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Editorial Board

Didem Sanver, PhD, Associate Editor, Springer Nature, UK

Didem Sanver pictureDidem joined the BMC series in August 2022. She holds an MSc in Bionanotechnology from the University of Sheffield and completed her PhD with an award of Research Excellence in a joint project between Food Science, Nutrition and Chemistry departments from the University of Leeds. Coming from a multidisciplinary research background in life sciences, she also worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Clinical Allergy and Immunology department at Imperial College London. She is passionate about serving the scientific community as an editor and supports openness and transparency in research publishing. Didem is based at the London office.

Senior Editorial Board Members

Prof Srikanth Bellary, Aston University, UK

New Content ItemDr Bellary is a Reader in Metabolic Medicine at the Aston University and an Honorary Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK. He graduated from Osmania University, India and subsequently completed higher  specialist training in Diabetes Endocrinology in the United Kingdom. He was awarded the MD Degree in Medicine by the University of Birmingham, UK for his research in type 2 diabetes in south Asians. His clinical interests include obesity and  diabetic kidney disease and has been instrumental in developing new care models for  diabetes. His research interests include epidemiology of  type 2 diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, new therapies for diabetes and metabolic ageing. He was one of the lead investigators of the UK Asian Diabetes Study. He is the Chief Investigator for Type 2 diabetes in Youth (T2DMY) Study and UK Chief Investigator for the Semaglutide and Renal Outcomes (FLOW) study besides being a Principal Investigator for several type 2 diabetes studies. He has published over a hundred papers in several reputed journals. Dr Bellary is a senior editor for BMC Endocrine Disorders and an Associate Editor for Therapeutic advances in Diabetes and Endocrinology. He is also the chair of Pan Birmingham Diabetes Network and works closely with Diabetes UK. He was one of the  12 National Diabetes UK  clinical  champions in 2014. 

Dr Flávio Cadegiani, MD Corpometria Institute, Brazil

New Content ItemFlávio Cadegiani is a board certified endocrinologist with Ph.D. in Clinical Endocrinology. His areas of expertise include adrenal disorders, obesity, endocrinology of physical activity and fatigue-related conditions. He focused his studies on fatigue-related conditions, in particular a systematic review in which he debunked the existence of a pseudo-disease termed as 'adrenal fatigue', and conducted one of the largest studies on Sports Endocrinology, named 'Endocrine and Metabolic Responses on Overtraining Syndrome (EROS) Study'. His book: 'Overtraining Syndrome in Athletes - A Comprehensive Review and New Perspectives') was recently published by Springer Nature. Currently, he is CEO and Medical Director of Corpometria Institute (Brasilia, Brazil), that together with Applied Biology Inc (Irvine, CA, USA) has lead the research on the roles of androgens and anti-androgen agents on COVID-19. He is also a regular visiting professor in FAESF (Floriano, Brazil).

Prof Nadia Sawicka-Gutaj, Poznan University, Poland

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I am the Associate Professor in the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Internal Medicine at the Poznan Univeristy of Medical Sciences in Poland. I graduated cum laude from Medical Faculty in Poznan University of Medical Sciences in 2010. I am an internal medicine specialist and endocrinologist. I am also the Associate Dean for Clinical Courses of Medicine Program and Coordinator of Internal Medicine Course and Endocrinology Course for English-speaking students. I am a co-author of app. 65 articles and app. 40 conference abstracts.  My H-index is 10  and IF app. 150. In 2016-2021 I was a member of Executive Committee of Polish Society of Endocrinology and a chair of Young Polish Endocrinologists. My main scientific interests are related to thyroid dysfunction, thyroid cancers, pituitary disorders, Graves’ orbitopathy, hypogonadism,  health-related quality of life.              


Associate Editor
Didem Sanver, PhD, Springer Nature, UK

Assistant Editors
Charisma Kevaley, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Omkar Shirke, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Joshua Barzilay, MD, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, USA
Srikhant Bellary, MD, FRCP, Aston University, UK
Flavio Cadegiani, PhD, Federal University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Nadia Sawicka-Gutaj, Medical University of Poznan, Poland

Editorial Board Members
Faria Afsana, MBBS,DEM,MD, Bangladesh institute of research and rehabilitition in diabetes endocrine and metabolic disorder(BIRDEM), Bangladesh
Muhammad Sajid Hamid Akash, PhD, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
Halis Akturk, University of Colorado, USA
Nayyereh Aminisani, PhD, Neyshabur University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Amutha Anandakumar, PhD, Dr. phil., Madras Diabetic Research Foundation, India
Neftali Eduardo Antonio Villa, MD, PhD, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Aleksandra Araszkiewicz, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Georgia Argyrakopoulou, Athens Medical Center, Greece
Dimiter Avtanski, PhD, Northwell Health, USA
Zahra Bahadoran, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Iran
Muthuswamy Balasubramanyam, PhD, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), India
Mohammed Bashir, MD, Hamad Medical Corporation , Qatar
Omar Yaxmehen Bello-Chavolla, Instituto Nacional de Geriatría, Mexico
Dwaipayan Bharadwaj, Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology, CSIR, India
Gourav Bhardwaj, PhD, University of Iowa, USA
Georgios Boutzios, National University of Athens, Greece
Valeria Calcaterra, University of Pavia, Italy
Pietro Giorgio Caló, MD, University of Cagliari, Italy
Alejandro Campos, MD, Boston Medical Center, USA
Yuan-Jia Chen, MD, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China
Marcio Concepción-Zavaleta, Endocrinologist at Clínica Stella Maris, Peru
Baqiyyah Conway, University of Texas, US, USA
Luca D'Onofrio, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Adrian Daly, MD, PhD, University of Liege, Belgium
Rima Dhillon-Smith, University of Birmingham, UK
Antonino Di Pino, University of Catania, Italy
Panagiotis Drakopoulos, PhD, UZ Brussel, Belgium
Kristy Fakes, PhD, University of Newcastle, UK
Malindu Fernando, PhD, MBBS, BHSc hons, James Cook University, Australia
Sandra Mara Ferreira, PhD, University State of Campinas, Brazil
Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo, PhD, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
Asghar Ghasemi, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Iran
Kakali Ghoshal, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Deepali Gupta, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Roger Gutiérrez-Juárez, MD, PhD, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Birgit Harbeck, Priv. Doz, Dr. med., University of Hamburg/Amedes experts Hamburg, Germany
Rowan Hardy, University of Birmingham, UK
Jieyu He, MD, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, China
Yoichiro Hirakawa, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
Violeta Iotova, PhD, Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria
Silvia Ippolito, ASST PAPA GIOVANNI XXIII, Italy
Milan Jovanovic, Clinical Center of Serbia, Serbia
Sadishkumar Kamalanathan, Dr. med., Jawaharlal Institute of Postgrad Med Education & Research, India
Hiraku Kameda, MD, PhD, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan
A.B.M. Kamrul Hasan, MD, Mymensingh Medical College, Bangladesh
Zuleyha Karaca, Erciyes University Medical School, Turkey
Muhammed Kizilgul, UHS Diskapi Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Aleksandra Klisic, MD PhD, University of Montenegro-Faculty of Medicine, Podgorica, Montenegro
Alexander Kokkinos, Athens University Medical School, Greece
Maria Koltowska-Haggstrom, Uppsala University, Sweden
Digsu Koye, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
Maniselvan Kuppusamy, PhD, University of Virginia, USA
Giulia Lanzolla, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Daniela Laudisio, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Minh Tam Le, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam
Ping Yein Lee, MMed, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Tian Li, MD, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Ming Li, MD, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), China
Da Li, PhD, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, China
Ruifang Li-Gao, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Yingli Lu, PhD, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Fei Luo, MD, the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, China
Kabirullah Lutfy, Western University, USA
Ernesto Maddaloni, MD, University Campus Bio-Medico, Italy
Swayamsidha Mangaraj, MD, Siksha O Anusandhan University, India
Yuanjie Mao, MD, PhD, Ohio University, USA
Daniela Melis, University of Salerno, Italy
Deng Mingqun, Beijing Hospital, China
Nimesh Mody, PhD, University of Aberdeen, UK
Ramkumar Mohan, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Kabelo Mokgalaboni, Masters degree in Medical Sciences, University of South Africa, South Africa
Pasquale Mone, MD Ph.D., University of Molise, Italy
Shankar Munusamy, Drake University, USA
Giovanna Muscogiuri, University Federico II Naples, Italy
So Nagai, Hokkaido University, Japan
Akinobu Nakamura, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Annarita Nappi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Mohd Imtiaz Nawaz, PhD, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Giribabu Nelli, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Hiroshi Nomoto, MD, PhD, Hokkaido University, Japan
Geoffrey Omuse, Dr. med., Aga Khan University Hospital, Kenya
Fernanda Ortis, PhD, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Francesco Panzuto, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Maria Papaleontiou, MD, University of Michigan, USA
Nikoloas Papanas, PhD, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Rosa Maria Paragliola, Unicamillus - Saint Camillus University of Health Sciences, Italy
Nikolaos Perakakis, Dr. med., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
Sofia Perez-Calahorra, MSc, Zaragoza University, Spain
Andra Piciu, Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Somasundram Pillay, Senior PhD, PhD, FCP(SA), MMed,MBChB (UZKN), University of KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa
Ramesh Pothuraju, PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Sjaak Pouwels, MD, PhD, Haaglanden Medical Center, The Netherlands
Gabriella Pugliese, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Dyah Purnamasari, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Devarajan Rathish, MBBS, SCHP, DFM, MPH, MPhil, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Elham Razmpoosh, PhD, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Jordi Reverter, Germans Trias I Pujol University Hospital, Spain
Banshi Saboo, Diacare-Diabetes Care and Hormone Clinic, India
Rakesh Kumar Sahay, MBBS, MD, DM, Osmania Medical College, India
Yoshifumi Saisho, MD, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Shabana Saleem, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Gaetano Santulli, MD, PhD, FAHA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Debmalya Sanyal, MBBS, DTMH, MD, Wbhus And School of Medicine and Public Health University Of Newcastle, Australia.
Osei Sarfo-Kantaka, Dr. med., Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana
Teresa Maria Seccia, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Kripa Shankar, PhD, UTSouthwestern Medical Center, USA
Xingming Shi, PhD, Augusta University, USA
Magdalena Szopa, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Ehsaneh Taheri, PhD, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Iran
Maria Laura Tanda, University of Insubria, Italy
Petros Thomakos, PhD, Diabetes Center and Clinic, Hygeia Hospital, Greece
Serap Turan, Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey
Alfredo Ulloa-Aguirre, M.D., D.Sc., National University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico
Aleksandra Uruska, PhD, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Ludovica Verde, Master degree, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Weihao Wang, MD, Beijing Hospital, China
Malgorzata Wasniewska, Dr. med., University of Messina, Italy
Ben Wheeler, MBCHB, DCH, CCE, University of Otago, New Zealand
Clare Wotton, MSc, University of Oxford, UK
Daisuke Yabe, M.D.., Ph.D., Kansai Electric Power Hospital, Japan
Zhiming Zhu, Daping Hospital, China
Ouliana Ziouzenkova, PhD, Ohio State University, USA
Yang Zou, Master, Jiangxi Provincial People's Hospital, China

Editorial Advisors 
Chao Chun Zou, Zhejiang University, China
Miguel Goncalves, UK Research & Innovation, UK

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.7 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.2 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.159 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.733 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    63 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    215 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
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