Professor Grzegorz Nowakowski is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology and a consultant in the Division of Hematology at the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, US. He completed his medical degree at the Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, PL, in 1998 following Clerkships in 1996 and 1997 at Mississauga Hospital, Mississauga, CN. Prof. Nowakowski then took up a research fellowship in experimental bone marrow transplantation at the University of Massachusetts Cancer Center, Worcester, US, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, US. In 2006, he became a fellow as part of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, US.
Prof. Grzegorz is mainly focused on the identification of novel prognostic markers in chronic lymphocytic leukemia using phage display peptide libraries, specifically very late antigen-4 (VLA-4), in resistance to chemotherapy and IGH and BCL2 mutations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Besides this, he is also studying natural killer cell and large granular lymphocytic leukemias. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 publications in the field and is active in education.
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