World-Class Research Centre
for Personalized Medicine
2 Akkuratova street, St. Petersburg 197341
On March 1, the International Advisory Board of the World-Class Research Centre for Personalized Medicine held its first meeting online.
The International Advisory Board was established to facilitate and comprehensively analyze the development of WCRC, assess the relevance of ongoing research and its compliance with the modern world trends. The Board includes 28 world leading experts in all areas of personalized medicine.
Director General of Almazov Centre, Academician of the RAS Evgeny Shlyakhto opened the meeting with a welcome speech and presented the mission, aims and history of WCRC and the Science national Project.
The second part of the meeting featured four presentations in each area of WCRC for Personalized Medicine:
The final keynote was the closing presentation by Prof. Alexandra Konradi, Deputy Director General for Research. She spoke about the prospects for international collaboration, functions and activities of the Board and presented a new Russian Journal for Personalized Medicine.
Following the presentation, the members engaged into a discussion, asked questions and shared their suggestions. In closing, the participants expressed the hope that the epidemiological situation would get better and the next meeting would be face to face.
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