Bronner, Felix 1921-
Bronner, Felix 1921-
Born November 7, 1921, in Vienna, Austria; son of Maurice and Lotte Bronner; married October 12, 1947; wife's name Leah H. (a public health nurse); children: Deborah Bronner Bachrach, Ethan. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of California, B.S., 1941; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 1952. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish.
Office—c/o University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06030-6125. E-mail—[email protected]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, postdoctoral research associate, 1952-54; Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University), New York, NY, visiting investigator, 1954-56, assistant, 1956; Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, associate scientist and director of Laboratory of Mineral Metabolism at Hospital for Special Surgery, 1957-63, assistant professor of biochemistry in surgery at Medical College, 1961-63; University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, 1963-69; University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, professor of oral biology, 1969-86, professor of nutritional sciences, 1976-89, professor of bio-structure and function, 1986-89, professor emeritus, 1989—. Pasteur Institute, visiting scientist, 1962, 1977; Weizmann Institute, visiting scientist, 1965, 1976, Varon Professor, 1988; Institut de Sante et Recherche Medicale, visiting scientist in Paris, France, 1972, and Lyon, France, 1988; Tel Aviv University, visiting professor at Sackler School of Medicine, 1975; University of Cape Town, visiting professor, 1984, 1988, distinguished visiting scientist, 1991; conference and workshop organizer; consultant to Atomic Energy Commission, National Institutes of Health, and Veterans Administration. Artworks Gallery, treasurer. Military service: U.S. Army, 1942-46; became sergeant.
International Bone and Mineral Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (fellow), American Federation for Clinical Research, American Nutrition Society (fellow), American Physiological Society, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, International Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Biophysical Society, Orthopaedic Research Society, Harvey Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research (honorary member), Sigma Xi, Pi Kappa Delta.
Helen H. Whitney Foundation fellow, 1954-56; Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation fellow, 1955-56; Andre Lichwitz Prize, French National Institute of Health, 1974, for work in the field of calcium and phosphorus metabolism; Bourse d'Acceuil (France), 1989; honorary doctorate, École Pratique des Haute Études, Paris, 1997; research prize, Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 1997.
EDITOR, EXCEPT WHERE INDICATED
(With C.L. Comar) Mineral Metabolism: An Advanced Treatise, three volumes, Academic Press (New York, NY), 1960-69.
(With J. Coburn) Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, three volumes, Academic Press (New York, NY), 1981-82.
(With M. Peterlik) Calcium and Phosphate Transport across Biomembranes, Academic Press (New York, NY), 1982.
(With M. Peterlik) Epithelial Calcium and Phosphate Transport: Molecular and Cellular Aspects, A.R. Liss (New York, NY), 1984.
(With M. Peterlik) Cellular Calcium and Phosphate Transport in Health and Disease, A.R. Liss (New York, NY), 1988.
(With W.D. Stein) Cell Shape: Determinants, Regulation, and Regulatory Role, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1989.
(With M. Peterlik) Molecular and Cellular Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism, Wiley-Liss (New York, NY), 1990.
Intracellular Calcium Regulation, Wiley-Liss (New York, NY), 1990.
(With D. Pansu) Calcium Transport and Intracellular Calcium Homeostasis, Springer (Heidelberg, Germany), 1990.
(With R.V. Worrell) A Basic Science Primer in Orthopaedics, Williams & Wilkins (Baltimore, MD), 1991.
(With M. Peterlik) Extra-and Intracellular Calcium and Phosphate Regulation: From Basic Research to Clinical Medicine, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1992.
Nutrition and Health: Topics and Controversies, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1995.
Nutrition Policy in Public Health, Springer Publishing (New York, NY), 1997.
(With R.V. Worrell) Orthopaedics: Principles of Basic and Clinical Science, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1999.
Nutritional Aspects and Clinical Management of Chronic Disorders and Diseases, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 2002.
(With Mary C. Farach-Carson) Topics in Bone Biology, Springer-Verlag (New York, NY), Volume 1: Bone Formation, 2004, Volume 2 (with Farach-Carson and Janet Rubin): Bone Resorption, 2005, Volume 3 (with Antonios Mikos and Mary C. Farach-Carson): Engineering of Functional Skeletal Tissues, 2006.
(And author of preface) Nutritional and Clinical Management of Chronic Conditions and Diseases, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 2006.
Contributor to books in medicine and science, including Engineering Principles in Physiology, edited by J.H.U. Brown and D.S. Gann, Academic Press (New York, NY), 1973. Contributor of dozens of articles to scientific journals, including American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Biochemical Journal, Journal of Nutrition, Science, Comparative Biochemical Physiology, and American Journal of Physiology. Coeditor or editor, Current Topics in Membranes and Transport, 1969-90; principal editor for bone biology domain, Scientific World Journal, 2001-03; editor of special issues of other journals. Member of editorial boards of professional journals, including American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1968-76, "Methodology Forum" in American Journal of Physiology, 1985-97, and Journal of Nutrition, 1986-90, 1991-95.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 79, 2004, Jeannette Newton Keith, review of Nutritional Aspects and Clinical Management of Chronic Disorders and Diseases, pp. 344-345; Volume 84, 2006, Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy, review of Nutritional and Clinical Management of Chronic Conditions and Diseases, p. 464.
BioScience, February, 1997, Steven A. Abrams, review of Nutrition and Health: Topics and Controversies, p. 125.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association, August, 1996, Jenna D. Anding, review of Nutrition and Health, p. 826.
Lancet, June 15, 1991, John Spencer, review of A Basic Science Primer in Orthopaedics, p. 1465.