Doctor Mateusz Gliwiński is awarded with GOLDEN OTIS 2021 in the scientific debut category for his PhD work in which the dominant role of proinsulin in the development of type 1 diabetes has been proved. Doctor Gliwiński described also the idea of new cellular therapy based on this antigen in type 1 diabetes. Doctor Dorota Iwaszkiewicz-Grześ and Prof. Piotr Trzonkowski were the tutors. The work was supported by the grants from National Centre for Research and Development: LIDER/160/L-6/14/NCBR/2015, STRATEGMED1/233368/1/NCBR/2014 to Medical Univ. Gdańsk and POIR.01.01.01-00-0769/15-03 to Poltreg SA. The award ceremony will take place in April 2021.

The Trust Awards ZŁOTY OTIS have been given annually for exceptional achievements in medicine by Świat Lekarza journal. The awardees are chosen by the chapter of eminent scientists, medics, members of patients’ organizations and pharmaceutical industry.

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