Dmitri V. Krysko

Ghent University, Belgium


Dmitri V. Krysko graduated with the greatest distinction from the Saratov State Medical University, Saratov, Russia, in 1998. In 2000, he moved to Belgium, where, in 2006, he obtained the Ph.D. degree in medical and health sciences from the Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. In 2006, Dr. Krysko became a Laureate of the Annual Belgian Society for Microscopy Award in Life Sciences for the Outstanding Ph.D. thesis. Krysko then obtained a postdoctoral scholarship from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium, and worked as a Senior Postdoc Scientist at the Molecular Signalling and Cell Death Unit at the Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, VIB-Ghent University. Dr. Krysko is currently working as Associate Professor at the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at Faculty of Medicine and Heath Sciences in Ghent University. Moreover, Professor Krysko is leading a team investigating how dying cells (apoptotic, necrotic, and autophagic) are interacting with innate and adaptive immune system by means of damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs). In addition, Krysko serves as an Editorial Board Member of Apoptosis, an international journal on programmed cell death. Krysko, furthermore, served as a Conquest Editor of a special issue of Apoptosis entitled Clearance of Dead Cells: Mechanisms, Immune Responses and Implication in the Development of Diseases (2010; volume 15) and as a Coeditor of a book entitled Phagocytosis of Dying Cells: From Molecular Mechanisms to Human Diseases, Springer, 2009. He also published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed international journals including Nature Cancer Reviews, Nature Chemical Biology, Immunity, Trends in Immunology, Cell Reports, and Trends in Molecular Medicine.

Biography Updated on 22 December 2016

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