Monica Neagu is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Immunobiology Laboratory at “Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania, since 2000. She received her Ph.D. degree in immunology in 1996. Dr. Neagu is specialized in proteomic techniques: protein microarray detection, SELDI-ToF-MS; in vivo confocal microscopy; flow cytometry; cellular impedance measurements. She conducted and/or participated in 36 research grants, focused on immune parameters and biomarkers associated with various pathologies (cancer, cardiovascular diseases). Also, her research interest is directed to innovative therapies based on drug-released nanoparticles. She is coauthor for patents awarded with 3 golden medals at international patents competitions. First author and coauthor for over 80 research papers and 70 oral presentations and posters; Chairman in over 30 national and international conferences between 2006 and 2012; coauthor of 2 books and 2 book chapters in international publishers. Dr. Neagu conducted 2 bilateral research projects (Romania-Greece and Romania-China) regarding proteomics in tumor immunology; Project Director NATO SfP 982838/2007 and team member in FP7-PEOPLE-IRSES-2008 and MNT-ERA NET 7030-5/2010 projects (proteomics techniques in drug testing). Dr. Neagu is member in 3 national associations and 4 international societies and Founding Member of the Romanian Society of Dermato-oncology (2010). Since 2010, she has been a Full Member at EMEA-Commission for Advanced Therapy. She is a management advisory for Romania COST Action 39 (2006-2010); in European funds projects POSDRU numbers 31081, 58819, and 59497. Peer reviewer for several journals and Member in Scientific Committee of Patents in Biomarkers Journal, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., World Journal of Methodology, and Baishideng Publishing Group Co., Ltd.
Biography Updated on 15 November 2013