Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy
Medical University of Gdansk
Dr Rafal Dziadziuszko completed his training in Radiotherapy (2001) and Medical Oncology (2004) at the Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy of the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
He subsequently completed a translational cancer research fellowship at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Between 2005 and 2007 he worked on predictive assays for EGFR targeted therapies in lung cancer, including immunohistochemistry, gene copy number, and activating mutations. He then returned to his home institution to serve as a deputy chair of the department.
Dr Dziadziuszko’s main interests include lung cancer translational and clinical research methodology, and he is a co-author of several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on this topic. He is a member of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer – Lung Cancer and Radiotherapy Groups, European Society for Medical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Association for Cancer Research. He has also participated in the organisation of several academic clinical research studies in Poland and Central Europe through the Polish Lung Cancer Group and serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Central and East European Oncology Group.
His current work includes the identification of novel targets for lung cancer trials and early lung cancer detection. He has been involved in IGF-1R, ALK, and MET translational and clinical research.