Katarzyna Zorena is the Head of the Department of Immunobiology and Environment Microbiology at the Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland. She is a Ph.D. degree holder and carries out research concerning immunological mechanisms and the role of cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors involved in the process of risk of developing vascular complications and hypertension in diabetes. She cooperates with national and international medical universities and actively participates in international and domestic academic conferences. She has participated in organizing committees for international and domestic academic conferences. Moreover, Zorena participates in the methodological supervision of relevant grants execution of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Since 2006, she has been an active Reviewer for international journals of a high Impact Factor. Moreover, she is an active Member of the Polish Society of Diabetes Association, the Polish Society of Endocrinology, the Polish Society of Immunology, and Immunoprophylaxis Board of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, she is a Board Member in several journals. Currently, she is a Guest Editor-in-Chief in special issue “Anti-Inflammatory Therapy in Diabetic Retinopathy,” Mediators of Inflammation, 2014. Zorena also coauthored a chapter in the book entitled Immunological Risk Factors for the Development and Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Diabetic Retinopathy, ISBN 978-953-51-0044-7, InTech, February 2012.
Biography Updated on 26 October 2016