Mircea Leabu

The world is a mirror of Infinite Beauty, yet no man sees it.
Lumea este o oglindă a Frumuseții Infinite, deși nici un om nu o vede.

― Thomas Traherne


Mircea Leabu

Office Address: 99-101 Splaiul Independenţei
5th Sector, Bucharest, Romania
Home Address: 3rd Sector, Bucharest, Romania

Deputy Director and Principal Investigator
„Victor Babeş” National Institute of Pathology
Former positions in the Institute:
Scientific Secretary
Head of Cell Biology Laboratory

Associate Professor in Cell Biology
Cell Biology and Histology
“Carol Davila” University of Medicine & Pharmacy

Associate Member
Research Center for Applied Ethics
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Bucharest

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1991 - PRESENT

Assistant Professor (1991 — 2003)
Associate Professor (starting with 2003)
Retired&Collaboration (Part time job from 2018, April 1)

„Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest

— Courses and tutorials in cell biology. Tutorials in histology.
— Research in cardiac pathology (miocardial ischaemia-reperfusion injury). Management of Research Projects

2005 - PRESENT

Deputy Director and Principal Investigator,
former positions:
Scientific Secretary,
Head of Cell Biology Laboratory

“Victor Babeş” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania

— Management of research projects and research activity in the lab.
— Areas: cell motility, cell signaling by integrins, cytoskeletal organization/reorganisation, cell invasion and metastasis, antitumoral drugs development.

— Leader of a Group for debates in bioethics; co-superviser for PhD Students in Applied Ethics.
— Research in Applied Ethics, with emphasis on Bioethics and Research Ethics.

2000 - 2005

Postdoctoral Fellow (2000 — 2003)
Visiting Scientist (starting with 2003)

Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (Bosco Chan’s Lab)

— Research Field: Mechanisms for cell morphology and motility controlling by integrins.

— Research on endothelial cell, electron microscopy, experimental models on atherogenesis, biochemical technics.


2010 — 2013

Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral studies on Research Ethics in translational medicine and transplantation.
„Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest

1992 — 1998

PhD in Medical Biochemistry
Biochemical changes induced by ischaemia-reperfusion injury type in myocardium.
„Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest

1972 — 1976

MS in Chemistry, pure chemistry
„Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iassy.
Grade: 9.93 (Head of the class @ national level)

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