Stanislaw Krajewski

Title: Neurologist

Company: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Location: Oceanside, California, United States

Stanislaw Krajewski, Neurologist at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Neurology.

Dr. Krajewski is a Polish Jewish philosopher, mathematician, writer, and an activist of the Jewish minority in Poland. He was named associate professor of the Sanford-Burnham Institute of Medical Research in 1992, and has continued to work with the institute on a number of research projects. Since 1997, Dr. Krajewski has taught at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw, and chaired the Institute’s Scientific Council since 2012. He has been named an Alfred Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achiever, and was selected for the pages of the 66th edition of Who’s Who in America. Notably, Dr. Krajewski is proud of accepting an Alexander Humboldt fellowship to study in Germany for six years, and of traveling to America to work at Burnham.

Born in Warsaw in 1950, Dr. Krajewski earned an MD at the Medical University of Gdansk in 1973, and studied with the faculty of mathematics of the University of Warsaw. He completed a Ph.D. with the university’s Medical Research Center, followed by a DSc and a doctorate in habilitation medicine at the Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw. As an activist, he was a member of the trade union group Solidarity from 1980 until 1990, and helped to found the Polish Council of Christians and Jews as well as the Polish-Israeli Friendship Society. In 2012 he was awarded the title of “professor of humanities” by the President of Poland. Dr. Krajewski initially wanted to be a fisherman, and has now realized his dream of traveling the world as a doctor of philosophy and a prolific author on Christian-Jewish dialogue.

Dr. Krajewski has taught at the Bialystok branch of the University of Warsaw from 1975 to 1981, and later at the Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences. He served on the board of the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland, helped to establish the post-World War II section of the Warsaw Museum of the History of Polish Jews, and was a Polish consultant of the American Jewish Committee. He was a member of the International Council of the Auschwitz Camp Museum and Memorial until 2006.  Together with his wife Monika Krajewska, Dr. Krajewski is the joint recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture and American Jewish Committee, presented during the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków. They have two sons who are working in the biotechnology industry.

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