Alexander K. Murashov

Alexander K. Murashov | Editor

Affilation: East Carolina University School of Medicine, USA

Alexander K. Murashov, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the 2nd Medical Institute Moscow, Russia in 1983, and received his doctorate in Physiology in 1987 from the Institute of Physiology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. He was a Postdoctoral Scientist from 1992-1995 at the Columbia University in the laboratory of Dr. Debra J. Wolgemuth, and Associate Research Scientist until 1999. Since then Dr. Murashov has served on the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, NC, where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology. Dr. Murashov's research is focused on the regeneration of the mammalian nervous system; specifically, mechanisms of axon growth and and synaptic loss in Alzheimer’s disease. He also investigates paternal epigenetic markers of offspring susceptibility to obesity and diabetes. Dr. Murashov was one of the first who demonstrated a role of exercise in transgenerational epigenetic programin of metabolic traits.

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Alexander K. Murashov, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the 2nd Medical Institute Moscow, Russia in 1983, and received his doctorate in Physiology in 1987 from the Institute of Physiology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. He was a Postdoctoral Scientist from 1992-1995 at the Columbia University in the laboratory of Dr. Debra J. Wolgemuth, and Associate Research Scientist until 1999. Since then Dr. Murashov has served on the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, NC, where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology. Dr. Murashov's research is focused on the regeneration of the mammalian nervous system; specifically, mechanisms of axon growth and and synaptic loss in Alzheimer’s disease. He also investigates paternal epigenetic markers of offspring susceptibility to obesity and diabetes. Dr. Murashov was one of the first who demonstrated a role of exercise in transgenerational epigenetic programin of metabolic traits.miRNA, RNA interference, Epigenetics, transgenerational inheritance, synaptic loss, axon regeneration, stem cells.