Professor Władysław Lasoń, PhD
Wladyslaw Lason got his M.Sc. at Faculty of Pharmacy of the Medical Academy in Kraków in 1980 and Ph.D in the Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków in 1984. He received post-doctoral training at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, and at the Department of Comparative and Physiological Psychology at the Nijmegen University in the Netherlands. In the years 1993 - 2020 he has served as Head of the Department of Experimental Neuroendocrinology, Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy, and currently he is a Professor in this unit. His main research interests are focused on basic mechanisms of epilepsy, depression and neurodegenerative diseases. He has co-authored more than 260 peer-reviewed publications.
The most recent publications:
1. Jantas D, Chwastek J, Malarz J, Stojakowska A, Lasoń W. Neuroprotective Effects of Methyl Caffeate against Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Cell Damage: Involvement of Caspase 3 and Cathepsin D Inhibition. Biomolecules. 2020 Nov 9;10(11):1530
2. Panek M, Kawalec P, Pilc A, Lasoń W. Developments in the discovery and design of intranasal antidepressants. Expert Opin Drug Discov. 2020 Oct;15(10):1145-1164
3. Jantas D, Chwastek J, Grygier B, Lasoń W. Neuroprotective Effects of Necrostatin-1 Against Oxidative Stress-Induced Cell Damage: an Involvement of Cathepsin D Inhibition. Neurotox Res. 2020 Mar;37(3):525-542
4. Kajta M, Rzemieniec J, Wnuk A, Lasoń W. Triclocarban impairs autophagy in neuronal cells and disrupts estrogen receptor signaling via hypermethylation of specific genes. Sci Total Environ. 2020 Jan 20;701:134818
5. Basta-Kaim A, Ślusarczyk J, Szczepanowicz K, Warszyński P, Leśkiewicz M, Regulska M, Trojan E, Lasoń W. Protective effects of polydatin in free and nanocapsulated form on changes caused by lipopolysaccharide in hippocampal organotypic cultures. Pharmacol Rep. 2019 Aug;71(4):603-613