Dr. Yakisich is an interdisciplinary biomedical researcher (M.D./Ph.D.) with extensive experience in pharmacology, oncology, and molecular and cellular biology fostered by a doctoral education at the Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute (one of Europe's largest and most prestigious medical universities) and postdoctoral training at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. His areas of interest are chemotherapy, cancer stem cells, and translational oncology. He is now an Assistant Professor at the School of Pharmacy, Hampton University in Virginia (USA). He has served as Reviewer, Editor-in-Chief, and Guest Editor in leading journals.