Joanna Trojanek

Scientific degree: PhD

Stanowisko naukowe: assistant professor

Department: Department of Microbiology and Clinical Immunology

OrcID No: 0000-002-3200-735X


  • assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Clinical Immunology of The Children’s Memorial Health Institute (CMHI) in Warsaw
  • actively participates in scientific activities
  • contractor of 2 grants Opus type financed by the National Science Center, in one as the project manage
  • co-contractor of 4 internal project of CMHI
  • member of the Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology
  • author of about 25  publications.

Qualifications and trainings:

  • graduated in biology on Warsaw University
  • PhD in Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Science
  • Postdoctoral fellow: Center for Neurovirology and Cancer Biology, Department of Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia USA (2002-2005) and Department  of Translational Pulmonology, University Children’s Hospital, Heidelberg Germany (2005-2008)
  • Methodology of Clinical Study- postgraduated at Warsaw Medical University (2010)

Research interests:

  • research work was mainly devoted to molecular studies of biological processes (activation of metabolic pathways, signal transduction through receptors), then also clinical ones, as well as characterization of phenotype-modifying genes in lung diseases (cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Currently involved in the study of immunological parameters responsible for pro-inflammatory response as well as markers of remodeling and fibrosis, and in particular the role of metalloproteinases in the pathogenesis of metabolic diseases (including hypertension, NAFLD, obesity)