Main scientific achievements


The Laboratory carried out scientific research project in accordance with the State contract number K-32-NIR/111-8 from 24 October 2011 between Almazov Federal Center and Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation in the theme “Development of methods for early gestational diabetes detection”.

As a result of the study we identified the markers associated with a high risk of gestational diabetes development in the first trimester of pregnancy; we revealed risk factors such as overweight, higher fasting glucose in the first trimester of pregnancy, family history of diabetes and diastolic arterial hypertension; as well, we identified symptoms that would render a high risk of gestational diabetes development. The Laboratory filled a report on research carried out in the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Russia.

Federal Service on Surveillance in Healthcare and Social Development granted us the permission to use newly developed medical technology number 2010/442 from 31 December 2010 called “A method for predicting the effectiveness of treatment and improving insulin sensitivity in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome”.

The Lab carried out the Government Scientific Task, Platform 1, Theme 10 “The search for new biomarkers predicting the risk of gestational diabetes development, and the development of methods for its prevention in high-risk groups”.