Research at MUL

CLINIC OF GERIATRICS

DEPARTMENT NAME
Clinic of Geriatrics

CONTACT DETAILS FOR HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
Tomasz Kostka Ph.D., MD
tomasz.kostka@umed.lodz.pl
+48 42 67 93 144 (extension: 251)

Clinic of Geriatrics
ul. Pieniny 30
92-003 Lodz, Poland

TEAM MEMBERS

Head of Clinic: Tomasz Kostka Ph.D., MD
(specializations: internal diseases, rehabilitation, sports medicine, Vice Rector for Education)

Academic teachers:
Agnieszka Guligowska MD (Adiunct)
Katarzyna Smyj MD (lecturer, physiotherapist)
Bartłomiej Sołtysik MD (Adiunct, during the specialization, geriatrics)
Elizaveta Fife MD (Assistant, during the specialization)
Łukasz Kroc MD (specialization: geriatrics)
Edyta Piechocka MD – Wochniak (Assistant , specialization: family medicine, geriatrics)
Małgorzata Pigłowska MD (Assistant, specialization: geriatrics)

Ph.D. students:
lek. Krzysztof Socha (family medicine specialist)
mgr Zuzanna Chrząstek
mgr Natalia Sosowska

Clinic’s secretariat:
mgr Agnieszka Wójcik

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF RESEARCH ACTIVITY

The clinic carries:

  • Research and development activities in the elderly, including complex medical problems
  • Scientific research activities related to the prevention of diseases of the elderly
  • Diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative activities in the field of diseases of elderly people
  • Develops medical standards and guidelines for the Clinic
  • Popularizes the results of conducted research and development work

DEPARTMENTAL ACHIEVEMENTS: PROJECTS AND PAPERS

Research work under EU and ministerial grants:

  1. Healthy Ageing Research Centre (HARC)
  2. Project in cooperation with the Central Institute for Labor Protection (CIOP)
  3. Project SUNFRAIL
  4. Project SCOPE

Scientific achievements in the years 2012 – 2017:

Kostka J, Borowiak E, Kostka T: Nutritional status and quality of life in different populations of older people in Poland. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Nov;68(11):1210-1215. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.172

Guligowska AR, Pigłowska M, Śmigielski J, Kostka T: Inappropriate structure of nutrient consumption deteriorates further with coexistent cardiometabolic diseases in elderly people from Poland. Pol Arch Med Wewn 2015 Aug 12;125(7-8):521-31

Wysokiński A, Sobów T, Kłoszewska I, Kostka T: Mechanisms of the anorexia of aging – a review. Age (Dordr). 2015 Aug;37(4):9821. doi: 10.1007/s11357-015-9821-x

Joanna Kostka, Tomasz Kostka, Ewa Borowiak. Physical activity in older adults in relation to place of residence and coexistent chronic diseases. J Phys Act Health 2017; 14: 20-28

B.K. Sołtysik, Ł. Kroc. M. Pigłowska. A. Guligowska. J. Śmigielski, T. Kostka. Evaluation of work and life conditions and the quality of life in 60-65 year-old white collar employees, physical workers and unemployed controls. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 May;59(5):461-466. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001029

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