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Editorial Director, Health and Clinical Sciences: Nathalie Le Bot
Editorial Director, Chemistry and Biotechnology: Enda Bergin
Editorial Director, Biological Sciences: Stéphane Larochelle
Editorial Director, Physics and Earth Sciences: Prabhjot Saini
Chief Editor: Ripudaman Bains
Chief Editor: Fiona Carr 
Chief Editor: Margherita Citroni
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Senior Editor: Chuanfu An
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Senior Editor: Katarzyna Marcinkiewicz
Senior Editor: Javier Martinez-Vesga
Senior Editor: Gavin Mason
Senior Editor: Sebastian Müller
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Senior Editor: Antonio Fornieri
Senior Editor: Sophie Morgan
Senior Editor: Bradford Dubik
Senior Editor: Meriem Attaf
Senior Editor: Jamal Malik
Senior Editor: Majda Bratovič
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Associate Editor: Jakub Jadwiszczak
Associate Editor: Mimmi Monone
Associate Editor: Anna Patterson
Locum Associate Editor: Joanne Clancy
Statistical Advisor: Theresa Hyslop
Locum Technical Editor: Lawrence Cook
Technical Editor: Georgia Tsoukala
Managing Production Editor: Kate Neil
Senior Production Editor: Sajini Gopinath
Senior Production Editor: Caitlene Cooke
Production Editor: Mosud Ali
Production Editor: Dixciam Costa
Production Editor: Elisabetta Stramiglio
Production Editor: Annabelle Topliss
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Editorial Assistant Supervisor: Sue Ann Nelson
Editorial Assistant Supervisor: Lauren Walsh
Editorial Assistant Supervisor: James Edwards
Senior Editorial Assistant: Michael Rosch
Senior Editorial Assistant: Stacey Pattinson
Senior Editorial Assistant: Sophia Rasheed
Senior Editorial Assistant: Nathan Reeves
Senior Editorial Assistant: Emma Ross
Senior Editorial Assistant: Toksi Osunsade
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