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Hannah Prentice - Associate Editor, BMC series

New Content ItemHannah joined the BMC Series as an Associate Editor in October 2022.  She holds a BSc in Biomedical Sciences and a MRes degree specialising in Urology, both from the University of Portsmouth.  Throughout her BSc, she evaluated the impact of muscarinic antagonists on contractility of the bladder tissue, a topic that then informed her Master’s research where she studied the effects of aging on the morphology of bladder cells.  Hannah went on to submit a mixed-methods PhD in Medicine at King’s College London, with a focus on joint contractures in older populations.  Throughout her time in London, she also acted as a teaching assistant for the MSc Public Health course, an experience that led her into the field of scientific communication.  She is an enthusiastic proponent of open access publishing and is eager to continue the development of BMC Geriatrics


Associate Editor
Hannah Prentice, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, UK

Editorial Quality Editor
Anastasia Broadbridge, BA, Springer Nature, UK

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, 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
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Ian Cameron, University of Sydney, Australia
Danan Gu, United Nations, USA
Koen Milisen, KU Leuven, Belgium
John Tower, University of Southern California, USA
Pieter Jelle Visser, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Abebaw M Yohannes, Azusa Pacific University, USA

Editorial Board Members
Daniela Abreu, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Omolola Adepoju, Ph.D., MPH, University of Houston, USA
Geetika Aggarwal, Ph.D., Saint Louis University, USA
Maayan Agmon, University of Haifa, Israel
Hyochol Ahn, University of Arizona, USA
Sarah Aitken, MBBS, Ph.D., University of Sydney, Australia
Masami Akai, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Jenny Alderden, Boise State University, USA
Louise Allan, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Rachel Ambagtsheer,Torrens University Australia, Australia
Jordi Amblàs-Novellas, University of Vic- Central University of Catalonia, Spain
Padmore Adusei Amoah, Ph.D., Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR
Juleimar Amorim, Ph.D., Federal Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Juliana Ansai, UFSCar, Brazil
Arturo Artero, University of Valencia, Spain
Kofi Awuviry-Newton, Victoria University, Australia
Ali Ekrem Aydın, Ondokuz Mayis University, Türkiye
Gulistan Bahat, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Turkey
Zhongliang Bai, Ph.D., Anhui Medical University, China
Cafer Balcı, Hacettepe University, Türkiye
François Béland, Université de Montréal, Canada
Giuseppe Bellelli, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Leonardo Bencivenga, MD, Ph.D., University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Connie Bøttcher Berthelsen, University Hospital Zealand, Denmark
Therese Brovold, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Valquiria Bueno, UNIFESP, Brazil
Esra Ates Bulut, Adana City Training And Research Hospital (Adana Egitim Arastirma Hastanesi), Turkey
Elissa Burton, Curtin University, Australia
Dario Calafiore, ASST Carlo Poma, Mantova, Italy
Xingqi Cao, Zhejiang University, China
Elena Carbone, University of Padova, Italy
Serdar Ceylan, Antalya Ataturk State Hospital, Turkey
Rita Chang, Western Sydney University, Australia
Chia-Ter Chao, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Pao-Huan Chen, MD, Ph.D., Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Sanmei Chen, Hiroshima University, Japan
Tao Chen, Tongji University, China
Liang-Kung Chen, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Sheung-Tak Cheng, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Chin Yee Cheong, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
Daphne Cheung, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Jagadish K Chhetri, National Center for Geriatric Disorders, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, China 
Huei-Ling Chiu, Ph.D., Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Jill Chonody, Ph.D., Boise State University, USA
Antoine Christiaens, MD Ph.D., Louvain Drug Research Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Marcia Cominetti, Trinity College Dublin and Federal University of São Carlos, Ireland
Caglar Cosarderelioglu, MD, MSc, The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Theodore Cosco, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jane Murray Cramm, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Claudio Curci, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Neurosciences, ASST Carlo Poma, 46100 Mantova, Italy
Zhaoli Dai-Keller, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Eling de Bruin, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Alessandro de Sire, University of Catanzaro “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy
Olgun Deniz, Bursa City Hospital, Turkey
Pankaja Desai, Rush University Medical Center, USA
Martin Dichter, University of Cologne, Germany
Juliano Diz, MSc, Faculdade de Medicina de Barbacena, Brazil
Joan Domènech-Abella, Ph.D., Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Spain
Abigail Dove, MSc, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Amy Drahota, University of Portsmouth, UK
Yan Du, Ph.D., MPH, BSN, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio , USA
Jolan Dupont, KU Leuven, Belgium
Adam Dyer, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Christantie Effendy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Francesca Falzarano, Ph.D., University of Southern California, USA
Insa Feinkohl, Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association, Germany
Zhixin Feng, Ph.D., Sun Yat-sen University, China
Joelle Fong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ellen Freiberger, Institute for Biomedicine of Aging (FAU Erlangen-Nuernberg), Germany
Peipei Fu, Shandong University, China
Yuanyuan Fu, Beijing Normal University, China
Sophie Gaber, Marie Cederschiöld University College and Uppsala University, Sweden
Vjenka Garms-Homolová, HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Silvia Giovannini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Robbert JJ Gobbens, Inholland University of Apllied Sciences, Netherlands
Silvia Gonella, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Italy
Neha Gothe, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Marc Guest, Arizona State University, USA
Shota Hamada, Institute for Health Economics and Policy, Japan
Andrew Harding, Lancaster University, UK
Yoko Hasegawa, Ph.D., DDS, Niigata University, Japan
Patricia Heyn, Marymount University, USA
Anne-Marie Hill, Curtin University, Australia
Lily Ho, DHSc, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Emiel Hoogendijk, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Netherlands
Louise Hopper, Dublin City University, Ireland
Benjumin Hsu, Marcus Institute for Aging Research, USA
Hui-Chuan Hsu, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Ying Hsin Hsu, Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Chi Hsien Huang, E-DA Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.
Christopher Hurst, Newcastle University, UK
Jinshil Hyun, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Kinda Ibrahim, University of Southampton, UK
Ahmet Turan Isik, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Claudia Jacova, Pacific University, USA
Javier Jerez-Roig, Research group on Methodology, Methods, Models and Outcomes of Health and Social Sciences (M3O). Faculty of Health Sciences and Welfare. Centre for Health and Social Care Research (CESS). University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia, Spain
Ichiro Kai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Gu Eon Kang, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Hyunsik Kang, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Bilal Katipoglu, Balikesir Ataturk City Hospital, Turkey
Yuta Katsumi, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Derya Kaya, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Turkey
Uma Kelekar, Ph.D., Marymount University, USA
Jyoti Khadka, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Kwang-il Kim, Seoul National University, Republic of South Korea
Patrick Pui Kin Kor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Tomasz Kostka, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Edeltraut Kröger, Université Laval, Centre d'excellence sur le vieillissement de Québec, Canada
Donata Kurpas, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Rick Kwan, School of Nursing, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong SAR
Fulvio Lauretani, University of Parma, Italy
Chang Dae Lee, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, USA
Jacques Lee, Schwartz/ Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Canada
Jeongeun Lee, Iowa State University, USA
Richard Lee, Northumbria University, UK
Wei-Ju Lee, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Angela Y. M. Leung, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Monica Leverton, King's College London, UK
Junxin Li, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Chih-Kuang Liang, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Jing Liao, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Yung Liao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Mei Ling (Mae) Lim, Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia
Lorenzo Lippi, University of Eastern Piedmont "A. Avogadro", Italy
Justina Yat-wa Liu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Minhui Liu, Xiangya School of Nursing, Central South University, China
Zuyun Liu, School of Public Health, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Gail Low, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada
Nan Lu, Renmin University of China, China
Francesco Lucertini, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
Jacinta Lucke, MD, Ph.D., Spaarne Gasthuis, The Netherlands
Ian Maidment, Aston University, United Kingdom
Ana Maseda, University of A Coruña, Spain
Sumaiyah Mat, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Rosie Mayston, Ph.D., King's College London, UK
Claire McEvoy, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Tomas Meroño, Ph.D., University of Barcelona, Spain
Silke Metzelthin, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Gary Mitchell, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Kazuhiro Miyata, Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Science, Japan
Karin Modig, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Mohammed Mohammed, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ute Mons, University of Cologne, Germany
Alexander Morales, University of Caldas and Departmental University Hospital of Nariño, Colombia
Seyedeh Saleheh Mortazavi, Geriatric Mental Health Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Graciela Muniz-Terrera, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jane Murphy, Bournemouth University, UK
Michiaki Nagai, Hiroshima City Asa Hospital, Japan
Ahmed Negm, University of Alberta, Canada
Ted Ng, Rush University Medical Center, USA
Kim-Huong Nguyen, The University of Queensland, Australia
Peng Nie, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Prasad Nishtala, University of Bath, UK
Matthew DL O'Connell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Lisa Kouladjian O'Donnell, The University of Sydney, Australia
Aisling O'Halloran, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Shane O'Hanlon, St Vincent's University Hospital, Ireland
Marcio Galvao Oliveira, Ph.D., Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Adrian Ong, Reading Hospital, Tower Health System, Reading, PA, USA
Terence Ong, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Yosuke Osuka, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan
Ricardo Pagan, University of Malaga, Spain
Sophie Pautex, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Li-Ning Peng, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Kathryn Peri, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Gastón Perman, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Maryam Pourhassan, Marien Hospital Herne, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Tino Prell, Jena University Hospital, Germany
Konstantinos Prokopidis, University of Liverpool, UK
Koh Wei Qi, Ph.D., University of Queensland, Australia
Yujia(Susanna) Qiao, Ph.D., California Pacific Medical Center, USA
Qiang Qu, MD, Nanjing Medical University, China
Sanna Read, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Sheria Robinson-Lane, University of Michigan, USA
Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero, Consorci Sanitari de l'Alt Penedès-Garraf, Spain
Mandy Roheger, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
Carmelinda Ruggiero, University of Perugia, Italy
Ryota Sakurai, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Japan
Aaron Salinas-Rodriguez, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
Fabio Salvi, National Institute of Health & Research on Aging (INRCA), Italy
Franziska Saxer, University Basel/Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland
Daniel Schoene, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Michael Schwenk, Heidelberg University, Germany
Y Selvamani, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India
Katie Sheehan, Kings College London, UK
Hiroyuki Shimada, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan
Akio Shimizu, The University of Nagano, Japan
Shakti Shrestha, The University of Queensland, Australia
Joyce Siette, Western Sydney University, Australia
Shireen Sindi, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Alex Smithson, Fundació Hospital de l’Esperit Sant, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain
Jaehoon Seol, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan (JNIOSH), Japan
Luca Soraci, IRCCS INRCA, Italy
Bart Spaetgens, Maastricht University Medical Centre+ , Netherlands
Jiraporn Sri-on, Vajira Hospital, Navamindardhiraj University, Thailand
Astrid Stephan, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany
Fei Sun, Michigan State University, USA
Liang Sun, National Center of Gerontology, Beijing Hospital, National Health Commission, China
Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Seishi Terada, Okayama University, Japan
Olga Theou, Dalhousie University, Canada
Jochen René Thyrian, Deutsches Zentrum für neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), Germany
Andrea Ticinesi, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
Sanetta du Toit, The University of Sydney, Australia
Joanne Tropea, Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne, Australia
Megumi Tsubota-Utsugi, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Japan
Hiroyuki Umegaki, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Hilde Verbeek, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Nicola Veronese, University of Palermo, Italy
Edison Vidal, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Sarah Vordenberg, PharmD, MPH, University of Michigan, USA
Hailiang Wang, Ph.D., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Kaipeng Wang, University of Denver, USA
Xue-Qiang Wang, Shanghai University of Sport, China
Tenzin Wangmo, University of Basel, Switzerland
Krystal Warmoth, BS, MSc, Ph.D., University of Hertfordshire, UK
Shiou Liang Wee, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
Hanna Wetterberg, Ph.D., Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, Sweden
Tim Whitfield, Ph.D., University College London, UK
Agnieszka Wiśniowska-Szurlej, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Bei Wu, New York University, USA
Ya-Huei Wu, Broca Hospital, France
Yafei Wu, PhD, Xiamen University, China
Vivien Xi Wu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Beibei Xu, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Wenqian Xu, Ph.D., Lund University, Sweden
Qian-Li Xue, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Elsie Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Chen Yang, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Yao Yao, Peking University, China
William Young, Ph.D., University of Exeter, UK
Bin Yu, Tianjin University, China
Ismaeel Yunusa, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, USA
Yiqiang Zhan, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany
Li Zhang, Chinese PLA General Hospital, China
Ru Zhang, South China Normal University, China
Yang Zhao, The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
Dongshan Zhu, Ph.D., Shandong University, China
Haiyan Zhu, Virginia Tech, USA

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