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David Zakim

David Zakim, American biochemist. Diplomate Am Bd Internal Med. Named Distinguished Alumnus, State University of New York-Brooklyn, 1986. Member of American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Physicians.

Background

  • Zakim, David was born on July 10, 1935 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sam and Ruth (Sorokin) Zakim.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Cornell University, 1956. Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, State University of New York, Brooklyn, 1961.

    Career

    • Intern New York Hospital, New York City, 1961-1962, assistant resident, 1962-1963, fellow, 1963-1965. Assistant professor to professor medicine and pharmacology University California, San Francisco, 1968-1983. Vincent Astor Distinguished professor medicine Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1983-2000.

      Professor biochemistry Cornell University Graduate School Medical Science, 1983-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Chief scientist, chairman Zmedix Corporation, San Francisco, 2000—2008. Director Institute Digital Medicine Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany, since 2008.

      Capt United States Army, 1965-1968.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate Am Bd Internal Med.

    Works

    • Hepatology: A Textbook of Liver Disease
    • Called "the Cadillac of hepatology textbooks" by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, this text presents both comprehensive coverage of normal hepatic physiology and cell biology and all aspects of clinical liver disease.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Physicians.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Jane Levine, June 12, 1957 (divorced 1976). Children: Michael, Eric, Thomas. Married Dagmar Aurelia Stanke, July 30, 1978.

      Children: Tamara, Robert.
    • father: Sam Zakim
    • mother: Ruth (Sorokin) Zakim
    • spouses: Nancy Jane Levine
    • Dagmar Aurelia Stanke
    • children: Michael Zakim
    • Eric Zakim
    • Thomas Zakim
    • Tamara Zakim
    • Robert Zakim
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    Nationality
    • 1956
      Cornell University
    • 1961
      State University of New York
    • 2008
      chief scientist, Zmedix Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 2008
      chairman, Zmedix Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      Intern, New York Hospital
    • 1968 - 1983
      assistant, professor to professor medicine and pharmacology University California
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1983
      Vincent Astor Distinguished professor, medicine Cornell University Medical College
    • 2008
      director, Institute Digital Medicine Foundation
      Stuttgart, Arkansas, United States
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