Philippe G. Frank

Thomas Jefferson University, USA


Philippe G. Frank obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1998 at the University of Ottawa, ON, Canada under the mentor of Professor Yves L. Marcel, a pioneer in lipoprotein studies, after earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees in France. Dr. His Ph.D. dissertation examined the role and function of apolipoprotein A-I in the reverse cholesterol transport pathway. Also in 1998, he joined the laboratory of Professor Michael P. Lisanti, a leader in the field of caveolae research, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine as a Postdoctoral Fellow. There his project focused on the role of caveolin proteins in cancer and atherosclerosis, in addition to lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism. In 2006, he joined the Kimmel Cancer Center as an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Penn, USA, where he focuses on cancer research. In addition to his faculty duties, he is the Senior Assistant Editor of the American Journal of Pathology. His interest in research and lipoprotein metabolism began while he was a graduate student in Paris.

Biography Updated on 22 November 2009

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