Doctors of University Clinic Centre of Medical University of Warsaw set the highest standards of care for a child with congenital heart block. On July 17 2020, Dr. Michał Buczyński, MDPhD from the Department of Cardiac and General Pediatric Surgery UCC MUW, headed by Prof. Maciej Karolczak, and Dr. Piotr Wieniawski, MDPhD from the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and General Pediatrics UCC MUW, headed by Prof. Bożena Werner, successfully performed an implantation of a pacemaker to a premature infant, delivered at week 30 of fetal life, with congenital complete atrioventricular block.
Sebastian Machera - a first-year student of medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw and biotechnology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, won the first prize at this year's Polish Edition of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS). It is a prestigious event that allows young undergraduates studying science to present their scholar achievements.
On 8 July 2020 in the Chair and Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery UCC MUW, headed by Prof. Krzysztof Zieniewicz, the surgeons performed a liver transplantation using an innovative method - hypothermic mechanical extracorporeal perfusion and oxygenation of the liver in hypothermia - D-HOPE.
“Lancet Infectious Diseases”, the world's leading magazine on infectious diseases (IF = 24,446), published, in its May Issue, a review of the book titled "Phage Therapy: A Practical proach", edited by scientists associated with the Medical University of Warsaw: Prof. Andrzej Górski, Ryszard Międzybrodzki and Jan Borysowski. The review called "Bringing phage therapy soon to a clinic near you” was written by Stephen T. Abendon – an acknowledged expert in this field.