Retired Clinical Immunologist
Dr Martin Stern is a retired Clinical Immunologist who worked at the University Hospitals of Leicester. As a child he was transported with his one year old sister to the Westerbork prison camp in the Netherlands and then to the Theresienstadt ghetto or concentration camp north of Prague. Both survived thanks to the care of a woman prisoner who took them under her wing. His father died in Buchenwald concentration camp having passed through Auschwitz, his father’s brother died in Auschwitz and his grandfather also died in Nazi captivity.
Since retiring from medicine he has been involved in Holocaust and genocide education at The National Holocaust Centre in Laxton, Nottinghamshire, with the Holocaust Education Trust, and with the National Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. He is also involved with the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Leicester.