Principal Investigator Ph.D Monica Neagu

“Victor Babeș” National Institute of Pathology, Immunology Laboratory, Bucharest, RO & Colentina Clinical Hospital, Research Core of Pathology Department, Bucharest, RO

Dr. Monica Neagu is 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 Manager 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 a full member of the 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 a member of 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).

Principal Investigator Ph.D Monica Neagu