PLN 61,107.73 is the amount that the academic community of our university collected for the 32nd Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. We would like to thank everyone involved in the campaign: those who coordinated it, those who decided to donate something from themselves for the auctions, those who bid and those who contributed to the collection in other forms.
On January 5, 2024, 16 transplants were performed in 24 hours at the University Clinical Center MUW. Prof. Maciej Kosieradzki, Prof. Michał Grąt, Prof. Bartosz Kubisa and Prof. Zbigniew Gałazka spoke on TVN about what an incredible organizational effort it was, as well as about their experiences from that day.
Izabela Leszczyna, Minister of Health, visited the Medical University of Warsaw at the invitation of Rector Prof. Zbigniew Gaciong. During the visit, she learned about the project to establish a Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at MUW.
The Museum of the History of Medicine hosted a lecture centered on the most famous physician of antiquity. Prof. Adam Łukasiewicz of the Department of Epigraphy and Papyrology at the Faculty of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw talked about Hippocrates.
Nine students and six graduate students received individual and team awards from Professor Zbigniew Gaciong, Rector of MUW, for preparing outstanding scientific papers or contributing to their preparation.
The Department of Oncology UCC MUW is unrecognizable. It has undergone a major renovation and gained modern equipment. Patients can now expect more comfortable treatment and even better care.
The five winning initiatives concern the creation of relaxation zones for students in various locations of MUW. They received the most votes and will be financed from a pool of PLN 200,000 earmarked for MUW participatory budgeting this year.
On January 12 this year, in the Chair and Department of Hematology, Transplantation and Internal Medicine UCC MUW, the first adult patient with lymphoblastic leukemia was enrolled in a clinical trial of an innovative anti-cancer therapy that uses the patient's genetically modified lymphocytes - so-called CAR-T lymphocytes. This is possible thanks to the funds our university received from the Medical Research Agency as part of a competition for non-commercial clinical research and development activities.
It was a remarkable achievement for transplantologists at the University Clinical Center MUW. On January 5, 2024, 6 livers, 7 kidneys, a heart, lungs and a pancreas were transplanted in our departments! Fifteen patients got a chance for a new life - one of them received two organs (a kidney and a pancreas).
On January 10 this year, President Andrzej Duda handed out professorial nominations. Among the appointed were academic staff from the Medical University of Warsaw, who received the title of professor of medical sciences and health sciences in the discipline of medical sciences.