About the Editors

Angelo Azzi

Vascular Biology Laboratory
Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

Angelo Azzi, MD, PhD, is Senior Scientist at Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Padua, Padua, Italy and he is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Aspects of Medicine and co-Editor-in-Chief of IUBMB Life. He is also a Review Editor for BioFactors, editorial board member for Free Radical Research and Genes & Nutrition, and Associate Editor for Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. He is a member of various nternational organizations, including UNESCO (ISAB/IBSP), Regional Center for Biotechnology (Delhi), and Tripoli International Biotechnology Center (Libya). Dr. Azzi has received 10 honors and published 350 peer-reviewed papers. His subjects of research includes bioenergetics, mitochondrial structural studies, membrane structure and function, the mechanism of action of natural compounds, and especially vitamin E, carotenoids and curcumin.

William J. Whelan

Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami, Miami, FL

William J. Whelan, DSc, FRS, is Professor and emeritus chair in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA. He is distinguished for his researches in carbohydrate metabolism, especially for the discovery of how glycogen synthesis is initiated. Dr. Whelan is First Secretary General and cofounder of FEBS, founder of FEBS Letters, and first Editor-in-Chief of Trends in Biochemical Sciences and BioEssays. He was also first Editor-in-Chief of the FASEB Journal. He was Past General Secretary and President of the IUBMB and is now co-Editor-in-Chief of IUBMB Life. He founded the annual Miami Winter Symposia, which is now in its 50th year.

About the Editors

Weizmann Institute of Science


IUBMB Life Young Investigator Award

Joanna Bober

On behalf of the IUBMB, IUBMB Life and Wiley, it is with great pleasure and honor that we announce Mauro Danielli as the recipient of the 2017 IUBMB Life - Wiley Young Investigator Award for his article, Cholesterol can modulate mitochondrial aquaporin-8 expression in human hepatic cells.

More on Mauro Danielli and the Award here.