World-Class Research Centre
for Personalized Medicine
2 Akkuratova street, St. Petersburg 197341
Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, National Medical Research Centre of Endocrinology, Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Institute of Experimental Medicine and Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza entered the approved list of federal world-class research centres (WCRC) and will receive grants for research.
The Council for State Support for the Creation and Development of World-Class Research Centres resolved to set up WCRCs involving research centres and the institutes of the Russian Health Ministry as part of the priority area “Personalized medicine, high-tech healthcare and health-preserving technologies”. The meeting of the Council was headed by Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova. The list of approved WCRCs was published on the website of the Russian Government (http://government.ru/news/40291).
Further to the discussions, the list of 10 WCRCs in 6 priority areas was approved, 4 WCRCs being established in the priority area “Personalized medicine, high-tech healthcare and health-preserving technologies”.
The WCRC for Digital Biodesign and Personalized Health Care will be created by Sechenov University, Ivannikov Institute for System Programming, Novgorod State University named after Yaroslav the Wise, Orekhovich Research Institute of Biomedical Chemistry and the Institute of Design and Technological Informatics of the RAS.
The WCRC for Personalized Medicine of Endocrine Diseases will be established at the National Medical Research Centre of Endocrinology.
Almazov National Medical Research Centre and the Institute of Experimental Medicine are involved to establish the WCRC for Personalized Medicine.
The participating entities of the WCRC "Pavlovsk Integrative Physiology Centre for Medicine, High-Tech Healthcare and Stress Resistance" are: Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences and St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI".
The WCRC for Advanced Digital Technologies status was granted to a consortium comprising Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University and Tyumen State University.
World-Class Research Centres are being set up in the form of consortia as part of the Russian national project “Science”. The financial support for R&D for the period 2020-2024 is RUB 15.46 billion.
The main criteria for the competition were the following: research experience in the centre’s activities, a world-class research programme, human resources, research infrastructure, innovations, integration into the world research, the number of publications made by researchers, the relevance of planned research and the prospects for the further implementation.
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