Principal Investigator Ph.D Monica Neagu
"Victor Babes" National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, RO
Monica Neagu – Head of Immunology laboratory, Habilitation in Immunology, Doctoral School of the Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Senior Researcher at Pathology Department, Colentina Clinical Hospital; President of the Romanian Society of Immunology, Member of the World Academy of Sciences.
She was Project Director for several international projects (Bilateral Cooperation Romania-China 511/2011 Biomarker discovery in digestive tract cancer and skin melanoma using proteomic approaches (Beijing Institute of Genomics), Bilateral Cooperation Romania-Greece project no. 7285/02 Immunomodulating potential of prothymosin alpha [....] (University of Athens), NATO SfP 982838/2007 Development of a novel immunoassay for the very early detection of Biothreatening Bacterial Infections) and member of the research team in several international projects FP7, ERA-NET. Currently she is member of the management committee for Horizon2020 COST action CA16120 - European Epitranscriptomics Network (EPITRAN) and CA18125 - Advanced Engineering and Research of Aerogels for Environment and Life Sciences (AEROGELS). She has autoimmunity specialization at Sandoz Pharma Ltd., Basel. In 2010-2013 she was full member of Commission for Advanced Therapies – EMEA.
In the last 5 years she has led or been involved in more than 10 national funded projects.
Fields of interest: immuno-oncology, biomarkers, proteomic array approaches, animal models for skin carcinogenesis, wound healing, regeneration. She is co-inventor in several patents in dermato-oncology, biomarkers panel and tumour cell clones.
She is member in Editorial Boards for 4 international journals, Editor for an international book, invited Editor for 8 international journals, and has published over 200 scientific papers and book chapters. Hirsch Index =29 (ISI web of Science/Clarivate).