David Movshevich Golub (23.08.1901, Cherven, Minsk region – 12.10.2001), a scientist in the field of normal anatomy. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1960; correspondent member since 1940), Doctor of Medical Sciences (1936), Professor (1935). Honored Scientist of the BSSR (1971).
The main scientific studies are devoted to the anatomy and embryology of the nervous and vascular systems of humans and animals. Created a new scientific direction in the study of the nervous system. Revealed the basic patterns of development of the peripheral nervous system, developed a theory of detour multi-segment and contralateral innervation of internal organs, investigated compensatory adaptations in the autonomic nervous system, developed principles for the formation of new nerve and vascular pathways that have been used in clinical practice.
Author of more than 300 scientific papers, incl. 9 monographs.
State Prize of the USSR in 1973 for research on the development and structure of the autonomic nervous system and the creation of new nervous pathways of internal organs.
Awarded with the Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1944), Francisk Skaryna Medal (1996), and other medals.