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Journal of Cancer Science and Clinical Oncology

Editorial Board Member - JCS

Andrey Budanov

Assistant Professor
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Massey Cancer Center
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Andrey Budanov is an assistant professor of the molecular biology of cancer and aging in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his PhD in 2002 and was a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Michael Karin at the University of California, San Diego until 2011. He was a recipient of several fellowships  and awards, such as postdoctoral fellowship from the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, K99/R00 NCI NIH career development grant, W.E. Lower prize for the best publication at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Oxygen Club California BASF Young Investigator Award.  He established his own laboratory in 2011.

 



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Andrey Budanov main contributions were:

(1) Identification of the Sestrin2 gene as a stress-responsive and p53-regulated gene, involved in regulation of cell viability and cell growth.

(2) Characterization of antioxidant function of Sestrins. 

(3) Discovery of the role of Sestrins in the regulation of the AMPK-mTOR pathway. 

(4) Characterization of Sestrins as suppressors of aging and age-related diseases. 

(5) Elucidation of the role of Sestrins as regulators of glucose and lipid metabolism and protectors from insulin resistance and diabetes.





Other Editorial Board Members - JCS

Lili Chen

Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center
United States

QIANG LIU

Professor
School of Life Science
University of Science and Technology
China

Zeina Ghorab

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Canada

Tao Liu

Children's Cancer Institute
University of New South Wales
Australia

Huafeng Zhang

Professor
School of Life Science
University of Science & Technology of China
China

Gary Lee Francis

Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Medical College of Virginia
United States

Yaguang Xi

Assistant Professor
Mitchell Cancer Institute
University of South Alabama
United States

Kam C. Yeung

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Cancer Biology
University of Toledo College of Medicine
United States

Mellar P. Davis

Professor
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University
United States

Ken-ichi Mukaisho

Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Division of Molecular Diagnostic Pathology
Shiga University of Medical Science
Japan
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