Alexandros G. Georgakilas

Alexandros G. Georgakilas is an Associate Professor of Biology at East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, NC. He is responsible for the DNA Damage and Repair laboratory at ECU, USA, and has trained several graduate (1 PhD and 8 MSc) and undergraduate students. His work has been funded by various sources like East Carolina University, NC Biotechnology Center and International Cancer Control (UICC), which is the largest cancer fighting organization of its kind with more than 400 member organizations across 120 countries. He holds several editorial positions in scientific journals and his research work has been published in more than 50 peer-reviewed high profile journals like Cancer Research, Journal of Cell Biology and Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, and has more than 900 citations. Ultimately, he hopes to translate his work of basic research into clinical applications using DNA damage clusters as cancer or radiation biomarkers for oxidative stress.

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This unique synthesis of chapters from top experts in their fields targets the unique and significant area of cancer prevention for different types of cancers. Perspective readers are invited to go through novel ideas and current developments in the field of molecular mechanisms for cancer prevention, epidemiological studies, antioxidant therapies and diets, as well as clinical aspects and new advances in prognosis and avoidance of cancer. The primary target audience for the book includes PhD students, researchers, biologists, medical doctors and professionals who are interested in mechanistic studies on cancer prevention and translational benefits for optimized cancer treatment.

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