Professor Mariusz Taniewski MD, PhD, the son of professor Józef Taniewski, was born in Warsaw on the 9th of September 1931. His medical studies started at the Faculty of Medicine of the Medical Academy in Poznań to be later continued in Szczecin where he was granted his medical doctor’s diploma in 1953. He will also be remembered for his scientific and professional achievements. We lost an excellent researcher, experienced and empathic physician and beloved relative. Professor Mariusz Taniewski passed away on 25th of February 2015 and was buried at “Srebrzysko” Central Cemetery.