A surgeon who carried out groundbreaking transplants on a six-year-old boy suffering from horrific burns has been honoured with a prestigious award for ‘best reconstruction surgery’ in the world.
Professors Marcin Drąg, Andrzej Kossakowski and Andrzej Wiśniewski are the winners of 2019 Foundation for Polish Science Prizes. The prize is considered the most important scientific distinction in Poland. The winners will receive the prize of PLN 200,000 on December 4 in Warsaw.
The Nobel Prize in Physics for James Peebles is well deserved. But I have mixed feelings about the award for the Swiss: their work is part of a series of studies, to which Polish scientists had significantly contributed, physicist Prof. Krzysztof Meissner commented the decision of the Nobel Committee.