11 Apr


Cancer is a disease whose toll on the human life has been greatly and widely felt throughout the world. Although many physicians and scientist have conducted studies with the aim of finding its cure, all these efforts seem to be futile. Mikhail Blagosklonny is a renowned scientist whose dedication in the treatment of the fatal disease -cancer, and not forgetting aging thus making him a force to be reckoned with in the field of medicine. Mikhail has a remarkable experience having taught in various institutes as a professor.

Mikhail Blagosklonnys education and work history

Mikhail Blagosklonnys enviable career started in Russia. He graduated from the first Pavlov state medical university of St.Petersrburg as a holder of M.D in medicine and a P.H.D. in experimental medicine and cardiology.He later served as an associate professor of medicine at an institution known as New York Medical College. View Mikhail’s profile in LinkedIn

Blagosklonnys hypothesis

Blagosklonnys sheer determination in the study of cancer and aging bore fruits as he was able to establish a hypothesis. His hypothesis indicated the possibility of TOR in signaling cancer and aging. He, therefore, suggested the use of rapamycin, a popular cancer treatment drug, to increase human life span. This was huge as rapamycin proved to increase life span in mammals when it was tested on dogs.

Blagosklonnys published works

Apart from his contribution to the study of cancer and ageing, he has been hugely involved as an editor in chief of Aging Cell Cycle and the Oncotarget. He is also a publisher and has published over 270 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Some of his published works are; oncogenic resistance to growth-limiting conditions, conceptual biology: unearthing the gems and unwinding the loop of Bcl-2 phosphorylation.

Diseases like cancer have caused major grief in our lives.

Moreover, human life span has been greatly reduced since a lot of people lose their life to cancer. Although scientist has not yet been able to find a cure for cancer, the progress towards finding the cure cannot be unnoticed. The will and determination of Mikhail Blagosklonny in finding the cure for cancer may one day come to fruition. Follow Mikhail on Google Scholar