Boris Khodorov

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Boris Khodorov
Born (1922-01-17)17 January 1922
Kerch, Crimean ASSR
Died 5 July 2014(2014-07-05) (aged 92)
Alma mater Tashkent State Medicine Academy

Boris Khodorov (Russian: Борис Израилевич Ходоров, b. 17 January 1922 – d. 5 July 2014) was a Soviet and Russian physiologist, D.Sc., a professor, and chairman of the Cell Physiology section of Moscow Physiological Society (formerly the Pavlov All-USSR Society of Physiologists; Russian: Всесоюзное Физиологическое общество имени И. П. Павлова).[1]


Boris Khodorov was born in Kerch, on the 17th of January, 1922. He graduated from Tashkent Medical Institute[ru] (Tashkent State Medicine Academy) in 1944. After graduating from the institute, he served in the Red Army.

In the 1980s he headed the Biophysical Research Laboratory in the Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery[ru] of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences.[2] At present he holds a position at the Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology in Moscow.[3] He is a specialist in neurophysiology and researches the general physiology of excitable tissues and on conditioned motor reflexes in animals and human beings. He is a member of a number of editorial boards including that of the journal Membrane and Cell Biology.[4][5]

In 1985 Boris Khodorov was awarded the USSR State Prize.



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