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educator , cell biologist , cancer researcher

Manfred Fedor Rajewsky, German cell biologist, educator, cancer researcher. Recipient Gerhard Domagk award for cancer research, 1971, Salzer award for cancer research State of Baden-Württemberg, 1974, Warner award for cancer research, 1976, German Cancer prize, 1989.


Rajewsky, Manfred Fedor was born on July 24, 1934 in Frankfurt on Main, Germany. Son of Boris N. and Olga (Kromm) Rajewsky.


Student, University Paris. Student, University Frankfurt on Main. Doctor of Medicine, University Freiburg, 1962.

Dozent in Biophysics and Tumor Biology, University Tübingen, Germany, 1971.


Member research staff Max Planck Institute Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany, 1962-1968, Max Planck Institute Virus Research, Tübingen, 1968-1975. Research fellow Institute Cancer Research, London, 1964-1965. Eleanor Roosevelt international cancer research fellow Stanford University School Medicine, Palo Alto, California, 1966-1967.

Founding director and professor Institute Cell Biology (Cancer Research) University Essen, Germany, since 1975. Honorary member West German Cancer Center, 2002. Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research lectureship, Japan, 1985.

Visiting professor Harvard University School Public Health, 1983, Shanghai Institute Cell Biology, Academia Sinica, China, 1986, International Agency Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, 1994-1995.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial boards, science boards science journals and book series. Contributor over 250 articles to professional journals.


Member research staff Max Planck Institute Biophysics, Frankfurt, 1962-1968, Max Planck Institute Virus Research, Tübingen, 1968-1975. Member editorial Boards, science Boards sci journals and book series. Member advisory coun.Gen.

Motors Cancer Research Foundation, 1991. Member American Association Cancer Research (correspondent), Japanese Association Cancer Research (honorary), European Association Cancer Research, European Organisation Research and Treatment of Cancer (chairman research branch 1988-1991), European Molecular Biology Organisation, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (chairman senate commission for cancer research 1983-1991), German Society for Cell Biology (president 1985-1987), others.


Married Helga Keilholz, 1964. Children: Gregor P., Irina O. Student U. Paris, U. Frankfurt on Main, U. Freiburg.

Boris N. Rajewsky

Olga (Kromm) Rajewsky

Helga Keilholz

U. Freiburg Rajewsky

U. Frankfurt on Main Rajewsky

Gregor P. Rajewsky

Irina O. Student U. Paris Rajewsky