Prof. Evgeny N. Imyanitov, PhD, MD
Head of Department of Tumor Growth Biology
N.N. Petrov Institute of Oncology
Address: Pesochny str. 2, St.-Petersburg, 197758, Russia
Head of Department of Medical Genetics
St.-Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy
Address: Litovskaya str. 2, St.-Petersburg, 194100, Russia
Professor of Department of Oncology
I.I. Mechnikov North-Western Medical University
Address: Kirochnaya str. 41. Saint-Petersburg, 191015, Russia
Phone: (+7-812)-596-89-51 / (+7-901)-302-3707
Prof. Evgeny N. Imyanitov holds positions of the Head of Department of Tumor Growth Biology (N.N. Petrov Institute of Oncology), Head of Department of Medical Genetics (St.-Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy), and Professor of Department of Oncology (I.I. Mechnikov North-Western Medical University) in St.-Petersburg, Russia. He graduated from the I.P. Pavlov Medical School (St.-Petersburg, Russia) in 1989. Evgeny Imyanitov completed his PhD studies in N.N. Petrov Institute of Oncology (St.-Petersburg, Russia) in 1992, and received the IARC Fellowship for post-doctoral training in the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry (Munich, Germany). In 1996 he returned to the home institute and established a research group. His current activities are focused on translational aspects of cancer science. In particular, the team of Prof. Imyanitov made a substantial contribution in the studies of hereditary cancer syndromes. Furthermore, Evgeny Imyanitov published a number of articles devoted to molecular-based customization of cancer therapy. In addition to clinically oriented research, the Evgeny Imyanitov’s laboratory investigates some basic aspects of cancer pathogenesis; for example, there are systematic investigations on molecular features of bilateral breast cancer. Prof. Imyanitov is an author of over 100 publications in internationally recognized scientific journals.
Title of presentation “Hereditary cancer syndrome: from molecular biology to specific therapy”.