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Professor Marek Radomski

Chair of Pharmacology (1979) (Pharmacy)

Born in Bochnia, Poland. High School: Liceum Jana Matejki in Wieliczka, Poland. A medical graduate of College of Medicine Jagiellonski University in Krakow, Poland. PhD in pharmacology from College of Medicine Jagiellonski University. A highly-cited pharmacologist (listed in, 18,346 citations to date by Google Scholar) who worked both in academia and pharmaceutical industry in Poland (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw and Silesian Centre for Heart Diseases), UK (Wellcome Research Laboratories in Beckenham), Spain (Lacer SA in Barcelona), Canada (University of Alberta in Edmonton) and USA (University of Texas in Houston. He joined School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Trinity College Dublin in 2006 as Professor and Chair of Pharmacology. He served as Director of Research and Head of the School of Pharmacy. He contributed to undergraduate teaching of medical,dentistry, nursing and pharmacy students in Europe, Canada and USA. He mentored many MSc, PhD students, as well as post-doctoral researchers.
  Angiogenesis   Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, obstructive airways, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary fibrosis   Breast cancer   Cardiovascular and molecular pharmacology   Coronary artery ischaemia   Cytokines, Nitric Oxide   Drug discovery, profiling, targeting   Haemotology   Inflammation   NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY   Nanomedicine   Pharmacology   Pharmacy   Thrombosis and haemostasis   Vascular Biology, Thrombosis
 Nanopharmacology in platelet research: focus on nitric oxide and matrix metalloproteinases
 Preclinical Development od Aspirin-based drugs

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Panels: Planing and Priorities Committee, Perinatal Research Centre, University of Alberta Curriculum Innovation Committee, Medical Faculty University of ALberta Health Sciences Animal Welfare Committee, Graduate Study Executive Committee, Department of Pharmacology University of Alberta Clinical Research Working Group, University of Alberta Medical Resident Research Evaluation Panel, University of Alberta Medical Student Admission Committee, National Institute of Health (USA), Special Emphasis Panel of the Womenm's Health RFA Canadian Institute of Health Research: University-Industry Committee(scientific officer) Bayer-CBS-Hema-Quebec-Canadian Institutes of Health Research Partnership Fund (scientific officer), Canadian Institute of Health Research: New Investigators Award Committee Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Proof of Principle Studies, Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR/Rx&D Collaborative Research Chair Program (scientific officer).
Phytopharm (UK)
Enterprise Ireland
Netherlands Heart Foundation
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UK)
CV cited in search: radomski (Institute of Scientific Information Web of Science). Total citation number: 17,968, h-index 58 (Google Scholar) Number of papers cited ≥ 100 times: 44 Top 1% in the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Most improved citation number for May 2003(
174 invited lectures, seminars and presentations in academia and pharmaceutical industry to date.
Member of University Council Trinity College Dublin 2008
Member of Executive Committee Faculty of Health Sciences Trinity College Dublin 2008
Food Safety Authority of Ireland Nanotechnology Task Force 2007-2008
International Life Sciences Institute Expert Group on "Scientific risk assessment of nanotechnology in direct food applications" 2008
Visiting Professor Medical University of Silesia Katowice, Poland 2014
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World Innovation Foundation 2005
Radomski, M.W., Nanomedicine: bright and dark sides, 208 Session of the Society Wieliczka-Wieliczanie, Wieliczka, Poland, 25 March , 2015, Ms Jadwiga Duda, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Radomski, M.W., Nanopharmacology and nanotoxicology of nanomaterial-platelet-vascular wall interactions. , Perspectives in Medical Biotechnology, Krakow, Poland, 22-23 May, 2015, Prof. J. Dulak, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Radomski, M.W., New challenges for nanomedicine. Expert Session, Bio- and Medical Engineering Progress, Zabrze, Poland, 27 May, 2015, R. Kustosz, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Radomski, M.W., Nanomedicine, XXII International Cardiology Conference , Zabrze, Poland, 28-29 May, 2015, Prof. L. Polonski, Notes: [Meeting with masters], Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Radomski, M.W., Nanomedicine: small solution for big medical problems, First Research Meeting Grand Opening of Kardio-Med Silesia, Zabrze, Poland, Zabrze, Poland, 21 September, 2015, Z. Kalarus, M. Radomski, A. Konka, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Gaffney, A.M., Santos-Martinez, M.J., Satti, A., Major, T.C., Wynne, K.J., Gun'ko, Y.K., Annich, G.M., Elia, G., Radomski, M.W, Blood biocompatibility of surface-bound multiwall carbon nanotubes. , Nanomedicine: NBM Feature Article, 11, 2015, p39 - 46, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Niska, K., Pyszka, K., Tukaj, C., Wozniak, M., Radomski, M.W., Inkielewicz-Stepniak, I. , Titanium dioxide nanoparticles enhance production of superoxide anion and alter the antioxidant system in human osteoblast cells, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10, 2015, p1095-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Niska, K., Santos-Martinez, M.J., Radomski, M.W., Inkielewicz-Stepniak, I. , CuO nanoparticles induce apoptosis by impairing the antioxidant defense and detoxification systems in the mouse hippocampal HT22 cell line: protective effect of crocetin, Toxicology in vitro, 29, 2015, p663 - 671, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Samuel, S.P., Santos-Martinez, M.J., Medina, C., Jain, N., Radomski, M.W., Prina-Mello, A., Volkov, Y, CdTe quantum dots induce activation of human platelets: implications for particle hemocompatibility. , International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10, 2015, p1 - 12, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Tomaszewski KA, Radomski MW, Santos-Martinez MJ, Nanodiagnostics, nanopharmacology and nanotoxicology of platelet-vessel wall interactions., Nanomedicine (London, England), 10, (9), 2015, p1451-75 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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M Gaspar, F de Sousa Menezes, MW Radomski, C Ehrhardt, Effect of liposomal systems on human platelet aggregation, AAPS J, 22nd Annual Meeting of the AAPS, Atlanta, GA, 16-20/11/2008, 10, (S2), 2008, ppT2107 , Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Biological significance of nitric oxide in platelet function. in, editor(s)Lopez-Jaramillo, P. , La via L-arginina-oxido nitrico, Quito, Ecuador, Ediciones Cientificas Quito, Ecuador , 1995, pp185 - 224, [Radomski, M.W., Salas, E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Radomski, M.W., Platelet regulation- another dimension for NO and nitrates, Schwarz Pharma Scientific Forum, 1994, Book, PUBLISHED
Regulacion de la homeostasis vascular mediante oxido nitrico in, editor(s)Jose R. de Berrazueta , Oxido nitrico endogeno y farmacos nitrovasodilatatores, Santander, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cantabria, D.L. , 1994, pp45 - 58, [Radomski M.W., Moncada, S. ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Gryglewski RJ(ed.), USA-Poland Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease, Warsaw, Poland, 15 June 1984, 1984, 9-16 p, Proceedings of a Conference, PUBLISHED


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Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Scholar 1994-2000
Canadian Insititutes of Health Research Scientist 1999-2002
University of Alberta McCalla Research Professorship 1999-2000
Canadian Pharmacological Society Alta-Pharm International Senior Scientist Award 2001
State Professorship presented by President of the Republic of Poland 2002
Outstanding Pioneers of Physiology Medal awarded by the Polish Physiological Society. 2004
World Innovation Foundation Fellow 2005
Science Foundation Ireland Investigator 2006
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2007
Doctor Honoris Causa Complutense University in Madrid, Spain 2008
Visiting Professor Silesian University of Medicine 2014
1. Nanopharmacology, nanoparticles and nanotoxicology. 2. Mechanisms regulating haemostatic and non-haemostatic functions of platelets. 3. Biology and pharmacology of nitric oxide and matrix metalloproteinases. 4. Extracorporeal circulation.