Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Aging
N.N.Petrov Research Institute of Oncology
Dr. Vladimir N. Anisimov, Head, Department of Carcinogenesis and Oncogerontology, N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, St.-Petersburg Russia, was born December 7, 1945. Education and academic degree: 1968 - M.D., 1st I.P.Pavlov Medical Institute, Leningrad; 1972 - Ph.D. in Oncology, 1984 - D.Sc. in Oncology, 1996 - Professor in Oncology; 1996 - Member of The Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Member of several Russian and International scientific societies, since 1994 – President of the Gerontological Society of The Russian Academy of Sciences. Member of Editorial board of the journals: – Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Gerontology (St.Petersburg) and a member of editorial board of a number of international journals. More 650 scientific publications (19 monographs, more 400 scientific papers in international and Russian journals, approx. 200 abstracts, book reviews, etc.), 4 inventions, 2 patents.
Relationship between aging and carcinogenesis, The role of pineal gland in cancer and aging; The role of GH/insulin/IGF-1 system in cancer and aging