Ciechanover International Biology Award

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Dr. Eugenia Trushina

Eugenia Trushina

Dr. Trushina is a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. She received her doctoral degree in chemistry from Saratov State University, Russia. Dr. Trushina completed her postdoctoral training studying redox chemistry and mechanisms of mitochondrial dynamics and function in Huntington's Disease. Dr. Trushina's translational research program is focused on the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly as they intersect with studies on aging and metabolic disorders, and the development of mitochondria-targeted therapeutics. Her group developed neuroprotective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease, which is now in the lead optimization and preclinical characterization stage. Dr. Trushina is a recipient of the NIH NINDS, NIA, NIEHS, BrightFocus, GHR, ADDF, and Mayo Clinic Research Awards.

Dr. Eugenia Trushina receiving the Ciechanover International Biology Award from Dr. Florian Kongoli at FLOGEN SIPS 2023

Dr. Florian Kongoli congratulating Dr. Eugenia Trushina during the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 award ceremony

Dr. Eugenia Trushina delivering an acceptance speech during the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 award ceremony

Video of the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 Award ceremony where Dr. Eugenia Trushina won the Ciechanover International Biology Award. The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Florian Kongoli, chairman of FLOGEN.