Department of Immunology

PhD Mykolas Mauricas

Head of Department
+370 5 2469248

Fundamental and applied scientific research, experimental development in immunology, cell culture technologies and immune analysis field, as well as biology doctoral studies, educational activities are implemented in the Department of Immunology of State Research Institute Centre for Innovative Medicine.

The department researchers carries out the long-term scientific research and experimental development programm called “Cellular and molecular immunity researches in biological models in vitro and in vivo”.

The main attention is paid on characterization of immunity state in case of pathology, search of the objective bio markers for diseases diagnostics and immunotherapy effectiveness motoring. The department extends mice, rats monoclonic antibodies collection and it also provides mice, rabbits, rats  and chickens origin polyclonal antibodies production.

7 BP:

  • Immunoglobulin IgY pseudomonas A clinical trial for cystic fibrosis treatment (IMPACTT), (2010-2014)

Lithuania-Latvia-China (Taiwan) collaboration program:

  • Establishing of the framework to track molecular epidemiology of Parvoviruses and to correlate sequence variability with different clinical manifestations (2012-2014)

Nacional scientific program projects: 

  • Precision next-generation exon sequencing technology for healthy aging in patients with a predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer (2015-2018)
  • Targeted new sequence for genetic predisposition to breast, ovarian and colon cancer (2012-2014)
  • Biocontrol of microorganisms activating under microgravity conditions and causing skin infections using electro-magnetoporation (2016-2018)

Scientific groups projects:

  • Influence of electrochemotherapy and its combination with dendritic cell vaccination on the elimination of fungal tumors and the formation of the immune response (2019-2022)
  • Non – invasive detection of immunological markers in amniotic fluid during preterm labor (2019-2022)
  • Research of persistent infection and its association with autoimmune epithelium (2014-2016)

While doing scientific researches immunology department collaborates with Lithuanian and foreign countries science institutions and business companies. The main immunology department partners are: 

-Vilnius University

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Vilnius Gediminas Technical University  
  • Karolinska Institute( Sweden)
  • August Kirchenstein microbiology and virology Institute (Latvia ) 
  • Business companies as Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics, BIOTECHPHARMA, Biocenter, Innovative Pharma Baltics and others.

10 doctorates are studying in this department.

Contacts

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PhD Mykolas Mauricas Head of Department, Chief Researcher
PhD Irutė Girkontaitė Chief Researcher
Prof. (HP) PhD  Almira Ramanavičienė Chief Researcher
(HP) PhD Audronė Eidukaitė Senior Researcher
PhD Auksė Zinkevičienė Senior Researcher
PhD Dainius Characiejus Senior Researcher
PhD Irena Dumalakienė Senior Researcher
PhD Natalija German Senior Researcher
PhD Aušra Nemeikaitė-Čėnienė Researcher
PhD Asta Kaušaitė-Minkštimienė Researcher
PhD Grigorij Šutov Researcher
PhD  Anton Popov Junior Researcher
PhD Ieva Varanauskienė Junior Researcher
Jurgita Juršėnaitė Junior Researcher
Rita Vilienė Junior Researcher
Agnė Žiniauskaitė PhD candidate
Arūnas Žebrauskas PhD candidate
Donatas Neverauskas PhD candidate
Eivina Radzevičiūtė PhD candidate
Evelina Gorbikova PhD candidate
Milda Vanagaitė-Žičkienė PhD candidate
Robertas Čėsna PhD candidate
Zenia Volockienė Senior laboratory assistant