Gleb FRANK, USSR Biophysicist. Professor; Doctor of Biological Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1945; Professor, Chair of Biophysics, Biopedological Faculty, Moscow University; Director, Institute of Biophysics, USSR Academy of Science. Stalin Prize, 1951; three orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1947.
Со-Editor, “Radiobiology” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition, and other works an radiobiology. Works deal mainly with effects of ultra-violet and ionizing irradiation on animal organisms and biophysical reasons for nervous stimulation and muscular contraction. 1929-1943 associate, Leningrad Physicotechn.
Institute and then All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine. 1943-1952 at verious laboratories, USSR Academy of Science. 1952-1960 Head, Laboratory of the Biophysics of Animate Structures, and Deputy Science Director, Institute of Biophysics, USSR Academy of Science.