Who we are

The Medical University of Bialystok (MUB) is rapidly evolving public university with a mission to provide the finest education for professional and modern medical staff, along with conducting research at the highest international standards, all in alignment with the expansion of clinical activities. Currently, MUB has approximately 6,000 students across 16 medical fields, with more than 450 individuals studying in the English Division. Foreign students come here from all around the world to pursue their education. 

The University spearheads numerous scientifically significant initiatives for the region and the country. It leads the way in pioneering work related to artificial intelligence in medicine and contributes to the advancement of large-scale research in genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, radiomics, and bioinformatics. Distinctive research programs in the realm of personalized medicine and lifestyle-related diseases are actively underway.  

The University’s esteemed reputation is substantiated by the scientific classifications awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science, based on their evaluation of scientific activity from 2017 to 2021. These classifications encompass the highest achievable A+ category in pharmaceutical sciences and category A in the fields of medical sciences and health sciences. This accomplishment places the University among the elite in the realm of Polish higher education. Moreover, MUB stands as the sole Polish university to secure a prestigious grant in the COFUND competition for the implementation of Ph.D. programs, as part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions within the European Commission Framework Programme, Horizon 2020. 

Our role in DIAMONDS

As an associate partner of the DIAMONDS Consortium, our Institution will be involved in clinical patient recruitment with relevant clinical conditions. This includes serious bacterial and viral infections with a focus on tick-borne diseases. We will coordinate sample collection as well as clinical and laboratory data acquisition for these children. 

Our team

The Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases is committed to providing care for children with severe infectious diseases in our province. Our medical staff comprises a dedicated group of paediatricians and infectious diseases specialists as well as paediatric residents, with some also involved in clinical research.  

Our main research areas include: 

  • Meningitis with a focus on tick-borne diseases 
  • Enteroviral infections 
  • Viral gastroenteritis 
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 848196