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Associate Editor
Tatum Cummins, PhD, MSc, BSc, BA, Springer Nature, UK 
New Content ItemTatum has a BSc in Biological Sciences from Birkbeck College, University of London, and an MSc in Neuroscience from King’s College London where she specialised in Psychiatric Genetics. She went on to complete a PhD in Neuroscience at King’s College London under the supervision of the late Sherrington Professor of Physiology at the Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Prof. Stephen B. McMahon. Tatum’s PhD was focussed on investigating pain mechanisms in humans using psychophysics to elucidate how pain perception may be modulated by internal and external factors in health and disease. During her PhD, Tatum developed and validated a conditioned pain modulation protocol to estimate individual capacity for endogenous analgesia. Prior to starting her MSc, Tatum worked as the Editorial Administrator for the British Journal of Cancer and now joins the BMC Series as Journal Editor. Tatum is passionate about research integrity and publication ethics. Tatum is based in the London office.

Editorial Quality Editors
Nyx Hills, BFA, Springer Nature, USA
Catherine Rice, PhD, BSc, Springer Nature, UK

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
Sylvia Fitting, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Mark Rasenick, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Michael Schäfer, Dr. rer. nat., University Medical Center Mainz, Germany
Xiaoxin Yan, PhD, Central South University Xiangya, China

Editorial Board Members
Parvez Alam, Ph.D., National Institute of Health, USA
Philipp Albrecht, Dr. med., Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Daniel Alonso-Alconada, PhD, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Ian Andolina, Institute of Neuroscience Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Alessandro Angrilli, University of Padova, Italy
Tarique Bagalkot, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Mainak Bardhan, MD, Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, USA
Corina O. Bondi, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Stephanie A. Booth, National Microbiology Laboratory, Canada
David Brea Lopez, Santiago Clinic Hospital, Spain
Andrew Bubak, Ph.D., University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
Josh Burk, PhD, College of William & Mary, USA
Danilo Bzdok, RWTH University, Germany
Sandra Carvalho, PhD, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Ruben Cauchi, PhD, University of Malta, Malta
Fabien Chauveau, PhD, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France
Jiu Chen, Nanjing Medical University, China
Zhiyi Chen, PhD, Southwest University, China
Christos Frantzidis, University of Lincoln, UK
Bruce Citron, PhD, VA New Jersey Health Care System, USA
Jianxia Cui, UCSD, USA
Anita D'Anselmo, PhD, University "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Xin Di, PhD, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Giulia Donzuso, PhD, University of Catania, Italy
Jeff Edwards, PhD, Brigham Young University, USA
Jürgen Engele, PhD, Dr. rer. biol. hum., University of Leipzig, Germany
Eric Engleman, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Raphaël Fargier, University of Oslo, Norway
Merari Ferrari, PhD, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Emanuela Formaggio, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Jamie Foster, PhD, University of North Dakota, USA
Maxim Freydin, PhD, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Queen Mary University of London, UK
Yu Fu, Ph.D., Agency for Science Technology and Research, Singapore
Juan-Antonio Garcia-Carmona, MD, BPharm, PhD, Santa Lucia University Hospital, Spain
Majid Ghareghani, PhD, Laval University, Canada
Seifollah Gholampour, PhD, The University of Chicago, USA
Carlos Gómez, University of Valladolid, Spain
Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Cota Navin Gupta, PhD, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Jinming Han, MD, PhD, Capital Medical University, China
Junhai Han, PhD, Southeast University, China
Brian Hansen, PhD, DMSc, Aarhus University, Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Denmark
Wei He, MD, PhD, Macquarie University, Australia
Fei He, PhD, Coventry University, UK
Alessandro Ieraci, PhD, University of Milan, Italy
Vishal Jain, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Nathaniel Jeske, PhD, UT Health San Antonio, USA
Mithilesh Jha, PhD, John Hopkins University, USA
Bin Jing, Ph.D, Capital Medical University, China
Piniel Kambey, PhD, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Theodosis Kalamatianos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Seyed Asaad Karimi, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada and Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Senthilkumar Karuppagounder, Duke University, USA
Mushfiquddin Khan, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Gokul Krishna, PhD, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, USA
Ashutosh Kumar, PhD, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India
Lubica Lacinova, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovakia
Naima Lajud-Avila, Dr. Sci. (Biomed), Laboratorio de Neurobiología del Desarrollo, Mexico
Ricardo Leao, PhD, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jorge Leite, Portucalense University, Portugal
Julia Lemes, PhD, University of California San Diego, USA
Tian Li, MD, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Wei Li, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Sheng Li, Peking University, USA
Yao Li, PhD, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Donato Liloia, PhD, University of Turin, Italy
Jasmine Loveland, PhD, University of Vienna, Austria
Xiao-Hong Lu, Louisiana State University Health, USA
Haidong D Lu, PhD, Beijing Normal University, China
Ning Ma, South China Normal University, China
Marco Mainardi, PhD, University of Padua, Italy
Birendra Mallick, PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Andrea Masotti, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Italy
Jogender Mehla, Washington University at St Louis, USA
Byoung-Kyong Min, PhD, Korea University, South Korea
Ribhav Mishra, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Ines Moreno-Gonzalez, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
Thiago Moulin, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Uppsala University, Sweden
Laura Musazzi, PhD, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Alberto Musto, Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
Ruiqing Ni, PhD, ETH Zurich & University of Zurich, Switzerland
Salvatore Nigro, University of Bari "Aldo Moro" - A.O. Pia Fond. "Card. G. Panico", Italy
Abhijit Nirwane, PhD, M. Pharm., University of Gerogia, USA
Damien O'Halloran, PhD, George Washington University, USA
Yafeng Pan, PhD, Zhejiang University, China
Francesco Panico, PhD, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Chirag Patel, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Lorenzo Pini, Dr. phil., University of Padova, Italy
Michael Piper, PhD, The University of Queensland, Australia
Enrique Portillo-Salido, PhD, Dr. phil., Welab Barcelona, Spain
Stephen Rayport, Columbia University, USA
Muhammad Raza, PhD, Hamdard University, Pakistan
Horacio Rotstein, New Jersey Institute of Technology / Rutgers University, USA
Maria Rubega, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Rafal Rygula, Dr. rer. nat., Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Muthuraju Sangu, University of Houston, USA
Hossein Sanjari Moghaddam, MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Vrutangkumar Shah, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Anwen Shao, PhD, Zhejiang University, China
Howard Sirotkin, PhD, Stony Brook University, USA
David Slattery, PhD, University of Regensburg, Germany
Adam S. Smith, University of Kansas, USA
Salvador Soriano, PhD, Loma Linda University, USA
Francesca Starita, PhD, University of Bologna, Italy
Aditi Subramaniam, PhD, Neuroscience Education Institute, USA
Rachael Sumner, PhD, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Yasir Ahmed Syed, PhD, Cardiff University, UK
FengRu Tang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Feng Tao, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University, USA
Stephen Tillery, Arizona State University, USA
Virendra Tiwari, PhD, Satydeo College of Pharmacy, India
Merab Tsagareli, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Beritashvili Center for Experimental Biomedicine, Georgia
Kai-Hei Tse, PhD, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Arun Upadhyay, PhD, Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai, India
Nazan Uysal, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Zaijie Wang, University of Illinois, USA
Frederic von Wegner, MD, University of New South Wales, Australia
Lei Xue, PhD, Fudan University, China
Ali Yadollahpour, PhD, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Luodan Yang, PhD, South China Normal University, China
Tino Zaehle, PhD, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Jiaxiang Zhang, PhD, Swansea University, UK
Juan Zhang, PhD, University of Macau, China
Ru-Yuan Zhang, PhD, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Yong Zhang, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Jing-Wei Zhao, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Weidong Zhao, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), China Medical university, China
Chunlong Zhong, MD, PhD, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University, China
Yuan Zhou, PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Editorial Advisors
Robert Gerlai, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada
Tianzi Jiang, Institute of Automation, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Maurizio Popoli, University of Milano, Italy
Vijiyalaxmi Ravindranath, Centre for Brain Research, Indian Institute of Science, India

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