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70th Inauguration of the academic year


Nine hundred thirty students have already started classes for the first year in Medical University of Gdańsk. The official inauguration of the academic year 2015/2016 in MUG will take place at 10 am at the prof. Narkiewicz Auditorium Primum on 8th October 2015. During the ceremony, prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn will deliver an inaugural lecture “Bacteriophages 100 years of research on “good” and “bad” viruses”.

The Inauguration will be proceeded by a Mass on October 4th at 7 pm at the Matka Boska Częstochowska church located at Skłodowska-Curie 3B street. Earlier, on 1st October 2015 at 8 am at the Oliwa Cathedral, Archbishop Leszek Sławoj Głódź will celebrate Mass for the intentions employees and students of all universities of Pomerania. more »

International evening at Wróblówka


More than 600 international students, including near 100 from the MUG, met at the biggest student integration party in our province on September 2th 2015 at the Wróblówka lodge. This was the 6th 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. more »

The foundation stone for the construction of the MUG Non-Invasive Medicine Center


The foundation stone for the construction of the MUG Non-Invasive Medicine Center was set during a ceremony honored by presence of the Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz. The event took place on 25th of September 2015 at the University Clinical Centre. The foundation stone was firstly blesses by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Gdansk – Father Wiesław Szlachetka. The six-floor hospital with all the equipment will cost about 6 million PLN. A total of 688 beds will be available for patients from about 20 clinics, which as of today are scattered in throughout the University Clinical Centre. more »

Matriculation ceremonies at the Faculty of Medicine


More than 600 students officially began the academic year at the Medical Faculty of the Medical University of Gdańsk. At the Faculty of Medicine 626 students began their studies. First year dentistry students (79 at the DDS programme and 44 at the dental techniques programme) were the first to matriculate on September 24th. Whereas on the following day, 323 Polish and 180 English Division medical students began their studies. The matriculation ceremonies were held at the Olgierd Narkiewicz Auditorium Primum. more »

Faculty of Pharmacy among the leaders of grant-seeking


The MUG Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine has been ranked 1st among all Faculties of Pharmacy in Poland in terms of institutions that participated in 2013-2014 grant contests of the National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki) and their KEJN ranks (Komitet Ewaluacji Jednostek Naukowych – Research Institution Evaluation Committee at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education). Our Faculty earned 4.4 million PLN in grants, which amounts to 33522 PLN per researcher. A total of 74 research institutions were ranked. The purpose of the rannking is to point attention to the grant applicants’ activity.

MUG researchers developed new SCORE risk charts


The experts from the Polish Cardiac Society and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announced the development of new charts for assessing the risk of cardiovascular mortality among the Polish population (Pol-SCORE) on September 11th of this year, during a press conference at the Polish Press Agency (Polska Agencja Prasowa) headquarters in Warszawa. The main authors, prof. Tomasz Zdrojewski M.D. Ph.D., Kamil Chwojnicki Ph.D., Piotr Bandosz M.D. Ph.D. and Marcin Rutkowski M.D. Ph.D., based the charts on the results of the NATPOL 2011 project and cooperated with experts from the ESC (Tony Fitzgerald Sc.D., prof. Dirk de Bacquer), the Jagiellonian University and the National Institute of Public Health-National Institute of Hygiene (NIZP-PZH). Pol-SCORE is a basic risk assessment tool for family doctors. It is also aimed at all adults in Poland, who can easily use these charts by themselves. The Pol-SCORE charts are available at the websites of the Polish Society of Cardiology… more »

Together lets help the Malagasy people


“Kaszka dla Malgaszka” (“Oatmeal for the Malagasy child”) is a project started two years ago by MUG alum Daniel Kasprowicz. Before setting off to Madagascar in 2014 to volunteer, Daniel organized a nation-wide effort to collect basic medication, medical supplies and nutritional supplements.

In 3 months Daniel Kasprowicz is returning to Madagascar and we strongly encourage everyone to participate in the project. This year we are helping Daniel collect non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs and other analgesics, allergy medication, antibiotic creams, eye drops, anti-diarrhea medication (including activated charcoal), nutritional items (synbiotics/probiotics, protein and carbohydrate supplements, vitamin and mineral supplements, electrolyte replacement powders) and sterile wound dressings. more »

Guests from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visit MUG


Dr Abdulrahman Alhumedhi, cultural attaché at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabian in Germany and dr Ahmad Alahmadi, head of the Poland Office at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabian in Germany visited MUG on August 18th 2015. The guests met with Rector prof. Janusz Moryś, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs prof. Marcin Gruchała and the Dean of Faculty of Medicine prof. Maria Dudziak. During their visit, they toured the Department of Anatomy, the Department of Histology, the Main Library, the Department of Foreign Languages and the Invasive Medicine Centre. In addition, they met with the MUG students who are receiving the King Abdullah (Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques) Scholarship. more »

MUG researcher awarded by the European Society of Hypertension


Prof. Krzysztof Narkiewicz, head of the MUG Department of Hypertension and Diabetology received the prestigious Lennart Hansson Memorial Lecture Award for his outstanding contribution to hypertension research with a special emphasis on sleep medicine. The award ceremony took place on June 14th in Milan during the anniversary 25th European Meeting on Hypertension.

Established by the ESH in 2003, Lennart Hansson Memorial Lecture award is conferred, by the European Society of Hypertension, to a scientist who has obtained important results in the field of clinical hypertension and trials. more »

Last update: 05.10.2015, 10:50


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