On behalf of ASPET’s Board of Publications Trustees, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kenneth D. Tew has been selected to succeed Dr. Michael F. Jarvis as the next editor of The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (JPET). Dr. Tew will fully assume the editorship in January 2016 when Dr. Jarvis’s term will end.
Dr. Tew is Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina. He is also the John C. West Chair in Cancer Research and Director of the Developmental Cancer Therapeutics Program at the Hollings Cancer Center.
He received a B.Sc. degree in microbiology/genetics from the University of Wales, Swansea, UK. He received a Ph.D. degree in biochemical pharmacology and a D.Sc. degree from the University of London. His past research and teaching positions include Georgetown University School of Medicine, Lombardi Cancer Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Tew has served on numerous peer review committees and scientific advisory boards in the United States, Canada, Italy, UK, and United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Tew has served on the JPET editorial board since 1993, for which he has been an Associate Editor since 2004. He currently serves on the editorial boards of nine other journals in a variety of senior positions.
Dr. Tew’s primary research interests include anticancer drug discovery/development and drug target identification, mechanisms of redox stress response, glutathione metabolism, and mechanisms of drug resistance. He has published over 150 research articles; 130 editorials, reviews, and book chapters; and one book. Additionally, he has served as an editor on nearly 20 books and holds a number of patents.
Prospective JPET authors should note that the manuscript submission process will not change with the change in editors. All submissions will continue to be handled through the JPET online manuscript system at http://submit-jpet.aspetjournals.org. The Board of Publications Trustees is very pleased that Dr. Tew has accepted the editorship of JPET and looks forward to the continued success of the journal under his leadership.
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