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Dr Malgorzata Rózanowska 


 Awards And Prizes

Senior Fulbright Fellowship to realize a research project “Identification of the Molecules Responsible for Lipofuscin Phototoxicity” in collaboration with Professor J.D. Simon, Duke University, NC, USA, October 2002 – July 2003.

Lester Packer Young Investigator Award in appreciation of scientific excellence for presentation of a poster during 2002 World Congress “Oxidants and Antioxidants in Biology,” a joint meeting of the Oxygen Club of California, Linus Pauling Institute and Society for Free Radical Research International, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, March 2002.

Travelling Research Fellowship awarded by the Wellcome Trust, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff and School of Chemistry and Physics, Keele University, Keele, UK, July 2000 – July 2002.

Award of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University for Excellent PhD Thesis, 1998.

Fellowship awarded by the Foundation for Polish Science, 1997.

 

Teaching

Lectures in OP1105 (From Cells to Systems) and in OP1106 (Ocular Anatomy and Physiology; the Module Leader )

Supervision of the practical components of OP1105 (From Cells to Systems) and in OP1106 (Ocular Anatomy and Physiology.

Supervision of third year project students

Supervision of PhD students.

Admission Officer

School Blackboard co-ordinator.

School Laser Safety Officer.

 

Presentations

Phosphatidylethanolamine prevents retinal photodamage. 10th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology, General Hospital Vienna, Austria, 6-11 September, 2003, (invited talk).

Peroxidized docosahexaenoic fatty acid as the photosensitizer responsible for retinal photodamage. 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Photobiology; Baltimore, Maryland; July 5-9, 2003, (talk).

Peroxidized docosahexaenoic fatty acid as a photogenerator of reactive oxygen species in the retina. Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, (poster).

Protective role of phospatidylethanolamine against toxicity of all-trans retinal. VII Annual Vision Research Conference “The Retinoid Cycle and Retina Disease,” Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2-3 May, 2003, (poster).

Photoreactivity of peroxidized docosahexaenoyl fatty acid. Meeting of the Oxygen Society, November 2002, San Antonio TX, USA, (poster).

Role of chloroform soluble and insoluble components in photoreactivity of RPE lipofuscin. Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2002, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, (poster).

Co-operation between antioxidants in protection against photo-oxidative damage. World Congress “Oxidants and Antioxidants in Biology,” a joint meeting of the Oxygen Club of California, Linus Pauling Institute and Society for Free Radical Research International, Santa Barbara, California, March 2002: Poster selected for oral presentation and awarded “Lester Packer Young Investigator Award in appreciation of scientific excellence.” (poster + talk)

Co-operation between antioxidants in protection of the retina against oxidative damage. International Fellows’ Meeting, The Wellcome Trust, The Royal College of Physicians, London, 21 January 2002: (talk)

Photoreactivity of retinal lipofuscin increases with aging. Meeting of the Oxygen Society, November 2001, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, (talk).

Retinoids in protection against oxidative damage. The European Society for Photobiology Conference on Photoprotection, 19-22 May 2001, Kraków, Poland, (talk).

Phototoxicity of all-trans retinal to RPE and protection by antioxidants. Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 29 April- 4 May 2001, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, (poster).

Co-operation between antioxidants in protection of the retina against oxidative damage – preliminary data. International Fellows’ Meeting, The Wellcome Trust, The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St. Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London, 22 January 2001, (poster).

Age-related increase of photooxidative processes in retinal pigment epithelium. 13th International Congress on Photobiology, 1-6 July 2000, San Francisco, California, (invited talk).

Pulse radiolysis study of the interaction of retinoids with peroxyl radicals; repair of retinoid cation radicals by antioxidants. 5th Symposium “Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine”, 7-10 June 2000, Lódz, Poland, (poster).

Interaction of carotenoids with other antioxidants in protection of the retina against oxidative damage. Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 30 April- 5 May 2000, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, (poster).

Melanin repairs oxidized carotenoids. XVIIth International Pigment Cell Conference, October 30 - November 3, 1999, Nagoya, Japan, (talk).

Repair of oxidised carotenoids by melanin. 8th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology, Granada, Spain, September 1999, (invited talk).

Oxidising abilities of RPE lipofuscin and melanin granules. Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 1999, (poster).