Graduated in Biotechnology at the Poznan University of Life Sciences, since year 2000 employed at the Institute of Human Genetics PAS.

Her research are focused on the genetic basis of head and neck cancers, in particular larynx cancer

Publications

HPV-related HNC - new challenge and hope for head and neck cancer subjects.

Szyfter K, Kiwerska K, Wierzbicka M;

Journal of Medical Science, 2018, 87 (1): 44-48.

Events

Date:
5.09.2014
Where:
Bydgoszcz, Poland

"Searching for genes involved in the formation of lymph node metastasis in laryngeal cancer”

Date:
20.02.2010
Where:
Poznań, Poland

“The usefulness of molecular analysis of tumor and adjacent, unchanged regions for assessing the risk of recurrence in laryngeal cancer patients"

Date:
9-12.06.2010
Where:
Warszawa, Poland

„Analysis of loss of heterozygosity in selected tumor suppressor genes”

Date:
1-3.02.2007
Where:
Marburg, Germany

"Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) in tumor and normal mucosa samples from larynx cancer patients in relation to relapse occurrence"

Date:
7-9.06.2007
Where:
Lublin, Poland

"Oncology in Laryngology ": "Mutations of p16 gene in larynx cancer"

Date:
7-9.06.2007
Where:
Lublin, Poland

"Oncology in Laryngology": "Analysis of loss of heterozygosity for assessing the risk of local recurrence in patients with larynx cancer"

Awards

Awarded:
dr hab. n. med. Maciej Giefing
dr hab. n. med. Małgorzata Jarmuż-Szymczak
dr n. med. Katarzyna Kiwerska
dr n. med. Magdalena Kostrzewska-Poczekaj
Award of the Division of Medical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Given by: Division of Medical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences

for 5 publications concerning loss of tumor suppressor genes in squamous cell carcinoma

Awarded:
mgr inż. Ewelina Kowal-Wiśniewska
mgr Adam Ustaszewski
dr n. med. Katarzyna Kiwerska
mgr Julia Paczkowska
dr hab. n. med. Małgorzata Jarmuż-Szymczak
First prize for the poster
Given by: II Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum Nauk Rolniczo-Przyrodniczych

First prize for the poster “Targeted next generation sequencing of selected genes in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes” (Kowal E, Kiwerska K, Ustaszewski A, Paczkowska J, Adamska M, Czerwińska- Rybak J, Komarnicki M, Gil L, Jarmuż-Szymczak M), II Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum Nauk Rolniczo-Przyrodniczych, Poznań 7-8.04.2018.

Awarded: dr n. med. Katarzyna Kiwerska
Poster nominated for the International Poster Prize
Given by: Organizing Committee 2nd International Symposium on Tumor-Host Interaction in Head and Neck Cancer and 3rd International Symposium on HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancer, which took place in Essen, Germany on January 25-27, 2018.

Poster entitled "FAM107A gene is silenced in laryngeal tumors by combined DNA methylation and deletion" (K. Kiwerska, M. Szaumkessel, J. Paczkowska, M. Bodnar, E. Byzia, E. Kowal, M. Kostrzewska-Poczekaj, J. Janiszewska, K. Bednarek, M. Jarmuz-Szymczak, E. Kalinowicz, M. Wierzbicka, R. Grenman, K. Szyfter, A. Marszalek, M. Giefing)