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Alexandr Grigorievich Ginetsinski

Born 1895
Died 1962

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Soviet physiologist, 1895-1962.

Biography of Alexandr Grigorievich Ginetsinski

Alexandr Grigorievich Ginetsinski was a student of Leon Abgarovich Orbeli.

1932-1951 Chief of cathedra for physiology at Institute of pediatric disease at Leningrad
1951-1955 Works in Novosibirsk medical institute
1936 –1950 Deputy director of Institute for physiology Academy of science USSR
From 1955 Deputy director of Institute for evolution physiology Academy of science USSR

Alexandr Grigorievich Ginetsinsky published over 80 articles.

We thank Serge Brokhman, Russia, for information submitted.

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