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The MUG's supertalents in medicine


Martyna Sławińska, Ph.D.
Martyna Sławińska, Ph.D.

Specialists of the Medical University of Gdańsk: Martyna Sławińska, Ph.D. from the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology and Adrian Perdyan, M.D. from the International Research Agency were in the top ten of this year’s edition of the national competition of the editors of Puls Medycyny for leaders of the young generation of doctors – Supertalenty w medycynie 2023 (Supertalents in medicine 2023). Our scientists took the ninth and tenth place, respectively, while the winner of the competition was Prof. Mateusz Hołda from the Collegium Medicum of the Jagiellonian University.

Adrian Perdyan, M.D.
Adrian Perdyan, M.D.

Martyna Sławińska, Ph.D. is a specialist in the field of dermatology and venereology. In clinical practice, he mainly deals with the diagnosis of skin cancers, dermatosurgery and diseases of the hair and nail apparatus. She was the manager of two grant projects and the co-originator of the Confocal Microscopy and Skin Dermoscopy laboratory established at the MUG in 2022. In cooperation with the Gdańsk University of Technology, she developed a shielding overlay for dermoscopes, which enables safe examination of skin lesions using a dermoscope with an integrated magnet in patients with implantable electrotherapy devices hearts.

Adrian Perdyan, M.D. is a doctoral student at the MUG’s First Doctoral School in the computational biology group. He conducts three research projects concerning i.a. immunological and epigenetic treatments for triple-negative breast cancer, the molecular basis of the breast cancer metastasis cascade, and the impact of cosmic rays on the human epigenome and transcriptome. Laureate, among others scholarship Walczak of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, which he is currently implementing at Stanford University in the United States, where he is conducting research on the susceptibility of human cells to the formation of cancer mutations.

This year’s edition was attended by several dozen doctors and graduates of fields related to medicine from academic centers and clinical hospitals all over Poland before the age of 40. The submissions were presented to the jury members, who evaluated the scientists in three categories:

  • scientific achievements of candidates,
  • involvement in activities in public space,
  • prospects for further development.

The aim of the competition is to select and reward the leaders of the young generation of doctors who, thanks to their knowledge, skills and predispositions, will significantly influence changes in the health care sector in Poland in the coming years.

The list of winners is available on the Polish-language website

photos by Paweł Sudara/MUG and private archive