The Journal was founded in 1992 by Professor Noah Hershkowitz of the University of Wisconsin–Madison who also served as Editor-in-Chief until 2007. The current Editor-in-Chief is Mark J. Kushner of the Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering, University of Michigan. Professor Kushner is actively involved in the peer-review of every paper.
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... Kristian Birkeland may have been the first to predict that space is filled with plasma ... nebulae, but in "empty" space." In 1937, plasma physicist Hannes Alfvén argued that if plasma pervaded the universe, then it could generate a galactic magnetic field ... developed magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) which enables plasmas to be modelled as waves in a fluid, for which Alfvén won the 1970 Nobel Prize for physics ...
... The main interaction mechanism is competition for plasma protein transport ... these cases the drug that arrives first binds with the plasma protein, leaving the other drug dissolved in the plasma, which modifies its concentration ... has mechanisms to counteract these situations (by, for example, increasing plasma clearance), which means that they are not usually clinically relevant ...
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