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immunologist

Victor Umansky, Ukrainian immunologist. Achievements include involvement of sialoadhesin-positive macrophages in rejection of late stage Leukemia by transferred immune T-cells; nitric oxide produced by activated endothelial cells and macrophages induce apoptosis in highly metastatic lymphoma cells. Recipient annual prize biology and experimental medicine, Ukranian Academy of Sciences, Kiev, 1986. Member American Association for Cancer Research.

Background

Umansky, Victor was born on December 23, 1955 in Kiev, Ukraine. Son of Julian and Ludmila (Novikoff) University.

Education

Doctor of Medicine in Experimental Oncology, Institute for Oncology Problems, Kiev, Ukraine, 1982; Habilitation, Institute for Oncology Problems, Kiev, Ukraine, 1991.

Career

Junior research scientist, Institute for Oncol. Problems, 1982-1985; research scientist, Institute for Oncol. Problems, 1985-1988; senior research scientist, Institute for Oncol.

Problems, 1988-1991; postdoctoral fellow, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale U 252, Dijon, France, 1991-1992; postdoctoral, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include involvement of sialoadhesin-positive macrophages in rejection of late stage Leukemia by transferred immune T-cells. Nitric oxide produced by activated endothelial cells and macrophages induce apoptosis in highly metastatic lymphoma cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Pathogenetic Mechanisms of Metastasis, 1991.

Membership

Member American Association for Cancer Research.

Connections

Married Ludmila Stoletnia, December 6, 1981. Children: Andrei, Julia.

father:
Julian University

mother:
Ludmila (Novikoff) University

spouse:
Ludmila Stoletnia

child:
Andrei Umansky

child:
Julia Umansky