Volodymyr Lushchak

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Position: head of department, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk

Address:Ivano-Frankivsk, 57 Shevchenka Str.



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1986 Ph.D., Institute of Experimental Cardiology (IEC CRC) Moscow;

2002 D.Sci., Chernivtsi National University Chernivtsi

Scientific interests:

  • Free radical processes in biological systems
  • Physiological and biochemical mechanisms of aging and associated pathologies
  • Molecular aspects of adaptation of living organisms to deleterious effects of environmental factors
  • Molecular mechanisms of effects of toxicants

Professional membership:

  • Ukrainian Biochemical Society
  • Microbiological Society of Ukraine

Selected publications:

  1. Lushchak OV, Gospodaryov DV, Rovenko BM, Yurkevych IS, Perkhulyn NV, Lushchak VI.Specific Dietary Carbohydrates Differentially Influence the Life Span and Fecundity of Drosophila melanogaster. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Jan;69(1):3-12.
  2. Kubrak O.I., Husak V.V, Rovenko B.M., Poigner H., Abele D., Lushchak V.I. Antioxidant system efficiently protects goldfish gills from Ni2+-induced oxidative stress, Chemosphere, 2013, 90(3), 971-976.
  3. Lushchak V.I. & Gospodaryov D.V., (editors and authors, collective book), Oxidative Stress and Diseases, 2012, ISBN: 978-953-51-0552-7, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/39293.
  4. Lushchak V.I & Semchyshyn H.M., (editors and authors, collective book), Oxidative Stress - Molecular Mechanisms and Biological Effects, 2012, ISBN: 978-953-51-0554-1, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/2333.
  5. Lushchak V.I. (editors and author, collective book), Environmental Induction and Dietary Antioxidants, ISBN 978-953-51-0553-4, 2012, 388 p., InTech, DOI: 10.5772/2536.
  6. Lushchak V.I., Semchuk N.M., Tocopherol biosynthesis: chemistry, regulation and effects of environmental factors, Acta Physiol Plant, 2012, DOI 10.1007/s11738-012-0988-9.
  7. Lushchak V.I., Glutathione homeostasis and functions: potential targets for medical interventions, J. Amino Acids, 2012, 2012, ID 736837, 26 p., doi:10.1155/2012/736837. 31
  8. Kubrak O.I., Lushchak V.I., Chromium toxicity: Free radical aspects, in book: Chromium: Environmental, Medical and Materials Studies, editor: M. P. Salden, 2011, 29-56.
  9. Lushchak V.I. Environmentally induced oxidative stress in fish, in textbook: Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems, editors D. Abele, T. Zenteno-Savin, J. Vazquez-Medina, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012, 295-307.
  10. Lushchak V.I. Environmentally induced oxidative stress in aquatic animals. Aquat. Toxicol. 2011, 101(1), 13-30.