On October 9, Deputy Chief of Presidential Directorate for Scientific and Educational Policy Yulia Linskaya paid a working visit to Almazov Centre and visited Solnechny Research and Education Biomedical Facility, Preclinical and Translational Research Centre, Medical Education Institute and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
The purpose of her visit was to monitor the execution of the Presidential Order and the Government Decree for the implementation of a higher education programme in General Medicine launched by Almazov Centre in 2018.
During the visit, Yulia Linskaya held a meeting with the management of Almazov Centre as well as its Institute of Medical Education.
The Deputy Chief of Presidential Directorate for Scientific and Educational Policy praised the activities of the Centre as a scientific facility implementing the higher education programme.
Since the beginning of this experiment in 2018, Almazov Centre, as one of the leading medical research institutions in Russia with a unique equipment and advanced clinical facilities, has proved the effectiveness of transforming such an institution into a medical university.
Yulia Linskaya expressed the hope that the successful experience of Almazov Centre will accelerate the legislative work relating to science and education, making it possible for research centres to admit students as a fully valid university.