Geoffrey Raisman – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Raisman – Geoffrey’s grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Lithuania.
He describes his family’s story in his book, The Undark Sky.
Raisman was not religious. British neuroscientist , 1989 Professor in Anatomy and Developmental Biology, UCL London.
2001 elected fellow of the Royal Society; 2005 Chair of neural regeneration and director spinal repair unit, UCL , Inst.of Neurol. London. Responsibility Beijing declaration of international association of neurorestoratology (IANR). Geoff has become known worldwide by his Introduction of “plasticity” into neurophysiological terminology into CNS research:how olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) “open doors” for newly formed nerve fibres in CNS, 2013. Joff was a remarkable poet and novelist – and – a true friend. As to our research on Brunelli’s Paradigm Joff has wisely advised me until his death.
Ref: Cell Transplantation, Vol. 18, p. 487, 2009 0963-6897/09
photo left- during the int. sc.annual congress of Int. association of neurorestoratology (IANR, Beijing)