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WLAdysLAw Zygmunt Traczyk

physiology educator , researcher

WLAdysLAw Zygmunt Traczyk, Polish physiology educator, researcher. Decorated chevalier and officer Order Polonia Restituta, Order Educator of Merit; recipient award Ministry Health and Social Welfare, 1971, 76, 90.


Traczyk, WLAdysLAw Zygmunt was born on June 27, 1928 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Zygmunt Teodor and Wladyslawa Kazimiera (Dzikiewicz) Traczyk.


Doctor of Medicine, Medical University Warsaw, Poland, 1951. Division of Medical Sciences, Medical University Warsaw, Poland, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, 1st School Medicine, Moscow, 1955.


Assistant to head Laboratory Physiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1956-1962. Associate professor physiology Medical University Warsaw School Medicine, 1963. Professor, chairman department Medical University Lódz (Poland) School Medicine, 1963-1998, director Institute Physiology and Biochemistry, 1973-1998.

Professor emeritus physiology University Lódz, since 1998. Research supervisor project on neuroendocrinology Polish Academy of Sciences, 1976-1990.


  • Author: Neurohormones, 1970, Outline of Human Physiology, 7th edition, 2000. Author, editor Human Physiology for Medical Students, 1989, 3d edition 2001, Neuropeptides and Neural Transmission, 1980, Human Functional Diagnostic, 1999, Human Physiology Dictionary, 2000. Editor-in-chief Annales Academiae Medicae Lodzenses, 1976-1997.


Member council Polish Ministry Health, Warsaw, 1982-1986, Principal Council University Education, Warsaw, 1986-1990, 96-99. Chairman glossary commission physiological terms Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1986. Member Polish Physiological Society (chairman Lódz branch 1963-1972), Polish Society Electroencephalogram and Clinical Neurophysiology (president 1981-1985), International Brain Research Organization, International Neuroendocrinology Society, Association Authors Medical Books (president since 1993).


  • Other Interests

    Landscape oil painting.


Married Zdzislawa Andrysik, December 7, 1954. 1 child, Zdzislaw Wladyslaw.

Zygmunt Teodor Traczyk

Wladyslawa Kazimiera (Dzikiewicz) Traczyk

Zdzislawa Andrysik

Zdzislaw Wladyslaw Traczyk