Head of Molecular Gastroenterology and Microbiota-associated Diseases Section and GI research laboratory at the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION and INTERESTS

Medical education:                    Medical Academy Novosibirsk, Russia and Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Fellowiship:                               Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases at Otto-von-Guericke Universitiy Magdeburg, Germany (under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Peter Malfertheiner)

Doctoral thesis:                         “Effect of a single dose naproxen on the arachidonic acid metabolism in gastroduodenal Mucosa”. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Peter Malfertheiner, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Postdoctoral fellowship:            GI Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor Research Institute and Sammons Cancer Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA under the supervision of Prof. Dr. C. Richard Boland and Dr. Ajay Goel

Scientific Interests:                   GI microbiota, fecal microbiota transplantation, helicobacter pylori, carcinogenesis, biomarkers in GI diseases, epigenetics, inflammation, hereditary cancer syndromes

Clinical expertise:                     Diagnostic and interventional GI endoscopy and ultrasonography

Teaching interests:                   Development and implementation of new teaching format for improvement of theoretical and practical education of medical students