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Nikolai Nikolajewitsch Anitschkow

Born  1885
Died  1964

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Russian pathologist, born November 3, 1885; died December 7, 1964.

Biography of Nikolai Nikolajewitsch Anitschkow

Nikolai Nikolajewitsch Anitschkow was a pupil of and Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff (1866-1942) in Freiburg im Breisgau, and of Alexander Maximow (1874-1928), also a pupil of Aschoff, in St. Petersburg. He graduated from the Imperial Military Academy in St Petersburg. Despite the fact that he was a descendant of the Russian nobility and never was a member of the communist party, he became head of the department of pathology at the research institute of experimental medicine and at the medical military academy. He was president of the academy of medical sciences of the USSR and held the rank of a lieutenant general in the army medical corps.


  • N. Anitschkov and Semen Sergejewitsch Chalatov (1884-1985+):
    Über experimentelle Cholesterinsteatose und ihre Bedeutung für die Entstehung einiger pathologischer Prozesse.
    Zentralblatt für allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie, Jena, 1913, 24: 1-9.
    Experimental production of arteriosclerosis with cholesterol-rich diet.
    English translation:
  • On experimental cholesterin steatosis andits significance in the origin of some pathological processes (1913). Arteriosclerosis, 1983, 3: 178-182.

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