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Irina Tikhanovich, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Motility

Professional Background

Dr. Tikhanovich is an Assistant Professor at University of Kansas Medical Center. She has a broad background in biochemistry and molecular biology, with specific expertise in liver biology and molecular mechanisms involved in progression of liver disease. Her research interests focus on the role of epigenetic regulation in the various aspects of liver disease, particularly in liver cirrhosis .Dr. Tikhanovich is currently a Principal investigator on a R01 studying role of arginine methyltransferase PRMT1 in alcohol associated liver disease.

Education and Training
  • Other, Chemistry, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • PhD, Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Cell biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas