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Wlodzimierz Ptak

Wlodzimierz Ptak, Polish immunologist, educator. Recipient National award in science, Warsaw, 1985, Jurzykowski award Jurzykowski Foundation, 1981. Chairman advisory committee Ministry of Health, Warsaw, 1989-1991. Major Medical Corps, Polish Army, 1952-1957. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge and Arts (secretary 1990).

Background

  • Ptak, Wlodzimierz was born on November 2, 1928 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Wojciech and Maria (Krawczyk) Ptak.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Doctor Habilitatus, Cracow School Medicine, 1952.

    Career

    • Assistant professor immunology School Medicine, Szczecin, Poland, 1957-1961, School Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1961-1967, associate professor, 1968-1974, professor, since 1974, head department immunology, 1970-1999. Visiting professor immunology Yale University, New Haven, since 1974.

    Works

    • Author: Basic Immunology, 1974, 80, 86, 99. Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Chairman advisory committee Ministry of Health, Warsaw, 1989-1991. Major Medical Corps, Polish Army, 1952-1957. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge and Arts (secretary 1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting books and antiques.

    Connections

    • Married Alicja Szczepanska, December 12, 1963 (divorced 1976). 1 child, Zuzanna; married Maria Grudniewicz, December 6, 1979.
    • father: Wojciech Ptak
    • mother: Maria (Krawczyk) Ptak
    • spouses: Alicja Szczepanska
    • Maria Grudniewicz
    • child: Zuzanna Ptak
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    Born November 2, 1928
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    • 1952
      Doctor Habilitatus
    • 1957 - 1961
      Assistant, professor immunology School Medicine
      Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
    • 1961 - 1967
      Assistant, professor immunology School Medicine
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland