Sylvia Christakos received her Ph.D. from the State University of New York (SUNY) at
Buffalo School of Medicine. She completed postdoctoral training at the Roswell Park
Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine Dept. of
Biochemistry and at the University of California, Riverside Dept. of Biochemistry.
She joined UMDNJ? New Jersey Medical School in 1980. She is a Professor in the Dept.
of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Christakos has received continuous
funding from the NIH for the past 30 years. Her laboratory is one of the leading
laboratories in research related to vitamin D, its function and mechanism of action.
PHD, 1973, State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A., 1970, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.S., 1967, College of Mt. St. Vincent
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