L. A. Orbeli Institute of
Physiology NAS RA


Awards 2018

  • 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"

  • 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


  • 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)