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Dr. Stefan Franz Thomas Weiss

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER - Dr. Stefan Franz Thomas Weiss


Dr. Stefan Franz Thomas Weiss

University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa

BIOGRAPHY:

Prof Weiss is Professor of Biochemistry at the School of Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science of the University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests focus on the development of therapeutics for treatment of metastatic cancer and Alzheimer's Disease focusing on the 37kDa/67 kDa laminin receptor LRP/LR and alternative strategies to combat ageing focusing on telomerases. He has published more than 60 ISI-cited articles and is holding an h-index of 24 (web of science). His work has been cited more than 2500 times. He received 3 million Euros from European and ZAR 5 million form South African funding organizations, respectively. He is an active Editor for 16 international journals. He is referee for more than 60 international peer-review journals and 15 national and international funding organizations, respectively. He is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).

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