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Alexandr Alexandrovich Bogomolets

Born 1881
Died 1946

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Olexandr Olexandrovych Bohomelets Ukrainian pathophysiologist, born May 12, 1881, Kiev; died July 19, 1946.

Biography of Alexandr Alexandrovich Bogomolets

Alexandr Alexandrovich Bogomolets studied medicine at the medical faculty of the Novorosiisk University in Odessa and received his doctorate there in 1906 (Zoran: 1909). From 1906 to 1911 he was assistant, and was habilitated in 1909. In 1911 he was appointed professor extraordinary at the Saratow university, where he was promoted to the chair in 1913. He held this tenure until 1925, when he was appointed to the chair of pathology at the University of Moscow. From 1931 he lived and worked in Kiev, where is he founded the Institute of experimental biology and pathology and the Institute of experimental clinical physiology at the Ukrainian Academy of science, of which he had been a member since 1929.

Bogomolets concerned himself with endocrinology, the pathology of metabolism, immunology, the pathology of constitution (Konstitutionspathologie) and blood transfusion. In 1921 he wrote the first book of pathophysiology in USSR.

We thank Zoran Bojanic, Serbia, and Bohdan Bidovanets for information used in this entry.

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