L. A. Orbeli Institute of
Physiology NAS RA

 

Projects and Grants


  • 2021/2022 Joint Russian-Armenian grant of SCS RA 20RF-073 (N.M.Ayvazyan)
    Study of promising neuroprotectors from animal venoms in in vitro and in vivo models of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases

  • 2020/2024 COST Action CA19144 (EU, Horizon2020)
    “European Venom Network”, N.M. Ayvazyan (EU leader: Maria Vittoria Modica, Italy)

  • "Scientific-Educational Center for Fundamental Brain Research" Education Improvement program
    Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi
    L. A. Orbeli Institute of Physiology NAS RA
    Center Of Medical Genetics And Primary Health Care

  • BIF 2020/2021 (Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation)
    Max-Plank Inst.Fr Experimentelle Medizin, Gottingen, Germany, Post-doc project; N. Ghazaryan

  • EIF-PMI PhD Support Program 2020, PhD student D. Ghazaryan

  • EIF-PMI PhD Support Program 2020, PhD student E. Ghandilyan

  • ANSEF 2020 - Narine Ghazaryan
    Macrovipera Lebetina Obtusa Snake Venom Impact On Cancer Cells

  • 2019 "Young Scientists' Research support Programe" of SCS RA 19YR‐1F010 (Karen Simonyan)
    Evaluation of the neuroprotective efficacy of Stevia in spinal cord injury in condition of diabetes

  • 2019 "Young Scientists' Research support Programe" of SCS RA 19YR‐1F012 (Narine Ghazaryan)
    Effect of Macrovipera lebetina obtusa snake venom on cancerous cells

  • ANSEF 2019 Award - Phospholipases A2 from viperidae snakes and differences in Ca2+/Mg2+-ATPase
    and Na+/K+-ATPase activities in human red blood cell membrane (G. Kirakosyan) .


  • 2018/2020 Thematic grant of SCS RA 18T-1F224 (N.M. Ayvazyan)
    Ovine Antivenom For Vipera Lebetina Obtusa

  • 2018/2020 Thematic grant of SCS RA 18T-1F275 (Z. Karabekyan)
    Artificial skin derived from natural resources.

  • Joint RAU-OIPH-IPR grant of Ministry of Education of RF 2018-2020 Functional magnetic nanoparticles for the application of magnetic hyperthermia of malignant tumors (A. Oganessyan, N. Ayvazyan, A. Manukyan)


  • 2018/2019 Joint Russian-Armenian grant of SCS RA 18RF-105 (N.M. Ayvazyan)
    Viper venom disintegrins as modulators of integrin activity in the processes of tumor cell proliferation and platelet aggregation.

  • 2018/2019 Joint Armenian-Belorussian grant of SCS RA ArmBel-Ap18_1f-4 (G. Kirakosyan)
    Structural and functional studies of phospholipases A2 and disintegrins from Macrovipera lebetina obtusa viper venom.

  • 2018/2019 Joint Armenian-Belorussian grant of SCS RA ArmBel-18BL-028 (Z. Karabekyan)
    Biocompatibility of multicomponent allogeneic cells with decellulirized liver scaffold.

  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (Funded by US State Department) - Hovhannes Arestakesyan (Laboratory of Immunology and Tissue Engineering, Researcher, PhD). Host Institution - The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology. Host Professor - Dr. Narine Sarvazyan. Project Title - "Learning Advanced Protocols in Tissue Engineering"


Completed Projects



  • ANSEF 2018 (Armenian National Science & Education Fund) - Naira Ayvazyan
    Reasearch Theme "Ovine Antivenom For Vipera Lebetina Obtusa"
    The grant is for US $5,000 and supports a proposal with a duration of one year.


  • "Effective Young Scientist" Award 2018 - Harutyun Sargsyan (Laboratory of Immunology and Tissue Engineering, Researcher). Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia Science Committee
  • FENS History of Neuroscience Online Project 2017 “Orbeli phenomena” (L. Ghulikyan)

  • Integrative, plastic properties and mechanisms of the central regulation of motor and vegetative functions of nervous system
  • Introduction of telemedicine electrocardiographs in Armenia. (Dr. Rafik Sargsyan)
  • Anti-tumor effect investigation of obtustatin and crude Macrovipera lebetina obtusa venom (Dr. Narine Ghazaryan)
  • Neuroprotection by Macrovipera lebetina obtusa (MLO) venom in Aβ25-35 model of Alzheimer’s disease: Theory to Experiment (Dr. Narine Ghazaryan)
  • Membranotropic properties of phospholipases A2 and disintegrins from Macrovipera lebetina obtusa Levantine viper venom (Dr. Naira Ayvazyan)
  • Angiostatic activity of disintegrins from Macrovipera lebetina obtusa and Montivipera raddei venoms in experimental melanoma growth
  • Developing Tools for Conserving the Plant Diversity of the Transcaucasus (Dr. Naira Ayvazyan)