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The success of the MUG orthopedic


Marek Rocławski Ph.D, Chair & Clinic of Orthopaedics and Kinetic Organ Traumatology received the award for the best doctoral thesis Fri. “Evaluation of the results of surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis way back correction and stabilization of the spine”, while Rafał Pankowski Ph.D., for the monograph habilitation Fri. “Clinical and experimental research on direct abduct spine surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis,” which brought significant progress for the development of knowledge and practice in the field of surgical treatment of scoliosis. They granted them on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the existence of the Polish Society of Spinal Surgery (PTChK), which brings together orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons involved in the treatment of pathologies of the spine in Poland.

Award for the best poster

Dr hab. Paweł Wiczling Ph.D., from the MUG Department of Biopharmacy and Pharmacokinetics got second place in the competition for the best poster presented at the X jubilee conference “Analytical liquid chromatography”. The conference was held on 20-21 October 2016 in Warsaw. The winning poster speech dr. hab. Paweł Wiczling Ph.D., Fri. “The use of the hierarchical model and Bayesian inference in the selection of separation conditions in the systems RP-HPLC” is an example of using mathematical modeling based on Bayesian statistics on the optimum conditions for the separation in RP-HPLC systems.

"Inventors of the Future"

Prof. Piotr Trzonkowski, prof. Małgorzata Myśliwiec and dr hab. Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska Ph.D., scientists from MUG, are the creator of the TREG method – innovative vaccines for the treatment of type 1 diabetes in children participated in the “Inventors of the Future”, produced by ATM Grupa for CANAL+ Discovery. Issuance is planned for spring 2017. more »

Delegation from Toho University visited MUG


A delegation from Toho University visited on 10th of October 2016 Medical University of Gdansk. Prof. Kazuhiro Tateda, M.D., Ph.D., Prof. Naoki Hiroi, M.D., Ph.D., Prof. Kenji Okoshi, Ph.D., Associate Professor Mai Osawa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Mizuho Takahashi and Ms. Chika Kawano met with the Rector prof. Marcin Gruchała, Vice-Rector for Science Prof. Tomasz Bączek, Ph.D., Former Rector Prof. Janusz Moryś, M.D., Ph.D., Prof. Roman Kaliszan, head of the MUG Department of Biopharmacy and Pharmacodynamics prof. Michał Woźniak, Head of the Department of Medical Chemistry, prof. Piotr Trzonkowski, Head of the Department of Clinical Immunology and Transplantation, prof. Michał Markuszewski, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and dr.hab. Tomasz Stefaniak Ph.D., Deputy Managing director for the University Clinical Center. more »

Inauguration of the 2016/2017 academic year


On October 7th 2016, nearly 1400 students officially began their first year of studies at the MUG. The Inauguration ceremony took place at 10:00 at the prof. Narkiewicz Auditorium Primum. During the ceremony Rector prof. Marcin Gruchała delivered the inaugural speech. The lecture “Precision Medicine” delivered by prof. Anna Dominiczak, a MUG graduate, the daughter of prof. Joanna Muszkowska-Penson and prof. James Penson, a deputy director and head of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences University of Glasgow. During the ceremony were honored by The President of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz, Bogdan Borusewicz, Deputy Speaker of the Senate; Adam Korol, envoy; Paweł Orłowski, a board member of the Pomeranian province; Dariusz Denim, Pomeranian Voivode; rectors and vice-rectors of the national universities; Bishop Wiesław Szlachetka and many esteemed guests. more »

Scientist from the MUG in the government program of China

Anna Lass M.D., Ph.D., from Department of Tropical Parasitology got invited to participate in the government program of China “High level foreign experts project”, which aims is exchange experiences and help in the development of key laboratories in China. Under the program, Anna Lass M.D., Ph.D., will spend three months in Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences in China, where she and a team of Chinese and international group chaired by Professor Panagiotis Karanisa execute the project “Molecular biology based detection and identification of animal sourced Pathogens technology research”. more »

New classrooms on Biochemistry


The ceremonial opening of the classrooms on the third and fourth floor of the Collegium Biomedicum was held on 29TH of September 2016. The renovated rooms will hold the classes of biochemistry in all fields of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The opening ceremony was attended by the Rector prof. Marcin Gruchała, former Rector prof. Janusz Moryś, Chancellor Marek Langowski, Deputy Chancellor for Technical Issues Zbigniew Krawiec and the employees of the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chair & Department of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Physiology, Chair of Clinical Biochemistry and Health Sciences. more »

International evening at Wróblówka


More than 700 international students, including 200 from the MUG, met at the biggest student integration party in our province on September 30th 2016 at the Wróblówka lodge. This was the 7th edition of the event co-organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, the Gdańsk University of Technology, MUG and the University of Gdańsk as part of the Study in Pomorskie project studyinpomorskie.eu. Many of the attending students are studying in Gdańsk as part of the Erasmus+ exchange program. In addition to music, regional food, a big bonfire and contests, the students were introduced to Kashubian folk dances. Vice-Rector for Students’ Affairs dr hab. Tomasz Smiatacz, M.D., Ph.D. and Vice-Rector for Development and Education prof. Jacek Bigda, M.D., Ph.D. – first deputy of the Rector, represented the MUG Authorities. more »

Scientist from MUG in the Congress in Florence

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Dr hab. Jacek Kot Ph.D., Clinic of Hyperbaric Medicine & Maritime Rescue – National Centre for Hyperbaric Medicine, Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine participated as an invited lecturer in the 5th World Union of Wound Healing Societies in Florence. The Congress held on from the 25th to the 29th of September 2016. Dr hab. Jacek Kot Ph.D. presented two lectures: “Standards and guidelines for HBOT safety” and “Bacterial flora of soft tissue infections in patients treated with HBOT.” The Congress was attended by over 4,000 people from 70 countries. Among the 350 invited speakers from around the world were three Poles.

Award for Professor Paweł M. Kozlowski


Professor Paweł M. Kozłowski from Medical University of Gdańsk and University of Louisville, KY, USA, and colleagues have used density functional theory (DFT) calculations to demonstrate that relativistic effects can also influence enzymatic reactions, e.g., those of corrinoid-dependent methyltransferases.

The outstanding importance acquired by Professor Kozlowski innovative research results by the fact grant publications, based on the opinions of reviewers, the status of VIP (Very Important Paper). The professor was invited to place scientific information reaching both ChemistryViews (Wiley-VCH) (2) and Chemical & Engineering News (ACS) (3) in order to more effectively disseminate globally innovative results of his research.

More at: www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com.

Matriculation ceremonies at the Faculty of Medicine


More than 640 students officially began the academic year at the Medical Faculty of the Medical University of Gdańsk. First year dentistry students (76 at the DDS programme and 42 at the dental techniques programme). Today 30th of Septamber 2016, 270 Polish and 180 English Division medical students began their studies. The matriculation ceremonies were held at the Olgierd Narkiewicz Auditorium Primum. more »

MUG got the Gold Medal


Medical University of Gdansk received the Gold Medal of Merit for Employers of Pomerania (Pracodawcy Pomorza). Award of the Association picked up MUG rector prof. Marcin Gruchała and Chancellor Marek Langowski during a gala on September 29th 2016 in the Polish Baltic Philharmonic. At the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Association Employers Pomerania came over a thousand people from the country and abroad, including three former presidents of Poland – Lech Wałęsa, Aleksander Kwasniewski and Bronisław Komorowski, who received the title of “Honorary employer of 25 years.” Among the winners were also among Bogdan Borusewicz, Paweł Orłowski, Katarzyna Hall, Paweł Adamowicz, Jacek Karnowski. more »

Prof. Piotr Szefer in the Polish Academy of Sciences

Prof. Piotr Szefer, Head of Chair & Department of Bromatology was elected to the Committee for Exploration of the Sea Academy for of the Polish Academy of Sciences 4-year term (2016-2020), for whom working continuously for nearly 25 years. In the years 2007-2015 he served as Vice-Chairman of that Committee (1999-2015). Professor was also president of the Section, Team Chemistry Sea (1999 to 2011). more »

MUG scientist in Polish Ultrasond Society

Dr hab. Wojciech Kosiak Ph.D., Chair & Clinics of Paediatrics, Haemathology & Oncology, was elected Chairman of the Board of the Polish Ultrasond Society. Elections were held on 15-17th September 2016 during the XIII Congress of Polish Ultrasond Society in Łodz. In the Congress ware attended by over 900 doctors and medical students. more »

Prof. Jacek Zieliński in the ESRA


Prof. Jacek Zieliński M.D., Ph.D. , Chair & Clinic of Oncologic Surgery participated in the 7-10 September 2016 in the 35nd Annual The European Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Therapy, ESRA. Opening Ceremony Congress and the meeting took place in Maastricht Main Congress Entrance, Netherlands. Report downhill prof. Zielinski “The role of local anesthetic Bupivacaine wound before the surgical incision on selected parameters in breast surgery” was qualified for the session postoperative pain in patients undergoing partial resection of the breast.

Students from all over the world in MUG


Orientation Week (special week of orientation activities for first-year students) in MUG just has started. Students from all over the world came to the Medical University of Gdańsk to become doctors and nurses. Your journey has just begun. We welcome you in MUG, in the largest medical university in northern Poland, located in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with an old town and beautiful sandy beaches. more »

Certificates for University Clinical Center


The ceremony of awarding certificates for University Clinical Center was held on 19 September in The MUG Invasive Medicine Centre. Executive Director of the University Clinical Centre Ewa Książek-Bator received it from the hands of Michał Bedlickiego with the Centre for Monitoring Quality in Health Care in Krakow. more »

e-Health Forum

Vice-Rector for Development and Education, Prof. Jacek Bigda, M.D., Ph.D. – first deputy of the Rector opened the “e-Health Forum. Strategic challenges and interoperability standards in Health IT”. Forum took place 15-16th of September 2016 in Sopot. The conference and workshops were addressed to persons responsible for ehealth project in Poland, in particular to representatives of government and governmental institutions, representatives of regional authorities, mangers and IT managers in hospitals, managers of IT companies and IT specialists.

The 6th International Pancreatic Days

The 6th International Pancreatic Days will take place in Gdynia, Poland on 27-29.10.2016. Pancreatology is the wide term involving the expertise of many branches of clinical end experimental medical science. The biannual congress will offer you a possibility to learn from experts in the field of pancreatology, share experiences with companies, scientists and debate about challenging topics. The scope of the Conference covers contemporary issues of pathogenesis and management of pancreatic disease. Don’t miss the opportunity, It’s NOW time for Gdynia! more »

Our scientists honoured

Prof. Bartosz Karaszewski, head of Chair of Neurology MUG was elected as a member of Liaison Committee European Academy of Neurology. The Liaison Committee is responsible for advising the Board about the communication strategy of the EAN and assists the Board in liaising with other professional, scientific and lay organisations in the field of neurology in Europe and internationally, as well as with relations of EAN to the European Union and other European Institutions.

Cooperation within Erasmus+ programme


Prof. Serge NEUNLIST; Vice-President of the Université de Haute Alsace, Dr Pierre LLOPIZ; Director of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse.fr, Université de Haute Alsace Dr Bernard MEYER; President of the board of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse visited Medical University of Gdańsk. Representatives of the UHA in France met with the Rector prof. Marcin Gruchała, prof. Jacek Bigda, Vice-Rector for Development and Education, prof. Tomasz Bączek V-ce Rector for Science, prof. Piotr Lass Deputy Deans of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Marcelina Skrzypek-Czerko, Ph.D., Faculty Coordinator Erasmus+ Programme, Faculty of Health Sciences with Subfaculty of Nursing, prof. Tomasz Bączek V-ce Rector for Science and dr hab. Jacek Anand Ph.D., and Head of Department of Clinical Toxicology. more »

Last update: 25.10.2016, 14:00


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