Victor Chaban received the B.S. degree (Summa Cum Laude) from the Universitas Leopoliensis and the Ph.D. degree from the Bogomoletz Institute in Kiev, Ukraine. He continued his training at Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK. He worked at Nencki Institute in Warsaw and completed his postdoctoral training in neuroscience at the Department of Medicine in the University of California, Los Angeles and graduate training in clinical research at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science. Currently, Dr. Chaban works as an Associate Professor of medicine, and his area of expertise includes hormonal modulation of pain transmission at the level of primary afferent neurons and nongenomic effects of sex steroids. In addition, he received Wood-Whellan Award from the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and fellowships from International Science Foundation, European Science Foundation, and UNESCO. He also received 2008 President's Award for Excellence in Service to Charles Drew University and 2009 Life Sciences Institute Emerging Scientist Award. Dr. Chaban's biography was published in Who’s Who in America 2010.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2011