Assistant professor, Department of General Surgery
Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Dr. Lucian joined the Gastroeterology Institute 3rd Surgical Department as Assistant Professor in 2010 and in parallel, since 2007, he serves as the Chief Scientist of the Nanomedicine Department. In 2011, he received his Doctorate degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy after which in the same year he became Research Assistant Professor in General Surgery at the same instition. During his academic career both as student and as a research faculty, Dr. Mocan received numerous abroad awards and distinctions that include: Queen Jadwiga (2004) distinction for young researchers Jagellonian University Cracow Poland and Joseph Dietl (2005) distinction at Jagellonian University Cracow Poland, for excellence in surgical oncology research.
Dr. Mocane`s research is focused in the area of nanotechnology, bio-nano-medical research, nano-toxicology, cancer visualization and treatment by bioconjugated nanomaterials with priority on the selective laser ablation and optical damage of the pancreatic and liver cancer cells by antibody functionalized nanoparticles.