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These are the excellent presentations from the Children with Cancer UK sponsored childhood cancer session organised by Professor Denis Henshaw for the 8th Princess Chulabhorn International Scientific Congress held in Thailand in November 2016.

Professor Russel J Reiter

Professor Russel Reiter

Professor of Cell Biology, University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pineal Research and on the Editorial Board of 7 other journals
Three honorary doctor of medicine degrees
Presidential Distinguished Scholar Award from UTHSCSA

CC2018 Talk Abstract

Russel J. Reiter, Ph.D., is Professor of Cell Biology at the UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA. He has been awarded three honorary Doctor of Medicine degrees (honoris causa) and one honorary Doctor of Science degree (honoris causa) from European universities. Dr. Reiter has trained 25 Ph.D. students and more than 140 postdoctoral fellows. His published papers have been cited in the scientific literature more than 118,000 times and his h-index is 169 (Google Scholar). He is listed by Thomson Reuters as a Highly Cited Scientist (top 1%) and in 2014 he was listed as one of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. He has received numerous awards for his research including the A. Ross McIntyre Gold Metal (US), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Scientist Award (Germany), Lizoni Lincee Award (Italy), Inaugural Aaron B. Lerner Award (US), Chulabhorn Royal Academy Metal (Thailand), etc. Dr. Reiter is the founder of the Journal of Pineal Research (Impact factor 11.613) and he is/has been on the Editorial/Advisory Boards of 25 other scientific and medical journals.

His major research interests relate to the mechanisms of action of melatonin as a free radical scavenger and as an oncostatic agent and its role in circadian biology of plants and animals.

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