Aser Rothstein

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Death 6 Sep 1988 (aged 74)
North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial New Westminster, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 116995976 · View Source
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born in Russia

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/aser-rothstein
Aser Rothstein, physiologist ...contributed enormously to the fields of cellular physiology and toxicology. A graduate of UBC, he obtained his PhD at U of Rochester, NY, in 1943. He performed pioneering experiments introducing the use of radioisotopes in the biological sciences. Rothstein's research has been mainly related to the transport of substances across biological membranes. His contributions include the identification of the protein responsible for anion transport in red blood cells. He was president of the Soc for General Physiologists and chairman of the Cell Physiology Commission for UNESCO. He was director of the Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) from 1972 to 1986.

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, 1986
"In recognition of his outstanding contributions as a medical scientist, scientific administrator and advisor to governments and universities in Canada."


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  • Created by: humphreysetc
  • Added: 13 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116995976
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aser Rothstein (29 Apr 1914–6 Sep 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116995976, citing Schara Tzedeck Cemetery, New Westminster, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by humphreysetc (contributor 47058551) .