Maria Łastowska

tytuł naukowy: MD dr hab.

Imię i nazwisko: Maria Łastowska

Stanowisko naukowe: CMHI professor

Department:  Department of Pathology

OrcID No:  0000000306326995


  • 2010 – present:  Professor CMHI, Department of Pathology, Children’s Memorial Health Institute
  • 1994 – 2010: Research and Senior Research Associate, Institute of Human Genetics University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • 1992 – 1993: British Council Fellowship, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK
  • 1981 – 1992: Clinician, Institute of Paediatrics, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • principal Investigator of the projects funded by the National Science Centre, Poland and by the Internal Funding from the Children’s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
  • experience includes analyses based on molecular cytogenetics, gene expression microarrays, NanoString nCounter Analysis System and other molecular techniques

Qualifications and trainings:

  • habilitation, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland (2001)
  • specialization in Paediatrics -2nd degree (1992)

Research interests:

  • research interest focused on molecular profiling of childhood solid tumours, especially high grade brain tumours; the aim of investigation, based on biological, clinical and histopathological characteristics of tumours – an identification of biological markers, which can be applied for future diagnostic and prognostic purposes