Dr. Magdalena Gorska Ponikowska, Associate Proffessor (born on December 26, 1984) is the Head & Chair of the Department of Medical Chemistry, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Stuttgart, Germany since 2017 and also at the Institute 'Istituto Euro Mediterraneo di Scienza' (Palermo, Italy) since 2018. She is a creator and co-owner of the cosmetic brand Skin Science with her expert authorship.
Prof. Magdalena Gorska Ponikowska graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. Consequently, she obtained her habilitation degree in 2018. She participated in numerous international scientific research internships, including University of Palermo (Italy), University of Stuttgart (Germany) and University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada). Prof. Magdalena Gorska-Ponikowska received a scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education (2017), and was awarded the title of the ‘Muse of the City of Sopot’ (Poland) in the field of regional scientific activity (2017). Her research areas involve medical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, oncology, cosmetology, nanotechnology and neurobiology. She is an author and co-author of 74 peer-reviewed articles in international journals.