L. A. Orbeli Institute of
Physiology NAS RA

 

Projects and Grants


  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (2021-2023)
    Building a Biomedical Imaging Network for Former Soviet Countries.
  • Grant for Projects aimed at achieving applied results within the framework of contractual (thematic) funding of scientific and technical activities 21APP-1F003 (2021)
    Development of technologies for the production of albumin and normal immunoglobulinpreparations from human blood plasma and obtaining a pilot samples․ Armen Voskanyan
  • Grant for projects support within the framework of contractual (thematic) funding of scientific and technical activities 21T-1F282 (2021)
    Evaluation of the efficacy of the use of bacterial melanin as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Margarita Danielyan
  • Grant for Projects aimed at achieving applied results within the framework of contractual (thematic) funding of scientific and technical activities 21APP_3C009 (2021)
    Development of technologies for the production of albumin and normal immunoglobulin preparations from human blood plasma and obtaining a pilot samples. Gayane Kirakosyan
  • Joint Armenian-Russian grant of SCS RA 20RF-073 (2021-2022)
    Study of promising neuroprotectors from animal venoms in in vitro and in vivo models of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Naira Ayvazyan
  • Joint Armenian-Belorussian grant of SCS RA 2lSC-RBSCST-1F0 (2021-2022)
    Analysis of the combined effect of modified nanoparticles and 5-fluorouracil on the growth and development of Crocker's sarcoma and rabdomiosarcoma. Gayane Kirakosyan
  • Grant for leading projects support within the framework of contractual (thematic) funding of scientific and technical activities 21AG-1F031 (2021)
    Engineering and design for next-generation antivenoms against Viperidae snakebites. Naira Ayvazyan
  • Support Program for Young Postgraduate and PhD Students 21AA-1F013 (2021)
    Specific Effects of Different Components of Viper Venoms on Cultured Nervous Tissue Cells․ David Ghazaryan
  • Support Program for Young Postgraduate and PhD Students 21AA-5A043 (2021)
    Psychophysiological measurements of addictions and intervention approaches in the virtual reality environment․ Armen Andreasyan
  • EIF-PMI Science Faculty Research Funding Program (2021-2022)
    Psychophysiological Diagnostic And Treatment Approaches Based On The Emotional Arousal and Detection in The Virtual Reality Environment. Aleksandr Khachunts
  • 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)