Aleksandr BRAUNSHTEYN, USSR Biochemist. Full member, USSR Academy, of Med, Science, since 1945; Head of a Laboratory, Institute of Biological and Medicine Chemistry, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1945; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960. Stalin Prize, 1941; other awards.
Board member, All-Union and Moscow Society of Physiologists, Biochemists and Pharmacologists. Со-Editor, “Chemistry” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Со-Editor, journal “Voprosy meditsinskoy khimii” (Problems of Medical Chemistry) and other medical publications.
Honoured Doctor of Science, Brussels University. 1959 attended International Symposium on Comparative Biology of Nitrogen Metabolism in France. Has written studies on enzymology and metabolism of nitrous substances, aminoacids and proteins.
1930-1935 worked at Biochemical Institute, USSR Popular Commissariat of Health. 1936-1945 at All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine.