Dr. Mortimer Lorber

Mortimer Lorber

Mortimer LorberOccupation: Physiology Educator (Retired)
Born: New York City, August 30, 1926

Education:
Assistant Resident, Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C. (1958)
Assistant Resident, Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, NY (1957)
Resident, Hematology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, NY (1953-1954)
Rotating Intern, Albert Merritt Billings Hospital, University of Chicago (1952-1953)
MD, Harvard University, Cum Laude (1952)
DMD, Harvard University, Cum Laude (1950)
BS, New York University (1945)

Certifications:
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Career:
Retired (1997)
Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (1968-1997)
Instructor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (1959-1968)
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (1959-1968)

Career Related:
Guest Scientist, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MD (1978-1983); Lecturer, Physiology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Dental Research, Washington D.C. (1963-1970); Lecturer, Physiology, Navy Postgraduate Dental School, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (1962-1970)

Military:
Lieutenant, U.S. Naval Reserve (1954-1956)

Creative Works:
Contributor, “The Merck Manual, 17th Edition” (1999); Contributor, “The Merck Manual, 16th Edition” (1992); Contributor, “The Merck Manual, 15th Edition” (1987); Contributor, “The Merck Manual, 14th Edition” (1982); Contributor, Articles to Professional Journals

Achievements:
Discovery that the ground substance is masked but not lost in calcification; Discovery that removal of spleen is followed by a reticulocytosis that is permanent in dogs; Discovery that dogs have many more young reticulocytes in their blood than man; Discovery that stretching of skin increases mitoses in the rat showing physical factors can modulate DNA and cell division; Discovery that adult Gaucher cells contain iron secondary to erythrophagocytosis; Discovery that the spleen protects against insecticide-induced hematoxicity; Discovery that biological armature provides internal stability to exocrine glands; Discovery that rat lacrimal glands are stretched by their attachments and contain somatostatin; Discovery that mastication reflexly increases gastroduodenal motility; Discovery that there are at least three major variants of human lacrimal gland shape

Awards:
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2010); Distinguished Alumnus Award, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2010); United States Public Health Service Research Career Development Award, National Institute of Dental Research, Bethesda, MD (1963-1970); Lederle Medical Faculty Award, Lederle Co., Pearl River, NY (1960-1963); Grant, American Cancer Society; Grant, United States Public Health Service

Memberships:
American Physiological Society; American Society of Hematology; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; International Association for Dental Research

Religion:
Jewish

Family:
Son of Albert Lorber; Frieda (Levin) Lorber
Married Eileen Segal (5/20/1956)
Children: Kenneth; Stephanie
Grandchildren: Sarah; Miriam; Erica; Nina

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2002-2003, 4th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2000-2001, 3rd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1999-2000, 2nd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2006-2007, 9th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2005-2006, 8th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2003-2004, 7th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2002-2003, 6th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2000-2001, 5th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1998-1999, 4th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1996-1997, 3rd Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1994-1995, 2nd Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1992-1993, 1st Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the East – 2016, 43rd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the East – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the East – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the East – 2013, 40th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the East – 2012, 39th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the East – 2011, 38th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the East – 2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the East – 2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the East – 2008, 35th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the East – 2007, 34th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the East – 2006, 33rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the East – 2005, 32nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the East – 2004, 31st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the East – 2003, 30th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the East – 2002, 29th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the East – 2001, 28th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the East – 1999-2000, 27th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the East – 1997-1998, 26th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the East – 1995-1996, 25th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the East – 1993-1994, 24th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1996, 13th Edition (pub. 1995)

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