1923 graduated Petrograd Military Medicine Academy.
Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science, since 1939. Full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1960. Head, Laboratory of Age Physiology and Pathology of Man, Pavlov Institute of Physiology, USSR Academy of Science, Leningrad.
Head, Endocrinological Department, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, USSR Academy of Medical Science. Head, Course of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1st Leningrad Medicine Institute. Со-Editor, ‘‘Internal Diseases” section, ‘‘Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.
Member, Editor Council, journal ‘‘Problemy endokrinologii i gormonoterapii” (Problems of Endocrinology and Hormone Therapy). Chairman, Leningrad Department, AllUnion Society of Endocrinologists. Member, Medicine Council, Leningrad City Dept, of Health.
Works deal with diseases caused by functional disturbances of the endocrine glands, particularly with pathogenesis and therapy of diabetes mellitus and nervous regulation of blood pressure.