Dr. Magdalena Kurnik-Łucka PhD, MPharm, got her PhD at the Faculty of Pharmacy Jagiellonian University Medical College and currently works at the Department of Pathophysiology at the Faculty of Medicine Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland. Years spent at the Department of Pathophysiology gave her the opportunity to learn various histological techniques, image analysis methods as well as a variety of biochemical assays. Her experience includes small animal preparation and handling as well as simple surgery methods and animal modelling. Her research experience also includes external projects (Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences University of Strathclyde, University of Helsinki, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma).
Dr. Almottesembellah Gaiz research interests concerns enteric homeostasis and neurodegeneration as well as enteric mechanism related to eating disorders.