European Journal of Translational and Clinical Medicine


Editorial Team


prof. Dariusz Kozłowski MD, PhD

As the Editor-in-Chief, prof. Kozłowski oversees the scientific quality of the manuscripts submitted for publishing in EJTCM. He is also involved in promoting our journal in the scientific community.

He is a practicing cardiologist with a clinical interest in syncope. In the European cardiology community he is considered as one of the gurus of electrocardiography (ECG). Author or co-author of numerous research articles, including the Polish Cardiac Society's guidelines on ECG interpretation. In his spare time he enjoys practicing his car racing skills and dancing tango.


Tomasz Szmuda MD, PhD

As the Vice-Editor-in-Chief, Tomasz oversees our Journal’s editorial process. He follows every manuscript from the moment its authors deposit it, through initial acceptance and the double-blind peer review process. In addition, Tomasz is the main recruiter of EJTCM article authors.

Tomasz is a practicing neurosurgeon with clinical interest in neuroimaging and neurovascular surgery. His additional research interest and secret passion are biomedical statistics. He is a frequent speaker at international neurosurgery congresses with a research interest in systematic reviews. One of his passions is mentoring neurosurgery residents and medical students who are interested in publishing scientific articles.

Managing Editor

Małgorzata Omilian-Mucharska MA

As the Managing Editor, Małgorzata coordinates our Journal’s entire publishing process. In addition she is responsible for EJTCM’s growth & promotion strategies. Due to her extensive work experience at the Main Library of the Medical University of Gdańsk, Małgorzata also ensures the correctness of references and Digital Object Identifiers in every article we publish.

Małgorzata is a graduate of the University of Gdańsk (MA degree in Library Science and Scientific Information) and also holds a post-graduate degree in Computer Graphics and Multimedia from the WSB University in Gdańsk. Her editorial work experience includes the multimedia publisher Young Digital Poland, medical publisher Via Medica and EJTCM’s predecessor Annales Academiae Medicae Gedanensis.

DTP Editor

Izabela Szeibelis-Deskiewicz MA

Maintains high visual standards of the European Journal of Translational and Clinical Medicine and Gazeta GUMed (the official newspaper of the Medical University of Gdańsk). In addition she communicates with the authors regarding the final versions of their articles before publish.

Izabela is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk (MA degree in graphic design) and has been involved professionally in graphic design since 2015. Her interests include layout design, desktop publishing (DTP), branding and promotional material design. Her portfolio includes work for numerous cultural institutions. She is a supporter of minimalism in design and her motto are the words of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the pioneer architect of modernism, “less is more.”

Language Editor

As the Language Editor, Janusz oversees the quality and clarity of language in all manuscripts accepted for publish in the EJTCM.

Janusz holds a BA degree in Sociology from the University of Washington and an MD degree from the Medical University of Gdańsk. He is a practicing emergency physician with clinical interest in evidence-based emergency care. In his spare time he enjoys family bicycle trips. He is a firm believer in the philosophy that words are tools that ought to be used precisely.

Section Editors

Michał Hoffmann / Clinical Medicine
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Andrzej Jarynowski / e-Health
Jagiellonian University, Kraków (Poland)
Leszek Kalinowski / Biobanking and Technologies for Personalized Medicine
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Adam Kosiński / Basic Science
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Dariusz Kozłowski / Cardiology, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Science
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Kamil Chwojnicki / Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatric Disorders
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Anna Starzyńska / Dental Sciences
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Piotr Szefer / Pharmacy
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Tomasz Szmuda / Surgery
Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Piotr Witkowski / Organ and Cellular Transplantation
University of Chicago Medical Center (USA)