Philippe Frank

Dr Philippe Frank

Dr. Philippe G. Frank obtained his Ph.D. in 1998 at the University of Ottawa, in Canada under mentor Professor Yves L. Marcel, a pioneer in lipoprotein studies. 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 post-doctoral fellow. There, his project focused on the role of caveolin proteins in can-cer and atherosclerosis, in addition to lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism. In 2006, he joined the Kimmel Cancer Center as Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he focused on cancer research. He recently started a new program to examine the role of lipoproteins and cholesterol during cancer development and progression. In 2014, he accepted a position to work as a senior research investigator position at The university of Tours and joined the Nutrition, Croissance et Cancer (N2C) INSERM  research team (UMR1069). Philippe G. Frank has published over 70 papers related to lipoprotein metabolism and cancer research in addition to being the co-editor of two books. He is currently serving as Associate Editor of The American Journal of Pathology and of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine (Lipidology and Metabolism).

Scientific Field: 
Life & Health Sciences