Invitation to Join Aging Pathobiology and Therapeutics as a Guest Editor

APT offers the possibility of publishing a special topic  (8-10 articles). These issues will be required to be fully peer-reviewed and all content must be approved by the Editor-in-Chief. Proposals should include an initial title, the guest editors, a brief summary/synopsis of what will be covered, and possible author/title list (with 15-20 potential contributors).



1) Rats as a re-emerging model for aging research;
2) The role of histone deacetylase in aging and cancer;
3) Does premature aging accelerate aging?

Editor-in-chief:Warren C Ladiges,DVM, MSc, ACLM

Affiliation: Professor and Director, Geropathology Research Network, Department of Comparative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA



4) Cancer immunotherapy, including PD1/PD-L1 blockade and CAR-T cell therapy;
5) Tumor microenvironment and tumor metabolism;
6) The application of bioinformatics in tumor occurrence analysis and survival prediction models.


Editor:Liang Wang, MD, PhD

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Hematology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.



7) Can metformin, which is used to treat diabetes, have an anti-aging effect on people?
8) How to use the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) to guide the anti-cancer treatment of cancer in the elderly population?
9) The critical point for diagnosing sarcopenia through muscle measurement;
10) Can improving the lifestyle of elderly people, developing a habit of continuous exercise, supplementing calories, vitamin D, and protein, improve their frailty?

Editor:Feng Liu, MD, PhD

Professor, Chief Physician, Director of Geriatric Cardiovascular Medicine, Director of Geriatric Department, Guangzhou First People's Hospital, Guangzhou, China.




▪ Determine the scope and prepare a brief introduction for the special issue;

▪ Actively participate in article invitations and selection;

▪ Pre check submissions to special issues;

▪ Make a decision on the special issue manuscript based on the comments of the reviewers;

▪ Actively participate in promoting special issues and public awareness.


Inclusion and exclusion criteria
▪ Doctoral and/or medical doctoral degrees;

▪ Excellent research records in the field of applied journals;

▪ A strong history of publishing articles in international journals;

▪ If it is not the mother tongue, then it has competent English proficiency;

▪ Having enough time to flexibly carry out the editing work of the special issue;

▪ Priority will be given to those with experience in journal editing.



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