Polish companies in scientific consortia, working, for example, on the use of AI in complex economic, industrial and even agricultural problems, can apply for grants from the European agency EISMEA, says Jerzy Respondek, a Polish expert who evaluates applications.
Innovative treatment method of pancreatic cancer using the NanoKnife device and administration of calcium ions or a chemotherapeutic has been launched at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław. Thanks to the grant, only in this institution about 70 patients will benefit from free therapy.
Michał Bogdziewicz from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań received the 2021 New Phytologist Tansley Medal for Excellence in Plant Science, one of the most important awards for biologists specialising in plants, the National Science Centre reports. He is the first Polish researcher awarded this distinction.
Polyglutamine diseases, such as Huntington's disease, lead to cell death in the brain. Magdalena Dąbrowska, scholarship holder in the 21st edition of the L'Oréal For Women & Science Scholarship Programme, investigates the methods for removing unwanted mutations in the genome that lead to these rare, incurable diseases.