The Accelerating Excellence In Translational Science (AXIS)Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Dr. Victor Chaban invited as honored speaker

The 2nd International Conference on Endocrinology recently announced its list of renowned speakers for its upcoming conference taking place October 20th-22nd in Chicago, IL. Among the list of honored speakers is Victor Chaban, Ph.D, of Charles Drew University.

Dr. Chaban received his Ph.D in Physiology from Bogomoletz Institute, Kiev. He completed postdoctoral training in Neuroscience at UCLA and graduate training in Clinical Research at CDU. Dr. Chaban is currently an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at CDU, as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA. He is also the Associate Program Director for the AXIS Clinical and Translational Research Center, as well as Co-Leader of the Educational Core of UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute. He serves as an Editor for International Journal of Research in Nursing, and as an Executive Editor of Journal of Autacoids. He is also a member of the ZDK1-GRB Study Panel of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Among his other accomplishments, Dr. Chaban received the Wood-Whellan Award from the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He has received fellowships and grants from the European Science Foundation and UNESCO and from NIH. He is also the recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Service to CDU and the Life Sciences Institute Emerging Scientist Award.

Dr. Chaban has spent a great deal of time studying the non-genomic effects of sex steroids. Another area of expertise is the hormonal modulation of pain transmission at the level of primary afferent neurons.

This year’s conference theme is “Discovering the New Possibilities and Recent Innovations in Endocrinology.”