Guangde has been the Editor of BMC Dermatology since 2015 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.
Dr.Feroze Kaliyadan is working as an assistant professor of Dermatology, in the King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. He joined BMC Dermatology as Section Editor in 2015. Besides clinical dermatology and dermatological research, he has an avid interest in medical education. He completed his undergraduate studies from the Government Medical College, Trivandrum, India and his MD in Dermatology, from the Government Medical College, Kottayam India (2004). He completed his fellowship in medical education from the PSG- FAIMER- regional institute, India (2010). He is on the editorial board of five indexed journals and regularly reviews for more than 15 journals. He has more than 100 indexed publications to his credit. Specific areas of research interest related to Dermatology include – hair disorders, vitiligo, acne, dermoscopy and tele-dermatology.