Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
He did his M.S. from Voronezh State University, Voronezh, USSR in 1975-1980, his Ph.D. from Institute of Physiology, USSR Academy of Science, Tashkent, USSR in 1989, from 1989-1992 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Biophysics, Russian Academy of Science, Pushchino, Russia and from 1992-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Physical Biochemistry, University of Munich, Germany
Understanding the mechanisms involved in the release of mitochondrial apoptogenic proteins, induction of the mPT, and a failure of calcium homeostasis may help to develop therapeutic strategies to protect neurons in various neurodegenerative diseases and stroke.