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Editorial Board

Editor
Oliver CocksBioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor
Taylor Hayes, BioMed Central, USA

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
Biology and technology
Tamas Fulop, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Graydon Meneilly, University of British Columba, Canada
Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany

Health services research
Dimitri Beeckman, Ghent University, Belgium
Connie Bøttcher Berthelsen, University Hospital Zealand, Denmark
Jane Murray Cramm, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Elsa Dent, Torrens University, Australia
Martin Dichter, University of Cologne, Germany
Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
Brian Downer, University of Texas Medical Branch, United States
Moriah Ellen, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Matthew Parsons, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Fabio Salvi, National Institute of Health & Research on Aging (INRCA), Italy 
Katie Sheehan, Kings College London, UK
Alex Smithson, Fundació Hospital de l’Esperit Sant, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain 
Astrid Stephan, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany
Andreas Stuck, University of Bern, Switzerland
Hilde Verbeek, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Kathryn Peri, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Anne Spinewine, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Neurology, stroke and cognition
Louise Allan, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Ivan Aprahamian, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of Jundiai, Brazil
Giuseppe Bellelli, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Ahmet Turan Isik, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Ian Maidment, Aston University, United Kingdom
Margaret McGrath, The University of Sydney, Australia
Manuel Montero-Odasso, Western University, Canada
Adrian Ong, Reading Hospital, Tower Health System, Reading, PA, USA, USA
Alessandro Morandi, Fondazione Teresa Camplani, Ancelle Hospital, Italy
Michiaki Nagai, Hiroshima City Asa Hospital, Japan
Aurel Popa-Wagner, University of Medicine Essen, Germany
Claudia Suemoto, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
Gindo Tampubolon, University of Manchester, UK
Ya-Huei Wu, Broca Hospital, France
Fulvio Lauretani, University of Parma, Italy
Francesco Mattace Raso, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Netherlands
Eling de Bruin, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Physical functioning, physical health and activity
Pasquale Abete, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Maayan Agmon, University of Haifa, Israel
Masami Akai,  International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Elissa Burton, Curtin University, Australia
Elizabeth Capezuti, Hunter College of the City University of New York, United States
Antonio Cuesta-Vargas, University of Malaga, Spain
Kim Delbaere, Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia 
Ellen Freidberger, Institute for Biomedicine of Aging (FAU Erlangen-Nuernberg), Germany
Neha Gothe, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Kazuhiro Harada, Kobe University, Japan
Anne-Marie Hill, Curtin University, Australia
Hyunsik Kang, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Cyrille Launay, Jewish General Hospital, Canada 
Francesco Lucertini, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
Ana Maseda, University of A Coruña, Spain
Cathy A. Maxwell, Vanderbilt University, USA
Matthew DL O'Connell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Aisling O'Halloran, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Sophie Pautex, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Giulio Pioli, ASMN-IRCCS Hospital, Italy
Carmelinda Ruggiero, University of Perugia, Italy
Aaron Salinas-Rodriguez, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
Michael Schwenk, Heidelberg University, Germany
Hiroyuki Shimada, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan
Elina Sillanpää, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Bernard Steinman, University of Wyoming, USA
Olga Theou, Dalhousie University, Canada
Andrea Ticinesi, Parma University Hospital, Italy
Bettina Wollesen, University of Hamburg, Germany
Qian-Li Xue, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Tracey Yap, Duke University School of Nursing, USA
Li Zhang, Chinese PLA General Hospital, China
Anna Zisberg, University of Haifa, Israel
Jan Kottner, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Daniel Schoene, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Gulistan Bahat, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Turkey
José Alberto AVILA-FUNES, National Institut of Nutrition and Medical Sciences Salvador Zubirán, Mexico

Psychology, psychiatry and quality of life
Kuei-Ru Chou, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Sanetta du Toit, The University of Sydney, Australia
Claudia Jacova, Pacific University, USA
Daniela S. Jopp, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Anita Liberalesso Neri, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Sanna Read, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Seishi Terada, Okayama University, Japan
Elsie Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Dannii Yeung, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Public health, nutrition and epidemiology
Arturo Artero, University of Valencia, Spain
Liang-Kung Chen, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Luc Deliens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Ghent University, Belgium
Matthew Dupre, Duke Clinical Research Institute, USA
Qiushi Feng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Robbert JJ Gobbens, Inholland University of Apllied Sciences, Netherlands
Ichiro Kai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Matthew Lohman, University of South Carolina, USA
Claire McEvoy, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Karin Modig, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
M. Cristina Polidori, University of Cologne, Germany
Megumi Tsubota-Utsugi, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Japan​​​​​​​
Hiroyuki Umegaki, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Nicola Veronese, University of Palermo, Italy​​​​​​​
Edison Vidal, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Haiyan Zhu, Virginia Tech, USA 
​​​​​​​Chia-Ter Chao, National Taiwan University Hospital BeiHu Branch, Taiwan

Editorial advisors
Statistical advisors
John Hughes, UK