Garth L. Nicolson

The Institute for Molecular Medicine, USA

Garth L. Nicolson is the President, Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, and Research Professor at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Huntington Beach, CA, USA. Born in 1943 in Los Angeles, Nicolson received his B.S. degree in chemistry from University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1965 and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California at San Diego in 1970. He was formally the David Bruton Jr. Chair in Cancer Research and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Tumor Biology at the University of Texas, USA, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and he was a Professor of internal medicine and Professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He worked as a Professor of comparative pathology at Texas A&M University. He serves currently as a Conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle (Australia). Nicolson has published over 600 medical and scientific papers (including 3 current contents citation classics), edited 15 books, served on the editorial boards of 30 medical and scientific journals, and was the Senior Editor of 4 scientific/medical journals. Nicolson has won many awards, such as the Burroughs Wellcome Medal of the Royal Society of Medicine (UK) Stephen Paget Award of the Metastasis Research Society, the US National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award, and the Innovative Medicine Award of Canada. He is also a Colonel (honorary) of the US Army Special Forces and a US Navy SEAL (honorary) for his work on armed forces and veterans’ illnesses. He is also engaged in the research on the role of chronic infections in a variety of chronic illnesses, such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, ALS, MS, Gulf War illness, and various other neurodegenerative, neurobehavioral, and autoimmune diseases.

Biography Updated on 15 August 2012

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