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Editorial Board for section 'Medicinal Chemistry'

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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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Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, Institute of Biomedicine (IBUB), University of Barcelona, Avenue Joan XXIII, 27-31, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: multitarget anti-Alzheimer agents; hybrid compounds; cholinesterase inhibitors; amyloid anti-aggregating compounds; BACE-1 inhibitors; antiprotozoan compounds
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School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; polymer chemistry; surface engineering; circulating tumor cell; cancer biomarker

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Carbohydrate Sciences Department, Ronzoni Institute, Milan, Italy
Interests: heparin; LMWH; glycosaminoglycan; protein–carbohydrate interaction; glycol-split heparins; heparin mimetics; nanoparticles engineered with heparin; polysaccharides and derivatives; structure–activity relationship; oligosaccharide analysis; nuclear magnetic resonance/PCA; mass spectrometry
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School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: drug delivery; antimicrobial agents; prodrug strategies; macromolecules; adjuvants
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; ligand–protein binding, molecular interactions; molecular modeling; hit identification; lead optimization
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ICOA UMR CNRS 7311, Universite d\'Orleans, Rue de Chartres, 45067 Orleans, CEDEX 2, France
Interests: nucleoside and nucleotide analogues; heterocycles; infectious diseases, oncolytic virus; drug delivery system; (asymmetric)-organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; synthetic methodologies; enzyme inhibitors
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: chemistry of nucleic acids; nucleic acids therapeutics; nucleic acid-targeting drugs
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Department of Pharmacy, University of G. d\'Annunzio of Chieti and Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; nitric oxide; nitric oxide synthase; PPAR receptors; metabolic syndrome; aromatase inhibitors
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Department of Drug Chemistry and Technologies, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; synthesis of new potential bio-active compounds, particularly in the field of epigenetics (inhibitors of DNMTs, HDACs [unselective and class-selective], HATs, sirtuins, PRMTs, HKMTs, and HDs), anticancer agents, antiviral agents (anti-human picornavirus compounds (disoxaril analogues), and anti-HIV-1 compounds belonging to the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor classes (DABOs, S-DABOs, DATNOs, F2-S-DABOs, Amino-DABOs), antibacterial (oxacine analogues), antimycobacterial (oxacine and U-100480 analogues) and antifungal (trichostatin A, pyrrolnitrin, and bifonazole analogues) agents, and CNS agents (pyrrolobenzodiazepines active as analgesic, antidepressant and nootropic compounds); development of new methodology for the synthesis of heterocycles; analysis and purification of organic mixtures; study and characterization of organic molecules

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Laboratory for Bio-Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; antibacterial drugs; nucleic acid recognition
Institute of Physiologically Active Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432 Chernogolovka, Russia
Interests: drug discovery; medicinal chemistry; molecular pharmacology; neurodegenerative diseases
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LCC CNRS UPR 8241, Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination du CNRS, 205 route de Narbonne, 31077 Toulouse, CEDEX 4, France
Interests: organic chemistry; bioorganic chemistry; fluorine chemistry; medicinal chemistry; sustainable chemistry
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Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Alma Mater Studiorum—University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; natural products; curcumin; drug design; multitarget drug discovery; bioactive compounds; neurodegeneration; cancer
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Pharmaceutical Department, University Bonn, 53121 Bonn, Germany
Interests: cancer metastasis; resistance; platelets; heparin; signaling pathways
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Prof. Dr. Massimo Bertinaria
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Department of Drug Science and Technology, University of Turin, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: drug discovery, synthesis and structure-activity relationships of biologically active compounds; design and synthesis of multi-target drugs and NLRP3 ligands for the treatment of chronic inflammatory, neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases. Protein targeting chimaeras (PROTACs)
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Chair and Department of Pharmacology with Pharmacodynamics, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 4A, 20-093 Lublin, Poland
Interests: pharmacology; neuropsychopharmacology; neurobiology; pharmacy

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Department of Chemistry and Technologies of Drug, Sapienza University of Rome, piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: antitubercular compounds; drug development; tuberculosis; lead optimisation; mycobacterium tuberculosis; pyrroles; pyrazoles; selective COX-2 inhibitors; MmpL3

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"Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza" Institute of Molecular Genetics, National Research Council of Italy, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: Inflammation; stress; nuclear signaling; acute leukemia; bone marrow failure disorders; osteosarcoma
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CIQUP/Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: drug discovery; nanomedicine; ADME-Tox; neurodegenerative; infectious diseases; antioxidants
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Naples, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; drug repurposing/repositioning; structure–activity relationships; antiviral agents; antibacterials; anticancer agents; protease inhibitors; therapeutics for rare diseases
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Genoa, 16132 Genova, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug design; antiproliferative compounds; anti-inflammatory compounds; kinase inhibitors; phosphodiesterase inhibitors; pyrazole derivatives
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, Fisciano, SA, Italy
Interests: drug discovery; organic synthesis; multicomponent reactions; cancer and inflammation
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Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9121, USA
Interests: protein/peptide chemistry; protein engineering; polypeptide-based therapeutics; combinatorial libraries; orthogonal chemistry; disulfide-rich peptides/proteins; targeted therapies; high throughput screening

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School of Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry Unit, University of Camerino, Via S. Agostino 1, 62032 Camerino, MC, Italy
Interests: adenosine receptor ligands; anticancer agents; enzyme inhibitors; medicinal chemistry; nucleosides and nucleotides
School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London, London SE1 9NH, UK
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antibacterials; tuberculosis; Gram+/-ve bacterial infections; drug synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry to access drug-like molecules
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salamanca, CIETUS, IBSAL, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; drug development; natural products; hybridization; antitumoral; antiparasitics
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College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 26 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea
Interests: neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration; autoimmune diseases; neuroglia; herbal medicine; nano-technology in herbal medicines
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Department of Drug Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology Section, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: rational drug design, synthesis and structure–activity relationships of biologically active compounds (small molecules and peptides); preparation and characterization of chiral compounds; discovery of new modulators of sigma receptors as well as of small molecules able to affect the protein kinase C (PKC)/ELAV proteins/mRNA system
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Departamento de Engenharia e Ciências Nucleares and Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, CTN, Estrada Nacional 10 (Km 139,7), 2695-066 Bobadela LRS, Portugal
Interests: molecular imaging; nuclear chemistry; radiopharmaceutical chemistry; theranostics; metallodrugs; peptides; targeted radionuclide therapy
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