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Leonid Leonidovich VASILEV


Leonid VASILEV, USSR Physiologist. Professor 1943; Doctor of Biological Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science; Head, Chair of Physiology, Leningrad University, since 1943.


VASILEV, Leonid was born in 1891.


1914 graduated St. Petersburg University.


Со-Editor, “Physiology section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editor Council, journal “Fiziologichesky zhurnal USSR im. I. M. Sechenova” (Sechenov Physiological Journal of the USSR).

1925-1937 developed hypothesis of two types of inhibition. 1925 established basic quantitative law of threshold parabiosis. 1937 studied phenomenon of restoration of nerve and muscle functions by electrical current, especially of the heart.

1944 demonstrated parabiotic nature of electronarcosis and local and general anaphylaxis. 1954 detected parabiosis-eliminating influences originating from central nervous system. Works deal with physiology and biophysics of nervous processes.

1915-1920 instructor in biology at Ufa gymnasia. 1921-1948 Head,Department of Physiology, Bekhterev Brain Institute, Leningrad.


God can not be proven by science which is the main way we study and understand our universe or natural world.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.