MNM Diagnostics Leadership

Unity is strength

Our interdisciplinary team combines expertise in DNA chemistry and cell biology, with AI and machine learning to provide cutting-edge genome analysis and develop new approaches to personalized medicine. We work together toward a common vision. This interdisciplinary environment allows us to achieve impossible.

Paweł Zawadzki
Founder, CEO, chairman

After obtaining an inderdisciplinary PhD in 2009, he spent 7 years as a postdoc at the University of Oxford in Departments of Biochemistry, Physics and Oncology. From 2017, as an assistant Professor at Department of Physics, Poznan University (Link), he leads a research group focusing on DNA metabolism. Author of numerous publications in prestigious journals. Now building MNM Diagnostics to help people use information encoded in their genomes to improve their health.

Katarzyna Zawadzka
Co-founder, LabHead

Before starting MNM Diagnostics, she worked for many years at the University of Oxford as a Research Scientist, where she gained scientific knowledge, independence and wide variety of research skills (Link). As a co-founder and lab head of MNM Diagnostics she wants to understand better the origin of human diseases and find the way to fight them.

Paweł Sztromwasser

Bioinformatician with nearly a decade-long experience in analysis of sequencing data, including hundreds of patient exomes and genomes. After obtaining a PhD in bioinformatics in 2014 Paweł has applied and developed cutting-edge bioinformatics tools to facilitate better and faster diagnosis of rare disease patients. Using experience gained at Center for Medical Genetics and Bergen University Hospital (Norway), as well as Medical University of Łódź, Paweł is leading a team of bioinformaticians and software developers at MNM Diagnostics.

Patryk Urban
CBDO, co-founder

After completing his degree in Economics, Patryk participated in multiple business initiatives and projects. However, his biggest achievement to date is creation of SiePomaga charity (Link), which helps patients crowd-fund their expensive medical treatments. His main goal as a businessman is to make the world a better place. Now involved in MNM Diagnostics as a co-founder and business angel.

Katarzyna Ginda-Mäkelä
Chief Marketing Officer

After graduating Wrocław University of Technology and the University of Wroclaw, in 2013 she completed doctoral studies in the field of molecular biology. Author of multiple publications in prestigious magazines, after several years as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford, she took up a new role in commercialization of biotechnology products. At MNM Diagnostics, she focuses on the marketing strategy and commercial development of the company.

Katarzyna Ferdyn
Chief BioBanking Officer

Experienced in design and implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS), operational and technological processes and in conducting audits in the field of tissue and cell procurement, technical and technological processes in biobanks, transport and distribution of biological material. Since 2015  a technical expert in the BBMRI-ERIC group – BBMRI. Member of Polish Standardization Committee (PKN) for Biotechnology from 2017. Actively participated in the Biotechnology – Biobanking – General requirements norms for Biobanking standardization project.

Paula Dobosz
Chief of Scientific Development

Her adventure with Molecular Biology and Medicine began at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, but she has also a graduate of the Medical University in Warsaw and the Jozef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw. After defending her doctorate, she worked scientifically as a post-doc fellow, studied and trained in several world-class institutions, including Cambridge University (UK), Tel Aviv University (IL), and Georgetown University (USA). She participated in over 40 international specialist conferences, authored or co-authored several scientific and popular-science publications and articles. She specializes in immuno-oncology, cancer genetics and genomics. She is also known for her Science-popularisation actions, especially connected with the latest developments in Genetics – she has been running her genetic blog, in Polish “Fakty I Mity Genetyki” for over 10 years, making it the first and the biggest genetic blog in Poland.