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Jerzy Adam Vetulani

Jerzy Adam Vetulani, Polish psychopharmacologist, researcher, editor. Recipient Medical Faculty award Polish Academy Medical Faculty, 1982, 86, International Anna Monika prize, 1983.


  • Vetulani, Jerzy Adam was born on January 21, 1936 in Krakow, Poland. Son of Adam Joachim and Irena Stefania (Latinik) Vetulani.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Biology, Jagiellonian University, 1957. Master of Science in Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Science, Institute Immunology Polish Academy, 1967.


    • Lecturer Institute Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, 1967-1973, docent, department head, 1976-1983, professor, department head, since 1983. Research director of the Institute, since 1994. Visiting professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1973-1975.

      Member physiological science committee Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, since 1978, member neurological science committee, since 1987. Member science council Nencki Institute Experimental Biology, since 1987, Center Clinical Experimental Medicine, since 1987, Institute Psychiatric Neurology, since 1995.


    • Author: Today and Tomorrow of Neurobiology, 1985, How to Improve Memory, 1993. Editor Journal Pharmacology, 1979-1993. Editor-in-chief Wszechswiat, 1981.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member regional Malopolska Solidarity Commission, 1988-1990, member Presidium, 1989-1990, Cracow's Citizen Committee, since 1989. Member Polish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Polish Copernicus Society, Polish Pharmacology Society, College International Neuropsychopharmacologicorum (councillor), International Brain Research Organization, European Neurosci. Association, European College Neuropsychopharmacology, European Behavioral Pharmacology Society, Indian Academy Neurosci.

    (honorary), Society for Support and Promulgation of Science.



    Hiking, skiing, writing popular science.


    • Married Maria Stanislawa Pajak, July 8, 1963. Children: Marek, Tomasz.
    • father: Adam Joachim Vetulani
    • mother: Irena Stefania (Latinik) Vetulani
    • spouse: Maria Stanislawa Pajak
    • children: Marek Vetulani
    • Tomasz Vetulani
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    Born January 21, 1936
    • 1957
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1963
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1967
      Institute Immunology Polish Academy
    • 1967 - 1973
      Lecturer, Institute Pharmacology Polish Academy Science
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1973 - 1975
      visiting professor, Vanderbilt University
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1994
      research director, of the Institute