Valy Menkin

Valy Menkin

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Fearing Research Laboratory, Free Hospital for Women

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

MENKIN, VALY. Appointed for studies of the purification and the isolation of biologically active substances from inflammatory exudates; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1944 (postponed).

Born February 26, 1901, in Russia.  Education:  College of the City of New York, B.S., 1922; Columbia University, M.A., 1923; Harvard University, M.D., 1928; University of Berlin, 1932. National Research Council Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, 1928–30.

Teaching Fellow in Physiology, 1927–28, Instructor in Pathology, 1930–40, Assistant Professor, 1940–43, Harvard University Medical School; Associate in Research, 1943–44, Fearing Research Laboratory, Free Hospital for Women, Brookline, Mass.

Publications:  Articles in American Journal of Physiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Archives of Pathology, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Journal of Medical Science, Archivio di Scienze Biologiche, American Journal of Pathology, Lancet, Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Review of Tuberculosis, Journal of Physiology, Biological Bulletin, Revue d’Immunologie, Surgery, Cancer Research Proceedings of the Second International Congress for Microbiology, Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress for Physiology, Proceedings of the Third International Congress for Microbiology, New England Journal of Medicine, Anatomical Review, Federation Proceedings, Summaries of Communications of the 15th International Physiological Congress. Contributor to Experimental Biology Monographs, 1940; Colloid Chemistry, 1942; Medico-Surgical Tributes to Harold Brunn, 1942.


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