Editorial Board for section 'Cancer Metastasis'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

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Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1718 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Interests: development of phytochemicals for cancer prevention and therapeutics; targeting STAT-3, NF-kB, HER2, MCL-1, AKT/FOXO, GLI1/2, and related signaling pathways with agents such as capsaicin, piperlongumine, penfluridol, isothiocyanates, diindolylmethane, panabinostat, cucurbitacin B, and deguelin in pancreatic, ovarian, breast, melanoma, and brain cancer; drug repurposing
* Section: Cancer Metastasis
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Dr. Rahul Aggarwal
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Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
Interests: prostate cancer metastasis

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Department of Experimental Surgery - Cancer Metastasis, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
Interests: cancer metastasis; translational research; tumor-associated proteases; microRNAs; molecular staging; gastrointestinal cancers
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Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Science, University of L’Aquila, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: cell pathology; cancer progression; cancer metastasis; targeted therapy; tyrosine kinase inhibitors
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Department of Translational Research, Institut Curie, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: melanoma; pathology; biology of metastases; extravascular migratory metastasis/pericytic mimicry; angiotropism; vascular co-option; histopathologic growth patterns of metastasis

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Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: melanoma; tumor microenvironment; niche; sensory neurons; glial cells; stem cells; pericytes; metastasis; dormancy
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Laboratory of CANTHER, CNRS UMR 9020 - Inserm UMR 1277, University of Lille, 59000 Lille, France
Interests: Breast cancer; cell biology; cancer stem cells; tumor resistance; metastasis; microenvironment; signaling

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Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: programmed death 1 receptor; cell biology; hematological cancer
Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
Interests: breast cancer; calcium; invasion; ion channels; metastasis; microenvironment signalling; sodium

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Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: angiogenesis; neuro-oncology; translational drug discovery; personalized medicine; genomics; biomarkers; experimental therapeutics; brain mapping; health outcomes; brain metastases; clinical guideline

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Section of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: breast cancer; kinase signaling; tumorigenesis and metastasis; patient-derived xenograft models of breast cancer; experimental therapeutics; EMT

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Cancer Research Center Lyon, UMR INSERM 1052 CNRS 5286, Centre Léon Bérard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon, France
Interests: tumor immune surveillance; dendritic cells; neutrophils; regulatory T cells; effector T cells; immunotherapies; innate sensors
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Department of GI Surgery and Cancer Research Institute Ghent (CRIG), Ghent University Hospital, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: colorectal cancer; peritoneal metastasis; intraperitoneal drug delivery; functional imaging in cancer; biophysics of tumor tissue; drug delivery modelling
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Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Beaumont Hospital, 9 Dublin, Ireland
Interests: metastases; host immunity; neutrophil; endothelial transmigration; simulation
Dr. Alessandro Cucchetti
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC), Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: liver surgery; liver transplantation; hepatocellular carcinoma; liver metastases; cholangiocarcinoma; pancreatic surgery; pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; ultrasonography; statistical analysis
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan
Interests: cancer biomarkers; epigenetics; non-coding RNAs (miRNA, long non-coding RNA, and circular RNA); metastasis; chemoresistance; meta-analysis; bioinformatics; anti-cancer drug; cancer cell signaling
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Department of Cancer Biology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: melanoma; metastasis; gene regulation; RNA editing

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West Virginia University Cancer Institute and Department of Biochemistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Interests: anoikis; epithelial–mesenchymal transition; epigenetics; cancer; tumor immunology; aging
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Department of Translational Molecular Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: molecular pathology; lung cancer; pre-malignant cancer; intra-tumor heterogeneity; biobank; translational research
1. Center for Surgical Science, Zealand University Hospital, 4600 Køge, Denmark
2. Danish Colorectal Cancer Group, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: colorectal cancer; enhanced recovery after surgery; electroporation; micrometastatic disease
Institute of Biomedicine and FICAN West Cancer Centre, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
Interests: breast cancer; prostate cancer; estrogen; androgen; FGF; FGFR; tumor-stromal interactions; bone metastasis; tumor models

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Department of Internal Medicine I, Ulm University, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: cancer stem cells; gastrointestinal oncology; pancreatic cancer; metastasis; therapy resistance; EMT
Division of Glycobiologics, Intractable Disease Research Center, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan
Interests: glycobiology; cancer metastasis; infection; immunity; drug development; mucin; proteoglycan; lectin
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Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Kyoto Prefecutural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Interests: cancer chemotherapy; cancer immunotherapy; cancer cachexia; metastasis; predictive biomarkers; tumor microenvironment; GI tract cancer; pancreatic cancer
Dr. Renata Jaskula-Sztul
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Department of Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Interests: pancreatic; thyroid; pulmonary neuroendocrine cancers; targeted therapies; SSTR2 receptors; preclinical mouse models; liver metastasis; Notch signaling
Prof. Dr. Daniel Jay
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Program in Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: metastasis of breast cancer

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Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Interests: gap junctions and hemichannels; connexins; signaling transmission; breast cancer; osteosarcoma; metastasis
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Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: high-risk prostate cancer; oligometastatic prostate cancer; hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer; castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer; non-muscle invasive bladder cancer; biomarker development; risk stratification; drug development

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Department of Radiation Biology, Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Ullernchausseen 70, 0379 Oslo, Norway
Interests: targeted alpha therapy; targeted radionuclide therapy; disseminated cancer; radioimmunotherapy; radioligand therapy; cancer metastasis; preclinical studies

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Faculty of Physics and Earth Science, Peter Debye Institute for Soft Matter Physics Soft Matter Physics Division, University of Leipzig, Linnéstraße 5, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: physics of cancer; physics of oncology; tissue and cell mechanics
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