Stern, Lina Solomonovna
- (1878–1968)Russian scientist. A brilliant Lithuanian-born biologist, Lina Stern became the head of the Physiological Scientific Research Institute in Moscow, and in 1939 the first woman member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. Among her distinctions were the Stalin Prize and the Order of Merit. In the anti-Semitic last phase of the STALIN regime, she was dismissed from her post and stripped of all her honours, but was rehabilitated in the period of destalinization under Khrushchev.
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STERN, LINA SOLOMONOVNA — (1878–1968), Russian physiologist and biologist. Born in Lithuania, Lina Stern qualified in Geneva and was later appointed professor of biochemistry at that university. In 1925 she was appointed professor of physiology at the Second Medical… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Stern, Lina Solomonovna — (1878 1968) Russian scientist. Born in Lithuania, she was head of the Physiological Scientific Research Institute in Moscow. During the Stalin regime, she was dismissed from her post and stripped of her honours. Later she was rehabilitated… … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
Lina Stern — Infobox Scientist name = Lina Stern image width=150px birth date = August 26, 1878 birth place = Liepāja, Latvia flagicon|Latvia death date = March 7, 1968 flagicon|Soviet Union citizenship = flagicon|Soviet Union USSR field = blood brain barrier … Wikipedia