Ewa Stepien

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

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Ewa Stepien, a holder of the Ph.D. degree, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Medical Physics, Marian Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland. Stepien has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Medical Physics, Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, since 2014. Moreover, Stepien was an Associate Professor at the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, from 2013 to 2014; an Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, from 2011 to 2013; and a Lecturer at the Department of Experimental Cardiac Surgery, Anesthesia and Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, from 2008 to 2011. Furthermore, Stepien received the Habilitation degree in medical science and in medicinal biology from the Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, in 2013, and the Ph.D. degree in cell biology from the Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, Jagiellonian University, with the thesis title being “Factors Influencing Neurites Outgrowth” under the supervision of Professor Włodzimierz Korohoda, in 1997. Stepien’s fields of interest include microRNA and microvesicles as potential targets in therapy and new biomarkers of vascular diseases, mostly atherosclerosis, with focus on intercellular communication (microparticles) and proinflammatory mediators or endothelium protective proteins, including osteopontin (OPN) and osteoprotegerin (OPG).

Biography Updated on 26 October 2016

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