Memorial Prof. Roman Kaliszan Session

The Memorial session for Prof. Roman Kaliszan will be organized
in the morning, on Tuesday, 17 September, immediately after Plenary Session 4.
The Chair of Memorial session: Prof. Michal Markuszewski, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
If you would like to contribute a short oral talk (~10 min) for this session,
please contact him, by 15 June, to e-mail: markusz@gumed.edu.pl,
keeping in the loop the Chair and the Secretariat of the Symposium:
Vladimir Ioffe. ioffe@teva.co.il and Reut Lazar reutl@bioforum.co.il.

Professor Kaliszan was born on December 23, 1945 in Przybysław (Jarocin District). In the years 1963-1968 he studied at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Medical Academy in Gdańsk (currently the Medical University of Gdańsk), and in 1973 he graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk.

He received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences in 1975, habilitation in 1982 and professorship in 1990. In 1999 he became the vice-rector for science at GUMed, and from 2005 to 2008 he was the rector of the university.

Professor Kaliszan was also the winner of many awards, including Foundation for Polish Science, the Minister of Health and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland. He also sat in many scientific forums, including Polish Academy of Sciences and Polish Academy of Learning.

In 2012 he received the title of doctor honoris causa of the Medical University. Karol Marcinkowski in Poznan. He was also awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2011) and the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2002).

The text above is taken from the web site Wyborcza.pl, a local news portal of Gdansk / Trojmiasto