An oncologist is a medical practitioner who treats cancer and tumors. One of the more famous oncologists is Mikhail Blagosklonny who is a professor of oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York. Mikhail is currently studying and teaching cancer and aging. He went to the First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg where he earned an MD in Internal Medicine. There, he also earned a Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine and Cardiology. In 2002, Mikhail was made an associate professor at the New York Medical College. View his LinkedIn profile
Then he went on to Ordway Research Institute and worked as the senior scientist. In 2009, Mikhail became the professor of oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and his research involves mechanisms of aging, anti-aging, and cancer therapies. He credits the different places and experiences he work at in helping him become the excellent professor he is today. Mikhail is also an author and wrote many articles and publications. He wrote theories about controlling aging and he believes cancer will be cured someday. Mikhail works an associate editor of cancer biology and therapy. Mikhail wrote a hypothesis about TOR Signaling potential role in cancer and aging. He recommended using a drug called Rapamycin which is used in treating cancer. Mikhail believes this may be a possible treatment in the longevity research. Mikhail Blagosklonny’s dedication, hard work and passion for his work have contributed to his achievement of becoming one of the biggest names in oncology research. He says that his love for humanity and the vision of curing diseases is what drives him everyday.