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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 27, 42 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-533X (Online)
ISSN: 0929-8673 (Print)
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    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • 12th of 61 in

    Chemistry, Medicinal

  • 55th of 267 in

    Pharmacology & Pharmacy

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Meet the Executive Guest Editor(s)

G. Caramori
University of Messina
Gaetano Caramori,MD, PhD, Full Professor in Respiratory Medicine, at the Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Odontoiatriche e delle Immagini Morfologiche e Funzionali (BIOMORF), University of Messina, Italy ( Head of the Pulmonology Unit at the University Hospital Gaetano Martino of Messina, Italy ( and the Specialisation School in Respiratory Diseases of the University of Messina, Italy ( Gaetano Caramori is, from the 2001, Honorary Staff at the Airway Disease Section, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College of London, UK. Gaetano Caramori has reached an H index=46 (, Author ID: 7003847659, ). He is currently between the 300 Top Italian Scientists & Academics in Clinical Sciences using an independent ranking obtained on the basis of the Google Scholar database (h-index>30only) ( TIS_HTML/ Top_ Italian_ Scientists_ Clinical_ m) He has published (http://www.ncbi.nlm. pubmed) 158 articles in International Scientific peer-reviewed indexed Journals, including all the major Journals of the Respiratory System and The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and Nature Medicine.

K-S. Lin
Yuan Ze University
Taoyuan City
Dr. Kuen-Song Lin, a senior professor of Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Yuan Ze University in Taiwan. He is also the Director of Environmental Technology Research Centre (ETRC) and the Dean of Research and Development (R&D office) in Yuan Ze University. His research topics includes the waste recycling/reutilization, on-site soil/water pollution remediation, environmental/photocatalytic catalyst preparation technologies, hydrogen storage, carbon capture, and sustainable energy generation. Prof. Lin have published more than 150 articles with citation more than 3294 (google search on Nov. 29, 2019; High citation Index = 29; i10 index = 68).

M. Pancione
University of Sannio
Massimo Pancione received his B.A. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Naples, Federico II, Italy and its Ph.D. degree from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy. He worked on the human promoter of the retinol-binding protein as an undergraduate student with Prof. Vittorio Colantuoni in Naples. Later, he completed research training at National Research Council, Avellino, Italy and the Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Madrid, Spain working on mice models of intestinal disease and cancer. He is currently a Researcher of Molecular Biology and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology and Signal Transduction at the Department of Science and Technology, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy. In the last years, his research has focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms by which cancer cells of aggressive human tumors grow and remain hidden to metastasize in other organs.

J. Popovic-Djordjevic
University of Belgrade
Dr. Jelena Popović-Djordjević is a Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture (Department for Food Technology and Biochemistry), Belgrade, Serbia. She is a graduate of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, Belgrade, Serbia, where she received her B.A. degree in Chemistry (applied) and her Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (organic) (in 2010). She published over 150 publications, including 40 papers in the leading international peer-reviewed journals, 2 book chapters, and 40 papers on the international and national conferences. Her main research is related to natural product Chemistry, biological activity of natural and synthetic compounds, food chemistry and environmental chemistry. She is a member of the Serbian Chemical Society, the Serbian Water Protection Society, and the Editorial board member in Ecological Safety and Balanced Use of Resources.

T.P. Stanojković
Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia
Tatjana Stanojković was born in Belgrade on June 26, 1966. She graduated from the Faculty of Biology of the University of Belgrade, Department of Molecular Biology and Physiology. She has been employed at the Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia since 1997, since July 2014, as head of the Department of Biological Response Laboratory, Department of Experimental Oncology. Field of expertise: Experimental oncology, Medicinal Chemistry, in vitro investigation of the anticancer activity of novel synthesized compounds, natural product and marine organisms. Member of the Editorial Board, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine since 2012.

Y-L. Wu
Xiamen University
Dr. Wu’s current research interests focus on the development of functional polymeric materials for pharmaceutical applications in terms of controllable drug delivery or gene delivery, with over 70 publications on Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., ACS Nano, Adv. Mater., Small, Adv. Healthcare Mater., Biomacromolecules etc and personal H-index of 25 (Google Scholar).

K. Xu
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Kang Xu was born in Wuhan, China at May, 1987. He received his M.M. degree in Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, China and his Ph.D. degree from Chongqing University. He studied on the stem cell engineering and molecular therapy as a joint Ph.D. student for 2 years in University of California, Berkeley (UCB), and as a junior researcher in University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has been employed at the Wuhan Union hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology since Aug 2017. Field of expertise: Chemical based therapeutic mechanism on cardiovascular diseases, in vitro and in vivo investigation of the anti-inflammation activity on arthritis of natural or novel synthesized compounds, wound repair and regeneration, with over 30 publications on Phytotherapy research, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Cell proliferation, Wound repair and regeneration, Pharmaceutical biology and etc., Maximum citations of 20 per one article, as reviewers of Inflammation, Life sciences and etc.


Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(29381 citations)
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge

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Journal History

Current Medicinal Chemistry was introduced in 1994 with the assistance of Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 1994.
Scopus CiteScore Metrics: 3.61



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