INTERVIEW:Dr. FLORIN CHIRCULESCU Florin Chirculescu is the chief of the Thoracic Surgery Department at the “Spitalul Universitar” Hospital of Bucharest. He is also the trade union leader of the Doctors’ Federation “Dr I. Cantacuzino”. In February 2009, surgeon Florin Chirculescu addressed a public letter to Ion Bazac, who was, at the time, Romania’s Ministry of… » read more
I propose to create a few “experimental green zones”, totally free of pollution, where people could study, work or relax in a close connection with nature.
Elder people should be encouraged to remain active as long as they want to, and as long as their health state permits it.
Many youth decide to follow the courses of an educational institution without knowing if that particular career fits their personality or not. Furthermore, most of the theoretic courses don’t prepare students for the real-life experience of a certain profession.
A scientist working on drug screening is interesting in two things: first, to know whether the drug candidate is effective against cancer cells, and secondly, to understand the way the drug is killing cancer cells.
There is hope indeed, but only for those patients who have enough time to wait. Developing a new drug is an expensive and time-consuming process made even more difficult by today’s global recession.
Professor Rengul Cetin-Atalay is a passionate researcher of Bilkent University’s Genetics and Molecular Biology Department.The researchers at Bilkent University focus on screening possible drug candidates for liver cancer.