Sergey Malchenko, MD, PhD

Visiting Research Associate Professor

College of Medicine at Peoria

Cancer Biology and Pharmacology

Cancer Biology

Associate Member

Phone: 309-680-8637


Dr. Sergey Malchenko is a Visiting Research Associate Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. One his goals is to provide a venue for communication and education in the field of stem cell experimental models of human diseases, to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and to advance the ability to be competitive for extramural funding.Dr. Malchenkos research interests include onset of pediatric brain tumor formation; in-vivo brain tumor modeling; comprehensive characterization of brain tumor initiating cells or Cancer Stem Cells (CSC); decoding mechanisms of CSC drug resistance; CSC specific regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis and mitochondrial dynamics.

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