Agata Faron - Górecka, PhD


Agata Faron - Górecka, PhD
Position
Head of Laboratory

2020 - Head of Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology

Polish Academy of Sciences, Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology

2019 - Habilitated doctor; Title of achievement: The role of neuropeptides, with particular emphasis on prolactin and somatostatin, in the animal model of depression - chronic mild stress (CMS).

Polish Academy of Sciences, Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology

2011 -  Assistant Professor

Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Pharmacology

2009  PhD thesis: The role of heterodimerization of dopamine D1-D2 receptors in the mechanism of action of antipsychotic drugs - in vitro studies.

Supervisor: prof. dr hab. M. Dziedzicka-Wasylewska

Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Pharmacology

2006-2011  Research Assistant

Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Pharmacology

2003 -2006 Technician staff

Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics

1997-2002 M.S.: Physics, Specialty: Medical Physics: Theme: Fourier analysis of electrocardiograms.

Supervisor: prof. dr hab. S. Micek


More publications
  • 1. Faron-Górecka A, Szafran-Pilch K. (2016) Prolactin and Somatostatin Responses to Antidepressant Therapy. In: López-Muñoz F., Srinivasan V., de Berardis D., Álamo C., Kato T. (eds) Melatonin, Neuroprotective Agents and Antidepressant Therapy. Springer, N


  • Understanding GPCR dimerization. Methods in Cell Biology, Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.mcb.2018.08.005

    Faron-Górecka A, Kuśmider M, Solich J, Górecki A, Dziedzicka-Wasylewska M. (2020) Genetic variants in dopamine receptors influence on heterodimerization in the context of antipsychotic drug action. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, Elsevier  https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.pmbts.2019.11.008

    Faron-Górecka A, Szlachta M, Kolasa M, Solich J, Górecki A, Kuśmider M, Żurawek D, Dziedzicka-Wasylewska M. (2019) Understanding GPCR dimerization. Methods in Cell Biology, Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.mcb.2018.08.005

    Faron-Górecka A, Szafran-Pilch K. (2016) Prolactin and Somatostatin Responses to Antidepressant Therapy. In: López-Muñoz F., Srinivasan V., de Berardis D., Álamo C., Kato T. (eds) Melatonin, Neuroprotective Agents and Antidepressant Therapy. Springer, New Delhi 

    Zurawek D., Faron-Górecka A, Kuśmider M, Solich J, Kolasa M, Szafran-Pilch K, Kmiotek K, Gruca P, Papp M, Dziedzicka-Wasylewska M. (2015) Dopamine D1 and D2 Receptors in Chronic Mild Stress: Analysis of Dynamic Receptor Changes in an Animal Model of Depression Using In Situ Hybridization and Autoradiography. In: Tiberi M. (eds) Dopamine Receptor Technologies. Neuromethods, vol 96. Humana Press, New York, NY

    Łukasiewicz S, Faron-Górecka A, Dziedzicka-Wasylewska M. (2013) A Biophysical Approach for the Study of Dopamine Receptor Oligomerization. In: Kabbani N. (eds) Dopamine. Methods in Molecular Biology (Methods and Protocols), vol 964. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ

  • Molecular mechanism of the unique action of clozapine in the context of heterodimerization of receptors associated with G proteins. - 2015-09-22 - 2018-09-21
  • Endogenous markers of the effectiveness of depression therapy in the model of chronic mild stress (CMS). - 2010-02-24 - 2012-12-24
  • FNP scholarship for young scientists (START Program)
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  • FNP scholarship for young scientists (START Program)
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