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”Molecular pathways of lipid signaling in inflammatory diseases” Speaker: Milena Sokolowska, M.D., Ph.D. April 13th, 2013

 
 

You are cordially invited to the
Polish American Health Association (PAHA)
www.pahausa.org

Lecture and Meeting
Saturday, April 13th, 2013 at 3:30pm,
Georgetown University
Washington DC

Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Joseph A. Bellanti, M.D. Professor of Immunology at
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Anna Korzan, M.D. FACP Acting President / Vice President
Polish American Health Association

Speaker:
Milena Sokolowska, M.D., Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow at the Critical Care Medicine Department, Clinical Center
of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD

Lecture Title:
Molecular pathways of lipid signaling in inflammatory diseases

The event will take place at
Georgetown University
Medical and Dental Building
3 fl. NW Lecture Room
3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20057
map: http://maps.georgetown.edu/medicalanddentalbuilding/

Milena Sokolowska, M.D., Ph.D. is a Visiting Fellow in the Clinical Care Medicine Department at Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Her main research interests include lipid mediators of inflammation, inflammasomes, intracellular pathways of signal transduction and microRNA regulation in the inflammatory processes of the airways. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Sokolowska held clinical and research positions at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland.

In 2004, Dr. Sokolowska obtained her M.D. degree from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland (summa cum laude). She completed her medical internship and started her residency in internal medicine in 2006.

In 2009, she also earned her Ph.D in Medicine from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. Her doctoral research was focused on the role of cytosolic phospholipase A2 in patients with severe asthma. Her dissertation was honored as the best doctoral thesis of the year by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and also awarded by the Polish Minister of Health for the Ph.D. thesis and scientific achievements in 2009. In 2010, she also received the Scopus Young Researcher Award for scientific achievements.

Dr. Sokolowska is a member of scientific societies, including European Respiratory Society and also European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), where she serves as an Immunology Section Representative in the EAACI Junior Members and Affiliates Working Group.
She has authored and co-authored more than 15 peer-reviewed publications. She has also successfully competed for independent research grants from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

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