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Global Drugs and Therapeutics (GDT)

Online ISSN: 2399-9098

Yukio Yoneda, Professor Emeritus (Editor-in-Chief)

Kanazawa University


Global Drugs and Therapeutics (GDT) is a bimonthly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on latest developments in drug discovery and therapy

GDT is a novel journal that will include: Pharmaceutical Research & Development, Translational Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Enabling Technologies, Structural Biology, Drug Delivery & Targeting, Antiinfectives, Biologics, CNS Drug Discovery & Therapy, Diabetes and Obesity Drug Discovery & Therapy, Women's Health Drug Discovery & Therapy, Drug Discovery in Preclinical Research, Cardiovascular Drug Discovery & Therapy, Oncology, Process Chemistry and Drug Manufacturing, Pulmonary Drug Discovery & Therapy, Recent Advances in Patient Treatment and Care, Inflammation and Immunology, Innovative Drug Discovery and Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Pharmacogenomics, Protein and Peptide Sciences, Drug Metabolism, Hot Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, Medical Imaging, Hot Topics in HIV Research, In-silico Drug Design and in-silico screening, Combinatorial Chemistry, High-throughput Screening & Laboratory automation, Hot Topics in Drug Targets, Hot Topics in Natural Products, Stereoselective Synthesis of Bioactive Compounds, Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, Academic CRO/Industrial collaborations in drug discovery.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

GDT welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.gdt@oatext.com

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Yukio Yoneda


I am now a Professor Emeritus in Kanazawa University, where I used to work as a Chairman Professor of Pharmacology for 16 years since 1999. I have been a Chairman of the Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology at the Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology from 1999 to 2015, and the Head of the Division of Life Sciences in the Graduate School for 4 consecutive years from 2004 to 2008.

I graduated from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Osaka University in 1972 and from the Postgraduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Osaka University in 1975. I was appointed as a Research Associate in Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in 1975 and as an Assistant Professor in 1981. I obtained my Doctorate in Kyoto Prefectural Medicine in 1979. In 1984, I moved to the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Setsunan University as an Associate Professor of Pharmacology. I was then appointed as a Professor of Pharmacology in 1997. I then moved to Kanazawa University Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences as a Chairman Professor of Pharmacology in 1999. 

I have been serving as an Associate Editor in Neurochemistry International, Neurochemical Research and Journal of Neuroscience Research, in addition to the Editorial Board in several international scientific journals. These include Life Sciences, Current Neurovascular Research, Histology and Histopathology, Current Topics in Pharmacology etc. I also served as an Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Pharmacological Sciences for 4 years from 2008 to 2012.

My research interests have been lying on pharmacological profiling of amino acid signaling in neuronal and non-neuronal cells using molecular biological techniques. I have been trying to bring my research goals to a unique hybridization between cell features in the brain and bone architectures. I have been continuing to explore a pioneering novel research field on the similarity and homology of signal communication mechanisms in brain and bone cells. As a return of laboratory experimental results obtained during 40 years of research on amino acid signaling to the community, I am nowadays attempting to develop several dietary supplements and nutraceuticals beneficial for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of different diseases, besides the ongoing bench work, with colleagues from the industrial community.

I have conferred 55 postgraduate students a Ph.D. as the Chairman of the Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology at Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology since 1999. Twenty eight out of 55 former PhD students are now working as Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in different universities in Japan since then. As of September 29, 2016, my publications include 324 original research papers, 76 review articles and 35 book chapters so far.

I was honored with The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists in 1993, The Science Award, Miyata Senji Foundation for Promotion of Sciences in 1999, The Science Award, Japan Society for Neuropsychopharmacology in 2000, and The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award in 2014. I have been on the Board of Trustees in several domestic and international scientific societies, such as Japanese Society for Pharmacology, Japan Society for Neuropsychopharmacology and Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, in addition to Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry. I served as Secretary General in the APSN from 2010 to 2014.

Associate Editor

Takayuki Manabe PhD

Professor
Laboratory for Neuroanatomy and Neuropharmacology
Faculty of Nursing
Chukyogakuin University
Japan

Noritaka Nakamichi

Associate Professor
Institute of Medical
Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences
Kanazawa University
Japan

Masanori Yoneyama

Associate professor
Laboratory of Pharmacology
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Setsunan University
Japan


Peter T.-H. Wong

Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Nobuyuki Kuramoto

Associate Professor Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Setsunan University
Japan

Loredana Salerno

Associated Professor
Department of Drug Sciences
University of Catania
Italy


Piyarat Govitrapong

Research Professor
Mahidol University
Thailand

Yasu-Taka Azuma

Associate Professor
Principal Investigator at Laboratory on Veterinary Pharmacology
Osaka Prefecture University
Japan

Hyoung-Chun Kim, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Neuropsychopharmacology and Toxicology Program
College of Pharmacy
Kangwon National University
Korea


Elena Rosini

The Protein Factory - Politecnico di Milano
University of Insubria
Milano
Italy

Chi-Hin CHO

Research & Emeritus Professor in Pharmacology
School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

Salvatore Magazu

Associate Editor
Messina University
Italy


Advisory Board

Tomoya Kitayama, Ph.D.

Department of Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy and pharmaceutical Science
Mukogawa Women’s University
Japan

Takao Hirai

Associate Professor
Laboratory of Medicinal Resources
School of Pharmacy, Aichi-Gakuin University
Japan

Katsura Takano

Associate Professor
Division of Veterinary Science
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Osaka Prefecture University
Japan


Serena MASSARI

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Perugia
Italy

Jee Hyun Kim

Head of Developmental Psychobiology Laboratory
Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
University of Melbourne
Australia

Hirotaka Oikawa

Assistant professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Suzuka University of Medical Science
Japan


Jutamaad Satayavivad

Vice Rector
Chulabhorn Research Institute
Thailand

Mariapia Viola Magni

President of European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association
University of Perugia
Italy

Dr. Salvatore Parisi, Ph.D., FSPCA PCQI

Industrial Consultant
Palermo, Italy

Editorial Board

Yuki Kambe

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Kagoshima University
Japan

Kyosuke Uno

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Therapy & Neuropharmacology
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Toyama
Japan

Yukari Kyumoto-Nakamura

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Oral Anatomy
Kyushu University
Japan


Costas Demetzos Ph.D

Professor in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
Director of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece

Violet Kasabri Ph.D

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy and biomedical sciences
University of Jordan
Jordan

Natassa Pippa Ph.D

Researcher
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Giuseppe De Rosa

Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Naples Federico II
Italy

Kexin Liu

Professor
Department of Pharmaceutics
Dalian Medical University, Dalian,
China

Yukio Yoneda, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Kanazawa University
Section of Prophylactic Pharmacology
Venture Business Laboratory 402
Kakuma-machi
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan


Pierre Guertin, Ph.D

Senior Chief Executive
Professor
Psychiatry & Neurosciences
Laval University
Québec City
Canada

Purnendu Kumar Sharma

Research Assistant, 104 Faser Hall
Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery School of Pharmacy
University of Mississippi~ Olemiss
Oxford-University
USA

Sinerik Ayrapetyan

Head Research Council
UNESCO Chair-Life Sciences International Postgraduate Educational Center
Yerevan
Armenia


Pedro M. Castro

Researcher
CBQF - Center for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry
Rua Arquiteto Lobão Vital
Portuguese Catholic University
Porto
Portugal

Flávia Cristina Moreira de Sousa

Researcher
Department of Fonseca Pharmacy
University of Porto
Portugal

Dejan Radovanovic, MD

Department of Health Sciences
School of Respiratory Diseases
University of Milan
Milan, Italy


Hazem Mohammed Ebraheem Shaheen

Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Damanhour University
Egypt

Gian Maria Pacifici

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Pisa
Pisa, Italy

Simona Collina

Associate professor
Head of Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory
Department of Drug Sciences
University of Pavia
Italy


Simona Daniele

Senior researcher
Department of Pharmacy
University of Pisa
Italy

Francesco Marampon

Professor
Department of Applied Clinical Sciences and Biotechnology
University of L’Aquila
Italy

Gianluca Manni

Professor
Department of Opthamology
University of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy


Antonio Siniscalchi

Neurologist
Department of Neurology
Annunziata Hopsital
Cosenza
Italy

Valeria Pittalà

Assistant Professor
Department of Drug Science
Section of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Catania
Italy

Gianfranco Balboni

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Cagliari
Italy


Raffaele Pilla

Researcher
Department of Medicine and Surgery
University of Salerno
Italy

Loutfy Hamid Madkour

Professor
Department of Physical Chemistry and Electro Analytical Chemistry
Al Baha University
Saudi Arabia

Pedro Ricardo Martins Lopes da Fonte

Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Porto
Portugal


Carla Carnovale

Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacology
University of Milan
Italy

Fabio Del Bello

Researcher
Department of medicinal chemistry
University of Camerino
Italy

Salvatore Giunta

Professor
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences
Human Anatomy and Histology Section
School of Medicine, University of Catania
Italy


Antonio Simone Laganà M.D.

Unit of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood “G. Barresi”
University of Messina
Italy

Mosab Arafat

Assistant Professor
Al Ain University of Science and Technology
New Zealand

Seyed Khosrow Tayebati

Associate professor
Department of Experimental Medicine and Public Health
School of Pharmacy
University of Camerino
Italy


Fabrizio Stocchi

Professor of Neurology
Director of the research centre for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders
Department of Neurology
IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana
Italy

Fedora Grande

Department of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor
Health and Nutritional Sciences
University of Calabria
Italy

Mahmoud Zaki El-Readi

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
College of medicine
Umm-Al-Qura University
Saudi Arabia


Andrea Ottonello

Adjunct Professor
Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Integrated Sciences
University of Genoa, Italy

Palanisamy sankar

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Veterinary College and Research Institute
India

Mostafa Nakach

Head of Pharmaceutical engineering
Pharmaceutical sciences operations
Sanofi Paris


Ryota Nakazato

Division of Molecular Cell Signaling Cancer Molecular Target Exploration
Cancer Research Institute of Kanazawa University
Japan

Riadh Ilahy

Researcher
National Agricultural Research Institute
Department of Horticulture
Tunisia

Javier Vioque

Professor
Department of Food Phytochemistry
Instituto de la Grasa Sevilla
Spain


Liam Chen

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
USA

Ines Barone

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences
University of Calabria
Italy

Giuseppe Pasqualetti

Clinical researcher
University of Pisa
Italy


Bin Gu

Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
USA

Giuseppe Lanza

Assistant Professor of Neurology
University in Enna
Italy

Diego Ettore Liberati

Research Director National Research Council of Italy
Italy


Ali Ghafarinazari

Researcher
University of Verona
Italy

Lagana Pasqualina

Adjunct Professor
Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging University of Messina
Italy

Ali Seyfoddin

Senior Lecturer
Department of Drug Delivery and Pharmacology
Auckland University of Technology
Newzeland


Refaat Khalifa

Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Medicine
Assiut University
Assiut Egypt

Ester Tellone

Researcher
Department of chemistry
University of Messina
Italy

Dalvir Gill

Professor
Department of Medicine
Ross University School of Medicine
USA


Ramnath Santosh Ramanathan

Research scientist / Clinical Neurologist
Akron Neurology inc
Akron Ohio
USA

Letteria Minutoli

Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Messina
Italy

Emanuele Amata

Researcher
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Catania
Italy


Francisco Torrens

Department of Physical Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry
University of Valencia
Spain

Vijay M. Khedkar

Researcher-Computational Medicinal Chemistry Unité de Virologie et Immunologie Moléculaires (VIM)
French National Institute for Agricultural Research
INRA, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas France

Antonio Vassallo

Department of Science
University of Basilicata
Italy


Naveen Rajkumar

Senior Scientist
Fluidigm Corporation
San Francisco
USA

Regional Editor-in-Chiefs


Shigenori Ito M.D. Ph.D, FJCC

Director of Medical fitness center
Division of Cardiology
Sankuro Hospital
Toyota Japan

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Takaki Ishikawa, M.D. Ph.D

Chief Professor
Department of Legal Medicine
Osaka City University Medical School
Asahi-machi, Abeno Osaka
Japan

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Abdelkarim Abousalham

Associate Professor
University Claude Bernard Lyon 1
France

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Shaker A. Mousa, PhD, MBA, FACC, FACB

Vice Provost for Research & Professor of Pharmacology Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Chairman & Executive Vice President
The Pharmaceutical Research Institute
One Discovery Drive
Rensselaer, New York USA

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