Mikhail Blagosklonny is considered as an expert on aging as well as cancer. Currently, he is serving as a professor. This is at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He is teaching oncology there.
Mikhail Blagosklonny has trained at the First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from there in cardiology as well as experimental medicine. It was in 2002 that Mikhail Blagosklonny joined the New York Medical College as an Associate Professor of Medicine. After that, he joined the Ordway Research Institute where he was the senior scientist. In 2009 he moved to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and joined them as the professor of oncology. Follow Mikhail on Loop
He is interested in several studies related to cancer. He has researched on a number of targeted cancer therapies which can keep normal cells from getting damaged during chemotherapy as well as radioactive rays. His other researches are on the mechanism of aging besides anti-aging treatments. The other research interests of Mikhail Blagosklonny include cellular biology and molecular biology besides a number of clinical investigations. Mikhail Blagosklonny has done a lot of research in the cell cycle, besides anti-cancer therapeutics, as well as cellular senescence, along with signal transduction.
The study of signal transduction pathways has led Mikhail Blagosklonny from cancer to aging. He has been able to reveal potential targets that can help to slow down aging process along with any age-related illnesses.
Mikhail Blagosklonny has also proposed a hypothesis on the possible role of TOR in cancer and aging. He has proposed using rapamycin as a treatment for extending the life of a person. Presently it is a drug being used for the treatment of cancer.
He is presently working at Roswell Park Cancer Institute since 2009. The staff over here was highly enthusiastic about his appointment. This is because over here the experts share a lot of ideas about possible approaches towards curbing cancer. These ideas include therapy that is tissue-specific. Another is about how cancer can be prevented if aging can be slowed down. This institution is harnessing modern imaging technology including optical scanners, PET, besides MRI, ultrasound, as well as CT.