Radoslav Stojchevski, BS
Gerald J. Friedman Diabetes Institute
Division of Endocrinology Research Laboratory/Lenox Hill Hospital
Mentors Dr. Dimiter Avtanski & Dr. Leonid Poretsky
Radoslav Stojchevski is a Research Assistant and Friedman Fellow at Friedman Diabetes Institute (FDI). His formal education was completed in Macedonia where he obtained a BSc degree in Biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Currently, Mr. Stojchevski is enrolled in MSc program at the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology of the University of Skopje, Macedonia in collaboration with FDI.
Mr. Stojchevski’s primary research interests include investigation of the role of various polyphenolic analogues in diabetes and cancer. Additionally, he is participating in other projects currently undergoing at FDI such as investigating the role of irisin and other cytokines in human ovarian physiology, the molecular mechanisms by which hypoxia modulates cytokine secretion in breast cancer cells, and a multidisciplinary study examining cardiovascular and bone density health in transgender individuals. Mr. Stojchevski is involved in teaching fellows, summer students and volunteers rotating in the Endocrine Research Laboratory of FDI. He is an active peer reviewer for the Springer Nature journals BMC Endocrine Disorders and Molecular Medicine.