8-9 December 2017

Dr n. Med. Wojciech Fortuna

Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, the Polish Academy of Sciences
Neurosurgery Clinic, Medical University in Wroclaw

H-index 13
2004 Ph.D. in medicine: The role of prolin rich protein from ovine colostrum on maturation of immature human thymocytes, Wrocław Medical University
1989-1995 Wrocław Medical University, Faculty of Medicine

Work experiences
2017-present - Research scientist in the Neurosurgery Department, Wrocław Medical University – associate professor
2016-present - Wrocław Walk Again Project – coordinator of cell culturing according to GLP and GMP standards
2011-present - Neurorehabilitation Center for Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries AKSON, Wroclaw, Poland - neurological evaluation of patients with spinal cord injury during rehabilitation, performing modulation of nervous system using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)
2011-2017 - Research scientist in the Neurosurgery Department, Wrocław Medical University
2008-2011 - Research over usage of the olfactory ensheathing glia (OEG) in experimental treatment of spinal cord injury in humans – laboratory in vitro experiments and transplantation of the OEGs to four patients with complete spinal cord injury
2008-2011 - Neurology Department, Wrocław Medical University - neurology fellowship
2006-present - Phage Therapy Unite – medical doctor
1997-present - Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences Wrocław - research scientist     
1997-1999 - Department of Paediatric Immunology and Rheumatology, Wrocław Medical University - paediatry fellowship
1995-1996 - Centre of Pulmonary Disease and Tuberculosis in Wrocław and in 1st Department of Paediatrics, Allergology and Cardiology Wrocław Medical University - resident fellowship

Performing of intraoperatively neurophysiological neuromonitoring – MER Microelectrode Recording during deep brain stimulation (DBS), SEP – somatosensory evoked potentials, MEP motor evoked potentials, BAEP - brainstem auditory evoked potentials, spinal d-wave response, cranial and peripheral nerves monitoring, motor and language brain mapping
Application of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for modulation of nervous system of the patients with spinal cord injury
Biological test in vitro and in vivo: establishing primary cell cultures from various biological samples, identification and culture of the cells, evaluation of phenotype and biological properties of the cells
Experimental bacteriophage therapy of chronic bacterial infection