Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Dr Emily Sena (University of Edinburgh)
 orcid.org/0000-0002-3282-8502

Dr Emily Sena is a researcher specialising in the validity of preclinical studies and based at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh. She completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh that also included a one year exchange at the Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.

Her research interests are in the use of systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical studies to increase the understanding of critical facets of translational medicine and developing new hypotheses for testing in the laboratory. She also has an interest in assessing for the presence and impact of publication bias in the life sciences.

Associate Editors

Sylvain Baillet
McGill University, Canada
Area of Expertise: Brain imaging/open science
Competing interests
orcid.org/0000-0002-6762-5713


Chris Chambers  
Cardiff University, UK
Area of Expertise: Registered reports
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0001-6058-4114


Steven Chamuleau
UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Area of Expertise: Circulatory health and regenerative medicine
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-9952-6701


Laura Corbin 
University of Bristol, UK
Area of Expertise: Genetics/Genomics
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-4032-9500


Adam Ferguson  
University of California
San Francisco, USA
Area of Expertise: SCI/bioinformatics
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0001-7102-1608


Chang-Qing Gao
Central South University, China
Area of Expertise: Cancer biology, clinical trials
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0001-6160-3807


Hendrik Gremmels 
University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands
Area of Expertise: Methodologist (regenerative medicine, techniques in molecular biology, pharmacology, biostatistics)
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-7818-620X


Kaitlyn Hair  – Social Media & Blog Editor
University of Edinburgh, UK
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kaitlyn.hair[at]ed.ac.uk
Area of Expertise: Systematic reviews, reporting quality
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0003-0180-7343


Wenlong Huang
University of Aberdeen, UK
Area of Expertise: Pain/SCI/HIV
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0003-3611-5654


Birgitte Kousholt
Aarhus University, Denmark
 orcid.org/0000-0001-8286-3624


Cilene Lino de Oliveira   
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Area of Expertise: Behavior, Neurobiology, Psychopharmacology, Animal models, Antidepressants.
Competing interests 
 orcid.org/0000-0002-0627-530X


Nathalie Percie du Sert
NC3RS, UK
Area of Expertise: Experimental design/3Rs
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-9478-0540


Thomas Steckler
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Belgium
Area of Expertise: drug development
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-9927-5121


Daniel Strech
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Area of Expertise: Ethics/utility of preclinical for early phase trials
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-9153-079X


Brad Sutherland 
University of Tasmania, Australia
Area of Expertise: Stroke/behavioural testing
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0002-0791-0950


Kim Wever
Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands
Area of Expertise: SR of preclinical/ischaemic injury
Competing interests
 orcid.org/0000-0003-3635-3660