I. Carroll

F. Ivy Carroll received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Auburn University and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina. He joined RTI in 1961 as a Research Chemist and rose steadily to the position of Vice President of the Chemistry and Life Sciences Group, 1996–2001. Dr. Carroll also served as Director of the Center for Organic and Medicinal Chemistry from 1975–2007. He is presently a Distinguished Fellow for Medicinal Chemistry. Dr. Carroll has published 508 peer-reviewed publications, 34 book chapters, and 51 patents.

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Research Triangle Institute
Research Triangle Park, NC
USA

J. Dinges
Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Park, IL
USA

R.A. Glennon
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
USA

R.L. Hudkins (Biography
R.L. Hudkins

Dr. Hudkins obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Medicinal Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Old Dominion University. His research and expertise in neuroscience and oncology produced over 10 new chemical entities advancing into clinical and preclinical development. Dr. Hudkins has more than 185 scientific publications and presentations and is an inventor on 85 U.S patents. Dr. Hudkins is currently a Senior Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry with Teva Pharmaceuticals.

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Teva Pharmaceutical73
North Wales, PA
USA

A.P. Kozikowski
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
USA

M. McDonnell
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center
Doylestown, PA
USA

B. Rathi (Biography
B. Rathi

Dr. Rathi obtained Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from University of Delhi and works as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Hansraj College University Enclave, University of Delhi, India. He is recipient of young scientist fellowship and early career research award from Ministry of Science of Technology, Govt. of India.

Currently, Dr. Rathi is visiting Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Cambridge, USA. He has published more than 28 papers in various journals of National and International repute. He holds the editorial membership of Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology Letters and executive editorial membership for Bentham Science eBooks.

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University of Delhi North Campus
Delhi
India

S.M. Sieburth
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
USA

B.N. Balasubramanian
Pharma Innovation Sourcing Center, LLC
Wrightstown, PA
USA

N.A. Colabufo (Biography
N.A. Colabufo

Nicola Antonio Colabufo received his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry in 1996 from University of Bari, Italy. After working as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the synthesis of GPCRs ligands, he worked in biological evaluation of GPCRs andσ receptors ligands. Since 2005 he has been Associate Professor and was involved in the development of new compounds for reversal of MDR. He is author and coauthor of numerous papers in the MDR field, edited a text book on MDR in antitumor treatment (ResearchSignPost),and was Guest Editor of a special issue on the role of ABC pumps in drug transport (CTMC). Currently, he is developing potential PET radiotracers to visualize P-gp expression and function in tumor progression and in CNS. He is author of 140 papers and 12 patents following reported. He is full Professor starting from January 2014.

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University of Bari
Bari
italy

Y. Du (Biography
Y. Du

Yanming Du, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Medicinal Chemistry at Baruch S. Blumberg Institute (BSBI). Dr. Du has training in organic chemistry, and more than ten years of expertise in medicinal chemistry for infectious diseases. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Iowa, and had post-doctoral training at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development. Dr. Du is also an Adjunct Professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine and The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC). Dr. Du has published 25 scientific papers and is an inventor of 10 patents/patent applications.

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Blumberg Institute
Doylestown, PA
USA

C.M. Gomes (Biography
C.M. Gomes

Cláudio M. Gomes is Associate Professor with aggregation at the Faculty of Sciences University of Lisboa where he heads the Protein Folding and Misfolding Laboratory as part of BioISI Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute. He obtained is PhD in Biochemistry (1999) from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, as a graduate of the Gulbenkian Ph.D. program in Biology and Medicine, and holds Habilitation (Agregação) in Biochemistry (2013). He has extensive publishing and editorial activities, and is a prolific author with +100 papers in international peer reviewed indexed journals.

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Faculty Sciences University Lisbon
Portugal

K.A. Jacobson (Biography
K.A. Jacobson

Dr. Jacobson Chief of the Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and the Molecular Recognition Section at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Dr. Jacobson is a medicinal chemist with interests in the structure and pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptors, in particular receptors for adenosine and for purine and pyrimidine nucleotides. He obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. He has published more than 700 scientific publications and was inducted into the American Chemical Society’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame in 2009.

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National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
USA

B.E. Maryanoff (Biography
B.E. Maryanoff

Dr. Bruce E. Maryanoff worked in Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies for 36 years, retiring in 2010. He is affiliated with The Scripps Research Institute, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, and Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute. He made myriad contributions in medicinal and organic chemistry, and is an internationally renowned expert in drug design and discovery. He invented TOPAMAX® topiramate, a billion-dollar drug used for treating epilepsy and migraine. His efforts led to 13 compounds entering human clinical trials. He published 281 scientific papers, is inventor on 101 U.S. Patents, presented 187 invited lectures, and mentored 11 postdocs. Dr. Maryanoff is Associate Editor of ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. He has received three American Chemical Society national awards and a Smissman Award from the ACS Medicinal Chemistry Division; he was inducted into the Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame.

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The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
USA

J.C. Pelletier (Biography
J.C. Pelletier

Dr. Pelletier received his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. He is actively engaged in drug discovery and holds an adjunct faculty position at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University. He holds over 20 patents and is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications.

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Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center
Doylestown, PA
USA

D.R. Richardson
University of Sydney, NSW
Sydney,
Australia

G.R. Smith
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc
Doylestown, PA
USA

G.W. Caldwell (Biography
G.W. Caldwell

Dr. Caldwell obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physical Chemistry from Indiana University, Indiana, USA, and followed with postdoctoral work in mass spectrometry at the University of Alberta, Canada. Currently Dr. Caldwell is a Senior Scientific Directors at Janssen Research and Development and is the Head of US Analytical Sciences and Metabolomics. He has published more than 100 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 2 issued U.S patents. In addition, Dr. Caldwell has written 21 book chapters on various analytical/ADME topics, 1 book on Enzyme Kinetics, and edited an additional 9 books.

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Johnson & Johnson PRD
Spring House, PA
USA

M. Congreve (Biography
M. Congreve

Miles Congreve is Vice President of Chemistry at Heptares Therapeutics, having previously held positions at Astex Therapeutics and GSK. Miles has a background in structure and fragment-based drug design, participating in the discovery of a several agents currently in clinical trials including Ribociclib, Lanabecestat, Onalespib and Erdafitinib. Miles obtained a BSc in biological chemistry from Leicester University and a PhD in synthetic chemistry from Cambridge University. Miles is co-author of over 130 publications and patents. In 2015 Miles was co-recipient of the RSC Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for the seminal contributions to GPCR drug discovery made by Heptares.

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Heptares Therapeutics Ltd
Welwyn Garden City
United Kingdom

R. Giuliano
Villanova University
Villanova, PA
USA

P.R. Hanson
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA

E. Juaristi (Biography
E. Juaristi

Eusebio Juaristi was born in Querétaro (México) in 1950 and studied Chemistry at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (B. Sc.) and at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Ph. D.). Following postdoctoral stays in the University of California-Berkeley and Syntex, California, he returned to Mexico in 1979, to the Chemistry Department of CINVESTAV-IPN, where he is currently Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. He has been Visiting Professor at the ETH-Zurich (1985-1986 and 1992-1993), UC-Berkeley (1999-2000) and RWTH-Aachen (2013). In 1998 he received Mexico’s Presidential Medal of Science and in 2006 he became a member of El Colegio Nacional, highest academic distinction in Mexico.

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CINVESTAV-IPN
Mexico City
México

S. McAlpine
The University of New South Wales
Sydney
Australia

T.E. Prisinzano
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA

W. L. Santos
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
USA

B.W.I. Tou (Biography
B.W.I. Tou

Bryan W.I. Tou is the CEO of HAZALYST MEDICAL R&D Ltd, Co, Macau China. Dr. Tou received the doctor of medicine (MD) degree from China Medical University in Taiwan. In the past, he devoted his energy to modernized herbal medicine and natural products by applying the knowledge of computational and systems biology. Now, he is interested in using biobank and electronic medical record to study drug adverse effects, prescription and utilization patterns and potential novel indication of approval drug.

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China Medical University Hospital
Taichung
Taiwan


Executive Guest Editor(s):

C.J. Thomas
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
USA

R.K. Singla
Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology
New Delhi
India

R.C. Braga
Universidade Federal de Goiás
Goiánia – GO
Brazil

P. Yogeeswari
Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Hyderabad
India

G. Gómez
University of Vigo
Vigo
Spain

S. Suzen
Ankara University
Ankara
Turkey

M. Azenha
REQUIMTE and 2Centro de Investigação em Química
Porto
Portugal

J. Rodrigues
Centro de Quimica da Madeira, MMRG Universidade da Madeira Campus da Penteada
Funchal
Portugal

X. Zhou
Wuhan University
Wuhan
China

S. Argüelles-Castilla
University of Seville
Seville
Spain

R. He
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing
China

D. Sun
University of Hawai`i at Hilo
Hilo, HI
USA

Z. Rui
Renewable Energy Group
Francisco, CA
USA

M. Diederich
Seoul National University
Seoul
Korea

A. A. Waheed
National Cancer Institute at Frederick
Frederick, MD
USA

H. Xu
Zhengzhou University
Zhengzhou
China

S.M. Nabavi
University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran

C.S. Ramaa
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Pharmacy
Navi-Mumbai
India

O.M. Aly
Minia University
Minia
Egypt

M.T. Scotti
Federal University of Paraíba
João Pessoa-PB
Brazil

D. La Mendola
University of Pisa
Pisa
Italy

Y. A. Jackson
University of the West Indies
Jamaica
West Indies

P.C. Carvalho
Carlos Chagas Institute
Fiocruz – Paranà
Brazil

M. Garcia-Fuentes
University of Santiago de Compostela (USC)
Santiago de Compostela
Spain

E. Escalante-Sànchez
University of Quintana Roo
Chetumal
Mexico

G.R. Smith
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center,Inc.
Doylestown, PA
USA

J.A. Clement
Natural Products Discovery Institute
Doylestown, PA
USA

D.R. de Araujo
Universidade Federal do ABC
Santo André-SP
Brazil

C.M. Diaz-Garcia
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
USA

M.J. Waring
Tunghai Christian University
Taichung
Taiwan

C. Fattorusso
University of Napoli “Federico II”, Via D. Montesano
Napoli
Italy

A. Bhunia
Bose Institute
Kolkata
India

Q. Liu
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen
China

J. P. Bowen
Mercer University
Atlanta, GA
USA

X. Li
Zhejiang University
Zhejiang
China

X. Yang
Peking University
China

G. Tachedjian
Burnet Institute
Melbourne
Australia

H.A. Zhong
University of Nebraska
Omaha, NE
USA

M.R. Loizzo
University of Calabria
Rende (CS)
Italy

A. Manuja
ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines
Haryana
India

L. Scotti
Federal University of Paraíba
João Pessoa-PB
Brazil

M. Taki
University of Electro-Communications
Tokyo
Japan

E. Rizzarelli
National Council of Research (CNR)
Catania
Italy

N.K. Downer-Riley
University of the West Indies
Jamaica
West Indies

J.M. Ruso
University of Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela
Spain

N. Sotomayor
University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
Leioa
Spain

Y. Zhang
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
Richmond, VA
USA

G. Marzaro
University of Padova
Padova
Italy

F. Borges
University of Porto
Porto
Portugal

M. Pérez
REQUIMTE and 2Centro de Investigação em Química
Porto
Portugal

V. Vasconcelos
CIIMAR - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto
Porto
Portugal

E.S.- Sanchez
University of Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela
Spain

D.R.S. Lopez
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin
Ireland

L. Sun
Universit of South China
Hengyang
China

M.I. Hassan
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi
India

K. Kostikas
Hueningerstrasse
Basel
Switzerland

G.-P. Zhou
University of California
Davis, CA
USA

R.C.C. Chang
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

D. Gündisch
University of Hawai`i at Hilo
Hilo, HI
USA

X. Li
Zhejiang University
Zhejiang
China

S.K. Ramaa
Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
Lucknow
India

S.M. Monti
Istituto di Biostrutture e Bioimmagini-CNR
Napoli
Italy

R.K Singla
Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology
New Delhi
India

K.S. Jain
R.M.D Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Education
Pune
India

P. Li
Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc.
New York, NY
USA

Q. Liu
Tongji University
Shanghai
China


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