Dr Leonid Nikitenko

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Role at Hull York Medical School

Dr Leonid Nikitenko is an endothelial cell and cancer biologist. His basic and clinical laboratory research is interdisciplinary (linking biology, medicine and computer science) and focused on studying the role of human endothelial cells in chronic diseases (including cancer, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, cardiovascular disease and lymphoedema) and multimorbidity, and on early detection and diagnosis of cancer by using platform technologies (www.endothelial-cell.com).

Alumni from Dr Nikitenko's laboratory and his former tutees are next generation biomedical scientists who now continue their careers at the Universities of Oxford, Warwick, Manchester and London or in hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry and biotech companies nationwide and abroad.