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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
Yuta Katsumi, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Graydon Meneilly, University of British Columba, Canada
Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany
Franziska Saxer, University Basel/Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland

Health services research
Rachel Ambagtsheer, Torrens University Australia, Australia
Dimitri Beeckman, Ghent University, Belgium
Connie Bøttcher Berthelsen, University Hospital Zealand, Denmark
Jane Murray Cramm, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Martin Dichter, University of Cologne, Germany
Brian Downer, University of Texas Medical Branch, United States
Amy Drahota, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Isabelle Fabbricotti, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Netherlands
Vjenka Garms-Homolová, HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Susan Gordon, Flinders University, Australia
Andrew Harding, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Kinda Ibrahim, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Lisa Kouladjian O'Donnell, The University of Sydney, Australia
Jacques Lee, Schwartz/ Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Canada
Richard Lee, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Finbarr Martin, Kings College London, United Kingdom
Silke Metzelthin, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Mohammed Mohammed, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Kim-Huong Nguyen, The University of Queensland, Australia
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
Bei Wu, New York University, USA
Kathryn Peri, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Janet Sluggett, University of South Australia, Australia
Anne Spinewine, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Ismaeel Yunusa, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, USA

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
Adam Dyer, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ahmet Turan Isik, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Derya Kaya, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Turkey
Rick Kwan, Centre for Gerontological Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Ian Maidment, Aston University, United Kingdom
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
Tino Prell, Jena University Hospital, Germany
Mandy Roheger, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
Claudia Suemoto, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
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
Chih-Kuang Liang, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Physical functioning, physical health and activity
Daniela Abreu, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Maayan Agmon, University of Haifa, Israel
Masami Akai,  International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
José Alberto AVILA-FUNES, National Institut of Nutrition and Medical Sciences Salvador Zubirán, Mexico
Jordi Amblàs-Novellas, University of Vic- Central University of Catalonia, Spain
Gulistan Bahat, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Turkey
François Béland, Université de Montréal, Canada
Melissa Benton, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, USA
Therese Brovold, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Esra Ates Bulut, Adana City Training And Research Hospital (Adana Egitim Arastirma Hastanesi), Turkey
Elissa Burton, Curtin University, Australia
Sanmei Chen, Hiroshima University, Japan
Tao Chen, Tongji University, China
Jagadish K Chhetri, National Center for Geriatric Disorders, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, China
Antonio Cuesta-Vargas, University of Malaga, Spain
Alessandro de Sire, University of Catanzaro “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy
Gustavo Duque, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Luigi Ferrucci, NIH-NIA, USA
Ellen Freidberger, Institute for Biomedicine of Aging (FAU Erlangen-Nuernberg), Germany
Neha Gothe, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Patricia Heyn, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
Anne-Marie Hill, Curtin University, Australia
Jon Irazusta, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Carl-Philipp Jansen, Robert-Bosch-Hospital Stuttgart, Germany
Hyunsik Kang, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Tomasz Kostka, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Jan Kottner, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Ana Rodriguez Larrad, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Yung Liao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan R.O.C.
Justina Yat-wa Liu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Minhui Liu, Central South University, China
Francesco Lucertini, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
Ahmed Negm, University of Alberta, Canada
Ana Maseda, University of A Coruña, Spain
Matthew DL O'Connell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Aisling O'Halloran, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
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 
Carmelinda Ruggiero, University of Perugia, Italy
Jorge G. Ruiz, Miami VAHS Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, USA
Aaron Salinas-Rodriguez, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
Daniel Schoene, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
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, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
Brenda Vrkljan, McMaster University, Canada
Xue-Qiang Wang, Shanghai University of Sport, China
Shiou Liang Wee, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
Qian-Li Xue, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Tracey Yap, Duke University School of Nursing, USA
Li Zhang, Chinese PLA General Hospital, China
Ru Zhang, South China Normal University, China

Psychology, psychiatry and quality of life
Shuichi Awata, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan
Sheung-Tak Cheng, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Daphne Cheung, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Theodore Cosco, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Karen Harrison Dening, Dementia UK, United Kingdom
Sanetta du Toit, The University of Sydney, Australia
Silvia Gonella, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Italy
Louise Hopper, Dublin City University, Ireland
Claudia Jacova, Pacific University, USA
Jyoti Khadka, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Patrick Pui Kin Kor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Donata Kurpas, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Jeongeun Lee, Iowa State University, USA
Monica Leverton, King's College London, United Kingdom
Nan Lu, Renmin University of China, China
Gary Mitchell, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Graciela Muniz-Terrera, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Sanna Read, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Joyce Siette, Macquarie University, Australia
Fei Sun, Michigan State University, USA
Seishi Terada, Okayama University, Japan
Jochen René Thyrian, Deutsches Zentrum für neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), Germany
Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, Netherlands
Kaipeng Wang, University of Denver, USA
Tenzin Wangmo, University of Basel, Switzerland
Elsie Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Chun-Qing Zhang, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Public health, nutrition and epidemiology
Arturo Artero, University of Valencia, Spain
Simon Bell, Monash University, Australia
Chia-Ter Chao, National Taiwan University Hospital BeiHu Branch, Taiwan
Liang-Kung Chen, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Zhaoli Dai, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Australia
Insa Feinkohl, Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association, Germany
Robbert JJ Gobbens, Inholland University of Apllied Sciences, Netherlands
Emiel Hoogendijk, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Netherlands
Benjumin Hsu, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Chi Hsien Huang, E-DA Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.
Ichiro Kai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Wei-Ju Lee, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Zuyun Liu, School of Public Health, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Matthew Lohman, University of South Carolina, USA
Claire McEvoy, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Karin Modig, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Ute Mons, University of Cologne, Germany
Alexander Morales, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Colombia
Jane Murphy, Bournemouth University, UK
Peng Nie, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Maryam Pourhassan, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Marien Hospital Herne, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Michal Steffl, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Liang Sun, National Center of Gerontology, Beijing Hospital, National Health Commission, China
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
Chenkai Wu, Duke Kunshan University, China
Vivien Xi WU, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yao Yao, Peking University, China
Yiqiang Zhan, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany
Yang Zhao, The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
Haiyan Zhu, Virginia Tech, USA 

Editorial advisors
Statistical advisors
John Hughes, UK

 

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