Vladimir Aleksandrovich Engelgardt (Russian: Владимир Александрович Энгельгардт) (December 3, 1894, in Moscow – July 10, 1984, in Moscow) was a Soviet biochemist, academician of the Soviet Academy of Medical Sciences (1944), academician of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (1953), and Hero of Socialist Labor (1969). He was the founder and the first director of the Institute of Molecular Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (later renamed the Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology in his honor).
Honours and awards
- Stalin Prize for the study of muscle tissue (1943)
- USSR State Prize (1979)
- Hero of Socialist Labour (1969)
- Five Orders of Lenin
- Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class
- Order of the Red Banner of Labour
- Lomonosov Gold Medal (1968)
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