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NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS
including Psychoneuroimmunology, Neuro
psychopharmacology,
Chronobiology and Human Ethology ISSN 0172–780X

IMPRESSUM
- HONORARY EDITORS - ASSOCIATE EDITORS - BOARD OF EDITORS -

Updated: February 29, 2012


EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, M.D., Ph.D., Dr.h.c.mult.
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Psychiatry, Psychoneuroendocrinology
Founder & Editor-in-Chief: Int. J. of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology & Medicine
Co-Editor-in-Chief: Biogenic Amines.
Co-Editor-in-Chief: Activitas Nervosa Superior REDIVIVA

Deputy Chief Editors

Prof. George B. Stefano, Ph.D., Dr.h.c.
State University of New York/College at Old Westbury,
Old Westbury, New York 11568, USA.
Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences and Director,
Old Westbury Neuroscience Institute

S.H.Parvez, D.Sc.
Chief Editor: Biogenic Amines
Director: Neuroendocrine Unit, Institut Alfred Fessard of Neurosciences,
French National Research Center, CNRS, FRANCE


Honorary Editors

Prof. Dr. Med., Dr. h.c. Günter Dörner, Director emeritus,
Inst. of Experimental Endocrinology,
Humboldt University Medical School, Charité, Berlin, GERMANY.

Prof. František Faltus, M.D., DrSc.,
Department of Psychiatry,1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague,

CZECH REPUBLIC
.

Prof. Franz Halberg, M.D., Dr. h.c.
Director, Halberg Chronobiology Center, University of Minnesota, Mayo Hospital,
Dept of Laboratory Medicine, Minneapolis Campus, Minneapolis, USA.

Prof. Cyril Höschl, M.D., DrSc., FRCPsych,
Director, Prague Psychiatric Center, 3rd Faculty of Medicine,
Charles University, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Ludwig Janus, M.D.
Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, Heidelberg, GERMANY

Prof. Vladimir Kh. Khavinson, M.D.,Ph.D.
Vice-President, Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Director, Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology,
St.Petersburg, RUSSIA

Prof. Rudolf Klimek, M.D., DrSc., Dr.h.c., FRSM
Chair and Department of Endocrinology and Fertility, Medical College
Jagellonian University, Kraków, POLAND

Prof. Vladimir Krcmery, M.D., PhD., DrSc.,
FRSH (London), FRCP (Edinburgh), FACP (Philadelphia),
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology,
Professor and Dean, School of Public Health, University of Trnava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Dr. Andrzej Lewinski,
Department of Thyroidology Medical University of Lodz,
Lodz, POLAND.

Prof. Branislav Lichardus, M.D., PhD., DSc.,
Senior Researcher, Inst. of Experimental Endocrinology, Slovak Academy of Sciences and Rector, College of Management (City University Programs),
President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (1992-1996),
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Longin Marianowski, M.D., PhD.,
First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, POLAND

Prof. Marek Pawlikowski, M.D., Ph.D., Dr.h.c.mult.
Director, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, POLAND.

Prof. Richard Rokyta M.D, Ph.D., DrSc.,
Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine,
Dept. of Normal, Pathological and Clinical Physiology,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Jan Štencl, M.D., Ph.D.,
Rector, Slovak Medical University; Chairman, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Derer’s University Hospital, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Jaromír Švestka, M.D., Ph.D.,
Psychiatric Department, Faculty of Medicine,
Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. D.F. Swaab, M.D., Ph.D.,
Director, Netherlands Inst. For Brain Research,
Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

Prof. Michal Valent, M.D., DrSc.
Editor-in-Chief: Praktická Gynekologia, Slovak Republic

Prof. Oldrich Vinar, M.D, DrSc.
Department of Psychiatry,1st Medical School, Charles University, Prague,
CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Vladislav Zikmund, M.D, DrSc.,
Dept. of Brain Physiology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Tomas Zima, M.D, DSc.
Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine of the First Faculty of Medicine and General University Hospital Charles University, Prague, czech republic.

Prof. Petr Zvolsky, M.D., DrSc.
Department of Psychiatry,1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague,
CZECH REPUBLIC


Consulting Publisher

Kurt Mattes
Mattes Publications



Board of Associate Editors

Prof. Russel J. Reiter Ph.D.,
Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Pineal Research, Dept. of Neuroendocrinology,
Health Science Center, University of Texas, San Antonio TX, USA.

Prof. Malgorzata Karbownik-Lewinska, M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Oncological Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, POLAND

Eric Scott Sills, MD, FACOG, FACS
Member, New York State Board for Medicine, The Sims Institute/Sims International Fertility Centre, Rosemount Hall, Dundrum Road, Dundrum Dublin 14, IRELAND;
Editor-in-Chief: J Experim & Clin Assist Reprod
.

Prof. Daniel P. Cardinali, M.D., Ph.D., Dr.h.c.
Dept. of Physiology, Medical Faculty,
University of Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

Prof. Michel Salzet, Ph.D.,
Membre de l'Institut Universitaire de France
Dir. Lab. Neuroimmunologie des Annélides, UMR CNRS,
Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, FRANCE.

Torstein Lyberg, M.D., DDS, PhD.
Center for Clinical ResearchUllevaal University Hospital,
Oslo. NORWAY.

Prof. MUDr. Jirí Raboch, DrSc.
Director, Psychiatric Department
1st. Medical School, Charles University and General Faculty Hospital
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Mark R. Graczynski, M.D., Ph.D.,
Executive Publisher, Medical Science Monitor,
International Medical Journal for Experimental and Clinical Research, New York, USA

Prof. Vladimir N. Anisimov, MD, Ph.D., DSc.,
Editor-in-Chief of "Advances in Gerontology

Head, Department of Carcinogenesis and Oncogerontology;
N.N.Petrov Research Institute of Oncology,
St.Petersburg, RUSSIA.

Prof. Paul Pévet, M.D., Ph.D.,
Director of recherche CNRS
Laboratoire de Neurobiologie des Rythmes
CNRS- Université L. Pasteur
Strasbourg, FRANCE

Prof. Eva Ceskova, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Psychiatric Clinic, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University,
Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Khalid Matalka, Ph.D., SI(ASCP)
Professor of Immunology
Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Technology,
University of Petra, Amman, JORDAN

Prof. Yvan Touitou, Ph.D.,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine Pitié-Salpetrière,
Paris, FRANCE

Prof. Pavel Traubner, M.D, Ph.D,
Dept. of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Comenius University,
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Miloslav Kršiak, M.D., DSc.
Director, Institute of Pharmacology, 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Evzen Ruzicka, M.D., DrSc.
Head, Dept. of Neurology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Michael Maes, M.D., Ph.D.,
Dept. of Psychiatry,
University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS.

Prof. Igor M. Kvetnoy, M.D., Ph.D.,
Vice-Director, Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology,
St.Petersburg, RUSSIA.

Prof. MUDr. Ivana Drtílková, M.D., Ph.D.,
Head, Dept.of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
Psychiatric Clinic, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University,
Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. László Kovács, M.D, DSc.,
Department of Pediatrics, Comenius University Medical School,
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Vera Stejskal, Ph.D.,
Dept. of Clinical Chemistry, Danderyd Hospital and Karolinska Institute,
Stockholm, SWEDEN.

Prof. Michal Zeman, DrSc.,
Head, Dept. of Animal Physiology and Ethology, Faculty of Natural Sciences,
Comenius University, Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Nava Zisapel, Ph.D.,
Professor of Biochemistry, Dept. Neurobiochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences,
Head, The Adams Super-Center for Brain Studies, Tel Aviv University,
Tel Aviv, ISRAEL.

 
Board of Editors

Prof. Wadie T. Abed, B Sc(Pharm), Ph.D., Faculty of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences,
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, JORDAN

Elvidina Adamson-Macedo, PhD.,
Chartered Health Psychologist, AFBPsS University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UNITED KINGDOM

Prof. Ernest Adeghate MD, MFM, PhD
Department of Anatomy
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates UniversitY, Al Ain,
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dr. Geert Baggerman
Research Faculty, Laboratory for
Dev. Phys., Genom. and Proteom.
K.U.Leuven, BELGIUM

Prof. L. Munos Barragán, M.D.,
Dept. of Anatomy, Medical Faculty,
University of Salamanca, SPAIN

Dr. Carmen Barriga
Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Science, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, SPAIN

Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Bartsch,
Center for Research in Medical and Natural Sciences (MNF),
University of Tübingen, Tübingen, GERMANY.

Prof. István Berczi, DVM, Ph.D.,
Dept. of Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
The University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg. MB, CANADA.

Dr. Enrica Bianchi
Laboratorio di Farmacologia Molecolare
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze
Università di Siena, ITALY

Dr. Thomas V. Bilfinger
Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University Hospital at Stony Brook,
Stony Brook, NY, USA

Prof. J.E. Blalock, Ph.D.,
Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, Center for Neuroimmunology,
The University of Alabama at Birmingham,
AL, USA.

Prof. E. David Blask, M.D., Ph.D.,
Lab. of Exper. Neuroendocrinology,
The Mary Imogene Bassett Research Institute, Cooperstown, NY, USA.

Helga Blazy, Ph.D.,
Cologne, GERMANY.

Prof. Francesca Brambilla, M.D.,
Centro di Psiconeuroendocrinologia
Milano, ITALY.

Dr. Patrick Cadet
Neuroscience Research Institute
SUNY Old Westbury
Old Westbury, NY, USA

David Cibula, M.D., Ph.D.,
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Ario Conti, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor at the Universitŕ degli Studi dell’Insubria, Faculty of Medicine,
Laboratory of Pharmacology, Varese, ITALY.
Centre for Experimental Pathology, Instituto Cantonale di Patologia, Locarno;
Alpine Institute of Phytopharmacology and Environmental Sciences (AIPES), Olivone, SWITZERLAND.

Germaine Cornelissen, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Halberg Chronobiology Center,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Professor Pierre Corvol, M.D., Dr.h.c.
Professor of Experimental Medicine Collège de France, Paris, FRANCE

Prof. Marco Cosentino, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology Faculty of Medicine University of Insubria
Varese - ITALY.

Prof. Robert Dantzer, D.V.M., Dr.Sc.
Director of the Laboratory of Integrative Neurobiology, INRA and French National Institute for Health and Medical Research;
Editor-in-Chief: Psychoneuroendocrinology;
Bordeaux, FRANCE

Prof. Robert Day, PhD
Associate Professor Dept of Pharmacology,
Medical School
University of Sherbrooke Sherbrooke,
Québec, CANADA

Prof. Giuseppe Di Bella, M.D.
Fondazione Di Bella, Bologna, ITALY.

Prof. Svetozár Dluholucký, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Pediatric Clinic Slovak Medical University, Banska Bystrica,
SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Antonin Dolezal, M.D, Ph.D, DrSc.
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gyneacology,
Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Sergey A. Dzugan, M.D., Ph.D.
Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer: Dzugan Institute of Restorative Medicine, Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA.
Academician of the International Academy of Creative Endeavors, Moscow, RUSSIA

Prof. Dr. M. Ebadi
Dept. Pharmacology, Physiology & Therapeutics
University of North Dakota School of Medicine  and Health Sciences
Grand Forks, ND, USA

Prof.Dr.Dr.h.c. Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt
Head of the Film Archives for Human Ethology of the Max-Planck-Society in Andechs, GERMANY;
Scientific Director of the Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute
for Urban Ethology, Vienna, AUSTRIA;
One of the Founders and Past President of the International Society for Human Ethology

Prof. Fayig El-Migdadi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Medical Laboratory Sciences, School of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology,
Irbid, JORDAN.

Gamal H. A. El-Sokkary, Ph.D.
Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, EGYPT.

Prof. A. Thomas Endler, MD
Kaiserin Elisabeth Hospital of the City Vienna; Head, Medical Laboratory Dept.
Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Prof. Juri Engelbrecht, PhD, DSc, Dr.h.c.
President, Estonian Academy of Sciences;
Centre for Nonlinear Studies Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn, ESTONIA

Prof. Tobias Esch
Head, Division of Integrative Health Promotion, Coburg University of Applied Sciences, Coburg, GERMANY

Peter Evan, M.D.
Pricipal Radiologist, Kalafong Hospital
Senior Lecturer, University of Pretoria,
SOUTH AFRICA

Prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Flegr, Ph.D.,Dept. Philosophy and History of Natural Science, Faculty of Science,Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

Dr. Gregory Fricchione
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, USA

Alina Gajewska, Ph.D.
Neurohormone Laboratory,
Polish Academy of Sciences,
The Kielanowski Institute, Warsaw, POLAND

Prof. Štefan Galbavý, MD, DSc, PhD,
Vicepresident of University and Head of Institute, St. Elizabeth University of Health and Social Sciences; Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Karl Grammer, Dr., Dipl.Biol.
Director, Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for
Urban Ethology,
Senior Secretary of the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE),
Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Dr. Luciano Gualano
Laboratorio Privato di Fisiologia
“Prof. Luigi Di Bella”, Modena, ITALY.

Prof. Franco Guidozzi, M.D., F.R.C.O.G. (London) Academic Head,
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Johannesburg Hospital, Medical School,
Univ. of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,
SOUTH AFRICA

Prof. Marianne Hassler, Dr. rer.soc.,
Dept. of Clinical & Physiological Psychology,
University of Tübingen,
Tübingen, GERMANY.

Prof. Peter Hepper FBPsS, FRSA,
School of Psychology,
Queen's University of Belfast,
N. Ireland, UNITED KINGDOM.

Assoc. Prof. Jiri Horacek, M.D., Ph.D.,
Centre of Neuropsychiatric Studies,
Prague Psychiatric Centre, 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Prof. Sixtus Hynie, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Institute of Medical Biochemistry,
Laboratory of Neuropharmacology,
1st Medical Faculty, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Prof. RNDr. Helena Illnerová, DrSc.,
Institute of Physiology,
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Assoc.Prof. Karel Jelen, Ph.D.
Dept. of Anatomy and Biomechanics,
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague,
CZECH REPUBLIC.

Assoc. Prof. Daniela Ježová
Institute of Experimental Endocrinology,
Centre of Excellence EU
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Bratislava, SLOVAKIA

Prof. Cimen Karasu Ph.D.
Head, Cellular Stress & Signal Transduction Laboratory; Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University,
Ankara, TURKEY

Prof. Haluk Kelestimur, Ph.D.,
Department of Neuroendocrinology
The Institute of Health Science
Firat University, Elazig, TURKEY

Eva Kellerová, M.D., PhD., DSc.,
Senior Researcher, and former Director,
of the Inst. of Normal and Pathological Physiology,
Slovak Academy of Sciences,
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Vera Klenerova, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Institute of Medical Biochemistry,
Laboratory of Neuropharmacology,
1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Prof. Marek Klimek, M.D., Ph.D.,
Head, Department of Gynecology and Inferitlity, Jagiellonian University,
Krakow, POLAND

Prof. K. Kochman, M.D., Ph.D.,
Neurohormone Laboratory,
Polish Academy of Sciences
The Kielanowski Institute,
Warsaw, POLAND.

Prof. Ahmet Korkmaz, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Physiology,Gulhane Military Medical Academy,Ankara, TURKEY.

RNDr. Richard Kvetnanský, Ph.D, DrSc.,
Director, Institute of Experimental Endocrinology,
Centre of Excellence EU,
Slovak Academy of Sciences.,
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC.

Prof. Leo Leader, M.D.,
School of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Royal Hospital for Women,
Sydney, AUSTRALIA.

Dr. Paolo Lissoni
Divisione Radioterapia Oncologica
Ospedale S. Gerardo,
Monza, ITALY.

Dr. med. Ruediger Lorenz,
Pediatrician,
Bad Wildungen, GERMANY.

Professor Rafael Luboshitzky, M.D.,
Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center,
Afula, ISRAEL.

Prof. Stefan Lukacín, M.D., Ph.D.
Head of the First Gynecology Dept.
Faculty Hospital, Kosice,
SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Milan Macek Jr, M.D., DrSc.
Chairman, Institute of Biology and Medical Genetics, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Georges J.M. Maestroni, Ph.D.,
Centre for Experimental Pathology,
Instituto Cantonale di Patologia,
Locarno, SWITZERLAND.

Prof. Karel Marsal, M.D., Ph.D.,
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Lund,
Lund, SWEDEN.

Prof. Luciano Martini, M.D., Ph.D.,
Dir. Institute of Endocrinology,
University of Milan,
Milan, ITALY.

Prof. Samuel M. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.,
President of the International Society for Neuorimmunomodulation,
Editor: Neuorimmunomodulation
Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

Prof. Abdel-Raheim M.A.Meki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry
Biochemistry Department,
Faculty of Medicine
Assiut University, Assiut, EGYPT.

Prof. Gian Benedetto Melis, M.D.,
Chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics and
Gynecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction,
Medical School, University of Cagliari,
ITALY.

Prof Bela Mess, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sci.,
Department of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University of Pecs, HUNGARY.

Prof. Claus Muss, MD, DVM, Ph.D.
Nutritional & Preventive Medicine,
Danube University Krems, Austria;
Int. Group of Applied Preventive Medicine (IGAP), Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Prof. Hitoo Nakano, M.D., Ph.D.,
Professor and Chairman,
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka JAPAN.

Prof. Pierre J. Neveu M.D., Ph.D.
INSERM Researcher,
François Magendie Institute,
Bordeaux, FRANCE.

Prof. Jozef Novotny, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty of Health and Social Studies,
South Bohemian University, Ceske Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Kuniaki Otsuka, M.D., Ph.D.,
Director of Division of Neurocardiology and Chronoecology,
President of the Japanese Society for Chronobiology,
Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University,
Tokyo, JAPAN.

Assoc. Prof. Ivo Paclt, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry,
1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University,
Head, Chair of Child PsychiatryInstitute for Postgraduate Medical Education,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.

Prof. Andreas Plagemann, M.D.
Head of the Division of Experimental Obstetrics, Clinic of Obstetrics,
Campus Virchow-Klinikum
Charité - University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, GERMANY

Prof. Ryszard Poreba M.D., Ph. D.
Chairman, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Medical Academy, Katowice;
Editor-in-Chief: Gynecology & Obstetrics Medical Project.
POLAND

Mauro Provinciali, MD
Laboratory of Tumor Immunology,
INRCA Gerontol. Res. Dept. Ancona, ITALY

Prof. Stanislaw Radowicki, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Dept. of Gynecological Endocrinology, Medical Academy,
Warsaw, POLEN

Prof. Robert Rapaport, M.D.,
Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Dept. of Pediatrics,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
Director, Pediatric Section Mount Sinai Diabetes Center,
Mount Sinai Medical Center,
New York, NY , USA.

Prof. Alfred Reron, M.D.,.
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Medical Faculty, Jagellonian University,
Cracow, POLAND.

Morten Rostrup, M.D., DSc.,
International President of
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) 2001–2004,
Senior Consultant, Dept. of Acute Medicine, Division of Medicine,
Ullevål University Hospital,
Oslo, NORWAY

Dr. med. habil. Csilla Rúzsás, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor in Human Anatomy, University of Pécs, Pécs, HUNGARY

Prof. Stefan Sajdak M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Gynecological Surgery, Medical Academy, Poznan;
Editor-in-Chief: Gynecology & Obstetrics Review; POLAND

Prof. Ali Sazci, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics University of Kocaeli, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology and Genetics Umuttepe, 41380, Kocaeli, TURKEY

Prof. Jerzy Sikora M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, POLAND

Prof. Krystyna Skwarlo-Sonta, Ph.D.,
Dept. of Vertebrate Physiology,
Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, Warsaw, POLAND

Prof. Ladislav Soltés, M.D., Ph.D., Dr.h.c.mult.
Director of the Institute of Medical Ethics,
Slovak Health University,
Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Prof. Karel Šonka, M.D., DrSc.
Dept. of Neurology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Alexandra Sulcova, MD, Dr.Sc. Director, Department of Pharmacology, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prof. Petr Soucek M.D,
The Eye Department, University Hospital, Praha, CZECH REPUBLIC

Dun-Xian Tan, M.D., Ph.D.,
Dept. of Cellular and Structural Biology University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, TX, USA.

Prof. Kazuyoshi Tsutsui, Ph.D.,
Laboratory of Brain Science,
Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University,
Hiroshima, JAPAN

Prof. Milos Veleminsky Sr., M.D., DrSc, Dr.h.c.
Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Studies, South Bohemian University,
Ceske Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC

Assoc. Prof. Miroslaw Wielgos, M.D., Ph.D., 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Dean, 1st Medical Faculty,
Medical University,
Warsaw, POLAND

Prof. Jan Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.
Polish Mothers Memorial Hospital and Research Institute
Dean of English Language Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Lodz,
Lodz, POLAND

Prof. Bayram Yilmaz, M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Physiology
Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine,
Istanbul, TURKEY

Dr. Wei Zhu
Neuroscience Research Institute
SUNY Old Westbury
223 Store Hill Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA

Prof. Jozef Zlatoš, M.D., DrSc.
Inst. of Histology and Embryology, Medical Faculty, Comenius University Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC.

Prof. Christos C. Zouboulis, M.D.
Director, Departments of Dermatology, Venerology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center – Academic Hospital Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg; President, European Society of Preventive, Regenerative and Anti-Aging Medicine – ESAAM; GERMANY

Alena Zumrová, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Child Neurology,
2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.


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NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS including
Psychoneuroimmunology, Neuropsychopharmacology, Reproductive Medicine, Chronobiology
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