Please join us in welcoming Andrey Parkhitko, PhD as an Assistant Professor of Medicine! Dr. Parkhitko received his PhD from Russian State Medical University in 2013. As part of an exchange program, he completed his graduate studies at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Parkhitko comes to the University of Pittsburgh following a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. His research interests include the use of tumor models in Drosophila for the search of new modulators of tumorigenesis, as well as metabolic alterations and their potential targeting during aging. Dr. Parkhitko’s office and lab are located at the Aging Institute at Bridgeside Point I.