Vacancy: Respiratory Research Editors-in-Chief
Respiratory Research is recruiting two new Editors-in-Chief.
Aims and scope
Respiratory Research publishes high-quality clinical and basic research, review and commentary articles on all aspects of respiratory medicine and related diseases.
As the leading fully open access journal in the field, Respiratory Research provides an essential resource for pulmonologists, allergists, immunologists and other physicians, researchers, healthcare workers and medical students with worldwide dissemination of articles resulting in high visibility and generating international discussion.
Alaina Ammit, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Robert Bals, Saarland University, Germany
Francesco Blasi, University of Milan, Italy
Arnaud Bourdin, University of Montpellier, France
Mario Cazzola, Antonio Cardarelli Hospital, Italy
Bruno Crestani, Bichat Hospital, France
Jeanine D'Armiento, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Massimo Di Maio, University of Turin, Italy
Louise Donnelly, Imperial College London, UK
Hiromasa Inoue, Kagoshima University, Japan
Victor Kim, Temple University School of Medicine, USA
Victor Laubach, University of Virginia, USA
Stylianos Orfanos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Stephen Peters, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, USA
YS Prakash, Mayo Clinic, USA
Sundeep Salvi, Chest Research Foundation, India
Dale D Tang, Albany Medical College, USA
Johan Verbraecken, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
Featured blog post: Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking
With the increasing popularity of "vaping" across the world, a new study from Respiratory Research shows that regardless of flavor, vaping does less damage to the lungs than conventional smoking.
Featured review: The roles and regulation of the actin cytoskeleton, intermediate filaments and microtubules in smooth muscle cell migration
The dynamic actin cytoskeleton spatially and temporally regulates protrusion, adhesions, contraction, and retraction from the cell front to the rear. Recent studies suggest that intermediate filaments undergo reorganization during migration, which coordinates focal adhesion dynamics, cell contraction, and nucleus rigidity. This review recapitulates our current knowledge how the three cytoskeletal systems spatially and temporally modulate the migratory properties of cells.
Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine, and Chairman of the Krefting Research Centre at the University of Gothenburg.
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