A quest Mikhail Blagosklonny hopes to one day fulfill

It has always been known; education is the key to success. Education gives you the required knowledge while experience shapes your skills. Mikhail Blagosklonny is one individual who kept this in mind as he has succeeded to become a professor in one of the most prestigious institutes thanks to his solid educational background. He is a scientist who primarily researchers on aging and cancer considering he studied at First Pavlov State Medical University located in St. Petersburg, Russia. He earned his Master degree in Internal Medicine and his Ph.D. in cardiology and Experimental Medicine. Mr. Blagosklonny is currently working at Roswell Park Cancer Institute as a professor of Oncology where he joined in 2009.

His extensive experience and skills are what made him termed as an excellent professor and fit for that position in the Institute. Before joining the Institute, he had worked at New York Medical College as an Associate professor of medicine and Ordway Research Institute as a senior scientist. Working in these places shaped his skills enabling him to learn new things while associating with different people. His interest in research mostly focuses on cancer and its therapies, anti-aging drugs and biogerontology. Apart from being a professor of Oncology, he is also involved in editorial works as he was the editor in chief of Oncotarget and Cell Cycle. It has been noted that through his research, Mikhail has passionately and widely advocated the use of Rapamycin drug.

According to Mikhail, he firmly believes that cancer and aging can both be treated and prevented. He strongly supports the usage of the Rapamycin drug when treating cancer. He has also invented a hypothesis about TOR signaling and the potential role it plays in treating cancer and aging. He believes there can be a community free from aging effects and cancer and this is one primary reason he has focused on his oncology research. This research is in various niches which include cellular and molecular biology, apoptosis, cell cycle, tumor suppressors, clinical investigations, and ontogenesis.

Mikhail Blagosklonny has been an excellent example that a person can use his career, knowledge, and skills to bring about change to the human race. His aim of ensuring the world free of cancer and aging effects exist has made him recognized over the entire world and wishes other young scientists would join on his quest. Follow him on LinkedIn.

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