Sergiusz Jóźwiak

Scientific degree: Associate Professor

Scientific position: Associate Professor

Department: Research Department

OrcID No: 0000-0003-3350-6326


  • Professor od pediatric neurology
  • Head of Department of Neurology and Epileptology of ChMHI (years 1997-2015)
  • Head of Department of Pediatric Neurology of Medical University of Warsaw (years 2015-2022)
  • President of Committee of Human Development of Polish Academy of Science (since 2021)
  • Member of Council of National Research Centre (years 2012-2016)
  • National Consultant in Pediatric Neurology (years 2009-2014)
  • President of Polish Society of Child Neurology (years 2003-2011), currently member of Board)
  • Member of Educational Committee of European Paediatric Neurology Society  (years 2001-2008)
  • Graduate of POLE Programme for Oncology Leaders in Europe, Bocconi University, Milan,     Principal investigator in several national and international research projects, e.g. in Project EPISTOP of the 7th Framework Programme of EU and the grant EPIMARKER of the Polish National Center for Research and Development
  • Member of editorial boards of Pediatric Neurology, J.Child Neurology,
  • Eur.J.Paediatric Neurology, Annals of Child Neurology Society
  • Author and co-author of over 30 handbooks and 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals, Hirsch Index 45

Qualifications and achievements:

  • Contribution in the discovery of the TSC1 gene, one of tuberous sclerosis genes, and in development of diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations of this disease
  • Introduction of preventive epilepsy approach in TSC into clinical practice
  • Recipient of Manuel Gomez Award of Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance of US granted in recognition of achievements in diagnosis and cure of TSC, Gold Lacet Award, and MacKeith Press Award
  • Trainings and lectures e.g. in Uppsala, Copenhagen, Boston
  • Lecturer at pediatric neurology courses e.g.  in London, Rome and Boston
  • Supervisor of the specialization of the 18 pediatric neurologists

Research interests:

  • Neurocutaneous disease, mechanisms of epileptogenesis and possibilities of epilepsy prevention, demyelinating disorders