Jan Komorowski was born in Lodz, Poland, in 1948. He received the M.D. degree (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland, in 1971 and 1976, respectively. He held positions of Assistant (1975–1979 ), Adjunct (1979–1986), Assistant Professor (1994–1998), Associate (1998–2001), Professor (2001), and Head (2005) of Department of Clinical Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland. During 1986-1988, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Institute for Biomedical Research in University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Tex, USA. He is a Member of Endocrine Society (USA); European Thyroid Society; Polish Society of Endocrinology; Polish Society for the Study of Obesity; Polish Neuroendocrine Society. He is also an Advisory Committee Member of the Scientific Board at the Chair of Endocrinology; Scientific Board at the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Faculty Council Member; Member of Senate, Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Member of the Local Ethical Committee for Animal Studies of the Polish State Committee for Scientific Research. He was awarded by the Polish Society of Endocrinology in 1996 and in 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2004 received the Award of Minister (Ministry of Health of Poland). He was the Chairman of the Polish Society of Endocrinology (1999–2002) (Lodz Section) and the Vice Dean for Scientific Affairs, Medical University of Lodz, Poland (2004–2008). His scientific interest concerns mainly several topics: endocrine gland tumors (endocrine and growth factor markers, angiogenic cytokines), bariatric surgery (cytokines, adipokines, vascular peptides), and autoimmune diseases (Graves' orbitopathy: cytokines, metalloproteinases, monoclonal antibodies in novel treatment).
Biography Updated on 20 March 2011