Editors-in-Chief

  • Jeffrey M. Bethony

    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine and Center for the Neglected Diseases of Poverty, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA

  • Santiago Mas-Coma

    Director and Chairman, VicePresident & President Elect of the International Federation of Tropical Medicine (IFTM), Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av. Vicent Andres Estelles s/n, 46100 Burjassot - Valencia, Valencia, Spain

  • Malcolm K. Jones

    President of the Australian Society for Parasitology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Qld 4029, Queensland, Australia

  • Jong-Yil Chai

    Secretary General of International Federation for Tropical Medicine, Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28, Yongon-Dong, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799, Seoul, Korea

  • Leonard E.G. Mboera

    Chief Research Scientist, National Institute for Medical Research c/o National Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 9653, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Executive Editor-in-Chief

  • Shunhai Qu

    President of Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press, Hainan Medical University, Xueyuan Road 3, Haikou, Hainan, China

Deputy Editors-in-Chief

  • Giuseppe La Torre

    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome Piazzale Aldo Moro 5 - 00185 Rome, Rome, Italy

  • Ivàn Darìo Vélez B

    Past President of Sociedad Colombiana de Parasitologiay Medicina Tropical, Programa de Estudio y Control de Enfermedades Tropicales (PECET), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

  • Bjørg Marit Andersen

    Professor, Hygiene and Infection Control, Department of Hospital Infections, Oslo University Hospital - Ullevål, Diakonova University College, Oslo, Norway

  • Alcides Troncoso

    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bartolome Mitre 1906, CP: 1039-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • David Peter Wilson

    Head, Surveillance and Evaluation Program for Public Health; National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

  • Tze-San Lee

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 914 Rebecca Street, Lilburn, GA 30047, Lilburn, USA

Associate Editors-in-Chief

  • Vittorio Sambri

    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies, S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna 40138, Bologna, Italy

  • Yuki Eshita

    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University Idaigaoka, Hasama-machi, Oita 879-5593, Oita, Japan

  • Expedito J Luna

    Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo e Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias (LIM-52), Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar 470, 05403-000, São Paulo, Brazil

  • Mathilde Paul

    INRA, UMR1225, IHAP, Université de Toulouse, INP-ENVT, Toulouse F-31076, Toulouse, France

  • Thomas Dorlo

    Utrecht University - Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Dutch Society against Quackery, Utrecht, the Netherlands

  • Marcelo Silva

    Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Musawenkosi Mabaso

    HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge, Durban, South Africa

Editorial Directors

  • Viroj Wiwanitkit

    Professorship as a visiting professor of Tropical Medicine from Hainan Medical College Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand

  • Nicola Mumoli

    Department of Internal Medicine, Ospedale Civile Livorno, viale Alfieri 36, 57100 Livorno, Italy

  • Yann A. Meunier

    CEO of Health Connect International Inc, a healthcare consulting company based in Silicon Valley, CA, and Advisor in the Medscholars Research Fellowships Program at Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA

  • Harriet Kisembo

    Department of Radiology, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

  • Natesan Balasubramanian

    New University of Lisbon (Academia) CREM & Department of Life Science 2829-516 Caparica, Caparica, Portugal

Statistic Editors

  • Annie Robert

    Université catholique de Louvain. Brussels Health Sector - Institut de recherche expérimentale et cliniquePôle, Epidémiologie et biostatistique B1.30.13, Brussels, Belgium

  • Gary S. Goldman

    Computer Scientist, Pearblossom, CA 93553, Los Angeles, USA

  • Wei Gao

    King's College London, School of Medicine, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK

Executive Editors

  • Christoph Horweg

    Secretary of Austrian Society for Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Museum of Natural History, 1010 Vienna, Vienna, Austria

  • Gérard Duvallet

    Université Paul Valéry-Montpellier 3, UMR 5175 CEFE (Centre d'Ecologie fonctionnelle et évolutive), Route de Mende, F-34199 Montpellier Cedex, Montpellier, France

  • Chia-Kwung Fan

    Department of Parasitology & Center for International Tropical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu-Xing Street, Taipei, Taiwan

  • John Mario González

    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1 No. 18A-10, edificio Q, piso 8, Código de área: 111711 Bogotá D.C., Colombia

Executive Editorial Members

  • Armen Yuri Gasparyan

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Research and Development, Clinical Research Unit, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, Teaching Trust of The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  • Agnaldo Lopes da Silva Filho

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil

  • Ahmad Daryani

    Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Medical School, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

  • Ahmad Oryan

    Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

  • Américo David Rodríguez Ramírez

    School of Biosciences, University of Wales, Centro Regional De Investigacion En Salud Publica, Tapachula, México

  • Antonio Lucio Teixeira

    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Laboratório de Imunofarmacologia, Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

  • Abdelaaty A Shahat

    Medicinal, Aromatic and Poisonous Plants Research Center, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Arun Kumar

    Department of Biochemistry, International Medical School Management and Science University, MSU Holdings Sdn. Bhd. University Drive, Off Persiaran Olahrage, Section 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Mlaysia

  • Azebaze Anatole Guy Blaise

    Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Douala, Douala, Cameroun

  • Baha Latif

    Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Institute of Medical and Molecular Biotechnology, Sungai Buloh Campus, Jalan University, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Mlaysia

  • Brahmaputra Marjadi

    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia

  • Brian Stephen Eley

    Associate Professor, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Carlos Kusano Bucalen Ferrari

    Biomedical Research Group, Institute of Biological Sciences & Health (ICBS), Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), Av. Gov. Jaime Campus, Mato Grosso, Brazil

  • Carrel Thierry

    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Berne University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland

  • Chai Feng Yih

    Department of Surgery, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Chamindie Punyadeera

    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  • Chong-Woo Bae

    Department of Pediatrics, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea

  • Daouda Sissoko

    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Cellule Interrégionale d'Epidémiologie Réunion Mayotte, Direction Régionale des Affaires Sanitaires et Sociales, Saint Denis, La Réunion, France

  • Dinesh Mondal

    Parasitology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Fabian Garry

    Australasian Medical Writers Association, Caulfield, Australia

  • Farhad F. Shadan

    Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA

  • Francisco Soriano

    Public Health School of Physiotherapy, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

  • González Granado Luis Ignacio

    Granado Immunodeficiencies Unit, Hospital 12 Octubre, Carretera Andalucia km 5, 400, Madrid, Spain

  • Gordana J. Dragovic Lukic

    Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology; School of Medicine; University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

  • Hala Abd El Hamid Mohamed Kassem

    Medical Entomology, Environmental Basic Sciences Department, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

  • Han-Zhu Qian

    Institute of Global Health and Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA

  • Imtiaz Ahmed Wani

    District Hospital, Bandipore, India

  • Indra Vythilingam

    Principal Research Scientist, Environmental Health Institute, Singapore, Singapore

  • Irina O. Chikileva

    Laboratory of Cellular Immunology, Russian Blokhin Cancer Research Center, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

  • Irma Khachidze

    Department of Behavior, Cognition Functions and Human Psychophysiology, Beritashvili Institute of Physiology, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Ishag Adam Ahmed Mohammad

    Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

  • Jagat R Kanwar

    Laboratory of Immunology and Molecular Biomedical Research, BioDeakin, Institute for Technology Research & Innovation (ITRI), Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

  • Jerapan Krungkrai

    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 1873 Rama 4 Rd., Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Jie-Young Song

    Laboratory of Radiation Immunology, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Seoul, Korea

  • John Vontas

    Associate Professor, Biotechnology and Applied Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Entomology, Department of Biology, University of Crete, Vasilika Vouton, 71409 Heraklio, Crete, Greece

  • Juraj Majtán

    Principal investigator, Section of Molecular and Applied Zoology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dúbravská cesta 9, Bratislava 845 06, Bratislava, Slovakia

  • Kahoko Nishikawa

    Professor, Department of Traumatology and Critical Care Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan

  • Kesara Na-Bangchang

    Professor, Director of Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Khaled Khatab

    Assistant Professor, Occupational and social medicine department, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

  • Kordo Basim Aiob Saeed

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, UK

  • Leera Kittigul

    Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Ling Shi

    Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA

  • Madhav Bhatia

    Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, 8 Benjamin Mountfort Close, Middleton 8024, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

    Associated Professor, Cardiovascular Research Centre, Avicenna (Bu-Ali) Research Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Mashhad, Iran

  • Margaret IP

    Professor, Department of Microbiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

  • Mariana Ahamad

    Infectious Disease Research Centre (Acarology), Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Masaaki Inaba

    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan

  • Masanori Kameoka

    Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

  • Matteo Bassetti

    PhD, University of Genoa School Medicine, Infectious Diseases in Solid Organ Transplantation and Infectious Diseases, Genoa, Italy

  • Michael Obaro S.

    Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • M. Omar Gaci

    LITIS Laboratory, Assistant Professor, University of Le Havre, Le Havre, France

  • M. Tariq Javed

    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Professor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

  • Mohammed Rasheed Uddin

    Faculty of Medicine, Assistant Professor, Haramaya University, Harar, Ethiopia

  • Molebogeng Ruth Lekalakala

    Microbiological Pathology, National Health Laboratory Services, Tshwane-Academic-Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Mohammed Zuber

    School of Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Seri Ampagan, 14300, Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia

  • Mortada Hassan Fakhri El-Shabrawi

    Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

  • Nazni Bte Hj. Wasi Ahmad

    Past President of Malaysian, Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Norman C. Waters

    Department of Chemistry and Life Science, Bartlett Hall Room 400H, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996, New York, USA

  • Ronaldo Vagner Thomatieli dos Santos

    Departamento de Biociências, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  • Saied Mohammadreza Safavi

    Associate Professor of anesths, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center Esfahan, Isfahan, Iran

  • Sarath Chandra Janga

    Structural Studies Division, MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QH, Cambridge, UK

  • Tanya Louise Russell

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Public Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  • Tewin Tencomnao

    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Todd K. Rosengart

    Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, BCM390, Houston, TX 77030-3411, Houston, USA

  • Vanaja Kumar

    Bacteriology Department, Tuberculosis research Centre Chetput, Chennai-600031, Chennai, India

  • Vivienne Miller

    St Ives community in New South Wales, St Ives, Sydney, Australia

  • Wenbin Tuo

    Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, USA

  • Wong Sai Yin Samson

    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, LG-1, Block K, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China

  • Yien-Kyoung Choi

    Biomedical science Center, Division of Life/Health, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

  • Zeehaida Mohamed

    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Pulau Penang, Malaysia

  • Niroshan Sivathasan

    University of Leicester, Apt 221 St George's Mill, 9 Wimbledon Street, Leicester, LE1 1SZ, Leicester, UK

  • Brett Rocos

    National Patient Safety Agency, 4-8 Maple Street, London W1T 5HD, London, UK

Editorial members

  • Rishikesh Gupta

    Department of Pharmaceutics, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP) India-284128, Jhansi, India

  • Orwa Aboud

    Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, Little Rock, USA

  • Al-Karim F. Rehemtula

    special language board member, CEO Advancium Inc, Toronto, Ontario, L5W 1P2, Ontario, Canada

  • Khaled Nabih Zaki Rashed

    National Research Centre, Pharmacognosy Department, Giza, Egypt

  • Abdul Viqar Khan

    Department of Botany, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, Aligarh, India

  • Saurabh Shrivastava

    Assistant Professor, MD Community Medicine, PGDHHM, DHRM, FCS, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai, India

  • Sasidharan Sreenivasan

    Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM, Penang, Malaysia

  • Angkana Chaiprasert

    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Dong Zhou

    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA

  • Hongliang Yang

    1682 Campus Delivery, Dept of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, Fort Collins, USA

  • Jitendra Kumar Saxena

    Secretary of Indian Society for Parasitology, Division of Parasitology, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow 226001, Lucknow, India

  • Herbert Auer

    Vice-President of the Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Department of Medical Parasitology, Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1095, Vienna, Austria

  • Koosha Paydary

    Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS (IRCHA), Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran, Iran

  • Lim Boon Huat

    Biomedicine Programme, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Pulau Pinang, Mayaysia, Jalan Pahang, 50588, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Noureddine Djebli

    Faculty of SNV, Department of Biology, Abdelhamid Ibn badis University of Mostaganem, Mostaganem, Algeria

  • Sarath Chandra

    Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, MC-195 Urbana, IL, 61801, Urbana, USA

  • Harunor Rashid

    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, the Children's Hospital at Westmead and The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

  • Barbara R Conway

    Professor of Pharmaceutics, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

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