Nicolò – new intern in our team

By mid-April, we welcomed Nicolò Bittoni, a Master’s degree student from Italy currently studying Biomedical Sciences at the University of Insubria in Busto Arsizio (Italy). Nicolò started his internship at the IF PAN Maj Institute in Krakow and will remain a valuable contributor to our research projects until the end of January 2025. 

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The results of the elections to the Scientific Committees of the Polish Academy of Sciences have been announced!

On November 24, 2023, the elections to the Scientific Committees of the Polish Academy of Sciences were concluded.

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The Pain Lab team expanded with two new doctors!

Last week, two Pain Lab members: Marta and Magda were awarded a doctoral degree. Congratulations to the new doctors!

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Vetulani. A beautiful mind, wild at heart

Five years ago, on 6th of April 2017, prof. Jerzy Vetulani died as a results of fatal car accident. He published more than 240 original research papers and was one of the most cited Polish neuroscientists. His research, conducted together with Fridolin Sulser led to an interesting discovery that repeatedly administered antidepressants induce adaptive changes in the noradrenergic system and to formulate a hypothesis on the mechanism of action of antidepressant drugs suggesting “downregulation” of β-adrenergic receptors. His research interests included neuropharmacology of addiction, neurodegeneration and mechanisms of memory. 

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WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO WIN A SCIENTIFIC JACKPOT? FEELS GREAT!

We are happy to share with you the latest success of Marta, our team member. The list of her successes at the end of 2021 is impressive.

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The 31st Annual ICRS Symposium on the Cannabinoids and the 1st virtual meeting

Last year has been very tough for social gatherings as well as for science conference’s. Most of them has been cancelled, including The 30th Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the Cannabinoids originally scheduled for July 4 – 9, 2020 in Galway, Ireland.

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4TH Central European Biomedical Congress

On June, 7-9 2021 the 4th Central European Biomedical Congress (CEBC) was held online on the virtual platform. Previously planned for May 2020, the conference had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. „The Impact of bioinformatics and omics on biology and medicine” was the motto of the Congress.

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Cannabinoid Education – everything you need to know!

Science is made to serve the people. In order to answer complex, troubling questions, scientists spend much of their time in laboratories, working on laborious, time-consuming experiments. If successful, they manage to push our understanding forward. However, if knowledge gained in the laboratory stays in the laboratory, it brings no value to society and loses its primal utility.

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New Year Wishes

Wishing you all a healthy, restful, happy holiday season and a prosperous 2021!

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