Ian Dixon appointed cardiovascular section editor for Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair

Tissue Repair
welcomes Professor Ian Dixon as a new Section Editor for
Cardiovascular Diseases. Ian will join the four current Section Editors in helping
to promote the journal and will oversee some of the journal’s peer review

is a Professor of Physiology at the University
of Manitoba
, and Principal Investigator of Molecular Cardiology at the Institute of Cardiovascular
, St. Boniface Research Centre.

Massimo Pinzani, the journal’s Editor-in-Chief has said “It is with great pleasure that I announce, on behalf
of all Section Editors of Fibrogenesis
& Tissue Repair
, the recruitment of Professor Ian Dixon as new Section
Editor for Cardiovascular Diseases. Prof. Dixon is an established investigator
in the area of molecular cardiology with a specific interest in cardiac
fibrosis. The work carried out by Ian and his co-workers has opened new avenues
in the understanding of the signaling pathways responsible for the occurrence
of cardiac fibrosis in the development of pathological cardiac hypertrophy and
overt congestive heart failure. I am very confident that Ian Dixon will
greatly contribute to the development of Fibrogenesis
& Tissue Repair
in this specific area of medicine and will be able to
attract a consistent number of excellent research and review articles for the

Visit the website to find out more about Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair and read the latest published article, a letter to the Editor by Irina G Luzina and Sergei P Atamas – "CCR6 is not necessary for functional effects of human CCL18 in a mouse model".

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