From the early morning hours of June 20th, the Collegium Biomedicum building was taken over by crowds of youth who were taking part in the IX edition of the Medical Science Day. This was the largest medical science promotion event in the Pomorskie province. Prof. Janusz Moryś, the MUG Rector, welcomed all the guests and invited them to take advantage of the presentations offered.
Besides the mini-lectures and lab experiment demonstrations, many workshops and free examinations were offered. Together with the little scientists we learned the basics of making cremes, ointments and simple cosmetics.
More at medycznydziennauki.gumed.edu.pl.
Dr. Arkadiusz Piotrowski (Qualified Collaborator) and Dr. Rafał Bartoszewski (Collaborator), MUG associate professors, together with Professor Ludwine Messiaen (Principal Investigator) from The University of Alabama at Birmingham received a research grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense (Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Neurofibromatosis Research Program). more »
We are proud to inform that Prof. Ewa Łojkowska M.D., Ph.D. from IFB has been re-elected for the term 2015-2018 as Vice-Chairwoman of the Committee of Biotechnology at the Division of Biological and Agricultural Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. more »
Prof. Abass Alavi, physician-scientist specializing in the field of molecular imaging, most notably in the imaging modality of positron emission tomography (PET) He received an honorary doctorate from the MUG. Professor Alavi lecture “Outstanding contribution FDG – PET imaging is a daily practice of medicine”. The ceremony was held on May 13, 2016 in the Auditorium Primum Narkiewicz. more »
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), with a half-century history of medical student activism, is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States.
Today, AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. AMSA members are medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians. Founded in 1950, AMSA continues its commitment to improving medical training and the nation’s health. more »
The World Hypertension Day was first inaugurated in May 2005 and has become an annual event ever since. The purpose of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemic.
In the attempt to improve doctor-patient interaction and to increase awareness on hypertension and its associated risks the European Society of Hypertension, in collaboration with the Italian Society of Hypertension, has published a dedicated APP for smartphones and tablets.
This is the only APP on hypertension currently validated and supported by the European Society of Hypertension. A new updated version is now available for the 2016 World Hypertension Day (ESH CARE).
Paulina Borek, PhD student in the Chair & Clinic of Nephrology, Transplantology and Internal Diseases took part in 18th International Congress on Renal Nutrition and Metabolism 2016 (ICRNM2016); April 19-23, 2016, Okinawa, Japan. Mrs. Borek said about Analysis of outcomes of the NRS 2002 questionnaire in patients hospitalized on nephrology ward and unveiled the poster “The association between adipokines, body composition and allograft function in elderly kidney transplant recipients”. more »
Medical University of Gdańsk have an honor to invite you to Gdańsk for 1st Baltic Orthopaedic Meeting, which will be held between 16-18 June 2016. Baltic Orthopaedic Meeting will be the first meeting arranged by the Chair & Clinic of Orthopaedics & Kinetic Organ Traumatology, MUG (Medical University of Gdańsk), Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the St. Vincent a’Paulo Hospital in Gdynia and German-Polish Friends of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. The Conference will be international in nature, which promises a great opportunity to exchange experiences.
More on website: orto-meeting-gdansk2016.pl
Jacek Sznurkowski M.D., Ph.d (Chair & Clinic of Oncologic Surgery) is creator of an innovative method of surgical treatment of ovarian cancer, which was independently created and studied. Instructional video showing the details of New Technology operations can be viewed on youtube.com. more »
Students from the English Division Pediatric Oncology Scientific Circle, supervised by Ewa Bień MD, PhD and Małgorzata Krawczyk MD, won an awards during the 24nd International Student Scientific Conference for Students and Young Doctors. The conference took place on April 27-29 2016 in Gdańsk, and the panel of judges awarded the following presentations:
1. “Pulmonary Anthracosis mimicking Lung Metastases in a Child with Orbital Rhabdomyosarcosis” – Freshta Mohammad (presenting author), Anna Shishkina, Caecilia Paradis – 1st place at the Case Report Non-Surgical Session;
2. “Ovarian Cancer in Children – A Challenge for Diagnosis and Therapy” – Agnieszka Mrozińska (presenting author), Natalie Stec, Boris Warszawski & Emil Lundström – distinction at the Paediatrics and Gynaecology Session. more »
MUG graduate of Dietetic, M.Sc. Daniel Kasprowicz, became a member of international organization Global Youth for Food, Agriculture and Land (GYFAL). GYFAL is a common forum that facilitates the global partnership, participation and action of young people at local, national and international level to address zero hunger, food and nutritional insecurity through country-wise representation and collective advocacy and action. more »
Prof. Jacek Witkowski Ph.D., Chair & Department of Physiopathology was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee of Immunology and Etiology of Human Infections in Polish Academy of Sciences in the term 2016-2020. more »
The Youth Meetings with Medicine started from the presentation about perspective in cardiac surgery, presented by Lek. Radosław Kozaryn from the Chair & Clinic of Cardiac & Vascular Surgery. Rafał Pawlaczyk Ph.D., gave a lecture “The operating room: the heart is not beating but the patient is still alive.” About vitamins C and D, told Magdalena and Adrian Engler, students VI High School in Gdynia. The Meeting took place on April 27th 2015 at the Atheneum Gedanense Novum. more »
Prof. Marcin Gruchała, M.D., Ph.D., head of the 1st Chair & Clinic of Cardiology, the current Vice-Rector for Students’ Affairs has been elected as the new Rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk. In the second round overtook of prof. Jacek Bigda, Head of the Office of Strategy and International Cooperation 10 votes. The new Rector will begin to take office September 1st.
Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences with Subfaculty of Nursing and Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine for a term 2016-2020 was elected Prof. Andrzej BASIŃSKI, M.D., Ph.D. more »
We know the names of the Vice-Rectors of the Medical University of Gdansk for the term 2016-2020. Vice-Rector for Science will be Prof. Tomasz BĄCZEK, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Students’ Affairs will be Assoc. prof. Tomasza Smiatacza Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Clinical Affairs will be Prof. Edytę Szurowską, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Education will be prof. Jacek Bigda M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Prof. Bartosz Karaszewski, M.D., Ph.D., Head of Chair of Neurology got a “Gold synapse” (Złota Synapsa) fore the most significant article of neurological published in 2015. (Karaszewski and co-workers: “What causes intracerebral bleeding after thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke? Recent insights into mechanisms and potential biomarkers”. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2015,86:1127-1136). more »
43th medical skiworldcup from 16th till 19th march 2016 at Saalbach/Hinterglemm/Austria. Polish doctors and pharmacists won the silver medal. To the success of the Polish team also contributed Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Graduate MUG and the Trainee UCK. more »
Last update: 25.05.2016, 14:40