About the Editor

Shailendra K. Saxena, FRCPath (UK), FRSC (London), FRSB (UK), FAcadTM (Austria) Editor-in-Chief, VirusDisease, King George's Medical University, 226003, Lucknow, India

Professor (Dr.) Shailendra K. Saxena is Vice Dean and Professor at King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India. His research interests are to understand the molecular mechanisms of host defense during human viral infections and to develop new predictive, preventive, and therapeutic strategies for them using emerging and re-emerging viruses as a model, via stem cell and cell culture technologies. His research work has been published in various high-impact factor journals (Science, PNAS, Nature Medicine) with high citation. He has received many awards and honors in India and abroad including various Young Scientist Awards, BBSRC India Partnering Award (UK), Dr. JC Bose National Award of Department of Biotechnology, Min. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, and Fellow of various internationally prestigious societies/academies including The Royal College of Pathologists (UK), Royal Societies of Biology and Chemistry, London, United Kingdom, Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals, Austria, Indian Virological Society,  and is named as the Global Leader in Science by The Scientist magazine (USA) and International Opinion Leader/Expert involved in the vaccination for JE by IPIC (UK).