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Leonid Moiseevich GOLBER


Leonid GOLBER, USSR Pathophysiologist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1938; Head, Chair of Pathological Physiology, Riga Medicine Institute, since 1947. orders; medals.


GOLBER, Leonid was born in 1910. Son of a doctor.


1932 graduated Kharkov Medicine Institute. 1935 completed postgrad, course, Chair of Pathological Physiology, Ukrainia Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Kharkov.


Board member, All-Union, and Chairman, Baltic Society of Pathophysiologists. Deputy Chairman, Latvia Branch, All-Union Society of Physiologists. Presidium member, Learned Medicine Council, Latvia Ministry of Health.

Member Editor Council, journal “Patologicheskaya fiziologiya i eksperimentalnaya terapiya” (Pathological Physiology and Experimental Therapy). Deputy Editor, symposium “Zdravookhranenie Sovetskoy Latvii” (Public Health in Soviet Latvia), etc. Works deal with: role of the endocrine system in the pathogenesis of gallstone disease.

Pathological and clinical physiology of fat, carbohydrate and nitrogen metabolism. Physiology and pathological physiology of spleen and liver. Role of the central nervous system in the restoration of disturbed functions of the liver.

Pathogenesis and experimental therapy of radiation sickness, etc. 1935-1941 Assistant, Chair of Pathological Physiology, 2nd Kharkov Medicine Institute. Assistant, then lecturer, Ukrainia Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Kharkov.

1941-1945 Chief, front hospital and then army hospital, Soviet Army. 1945-1947 Head, Experimental Section, Riga Institute of Restorative Surgery.


Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.