Journal of Cholesterol and Heart Disease

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Editors

Jian-Jun Li MD, PhD, FESC., Professor and Director at Center for Dyslipidemia and Cardiovascular Disease, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. He is Vice President of Chinese Molecular College of Cardiology. He is member of National Expert Committee on Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease and an expert Member of Chinese Doctor Union.
Dr. Shigenori Ito, Division of Cardiology, Sankuro Hospital, Toyota, Japan. He was a Research Scientist at the Washington (DC) Hospital Center (Interventional Cardiology) from 1996-1998. He worked at Nagoya City University as an instructor from 1998-2001. He was a director at Toyohashi Heart Center from 2001-2004, at Moriyama Municipal Hospital from 2004-2007, and at Nagoya City East Medical Center from 2007. He worked at the Junshukai Medical Foundation since June, 2015. He moved to Sankuro Hospital February, 2016. Since 2007 he also has worked as a director of Japan Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratory (Japan CICL).
Dr. Georges Nemer, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, American University of Beirut. Since 2011 he is Director of the Basic Science Research Faculty Affairs at the American University of Beirut, Co-Director of the Congenital Heart Disease Genetic Program since 2004 and since 2003 to present he is the director of the Molecular Core Facility at the American University of Beirut.
Dr. Burton M. Altura, Professor at Department of Medicine, Suny downstate medical center, USA. His overall interest is the role of magnesium, sphingolipids and lipid messengers in vascular biology and disease processes, such as stroke, diabetes mellitus and atherogenesis. An additional major interest is the role of alcohol and substances of abuse in stroke etiology.
Dr. Rabindra Nath Das, Professor and Chairman, Department of Statistics, The University of Burdwan,West Bengal, India. Convener, Bio-Chemistry Examination,The University of Burdwan,India. His research interests include Applied Statistics: Epidemiology on Thyroid disease, Liver disease, Diabetes,Carcinoma.
Dr. Xueting (Tina) Jin, Research Fellow at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland focusing on disorders of cholesterol metabolism. Dr. Jin is investigating previously unrecognized cholesterol microdomains that accumulate within the extracellular spaces of atherosclerotic plaques, and which cholesterol-enriched cells including macrophages deposit into the extracellular matrix.
Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Richard Kones, Medical Director, Cardiometabolic Research Institute, USA. His other affiliations include the Society for Critical Care Medicine, European Atherosclerosis Society, International Atherosclerosis Society, American Society for Hypertension, National Lipid Association, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American Society for Preventive Cardiology, Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention, International Society for Heart Research, Heart Failure Society of America, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society, American Thoracic Society, Inflammation Research Association, and the Metabolic Syndrome Institute. He has also been a long-standing active member of the French Society of Cardiology and other notable scientific organizations and working groups.