Małgorzata Kujawska, Ph.D., D.Sc., is an Associate Professor at Poznan University of Medical Sciences. She is a coordinator of the subject "Fundamentals of Toxicology" within the M.Sc. Cosmetology program.
Her research work is focused on therapeutic and neuroprotective approaches against neurodegeneration. She is an experienced Principal Investigator of projects implemented within international cooperation. Her current research project is "New graphene-based approach targeting the prion-like propagation of α-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease.” Dr. Kujawska is a winner of the Polish Intelligent Development Award 2020 in the category of Scientist of The Future. She is a recipient of the 2020 Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program. Dr. Kujawska is in the Top 1% of reviewers for pharmacology & toxicology and cross-field, according to Publons (Web of Science). She is a member of an editorial board and review panels for several scientific journals covered by JCR. She also served as a scientific evaluator for Polish and foreign agencies financing R&D activities. She is also a member of the Sectoral Council for Competences of the Chemical Sector.
Małgorzata Kujawska graduated with an MSc. and Ph.D. and D.Sc. in pharmaceutical sciences at Poznan University of Medical Science. Dr. Kujawska is a recipient of the 2020 Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program. . During a half-year research stay at the Neuropathology Department of the Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, she worked on a project aimed to study a novel approach targeting synucleinopathy in a mouse model of multiple system atrophy. She completed workshops on entrepreneurship and design thinking at Stanford University within the prestigious government program Top 500 Innovators and International Summer School on Technology Transfer in Life Sciences (Technische Universität Dresden). She took part in the internship at NASA Ames Research Center at Synthetic Biology Innovation Lab.
Dr. Kujawska is a member of Top 500 Innovators. She is also engaged in activities to improve the matching of employees' skills and competencies to the needs reported by employers representing the broadly understood chemical sector within the framework of Sektorowa Rada ds. Kompetencji Sektora Chemicznego and formming program M.Tech in Digital Health and Innovation.
As a mentor in the TopMinds, Girls go start-up! Academy, and Lean in STEM programs, using their own experience and network, Dr. Kujawska supports persons starting their careers in the science and technology industry.