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Rostislav Yevgenevich KAVETSKY

Rostislav KAVETSKY, USSR Pathophysiologist. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Star; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Background

  • KAVETSKY, Rostislav was born in 1899 in Samara.

  • Education

    • 1925 graduated Medical Faculty, Samara University.

    Career

    • Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1938. Full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1951. Presidium member, and Chm.f Dept, of Biological Science, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1952.

      Director, Laboratory of Compensatory and Protective Functions, Institute of Physiology, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. Doctor, Laboratory of Radioactive Isotopes, Kiev Research Institute of Radiology and Oncology, since 1953. 1955 member, Soviet medical delegation China to study Chinese medicine.

      Presidium member, Learned Council, Ukrainia Ministry of Health. Chairman, Commission for Coordinating Cancer Research in Ukrainia. Deputy Chairman, Ukrainia Society of Oncologists.

      President, Medicine Section, Ukrainia, and Presidium member, All-Union Society for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries. Member, Editorial Board, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editorial Board, “Ukrainskaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya” (Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia), etc.

      For many years Executive Editor, “Meditsinsky zhurnal Academy of Sciences Ukrainy” (Medical Journal of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences). Presented papers at All-Union, republican and international conferences and congresses of pathophysiologists and oncologists. Works on: oncology; hist, of medicine.

      Etiology and pathogenesis of malignant tumors. Metabolism of tumor tissue and tumerous body. Protective role of connective tissue.

      Pathogenesis of tumor process. Increased resistivity of body to tumors. Role of nervous system and disturbances of endocrine regulation in development of malignant neoplasms.

      Methods of affecting mesencbyma of nervous and endocrine systems. Chemotherapy and use of radioactive isotopes for diagnosis and treatment of tumor processes. Tests of body response.

      1925-1931 at Moscow Postgraduate Medicine Institute. 1931-1941 associate, Institute of Experimental Biology and Pathology, Ukrainia Popular Commissariat of Health. 1933-1946 simultaneously senior associate, 1946-1952 Director, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.

      1937-1955 Head, Chair of Pathological Physiology, Kiev Postgraduate Medicine Institute.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

    Religion

    There is no solid or tangible evidence for God nor a logical argument for God. The existence of God is taken on faith and not by evidence.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1944.
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    Born 1899
    Nationality

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