• alessandrofiocchi

    Alessandro Fiocchi, M.D., is the Director of Allergy at the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù in Rome, Vatican City and co-Editor-in-Chief of the World Allergy Organization Journal. His publications cover the fields of food allergy diagnosis, follow-up, epidemiology, specific immunotherapy, and childhood asthma.

  • amysmikle

    Amy recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Neuroscience and Behavior. She joined our New York office in 2018 to pursue her interest in science communication and is now an Editorial Assistant for open access journals in the clinical medicine portfolio.

  • brianforde

    Brian Forde is a Professor of Environmental Plant Biotechnology at Lancaster University, and the Editor-in-Chief of Plant Methods.

  • cristescu

  • Dana Dovey

    Dana is a Journal Development Editor at BMC and works on a number of journal in the Gynecology/Reproductive Health portfolio. She was previously a science writer at Newsweek and holds a journalism degree from the University of Hertfordshire.

  • darimont

  • eglestallcatchers

  • emmasaxon

    Emma joined the BMC Biology editorial team as an intern, shortly after completing her Ph.D. in microbiology at the University of Nottingham.

  • faizahrafique

  • fionapring

    Fiona graduated with a BSc in Human Genetics from UCL before working for five years in the editorial team at the Royal Society. She came to BMC in October 2010 and is currently responsible for our public and global health, health services research, health policy, substance abuse, and business and economics journal portfolios.

  • Hans

    Hans did research in evolutionary and developmental biology. He clipped fish fins and handled a laser beam to shoot at reproductive organs of worms. Now in safe distance from any lab bench, he works on various science communication projects.

  • janehartman

  • Jen Shepherd

  • jsegalesemarco

    Joaquim and Enric are presidents of the European College of Porcine Health Management and European Association of Porcine Health Management respectively.

  • julielian

  • kalpanaramakrishnan

    I am Journal Development Editor at BioMed Central with oversight for a number of open access cancer journals. Prior to joining BioMed Central, I completed a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • karen

    Karen Cheng completed a PhD in Cell Biology (Chinese Academy of Sciences) before joining BioMed Central. Karen blogs about microbiology and cell biology.

  • lmpa

  • mirandarobertson

  • mirandawilson

  • pavanchamdal

    With an interest in science, Pavan studied Psychology BSc at degree level, while working in small marketing roles. She is now working as a marketing assistant at BioMed Central, with responsibility for Clinical Health journals.

  • philipdooner

    Philip studied Anatomical Sciences at the University of Manchester, graduating in 2007. He joined BioMed Central in 2008 where he works on the Oncology portfolio.

  • rowenagordon

  • Sacha

  • sarahdowie

  • saraho

  • Sarah Theissen

    Sarah Theissen has a BSc in Applied Biosciences (Cork Institute of Technology) and a PhD in Endocrine Oncology (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland). She worked as a Postdoc at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston before joining BioMed Central in 2014. In her role as Senior Journal Development Editor, she works on a portfolio of oncology journals.

  • saschasteinbiss

  • schuitioannidis

  • shivani

  • stephanieharriman

    Stephanie is the Medical Editor at BioMed Central and has a degree in Medicine from Brighton and Sussex Medical School. After graduating, she worked in hospital clinical practice before joining BioMed Central in 2010. Stephanie is also co-Editor-in-Chief of Research Integrity and Peer Review.

  • thomasotto

  • tovah

    Tovah has been an Editor for the BMC series since 2016. Before moving into publishing, Tovah received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, USA, where she studied calcium signaling in yeast, developing a novel microscopy probe for real-time measurement of calcineurin activity. Tovah's path to scientific publishing started with an early fascination with Punnett squares and a focus on genetics, which then broadened into an interest in the communication and application of scientific research across disciplines. Along with working on her journals, Tovah enjoys interacting with the research community through seminars and workshops related to scientific publishing.

Staff Authors

  • amyjoint

    Amy studied Zoology at the University of Bristol, and previously worked as an Editorial Assistant. She joined BioMed Central as a Journal Development Editor in March 2019, and looks after a portfolio of Neuroscience journals.