Jarosław Dulski, Ph.D. from the Division of Neurological and Psychiatric Nursing of the Medical University of Gdańsk has been awarded with Józef Babiński Award for highest score publication from 2017 to 2021. Prizes were handed during XXIV Congress of the Polish Neurological Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Neurologiczne, PTN) which has taken place from 15th to 18th of September 2021 in Warsaw.
Jarosław Dulski, Ph.D. (second from the left) during award ceremony
Article False-negative tests in Huntington’s disease: A new variant within primer hybridization site has been published in European Journal of Neurology, official newspaper of the European Academy of Neurology. Towards Jarosław Dulski, Ph.D. co-authors of the article were MUG’s scientists: Prof. Jarosław Sławek, Head of the Division of Neurological and Psychiatric Nursing and Magdalena Krygier, Ph.D. from the Division of Developmental Neurology as well as researchers from other institutions.
The article concerned work on new starters other than currently used to diagnose Huntington’s disease with PCR method. Research shown a presence of this illness in patients who were primarily false-negative tested with standard method. Authors propose to incorporate news starters to HD diagnosis. The publication is available online.
Józef Babiński Scientific Award competition has been established by the General Delegates Meeting in 1980 during XI Congress of the Polish Neurological Society in Bydgoszcz. The award was intended to author or authors of the best original work in the field of neurological science with visible implication to the clinical neurology, published or prepared to publication during current term of the Main Board of the PTN.