Two staff members from FHS – BAU, Professor Marwan El Ghoch – Head of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, and Dr Said Shamieh – Assistant Professor in Medical Laboratory Technology Department, have been appointed as guest Editors of a special issue entitled “Nutrition, Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease. This special issue aims to publish high-quality clinical studies on the role of nutrition and genetics in predisposing to cardiovascular diseases and co-related comorbidities.

The Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease is a MDPI peer-reviewed online journal, in its fourth year of existence, which publishes review articles and original works on cardiovascular development and disease.

All the accepted articles will be made available on PubMed Central and indexed in PubMed at the time of publication. There is currently no article processing charge (APC) for articles submitted in 2018.