Nafis Rahman (Finland)
Prof. Nafis Rahman works at the Department of Physiology, Institute of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku in Finland. He did his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed specialization in the field of obstetrics and gynecology in 1995. Years 1996-1998, he was a postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Professor Ilpo Huhtaniemi at the Department of Physiology, Institute of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku in Finland. In 2005, he did his Finnish habilitation at the at the University of Turku in Finland, where he has been employed since 1996. For several years he has worked as a professor at the Florida International Medical University in Miami, Florida, USA. He is currently also serving as a visiting professor at the Department of Reproduction and Gynecological Endocrinology at the Medical University of Bialystok. The main scientific interests of Professor Rahman’s research team are pathomechanisms of endocrine tumors/cancers and their novel treatment strategies, as well as molecular mechanisms underlying these actions.