A PhD graduate of Biological Sciences and MA studies in Biotechnology at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun as well as post-graduate studies: Conducting and Monitoring of Clinical Research at Kozminski University in Warsaw with over 14 years of experience in scientific research industry.

She has a working experience in designing and scientifically coordinating performance studies conducted in accordance with the ICH-GCP rules and the requirements of IVDR 2017/746, FDA and other applicable regulatory bodies. Her responsibilities include providing oversight and analysis of guidelines related to clinical trials, developing study protocols and other study materials for research projects within the IVD Department, as well as analyzing data obtained during clinical and analytical performance studies.

Selected scientific publications

  1. Pawlikowska M et al. Fever-range hyperthermia inhibits cells immune response to protein-bound polysaccharides derived from Coriolus versicolor extract. Mol Immunol. 2016 Dec;80:50-57. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2016.10.013. Epub 2016 Nov 5. PMID: 27825050
  2. Pawlikowska M et al. Protein-Bound Polysaccharides from Coriolus Versicolor Induce RIPK1/RIPK3/MLKL-Mediated Necroptosis in ER-Positive Breast Cancer and Amelanotic Melanoma Cells. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2020 Jun 13;54(4):591-604. doi: 10.33594/000000242. PMID: 32531147.
  3. Pawlikowska M et al. Coriolus versicolor-derived protein-bound polysaccharides trigger the caspase-independent cell death pathway in amelanotic but not melanotic melanoma cells. Phytother Res. 2020 Jan;34(1):173-183. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6513. Epub 2019 Sep 12. PMID: 31515931.
  4. Pawlikowska M et al. Pigmentation Levels Affect Melanoma Responses to Coriolus versicolor Extract and Play a Crucial Role in Melanoma-Mononuclear Cell Crosstalk. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 May 27;22(11):5735. doi: 10.3390/ijms22115735. PMID: 34072104; PMCID: PMC8198516.
  5. Jędrzejewski T, Pawlikowska M et al. COVID-19 and Cancer Diseases-The Potential of Coriolus versicolor Mushroom to Combat Global Health Challenges. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Mar 2;24(5):4864. doi: 10.3390/ijms24054864. PMID: 36902290; PMCID: PMC10003402.