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Locum Chief Editor: Andreia Cunha

Andreia was awarded a PhD in Immunology by Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She first joined Genome Medicine in 2012 where she spent the following five years. In 2018, she moved to Nature Communications to be the team manager for the Biomedical and Translational Research Team where she spent the next two years. Andreia rejoined the Genome Medicine team in 2020. Her research interests include genome editing and gene therapy. She is based in the London office.

Chief Editor: Rabia Begum

Rabia studied Biochemistry at Kings College London and received a PhD in neurogenetics from the MRC Prion Unit, UCL Institute of Neurology. Her doctoral research was focused on genetic modifiers of prion disease and mechanisms of disease susceptibility. Her research interests include neurogenomics, clinical genomics and precision medicine. She is based in the London office.

Associate Editor: Roshan Ahmed

Roshan earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago where she studied Biology and the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science and Medicine. She completed her doctoral research on pancreatic cancer metabolism and preclinical therapeutics at Columbia University and received her PhD in pharmacology and molecular signaling. Her research interests include cancer biology and the microbiome. She is based in the New York office.

Associate Editor: Gerrit John-Schuster

Gerrit holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, and completed his PhD in cell and molecular biology at the Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, with a focus on lung inflammation in cystic fibrosis. His postdoctoral work across research centers in Germany, the Netherlands and the US focused on a spectrum of inflammatory diseases including asthma, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and IBD. His research interests include immunology and infectious diseases. He is based in the New York office.

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