Editorial Board

Editor
Tovah Honor Aronin, BioMed Central


Section Editors
Biology and technology
John Tower, University of Southern California, USA

Health services research
Koen Milisen, KU Leuven, Belgium

Neurology, stroke and cognition
Pieter Jelle Visser, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Netherlands

Physical functioning, physical health and activity
Ian Cameron, University of Sydney, Australia

Psychology, psychiatry and quality of life
Kee-Lee Chou, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, China

Public health, nutrition and epidemiology
Danan Gu, United Nations, USA

Associate Editors
Biology and technology
Tamas Fulop, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Alvaro Macieira-Coelho, INSERM, France
Aurel Popa-Wagner, University of Greifswald, Germany
Xiao-Nong Zhou, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Giovanni Zuliani, University of Ferrara, Italy

Health services research
Dimitri Beeckman, Ghent University, Belgium
Connie Bøttcher Berthelsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Jane Murray Cramm, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Anja Declercq, LUCAS, KU Leuven, Belgium
Mieke Deschodt, University of Leuven, Belgium
Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
Johan Flamaing, UZ Leuven, Belgium
Jan Hamers, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Barbara Hanratty, York University and Hull York Medical School, UK
Jimmie Kristensson, Lund University, Sweden
Gabriele Meyer, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Netherlands
Matthew Parsons, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Sophie Pautex, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Mary Jo Pugh, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, USA
Elham Rahme, McGill University Health Centre, Canada
Helen C Roberts, University of Southampton, UK
Fabio Salvi, National Institute of Health & Research on Aging (INRCA), Italy
Nils Schneider, The Hannover Medical School, Germany
Stuart Smith, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Alex Smithson, Fundació Hospital de l’Esperit Sant, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain
Yukari Takai, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
Achille Tchalla, Institute For Aging Research (IFAR), USA
Mark Wilberforce, University of Manchester, UK
Ya-Huei Wu, Broca Hospital, France
Gilbert Zulian, Hôpital de Bellerive, Switzerland

Neurology, stroke and cognition
Giuseppe Bellelli, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Leon Flicker, Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, Australia
Linda Lam, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong
Urs Mosimann, Institute for Ageing and Health, UK
Denise C Park, University of Texas, USA
Wai Kwong, Tang Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Physical functioning, physical health and activity
Masami Akai,  International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Kristina Akesson, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Clemens C Becker, Robert-Bosch Krankenhaus, Germany
Jacqueline Center, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Kim Delbaere, University of New South Wales, Australia
Belinda Garth, Eastern Victoria GP Training, Australia
Robbert JJ Gobbens, Zonnehuisgroep Amstelland, Netherlands
Neha Gothe, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Kazuhiro Harada, Kobe University, Japan
Anne-Marie Hill, Curtin University, Australia
Emiel O Hoogendijk, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Renata Kirkwood, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Claudine Lamoth, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Cathy A. Maxwell, Vanderbilt University, USA
Dafna Merom, Western Sydney University, Australia
Anita Liberalesso Neri, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Matthew DL O'Connell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Geeske Peeters, The University of Queensland, Australia
Mario Pérez Zepeda, Instituto Nacional de Geriatria, Mexico
Giulio Pioli, ASMN-IRCCS Hospital, Italy
Anna-Karin Welmer, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Psychology, psychiatry and quality of life
Iris Chi, University of Southern California, USA 
Martin Hyde, University of Manchester, UK
Daniel W.L. Lai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Vivian Lou, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Arnold Mitnitski, Dalhousie University, Canada
JingJy Wang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Dannii Yeung, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Abebaw M Yohannes, Azusa Pacific University, USA

Public health, nutrition and epidemiology
Liang-Kung Chen, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Shuai Chen, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
Karen Siu Lan Cheung, The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Matthew Dupre, Duke Clinical Research Institute, USA
Qiushi Feng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ichiro Kai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Graydon Meneilly, University of British Columba, Canada
M. Cristina Polidori, University of Cologne, Germany
Roman Romero-Ortuno, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Jessica Sautter, University of the Sciences, USA
Hiroyuki Shimada, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan
Olga Theou, Dalhousie University, Canada
Christophe Trivalle, Hôpital Paul Brousse, France
D Craig Willcox, Okinawa International University, Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
Seji Yasumura, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan

Editorial advisors
Mario Fioravanti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Carol Jagger, Newcastle University, UK
Mathias Jucker, University of Tubingen, Germany
Stephen Lord, Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia
Ian G McKeith, Institute for Ageing and Health, UK
Sang C Park, Seoul National University, South Korea
Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany
Andreas Stuck, University of Berne, Switzerland

Statistical advisors
Jacqueline Birks, NDORMS, University of Oxford, UK
John Hughes