• On 6th February 2019, Poland became a member of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). By the decision of the Minister of Science and Higher Education, the Polish representative in EMBL was named as prof. Leszek Kaczmarek from the Nencki Institute.

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  • In November 2018, the Patent Office in Japan granted a patent for the invention entitled "Compositions and methods for treating glioma" (JP6426001). The subject of the patent is the innovative method using synthetic, short interfering peptides in the therapy of gliomas. 

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  • Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, Director of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS, has been appointed as a member of the Programme Board of the Polish Science Contact Agency "PolSCA" in Brussels, for the 2019-2022 term of office. 

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  • USA Patent for the Nencki Institute

    The U.S. Patent Office has granted the USA patent, numbered US 15/553,575, for the invention entitled ‘A METHOD FOR THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF A PRE-DIABETIC STATE AND TYPE 2 DIABETES’. The patent is owned by researchers from the Nencki Institute, which holds full exclusivity to this invention: Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyn and Dr. Kamil Kozinski from the Laboratory of Cell Signaling and Metabolic Disorders, and Prof. Pawel Dobrzyn and Dr. Tomasz Bednarski from the Laboratory of Molecular Medical Biochemistry.

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Nagaraj S, Zoltowska KM, Laskowska-Kaszub KWojda U. (2018) microRNA diagnostic panel for Alzheimer's disease and epigenetic trade-off between neurodegeneration and cancerAgeing Res. Rev. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2018.10.008. 
IF = 8.973

Walczak J, Dębska-Vielhaber G, Vielhaber S, Szymański J, Charzyńska A, Duszyński J, Szczepanowska J. (2018) Distinction of sporadic and familial forms of ALS based on mitochondrial characteristics. FASEB J. doi: 10.1096/fj.201801843R.
IF = 5.595


Antoniuk S, Bijata M, Ponimaskin E, Wlodarczyk J. (2018) Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress for Modeling Depression in Rodents: Meta-analysis of Model Reliability. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.12.002.
IF = 8.037

Rajan WD, Wojtas B, Gielniewski B, Gieryng A, Zawadzka M, Kaminska B. (2018) Dissecting functional phenotypes of microglia and macrophages in the rat brain after transient cerebral ischemia. Glia doi: 10.1002/glia.23536. IF = 5.846