Adriana Handra-Luca was born in Cluj, Romania, and she has received the M.D. degree of Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, the Ph.D. degree of Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France. She has made a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA. Since 2005, she serves as an Associate Professor and as a Pathologist at Université Paris Nord- Sorbonne-Cite and APHP Hôpitaux de Paris-Seine-Saint Denis. Her main fields of activity and research interests are digestive, salivary gland and head and neck tumor pathology as well as cell proliferation signaling pathways. Her work was awarded with the UEGW awards (2004, 2005, 2010); in 2001 and 2002, she was the recipient of ESCOP grants and in 1992 of the DAAD grant. More recently, she served as an Invited Speaker at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, as well as at congresses such as the Intercontinental Congress of Pathology. She served and serves as a Principal Investigator for projects on human colorectal adenomas, digestive Kaposi sarcomas, pancreatic adenocarcinomas, cell proliferation and signaling pathway proteins. She has reviewed abstracts for congresses such as the UEGW and for journals including Human Pathology, Histopathology, Virchows Archiv, Acta Oncologica, Cancer Prevention, Biomarkers and Prevention. She (co)authored and published several articles in European and American journals including case reports of very rare or unusual tumors.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2012