Dr. Marcin Osuchowski, joined the LBI Intensive Care team in October 2007 following his post-doc training in the lab of Dr. Dan Remick in Ann Arbor, MI and Boston, MA, PhD under Dr. Raghubir Sharma in Athens, GA, USA and his DVM degree obtained in 1998 at the University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland. In 2016, Dr. Osuchowski received his habilitation degree at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria. His professional interests lie in research addressing pathophysiological mechanisms and prevention of early and late mortality in sepsis and trauma/hemorrhage. Dr. Osuchowski's work employs targeted therapeutic interventions modulating the genomic/humoral/cellular signaling including the role of age/gender in sepsis pathophysiology. Dr. Osuchowski currently heads the Sepsis Research group at LBI.
Dr. Osuchowski is a recipient of Fulbright Scholarship (in 2000), PhD Dissertation Completion Award (2004; Unversity of Georgia Graduate School, Athens, GA, USA) and AANEM President's Research Initiative Award (in 2006). In 2006, Dr. Osuchowski won the Best Young Investigator Award in American Shock Research and two years later was named Austrian Champion in European Research (by Forschungsfoerderungsgesellschaft). Since its inception in 2008, LBI Sepsis Research group students received 18 travel awards and/or invited talks including Best (2011) and 2nd Runner up (2015) New Investigator Award in European Shock Research (by European Shock Society) and Best Abstract Award (by International Sepsis Forum, 2012).