Dr Russel J. Reiter, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA. Russel J. Reiter earned his Ph.D. in endocrinology and radiation biology; additionally he has been awarded three honorary doctor of medicine (M.D.) degrees and one honorary doctor of science (D.Sc.) degree. He has published 1,200+ articles in scientific journals/ books and he has trained 140 postdoctoral fellows and 25 Ph.D. students.