Alex Fitas is a 5th year medical student at the Medical University of Warsaw. Since 2019 he has been involved in the work of the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology of the MUW with Professor Marek Postula as his mentor, moreover since 2021 he is the president of the students research team at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology. He is a co-author of several publications focusing on non-coding RNA in cardiovascular diseases. Alex’s main field of interests is invasive cardiology and biomarkers.
He has experience in performing laboratory techniques used for miRNA analysis like RNA isolation, reverse transcription and RT-qPCR. He was also trained in routine and advanced Assisted Reproductive Techniques – assessment of human spermatozoa morphology, motility and DNA fragmentation by Halo-Sperm kit.