Charles Streckfus

University of Texas

Dr. Charles F. Streckfus is currently a professor in the Department of Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston and formerly the Assistant Dean of Research at the University of Mississippi Medical center Dental School. Dr. Streckfus has over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles. In addition he has been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences. He has received many honors and awards which include the prestigious President’s Award for Scientific Excellence, presented by the International Society for Preventive Oncology, awarded at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, the NIH Award of Merit for his statistical analysis of the NHANES III Study. He was granted four patents for his work in breast cancer biomarker. He is the first dentist ever to receive funding from the Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Immunohistochemistry - The Ageless Biotechnology is a book that is ideal for undergraduate and graduate biomedical researchers, and medical and dental health professionals. It is a detailed text, which emphasizes the laboratory and clinical implications of immunohistochemistry. The text covers the advances of immunohistochemistry from its humble origins in the 1930s up to the new decade of 2020. The book also offers a review of the immunohistochemistry detection systems with emphasis on their principles, history, and their advantages. It also stipulates the limitations and delineates the factors that need to be considered for choosing an appropriate detection system for IHC applications. The book describes current laboratory techniques and new applications for the technology. As the reader will observe, the book provides new and useful information concerning the rapidly advancing field of immunohistochemistry.

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