Alexei G. Basnakian
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
Alexei Basnakian had received his M.D. from Sechenov Moscow Medical School, and Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from the Russian Academy of Medical Science, both in the field of biochemistry. He had postdoctoral trainings in molecular biology at the Harvard Medical School and in toxicology/cancer research at the National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, USA. Dr. Basnakian is a tenured Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Director of the DNA Damage and Toxicology Core Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Research Career Scientist at the Veteran’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is an author of more than 85 peer-reviewed papers and 12 reviews or book chapters. Dr. Basnakian is an Editorial Board member of three biomedical journals, and a member of NIH, AHA and VA grant study sections. His research interests are drug discovery in the field of DNA endonucleases and DNA damage associated with toxicity, tissue injury and cell death.
DNA endonucleases and DNA damage associated with toxicity, anti-cancer therapy, cell injury and cell death.