Yakov RAPOPORT, USSR Pathologist. Professor 1942; Doctor of Medicine Science; 1954 Head,Department of Pathological Anatomy, 4th Moscow City General Hospital, since 1954; Head, Pathomorphological Laboratory, Institute of Thoracic Surgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1958.
RAPOPORT, Yakov was born in 1898.
1922 graduated Medical Faculty, 2nd Moscow University, now Pirogov 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute.
Works deal mainly with: general laws of pathological processes, especially structural principles and histopathology of hematoencephalic and other barriers. Role of allergic mechanisms in human pathology and in mechanism of selective localization of pathological processes. Morphological principles of immunogenesis.
1935-1941 Executive Secretary, journal “Arkhiv patologii” (Archives of Pathology). Editor, Theoretical Medicine Section, “Tsentralny referativny meditsinsky zhumal” (Central Medical Abstracts Journal). Editor, Pathological Anatomy Section, journal “Biologiya” (Biology).
1930-1941 Executive Secretary, Moscow and All-Russia Society of Pathologists. Deputy Editor, "Pathology” and “Morphology” sections, "Bolshaya Meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Chairman, Auditing Commission, All-Union Society of Pathoanatomists.
1922-1942 assist, prosector, Assistant, lecturer, then Professor, Moscow University. 1937-1938 Dean, Medical Faculty, 2nd Moscow University. 1938-1942 Deputy Director for studies and science work, 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute.
1941-1945 Chief Pathoanatomist at front. 1945-1949, Head, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pathology, Institute of Normal and Pathological Morphology, USSR Academy of Medical Science. 1949-1951 Deputy Director for studies and science work, above institutes.
1947-1958 Head, Pathomorphological Laboratory, State Science Control Institute, USSR Ministry of Health. 1939-1953 Science Director,Department of Pathological Anatomy, Pirogov 1st Moscow City General Hospital.
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