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Prof. George Calin MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

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Biography

George Adrian Calin received both his MD and PhD degrees at Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. After working in cytogenetics as an undergraduate student with Dr. Dragos Stefanescu in Bucharest, he completed training in cancer genomics in Dr. Massimo Negrini’s laboratory at the University of Ferrara, Italy.... read moreIn 2000 he became a postdoctoral fellow at the Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia in Dr. Carlo Croce’s laboratory. He is presently an Associate Professor in Experimental Therapeutics at MDACC and studies the roles of microRNAs and other non-coding RNAs in cancer initiation and progression, as well as the mechanisms of cancer predisposition and explores new RNA therapeutic options for cancer patients.