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Samuil Yakovlevich KAPLANSKY

biochemist

Samuil KAPLANSKY, USSR Biochemist. Professor 1938; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1936; Deputy Director for scientific work, All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine, since 1939; Head, Physiochemistry Department, Institute of Biological and Medicine Chemistry, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1944. Member, Communist Party, since 1937.

Background

KAPLANSKY, Samuil was born in 1897.

Education

1921 graduated Medical Faculty, Moscow University.

Career

1920-1925 studied biochemistry of animals at Academy V. S. Gulevich’s laboratory. Board member, Moscow Society of Physiologists, Biochemists and Pharmocologists. Со-Editor, “Chemistry” section, and author of various articles, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.

Member, Editor Council, journals “Voprosy meditsinskoy khimii” (Problems of Medical Chemistry), “Voprosy pitaniya” (Problems of Nutrition). Member, Editor Board, journal “Byulleten eksperimentalnoy biologii i meditsiny” (Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine), etc.

Religion

Religion stops people thinking in a logical and reasonable way.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1937.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1937.