Alexander A. Boldyrev

Home address: International Center for Biotechnology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow state University, Lenin’s Hills, Moscow 119992, Russia

Fax/Phone: +7(095)-939-1398; E-mail address:

Host Institution: University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer NY 12144, USA. C/o Professor David Carpenter. Phone 518-525-2660, fax 518-2661.

Research Project: Apoptotic/Necrotic cell death. Role of natural neuropeptide carnosine in protection of brain against ecological stress.

On the photo: Alexander Boldyrev with the flask of carnosine, which was primarily isolated and identified by Russian scientist Vladimir Gulevitch in 1900 (native sample from V. Gulevitch Lab).

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Academic and professional background: D.Sc. (1977) from M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Ph.D. – 1967, M.S. in Biochemistry - 1963).

Career: International Biotechnological Center, Department of Biochemistry, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Professor (1987 – present). Laboratory of neurochemistry, Institute of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, the Head (1992- present).

Memberships: International Society for Neurochemistry. Society for Neuroscience. The European Peptide Club. London Diplomatic Academy (UK). International Ascademy of Scientific Discoveres and Inventors (Russia). Honorable Professor of International Albert Schweizer University (Swiss). Honorable professor of King’s College London (UK). Meritorious Science Worker (Russia).

Editorials: Editorial Board of Proc. Exp. Biol. Med. (Moscow, Russian). Editorial Board of Neurochemistry (Moscow, Russian).

Int. Biotechnological Center

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