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Zhilian Hu, Ph.D. - Associate Editor, BMC series

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New Content ItemZhilian joined the BMC series in the Shanghai office in January 2024 as an Associate Editor for BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology. Before this, she was a research scientist at The University of Oxford, where she investigated cardiac regeneration utilizing different fish species including zebrafish. She holds an MSc in Animal genetics, breeding, and reproduction from Shanxi Agricultural University and a PhD in Biology from the University of Freiburg, where she mainly investigated the molecular events driving neuronal development and disorders, particularly in the central nervous system. Her background covers multiple fields, including neurobiology, hematology, and cardiology. She is thrilled to promote open-access publishing and robust science.

Zhilian is also the Associate Editor for BMC Women's Health and is keen on promoting various aspects of women’s well-being.


Associate Editor
Zhilian Hu, PhD, Springer Nature, China

Editorial Quality Editors
Sarah Gray, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, UK
Marym Mohammad Hadi, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, UK

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Simone Brogi, PhD, University of Pisa, Italy
Peter E Penson, PhD, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Catherine MT Sherwin, PhD, Wright State University, USA

Editorial Board Members
Haseeb Ahsan, MPhil, PhD, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), India
Muhammad Furqan Akhtar, PhD, Riphah International University, Pakistan
Hesham Al-Sallami, PhD, University of Otago, New Zealand
Nemat Ali, PhD​​​​​​​, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Nurshad Ali, PhD​​​​​​​, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
Marcelo Arbo, PhD​​​​​​​, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Faculdade de Farmácia, Brazil
Alfred Balch, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
Douglas Ball, PhD, Independent Pharmaceutical Consultancy, Philippines
Alexander Bazhin, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Germany
Richard Bryce, PhD, University of Manchester, UK
Michal Brylinski, Louisiana State University, USA
Hualin Cai, PhD​​​​​​​, Central South University, China
Sarah Campbell, PhD, Nelson Laboratories, USA
Brent A Carter, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, USA
Massimo Caruso, PhD, University of Catania, Italy
Kumarappan Chidambaram, PhD, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Margarita Curras-Collazo, PhD, University of California, USA
Gautam Damera, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, USA
Nissar Darmani, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences, USA
Fabrizio De Ponti, MD, University of Bologna, Italy
Subrata Deb, B.Pharm., M.Pharm., Ph.D., Larkin University, USA
Koiushik Debnath, Ph.D., University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Elena Y Enioutina, MD, PhD, University of Utah, USA
Wissam Faour, PhD, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Melanie Felmlee, PhD, University of the Pacific, USA
QiPing Feng, PhD, Vanderbilt University, USA
Anil Gaikwad, PhD, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India
Babu Gajendran, PhD, Guizhou Medical University, China
Robert Gaspar, University of Szeged, Hungary
Alessandra Gianoncelli, University of Brescia, Italy
Mukaddes Gümüştekin, MD. PhD, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi, Turkey
Madan Mohan Gupta, Dr., The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Zhengwei Huang,  PhD​​​​​​​, Jinan University, China
Muzammal Hussain, Ph.D., NYU Grossman School of Medicine/NYU Langone Medical Center, USA
Yuntao Jia, Chongqing Medical University, China
Zhenquan Jia, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Vijayabhaskarreddy Junnuthula, DPharm, MS, MBA, PGDIPR, University of Helsinki, Finland
Amer Khan, PhD, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Imran Khan, PhD​​​​​​​, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
Pawel Kozielewicz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Qing Ma, PharmD, PhD, University at Buffalo, USA
Omid Mehrpour, MD​​​​​​​, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Safety, USA
Todd Miano, PhD​​​​​​​, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Maria Miteva, University Paris Diderot, France
Kathryn Momary, Mercer University, USA
Sergei Noskov, University of Calgary, Canada
Fatemeh Nouri, PharmD, PhD, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Yadollah Omidi, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Amol Patil, MD, PGIMER Chandigarh, India
Vidya Perera, PhD, Bristol Myers Squibb, USA
Konstantinos Poulas, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Patras, Greece
Jeffrey Pradeep Raj, MD, DM, MBA, Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, India
Muhammad Raza, PhD​​​​​​​, Hamdard University, Pakistan
Patrick T. Ronaldson, PhD, University of Arizona, USA
Joseph Rower, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Utah, USA
Evans Sagwa, Management Sciences for Health, Namibia
Ahmad Salimi, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran
Ahmed Seif, Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology,  Egyptian Chinese University, Egypt
Chandrabose Selvaraj, Ph.D., Saveetha Institute of Medical And Technical Sciences, India
Gurudeeban Selvaraj, Ph.D., Concordia University, Canada
Longquan Shao, Dr. med., Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, China
Graeme J Sills, PhD, University of Liverpool, UK
Fuyong Song, Shangdong University, China
Mohammad Taheri, PhD​​​​​​​, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Giovanni Tarantino, MD​​​​​​​, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Italy
Roberta Tassinari,  Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Toxicology Unit, Center for Gender-Specific Medicine, Italy
Guru Valicherla, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Richard Wainford, PhD​​​​​​​, Boston University, USA
Yi Wang, PhD​​​​​​​, Sichuan Academy of Medical Science and Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, China
Suowen Xu, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Miao Yan, PhD, Central South University, China
Josef Yayan, Dr. med.​​​​​​​, University Witten/Herdecke, Germany
Zhenwei Yu, PharmD, Zhejiang University, China
Zhen Zou, Molecular Biology Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Institute of Life Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, China

Editorial Advisors
Martin Duerden, Conwy Local Health Board, UK
David H Farb, Boston University, USA