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EPMA Journal

EPMA Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Olga Golubnitschaja

ISSN: 1878-5077 (print version)
ISSN: 1878-5085 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13167

Introducing our Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Dr. Olga Golubnitschaja 

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Dr. Golubnitschaja, Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn, Germany, has studied journalism, biotechnology and medicine and has been awarded research fellowships in Austria, Russia, UK, Germany, Netherlands, and Switzerland (early and predictive diagnostics in paediatrics, neurosciences and cancer). Dr. Golubnitschaja is the author of more than 400 well-cited international publications (research and review articles, position papers, books and book contributions) in the innovative field of predictive, preventive and personalised medicine (PPPM) with the main research focuses on pre- and perinatal diagnostics, diagnostics of cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative pathologies, predictive diagnostics in cancer and diabetes.
Awards: National & International Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation; Highest Prize in Medicine and Eiselsberg-Prize in Austria.
Since 2009 Dr. Golubnitschaja is the Secretary-General of the “European Association for Predictive, Preventive & Personalised Medicine” (EPMA, Brussels) networking over 50 countries worldwide, www.epmanet.eu, Book Series Editor of “Advances in Predictive, Preventive & Personalised Medicine”, Springer Nature; Book Editor of “Predictive Diagnostics & Personalised Treatment: Dream or Reality”, Nova Science Publishers, New York 2009; Book Co-editor “Personalisierte Medizin”, Health Academy, Dresden 2010.
Dr. Golubnitschaja is the European Representative in the EDR-Network at the National Institutes of Health USA, http://edrn.nci.nih.gov/.
Dr. Golubnitschaja is a regular reviewer for over 30 clinical and scientific journals and serves as a grant reviewer for the national (Ministries of Health in several European countries) and international funding bodies.
Since 2007 until the present, she works as the European Commission evaluation expert for FP7, Horizon 2020, IMI-1 (Innovative Medical Initiatives) and IMI-2. In years 2010-2013 she was involved in creating the PPPM related contents of the European Programme “Horizon 2020”.
Currently, Dr. Golubnitschaja is Vice-Chair of the Evaluation Panel for Marie Curie Mobility Actions at the European Commission in Brussels.

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    EPMA Journal is a journal of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine (PPPM). The paradigm change from delayed interventions to PPPM is an important philosophy in healthcare where the patient is the focus. The journal provides expert viewpoints and research on medical innovations and advanced healthcare using predictive diagnostics, targeted preventive measures and personalized patient treatments.

    Research and review articles are invited on any medical specialty provided the manuscript covers one of the following key perspectives:

    • Predictive medicine (diagnostics).
    • Preventive medicine (targeted preventive measures).
    • Personalized medicine (treatment targeted to the individual needs of the patient).

    The journal covers all areas of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine (PPPM) but also has several special sections:

    • Healthcare and Medical services - Edited by Vincenzo Costigliola
    • Cancer - Edited by Dominic Desiderio and Byong Chul Yoo
    • Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Edited by Paolo Roberti di Sarsina and Wei Wang
    • Diabetes - Edited by Mahmood Mozaffari and Babak Baban
    • Clinical Nutrition, Environment and Health Psychology - Edited by Guglielmo Trovato and Niva Shapira
    • Body Culture and Sport Medicine - Edited by Rostyslav Bubnov and Halina Podbielska
    • Neurological, Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative diseases - Edited by Friedemann Paul and Silvia Mandel
    • Rare Diseases - Edited by Meral Özgüc
    • Cardiovascular Disease - Edited by Hiroyasu Iso and Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca
    • Pain Management - Edited by Rostyslav Bubnov
    • Dentistry - Edited by Mahmood Mozaffari
    • Transplantation - Edited by Hele Everaus
    • Translational Medicine - Edited by Anna Chioti and Mikhail Paltsev
    • Information and Communication Technologies - Edited by Heinz Lemke and Michael Legg
    • Innovative Technologies - Edited by Kurt Krapfenbauer and Xianquan Zhan
    • Pharmacogenetics - Edited by Godfrey Grech and Romano Danesi
    • Laboratory Medicine - Edited by Marko Kapalla and Elvar Theodorsson
    • Biobanking and Biopreservation - Edited by Judita Kinkorova
    • Biomarkers - Edited by Suzanne Hagan and Byong Chul Yoo
    • Medical Chemistry - Edited by Jorge Coelho
    • Design - Edited by Antony Kent and Guglielmo Trovato
    • Education - Edited by Ondrej Topolcan
    • Business Models - Edited by Frank Heemskerk
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