Dmitriy ZHDANOV, USSR Anatomist. Professor 1935; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1941; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science; Head, Chair of Normal Anatomy, Sechenov 1st Moscow Medicine Institute, since 1956; Chairman, Learned Medicine Council, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Ministry of Health, since 1959. Stalin Prize, 1946; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1961; other orders; medals.
Chairman, All-Union Society of Anatomists, Histologists and Embryologists. Member, Intcrnat. Union of Anatomists. Deputy Editor, journal “Arkhiv anatomii, gistologii i embriologii” (Archives of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology).
Со-Editor, “Pathology” and “Morphology” sections, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Does research on anatomy of lymphatic and nervous systems in man and animals. Developed radiographic method of examining lymphatic system in cadavers and living animals.
First to use method of injection and radiography of the mammary duct in a living person. 1930-1935 Assistant, Chair of Normal Anatomy, Medical Faculty, Voronezh University, now Voronezh Medicine Institute. 1935-1943 Head, Chair of Anatomy, Gorky Medicine Institute, 1943-1947 Head, Chair of Anatomy, Tomsk Medicine Institute.
1947-1956 Head, Chair of Anatomy, and Director, Leningrad Medicine Institute of Sanitation and Hygiene.