Curriculum Vitae

Personal data  
Date of birth 17 June 1971
Place of birth Przemyśl
Academic title Post-doctoral Degree in Medical Sciences
Position Senior Assistant in the Clinical Department of Haematology and Associate Professor in the University Department of Haematology, Jagiellonian University Medical College.
Work address Clinical Department of Haematology, University Hospital, Kopernika 17, 31-501 Kraków
Marital status married, one daughter


1978 – 1986 Primary School No. 4 in Przemysl
1986 – 1990 High School No. 2 in Przemysl
1990 – 1996 Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków
1996 - 1997 Postgraduate internships at various clinics of the Kraków University Hospital
Professional work  
Since 1996 Clinical Department of Haematology, Kraków University Hospital
Since 2014 University Department of Haematology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków
Academic degrees  
1996 Doctor of Medicine - Diploma in medicine
2003 Doctor of Medical Sciences; Doctoral thesis: "Cytokines in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma"
2016 Post-doctoral Degree in Medical Sciences; Postdoctoral thesis: "Multiple myeloma - selected issues on biology and treatment"


 2000  I degree in internal medicine
 2004  II degree in internal medicine
 2007 specialist in haematology
Scholarships and internships abroad  
1995 Université de Bordeaux II, France (Supervisor: Prof. Cardinaud)

Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine, London (Supervisor: Prof. J. Goldman)
Department of Medical Oncology, St. Bartholomew`s Hospital, London (Supervisor: Prof. AZS Rohatiner)

in Polish
scientific societies

Polish Society of Haematologists and Transfusiologists
Polish Medical Association
Polish Society of Internal Medicine

in international 
scientific societies

European Hematology Association

International Myeloma Society

American Society of Hematology

International Myeloma Working Group

Active participation in international scientific congresses (EHA and ASH) Londyn – 1998, Londyn – 1999, Sztokholm – 1999, Barcelona – 1999, Genewa – 2000, Toronto – 2000, Jacksonville – 2001, Florencja – 2002, Lizbona - 2002, Salamanka – 2003, Lyon – 2003, Kopenhaga – 2003, Sydney – 2005, Atlanta – 2005, Orlando-2006, Amsterdam-2006, Wiedeń-2007, Atlanta-2007, San Francisco-2008, Waszyngton-2009, Ateny – 2009, Rzym – 2009, Nowy Orlean-2009, Atlanta – 2010, Paryż – 2011, Londyn – 2011, San Diego-2011, Nowy York – 2012, Amsterdam – 2012, Wiedeń – 2013, Kyoto – 2013, Nowy Orlean – 2013, Sztokholm-2013, Budapeszt – 2014, Boston-2014, San Francisco- 2014, Wiedeń – 2015, Orlando-2016, Berlin-2016.
Active participation in Polish scientific meetings has participated in the conventions of the Polish Society of Haematologists and Transfusiologists since 1996; has  been actively involved in the work of the Polish Myeloma Group of the Polish Society of Haematologists and Transfusiologists since 2005 (as a Board member since 2015); has additionally participated in numerous congresses and symposia in the fields of internal medicine, immunology, haematology and oncology.
Main research interests

Diagnostics and modern treatment of patients with multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. New methods of therapy, including: Carfilzomib, Pomalidomide, Elotuzumab and Daratumumab, and their effects on angiogenesis in multiple myeloma.
Author or co-author of over 100 publications and congress reports.
Scientific editor of five monographs on oncology, especially multiple myeloma.

Additional skills

Diagnosis and treatment of haemorrhoidal disease using the Hemoron method®.
Qualified to medically examine applicants for firearms permits.

Interests film, theatre, jazz, travelling, tourism, sport, internet.

Driving licence category A, B, T
President of the "Myeloma Treatment Foundation Centre" in Kraków (non-profit organization) since 2008.


Clinician at the Clinical Department of Haematology, University Hospital in Kraków since 1996. Associate Professor in the University Department of Haematology, Jagiellonian University Medical College since 2014. Post-doctoral degree at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków – post-doctoral thesis: "Multiple myeloma - selected issues on the biology and treatment". II degree specialist in internal medicine and haematology. Member of the Polish Society of Haematologists and Transfusiologists, Medical Society of Kraków, the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), the European Haematology Association (EHA) and the American Society of Haematology (ASH).
Co-founder and president of the Myeloma Treatment Foundation Centre. This is a non-profit organization, which has been in operation since 2008.
Principal investigator in numerous multi-centre clinical trials aimed at improving the therapeutic outcome of patients with multiple myeloma.
Author of over 100 scientific publications, dozens of conference reports and five book monographs on clinical haematology. Additionally wrote Poland's first "Guide for Patients". This is a comprehensive examination of the problems encountered by patients with multiple myeloma.
Authority of international renown in diagnosing and treating multiple myeloma. Constantly explores new therapeutic methods in order to find an effective way to completely overcome the disease.
Originator of the "Myeloma Treatment Centre". This is a place where patients are given comprehensive and interdisciplinary medical and psychological assistance. Involved in optimizing the treatment of haematological malignancies.