Reviewer Board

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Toxins reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.


Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent University, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: food safety; mycotoxins; cyanotoxins; (HR)LC–MS; in vitro toxicology; metabolomics

Department of Food Science and Technology, School of Agricultural and Food. University of the Peloponnese, Campus Antikalamos Messinia, 24100, Kalamata, Greece
Interests: mycotoxins; food toxicology; food packaging; chemometrics; phytochemistry
Institute for Plant Protection in Horticulture and Forests, Julius Kühn-Institut, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: plant diseases; plant pathology; phytopathology; fungal diseases; mycotoxins; phenotyping; agriculture; cereals; disease resistance

National Reference Centre for Botulism, Nutrition and Veterinary Public Health, Department of Food Safety, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular biological techniques; PCR; DNA; real-time PCR; microbiology; sequencing; public health and food safety; microbial molecular biology; molecular biology; molecular cloning; C

Biotherapy Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Center of Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH., 37 Convent Dr, Room 5124, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: cell death mechanism; cancer

Division of Macroscopic and Clinical Anatomy, Gottfried Schatz Research Center, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz, Austria
Interests: animal models of neurodegenerative diseases of the nervous system (especially Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease); stereometry; receptors; receptor autoradiography; connectomics; apo- and amphetamine-induced rotation; corridor task; stepping test; clinical anatomy; anatomy teaching; embalming techniques; oral and maxillofacial anatomy
Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: evolutionary biology; herpetology; animal husbandry; phylogenetic comparative methods; venomous animals; convergent evolution; toxin resistance
Institute of Cell Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Research Center “Pushchino Scientific Center of Biological Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences”, 142290 Pushchino, Russia
Interests: heart physiology; electrophysiology; adrenergic stress; adrenergic receptors; intracellular Ca2+; Ca2+ current; cell signaling

Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), 13125 Berlin, Germany
Interests: botulinum neurotoxins; endocytosis; synaptic vesicle; neurons; molecular mechanisms involved in the endocytosis at central nerve terminals
1. RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
2. Department of Experimental Phycology and Ecotoxicology, Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 60200 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: cyanobacterial water blooms; cyanotoxins; cyanobacterial lipopolysaccharides; cyanotoxin toxicity; cyanotoxin health hazards and risks; environmental fate and distribution of cyanotoxins; environmental and food toxicants; in vitro toxicology

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool L9 7LJ, UK
Interests: botulinum toxin; traumatic brain injury; technology and rehabilitation; spasticity; drooling of saliva
Marine Research Centre (CIMA), Pedras de Corón s/n, Aptdo. 13, Vilanova de Arousa, 36620 Pontevedra, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; bivalves; phytoplankton
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Department of Implementation Research, Bernhard Nocht Strasse 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: snakebite envenoming; clinical management; epidemiology; Southeast Asia
Faculty of Pharmacy, George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science, and Technology of Targu Mures, Gh. Marinescu 38, 540139 Târgu Mureș, Romania
Interests: venom-based drug discovery; medicinal bioinorganic chemistry; pharmaceutical inorganic chemistry; ion chromatography

Department of Human Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, Collegium Medicum, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10-082 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: tetrodotoxin; caudal mesenteric ganglion; urinary bladder; immunohistochemistry; pig; resiniferatoxin; nerve fibers

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; analytical chemistry; liquid chromatography; validation; solid phase extraction; chromatographic method development

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology & UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: coevolution; arms races; neurotoxins; tetrodotoxin; amphibians; freshwater systems

IFREMER-Phycotoxins Laboratory, IFREMER, F-44311 Nantes, France
Interests: phycotoxins; phytoplankton; microalgae ecophysiology ecology environment; allelopathy; Infochemistry; genes transcriptome proteome; osmolytes; DMSP; DMS
Laboratory of Food Chemistry, Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: mycotoxins; antioxidants; bioactive compounds; mass spectrometry; polyphenols
Taipei Veterans General Hospital.
Interests: translational medicine in chronic kidney disease, mineral and bone disorders; uremic toxins and vascular calcification; oxidant and inflammatory signaling transduction pathways; novel biomarkers and pharmaceutical targets in prediction models

Institute for Ecological Research and Pollution Control of Plateau Lakes, School of Ecology and Environmental Science, Yunnan University, Kunming 650500, China
Interests: microcystin; cyanotoxin; microcystis; cyanobacteria; toxic mechanisms; reproductive toxicity; developmental toxicity; hepatotoxicity; carcinogenicity; endocrine-disrupting effects; toxicogenomics

CERPAGE, Abomey-Calavi University, Cotonou, Benin
Interests: schistosomoses; meningococcal meningitis; ophidian envenomations
Laboratório de Imunopatologia, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo CEP 05503-900, Brazil
Interests: viper venoms; antivenoms; metalloproteinases

Department of Pediatric Surgery and Orthopedics, "Victor Babes" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: pediatric surgery; pediatric orthopedics; pediatric urology; minimal invasive pediatric surgery; robotic surgery
Waters Chromatography Ireland Limited, D11 PXT0 Dublin, Ireland
Interests: HRMS; UPLC; LC-MS/MS; elisa; immunoassays; biomarkers; mycotoxins; metabolism; dietary contaminants; dietary exposure
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ulm University Medical Center, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: bacterial AB-type toxins; ADP-ribosylating toxins; pertussis toxin; Clostridioides difficile toxins; clostridial binary toxins; toxin inhibitors

School of Medicine, University of Campinas, Campinas 13083-887, SP, Brasil
Interests: immunology; molecular biology; allergy
Department of Human Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: dystonia
Venom Evolution Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: spider venome; zoology; biochemistry and cell biology; medicinal and biomolecular chemistry

Department of Bacteriology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920-8640, Japan
Interests: botulinum
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