ANTONOV Ignatiy Petrovich (sort. in 1922) — the Soviet neuropathologist, the member correspondent of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1974), professor (1967), the honored worker of science of BSSR (1972). The member of the CPSU since 1942. Ended Minsk medical in-t (1950). Worked with the Art. the research associate of the Belarusian scientific research institute of neurology, neurosurgery and physical therapy (1950 — 1955), the assistant and the associate professor of nervous diseases Belarusian in-that improvements of doctors (1955 — 1962). Since 1962 — the director of the Belarusian scientific research institute of neurology, neurosurgery and physical therapy.
I. P. Antonov is the author of 150 scientific works devoted to questions of clinic, diagnosis of diseases of c. N of page of infectious and allergic genesis, diseases of a peripheral nervous system. A valuable contribution to medical science were its researches on studying of clinic, diagnosis and treatment of parasitic diseases of a nervous system, especially cysticercosis. He offered the soliterovy antigen for laboratory diagnosis of cysticercosis of a brain (1964) which is widely applied in our country. It put forward the concept about a role of autoimmune process in an origin of osteochondrosis of a backbone (1968), antigen from the degenerated lumbar intervertebral disks removed during operation is prepared and used in reaction of binding complement. From 60th years I. P. Antonov and the collective directed by it conduct researches on research of the chemical and pharmacological means increasing resistance of a brain to an acute hypoxia and ischemia. He is an editor of collections of works of the Belarusian scientific research institute of neurology, neurosurgery and physical therapy «Topical issues of neuropathology and neurosurgery».
Works: Elements of topical diagnosis of diseases of a nervous system, Minsk, 1963 (sovm, with other); Convulsive states at children, Minsk, 1970 (sovm, with Shanko G. G.); Angiographic diagnosis of vascular defeats and tumors of a brain, Minsk, 1973 (sovm, with other).
D. A. Markov.