Current projects

1. The National Science Centre - MAESTRO grant - Molecular mechanisms of heart failure in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. 2019-2024, PI - Józef Dulak
2. The National Science Centre - MAESTRO grant - Endothelial cells in the composition of hematopoietic niche: the versatile choir or specialized soloists?  2019-2024, PI - Alicja Józkowicz
3. The National Science Centre - HARMONIA grant- DNA repair in hematopoietic stem cells: what is a role of nuclear heme oxygenase-1? 2016-2020, PI - Alicja Józkowicz
4. The National Science Center - OPUS grant - Heme and G-quadruplexes: an overlooked function of heme oxygenases? 2018-2021, PI - Alicja Józkowicz
5. The National Science Centre - OPUS grant - Impaired angiogenesis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy - is there a role for heme oxygenase-1 and statins? 2017-2020, PI - Agnieszka Łoboda
6. The National Science Centre - HARMONIA grant - Tracing the roots of leukemia -how pre-leukemic hematopoietic stem cells contribute to acute lymphoid and myeloid leukemias? 2019-2022, PI - Krzysztof Szade
7. The National Science Center - SONATA grant - Fibrosis or senescence - why transcriptionally inactive Nrf2 protects against colon dysfunction. 2019-2022, PI - Aleksandra Piechota-Polańczyk
8. The National Science Center - SONATA grant - Regulation of microRNA-378 as a new approach to increase maturity and therapeutic potential of human cardiomyocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. 2019 - 2022, PI - Jacek Stępniewski
9. The National Science Centre - SONATA Bis grant- Role of heme oxygenase-1 in monocyte- and macrophage-mediated progression of ischemic heart disease. 2015-2020, PI - Agnieszka Jaźwa-Kusior
10. The National Science Centre - SONATA Bis grant - Senescence or apoptosis: role of miR-34a in endothelial cells. 2017-2022, PI - Anna Grochot-Przęczek
11. The National Science Centre - FUGA grant- The role of heme oxygenase 1 in abdominal aortic aneurysm development. 2015-2019, PI - Aleksandra Piechota-Polańczyk
12. DKMS Foundation grant - Induction of endogenous G-CSF for mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells for transplantation. 2019-2021, PI - Agata Szade
13. The Foundation for Polish Science - HOMING 2018 - Aging of hematopoetic stem cells - unrevealed role of Neogenin-1/Netrin-1 axis. 2018-2020, PI - Krzysztof Szade
14. The National Science Center - PRELUDIUM grant - Role of microRNA-15 family, cell metabolism and hypoxia in proliferation of cardiomyocytes derived from human induced pluripotent stem cell. 2018-2020, PI - Mateusz Jeż
15. The National Science Center - PRELUDIUM grant - Targeting microRNA-378 in a mice model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy - a weapon against hallmark symptoms of the disease?  2019-2021, PI - Paulina Podkalicka
16. The National Science Center - PRELUDIUM grant - Guardian of a cell cycle: role of HO-1 in HSC proliferation. 2017-2019, PI - Monika Żukowska
17. The National Science Centre - ETIUDA grant - Characterization of hematopoietic stem cell subpopulations with accelerated cell cycle – role of Neo-1 and HO-1. 2019-2020, PI - Monika Żukowska
18. The National Science Centre - ETIUDA grant - Molecular mechanism of new apoptosis induction strategy in the experimental anticancer targeted therapy. 2019-2020, PI - Damian Klóska
19. The National Science Centre - ETIUDA grant - Role of heme oxygenase-1 in cardiomyocytes derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells. 2019-2020, PI - Mateusz Jeż
20. The National Science Centre - ETIUDA grant - Role of heme oxygenase-1 in melanoma initiating cells and melanogenesis. 2019-2020, PI - Anna Kusienicka

Grants in cooperation


1. JPND (EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research) "NMJ-on a -Chip" Humanized high-throughput co-culture system for motor neuron diseases, coordinated by Tel Aviv University, Izrael.  

More about the project here: JPND


2. European Commission - Horizon 2020 Programme - Heart on Chip based on induced pluripotent Stem Cell Technology for personalized Medicine - CISTEM consortium (2018-2021) coordinated by BioSense Institute (Novi Sad, Serbia), PI from JU - Józef Dulak


3. The National Centre for Research and Development - ERA-CVD Cardiovascular Diseases (JTC2018) - Dissecting Mesenchymal-ENDothelial cross-talk, heterogeneity and function to mend vascular AGEing and atherosclerosis - MEND-AGE consortium, 2019-2022. Project coordinated by RWTH Aachen University, Germany, PI from JU - Agnieszka Jaźwa-Kusior