About Hougner

Hougner Protocols in Biomedical Science (HPBS, ISSN:2410-2555 ) publishes papers that describe reliable, easy-to-follow methods that accelerate and simplify the procedure of biological and medical experiments in order to save time, maximize the scientific productivity and help us explore science.hougner

We are seeking the refinements and simplification on both novel and traditional protocols from all fields of biological, medical and clinical sciences including, but not limited to: Biochemistry and Molecular biology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Epigenetics, Biomedical Science, Cancer Biology, Ecology, Microbiology, Model organisms, Plant biology and horticulture, System Biology, Medical and Clinical Sciences.

We are also welcome the review articles and short communications of recent technical and methodological developments.

Information about Hougner Publishing Limited

  1. The registered official name: Hougner Publishing Limited (HPL). We plan to publish some journals and books, so we also named Hougner Publishing Group (HPG)
  2. HPL was registered in Hong Kong on June 20th, 2014
  3. Contact us: E-mail: info@hougner.com

HPL Managing Team:

Mohamed Ibrahim, Editor-in Chief, Technical Manager, Founder

Haineng Xu, Deputy Editors-in-Chief

Xi Zhang, Director of Medical Statistics

About HPBS


Hougner Protocols in Biomedical Sciences (HPBS) (ISSN 2410-2555) is the world’s first peer-reviewed journal devoted to publish both POSITIVE and NEGATIVE results of the detail protocols in all fields of biological, medical and clinical sciences. Our goal is to help scientists, students, clinical doctors to overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new techniques.


We welcome the protocols from all fields of biological, medical and clinical sciences including, but not limited to:

Biochemistry and Molecular biology


Bioinformatics and Epigenetics

Biomedical Science: Biomaterials; Nanotechnology, Biophysics

Cancer Biology



Model organisms

Plant biology and horticulture

System Biology: Genomics; Transcriptomics; Proteomics; Metabolomics and Metallomics

Medical and Clinical Sciences: Cardiology, Radiology, Dentistry, Urology


Manuscript Type

HPBS publishes articles, videos and reviews related to the modification of existing protocols or the development of new protocols. We understand the pain of protocol optimization or development and respect the value of your effort. Therefore, HPBS also offers the opportunities for the authors to publish their negative results, lessons of protocol development and optimization as well as comments on the current protocols.

Responsibility for the academic editors:

(1) Pre-evaluate the submitted manuscript (2) Look for the reviewers and send the manuscript out for peer-review. The editor could also be the reviewer.  (3) Collect the reviewers’ comments and make the final decision for the manuscript (4) Communicate with the corresponding author of the manuscript. (5) Contribute at least one manuscript each year for the journal if possible. Publication fee will be waived for the editors.

HPBS Editorial Team

HPBS has established a strong international editor board team.  All our board members are from well-known universities, industries and hospitals all over the world with diverse expertise in biological and medical sciences. The editor board members are working closely with the editor-in-chief and associate editors to ensure the highest quality of papers we published.

Editor-in Chief:  Mohamed Ibrahim, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Deputy Editors-in-Chief:  Haineng Xu, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,USA

Associate Editor: Srinivas R Sripathi, Ph.D.

Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins University, USA

Associate Editor: Yihong Gong, Ph.D.

Sun Yat-sen University


Editor Board Members:

North America:

Ramana Reddy, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University, USA

Xiaokun Pang, Ph.D.

Senior Application Scientist, AB SCIEX LTD, USA

Jun Ma, Ph.D.

Senior Chemist, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA

Claire Doskey, Ph.D

Department of Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa, USA

Surendar Dhadi, Ph. D

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Mohamed IbrahimM.D

Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, North Carolina, USA

Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, etal.):




Wan Jin Jahng, Ph.D.

America University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Europe (include Russia):


East Asia (China, Japan and Korea):

Takamitsu Yano, Ph.D.

The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Yueli Sun, M.D, Ph.D

Guangdong General hospital, Guangzhou, China

 Haixia Liu, D.D.S, Ph.D

Stomatological Department, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, China

Yue Xu, D.D.S, Ph.D

Department of Orthodontics, Guanghua School of Stomatology, Hospital of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P. R. China

Hui Shan Ong, BDS ,MD

Department of Oral Maxillofacial – Head Neck Oncology, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Guan Jiang, M.D, Ph.D

Department of Dermatology, Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou 221000, China.

Yuchen Cai, Ph. D

Cancer Center Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Zilun Li, M.D, Ph. D

Division of Vascular, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University

Tao Luo, D.M.D, Ph. D

Guangzhou Medical University


Xiaohua LiM.D

Binzhou Medical University Hospital

Jian ShiM.D

Binzhou Medical University Hospital


Middle East (Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Emirates)

Ahmed Adel Hassan, MD

Member of the Royal Collage Of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, UK

Lead Organizer in Arab Neonatal Congress

Senior Pediatric Resident, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

 South-East Asia (Singapore, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam)

Ee Lim Tan, Ph.D.

Miniaturized Medical Devices Program, Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore