• Opublikowano: 27/03/2023


Ladies and Gentleman,

We would like to invite you to the thematic conference along with match-making workshops organised within the project Alliance4Life_ACTIONS (funded by the European Commission, Horizon 2020).

The conference subject area includes health and environment:

  • Natural compounds and drug discovery
  • Environmental factors and asthma development
  • Environmental risks in health
  • Towards ecological sustainability
  • Environmental health and well-being
  • Environment and health in industry

The event provides an opportunity to present research ideas, initiate collaboration with EU-13 partners from Central-East Europe as well as to strengthen the relations with business.  The current priorities of Horizon Europe Programme are among other issues to be raised at the conference.

The event is primarily intended for the beginners as well as experienced researchers interested in international projects, leaders in the area of health and environment.

Yours faithfully,

Prof. Lucyna Woźniak
Vice-Rector for Research Strategy and International Relations


In order to participate fill in the registration form: https://forms.office.com/e/dyDk6327j2  (the conference in English)

Alliance4Life is a bottom-up initiative of twelve leading life science institutions from eleven EU-13 countries that aims at closing the divide in European health research and innovation in health and life sciences. https://alliance4life.ceitec.cz/

24.04.2023 (MONDAY)
16:30 – 17:00 Registration
17:00 – 18:00 Opening session

  • Prof Lucyna Woźniak (MUL)
  • Prof. Wojciech Fendler (MUL)
  • Prof. Magdalena Mikołajczyk-Chmiela (University of Lodz)
  • Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
18:00 – 20:00 Walking dinner
25.04.2023 (TUESDAY)
10:00 – 10:30 Registration
10:30 – 12:00


Natural compounds and drug discovery

  1. Nature as a source of inspiration for pharmacists: from extracts to drugs (Prof. Maija Dambrova, LIOS)
  2. Engineering of a fructosyl peptide oxidase enzyme for biomedical applications (Prof. Emilio Parisin, LIOS)
  3. Topic to be decided (prof. Paweł Szymański, MUL)
12:00 – 12:15 Coffee break
12:15 – 13:45 Environmental factors and asthma development

  1. Viral infections in asthma and allergy development (prof. Maciej Chałubiński, MUL)
  2. Air pollution and health: the methodological issues and challenges (dr Andreja Kukec, UL)
  3. Asthma in children and environmental health determinants (assist. Tanja Rejc, UL)
  4. New data on indoor air quality and child health (Arunas Valiulis, VU)
13:45 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Environmental risks in health

  1. Health risks of infections caused by viruses transmitted by ticks (Martina Lickova, SAS)
  2. Health risks of infections caused by viruses transmitted by mosquitos (Viktoria Cabanova, SAS)
  3. Is Gestational Diabetes an Urban Pathology? (Iuliana Ceausu, UMPCD)
  4. The Role of Scientific Expertise assesing the Health and Environmental Risks of Endocrine Disrupters (Sorin Paun, MD, PhD – UMPCD)
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00 Environmental health and well-being

  1. The impact of traffic noise on health (Triin Veber, UT)
  2. How much BPA is around us (prof. Ksenia Vitale, UZ)
  3. Teaching Institute of Public Health Andrija Štampar – Pharmacological substances and environment (Adela Krivohlavek, PhD)
  4. Planetary health – a catchy academic discussion or un urgent necessity for a global action in public health? (dr Joanna Ruszkowska, MUL)
20:00 – 22:00 Networking dinner
26.04.2023 (WEDNESDAY)
8:45 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:45 Towards ecological sustainability

  1. Eco UMED – environmental program in sustainable university development (dr hab. Anna Lipert, MUL)
  2. Digitalization for a sustainable development” at the Medical University Sofia (Magdalena Kasnakova, MUS)
9:45 – 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 – 11:30 Environment and health in industry

  1. mHealth app NephroGo: easier control of chronic kidney disease (Giedrė Žulpaitė, VU)
  2. Ecological manikin for teaching basic life support – ECO CPR (Filip Jaśkiewicz, PhD, MUL)
  3. Biorefinery – Field and Forest SIA
  4. Data&AI in medicine and public health – Microsoft
  5. Medical device design & development – Consonance
11:30 – 11:45 Info on Seed Fund
11:45 – 12:45 Matchmaking session for future projects
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

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