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Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University

Litovskaya st. 2 St. Petersburg,
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St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University — is the oldest pediatric higher education institution in the world. For many decades, our University is an international center of higher medical education. Over the past half-century, several thousand foreign students from 70 countries and 4 continents have graduated from it. Currently, the doors of the University are open for students from more than 50 countries.

At our University, science is traditionally one of the priority activities and includes all the main areas of medicine. According to the scientometric indicators of RSCI, our University ranks second among the medical institutions of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation. And among all scientific organizations of Russia we are on the 12th place.

Today SPbSPMU — is more than 60 departments, 50 departments, more than 12 thousand modern operations and almost 100 thousand satisfied, and most importantly — healthy kids from all over Russia per year.

The research is carried out at the Research Center of SPbSPMU.

SPbSPMU Research Center consists of 4 laboratories:

  • laboratory of molecular diagnostics with extended group on ecogenetics;
  • laboratory of medical and social problems in Pediatrics;
  • laboratory of neurocognitive technologies;
  • laboratory of experimental medicine.

Work in department is conducted in 6 main directions:
1.    Inflammatory bowel disease of children, taking into account immunological and genetic characteristics
2.    Preservation of fertility of children and teenagers with cancer in the structure of children's perinatal centers
3.    Neuropsychonutritional opportunities of raising intellectual potential of the nation and improving the demographic situation in the Russian Federation
4.    Metabolic syndrome of children as the main predictor of population-significant cardiovascular, endocrinological and gastroenterological diseases of mankind, disability, disqualification and mortality. The role of early diagnosis, prevention and treatment
5.    Heart adaptation to physical activity
6.    Treatment of critical heart failure by implantation of ventricular bypass device (experimental research)

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