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Ivan Lukyanovich BOGDANOV

Therapeutist and infectionist

Ivan BOGDANOV, USSR Therapeutist and infectionist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1953; Director, Kiev Institute of Infectious Diseases, USSR Academy of Medical Science, and Head of its Poliomyelitis Department, since 1951.


BOGDANOV, Ivan was born in 1903.


1927 graduated Medical Faculty, Smolensk University.


CoEd., “Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editor Council, “Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii i immunobiologii” (Journal of Microbiology, Epidemiology and Immunobiology). Member, Editorial Board, journals “Vrachebnoe delo” (Medical Affairs).

“Voprosy virusologii” (Problems of Virology), and other publications. 1959 attended 2nd International Congress on Infectious Diseases in Milan. 1960 attended Epidemiological Symposium in Prague.

Works deal with etiology, clinical aspects, pathology, epidemiology, prophylaxis and therapy of infectious diseases. 1941-1951 Head, Chair of Infectious Diseases, Sverdlovsk Medicine Institute. 1941-1947 Chief Epidemiologist, Ural Military District.


Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.