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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.

Kalpna Gupta, PhD

Dr Kalpna Gupta is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota’s Division of Hematology , Oncology, and Transplantation. Dr Gupta received her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry in 1984 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. She subsequently did her Post-doctoral training in the Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation Division at the University of Minnesota.

Dr Gupta's research interest is in vascular biology and molecular mechanisms of angiogenesis. Her work encompasses opioid, VEGF and nociceptive signaling with regard to angiogenesis-dependent pathophysiological conditions including cancer and sickle cell disease. She is a receipient of Excellence in Hemoglobinopathies Research Award from the Natioanl Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Editorial Board Members

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Vimla Band, PhD
Ardith and Anna Von Housen Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Associate Director of Center for Breast Cancer Research, Eppley Cancer Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Alakananda Basu, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Immunology, Graduate Advisor, Cancer Biology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Amy H. Bouton, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Robert Clarke, PhD, DSc
Dean for Research and Professor of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., USA

Sandra J. Gendler, PhD
Professor and Consultant, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Allan D. Hess, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Pathology and Immunology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Jennifer J. Hu, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Associate Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA

Huabei Jiang, PhD
J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Zhila Khalkhali-Ellis, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Stanley Manne Children's Research Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA

H. Phillip Koeffler, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology Division, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Deputy Director, NCIS National University of Singapore, Centre for Life Sciences

Robert A. Kurt, PhD
Associate Professor, Department Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

Lee Jane W. Lu, PhD
Professor, Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

Mia K. Markey, PhD
Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Austin, Texas, USA, Adjunct Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Rajendra G. Mehta, PhD
Assistant Vice President, Head, Cancer Biology Division, IIT Research Institute and Professor, Biological Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Kathleen Mulder, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

Alexander Y. Nikitin, PhD, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

William George North, PhD
Professor of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of New Hampshire, and Senior Faculty Member, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

Ajay Rana, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA

Michael A. Tainsky, PhD
Barbara & Fred Erb Professor of Cancer Genetics Department of Oncology Director, Program in Molecular Biology and Genetics Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Ray-Chang Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA

Valerie Marie Weaver, PhD
Professor, Departments of Surgery and Anatomy and Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA. Director, Center for Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

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