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- Empowering early investigators to share, network, and engage in discussion and dialogue with other researchers and professionals from across the world.
Editor-In-Chief Aline is a Professor for Experimental Immune Therapy at the Department of Internal Medicine 3, Rheumatology and Immunology Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen, Germany, where she leads different research projects that aim to elucidate the cellular and molecular mechanisms altering the bone marrow under disease challenges such rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, and cancer metastasis.
HubLE associate Editor
Jonathan A. Gustafson
Jonathan A. Gustafson is an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. USA in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He’s also the chair of the Rush Postdoctoral Society, a committee member-at-large (trainee) of the Implant Section of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS).
Mustafa is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University, Turkey. He is also an elected member of the ECTS Academy and Ambassador of the ORS in Turkey. His current research focuses on identifying disease-induced pathogenic, molecular defects in the bone and cartilage matrix that specifically cause a reduction in the mechanical functions of bone and cartilage.
Diego is a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale School of Medicine, CT, USA, where he studies the impact of breast cancer in bone and mineral metabolism. He is also an ASBMR Bone & Joint Ambassador.
Ehime University, Japan
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA
Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Universidad Del Valle School of Dentistry, Colombia
The University of Sydney, Australia
Universities of Bari & Rome, Italy
Andrea Del Fattore
Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Italy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre, Canada
The University of Sheffield, UK
Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Montana State University, USA
University of Edinburgh, UK
Teikyo University School of Medicine, Japan
X. Lucas Lu
University of Delaware, USA
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Christina Møller Andreasen
University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Royal Veterinary College, UK
University of L’Aquila, Italy
Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Deakin University, Australia
The University of Sheffield, UK
Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
European University Cyprus, Cyprus
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA
Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Institute for Biomechanics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Aymen I. Idris
HubLE Founder and past Editor-in-Chief
Aymen is a musculoskeletal pharmacologist currently based at the University of Sheffield (England, UK). The focus of his research is the design and testing of novel anti-inflammatory agents. He is an avid supporter of issues and needs of early-career scientists, and the first chair of the ECTS New Investigator Committee and founder of the ECTS Postdoc Gathering and ECTS New Investigator Seminar. Besides science, he is involved in business activities related to his research, and his other passions include bicycle touring, playing the piano and writing.
HubLE past Editor-in-Chief for Editorial Scientific Content
Jonathan A. Gustafson is an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. USA in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He’s also the chair of the Section Research & Education Chair in the Orthopaedic Implants Section Leadership of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS).
Niloufar ‘Nil’ Ansari
HubLE past Editor-in-Chief for Innovative Science Communication
Niloufar ‘Nil’ Ansari completed her PhD in bone biology and diseases at St Vincent’s Institute (Australia) in 2018. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading books, and running.
Currently in the commercial sector.
HubLE Past Advisors and Editors
Andre van Wijnen