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SpringerProtocols Executive Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

John M. Walker, University of Hertfordshire

Professor Emeritus

School of Life Sciences

University of Hertfordshire

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK

Cancer Research

Mukesh Verma, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Chief, Methods and Technologies Branch

Program Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Cell Biology
Kursad Turksen, Ottawa Health Research Institute

Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Ontario, Canada

Mike Starkey, Animal Health Trust

Head Molecular Oncology

Animal Health Trust

Newmarket, UK


Stephen H. Gillespie, University of St. Andrews

Sir James Black Professor of Medicine and Director of Research

Medical School

University of St Andrews 

North Haugh, Scotland

Wolfgang Walz, University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Canada


Dr. Walz with Pacer, who was adopted from a local animal shelter on August 4, 2012
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Y. James Kang, University of Louisville School of Medicine

Director, Regenerative Medicine Research Center

Sichuan University West China Hospital

Sichuan, China

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY