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Richard Paul Bunge

educator , cell biologist

Richard Paul Bunge, American cell biologist, educator. Achievements include research in biology of cells of the nervous system in vivo and in vitro. Recipient Lederle Medical Faculty award, 1964-1967. Member American Association Anatomy, American Society Cell Biology, American Association Neuropathology, Tissue Culture Association, Society Neuroscience.

Background

Bunge, Richard Paul was born on April 15, 1932 in Madison, South Dakota, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1954. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Wisconsin, 1960.

Career

Assistant anatomist University Wisconsin, 1954-1957, instructor, 1957-1958. From assistant professor to associate professor anatomy, college physicians and surgeons Columbia University, 1962-1970. Professor anatomy school medicine Washington University, St. Louis, 1970-1989.

Science director Miami project/paralysis division, professor neurosurgery cell biology anatomy Miami (Florida) University, since 1989. Visiting professor Harvard Medical School, 1968-1969. National Multiple Sclerosis Society fellow surgeon College Physicians and Surgeonos, Columbua University, 1960-1962.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in biology of cells of the nervous system in vivo and in vitro.

Works

  • Co-author: Peripheral Neuropathy, 2 vols., second edition, 1984. Co-editor: Spinal Cord Reconstruction, 1983, Current Issues in Neural Regeneration Research, 1988.

Membership

Member American Association Anatomy, American Society Cell Biology, American Association Neuropathology, Tissue Culture Association, Society Neuroscience.

Connections

Married, 1956; 2 children.