Archive - 2022

Acknowledgements to retired employees of our university
"Work is an extension of personality. It is achievement. It is one of the ways in which people define themselves, measure their worth and humanity." These words, authored by Peter Drucker, were on the diplomas presented to the retiring employees in recognition of their professional achievements.
An innovative liver transplantation method brings lower risk of severe complications
For the first time in Poland, a liver transplant has been performed using pre-existing perfusion under normothermia. The organ came from a deceased donor. The procedure was carried out by a team of transplant surgeons led by Professor Michal Grêt at the Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery, MUW.
Innovative algorithm monitors heart function in patients with severe heart failure
HeartInsight analyses parameters that indicate an exacerbation of heart failure. And when its risk appears in a patient, the algorithm sends an appropriate alert to the doctor. This innovative solution was the first in Poland to be used by specialists from the First Chair and Department of Cardiology of the UCK MUW in two patients suffering from a severe form of this condition.
How they treated in ancient Greece
A remarkable exhibition on ancient Greek medicine is on display at our university. As the authors of the opening from the MUW Museum of the History of Medicine emphasise, it was during this time that medicine not only began to develop, but also became an evidence-based science.
A woman gave birth to a baby after a lung transplant. The first such birth in Poland!
Three years after her lung transplant, 22-year-old Patricia became pregnant. The patient was prepared for it and monitored during it by specialists from the Silesian Medical University. The delivery took place at the MUW University Centre for Women’s and New-born Health. A caesarean section was performed. The mother and her daughter Pola are feeling well.
7 million for our researchers' projects
Funds from the National Science Centre will go to them as part of the OPUS 23 and PRELUDIUM 21 competitions. They will be awarded to: prof. Magdalena Kucia, prof. Mariusz Ratajczak, prof. Piotr Pruszczyk, M.D. Anna Nowak and Dr. Marcin Jasinski. The projects they will carry out thanks to the funding will address the topics of stem cells, acute pulmonary embolism, SGLT2 inhibitors and the gut microbiota.
MUW student on the Higher Medical Education Committee
Agata Andrzejczyk, the chairperson of our Student Government, also became the chairperson of one of the committees of the Polish Student Parliament.
Last but not least. Medical analytics and toxicology graduates with diplomas
On Saturday, graduates of medical analytics and toxicology with elements of forensics, who graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy in the 2021/2022 academic year, took part in a graduation ceremony.
Delegation from Palestine at MUW
Rector, Prof. Zbigniew Gaciong spoke with representatives of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The president handed professorial nominations
Two of our academics received nomination acts from the hands of President Andrzej Duda.