Prof. dr hab. n. med. Marek Postula

About the Speaker
  • Profession
    Deputy Dean for the English Division, Medical Faculty / Medical Director
  • Company
    Medical University of Warsaw / Longevity Center

Professor Marek Postula is a preventive cardiologist trained both in internal medicine and cardiology. Currently, he holds a full professor position at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, a chief position of the Pharmacogenomic Laboratory, and a position of the Deputy Dean for the English Division at the Medical Faculty, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland. He is also a medical director of the Longevity Center. His research focuses on novel biomarkers for cardiovascular diseases, genetic background of drug response, and personalized medicine for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Importantly, he is also an expert in longevity and ageing research.

During his career, he gained experience as a postdoctoral Fulbright fellow in the Laboratory of Perioperative Genomics, Penn State College of Medicine in the US. Currently, he is continuing his personal development at the London School of Economics and Political Science by studying health economics, outcomes, and management in cardiovascular science as a part of a MSc program. He received several research grants and enjoys a broad range of international cooperation with scientists from Austria, Italy, Japan, Holand, Brazil, Canada and the US. He is experienced in planning and performing clinical trials, platelet function testing and genetic analyses focusing on non-coding RNA as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in cardiovascular diseases.