Zsolt Fábián, Md, PhD
Zsolt Fábián, Md, PhD is an Associate Professor and Lecturer in Molecular Cell Biology at AUC School of Medicine's UK Track program. Dr. Fábián is on faculty at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston UK, where the program is delivered.
Dr. Fábián has more than 15 years of experience teaching molecular and cell biology to undergraduate and graduate level students. After earning his medical degree from the University of Pecs in Hungary, Dr. Fábián was hired as fulltime faculty, first as assistant lecturer for the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and later an assistant professor. He pursued a PhD in biological sciences during this time with a focus on virus infection-induced cancer cell death.
Between 2007-2014, Dr. Fábián conducted post-doctoral research at National University of Ireland in Galway on the role of caspases in both apoptotic and non-apoptotic cellular processes, and the regulation of the hypoxic response of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells. In the classroom, Dr. Fábián uses problem-based learning (PBL) learning techniques to facilitate higher order problem solving skills. His PBL-based curriculum at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary has been widely published and modeled at other medical schools. Under his leadership, the Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Pathobiochemistry received the university’s Best Teaching Department award.