Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny is a scientist of a Russian descent who is conducting medical research in the fields of aging and cancer. He is working as a professor at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute – he teaches Oncology.
Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny had his higher education and earned his medical degrees in his home country of Russia. Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny attended
the esteemed institutions of St. Petersburg. He achieved an MD in internal medicine from the First Pavlov State Medical University after which he earned a Ph. D. as well, in Cardiology and experimental medicine.
After he had completed his education in Russia, Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny moved to the United States of America and settled in New York City. There, in 2002, he became a part of the New York Medical College as an associate professor of medicine. His next position was at the Ordway Research Institute and conducted medical research as a senior scientist. In 2009, Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny became a part of his current work place – the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He is a professor of Oncology at the institute
Over the course of his career, Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny has expressed a lot of dedication towards his fields of research. He took up the position of one of the two editors in chief of the medical journal called Oncotarget. Originally the journal of Oncotarget published research and articles on the topic of Oncology, hence the title of the journal. In recent year, however, the topics that the journal publishes have grown exponentially but Oncology has continued to be the primary and most published topic. Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny has also written a large number of articles regarding his own research – Biogerontology and Oncology. Follow Mikhail on Google Scholar
Biogerontology is the science of the underlying mechanisms which are responsible for the aging process. Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny studies that as well as more topics that are related to aging such as reversing the aging of people and how to slow it down effectively and on a molecular level. He has been dedicated to the development of drugs that have the purpose of reducing the rapid progression of the aging process as well.
In terms of his cancer research, Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny studied oncology as a whole. He studies and analyzes therapies for cancer in order to enhance them and using the already existing data and providing new information. His focus falls predominantly on cancer therapies that have the purpose of protect the healthy cells from the damaged ones. That would prevent the spreading the cancer in the body and allow for a quicker and more effective recovery for the patients. Visit classroomvoices.org to read more about Mikhail.
Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny is also editor in chief of a few other medical journals such as Cell Cycle for example. Cell Cycle explores the topics of Biogerontology and anti-aging. The medical journal publishes recent research in the fields and other articles related to aging. Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny is greatly dedicated to finding a way to reverse the aging process and allowing people to stay younger for longer.