Magdalena Krintus, PhD

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Torun, Poland

Magdalena Krintus received extensive medical training undertaking an M.Sc in laboratory medicine, and through doctoral studies leading to a PhD in the field of medical biology (Collegium Medicum, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland). Since the completion of her doctorate she was  affiliated as an assistant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. In 2012 she was appointed Assistant Professor. 

Areas of scientific interest include a range of issues in the field of laboratory medicine with particular regard to issues related to atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease and other metabolic disorders.

She has been involved in a number of medical research projects, including prediction of clinically relevant outcomes (acute coronary syndromes), and the identification of markers associated with several disease subtypes, e.g., in CAD, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cancer. She is currently  involved in three new research projects in collaboration with the clinics of cardiology, nephrology and endocrinology. The results of her scientific achievements have been presented at numerous Polish and  European conferences.  She was also the major investigator of the Polish team in the European Multicenter Study – Familiarization of  the Abbott High Sensitive Troponin I Study. 

In addition to her scientific work, she is working in the University Hospital Clinical Laboratory and is involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate medical students.

She is a member of the Polish Society of Laboratory Diagnostics, Polish College of Laboratory Medicine and a Full member of the IFCC Committee on Public Relations.

Terms of Appointment: February 2017 - January 2019; February 2019 - January 2021