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biomedical scientist

Andrzej Tadeusz Slominski, Polish biomedical scientist. Achievements include discovery that L-tyrosine and L-dopa can act as positive regulators of melanin pigmentation in addition to their role as precursors to melanin.

Background

Slominski, Andrzej Tadeusz was born on June 19, 1954 in Gdansk, Poland. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Tadeusz and Genowefa (Chocianowicz) Slominski.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Medical School Gdansk, Gdansk, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical School Gdansk, Gdansk, 1983.

Career

Intern, Municipal Hospital of Tczew, Poland, 1979-1980;postdoctoral fellow School Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1985-1989;associate investigator, Toolan Institute for Medical Research, Bennington, Vermont, 1989-1990;assistant professor, Albany (New York) Medical College, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery that L-tyrosine and L-dopa can act as positive regulators of melanin pigmentation in addition to their role as precursors to melanin.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Journal Theoretical Biology, Journal Cell Science, Cancer Metropolitan Review, Experientia.

Membership

Co-founder Committee of Students Solidarity, Gdansk, 1977-1979, Movement of Young Poland, 1979-1982. Member Movement for Human Rights, Poland, 1977-1979. Member American Society for Cell Biology, Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research, American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Investigative Dermatology.

Connections

Married Malgorzata Antoszko, September 1979 (divorced 1980). Married Elzbieta Kowaleska, April 20, 1986.

father:
Tadeusz Slominski

mother:
Genowefa (Chocianowicz) Slominski

spouse:
Malgorzata Antoszko

spouse:
Elzbieta Kowaleska