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  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński received doctor honoris causa title of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University (UKSW) in Warsaw 

    On 27 May 2022, in the Schuman Hall of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, the Senate of the UKSW held a formal session on the occasion of the University Fest Day. During the session, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, MD, Ph.D., dr. h.c. multi received the title of doctor honoris causa of the University. Many guests gathered at this ceremony, held on the eve 

  • Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing received the “Maria Grzegorzewska’s Glasses” award

    On 25 May 2022, during the 100th anniversary of the Maria Grzegorzewska University celebrations, the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing received the “Maria Grzegorzewska’s Glasses” award. The Senate of the University bestowed the award in recognition of the Institute’s merits in research and medical innovations and measurable support for people with disabilities and their families. The award 

  • Professor nominations for academic teachers and researchers 

    On 18 May 2022, at the Presidential Palace, Andrzej Duda, the President of the Republic of Poland, presented professor nominations to over 50 academic teachers, scientific workers and employees of the art institutions. Among the nominees was Prof. Krzysztof Kochanek, Scientific Secretary of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing. – I congratulate you on this achievement with all my heart. I congratulate you 

  • Cooperation agreement signed with the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) 

    On 11 May 2022, Prof. Gertruda Uścińska, President of ZUS, and Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, Director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, signed an agreement of cooperation. The parties have agreed to cooperate as partners in the fields of education, scientific and research, and implement joint projects in the field of prevention and medical certification related to the risk of inability to work 

  • “Do not go for the money. Learn from the best specialists” – what a young otorhinolaryngologist should consider planning a career

    Interview with professor emeritus Jan E. Veldman, MD, Ph.D., otorhinolaryngologist and immunologist, in 1975–2004 he worked in the  Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic in Utrecht (the Netherlands), professor at the Extraordinary Chair in Experimental Otology and Otoimmunology – created especialy for him by the Utrecht University, founding president of the international academic conference ORLIAC (organized without interruption since the 1980s), Friend Forever of 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński honored by the members of the Cracow branch of the Polish Society of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons

    During the opening ceremony of the XXXV World Congress of Audiology that took place in Kajetany on 10 April 2022, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński received a Przemysław Wiktor Odrowąż Pieniążek Medal from the members of the Krakow Section of the Polish Society of Otorhinolaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons. The Medal was presented by dr. Patryk Hartwich, the Section Chairman from the Department 

  • 35th  World Congress of Audiology in Warsaw

    The 35th  World Congress of Audiology was opened at the World Hearing Center in Kajetany on 10 April 2022. – This is one of the first direct meetings of audiologists, otorhinolaryngologists, phoniatricians, acousticians and specialists in related fields after the pandemic break, so we are positive that this international meeting will abound in new ideas and projects – said Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, the 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński is once again at the forefront of the 100 most influential people in Polish medicine

    On 24th March 2022, the Belvedere restaurant in Łazienki Królewskie hosted the gala of the 19th edition of the plebiscite by the “Puls Medycyny” journal – the List of Hundred 2021  (Lista Stu 2021). Once again, the chapter recognized Prof. Krzysztof Simon as the most influential person in Polish medicine in 2021 and Maciej Miłkowski, Deputy Minister of Health, as the person having the 

  • The world premiere of “My Moonlight Sonata” documentary

    The world premiere of the “My Moonlight Sonata” documentary will occur during the 35th  World Congress of Audiology in Warsaw and Kajetany on April 10-13, 2022. Directed by Barbara Kaczynska, in collaboration with Professor Henryk Skarżyński, the documentary tells the story of Grzegorz Płonka, the talented winner of the 1st  International Music Festival for Children, Youth and Adults with 

  • Golden Scalpel 2021 for an innovative surgery to restore hearing

    Another edition of the “Golden Scalpel” contest is over. For the 13th time, editors of the “Pulse of Medicine” magazine distinguished innovators who have changed Polish medicine for the better. This year, the winner was the project submitted by the specialists from the World Hearing Centre in Kajetany: “Functional reconstruction of hearing using Bonebridge 602 hearing implant and 

  • Special day with an Honorary Citizen of Czyżew

    Centuries-old history, fascinating traditions and culture, but above all – incredible residents – these are the most important assets of the town and commune of Czyżew. The home town of prof. Henryk Skarżyński, its Honorary Citizen since 2014. On the 24th of September, 2021, thanks to the invitation from the Mayor of Czyżew, Anna Bogucka, prof. H. Skarżyński had 

  • The Award of the Marshal of the Mazovian Voivodship for Prof. Henryk Skarżyński.

    The Marshal of the Mazovian Voivodship Award is one of the most prestigious distinctions in the Mazovia Region, honoring the most valuable achievements of the region’s residents in the field of arts, promotion, and preservation of broadly understood culture and promotion of the area in these fields. This year, the award was presented to Professor Henryk Skarżyński for “invaluable 

  • XIX Charity Action „Choinki Jedynki” [Jedynka’s Christmas Trees]

    On Monday, November 30, 2020, the first auction of gifts collected by the Friends of Program 1 of the Polish Radio: outstanding artists, athletes, and scientists, was launched. Again the honorary patronage over the action was taken by the First Lady – Agata Kornhauser-Duda. Because of the pandemic restrictions, this year’s edition of the Charity Action of Program 1 of 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński becomes the President of the Board of the Pro Polonia Foundation

    On October 12, 2020, a Pro Polonia Foundation Founders’ Council meeting was held in the Auditorium Maximum of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. The meeting attended founders appointed by notarial deed: Rev. Prof. Ryszard Czekalski, Rector of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw; Dariusz Piotr Bonisławski, President of “Wspólnota Polska” [Polish Community] Association and Andrzej Kraśnicki, President of the Polish Olympic 

  • A study by the team from the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing recognized as the best at an international conference in the US

    The study titled: “Cognitive Improvement after Cochlear Implantation in Older Adults with Severe or Profound Hearing Impairment: a Prospective, Longitudinal, Controlled, Multicenter Study,” co-authored by Henryk Skarżyński, Piotr H. Skarżyński and Weronika Świerniak from the World Hearing Centre of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, has been awarded at the CI2021 international conference – Cochlear Implants in Adults in Children. Cochlear 

  • Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński elected to further prestigious AAO-HNS committees

    Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński, Deputy Head of the Department of Teleaudiology and Screening Tests of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, was appointed a member of two committees in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Implantable Hearing Devices Committee and Otology & Neurotology Education Committee for the 2021–2022 term. Prof. Skarżyński was elected to this prestigious body 

  • Prestigious recognition for Prof. Henryk Skarzyński and Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński from the Iraqi scientific community

    Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c. multi, director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, and Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński, M.D., Ph.D., MSc, deputy head of the Department of Teleaudiology and Screening Tests of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, received a prestigious recognition awarded by the Iraqi Society of Otorhinolaryngologists Head and Neck 

  • Sensory Examination Capsule nominated the Polish Product of the Future

    The Sensory Examination Capsule is an innovative and world unique multifunctional device that allows single-point diagnosis of all primary senses. It has been awarded in the 23rd edition of the Polish Product of the Future competition held by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PAED) and the National Center for Research and Development (NCRD). The award was