Prof. Michał Wszoła MD PhD


A transplant surgeon, dedicated physician and visionary scientist, originator of the bionic pancreas – an organ that will restore the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar and revolutionize the treatment of diabetes. He has been running a medical practice for years, leading a team that conducts innovative research – on a global scale – and searches for innovative solutions in medicine. The combination of his passions, transplantology and endoscopy, led to the creation of a new method of treating diabetes – endoscopic transplantation of pancreatic islets under the gastric mucosa. In 2013, he performed first such procedure in the world, which is now tested in several centers in the United States of America.

The 14th of March 2019 is the day when the team of Foundation of Research and Science Development and Bionic Consortium proved themselves and the world that the impossible became possible and bioprinted the first fully vascularized bionic pancreas model that will change the lives of many patients. 

Prof. Wszoła is a medical director of CM Medispace and CEO of Polbionica Ltd – company which goal is to implement the bionic pancreas to the clinic. Additionally, he is a co-founder of the medical knowledge sharing portal and the medical app Medizzy brings together over 400,000 doctors and medical students from around the world.