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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.

Alison Banham, PhD

Prof Alison Banham is currently the Professor of Haemato-oncology and Head of the Nuffield Division of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, within the Radcliffe Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford.
Her academic qualifications include BA, MA and D.Phil. (PhD) degrees from the University of Oxford and Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists. Professor Banham is a member of the British Lymphoma Pathology Study Group and a founder member of the European Network of Monoclonal Antibody Producing Laboratories.
Having originally studied Botany and then Biochemistry she was introduced to monoclonal antibody technology in 1990, through making antibodies for the detection of food spoilage fungi. Since 1995 her main research focus has been within the field of cancer, particularly lymphoma, focussing initially on the identification and characterisation of novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and more recently, since 2009, expanding into novel antibody therapeutics. She has extensive experience of peer review having reviewed manuscripts for 39 scientific journals and is a member of the Editorial Board for two of these journals.

Supplement Guest Editors & Editorial Board Members

Supplement guest editors are responsible for the editorial content of published supplements, and as editorial board members are a source of peer reviewers and may occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  Further information on the editorial board is available here, and information on the roles of guest editors in supplements is available here.  

Stem Cell Biology:

David Brafman, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.

Stuart Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Albert Q. Lam, MD
Associate Physician, Division of Renal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Jean J. Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

Mehdi Nikkhah, PhD
Assistant Professor of biomedical engineering, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.

Sarah Stabenfeldt, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.

Tyrosine Kinases in Cancer:

Olga Blau, PhD
Research Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Cell Culturing, Clinic of Hematology, Oncology and Tumorimmunology, School of Medicine, Charité University, Berlin, Germany.

Boris Afanasyev, PhD
R.M. Gorbacheva Memorial Institute for Paediatric Oncology, Haematology and Transplantation, First Pavlov State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Igor Wolfgang Blau, PhD
Bone Marrow Transplantation Department, Clinic of Haematology, Oncology and Tumorimmunology, School of Medicine, Charité University, Berlin, Germany.

Editorial Board

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Jeffrey L Anderson, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine; Associate Chief of Cardiology, Director of Cardiovascular Research, Intermountain Medical Center; Salt Lake City and Murray, Utah, USA

Carsten Bergmann, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics, Board-certified Medical Geneticist, Director Center for Human Genetics Bioscientia, Ingelheim, Germany

Jennifer Byrne, PhD
Associate Professor, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia; Head, Children’s Cancer Research Unit, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia

Lawrence J Cheskin, PhD, FACP
Director, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Centre, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

David Chia, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

William C S Cho, PhD
Scientific Officer (Oncology), Clinical Oncology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Gautam Damera, PhD
Scientist, Translational Medicine Medimmune LLC, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Keith M Giles, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Interdisciplinary Melanoma Program, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, USA

Urban A Kiernan, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, ThermoFisher Scientific, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Stephen F Kingsmore, MB ChB BAO DSc FRCPath
Executive Director, Medical Panomics, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA. Founding Editor in Chief, Biomarker Insights

Virginia Byers Kraus, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Paul Lampe, PhD
Full Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

Bashir A. Lwaleed PhD, FRCPath, CBiol FSB, FIBMS
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England

Kun Ping Lu, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Center for Life Science, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massechusetts, USA

Elizabeth J. Murphy, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism San Francisco General Hospital, San Fransisco, California, USA

Steven Myers, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Dhavalkumar D Patel, MD, PhD
Head, Research Europe, Global Head, Autoimmunity, Transplantation and Inflammation, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

Wael El-Rifai, MD, PhD
Professor, Surgery, Medicine & Cancer. Biology Director, Surgical Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

O John Semmes, PhD
Director, Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center, Anthem Professor for Cancer Research; Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Dennis Sgroi, MD
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Molecular Pathology Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA

David W. Speicher, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for Systems and Computational Biology; Director, Proteomics Laboratory, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Pei Tang, PhD
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, & Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Visith Thongboonkerd, PhD, FRCPT
Medical Proteomics Unit, Office for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Giorgio Treglia, PhD
Nuclear Medicine Physician and Research Scientist, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Scott Turner, PhD
Executive Vice President Research and Development, KineMed Inc., Emeryville, California, USA

Lorraine B Ware, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Alisa G. Woods, Ph.D, MS

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Biochemistry and Proteomics Group, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York

Richard C Zangar, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA

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