Institute of Molecular Biomedicine

IMBM is a research institute of the Faculty of Medicine at the Comenius University. It is located in the Old town of the capitol of Slovakia – Bratislava at Sasinkova street 4 and in the Biomedical research center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences at Dubravská street 9. The mission of IMBM is simple: doing (and enjoying doing) interesting and meaningful science. The educational background of the staff includes molecular biology, biophysics, biotechnology, physiology and medicine. We believe that interdisciplinarity is a key scientific value. We collaborate with clinicians and complementary research institutes all around the globe (Aachen, Gothenburg, New York, Boston, Hradec Králové…). PhD students are trained at our institute in experimental and laboratory medicine. Undergraduate students are working at IMBM on their bachelor/master/doctoral theses. We learn and teach at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University. If you share the devotion to science with us, apply and join us.


We will not miss these next week’s conferences

Next week, our PhD students, Alexandra Gaál Kovalčíková and Marianna Gyurászová, will attend the European Society for Pediatric Clinical Research (ESC) and Peter Celec with our PhD students Lucia Laukova, Emese Domonkos and Ľubica Janovičová will present at the 5th cfNA (Central Eastern European Congress on Cell -Free Nucleic Acids).
You can find more information about cfNA here and about ES-PCR here.
June 12, 2018

XI. conference of child nephrology

XI. Conference of child nephrology was held in Bratislava on 8th-9th June 2018. Peter Celec lectured on “Extracellular DNA – more than a specific biomarker”, Alexandra Kovalčíková presented “The effect of periodontitis on salivary markers of renal function”, and Marianna Gyurászová presented on the topic of “Oxidative stress in the experimental model of acute and chronic renal failure”.
June 11, 2018

VI. Neuro-psychiatric congress

VI. Neuropsychiatric Congress is held in Bratislava on 7th-9th June 2018. Peter Celec lectures on Genomics in neuropsychiatry – (non)precise medicine, Veronika Borbélyová lectures on Behavioral aspects of testosterone effect in the animal model of autism, and Emese Domonkos presents on the topic of The role of teen testosterone in anxiety.
June 8, 2018



  • VEGA: Early molecular markers of myocardial infarction
  • APVV: Metabolic syndrome in adolescent children
  • VEGA: Effect of testosterone and estradiol in kidney fibrosis development using recurrent urinary tract infection

Published papers

  • Oxidative and carbonyl stress in pregnant women with obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Surface LAMP-2 Is an Endocytic Receptor That Diverts Antigen Internalized by Human Dendritic Cells into Highly Immunogenic Exosomes.
  • Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Periodontitis.