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Benjamin Thysen

Benjamin Thysen, biochemist, researcher. Recipient Cancer Research award St. Louis University, 1967-1968; National Institutes of Health fellow, 1963-1966; Doisy fellow, 1966-1967.


  • Benjamin Thysen was born on July 27, 1932 in New York City. Son of Baruch and Clara (Linietsky) Tissenbaum. Wife:Natasha Thysen. Daughter: Dr. Julie Thysen.

    Served in U.S. Army, 1956-1958.

  • Education

    • City College of New York, N.Y., B.S.,1954

      University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, M.S., 1963: Major in Biochemistry

      Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, Ph.D., 1967: Major in Biochemistry


    • Instructor, Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Biochemistry, St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1967-1968; Senior Research Scientist, Technicon Instrument Corporation, Ardsley, N.Y. ,1968-1969, Group Leader, Technicon Instrument Corporation,Tarrytown, N.Y.,1969-1970; Assistant Professor, Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Laboratory Medicine, Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.,1971-1986, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y., 1986-2001, Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.,1986-1996, Director Endocrine Laboratory, Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.,1971-1996, Director Endocrine Laboratory, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y., 1971-2001, Director Andrology Laboratory Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.1991-2001, Associate Clinical Professor Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., 2001—2004, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., 2004; Laboratory Director Park Avenue Fertility, N.Y.C., 2001—2009, Laboratory Director, California Cryobank, N.Y.C., 2009-2011; Consultant Technicon Instrument Corporation, Tarrytown, N.Y.,1979-1981; Member Special Study Section National Institute Environmental Health Science, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    • American Association of Clinical Chemistry

    • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

    • American Association of Clinical Scientists

    • Society for Study of Reproduction

    • Endocrine Society

    • Sigma Xi.

    • American Society of Andrology.


    • father: Baruch
    • mother: Clara
    • Daughter: Julie
    • Wife: Natasha
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    Born July 27, 1932



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