ARTUR JURCZYSZYN, MD, PhD, UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF HAEMATOLOGY, JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE, KRAKÓW
Internal medicine specialist and haematologist, associate professor at the University Department of Haematology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków. Current clinical and academic work is predominantly concerned with issues related to the treatment of plasmacytic dyscrasias. Author of over 110 scientific publications with a total impact factor > 190. Editor of five book monographs on clinical haematology. Member of the Boards of the Polish Myeloma Group of the Polish Society of Haematologists and Transfusiologists, the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), the European Haematology Association (EHA), and the American Society of Haematology (ASH).
Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Jagiellonian University Medical College in 1996. Defended doctoral thesis on the importance of cytokines in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma in 2003. Earned a post-doctoral degree in medical sciences for a series of publications on the biology and treatment of multiple myeloma in 2016. On placement at the John Theurer Cancer Institute in Hackensack, NJ (2012) and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA (2014).
Awarded the jubilee medal of the 650th anniversary of the Jagiellonian University in 2015 in recognition of his many years of clinical and academic work.
Co-founder and president of the Myeloma Treatment Foundation Centre. This is a non-profit organization that has been in operation since 2008.
Since 2017 he has been acting as Representative of the Dean of the Jagiellonian University Medical School for Foreigners.
Non-medical interests include cinema, theatre, jazz, travelling, skiing and tourism.