Mikhail Blagosklonny is a renowned oncologist based in New York. He also does extensive research on aging and how to prevent and treat age-related illnesses. He holds a masters’ degree and a PhD in medicine from the First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Peterburg.
According to Impact Journals, Mikhail Blagosklonny began his career in the medical profession in 2002 when he was appointed to the New York Medical College as professor of medicine. Soon after, he joined the Ordway Research Institute where he worked for 7 years, taking on various tasks and research topics in his position as senior scientist. He therefore gained invaluable experience in the medical profession while working there.
His Research and Findings
His LinkedIn profile shows that Mikhail Blagosklonny’s experience and expertise in the field led to his appointment as professor of oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in 2009.
Mikhail Blagosklonny has proven to be a very valuable asset to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He also tries to find the relation between cancer and aging and believes that by tackling age-related illnesses, the treatment and prevention of cancer will be made easier.
For instance, from his research and findings, Mikhail came up with a hypothesis about aging and cancer. He proposed the use of rapamycin, a drug used in the treatment of cancer, as a drug for slowing down the aging process.
The impact of Mikhail Blagosklonny’s work is being felt all through the world as his findings have helped a great deal in developing more advanced cancer treatments that do not affect the normal cells in the body. He is the editor-in-chief of Oncotarget and Cell Cycle, and associate editor of Cancer Research and Autophagy among other publications.
Besides his role as editor of these various publications, he has also published several research articles and papers which are used by various institutions to teach medical students. Mikhail Blagosklonny is very passionate about his work and will stop at nothing to ensure he achieves his goals.