Centre of Experimental Medicine Slovak Academy of Science


The Institute of Normal and Pathological Physiology (INPP) is involved in basic research in experimental medicine, in particular normal and pathological physiology with the focus on the cardiovascular and the nervous system. A special attention is paid to hypertension and circulation disorders, the structure of the cardiovascular system, social stress, brain information processing, the mechanisms of posture and balance control, as well as modelling of the processes in the nervous and cardiovascular systems. The institute has an established collaboration with several research institutions and clinical departments in Slovakia and abroad.
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8th Miniconference of PhD. students

On Monday 10th June, our Institute had a pleasure to organise the “VIIIth Miniconference of PhD. Students”. This event serves as a training ground for PhD. students of the Centre for experimental medicine, in order to hone their presentation skills. Conference was opened by Barbora Konečná, PhD. from The Institute of Molecular Biomedicine, who kindly […]

New publication

An article „Behavioral alterations induced by post-weaning isolation rearing of rats are accompanied by reduced VGF/BDNF/TrkB signaling in the hippocampus“ by our colleagues was published in Neurochemistry International. They report several findings: post-weaning social isolation leads to decrease in VGF/BDNF/TrkB signalisation isolation decreases nNOS mRNA in hippocampus these changes are more prominent at the level of mRNA […]