Prof. Iwona Cicha

Associate Editor

Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine (SEON), Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen (UKER)

Scientific career

2018 - present Extraordinary Professor, UKER
2013 - present Leader of the Cardiovascular Nanomedicine Unit, SEON, UKER
2012 Habilitation and university teaching authorization at the Medical Faculty, UKER
2003 - 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher and Group leader at the Department of Cardiology and Angiology, UKER
2003 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Nephrology, UKER
2002 PhD in Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime University, Japan
1999 - 2002 Doctoral Fellow at the Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime University, Japan
1997 - 1999 Research Fellow at the Physiology Department, Ehime University, Japan
1995 MSc in Biology at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland


Research areas

Prof. Iwona Cicha has an extensive research experience in the field of atherosclerosis, with a particular focus on the role of inflammation and blood flow dynamics in plaque development and destabilization. Her main research interests include the application of nanomedical strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, magnetic nanoparticles, drug targeting and delivery, nanoparticle safety, as well as bio- and nanocomposite materials and their hemo- and biocompatibilty.

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