1915 graduated Petrograd Military Medicine Academy. Specialized in physiology under Pavlov. 1928-1930 on science mission to work in Professor Hill’s Physiological Laboratory, London.
Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science. Full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science. Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1943.
Head, Pavlov Physiological Department, Institute of Experimental Medicine, USSR Academy of Medical Science. Science Director, same institutes, since 1936. Member, English Royal Society of Physiologists.
Chairman, Central Council, AllUnion Pavlov Physiological Society, since 1959. Chairman, Leningrad Society of Physiologists, Biochemists and Pharmacologists, since 1950. Studied higher nervous activity.
Founded physiological school which continues Pavlov’s teachings. Organizer and Chief Secretary, 1st All-Union Congress of Physiologists. Read papers at 13th 15th, 19th (Montreal, 1953) and 20th (Brussels, 1956) Intcmat.
Congresses of Physiologists and at 1957 Neurological Congress in Brussels. Member, Editorial Board, “Byullcten eksperimentalnoy biologii i meditsiny” (Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine) and “Fiziologichesky zhurnal USSR imeni 1. M. Sechenova” (Sechenov Physiological Journal).
Chief Editor, “Zhurnal vysshey nervnoy dcyatelnosti imeni I. P. Pavlova (Pavlov Journal of Higher Nervous Activity). Со-Editor, “Physiology” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Publisher, “Lektsii po fiziologii I. P. Pavlova” (Lectures on Pavlovian Physiology) (1949).
1925-1936 Deputy to Pavlov in charge of science work, Pavlov Physiological Department, All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine, USSR Academy of Medical Science. 1931-1952 Head, Chair of Normal Physiology, 1st Pavlov Medicine Institute, Leningrad, and Director, Physiological Laboratory, State Roentgenological Institute.
Religion obstructs scientific research and technological progress.