Marta Dudek, MD, PhD, received her PhD degree in biochemistry from the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with the University of Warsaw in 2012. She has worked with oncological patients for the past 8 years. She has experience in chemotherapy of solid tumors (mainly of the gastrointestinal tract) and hematological malignancies. Simultaneously with her medical practice, she conducted scientific research in biomedical sciences in the areas of RNA, fibrosis and cancer cachexia. In 2017, she received her PhD degree in biochemistry from the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the University of Warsaw (CeNT). She completed her postdoctoral internship at the Medical University of Vienna. Ms Dudek, PhD, also obtained the title of specialist in clinical oncology in 2020.