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Vladimir Kaplanovich ZHGENTI

Pathoanatomist

Vladimir ZHGENTI, USSR Pathoanatomist. Professor; full member, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1950; Head, Chair of Pathological Anatomy, Tiflis University, now Tbilisi Medicine Institute, since 1922; Honoured Worker of Science of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1941. Member, Communist Party, since 1945.

Background

ZHGENTI, Vladimir was born in 1891.

Education

1915 graduated Medical Faculty, Novorossiysk University, Odessa.

Career

1918-1922 at Novorossiysk University, Odessa. 1946-1950 corresponding member, Georgia Academy of Sciences. 1926-1954 member, since 1954 Chairman, Presidium, Learned Medicine Council, Georgia Ministry of Health.

Member Editor Council, journal “Arkhiv patologii” (Archives of Pathology). Works deal with oncology, infections, pathogenesis, regional pathology, etc.

Religion

Religion discourages exploration of science and universe by suppressing curiosity, and denies its followers a broader perspective.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1945.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1945.