1922 graduated Petrograd Military Medicine Academy.
Со-Editor, “Psychiatry” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editorial Board, “Zhurnal nevropatologii i psikhiatrii im. S. S. Korsakova” (Korsakov Journal of Neuropathology and Psychiatry).
Since 1961 member, Czechoslovak Medicine Society. Works deal with: pathological physiology and pathogenesis of delirium. Infectious psychoses (tularemia, brucellosis, rheumatic psychoses, etc.).
Etiological role of latent infection in genesis of psychoses. 1922-1938 specialized in Leningrad psychiatric hospitals and clinics. 1938-1946 Head, Chair of Psychiatry, Novosibirsk Medicine Institute.
1946-1952 Head, Psychiatric Clinic, Pavlov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology, and Head, Psychiatric Section, Institute of Physiology, USSR Academy of Science. 1952-1956 Head, Chair of Psychiatry, Naval Medicine Academy.
Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.