Aleksander S. Popel

Aleksander Popel is a professor of biomedical engineering and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a member of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. His research focuses on systems biology and medicine and systems pharmacology using both computational and experimental approaches. His interests and current research include Discovery and Development of Therapeutic Peptides, Immuno-Oncology, Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis, and Angiogenesis-Dependent Diseases: Cancer, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema, and Peripheral Arterial Disease.

He serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals, including the American Journal of Cancer Research, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering, Microcirculation, and Scientific Reports. His work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the C. Forbes Dewey Distinguished Lectureship in Biological Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011 and Eugene M. Landis Award from the Microcirculatory Society in 2009. He is the author of over 300 original manuscripts, chapters and review articles, and is the co-editor of two books.