Krzysztof Książek was born in Krotoszyn, Poland, in 1976. Książek is a cell biologist and biogerontologist. He obtained his M.S. degree in laboratory medicine in 2000, his Ph.D. degree in medical biology in 2003, and his D.S. (Habilitation) in 2009, all at the Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Poznan, Poland. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Pathophysiology at PUMS. He served as a Visiting Researcher in the Laboratory for Biogerontology Research, Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, in 2006. He has authored 34 scientific articles in the field of cellular senescence and biology of human mesothelial cells. Książek is the Laureate of the Scientific Award of the Polish Ministry of Health (2007, 2008, and 2009) and a Member of the British Society for Research on Ageing, Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS), and International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. He serves as Member of the Editorial Board of Ageing Research and a Reviewer for several international journals in the areas of gerontology, cell biology, and experimental medicine.
Biography Updated on 11 January 2015