Best research unit of Almazov Centre
Best Research Unit Award 2021
From April 18 to April 29, 2022 Almazov Centre held its annual competition for the Best Research Unit Award approved by order of the Director General.
The competition aims at fostering the implementation of the research and innovation policy of Almazov Centre to ensure the training of specialists and academic staff in accordance with the world qualification requirements as well as the effective use of the Centre’s scientific, technical and innovative potential for the continuous development of research and innovation activities of the Centre’s departments.
The participating units were research departments, laboratories, groups and departments of the Institute of Medical Education.
The competition was held in the following nominations:
— Best Research Unit
— Best Educational Unit in Research.
The participants of the competition were ranked based on the sum of their scores for research indicators for 2021 approved by the Academic Board of Almazov Centre.
Based on the final results of the competition, research units were ranked as follows:
1st place – Neurobiology Research Group of the Institute of Experimental Medicine headed by Professor Alan Kaluev (417 points);
2nd place – NCDs Epidemiology Research Laboratory of the Institute of Heart and Vessels headed by Oxana Rotar (252 points)
3rd place — Heart Failure Research Department of the Institute of Heart and Vessels headed by Maria Sitnikova (217 points).
Educational units were ranked as follows:
1st place – Department of Neurology and Psychiatry with Clinic, Medical Faculty of the Institute of Medical Education headed by Tatyana Alekseeva (116 points);
2nd place — Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Higher Qualification Training of the Institute of Medical Education headed by Svetlana Villevalde (105 points);
3rd place – Department of Children's Diseases with Clinic, Medical Faculty of the Institute of Medical Education headed by Professor Irina Nikitina (69 points).