Professor of Medicine
Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Gliwice, Poland
Professor Barbara Jarzab M.D., Ph.D., endocrinologist and nuclear medicine specialist, head of Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrine Oncology at Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Gliwice Branch, Gliwice, Poland, a comprehensive cancer center and research institute that takes care of Silesian patients, an industrial part of Poland with 4,6 million population. Areas of research involvement: functional genomics of endocrine tumors with focus on gene expression profiling of thyroid cancer and genetic predisposition to endocrine disease (thyroid cancer, pheochromocytomas, Graves disease). Clinical activity: radioiodine therapy of differentiated thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease, radiopeptide imaging and therapy of neuroendocrine tumors, new methods of diagnosis and therapy of progressive endocrine gland cancer, including multikinase inhibitors clinical trials in thyroid cancer. Coordinator of multidisciplinary consortium which introduced first in Poland DNA microarray technologies implemented in analysis of cancer transcriptome. Correspondent Member of Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences and correspondent Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, member of the Committee for Human Genetics and Molecular Pathology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, President of Polish Group of Endocrine Tumors of Polish Society of Endocrinology, Acting Representative of European Task Group for Endocrine Cancer. Previous positions: Secretary of European Society of Endocrinology, Secretary of European Thyroid Association – Cancer Research Network, member of European Thyroid Association Executive Committee.